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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 52 35 72
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +37
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 52 100 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.91% 5.50% 3.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.20% 21.05% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 48 74 43
Average salary £25,500 £36,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.13% +8.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,050 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £67,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average 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
321 475 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.14% 26.11% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 275 415 347
Average salary £32,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 5 February 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 5 February 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
Warrington -16 15 £22,000 -20.00% 1
Knutsford +7 13 £25,500 -62.22% 1
Macclesfield +25 3 £24,000 -
Runcorn -3 3 £25,000 -30.06%
Crewe +6 1 £32,500 -13.33%
Chester -13 1 £45,000 -12.19%
Congleton - 1 £17,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £22,500 - 1
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (73.20%) Active Directory
3 70 (72.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 69 (71.13%) MS Exchange
5 66 (68.04%) Microsoft
5 66 (68.04%) VMware
6 60 (61.86%) Windows Server
7 56 (57.73%) Exchange Server 2010
8 53 (54.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 50 (51.55%) TCP/IP
10 48 (49.48%) MS Excel
11 46 (47.42%) Cisco
11 46 (47.42%) Windows 7
12 42 (43.30%) Exchange Server 2013
12 42 (43.30%) DNS
13 40 (41.24%) MS Office
14 39 (40.21%) DHCP
14 39 (40.21%) Microsoft Certification
14 39 (40.21%) Hyper-V
15 38 (39.18%) Windows XP
16 35 (36.08%) Cisco Certification
17 33 (34.02%) VPN
18 32 (32.99%) CCNA
19 30 (30.93%) MCP
19 30 (30.93%) MCSE
20 27 (27.84%) Firewall
21 24 (24.74%) Windows Server 2003
21 24 (24.74%) MCSA
22 22 (22.68%) MCTS
22 22 (22.68%) MCITP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 69 (71.13%) MS Exchange
2 56 (57.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (43.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (20.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (7.22%) IIS
7 5 (5.15%) Lync
8 4 (4.12%) JBoss
8 4 (4.12%) WebLogic
9 3 (3.09%) IBM Notes
10 2 (2.06%) Apache
10 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
10 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (49.48%) MS Excel
2 40 (41.24%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.37%) Office 365
2 7 (7.22%) SaaS
3 4 (4.12%) PaaS
4 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.06%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.06%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.03%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (51.55%) TCP/IP
2 42 (43.30%) DNS
3 39 (40.21%) DHCP
4 33 (34.02%) VPN
5 27 (27.84%) Firewall
6 18 (18.56%) LAN
7 17 (17.53%) WAN
8 10 (10.31%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (10.31%) VoIP
8 10 (10.31%) Wireless
9 9 (9.28%) Broadband
9 9 (9.28%) SAN
10 7 (7.22%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (5.15%) Internet
11 5 (5.15%) Skype
12 3 (3.09%) Ethernet
12 3 (3.09%) Network Security
13 2 (2.06%) SMTP
13 2 (2.06%) SNMP
13 2 (2.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.06%) MySQL
5 1 (1.03%) MS Access
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Selenium
General
1 10 (10.31%) Finance
1 10 (10.31%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.19%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.06%) Back Office
3 2 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (38.14%) Support Engineer
2 32 (32.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (31.96%) IT Support
4 26 (26.80%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 25 (25.77%) IT Engineer
5 25 (25.77%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (23.71%) IT Support Engineer
7 20 (20.62%) Analyst
8 14 (14.43%) Support Analyst
9 13 (13.40%) Technical Support
10 8 (8.25%) Support Manager
10 8 (8.25%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (7.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 6 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (6.19%) Technical Engineer
12 6 (6.19%) Technical Support Engineer
13 5 (5.15%) Service Analyst
13 5 (5.15%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) Middleware
2 3 (3.09%) .NET
3 2 (2.06%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Fat Client
1 15 (15.46%) Thin Client
2 9 (9.28%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.15%) Life Science
3 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.06%) iPad
5 2 (2.06%) iPhone
6 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.03%) Clustering
6 1 (1.03%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.03%) Tandem
6 1 (1.03%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (72.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 60 (61.86%) Windows Server
4 46 (47.42%) Windows 7
5 38 (39.18%) Windows XP
6 24 (24.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (22.68%) Windows 8
8 8 (8.25%) Linux
9 7 (7.22%) Windows Vista
10 4 (4.12%) Unix
11 3 (3.09%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.37%) ITIL
2 11 (11.34%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (11.34%) Incident Management
3 9 (9.28%) Service Management
4 5 (5.15%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (5.15%) High Availability
4 5 (5.15%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.12%) Mentoring
5 4 (4.12%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.12%) Supplier Management
6 3 (3.09%) Change Management
6 3 (3.09%) Data Security
6 3 (3.09%) Line Management
6 3 (3.09%) Project Management
6 3 (3.09%) Security Patching
7 2 (2.06%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.06%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.06%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.06%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.15%) PowerShell
1 5 (5.15%) SQL
2 2 (2.06%) Java
2 2 (2.06%) VB
3 1 (1.03%) C#
3 1 (1.03%) Perl
3 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (40.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (36.08%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (32.99%) CCNA
4 30 (30.93%) MCP
4 30 (30.93%) MCSE
5 24 (24.74%) MCSA
6 22 (22.68%) MCITP
6 22 (22.68%) MCTS
7 10 (10.31%) Degree
8 3 (3.09%) CCNP
9 2 (2.06%) HNC
9 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.03%) CCA
10 1 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.03%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (73.20%) Active Directory
2 53 (54.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (40.21%) Hyper-V
4 10 (10.31%) Terminal Services
5 6 (6.19%) vSphere
6 4 (4.12%) XenApp
7 3 (3.09%) vCloud
8 2 (2.06%) BitLocker
8 2 (2.06%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.06%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.03%) Postfix
9 1 (1.03%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (10.31%) SCCM
2 4 (4.12%) SCOM
3 2 (2.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.03%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (68.04%) Microsoft
1 66 (68.04%) VMware
2 46 (47.42%) Cisco
3 21 (21.65%) Citrix
4 14 (14.43%) Apple
5 11 (11.34%) Sophos
6 10 (10.31%) Symantec
7 6 (6.19%) McAfee
7 6 (6.19%) Oracle
8 5 (5.15%) NetApp
9 3 (3.09%) CommVault
9 3 (3.09%) Lotus
9 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.06%) Avaya
10 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.06%) GFI Software
11 1 (1.03%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.03%) Axway
11 1 (1.03%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.03%) Trustwave
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