The first table below looks at the demand for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Runcorn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Runcorn region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 10 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 7 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 13.46% 36.84% 3.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.82% 58.33% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 2
Average salary £24,000 £45,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.66% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
22 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 42.31% 63.16% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 8
Average salary £33,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +18.46%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2008
Cheshire

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Runcorn

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Runcorn

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (50.00%) DHCP
4 5 (50.00%) Symantec
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
5 4 (40.00%) Retail
5 4 (40.00%) MCSE
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (30.00%) XenApp
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) IIS
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) MCP
6 3 (30.00%) MCDST
6 3 (30.00%) ISA Server
7 2 (20.00%) Terminal Server
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (20.00%) MS Office
7 2 (20.00%) SharePoint

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (30.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix Technical Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) MCP
2 3 (30.00%) MCDST
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 3 (30.00%) ISA Server
4 2 (20.00%) Terminal Server
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (10.00%) XenServer
5 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (10.00%) MetaFrame
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Sun
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) CA