The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 46 58 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.90% 2.25% 3.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.00% 6.54% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 15
Average salary £23,500 £23,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,800 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £38,700 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Windows Server 2008
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
200 214 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 32.52% 34.46% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 182 201 91
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £46,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
3 21 (55.26%) SharePoint
3 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
4 17 (44.74%) Windows 8
5 16 (42.11%) SQL
5 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
6 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (36.84%) Windows 7
6 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (36.84%) Software Testing
6 14 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (31.58%) Cisco
8 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (28.95%) VMware
9 10 (26.32%) MS Office
10 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
10 9 (23.68%) Retail
10 9 (23.68%) Office 365
11 8 (21.05%) Windows XP
12 7 (18.42%) Firewall
12 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (18.42%) SCCM
13 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (13.16%) SAN
14 5 (13.16%) CCNP
14 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
14 5 (13.16%) Linux
14 5 (13.16%) Project Management

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 21 (55.26%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.16%) Lync
3 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.89%) IIS
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 10 (26.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (23.68%) Office 365
3 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) SAN
2 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.26%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.63%) MPLS
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) VoIP
5 1 (2.63%) Wireless
5 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (23.68%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Applications Support
2 15 (39.47%) Support Analyst
2 15 (39.47%) Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Applications Support Analyst
4 8 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) IT Support
5 6 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Support Technician
7 4 (10.53%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (7.89%) Administrator
8 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Support Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Consultant
9 2 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
9 2 (5.26%) Consultant
9 2 (5.26%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Windows 8
3 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (36.84%) Windows 7
4 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (21.05%) Windows XP
6 5 (13.16%) Linux
7 2 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Software Testing
1 14 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (13.16%) Project Management
3 4 (10.53%) Migration
3 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.89%) CRM
5 2 (5.26%) Time Management
5 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.26%) Quality Management
5 2 (5.26%) Practice Management
6 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.16%) CCNP
3 4 (10.53%) VCP5
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (10.53%) MCSE
4 2 (5.26%) MCP
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.63%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO 9000
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) BS7799
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) vSphere
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.63%) XenApp
4 1 (2.63%) XenServer
4 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) SCSM
3 1 (2.63%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
2 12 (31.58%) Cisco
3 11 (28.95%) VMware
4 5 (13.16%) F5
5 4 (10.53%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp