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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 76 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 110 137 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.11% 3.69% 4.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.63% 14.61% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 99 100 79
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £21,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £43,600
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
871 938 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.60% 25.28% 22.69%
Number of salaries quoted 707 706 457
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £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 5 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 241 (100.00%) Windows
2 157 (65.15%) VMware
3 148 (61.41%) Active Directory
4 142 (58.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 134 (55.60%) Microsoft
6 108 (44.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 103 (42.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 91 (37.76%) MS Exchange
9 81 (33.61%) Citrix
10 73 (30.29%) Linux
11 69 (28.63%) Cisco
12 67 (27.80%) MS Excel
13 64 (26.56%) Exchange Server 2013
14 59 (24.48%) Exchange Server 2010
15 58 (24.07%) SQL
16 57 (23.65%) SQL Server
17 55 (22.82%) Windows 7
18 49 (20.33%) ITIL
19 48 (19.92%) PowerShell
20 46 (19.09%) DNS
21 42 (17.43%) Red Hat
22 41 (17.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 38 (15.77%) SAN
24 36 (14.94%) Data Centre
25 34 (14.11%) Office 365
26 33 (13.69%) Microsoft Certification
26 33 (13.69%) NetApp
26 33 (13.69%) DHCP
27 32 (13.28%) IIS
27 32 (13.28%) SQL Server 2008

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 91 (37.76%) MS Exchange
2 64 (26.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 59 (24.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (13.28%) IIS
5 31 (12.86%) SharePoint
6 29 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (8.30%) Lync
8 19 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (5.39%) CMS
10 10 (4.15%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.24%) Apache
12 2 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 67 (27.80%) MS Excel
2 31 (12.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.83%) Line 500
2 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 34 (14.11%) Office 365
2 7 (2.90%) SaaS
3 3 (1.24%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (19.09%) DNS
2 38 (15.77%) SAN
3 33 (13.69%) DHCP
4 25 (10.37%) Firewall
4 25 (10.37%) Cisco IOS
5 22 (9.13%) VPN
6 21 (8.71%) LAN
7 20 (8.30%) WAN
7 20 (8.30%) Wireless
8 16 (6.64%) NAS
8 16 (6.64%) Internet
9 14 (5.81%) TCP/IP
10 6 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (2.07%) DMZ
12 4 (1.66%) VoIP
12 4 (1.66%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.24%) SMTP
14 2 (0.83%) MPLS
14 2 (0.83%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (23.65%) SQL Server
2 32 (13.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (4.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.24%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.24%) MySQL
7 2 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.41%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 9 (3.73%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.49%) Selenium
3 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (5.81%) Finance
2 7 (2.90%) Telecoms
2 7 (2.90%) Marketing
3 6 (2.49%) Legal
4 3 (1.24%) Retail
5 1 (0.41%) Back Office
5 1 (0.41%) Automotive
5 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 45 (18.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (17.84%) Analyst
3 25 (10.37%) Support Engineer
4 23 (9.54%) Administrator
5 22 (9.13%) Systems Administrator
5 22 (9.13%) Windows Administrator
5 22 (9.13%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 21 (8.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 18 (7.47%) Support Analyst
8 17 (7.05%) Technical Engineer
9 16 (6.64%) IT Support
10 14 (5.81%) Technical Support
10 14 (5.81%) Developer
11 13 (5.39%) .NET Developer
12 12 (4.98%) Network Engineer
13 11 (4.56%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (4.56%) Network Support Engineer
13 11 (4.56%) Server Engineer
13 11 (4.56%) Network Support
13 11 (4.56%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.96%) .NET
2 11 (4.56%) CSS
2 11 (4.56%) HTML
3 10 (4.15%) XML
3 10 (4.15%) .NET Framework
4 9 (3.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 9 (3.73%) LINQ
5 5 (2.07%) jQuery
5 5 (2.07%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.24%) Web Services
7 1 (0.41%) JSON
7 1 (0.41%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.41%) WCF
