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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West / Manchester
Rank 101 61 91
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +30
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 99 126 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.70% 3.96% 2.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.93% 14.77% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 89 96 98
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £43,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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
830 853 1004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.63% 26.78% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 736 699 864
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +16 10 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Altrincham -2 7 £29,750 - 1
Rochdale -3 7 £40,000 +90.47%
Oldham -17 7 £23,750 -7.76%
Salford +5 6 £32,464 +50.99% 1
Sale - 2 £28,500 -
Bury - 1 £27,500 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 231 (100.00%) Windows
2 178 (77.06%) Active Directory
3 170 (73.59%) Windows Server
4 156 (67.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 147 (63.64%) VMware
6 133 (57.58%) Microsoft
7 87 (37.66%) MS Exchange
7 87 (37.66%) ITIL
8 80 (34.63%) DNS
9 79 (34.20%) VMware Infrastructure
10 66 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 65 (28.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 62 (26.84%) DHCP
12 62 (26.84%) SQL Server
13 61 (26.41%) Citrix
13 61 (26.41%) Hyper-V
13 61 (26.41%) Windows 7
14 58 (25.11%) LAN
15 57 (24.68%) Cisco
16 50 (21.65%) MCSE
17 47 (20.35%) WAN
17 47 (20.35%) HP
18 46 (19.91%) IIS
19 45 (19.48%) SAN
20 43 (18.61%) Firewall
21 42 (18.18%) TCP/IP
21 42 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
22 41 (17.75%) Exchange Server 2013
22 41 (17.75%) Office 365
22 41 (17.75%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 87 (37.66%) MS Exchange
2 46 (19.91%) IIS
3 42 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (17.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 30 (12.99%) SharePoint
6 20 (8.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (3.03%) Skype for Business
9 6 (2.60%) Apache
10 4 (1.73%) NetWeaver
11 3 (1.30%) Site Server
12 2 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.43%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.43%) nginx
13 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.43%) Zimbra
Applications
1 39 (16.88%) MS Excel
2 38 (16.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.43%) Magento
2 1 (0.43%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 41 (17.75%) Office 365
2 18 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.73%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (1.73%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (1.73%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (1.73%) Mimecast
5 4 (1.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (34.63%) DNS
2 62 (26.84%) DHCP
3 58 (25.11%) LAN
4 47 (20.35%) WAN
5 45 (19.48%) SAN
6 43 (18.61%) Firewall
7 42 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 32 (13.85%) VPN
9 27 (11.69%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (7.36%) IPsec
11 15 (6.49%) SNMP
12 14 (6.06%) VLAN
13 13 (5.63%) Remote Desktop
14 12 (5.19%) GSM
14 12 (5.19%) VoIP
15 11 (4.76%) Internet
16 10 (4.33%) DDNS
17 7 (3.03%) Wireless
17 7 (3.03%) WLAN
18 6 (2.60%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (26.84%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.03%) MySQL
5 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.73%) DB2
6 4 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.43%) DTS
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 17 (7.36%) Finance
2 12 (5.19%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.60%) Retail
4 5 (2.16%) Back Office
5 2 (0.87%) Advertising
5 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.43%) Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (22.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 52 (22.51%) Support Engineer
2 49 (21.21%) Analyst
3 37 (16.02%) IT Support
4 27 (11.69%) Support Analyst
5 26 (11.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 26 (11.26%) Server Engineer
6 22 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 22 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
6 22 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
7 19 (8.23%) IT Engineer
7 19 (8.23%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 18 (7.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 18 (7.79%) IT Analyst
8 18 (7.79%) IT Support Analyst
9 14 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 14 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 14 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
9 14 (6.06%) Monitoring Engineer
10 13 (5.63%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.19%) Web Services
2 9 (3.90%) .NET
3 6 (2.60%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.60%) HTML
3 6 (2.60%) LAMP
4 4 (1.73%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.43%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.99%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.19%) RSA SecurID
4 11 (4.76%) HP StoreVirtual
4 11 (4.76%) iPad
5 10 (4.33%) Clustering
6 6 (2.60%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.16%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.73%) PKI
9 3 (1.30%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.30%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.30%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (1.30%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.87%) Biotechnology
10 2 (0.87%) Replication
11 1 (0.43%) iPhone
11 1 (0.43%) IPTV
11 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 231 (100.00%) Windows
2 170 (73.59%) Windows Server
3 156 (67.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (28.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 61 (26.41%) Windows 7
6 36 (15.58%) Windows 8
7 27 (11.69%) Linux
8 25 (10.82%) Windows 10
9 16 (6.93%) Unix
10 15 (6.49%) Windows XP
11 9 (3.90%) Data ONTAP
12 6 (2.60%) AIX
12 6 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.73%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (1.30%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.87%) CentOS
16 1 (0.43%) Debian
16 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (37.66%) ITIL
2 28 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (7.36%) Service Delivery
4 16 (6.93%) High Availability
5 15 (6.49%) Service Management
6 14 (6.06%) Coaching
7 13 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 11 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (4.33%) Migration
10 8 (3.46%) Information Security
11 7 (3.03%) ITIL V3
11 7 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (2.60%) Data Protection
12 6 (2.60%) Incident Management
12 6 (2.60%) Web Development
13 5 (2.16%) Document Management
13 5 (2.16%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (2.16%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (17.75%) PowerShell
2 37 (16.02%) SQL
3 11 (4.76%) Python
3 11 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 11 (4.76%) VB
4 10 (4.33%) VBScript
5 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (21.65%) MCSE
3 34 (14.72%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (11.69%) MCITP
5 26 (11.26%) CCNA
6 23 (9.96%) MCSA
7 21 (9.09%) MCP
8 19 (8.23%) Degree
8 19 (8.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (6.93%) CCNP
10 10 (4.33%) MCTS
11 9 (3.90%) NCIE
12 8 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.73%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (1.30%) Security Cleared
15 2 (0.87%) A+ Certification
15 2 (0.87%) CCA
15 2 (0.87%) CCAA
15 2 (0.87%) DBS Check
15 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.09%) SLA
2 5 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.87%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 178 (77.06%) Active Directory
2 79 (34.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (26.41%) Hyper-V
4 33 (14.29%) vSphere
5 16 (6.93%) XenApp
6 12 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (4.76%) vCloud
7 11 (4.76%) VMware ESX
8 10 (4.33%) VMware Server
9 6 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.43%) KVM
10 1 (0.43%) pfSense
10 1 (0.43%) Varnish
10 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (9.52%) SCCM
2 21 (9.09%) SCOM
3 19 (8.23%) HP SIM
4 14 (6.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 14 (6.06%) SCOrch
5 12 (5.19%) Backup Exec
6 11 (4.76%) Ansible
6 11 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (4.76%) Puppet
6 11 (4.76%) vMotion
7 10 (4.33%) ServiceCenter
8 8 (3.46%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (2.60%) AirWatch
10 5 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (2.16%) WSUS
11 4 (1.73%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (1.30%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.87%) MAILsweeper
13 2 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 1 (0.43%) Simpana
Vendors
1 147 (63.64%) VMware
2 133 (57.58%) Microsoft
3 61 (26.41%) Citrix
4 57 (24.68%) Cisco
5 47 (20.35%) HP
6 24 (10.39%) Veeam
7 19 (8.23%) Dell
8 18 (7.79%) Intel Security
9 13 (5.63%) NetApp
10 12 (5.19%) Symantec
11 11 (4.76%) SolarWinds
11 11 (4.76%) Zerto
12 10 (4.33%) 3PAR
12 10 (4.33%) Juniper
13 8 (3.46%) SonicWALL
14 7 (3.03%) Red Hat
15 5 (2.16%) Apple
15 5 (2.16%) Oracle
15 5 (2.16%) Sophos
15 5 (2.16%) WatchGuard
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