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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 40 40 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.62% 5.09% 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.32% 16.96% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 14
Average salary £41,250 £38,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.55% +23.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £36,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £46,750
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
88 112 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.76% 30.03% 29.71%
Number of salaries quoted 69 107 108
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 29 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 24 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (51.28%) MS Exchange
5 18 (46.15%) VMware
6 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
7 15 (38.46%) TCP/IP
7 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
8 14 (35.90%) SAN
9 13 (33.33%) DNS
9 13 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (30.77%) Linux
11 11 (28.21%) WAN
11 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (25.64%) XenApp
12 10 (25.64%) ITIL
12 10 (25.64%) Citrix
13 9 (23.08%) Change Management
13 9 (23.08%) Clustering
13 9 (23.08%) vSphere
13 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (20.51%) LAN
14 8 (20.51%) HP
15 7 (17.95%) Dell
15 7 (17.95%) Windows XP
15 7 (17.95%) MS Excel

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (51.28%) MS Exchange
2 12 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (17.95%) IIS
6 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
8 2 (5.13%) Lync
9 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 14 (35.90%) SAN
3 13 (33.33%) DNS
4 11 (28.21%) WAN
5 8 (20.51%) LAN
6 5 (12.82%) NetScaler
6 5 (12.82%) DHCP
6 5 (12.82%) Internet
7 4 (10.26%) Firewall
8 3 (7.69%) FTP
8 3 (7.69%) Wireless
9 2 (5.13%) IP Telephony
9 2 (5.13%) VPN
10 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.56%) NAS
10 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.56%) OLTP
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.38%) Aerospace
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Release Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Customer Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Systems Support
5 4 (10.26%) Systems Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Customer Service Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.69%) Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Clustering
2 4 (10.26%) Mainframe
3 3 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 3 (7.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (30.77%) Linux
5 7 (17.95%) Windows XP
6 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (25.64%) ITIL
3 9 (23.08%) Change Management
4 7 (17.95%) Data Protection
5 6 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
6 5 (12.82%) Problem Management
7 4 (10.26%) Release Management
7 4 (10.26%) Requirements Management
7 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.26%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Service Management
8 3 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (5.13%) High Availability
9 2 (5.13%) Performance Improvement
9 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.56%) MOF
10 1 (2.56%) CRM
10 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) VBScript
1 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.26%) Degree
4 3 (7.69%) VCAP
5 2 (5.13%) CCEE
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.13%) MCSA
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.56%) MCSE
6 1 (2.56%) CCA
6 1 (2.56%) MCITP
6 1 (2.56%) CCAA
6 1 (2.56%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 15 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (25.64%) XenApp
4 9 (23.08%) vSphere
5 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 4 (10.26%) XenDesktop
7 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.56%) XenServer
8 1 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) SCCM
1 7 (17.95%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) VMware
2 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.64%) Citrix
4 8 (20.51%) HP
5 7 (17.95%) Dell
6 5 (12.82%) Altiris
6 5 (12.82%) NetApp
7 4 (10.26%) Cisco
8 3 (7.69%) EMC
9 2 (5.13%) Hitachi
9 2 (5.13%) Oracle
9 2 (5.13%) SAP
9 2 (5.13%) Veeam
10 1 (2.56%) Sage
10 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com