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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 83 75 69
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 112 122 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.85% 3.28% 3.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.26% 12.92% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 99 112 120
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £32,620
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £21,600 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
995 944 1091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.36% 25.36% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 843 815 956
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,500 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -1 8 £32,500 +32.65% 1
Bolton - 5 £30,750 - 1
Altrincham +3 4 £25,000 -43.82% 3
Oldham - 4 £34,528 -
Stockport -8 3 £23,500 -39.35% 2
Wigan - 2 £42,500 -
Salford - 2 £42,500 - 1
Cheadle +6 1 £40,000 - 1
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 235 (100.00%) Windows
2 151 (64.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 143 (60.85%) Microsoft
4 141 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 139 (59.15%) Active Directory
6 133 (56.60%) VMware
7 100 (42.55%) MS Exchange
8 97 (41.28%) ITIL
9 73 (31.06%) Citrix
10 68 (28.94%) Windows 7
11 61 (25.96%) Exchange Server 2010
11 61 (25.96%) Cisco
12 60 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 58 (24.68%) SQL Server
14 56 (23.83%) Microsoft Certification
14 56 (23.83%) SAN
15 55 (23.40%) HP
16 54 (22.98%) MS Excel
17 48 (20.43%) LAN
17 48 (20.43%) SQL
17 48 (20.43%) Firewall
18 47 (20.00%) IIS
18 47 (20.00%) WAN
19 45 (19.15%) DNS
20 44 (18.72%) Exchange Server 2007
21 43 (18.30%) TCP/IP
21 43 (18.30%) Windows XP
22 41 (17.45%) MS Office
23 40 (17.02%) Windows 8
24 39 (16.60%) Finance

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 100 (42.55%) MS Exchange
2 61 (25.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (20.00%) IIS
4 44 (18.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 36 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (12.77%) SharePoint
7 28 (11.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (5.53%) Lync
9 11 (4.68%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (2.13%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (1.28%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.43%) Moodle
13 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.43%) Site Server
13 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 54 (22.98%) MS Excel
2 41 (17.45%) MS Office
3 2 (0.85%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.28%) Office 365
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (23.83%) SAN
2 48 (20.43%) Firewall
2 48 (20.43%) LAN
3 47 (20.00%) WAN
4 45 (19.15%) DNS
5 43 (18.30%) TCP/IP
6 29 (12.34%) DHCP
7 22 (9.36%) VPN
8 20 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (6.81%) VLAN
10 13 (5.53%) iSCSI
10 13 (5.53%) NAS
11 11 (4.68%) Internet
12 10 (4.26%) VoIP
13 9 (3.83%) SMTP
13 9 (3.83%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (3.83%) IP Telephony
14 7 (2.98%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (2.98%) ADSL
15 6 (2.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (24.68%) SQL Server
2 35 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (9.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (8.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (5.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.40%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.43%) InterBase
9 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.85%) MSI
General
1 39 (16.60%) Finance
2 10 (4.26%) Law
3 7 (2.98%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.28%) Advertising
5 2 (0.85%) Legal
5 2 (0.85%) Automotive
5 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.85%) Retail
5 2 (0.85%) German Language
6 1 (0.43%) Back Office
6 1 (0.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (25.96%) Support Engineer
2 43 (18.30%) Analyst
3 31 (13.19%) 3rd Line Support
4 30 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (11.06%) IT Support
6 20 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 20 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (6.38%) Server Engineer
8 14 (5.96%) Service Analyst
8 14 (5.96%) Support Analyst
9 12 (5.11%) Server Support
10 11 (4.68%) Consultant
10 11 (4.68%) Server Support Engineer
11 10 (4.26%) IT Support Engineer
11 10 (4.26%) Support Technician
11 10 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (3.83%) Environment Manager
13 8 (3.40%) Storage Engineer
13 8 (3.40%) 3rd Line Server Support
13 8 (3.40%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.81%) .NET
2 8 (3.40%) EDI
