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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 57 67 72
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 29 61 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.08% 3.51% 3.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.72% 14.22% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 27 47 46
Median salary £28,000 £34,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £18,300 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
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
228 429 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.23% 24.66% 25.50%
Number of salaries quoted 201 346 349
Median salary £34,000 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Northwich - 9 £28,000 -
Knutsford +18 5 £25,500 -25.00% 1
Crewe +28 4 £42,500 -
Macclesfield - 4 £27,500 - 2
Warrington 0 3 £42,500 +84.78% 1
Chester -2 1 £19,500 -25.11% 1
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 47 (69.12%) Microsoft
4 43 (63.24%) MS Exchange
5 41 (60.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (54.41%) Windows 7
7 35 (51.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 35 (51.47%) Windows Server
8 28 (41.18%) MS Excel
8 28 (41.18%) VMware
9 27 (39.71%) Citrix
10 26 (38.24%) ITIL
11 24 (35.29%) MS Office
12 23 (33.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (32.35%) Office 365
14 20 (29.41%) Cisco
14 20 (29.41%) TCP/IP
15 17 (25.00%) MCP
15 17 (25.00%) DNS
16 16 (23.53%) DHCP
16 16 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
17 15 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (22.06%) Service Management
18 14 (20.59%) Hyper-V
18 14 (20.59%) XenDesktop
19 13 (19.12%) LAN
20 12 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
21 11 (16.18%) Firewall
21 11 (16.18%) MCSE

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 43 (63.24%) MS Exchange
2 35 (51.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (8.82%) IIS
5 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.41%) JBoss
5 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.94%) Apache
6 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 24 (35.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 22 (32.35%) Office 365
2 3 (4.41%) PaaS
2 3 (4.41%) SaaS
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 17 (25.00%) DNS
3 16 (23.53%) DHCP
4 13 (19.12%) LAN
5 11 (16.18%) Firewall
6 9 (13.24%) WAN
7 8 (11.76%) VPN
8 7 (10.29%) SAN
9 4 (5.88%) IP Telephony
9 4 (5.88%) NAS
9 4 (5.88%) VoIP
9 4 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (5.88%) Wireless
10 3 (4.41%) NetScaler
11 2 (2.94%) BGP
11 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.94%) Internet
11 2 (2.94%) OSPF
11 2 (2.94%) SMTP
12 1 (1.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.41%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) IT Support
2 19 (27.94%) Support Engineer
3 12 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (17.65%) Analyst
3 12 (17.65%) Technical Support
4 11 (16.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 11 (16.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 11 (16.18%) IT Engineer
4 11 (16.18%) IT Support Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (13.24%) Infrastructure Support
7 8 (11.76%) Team Leader
8 7 (10.29%) IT Analyst
8 7 (10.29%) Technical Engineer
8 7 (10.29%) Technical Support Engineer
9 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 6 (8.82%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (8.82%) IT Technician
9 6 (8.82%) Support Analyst
9 6 (8.82%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) Middleware
2 2 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.76%) Driving Licence
3 7 (10.29%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.94%) Clustering
6 2 (2.94%) Life Science
6 2 (2.94%) Replication
7 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.47%) iPad
7 1 (1.47%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (60.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (54.41%) Windows 7
4 35 (51.47%) Windows Server
5 23 (33.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (11.76%) Linux
6 8 (11.76%) Windows 10
7 6 (8.82%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.88%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.41%) Unix
10 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) ITIL
2 15 (22.06%) Service Management
3 7 (10.29%) ITSM
4 6 (8.82%) Coaching
5 5 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.35%) Project Management
6 4 (5.88%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.41%) High Availability
7 3 (4.41%) Supplier Management
7 3 (4.41%) Time Management
8 2 (2.94%) Case Management
8 2 (2.94%) Data Security
8 2 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.94%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.94%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.47%) Escalation Management
9 1 (1.47%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.82%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.47%) Perl
3 1 (1.47%) VB
3 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) MCP
2 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (16.18%) MCSE
5 10 (14.71%) CCNA
6 9 (13.24%) MCSA
7 8 (11.76%) MCITP
8 6 (8.82%) MCTS
9 5 (7.35%) Degree
10 3 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.94%) CCNP
11 2 (2.94%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (20.59%) Hyper-V
3 14 (20.59%) XenDesktop
4 6 (8.82%) XenApp
5 2 (2.94%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.47%) Postfix
6 1 (1.47%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.94%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.94%) WSUS
3 1 (1.47%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (69.12%) Microsoft
2 28 (41.18%) VMware
3 27 (39.71%) Citrix
4 20 (29.41%) Cisco
5 5 (7.35%) Intel Security
6 4 (5.88%) Brocade
6 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
6 4 (5.88%) Foundry
6 4 (5.88%) QNAP
6 4 (5.88%) Symantec
6 4 (5.88%) Zoho
7 3 (4.41%) Apple
7 3 (4.41%) Oracle
7 3 (4.41%) Sophos
8 2 (2.94%) CommVault
8 2 (2.94%) Lotus
8 2 (2.94%) NetApp
8 2 (2.94%) Wyse
9 1 (1.47%) HP
9 1 (1.47%) Sun
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