Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 72 81
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 -25
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 109 73 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.54% 3.24% 3.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.12% 13.54% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 89 68 84
Cheshire median annual salary £22,500 £22,750 £26,021
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.10% -12.57% -19.94%
10th Percentile £18,200 £18,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £38,750 £37,875 £45,000
North West median annual salary £28,000 £33,877 £32,500
% change year-on-year -17.35% +4.24% -

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 772 539 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 25.07% 23.93% 26.16%
Number of salaries quoted 544 455 736
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -12.16% -1.33%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £53,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.63%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +34 52 £22,750 -23.53% 5
Wilmslow +11 24 £22,000 +2.33% 1
Macclesfield +1 8 £27,500 +11.11% 3
Daresbury - 6 £18,000 -
Knutsford -39 5 £36,000 +50.00%
Crewe -1 4 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Chester -13 3 £37,500 +11.11% 1
Northwich +4 1 £31,500 +65.79%
Congleton -4 1 £30,000 +71.43%
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (66.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 66 (60.55%) Windows Server
3 66 (60.55%) Active Directory
4 62 (56.88%) Microsoft
5 46 (42.20%) Office 365
6 42 (38.53%) Windows 7
6 42 (38.53%) DNS
7 36 (33.03%) MS Exchange
8 34 (31.19%) ITIL
9 33 (30.28%) WAN
9 33 (30.28%) Citrix
9 33 (30.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 32 (29.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 32 (29.36%) VPN
10 32 (29.36%) VMware
11 31 (28.44%) Firewall
11 31 (28.44%) DHCP
12 26 (23.85%) Hyper-V
13 25 (22.94%) Windows 8
13 25 (22.94%) LAN
13 25 (22.94%) MCP
14 24 (22.02%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (21.10%) Windows 10
16 22 (20.18%) Cisco
17 21 (19.27%) Service Management
18 20 (18.35%) Windows Server 2003
19 17 (15.60%) CCNP
19 17 (15.60%) TCP/IP
19 17 (15.60%) Cisco Certification

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 36 (33.03%) MS Exchange
2 33 (30.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (29.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (15.60%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.92%) IIS
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 46 (42.20%) Office 365
2 6 (5.50%) G Suite
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (38.53%) DNS
2 33 (30.28%) WAN
3 32 (29.36%) VPN
4 31 (28.44%) DHCP
4 31 (28.44%) Firewall
5 25 (22.94%) LAN
6 17 (15.60%) TCP/IP
7 13 (11.93%) VoIP
8 12 (11.01%) IPsec
8 12 (11.01%) Skype
9 11 (10.09%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (10.09%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (10.09%) Cisco PIX
9 11 (10.09%) DMVPN
9 11 (10.09%) IP Telephony
9 11 (10.09%) Network Security
9 11 (10.09%) NX-OS
9 11 (10.09%) Wireless
9 11 (10.09%) Wireshark
9 11 (10.09%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.92%) MySQL
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.92%) Maven
1 1 (0.92%) MSI
General
1 10 (9.17%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.83%) Banking
3 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Games
4 1 (0.92%) Law
4 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (33.03%) Support Engineer
2 35 (32.11%) Analyst
3 19 (17.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (15.60%) Service Analyst
5 16 (14.68%) Service Desk Analyst
6 15 (13.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 15 (13.76%) Support Analyst
7 13 (11.93%) Technical Support
8 12 (11.01%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 12 (11.01%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (11.01%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (11.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (11.01%) Active Directory Analyst
9 11 (10.09%) IT Support
9 11 (10.09%) Network Engineer
9 11 (10.09%) Technical Engineer
9 11 (10.09%) Technical Support Engineer
10 10 (9.17%) IT Engineer
11 9 (8.26%) IT Support Engineer
11 9 (8.26%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.75%) .NET
2 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.83%) CSS
2 2 (1.83%) CSS3
2 2 (1.83%) HTML
2 2 (1.83%) HTML5
2 2 (1.83%) jQuery
2 2 (1.83%) XML
3 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.92%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.01%) Driving Licence
2 8 (7.34%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.59%) Life Science
4 3 (2.75%) iPad
5 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.92%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.92%) User Experience
6 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (66.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 66 (60.55%) Windows Server
4 42 (38.53%) Windows 7
5 25 (22.94%) Windows 8
6 23 (21.10%) Windows 10
7 20 (18.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (9.17%) Mac OS X
9 7 (6.42%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.92%) Linux
10 1 (0.92%) Unix
10 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.19%) ITIL
2 21 (19.27%) Service Management
3 12 (11.01%) ITSM
4 11 (10.09%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (10.09%) Load Balancing
5 10 (9.17%) ITIL V3
6 9 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (7.34%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.42%) Asset Management
8 7 (6.42%) Service Delivery
8 7 (6.42%) Time Management
9 6 (5.50%) CRM
9 6 (5.50%) ITIL V2
10 5 (4.59%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (3.67%) Presales
11 4 (3.67%) Problem Management
12 3 (2.75%) Risk Management
12 3 (2.75%) Software Deployment
13 2 (1.83%) MVC
13 2 (1.83%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.01%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.34%) SQL
3 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.83%) C#
4 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.92%) C
5 1 (0.92%) Java
5 1 (0.92%) Ruby
5 1 (0.92%) VB
5 1 (0.92%) VBA
5 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (22.94%) MCP
2 24 (22.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (15.60%) CCNP
3 17 (15.60%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (15.60%) MCSE
4 16 (14.68%) MCSA
5 14 (12.84%) A+ Certification
6 13 (11.93%) Degree
7 10 (9.17%) MCITP
8 9 (8.26%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (5.50%) CCNA
9 6 (5.50%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.83%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) PMO
System Software
1 66 (60.55%) Active Directory
2 26 (23.85%) Hyper-V
3 13 (11.93%) XenApp
4 9 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (7.34%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.75%) vSphere
8 2 (1.83%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.92%) Docker
9 1 (0.92%) KVM
9 1 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) SCCM
2 2 (1.83%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (56.88%) Microsoft
2 33 (30.28%) Citrix
3 32 (29.36%) VMware
4 22 (20.18%) Cisco
5 11 (10.09%) F5
5 11 (10.09%) Riverbed
6 10 (9.17%) Apple
7 7 (6.42%) Veeam
8 6 (5.50%) Google
9 3 (2.75%) HP
9 3 (2.75%) IBM
10 2 (1.83%) McAfee
10 2 (1.83%) NetApp
10 2 (1.83%) NETGEAR
10 2 (1.83%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.92%) CA
11 1 (0.92%) Oracle
11 1 (0.92%) Symantec