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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 84 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 107 153 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.90% 3.79% 3.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.62% 15.22% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 86 125 113
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
921 1005 1096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.93% 24.93% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 757 825 961
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Altrincham - 9 £25,000 - 2
Bolton - 5 £30,750 - 3
Oldham - 4 £30,000 -
Stockport 0 3 £23,500 -50.52% 1
Rochdale -12 3 £46,000 +57.26% 1
Salford +2 2 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Cheadle +10 1 £40,000 +73.91%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £27,500 -
Wigan - 1 £30,000 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 216 (100.00%) Windows
2 146 (67.59%) Microsoft
3 142 (65.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 130 (60.19%) VMware
5 119 (55.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 107 (49.54%) Active Directory
7 92 (42.59%) MS Exchange
8 89 (41.20%) ITIL
9 70 (32.41%) Citrix
10 69 (31.94%) Windows 7
11 66 (30.56%) Cisco
12 65 (30.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 62 (28.70%) Exchange Server 2010
14 61 (28.24%) SQL Server
15 58 (26.85%) MS Excel
16 57 (26.39%) VMware Infrastructure
17 54 (25.00%) SQL
18 53 (24.54%) SAN
19 52 (24.07%) Firewall
20 51 (23.61%) HP
21 47 (21.76%) WAN
22 45 (20.83%) NetApp
23 44 (20.37%) LAN
23 44 (20.37%) Finance
24 43 (19.91%) MS Office
25 41 (18.98%) Windows 8
26 38 (17.59%) SQL Server 2008
26 38 (17.59%) IIS
26 38 (17.59%) Windows XP
27 37 (17.13%) DNS

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 92 (42.59%) MS Exchange
2 62 (28.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (17.59%) IIS
4 34 (15.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (15.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 33 (15.28%) SharePoint
6 26 (12.04%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (5.56%) Lync
8 11 (5.09%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.31%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.39%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.46%) Apache
13 1 (0.46%) Site Server
Applications
1 58 (26.85%) MS Excel
2 43 (19.91%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Sage 50
2 4 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.93%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.46%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.31%) Office 365
3 3 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.39%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 53 (24.54%) SAN
2 52 (24.07%) Firewall
3 47 (21.76%) WAN
4 44 (20.37%) LAN
5 37 (17.13%) DNS
6 26 (12.04%) DHCP
7 24 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 20 (9.26%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (7.87%) VPN
10 16 (7.41%) iSCSI
11 14 (6.48%) VLAN
12 13 (6.02%) Wireless
13 12 (5.56%) NAS
14 10 (4.63%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (4.17%) IP Telephony
15 9 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (3.70%) Internet
17 7 (3.24%) ADSL
18 6 (2.78%) NetScaler
19 5 (2.31%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (28.24%) SQL Server
2 38 (17.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (12.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.24%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.46%) Big Data
10 1 (0.46%) MySQL
10 1 (0.46%) InterBase
10 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.93%) MSI
2 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
General
1 44 (20.37%) Finance
2 7 (3.24%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.85%) Advertising
5 3 (1.39%) Publishing
5 3 (1.39%) Law
6 2 (0.93%) Legal
6 2 (0.93%) Automotive
6 2 (0.93%) Retail
7 1 (0.46%) German Language
7 1 (0.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (24.07%) Support Engineer
2 31 (14.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (11.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 25 (11.57%) Analyst
4 22 (10.19%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (9.26%) IT Support
6 16 (7.41%) Server Engineer
7 14 (6.48%) Consultant
7 14 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 13 (6.02%) Architect
9 12 (5.56%) Service Analyst
9 12 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
9 12 (5.56%) Citrix Architect
10 10 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (4.17%) Citrix Consultant
11 9 (4.17%) Environment Manager
11 9 (4.17%) Support Analyst
11 9 (4.17%) Field Engineer
