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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 37 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 8 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.96% 5.18% 8.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 22.41% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 15
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +48.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £29,000 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,000 £25,000
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
56 58 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 20.74% 23.11% 23.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30 37 40
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £36,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Chester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Chester

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) VMware
3 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
4 12 (63.16%) MS Exchange
4 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
5 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (47.37%) HP
6 9 (47.37%) Citrix
6 9 (47.37%) SAN
6 9 (47.37%) Thin Client
6 9 (47.37%) vSphere
6 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (47.37%) Degree
6 9 (47.37%) Fat Client
7 8 (42.11%) VPN
7 8 (42.11%) Firewall
8 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
8 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (31.58%) Finance
10 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (26.32%) ADSL
10 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
10 5 (26.32%) IIS
10 5 (26.32%) MS Office
10 5 (26.32%) XenApp
11 4 (21.05%) ITIL
11 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
11 4 (21.05%) DNS
11 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (63.16%) MS Exchange
2 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (26.32%) IIS
4 3 (15.79%) Site Server
4 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) SAN
2 8 (42.11%) VPN
2 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 5 (26.32%) ADSL
4 4 (21.05%) DNS
4 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (15.79%) LAN
5 3 (15.79%) WAN
6 2 (10.53%) DHCP
6 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) IT Support
3 3 (15.79%) Help Desk Technician
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Server Support
4 2 (10.53%) Support Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Wintel Support
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Server Operations Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Thin Client
1 9 (47.37%) Fat Client
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX
5 2 (10.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) VBScript
1 1 (5.26%) VB
1 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.79%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.53%) PMP
4 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.26%) MCITP
5 1 (5.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) vSphere
2 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) XenApp
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Server
5 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.26%) Legato
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) HP
3 9 (47.37%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) EMC