The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Knutsford region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 17 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 14 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 10.14% 1.79% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.00% 7.32% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 2
Average salary £34,500 £41,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.85% +3.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £41,000 £37,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,200 £41,550
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
50 41 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 36.23% 24.40% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 35 39 53
Average salary £34,750 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.11% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £18,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,550 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Windows Server 2008
Cheshire

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 30 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) ITIL
3 11 (61.11%) DNS
4 9 (50.00%) IIS
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (50.00%) SAN
4 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (50.00%) Change Management
4 9 (50.00%) Finance
4 9 (50.00%) NAS
5 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) Juniper
7 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (33.33%) Windows 8
8 5 (27.78%) Change Control
8 5 (27.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (27.78%) MCTS
8 5 (27.78%) MCITP
8 5 (27.78%) VMware
8 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
8 5 (27.78%) VMS
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 5 (27.78%) Windows 2000
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco
8 5 (27.78%) EMC

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (50.00%) IIS
2 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) DNS
2 9 (50.00%) SAN
2 9 (50.00%) NAS
3 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (22.22%) SMTP
4 4 (22.22%) DHCP
4 4 (22.22%) LAN
4 4 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Support Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Server Support
2 5 (27.78%) Server Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Server Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) IT Support
4 3 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
4 3 (16.67%) Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 5 (27.78%) VMS
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 2000
5 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) Change Management
3 5 (27.78%) Change Control
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Perl
1 4 (22.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (27.78%) MCTS
2 5 (27.78%) MCITP
2 5 (27.78%) CCA
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 6 (33.33%) Juniper
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) EMC
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 4 (22.22%) HP
3 4 (22.22%) Dell
3 4 (22.22%) Apple
3 4 (22.22%) Symantec
3 4 (22.22%) McAfee
3 4 (22.22%) ProCurve