3 5 (2.13%) Web Services
4 4 (1.70%) Application Packaging
5 3 (1.28%) HTML
5 3 (1.28%) X-Windows
5 3 (1.28%) CSS
6 1 (0.43%) SOAP
6 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.43%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.53%) Clustering
3 6 (2.55%) Life Science
3 6 (2.55%) EqualLogic
4 5 (2.13%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.70%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.28%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.28%) iPhone
6 3 (1.28%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.85%) FlexPod
7 2 (0.85%) SecurID
7 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.85%) Statistics
7 2 (0.85%) Replication
7 2 (0.85%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.43%) VLE
8 1 (0.43%) EPoS
8 1 (0.43%) GIS
8 1 (0.43%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 235 (100.00%) Windows
2 151 (64.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 141 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 68 (28.94%) Windows 7
5 43 (18.30%) Windows XP
6 40 (17.02%) Windows 8
7 36 (15.32%) Linux
8 14 (5.96%) Windows Vista
9 13 (5.53%) UNIX
10 4 (1.70%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.28%) Solaris
11 3 (1.28%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.28%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.85%) VMS
12 2 (0.85%) Android
12 2 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.43%) CentOS
13 1 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (41.28%) ITIL
2 21 (8.94%) Migration
3 18 (7.66%) Change Management
4 15 (6.38%) ERP
5 14 (5.96%) Incident Management
6 13 (5.53%) Service Management
6 13 (5.53%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (4.68%) Service Delivery
8 11 (4.68%) PRINCE
9 10 (4.26%) Problem Management
9 10 (4.26%) Time Management
10 9 (3.83%) Mentoring
10 9 (3.83%) Data Migration
11 8 (3.40%) PRINCE2
12 7 (2.98%) Load Balancing
13 6 (2.55%) Project Management
13 6 (2.55%) Data Protection
13 6 (2.55%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.43%) SQL
2 28 (11.91%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.96%) VB.NET
4 8 (3.40%) VB
4 8 (3.40%) C
5 7 (2.98%) Perl
5 7 (2.98%) VB6
6 2 (0.85%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.85%) VBA
7 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.43%) PHP
7 1 (0.43%) Java
7 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (23.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (12.34%) MCSE
3 28 (11.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 25 (10.64%) MCP
5 23 (9.79%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (8.94%) CCNA
7 19 (8.09%) MCTS
8 18 (7.66%) Degree
9 16 (6.81%) MCITP
9 16 (6.81%) MCSA
10 14 (5.96%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (5.11%) CCA
11 12 (5.11%) NCDA
12 11 (4.68%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (3.83%) ISTQB
13 9 (3.83%) ISEB
13 9 (3.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (2.55%) CCNP
15 4 (1.70%) MCPD
15 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.26%) SLA
2 7 (2.98%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) GMP
4 1 (0.43%) GLP
System Software
1 139 (59.15%) Active Directory
2 60 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (14.89%) vSphere
4 34 (14.47%) Hyper-V
5 23 (9.79%) XenApp
6 15 (6.38%) XenDesktop
7 7 (2.98%) Xen
7 7 (2.98%) NFS
8 6 (2.55%) XenServer
9 5 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.70%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.28%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.85%) vCloud
12 2 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.85%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (10.21%) SCCM
2 15 (6.38%) SCOM
3 12 (5.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (4.26%) NetBackup
5 8 (3.40%) Backup Exec
6 7 (2.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (1.70%) WSUS
8 3 (1.28%) SCDPM
8 3 (1.28%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.85%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (0.85%) Legato
9 2 (0.85%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.85%) SCSM
9 2 (0.85%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.85%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.43%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 143 (60.85%) Microsoft
2 133 (56.60%) VMware
3 73 (31.06%) Citrix
4 61 (25.96%) Cisco
5 55 (23.40%) HP
6 36 (15.32%) NetApp
7 32 (13.62%) Dell
8 21 (8.94%) Symantec
9 10 (4.26%) McAfee
9 10 (4.26%) 3PAR
10 9 (3.83%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.98%) Juniper
11 7 (2.98%) Fortinet
11 7 (2.98%) WatchGuard
11 7 (2.98%) IronPort
12 6 (2.55%) Oracle
13 5 (2.13%) EMC
13 5 (2.13%) Intel
13 5 (2.13%) CommVault
13 5 (2.13%) AppSense
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