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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 69 45 63
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 119 156 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.18% 4.88% 3.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.82% 16.76% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 101 147 117
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £24,150 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
861 931 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.00% 29.12% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 746 805 793
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 25 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 25 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 -13 46 £40,000 +5.26% 2
Northamptonshire -2 35 £24,000 -39.24% 6
Nottinghamshire -32 20 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Derbyshire -16 13 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Lincolnshire +14 4 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Windows Server 2008
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 267 (100.00%) Windows
2 193 (72.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 131 (49.06%) Microsoft
4 123 (46.07%) Active Directory
5 105 (39.33%) SQL
6 100 (37.45%) MS Exchange
7 87 (32.58%) Windows XP
8 85 (31.84%) VMware
9 81 (30.34%) SQL Server
10 80 (29.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 74 (27.72%) Windows Server 2012
12 70 (26.22%) Windows 7
13 69 (25.84%) Citrix
14 68 (25.47%) TCP/IP
14 68 (25.47%) DNS
15 66 (24.72%) Windows Vista
16 64 (23.97%) Degree
17 59 (22.10%) Exchange Server 2007
18 57 (21.35%) Exchange Server 2010
19 56 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
19 56 (20.97%) MS Excel
20 53 (19.85%) ITIL
21 46 (17.23%) MCSE
21 46 (17.23%) DHCP
22 43 (16.10%) Hyper-V
23 42 (15.73%) MS Office
24 41 (15.36%) IIS
25 40 (14.98%) SQL Server 2008
25 40 (14.98%) MCITP
25 40 (14.98%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 25 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
1 100 (37.45%) MS Exchange
2 59 (22.10%) Exchange Server 2007
3 57 (21.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (15.36%) IIS
5 39 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 34 (12.73%) SharePoint
7 27 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (5.99%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (5.24%) Lync
10 10 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
13 3 (1.12%) JRun
14 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.37%) CMS
14 1 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 56 (20.97%) MS Excel
2 42 (15.73%) MS Office
3 7 (2.62%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.12%) Office 365
2 7 (2.62%) SaaS
3 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (25.47%) TCP/IP
1 68 (25.47%) DNS
2 46 (17.23%) DHCP
3 31 (11.61%) SAN
4 27 (10.11%) Firewall
5 21 (7.87%) WAN
5 21 (7.87%) LAN
6 17 (6.37%) Internet
7 15 (5.62%) VPN
7 15 (5.62%) NetScaler
8 12 (4.49%) Wireless
8 12 (4.49%) SSL
9 10 (3.75%) SMTP
10 8 (3.00%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (3.00%) BGP
11 7 (2.62%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (2.62%) LDAP
12 6 (2.25%) IP Telephony
13 5 (1.87%) VLAN
13 5 (1.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (30.34%) SQL Server
2 40 (14.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (11.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (7.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.12%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.12%) MySQL
8 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.12%) DB2
8 3 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.37%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 9 (3.37%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.37%) AdminStudio
General
1 29 (10.86%) Finance
2 7 (2.62%) Aerospace
2 7 (2.62%) Retail
3 6 (2.25%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.12%) Local Government
6 2 (0.75%) Law
6 2 (0.75%) Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 46 (17.23%) Analyst
2 33 (12.36%) Support Engineer
3 29 (10.86%) Support Analyst
4 25 (9.36%) Consultant
4 25 (9.36%) Test Engineer
5 23 (8.61%) Systems Engineer
6 20 (7.49%) Developer
7 18 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (5.99%) IT Support
9 15 (5.62%) Tester
10 12 (4.49%) Systems Support
10 12 (4.49%) Administrator
11 11 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support
12 10 (3.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 10 (3.75%) Technical Specialist
12 10 (3.75%) VMware Consultant
13 9 (3.37%) Systems Support Engineer
13 9 (3.37%) Team Leader
13 9 (3.37%) Field Engineer
13 9 (3.37%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.48%) .NET
2 22 (8.24%) ASP.NET
2 22 (8.24%) HTML
3 20 (7.49%) XML
4 15 (5.62%) CSS
5 13 (4.87%) Ajax
6 12 (4.49%) Web Services
7 10 (3.75%) .NET Framework
7 10 (3.75%) jQuery
8 7 (2.62%) X-Windows
8 7 (2.62%) WCF
8 7 (2.62%) Silverlight
8 7 (2.62%) XSL
8 7 (2.62%) XSLT
