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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 55 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.21% 4.01% 3.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.68% 13.83% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 13
Average salary £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,400 £21,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £39,900 £39,500
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
217 188 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 33.13% 29.01% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 202 181 88
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,750 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 32 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 30 (62.50%) SharePoint
5 23 (47.92%) SQL
5 23 (47.92%) Windows 8
6 22 (45.83%) Windows 7
7 20 (41.67%) MS Excel
8 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (39.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (39.58%) Software Testing
8 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (25.00%) Cisco
10 12 (25.00%) Windows XP
11 10 (20.83%) VMware
11 10 (20.83%) MS Office
11 10 (20.83%) SAN
11 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
12 9 (18.75%) Firewall
12 9 (18.75%) Office 365
12 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (18.75%) Retail
13 7 (14.58%) SCCM
14 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (12.50%) Lync
15 5 (10.42%) vSphere
15 5 (10.42%) SCOM
15 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (10.42%) CCNP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.50%) Lync
3 3 (6.25%) IIS
3 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (18.75%) Office 365
3 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) SAN
2 9 (18.75%) Firewall
3 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.25%) Internet
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.17%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.08%) Wireless
6 1 (2.08%) VPN
6 1 (2.08%) DNS
6 1 (2.08%) NAS
6 1 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.33%) DTS
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (18.75%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Analyst
2 18 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 12 (25.00%) Applications Support
4 11 (22.92%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (14.58%) Support Technician
5 7 (14.58%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Software Support Analyst
6 6 (12.50%) Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) DBA
7 4 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (8.33%) SQL DBA
7 4 (8.33%) IT Support
8 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Technician
8 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Support Specialist
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (47.92%) Windows 8
3 22 (45.83%) Windows 7
4 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.33%) Linux
8 1 (2.08%) Android
8 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Software Testing
1 19 (39.58%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (8.33%) Project Management
2 4 (8.33%) Migration
2 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (4.17%) Quality Management
3 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.08%) Security Architecture
4 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.08%) CRM
4 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.42%) CCNP
3 4 (8.33%) MCSE
3 4 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (8.33%) VCP5
4 2 (4.17%) MCP
5 1 (2.08%) CCNA
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) ISO 9000
2 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) BS7799
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) vSphere
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) XenApp
4 1 (2.08%) XenServer
4 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) SCCM
2 5 (10.42%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) SCSM
3 1 (2.08%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 33 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.00%) Cisco
3 10 (20.83%) VMware
4 4 (8.33%) F5
5 3 (6.25%) Citrix
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