Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 91 72
Rank change year-on-year +41 -19 -22
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 38 17 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.89% 1.23% 2.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.69% 6.67% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38 19 31
Leicestershire median annual salary £25,000 £32,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.88% +14.29% -32.53%
East Midlands median annual salary £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year -15.38% +30.00% -33.33%

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

All Operating Systems
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 193 255 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 19.75% 18.48% 26.45%
Number of salaries quoted 179 215 317
Leicestershire median annual salary £34,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.33% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,240 £21,400
90th Percentile £47,500 £49,536 £50,500
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 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 in Leicestershire.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Leicestershire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +27 16 £27,500 -21.43% 1
Loughborough +22 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Lutterworth - 1 £32,500 - 1
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
3 25 (65.79%) Windows Server
4 24 (63.16%) Windows 10
4 24 (63.16%) Microsoft Office
5 21 (55.26%) Windows 7
6 20 (52.63%) SQL
7 19 (50.00%) Manual Testing
7 19 (50.00%) Windows 8
8 18 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
9 12 (31.58%) LAN
9 12 (31.58%) WAN
9 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
10 11 (28.95%) Wireless
11 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
12 8 (21.05%) Clustering
12 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
12 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Clustering
13 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
13 7 (18.42%) Network Load Balancing
14 6 (15.79%) VMware
14 6 (15.79%) Retail
15 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (13.16%) CCNP
15 5 (13.16%) CCNA
15 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (13.16%) vSphere
16 4 (10.53%) VPN
16 4 (10.53%) DNS

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
1 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) LAN
1 12 (31.58%) WAN
2 11 (28.95%) Wireless
3 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.53%) DNS
4 4 (10.53%) Firewall
4 4 (10.53%) SAN
4 4 (10.53%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (15.79%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Analyst
2 20 (52.63%) 2nd Line Support
2 20 (52.63%) Support Analyst
3 19 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 19 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
3 19 (50.00%) SQL Support Analyst
4 11 (28.95%) IT Support
5 7 (18.42%) IT Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) IT Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (10.53%) Network Specialist
8 4 (10.53%) Server Specialist
8 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
9 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (7.89%) Systems Support
9 3 (7.89%) Systems Support Engineer
10 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (65.79%) Windows Server
3 24 (63.16%) Windows 10
4 21 (55.26%) Windows 7
5 19 (50.00%) Windows 8
6 18 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 7 (18.42%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL
4 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.63%) Project Management
4 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) CCNA
1 5 (13.16%) CCNP
1 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) MCP
2 1 (2.63%) MCSA
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.16%) vSphere
4 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) VMware
3 3 (7.89%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix