The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 30 17 40
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.90% 6.67% 1.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.88% 24.07% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 4
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% +52.98%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 54 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 15.32% 27.69% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14 52 42
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Chester region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Chester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (42.86%) Lync
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (42.86%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) Skype
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) vCloud
5 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester 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 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (42.86%) Lync
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudTrail
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
1 3 (42.86%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) vCloud
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle