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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 50 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 147 181 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.58% 4.96% 4.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.73% 18.45% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 123 151 114
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
785 981 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.45% 26.86% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 657 783 507
Average salary £36,500 £36,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.68% +20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 264 (100.00%) Windows
2 170 (64.39%) Active Directory
3 165 (62.50%) VMware
4 151 (57.20%) Microsoft
5 137 (51.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 128 (48.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 109 (41.29%) MS Exchange
8 108 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 104 (39.39%) Citrix
10 91 (34.47%) MS Excel
11 78 (29.55%) Linux
12 76 (28.79%) Exchange Server 2010
13 68 (25.76%) Windows 7
14 62 (23.48%) Exchange Server 2013
14 62 (23.48%) Cisco
15 61 (23.11%) ITIL
16 60 (22.73%) SQL Server
17 56 (21.21%) Data Centre
18 49 (18.56%) XenApp
19 48 (18.18%) SAN
20 47 (17.80%) DNS
21 45 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2007
22 44 (16.67%) UNIX
22 44 (16.67%) PowerShell
23 42 (15.91%) SQL
23 42 (15.91%) DHCP
24 41 (15.53%) Windows 8
25 39 (14.77%) SQL Server 2008
26 38 (14.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 38 (14.39%) Red Hat

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 109 (41.29%) MS Exchange
2 76 (28.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (23.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 45 (17.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (9.09%) IIS
6 23 (8.71%) SharePoint
7 20 (7.58%) Lync
8 14 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (3.79%) IBM Notes
10 6 (2.27%) CMS
11 4 (1.52%) Apache
12 2 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 91 (34.47%) MS Excel
2 33 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.76%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.71%) Office 365
2 6 (2.27%) SaaS
3 3 (1.14%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (18.18%) SAN
2 47 (17.80%) DNS
3 42 (15.91%) DHCP
4 35 (13.26%) Internet
4 35 (13.26%) Firewall
5 34 (12.88%) LAN
6 33 (12.50%) WAN
7 32 (12.12%) VPN
8 28 (10.61%) NAS
9 26 (9.85%) Wireless
10 20 (7.58%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (3.79%) TCP/IP
11 10 (3.79%) Intranet
12 7 (2.65%) OpenVPN
13 6 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.89%) Unified Communications
15 4 (1.52%) SMTP
15 4 (1.52%) VoIP
15 4 (1.52%) DMZ
16 3 (1.14%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 39 (14.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (7.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.76%) MySQL
5 2 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.38%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 14 (5.30%) Finance
2 10 (3.79%) Legal
3 4 (1.52%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.52%) Retail
4 2 (0.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.38%) Automotive
5 1 (0.38%) Law
5 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 55 (20.83%) Analyst
2 48 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (10.61%) IT Support
4 27 (10.23%) Technical Engineer
5 24 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 23 (8.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 21 (7.95%) Support Engineer
8 20 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (6.44%) Administrator
10 16 (6.06%) Senior Technical Engineer
10 16 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
10 16 (6.06%) Windows Administrator
10 16 (6.06%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 13 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (4.55%) Technical Support
12 12 (4.55%) IT Manager
12 12 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
12 12 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
13 11 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.30%) .NET
2 6 (2.27%) HTML
2 6 (2.27%) XML
2 6 (2.27%) CSS
3 5 (1.89%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.14%) jQuery
4 3 (1.14%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.76%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.76%) LINQ
5 2 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.38%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.38%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.38%) XHTML
6 1 (0.38%) Web Services
6 1 (0.38%) WCF
6 1 (0.38%) Ajax
6 1 (0.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 56 (21.21%) Data Centre
2 26 (9.85%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 19 (7.20%) Clustering
5 6 (2.27%) Replication
5 6 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.89%) User Experience
6 5 (1.89%) IVR
7 4 (1.52%) iPad
8 1 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.38%) iSeries
8 1 (0.38%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.38%) CMDB
8 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 264 (100.00%) Windows
2 137 (51.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 128 (48.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 78 (29.55%) Linux
5 68 (25.76%) Windows 7
6 44 (16.67%) UNIX
7 41 (15.53%) Windows 8
8 38 (14.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (7.58%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.27%) Android
11 4 (1.52%) AIX
11 4 (1.52%) CentOS
12 3 (1.14%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.76%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (23.11%) ITIL
2 37 (14.02%) Service Delivery
3 27 (10.23%) Load Balancing
4 26 (9.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (9.85%) Change Control
5 22 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 16 (6.06%) Release Management
7 11 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (4.17%) Project Management
7 11 (4.17%) Service Management
8 9 (3.41%) Mentoring
8 9 (3.41%) Change Management
8 9 (3.41%) PRINCE2
9 8 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (3.03%) Server Hardening
10 7 (2.65%) Incident Management
10 7 (2.65%) MVC
10 7 (2.65%) Business Continuity
11 6 (2.27%) Information Security
11 6 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 42 (15.91%) SQL
3 17 (6.44%) Bash Shell
4 16 (6.06%) Perl
5 9 (3.41%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.65%) C#
7 5 (1.89%) Java
8 4 (1.52%) Python
9 3 (1.14%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.38%) VB
10 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (5.30%) MCSE
3 11 (4.17%) CCNA
3 11 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.65%) CCNP
5 7 (2.65%) MCSA
6 4 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.14%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.14%) MCITP
7 3 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.76%) MCP
9 1 (0.38%) RHCE
9 1 (0.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.20%) SLA
2 12 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.27%) QA
4 3 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 170 (64.39%) Active Directory
2 108 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (18.56%) XenApp
4 35 (13.26%) Hyper-V
5 24 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 17 (6.44%) vSphere
6 17 (6.44%) XenServer
7 3 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.14%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.76%) KVM
9 1 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.38%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 25 (9.47%) SCCM
2 16 (6.06%) Puppet
3 14 (5.30%) SCOM
4 8 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (2.65%) Opsview
6 6 (2.27%) SCDPM
7 4 (1.52%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.76%) DameWare
9 2 (0.76%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.76%) WSUS
9 2 (0.76%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.38%) logstash
10 1 (0.38%) ArcSight ESM
10 1 (0.38%) vMotion
10 1 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.38%) SCSM
10 1 (0.38%) Salt
10 1 (0.38%) Graylog
Vendors
1 165 (62.50%) VMware
2 151 (57.20%) Microsoft
3 104 (39.39%) Citrix
4 62 (23.48%) Cisco
5 38 (14.39%) Red Hat
6 35 (13.26%) NetApp
7 24 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 18 (6.82%) HP
8 18 (6.82%) CommVault
9 16 (6.06%) Juniper
9 16 (6.06%) Civica
10 11 (4.17%) Symantec
11 10 (3.79%) Lotus
11 10 (3.79%) Meraki
12 9 (3.41%) Kaspersky
13 8 (3.03%) Avaya
14 7 (2.65%) Riverbed
14 7 (2.65%) Sophos
15 5 (1.89%) Dell
15 5 (1.89%) Postini
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NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits inc bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Epiphany Search
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Go Partnership.
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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KPMG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Full Benefits inc training
Posted: 18 days ago
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RM Education
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + car/£4k
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