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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 5.08% 3.62% 5.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.17% 19.10% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 19
Average salary £28,000 £41,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.12% +8.55%
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
71 89 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.02% 18.94% 28.95%
Number of salaries quoted 58 71 103
Average salary £28,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.11% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,845 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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 August 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (85.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (68.52%) Microsoft
4 35 (64.81%) VMware
5 34 (62.96%) Active Directory
6 31 (57.41%) Clustering
7 30 (55.56%) Change Management
7 30 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (53.70%) Hyper-V
9 24 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 24 (44.44%) HP
10 23 (42.59%) TCP/IP
10 23 (42.59%) MS Excel
10 23 (42.59%) IIS
11 22 (40.74%) Dell
11 22 (40.74%) MS Exchange
12 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
12 21 (38.89%) Incident Management
12 21 (38.89%) Problem Management
13 20 (37.04%) Linux
14 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (31.48%) SAN
16 16 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (29.63%) MCP
17 15 (27.78%) MCSE
18 14 (25.93%) SCCM
19 13 (24.07%) Data Protection
20 12 (22.22%) SCOM
20 12 (22.22%) Altiris
20 12 (22.22%) Firewall

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (42.59%) IIS
2 22 (40.74%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.85%) SAS
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (42.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (42.59%) TCP/IP
2 17 (31.48%) SAN
3 12 (22.22%) Firewall
4 8 (14.81%) CTI
4 8 (14.81%) PBX
4 8 (14.81%) VoIP
5 7 (12.96%) WAN
5 7 (12.96%) LAN
6 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.85%) DHCP
6 1 (1.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Hudson
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
2 23 (42.59%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) VoIP Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Senior VoIP Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Security Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Senior Security Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Network Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) IT Support
8 4 (7.41%) IT Manager
9 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Administrator
10 2 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Server Support
10 2 (3.70%) Support Technician
10 2 (3.70%) Facilities Manager
10 2 (3.70%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) CSS
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (57.41%) Clustering
2 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (85.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (37.04%) Linux
4 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (14.81%) Windows 8
6 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.41%) Solaris
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.85%) UNIX
9 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Change Management
2 24 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (38.89%) Incident Management
3 21 (38.89%) Problem Management
4 13 (24.07%) Data Protection
5 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.56%) Information Security
7 2 (3.70%) ITIL
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.85%) Time Management
8 1 (1.85%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.85%) Network Management
8 1 (1.85%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.85%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.85%) ERP
8 1 (1.85%) Service Management
8 1 (1.85%) Migration
8 1 (1.85%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.85%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) MCP
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (27.78%) MCSE
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 8 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 30 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (53.70%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.41%) XenApp
5 3 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (5.56%) vSphere
6 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) SCCM
2 12 (22.22%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 37 (68.52%) Microsoft
2 35 (64.81%) VMware
3 24 (44.44%) HP
4 22 (40.74%) Dell
5 12 (22.22%) Altiris
6 10 (18.52%) Cisco
6 10 (18.52%) IBM
7 9 (16.67%) EMC
8 7 (12.96%) Citrix
9 3 (5.56%) Veeam
10 1 (1.85%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (1.85%) Google
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle
10 1 (1.85%) NetApp
10 1 (1.85%) Sun
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