The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 50 31 51
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 32 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.06% 8.72% 4.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.18% 39.02% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 14
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £29,000 £24,599
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
112 82 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.14% 22.34% 29.24%
Number of salaries quoted 96 75 114
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,998
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
Leicestershire

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 24 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (76.74%) Active Directory
3 26 (60.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
5 22 (51.16%) TCP/IP
5 22 (51.16%) DNS
6 21 (48.84%) VMware
7 20 (46.51%) MS Exchange
7 20 (46.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
8 18 (41.86%) SAN
9 16 (37.21%) Citrix
9 16 (37.21%) Clustering
9 16 (37.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (32.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (32.56%) XenApp
11 13 (30.23%) vSphere
11 13 (30.23%) SCOM
12 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (27.91%) Change Management
12 12 (27.91%) Linux
12 12 (27.91%) HP
12 12 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (25.58%) SCCM
13 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (25.58%) Dell
13 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
14 10 (23.26%) IIS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 20 (46.51%) MS Exchange
2 16 (37.21%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (23.26%) IIS
6 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
6 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (4.65%) Lync
8 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (18.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (51.16%) TCP/IP
1 22 (51.16%) DNS
2 18 (41.86%) SAN
3 9 (20.93%) NetScaler
3 9 (20.93%) WAN
4 7 (16.28%) Internet
5 5 (11.63%) LAN
5 5 (11.63%) Wireless
6 4 (9.30%) Firewall
6 4 (9.30%) DHCP
7 3 (6.98%) FTP
7 3 (6.98%) PBX
7 3 (6.98%) VoIP
8 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.33%) NAS
9 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (23.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.33%) OLTP
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (13.95%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Customer Service Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Customer Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Support
6 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Release Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Clustering
2 4 (9.30%) Fat Client
2 4 (9.30%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (60.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (46.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (27.91%) Linux
5 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
6 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.98%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (27.91%) Change Management
3 9 (20.93%) Data Protection
4 8 (18.60%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (16.28%) Problem Management
5 7 (16.28%) Incident Management
6 6 (13.95%) ITIL
7 4 (9.30%) Migration
7 4 (9.30%) Requirements Management
7 4 (9.30%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.65%) Release Management
8 2 (4.65%) Service Management
8 2 (4.65%) High Availability
9 1 (2.33%) Change Data Capture
9 1 (2.33%) Capacity Management
9 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.33%) MOF
9 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
2 9 (20.93%) VBScript
3 2 (4.65%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.98%) VCAP
4 2 (4.65%) GCIA
4 2 (4.65%) GSEC
4 2 (4.65%) GCFW
4 2 (4.65%) GCWN
4 2 (4.65%) CEH
4 2 (4.65%) CCNA
4 2 (4.65%) MCSA
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.65%) GWAPT
4 2 (4.65%) GPEN
4 2 (4.65%) CCEE
5 1 (2.33%) CCAA
5 1 (2.33%) CCIA
5 1 (2.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (76.74%) Active Directory
2 16 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (32.56%) XenApp
4 13 (30.23%) vSphere
5 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
6 4 (9.30%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (2.33%) XenServer
8 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) SCOM
2 11 (25.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 21 (48.84%) VMware
3 16 (37.21%) Citrix
4 12 (27.91%) HP
5 11 (25.58%) Dell
6 7 (16.28%) Cisco
6 7 (16.28%) Altiris
7 4 (9.30%) NetApp
8 3 (6.98%) EMC
9 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
9 2 (4.65%) SAP
9 2 (4.65%) Hitachi
9 2 (4.65%) Veeam
9 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
Leicester, Leicestershire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago