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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 32 42 55
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 5 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.31% 1.37% 1.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.64% 5.13% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 6
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,750 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,750 £56,250
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
47 78 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 21.76% 26.62% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 46 76 113
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £37,500 £28,000
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 24 December 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) VMware
3 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
4 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
6 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
7 6 (33.33%) SQL
7 6 (33.33%) IIS
7 6 (33.33%) DHCP
7 6 (33.33%) DNS
7 6 (33.33%) Citrix
7 6 (33.33%) SAN
7 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (27.78%) MCTS
8 5 (27.78%) MCITP
8 5 (27.78%) NAS
8 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
9 4 (22.22%) ITIL
9 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
9 4 (22.22%) MCSE
9 4 (22.22%) MCSA
9 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) IIS
3 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DHCP
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (27.78%) NAS
2 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 4 (22.22%) VPN
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) SMTP
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) MPLS
5 2 (11.11%) OSPF
5 2 (11.11%) BGP
5 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 2 (11.11%) xDSL
5 2 (11.11%) Wireless
5 2 (11.11%) Frame Relay
5 2 (11.11%) ATM
5 2 (11.11%) ISDN
5 2 (11.11%) VoIP
5 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) DBA
1 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Administrator
1 4 (22.22%) SQL DBA
2 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (16.67%) Server Support
3 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) SecurID
3 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (22.22%) Database Security
3 4 (22.22%) Refactoring
3 4 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (27.78%) MCTS
1 5 (27.78%) MCITP
2 4 (22.22%) MCSE
2 4 (22.22%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) CCA
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) Terminal Services
4 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (16.67%) XenApp
5 2 (11.11%) XenServer
5 2 (11.11%) ISA Server
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.56%) Xen
6 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.56%) vSphere
6 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Dell
5 2 (11.11%) Avaya
5 2 (11.11%) Juniper
5 2 (11.11%) Brocade
5 2 (11.11%) SonicWALL
5 2 (11.11%) Aruba
5 2 (11.11%) F5
5 2 (11.11%) Veritas
5 2 (11.11%) Lotus
5 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.11%) Symantec
5 2 (11.11%) Websense
5 2 (11.11%) BT
5 2 (11.11%) 3Com
6 1 (5.56%) Wyse