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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 41 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 35 20 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.99% 5.12% 7.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.07% 20.41% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 31
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £29,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% +9.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
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
205 98 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 29.24% 25.06% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 199 89 124
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,550 £21,000
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
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 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (88.00%) Microsoft
3 29 (58.00%) MS Excel
4 27 (54.00%) MS Office
5 24 (48.00%) MS Exchange
5 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (42.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (42.00%) SQL Server
7 19 (38.00%) Windows 7
7 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (34.00%) TCP/IP
9 16 (32.00%) Active Directory
9 16 (32.00%) MCSE
10 15 (30.00%) MCITP
11 14 (28.00%) SQL
12 13 (26.00%) SharePoint
12 13 (26.00%) ITIL
13 12 (24.00%) MCP
13 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
14 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
14 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2003
14 11 (22.00%) Windows XP
15 10 (20.00%) XML
15 10 (20.00%) MCSA
15 10 (20.00%) C#
15 10 (20.00%) .NET
15 10 (20.00%) VMware
16 9 (18.00%) Windows Vista
16 9 (18.00%) VB

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 24 (48.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (26.00%) SharePoint
3 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (12.00%) Lync
6 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.00%) IIS
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (58.00%) MS Excel
2 27 (54.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (14.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (6.00%) SAN
3 3 (6.00%) WAN
3 3 (6.00%) LAN
3 3 (6.00%) VPN
3 3 (6.00%) DNS
4 2 (4.00%) DHCP
4 2 (4.00%) Intranet
4 2 (4.00%) Internet
4 2 (4.00%) Extranet
5 1 (2.00%) FTP
5 1 (2.00%) WLAN
5 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (12.00%) Data Mining
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.00%) DTS
3 1 (2.00%) MS Access
3 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
1 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Support Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 8 (16.00%) Team Leader
5 7 (14.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Support Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Service Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) Applications Support
6 6 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (12.00%) Software Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Software Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.00%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Field Service Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) XML
1 10 (20.00%) .NET
2 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.00%) HTML
3 3 (6.00%) XSL
3 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.00%) CSS
3 3 (6.00%) WCF
3 3 (6.00%) Silverlight
3 3 (6.00%) jQuery
3 3 (6.00%) Ajax
4 2 (4.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.00%) ODBC
5 1 (2.00%) Software Packaging
5 1 (2.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) iPhone
1 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.00%) Firmware
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (48.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (38.00%) Windows 7
3 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (22.00%) Windows XP
5 9 (18.00%) Windows Vista
6 6 (12.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.00%) Android
8 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (6.00%) Web Development
4 3 (6.00%) Project Management
4 3 (6.00%) Web Accessibility
5 2 (4.00%) Android Development
5 2 (4.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (4.00%) Security Management
5 2 (4.00%) Workflow
5 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.00%) Data Management
5 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.00%) ETL
6 1 (2.00%) OO
6 1 (2.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) SQL
2 10 (20.00%) C#
3 9 (18.00%) VB
4 6 (12.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (12.00%) C++
5 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) C
6 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.00%) Java
6 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (42.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (32.00%) MCSE
3 15 (30.00%) MCITP
4 12 (24.00%) MCP
4 12 (24.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (20.00%) MCSA
7 8 (16.00%) Degree
8 4 (8.00%) MCTS
9 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.00%) XenApp
4 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (88.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.00%) VMware
3 8 (16.00%) Citrix
4 5 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (4.00%) NetApp
6 1 (2.00%) Sage
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.00%) F5
6 1 (2.00%) RedPrairie
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