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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 39 44 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 51 24 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.53% 3.70% 7.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 13.71% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 39 24 44
Average salary £26,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.91% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £21,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £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
272 175 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.50% 27.01% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 255 150 167
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 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £46,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 August 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 August 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 +6 35 £26,500 -31.16%
Brackley - 6 £37,500 -
Towcester - 1 £22,500 -
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (82.86%) Microsoft
3 39 (55.71%) MS Excel
4 38 (54.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 35 (50.00%) MS Office
6 34 (48.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (44.29%) MS Exchange
8 30 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (38.57%) Active Directory
10 26 (37.14%) MCITP
11 23 (32.86%) MCSE
12 21 (30.00%) MCP
13 20 (28.57%) ITIL
13 20 (28.57%) TCP/IP
13 20 (28.57%) Windows 7
14 19 (27.14%) SharePoint
15 17 (24.29%) VMware
15 17 (24.29%) Exchange Server 2003
16 16 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2007
16 16 (22.86%) XML
16 16 (22.86%) .NET
16 16 (22.86%) C#
17 15 (21.43%) Windows XP
18 14 (20.00%) Citrix
18 14 (20.00%) Hyper-V
19 13 (18.57%) SharePoint 2010
19 13 (18.57%) SQL
20 12 (17.14%) MCSA
20 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (44.29%) MS Exchange
2 19 (27.14%) SharePoint
3 17 (24.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (18.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (12.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (11.43%) Lync
8 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 39 (55.71%) MS Excel
2 35 (50.00%) MS Office
3 8 (11.43%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 11 (15.71%) DNS
3 10 (14.29%) DHCP
4 8 (11.43%) IP Telephony
5 6 (8.57%) VLAN
6 5 (7.14%) Intranet
6 5 (7.14%) Internet
6 5 (7.14%) Extranet
7 4 (5.71%) LAN
7 4 (5.71%) WAN
8 3 (4.29%) SAN
9 2 (2.86%) VPN
10 1 (1.43%) Firewall
10 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (7.14%) Data Mining
5 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.43%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.43%) MS Access
7 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.43%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.43%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (2.86%) Advertising
2 1 (1.43%) Law
2 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (38.57%) Analyst
2 12 (17.14%) Developer
3 11 (15.71%) Support Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 9 (12.86%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (12.86%) Support Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) Service Analyst
5 9 (12.86%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (11.43%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 8 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (8.57%) Applications Support
7 6 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Consultant
8 5 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Field Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.86%) XML
1 16 (22.86%) .NET
2 10 (14.29%) XSL
2 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 10 (14.29%) CSS
2 10 (14.29%) HTML
2 10 (14.29%) Ajax
2 10 (14.29%) jQuery
2 10 (14.29%) WCF
2 10 (14.29%) Silverlight
3 5 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.86%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.43%) SAP XI
5 1 (1.43%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.43%) Web Services
5 1 (1.43%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Clustering
2 5 (7.14%) iPhone
3 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (54.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 15 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 11 (15.71%) Windows Vista
7 6 (8.57%) Windows 8
8 5 (7.14%) Android
9 1 (1.43%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) ITIL
2 10 (14.29%) Web Development
2 10 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
3 9 (12.86%) Software Engineering
4 8 (11.43%) Web Design
4 8 (11.43%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.14%) Android Development
5 5 (7.14%) iOS Development
5 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.14%) Migration
5 5 (7.14%) Project Management
6 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.29%) Workflow
7 3 (4.29%) Data Management
8 2 (2.86%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.43%) ERD
9 1 (1.43%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.43%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) C#
2 13 (18.57%) SQL
3 10 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.43%) VB
5 5 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 5 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.43%) Java
6 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (48.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (37.14%) MCITP
3 23 (32.86%) MCSE
4 21 (30.00%) MCP
5 12 (17.14%) MCSA
5 12 (17.14%) Security Cleared
6 11 (15.71%) SC Cleared
7 9 (12.86%) Degree
8 7 (10.00%) MCTS
9 4 (5.71%) CCNA
9 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (4.29%) CCA
10 3 (4.29%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.43%) MCDBA
11 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 27 (38.57%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.71%) XenApp
4 4 (5.71%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.86%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (82.86%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.29%) VMware
3 14 (20.00%) Citrix
4 7 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (1.43%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.43%) F5
5 1 (1.43%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle
5 1 (1.43%) SAP
5 1 (1.43%) Sage