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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 28 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 37 10 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 8.35% 2.52% 7.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.87% 8.13% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 31
Average salary £23,500 £37,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.48% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £22,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £55,000 £36,500
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
143 123 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 32.28% 30.98% 29.08%
Number of salaries quoted 120 102 127
Average salary £31,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.06% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £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 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 24 October 2014.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Warrington

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (90.91%) Windows 7
3 43 (65.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (57.58%) MS Exchange
5 37 (56.06%) Windows XP
6 36 (54.55%) Microsoft
7 32 (48.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (46.97%) Hyper-V
9 30 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (43.94%) Linux
10 29 (43.94%) VMware
11 27 (40.91%) MS Excel
11 27 (40.91%) TCP/IP
12 26 (39.39%) MCSA
12 26 (39.39%) MCP
12 26 (39.39%) UNIX
13 24 (36.36%) MS Office
13 24 (36.36%) VPN
13 24 (36.36%) Citrix
14 23 (34.85%) MCSE
14 23 (34.85%) MCTS
15 21 (31.82%) Active Directory
15 21 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
16 20 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2007
17 18 (27.27%) DNS
18 17 (25.76%) DHCP
18 17 (25.76%) MCITP
18 17 (25.76%) XenApp
19 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
20 14 (21.21%) SQL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 38 (57.58%) MS Exchange
2 21 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (7.58%) IIS
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.52%) Lync
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 24 (36.36%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 27 (40.91%) TCP/IP
2 24 (36.36%) VPN
3 18 (27.27%) DNS
4 17 (25.76%) DHCP
5 9 (13.64%) LAN
5 9 (13.64%) WAN
6 8 (12.12%) SAN
7 5 (7.58%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.03%) Internet
8 2 (3.03%) VoIP
9 1 (1.52%) SMTP
9 1 (1.52%) Firewall
9 1 (1.52%) Network Security
9 1 (1.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (21.21%) LoadRunner
2 12 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (13.64%) SilkPerformer
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Retail
2 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (28.79%) Support Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) IT Support
4 9 (13.64%) Test Manager
5 8 (12.12%) Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Consultant
6 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (9.09%) Citrix Consultant
7 6 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Performance Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Performance Test Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Test Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Support Technician
10 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
11 2 (3.03%) Desktop Support
11 2 (3.03%) Desktop Support Technician
11 2 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (90.91%) Windows 7
3 43 (65.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (56.06%) Windows XP
5 32 (48.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (43.94%) Linux
7 26 (39.39%) UNIX
8 11 (16.67%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.03%) Solaris
10 1 (1.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) ITIL
2 9 (13.64%) Test Management
2 9 (13.64%) Test Strategy
3 8 (12.12%) Migration
4 7 (10.61%) Security Management
4 7 (10.61%) Regression Testing
4 7 (10.61%) Test Automation
5 6 (9.09%) Service Management
6 5 (7.58%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.55%) Information Security
7 3 (4.55%) Information Security Management
8 2 (3.03%) Change Management
8 2 (3.03%) Validation
8 2 (3.03%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.52%) Line Management
9 1 (1.52%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.21%) SQL
2 12 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 6 (9.09%) VBScript
3 6 (9.09%) VB
4 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (39.39%) MCP
2 26 (39.39%) MCSA
3 23 (34.85%) MCSE
3 23 (34.85%) MCTS
4 17 (25.76%) MCITP
5 14 (21.21%) ISTQB
5 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
5 14 (21.21%) ISEB
6 12 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 7 (10.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.55%) Degree
9 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.52%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.52%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (46.97%) Hyper-V
2 21 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 17 (25.76%) XenApp
4 14 (21.21%) XenDesktop
5 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (13.64%) VMware ESX
7 6 (9.09%) vSphere
8 2 (3.03%) XenServer
8 2 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 29 (43.94%) VMware
3 24 (36.36%) Citrix
4 10 (15.15%) Cisco
5 8 (12.12%) HP
5 8 (12.12%) Fujitsu
6 7 (10.61%) Oracle
7 6 (9.09%) AppSense
8 3 (4.55%) NetApp
9 1 (1.52%) McAfee
9 1 (1.52%) Sophos
9 1 (1.52%) Mitel
9 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.52%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.52%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.52%) Draytek