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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 31 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 20 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 6.02% 5.37% 2.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.99% 20.95% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 7
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £34,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £54,600
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
87 105 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 26.20% 25.61% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 82 83 118
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -5.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 3 September 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Luton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) SQL
3 19 (59.38%) IIS
4 18 (56.25%) .NET
4 18 (56.25%) JavaScript
4 18 (56.25%) CSS
5 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
6 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 16 (50.00%) Web Services
6 16 (50.00%) C#
6 16 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (50.00%) Banking
6 16 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 16 (50.00%) MVC
6 16 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 16 (50.00%) jQuery
6 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (50.00%) Entity Framework
6 16 (50.00%) CSS3
6 16 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (50.00%) AngularJS
7 12 (37.50%) VMware
8 11 (34.38%) Citrix
8 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
10 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
11 8 (25.00%) Cisco
11 8 (25.00%) Office 365

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 19 (59.38%) IIS
2 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.25%) CMS
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Office 365
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.38%) SaaS
4 2 (6.25%) PaaS
4 2 (6.25%) IaaS
5 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) SAN
1 7 (21.88%) iSCSI
2 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.63%) DHCP
4 4 (12.50%) DNS
5 3 (9.38%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (6.25%) Firewall
7 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
7 1 (3.13%) MPLS
7 1 (3.13%) LAN
7 1 (3.13%) WAN
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 16 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Couchbase
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
General
1 16 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) Web Developer
3 6 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 6 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Server Support
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) CSS
1 18 (56.25%) .NET
2 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (50.00%) Web Services
2 16 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 16 (50.00%) jQuery
2 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 16 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 16 (50.00%) CSS3
2 16 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Statistics
2 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (18.75%) Android
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.13%) Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) MVC
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (18.75%) Migration
3 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.13%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.13%) Wealth Management
6 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) SQL
2 18 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 16 (50.00%) C#
3 16 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) MCSE
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.25%) PMP
2 2 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.25%) MCSA
2 2 (6.25%) CCNA
2 2 (6.25%) CCA
2 2 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
3 7 (21.88%) Terminal Services
4 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
5 4 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) VMware
2 11 (34.38%) Citrix
3 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.25%) Sitecore
6 1 (3.13%) Akamai
6 1 (3.13%) F5
6 1 (3.13%) AppSense
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle