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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 24 38 53
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 12 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.50% 2.16% 3.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.53% 10.87% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 10
Average salary £51,250 £34,250 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.63% +7.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £33,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £42,000 £35,000
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
51 46 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 23.39% 19.91% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 48 39 43
Average salary £50,000 £36,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £32,500 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £48,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 December 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
4 10 (76.92%) Finance
4 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (61.54%) MCSE
5 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (61.54%) VMware ESX
5 8 (61.54%) Clustering
5 8 (61.54%) MCITP
5 8 (61.54%) Problem Management
6 7 (53.85%) VBScript
6 7 (53.85%) VB
6 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
6 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
6 7 (53.85%) EMC
6 7 (53.85%) SAN
6 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
6 7 (53.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
8 4 (30.77%) Citrix
9 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
9 3 (23.08%) VPN
9 3 (23.08%) vSphere
10 2 (15.38%) LAN
10 2 (15.38%) WAN
10 2 (15.38%) DHCP
10 2 (15.38%) DNS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
1 7 (53.85%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) ADSL
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Server Support
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Problem Management
2 7 (53.85%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) VBScript
1 7 (53.85%) VB
1 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) MCSE
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (61.54%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) VMware ESX
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) vSphere
5 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) EMC
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
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