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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 81 63 49
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 103 145 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.92% 3.91% 4.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.88% 15.57% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 94 99 90
Average salary £31,239 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,200 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £50,000 £44,325
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
867 931 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.58% 25.09% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 688 673 474
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 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 3 September 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 257 (100.00%) Windows
2 162 (63.04%) Active Directory
3 156 (60.70%) VMware
4 154 (59.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 149 (57.98%) Microsoft
6 119 (46.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 112 (43.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 105 (40.86%) MS Exchange
9 79 (30.74%) MS Excel
10 78 (30.35%) Linux
11 73 (28.40%) Citrix
12 69 (26.85%) Exchange Server 2013
12 69 (26.85%) Exchange Server 2010
13 67 (26.07%) SQL
13 67 (26.07%) SQL Server
14 66 (25.68%) Cisco
15 65 (25.29%) ITIL
16 64 (24.90%) DNS
17 61 (23.74%) Windows 7
18 54 (21.01%) SAN
19 49 (19.07%) PowerShell
20 48 (18.68%) Microsoft Certification
21 45 (17.51%) NetApp
22 40 (15.56%) DHCP
22 40 (15.56%) IIS
22 40 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
23 39 (15.18%) MS Office
23 39 (15.18%) Data Centre
24 38 (14.79%) Red Hat
24 38 (14.79%) Office 365

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 105 (40.86%) MS Exchange
2 69 (26.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 69 (26.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 40 (15.56%) IIS
4 32 (12.45%) SharePoint
5 30 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 28 (10.89%) Lync
7 21 (8.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (6.61%) CMS
9 7 (2.72%) IBM Notes
9 7 (2.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.78%) Apache
10 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 79 (30.74%) MS Excel
2 39 (15.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Line 500
2 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (14.79%) Office 365
2 10 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.11%) SaaS
4 3 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 64 (24.90%) DNS
2 54 (21.01%) SAN
3 40 (15.56%) DHCP
4 31 (12.06%) VPN
5 25 (9.73%) TCP/IP
6 22 (8.56%) LAN
7 21 (8.17%) WAN
7 21 (8.17%) Internet
7 21 (8.17%) Firewall
8 20 (7.78%) Cisco IOS
9 19 (7.39%) NAS
10 18 (7.00%) Wireless
11 9 (3.50%) DMZ
12 6 (2.33%) VoIP
12 6 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.56%) Unified Communications
13 4 (1.56%) Telepresence
14 3 (1.17%) VLAN
14 3 (1.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (26.07%) SQL Server
2 40 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.56%) MySQL
7 3 (1.17%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.39%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 9 (3.50%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 20 (7.78%) Finance
2 12 (4.67%) Marketing
3 9 (3.50%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.95%) Legal
5 3 (1.17%) Retail
6 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.39%) Back Office
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (21.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 46 (17.90%) Analyst
3 25 (9.73%) Support Engineer
4 24 (9.34%) Support Analyst
5 21 (8.17%) Technical Support
6 19 (7.39%) Administrator
6 19 (7.39%) Technical Engineer
7 18 (7.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 18 (7.00%) Systems Administrator
7 18 (7.00%) Developer
7 18 (7.00%) Windows Administrator
7 18 (7.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 17 (6.61%) .NET Developer
9 15 (5.84%) IT Support
10 12 (4.67%) Technical Analyst
10 12 (4.67%) Network Engineer
11 11 (4.28%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (4.28%) Network Support Engineer
11 11 (4.28%) Server Engineer
11 11 (4.28%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.84%) .NET
2 14 (5.45%) .NET Framework
3 13 (5.06%) LINQ
3 13 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 11 (4.28%) HTML
4 11 (4.28%) CSS
5 10 (3.89%) XML
6 5 (1.95%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.95%) jQuery
7 3 (1.17%) Application Packaging
7 3 (1.17%) Web Services
8 1 (0.39%) XHTML
8 1 (0.39%) Ajax
8 1 (0.39%) JSON
