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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 26 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 38 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 8.33% 6.13% 5.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.16% 19.70% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 33 23 20
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £45,800 £43,550
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.52%
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
126 132 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 27.63% 31.13% 31.00%
Number of salaries quoted 112 98 103
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £30,000 £20,450
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Warrington

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (70.59%) Windows 7
3 35 (51.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 33 (48.53%) VMware
6 31 (45.59%) VPN
6 31 (45.59%) MS Exchange
7 30 (44.12%) Windows XP
8 29 (42.65%) DNS
9 28 (41.18%) DHCP
10 27 (39.71%) MS Excel
11 25 (36.76%) Linux
12 24 (35.29%) UNIX
12 24 (35.29%) Citrix
13 23 (33.82%) TCP/IP
14 21 (30.88%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (29.41%) MCP
16 19 (27.94%) MS Office
16 19 (27.94%) MCSE
16 19 (27.94%) MCSA
17 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
17 18 (26.47%) Hyper-V
18 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
18 17 (25.00%) MCITP
19 16 (23.53%) SQL
20 14 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
20 14 (20.59%) Windows 8
21 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2007
22 12 (17.65%) ITIL

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 31 (45.59%) MS Exchange
2 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (7.35%) IBM Notes
4 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.94%) IIS
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 27 (39.71%) MS Excel
2 19 (27.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (45.59%) VPN
2 29 (42.65%) DNS
3 28 (41.18%) DHCP
4 23 (33.82%) TCP/IP
5 12 (17.65%) WAN
5 12 (17.65%) LAN
6 9 (13.24%) Firewall
7 5 (7.35%) DMZ
7 5 (7.35%) SAN
7 5 (7.35%) VoIP
7 5 (7.35%) VLAN
8 3 (4.41%) Network Security
8 3 (4.41%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.47%) Internet
9 1 (1.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) LoadRunner
2 10 (14.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (10.29%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (19.12%) Support Engineer
1 13 (19.12%) Analyst
2 9 (13.24%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Test Manager
4 7 (10.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Service Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) Applications Support
6 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Service Desk Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) IT Support
7 4 (5.88%) Citrix Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Performance Test Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.94%) Fat Client
1 2 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (70.59%) Windows 7
3 35 (51.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (44.12%) Windows XP
5 25 (36.76%) Linux
6 24 (35.29%) UNIX
7 17 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (20.59%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.47%) Solaris
9 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) ITIL
2 8 (11.76%) Migration
3 7 (10.29%) Project Management
3 7 (10.29%) Test Management
3 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
3 7 (10.29%) Test Strategy
4 6 (8.82%) Security Management
4 6 (8.82%) CRM
5 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.35%) Regression Testing
5 5 (7.35%) Asset Management
5 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
6 4 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.47%) OpenUP
8 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.47%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.47%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (1.47%) Information Security
8 1 (1.47%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) SQL
2 8 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 7 (10.29%) VB
4 4 (5.88%) VBScript
5 3 (4.41%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.41%) VB6
6 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (30.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (29.41%) MCP
3 19 (27.94%) MCSE
3 19 (27.94%) MCSA
4 17 (25.00%) MCITP
5 11 (16.18%) ISEB
5 11 (16.18%) MCTS
5 11 (16.18%) ISTQB
6 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
7 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
8 5 (7.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (5.88%) Degree
10 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (26.47%) Active Directory
1 18 (26.47%) Hyper-V
2 14 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (16.18%) XenApp
4 9 (13.24%) XenDesktop
5 7 (10.29%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.94%) vSphere
7 1 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.88%) EdgeSight
2 4 (5.88%) SCCM
2 4 (5.88%) SCOM
3 2 (2.94%) WSUS
4 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 33 (48.53%) VMware
3 24 (35.29%) Citrix
4 10 (14.71%) NetApp
5 8 (11.76%) Cisco
6 6 (8.82%) Symantec
7 5 (7.35%) Dell
7 5 (7.35%) Lotus
7 5 (7.35%) Avaya
7 5 (7.35%) Juniper
7 5 (7.35%) Oracle
7 5 (7.35%) Fujitsu
8 4 (5.88%) AppSense
9 3 (4.41%) McAfee
9 3 (4.41%) HP
10 2 (2.94%) Progress
11 1 (1.47%) Sophos
11 1 (1.47%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.47%) Orchard
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