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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 53 72 47
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 71 46 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.38% 2.68% 4.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.59% 11.00% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 55 36 65
Average salary £34,000 £27,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.52% -27.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £20,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,750 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
382 418 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.55% 24.34% 30.82%
Number of salaries quoted 300 309 446
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 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 22 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 26 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Knutsford +6 11 £34,000 -32.00%
Runcorn +3 10 £40,000 +56.86% 2
Chester +8 6 £26,041 -3.55% 6
Widnes - 2 £20,750 - 1
Wilmslow - 2 £35,500 - 3
Macclesfield - 1 £35,000 - 1
Nantwich - 1 £40,000 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 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
2 107 (64.07%) MS Exchange
3 105 (62.87%) VMware
4 103 (61.68%) Active Directory
5 92 (55.09%) Microsoft
6 67 (40.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (38.32%) DNS
8 63 (37.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 59 (35.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 56 (33.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 54 (32.34%) TCP/IP
12 51 (30.54%) DHCP
13 47 (28.14%) MCITP
13 47 (28.14%) Exchange Server 2007
14 46 (27.54%) Windows 7
14 46 (27.54%) Cisco
14 46 (27.54%) ITIL
15 45 (26.95%) MCSE
16 42 (25.15%) MS Excel
16 42 (25.15%) Exchange Server 2013
17 41 (24.55%) VPN
17 41 (24.55%) Hyper-V
17 41 (24.55%) VMware Infrastructure
18 34 (20.36%) NetApp
19 33 (19.76%) Citrix
20 31 (18.56%) SAN
21 30 (17.96%) MCP
22 29 (17.37%) MCSA
22 29 (17.37%) PowerShell
23 28 (16.77%) MS Office

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 107 (64.07%) MS Exchange
2 59 (35.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (28.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 42 (25.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (9.58%) IIS
6 9 (5.39%) SharePoint
7 7 (4.19%) Lync
7 7 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.99%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.80%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.80%) Oracle 9iAS
10 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 42 (25.15%) MS Excel
2 28 (16.77%) MS Office
3 3 (1.80%) ProjectWise
4 1 (0.60%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Primavera
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.78%) Office 365
2 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 64 (38.32%) DNS
2 54 (32.34%) TCP/IP
3 51 (30.54%) DHCP
4 41 (24.55%) VPN
5 31 (18.56%) SAN
6 24 (14.37%) Firewall
7 20 (11.98%) NAS
8 18 (10.78%) VLAN
9 16 (9.58%) LAN
10 14 (8.38%) WAN
11 12 (7.19%) ADSL
12 11 (6.59%) VDSL
12 11 (6.59%) SMTP
13 10 (5.99%) VoIP
14 7 (4.19%) Network Security
14 7 (4.19%) Wireless
15 5 (2.99%) DMZ
16 3 (1.80%) Broadband
17 2 (1.20%) SSL
18 1 (0.60%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.99%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.40%) MySQL
4 4 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (1.80%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Subversion
1 1 (0.60%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (10.18%) Finance
2 5 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.80%) Back Office
4 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.20%) French Language
4 2 (1.20%) Norwegian Language
4 2 (1.20%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.20%) Swedish Language
5 1 (0.60%) Publishing
5 1 (0.60%) Legal
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (29.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (18.56%) 3rd Line Support
3 27 (16.17%) Support Engineer
4 19 (11.38%) Analyst
5 17 (10.18%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (9.58%) Administrator
6 16 (9.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 16 (9.58%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 13 (7.78%) IT Manager
7 13 (7.78%) 1st Line Support
8 11 (6.59%) Server Support
9 10 (5.99%) Service Analyst
