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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 6 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.39% 3.11% 2.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.08% 19.51% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 8
Average salary £26,041 £27,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.55% -12.90%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
26 41 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.69% 15.95% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 40
Average salary £26,041 £27,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.30% -22.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £40,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (71.43%) Clustering
5 9 (64.29%) VMware
6 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
7 7 (50.00%) Finance
8 6 (42.86%) MCITP
8 6 (42.86%) DNS
8 6 (42.86%) MCSE
8 6 (42.86%) DHCP
8 6 (42.86%) IIS
9 5 (35.71%) SQL
9 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
9 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (35.71%) Degree
9 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
9 5 (35.71%) Migration
9 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
9 5 (35.71%) Open Source
10 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
10 4 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (28.57%) EMC
10 4 (28.57%) Citrix
10 4 (28.57%) SAN
10 4 (28.57%) VBScript
10 4 (28.57%) VB
11 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (42.86%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) DNS
1 6 (42.86%) DHCP
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) ADSL
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) DBA
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Server Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Clustering
2 5 (35.71%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (35.71%) Problem Management
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) VBScript
2 4 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (42.86%) MCITP
2 6 (42.86%) MCSE
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
4 1 (7.14%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware ESX
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) EMC
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) HP
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