The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 42 34 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.94% 4.95% 0.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.18% 17.05% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 2
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,928 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £37,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
129 129 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 29.93% 29.05% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 116 107 96
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,200 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
Bedfordshire

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 18 April 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Luton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
3 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
4 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (52.17%) MS Exchange
6 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
7 9 (39.13%) Citrix
7 9 (39.13%) VMware
7 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
9 7 (30.43%) HP
10 6 (26.09%) SQL
11 5 (21.74%) VB
11 5 (21.74%) Oracle
11 5 (21.74%) MS Office
11 5 (21.74%) DNS
11 5 (21.74%) LAN
11 5 (21.74%) WAN
11 5 (21.74%) DHCP
11 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
11 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (17.39%) Clustering
12 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (52.17%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.70%) Lync
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (8.70%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 5 (21.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
1 5 (21.74%) LAN
1 5 (21.74%) WAN
1 5 (21.74%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (17.39%) DTS
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Log4Net
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) Artifactory
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Server Support
1 6 (26.09%) Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Server Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Server Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Wintel Support
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) MSMQ
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) Replication
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
1 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
2 3 (13.04%) CMMI
2 3 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (13.04%) OO
2 3 (13.04%) SOA
2 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
2 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
2 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) VB
3 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
3 4 (17.39%) VBScript
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (13.04%) XenApp
3 3 (13.04%) XenServer
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
4 2 (8.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.70%) Terminal Server
4 2 (8.70%) ISA Server
5 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (8.70%) WSUS
4 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Citrix
1 9 (39.13%) VMware
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (30.43%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
5 4 (17.39%) Business Objects
6 2 (8.70%) LANDesk
6 2 (8.70%) Websense
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
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