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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 57 69 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 69 55 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.03% 3.03% 4.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.16% 12.11% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 50 44 71
Average salary £34,000 £29,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -23.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £20,750 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,750 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
380 454 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.18% 25.04% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 305 342 441
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
Warrington +12 29 £30,000 -20.00% 7
Runcorn +5 11 £40,000 +66.66% 1
Knutsford -3 9 £34,000 -32.00% 2
Chester +14 3 £23,500 -12.96% 5
Nantwich - 2 £40,000 -
Wilmslow - 2 £38,750 - 3
Macclesfield +5 1 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 167 (100.00%) Windows
2 109 (65.27%) VMware
3 100 (59.88%) MS Exchange
4 94 (56.29%) Microsoft
5 91 (54.49%) Active Directory
6 63 (37.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 61 (36.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 60 (35.93%) TCP/IP
9 59 (35.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 58 (34.73%) DNS
11 55 (32.93%) Exchange Server 2010
12 49 (29.34%) MCITP
13 48 (28.74%) DHCP
14 47 (28.14%) Exchange Server 2007
15 46 (27.54%) MCSE
15 46 (27.54%) MS Excel
16 45 (26.95%) VPN
16 45 (26.95%) Windows 7
17 44 (26.35%) ITIL
18 42 (25.15%) Cisco
19 41 (24.55%) Hyper-V
19 41 (24.55%) VMware Infrastructure
20 40 (23.95%) Exchange Server 2013
21 36 (21.56%) Citrix
21 36 (21.56%) SAN
22 35 (20.96%) NetApp
23 32 (19.16%) PowerShell
24 30 (17.96%) MCP
25 29 (17.37%) MCSA
26 27 (16.17%) MS Office

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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
1 100 (59.88%) MS Exchange
2 55 (32.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (28.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 40 (23.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (7.78%) IIS
6 10 (5.99%) SharePoint
7 7 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (4.19%) IBM Notes
8 5 (2.99%) Lync
9 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 46 (27.54%) MS Excel
2 27 (16.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) ProjectWise
3 1 (0.60%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.98%) Office 365
2 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 60 (35.93%) TCP/IP
2 58 (34.73%) DNS
3 48 (28.74%) DHCP
4 45 (26.95%) VPN
5 36 (21.56%) SAN
6 20 (11.98%) Firewall
7 18 (10.78%) NAS
7 18 (10.78%) LAN
8 16 (9.58%) WAN
9 15 (8.98%) VLAN
10 11 (6.59%) SMTP
11 10 (5.99%) ADSL
12 9 (5.39%) VDSL
13 8 (4.79%) VoIP
13 8 (4.79%) Wireless
13 8 (4.79%) Network Security
14 5 (2.99%) DMZ
15 3 (1.80%) Broadband
16 2 (1.20%) SSL
16 2 (1.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.20%) MySQL
4 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Subversion
1 1 (0.60%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (12.57%) Finance
2 3 (1.80%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.20%) Publishing
3 2 (1.20%) Back Office
3 2 (1.20%) French Language
3 2 (1.20%) Norwegian Language
3 2 (1.20%) Spanish Language
3 2 (1.20%) Swedish Language
4 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (30.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (17.96%) Support Engineer
2 30 (17.96%) 3rd Line Support
3 17 (10.18%) Analyst
4 16 (9.58%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (9.58%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 15 (8.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (7.19%) Server Support
6 12 (7.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (6.59%) IT Support
7 11 (6.59%) 1st Line Support
7 11 (6.59%) IT Manager
8 10 (5.99%) Service Analyst
8 10 (5.99%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (5.39%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 8 (4.79%) Administrator
11 7 (4.19%) Security Engineer
11 7 (4.19%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 7 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (3.59%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.19%) .NET
2 2 (1.20%) XML
3 1 (0.60%) NHibernate
3 1 (0.60%) Ajax
