The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 72 47 61
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 125 148 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.33% 4.65% 4.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.40% 15.88% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 104 140 121
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
868 932 894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.10% 29.31% 26.26%
Number of salaries quoted 750 804 800
Average salary £35,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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
Leicestershire -11 42 £40,000 +5.26% 3
Northamptonshire +1 40 £24,000 -39.24% 6
Nottinghamshire -34 21 £37,500 - 3
Derbyshire -14 16 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Lincolnshire +16 5 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 271 (100.00%) Windows
2 193 (71.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 137 (50.55%) Microsoft
4 122 (45.02%) Active Directory
5 105 (38.75%) SQL
6 104 (38.38%) MS Exchange
7 89 (32.84%) VMware
8 87 (32.10%) Windows XP
9 84 (31.00%) SQL Server
10 81 (29.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 80 (29.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 70 (25.83%) DNS
13 69 (25.46%) TCP/IP
13 69 (25.46%) Windows 7
14 67 (24.72%) Citrix
15 66 (24.35%) Windows Vista
16 63 (23.25%) Degree
17 61 (22.51%) Exchange Server 2007
17 61 (22.51%) MS Excel
18 59 (21.77%) VMware Infrastructure
19 57 (21.03%) Exchange Server 2010
20 52 (19.19%) ITIL
21 49 (18.08%) MCSE
21 49 (18.08%) DHCP
22 46 (16.97%) Hyper-V
23 43 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2003
23 43 (15.87%) MS Office
24 42 (15.50%) MCITP
25 40 (14.76%) SQL Server 2008
25 40 (14.76%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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
1 104 (38.38%) MS Exchange
2 61 (22.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 57 (21.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 43 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2003
5 40 (14.76%) IIS
6 33 (12.18%) SharePoint
7 28 (10.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (5.90%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (5.17%) Lync
10 9 (3.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (2.95%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2000
12 3 (1.11%) JRun
12 3 (1.11%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 61 (22.51%) MS Excel
2 43 (15.87%) MS Office
3 7 (2.58%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.06%) Office 365
2 7 (2.58%) SaaS
3 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 70 (25.83%) DNS
2 69 (25.46%) TCP/IP
3 49 (18.08%) DHCP
4 34 (12.55%) SAN
5 27 (9.96%) Firewall
6 22 (8.12%) WAN
6 22 (8.12%) LAN
7 18 (6.64%) Internet
8 16 (5.90%) VPN
9 13 (4.80%) NetScaler
10 12 (4.43%) Wireless
11 11 (4.06%) SSL
11 11 (4.06%) SMTP
12 8 (2.95%) BGP
12 8 (2.95%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (2.58%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (2.58%) VLAN
13 7 (2.58%) LDAP
14 6 (2.21%) IP Telephony
15 4 (1.48%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (31.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (14.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (11.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (6.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.11%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.11%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.11%) DB2
8 3 (1.11%) MySQL
8 3 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.37%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.95%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.37%) AdminStudio
General
1 28 (10.33%) Finance
2 7 (2.58%) Retail
2 7 (2.58%) Aerospace
3 5 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.11%) Local Government
6 2 (0.74%) Law
6 2 (0.74%) Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (18.08%) Analyst
2 36 (13.28%) Support Engineer
3 28 (10.33%) Support Analyst
4 26 (9.59%) Systems Engineer
5 24 (8.86%) Consultant
5 24 (8.86%) Test Engineer
6 22 (8.12%) Developer
7 19 (7.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (6.64%) IT Support
9 15 (5.54%) Tester
10 13 (4.80%) Systems Support
11 12 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (4.06%) Systems Support Engineer
12 11 (4.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 10 (3.69%) Administrator
13 10 (3.69%) VMware Consultant
14 9 (3.32%) Field Engineer
14 9 (3.32%) Service Analyst
14 9 (3.32%) Technical Analyst
14 9 (3.32%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.28%) .NET
2 22 (8.12%) HTML
2 22 (8.12%) ASP.NET
3 21 (7.75%) XML
4 15 (5.54%) CSS
5 13 (4.80%) Ajax
6 12 (4.43%) Web Services
6 12 (4.43%) jQuery
7 10 (3.69%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.95%) WCF
9 7 (2.58%) Silverlight
9 7 (2.58%) XSL
9 7 (2.58%) X-Windows
10 6 (2.21%) XSLT
11 3 (1.11%) RESTful
11 3 (1.11%) SOAP
11 3 (1.11%) MSMQ
11 3 (1.11%) Middleware