8 1 (0.39%) WCF
8 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.39%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.39%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.18%) Data Centre
2 31 (12.06%) Clustering
3 23 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (7.78%) Blackberry
5 10 (3.89%) User Experience
6 9 (3.50%) HP Storage
7 8 (3.11%) Replication
8 7 (2.72%) SecurID
9 6 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.95%) IVR
10 5 (1.95%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.17%) iPad
12 3 (1.17%) Statistics
13 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.39%) CMDB
13 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.39%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 257 (100.00%) Windows
2 154 (59.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 119 (46.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 78 (30.35%) Linux
5 61 (23.74%) Windows 7
6 32 (12.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (12.06%) UNIX
8 25 (9.73%) Windows 8
9 13 (5.06%) Windows XP
10 7 (2.72%) Debian
11 5 (1.95%) CentOS
12 4 (1.56%) Android
13 3 (1.17%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.17%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.17%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.78%) AIX
15 1 (0.39%) HPUX
15 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (25.29%) ITIL
2 28 (10.89%) Load Balancing
3 20 (7.78%) Service Delivery
3 20 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (7.39%) Change Control
5 18 (7.00%) Release Management
5 18 (7.00%) MVC
6 15 (5.84%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (5.45%) Change Management
8 13 (5.06%) Service Management
8 13 (5.06%) OOP
8 13 (5.06%) TDD
9 11 (4.28%) Configuration Management
10 10 (3.89%) Project Management
10 10 (3.89%) Incident Management
10 10 (3.89%) Digital Marketing
10 10 (3.89%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (3.11%) Time Management
11 8 (3.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (3.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 67 (26.07%) SQL
2 49 (19.07%) PowerShell
3 21 (8.17%) Bash Shell
4 19 (7.39%) Perl
5 14 (5.45%) JavaScript
6 10 (3.89%) C#
7 8 (3.11%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.95%) Python
9 4 (1.56%) Java
10 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (18.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (11.67%) MCSE
3 23 (8.95%) MCITP
4 22 (8.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (6.23%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (5.45%) CCNA
7 13 (5.06%) CCNP
8 6 (2.33%) MCSA
8 6 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.33%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.56%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.39%) NCDA
10 1 (0.39%) VCP5
10 1 (0.39%) Degree
10 1 (0.39%) RHCE
10 1 (0.39%) CCA
10 1 (0.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.61%) SLA
2 10 (3.89%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.33%) QA
4 5 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 162 (63.04%) Active Directory
2 112 (43.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (13.62%) vSphere
4 29 (11.28%) Hyper-V
4 29 (11.28%) XenApp
5 17 (6.61%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.56%) XenServer
6 4 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.17%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.17%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.78%) KVM
9 1 (0.39%) vCloud
9 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.39%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 23 (8.95%) SCCM
2 18 (7.00%) SCOM
2 18 (7.00%) Puppet
3 8 (3.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (2.33%) Opsview
5 5 (1.95%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.56%) WSUS
6 4 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.78%) Nagios
7 2 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.78%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.78%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.78%) ArcSight ESM
7 2 (0.78%) SnapMirror
8 1 (0.39%) logstash
8 1 (0.39%) Salt
8 1 (0.39%) Graylog
8 1 (0.39%) vMotion
8 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 156 (60.70%) VMware
2 149 (57.98%) Microsoft
3 73 (28.40%) Citrix
4 66 (25.68%) Cisco
5 45 (17.51%) NetApp
6 38 (14.79%) Red Hat
7 25 (9.73%) CommVault
8 23 (8.95%) HP
9 19 (7.39%) Dell Compellent
10 18 (7.00%) Symantec
11 15 (5.84%) Meraki
12 14 (5.45%) CheckPoint
13 13 (5.06%) Veeam
13 13 (5.06%) Riverbed
14 11 (4.28%) Civica
15 10 (3.89%) Dell
16 8 (3.11%) EMC
16 8 (3.11%) Avaya
16 8 (3.11%) Kaspersky
17 7 (2.72%) Juniper
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