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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 53 46 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 158 158 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.32% 4.88% 4.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.99% 16.31% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 117 149 144
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
930 969 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.44% 29.93% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 781 852 860
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Northamptonshire -2 55 £29,000 -17.73% 4
Leicestershire -1 40 £40,000 +5.26% 8
Nottinghamshire -11 34 £35,000 - 3
Derbyshire -20 18 £30,000 -26.82%
Lincolnshire +1 7 £20,000 -20.00% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 282 (100.00%) Windows
2 178 (63.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 141 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 118 (41.84%) Active Directory
5 115 (40.78%) SQL
6 96 (34.04%) MS Exchange
7 92 (32.62%) SQL Server
7 92 (32.62%) VMware
8 90 (31.91%) Windows XP
9 89 (31.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 72 (25.53%) MS Excel
10 72 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 69 (24.47%) Degree
12 66 (23.40%) Windows 7
13 65 (23.05%) Windows Vista
13 65 (23.05%) MS Office
14 60 (21.28%) DNS
15 57 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
16 56 (19.86%) TCP/IP
17 55 (19.50%) Exchange Server 2007
18 50 (17.73%) Citrix
19 48 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2010
20 47 (16.67%) ITIL
21 46 (16.31%) DHCP
22 45 (15.96%) MCSE
23 42 (14.89%) .NET
24 41 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
25 40 (14.18%) Automated Testing
25 40 (14.18%) Mobile App
26 39 (13.83%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 96 (34.04%) MS Exchange
2 55 (19.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 48 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (12.77%) IIS
5 30 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 29 (10.28%) SharePoint
7 24 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (6.38%) Lync
9 10 (3.55%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.35%) JRun
11 1 (0.35%) Apache
11 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 72 (25.53%) MS Excel
2 65 (23.05%) MS Office
3 9 (3.19%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Line 500
2 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.61%) Office 365
2 8 (2.84%) SaaS
3 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (21.28%) DNS
2 56 (19.86%) TCP/IP
3 46 (16.31%) DHCP
4 33 (11.70%) SAN
5 29 (10.28%) LAN
6 27 (9.57%) WAN
7 23 (8.16%) Firewall
8 19 (6.74%) VPN
9 16 (5.67%) Internet
10 12 (4.26%) SMTP
11 10 (3.55%) IP Telephony
12 9 (3.19%) VLAN
12 9 (3.19%) NetScaler
13 8 (2.84%) Wireless
14 7 (2.48%) LDAP
14 7 (2.48%) BGP
14 7 (2.48%) SSL
15 6 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
16 5 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
16 5 (1.77%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (32.62%) SQL Server
2 35 (12.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (6.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.13%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.71%) DB2
8 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.35%) DTS
9 1 (0.35%) OLTP
9 1 (0.35%) MS Access
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.35%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.35%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (11.35%) Finance
2 9 (3.19%) Aerospace
3 5 (1.77%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.77%) Retail
4 4 (1.42%) Marketing
5 3 (1.06%) Banking
5 3 (1.06%) Law
6 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.71%) Advertising
6 2 (0.71%) Local Government
7 1 (0.35%) Electronics
7 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (17.73%) Analyst
2 38 (13.48%) Support Engineer
3 28 (9.93%) Developer
4 26 (9.22%) Systems Engineer
5 25 (8.87%) Test Engineer
6 24 (8.51%) Support Analyst
7 22 (7.80%) Consultant
8 19 (6.74%) IT Support
9 18 (6.38%) Systems Support
10 17 (6.03%) 2nd Line Support
10 17 (6.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (5.32%) Tester
12 14 (4.96%) Systems Support Engineer
13 11 (3.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 11 (3.90%) Team Leader
14 10 (3.55%) Service Desk Analyst
14 10 (3.55%) Applications Support
14 10 (3.55%) Service Analyst
14 10 (3.55%) Software Engineer
14 10 (3.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (14.89%) .NET
2 25 (8.87%) ASP.NET
2 25 (8.87%) XML
3 23 (8.16%) HTML
4 20 (7.09%) jQuery
5 17 (6.03%) CSS
6 15 (5.32%) Ajax
6 15 (5.32%) WCF
7 11 (3.90%) Silverlight
7 11 (3.90%) XSL
8 9 (3.19%) .NET Framework
9 8 (2.84%) Web Services
10 5 (1.77%) Middleware
11 4 (1.42%) XHTML
