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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 72 59 72
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 70 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.92% 4.07% 3.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.16% 18.77% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 22 51 45
Average salary £24,000 £34,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,050 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
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
282 373 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.50% 21.69% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 254 301 351
Average salary £33,250 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Northwich - 7 £19,000 - 1
Warrington -9 6 £33,250 +10.83% 2
Macclesfield +11 4 £24,000 -31.42%
Wilmslow -2 2 £18,750 -51.61%
Daresbury - 1 £22,500 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 55 (72.37%) Microsoft
4 54 (71.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (67.11%) MS Exchange
6 44 (57.89%) Windows 7
7 43 (56.58%) Windows Server
8 42 (55.26%) Exchange Server 2010
9 41 (53.95%) VMware
10 37 (48.68%) Cisco
11 34 (44.74%) TCP/IP
12 32 (42.11%) MS Excel
13 31 (40.79%) DNS
14 29 (38.16%) DHCP
14 29 (38.16%) VMware Infrastructure
15 28 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
16 27 (35.53%) MS Office
17 24 (31.58%) Hyper-V
18 23 (30.26%) Citrix
18 23 (30.26%) Microsoft Certification
19 22 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
19 22 (28.95%) CCNA
19 22 (28.95%) Windows XP
20 21 (27.63%) MCP
20 21 (27.63%) Windows Server 2003
20 21 (27.63%) Office 365
21 20 (26.32%) Firewall
22 18 (23.68%) ITIL
23 17 (22.37%) MCSE
23 17 (22.37%) MCSA

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 51 (67.11%) MS Exchange
2 42 (55.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (7.89%) IIS
6 4 (5.26%) JBoss
6 4 (5.26%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.95%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 27 (35.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 21 (27.63%) Office 365
2 4 (5.26%) PaaS
2 4 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (44.74%) TCP/IP
2 31 (40.79%) DNS
3 29 (38.16%) DHCP
4 20 (26.32%) Firewall
5 17 (22.37%) VPN
6 15 (19.74%) LAN
7 12 (15.79%) SAN
8 9 (11.84%) VoIP
8 9 (11.84%) WAN
9 7 (9.21%) Wireless
10 6 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (5.26%) Broadband
11 4 (5.26%) Internet
11 4 (5.26%) IP Telephony
11 4 (5.26%) NAS
11 4 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (3.95%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (2.63%) Skype
13 2 (2.63%) SMTP
14 1 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 10 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.26%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) IT Support
2 24 (31.58%) Support Engineer
3 19 (25.00%) Analyst
3 19 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (25.00%) IT Engineer
4 18 (23.68%) Infrastructure Support
5 17 (22.37%) IT Support Engineer
6 16 (21.05%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (18.42%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 12 (15.79%) Support Analyst
8 12 (15.79%) Technical Support
9 9 (11.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 9 (11.84%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (11.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (9.21%) Service Analyst
12 6 (7.89%) IT Analyst
12 6 (7.89%) IT Manager
12 6 (7.89%) IT Support Analyst
13 5 (6.58%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (1.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.89%) Fat Client
2 6 (7.89%) Thin Client
3 5 (6.58%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.95%) Life Science
6 2 (2.63%) Clustering
6 2 (2.63%) iPad
6 2 (2.63%) iPhone
6 2 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (71.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 44 (57.89%) Windows 7
4 43 (56.58%) Windows Server
5 22 (28.95%) Windows XP
6 21 (27.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (15.79%) Windows 8
8 9 (11.84%) Linux
9 5 (6.58%) Windows 10
10 4 (5.26%) Unix
11 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) ITIL
2 9 (11.84%) Service Management
3 8 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (7.89%) Business Continuity
5 4 (5.26%) Project Management
5 4 (5.26%) Supplier Management
6 3 (3.95%) Data Security
6 3 (3.95%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.63%) Coaching
7 2 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.63%) High Availability
7 2 (2.63%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.63%) ITSM
7 2 (2.63%) Line Management
7 2 (2.63%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.32%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.32%) Escalation Management
8 1 (1.32%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.32%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.21%) SQL
2 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.32%) C#
3 1 (1.32%) Perl
3 1 (1.32%) VB
3 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (30.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (28.95%) CCNA
2 22 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (27.63%) MCP
4 17 (22.37%) MCSA
4 17 (22.37%) MCSE
5 16 (21.05%) MCITP
6 14 (18.42%) MCTS
7 6 (7.89%) Degree
8 2 (2.63%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 29 (38.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (31.58%) Hyper-V
4 9 (11.84%) XenDesktop
5 8 (10.53%) Terminal Services
6 5 (6.58%) XenApp
7 2 (2.63%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.32%) Postfix
8 1 (1.32%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.63%) WSUS
3 1 (1.32%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (72.37%) Microsoft
2 41 (53.95%) VMware
3 37 (48.68%) Cisco
4 23 (30.26%) Citrix
5 10 (13.16%) Symantec
6 9 (11.84%) Sophos
7 8 (10.53%) Apple
8 7 (9.21%) Intel Security
9 6 (7.89%) CheckPoint
10 5 (6.58%) NetApp
11 4 (5.26%) Brocade
11 4 (5.26%) Foundry
11 4 (5.26%) Oracle
11 4 (5.26%) QNAP
11 4 (5.26%) Zoho
12 3 (3.95%) CommVault
12 3 (3.95%) Lotus
13 2 (2.63%) Avaya
13 2 (2.63%) GFI Software
14 1 (1.32%) Trustwave
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