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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 60 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 146 124 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.87% 4.77% 5.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.58% 20.60% 21.68%
Number of salaries quoted 99 90 102
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
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
937 602 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.85% 23.14% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 674 469 509
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 29 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 327 (100.00%) Windows
2 215 (65.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 189 (57.80%) Active Directory
4 181 (55.35%) Microsoft
5 176 (53.82%) VMware
6 140 (42.81%) Citrix
7 137 (41.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 136 (41.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 136 (41.59%) MS Excel
9 125 (38.23%) MS Exchange
10 102 (31.19%) Cisco
11 95 (29.05%) SAN
12 94 (28.75%) Exchange Server 2010
13 83 (25.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 80 (24.46%) DNS
14 80 (24.46%) Linux
15 78 (23.85%) Windows 7
16 75 (22.94%) MCSE
17 65 (19.88%) Firewall
18 63 (19.27%) ITIL
19 59 (18.04%) Exchange Server 2007
20 57 (17.43%) NetApp
20 57 (17.43%) Clustering
21 56 (17.13%) UNIX
22 55 (16.82%) vSphere
23 54 (16.51%) SQL Server
24 51 (15.60%) DHCP
25 50 (15.29%) Internet
26 47 (14.37%) Red Hat
26 47 (14.37%) MS Office

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 125 (38.23%) MS Exchange
2 94 (28.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (18.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 31 (9.48%) Office Communications Server
5 30 (9.17%) IIS
6 28 (8.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 26 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 25 (7.65%) SharePoint
8 25 (7.65%) Lync
9 16 (4.89%) Apache
10 15 (4.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (3.98%) Tomcat
12 7 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (1.22%) GlassFish
15 3 (0.92%) CMS
15 3 (0.92%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.61%) IBM Notes
16 2 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
16 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 136 (41.59%) MS Excel
2 47 (14.37%) MS Office
3 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.61%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.67%) SaaS
2 11 (3.36%) Office 365
3 3 (0.92%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 95 (29.05%) SAN
2 80 (24.46%) DNS
3 65 (19.88%) Firewall
4 51 (15.60%) DHCP
5 50 (15.29%) Internet
6 40 (12.23%) LAN
6 40 (12.23%) TCP/IP
7 39 (11.93%) WAN
8 30 (9.17%) NAS
9 24 (7.34%) Wireless
10 23 (7.03%) Cisco IOS
11 22 (6.73%) VPN
12 20 (6.12%) Unified Communications
13 19 (5.81%) Intranet
14 14 (4.28%) SMTP
14 14 (4.28%) NetScaler
15 12 (3.67%) DMZ
16 11 (3.36%) Cisco Nexus
17 10 (3.06%) PBX
18 9 (2.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (16.51%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (9.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.53%) MySQL
5 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.61%) OLTP
7 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (0.92%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.92%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.92%) Maven
3 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.31%) MSTest
3 1 (0.31%) MSI
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (6.73%) Finance
2 10 (3.06%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.22%) Advertising
4 3 (0.92%) Legal
5 2 (0.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.31%) Local Government
6 1 (0.31%) Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (25.99%) Analyst
2 48 (14.68%) Support Analyst
3 35 (10.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 34 (10.40%) Support Engineer
5 33 (10.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 33 (10.09%) IT Support
6 30 (9.17%) Support Technician
7 26 (7.95%) Operations Analyst
7 26 (7.95%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
8 21 (6.42%) Systems Engineer
9 20 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (5.20%) Consultant
10 17 (5.20%) Technical Designer
10 17 (5.20%) IT Support Analyst
10 17 (5.20%) Designer
10 17 (5.20%) Infrastructure Designer
11 15 (4.59%) Technical Engineer
12 14 (4.28%) Server Support
12 14 (4.28%) 2nd Line Support
13 13 (3.98%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.06%) .NET
2 8 (2.45%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.61%) Hibernate
3 2 (0.61%) Spring
