The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 53 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 63 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.68% 3.61% 3.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.95% 14.03% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32 51 56
Median salary £29,250 £29,000 £27,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.86% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £18,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £46,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
232 449 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.08% 25.75% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 198 364 336
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cheshire region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Cheshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield +2 7 £26,125 -9.91% 1
Northwich - 7 £28,000 -
Chester +10 6 £33,750 +29.60% 1
Knutsford +20 5 £25,500 -25.00%
Crewe +19 4 £42,500 - 1
Warrington -11 3 £42,500 +84.78%
Runcorn -4 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (75.81%) Microsoft
3 41 (66.13%) Windows Server
4 37 (59.68%) Active Directory
5 34 (54.84%) MS Exchange
6 33 (53.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (51.61%) Windows 7
8 28 (45.16%) Citrix
9 27 (43.55%) Exchange Server 2010
10 26 (41.94%) ITIL
11 22 (35.48%) Office 365
12 19 (30.65%) MS Office
12 19 (30.65%) MS Excel
12 19 (30.65%) VMware
13 18 (29.03%) Firewall
13 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (24.19%) Service Management
15 14 (22.58%) XenDesktop
15 14 (22.58%) Cisco
16 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
17 12 (19.35%) MCP
18 10 (16.13%) Windows 10
18 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
18 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
19 9 (14.52%) DNS
19 9 (14.52%) DHCP
20 8 (12.90%) Hyper-V
21 7 (11.29%) ITSM
21 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (54.84%) MS Exchange
2 27 (43.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (8.06%) IIS
5 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.45%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.23%) Apache
6 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (30.65%) MS Excel
1 19 (30.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (3.23%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 22 (35.48%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.03%) Firewall
2 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
3 9 (14.52%) DHCP
3 9 (14.52%) DNS
4 6 (9.68%) NetScaler
5 5 (8.06%) LAN
5 5 (8.06%) SAN
5 5 (8.06%) WAN
6 4 (6.45%) IP Telephony
6 4 (6.45%) NAS
7 3 (4.84%) VPN
7 3 (4.84%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.23%) BGP
8 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.23%) OSPF
8 2 (3.23%) VoIP
8 2 (3.23%) Wireless
9 1 (1.61%) Internet
9 1 (1.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) 2nd Line Support
1 15 (24.19%) IT Support
1 15 (24.19%) Support Engineer
2 11 (17.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 11 (17.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Team Leader
4 8 (12.90%) Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) IT Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Technical Support
5 7 (11.29%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) IT Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) IT Technician
6 5 (8.06%) Support Team Leader
7 4 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.29%) Driving Licence
2 7 (11.29%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (3.23%) Clustering
3 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (66.13%) Windows Server
3 33 (53.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (51.61%) Windows 7
5 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (16.13%) Windows 10
7 4 (6.45%) Linux
7 4 (6.45%) Mac OS
8 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) ITIL
2 15 (24.19%) Service Management
3 7 (11.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (11.29%) ITSM
4 6 (9.68%) Coaching
4 6 (9.68%) Time Management
5 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.45%) Business Continuity
6 4 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (6.45%) Web Filtering
7 3 (4.84%) High Availability
7 3 (4.84%) Project Management
8 2 (3.23%) ERP
8 2 (3.23%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.23%) Patch Management
8 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.23%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.61%) VB
3 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) MCP
2 7 (11.29%) MCSE
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.06%) MCSA
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.45%) Degree
4 4 (6.45%) MCITP
5 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.23%) CCNA
6 2 (3.23%) CCNP
6 2 (3.23%) HND
6 2 (3.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) SLA
2 3 (4.84%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (59.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.58%) XenDesktop
3 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (12.90%) Hyper-V
5 6 (9.68%) XenApp
6 2 (3.23%) Terminal Server
6 2 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.23%) WSUS
3 1 (1.61%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 47 (75.81%) Microsoft
2 28 (45.16%) Citrix
3 19 (30.65%) VMware
4 14 (22.58%) Cisco
5 6 (9.68%) Apple
6 4 (6.45%) Brocade
6 4 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 4 (6.45%) Foundry
6 4 (6.45%) QNAP
6 4 (6.45%) Zoho
7 3 (4.84%) GFI Software
7 3 (4.84%) Intel Security
7 3 (4.84%) LogRhythm
7 3 (4.84%) Symantec
8 2 (3.23%) Avaya
8 2 (3.23%) Sophos
8 2 (3.23%) Wyse
9 1 (1.61%) HP
9 1 (1.61%) Sun
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