The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 42 42 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 41 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.32% 5.87% 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.79% 18.89% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 24
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +23.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £48,550
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
187 217 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.82% 31.09% 29.01%
Number of salaries quoted 156 208 199
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Leicestershire region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -1 17 £41,250 +8.55% 2
Lutterworth -15 7 £32,500 -7.14%
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (74.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 52 (59.77%) Windows XP
4 44 (50.57%) SQL
4 44 (50.57%) Windows Vista
5 43 (49.43%) Degree
6 39 (44.83%) Mobile App
6 39 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (44.83%) Automated Testing
7 35 (40.23%) Active Directory
8 27 (31.03%) MS Exchange
9 25 (28.74%) Finance
9 25 (28.74%) VMware
10 24 (27.59%) Identity Management
10 24 (27.59%) TickIT
10 24 (27.59%) ISO 9001
10 24 (27.59%) Biometrics
10 24 (27.59%) Smartcard
10 24 (27.59%) Cyber Security
11 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
12 21 (24.14%) SQL Server
13 20 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (21.84%) DNS
15 18 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2007
16 17 (19.54%) Exchange Server 2010
16 17 (19.54%) TCP/IP
17 16 (18.39%) SAN
18 15 (17.24%) Software Testing
18 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (17.24%) Manual Testing

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 18 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (19.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (8.05%) IIS
6 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.30%) Lync
9 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.15%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Office 365
2 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.84%) DNS
2 17 (19.54%) TCP/IP
3 16 (18.39%) SAN
4 12 (13.79%) WAN
5 11 (12.64%) Firewall
6 10 (11.49%) DHCP
7 8 (9.20%) LAN
8 5 (5.75%) NetScaler
8 5 (5.75%) Internet
9 4 (4.60%) Wireless
10 3 (3.45%) FTP
11 2 (2.30%) VPN
11 2 (2.30%) IP Telephony
11 2 (2.30%) NAS
12 1 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (1.15%) iSCSI
12 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.15%) OLTP
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (28.74%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Aerospace
3 5 (5.75%) Retail
4 3 (3.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (27.59%) Test Engineer
2 15 (17.24%) Tester
3 10 (11.49%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Analyst
5 6 (6.90%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) IT Support
6 5 (5.75%) Server Support
6 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Release Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Systems Support Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Customer Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Systems Support
7 4 (4.60%) Customer Service Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.45%) Consultant
8 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) Middleware
2 1 (1.15%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 39 (44.83%) Mobile App
2 24 (27.59%) Biometrics
2 24 (27.59%) Smartcard
3 10 (11.49%) Clustering
4 4 (4.60%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.45%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (74.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 52 (59.77%) Windows XP
4 44 (50.57%) Windows Vista
5 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (13.79%) Linux
7 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (44.83%) Automated Testing
2 24 (27.59%) Identity Management
2 24 (27.59%) Cyber Security
3 15 (17.24%) Manual Testing
3 15 (17.24%) Software Testing
4 14 (16.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (11.49%) ITIL
6 9 (10.34%) Change Management
7 7 (8.05%) Data Protection
8 6 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (5.75%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.75%) Problem Management
10 4 (4.60%) Release Management
10 4 (4.60%) Migration
10 4 (4.60%) Requirements Management
10 4 (4.60%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (4.60%) Service Management
10 4 (4.60%) Configuration Management
11 3 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (50.57%) SQL
2 6 (6.90%) VBScript
2 6 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.30%) Java
4 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (49.43%) Degree
2 7 (8.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.45%) VCAP
5 2 (2.30%) CCEE
5 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.30%) MCSA
5 2 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.15%) CCNA
6 1 (1.15%) CCA
6 1 (1.15%) MCITP
6 1 (1.15%) CCAA
6 1 (1.15%) CCIA
6 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (27.59%) ISO 9001
1 24 (27.59%) TickIT
2 2 (2.30%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (40.23%) Active Directory
2 20 (22.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.49%) XenApp
5 9 (10.34%) vSphere
6 5 (5.75%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.30%) XenServer
7 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.15%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) SCCM
1 7 (8.05%) SCOM
2 1 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (28.74%) VMware
2 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.64%) Citrix
4 8 (9.20%) HP
5 7 (8.05%) Dell
6 6 (6.90%) NetApp
7 5 (5.75%) Altiris
7 5 (5.75%) Cisco
8 3 (3.45%) EMC
8 3 (3.45%) Oracle
8 3 (3.45%) SAP
9 2 (2.30%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.30%) Veeam
10 1 (1.15%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.15%) Sage
10 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.15%) Symantec
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