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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 68 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 9 53 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.16% 7.65% 6.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.69% 24.77% 22.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 47 32
Average salary £24,000 £30,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -15.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.52%
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
192 214 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 24.65% 30.88% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 181 190 171
Average salary £34,750 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.09% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -27 8 £24,000 -8.57% 3
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (89.83%) Microsoft
3 34 (57.63%) Active Directory
4 33 (55.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (55.93%) SQL Server
5 32 (54.24%) MS Excel
5 32 (54.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (40.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (40.68%) ITIL
7 20 (33.90%) MS Office
8 17 (28.81%) MS Exchange
9 16 (27.12%) MCP
10 15 (25.42%) SQL
10 15 (25.42%) Windows 7
11 14 (23.73%) .NET
11 14 (23.73%) MCSE
12 13 (22.03%) DHCP
13 12 (20.34%) XML
13 12 (20.34%) C#
13 12 (20.34%) MCITP
13 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (18.64%) Hyper-V
14 11 (18.64%) Windows Vista
14 11 (18.64%) DNS
14 11 (18.64%) Windows XP
15 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
15 10 (16.95%) VB
15 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2003
15 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
15 10 (16.95%) SQL Server 2012

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 17 (28.81%) MS Exchange
2 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
3 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (8.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (6.78%) Lync
5 4 (6.78%) IIS
6 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (54.24%) MS Excel
2 20 (33.90%) MS Office
3 2 (3.39%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Office 365
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) DHCP
2 11 (18.64%) DNS
3 9 (15.25%) VLAN
4 8 (13.56%) WAN
4 8 (13.56%) SAN
4 8 (13.56%) LAN
5 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.78%) IP Telephony
7 3 (5.08%) Firewall
8 2 (3.39%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (3.39%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.39%) Intranet
8 2 (3.39%) Internet
8 2 (3.39%) Extranet
8 2 (3.39%) VPN
9 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.69%) MPLS
9 1 (1.69%) VoIP
9 1 (1.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (55.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.95%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (16.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (13.56%) Data Mining
3 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.39%) DTS
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.47%) Law
2 3 (5.08%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) Developer
3 11 (18.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (13.56%) Support Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Software Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Service Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Applications Support
6 5 (8.47%) Technical Support
6 5 (8.47%) Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Team Leader
7 4 (6.78%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) .NET
2 12 (20.34%) XML
3 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.78%) XSL
4 4 (6.78%) HTML
4 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.78%) CSS
4 4 (6.78%) Ajax
4 4 (6.78%) WCF
4 4 (6.78%) Silverlight
4 4 (6.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Clustering
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) iPhone
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (55.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (54.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (25.42%) Windows 7
5 11 (18.64%) Windows Vista
5 11 (18.64%) Windows XP
6 6 (10.17%) Windows 8
7 5 (8.47%) Windows NT
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.39%) Android
9 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) ITIL
2 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
3 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.78%) Web Accessibility
4 4 (6.78%) Web Development
5 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.08%) Service Management
5 3 (5.08%) Security Management
5 3 (5.08%) Project Management
5 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.39%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (3.39%) Time Management
6 2 (3.39%) Database Security
6 2 (3.39%) Android Development
6 2 (3.39%) iOS Development
6 2 (3.39%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.39%) CRM
6 2 (3.39%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) SQL
2 12 (20.34%) C#
3 10 (16.95%) VB
4 8 (13.56%) VB.NET
4 8 (13.56%) C++
5 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.39%) C
6 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (40.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (27.12%) MCP
3 14 (23.73%) MCSE
4 12 (20.34%) MCITP
5 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
5 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.08%) Degree
6 3 (5.08%) MCSA
7 1 (1.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (57.63%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.64%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.39%) Firmware
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) SCCM
2 3 (5.08%) SCOM
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Intune
3 2 (3.39%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.39%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (3.39%) SCSM
Vendors
1 53 (89.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) VMware
3 5 (8.47%) Citrix
4 4 (6.78%) NetApp
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco
6 1 (1.69%) HP
6 1 (1.69%) Sage
6 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.69%) F5
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