The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 58 67 45
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 136 148 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.71% 3.85% 5.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.61% 14.44% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 116 136 133
Average salary £30,250 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.12% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Windows Server 2008
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
871 1025 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.74% 26.69% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 738 877 688
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the East Midlands region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +10 38 £24,500 -26.86% 3
Nottinghamshire -8 38 £29,500 -10.60% 9
Leicestershire +9 34 £40,000 +3.89%
Derbyshire +3 21 £30,750 -31.66% 5
Lincolnshire -5 9 £20,750 - 3
Windows Server 2008
England

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008.

1 239 (100.00%) Windows
2 156 (65.27%) Microsoft
3 141 (59.00%) Active Directory
4 127 (53.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 125 (52.30%) VMware
6 118 (49.37%) SQL Server
7 92 (38.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 82 (34.31%) SQL
8 82 (34.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 77 (32.22%) MS Excel
10 75 (31.38%) MS Exchange
11 72 (30.13%) TCP/IP
11 72 (30.13%) SCCM
12 71 (29.71%) Hyper-V
13 66 (27.62%) IIS
14 59 (24.69%) Clustering
15 55 (23.01%) Linux
16 51 (21.34%) HP
17 49 (20.50%) MS Office
18 47 (19.67%) Cisco
18 47 (19.67%) Disaster Recovery
19 46 (19.25%) Windows 7
20 44 (18.41%) Dell
21 43 (17.99%) Problem Management
22 42 (17.57%) Firewall
23 41 (17.15%) SharePoint
23 41 (17.15%) SQL Server 2008
24 40 (16.74%) Microsoft Certification
25 39 (16.32%) DNS
26 36 (15.06%) Change Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 75 (31.38%) MS Exchange
2 66 (27.62%) IIS
3 41 (17.15%) SharePoint
4 32 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (9.62%) Lync
6 15 (6.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (2.51%) Apache
9 6 (2.51%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.67%) nginx
11 2 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 77 (32.22%) MS Excel
2 49 (20.50%) MS Office
3 4 (1.67%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.67%) Fireworks
3 4 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.04%) Office 365
2 20 (8.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.84%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 72 (30.13%) TCP/IP
2 42 (17.57%) Firewall
3 39 (16.32%) DNS
4 35 (14.64%) WAN
5 33 (13.81%) LAN
6 27 (11.30%) SAN
7 22 (9.21%) DHCP
8 10 (4.18%) Internet
9 9 (3.77%) VPN
9 9 (3.77%) Wireless
10 6 (2.51%) IP Telephony
11 5 (2.09%) SSH
12 4 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.67%) VoIP
13 2 (0.84%) PBX
13 2 (0.84%) SSL
13 2 (0.84%) MPLS
13 2 (0.84%) CTI
13 2 (0.84%) VLAN
13 2 (0.84%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (49.37%) SQL Server
2 41 (17.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (14.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (5.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (3.77%) MySQL
6 5 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.84%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.84%) DB2
7 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.84%) Star Schema
7 2 (0.84%) DataStage
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Aptana Studio
2 2 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (9.62%) Finance
2 20 (8.37%) Retail
3 13 (5.44%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.77%) Marketing
5 6 (2.51%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.84%) Billing
6 2 (0.84%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Back Office
7 1 (0.42%) Automotive
7 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (21.34%) Systems Engineer
2 37 (15.48%) Support Engineer
3 36 (15.06%) Analyst
4 33 (13.81%) Support Analyst
5 30 (12.55%) Support Technician
6 22 (9.21%) Network Engineer
6 22 (9.21%) IT Support
7 18 (7.53%) Applications Support
8 16 (6.69%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (6.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 16 (6.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (6.28%) IT Support Technician
10 14 (5.86%) Security Engineer
10 14 (5.86%) Administrator
11 12 (5.02%) Technical Support
11 12 (5.02%) Technical Engineer
12 11 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support
13 10 (4.18%) Applications Support Analyst
13 10 (4.18%) Technical Support Engineer
13 10 (4.18%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.86%) .NET
2 5 (2.09%) CSS
2 5 (2.09%) HTML
2 5 (2.09%) jQuery
3 4 (1.67%) OAuth
3 4 (1.67%) Ajax
3 4 (1.67%) Web Services
3 4 (1.67%) XML
3 4 (1.67%) Classic ASP
3 4 (1.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.67%) JSON
3 4 (1.67%) CakePHP
