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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 35 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 68 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.23% 8.04% 4.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.16% 25.09% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 36 65 29
Average salary £40,750 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.64% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,400 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,800 £39,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
167 271 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.59% 32.03% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 146 253 175
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 +5 23 £41,500 +9.21% 5
Lutterworth +4 1 £22,500 -35.71%
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (56.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 41 (55.41%) Active Directory
4 37 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 34 (45.95%) SQL Server
6 32 (43.24%) VMware
7 31 (41.89%) Clustering
7 31 (41.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (41.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 31 (41.89%) Hyper-V
8 30 (40.54%) MS Exchange
9 29 (39.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (32.43%) TCP/IP
11 23 (31.08%) Degree
12 22 (29.73%) SCCM
12 22 (29.73%) IIS
13 21 (28.38%) SQL
13 21 (28.38%) Change Management
14 19 (25.68%) Windows XP
14 19 (25.68%) PowerShell
14 19 (25.68%) Windows Vista
14 19 (25.68%) Problem Management
14 19 (25.68%) Altiris
14 19 (25.68%) Incident Management
15 18 (24.32%) Data Protection
15 18 (24.32%) Finance
15 18 (24.32%) HP
15 18 (24.32%) Dell
16 17 (22.97%) ISO 9001
16 17 (22.97%) Identity Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 30 (40.54%) MS Exchange
2 22 (29.73%) IIS
3 8 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Office 365
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (32.43%) TCP/IP
2 13 (17.57%) SAN
3 12 (16.22%) WAN
4 9 (12.16%) LAN
5 7 (9.46%) DNS
6 6 (8.11%) Firewall
7 5 (6.76%) PBX
8 3 (4.05%) DHCP
8 3 (4.05%) VPN
9 2 (2.70%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.35%) Internet
10 1 (1.35%) MPLS
10 1 (1.35%) Wireless
10 1 (1.35%) VLAN
10 1 (1.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (45.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.70%) MS Access
4 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (24.32%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (37.84%) Systems Engineer
2 17 (22.97%) Test Engineer
3 14 (18.92%) Support Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Network Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Systems Support
6 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Systems Support Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Security Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Systems Manager
9 4 (5.41%) Server Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Server Support Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (5.41%) Server Support
10 3 (4.05%) Support Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) Middleware
2 1 (1.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 31 (41.89%) Clustering
2 17 (22.97%) Biometrics
2 17 (22.97%) Smartcard
2 17 (22.97%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.76%) IVR
4 4 (5.41%) Replication
5 3 (4.05%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.05%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (56.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (41.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (25.68%) Windows XP
4 19 (25.68%) Windows Vista
5 16 (21.62%) Linux
6 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (28.38%) Change Management
3 19 (25.68%) Problem Management
3 19 (25.68%) Incident Management
4 18 (24.32%) Data Protection
5 17 (22.97%) Identity Management
5 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (22.97%) Automated Testing
5 17 (22.97%) Cyber Security
6 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management
7 6 (8.11%) ITIL
7 6 (8.11%) Project Management
8 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.41%) Information Security
9 3 (4.05%) Service Management
9 3 (4.05%) ERP
9 3 (4.05%) Release Management
9 3 (4.05%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (4.05%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (2.70%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.38%) SQL
2 19 (25.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (31.08%) Degree
2 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.97%) ISO 9001
1 17 (22.97%) TickIT
2 8 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (10.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (55.41%) Active Directory
2 31 (41.89%) Hyper-V
3 29 (39.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.76%) vSphere
5 4 (5.41%) vCloud
6 2 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (29.73%) SCCM
2 13 (17.57%) SCOM
3 2 (2.70%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.70%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (43.24%) VMware
3 19 (25.68%) Altiris
4 18 (24.32%) HP
4 18 (24.32%) Dell
5 9 (12.16%) Cisco
6 7 (9.46%) IBM
6 7 (9.46%) EMC
7 5 (6.76%) NetApp
8 2 (2.70%) SAP
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle
9 1 (1.35%) Apple
9 1 (1.35%) Sage
9 1 (1.35%) Citrix
9 1 (1.35%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.35%) WatchGuard
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