9 3 (1.12%) SOAP
9 3 (1.12%) MSMQ
9 3 (1.12%) Middleware
9 3 (1.12%) RESTful
10 2 (0.75%) LAMP
10 2 (0.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.98%) Mobile App
2 29 (10.86%) Clustering
3 25 (9.36%) Biometrics
3 25 (9.36%) Smartcard
4 18 (6.74%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.49%) Thin Client
5 12 (4.49%) Fat Client
6 8 (3.00%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.62%) FlexPod
8 5 (1.87%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.87%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.50%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.50%) Replication
10 3 (1.12%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.12%) iPhone
10 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.75%) Xbox
12 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.37%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 267 (100.00%) Windows
2 193 (72.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 87 (32.58%) Windows XP
4 74 (27.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (26.22%) Windows 7
6 66 (24.72%) Windows Vista
7 30 (11.24%) Linux
8 17 (6.37%) Windows 8
9 11 (4.12%) UNIX
10 10 (3.75%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.12%) CentOS
11 3 (1.12%) Android
11 3 (1.12%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.12%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.75%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.37%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.85%) ITIL
2 40 (14.98%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (14.98%) Automated Testing
3 25 (9.36%) Identity Management
3 25 (9.36%) Cyber Security
4 19 (7.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (6.37%) Incident Management
6 15 (5.62%) Software Testing
6 15 (5.62%) Change Management
6 15 (5.62%) Manual Testing
7 14 (5.24%) Data Protection
8 13 (4.87%) Web Development
8 13 (4.87%) Migration
8 13 (4.87%) Web Design
9 11 (4.12%) Project Management
10 9 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (3.00%) Network Load Balancing
11 8 (3.00%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.00%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (2.62%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 105 (39.33%) SQL
2 28 (10.49%) C#
3 17 (6.37%) PowerShell
4 15 (5.62%) VBScript
5 14 (5.24%) VB
6 13 (4.87%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.62%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.50%) PHP
8 4 (1.50%) Java
9 3 (1.12%) C
10 2 (0.75%) COBOL
10 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.75%) VBA
11 1 (0.37%) C++
11 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (29.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (23.97%) Degree
3 46 (17.23%) MCSE
4 40 (14.98%) MCITP
5 27 (10.11%) MCP
6 24 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (7.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 19 (7.12%) CCNA
9 17 (6.37%) Security Cleared
10 15 (5.62%) SC Cleared
10 15 (5.62%) MCSA
11 14 (5.24%) MCTS
12 12 (4.49%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (4.12%) CCA
13 11 (4.12%) NCDA
13 11 (4.12%) VCAP
14 8 (3.00%) CCNP
15 7 (2.62%) VTSP
15 7 (2.62%) NCIE
15 7 (2.62%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.36%) ISO 9001
1 25 (9.36%) TickIT
2 12 (4.49%) SLA
3 5 (1.87%) QA
4 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 123 (46.07%) Active Directory
2 56 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (16.10%) Hyper-V
4 37 (13.86%) XenApp
5 29 (10.86%) vSphere
6 19 (7.12%) XenDesktop
7 10 (3.75%) XenServer
8 8 (3.00%) Terminal Services
9 7 (2.62%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (2.62%) Forefront TMG
9 7 (2.62%) UAG
10 6 (2.25%) ISA Server
11 4 (1.50%) VMware ESX
11 4 (1.50%) Terminal Server
12 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.12%) NFS
12 3 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.37%) IAG
13 1 (0.37%) BlackBerry Internet Service
13 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 36 (13.48%) SCCM
2 22 (8.24%) SCOM
3 16 (5.99%) Backup Exec
4 15 (5.62%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (4.12%) WSUS
6 6 (2.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (1.87%) SCOrch
7 5 (1.87%) SCSM
8 4 (1.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (1.50%) DameWare
8 4 (1.50%) MOM
8 4 (1.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (1.12%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.75%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.75%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.37%) Cacti
11 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 131 (49.06%) Microsoft
2 85 (31.84%) VMware
3 69 (25.84%) Citrix
4 39 (14.61%) Cisco
5 28 (10.49%) HP
5 28 (10.49%) NetApp
6 23 (8.61%) Symantec
7 18 (6.74%) Dell
8 7 (2.62%) Remedy
8 7 (2.62%) Altiris
9 6 (2.25%) Sophos
9 6 (2.25%) SAP
10 5 (1.87%) IBM
10 5 (1.87%) Intel
10 5 (1.87%) Wyse
10 5 (1.87%) McAfee
11 4 (1.50%) Oracle
11 4 (1.50%) Business Objects
11 4 (1.50%) EMC
11 4 (1.50%) Veeam
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