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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 100 94 79
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 107 105 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.89% 2.78% 3.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.62% 11.73% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 81 76 112
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £33,027
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,250 £20,050
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £53,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median 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
732 895 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.77% 23.71% 23.80%
Number of salaries quoted 653 722 809
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Bolton +1 12 £35,000 +1.44% 1
Rochdale +2 8 £30,000 -49.15% 4
Salford +8 3 £40,000 +95.12%
Altrincham +6 1 - -
Oldham -3 1 £34,000 +47.82% 1
Stockport -5 1 £33,500 +11.66%
Bury - 1 £27,500 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 191 (100.00%) Windows
2 127 (66.49%) Windows Server
3 124 (64.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 111 (58.12%) Microsoft
5 110 (57.59%) Active Directory
6 93 (48.69%) VMware
7 77 (40.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 72 (37.70%) MS Exchange
9 55 (28.80%) DNS
10 54 (28.27%) ITIL
10 54 (28.27%) SQL Server
11 49 (25.65%) DHCP
11 49 (25.65%) PowerShell
12 47 (24.61%) MS Excel
13 46 (24.08%) Firewall
14 45 (23.56%) SQL
14 45 (23.56%) Cisco
15 43 (22.51%) SAN
15 43 (22.51%) Hyper-V
16 42 (21.99%) Exchange Server 2010
17 41 (21.47%) Citrix
18 35 (18.32%) VMware Infrastructure
19 32 (16.75%) Microsoft Certification
20 30 (15.71%) Office 365
21 29 (15.18%) Finance
22 28 (14.66%) Exchange Server 2013
22 28 (14.66%) Windows 7
23 27 (14.14%) Unix
24 26 (13.61%) SharePoint
24 26 (13.61%) MCSE

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 72 (37.70%) MS Exchange
2 42 (21.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (14.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (13.61%) SharePoint
5 25 (13.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (10.99%) IIS
6 21 (10.99%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (5.76%) NetWeaver
8 3 (1.57%) CMS
9 2 (1.05%) Apache
9 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.05%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.52%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (24.61%) MS Excel
2 23 (12.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.71%) Office 365
2 6 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.05%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (28.80%) DNS
2 49 (25.65%) DHCP
3 46 (24.08%) Firewall
4 43 (22.51%) SAN
5 23 (12.04%) TCP/IP
6 21 (10.99%) VPN
7 20 (10.47%) LAN
8 17 (8.90%) WAN
9 9 (4.71%) GSM
9 9 (4.71%) SNMP
10 8 (4.19%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (3.66%) IPsec
11 7 (3.66%) Wireless
12 5 (2.62%) BGP
12 5 (2.62%) DDNS
12 5 (2.62%) OSPF
13 4 (2.09%) Internet
13 4 (2.09%) IP Telephony
13 4 (2.09%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (1.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (28.27%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (7.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (7.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (7.33%) DTS
4 14 (7.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 13 (6.81%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (6.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (5.76%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (5.76%) DB2
8 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.05%) MySQL
10 1 (0.52%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (1.05%) ERwin
General
1 29 (15.18%) Finance
2 10 (5.24%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.19%) Law
3 8 (4.19%) Legal
4 6 (3.14%) Retail
5 5 (2.62%) Banking
6 4 (2.09%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (21.99%) Analyst
2 31 (16.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (15.18%) Support Engineer
4 24 (12.57%) Server Engineer
4 24 (12.57%) Support Analyst
5 20 (10.47%) Administrator
6 17 (8.90%) IT Support
7 16 (8.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 16 (8.38%) IT Engineer
8 15 (7.85%) 3rd Line Support
8 15 (7.85%) DBA
8 15 (7.85%) SQL DBA
9 12 (6.28%) Consultant
9 12 (6.28%) Infrastructure Support
10 11 (5.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 11 (5.76%) SAP Basis Consultant
10 11 (5.76%) SAP Consultant
10 11 (5.76%) SharePoint Administrator
10 11 (5.76%) VMware Engineer
11 10 (5.24%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.99%) .NET
2 11 (5.76%) SAP Basis
3 5 (2.62%) .NET Framework
3 5 (2.62%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.62%) HTML
3 5 (2.62%) Web Services
4 3 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (1.57%) CSS
4 3 (1.57%) jQuery
5 2 (1.05%) LAMP
6 1 (0.52%) COM
6 1 (0.52%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.57%) Clustering
2 19 (9.95%) Replication
3 10 (5.24%) iPad
4 8 (4.19%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.66%) Fat Client
5 7 (3.66%) Thin Client
6 6 (3.14%) HP StoreVirtual
6 6 (3.14%) Symmetrix
7 5 (2.62%) RSA SecurID
8 4 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.09%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.09%) EqualLogic
9 3 (1.57%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.57%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.05%) CLARiiON
10 2 (1.05%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.05%) PKI
10 2 (1.05%) User Experience
11 1 (0.52%) BYOD
11 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 191 (100.00%) Windows
2 127 (66.49%) Windows Server
3 124 (64.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 77 (40.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (14.66%) Windows 7
6 27 (14.14%) Unix
7 24 (12.57%) Linux
8 19 (9.95%) Windows 8
9 15 (7.85%) Windows 10
10 11 (5.76%) AIX
11 9 (4.71%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.57%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.05%) Android
13 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.05%) VMS
14 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.27%) ITIL
2 17 (8.90%) High Availability
3 14 (7.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (7.33%) Service Management
4 13 (6.81%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (5.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 11 (5.76%) SAP Implementation
5 11 (5.76%) Service Delivery
6 10 (5.24%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (5.24%) ITIL V3
6 10 (5.24%) Line Management
7 9 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (4.71%) Change Control
7 9 (4.71%) Performance Analysis
7 9 (4.71%) Project Management
8 8 (4.19%) Time Management
9 7 (3.66%) Load Balancing
9 7 (3.66%) Migration
10 6 (3.14%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (25.65%) PowerShell
2 45 (23.56%) SQL
3 15 (7.85%) T-SQL
4 10 (5.24%) VBScript
5 8 (4.19%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.19%) VB
6 3 (1.57%) C#
7 2 (1.05%) Python
7 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.52%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 32 (16.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (13.61%) MCSE
3 22 (11.52%) MCSA
4 18 (9.42%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (8.90%) MCP
6 13 (6.81%) Degree
7 12 (6.28%) CCNA
8 9 (4.71%) MCITP
9 5 (2.62%) CCNP
9 5 (2.62%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.57%) MCTS
11 3 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.05%) CCA
12 2 (1.05%) MCDST
13 1 (0.52%) MCPD
13 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.90%) SLA
2 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 110 (57.59%) Active Directory
2 43 (22.51%) Hyper-V
3 35 (18.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (8.90%) vSphere
4 17 (8.90%) XenApp
5 5 (2.62%) Xen
6 4 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.57%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.57%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.05%) SRDF
8 2 (1.05%) vCloud
8 2 (1.05%) XenServer
9 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (12.57%) SCCM
2 17 (8.90%) SCOM
3 11 (5.76%) AirWatch
3 11 (5.76%) Microsoft Clustering
4 10 (5.24%) WSUS
5 9 (4.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 9 (4.71%) HP SIM
5 9 (4.71%) SCOrch
6 8 (4.19%) LiteSpeed
7 7 (3.66%) Backup Exec
8 5 (2.62%) ServiceCenter
9 4 (2.09%) SCVMM
10 2 (1.05%) Ansible
10 2 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (1.05%) Puppet
10 2 (1.05%) vMotion
11 1 (0.52%) Simpana
11 1 (0.52%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 111 (58.12%) Microsoft
2 93 (48.69%) VMware
3 45 (23.56%) Cisco
4 41 (21.47%) Citrix
5 23 (12.04%) HP
6 13 (6.81%) Oracle
6 13 (6.81%) Veeam
7 11 (5.76%) SAP
8 10 (5.24%) Dell
9 9 (4.71%) Nimble Storage
9 9 (4.71%) Remedy
10 7 (3.66%) EMC
10 7 (3.66%) F5
10 7 (3.66%) MobileIron
10 7 (3.66%) NetApp
11 5 (2.62%) 3PAR
11 5 (2.62%) Apple
11 5 (2.62%) IBM
12 4 (2.09%) Forcepoint
13 3 (1.57%) SolarWinds
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