The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 45 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 28 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.28% 4.12% 4.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.66% 14.43% 18.45%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 17
Average salary £24,000 £26,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.28% -26.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
191 97 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 29.20% 28.53% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 184 90 92
Average salary £33,500 £31,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.34% -7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
Northamptonshire

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Northampton region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Northampton

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (84.44%) Microsoft
3 30 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (55.56%) MS Exchange
5 23 (51.11%) MS Excel
5 23 (51.11%) MS Office
6 22 (48.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (44.44%) TCP/IP
8 19 (42.22%) MCP
8 19 (42.22%) Windows 7
9 17 (37.78%) MCITP
10 16 (35.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
11 15 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 13 (28.89%) Windows Vista
12 13 (28.89%) ITIL
12 13 (28.89%) MCSE
12 13 (28.89%) Windows XP
13 12 (26.67%) Citrix
13 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
14 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
14 11 (24.44%) VMware
14 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
14 11 (24.44%) MCSA
15 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
16 9 (20.00%) SQL
16 9 (20.00%) DHCP
16 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (17.78%) DNS
18 6 (13.33%) Degree

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 25 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 16 (35.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
5 4 (8.89%) IIS
6 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.44%) Lync
7 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (51.11%) MS Excel
1 23 (51.11%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) SaaS
2 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 9 (20.00%) DHCP
3 8 (17.78%) DNS
4 6 (13.33%) IP Telephony
5 5 (11.11%) VPN
5 5 (11.11%) Firewall
6 4 (8.89%) SSL
6 4 (8.89%) LAN
6 4 (8.89%) WAN
6 4 (8.89%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.22%) FTP
7 1 (2.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.44%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.22%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.22%) MS Access
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (4.44%) Law
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Analyst
2 13 (28.89%) Support Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Service Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (17.78%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Team Leader
5 7 (15.56%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 6 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Administrator
7 5 (11.11%) Applications Support
8 4 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Field Service Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Field Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Software Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (4.44%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) XML
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.44%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.22%) ODBC
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
3 1 (2.22%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.22%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Fat Client
1 4 (8.89%) Mathematics
1 4 (8.89%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (42.22%) Windows 7
4 13 (28.89%) Windows Vista
4 13 (28.89%) Windows XP
5 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.44%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) ITIL
2 4 (8.89%) Workflow
2 4 (8.89%) Migration
2 4 (8.89%) Change Control
3 3 (6.67%) Data Management
4 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.22%) Process Improvement
5 1 (2.22%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.22%) Project Management
5 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.22%) ETL
5 1 (2.22%) OO
5 1 (2.22%) ERD
5 1 (2.22%) Service Management
5 1 (2.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) VB
2 3 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) C++
3 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.44%) C
4 1 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (48.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (42.22%) MCP
3 17 (37.78%) MCITP
4 13 (28.89%) MCSE
5 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
6 11 (24.44%) MCSA
7 6 (13.33%) Degree
8 4 (8.89%) CCA
8 4 (8.89%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (8.89%) CCIA
9 3 (6.67%) MCTS
10 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (2.22%) CCNA
10 1 (2.22%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) XenDesktop
2 5 (11.11%) XenApp
3 4 (8.89%) XenServer
3 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (84.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.67%) Citrix
3 11 (24.44%) VMware
4 6 (13.33%) Cisco
5 4 (8.89%) Wyse
6 1 (2.22%) F5
6 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) RedPrairie
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