Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 79 76
Rank change year-on-year -34 -3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 39 110 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.65% 3.53% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.18% 14.08% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 25 93 67
Cheshire median annual salary £38,000 £23,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.70% +6.82% -12.87%
10th Percentile £19,000 £18,500 £17,800
90th Percentile £46,450 £39,950 £37,500
North West median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +27.27% -15.38% -

Windows Server 2008 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 477 781 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.14% 25.04% 23.31%
Number of salaries quoted 330 563 443
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.58% +24.62% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,125 £20,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £48,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Cheshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Cheshire

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 in Cheshire

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -10 25 £39,000 +65.96% 1
Crewe +6 3 £48,750 +39.29%
Northwich -1 3 £19,000 -39.68%
Chester +18 2 £38,750 +3.33%
Daresbury -6 2 £30,000 +62.16%
Knutsford +23 1 £28,500 -20.83% 3
Nantwich - 1 £21,500 -
Runcorn - 1 £38,000 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (89.74%) Windows Server
3 26 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
5 24 (61.54%) VMware
6 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (41.03%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (38.46%) SAN
9 14 (35.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (33.33%) Citrix
11 12 (30.77%) WAN
11 12 (30.77%) SharePoint
11 12 (30.77%) ITIL
12 11 (28.21%) LAN
12 11 (28.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Clustering
13 10 (25.64%) High Availability
13 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
13 10 (25.64%) VPN
13 10 (25.64%) DNS
13 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (25.64%) Clustering
14 9 (23.08%) Blue Coat
14 9 (23.08%) SolarWinds
14 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
14 9 (23.08%) Cisco
14 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
14 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (23.08%) Office 365
14 9 (23.08%) IaaS

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
3 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (10.26%) IIS
5 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (23.08%) IaaS
2 9 (23.08%) Office 365
3 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (38.46%) SAN
2 12 (30.77%) WAN
3 11 (28.21%) LAN
4 10 (25.64%) DNS
4 10 (25.64%) VPN
5 6 (15.38%) Network Security
6 5 (12.82%) DHCP
6 5 (12.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (12.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (12.82%) SSL
7 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
8 3 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (5.13%) BGP
9 2 (5.13%) EIGRP
9 2 (5.13%) MPLS
10 1 (2.56%) Firewall
10 1 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Support Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (17.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Support
4 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 5 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Technical Support
6 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 4 (10.26%) Architect
6 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 4 (10.26%) IT Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Support Specialist
6 4 (10.26%) Support Team Leader
6 4 (10.26%) Team Leader
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Clustering
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (89.74%) Windows Server
3 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 7 (17.95%) Windows 10
6 6 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (10.26%) Android
9 3 (7.69%) Linux
10 2 (5.13%) CentOS
10 2 (5.13%) SUSE
11 1 (2.56%) AIX
11 1 (2.56%) Unix
11 1 (2.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (30.77%) ITIL
3 11 (28.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (25.64%) High Availability
5 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
6 6 (15.38%) Problem Management
7 5 (12.82%) Analytical Thinking
7 5 (12.82%) Critical Thinking
7 5 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Server Hardening
8 4 (10.26%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
8 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (10.26%) Patch Management
8 4 (10.26%) Programme Management
8 4 (10.26%) Project Management
8 4 (10.26%) Service Management
8 4 (10.26%) Vendor Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VB
3 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) MCSE
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.95%) MCP
3 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.13%) CCNA
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.13%) MCSA
6 1 (2.56%) Degree
6 1 (2.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) GDPR
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.69%) XenApp
4 3 (7.69%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (23.08%) AirWatch
3 5 (12.82%) Foglight
4 1 (2.56%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.56%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 24 (61.54%) VMware
3 13 (33.33%) Citrix
4 9 (23.08%) Blue Coat
4 9 (23.08%) Cisco
4 9 (23.08%) SolarWinds
5 8 (20.51%) McAfee
6 6 (15.38%) HP
6 6 (15.38%) Nimble Storage
7 5 (12.82%) Brocade
7 5 (12.82%) CommVault
7 5 (12.82%) F5
7 5 (12.82%) NetApp
7 5 (12.82%) NetIQ
7 5 (12.82%) TippingPoint
8 3 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (7.69%) Veeam
9 2 (5.13%) Ivanti
9 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.56%) EMC