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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 51 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.37% 2.23% 3.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.83% 10.33% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 22
Average salary £28,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.89%
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
116 184 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.01% 21.62% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 94 153 207
Average salary £28,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 21 £28,000 -32.12% 2
Loughborough - 2 - -
Melton Mowbray - 1 £35,000 -
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 38 (67.86%) Microsoft
4 37 (66.07%) VMware
5 36 (64.29%) Active Directory
6 31 (55.36%) Clustering
6 31 (55.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (53.57%) Change Management
8 29 (51.79%) Hyper-V
9 25 (44.64%) MS Excel
10 24 (42.86%) HP
10 24 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (41.07%) TCP/IP
11 23 (41.07%) MS Exchange
11 23 (41.07%) IIS
12 22 (39.29%) Dell
13 21 (37.50%) SQL Server
13 21 (37.50%) Incident Management
13 21 (37.50%) Problem Management
14 20 (35.71%) Linux
15 19 (33.93%) SAN
16 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
17 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Certification
17 17 (30.36%) MCP
18 16 (28.57%) MCSE
19 14 (25.00%) SCCM
20 13 (23.21%) Data Protection
20 13 (23.21%) Firewall
21 12 (21.43%) SCOM
21 12 (21.43%) Altiris

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (41.07%) IIS
1 23 (41.07%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) SAS
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (44.64%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.07%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (41.07%) TCP/IP
2 19 (33.93%) SAN
3 13 (23.21%) Firewall
4 8 (14.29%) CTI
4 8 (14.29%) PBX
4 8 (14.29%) VoIP
5 7 (12.50%) WAN
5 7 (12.50%) LAN
6 2 (3.57%) DHCP
6 2 (3.57%) DNS
7 1 (1.79%) Wireless
7 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Hudson
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (44.64%) Systems Engineer
2 24 (42.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) VoIP Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Senior VoIP Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Security Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Support Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) IT Support
8 4 (7.14%) IT Manager
8 4 (7.14%) Network Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Support Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Server Support Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Server Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) IT Administrator
10 2 (3.57%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) CSS
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (55.36%) Clustering
2 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.57%) iPad
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (35.71%) Linux
4 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (16.07%) Windows 8
6 7 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.14%) Solaris
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.79%) UNIX
9 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) Change Management
2 24 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 21 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 21 (37.50%) Problem Management
4 13 (23.21%) Data Protection
5 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.36%) ITIL
6 3 (5.36%) Information Security
7 2 (3.57%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.79%) Time Management
8 1 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.79%) Network Management
8 1 (1.79%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.79%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.79%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (1.79%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (1.79%) Supplier Management
8 1 (1.79%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.79%) C#
3 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) MCP
1 17 (30.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (28.57%) MCSE
3 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) PCI DSS
2 8 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 31 (55.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (51.79%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.14%) XenApp
4 4 (7.14%) vSphere
5 3 (5.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) SCCM
2 12 (21.43%) SCOM
3 1 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 38 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 37 (66.07%) VMware
3 24 (42.86%) HP
4 22 (39.29%) Dell
5 12 (21.43%) Altiris
6 10 (17.86%) Cisco
6 10 (17.86%) IBM
7 9 (16.07%) EMC
8 8 (14.29%) Citrix
9 3 (5.36%) Veeam
10 1 (1.79%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (1.79%) Google
10 1 (1.79%) Oracle
10 1 (1.79%) NetApp
10 1 (1.79%) Apple
10 1 (1.79%) Sun
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