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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 40 35 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 10 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.13% 6.47% 4.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.71% 27.36% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 25
Median salary £36,250 £42,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.69% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,600 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London median 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
68 106 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 21.32% 23.66% 20.95%
Number of salaries quoted 45 90 122
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
5 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
6 9 (47.37%) VMware
7 8 (42.11%) SQL
7 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (36.84%) IIS
8 7 (36.84%) Citrix
8 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
9 6 (31.58%) Cisco
9 6 (31.58%) MS Office
9 6 (31.58%) MCSA
9 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
10 5 (26.32%) Oracle
10 5 (26.32%) DNS
10 5 (26.32%) XenApp
11 4 (21.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
11 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
11 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (21.05%) Driving Licence
11 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
11 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
12 3 (15.79%) MCAD
12 3 (15.79%) VB.NET

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (36.84%) IIS
2 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.26%) FTP
5 1 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) IT Support
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) IT Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Junior
3 3 (15.79%) Junior Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Junior Software Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Driving Licence
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Fat Client
2 3 (15.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.26%) CentOS
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
1 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (15.79%) SDLC
1 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
2 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
2 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (5.26%) Logistics
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Presales
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Ticket Management
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
3 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) C++
2 3 (15.79%) Delphi
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) Pascal
2 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (31.58%) MCSA
3 3 (15.79%) MCAD
4 2 (10.53%) MCSE
4 2 (10.53%) MCTS
5 1 (5.26%) MCP
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (26.32%) XenApp
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (5.26%) vSphere
6 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
1 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco
5 5 (26.32%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat