The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 26 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 43 13 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 8.40% 3.82% 6.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.39% 11.30% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 28 9 23
Average salary £23,500 £24,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% -12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £52,000 £34,500
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 Warrington region.

Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
157 115 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 30.66% 33.82% 34.31%
Number of salaries quoted 133 97 142
Average salary £30,000 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Warrington

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Warrington

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (80.60%) Windows 7
3 43 (64.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (61.19%) MS Exchange
5 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
6 33 (49.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (47.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (46.27%) VMware
9 30 (44.78%) Windows XP
10 28 (41.79%) MS Excel
11 26 (38.81%) Hyper-V
12 25 (37.31%) MCSE
12 25 (37.31%) Active Directory
13 24 (35.82%) Citrix
13 24 (35.82%) MCSA
13 24 (35.82%) TCP/IP
13 24 (35.82%) Exchange Server 2010
14 23 (34.33%) MCP
14 23 (34.33%) MS Office
15 22 (32.84%) Linux
15 22 (32.84%) MCTS
16 21 (31.34%) VPN
17 19 (28.36%) Exchange Server 2007
17 19 (28.36%) XenApp
17 19 (28.36%) Finance
18 18 (26.87%) UNIX
19 16 (23.88%) DNS
19 16 (23.88%) Security Cleared
19 16 (23.88%) MCITP
20 15 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 41 (61.19%) MS Exchange
2 24 (35.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (28.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (11.94%) IIS
5 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.48%) Apache
8 2 (2.99%) Lync
9 1 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 28 (41.79%) MS Excel
2 23 (34.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (35.82%) TCP/IP
2 21 (31.34%) VPN
3 16 (23.88%) DNS
4 12 (17.91%) DHCP
5 11 (16.42%) SAN
6 10 (14.93%) LAN
6 10 (14.93%) WAN
7 5 (7.46%) iSCSI
8 4 (5.97%) Firewall
9 2 (2.99%) VoIP
9 2 (2.99%) Internet
10 1 (1.49%) SMTP
10 1 (1.49%) Network Security
10 1 (1.49%) NAS
10 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) LoadRunner
2 8 (11.94%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (8.96%) SilkPerformer
General
1 19 (28.36%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Retail
2 10 (14.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (32.84%) Support Engineer
3 11 (16.42%) IT Support Engineer
3 11 (16.42%) IT Support
4 10 (14.93%) Consultant
5 8 (11.94%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (11.94%) Citrix Consultant
6 7 (10.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) Test Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Performance Test Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.48%) Support Technician
9 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (2.99%) Desktop Support
10 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (80.60%) Windows 7
3 43 (64.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (47.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (44.78%) Windows XP
6 22 (32.84%) Linux
7 18 (26.87%) UNIX
8 13 (19.40%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.99%) Solaris
10 1 (1.49%) AIX
10 1 (1.49%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) ITIL
2 7 (10.45%) Migration
3 6 (8.96%) Security Management
3 6 (8.96%) Service Management
3 6 (8.96%) Regression Testing
3 6 (8.96%) Test Management
3 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
3 6 (8.96%) Test Strategy
4 4 (5.97%) Test Scripting
5 3 (4.48%) Information Security
5 3 (4.48%) Information Security Management
6 2 (2.99%) Change Management
6 2 (2.99%) Validation
6 2 (2.99%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (1.49%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) PowerShell
2 11 (16.42%) SQL
3 8 (11.94%) VBScript
3 8 (11.94%) VB
4 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (49.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (37.31%) MCSE
3 24 (35.82%) MCSA
4 23 (34.33%) MCP
5 22 (32.84%) MCTS
6 16 (23.88%) MCITP
6 16 (23.88%) Security Cleared
7 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
8 10 (14.93%) ISTQB
8 10 (14.93%) ISEB
9 6 (8.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (8.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (4.48%) Degree
10 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.49%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (38.81%) Hyper-V
2 25 (37.31%) Active Directory
3 19 (28.36%) XenApp
4 15 (22.39%) XenDesktop
4 15 (22.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (11.94%) vSphere
6 6 (8.96%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.99%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (2.99%) XenServer
9 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
2 31 (46.27%) VMware
3 24 (35.82%) Citrix
4 14 (20.90%) Cisco
5 10 (14.93%) Fujitsu
6 8 (11.94%) AppSense
6 8 (11.94%) HP
7 6 (8.96%) Oracle
8 4 (5.97%) NetApp
9 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.49%) Sophos
9 1 (1.49%) Mitel
9 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.49%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.49%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.49%) Draytek
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