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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 61 26 42
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 29 42 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.82% 7.00% 5.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.78% 25.15% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 28 34 31
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £18,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £37,900 £40,000
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
227 167 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 22.06% 27.83% 24.86%
Number of salaries quoted 217 146 166
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £15,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 28 November 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 28 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -26 18 £32,500 +8.33%
Brackley - 3 £40,000 -
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 44 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (52.50%) MS Excel
4 42 (52.50%) SQL Server
5 39 (48.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (46.25%) Active Directory
7 35 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (42.50%) MS Office
9 29 (36.25%) MS Exchange
9 29 (36.25%) ITIL
10 24 (30.00%) MCP
11 23 (28.75%) MCSE
12 22 (27.50%) MCITP
13 20 (25.00%) Windows 7
14 18 (22.50%) SharePoint
15 17 (21.25%) XML
15 17 (21.25%) C#
15 17 (21.25%) SQL
15 17 (21.25%) .NET
15 17 (21.25%) TCP/IP
15 17 (21.25%) Exchange Server 2007
16 16 (20.00%) VMware
17 15 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
17 15 (18.75%) Windows Vista
17 15 (18.75%) DHCP
18 14 (17.50%) Windows XP
19 13 (16.25%) DNS
19 13 (16.25%) Citrix
19 13 (16.25%) Hyper-V

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 29 (36.25%) MS Exchange
2 18 (22.50%) SharePoint
3 17 (21.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (13.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (8.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (7.50%) Lync
8 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (52.50%) MS Excel
2 34 (42.50%) MS Office
3 6 (7.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Office 365
2 2 (2.50%) IaaS
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.25%) TCP/IP
2 15 (18.75%) DHCP
3 13 (16.25%) DNS
4 11 (13.75%) VLAN
5 10 (12.50%) IP Telephony
6 9 (11.25%) SAN
7 7 (8.75%) WAN
7 7 (8.75%) LAN
8 2 (2.50%) Intranet
8 2 (2.50%) Internet
8 2 (2.50%) Extranet
8 2 (2.50%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.50%) VPN
9 1 (1.25%) Firewall
9 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (11.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (11.25%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.50%) DTS
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.00%) Law
2 2 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (1.25%) Publishing
3 1 (1.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (47.50%) Analyst
2 14 (17.50%) Developer
2 14 (17.50%) Service Analyst
2 14 (17.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (16.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (13.75%) Support Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (11.25%) Software Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) Support Engineer
8 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (8.75%) Team Leader
8 7 (8.75%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 7 (8.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 7 (8.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) SQL Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (7.50%) Applications Support
9 6 (7.50%) Consultant
10 5 (6.25%) Technical Support
10 5 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.25%) .NET
1 17 (21.25%) XML
2 9 (11.25%) .NET Framework
3 8 (10.00%) WCF
3 8 (10.00%) Silverlight
3 8 (10.00%) jQuery
3 8 (10.00%) XSL
3 8 (10.00%) Ajax
3 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.00%) CSS
3 8 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Clustering
2 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.50%) iPhone
3 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (48.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 15 (18.75%) Windows Vista
6 14 (17.50%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.00%) Windows NT
8 2 (2.50%) Android
8 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.25%) ITIL
2 11 (13.75%) Software Engineering
3 8 (10.00%) Web Development
3 8 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
4 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
4 7 (8.75%) Incident Management
5 6 (7.50%) Web Design
6 3 (3.75%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.75%) Security Management
6 3 (3.75%) Migration
6 3 (3.75%) Project Management
6 3 (3.75%) Service Management
7 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.50%) Resource Management
7 2 (2.50%) MOF
7 2 (2.50%) Android Development
7 2 (2.50%) iOS Development
7 2 (2.50%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.25%) C#
1 17 (21.25%) SQL
2 11 (13.75%) VB
3 9 (11.25%) VB.NET
3 9 (11.25%) C++
4 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (30.00%) MCP
3 23 (28.75%) MCSE
4 22 (27.50%) MCITP
5 13 (16.25%) Security Cleared
6 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (10.00%) Degree
7 8 (10.00%) MCSA
8 4 (5.00%) MCTS
9 1 (1.25%) CCNA
9 1 (1.25%) CCA
9 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (46.25%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.25%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.50%) Firmware
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.25%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.25%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.25%) XenApp
5 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) SCCM
2 2 (2.50%) SCOM
2 2 (2.50%) SCVMM
2 2 (2.50%) Windows Intune
2 2 (2.50%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (2.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 72 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.00%) VMware
3 13 (16.25%) Citrix
4 8 (10.00%) Cisco
5 3 (3.75%) NetApp
6 1 (1.25%) Sage
6 1 (1.25%) HP
6 1 (1.25%) F5
6 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow