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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 33 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 25 47 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.35% 8.80% 4.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.27% 27.33% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25 44 16
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% +24.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,150 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £39,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.52%
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
103 172 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 26.14% 32.21% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 95 155 96
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £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 30 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (70.45%) Microsoft
3 29 (65.91%) Active Directory
3 29 (65.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (61.36%) SQL Server
5 26 (59.09%) Clustering
6 25 (56.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (56.82%) Hyper-V
7 22 (50.00%) VMware
8 21 (47.73%) MS Exchange
9 19 (43.18%) TCP/IP
9 19 (43.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (38.64%) IIS
11 16 (36.36%) Linux
11 16 (36.36%) HP
11 16 (36.36%) Dell
11 16 (36.36%) SCCM
12 14 (31.82%) SCOM
12 14 (31.82%) Change Management
13 13 (29.55%) Problem Management
13 13 (29.55%) Altiris
13 13 (29.55%) Incident Management
13 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
14 12 (27.27%) Data Protection
14 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (15.91%) WAN
16 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
16 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
17 6 (13.64%) Degree

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (47.73%) MS Exchange
2 17 (38.64%) IIS
3 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (43.18%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.91%) WAN
3 6 (13.64%) Firewall
4 5 (11.36%) PBX
5 4 (9.09%) LAN
5 4 (9.09%) DNS
6 3 (6.82%) VPN
7 2 (4.55%) IP Telephony
7 2 (4.55%) SAN
8 1 (2.27%) MPLS
8 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.27%) Wireless
8 1 (2.27%) Internet
8 1 (2.27%) VLAN
8 1 (2.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (61.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.82%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Systems Engineer
2 12 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Support Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Systems Support
4 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Systems Support Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) IT Support
8 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (4.55%) Support Manager
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support
10 1 (2.27%) Administrator
10 1 (2.27%) Support Analyst
10 1 (2.27%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (59.09%) Clustering
2 5 (11.36%) IVR
3 3 (6.82%) Life Science
4 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (65.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (36.36%) Linux
4 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (31.82%) Change Management
3 13 (29.55%) Problem Management
3 13 (29.55%) Incident Management
4 12 (27.27%) Data Protection
5 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
6 6 (13.64%) Project Management
7 5 (11.36%) ITIL
8 3 (6.82%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (4.55%) Performance Improvement
9 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (4.55%) Release Management
9 2 (4.55%) Service Management
9 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.27%) Information Security
10 1 (2.27%) ERP
10 1 (2.27%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
1 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (65.91%) Active Directory
2 25 (56.82%) Hyper-V
3 19 (43.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.55%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) SCCM
2 14 (31.82%) SCOM
3 2 (4.55%) SCDPM
3 2 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (4.55%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) Microsoft
2 22 (50.00%) VMware
3 16 (36.36%) HP
3 16 (36.36%) Dell
4 13 (29.55%) Altiris
5 6 (13.64%) Cisco
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle
7 1 (2.27%) Apple
7 1 (2.27%) Sage
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix
7 1 (2.27%) LANDesk
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