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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 28 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.39% 4.51% 5.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.72% 21.31% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 20
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +12.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £17,500 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -2.77%
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
101 122 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 23.06% 21.18% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 86 120 79
Average salary £36,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £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 27 April 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (88.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 44 (83.02%) Active Directory
4 38 (71.70%) Microsoft
4 38 (71.70%) Hyper-V
5 37 (69.81%) Clustering
6 36 (67.92%) VMware
7 33 (62.26%) TCP/IP
8 30 (56.60%) HP
8 30 (56.60%) SQL Server
8 30 (56.60%) IIS
9 29 (54.72%) MS Exchange
9 29 (54.72%) Dell
9 29 (54.72%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (50.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 26 (49.06%) Change Management
12 25 (47.17%) SCCM
13 24 (45.28%) Linux
14 23 (43.40%) Problem Management
14 23 (43.40%) Incident Management
15 22 (41.51%) SCOM
16 21 (39.62%) PowerShell
16 21 (39.62%) Altiris
17 20 (37.74%) Data Protection
18 14 (26.42%) Firewall
19 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
20 12 (22.64%) Cisco
21 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
22 10 (18.87%) SQL
23 9 (16.98%) WAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 30 (56.60%) IIS
2 29 (54.72%) MS Exchange
3 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.21%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 33 (62.26%) TCP/IP
2 14 (26.42%) Firewall
3 9 (16.98%) WAN
4 7 (13.21%) SAN
5 6 (11.32%) LAN
5 6 (11.32%) DNS
6 2 (3.77%) Wireless
6 2 (3.77%) PBX
6 2 (3.77%) VoIP
6 2 (3.77%) DHCP
6 2 (3.77%) CTI
7 1 (1.89%) Internet
7 1 (1.89%) VPN
7 1 (1.89%) FTP
7 1 (1.89%) SSH
7 1 (1.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (56.60%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Systems Engineer
2 20 (37.74%) Network Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Security Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) IT Support
8 2 (3.77%) Systems Manager
8 2 (3.77%) VoIP Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) Support Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Support Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Server Support Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (69.81%) Clustering
2 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (88.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (45.28%) Linux
4 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.55%) Solaris
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.89%) UNIX
7 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Disaster Recovery
2 26 (49.06%) Change Management
3 23 (43.40%) Incident Management
3 23 (43.40%) Problem Management
4 20 (37.74%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.66%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.77%) Migration
6 2 (3.77%) ITIL
7 1 (1.89%) Project Management
7 1 (1.89%) Service Management
7 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.89%) Information Security
7 1 (1.89%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.89%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.89%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) PowerShell
2 10 (18.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) MCP
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.55%) MCSE
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) PCI DSS
2 8 (15.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (83.02%) Active Directory
2 38 (71.70%) Hyper-V
3 29 (54.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.66%) XenApp
5 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.77%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 25 (47.17%) SCCM
2 22 (41.51%) SCOM
3 2 (3.77%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.77%) SCDPM
3 2 (3.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.89%) WSUS
4 1 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 38 (71.70%) Microsoft
2 36 (67.92%) VMware
3 30 (56.60%) HP
4 29 (54.72%) Dell
5 21 (39.62%) Altiris
6 12 (22.64%) Cisco
7 5 (9.43%) Citrix
8 4 (7.55%) IBM
8 4 (7.55%) EMC
9 1 (1.89%) NetApp
9 1 (1.89%) Apple
9 1 (1.89%) Google
9 1 (1.89%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Robert Walters
Salary: £27500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago