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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 12 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 21 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 11.11% 5.32% 1.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.62% 29.41% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 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 £29,300 £36,800 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £40,400
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
53 17 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 28.04% 18.09% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 42 16 36
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £25,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,700 £50,000
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 1 October 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) ITIL
3 14 (63.64%) Finance
4 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (50.00%) Change Management
5 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (50.00%) SAN
5 11 (50.00%) NAS
6 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
6 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
6 9 (40.91%) DNS
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 8 (36.36%) Citrix
7 8 (36.36%) Windows 2000
7 8 (36.36%) VMS
7 8 (36.36%) Change Control
8 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (31.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (31.82%) MCTS
8 7 (31.82%) MCITP
8 7 (31.82%) VMware
8 7 (31.82%) VMware ESX
8 7 (31.82%) Symantec
8 7 (31.82%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (31.82%) CCA
8 7 (31.82%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
9 6 (27.27%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (27.27%) IIS
4 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (9.09%) Lync
6 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) SAN
1 11 (50.00%) NAS
2 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
2 9 (40.91%) DNS
3 5 (22.73%) SMTP
4 4 (18.18%) LAN
4 4 (18.18%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (9.09%) Firewall
5 2 (9.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Server Support
2 8 (36.36%) Server Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Server Support Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Support
4 3 (13.64%) Senior IT Support
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Operations Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (36.36%) Windows 2000
3 8 (36.36%) VMS
4 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
6 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.09%) UNIX
7 2 (9.09%) Linux
7 2 (9.09%) CentOS
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) ITIL
2 11 (50.00%) Change Management
3 8 (36.36%) Change Control
4 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
5 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Perl
1 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (31.82%) MCTS
2 7 (31.82%) MCITP
2 7 (31.82%) CCA
2 7 (31.82%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (31.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 7 (31.82%) VMware ESX
2 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) Firmware
3 2 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 2 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) WSUS
2 2 (9.09%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 8 (36.36%) Citrix
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
2 7 (31.82%) Symantec
3 6 (27.27%) HP
3 6 (27.27%) Dell
3 6 (27.27%) EMC
4 5 (22.73%) Juniper
5 4 (18.18%) McAfee
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco
6 3 (13.64%) ProCurve
6 3 (13.64%) Apple
7 2 (9.09%) Sophos
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.55%) IronPort