The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 46 29 39
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 26 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.31% 6.58% 8.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 26.26% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 43
Average salary £25,000 £41,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.11% +9.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £35,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £45,000 £41,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Windows Server 2008
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
99 99 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 25.45% 25.06% 29.89%
Number of salaries quoted 82 92 153
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Leicester region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Leicester

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 20 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 18 (60.00%) MS Exchange
6 17 (56.67%) MS Excel
7 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
8 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
9 11 (36.67%) VMware
10 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (33.33%) Windows 8
10 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (30.00%) SAN
11 9 (30.00%) Linux
11 9 (30.00%) LAN
11 9 (30.00%) WAN
11 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
12 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
12 8 (26.67%) SQL
13 7 (23.33%) HP
13 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (20.00%) Clustering
14 6 (20.00%) MCSA
14 6 (20.00%) .NET
14 6 (20.00%) Oracle
14 6 (20.00%) C#

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 18 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (20.00%) IIS
6 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (56.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS Office
3 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (30.00%) LAN
2 9 (30.00%) SAN
2 9 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (10.00%) DHCP
3 3 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.33%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
1 9 (30.00%) IT Support
1 9 (30.00%) Support Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) IT Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) IT Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Junior
5 3 (10.00%) Junior Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Junior Software Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Wintel Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (10.00%) CSS
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 10 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 9 (30.00%) Linux
5 9 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.00%) Windows Vista
7 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (6.67%) CentOS
8 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 5 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 5 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (13.33%) Change Management
3 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (10.00%) ERP
3 3 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) SDLC
3 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (3.33%) Information Security
5 1 (3.33%) Logistics
5 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) C++
3 3 (10.00%) Delphi
3 3 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) Pascal
3 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) MCSA
3 5 (16.67%) MCSE
4 4 (13.33%) MCP
5 3 (10.00%) MCAD
6 2 (6.67%) MCTS
7 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.33%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
1 4 (13.33%) SCOM
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (3.33%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) HP
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle
5 5 (16.67%) Dell
5 5 (16.67%) NetApp
6 3 (10.00%) Altiris
6 3 (10.00%) EMC
7 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.67%) SAP
8 1 (3.33%) Citrix
8 1 (3.33%) IBM
8 1 (3.33%) Remedy
8 1 (3.33%) Veeam