The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 48 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 187 119 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.94% 4.28% 5.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.13% 18.74% 20.84%
Number of salaries quoted 157 108 107
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
885 635 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.38% 22.83% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 702 501 499
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
West Yorkshire

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 23 April 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 358 (100.00%) Windows
2 223 (62.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 197 (55.03%) VMware
4 189 (52.79%) Microsoft
5 173 (48.32%) Active Directory
6 165 (46.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 134 (37.43%) MS Excel
8 131 (36.59%) SAN
9 125 (34.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 114 (31.84%) Cisco
11 113 (31.56%) Linux
12 112 (31.28%) Citrix
13 106 (29.61%) MS Exchange
14 92 (25.70%) DNS
15 87 (24.30%) Microsoft Certification
16 82 (22.91%) SQL
17 78 (21.79%) vSphere
18 77 (21.51%) SQL Server
19 76 (21.23%) ITIL
19 76 (21.23%) MCSE
19 76 (21.23%) Red Hat
19 76 (21.23%) Windows 7
19 76 (21.23%) Exchange Server 2010
20 73 (20.39%) Firewall
21 68 (18.99%) UNIX
22 66 (18.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 63 (17.60%) VMware ESX
24 62 (17.32%) VMware ESXi
25 61 (17.04%) DHCP
26 59 (16.48%) Problem Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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
1 106 (29.61%) MS Exchange
2 76 (21.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (15.36%) IIS
4 48 (13.41%) SharePoint
4 48 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 37 (10.34%) Lync
6 27 (7.54%) Office Communications Server
7 26 (7.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 22 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 19 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (4.47%) SharePoint 2010
11 14 (3.91%) Apache
12 13 (3.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (1.68%) Tomcat
14 4 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (1.12%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.56%) WordPress
15 2 (0.56%) CMS
15 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.56%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 134 (37.43%) MS Excel
2 55 (15.36%) MS Office
3 3 (0.84%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.56%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Line 500
2 1 (0.28%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.19%) Office 365
2 11 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 131 (36.59%) SAN
2 92 (25.70%) DNS
3 73 (20.39%) Firewall
4 61 (17.04%) DHCP
5 46 (12.85%) VPN
6 37 (10.34%) TCP/IP
6 37 (10.34%) LAN
7 34 (9.50%) WAN
8 23 (6.42%) NAS
9 22 (6.15%) Internet
10 19 (5.31%) Cisco IOS
10 19 (5.31%) Wireless
11 16 (4.47%) Network Security
11 16 (4.47%) Unified Communications
12 12 (3.35%) NetScaler
13 11 (3.07%) MPLS
14 8 (2.23%) SMTP
14 8 (2.23%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (1.96%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (21.51%) SQL Server
2 51 (14.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (11.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (2.23%) MySQL
5 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (1.12%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (3.63%) Finance
2 5 (1.40%) Telecoms
3 3 (0.84%) Legal
4 2 (0.56%) Advertising
4 2 (0.56%) Marketing
5 1 (0.28%) Banking
5 1 (0.28%) Local Government
5 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 90 (25.14%) Analyst
2 55 (15.36%) Consultant
3 50 (13.97%) Support Analyst
4 41 (11.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 38 (10.61%) Operations Analyst
6 35 (9.78%) Administrator
7 30 (8.38%) Support Engineer
8 26 (7.26%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
9 25 (6.98%) IT Support
10 24 (6.70%) Windows Administrator
11 21 (5.87%) Support Technician
11 21 (5.87%) Support Consultant
11 21 (5.87%) Systems Administrator
12 19 (5.31%) Linux Administrator
12 19 (5.31%) Windows Systems Administrator
12 19 (5.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 18 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support
14 16 (4.47%) Systems Engineer
14 16 (4.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 16 (4.47%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.63%) .NET
2 11 (3.07%) ASP.NET
3 8 (2.23%) HTML
4 5 (1.40%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.40%) jQuery
4 5 (1.40%) CSS
5 3 (0.84%) SOAP
5 3 (0.84%) Web Services
