The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 45 32 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 46 50 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.78% 7.33% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.80% 27.62% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 40 49 29
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £40,000 £49,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
211 181 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.93% 26.54% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 183 164 215
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 £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,700
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -16 18 £41,250 +10.00% 1
Lutterworth -15 13 £32,500 -7.14%
Hinckley - 1 £30,000 -
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (74.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 53 (58.24%) Windows XP
4 45 (49.45%) Windows Vista
5 44 (48.35%) Degree
6 43 (47.25%) SQL
7 40 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (43.96%) Automated Testing
7 40 (43.96%) Mobile App
8 39 (42.86%) Active Directory
9 27 (29.67%) Microsoft
9 27 (29.67%) MS Exchange
9 27 (29.67%) VMware
10 26 (28.57%) Finance
10 26 (28.57%) DNS
11 25 (27.47%) ISO 9001
11 25 (27.47%) Biometrics
11 25 (27.47%) Smartcard
11 25 (27.47%) Identity Management
11 25 (27.47%) TickIT
11 25 (27.47%) Cyber Security
12 24 (26.37%) SQL Server
13 22 (24.18%) TCP/IP
13 22 (24.18%) Exchange Server 2007
14 21 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (20.88%) SAN
16 17 (18.68%) Exchange Server 2010
17 16 (17.58%) Citrix
18 15 (16.48%) Clustering

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (29.67%) MS Exchange
2 22 (24.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (18.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (10.99%) IIS
6 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.20%) Lync
9 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (28.57%) DNS
2 22 (24.18%) TCP/IP
3 19 (20.88%) SAN
4 11 (12.09%) Firewall
5 9 (9.89%) WAN
5 9 (9.89%) DHCP
5 9 (9.89%) NetScaler
6 7 (7.69%) Internet
7 6 (6.59%) Wireless
8 5 (5.49%) LAN
9 3 (3.30%) PBX
9 3 (3.30%) VoIP
9 3 (3.30%) FTP
10 2 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.20%) NAS
11 1 (1.10%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.10%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.37%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (13.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (12.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.10%) OLTP
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 26 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Aerospace
3 5 (5.49%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (27.47%) Test Engineer
2 15 (16.48%) Tester
3 14 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (8.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 8 (8.79%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) IT Support
6 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.49%) Server Support
7 4 (4.40%) Customer Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Systems Support
7 4 (4.40%) Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Systems Support Engineer
7 4 (4.40%) Customer Service Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Voice Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.30%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 40 (43.96%) Mobile App
2 25 (27.47%) Biometrics
2 25 (27.47%) Smartcard
3 15 (16.48%) Clustering
4 4 (4.40%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.40%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.30%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (74.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 53 (58.24%) Windows XP
4 45 (49.45%) Windows Vista
5 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (14.29%) Linux
7 6 (6.59%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.30%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (43.96%) Automated Testing
2 25 (27.47%) Identity Management
2 25 (27.47%) Cyber Security
3 15 (16.48%) Manual Testing
3 15 (16.48%) Software Testing
4 14 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (14.29%) Change Management
6 9 (9.89%) Data Protection
7 8 (8.79%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (7.69%) ITIL
8 7 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 7 (7.69%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.40%) Migration
9 4 (4.40%) Requirements Management
9 4 (4.40%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (4.40%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.30%) Service Management
10 3 (3.30%) Release Management
11 2 (2.20%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 43 (47.25%) SQL
2 10 (10.99%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.79%) VBScript
4 2 (2.20%) Java
5 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (48.35%) Degree
2 7 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.30%) CCNA
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.30%) VCAP
5 2 (2.20%) GWAPT
5 2 (2.20%) GPEN
5 2 (2.20%) CCEE
5 2 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.20%) MCSA
5 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.20%) GCIA
5 2 (2.20%) GSEC
5 2 (2.20%) GCFW
5 2 (2.20%) GCWN
5 2 (2.20%) CEH
6 1 (1.10%) MCSE
6 1 (1.10%) CCA
6 1 (1.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (27.47%) ISO 9001
1 25 (27.47%) TickIT
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 21 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (15.38%) XenApp
4 12 (13.19%) vSphere
5 11 (12.09%) Hyper-V
6 5 (5.49%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.20%) XenServer
7 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.10%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (13.19%) SCOM
2 11 (12.09%) SCCM
3 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 27 (29.67%) Microsoft
1 27 (29.67%) VMware
2 16 (17.58%) Citrix
3 12 (13.19%) HP
4 11 (12.09%) Dell
5 8 (8.79%) Cisco
6 7 (7.69%) Altiris
7 5 (5.49%) NetApp
8 3 (3.30%) EMC
8 3 (3.30%) SAP
9 2 (2.20%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.20%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.20%) Veeam
9 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.10%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.10%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.10%) Symantec
10 1 (1.10%) Oracle
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