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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 52 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 24 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.73% 3.76% 3.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.63% 13.13% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 14
Average salary £24,000 £23,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -34.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £39,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
190 99 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 29.55% 28.61% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 183 92 83
Average salary £33,500 £31,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.06% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 25 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 30 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (54.76%) MS Exchange
5 22 (52.38%) MS Office
5 22 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (47.62%) MS Excel
7 19 (45.24%) MCP
8 18 (42.86%) Windows 7
9 17 (40.48%) MCITP
9 17 (40.48%) TCP/IP
10 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
11 15 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (33.33%) ITIL
13 13 (30.95%) Citrix
14 12 (28.57%) Windows XP
14 12 (28.57%) MCSE
14 12 (28.57%) Windows Vista
15 11 (26.19%) VMware
15 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
15 11 (26.19%) SharePoint
16 10 (23.81%) DHCP
16 10 (23.81%) MCSA
16 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
17 9 (21.43%) DNS
18 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
19 7 (16.67%) SQL
19 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
20 6 (14.29%) XenApp

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 23 (54.76%) MS Exchange
2 15 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (26.19%) SharePoint
5 5 (11.90%) IIS
6 2 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (4.76%) Lync
7 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (52.38%) MS Office
2 20 (47.62%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) SaaS
2 2 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) TCP/IP
2 10 (23.81%) DHCP
3 9 (21.43%) DNS
4 6 (14.29%) VPN
4 6 (14.29%) Firewall
4 6 (14.29%) IP Telephony
5 5 (11.90%) NetScaler
5 5 (11.90%) SSL
6 4 (9.52%) LAN
6 4 (9.52%) WAN
7 1 (2.38%) FTP
7 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.38%) MS Access
3 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (4.76%) Law
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Support Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 7 (16.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 6 (14.29%) Administrator
6 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Software Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Field Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) Applications Support
7 4 (9.52%) Field Service Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) XML
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
1 2 (4.76%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.38%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) ODBC
2 1 (2.38%) SAP XI
2 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Thin Client
1 5 (11.90%) Mathematics
1 5 (11.90%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 12 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 12 (28.57%) Windows Vista
5 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.76%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (11.90%) Change Control
3 4 (9.52%) Workflow
3 4 (9.52%) Migration
4 3 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.38%) ERD
5 1 (2.38%) Process Improvement
5 1 (2.38%) OO
5 1 (2.38%) ETL
5 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.38%) Service Management
5 1 (2.38%) Change Management
5 1 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) VB
2 2 (4.76%) C
2 2 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) C++
3 1 (2.38%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (45.24%) MCP
3 17 (40.48%) MCITP
4 12 (28.57%) MCSE
5 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
6 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
6 10 (23.81%) MCSA
7 5 (11.90%) CCA
7 5 (11.90%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (11.90%) Degree
7 5 (11.90%) CCIA
8 3 (7.14%) MCTS
9 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.38%) MCDBA
9 1 (2.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) XenApp
2 6 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 5 (11.90%) XenServer
4 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.95%) Citrix
3 11 (26.19%) VMware
4 6 (14.29%) Cisco
5 5 (11.90%) Wyse
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.38%) SAP
6 1 (2.38%) RedPrairie
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