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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 68 89 85
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 144 99 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.78% 2.77% 2.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.47% 11.30% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 136 69 115
Median salary £32,500 £33,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,900 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,600 £53,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
931 876 1026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.44% 24.48% 24.45%
Number of salaries quoted 847 703 872
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 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 6 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Rochdale +4 19 £40,000 +90.47%
Oldham +4 10 £22,500 +1.12% 1
Stockport +7 6 £32,000 +6.66% 1
Bolton -9 6 £39,500 +19.69%
Salford - 5 £32,464 -
Altrincham - 3 £32,500 -
Sale - 2 £28,500 -
Cheadle +16 1 £27,500 - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £32,500 - 1
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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.

1 252 (100.00%) Windows
2 177 (70.24%) Active Directory
3 171 (67.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 171 (67.86%) Windows Server
4 152 (60.32%) Microsoft
5 141 (55.95%) VMware
6 86 (34.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 85 (33.73%) ITIL
8 82 (32.54%) DNS
9 80 (31.75%) MS Exchange
10 78 (30.95%) SQL Server
10 78 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 67 (26.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 64 (25.40%) Hyper-V
13 62 (24.60%) LAN
14 59 (23.41%) DHCP
15 56 (22.22%) Cisco
16 54 (21.43%) Windows 7
17 53 (21.03%) SQL
17 53 (21.03%) MCSE
18 52 (20.63%) Firewall
19 51 (20.24%) WAN
20 50 (19.84%) HP
20 50 (19.84%) IIS
20 50 (19.84%) SAN
21 49 (19.44%) TCP/IP
21 49 (19.44%) PowerShell
22 45 (17.86%) Citrix
22 45 (17.86%) Office 365
23 42 (16.67%) MS Excel

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 80 (31.75%) MS Exchange
2 50 (19.84%) IIS
3 41 (16.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 34 (13.49%) SharePoint
6 23 (9.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (4.37%) NetWeaver
9 6 (2.38%) Apache
9 6 (2.38%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.19%) Site Server
11 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.40%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.40%) nginx
12 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.40%) WordPress
12 1 (0.40%) Zimbra
Applications
1 42 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 31 (12.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 45 (17.86%) Office 365
2 17 (6.75%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (1.59%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (1.59%) Mimecast
5 4 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 82 (32.54%) DNS
2 62 (24.60%) LAN
3 59 (23.41%) DHCP
4 52 (20.63%) Firewall
5 51 (20.24%) WAN
6 50 (19.84%) SAN
7 49 (19.44%) TCP/IP
8 31 (12.30%) VPN
9 26 (10.32%) Wi-Fi
10 19 (7.54%) SNMP
11 17 (6.75%) IPsec
12 16 (6.35%) GSM
13 15 (5.95%) VLAN
14 13 (5.16%) Internet
15 12 (4.76%) VoIP
16 10 (3.97%) DDNS
17 9 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
18 7 (2.78%) WLAN
19 6 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
19 6 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (4.37%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (4.37%) DB2
4 11 (4.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (3.97%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.17%) DTS
7 8 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (2.78%) MySQL
9 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.40%) SSDT
General
1 26 (10.32%) Finance
2 8 (3.17%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.38%) Retail
4 5 (1.98%) Back Office
4 5 (1.98%) Banking
4 5 (1.98%) Legal
5 3 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (21.43%) Analyst
2 49 (19.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 48 (19.05%) Support Engineer
4 40 (15.87%) IT Support
5 30 (11.90%) Support Analyst
6 28 (11.11%) Server Engineer
7 27 (10.71%) Infrastructure Support
8 24 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
9 23 (9.13%) Administrator
10 22 (8.73%) IT Analyst
10 22 (8.73%) IT Support Analyst
11 21 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
12 19 (7.54%) IT Engineer
12 19 (7.54%) VMware Engineer
13 18 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 18 (7.14%) Monitoring Engineer
14 16 (6.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 16 (6.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 14 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
