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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 42 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 33 50 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.71% 5.36% 6.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.57% 22.73% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 26 49 43
Average salary £38,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
153 220 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.86% 23.61% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 123 209 138
Average salary £33,000 £39,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +23 33 £38,000 -
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 58 (74.36%) Active Directory
4 56 (71.79%) Microsoft
5 53 (67.95%) Clustering
6 52 (66.67%) VMware
7 51 (65.38%) Hyper-V
8 44 (56.41%) TCP/IP
9 43 (55.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 42 (53.85%) IIS
11 41 (52.56%) Change Management
12 39 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 39 (50.00%) SQL Server
12 39 (50.00%) HP
13 38 (48.72%) MS Exchange
14 37 (47.44%) Dell
15 35 (44.87%) Incident Management
15 35 (44.87%) Problem Management
16 33 (42.31%) SCCM
17 29 (37.18%) PowerShell
17 29 (37.18%) Altiris
18 28 (35.90%) Data Protection
18 28 (35.90%) MS Excel
19 24 (30.77%) Linux
20 23 (29.49%) Windows Server 2003
21 22 (28.21%) PCI DSS
22 21 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 21 (26.92%) SAN
23 20 (25.64%) SCOM
24 19 (24.36%) IBM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 42 (53.85%) IIS
2 38 (48.72%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.28%) SAS
6 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (35.90%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 44 (56.41%) TCP/IP
2 21 (26.92%) SAN
3 17 (21.79%) Firewall
4 9 (11.54%) WAN
5 6 (7.69%) CTI
5 6 (7.69%) LAN
5 6 (7.69%) PBX
5 6 (7.69%) VoIP
5 6 (7.69%) DNS
6 2 (2.56%) DHCP
6 2 (2.56%) Wireless
7 1 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.28%) Internet
7 1 (1.28%) FTP
7 1 (1.28%) VPN
7 1 (1.28%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.28%) SSH
7 1 (1.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Hudson
General
1 11 (14.10%) Retail
2 10 (12.82%) Finance
3 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Back Office
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (48.72%) Systems Engineer
2 21 (26.92%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 17 (21.79%) Network Engineer
3 17 (21.79%) Security Engineer
4 13 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Systems Manager
7 6 (7.69%) VoIP Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Test Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Senior VoIP Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Team Leader
9 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) IT Manager
10 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) Security Manager
11 2 (2.56%) Senior Support Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) IT Administrator
11 2 (2.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 53 (67.95%) Clustering
2 5 (6.41%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.41%) Biometrics
2 5 (6.41%) Smartcard
3 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.56%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.56%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (30.77%) Linux
4 23 (29.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (8.97%) Windows Vista
6 6 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.13%) Solaris
7 4 (5.13%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.28%) UNIX
8 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (52.56%) Change Management
2 39 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 35 (44.87%) Incident Management
3 35 (44.87%) Problem Management
4 28 (35.90%) Data Protection
5 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.41%) Cyber Security
6 5 (6.41%) Identity Management
6 5 (6.41%) Automated Testing
6 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.41%) Information Security
7 4 (5.13%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (3.85%) ITIL
8 3 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (2.56%) Migration
9 2 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (1.28%) Server Building
10 1 (1.28%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.28%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.28%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (37.18%) PowerShell
2 16 (20.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) MCP
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.26%) MCSE
3 5 (6.41%) Degree
4 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (28.21%) PCI DSS
2 21 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.41%) ISO 9001
3 5 (6.41%) TickIT
4 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (74.36%) Active Directory
2 51 (65.38%) Hyper-V
3 43 (55.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.85%) XenApp
5 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.28%) vSphere
6 1 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 33 (42.31%) SCCM
2 20 (25.64%) SCOM
3 2 (2.56%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.56%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (71.79%) Microsoft
2 52 (66.67%) VMware
3 39 (50.00%) HP
4 37 (47.44%) Dell
5 29 (37.18%) Altiris
6 19 (24.36%) IBM
7 18 (23.08%) EMC
8 16 (20.51%) Cisco
9 6 (7.69%) Citrix
10 1 (1.28%) NetApp
10 1 (1.28%) Apple
10 1 (1.28%) Sun
10 1 (1.28%) Oracle
10 1 (1.28%) LANDesk
10 1 (1.28%) Google