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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 48 29 50
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 34 79 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.43% 9.07% 4.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.59% 25.73% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 29 74 23
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +35.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £29,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
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
205 307 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 26.73% 35.25% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 173 287 143
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 November 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 26 November 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 -3 17 £43,500 +16.00% 1
Hinckley - 4 £27,500 -
Lutterworth -5 1 £22,500 -35.71%
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (65.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (54.17%) Degree
4 33 (45.83%) Windows XP
5 32 (44.44%) SQL
6 31 (43.06%) Windows Vista
7 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (40.28%) Automated Testing
7 29 (40.28%) Mobile App
8 24 (33.33%) Finance
9 22 (30.56%) Identity Management
9 22 (30.56%) ISO 9001
9 22 (30.56%) Biometrics
9 22 (30.56%) Smartcard
9 22 (30.56%) TickIT
9 22 (30.56%) Cyber Security
10 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (25.00%) Active Directory
12 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
12 17 (23.61%) VMware
13 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
13 16 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (19.44%) MS Exchange
14 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (15.28%) Linux
15 11 (15.28%) Configuration Management
16 10 (13.89%) ITIL
17 9 (12.50%) WAN
17 9 (12.50%) LAN
17 9 (12.50%) SAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 14 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.56%) IIS
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.39%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) LAN
1 9 (12.50%) WAN
1 9 (12.50%) SAN
2 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.94%) PBX
4 4 (5.56%) DHCP
4 4 (5.56%) Firewall
4 4 (5.56%) DNS
5 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.78%) IP Telephony
5 2 (2.78%) VPN
6 1 (1.39%) MPLS
6 1 (1.39%) NAS
6 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.78%) MS Access
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (30.56%) Test Engineer
2 19 (26.39%) Systems Engineer
3 16 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 11 (15.28%) Systems Support
4 11 (15.28%) Systems Support Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Tester
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Server Support
8 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Release Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Network Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) Middleware
2 1 (1.39%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 29 (40.28%) Mobile App
2 22 (30.56%) Biometrics
2 22 (30.56%) Smartcard
3 8 (11.11%) Clustering
4 5 (6.94%) IVR
4 5 (6.94%) Mainframe
5 4 (5.56%) Replication
6 3 (4.17%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (65.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (45.83%) Windows XP
4 31 (43.06%) Windows Vista
5 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (15.28%) Linux
7 3 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (40.28%) Automated Testing
2 22 (30.56%) Identity Management
2 22 (30.56%) Cyber Security
3 16 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (15.28%) Configuration Management
5 10 (13.89%) ITIL
6 8 (11.11%) Change Management
7 7 (9.72%) Software Testing
7 7 (9.72%) Manual Testing
8 5 (6.94%) Release Management
8 5 (6.94%) Project Management
8 5 (6.94%) Service Management
9 3 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.17%) ERP
9 3 (4.17%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.17%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.17%) Data Protection
10 2 (2.78%) Performance Improvement
10 2 (2.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (54.17%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (30.56%) ISO 9001
1 22 (30.56%) TickIT
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (9.72%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.94%) vSphere
5 4 (5.56%) vCloud
6 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
1 17 (23.61%) VMware
2 8 (11.11%) NetApp
3 6 (8.33%) Cisco
4 5 (6.94%) HP
5 4 (5.56%) Dell
5 4 (5.56%) SAP
6 3 (4.17%) Altiris
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle
7 2 (2.78%) Veeam
8 1 (1.39%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.39%) EMC
8 1 (1.39%) Sage
8 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.39%) Symantec
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