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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 37 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.41% 5.98% 3.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.70% 26.42% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 8
Average salary - £31,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.08%
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
37 53 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 15.10% 22.65% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 29 36 25
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +44.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £36,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 24 October 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) VMware
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (66.67%) vSphere
5 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
6 9 (60.00%) Thin Client
6 9 (60.00%) Degree
6 9 (60.00%) Fat Client
6 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (46.67%) SAN
8 7 (46.67%) Citrix
9 6 (40.00%) HP
9 6 (40.00%) VPN
10 5 (33.33%) ADSL
10 5 (33.33%) Firewall
10 5 (33.33%) XenApp
11 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 3 (20.00%) DNS
11 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
11 3 (20.00%) Finance
12 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (13.33%) Banking
12 2 (13.33%) Clustering
12 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
12 2 (13.33%) AIX

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
2 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 5 (33.33%) ADSL
3 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) LAN
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Help Desk Technician
2 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Server Support
3 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Server Operations Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Thin Client
1 9 (60.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX
5 2 (13.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (6.67%) People Management
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VBScript
1 1 (6.67%) VB
1 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) vSphere
2 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (33.33%) XenApp
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.67%) Legato
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Citrix
4 6 (40.00%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 2 (13.33%) Symantec
5 2 (13.33%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
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