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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 33 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.56% 2.57% 1.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.85% 18.92% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 6
Average salary £30,000 £27,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -22.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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 37 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.61% 13.60% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 49
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 20 April 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (84.62%) Finance
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (76.92%) MCITP
4 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (76.92%) MCSE
5 9 (69.23%) VMware ESX
5 9 (69.23%) Problem Management
5 9 (69.23%) Clustering
6 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
6 8 (61.54%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (61.54%) SAN
6 8 (61.54%) EMC
6 8 (61.54%) VBScript
6 8 (61.54%) VB
6 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
7 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
8 4 (30.77%) Citrix
8 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
9 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (15.38%) DNS
10 2 (15.38%) Cisco
10 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
10 2 (15.38%) LAN
10 2 (15.38%) WAN
10 2 (15.38%) DHCP
11 1 (7.69%) VMware Server

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Wintel Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Wintel Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Server Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Server Support
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Problem Management
2 8 (61.54%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) VBScript
1 8 (61.54%) VB
1 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) MCSE
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (76.92%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) VMware ESX
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) EMC
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) HP
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