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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 42 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 19 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.57% 6.55% 3.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.88% 20.47% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 13
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £36,000 £17,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average 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
91 127 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 21.88% 31.99% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 72 122 94
Average salary £44,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (59.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 20 (47.62%) MS Exchange
5 19 (45.24%) VMware
6 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
7 16 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (33.33%) SAN
9 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 14 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (30.95%) Linux
11 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
11 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (26.19%) ITIL
12 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (23.81%) XenApp
13 10 (23.81%) DNS
13 10 (23.81%) Citrix
13 10 (23.81%) Change Management
14 9 (21.43%) vSphere
14 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (19.05%) HP
15 8 (19.05%) WAN
16 7 (16.67%) LAN
16 7 (16.67%) Dell
16 7 (16.67%) Windows XP
16 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
16 7 (16.67%) IIS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 12 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (16.67%) IIS
6 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
8 2 (4.76%) Lync
9 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Line 500
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) SAN
2 12 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 10 (23.81%) DNS
4 8 (19.05%) WAN
5 7 (16.67%) LAN
6 5 (11.90%) DHCP
6 5 (11.90%) Internet
6 5 (11.90%) NetScaler
7 4 (9.52%) Firewall
8 3 (7.14%) FTP
8 3 (7.14%) Wireless
9 2 (4.76%) IP Telephony
9 2 (4.76%) VPN
10 1 (2.38%) PBX
10 1 (2.38%) MPLS
10 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.38%) NAS
10 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.38%) OLTP
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 7 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Release Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Customer Service Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Customer Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) IT Support
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Clustering
2 5 (11.90%) Mainframe
3 3 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 3 (7.14%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.76%) Life Science
5 1 (2.38%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (59.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (30.95%) Linux
5 7 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (26.19%) ITIL
3 10 (23.81%) Change Management
4 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 7 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
6 5 (11.90%) Problem Management
6 5 (11.90%) Release Management
6 5 (11.90%) Service Management
7 4 (9.52%) Migration
7 4 (9.52%) Requirements Management
8 2 (4.76%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.38%) CRM
9 1 (2.38%) ERP
9 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.38%) MOF
9 1 (2.38%) Project Management
9 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 6 (14.29%) VBScript
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
1 7 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.14%) VCAP
4 2 (4.76%) CCEE
4 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.76%) MCSA
5 1 (2.38%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) CCA
5 1 (2.38%) MCITP
5 1 (2.38%) CCAA
5 1 (2.38%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 16 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (23.81%) XenApp
4 9 (21.43%) vSphere
5 4 (9.52%) XenDesktop
5 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.38%) XenServer
7 1 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) SCCM
1 7 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) VMware
2 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (23.81%) Citrix
4 8 (19.05%) HP
5 7 (16.67%) Dell
6 5 (11.90%) Cisco
6 5 (11.90%) NetApp
6 5 (11.90%) Altiris
7 3 (7.14%) EMC
8 2 (4.76%) Veeam
8 2 (4.76%) Hitachi
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle
8 2 (4.76%) SAP
9 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.38%) Sage
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