The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 39 39
Rank change year-on-year -13 0  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.06% 3.09% 6.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.00% 13.89% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 24
Median salary £35,571 £36,250 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.87% -13.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £33,615 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year -3.95% +1.44%  

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 50 72 101
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 13.23% 22.22% 23.06%
Number of salaries quoted 40 49 86
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,900 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Leicester

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Leicester.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) SCCM
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) SCOM
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) NetApp
6 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (20.00%) PaaS
7 2 (20.00%) IaaS
7 2 (20.00%) Analytics
7 2 (20.00%) Kaspersky
7 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (20.00%) Operations Management
7 2 (20.00%) WSUS
8 1 (10.00%) vSphere

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) IaaS
2 2 (20.00%) PaaS
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Operations Management
2 2 (20.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Escalation Management
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (10.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) SCOM
3 2 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) Kaspersky
5 1 (10.00%) Apple
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
Leicester, Leicestershire
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