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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 67 55 76
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 26 71 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.42% 4.40% 2.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.74% 18.68% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 55 37
Median salary £25,500 £34,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £20,700 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,500 £43,500
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
242 380 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.55% 23.54% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 212 299 313
Median salary £32,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £21,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Northwich - 12 £28,000 -
Knutsford +5 4 £25,500 -25.00% 2
Macclesfield +6 3 £27,500 -21.42%
Warrington -12 2 £29,000 -17.14% 3
Wilmslow -2 1 £19,000 -46.47% 2
Chester -12 1 £19,500 -25.11% 1
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 54 (73.97%) Microsoft
3 52 (71.23%) Active Directory
4 48 (65.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (63.01%) Windows 7
5 46 (63.01%) MS Exchange
6 41 (56.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 38 (52.05%) Windows Server
8 37 (50.68%) VMware
9 34 (46.58%) MS Excel
10 28 (38.36%) MS Office
11 27 (36.99%) Cisco
12 26 (35.62%) TCP/IP
13 25 (34.25%) Office 365
14 24 (32.88%) DNS
15 23 (31.51%) DHCP
15 23 (31.51%) Citrix
15 23 (31.51%) ITIL
16 22 (30.14%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (30.14%) VMware Infrastructure
17 21 (28.77%) Exchange Server 2013
17 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2003
17 21 (28.77%) MCP
18 20 (27.40%) Hyper-V
19 17 (23.29%) Cisco Certification
19 17 (23.29%) CCNA
20 16 (21.92%) LAN
20 16 (21.92%) MCSE
21 15 (20.55%) Service Management
22 14 (19.18%) XenDesktop

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 46 (63.01%) MS Exchange
2 41 (56.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (28.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (9.59%) IIS
5 4 (5.48%) JBoss
5 4 (5.48%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.11%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.74%) Apache
7 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 34 (46.58%) MS Excel
2 28 (38.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 25 (34.25%) Office 365
2 4 (5.48%) PaaS
2 4 (5.48%) SaaS
3 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (35.62%) TCP/IP
2 24 (32.88%) DNS
3 23 (31.51%) DHCP
4 16 (21.92%) LAN
5 13 (17.81%) VPN
6 10 (13.70%) Firewall
6 10 (13.70%) WAN
7 8 (10.96%) SAN
8 7 (9.59%) VoIP
9 6 (8.22%) Wireless
10 4 (5.48%) IP Telephony
10 4 (5.48%) NAS
10 4 (5.48%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (4.11%) Internet
12 2 (2.74%) Skype
12 2 (2.74%) SMTP
13 1 (1.37%) Broadband
13 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
13 1 (1.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.48%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) IT Support
2 23 (31.51%) Support Engineer
3 16 (21.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (20.55%) Infrastructure Support
4 15 (20.55%) IT Engineer
4 15 (20.55%) IT Support Engineer
5 14 (19.18%) Technical Support
6 12 (16.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 12 (16.44%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (16.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (16.44%) Analyst
7 11 (15.07%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 11 (15.07%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (10.96%) Team Leader
9 7 (9.59%) 2nd Line Technical Support
9 7 (9.59%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
9 7 (9.59%) Support Analyst
9 7 (9.59%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (9.59%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (9.59%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) Middleware
2 2 (2.74%) Web Services
3 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.22%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.85%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.11%) Life Science
6 2 (2.74%) Clustering
6 2 (2.74%) iPad
6 2 (2.74%) iPhone
6 2 (2.74%) Replication
7 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (65.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 46 (63.01%) Windows 7
4 38 (52.05%) Windows Server
5 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (19.18%) Windows XP
7 10 (13.70%) Linux
8 6 (8.22%) Windows 10
8 6 (8.22%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.48%) Unix
10 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) ITIL
2 15 (20.55%) Service Management
3 7 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (9.59%) ITSM
4 6 (8.22%) Coaching
4 6 (8.22%) Project Management
5 4 (5.48%) Business Continuity
5 4 (5.48%) Supplier Management
6 3 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.11%) Data Security
6 3 (4.11%) High Availability
6 3 (4.11%) Line Management
6 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.74%) Case Management
7 2 (2.74%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.74%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.37%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.37%) Escalation Management
8 1 (1.37%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.37%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) SQL
2 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.37%) Perl
3 1 (1.37%) VB
3 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (30.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (28.77%) MCP
3 17 (23.29%) CCNA
3 17 (23.29%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (21.92%) MCSE
5 14 (19.18%) MCSA
6 13 (17.81%) MCITP
7 11 (15.07%) MCTS
8 4 (5.48%) Degree
9 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (71.23%) Active Directory
2 22 (30.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (27.40%) Hyper-V
4 14 (19.18%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.48%) XenApp
6 2 (2.74%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.37%) Postfix
7 1 (1.37%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.74%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.74%) WSUS
3 1 (1.37%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 54 (73.97%) Microsoft
2 37 (50.68%) VMware
3 27 (36.99%) Cisco
4 23 (31.51%) Citrix
5 5 (6.85%) Intel Security
5 5 (6.85%) Symantec
6 4 (5.48%) Brocade
6 4 (5.48%) CheckPoint
6 4 (5.48%) Foundry
6 4 (5.48%) Oracle
6 4 (5.48%) QNAP
6 4 (5.48%) Sophos
6 4 (5.48%) Zoho
7 3 (4.11%) Apple
7 3 (4.11%) CommVault
7 3 (4.11%) Lotus
7 3 (4.11%) NetApp
8 2 (2.74%) Wyse
9 1 (1.37%) HP
9 1 (1.37%) Sun
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