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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 62 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 130 177 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.80% 5.54% 4.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.40% 20.80% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 96 137 125
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -10.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,000 £45,000
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
903 851 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 26.37% 26.63% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 713 626 553
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
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 18 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 281 (100.00%) Windows
2 203 (72.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 193 (68.68%) Active Directory
4 179 (63.70%) Microsoft
5 167 (59.43%) VMware
6 147 (52.31%) Citrix
7 134 (47.69%) MS Excel
8 117 (41.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 114 (40.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 106 (37.72%) MS Exchange
11 86 (30.60%) DNS
11 86 (30.60%) Exchange Server 2010
12 81 (28.83%) Windows 7
13 72 (25.62%) Internet
14 70 (24.91%) SAN
15 58 (20.64%) DHCP
16 57 (20.28%) Linux
16 57 (20.28%) ITIL
17 56 (19.93%) Clustering
17 56 (19.93%) XenApp
18 54 (19.22%) Windows XP
18 54 (19.22%) Cisco
18 54 (19.22%) Microsoft Certification
19 48 (17.08%) MCSE
19 48 (17.08%) SQL Server
20 46 (16.37%) NetApp
21 44 (15.66%) Service Delivery
21 44 (15.66%) SCCM
22 43 (15.30%) Wireless
23 42 (14.95%) Change Control

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (37.72%) MS Exchange
2 86 (30.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (14.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 33 (11.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (8.19%) Office Communications Server
6 19 (6.76%) Lync
7 13 (4.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (4.63%) IIS
8 11 (3.91%) SharePoint
9 10 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (2.49%) Apache
11 3 (1.07%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.07%) CMS
11 3 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.71%) WordPress
12 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.36%) Site Server
13 1 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 134 (47.69%) MS Excel
2 35 (12.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.14%) Office 365
2 4 (1.42%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (30.60%) DNS
2 72 (25.62%) Internet
3 70 (24.91%) SAN
4 58 (20.64%) DHCP
5 43 (15.30%) Wireless
6 38 (13.52%) LAN
6 38 (13.52%) WAN
7 37 (13.17%) Intranet
8 33 (11.74%) NAS
9 26 (9.25%) Firewall
10 20 (7.12%) VPN
11 16 (5.69%) Unified Communications
12 12 (4.27%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (4.27%) DMZ
13 11 (3.91%) TCP/IP
14 8 (2.85%) SMTP
14 8 (2.85%) NetScaler
15 7 (2.49%) FTP
15 7 (2.49%) HTTP
16 6 (2.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (17.08%) SQL Server
2 37 (13.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (12.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.07%) MySQL
5 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.71%) OLTP
6 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.36%) MSI
1 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 23 (8.19%) Finance
2 5 (1.78%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.07%) Advertising
4 2 (0.71%) Retail
4 2 (0.71%) Marketing
4 2 (0.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 53 (18.86%) Analyst
2 46 (16.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 40 (14.23%) IT Support
4 39 (13.88%) Support Technician
5 33 (11.74%) Support Analyst
6 32 (11.39%) Support Engineer
7 31 (11.03%) Systems Engineer
8 20 (7.12%) IT Support Technician
9 18 (6.41%) Technical Engineer
9 18 (6.41%) IT Support Analyst
10 16 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (4.98%) Exchange Engineer
12 13 (4.63%) Microsoft Specialist
12 13 (4.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (4.63%) Messaging Specialist
13 12 (4.27%) Technical Designer
13 12 (4.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 12 (4.27%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (4.27%) Infrastructure Designer
13 12 (4.27%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.85%) .NET