4 2 (0.84%) EDI
5 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.42%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.42%) COM
5 1 (0.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 59 (24.69%) Clustering
2 16 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.35%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.35%) Biometrics
3 8 (3.35%) Smartcard
4 4 (1.67%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.67%) Replication
4 4 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.26%) PlayStation
5 3 (1.26%) iSeries
5 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.26%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.26%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.26%) AS400
5 3 (1.26%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.84%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.84%) iPhone
6 2 (0.84%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 239 (100.00%) Windows
2 127 (53.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 92 (38.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 55 (23.01%) Linux
5 46 (19.25%) Windows 7
6 35 (14.64%) Windows XP
7 32 (13.39%) Windows 8
8 16 (6.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (5.02%) Windows Vista
10 10 (4.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 10 (4.18%) SUSE
11 9 (3.77%) UNIX
12 6 (2.51%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (2.09%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.67%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.67%) Solaris
15 1 (0.42%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.42%) CentOS
15 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (19.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 43 (17.99%) Problem Management
3 36 (15.06%) Change Management
4 33 (13.81%) Incident Management
5 32 (13.39%) Data Protection
6 25 (10.46%) ITIL
7 19 (7.95%) Mentoring
8 13 (5.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (5.44%) Software Testing
9 12 (5.02%) Project Management
9 12 (5.02%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (4.18%) Service Delivery
10 10 (4.18%) Migration
10 10 (4.18%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (3.35%) Automated Testing
11 8 (3.35%) Identity Management
11 8 (3.35%) Cyber Security
12 7 (2.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (2.51%) Time Management
14 5 (2.09%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 82 (34.31%) SQL
2 34 (14.23%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.51%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.09%) C#
5 5 (2.09%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.67%) PHP
6 4 (1.67%) Python
6 4 (1.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.67%) PHP5
7 3 (1.26%) VB
8 2 (0.84%) VBScript
8 2 (0.84%) RPG
8 2 (0.84%) COBOL
8 2 (0.84%) Java
8 2 (0.84%) VBA
8 2 (0.84%) JCL
9 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (16.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (8.79%) MCP
3 18 (7.53%) Degree
4 15 (6.28%) MCSE
5 12 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.02%) MCITP
6 9 (3.77%) SC Cleared
6 9 (3.77%) Security Cleared
7 8 (3.35%) MCTS
8 7 (2.93%) CCNA
9 5 (2.09%) CCNP
10 4 (1.67%) CISSP
10 4 (1.67%) MCSA
10 4 (1.67%) CEH
10 4 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.67%) Security+ Certification
10 4 (1.67%) VCP5
11 3 (1.26%) HND
12 2 (0.84%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.37%) PCI DSS
2 18 (7.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.77%) SLA
4 8 (3.35%) ISO 9001
4 8 (3.35%) TickIT
5 4 (1.67%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.84%) BS7799
System Software
1 141 (59.00%) Active Directory
2 82 (34.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (29.71%) Hyper-V
4 17 (7.11%) vSphere
5 15 (6.28%) VMware ESX
6 12 (5.02%) Firmware
7 10 (4.18%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (3.77%) XenApp
9 6 (2.51%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (2.09%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.26%) XenDesktop
11 3 (1.26%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.42%) NFS
12 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 72 (30.13%) SCCM
2 32 (13.39%) SCOM
3 10 (4.18%) WSUS
4 5 (2.09%) SCVMM
4 5 (2.09%) SCDPM
5 3 (1.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.26%) SCSM
5 3 (1.26%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.42%) Nagios
6 1 (0.42%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.42%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 156 (65.27%) Microsoft
2 125 (52.30%) VMware
3 51 (21.34%) HP
4 47 (19.67%) Cisco
5 44 (18.41%) Dell
6 31 (12.97%) Altiris
7 24 (10.04%) IBM
8 20 (8.37%) Citrix
9 16 (6.69%) Red Hat
10 15 (6.28%) EMC
11 6 (2.51%) F5
12 4 (1.67%) Adobe
13 3 (1.26%) Intel
13 3 (1.26%) Apple
14 2 (0.84%) Sage
14 2 (0.84%) Cognizant
14 2 (0.84%) WorldPay
14 2 (0.84%) Veeam
14 2 (0.84%) SolarWinds
14 2 (0.84%) Red Gate
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