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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 84 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 113 119 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.86% 3.20% 3.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.89% 12.59% 14.27%
Number of salaries quoted 108 110 145
Average salary £34,000 £27,500 £32,620
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.63% -15.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,450 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £49,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
1038 945 1149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 26.31% 25.42% 26.64%
Number of salaries quoted 905 835 1030
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
Rochdale +3 9 £32,500 +41.30%
Oldham - 4 £41,965 -
Stockport -7 3 £52,500 +100.00%
Altrincham +5 2 £33,750 +9.75% 1
Bolton +5 2 £29,125 -13.05% 1
Wigan - 2 £53,750 -
Salford -8 1 - - 2
Bury - 1 £41,430 -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £45,000 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 233 (100.00%) Windows
2 144 (61.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 140 (60.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 138 (59.23%) Active Directory
5 133 (57.08%) Microsoft
6 127 (54.51%) VMware
7 108 (46.35%) ITIL
8 94 (40.34%) MS Exchange
9 78 (33.48%) Citrix
10 60 (25.75%) Windows 7
11 58 (24.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 58 (24.89%) Exchange Server 2010
12 56 (24.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 56 (24.03%) Firewall
13 55 (23.61%) Cisco
14 54 (23.18%) SAN
15 49 (21.03%) TCP/IP
16 48 (20.60%) MS Excel
16 48 (20.60%) SQL Server
17 47 (20.17%) IIS
17 47 (20.17%) HP
18 44 (18.88%) LAN
18 44 (18.88%) DNS
19 43 (18.45%) WAN
20 42 (18.03%) MS Office
20 42 (18.03%) Finance
20 42 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2007
21 41 (17.60%) Windows XP
22 38 (16.31%) SQL
23 34 (14.59%) Dell

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 94 (40.34%) MS Exchange
2 58 (24.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (20.17%) IIS
4 42 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 31 (13.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 25 (10.73%) SharePoint
8 10 (4.29%) Lync
9 8 (3.43%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (2.15%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (1.29%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.86%) Apache
13 1 (0.43%) Site Server
13 1 (0.43%) Moodle
13 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
Applications
1 48 (20.60%) MS Excel
2 42 (18.03%) MS Office
3 2 (0.86%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.72%) Office 365
2 2 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.86%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (24.03%) Firewall
2 54 (23.18%) SAN
3 49 (21.03%) TCP/IP
4 44 (18.88%) DNS
4 44 (18.88%) LAN
5 43 (18.45%) WAN
6 27 (11.59%) DHCP
7 22 (9.44%) VPN
8 17 (7.30%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (6.44%) VoIP
10 14 (6.01%) NAS
11 13 (5.58%) iSCSI
11 13 (5.58%) VLAN
12 10 (4.29%) Internet
13 9 (3.86%) IP Telephony
13 9 (3.86%) Network Security
14 8 (3.43%) ADSL
14 8 (3.43%) SMTP
14 8 (3.43%) Cisco Nexus
15 6 (2.58%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (20.60%) SQL Server
2 30 (12.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (9.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (6.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.86%) MySQL
9 2 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.43%) MSI
General
1 42 (18.03%) Finance
2 20 (8.58%) Law
3 5 (2.15%) Legal
4 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.29%) Advertising
6 2 (0.86%) German Language
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.43%) Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (23.61%) Analyst
2 54 (23.18%) Support Engineer
3 29 (12.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 24 (10.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (8.58%) Server Engineer
6 19 (8.15%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (8.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 18 (7.73%) IT Support
8 17 (7.30%) Service Analyst
8 17 (7.30%) Senior Analyst
8 17 (7.30%) Server Support
9 16 (6.87%) Server Support Engineer
10 14 (6.01%) Senior Security Analyst
10 14 (6.01%) Support Analyst
10 14 (6.01%) Security Analyst
11 9 (3.86%) Support Technician
11 9 (3.86%) Consultant
11 9 (3.86%) Environment Manager
11 9 (3.86%) Windows Server Engineer
12 8 (3.43%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.72%) .NET
2 4 (1.72%) Web Services
3 3 (1.29%) X-Windows
3 3 (1.29%) HTML
3 3 (1.29%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.86%) EDI
4 2 (0.86%) CSS
5 1 (0.43%) SOAP
5 1 (0.43%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.86%) Blackberry
2 9 (3.86%) Clustering
