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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 45 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 13 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.24% 1.98% 4.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.40% 5.22% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 16
Average salary £35,000 £43,750 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £36,250 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,750 £46,250
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
97 134 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 24.19% 37.96% 33.57%
Number of salaries quoted 73 126 122
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 £33,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £47,500 £54,000
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 23 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Luton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (87.80%) VMware
3 33 (80.49%) SQL Server
4 25 (60.98%) SQL
5 21 (51.22%) TCP/IP
5 21 (51.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (48.78%) IIS
6 20 (48.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
7 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (43.90%) Citrix
8 18 (43.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
10 16 (39.02%) MCSE
11 15 (36.59%) ITIL
11 15 (36.59%) PRINCE2
12 14 (34.15%) WAN
12 14 (34.15%) CheckPoint
12 14 (34.15%) MPLS
12 14 (34.15%) Firewall
12 14 (34.15%) F5
13 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (31.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (31.71%) Linux
13 13 (31.71%) Oracle
14 12 (29.27%) LAN
14 12 (29.27%) Oracle Applications
14 12 (29.27%) Incident Management
14 12 (29.27%) BIG-IP
15 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 20 (48.78%) IIS
2 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.88%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.44%) Confluence
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.20%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (51.22%) TCP/IP
2 14 (34.15%) MPLS
2 14 (34.15%) WAN
2 14 (34.15%) Firewall
3 12 (29.27%) BIG-IP
3 12 (29.27%) LAN
4 9 (21.95%) DHCP
4 9 (21.95%) DNS
5 6 (14.63%) SAN
6 5 (12.20%) NAS
7 3 (7.32%) VPN
8 2 (4.88%) OSPF
8 2 (4.88%) BGP
8 2 (4.88%) EIGRP
8 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.88%) SMTP
8 2 (4.88%) VoIP
8 2 (4.88%) ATM
8 2 (4.88%) ISDN
8 2 (4.88%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (80.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Log4Net
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
General
1 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Server Support
1 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Account Manager
2 6 (14.63%) Technical Account Manager
2 6 (14.63%) Technical Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) DBA
3 5 (12.20%) Administrator
3 5 (12.20%) SQL DBA
4 2 (4.88%) Project Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Consultant
4 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (2.44%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (2.44%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Senior DBA
5 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
1 1 (2.44%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Statistics
2 4 (9.76%) Replication
2 4 (9.76%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) SecurID
4 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.44%) HACMP
4 1 (2.44%) CMDB
4 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.44%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (51.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (31.71%) Linux
3 13 (31.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.44%) AIX
5 1 (2.44%) HPUX
5 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Root Cause Analysis
2 15 (36.59%) ITIL
2 15 (36.59%) PRINCE2
3 12 (29.27%) Incident Management
4 10 (24.39%) Service Delivery
4 10 (24.39%) Load Balancing
5 7 (17.07%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.20%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (12.20%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (12.20%) Database Security
7 5 (12.20%) Refactoring
7 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
8 4 (9.76%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (4.88%) Migration
10 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.44%) VB
3 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (39.02%) MCSE
3 10 (24.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (24.39%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (19.51%) MCITP
5 7 (17.07%) MCTS
6 5 (12.20%) MCSA
7 2 (4.88%) CCA
7 2 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (48.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
3 7 (17.07%) XenApp
4 5 (12.20%) XenServer
4 5 (12.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (9.76%) Terminal Services
5 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.88%) vSphere
6 2 (4.88%) ISA Server
6 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.44%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.44%) WSUS
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (87.80%) VMware
2 18 (43.90%) Citrix
3 14 (34.15%) CheckPoint
3 14 (34.15%) F5
4 13 (31.71%) Oracle
5 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.20%) Cisco
7 3 (7.32%) Symantec
7 3 (7.32%) HP
8 2 (4.88%) Dell
8 2 (4.88%) Veritas
8 2 (4.88%) Lotus
8 2 (4.88%) Websense
8 2 (4.88%) BT
8 2 (4.88%) Avaya
8 2 (4.88%) Juniper
8 2 (4.88%) 3Com
8 2 (4.88%) Aruba
8 2 (4.88%) Brocade
8 2 (4.88%) SonicWALL