The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 38 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.60% 1.94% 1.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.42% 8.89% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 2
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £34,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +2.04%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
38 90 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.13% 21.84% 33.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24 49 53
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,100 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
Cheshire

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 18 April 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) IIS
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) HP
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) ERP
5 5 (45.45%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) NAS
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) Foundry
6 3 (27.27%) Puppet
6 3 (27.27%) Cobbler
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (27.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Server
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 3 (27.27%) Python
6 3 (27.27%) LDAP
6 3 (27.27%) SharePoint

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (72.73%) IIS
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Site Server
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) NAS
2 3 (27.27%) LDAP
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (27.27%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) IT Support
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Web Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
1 3 (27.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ERP
2 3 (27.27%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCTS
2 3 (27.27%) MCITP
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) RHCE
3 2 (18.18%) PMP
3 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Server
2 3 (27.27%) Squid
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
1 3 (27.27%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) HP
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Foundry
3 3 (27.27%) Compaq
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Business Objects
3 3 (27.27%) Brocade
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 2 (18.18%) Epicor
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