3 8 (3.43%) iPhone
4 7 (3.00%) EqualLogic
5 5 (2.15%) Life Science
6 4 (1.72%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.72%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.29%) Replication
8 2 (0.86%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.86%) SecurID
8 2 (0.86%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.86%) Statistics
8 2 (0.86%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.43%) iPad
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.43%) GIS
9 1 (0.43%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 233 (100.00%) Windows
2 144 (61.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 140 (60.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 60 (25.75%) Windows 7
5 41 (17.60%) Windows XP
6 34 (14.59%) Windows 8
7 33 (14.16%) Linux
8 16 (6.87%) UNIX
9 10 (4.29%) Windows Vista
10 8 (3.43%) Windows 2000
11 7 (3.00%) VMS
11 7 (3.00%) Android
12 4 (1.72%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.86%) Debian
13 2 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.86%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.86%) Solaris
14 1 (0.43%) AIX
14 1 (0.43%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (46.35%) ITIL
2 21 (9.01%) Change Management
2 21 (9.01%) Migration
3 18 (7.73%) Kalman Filter
4 16 (6.87%) Incident Management
5 14 (6.01%) Service Delivery
6 13 (5.58%) Problem Management
7 12 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (5.15%) Service Management
8 11 (4.72%) PRINCE
8 11 (4.72%) Information Security
9 10 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (4.29%) Project Management
9 10 (4.29%) Time Management
9 10 (4.29%) Change Control
10 9 (3.86%) Line Management
10 9 (3.86%) Mentoring
10 9 (3.86%) Data Migration
11 8 (3.43%) Data Analysis
11 8 (3.43%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 38 (16.31%) SQL
2 26 (11.16%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.29%) VB.NET
4 7 (3.00%) C
4 7 (3.00%) Perl
5 4 (1.72%) VB
6 3 (1.29%) VB6
7 1 (0.43%) PHP
7 1 (0.43%) Java
7 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 56 (24.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (12.02%) MCSE
3 23 (9.87%) MCP
3 23 (9.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (9.01%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (8.58%) MCTS
5 20 (8.58%) MCITP
5 20 (8.58%) CCNA
6 19 (8.15%) Degree
6 19 (8.15%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (6.01%) MCSA
7 14 (6.01%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (5.15%) CCA
9 9 (3.86%) ISEB
9 9 (3.86%) ISTQB
9 9 (3.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (3.86%) NCDA
10 5 (2.15%) SC Cleared
10 5 (2.15%) Security Cleared
10 5 (2.15%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.43%) SLA
3 6 (2.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 138 (59.23%) Active Directory
2 58 (24.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (14.59%) Hyper-V
4 32 (13.73%) vSphere
5 20 (8.58%) XenApp
6 11 (4.72%) VMware ESX
7 8 (3.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (3.43%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.58%) NFS
8 6 (2.58%) Xen
9 3 (1.29%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.86%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.86%) vCloud
10 2 (0.86%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.86%) XenServer
11 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (9.01%) SCCM
2 15 (6.44%) SCOM
3 12 (5.15%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (4.29%) NetBackup
5 7 (3.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (2.58%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.72%) WSUS
8 3 (1.29%) SCDPM
8 3 (1.29%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.86%) OpenNMS
9 2 (0.86%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.86%) Legato
9 2 (0.86%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.86%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.86%) SCSM
9 2 (0.86%) Puppet
10 1 (0.43%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 133 (57.08%) Microsoft
2 127 (54.51%) VMware
3 78 (33.48%) Citrix
4 55 (23.61%) Cisco
5 47 (20.17%) HP
6 34 (14.59%) Dell
7 30 (12.88%) NetApp
8 17 (7.30%) Symantec
9 16 (6.87%) CheckPoint
10 13 (5.58%) Juniper
11 10 (4.29%) McAfee
11 10 (4.29%) Oracle
11 10 (4.29%) F5
12 9 (3.86%) 3PAR
12 9 (3.86%) Fortinet
13 8 (3.43%) Splunk
14 7 (3.00%) IronPort
14 7 (3.00%) WatchGuard
15 5 (2.15%) Mitel
15 5 (2.15%) CommVault
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £31,000 - 33,494 per year + Attractive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £33500.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham
Ascent People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £17000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
RM Education
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum + £1,000 Bonus plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago