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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 64 71 53
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 34 51 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.08% 2.98% 4.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.23% 11.46% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 29 40 70
Median salary £24,750 £27,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £18,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £50,250
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
239 445 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.63% 25.99% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 209 379 374
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 - 7 £19,000 - 1
Chester +21 6 £33,750 -34.14%
Macclesfield -2 6 £24,750 -14.65% 2
Crewe +10 4 £42,500 -
Wilmslow -1 4 £19,000 -5.00% 1
Runcorn +1 2 £35,000 +55.55%
Warrington -12 2 £42,500 +84.78%
Knutsford +22 1 £22,500 -10.00%
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 43 (71.67%) Microsoft
4 37 (61.67%) MS Exchange
5 35 (58.33%) Active Directory
6 31 (51.67%) Windows 7
6 31 (51.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 29 (48.33%) ITIL
8 26 (43.33%) Citrix
8 26 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (38.33%) MS Office
10 22 (36.67%) MS Excel
11 20 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (33.33%) Service Management
12 18 (30.00%) Firewall
12 18 (30.00%) Office 365
13 14 (23.33%) XenDesktop
13 14 (23.33%) VMware
14 12 (20.00%) Mobile Computing
15 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (18.33%) MCP
16 10 (16.67%) DHCP
16 10 (16.67%) DNS
16 10 (16.67%) Apple
16 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
17 9 (15.00%) Windows 10
18 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
19 7 (11.67%) Cisco
19 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
19 7 (11.67%) MCSE

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 (61.67%) MS Exchange
2 31 (51.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.67%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.33%) Apache
5 2 (3.33%) IIS
5 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (38.33%) MS Office
2 22 (36.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (30.00%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.00%) Firewall
2 10 (16.67%) DHCP
2 10 (16.67%) DNS
3 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (10.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (5.00%) LAN
5 3 (5.00%) WAN
5 3 (5.00%) Wireless
6 2 (3.33%) BGP
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.33%) OSPF
6 2 (3.33%) VPN
7 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.67%) NAS
7 1 (1.67%) SAN
7 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
1 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) IT Support
2 18 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 18 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 13 (21.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 13 (21.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 11 (18.33%) Analyst
5 10 (16.67%) IT Engineer
5 10 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 10 (16.67%) Team Leader
6 8 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 8 (13.33%) IT Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) IT Support Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) Support Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) Technical Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) Technical Support
7 7 (11.67%) Technical Support Engineer
8 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (8.33%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
9 5 (8.33%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Mobile Computing
2 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 31 (51.67%) Windows 7
4 26 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (15.00%) Windows 10
7 6 (10.00%) Windows 8
8 5 (8.33%) Mac OS X
9 4 (6.67%) Mac OS
10 2 (3.33%) Linux
10 2 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (48.33%) ITIL
2 20 (33.33%) Service Management
3 7 (11.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (11.67%) ITSM
4 6 (10.00%) Coaching
4 6 (10.00%) Time Management
5 4 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 4 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.67%) Web Filtering
6 3 (5.00%) ERP
6 3 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.00%) Patch Management
6 3 (5.00%) Security Patching
6 3 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (3.33%) Case Management
7 2 (3.33%) High Availability
7 2 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) MCP
2 7 (11.67%) MCSE
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.33%) MCITP
3 5 (8.33%) MCSA
4 4 (6.67%) Degree
5 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.33%) CCNP
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (23.33%) XenDesktop
3 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.00%) XenApp
4 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (3.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) SCCM
2 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (71.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (43.33%) Citrix
3 14 (23.33%) VMware
4 10 (16.67%) Apple
5 7 (11.67%) Cisco
6 3 (5.00%) Avaya
6 3 (5.00%) GFI Software
6 3 (5.00%) LogRhythm
7 2 (3.33%) Wyse
8 1 (1.67%) Brocade
8 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.67%) Foundry
8 1 (1.67%) HP
8 1 (1.67%) QNAP
8 1 (1.67%) Zoho
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