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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 70 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 121 161 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.27% 4.39% 3.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.44% 19.88% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 85 131 95
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £17,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
900 810 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.34% 22.11% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 733 632 478
Average salary £38,500 £34,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.79% +6.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £48,000
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 27 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 243 (100.00%) Windows
2 174 (71.60%) Active Directory
3 151 (62.14%) Microsoft
4 142 (58.44%) VMware
5 137 (56.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 121 (49.79%) Citrix
7 108 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 102 (41.98%) MS Exchange
9 93 (38.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 92 (37.86%) MS Excel
11 75 (30.86%) Exchange Server 2010
12 63 (25.93%) Linux
12 63 (25.93%) XenApp
12 63 (25.93%) Windows 7
13 53 (21.81%) Exchange Server 2007
14 52 (21.40%) ITIL
15 51 (20.99%) DNS
15 51 (20.99%) SAN
16 49 (20.16%) UNIX
16 49 (20.16%) SQL Server
17 48 (19.75%) Cisco
18 42 (17.28%) DHCP
18 42 (17.28%) Change Control
18 42 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2013
19 41 (16.87%) Internet
20 39 (16.05%) Service Delivery
20 39 (16.05%) LAN
20 39 (16.05%) WAN
20 39 (16.05%) SQL Server 2008
21 38 (15.64%) NetApp

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 102 (41.98%) MS Exchange
2 75 (30.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (21.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 42 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (7.82%) Lync
6 12 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (3.70%) SharePoint
8 8 (3.29%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (3.29%) IIS
9 6 (2.47%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.65%) Apache
10 4 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.82%) CMS
12 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 92 (37.86%) MS Excel
2 25 (10.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.06%) Office 365
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 51 (20.99%) DNS
1 51 (20.99%) SAN
2 42 (17.28%) DHCP
3 41 (16.87%) Internet
4 39 (16.05%) LAN
4 39 (16.05%) WAN
5 34 (13.99%) VPN
5 34 (13.99%) NAS
6 29 (11.93%) Firewall
7 23 (9.47%) Wireless
8 19 (7.82%) Intranet
9 14 (5.76%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (4.12%) Unified Communications
11 9 (3.70%) TCP/IP
12 8 (3.29%) OpenVPN
13 4 (1.65%) SMTP
14 2 (0.82%) FTP
14 2 (0.82%) SSL
14 2 (0.82%) DMZ
14 2 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (20.16%) SQL Server
2 39 (16.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (10.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (7.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (4.53%) Finance
2 6 (2.47%) Legal
3 4 (1.65%) Retail
4 2 (0.82%) Back Office
5 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.41%) Automotive
5 1 (0.41%) Law
5 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (18.52%) Analyst
2 43 (17.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (14.40%) IT Support
4 25 (10.29%) Technical Engineer
5 23 (9.47%) Support Technician
5 23 (9.47%) Support Analyst
6 20 (8.23%) Support Engineer
7 19 (7.82%) IT Support Technician
8 16 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (6.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 14 (5.76%) IT Support Analyst
10 14 (5.76%) Systems Engineer
10 14 (5.76%) IT Manager
10 14 (5.76%) Exchange Engineer
11 13 (5.35%) Senior Technical Engineer
11 13 (5.35%) Administrator
12 12 (4.94%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
13 10 (4.12%) Infrastructure Manager
14 9 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.82%) HTML
1 2 (0.82%) .NET
1 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET
1 2 (0.82%) CSS
1 2 (0.82%) XML
1 2 (0.82%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (10.70%) Blackberry
3 25 (10.29%) Clustering
4 7 (2.88%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.65%) Replication
5 4 (1.65%) PKI
5 4 (1.65%) iPad
6 2 (0.82%) User Experience
6 2 (0.82%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.82%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.41%) iSeries
7 1 (0.41%) CMDB
7 1 (0.41%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 243 (100.00%) Windows
2 137 (56.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 108 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 63 (25.93%) Windows 7
4 63 (25.93%) Linux
5 49 (20.16%) UNIX
6 27 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (10.70%) Windows 8
8 24 (9.88%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.47%) Android
10 3 (1.23%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.23%) AIX
11 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.40%) ITIL
2 42 (17.28%) Change Control
3 39 (16.05%) Service Delivery
4 21 (8.64%) Technical Architecture
5 17 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (5.35%) Load Balancing
7 12 (4.94%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (4.12%) Capacity Management
8 10 (4.12%) Network Load Balancing
8 10 (4.12%) Incident Management
8 10 (4.12%) Release Management
8 10 (4.12%) Business Continuity
9 9 (3.70%) Information Security
9 9 (3.70%) PRINCE2
9 9 (3.70%) Coaching
10 8 (3.29%) Data Protection
10 8 (3.29%) Project Management
10 8 (3.29%) Change Management
10 8 (3.29%) Practice Management
11 7 (2.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.70%) PowerShell
2 19 (7.82%) SQL
3 10 (4.12%) Bash Shell
3 10 (4.12%) Perl
4 4 (1.65%) Java
5 2 (0.82%) C#
5 2 (0.82%) VB
6 1 (0.41%) VBA
6 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (11.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (10.29%) MCSE
3 14 (5.76%) CCNA
3 14 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.35%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (4.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (4.53%) Security Cleared
6 9 (3.70%) CCAA
6 9 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (3.70%) CCEA
6 9 (3.70%) CCA
6 9 (3.70%) MCSA
7 8 (3.29%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.23%) MCP
8 3 (1.23%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.35%) SLA
2 6 (2.47%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 174 (71.60%) Active Directory
2 93 (38.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (25.93%) XenApp
4 25 (10.29%) VMware ESX
5 23 (9.47%) XenServer
5 23 (9.47%) Hyper-V
6 16 (6.58%) vSphere
7 6 (2.47%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.41%) UAG
10 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 34 (13.99%) SCCM
2 15 (6.17%) SCOM
3 12 (4.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (4.53%) XenMobile
5 10 (4.12%) Puppet
6 9 (3.70%) SCDPM
6 9 (3.70%) Opsview
7 6 (2.47%) EdgeSight
7 6 (2.47%) WSUS
8 5 (2.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (1.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (1.65%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.23%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.82%) DameWare
11 2 (0.82%) SCSM
11 2 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.82%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 151 (62.14%) Microsoft
2 142 (58.44%) VMware
3 121 (49.79%) Citrix
4 48 (19.75%) Cisco
5 38 (15.64%) NetApp
6 27 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 23 (9.47%) CommVault
8 22 (9.05%) CheckPoint
9 20 (8.23%) Symantec
10 16 (6.58%) HP
11 13 (5.35%) Juniper
11 13 (5.35%) Civica
12 11 (4.53%) Kaspersky
13 10 (4.12%) Postini
13 10 (4.12%) Google
14 8 (3.29%) AppSense
15 7 (2.88%) Sophos
16 6 (2.47%) Lotus
17 4 (1.65%) Dell
18 3 (1.23%) Intel
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + car/£4k
Posted: 6 hours ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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