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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 47 42 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 35 47 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.41% 6.67% 3.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.34% 19.58% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 27 47 21
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,000 £47,500
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
181 240 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.82% 34.04% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 147 233 151
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 0 18 £35,000 -7.89% 3
Lutterworth -18 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Hinckley +7 1 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (73.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 52 (57.78%) Windows XP
4 45 (50.00%) Degree
4 45 (50.00%) Windows Vista
5 44 (48.89%) SQL
6 39 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (43.33%) Automated Testing
6 39 (43.33%) Mobile App
7 33 (36.67%) Active Directory
8 28 (31.11%) MS Exchange
9 27 (30.00%) VMware
10 26 (28.89%) Finance
11 24 (26.67%) Identity Management
11 24 (26.67%) TickIT
11 24 (26.67%) ISO 9001
11 24 (26.67%) Biometrics
11 24 (26.67%) Smartcard
11 24 (26.67%) Cyber Security
12 22 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
13 20 (22.22%) SQL Server
14 19 (21.11%) Exchange Server 2007
15 17 (18.89%) Exchange Server 2010
15 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (18.89%) SAN
16 16 (17.78%) DNS
17 15 (16.67%) Manual Testing
17 15 (16.67%) Software Testing
18 13 (14.44%) Disaster Recovery

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (31.11%) MS Exchange
2 19 (21.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (18.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (7.78%) IIS
6 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.22%) Lync
9 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Office 365
2 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.89%) SAN
2 16 (17.78%) DNS
3 13 (14.44%) TCP/IP
4 11 (12.22%) DHCP
4 11 (12.22%) Firewall
5 9 (10.00%) WAN
6 8 (8.89%) LAN
7 5 (5.56%) Internet
7 5 (5.56%) NetScaler
8 4 (4.44%) Wireless
9 3 (3.33%) FTP
10 2 (2.22%) VPN
10 2 (2.22%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.22%) NAS
11 1 (1.11%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.11%) MPLS
11 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.11%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.11%) MS Access
6 1 (1.11%) OLTP
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (28.89%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Aerospace
3 5 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Local Government
5 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (26.67%) Test Engineer
2 15 (16.67%) Tester
3 13 (14.44%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) Support Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) IT Support
7 6 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Systems Support
7 6 (6.67%) Server Support
8 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Release Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Customer Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Customer Service Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Desktop Support
10 3 (3.33%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Consultant
10 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (1.11%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 39 (43.33%) Mobile App
2 24 (26.67%) Biometrics
2 24 (26.67%) Smartcard
3 7 (7.78%) Clustering
4 5 (5.56%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.33%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.33%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.11%) IVR
6 1 (1.11%) Life Science
6 1 (1.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (73.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 52 (57.78%) Windows XP
4 45 (50.00%) Windows Vista
5 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (14.44%) Linux
7 6 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (43.33%) Automated Testing
2 24 (26.67%) Identity Management
2 24 (26.67%) Cyber Security
3 15 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 15 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 13 (14.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (12.22%) ITIL
6 10 (11.11%) Change Management
7 7 (7.78%) Data Protection
8 6 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.56%) Service Management
9 5 (5.56%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.56%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.56%) Release Management
10 4 (4.44%) Requirements Management
10 4 (4.44%) Migration
11 3 (3.33%) Service Delivery
12 2 (2.22%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 44 (48.89%) SQL
2 6 (6.67%) VBScript
2 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (7.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.33%) VCAP
5 2 (2.22%) CCEE
5 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.22%) MCSA
5 2 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.11%) CCNA
6 1 (1.11%) CCA
6 1 (1.11%) MCITP
6 1 (1.11%) MCSE
6 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) CCAA
6 1 (1.11%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (26.67%) ISO 9001
1 24 (26.67%) TickIT
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 22 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.11%) XenApp
3 10 (11.11%) vSphere
4 9 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.56%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.22%) XenServer
6 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.11%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) SCCM
1 7 (7.78%) SCOM
2 1 (1.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (30.00%) VMware
2 22 (24.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.22%) Citrix
4 8 (8.89%) HP
5 7 (7.78%) Dell
5 7 (7.78%) Cisco
5 7 (7.78%) NetApp
6 5 (5.56%) Altiris
7 4 (4.44%) SAP
8 3 (3.33%) Oracle
8 3 (3.33%) EMC
9 2 (2.22%) Hitachi
9 2 (2.22%) Veeam
10 1 (1.11%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.11%) Sage
10 1 (1.11%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.11%) Symantec
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