The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Warrington region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 36 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 35 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 6.76% 4.01% 3.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.44% 12.50% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 10 15
Average salary £23,500 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £40,200 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
156 112 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 30.12% 32.09% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 135 100 165
Average salary £26,625 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
Windows Server 2008
Cheshire

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 July 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Warrington

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (68.75%) MS Exchange
3 43 (67.19%) Microsoft
4 38 (59.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (56.25%) Windows 7
6 35 (54.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (53.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (48.44%) VMware
9 30 (46.88%) Active Directory
10 27 (42.19%) MCSE
11 26 (40.63%) MS Excel
12 24 (37.50%) MCSA
12 24 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 23 (35.94%) Exchange Server 2007
14 22 (34.38%) Windows XP
14 22 (34.38%) MS Office
14 22 (34.38%) MCP
15 21 (32.81%) ITIL
16 20 (31.25%) TCP/IP
16 20 (31.25%) MCTS
17 19 (29.69%) MCITP
17 19 (29.69%) VPN
17 19 (29.69%) Hyper-V
18 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (26.56%) Citrix
18 17 (26.56%) Finance
19 16 (25.00%) Linux
20 14 (21.88%) DNS
21 13 (20.31%) Cisco
21 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 44 (68.75%) MS Exchange
2 24 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (35.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (10.94%) IIS
6 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 3 (4.69%) Apache
8 2 (3.13%) Lync
9 1 (1.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 26 (40.63%) MS Excel
2 22 (34.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 19 (29.69%) VPN
3 14 (21.88%) DNS
4 11 (17.19%) DHCP
5 10 (15.63%) SAN
6 9 (14.06%) WAN
7 8 (12.50%) LAN
8 4 (6.25%) Firewall
9 3 (4.69%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.13%) Wireless
11 1 (1.56%) NAS
11 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.56%) VoIP
11 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) LoadRunner
2 2 (3.13%) SilkPerformer
2 2 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (26.56%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Retail
2 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (46.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (32.81%) Support Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) 1st Line Support
3 11 (17.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) IT Support Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) IT Support
5 7 (10.94%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (7.81%) Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.69%) Support Technician
8 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.13%) 1st Line Support Technician
9 2 (3.13%) Technical Support
9 2 (3.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (59.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (56.25%) Windows 7
4 35 (54.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (34.38%) Windows XP
6 16 (25.00%) Linux
7 12 (18.75%) UNIX
8 10 (15.63%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.56%) AIX
10 1 (1.56%) Solaris
10 1 (1.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) ITIL
2 6 (9.38%) Service Management
3 4 (6.25%) Security Management
3 4 (6.25%) Migration
4 2 (3.13%) Test Automation
4 2 (3.13%) Test Strategy
4 2 (3.13%) Information Security
4 2 (3.13%) Test Management
4 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.13%) Change Management
4 2 (3.13%) Regression Testing
4 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.13%) Information Security Management
5 1 (1.56%) Validation
5 1 (1.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (1.56%) Time Management
5 1 (1.56%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (1.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) SQL
2 7 (10.94%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.25%) VBScript
4 4 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (53.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (42.19%) MCSE
3 24 (37.50%) MCSA
4 22 (34.38%) MCP
5 20 (31.25%) MCTS
6 19 (29.69%) MCITP
7 13 (20.31%) Security Cleared
8 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
9 9 (14.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
10 3 (4.69%) Degree
10 3 (4.69%) ISEB
11 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
12 1 (1.56%) HND
12 1 (1.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (46.88%) Active Directory
2 19 (29.69%) Hyper-V
3 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (17.19%) XenApp
5 9 (14.06%) vSphere
6 7 (10.94%) XenDesktop
7 5 (7.81%) VMware ESX
8 3 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (3.13%) XenServer
10 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) WSUS
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (67.19%) Microsoft
2 31 (48.44%) VMware
3 17 (26.56%) Citrix
4 13 (20.31%) Cisco
5 5 (7.81%) HP
5 5 (7.81%) Fujitsu
6 4 (6.25%) AppSense
7 3 (4.69%) NetApp
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle
9 1 (1.56%) Dell
9 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.56%) McAfee
9 1 (1.56%) Sophos
9 1 (1.56%) Mitel
9 1 (1.56%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.56%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.56%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.56%) Draytek
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000 - 36,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £14.00 - £15.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 5 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
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