3 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.60%) WAMP
3 1 (0.60%) jQuery
3 1 (0.60%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (0.60%) WebCenter
3 1 (0.60%) LAMP
3 1 (0.60%) HTML
3 1 (0.60%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.77%) Clustering
2 9 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.80%) Fat Client
3 3 (1.80%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.20%) User Experience
4 2 (1.20%) Open Source
4 2 (1.20%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.20%) Replication
5 1 (0.60%) Statistics
5 1 (0.60%) Life Science
5 1 (0.60%) Celerra
5 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.60%) W3C
5 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 167 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (37.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 61 (36.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (26.95%) Windows 7
5 26 (15.57%) Linux
6 25 (14.97%) Windows 8
7 13 (7.78%) UNIX
8 12 (7.19%) Windows XP
9 9 (5.39%) CentOS
9 9 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.20%) AIX
11 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.35%) ITIL
2 23 (13.77%) Migration
3 18 (10.78%) Problem Management
4 15 (8.98%) Project Management
5 12 (7.19%) Service Delivery
6 11 (6.59%) Time Management
6 11 (6.59%) Mobile Device Management
7 10 (5.99%) Mentoring
7 10 (5.99%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (5.39%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (5.39%) Change Management
9 8 (4.79%) Load Balancing
10 7 (4.19%) Project Planning
10 7 (4.19%) Security Management
11 6 (3.59%) CRM
12 5 (2.99%) Asset Management
12 5 (2.99%) PRINCE2
12 5 (2.99%) Infrastructure Management
13 4 (2.40%) Agile Software Development
14 3 (1.80%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.16%) PowerShell
2 21 (12.57%) SQL
3 13 (7.78%) VB
4 11 (6.59%) VB.NET
5 10 (5.99%) VBScript
6 8 (4.79%) Perl
7 3 (1.80%) VB6
8 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.20%) R
9 1 (0.60%) PHP5
9 1 (0.60%) Prolog
9 1 (0.60%) PHP
9 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 59 (35.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (29.34%) MCITP
3 46 (27.54%) MCSE
4 30 (17.96%) MCP
5 29 (17.37%) MCSA
6 26 (15.57%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (12.57%) CCNA
8 20 (11.98%) MCTS
9 11 (6.59%) Degree
10 9 (5.39%) JNCIA
11 7 (4.19%) CCNP
12 4 (2.40%) CCIE
12 4 (2.40%) CCDP
12 4 (2.40%) CCENT
13 2 (1.20%) RHCE
13 2 (1.20%) A+ Certification
13 2 (1.20%) CISSP
13 2 (1.20%) Security+ Certification
13 2 (1.20%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (1.20%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.39%) SLA
2 2 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 91 (54.49%) Active Directory
2 41 (24.55%) Hyper-V
2 41 (24.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.98%) VMware ESX
4 11 (6.59%) XenApp
5 6 (3.59%) XenDesktop
5 6 (3.59%) VMware Server
6 5 (2.99%) vSphere
7 3 (1.80%) XenServer
8 2 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (11.38%) SCCM
2 18 (10.78%) SCOM
3 11 (6.59%) EMC NetWorker
4 9 (5.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (4.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 8 (4.79%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.40%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.20%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 109 (65.27%) VMware
2 94 (56.29%) Microsoft
3 42 (25.15%) Cisco
4 36 (21.56%) Citrix
5 35 (20.96%) NetApp
6 22 (13.17%) EMC
7 20 (11.98%) Dell
8 18 (10.78%) HP
9 14 (8.38%) Symantec
9 14 (8.38%) Juniper
10 12 (7.19%) McAfee
11 10 (5.99%) IBM
12 9 (5.39%) Avaya
13 8 (4.79%) IronPort
14 7 (4.19%) Lotus
15 3 (1.80%) Toshiba
15 3 (1.80%) BT
15 3 (1.80%) Progress
15 3 (1.80%) Business Objects
16 2 (1.20%) Aerohive Networks
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Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £25,000 per annum
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Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension + more
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
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Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
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Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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Wilmslow
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