15 14 (5.56%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.75%) .NET
2 11 (4.37%) SAP Basis
2 11 (4.37%) Web Services
3 6 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.38%) HTML
3 6 (2.38%) LAMP
4 5 (1.98%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.40%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.52%) Clustering
2 20 (7.94%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.37%) HP StoreVirtual
4 11 (4.37%) RSA SecurID
5 10 (3.97%) Replication
6 9 (3.57%) iPad
7 6 (2.38%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.59%) PKI
9 3 (1.19%) Symmetrix
10 2 (0.79%) Biotechnology
10 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.79%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.40%) IPTV
11 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.40%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 252 (100.00%) Windows
2 171 (67.86%) Windows Server
2 171 (67.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 86 (34.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 54 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 34 (13.49%) Windows 8
6 32 (12.70%) Linux
7 26 (10.32%) Unix
8 21 (8.33%) Windows 10
9 15 (5.95%) Windows XP
10 9 (3.57%) Data ONTAP
11 6 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.98%) AIX
13 3 (1.19%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.79%) CentOS
14 2 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (33.73%) ITIL
2 27 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (7.94%) High Availability
4 16 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (5.56%) Coaching
6 13 (5.16%) Service Delivery
7 12 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (4.37%) Configuration Management
8 11 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (4.37%) SAP Implementation
8 11 (4.37%) Service Management
9 9 (3.57%) ITIL V3
9 9 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (3.17%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (3.17%) Information Security
11 7 (2.78%) Change Control
12 6 (2.38%) Data Protection
12 6 (2.38%) Incident Management
12 6 (2.38%) Migration
12 6 (2.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (21.03%) SQL
2 49 (19.44%) PowerShell
3 13 (5.16%) VBScript
4 11 (4.37%) Python
4 11 (4.37%) Shell Script
4 11 (4.37%) VB
5 9 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.98%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.40%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 67 (26.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (21.03%) MCSE
3 35 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (10.71%) CCNA
5 26 (10.32%) MCSA
6 24 (9.52%) MCITP
7 22 (8.73%) MCP
8 19 (7.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (6.35%) CCNP
9 16 (6.35%) Degree
10 10 (3.97%) MCTS
11 9 (3.57%) NCIE
12 5 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.98%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.79%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.79%) CCA
14 2 (0.79%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
15 1 (0.40%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.52%) SLA
2 5 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.79%) QA
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 177 (70.24%) Active Directory
2 78 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (25.40%) Hyper-V
4 31 (12.30%) vSphere
5 12 (4.76%) XenApp
6 11 (4.37%) vCloud
7 7 (2.78%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.98%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.40%) KVM
10 1 (0.40%) pfSense
10 1 (0.40%) Varnish
10 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (10.71%) SCOM
2 26 (10.32%) SCCM
3 23 (9.13%) HP SIM
4 18 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 18 (7.14%) SCOrch
5 11 (4.37%) Ansible
5 11 (4.37%) Microsoft Clustering
5 11 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (4.37%) Puppet
5 11 (4.37%) vMotion
6 10 (3.97%) ServiceCenter
7 9 (3.57%) WSUS
8 8 (3.17%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.98%) AirWatch
9 5 (1.98%) LiteSpeed
9 5 (1.98%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.19%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.40%) MAILsweeper
11 1 (0.40%) Nagios
Vendors
1 152 (60.32%) Microsoft
2 141 (55.95%) VMware
3 56 (22.22%) Cisco
4 50 (19.84%) HP
5 45 (17.86%) Citrix
6 22 (8.73%) Veeam
7 21 (8.33%) Dell
8 15 (5.95%) Intel Security
9 14 (5.56%) NetApp
10 12 (4.76%) Oracle
10 12 (4.76%) SolarWinds
11 11 (4.37%) SAP
11 11 (4.37%) Zerto
12 10 (3.97%) 3PAR
13 9 (3.57%) Juniper
14 8 (3.17%) Red Hat
14 8 (3.17%) Remedy
14 8 (3.17%) SonicWALL
15 7 (2.78%) EMC
15 7 (2.78%) Symantec
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Fast progression
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