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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 47 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 183 117 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.82% 4.20% 5.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.87% 18.69% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 153 104 105
Average salary £34,000 £30,498 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.48% -12.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £20,000 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
877 626 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.12% 22.49% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 689 495 509
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 £50,000 £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 18 April 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 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
2 227 (63.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 199 (55.59%) VMware
4 191 (53.35%) Microsoft
5 174 (48.60%) Active Directory
6 168 (46.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 134 (37.43%) SAN
8 132 (36.87%) MS Excel
9 122 (34.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 115 (32.12%) Linux
10 115 (32.12%) Citrix
11 112 (31.28%) Cisco
12 109 (30.45%) MS Exchange
13 94 (26.26%) DNS
14 87 (24.30%) Microsoft Certification
15 81 (22.63%) SQL
16 80 (22.35%) vSphere
17 79 (22.07%) Exchange Server 2010
18 78 (21.79%) SQL Server
18 78 (21.79%) ITIL
19 76 (21.23%) Red Hat
20 75 (20.95%) MCSE
21 73 (20.39%) Windows 7
22 72 (20.11%) Firewall
23 71 (19.83%) UNIX
24 67 (18.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 65 (18.16%) VMware ESX
26 64 (17.88%) VMware ESXi
27 63 (17.60%) DHCP
28 60 (16.76%) Problem Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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
1 109 (30.45%) MS Exchange
2 79 (22.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (15.08%) IIS
4 49 (13.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 48 (13.41%) SharePoint
6 37 (10.34%) Lync
7 27 (7.54%) Office Communications Server
8 26 (7.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 22 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 19 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2003
11 16 (4.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 14 (3.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 13 (3.63%) Apache
14 5 (1.40%) Tomcat
15 4 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2000
15 4 (1.12%) GlassFish
16 2 (0.56%) CMS
16 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
16 2 (0.56%) Lotus Domino
16 2 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 132 (36.87%) MS Excel
2 54 (15.08%) MS Office
3 3 (0.84%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.56%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
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 9 (2.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 134 (37.43%) SAN
2 94 (26.26%) DNS
3 72 (20.11%) Firewall
4 63 (17.60%) DHCP
5 48 (13.41%) VPN
6 38 (10.61%) LAN
6 38 (10.61%) TCP/IP
7 35 (9.78%) WAN
8 24 (6.70%) NAS
9 21 (5.87%) Internet
10 19 (5.31%) Wireless
11 18 (5.03%) Cisco IOS
12 16 (4.47%) Unified Communications
13 15 (4.19%) Network Security
14 11 (3.07%) NetScaler
14 11 (3.07%) MPLS
15 8 (2.23%) Intrusion Detection
15 8 (2.23%) SMTP
16 7 (1.96%) PBX
17 6 (1.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 52 (14.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (12.01%) 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 4 (1.12%) Telecoms
3 3 (0.84%) Legal
4 2 (0.56%) Advertising
4 2 (0.56%) Marketing
5 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.28%) Local Government
5 1 (0.28%) Banking
5 1 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 89 (24.86%) Analyst
2 55 (15.36%) Consultant
3 49 (13.69%) Support Analyst
4 42 (11.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 38 (10.61%) Operations Analyst
6 37 (10.34%) Administrator
7 30 (8.38%) Support Engineer
8 26 (7.26%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
9 25 (6.98%) Windows Administrator
10 24 (6.70%) IT Support
11 22 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
12 21 (5.87%) Support Technician
12 21 (5.87%) Support Consultant
13 20 (5.59%) Windows Systems Administrator
13 20 (5.59%) Linux Administrator
13 20 (5.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 17 (4.75%) 2nd Line Support
