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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 39 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 24 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 5.20% 5.78% 7.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.96% 20.87% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 36 21 29
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +63.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £42,500 £41,000
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
206 115 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 28.97% 27.71% 28.04%
Number of salaries quoted 198 107 119
Average salary £33,500 £38,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.98% +28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £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 21 October 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (88.33%) Microsoft
3 31 (51.67%) MS Excel
4 29 (48.33%) MS Office
4 29 (48.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (43.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 25 (41.67%) MS Exchange
7 24 (40.00%) Windows 7
8 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 19 (31.67%) TCP/IP
11 18 (30.00%) MCSE
11 18 (30.00%) ITIL
12 17 (28.33%) MCP
12 17 (28.33%) SQL
13 15 (25.00%) MCITP
13 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
14 14 (23.33%) SC Cleared
14 14 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2003
15 13 (21.67%) Windows Vista
15 13 (21.67%) SharePoint
16 12 (20.00%) XML
16 12 (20.00%) .NET
16 12 (20.00%) C#
16 12 (20.00%) SLA
17 11 (18.33%) VMware
17 11 (18.33%) Software Engineering
17 11 (18.33%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (21.67%) SharePoint
5 6 (10.00%) Lync
5 6 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (51.67%) MS Excel
2 29 (48.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.67%) TCP/IP
2 9 (15.00%) IP Telephony
3 6 (10.00%) SAN
4 4 (6.67%) DHCP
5 3 (5.00%) WAN
5 3 (5.00%) LAN
6 2 (3.33%) Intranet
6 2 (3.33%) Internet
6 2 (3.33%) Extranet
6 2 (3.33%) VPN
6 2 (3.33%) DNS
6 2 (3.33%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.67%) VLAN
7 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.00%) Data Mining
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.33%) DTS
4 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.67%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.67%) Finance
1 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Analyst
2 12 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 12 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 12 (20.00%) Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Support Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) Software Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 8 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 8 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (11.67%) Support Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Applications Support
7 6 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Consultant
9 4 (6.67%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Software Analyst
10 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) XML
1 12 (20.00%) .NET
2 9 (15.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.00%) WCF
3 3 (5.00%) Silverlight
3 3 (5.00%) jQuery
3 3 (5.00%) Ajax
3 3 (5.00%) HTML
3 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.00%) CSS
3 3 (5.00%) XSL
4 2 (3.33%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (3.33%) iPhone
1 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (48.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 23 (38.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (21.67%) Windows Vista
6 11 (18.33%) Windows XP
7 6 (10.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.33%) Android
9 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) ITIL
2 11 (18.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (8.33%) Migration
4 3 (5.00%) Web Accessibility
4 3 (5.00%) Web Development
4 3 (5.00%) Security Management
4 3 (5.00%) Service Management
4 3 (5.00%) Project Management
5 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.33%) MOF
5 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.33%) Workflow
5 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.33%) Data Management
5 2 (3.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.33%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (3.33%) Database Security
5 2 (3.33%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.33%) SQL
2 12 (20.00%) C#
3 11 (18.33%) VB
4 9 (15.00%) VB.NET
4 9 (15.00%) C++
5 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (43.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (30.00%) MCSE
3 17 (28.33%) MCP
4 15 (25.00%) MCITP
4 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 14 (23.33%) SC Cleared
6 10 (16.67%) MCSA
7 8 (13.33%) Degree
8 3 (5.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.33%) Firmware
3 2 (3.33%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.67%) XenApp
4 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (3.33%) SCOM
2 2 (3.33%) SCVMM
2 2 (3.33%) Windows Intune
2 2 (3.33%) SCOrch
2 2 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (3.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 53 (88.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.33%) VMware
3 9 (15.00%) Citrix
4 7 (11.67%) Cisco
5 3 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.67%) F5
6 1 (1.67%) Sage
6 1 (1.67%) HP