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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 77 57 75
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 132 146 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.26% 3.87% 3.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.92% 14.60% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 116 131 123
Average salary £33,027 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.63% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average 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
885 1000 988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.87% 26.50% 25.77%
Number of salaries quoted 728 868 845
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 +2 10 £46,000 +19.48% 1
Stockport -14 4 £19,750 -29.46% 1
Bolton 0 3 £19,750 -28.18%
Rochdale -13 3 £52,000 +46.47% 1
Salford +2 2 - -
Wigan -1 1 £22,500 -4.25%
Cheadle -3 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 257 (100.00%) Windows
2 166 (64.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 143 (55.64%) Active Directory
4 131 (50.97%) VMware
5 129 (50.19%) Microsoft
5 129 (50.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 108 (42.02%) MS Exchange
7 93 (36.19%) ITIL
8 91 (35.41%) Citrix
9 78 (30.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 76 (29.57%) SQL Server
11 66 (25.68%) Exchange Server 2010
12 60 (23.35%) SQL
12 60 (23.35%) TCP/IP
13 58 (22.57%) Firewall
14 57 (22.18%) MS Excel
15 53 (20.62%) Windows 7
16 52 (20.23%) Hyper-V
16 52 (20.23%) Microsoft Certification
17 49 (19.07%) SAN
18 46 (17.90%) LAN
18 46 (17.90%) WAN
19 45 (17.51%) SQL Server 2008
20 44 (17.12%) Exchange Server 2007
21 41 (15.95%) vSphere
21 41 (15.95%) DNS
22 38 (14.79%) Linux
23 37 (14.40%) HP
24 35 (13.62%) Finance
25 34 (13.23%) Cisco

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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
1 108 (42.02%) MS Exchange
2 66 (25.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (17.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 33 (12.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 33 (12.84%) IIS
5 31 (12.06%) SharePoint
6 28 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (3.89%) Lync
8 9 (3.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.78%) Apache
13 2 (0.78%) Site Server
14 1 (0.39%) K2 blackpearl
14 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 57 (22.18%) MS Excel
2 31 (12.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.72%) Sage 1000
2 5 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.17%) Bond Adapt
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.39%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.00%) Office 365
2 6 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.33%) Amazon S3
2 6 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (23.35%) TCP/IP
2 58 (22.57%) Firewall
3 49 (19.07%) SAN
4 46 (17.90%) LAN
4 46 (17.90%) WAN
5 41 (15.95%) DNS
6 26 (10.12%) DHCP
7 24 (9.34%) VPN
8 20 (7.78%) Internet
9 19 (7.39%) NAS
10 15 (5.84%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (5.06%) VoIP
12 11 (4.28%) Network Security
13 9 (3.50%) VLAN
13 9 (3.50%) iSCSI
14 7 (2.72%) SNMP
15 6 (2.33%) IPsec
16 5 (1.95%) SMTP
17 4 (1.56%) MPLS
17 4 (1.56%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (29.57%) SQL Server
2 45 (17.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (12.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (8.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (6.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (5.84%) Oracle Database
6 15 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.50%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (3.11%) SQL Server 2000
8 8 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.95%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.95%) DTS
11 4 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.17%) Sybase ASA
12 3 (1.17%) MySQL
13 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (3.11%) JIRA
2 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.78%) NUnit
2 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.78%) Gerrit
2 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.78%) FxCop
2 2 (0.78%) StyleCop
2 2 (0.78%) Moq
3 1 (0.39%) Hudson
3 1 (0.39%) Ant
General
1 35 (13.62%) Finance
2 23 (8.95%) Law
3 9 (3.50%) Advertising
4 6 (2.33%) Legal
5 3 (1.17%) Banking
5 3 (1.17%) Retail
6 2 (0.78%) Electronics
6 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.78%) Military
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.39%) Back Office
7 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 76 (29.57%) Analyst
2 51 (19.84%) Support Engineer
3 25 (9.73%) Support Analyst
4 24 (9.34%) Senior Analyst
5 17 (6.61%) IT Support
5 17 (6.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (6.23%) Senior Security Analyst
