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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West / Cheshire
Rank 66 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 23 52 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.25% 3.95% 5.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.41% 16.56% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 21 47 77
Median salary £21,500 £25,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.68% -36.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,000 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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
221 314 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.60% 23.82% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 169 266 468
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 £21,500 -4.44%
Crewe 0 6 £32,500 +26.21% 1
Congleton +2 3 £17,500 -
Warrington -3 3 £32,000 +45.45% 1
Sandbach - 1 £32,500 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (79.37%) Windows Server
3 42 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 40 (63.49%) Windows 7
5 39 (61.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (55.56%) Office 365
7 33 (52.38%) MS Exchange
8 29 (46.03%) Active Directory
9 25 (39.68%) Exchange Server 2010
9 25 (39.68%) Windows 8
10 20 (31.75%) Exchange Server 2013
11 18 (28.57%) Hyper-V
11 18 (28.57%) MS Office
12 16 (25.40%) ITIL
12 16 (25.40%) MS Excel
12 16 (25.40%) DNS
12 16 (25.40%) VMware
13 15 (23.81%) DHCP
14 14 (22.22%) Firewall
14 14 (22.22%) Apple
15 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (20.63%) Mac OS X
15 13 (20.63%) MCP
16 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (19.05%) MCSE
16 12 (19.05%) Citrix
16 12 (19.05%) Service Management
17 11 (17.46%) MCSA
17 11 (17.46%) MCITP
18 9 (14.29%) Windows 10

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 33 (52.38%) MS Exchange
2 25 (39.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (31.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (28.57%) MS Office
2 16 (25.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 35 (55.56%) Office 365
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) DNS
2 15 (23.81%) DHCP
3 14 (22.22%) Firewall
4 9 (14.29%) VPN
5 7 (11.11%) VoIP
6 6 (9.52%) Skype
6 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.76%) Wireless
8 1 (1.59%) Internet
8 1 (1.59%) SAN
8 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 8 (12.70%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.94%) Marketing
3 3 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Support Engineer
2 21 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 20 (31.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 20 (31.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 18 (28.57%) IT Support
5 13 (20.63%) IT Engineer
5 13 (20.63%) IT Support Engineer
6 11 (17.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 10 (15.87%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (14.29%) Analyst
9 7 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (11.11%) 2nd Line Technical Support
9 7 (11.11%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
9 7 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
9 7 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (11.11%) Technical Support
9 7 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
10 6 (9.52%) First Line Help Desk Support
10 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (7.94%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) iPad
1 6 (9.52%) iPhone
2 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.59%) Fintech
3 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.59%) NHS
3 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.59%) Statistics
3 1 (1.59%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (79.37%) Windows Server
3 40 (63.49%) Windows 7
4 39 (61.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (39.68%) Windows 8
6 13 (20.63%) Mac OS X
7 9 (14.29%) Windows 10
8 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.17%) Linux
9 2 (3.17%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.59%) Android
10 1 (1.59%) CentOS
10 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.59%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) ITIL
2 12 (19.05%) Service Management
3 9 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 8 (12.70%) Patch Management
5 5 (7.94%) Direct Marketing
5 5 (7.94%) Information Management
6 4 (6.35%) People Management
7 3 (4.76%) ERP
7 3 (4.76%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.76%) Security Patching
7 3 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (3.17%) High Availability
8 2 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.59%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 1 (1.59%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (1.59%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.59%) Information Governance
9 1 (1.59%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (1.59%) Security Monitoring
9 1 (1.59%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) MCP
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (19.05%) MCSE
3 11 (17.46%) MCITP
3 11 (17.46%) MCSA
4 1 (1.59%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.59%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (46.03%) Active Directory
2 18 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.94%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (6.35%) XenApp
5 4 (6.35%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.59%) vSphere
7 1 (1.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) SCCM
2 4 (6.35%) SCOM
3 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.59%) MobiControl
3 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 42 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.40%) VMware
3 14 (22.22%) Apple
4 12 (19.05%) Citrix
5 9 (14.29%) Cisco
6 3 (4.76%) Avaya
7 2 (3.17%) HP
8 1 (1.59%) Motorola
8 1 (1.59%) NetApp
8 1 (1.59%) SAP
8 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.59%) SOTI
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