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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 40 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 55 38 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.48% 6.26% 7.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.37% 24.05% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 49 33 44
Average salary £30,000 £32,250 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +3.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £17,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £43,750 £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
270 158 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 26.92% 26.03% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 257 140 169
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 £15,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -13 36 £35,000 -6.66%
Brackley - 9 £37,500 -
Windows Server 2008
East Midlands

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (85.56%) Microsoft
3 49 (54.44%) MS Excel
4 48 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (51.11%) SQL Server
6 42 (46.67%) MS Office
7 41 (45.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 41 (45.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (44.44%) Active Directory
9 34 (37.78%) MS Exchange
10 31 (34.44%) ITIL
11 26 (28.89%) MCP
11 26 (28.89%) MCITP
11 26 (28.89%) Windows 7
12 25 (27.78%) MCSE
13 22 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2007
14 21 (23.33%) SharePoint
15 20 (22.22%) XML
15 20 (22.22%) C#
15 20 (22.22%) .NET
15 20 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
16 19 (21.11%) TCP/IP
17 17 (18.89%) SQL
17 17 (18.89%) Windows Vista
17 17 (18.89%) VMware
18 16 (17.78%) Windows XP
19 15 (16.67%) Citrix
19 15 (16.67%) Security Cleared
19 15 (16.67%) Hyper-V
20 14 (15.56%) SC Cleared

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 34 (37.78%) MS Exchange
2 22 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 21 (23.33%) SharePoint
4 20 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (15.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (10.00%) Lync
8 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 49 (54.44%) MS Excel
2 42 (46.67%) MS Office
3 9 (10.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (2.22%) IaaS
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.11%) TCP/IP
2 14 (15.56%) DHCP
3 12 (13.33%) DNS
4 10 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 10 (11.11%) VLAN
5 9 (10.00%) SAN
6 7 (7.78%) WAN
6 7 (7.78%) LAN
7 5 (5.56%) Intranet
7 5 (5.56%) Internet
7 5 (5.56%) Extranet
8 2 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.22%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.22%) VPN
9 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.11%) Firewall
9 1 (1.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (51.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.22%) DTS
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.44%) Law
2 2 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (1.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (41.11%) Analyst
2 16 (17.78%) Developer
3 14 (15.56%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (15.56%) Service Analyst
3 14 (15.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (12.22%) Team Leader
4 11 (12.22%) Support Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 8 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Consultant
7 7 (7.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Applications Support
8 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) SQL Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Technical Support
9 5 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.22%) XML
1 20 (22.22%) .NET
2 11 (12.22%) HTML
2 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET
2 11 (12.22%) CSS
2 11 (12.22%) XSL
2 11 (12.22%) Ajax
2 11 (12.22%) jQuery
2 11 (12.22%) WCF
2 11 (12.22%) Silverlight
3 9 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Clustering
2 5 (5.56%) iPhone
3 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.11%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 41 (45.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (28.89%) Windows 7
5 17 (18.89%) Windows Vista
6 16 (17.78%) Windows XP
7 6 (6.67%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.56%) Android
9 4 (4.44%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.44%) ITIL
2 13 (14.44%) Software Engineering
3 11 (12.22%) Web Development
3 11 (12.22%) Web Accessibility
4 10 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 9 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 9 (10.00%) Web Design
6 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.56%) Project Management
7 5 (5.56%) Android Development
7 5 (5.56%) iOS Development
8 4 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.44%) Migration
9 3 (3.33%) Security Management
9 3 (3.33%) Service Management
9 3 (3.33%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.33%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.22%) Database Security
10 2 (2.22%) Trend Analysis
10 2 (2.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.22%) C#
2 17 (18.89%) SQL
3 11 (12.22%) VB
3 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.00%) C++
4 9 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (45.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (28.89%) MCP
2 26 (28.89%) MCITP
3 25 (27.78%) MCSE
4 15 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 14 (15.56%) SC Cleared
6 10 (11.11%) MCSA
7 8 (8.89%) Degree
8 6 (6.67%) MCTS
9 3 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.33%) CCNA
9 3 (3.33%) CCA
9 3 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 40 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.33%) XenApp
4 3 (3.33%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.22%) Firmware
5 2 (2.22%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) SCCM
2 2 (2.22%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (2.22%) SCSM
2 2 (2.22%) Windows Intune
2 2 (2.22%) SCOM
2 2 (2.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 77 (85.56%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.89%) VMware
3 15 (16.67%) Citrix
4 8 (8.89%) Cisco
5 3 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (1.11%) HP
6 1 (1.11%) Sage
6 1 (1.11%) F5
6 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow