The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 27 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.58% 5.78% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.56% 24.32% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 4
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +4.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £35,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £65,000 £57,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Operating Systems Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
90 111 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 23.02% 23.77% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 87 82 91
Average salary £37,500 £47,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.21% +5.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Luton

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Luton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Luton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) SQL
3 14 (63.64%) IIS
4 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
5 12 (54.55%) CSS
5 12 (54.55%) Web Services
5 12 (54.55%) .NET
5 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
6 11 (50.00%) C#
6 11 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (50.00%) MVC
6 11 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (50.00%) Banking
6 11 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 11 (50.00%) jQuery
6 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (50.00%) Entity Framework
6 11 (50.00%) CSS3
6 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (50.00%) AngularJS
7 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (45.45%) VMware
8 8 (36.36%) Citrix
8 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
10 6 (27.27%) DHCP
10 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (27.27%) Cisco

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (63.64%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (18.18%) SaaS
3 3 (13.64%) PaaS
3 3 (13.64%) IaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
2 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 6 (27.27%) DHCP
2 6 (27.27%) iSCSI
3 5 (22.73%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (9.09%) Firewall
6 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.55%) MPLS
6 1 (4.55%) FTP
6 1 (4.55%) LAN
6 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Couchbase
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
General
1 11 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Private Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Web Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (18.18%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Services Manager
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (4.55%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) CSS
1 12 (54.55%) Web Services
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 11 (50.00%) jQuery
2 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 11 (50.00%) CSS3
2 11 (50.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) Statistics
1 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
4 3 (13.64%) Android
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
4 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) MVC
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Security Management
5 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Wealth Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 11 (50.00%) C#
3 11 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) CCA
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PMP
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (27.27%) Terminal Services
3 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
4 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 8 (36.36%) Citrix
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
5 1 (4.55%) Akamai
5 1 (4.55%) F5
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle