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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 49 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.28% 4.14% 2.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.32% 13.78% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 15
Average salary £23,500 £24,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £47,500 £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
138 196 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 26.59% 30.06% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 88 182 209
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 1 May 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (97.14%) Windows Server
3 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
4 21 (60.00%) VMware
5 20 (57.14%) Citrix
6 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
9 12 (34.29%) MCP
9 12 (34.29%) SQL
9 12 (34.29%) MS Office
9 12 (34.29%) IP Telephony
9 12 (34.29%) Cisco
10 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
11 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
11 8 (22.86%) Windows 8
11 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
12 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 7 (20.00%) Firewall
12 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
13 5 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (14.29%) SAN
13 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (14.29%) XenApp
13 5 (14.29%) XenServer
13 5 (14.29%) XenDesktop
13 5 (14.29%) XenMobile

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.71%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Office
2 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) IP Telephony
2 7 (20.00%) Firewall
3 5 (14.29%) SAN
4 2 (5.71%) Skype
4 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Service Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Support Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 5 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) IT Support
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Leader
5 4 (11.43%) Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) DBA
5 4 (11.43%) IT Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Junior
5 4 (11.43%) Junior DBA
5 4 (11.43%) Junior SQL DBA
5 4 (11.43%) SQL DBA
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.71%) Server Support
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
1 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
1 1 (2.86%) HTML
1 1 (2.86%) HTML5
1 1 (2.86%) LINQ
1 1 (2.86%) Silverlight
1 1 (2.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (97.14%) Windows Server
3 18 (51.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
5 8 (22.86%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (11.43%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (5.71%) Document Management
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL
4 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.86%) Case Management
4 1 (2.86%) Email Filtering
4 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.86%) MVC
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Presales
4 1 (2.86%) Project Management
4 1 (2.86%) Scrum
4 1 (2.86%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) MCP
2 5 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (14.29%) XenApp
3 5 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 5 (14.29%) XenServer
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 21 (60.00%) VMware
3 20 (57.14%) Citrix
4 12 (34.29%) Cisco
5 4 (11.43%) AppSense