The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 61 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 130 180 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.68% 4.85% 4.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.44% 20.50% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 96 152 108
Average salary £35,000 £34,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% +15.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -2.77%
Windows Server 2008
West Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
842 878 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.87% 23.63% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 685 691 502
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,150
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 Leeds

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Leeds

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 246 (100.00%) Windows
2 170 (69.11%) Active Directory
3 151 (61.38%) VMware
4 146 (59.35%) Microsoft
5 139 (56.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 108 (43.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 106 (43.09%) Citrix
7 106 (43.09%) MS Exchange
8 100 (40.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 97 (39.43%) MS Excel
10 76 (30.89%) Exchange Server 2010
11 69 (28.05%) Linux
12 68 (27.64%) Windows 7
13 56 (22.76%) SQL Server
14 54 (21.95%) Cisco
14 54 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2007
14 54 (21.95%) XenApp
15 51 (20.73%) SAN
16 49 (19.92%) DNS
16 49 (19.92%) UNIX
16 49 (19.92%) Exchange Server 2013
17 48 (19.51%) ITIL
18 45 (18.29%) Internet
19 44 (17.89%) DHCP
20 41 (16.67%) LAN
20 41 (16.67%) WAN
20 41 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
21 38 (15.45%) Service Delivery
22 37 (15.04%) NetApp
23 34 (13.82%) VPN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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
1 106 (43.09%) MS Exchange
2 76 (30.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 49 (19.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (8.54%) Lync
6 12 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (4.47%) SharePoint
8 10 (4.07%) IIS
9 9 (3.66%) IBM Notes
10 5 (2.03%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (1.63%) Apache
11 4 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.63%) CMS
12 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 97 (39.43%) MS Excel
2 25 (10.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.07%) Office 365
2 2 (0.81%) Mimecast
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 51 (20.73%) SAN
2 49 (19.92%) DNS
3 45 (18.29%) Internet
4 44 (17.89%) DHCP
5 41 (16.67%) LAN
5 41 (16.67%) WAN
6 34 (13.82%) VPN
6 34 (13.82%) NAS
7 32 (13.01%) Firewall
8 25 (10.16%) Wireless
9 15 (6.10%) Intranet
9 15 (6.10%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (4.07%) TCP/IP
11 9 (3.66%) Unified Communications
12 8 (3.25%) OpenVPN
13 4 (1.63%) SMTP
14 2 (0.81%) VoIP
14 2 (0.81%) FTP
14 2 (0.81%) DMZ
14 2 (0.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (22.76%) SQL Server
2 41 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (8.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.41%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (4.88%) Finance
2 8 (3.25%) Legal
3 4 (1.63%) Retail
4 2 (0.81%) Marketing
4 2 (0.81%) Back Office
4 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.41%) Automotive
5 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 52 (21.14%) Analyst
2 43 (17.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (15.45%) IT Support
4 28 (11.38%) Support Analyst
4 28 (11.38%) Technical Engineer
5 19 (7.72%) 2nd Line Support
6 18 (7.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 18 (7.32%) IT Support Analyst
7 17 (6.91%) Support Technician
8 16 (6.50%) Support Engineer
9 15 (6.10%) IT Support Technician
9 15 (6.10%) Senior Technical Engineer
10 14 (5.69%) IT Manager
11 13 (5.28%) Administrator
11 13 (5.28%) Exchange Engineer
12 12 (4.88%) Technical Support
13 11 (4.47%) Consultant
13 11 (4.47%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (4.47%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (4.47%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.25%) .NET
2 5 (2.03%) ASP.NET
2 5 (2.03%) CSS
2 5 (2.03%) XML
2 5 (2.03%) HTML
3 2 (0.81%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.41%) WCF
4 1 (0.41%) jQuery
4 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.41%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.41%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (0.41%) XHTML
4 1 (0.41%) Ajax
4 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.41%) JSON
4 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.20%) Blackberry
2 24 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (8.94%) Clustering
4 7 (2.85%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.44%) Replication
6 4 (1.63%) iPad
6 4 (1.63%) User Experience
7 2 (0.81%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.81%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) iSeries
8 1 (0.41%) IVR
8 1 (0.41%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 246 (100.00%) Windows
2 139 (56.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 108 (43.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 69 (28.05%) Linux
5 68 (27.64%) Windows 7
6 49 (19.92%) UNIX
7 31 (12.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (12.60%) Windows 8
8 21 (8.54%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.44%) Android
10 3 (1.22%) CentOS
10 3 (1.22%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.22%) AIX
11 2 (0.81%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.41%) HPUX
12 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.51%) ITIL
2 38 (15.45%) Service Delivery
3 33 (13.41%) Change Control
4 21 (8.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (8.54%) Technical Architecture
5 20 (8.13%) Load Balancing
6 14 (5.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (4.47%) Release Management
7 11 (4.47%) Incident Management
7 11 (4.47%) Project Management
8 10 (4.07%) PRINCE2
9 9 (3.66%) Network Load Balancing
9 9 (3.66%) Data Protection
9 9 (3.66%) Mentoring
9 9 (3.66%) Coaching
10 8 (3.25%) Information Security
10 8 (3.25%) Change Management
10 8 (3.25%) Practice Management
11 6 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (2.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.79%) PowerShell
2 25 (10.16%) SQL
3 11 (4.47%) Perl
3 11 (4.47%) Bash Shell
4 5 (2.03%) C#
5 4 (1.63%) Java
6 3 (1.22%) Python
7 2 (0.81%) VB
8 1 (0.41%) VBA
8 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (8.54%) MCSE
3 12 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (4.88%) CCNA
4 10 (4.07%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.66%) SC Cleared
5 9 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.85%) MCSA
7 6 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.22%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.22%) MCP
9 2 (0.81%) CCNP
9 2 (0.81%) Degree
10 1 (0.41%) CCAA
10 1 (0.41%) MCITP
10 1 (0.41%) CCA
10 1 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.41%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.38%) SLA
2 8 (3.25%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.22%) QA
4 2 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 170 (69.11%) Active Directory
2 100 (40.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (21.95%) XenApp
4 27 (10.98%) VMware ESX
5 26 (10.57%) Hyper-V
6 21 (8.54%) XenServer
7 15 (6.10%) vSphere
8 4 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.41%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (11.38%) SCCM
2 14 (5.69%) SCOM
3 13 (5.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (4.47%) SCDPM
4 11 (4.47%) Puppet
5 9 (3.66%) Opsview
6 5 (2.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (1.63%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.63%) WSUS
7 4 (1.63%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.81%) DameWare
8 2 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.81%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.81%) SCSM
9 1 (0.41%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.41%) logstash
9 1 (0.41%) Graylog
9 1 (0.41%) vMotion
9 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 151 (61.38%) VMware
2 146 (59.35%) Microsoft
3 106 (43.09%) Citrix
4 54 (21.95%) Cisco
5 37 (15.04%) NetApp
6 31 (12.60%) Red Hat
7 26 (10.57%) CheckPoint
8 22 (8.94%) CommVault
9 18 (7.32%) Symantec
10 17 (6.91%) HP
11 16 (6.50%) Juniper
12 15 (6.10%) Civica
13 11 (4.47%) Kaspersky
14 9 (3.66%) Sophos
14 9 (3.66%) Postini
14 9 (3.66%) Google
14 9 (3.66%) Lotus
15 6 (2.44%) Dell
16 5 (2.03%) AppSense
17 4 (1.63%) Veeam
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