4 1 (0.31%) Ajax
4 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 57 (17.43%) Clustering
2 35 (10.70%) Blackberry
3 16 (4.89%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.98%) EqualLogic
5 11 (3.36%) Social Media
6 8 (2.45%) CMDB
6 8 (2.45%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.14%) FlexPod
8 4 (1.22%) Replication
8 4 (1.22%) PKI
9 3 (0.92%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.61%) iPhone
10 2 (0.61%) iPad
11 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.31%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.31%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.31%) NHS
11 1 (0.31%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 327 (100.00%) Windows
2 215 (65.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 137 (41.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 80 (24.46%) Linux
5 78 (23.85%) Windows 7
6 56 (17.13%) UNIX
7 42 (12.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (12.84%) Windows XP
8 19 (5.81%) Windows 8
9 15 (4.59%) CentOS
10 14 (4.28%) Ubuntu
11 12 (3.67%) SUSE
11 12 (3.67%) Debian
12 8 (2.45%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (1.83%) Android
14 5 (1.53%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (19.27%) ITIL
2 37 (11.31%) Change Control
3 33 (10.09%) Service Delivery
3 33 (10.09%) Technical Architecture
3 33 (10.09%) Problem Management
4 28 (8.56%) Change Management
5 20 (6.12%) E-Commerce
6 16 (4.89%) Load Balancing
6 16 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (3.67%) DevOps
8 11 (3.36%) Migration
9 9 (2.75%) Business Continuity
10 8 (2.45%) Risk Management
11 7 (2.14%) Project Management
11 7 (2.14%) CRM
12 6 (1.83%) Incident Management
12 6 (1.83%) Service Management
12 6 (1.83%) PRINCE2
12 6 (1.83%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (1.53%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.79%) SQL
2 11 (3.36%) PHP
3 10 (3.06%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.06%) Java
4 5 (1.53%) C#
4 5 (1.53%) Perl
5 3 (0.92%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.92%) C
5 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.61%) VBScript
6 2 (0.61%) VB
7 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.31%) Python
7 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 83 (25.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (22.94%) MCSE
3 40 (12.23%) MCITP
4 33 (10.09%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (8.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 27 (8.26%) CCNA
7 24 (7.34%) MCSA
8 16 (4.89%) NCDA
9 15 (4.59%) Citrix Certification
10 13 (3.98%) MCTS
11 12 (3.67%) Degree
11 12 (3.67%) CCA
12 9 (2.75%) VCAP
13 7 (2.14%) VTSP
13 7 (2.14%) NCIE
13 7 (2.14%) VCDX
14 6 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.83%) MCP
15 5 (1.53%) CCEA
15 5 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.70%) SLA
2 4 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.92%) QA
3 3 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.31%) COBIT
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 189 (57.80%) Active Directory
2 136 (41.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (16.82%) vSphere
4 43 (13.15%) XenApp
5 41 (12.54%) VMware ESX
6 33 (10.09%) XenServer
7 30 (9.17%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (8.56%) Hyper-V
9 8 (2.45%) XenDesktop
10 7 (2.14%) UAG
11 4 (1.22%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.61%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.61%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.31%) NFS
Systems Management
1 37 (11.31%) SCCM
2 21 (6.42%) SCOM
3 10 (3.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 8 (2.45%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.53%) XenMobile
6 4 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.92%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.92%) Nessus
7 3 (0.92%) WSUS
7 3 (0.92%) PureDisk
7 3 (0.92%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.61%) SCSM
8 2 (0.61%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.61%) Plesk
8 2 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.61%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.61%) MOM
8 2 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 181 (55.35%) Microsoft
2 176 (53.82%) VMware
3 140 (42.81%) Citrix
4 102 (31.19%) Cisco
5 57 (17.43%) NetApp
6 47 (14.37%) Red Hat
7 30 (9.17%) CommVault
8 25 (7.65%) AppSense
9 24 (7.34%) EMC
10 19 (5.81%) Symantec
11 17 (5.20%) Juniper
12 13 (3.98%) Dell
12 13 (3.98%) Brocade
13 10 (3.06%) CheckPoint
13 10 (3.06%) HP
14 9 (2.75%) Mitel
15 7 (2.14%) Siemens
15 7 (2.14%) Polycom
16 6 (1.83%) Veeam
16 6 (1.83%) Oracle
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