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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 64 79 54
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -25
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 35 51 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.05% 3.02% 4.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.73% 11.36% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31 39 60
Median salary £22,000 £35,000 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% +15.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £48,650
UK excluding London median 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
255 449 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.23% 26.57% 23.51%
Number of salaries quoted 221 392 358
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -6 8 £19,000 -41.53% 3
Northwich - 7 £19,000 - 1
Chester +19 6 £33,750 -46.00%
Macclesfield -9 6 £24,750 -14.65%
Runcorn +1 2 £35,000 +60.91%
Warrington -9 2 £27,500 +19.56% 1
Crewe - 1 £52,500 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (75.41%) Windows Server
3 45 (73.77%) Microsoft
4 37 (60.66%) MS Exchange
5 31 (50.82%) Active Directory
5 31 (50.82%) Windows 7
5 31 (50.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (47.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (44.26%) ITIL
8 22 (36.07%) MS Office
8 22 (36.07%) MS Excel
8 22 (36.07%) Citrix
9 21 (34.43%) Office 365
10 20 (32.79%) Service Management
10 20 (32.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (31.15%) Firewall
12 18 (29.51%) VMware
13 13 (21.31%) MCP
14 12 (19.67%) DNS
14 12 (19.67%) Apple
14 12 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2013
15 11 (18.03%) Mobile Computing
15 11 (18.03%) DHCP
16 10 (16.39%) Windows 10
16 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (16.39%) MCSE
16 10 (16.39%) XenDesktop
17 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
17 9 (14.75%) Windows 8
18 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills

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 37 (60.66%) MS Exchange
2 31 (50.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (19.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.56%) Skype for Business
6 3 (4.92%) IIS
7 2 (3.28%) Apache
7 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (36.07%) MS Excel
1 22 (36.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (34.43%) Office 365
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.15%) Firewall
2 12 (19.67%) DNS
3 11 (18.03%) DHCP
4 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.84%) NetScaler
6 3 (4.92%) LAN
6 3 (4.92%) WAN
6 3 (4.92%) Wireless
7 2 (3.28%) BGP
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.28%) OSPF
7 2 (3.28%) VPN
8 1 (1.64%) SAN
8 1 (1.64%) VoIP
8 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Support Engineer
2 21 (34.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 19 (31.15%) IT Support
4 16 (26.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 16 (26.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 11 (18.03%) IT Engineer
5 11 (18.03%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (16.39%) Team Leader
7 8 (13.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 8 (13.11%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (13.11%) Technical Support
7 8 (13.11%) Technical Support Engineer
8 7 (11.48%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (11.48%) Analyst
8 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (9.84%) 2nd Line Technical Support
9 6 (9.84%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
10 5 (8.20%) IT Analyst
10 5 (8.20%) Support Team Leader
11 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Mobile Computing
2 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.20%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.28%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (75.41%) Windows Server
3 31 (50.82%) Windows 7
4 29 (47.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (32.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (16.39%) Windows 10
7 9 (14.75%) Windows 8
8 7 (11.48%) Mac OS X
9 4 (6.56%) Mac OS
10 3 (4.92%) Linux
11 2 (3.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) ITIL
2 20 (32.79%) Service Management
3 7 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (11.48%) ITSM
4 6 (9.84%) Coaching
4 6 (9.84%) Time Management
5 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.56%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (6.56%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (6.56%) Patch Management
6 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.56%) Web Filtering
7 3 (4.92%) ERP
7 3 (4.92%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.92%) Security Patching
7 3 (4.92%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (3.28%) Direct Marketing
8 2 (3.28%) High Availability
8 2 (3.28%) Information Management
8 2 (3.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) C
1 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) MCP
2 10 (16.39%) MCSE
2 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (11.48%) MCITP
3 7 (11.48%) MCSA
4 4 (6.56%) Degree
5 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.28%) CCNP
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (50.82%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.39%) XenDesktop
3 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (11.48%) Hyper-V
5 5 (8.20%) XenApp
6 3 (4.92%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (3.28%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.64%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.64%) SCOM
3 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 45 (73.77%) Microsoft
2 22 (36.07%) Citrix
3 18 (29.51%) VMware
4 12 (19.67%) Apple
5 7 (11.48%) Cisco
6 3 (4.92%) Avaya
6 3 (4.92%) GFI Software
6 3 (4.92%) LogRhythm
7 2 (3.28%) HP
7 2 (3.28%) Wyse
8 1 (1.64%) NetApp
8 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds
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