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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 61 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 46 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.25% 3.30% 4.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.80% 13.53% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 37 38 66
Median salary £21,500 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £22,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
289 340 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.35% 24.39% 28.47%
Number of salaries quoted 234 296 484
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £52,500
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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Wilmslow -9 15 £21,500 -4.44% 3
Warrington +5 10 £29,750 +30.76% 1
Crewe -1 5 £19,500 +2.63% 1
Congleton - 4 £17,500 - 1
Sandbach - 1 £32,500 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (82.19%) Windows Server
3 49 (67.12%) Microsoft
4 44 (60.27%) Windows 7
5 42 (57.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (52.05%) MS Exchange
7 36 (49.32%) Office 365
8 33 (45.21%) Active Directory
9 28 (38.36%) Exchange Server 2010
10 23 (31.51%) Firewall
10 23 (31.51%) ITIL
10 23 (31.51%) Windows 8
11 22 (30.14%) VMware
12 21 (28.77%) MS Office
12 21 (28.77%) Citrix
12 21 (28.77%) Exchange Server 2013
13 18 (24.66%) Hyper-V
13 18 (24.66%) MS Excel
13 18 (24.66%) Apple
14 17 (23.29%) DNS
15 16 (21.92%) DHCP
16 15 (20.55%) Service Management
17 14 (19.18%) MCP
18 13 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
18 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Certification
18 13 (17.81%) Mac OS X
19 12 (16.44%) Cisco
19 12 (16.44%) MCSE
20 11 (15.07%) Windows 10
20 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003

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 38 (52.05%) MS Exchange
2 28 (38.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (28.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.48%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.37%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (28.77%) MS Office
2 18 (24.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 36 (49.32%) Office 365
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.51%) Firewall
2 17 (23.29%) DNS
3 16 (21.92%) DHCP
4 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.96%) VPN
5 6 (8.22%) VoIP
6 5 (6.85%) NetScaler
6 5 (6.85%) Skype
7 3 (4.11%) Wireless
8 2 (2.74%) BGP
8 2 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.74%) OSPF
9 1 (1.37%) Internet
9 1 (1.37%) SAN
9 1 (1.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.85%) Marketing
3 4 (5.48%) Finance
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) 2nd Line Support
1 26 (35.62%) Support Engineer
2 21 (28.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 21 (28.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 20 (27.40%) IT Support
4 14 (19.18%) IT Engineer
4 14 (19.18%) IT Support Engineer
5 12 (16.44%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 12 (16.44%) Analyst
6 11 (15.07%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (10.96%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (10.96%) Technical Support
7 8 (10.96%) Technical Support Engineer
8 7 (9.59%) 2nd Line Technical Support
8 7 (9.59%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
8 7 (9.59%) Team Leader
9 6 (8.22%) Help Desk Analyst
9 6 (8.22%) Help Desk Support
9 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (8.22%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Mobile Computing
2 6 (8.22%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.85%) iPad
3 5 (6.85%) iPhone
4 3 (4.11%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.37%) Fintech
5 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.37%) NHS
5 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.37%) Statistics
5 1 (1.37%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (82.19%) Windows Server
3 44 (60.27%) Windows 7
4 42 (57.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (31.51%) Windows 8
6 13 (17.81%) Mac OS X
7 11 (15.07%) Windows 10
7 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.48%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.74%) Linux
9 2 (2.74%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.37%) CentOS
10 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) ITIL
2 15 (20.55%) Service Management
3 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
4 8 (10.96%) Patch Management
5 5 (6.85%) Direct Marketing
5 5 (6.85%) Information Management
5 5 (6.85%) Time Management
6 4 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.48%) ERP
6 4 (5.48%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.48%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (5.48%) People Management
6 4 (5.48%) Process Improvement
6 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.48%) Web Filtering
7 3 (4.11%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.11%) Security Patching
7 3 (4.11%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (1.37%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.37%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.37%) C
2 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) MCP
2 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (16.44%) MCSE
4 11 (15.07%) MCITP
4 11 (15.07%) MCSA
5 3 (4.11%) Degree
6 2 (2.74%) CCNP
6 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.37%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.37%) HND
7 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (45.21%) Active Directory
2 18 (24.66%) Hyper-V
3 13 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (9.59%) XenApp
5 6 (8.22%) XenDesktop
6 5 (6.85%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (4.11%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.37%) vSphere
9 1 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) SCCM
2 4 (5.48%) SCOM
3 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 49 (67.12%) Microsoft
2 22 (30.14%) VMware
3 21 (28.77%) Citrix
4 18 (24.66%) Apple
5 12 (16.44%) Cisco
6 3 (4.11%) Avaya
6 3 (4.11%) GFI Software
6 3 (4.11%) LogRhythm
7 2 (2.74%) HP
8 1 (1.37%) NetApp
8 1 (1.37%) SAP
8 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds
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