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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 56 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.42% 5.69% 3.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 17.72% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 18
Average salary £24,000 £26,250 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.22%
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
144 158 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 25.53% 32.11% 24.67%
Number of salaries quoted 139 138 110
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 29 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 23 (57.50%) SQL Server
4 21 (52.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (45.00%) MS Excel
6 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
6 17 (42.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (37.50%) SQL
8 13 (32.50%) .NET
8 13 (32.50%) ITIL
8 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
9 11 (27.50%) XML
9 11 (27.50%) MS Office
9 11 (27.50%) C#
10 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 10 (25.00%) VB
10 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
11 9 (22.50%) MCP
12 8 (20.00%) MCSE
12 8 (20.00%) Data Mining
12 8 (20.00%) VB.NET
12 8 (20.00%) C++
12 8 (20.00%) SLA
12 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
13 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 10 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (22.50%) SharePoint
3 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (10.00%) IIS
5 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (10.00%) Lync
6 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (27.50%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Office 365
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (15.00%) SAN
3 4 (10.00%) DHCP
4 3 (7.50%) IP Telephony
4 3 (7.50%) WAN
4 3 (7.50%) LAN
5 2 (5.00%) Intranet
5 2 (5.00%) Internet
5 2 (5.00%) Extranet
5 2 (5.00%) VPN
5 2 (5.00%) DNS
5 2 (5.00%) Firewall
5 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.50%) VLAN
6 1 (2.50%) MPLS
6 1 (2.50%) VoIP
6 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (57.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.00%) DTS
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Applications Support
5 5 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) IT Support
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 3 (7.50%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) .NET
2 11 (27.50%) XML
3 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.50%) WCF
4 3 (7.50%) Silverlight
4 3 (7.50%) jQuery
4 3 (7.50%) Ajax
4 3 (7.50%) HTML
4 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.50%) CSS
4 3 (7.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.00%) iPhone
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (52.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (42.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
5 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (15.00%) Windows Vista
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (5.00%) Android
8 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) ITIL
2 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (7.50%) Web Accessibility
3 3 (7.50%) Web Development
3 3 (7.50%) Security Management
3 3 (7.50%) Service Management
3 3 (7.50%) Project Management
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.00%) CRM
4 2 (5.00%) MOF
4 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.00%) Practice Management
4 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.00%) Android Development
4 2 (5.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) C#
3 10 (25.00%) VB
4 8 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 8 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (22.50%) MCP
3 8 (20.00%) MCSE
4 6 (15.00%) MCITP
4 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.50%) Degree
5 3 (7.50%) MCSA
6 1 (2.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) Firmware
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Intune
3 2 (5.00%) SCOrch
3 2 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (5.00%) SCSM
3 2 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 35 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) NetApp
2 4 (10.00%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) Citrix
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.50%) F5
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Sage
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