11 4 (1.42%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 2 (0.71%) RESTful
12 2 (0.71%) LAMP
12 2 (0.71%) JSON
12 2 (0.71%) Application Packaging
13 1 (0.35%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.18%) Mobile App
2 25 (8.87%) Biometrics
2 25 (8.87%) Smartcard
3 22 (7.80%) Clustering
4 17 (6.03%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.48%) Replication
7 6 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.13%) Life Science
8 5 (1.77%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.77%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.77%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.77%) FlexPod
8 5 (1.77%) iPhone
9 4 (1.42%) Graphic Design
9 4 (1.42%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.06%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.06%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.71%) Firmware
11 2 (0.71%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 282 (100.00%) Windows
2 178 (63.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 90 (31.91%) Windows XP
4 89 (31.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 66 (23.40%) Windows 7
6 65 (23.05%) Windows Vista
7 33 (11.70%) Linux
8 17 (6.03%) Windows 8
9 9 (3.19%) Android
10 8 (2.84%) UNIX
11 7 (2.48%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (1.77%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.06%) Windows NT
13 3 (1.06%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.35%) SUSE
14 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.35%) CentOS
14 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (16.67%) ITIL
2 41 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (14.18%) Automated Testing
4 26 (9.22%) Identity Management
5 25 (8.87%) Cyber Security
6 21 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (6.03%) Incident Management
8 16 (5.67%) Project Management
9 15 (5.32%) Web Development
9 15 (5.32%) Software Testing
9 15 (5.32%) Manual Testing
10 14 (4.96%) Software Engineering
11 13 (4.61%) Configuration Management
12 11 (3.90%) Web Accessibility
12 11 (3.90%) Mentoring
13 10 (3.55%) Problem Management
13 10 (3.55%) Change Management
14 9 (3.19%) Service Delivery
14 9 (3.19%) Web Design
14 9 (3.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 115 (40.78%) SQL
2 36 (12.77%) C#
3 22 (7.80%) JavaScript
4 15 (5.32%) VB
5 13 (4.61%) VBScript
6 9 (3.19%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.48%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.13%) C++
9 5 (1.77%) Java
10 4 (1.42%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.71%) C
11 2 (0.71%) COBOL
12 1 (0.35%) PHP
12 1 (0.35%) VBA
12 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 72 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (24.47%) Degree
3 45 (15.96%) MCSE
4 33 (11.70%) MCITP
5 21 (7.45%) MCP
6 17 (6.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (6.03%) Security Cleared
7 16 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (4.96%) MCSA
9 13 (4.61%) SC Cleared
10 12 (4.26%) CCNA
11 10 (3.55%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (3.19%) CCA
12 9 (3.19%) MCTS
13 8 (2.84%) VCAP
14 7 (2.48%) CCNP
15 6 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (2.13%) CCEE
16 5 (1.77%) VTSP
16 5 (1.77%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.87%) ISO 9001
1 25 (8.87%) TickIT
2 16 (5.67%) SLA
3 3 (1.06%) QA
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 118 (41.84%) Active Directory
2 57 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (13.83%) Hyper-V
4 25 (8.87%) vSphere
5 23 (8.16%) XenApp
6 16 (5.67%) XenDesktop
7 9 (3.19%) Terminal Services
8 8 (2.84%) XenServer
9 6 (2.13%) VMware ESX
10 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.42%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.71%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.71%) vCloud
13 1 (0.35%) NFS
13 1 (0.35%) IAG
13 1 (0.35%) UAG
13 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (8.87%) SCCM
2 11 (3.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 10 (3.55%) SCOM
4 8 (2.84%) Backup Exec
4 8 (2.84%) WSUS
5 4 (1.42%) DameWare
5 4 (1.42%) XenMobile
6 3 (1.06%) SCSM
6 3 (1.06%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.06%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.71%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.35%) Cacti
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 141 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 92 (32.62%) VMware
3 50 (17.73%) Citrix
4 30 (10.64%) Cisco
5 28 (9.93%) NetApp
6 15 (5.32%) HP
7 13 (4.61%) Symantec
8 8 (2.84%) Dell
9 7 (2.48%) SAP
10 5 (1.77%) Oracle
10 5 (1.77%) Remedy
10 5 (1.77%) Altiris
11 4 (1.42%) Sophos
11 4 (1.42%) Sage
11 4 (1.42%) EMC
11 4 (1.42%) IBM
12 3 (1.06%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.06%) Avaya
12 3 (1.06%) Veeam
13 2 (0.71%) CheckPoint
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