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 24 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 Runcorn region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 12 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 2.38% - 5.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% - 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £32,500 - £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 26.19% 36.84% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 25
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -32.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,100 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 24 July 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) Symantec
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) DHCP
5 4 (50.00%) MCSE
5 4 (50.00%) IIS
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
5 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (50.00%) Retail
5 4 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (37.50%) ISA Server
6 3 (37.50%) MCDST
6 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 3 (37.50%) MCP
6 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (25.00%) Windows NT
7 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle
7 2 (25.00%) MS Office
7 2 (25.00%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (37.50%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows NT
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCDST
2 3 (37.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) ISA Server
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Terminal Server
3 2 (25.00%) MetaFrame
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (25.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Symantec
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) CA
5 1 (12.50%) Sun