5 3 (0.84%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (0.84%) LESS
5 3 (0.84%) LINQ
5 3 (0.84%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.56%) XML
6 2 (0.56%) XHTML
7 1 (0.28%) Ajax
7 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 55 (15.36%) Clustering
2 27 (7.54%) Blackberry
3 10 (2.79%) Replication
3 10 (2.79%) EqualLogic
4 8 (2.23%) NHS
5 7 (1.96%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.68%) iPad
7 5 (1.40%) FlexPod
7 5 (1.40%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.40%) Social Media
7 5 (1.40%) iPhone
8 3 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.84%) PKI
9 2 (0.56%) CMDB
9 2 (0.56%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.56%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.56%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.56%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 358 (100.00%) Windows
2 223 (62.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 125 (34.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 113 (31.56%) Linux
5 76 (21.23%) Windows 7
6 68 (18.99%) UNIX
7 66 (18.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 43 (12.01%) Windows XP
9 24 (6.70%) Windows 8
10 22 (6.15%) Ubuntu
11 16 (4.47%) CentOS
12 14 (3.91%) Windows 2000 Server
13 9 (2.51%) Windows Vista
14 6 (1.68%) Android
14 6 (1.68%) SUSE
15 4 (1.12%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.12%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.56%) Debian
17 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (21.23%) ITIL
2 59 (16.48%) Problem Management
3 45 (12.57%) E-Commerce
4 41 (11.45%) Change Control
5 39 (10.89%) Service Delivery
6 17 (4.75%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (3.35%) Technical Architecture
7 12 (3.35%) Load Balancing
8 11 (3.07%) Migration
9 10 (2.79%) Business Continuity
9 10 (2.79%) Change Management
9 10 (2.79%) PRINCE2
10 9 (2.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (2.23%) CRM
11 8 (2.23%) Network Design
12 7 (1.96%) Information Security
12 7 (1.96%) Integration Testing
12 7 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (1.96%) Security Management
13 6 (1.68%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 82 (22.91%) SQL
2 17 (4.75%) T-SQL
3 15 (4.19%) PowerShell
4 12 (3.35%) JavaScript
4 12 (3.35%) Perl
4 12 (3.35%) PHP
5 7 (1.96%) VBScript
6 5 (1.40%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.12%) C#
7 4 (1.12%) Java
8 3 (0.84%) C
9 2 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 87 (24.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (21.23%) MCSE
3 41 (11.45%) MCITP
4 39 (10.89%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (8.10%) CCNA
6 25 (6.98%) MCSA
7 22 (6.15%) MCP
8 17 (4.75%) MCTS
9 14 (3.91%) Degree
9 14 (3.91%) Security Cleared
9 14 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (3.07%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (2.79%) CCA
12 9 (2.51%) CCNP
13 8 (2.23%) VCAP
14 6 (1.68%) NCDA
14 6 (1.68%) CISSP
15 5 (1.40%) NCIE
15 5 (1.40%) VTSP
15 5 (1.40%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (13.69%) SLA
2 7 (1.96%) QA
3 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 173 (48.32%) Active Directory
2 165 (46.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (21.79%) vSphere
4 63 (17.60%) VMware ESX
5 62 (17.32%) VMware ESXi
6 56 (15.64%) Hyper-V
7 28 (7.82%) XenApp
8 20 (5.59%) XenServer
9 18 (5.03%) Forefront TMG
10 15 (4.19%) XenDesktop
11 8 (2.23%) UAG
12 6 (1.68%) Terminal Services
13 5 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.84%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.56%) ProxySG
15 2 (0.56%) Xen
16 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 33 (9.22%) SCCM
2 29 (8.10%) SCOM
3 15 (4.19%) Backup Exec
4 11 (3.07%) WSUS
5 10 (2.79%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (2.23%) Nagios
6 8 (2.23%) Plesk
7 5 (1.40%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (1.12%) MOM
8 4 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.84%) SCSM
9 3 (0.84%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.84%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.84%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.56%) OpenView
10 2 (0.56%) MIMEsweeper
11 1 (0.28%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 197 (55.03%) VMware
2 189 (52.79%) Microsoft
3 114 (31.84%) Cisco
4 112 (31.28%) Citrix
5 76 (21.23%) Red Hat
6 47 (13.13%) HP
7 46 (12.85%) EMC
8 42 (11.73%) Dell
9 35 (9.78%) NetApp
10 31 (8.66%) CommVault
11 26 (7.26%) Symantec
12 18 (5.03%) CheckPoint
13 12 (3.35%) AppSense
14 11 (3.07%) Juniper
15 10 (2.79%) Veeam
16 9 (2.51%) Kaspersky
17 8 (2.23%) Mitel
17 8 (2.23%) Huawei
18 6 (1.68%) ProCurve
19 5 (1.40%) Polycom
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