7 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.41%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.41%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (0.41%) XHTML
7 1 (0.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.94%) Data Centre
2 28 (11.62%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (8.30%) Clustering
4 11 (4.56%) Blackberry
5 10 (4.15%) User Experience
6 8 (3.32%) Replication
7 6 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.07%) IVR
9 4 (1.66%) iPad
10 3 (1.24%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.24%) Statistics
11 2 (0.83%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.83%) SecurID
12 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.41%) CMDB
12 1 (0.41%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 241 (100.00%) Windows
2 142 (58.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 103 (42.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 73 (30.29%) Linux
5 55 (22.82%) Windows 7
6 41 (17.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (12.45%) UNIX
8 26 (10.79%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.15%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.07%) Android
10 5 (2.07%) CentOS
11 3 (1.24%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.24%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.83%) Debian
12 2 (0.83%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.83%) AIX
13 1 (0.41%) HPUX
13 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.33%) ITIL
2 27 (11.20%) Load Balancing
3 23 (9.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (9.13%) Release Management
5 21 (8.71%) Service Delivery
6 16 (6.64%) Change Control
7 15 (6.22%) Technical Architecture
8 14 (5.81%) MVC
9 13 (5.39%) Service Management
10 10 (4.15%) Project Management
11 9 (3.73%) OOP
11 9 (3.73%) Incident Management
11 9 (3.73%) TDD
12 8 (3.32%) Web Development
12 8 (3.32%) Business Continuity
12 8 (3.32%) Change Management
12 8 (3.32%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (3.32%) Mentoring
12 8 (3.32%) Server Hardening
13 7 (2.90%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (24.07%) SQL
2 48 (19.92%) PowerShell
3 24 (9.96%) Bash Shell
4 22 (9.13%) Perl
5 10 (4.15%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.15%) C#
6 9 (3.73%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.07%) Java
7 5 (2.07%) Python
8 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.41%) VB
8 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (13.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (6.22%) MCSE
3 14 (5.81%) CCNA
3 14 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.39%) CCNP
5 12 (4.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (4.15%) MCITP
7 7 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (2.49%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.66%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.66%) MCSA
10 1 (0.41%) RHCE
10 1 (0.41%) VCP5
10 1 (0.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.39%) SLA
2 11 (4.56%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.49%) QA
4 3 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 148 (61.41%) Active Directory
2 108 (44.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (12.86%) Hyper-V
3 31 (12.86%) XenApp
4 25 (10.37%) vSphere
5 20 (8.30%) VMware ESX
6 8 (3.32%) XenServer
7 4 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.24%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.24%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.83%) KVM
10 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.41%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 22 (9.13%) Puppet
2 19 (7.88%) SCCM
3 13 (5.39%) SCOM
4 6 (2.49%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.66%) WSUS
5 4 (1.66%) Opsview
6 3 (1.24%) SnapMirror
7 2 (0.83%) ArcSight ESM
7 2 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.83%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.83%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.83%) Nagios
8 1 (0.41%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.41%) DameWare
8 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.41%) logstash
8 1 (0.41%) Salt
8 1 (0.41%) Graylog
Vendors
1 157 (65.15%) VMware
2 134 (55.60%) Microsoft
3 81 (33.61%) Citrix
4 69 (28.63%) Cisco
5 42 (17.43%) Red Hat
6 33 (13.69%) NetApp
7 19 (7.88%) HP
8 17 (7.05%) Meraki
8 17 (7.05%) Dell Compellent
9 16 (6.64%) CheckPoint
10 15 (6.22%) CommVault
11 13 (5.39%) Riverbed
12 12 (4.98%) Symantec
13 11 (4.56%) Civica
13 11 (4.56%) Juniper
14 10 (4.15%) Lotus
15 9 (3.73%) Dell
16 8 (3.32%) Avaya
17 7 (2.90%) Veeam
18 6 (2.49%) Kaspersky
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