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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 30 48 28
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -20
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 43 50 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.94% 5.48% 8.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.44% 22.94% 35.85%
Number of salaries quoted 42 50 49
Average salary £41,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
169 218 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.34% 23.90% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 147 209 142
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +18 31 £42,000 +10.52% 3
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 52 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 47 (65.28%) Microsoft
5 44 (61.11%) Clustering
6 43 (59.72%) SQL Server
6 43 (59.72%) VMware
6 43 (59.72%) Hyper-V
7 40 (55.56%) MS Exchange
7 40 (55.56%) TCP/IP
8 38 (52.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 38 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 36 (50.00%) IIS
10 35 (48.61%) SCCM
11 32 (44.44%) Altiris
11 32 (44.44%) Problem Management
11 32 (44.44%) PowerShell
11 32 (44.44%) Incident Management
11 32 (44.44%) HP
11 32 (44.44%) Dell
12 31 (43.06%) Change Management
12 31 (43.06%) Data Protection
13 22 (30.56%) SCOM
14 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (27.78%) Linux
14 20 (27.78%) MS Excel
15 16 (22.22%) SQL
16 15 (20.83%) SAN
16 15 (20.83%) Finance
17 14 (19.44%) PCI DSS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 40 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 36 (50.00%) IIS
3 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Office 365
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 40 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 15 (20.83%) SAN
3 12 (16.67%) WAN
4 10 (13.89%) Firewall
5 9 (12.50%) LAN
6 6 (8.33%) DNS
7 3 (4.17%) PBX
8 2 (2.78%) DHCP
8 2 (2.78%) Wireless
9 1 (1.39%) SSH
9 1 (1.39%) VLAN
9 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.39%) FTP
9 1 (1.39%) Internet
9 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (59.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) MS Access
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Retail
3 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 32 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
2 20 (27.78%) Network Engineer
3 11 (15.28%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Test Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Security Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Systems Manager
8 4 (5.56%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Systems Support
8 4 (5.56%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.17%) Systems Support Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 2 (2.78%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Server Support Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (2.78%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 44 (61.11%) Clustering
2 10 (13.89%) Biometrics
2 10 (13.89%) Smartcard
2 10 (13.89%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) IVR
5 2 (2.78%) Replication
5 2 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.39%) Life Science
6 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (27.78%) Linux
3 20 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (15.28%) Windows Vista
4 11 (15.28%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.56%) Solaris
6 2 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 32 (44.44%) Incident Management
2 32 (44.44%) Problem Management
3 31 (43.06%) Data Protection
3 31 (43.06%) Change Management
4 10 (13.89%) Identity Management
4 10 (13.89%) Cyber Security
4 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.89%) Automated Testing
5 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.94%) Information Security
7 4 (5.56%) Project Management
7 4 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (4.17%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.78%) Migration
9 2 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (1.39%) Change Control
10 1 (1.39%) ITIL
10 1 (1.39%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 16 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (19.44%) PCI DSS
2 10 (13.89%) ISO 9001
2 10 (13.89%) TickIT
System Software
1 52 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 43 (59.72%) Hyper-V
3 38 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.78%) vSphere
4 2 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (2.78%) vCloud
4 2 (2.78%) XenApp
5 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 35 (48.61%) SCCM
2 22 (30.56%) SCOM
3 2 (2.78%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.78%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (65.28%) Microsoft
2 43 (59.72%) VMware
3 32 (44.44%) Altiris
3 32 (44.44%) HP
3 32 (44.44%) Dell
4 11 (15.28%) EMC
4 11 (15.28%) IBM
5 10 (13.89%) Cisco
6 2 (2.78%) Citrix
6 2 (2.78%) NetApp
7 1 (1.39%) Apple
7 1 (1.39%) Google
7 1 (1.39%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.39%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.39%) SAP
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