The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2008 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 68 87 72
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 118 115 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.61% 2.86% 3.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.87% 11.05% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 98 109 114
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,350 £22,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2008
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
851 1041 956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 26.06% 25.88% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 699 908 844
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Windows Server 2008 Salary Trend in Manchester

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Windows Server 2008 Salary Histogram in Manchester

Windows Server 2008
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +25 10 £28,750 -7.25%
Stockport -2 2 £30,000 -42.85%
Salford +10 1 £21,500 -49.41% 1
Altrincham +5 1 - - 1
Oldham -1 1 £30,000 -23.07%
Rochdale -9 1 £21,000 -35.38%
Bury - 1 £32,500 - 3
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 208 (100.00%) Windows
2 136 (65.38%) Active Directory
3 127 (61.06%) Microsoft
4 126 (60.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 113 (54.33%) Windows Server
6 103 (49.52%) VMware
7 83 (39.90%) MS Exchange
8 80 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 75 (36.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 74 (35.58%) ITIL
11 64 (30.77%) Windows 7
12 63 (30.29%) SQL
12 63 (30.29%) SQL Server
13 59 (28.37%) SQL Server 2008
13 59 (28.37%) Exchange Server 2010
14 58 (27.88%) Cisco
14 58 (27.88%) SAN
15 48 (23.08%) MS Excel
16 47 (22.60%) VMware Infrastructure
17 45 (21.63%) LAN
17 45 (21.63%) TCP/IP
18 44 (21.15%) Finance
19 42 (20.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 42 (20.19%) MCSE
20 40 (19.23%) WAN
20 40 (19.23%) DNS
20 40 (19.23%) PowerShell
21 38 (18.27%) Citrix
21 38 (18.27%) SharePoint
21 38 (18.27%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 83 (39.90%) MS Exchange
2 59 (28.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (18.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 38 (18.27%) SharePoint
4 37 (17.79%) Skype for Business
5 24 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (8.65%) IIS
7 10 (4.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 25 (12.02%) MS Office
3 2 (0.96%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.96%) Line 500
1 2 (0.96%) MFGPRO
1 2 (0.96%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.48%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.46%) Office 365
2 16 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.48%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.48%) IaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (27.88%) SAN
2 45 (21.63%) LAN
2 45 (21.63%) TCP/IP
3 40 (19.23%) DNS
3 40 (19.23%) WAN
4 30 (14.42%) DHCP
4 30 (14.42%) Firewall
5 20 (9.62%) Wi-Fi
6 18 (8.65%) Remote Desktop
7 16 (7.69%) VPN
8 15 (7.21%) NAS
9 9 (4.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (3.85%) VoIP
11 7 (3.37%) Network Security
12 6 (2.88%) VLAN
13 5 (2.40%) DDNS
13 5 (2.40%) IPsec
14 3 (1.44%) S/MIME
14 3 (1.44%) SMTP
14 3 (1.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (30.29%) SQL Server
2 59 (28.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 30 (14.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (13.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (12.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (12.98%) SQL Server 2014
7 19 (9.13%) SQL Server 2000
8 18 (8.65%) DTS
9 11 (5.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.96%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.96%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.96%) NUnit
3 1 (0.48%) ERwin
General
1 44 (21.15%) Finance
2 18 (8.65%) Retail
3 15 (7.21%) Pharmaceutical
4 13 (6.25%) Law
5 10 (4.81%) Back Office
6 8 (3.85%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.48%) German Language
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (18.27%) Analyst
2 37 (17.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (15.38%) IT Support
4 30 (14.42%) DBA
4 30 (14.42%) SQL DBA
4 30 (14.42%) Support Engineer
5 28 (13.46%) Administrator
6 25 (12.02%) 3rd Line Support
6 25 (12.02%) SQL Server DBA
7 24 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
8 23 (11.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 23 (11.06%) VMware Engineer
9 19 (9.13%) Consultant
9 19 (9.13%) IT Engineer
10 17 (8.17%) Support Analyst
11 15 (7.21%) IT Support Engineer
12 13 (6.25%) IT Analyst
12 13 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (5.77%) Support Consultant
