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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 47 32
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 18 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.46% 3.35% 8.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.40% 16.67% 34.07%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 30
Average salary £33,500 £41,250 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.78% +9.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £24,450 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £45,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
81 108 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 19.24% 20.11% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 64 90 84
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 5 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (84.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 34 (65.38%) VMware
5 32 (61.54%) Active Directory
6 31 (59.62%) Clustering
7 30 (57.69%) Change Management
8 29 (55.77%) Hyper-V
8 29 (55.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 24 (46.15%) HP
10 23 (44.23%) IIS
11 22 (42.31%) Dell
11 22 (42.31%) TCP/IP
12 21 (40.38%) Incident Management
12 21 (40.38%) Problem Management
13 20 (38.46%) Linux
13 20 (38.46%) MS Exchange
13 20 (38.46%) SQL Server
13 20 (38.46%) MS Excel
14 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (26.92%) SAN
15 14 (26.92%) SCCM
16 13 (25.00%) Data Protection
16 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (25.00%) MCP
17 12 (23.08%) MCSE
17 12 (23.08%) Firewall
17 12 (23.08%) SCOM
17 12 (23.08%) Altiris

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 23 (44.23%) IIS
2 20 (38.46%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.92%) SAS
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) TCP/IP
2 14 (26.92%) SAN
3 12 (23.08%) Firewall
4 8 (15.38%) CTI
4 8 (15.38%) PBX
4 8 (15.38%) VoIP
5 6 (11.54%) WAN
5 6 (11.54%) LAN
6 2 (3.85%) DHCP
6 2 (3.85%) DNS
7 1 (1.92%) FTP
7 1 (1.92%) Wireless
7 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Hudson
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Systems Engineer
2 20 (38.46%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) VoIP Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Senior VoIP Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Senior Security Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Security Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) IT Support
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Server Support Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Server Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (59.62%) Clustering
2 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (84.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (38.46%) Linux
4 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (11.54%) Windows 8
6 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.69%) Solaris
8 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.92%) UNIX
9 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Change Management
2 24 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (40.38%) Incident Management
3 21 (40.38%) Problem Management
4 13 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.85%) ITIL
6 2 (3.85%) Migration
6 2 (3.85%) Information Security
7 1 (1.92%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.92%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (1.92%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (1.92%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.92%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.92%) Network Management
7 1 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.92%) Time Management
7 1 (1.92%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) SQL
2 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) C#
3 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) MCP
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (23.08%) MCSE
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) PCI DSS
2 8 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 29 (55.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (55.77%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.69%) XenApp
4 3 (5.77%) vSphere
5 2 (3.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) SCCM
2 12 (23.08%) SCOM
3 1 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 36 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 34 (65.38%) VMware
3 24 (46.15%) HP
4 22 (42.31%) Dell
5 12 (23.08%) Altiris
6 11 (21.15%) Cisco
7 10 (19.23%) IBM
8 9 (17.31%) EMC
9 7 (13.46%) Citrix
10 3 (5.77%) Veeam
11 1 (1.92%) Dell Compellent
11 1 (1.92%) Google
11 1 (1.92%) Oracle
11 1 (1.92%) NetApp
11 1 (1.92%) Sun
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