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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West / Cheshire
Rank 71 57 41
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 46 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.61% 3.54% 5.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.08% 14.98% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14 44 71
Median salary £25,000 £28,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.50% -19.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,650 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £40,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -

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
198 307 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.88% 23.65% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 143 270 400
Median salary £37,500 £32,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
Crewe -4 5 £32,500 -
Macclesfield +7 4 £25,000 +4.16% 1
Warrington -5 2 £27,750 +26.13% 5
Congleton +1 1 £17,500 -
Wilmslow -5 1 £40,000 +95.12%
Northwich - 1 £19,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £18,500 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 37 (66.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 33 (58.93%) Windows 7
5 33 (58.93%) Office 365
6 27 (48.21%) Active Directory
7 24 (42.86%) MS Exchange
8 21 (37.50%) Hyper-V
8 21 (37.50%) Windows 8
9 18 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (26.79%) VMware
11 14 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (21.43%) DNS
12 12 (21.43%) Citrix
12 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
13 11 (19.64%) ITIL
13 11 (19.64%) DHCP
14 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (16.07%) MCP
15 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
15 9 (16.07%) Service Management
15 9 (16.07%) Firewall
15 9 (16.07%) Mac OS X
15 9 (16.07%) Apple
15 9 (16.07%) Cisco
15 9 (16.07%) Mentoring
16 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (14.29%) MS Office

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 24 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 18 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 33 (58.93%) Office 365
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) DNS
2 11 (19.64%) DHCP
3 9 (16.07%) Firewall
4 8 (14.29%) VPN
5 7 (12.50%) VoIP
6 6 (10.71%) Skype
7 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.79%) Internet
8 1 (1.79%) SAN
8 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (8.93%) Marketing
1 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Support Engineer
2 18 (32.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 17 (30.36%) 2nd Line Support
3 17 (30.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 11 (19.64%) IT Support
5 9 (16.07%) IT Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 7 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 7 (12.50%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Technical Support
6 7 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (10.71%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 6 (10.71%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (8.93%) Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
1 6 (10.71%) iPad
1 6 (10.71%) iPhone
2 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.79%) Fintech
2 1 (1.79%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (1.79%) NHS
2 1 (1.79%) Replication
2 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.79%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 37 (66.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (58.93%) Windows 7
5 21 (37.50%) Windows 8
6 9 (16.07%) Mac OS X
7 6 (10.71%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.57%) Linux
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.79%) Android
9 1 (1.79%) CentOS
9 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) ITIL
2 9 (16.07%) Mentoring
2 9 (16.07%) Service Management
3 5 (8.93%) Direct Marketing
3 5 (8.93%) Information Management
3 5 (8.93%) Patch Management
4 4 (7.14%) People Management
5 2 (3.57%) High Availability
5 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.79%) Case Management
6 1 (1.79%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (1.79%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (1.79%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (1.79%) Information Governance
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL V2
6 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.79%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.79%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.07%) MCP
3 8 (14.29%) MCSA
3 8 (14.29%) MCSE
4 7 (12.50%) MCITP
5 2 (3.57%) A+ Certification
5 2 (3.57%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (48.21%) Active Directory
2 21 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.93%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (7.14%) XenApp
5 4 (7.14%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.79%) vSphere
6 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) SCCM
2 4 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.79%) MobiControl
3 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.79%) VMware
3 12 (21.43%) Citrix
4 9 (16.07%) Apple
4 9 (16.07%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) HP
5 2 (3.57%) NetApp
6 1 (1.79%) Motorola
6 1 (1.79%) SAP
6 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.79%) Sophos
6 1 (1.79%) SOTI
6 1 (1.79%) Veeam
6 1 (1.79%) Wyse
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