The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 35 29
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 1 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.66% 0.56% 3.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.45% 2.08% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Median salary £31,000 £19,500 £26,041
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.97% -25.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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

Operating System Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 29 48 35
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 19.21% 26.97% 19.13%
Number of salaries quoted 66 88 51
Median salary £37,500 £31,000 £26,041
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.96% +19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Chester

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Chester region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL