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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 29 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 31 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.29% 3.87% 6.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.05% 18.40% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 23
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £37,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,350 £45,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
86 125 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.24% 21.04% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 73 110 69
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (82.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 46 (73.02%) Microsoft
4 44 (69.84%) Active Directory
5 43 (68.25%) VMware
5 43 (68.25%) Clustering
6 37 (58.73%) Hyper-V
7 34 (53.97%) VMware Infrastructure
8 32 (50.79%) HP
8 32 (50.79%) Change Management
9 31 (49.21%) TCP/IP
10 30 (47.62%) Dell
10 30 (47.62%) IIS
11 29 (46.03%) SQL Server
11 29 (46.03%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (38.10%) Incident Management
12 24 (38.10%) Problem Management
13 23 (36.51%) MS Exchange
13 23 (36.51%) Linux
14 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (26.98%) Firewall
15 17 (26.98%) MS Excel
15 17 (26.98%) Cisco
15 17 (26.98%) SCCM
16 16 (25.40%) Data Protection
17 15 (23.81%) SCOM
17 15 (23.81%) Altiris
18 14 (22.22%) PowerShell
19 13 (20.63%) PCI DSS
19 13 (20.63%) SAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (47.62%) IIS
2 23 (36.51%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.59%) SAS
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (26.98%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (49.21%) TCP/IP
2 17 (26.98%) Firewall
3 13 (20.63%) SAN
4 8 (12.70%) CTI
4 8 (12.70%) PBX
4 8 (12.70%) VoIP
4 8 (12.70%) WAN
5 6 (9.52%) LAN
6 5 (7.94%) DNS
7 2 (3.17%) DHCP
7 2 (3.17%) Wireless
8 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.59%) Internet
8 1 (1.59%) FTP
8 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Hudson
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Back Office
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (49.21%) Systems Engineer
2 18 (28.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) Network Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) Security Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) VoIP Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Senior VoIP Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) IT Manager
9 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 2 (3.17%) IT Support
11 2 (3.17%) Senior Server Support Engineer
11 2 (3.17%) Server Support Engineer
11 2 (3.17%) Senior Server Engineer
11 2 (3.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (3.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 43 (68.25%) Clustering
2 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (82.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (36.51%) Linux
4 21 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.35%) Windows 8
5 4 (6.35%) Solaris
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) Change Management
2 29 (46.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (38.10%) Incident Management
3 24 (38.10%) Problem Management
4 16 (25.40%) Data Protection
5 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (4.76%) Information Security
7 2 (3.17%) Migration
7 2 (3.17%) ITIL
7 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.59%) Project Management
8 1 (1.59%) Service Management
8 1 (1.59%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.59%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (1.59%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (1.59%) Supplier Management
8 1 (1.59%) Time Management
8 1 (1.59%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.59%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 11 (17.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) MCP
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (15.87%) MCSE
3 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.63%) PCI DSS
2 12 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (69.84%) Active Directory
2 37 (58.73%) Hyper-V
3 34 (53.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.94%) XenApp
5 3 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (3.17%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.17%) vSphere
7 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (26.98%) SCCM
2 15 (23.81%) SCOM
3 1 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 46 (73.02%) Microsoft
2 43 (68.25%) VMware
3 32 (50.79%) HP
4 30 (47.62%) Dell
5 17 (26.98%) Cisco
6 15 (23.81%) Altiris
7 10 (15.87%) IBM
8 9 (14.29%) EMC
9 8 (12.70%) Citrix
10 1 (1.59%) NetApp
10 1 (1.59%) Sun
10 1 (1.59%) Google
10 1 (1.59%) Veeam
10 1 (1.59%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (1.59%) Oracle