The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 17 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 17 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.43% 2.70% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.81% 10.26% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 3
Average salary £34,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.85% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £36,100 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,050 £41,600
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 Knutsford region.

Operating Systems Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
59 39 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 36.20% 26.35% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 46 38 34
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £18,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Knutsford region.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Knutsford

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) ITIL
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (55.00%) Change Management
3 11 (55.00%) Finance
4 10 (50.00%) DNS
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (45.00%) SAN
5 9 (45.00%) NAS
6 8 (40.00%) IIS
7 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (35.00%) Citrix
7 7 (35.00%) CCA
7 7 (35.00%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (35.00%) Windows 2000
7 7 (35.00%) VMS
7 7 (35.00%) VMware
7 7 (35.00%) VMware ESX
7 7 (35.00%) MCTS
7 7 (35.00%) MCITP
7 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (35.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (35.00%) Change Control
8 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (25.00%) EMC
9 5 (25.00%) Juniper
9 5 (25.00%) Symantec

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 (40.00%) IIS
2 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) DNS
2 9 (45.00%) SAN
2 9 (45.00%) NAS
3 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (20.00%) SMTP
5 3 (15.00%) DHCP
5 3 (15.00%) LAN
5 3 (15.00%) WAN
6 2 (10.00%) Firewall
7 1 (5.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Server Support
2 7 (35.00%) Server Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support
5 2 (10.00%) Senior IT Support
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (35.00%) Windows 2000
3 7 (35.00%) VMS
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.00%) UNIX
7 1 (5.00%) Linux
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) ITIL
2 11 (55.00%) Change Management
3 7 (35.00%) Change Control
4 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Perl
1 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (35.00%) CCA
2 7 (35.00%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (35.00%) MCTS
2 7 (35.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (35.00%) VMware ESX
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (35.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
2 1 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (5.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Citrix
1 7 (35.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) EMC
3 5 (25.00%) Juniper
3 5 (25.00%) Symantec
4 4 (20.00%) McAfee
4 4 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) Dell
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) Apple
5 3 (15.00%) ProCurve
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) Sophos