14 17 (4.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (4.75%) Systems Engineer
15 15 (4.19%) 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%) jQuery
4 5 (1.40%) CSS
5 4 (1.12%) Application Packaging
6 3 (0.84%) LESS
6 3 (0.84%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (0.84%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.84%) LINQ
6 3 (0.84%) SOAP
6 3 (0.84%) Web Services
7 2 (0.56%) XML
7 2 (0.56%) XHTML
8 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 57 (15.92%) Clustering
2 27 (7.54%) Blackberry
3 10 (2.79%) Replication
4 9 (2.51%) EqualLogic
5 8 (2.23%) NHS
6 7 (1.96%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.68%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.68%) iPad
8 5 (1.40%) FlexPod
8 5 (1.40%) iPhone
9 4 (1.12%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.12%) Social Media
10 3 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.84%) PKI
11 2 (0.56%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.56%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.56%) CMDB
11 2 (0.56%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.56%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 358 (100.00%) Windows
2 227 (63.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 122 (34.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 115 (32.12%) Linux
5 73 (20.39%) Windows 7
6 71 (19.83%) UNIX
7 67 (18.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 43 (12.01%) Windows XP
9 23 (6.42%) Windows 8
10 21 (5.87%) Ubuntu
11 15 (4.19%) CentOS
12 14 (3.91%) Windows 2000 Server
13 9 (2.51%) Windows Vista
14 6 (1.68%) Android
15 5 (1.40%) SUSE
16 4 (1.12%) Mac OS X
16 4 (1.12%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (21.79%) ITIL
2 60 (16.76%) Problem Management
3 46 (12.85%) 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%) PRINCE2
8 11 (3.07%) Migration
9 10 (2.79%) Change Management
10 9 (2.51%) Business Continuity
10 9 (2.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (2.23%) Network Design
11 8 (2.23%) CRM
11 8 (2.23%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (1.96%) Integration Testing
12 7 (1.96%) Security Management
12 7 (1.96%) Information Security
13 6 (1.68%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 81 (22.63%) 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%) Java
7 4 (1.12%) C#
8 3 (0.84%) C
9 2 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 87 (24.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (20.95%) MCSE
3 41 (11.45%) MCITP
4 38 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (7.82%) CCNA
6 24 (6.70%) MCSA
7 22 (6.15%) MCP
8 17 (4.75%) MCTS
9 14 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (3.91%) Security Cleared
9 14 (3.91%) Degree
10 12 (3.35%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (2.79%) CCA
12 9 (2.51%) CCNP
13 8 (2.23%) VCAP
14 6 (1.68%) CISSP
14 6 (1.68%) NCDA
15 5 (1.40%) VTSP
15 5 (1.40%) NCIE
15 5 (1.40%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (13.97%) SLA
2 7 (1.96%) QA
3 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 174 (48.60%) Active Directory
2 168 (46.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (22.35%) vSphere
4 65 (18.16%) VMware ESX
5 64 (17.88%) VMware ESXi
6 57 (15.92%) Hyper-V
7 31 (8.66%) XenApp
8 21 (5.87%) XenServer
9 18 (5.03%) Forefront TMG
10 17 (4.75%) XenDesktop
11 8 (2.23%) UAG
12 6 (1.68%) Terminal Services
13 5 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.84%) Xen
14 3 (0.84%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.28%) NFS
15 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 32 (8.94%) SCCM
2 30 (8.38%) SCOM
3 15 (4.19%) Backup Exec
4 12 (3.35%) WSUS
5 11 (3.07%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (2.23%) Nagios
6 8 (2.23%) Plesk
7 5 (1.40%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.12%) MOM
8 4 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
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
1 199 (55.59%) VMware
2 191 (53.35%) Microsoft
3 115 (32.12%) Citrix
4 112 (31.28%) Cisco
5 76 (21.23%) Red Hat
6 49 (13.69%) EMC
7 47 (13.13%) HP
8 41 (11.45%) Dell
9 37 (10.34%) NetApp
10 32 (8.94%) CommVault
11 27 (7.54%) Symantec
12 17 (4.75%) CheckPoint
13 12 (3.35%) AppSense
14 10 (2.79%) Juniper
14 10 (2.79%) Veeam
14 10 (2.79%) Kaspersky
15 8 (2.23%) Mitel
15 8 (2.23%) Huawei
16 6 (1.68%) ProCurve
17 5 (1.40%) Polycom
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