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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 63 45 71
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +26
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 122 174 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.53% 5.35% 3.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.16% 19.86% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 75 138 88
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £18,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.52%
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
927 876 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 26.82% 26.92% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 721 627 509
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 283 (100.00%) Windows
2 198 (69.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 193 (68.20%) Active Directory
4 178 (62.90%) Microsoft
5 169 (59.72%) VMware
6 158 (55.83%) Citrix
7 126 (44.52%) MS Excel
8 124 (43.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 119 (42.05%) MS Exchange
10 106 (37.46%) VMware Infrastructure
11 94 (33.22%) Exchange Server 2010
12 85 (30.04%) Windows 7
13 82 (28.98%) DNS
14 70 (24.73%) Internet
15 68 (24.03%) XenApp
16 66 (23.32%) SAN
16 66 (23.32%) Linux
17 64 (22.61%) DHCP
18 59 (20.85%) ITIL
19 58 (20.49%) SQL Server
20 56 (19.79%) Windows XP
21 54 (19.08%) Service Delivery
21 54 (19.08%) Exchange Server 2007
22 51 (18.02%) UNIX
23 50 (17.67%) Change Control
24 47 (16.61%) NetApp
24 47 (16.61%) SQL Server 2008
25 45 (15.90%) Clustering
26 44 (15.55%) Cisco
26 44 (15.55%) Wireless

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 119 (42.05%) MS Exchange
2 94 (33.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (19.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 37 (13.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (7.77%) Office Communications Server
6 17 (6.01%) Lync
7 12 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (3.89%) IIS
9 7 (2.47%) Apache
9 7 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (2.12%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.71%) WordPress
12 2 (0.71%) CMS
13 1 (0.35%) Site Server
13 1 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 126 (44.52%) MS Excel
2 39 (13.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.41%) Office 365
2 3 (1.06%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 82 (28.98%) DNS
2 70 (24.73%) Internet
3 66 (23.32%) SAN
4 64 (22.61%) DHCP
5 44 (15.55%) Wireless
6 42 (14.84%) LAN
6 42 (14.84%) WAN
6 42 (14.84%) Intranet
7 41 (14.49%) NAS
8 33 (11.66%) VPN
9 27 (9.54%) Firewall
10 16 (5.65%) Unified Communications
11 11 (3.89%) TCP/IP
11 11 (3.89%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (2.47%) SMTP
12 7 (2.47%) NetScaler
13 6 (2.12%) OpenVPN
13 6 (2.12%) FTP
14 5 (1.77%) HTTP
15 4 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (20.49%) SQL Server
2 47 (16.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (14.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.35%) OLTP
5 1 (0.35%) MySQL
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 18 (6.36%) Finance
2 4 (1.41%) Legal
2 4 (1.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.06%) Retail
4 2 (0.71%) Back Office
4 2 (0.71%) Advertising
4 2 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (16.96%) Analyst
2 47 (16.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 45 (15.90%) IT Support
3 45 (15.90%) Support Technician
4 32 (11.31%) Support Engineer
5 29 (10.25%) Systems Engineer
6 27 (9.54%) IT Support Technician
7 25 (8.83%) Technical Engineer
7 25 (8.83%) Support Analyst
8 18 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (6.01%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (5.65%) Exchange Engineer
11 15 (5.30%) IT Support Analyst
12 14 (4.95%) Microsoft Specialist
13 13 (4.59%) Service Analyst
13 13 (4.59%) Exchange Specialist
13 13 (4.59%) Service Desk Analyst
13 13 (4.59%) Messaging Specialist
14 12 (4.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 11 (3.89%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.12%) .NET
2 2 (0.71%) jQuery
2 2 (0.71%) XHTML
2 2 (0.71%) HTML
2 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.71%) CSS
2 2 (0.71%) XML
3 1 (0.35%) Middleware
3 1 (0.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.90%) Clustering
