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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.99% 1.99% 4.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 5.74% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 17
Average salary £35,000 £47,750 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.70% +8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £36,250 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,750 £46,000
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
105 122 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 24.94% 34.66% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81 113 124
Average salary £42,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.61% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Luton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (86.36%) VMware
3 34 (77.27%) SQL Server
4 24 (54.55%) SQL
5 22 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (47.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (45.45%) MS Excel
7 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
7 20 (45.45%) Citrix
7 20 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 19 (43.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (43.18%) TCP/IP
8 19 (43.18%) IIS
9 17 (38.64%) ITIL
10 16 (36.36%) MCSE
10 16 (36.36%) MS Exchange
11 15 (34.09%) PRINCE2
12 14 (31.82%) Firewall
13 13 (29.55%) Oracle
13 13 (29.55%) WAN
13 13 (29.55%) Linux
13 13 (29.55%) CheckPoint
13 13 (29.55%) MPLS
13 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (29.55%) F5
14 12 (27.27%) LAN
14 12 (27.27%) Oracle Applications
14 12 (27.27%) BIG-IP
14 12 (27.27%) Incident Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 19 (43.18%) IIS
2 16 (36.36%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.27%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.27%) Confluence
5 1 (2.27%) Lync
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (43.18%) TCP/IP
2 14 (31.82%) Firewall
3 13 (29.55%) MPLS
3 13 (29.55%) WAN
4 12 (27.27%) LAN
4 12 (27.27%) BIG-IP
5 8 (18.18%) DHCP
5 8 (18.18%) DNS
6 7 (15.91%) SAN
7 5 (11.36%) NAS
8 2 (4.55%) VPN
9 1 (2.27%) OSPF
9 1 (2.27%) BGP
9 1 (2.27%) EIGRP
9 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.27%) SMTP
9 1 (2.27%) VoIP
9 1 (2.27%) ATM
9 1 (2.27%) ISDN
9 1 (2.27%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Log4Net
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.27%) Artifactory
General
1 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Server Support
2 7 (15.91%) Technical Manager
3 6 (13.64%) Account Manager
3 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Technical Account Manager
4 5 (11.36%) SQL DBA
4 5 (11.36%) Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) DBA
5 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (2.27%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Services Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
1 1 (2.27%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Statistics
2 4 (9.09%) Replication
2 4 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) SecurID
3 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.27%) HACMP
3 1 (2.27%) CMDB
3 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.27%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (47.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (29.55%) Linux
3 13 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.27%) AIX
5 1 (2.27%) HPUX
5 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
2 17 (38.64%) ITIL
3 15 (34.09%) PRINCE2
4 12 (27.27%) Incident Management
5 11 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 10 (22.73%) Service Delivery
7 9 (20.45%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (11.36%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (11.36%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (11.36%) Database Security
9 5 (11.36%) Refactoring
9 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (11.36%) Data Modelling
10 4 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
11 1 (2.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.27%) VB
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (36.36%) MCSE
3 10 (22.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (18.18%) MCITP
5 7 (15.91%) MCTS
6 5 (11.36%) MCSA
7 2 (4.55%) CCA
7 2 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 7 (15.91%) XenApp
4 5 (11.36%) XenServer
4 5 (11.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.82%) Terminal Services
5 3 (6.82%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.55%) vSphere
7 1 (2.27%) PowerHA
7 1 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.27%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) WSUS
3 1 (2.27%) SCOM
3 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 38 (86.36%) VMware
2 20 (45.45%) Citrix
3 13 (29.55%) Oracle
3 13 (29.55%) CheckPoint
3 13 (29.55%) F5
4 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.09%) Cisco
6 3 (6.82%) HP
7 2 (4.55%) Symantec
8 1 (2.27%) Websense
8 1 (2.27%) BT
8 1 (2.27%) Wyse
8 1 (2.27%) 3Com
8 1 (2.27%) Brocade
8 1 (2.27%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.27%) Postini
8 1 (2.27%) Aruba
8 1 (2.27%) IBM
8 1 (2.27%) Sun