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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 39 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 55 29 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.68% 4.64% 8.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.23% 19.86% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 45 27 54
Average salary £29,000 £35,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.73% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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
286 146 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.51% 23.36% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 270 124 190
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 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 23 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 23 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
(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 -10 35 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Brackley - 8 £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 23 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 44 (55.70%) MS Excel
4 41 (51.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (50.63%) SQL Server
6 39 (49.37%) MS Office
7 38 (48.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (46.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 36 (45.57%) Active Directory
10 33 (41.77%) MS Exchange
11 26 (32.91%) MCITP
11 26 (32.91%) ITIL
12 25 (31.65%) MCSE
13 23 (29.11%) Windows 7
14 21 (26.58%) MCP
14 21 (26.58%) SharePoint
15 19 (24.05%) Exchange Server 2007
16 17 (21.52%) XML
16 17 (21.52%) C#
16 17 (21.52%) .NET
16 17 (21.52%) TCP/IP
16 17 (21.52%) Exchange Server 2003
16 17 (21.52%) VMware
17 16 (20.25%) Hyper-V
18 15 (18.99%) Windows XP
19 14 (17.72%) Citrix
19 14 (17.72%) SharePoint 2010
20 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
20 13 (16.46%) SQL
21 12 (15.19%) Windows Vista

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 44 (55.70%) 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
2 1 (1.27%) IaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
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 7 (8.86%) SAN
6 6 (7.59%) WAN
6 6 (7.59%) LAN
7 5 (6.33%) Intranet
7 5 (6.33%) Internet
7 5 (6.33%) Extranet
8 3 (3.80%) VPN
9 1 (1.27%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.27%) Firewall
9 1 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (50.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.59%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
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
Job Titles
1 30 (37.97%) Analyst
2 13 (16.46%) 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 Analyst
4 9 (11.39%) Service Analyst
4 9 (11.39%) Support Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) Service Desk Team Leader
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
7 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Consultant
7 6 (7.59%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.52%) XML
1 17 (21.52%) .NET
2 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET
2 11 (13.92%) CSS
2 11 (13.92%) WCF
2 11 (13.92%) Silverlight
2 11 (13.92%) jQuery
2 11 (13.92%) XSL
2 11 (13.92%) Ajax
2 11 (13.92%) HTML
3 6 (7.59%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.53%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.27%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Clustering
2 5 (6.33%) iPhone
3 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.27%) Firmware
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (51.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 38 (48.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (29.11%) 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 26 (32.91%) 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%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.80%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.53%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.53%) Data Management
9 2 (2.53%) Security Management
9 2 (2.53%) Workflow
10 1 (1.27%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.52%) C#
2 13 (16.46%) SQL
3 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.13%) VB
5 6 (7.59%) VB.NET
5 6 (7.59%) C++
6 2 (2.53%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (46.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (32.91%) MCITP
3 25 (31.65%) 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 36 (45.57%) 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%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) SCOM
2 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.27%) Windows Intune
2 1 (1.27%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.27%) SCSM
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%) HP
6 1 (1.27%) F5
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