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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 45 48 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 33 47 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.59% 4.94% 7.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.29% 21.36% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 29 46 44
Average salary £42,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £36,375
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -3.78%
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
155 220 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.56% 23.11% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 129 210 139
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,750
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +19 25 £42,000 +10.52% 1
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (80.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 52 (77.61%) Active Directory
4 48 (71.64%) Microsoft
5 47 (70.15%) Hyper-V
6 45 (67.16%) Clustering
7 44 (65.67%) VMware
8 43 (64.18%) TCP/IP
9 40 (59.70%) SQL Server
10 39 (58.21%) IIS
10 39 (58.21%) MS Exchange
10 39 (58.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 36 (53.73%) Disaster Recovery
12 35 (52.24%) HP
12 35 (52.24%) Dell
12 35 (52.24%) SCCM
13 34 (50.75%) Change Management
14 32 (47.76%) Problem Management
14 32 (47.76%) PowerShell
14 32 (47.76%) Incident Management
14 32 (47.76%) Altiris
15 31 (46.27%) Data Protection
16 23 (34.33%) MS Excel
16 23 (34.33%) Linux
17 22 (32.84%) SCOM
18 18 (26.87%) PCI DSS
19 17 (25.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2003
19 17 (25.37%) SAN
20 16 (23.88%) SQL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 39 (58.21%) MS Exchange
1 39 (58.21%) IIS
2 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (34.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 43 (64.18%) TCP/IP
2 17 (25.37%) SAN
3 14 (20.90%) Firewall
4 10 (14.93%) WAN
5 7 (10.45%) LAN
6 5 (7.46%) DNS
7 2 (2.99%) Wireless
8 1 (1.49%) SSH
8 1 (1.49%) VLAN
8 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.49%) PBX
8 1 (1.49%) DHCP
8 1 (1.49%) FTP
8 1 (1.49%) Internet
8 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (59.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 11 (16.42%) Retail
3 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (44.78%) Systems Engineer
2 20 (29.85%) Network Engineer
3 13 (19.40%) Security Engineer
4 12 (17.91%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 9 (13.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (13.43%) Senior Security Engineer
6 8 (11.94%) Test Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Systems Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.97%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) IT Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Security Manager
10 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 2 (2.99%) Support Manager
10 2 (2.99%) Technical Engineer
11 1 (1.49%) IT Administrator
11 1 (1.49%) Desktop Engineer
11 1 (1.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 45 (67.16%) Clustering
2 8 (11.94%) Biometrics
2 8 (11.94%) Smartcard
2 8 (11.94%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.99%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (80.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (34.33%) Linux
4 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (14.93%) Windows XP
6 8 (11.94%) Windows Vista
7 4 (5.97%) Solaris
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.49%) UNIX
9 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (53.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 34 (50.75%) Change Management
3 32 (47.76%) Incident Management
3 32 (47.76%) Problem Management
4 31 (46.27%) Data Protection
5 8 (11.94%) Cyber Security
5 8 (11.94%) Automated Testing
5 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.94%) Identity Management
6 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.46%) Information Security
8 4 (5.97%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (4.48%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (2.99%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (2.99%) Migration
10 2 (2.99%) ITIL
10 2 (2.99%) Project Management
11 1 (1.49%) Service Management
11 1 (1.49%) Asset Management
11 1 (1.49%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) PowerShell
2 16 (23.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.48%) MCP
3 3 (4.48%) MCSE
3 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.87%) PCI DSS
2 17 (25.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (11.94%) ISO 9001
3 8 (11.94%) TickIT
System Software
1 52 (77.61%) Active Directory
2 47 (70.15%) Hyper-V
3 39 (58.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.48%) XenApp
5 2 (2.99%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.99%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 35 (52.24%) SCCM
2 22 (32.84%) SCOM
3 2 (2.99%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.99%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (71.64%) Microsoft
2 44 (65.67%) VMware
3 35 (52.24%) HP
3 35 (52.24%) Dell
4 32 (47.76%) Altiris
5 14 (20.90%) EMC
5 14 (20.90%) IBM
6 11 (16.42%) Cisco
7 3 (4.48%) Citrix
8 1 (1.49%) NetApp
8 1 (1.49%) Apple
8 1 (1.49%) Google
8 1 (1.49%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.49%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
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