11 9 (4.17%) Server Support
12 8 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.63%) .NET
2 9 (4.17%) EDI
3 6 (2.78%) Web Services
4 4 (1.85%) Application Packaging
5 3 (1.39%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.87%) Clustering
3 11 (5.09%) Replication
4 7 (3.24%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.78%) Life Science
6 5 (2.31%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.31%) EqualLogic
6 5 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.31%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.39%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.93%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.93%) SecurID
8 2 (0.93%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.93%) iPhone
8 2 (0.93%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.46%) iPad
9 1 (0.46%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.46%) EPoS
9 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 216 (100.00%) Windows
2 142 (65.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 119 (55.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 69 (31.94%) Windows 7
5 41 (18.98%) Windows 8
6 38 (17.59%) Windows XP
7 26 (12.04%) Linux
8 10 (4.63%) Windows Vista
9 9 (4.17%) UNIX
10 5 (2.31%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.39%) Solaris
12 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.46%) CentOS
13 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.46%) VMS
13 1 (0.46%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (41.20%) ITIL
2 21 (9.72%) Migration
3 18 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 16 (7.41%) Change Management
5 15 (6.94%) ERP
6 14 (6.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (6.02%) Service Management
8 12 (5.56%) Project Management
8 12 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
9 11 (5.09%) Mentoring
9 11 (5.09%) Time Management
9 11 (5.09%) PRINCE
10 10 (4.63%) Data Migration
11 9 (4.17%) Coaching
11 9 (4.17%) Incident Management
11 9 (4.17%) Problem Management
12 8 (3.70%) Service Delivery
13 7 (3.24%) Data Management
13 7 (3.24%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 54 (25.00%) SQL
2 27 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.17%) VB.NET
4 8 (3.70%) VB
5 7 (3.24%) VB6
5 7 (3.24%) C
6 2 (0.93%) Perl
6 2 (0.93%) VBA
7 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.46%) VBScript
7 1 (0.46%) PHP
7 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 65 (30.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (17.13%) MCSE
3 30 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 27 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
4 27 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (12.04%) CCNA
6 25 (11.57%) CCA
6 25 (11.57%) Degree
7 22 (10.19%) MCTS
8 20 (9.26%) MCP
9 17 (7.87%) NCDA
10 16 (7.41%) MCITP
11 15 (6.94%) MCSA
12 12 (5.56%) CCEE
13 9 (4.17%) CCIA
13 9 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (4.17%) ISEB
13 9 (4.17%) ISTQB
14 8 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.09%) SLA
2 7 (3.24%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.46%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) GMP
3 1 (0.46%) GLP
System Software
1 107 (49.54%) Active Directory
2 57 (26.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (17.13%) vSphere
4 33 (15.28%) Hyper-V
5 31 (14.35%) XenApp
6 29 (13.43%) XenDesktop
7 17 (7.87%) XenServer
8 11 (5.09%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (3.24%) Xen
9 7 (3.24%) NFS
10 4 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.39%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.93%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.93%) vCloud
13 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (13.43%) SCCM
2 16 (7.41%) SCOM
3 7 (3.24%) NetBackup
4 6 (2.78%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (2.31%) XenMobile
6 4 (1.85%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.39%) Puppet
7 3 (1.39%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.39%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (1.39%) Legato
7 3 (1.39%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.93%) SCSM
8 2 (0.93%) vMotion
8 2 (0.93%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.93%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 146 (67.59%) Microsoft
2 130 (60.19%) VMware
3 70 (32.41%) Citrix
4 66 (30.56%) Cisco
5 51 (23.61%) HP
6 45 (20.83%) NetApp
7 31 (14.35%) Dell
8 18 (8.33%) Symantec
9 11 (5.09%) McAfee
9 11 (5.09%) AppSense
10 10 (4.63%) 3PAR
11 8 (3.70%) Veeam
11 8 (3.70%) SolarWinds
11 8 (3.70%) IBM
12 7 (3.24%) WatchGuard
13 6 (2.78%) CommVault
13 6 (2.78%) Sage
13 6 (2.78%) Intel
14 5 (2.31%) Oracle
14 5 (2.31%) Fortinet
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