13 12 (5.77%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.40%) .NET
2 3 (1.44%) XML
3 2 (0.96%) RESTful
3 2 (0.96%) SOAP
3 2 (0.96%) WCF
4 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.48%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.31%) Clustering
2 28 (13.46%) Replication
3 16 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.77%) FlexPod
5 11 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.29%) HP StoreVirtual
6 6 (2.88%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.40%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.40%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.92%) Symmetrix
9 3 (1.44%) EPoS
9 3 (1.44%) IBM XIV
9 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.96%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.96%) Handset
10 2 (0.96%) iPad
10 2 (0.96%) SCADA
11 1 (0.48%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 208 (100.00%) Windows
2 126 (60.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 113 (54.33%) Windows Server
4 80 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 64 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 38 (18.27%) Windows 8
7 23 (11.06%) Windows XP
8 16 (7.69%) Linux
9 10 (4.81%) Data ONTAP
10 7 (3.37%) AIX
10 7 (3.37%) CentOS
10 7 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.40%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.96%) Android
13 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.96%) Unix
13 2 (0.96%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.96%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (35.58%) ITIL
2 31 (14.90%) Capacity Planning
3 26 (12.50%) High Availability
4 20 (9.62%) Incident Management
5 19 (9.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (8.65%) Performance Analysis
6 18 (8.65%) Performance Monitoring
7 17 (8.17%) Line Management
8 15 (7.21%) Change Management
8 15 (7.21%) ITIL V2
9 14 (6.73%) Load Balancing
9 14 (6.73%) Problem Management
9 14 (6.73%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (5.77%) PRINCE2
11 11 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (4.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 9 (4.33%) Capacity Management
13 9 (4.33%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (3.85%) Coaching
14 8 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 63 (30.29%) SQL
2 40 (19.23%) PowerShell
3 30 (14.42%) T-SQL
4 7 (3.37%) VB
5 6 (2.88%) VBScript
6 2 (0.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 75 (36.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (20.19%) MCSE
2 42 (20.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 32 (15.38%) MCITP
4 28 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (12.98%) CCNA
6 22 (10.58%) MCTS
7 19 (9.13%) MCP
8 18 (8.65%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (8.17%) Degree
10 15 (7.21%) MCSA
11 10 (4.81%) CCNP
11 10 (4.81%) NCDA
12 7 (3.37%) A+ Certification
12 7 (3.37%) CISSP
12 7 (3.37%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (3.37%) CompTIA Security+
12 7 (3.37%) HP ASE
12 7 (3.37%) RHCE
12 7 (3.37%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.06%) SLA
2 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 136 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 47 (22.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (11.06%) vSphere
4 21 (10.10%) Hyper-V
5 13 (6.25%) XenApp
6 10 (4.81%) Terminal Services
7 8 (3.85%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.92%) SRDF
10 3 (1.44%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.44%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.48%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 27 (12.98%) SCCM
2 18 (8.65%) LiteSpeed
3 17 (8.17%) SCOM
4 13 (6.25%) Backup Exec
5 12 (5.77%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (5.77%) WSUS
6 10 (4.81%) HP SIM
7 8 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
7 8 (3.85%) SCOrch
8 5 (2.40%) ServiceCenter
8 5 (2.40%) ThinApp
9 3 (1.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.44%) WhatsUp Gold
10 2 (0.96%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.96%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.96%) SnapMirror
10 2 (0.96%) SnapVault
10 2 (0.96%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 127 (61.06%) Microsoft
2 103 (49.52%) VMware
3 58 (27.88%) Cisco
4 38 (18.27%) Citrix
5 32 (15.38%) NetApp
6 29 (13.94%) Dell
6 29 (13.94%) HP
7 20 (9.62%) SolarWinds
8 18 (8.65%) Intel Security
9 17 (8.17%) Symantec
10 13 (6.25%) Sophos
11 10 (4.81%) IBM
12 9 (4.33%) Hitachi
12 9 (4.33%) SAP
13 7 (3.37%) GFI Software
13 7 (3.37%) ProCurve
13 7 (3.37%) Red Hat
13 7 (3.37%) Veeam
14 6 (2.88%) 3PAR
14 6 (2.88%) Remedy
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £29000 per annum
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