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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 43 58 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.33% 6.76% 7.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.10% 25.00% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 41 57 46
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 £35,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,800 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,834
% change year-on-year
- -4.97%
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
153 232 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.53% 27.04% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 137 219 173
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +10 28 £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 26 February 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 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (62.82%) Active Directory
2 49 (62.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 44 (56.41%) Microsoft
4 41 (52.56%) SQL Server
5 40 (51.28%) VMware
5 40 (51.28%) Clustering
6 39 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 37 (47.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 36 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (44.87%) MS Exchange
10 34 (43.59%) TCP/IP
11 30 (38.46%) IIS
12 29 (37.18%) SCCM
13 27 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 26 (33.33%) Change Management
14 26 (33.33%) HP
14 26 (33.33%) Dell
14 26 (33.33%) Problem Management
14 26 (33.33%) PowerShell
14 26 (33.33%) Altiris
14 26 (33.33%) Incident Management
15 25 (32.05%) Data Protection
16 21 (26.92%) Degree
17 18 (23.08%) SQL
18 17 (21.79%) Linux
18 17 (21.79%) Finance
18 17 (21.79%) Windows Vista
18 17 (21.79%) SCOM
19 16 (20.51%) MS Excel

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 35 (44.87%) MS Exchange
2 30 (38.46%) IIS
3 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (43.59%) TCP/IP
2 16 (20.51%) SAN
3 11 (14.10%) WAN
4 8 (10.26%) LAN
5 7 (8.97%) Firewall
5 7 (8.97%) DNS
6 5 (6.41%) PBX
7 3 (3.85%) DHCP
8 2 (2.56%) VPN
8 2 (2.56%) Wireless
9 1 (1.28%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.28%) SSH
9 1 (1.28%) VLAN
9 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.28%) Internet
9 1 (1.28%) MPLS
9 1 (1.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (52.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.56%) MS Access
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
General
1 17 (21.79%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Retail
3 3 (3.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (47.44%) Systems Engineer
2 15 (19.23%) Network Engineer
2 15 (19.23%) Support Engineer
2 15 (19.23%) Test Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Security Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Systems Support
6 7 (8.97%) Systems Support Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Security Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Systems Manager
8 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.13%) Server Support
8 4 (5.13%) Server Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.13%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 40 (51.28%) Clustering
2 15 (19.23%) Biometrics
2 15 (19.23%) Smartcard
2 15 (19.23%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.41%) IVR
4 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.13%) Replication
5 3 (3.85%) Life Science
6 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (62.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (34.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (21.79%) Windows Vista
4 17 (21.79%) Linux
5 16 (20.51%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (47.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 26 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 26 (33.33%) Change Management
2 26 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 25 (32.05%) Data Protection
4 15 (19.23%) Cyber Security
4 15 (19.23%) Automated Testing
4 15 (19.23%) Identity Management
4 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.97%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.69%) Project Management
6 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.41%) Information Security
8 4 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (3.85%) ERP
9 3 (3.85%) ITIL
10 2 (2.56%) CRM
10 2 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (1.28%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 18 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) Degree
2 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.23%) ISO 9001
1 15 (19.23%) TickIT
2 13 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (62.82%) Active Directory
2 39 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 36 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.13%) vCloud
4 4 (5.13%) vSphere
5 2 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.56%) XenApp
6 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 29 (37.18%) SCCM
2 17 (21.79%) SCOM
3 2 (2.56%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.56%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 40 (51.28%) VMware
3 26 (33.33%) Altiris
3 26 (33.33%) HP
3 26 (33.33%) Dell
4 13 (16.67%) Cisco
5 10 (12.82%) IBM
5 10 (12.82%) EMC
6 4 (5.13%) NetApp
7 2 (2.56%) Citrix
7 2 (2.56%) SAP
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle
8 1 (1.28%) Apple
8 1 (1.28%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.28%) WatchGuard
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