2 31 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (10.25%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.12%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.41%) PKI
6 2 (0.71%) iPhone
6 2 (0.71%) New Media
6 2 (0.71%) Replication
6 2 (0.71%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.71%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.35%) SecurID
7 1 (0.35%) CMDB
7 1 (0.35%) iPad
7 1 (0.35%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 283 (100.00%) Windows
2 198 (69.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 124 (43.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 85 (30.04%) Windows 7
5 66 (23.32%) Linux
6 56 (19.79%) Windows XP
7 51 (18.02%) UNIX
8 22 (7.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (6.01%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.83%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.77%) Debian
11 5 (1.77%) Android
11 5 (1.77%) CentOS
12 4 (1.41%) SUSE
12 4 (1.41%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.06%) AIX
14 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (20.85%) ITIL
2 54 (19.08%) Service Delivery
3 50 (17.67%) Change Control
4 36 (12.72%) Technical Architecture
5 17 (6.01%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (4.95%) Network Load Balancing
7 12 (4.24%) Incident Management
8 11 (3.89%) Capacity Management
8 11 (3.89%) Change Management
8 11 (3.89%) Configuration Management
9 10 (3.53%) Business Continuity
9 10 (3.53%) Migration
10 9 (3.18%) Load Balancing
10 9 (3.18%) DevOps
11 8 (2.83%) Coaching
11 8 (2.83%) Data Protection
11 8 (2.83%) Release Management
11 8 (2.83%) Project Management
11 8 (2.83%) PRINCE2
12 6 (2.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.25%) PowerShell
2 13 (4.59%) SQL
3 8 (2.83%) Bash Shell
3 8 (2.83%) Perl
4 5 (1.77%) PHP
5 3 (1.06%) Java
5 3 (1.06%) VB
6 2 (0.71%) C#
7 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (13.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (12.37%) MCSE
3 23 (8.13%) Citrix Certification
4 17 (6.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (5.65%) CCNA
5 16 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (4.95%) CCEA
6 14 (4.95%) CCA
7 12 (4.24%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (4.24%) MCSA
8 9 (3.18%) CCAA
9 8 (2.83%) Security Cleared
9 8 (2.83%) MCP
10 7 (2.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (2.12%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.77%) CCEE
12 5 (1.77%) CCIA
13 4 (1.41%) Degree
13 4 (1.41%) MCITP
14 3 (1.06%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (13.78%) SLA
2 3 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 193 (68.20%) Active Directory
2 106 (37.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (24.03%) XenApp
4 43 (15.19%) XenServer
5 31 (10.95%) vSphere
6 26 (9.19%) Hyper-V
7 19 (6.71%) VMware ESX
8 12 (4.24%) XenDesktop
9 6 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.71%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.35%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.35%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.35%) UAG
Systems Management
1 41 (14.49%) SCCM
2 24 (8.48%) SCOM
3 16 (5.65%) XenMobile
4 11 (3.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 10 (3.53%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (3.18%) SCDPM
7 8 (2.83%) Puppet
8 7 (2.47%) Opsview
9 6 (2.12%) EdgeSight
9 6 (2.12%) WSUS
10 4 (1.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (1.41%) SCVMM
11 3 (1.06%) Backup Exec
11 3 (1.06%) PureDisk
12 2 (0.71%) SCSM
13 1 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
13 1 (0.35%) Nagios
13 1 (0.35%) DameWare
13 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
13 1 (0.35%) Plesk
Vendors
1 178 (62.90%) Microsoft
2 169 (59.72%) VMware
3 158 (55.83%) Citrix
4 47 (16.61%) NetApp
5 44 (15.55%) Cisco
6 32 (11.31%) CommVault
7 29 (10.25%) Symantec
8 22 (7.77%) AppSense
9 21 (7.42%) Red Hat
10 16 (5.65%) Google
10 16 (5.65%) Postini
11 13 (4.59%) CheckPoint
12 12 (4.24%) HP
13 9 (3.18%) Juniper
13 9 (3.18%) Kaspersky
14 8 (2.83%) Civica
15 7 (2.47%) Dell
15 7 (2.47%) Brocade
16 5 (1.77%) Sophos
17 3 (1.06%) IBM
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus+OT+Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
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