9 10 (5.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (5.99%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (5.99%) IT Support
10 9 (5.39%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 8 (4.79%) DBA
12 7 (4.19%) IT Administrator
12 7 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
13 6 (3.59%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.19%) .NET
2 3 (1.80%) WebCenter
3 2 (1.20%) XML
4 1 (0.60%) jQuery
4 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.60%) WAMP
4 1 (0.60%) LAMP
4 1 (0.60%) NHibernate
4 1 (0.60%) Ajax
4 1 (0.60%) HTML
4 1 (0.60%) CSS
4 1 (0.60%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.17%) Clustering
2 11 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.99%) Open Source
4 4 (2.40%) Replication
5 3 (1.80%) Life Science
5 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.20%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.20%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.20%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.60%) Celerra
7 1 (0.60%) Statistics
7 1 (0.60%) W3C
7 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 167 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (40.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 56 (33.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (27.54%) Windows 7
5 26 (15.57%) Windows 8
6 23 (13.77%) Linux
7 13 (7.78%) UNIX
8 9 (5.39%) Windows XP
9 8 (4.79%) CentOS
9 8 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.20%) AIX
10 2 (1.20%) Solaris
11 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (27.54%) ITIL
2 26 (15.57%) Migration
3 13 (7.78%) Service Delivery
4 12 (7.19%) Project Management
4 12 (7.19%) Time Management
4 12 (7.19%) Problem Management
4 12 (7.19%) Mobile Device Management
4 12 (7.19%) Mentoring
5 11 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (6.59%) Change Management
6 8 (4.79%) Load Balancing
7 7 (4.19%) Security Management
8 6 (3.59%) Project Planning
9 5 (2.99%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (2.40%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (2.40%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (2.40%) CRM
10 4 (2.40%) ETL
10 4 (2.40%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (1.80%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.37%) PowerShell
2 27 (16.17%) SQL
3 11 (6.59%) VB.NET
4 8 (4.79%) Perl
5 7 (4.19%) VB
6 4 (2.40%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.40%) VBScript
7 3 (1.80%) VB6
7 3 (1.80%) Prolog
7 3 (1.80%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.20%) R
9 1 (0.60%) PHP5
9 1 (0.60%) PHP
9 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 63 (37.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (28.14%) MCITP
3 45 (26.95%) MCSE
4 30 (17.96%) MCP
5 29 (17.37%) MCSA
6 28 (16.77%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (15.57%) MCTS
8 23 (13.77%) CCNA
9 17 (10.18%) Degree
10 11 (6.59%) JNCIA
11 7 (4.19%) CCNP
12 4 (2.40%) CCIE
12 4 (2.40%) CCDP
12 4 (2.40%) CCENT
13 3 (1.80%) OCP
13 3 (1.80%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (1.80%) HND
14 2 (1.20%) RHCE
14 2 (1.20%) A+ Certification
14 2 (1.20%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.99%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 103 (61.68%) Active Directory
2 41 (24.55%) Hyper-V
2 41 (24.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.59%) VMware ESX
4 8 (4.79%) XenApp
5 6 (3.59%) VMware Server
6 5 (2.99%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.80%) vSphere
7 3 (1.80%) XenServer
8 1 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.60%) Xen
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (11.98%) SCCM
2 18 (10.78%) SCOM
3 10 (5.99%) Backup Exec
3 10 (5.99%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (4.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (4.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.20%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.20%) WSUS
6 1 (0.60%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 105 (62.87%) VMware
2 92 (55.09%) Microsoft
3 46 (27.54%) Cisco
4 34 (20.36%) NetApp
5 33 (19.76%) Citrix
6 20 (11.98%) HP
6 20 (11.98%) Dell
7 16 (9.58%) Juniper
8 15 (8.98%) EMC
9 12 (7.19%) IBM
10 11 (6.59%) Symantec
10 11 (6.59%) McAfee
11 9 (5.39%) Avaya
12 8 (4.79%) IronPort
13 5 (2.99%) Lotus
13 5 (2.99%) Oracle
13 5 (2.99%) Business Objects
14 3 (1.80%) Mitel
14 3 (1.80%) BT
14 3 (1.80%) Toshiba
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