2 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.71%) CSS
2 2 (0.71%) XML
2 2 (0.71%) XHTML
2 2 (0.71%) Application Packaging
2 2 (0.71%) jQuery
2 2 (0.71%) HTML
3 1 (0.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 56 (19.93%) Clustering
2 35 (12.46%) Blackberry
3 31 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.63%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.78%) CMDB
6 4 (1.42%) PKI
7 3 (1.07%) Replication
8 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.71%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.71%) New Media
8 2 (0.71%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.71%) iPhone
9 1 (0.36%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.36%) Social Media
9 1 (0.36%) iPad
9 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.36%) NHS
9 1 (0.36%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 281 (100.00%) Windows
2 203 (72.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 117 (41.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 81 (28.83%) Windows 7
5 57 (20.28%) Linux
6 54 (19.22%) Windows XP
7 41 (14.59%) UNIX
8 23 (8.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (3.20%) Windows Vista
10 8 (2.85%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.49%) CentOS
11 7 (2.49%) Debian
12 5 (1.78%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.78%) SUSE
12 5 (1.78%) Android
13 4 (1.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (20.28%) ITIL
2 44 (15.66%) Service Delivery
3 42 (14.95%) Change Control
4 37 (13.17%) Technical Architecture
5 19 (6.76%) Change Management
6 18 (6.41%) DevOps
7 16 (5.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 14 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (4.63%) Incident Management
9 13 (4.63%) Network Load Balancing
9 13 (4.63%) Migration
10 11 (3.91%) Business Continuity
10 11 (3.91%) Configuration Management
10 11 (3.91%) Project Management
10 11 (3.91%) Capacity Management
11 9 (3.20%) CRM
11 9 (3.20%) Load Balancing
12 8 (2.85%) Release Management
13 7 (2.49%) Mentoring
13 7 (2.49%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.32%) PowerShell
2 18 (6.41%) SQL
3 9 (3.20%) Bash Shell
4 8 (2.85%) Perl
5 7 (2.49%) PHP
6 3 (1.07%) Java
6 3 (1.07%) VB
7 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.71%) C#
8 1 (0.36%) VBScript
8 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 54 (19.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (17.08%) MCSE
3 26 (9.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 24 (8.54%) Citrix Certification
5 17 (6.05%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (6.05%) MCITP
6 16 (5.69%) CCNA
7 14 (4.98%) CCA
7 14 (4.98%) MCSA
7 14 (4.98%) CCEA
8 9 (3.20%) MCP
8 9 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (3.20%) CCAA
9 8 (2.85%) NCDA
9 8 (2.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (2.49%) Degree
11 6 (2.14%) Security Cleared
12 5 (1.78%) CCEE
12 5 (1.78%) CCIA
13 4 (1.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.46%) SLA
2 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) COBIT
3 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 193 (68.68%) Active Directory
2 114 (40.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (19.93%) XenApp
4 40 (14.23%) XenServer
5 38 (13.52%) vSphere
6 24 (8.54%) Hyper-V
7 17 (6.05%) VMware ESX
8 12 (4.27%) XenDesktop
9 9 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.07%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.71%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 44 (15.66%) SCCM
2 25 (8.90%) SCOM
3 16 (5.69%) XenMobile
4 12 (4.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 8 (2.85%) Puppet
6 6 (2.14%) EdgeSight
6 6 (2.14%) SCDPM
6 6 (2.14%) WSUS
7 5 (1.78%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.78%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (1.07%) PureDisk
9 3 (1.07%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.71%) Plesk
10 2 (0.71%) Nagios
10 2 (0.71%) cPanel
10 2 (0.71%) Opsview
11 1 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 179 (63.70%) Microsoft
2 167 (59.43%) VMware
3 147 (52.31%) Citrix
4 54 (19.22%) Cisco
5 46 (16.37%) NetApp
6 28 (9.96%) CommVault
7 27 (9.61%) Symantec
8 23 (8.19%) AppSense
9 22 (7.83%) Red Hat
10 16 (5.69%) Google
10 16 (5.69%) Postini
11 13 (4.63%) Brocade
12 10 (3.56%) HP
13 9 (3.20%) Dell
14 7 (2.49%) EMC
15 6 (2.14%) CheckPoint
15 6 (2.14%) Juniper
16 4 (1.42%) IBM
16 4 (1.42%) Veeam
16 4 (1.42%) Kaspersky
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