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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 31 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.29% 5.83% 7.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.43% 25.56% 37.21%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 27
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £39,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
113 133 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 26.59% 22.81% 19.77%
Number of salaries quoted 100 130 80
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 March 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (82.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (78.72%) Active Directory
4 35 (74.47%) Microsoft
5 33 (70.21%) Clustering
6 31 (65.96%) SQL Server
6 31 (65.96%) Hyper-V
7 29 (61.70%) VMware
7 29 (61.70%) TCP/IP
8 27 (57.45%) MS Exchange
8 27 (57.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 25 (53.19%) IIS
9 25 (53.19%) HP
9 25 (53.19%) Dell
10 24 (51.06%) SCCM
10 24 (51.06%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (46.81%) SCOM
12 21 (44.68%) PowerShell
12 21 (44.68%) Problem Management
12 21 (44.68%) Altiris
12 21 (44.68%) Incident Management
13 20 (42.55%) Change Management
13 20 (42.55%) Linux
13 20 (42.55%) Data Protection
14 9 (19.15%) WAN
14 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (19.15%) Firewall
15 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
16 7 (14.89%) Cisco
17 6 (12.77%) LAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 27 (57.45%) MS Exchange
2 25 (53.19%) IIS
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (61.70%) TCP/IP
2 9 (19.15%) WAN
2 9 (19.15%) Firewall
3 6 (12.77%) LAN
4 5 (10.64%) DNS
5 3 (6.38%) PBX
6 2 (4.26%) SAN
6 2 (4.26%) Wireless
7 1 (2.13%) SSH
7 1 (2.13%) VLAN
7 1 (2.13%) Internet
7 1 (2.13%) VPN
7 1 (2.13%) DHCP
7 1 (2.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (65.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Systems Engineer
2 20 (42.55%) Network Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Support
5 4 (8.51%) IT Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Support Manager
8 1 (2.13%) IT Support Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Systems Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (70.21%) Clustering
2 3 (6.38%) IVR
3 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.13%) Life Science
4 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (82.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (42.55%) Linux
4 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.51%) Solaris
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (44.68%) Incident Management
2 21 (44.68%) Problem Management
3 20 (42.55%) Data Protection
3 20 (42.55%) Change Management
4 4 (8.51%) Project Management
5 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.38%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (4.26%) Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.13%) Change Control
7 1 (2.13%) Information Security
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (78.72%) Active Directory
2 31 (65.96%) Hyper-V
3 24 (51.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (4.26%) XenApp
5 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 24 (51.06%) SCCM
2 22 (46.81%) SCOM
3 2 (4.26%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.26%) SCDPM
3 2 (4.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (74.47%) Microsoft
2 29 (61.70%) VMware
3 25 (53.19%) HP
3 25 (53.19%) Dell
4 21 (44.68%) Altiris
5 7 (14.89%) Cisco
6 2 (4.26%) Citrix
7 1 (2.13%) Apple
7 1 (2.13%) Google
7 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
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