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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 43 45 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 4 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.40% 0.90% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 2.83% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 4
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £40,000 £41,600
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £50,000 £53,150
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
64 106 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 22.38% 31.64% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 54 105 114
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) VMware
3 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
4 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
5 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (52.00%) Citrix
6 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
7 12 (48.00%) MS Exchange
8 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (40.00%) Load Balancing
10 9 (36.00%) SQL
10 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (32.00%) IIS
11 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
12 7 (28.00%) MCSE
12 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
12 7 (28.00%) MCITP
12 7 (28.00%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (24.00%) MCTS
13 6 (24.00%) DHCP
13 6 (24.00%) DNS
13 6 (24.00%) ITIL
13 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
14 5 (20.00%) SAN
14 5 (20.00%) XenApp
14 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
15 4 (16.00%) NAS
15 4 (16.00%) F5

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 12 (48.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (32.00%) IIS
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.00%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (24.00%) DHCP
2 6 (24.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.00%) SAN
4 4 (16.00%) MPLS
4 4 (16.00%) Firewall
4 4 (16.00%) WAN
4 4 (16.00%) NAS
5 3 (12.00%) VPN
6 2 (8.00%) xDSL
6 2 (8.00%) SMTP
6 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (8.00%) ATM
6 2 (8.00%) ISDN
6 2 (8.00%) LAN
6 2 (8.00%) VoIP
6 2 (8.00%) Wireless
6 2 (8.00%) Frame Relay
6 2 (8.00%) BIG-IP
6 2 (8.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Server Support
2 4 (16.00%) Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) DBA
2 4 (16.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Account Manager
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Account Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior DBA
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (4.00%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) SecurID
2 2 (8.00%) Statistics
2 2 (8.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.00%) HACMP
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.00%) AIX
6 1 (4.00%) HPUX
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 10 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (28.00%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (16.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (16.00%) Database Security
5 4 (16.00%) Refactoring
5 4 (16.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (28.00%) MCSE
2 7 (28.00%) MCITP
3 6 (24.00%) MCTS
4 4 (16.00%) MCSA
5 2 (8.00%) CCA
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) XenApp
4 3 (12.00%) XenServer
4 3 (12.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (8.00%) ISA Server
5 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.00%) vSphere
6 1 (4.00%) PowerHA
6 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) VMware
2 13 (52.00%) Citrix
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.00%) F5
5 3 (12.00%) Symantec
5 3 (12.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
6 2 (8.00%) Avaya
6 2 (8.00%) Juniper
6 2 (8.00%) Dell
6 2 (8.00%) Veritas
6 2 (8.00%) Lotus
6 2 (8.00%) Websense
6 2 (8.00%) BT
6 2 (8.00%) 3Com
6 2 (8.00%) Brocade
6 2 (8.00%) SonicWALL
6 2 (8.00%) Aruba