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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 34 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 30 36 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 6.04% 6.91% 3.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.06% 22.78% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23 30 10
Average salary £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.12% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,200 £19,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £40,200
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
136 158 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 27.36% 30.33% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 118 137 103
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -19.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,850 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Warrington

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (96.67%) Microsoft
3 46 (76.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (65.00%) MS Exchange
5 36 (60.00%) Active Directory
6 32 (53.33%) DNS
6 32 (53.33%) MS Excel
7 30 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 29 (48.33%) Cisco
8 29 (48.33%) VMware
8 29 (48.33%) Windows 7
9 27 (45.00%) DHCP
10 25 (41.67%) TCP/IP
10 25 (41.67%) MS Office
11 24 (40.00%) MCSA
12 23 (38.33%) MCSE
12 23 (38.33%) Exchange Server 2013
13 22 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2010
13 22 (36.67%) MCITP
13 22 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
14 21 (35.00%) MCTS
14 21 (35.00%) VPN
15 20 (33.33%) Firewall
15 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (31.67%) MCP
17 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (26.67%) CCNA
18 16 (26.67%) Hyper-V
19 15 (25.00%) ITIL
20 14 (23.33%) LAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 39 (65.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (38.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.00%) Lync
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle 9iAS
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (5.00%) IIS
6 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 25 (41.67%) MS Office
3 3 (5.00%) ProjectWise
4 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Primavera
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.00%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (53.33%) DNS
2 27 (45.00%) DHCP
3 25 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 21 (35.00%) VPN
5 20 (33.33%) Firewall
6 14 (23.33%) LAN
6 14 (23.33%) WAN
7 12 (20.00%) Wireless
8 9 (15.00%) VoIP
9 8 (13.33%) SSL
10 6 (10.00%) IPsec
10 6 (10.00%) IP Telephony
10 6 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (10.00%) Ethernet
10 6 (10.00%) SNMP
10 6 (10.00%) iSCSI
10 6 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (10.00%) xDSL
10 6 (10.00%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.00%) MySQL
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
1 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.33%) Marketing
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (25.00%) Administrator
2 15 (25.00%) IT Support
3 12 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 10 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (15.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (11.67%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (11.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 6 (10.00%) Technical Support
8 6 (10.00%) Network Engineer
9 5 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (8.33%) Team Leader
9 5 (8.33%) Support Team Leader
10 4 (6.67%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (5.00%) WebCenter
3 2 (3.33%) HTML
3 2 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Life Science
2 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.00%) Replication
2 3 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (76.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (48.33%) Windows 7
4 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (15.00%) Windows 8
6 8 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 7 (11.67%) UNIX
8 5 (8.33%) Linux
9 2 (3.33%) Solaris
9 2 (3.33%) Android
9 2 (3.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) ITIL
2 10 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 9 (15.00%) Service Management
4 6 (10.00%) Project Management
4 6 (10.00%) Security Management
4 6 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (10.00%) Time Management
4 6 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 6 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (6.67%) Security Patching
6 3 (5.00%) ITSM
6 3 (5.00%) Service Continuity Management
6 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.00%) Database Mirroring
6 3 (5.00%) Patch Management
6 3 (5.00%) Data Management
6 3 (5.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.00%) Prolog
3 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (40.00%) MCSA
3 23 (38.33%) MCSE
4 22 (36.67%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (36.67%) MCITP
5 21 (35.00%) MCTS
6 19 (31.67%) MCP
7 16 (26.67%) CCNA
8 14 (23.33%) Degree
9 7 (11.67%) CCENT
9 7 (11.67%) CCDP
9 7 (11.67%) CCIE
10 6 (10.00%) CCNP
11 4 (6.67%) HND
12 3 (5.00%) OCP
12 3 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.00%) XenApp
4 3 (5.00%) XenServer
4 3 (5.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.00%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Backup Exec
2 5 (8.33%) SCCM
3 3 (5.00%) SCOM
4 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (96.67%) Microsoft
2 29 (48.33%) VMware
2 29 (48.33%) Cisco
3 9 (15.00%) Citrix
4 5 (8.33%) HP
4 5 (8.33%) Dell
4 5 (8.33%) Oracle
5 3 (5.00%) Avaya
5 3 (5.00%) CommVault
5 3 (5.00%) NetApp
5 3 (5.00%) Toshiba
5 3 (5.00%) BT
6 2 (3.33%) Mitel
6 2 (3.33%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.67%) Progress
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