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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 55 31 46
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.37% 5.44% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.76% 17.97% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 15
Average salary £24,000 £27,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
164 128 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 24.26% 30.26% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 158 111 115
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £48,500
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 18 December 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (94.12%) Microsoft
3 24 (47.06%) MS Excel
3 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 24 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (45.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (43.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (41.18%) MS Office
6 21 (41.18%) MS Exchange
7 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
8 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
8 16 (31.37%) ITIL
8 16 (31.37%) SQL
8 16 (31.37%) Windows 7
9 15 (29.41%) MCSE
10 14 (27.45%) MCP
11 13 (25.49%) SharePoint
11 13 (25.49%) MCITP
12 12 (23.53%) .NET
12 12 (23.53%) C#
12 12 (23.53%) XML
13 11 (21.57%) VB
13 11 (21.57%) Windows XP
13 11 (21.57%) Windows Vista
13 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
13 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
13 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
14 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2003
14 10 (19.61%) SLA

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 21 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 13 (25.49%) SharePoint
3 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (11.76%) Lync
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.92%) IIS
7 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 21 (41.18%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) IaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.76%) IP Telephony
2 6 (11.76%) SAN
3 4 (7.84%) DHCP
4 3 (5.88%) WAN
4 3 (5.88%) LAN
5 2 (3.92%) Intranet
5 2 (3.92%) Internet
5 2 (3.92%) Extranet
5 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.92%) VPN
5 2 (3.92%) DNS
5 2 (3.92%) Firewall
6 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.96%) VLAN
6 1 (1.96%) MPLS
6 1 (1.96%) VoIP
6 1 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) Data Mining
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.92%) DTS
4 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.96%) Finance
1 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Support Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Service Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (17.65%) Software Engineer
5 8 (15.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (13.73%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (11.76%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 6 (11.76%) Team Leader
7 6 (11.76%) SQL Developer
7 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) Applications Support
8 5 (9.80%) Consultant
8 5 (9.80%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (5.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) .NET
1 12 (23.53%) XML
2 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.88%) WCF
3 3 (5.88%) Silverlight
3 3 (5.88%) jQuery
3 3 (5.88%) XSL
3 3 (5.88%) Ajax
3 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.88%) CSS
3 3 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) iPhone
1 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (45.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (31.37%) Windows 7
5 11 (21.57%) Windows XP
5 11 (21.57%) Windows Vista
6 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.92%) Android
8 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) ITIL
2 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
3 3 (5.88%) Web Accessibility
3 3 (5.88%) Web Development
3 3 (5.88%) Security Management
3 3 (5.88%) Migration
3 3 (5.88%) Project Management
3 3 (5.88%) Service Management
4 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.92%) Resource Management
4 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (3.92%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.92%) Android Development
4 2 (3.92%) iOS Development
4 2 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
4 2 (3.92%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) SQL
2 12 (23.53%) C#
3 11 (21.57%) VB
4 9 (17.65%) VB.NET
4 9 (17.65%) C++
5 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (29.41%) MCSE
3 14 (27.45%) MCP
4 13 (25.49%) MCITP
5 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
5 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
6 8 (15.69%) MCSA
7 7 (13.73%) Degree
8 3 (5.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.92%) Firmware
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
2 3 (5.88%) SCOM
3 2 (3.92%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Intune
3 2 (3.92%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (3.92%) SCSM
Vendors
1 48 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) VMware
3 6 (11.76%) Citrix
4 5 (9.80%) Cisco
5 4 (7.84%) NetApp
6 1 (1.96%) Sage
6 1 (1.96%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) F5
6 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
Northampton, Northamptonshire
NAK Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus company benefits
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