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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 42 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 52 27 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.58% 4.12% 7.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.71% 15.08% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 39 25 45
Average salary £26,500 £39,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +13.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £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
278 179 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 29.83% 27.33% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 260 152 171
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 £42,500 £45,500
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 2 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 2 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 -4 36 £27,000 -29.87% 2
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 2 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 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (81.94%) Microsoft
3 39 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (54.17%) MS Excel
4 37 (51.39%) SQL Server
5 35 (48.61%) MS Office
5 35 (48.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (43.06%) MS Exchange
8 28 (38.89%) Active Directory
9 27 (37.50%) MCITP
10 24 (33.33%) MCSE
11 21 (29.17%) ITIL
11 21 (29.17%) MCP
12 20 (27.78%) SharePoint
12 20 (27.78%) TCP/IP
12 20 (27.78%) Windows 7
13 17 (23.61%) XML
13 17 (23.61%) .NET
13 17 (23.61%) C#
13 17 (23.61%) Exchange Server 2003
13 17 (23.61%) VMware
14 16 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
15 15 (20.83%) Hyper-V
15 15 (20.83%) Windows XP
16 14 (19.44%) Citrix
16 14 (19.44%) SharePoint 2010
17 13 (18.06%) SQL
18 12 (16.67%) MCSA
18 12 (16.67%) DNS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 31 (43.06%) MS Exchange
2 20 (27.78%) SharePoint
3 17 (23.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (19.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (13.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (11.11%) Lync
8 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 39 (54.17%) MS Excel
2 35 (48.61%) MS Office
3 9 (12.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 12 (16.67%) DNS
3 11 (15.28%) DHCP
4 8 (11.11%) IP Telephony
5 6 (8.33%) VLAN
6 5 (6.94%) Intranet
6 5 (6.94%) Internet
6 5 (6.94%) Extranet
7 4 (5.56%) LAN
7 4 (5.56%) WAN
8 3 (4.17%) SAN
9 2 (2.78%) VPN
10 1 (1.39%) FTP
10 1 (1.39%) Firewall
10 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (51.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.94%) Data Mining
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.39%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.39%) MS Access
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.39%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.39%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (2.78%) Advertising
2 1 (1.39%) Law
2 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Analyst
2 13 (18.06%) Developer
3 11 (15.28%) Support Analyst
4 10 (13.89%) Team Leader
5 9 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 9 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 6 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Applications Support
7 6 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (6.94%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Consultant
9 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Field Service Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.61%) .NET
1 17 (23.61%) XML
2 11 (15.28%) XSL
2 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
2 11 (15.28%) CSS
2 11 (15.28%) Ajax
2 11 (15.28%) WCF
2 11 (15.28%) Silverlight
2 11 (15.28%) jQuery
2 11 (15.28%) HTML
3 5 (6.94%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.78%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.39%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.39%) Web Services
5 1 (1.39%) ODBC
5 1 (1.39%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Clustering
2 5 (6.94%) iPhone
3 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 15 (20.83%) Windows XP
6 11 (15.28%) Windows Vista
7 6 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 5 (6.94%) Android
9 1 (1.39%) Linux
9 1 (1.39%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) ITIL
2 11 (15.28%) Web Development
2 11 (15.28%) Web Accessibility
3 9 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 9 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 9 (12.50%) Web Design
4 5 (6.94%) Project Management
4 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
4 5 (6.94%) Android Development
4 5 (6.94%) iOS Development
4 5 (6.94%) Migration
5 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.17%) Data Management
6 3 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.17%) Workflow
7 2 (2.78%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.39%) ERD
8 1 (1.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.39%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.61%) C#
2 13 (18.06%) SQL
3 11 (15.28%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.11%) VB
5 5 (6.94%) VB.NET
5 5 (6.94%) C++
6 1 (1.39%) Java
6 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (48.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (37.50%) MCITP
3 24 (33.33%) MCSE
4 21 (29.17%) MCP
5 12 (16.67%) MCSA
5 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
7 9 (12.50%) Degree
8 7 (9.72%) MCTS
9 4 (5.56%) CCNA
9 4 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (4.17%) CCA
10 3 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.39%) MCDBA
11 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 28 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.83%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.56%) XenApp
4 4 (5.56%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.78%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.78%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 59 (81.94%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.61%) VMware
3 14 (19.44%) Citrix
4 7 (9.72%) Cisco
5 1 (1.39%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.39%) F5
5 1 (1.39%) Sage
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.39%) SAP
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