12 2 (0.74%) LAMP
12 2 (0.74%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.39%) Mobile App
2 31 (11.44%) Clustering
3 24 (8.86%) Biometrics
3 24 (8.86%) Smartcard
4 19 (7.01%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.06%) Fat Client
5 11 (4.06%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.58%) FlexPod
6 7 (2.58%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.85%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.85%) Replication
8 4 (1.48%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.48%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.11%) iPhone
9 3 (1.11%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.11%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.74%) Xbox
11 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.37%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.37%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 271 (100.00%) Windows
2 193 (71.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 87 (32.10%) Windows XP
4 80 (29.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 69 (25.46%) Windows 7
6 66 (24.35%) Windows Vista
7 32 (11.81%) Linux
8 17 (6.27%) Windows 8
9 11 (4.06%) UNIX
10 10 (3.69%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.48%) Android
12 3 (1.11%) CentOS
12 3 (1.11%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.11%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.74%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.37%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.19%) ITIL
2 39 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (14.39%) Automated Testing
3 24 (8.86%) Identity Management
3 24 (8.86%) Cyber Security
4 19 (7.01%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (6.27%) Incident Management
6 15 (5.54%) Manual Testing
6 15 (5.54%) Software Testing
7 14 (5.17%) Change Management
8 13 (4.80%) Web Development
8 13 (4.80%) Data Protection
9 12 (4.43%) Project Management
9 12 (4.43%) Migration
9 12 (4.43%) Web Design
10 9 (3.32%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (2.95%) Problem Management
11 8 (2.95%) Software Engineering
11 8 (2.95%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (2.58%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 105 (38.75%) SQL
2 29 (10.70%) C#
3 16 (5.90%) PowerShell
4 15 (5.54%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.17%) VBScript
6 13 (4.80%) VB
7 6 (2.21%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.48%) Java
9 3 (1.11%) C
9 3 (1.11%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.11%) PHP
10 2 (0.74%) C++
10 2 (0.74%) COBOL
11 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 81 (29.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (23.25%) Degree
3 49 (18.08%) MCSE
4 42 (15.50%) MCITP
5 30 (11.07%) MCP
6 23 (8.49%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (7.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (6.64%) CCNA
9 17 (6.27%) Security Cleared
10 16 (5.90%) MCSA
11 15 (5.54%) SC Cleared
12 13 (4.80%) MCTS
13 11 (4.06%) NCDA
13 11 (4.06%) VCAP
13 11 (4.06%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (3.69%) CCA
15 8 (2.95%) CCNP
16 7 (2.58%) VTSP
16 7 (2.58%) NCIE
16 7 (2.58%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.86%) ISO 9001
1 24 (8.86%) TickIT
2 13 (4.80%) SLA
3 4 (1.48%) QA
4 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 122 (45.02%) Active Directory
2 59 (21.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (16.97%) Hyper-V
4 35 (12.92%) XenApp
5 29 (10.70%) vSphere
6 18 (6.64%) XenDesktop
7 9 (3.32%) XenServer
8 7 (2.58%) Terminal Services
9 6 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.21%) ISA Server
9 6 (2.21%) UAG
9 6 (2.21%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.48%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.48%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.11%) NFS
12 1 (0.37%) BlackBerry Internet Service
12 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.37%) IAG
Systems Management
1 33 (12.18%) SCCM
2 20 (7.38%) SCOM
3 15 (5.54%) Backup Exec
4 14 (5.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (3.69%) WSUS
6 5 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (1.85%) SCOrch
6 5 (1.85%) SCSM
7 4 (1.48%) DameWare
8 3 (1.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.11%) SCDPM
8 3 (1.11%) MOM
8 3 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.74%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.74%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.37%) Cacti
10 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 137 (50.55%) Microsoft
2 89 (32.84%) VMware
3 67 (24.72%) Citrix
4 38 (14.02%) Cisco
5 29 (10.70%) NetApp
6 26 (9.59%) HP
7 21 (7.75%) Symantec
8 17 (6.27%) Dell
9 7 (2.58%) Altiris
10 6 (2.21%) Sophos
10 6 (2.21%) Remedy
10 6 (2.21%) SAP
11 5 (1.85%) Intel
11 5 (1.85%) IBM
11 5 (1.85%) McAfee
12 4 (1.48%) Wyse
12 4 (1.48%) EMC
12 4 (1.48%) Oracle
12 4 (1.48%) Business Objects
12 4 (1.48%) Veeam
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