The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 36 37 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 55 30 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.68% 4.74% 8.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.97% 19.74% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 45 28 53
Average salary £28,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
290 152 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.93% 24.01% 30.58%
Number of salaries quoted 275 130 186
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,150 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Northamptonshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -6 35 £29,000 -10.76% 3
Brackley - 8 £37,500 - 1
Towcester - 1 £22,500 -
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (83.54%) Microsoft
3 45 (56.96%) MS Excel
4 42 (53.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (51.90%) SQL Server
6 39 (49.37%) MS Office
7 37 (46.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (45.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 35 (44.30%) Active Directory
10 33 (41.77%) MS Exchange
11 26 (32.91%) MCITP
12 25 (31.65%) ITIL
13 24 (30.38%) MCSE
14 22 (27.85%) Windows 7
15 21 (26.58%) SharePoint
15 21 (26.58%) MCP
16 19 (24.05%) Exchange Server 2007
17 18 (22.78%) XML
17 18 (22.78%) .NET
17 18 (22.78%) C#
18 17 (21.52%) TCP/IP
18 17 (21.52%) VMware
18 17 (21.52%) Exchange Server 2003
19 16 (20.25%) Hyper-V
20 15 (18.99%) Windows XP
21 14 (17.72%) Citrix
21 14 (17.72%) SQL
21 14 (17.72%) SharePoint 2010
22 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
23 12 (15.19%) Windows Vista

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 33 (41.77%) MS Exchange
2 21 (26.58%) SharePoint
3 19 (24.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (21.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (17.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (12.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (11.39%) Lync
8 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 45 (56.96%) MS Excel
2 39 (49.37%) MS Office
3 9 (11.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.52%) TCP/IP
2 12 (15.19%) DNS
3 11 (13.92%) DHCP
4 8 (10.13%) IP Telephony
4 8 (10.13%) VLAN
5 6 (7.59%) WAN
5 6 (7.59%) LAN
5 6 (7.59%) SAN
6 5 (6.33%) Intranet
6 5 (6.33%) Internet
6 5 (6.33%) Extranet
7 3 (3.80%) VPN
8 1 (1.27%) Firewall
8 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.27%) WLAN
8 1 (1.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (51.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.59%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.27%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.27%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.27%) MS Access
5 1 (1.27%) DTS
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.27%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (3.80%) Law
2 2 (2.53%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Finance
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (37.97%) Analyst
2 14 (17.72%) Developer
3 11 (13.92%) Support Analyst
3 11 (13.92%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (13.92%) Team Leader
4 9 (11.39%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 9 (11.39%) Service Analyst
4 9 (11.39%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) Applications Support
7 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Support
9 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.78%) .NET
1 18 (22.78%) XML
2 11 (13.92%) XSL
2 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET
2 11 (13.92%) CSS
2 11 (13.92%) Ajax
2 11 (13.92%) WCF
2 11 (13.92%) Silverlight
2 11 (13.92%) jQuery
2 11 (13.92%) HTML
3 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.53%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.27%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.27%) Web Services
5 1 (1.27%) ODBC
5 1 (1.27%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Clustering
2 5 (6.33%) iPhone
3 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) Firmware
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (53.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 37 (46.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (27.85%) Windows 7
5 15 (18.99%) Windows XP
6 12 (15.19%) Windows Vista
7 7 (8.86%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.33%) Android
9 3 (3.80%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.65%) ITIL
2 11 (13.92%) Web Development
2 11 (13.92%) Web Accessibility
3 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
4 9 (11.39%) Incident Management
4 9 (11.39%) Web Design
4 9 (11.39%) Mentoring
5 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.33%) Project Management
6 5 (6.33%) Migration
6 5 (6.33%) Android Development
6 5 (6.33%) iOS Development
7 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.80%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.80%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.53%) Data Management
9 2 (2.53%) Security Management
9 2 (2.53%) Workflow
9 2 (2.53%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.27%) ERD
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.78%) C#
2 14 (17.72%) SQL
3 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.39%) VB
5 6 (7.59%) VB.NET
5 6 (7.59%) C++
6 2 (2.53%) C
7 1 (1.27%) Java
7 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (45.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (32.91%) MCITP
3 24 (30.38%) MCSE
4 21 (26.58%) MCP
5 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
6 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
7 10 (12.66%) MCSA
8 8 (10.13%) Degree
9 7 (8.86%) MCTS
10 3 (3.80%) CCNA
10 3 (3.80%) CCA
10 3 (3.80%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 35 (44.30%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.25%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.06%) XenApp
4 4 (5.06%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.53%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.53%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) SCCM
Vendors
1 66 (83.54%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.52%) VMware
3 14 (17.72%) Citrix
4 6 (7.59%) Cisco
5 2 (2.53%) NetApp
6 1 (1.27%) Sage
6 1 (1.27%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.27%) F5
6 1 (1.27%) HP
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle
6 1 (1.27%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.27%) SAP
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