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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 64 38 50
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 11 35 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.56% 5.01% 6.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.42% 21.88% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 33 47
Average salary £26,500 £41,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.14% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,550 £43,000 £39,000
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
203 160 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 28.84% 22.92% 29.99%
Number of salaries quoted 178 146 229
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -15 9 £25,000 -39.75% 1
Coalville - 1 £35,000 -
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (89.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (71.79%) Active Directory
4 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 26 (66.67%) MS Exchange
6 23 (58.97%) Windows Server
7 21 (53.85%) MS Excel
8 19 (48.72%) TCP/IP
8 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
9 18 (46.15%) VMware
10 16 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (35.90%) Hyper-V
12 13 (33.33%) SAN
13 12 (30.77%) Windows 7
13 12 (30.77%) Windows 8
14 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (28.21%) HP
14 11 (28.21%) LAN
14 11 (28.21%) WAN
14 11 (28.21%) Linux
15 10 (25.64%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (25.64%) Clustering
15 10 (25.64%) IIS
15 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2013
16 9 (23.08%) Problem Management
16 9 (23.08%) SCCM
16 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
17 8 (20.51%) Change Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (25.64%) IIS
4 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.82%) MS Office
3 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (48.72%) TCP/IP
2 13 (33.33%) SAN
3 11 (28.21%) LAN
3 11 (28.21%) WAN
4 4 (10.26%) DHCP
4 4 (10.26%) DNS
5 1 (2.56%) Firewall
5 1 (2.56%) Internet
5 1 (2.56%) Network Security
5 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (15.38%) Retail
2 4 (10.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Support Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) IT Support
3 10 (25.64%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) IT Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) IT Support Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) IT Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Wintel Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Security Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Help Desk Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle Technical Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) CSS
2 3 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.13%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (89.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (58.97%) Windows Server
4 12 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 12 (30.77%) Windows 8
5 11 (28.21%) Linux
6 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
8 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.13%) CentOS
9 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 9 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 8 (20.51%) Change Management
4 7 (17.95%) Data Protection
5 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.69%) ERP
8 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.13%) Information Security
8 2 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) SDLC
8 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) C#
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.13%) C++
4 2 (5.13%) Delphi
4 2 (5.13%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) Pascal
4 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.38%) MCSE
3 5 (12.82%) MCP
3 5 (12.82%) MCSA
4 2 (5.13%) MCAD
4 2 (5.13%) MCTS
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (71.79%) Active Directory
2 16 (41.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (35.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.56%) vSphere
5 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) SCCM
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (12.82%) SCOM
4 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.56%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 18 (46.15%) VMware
3 11 (28.21%) HP
4 8 (20.51%) Dell
5 7 (17.95%) Altiris
5 7 (17.95%) Cisco
6 6 (15.38%) EMC
6 6 (15.38%) Oracle
7 5 (12.82%) NetApp
8 4 (10.26%) IBM
9 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
10 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
10 2 (5.13%) SAP
11 1 (2.56%) Citrix
11 1 (2.56%) Remedy
11 1 (2.56%) Veeam
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