6 16 (6.23%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (6.23%) Security Analyst
7 15 (5.84%) Service Analyst
8 14 (5.45%) Administrator
9 12 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (3.89%) Server Support
10 10 (3.89%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (3.89%) Infrastructure Manager
10 10 (3.89%) Security Advisor
11 9 (3.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
11 9 (3.50%) Windows Support Engineer
11 9 (3.50%) Server Engineer
11 9 (3.50%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.39%) .NET
2 16 (6.23%) Web Services
3 11 (4.28%) WCF
4 9 (3.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 9 (3.50%) .NET Framework
4 9 (3.50%) WF
5 8 (3.11%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.78%) CSS
6 2 (0.78%) HTML
6 2 (0.78%) Ninject
6 2 (0.78%) LINQ
7 1 (0.39%) HTML5
7 1 (0.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.28%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.50%) Clustering
4 8 (3.11%) EqualLogic
5 7 (2.72%) iPhone
6 6 (2.33%) Replication
7 5 (1.95%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.17%) GIS
9 2 (0.78%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.78%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.78%) Statistics
9 2 (0.78%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.39%) HP Superdome
10 1 (0.39%) PKI
10 1 (0.39%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.39%) CMDB
10 1 (0.39%) User Experience
10 1 (0.39%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.39%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 257 (100.00%) Windows
2 166 (64.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 129 (50.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 53 (20.62%) Windows 7
5 38 (14.79%) Linux
6 31 (12.06%) Windows XP
7 22 (8.56%) UNIX
8 21 (8.17%) Windows 8
9 12 (4.67%) Windows 2000 Server
10 11 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (4.28%) Windows 2000
11 9 (3.50%) Solaris
12 8 (3.11%) VMS
12 8 (3.11%) Android
13 6 (2.33%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.17%) AIX
15 2 (0.78%) Debian
15 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.39%) Tru64
16 1 (0.39%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (36.19%) ITIL
2 25 (9.73%) Change Management
2 25 (9.73%) Incident Management
3 22 (8.56%) Problem Management
4 21 (8.17%) Service Delivery
5 18 (7.00%) Configuration Management
6 17 (6.61%) Kalman Filter
6 17 (6.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (6.23%) Change Control
8 15 (5.84%) CRM
8 15 (5.84%) Information Security
9 13 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (5.06%) Project Management
10 10 (3.89%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (3.89%) Data Analysis
10 10 (3.89%) Capacity Management
11 9 (3.50%) Line Management
11 9 (3.50%) Mentoring
11 9 (3.50%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (1.95%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (23.35%) SQL
2 15 (5.84%) C#
3 9 (3.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.95%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.95%) C
5 4 (1.56%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.17%) Perl
7 2 (0.78%) Java
7 2 (0.78%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (20.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (12.06%) MCSE
3 23 (8.95%) CCNA
3 23 (8.95%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (8.17%) MCITP
5 19 (7.39%) MCTS
5 19 (7.39%) Citrix Certification
6 18 (7.00%) MCP
6 18 (7.00%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (6.61%) Degree
7 17 (6.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (5.45%) MCSA
9 12 (4.67%) CCA
10 8 (3.11%) NCDA
11 4 (1.56%) CCNP
12 3 (1.17%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.17%) CCENT
12 3 (1.17%) RHCT
13 2 (0.78%) CCDP
13 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.12%) SLA
2 16 (6.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.50%) QA
4 3 (1.17%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.78%) BS7799
6 1 (0.39%) GMP
6 1 (0.39%) GLP
System Software
1 143 (55.64%) Active Directory
2 78 (30.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (20.23%) Hyper-V
4 41 (15.95%) vSphere
5 34 (13.23%) XenApp
6 20 (7.78%) VMware ESX
7 18 (7.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 11 (4.28%) XenDesktop
9 10 (3.89%) XenServer
10 9 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (3.11%) MetaFrame
12 6 (2.33%) Terminal Services
12 6 (2.33%) vCloud
13 4 (1.56%) VMware Server
13 4 (1.56%) Xen
14 3 (1.17%) ISA Server
14 3 (1.17%) NFS
15 2 (0.78%) VirtualBox
16 1 (0.39%) SpamAssassin
16 1 (0.39%) UAG
Systems Management
1 26 (10.12%) SCCM
2 20 (7.78%) SCOM
3 8 (3.11%) OpenView
3 8 (3.11%) SCVMM
4 7 (2.72%) Puppet
4 7 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (2.33%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.33%) OpenNMS
6 4 (1.56%) DameWare
6 4 (1.56%) WSUS
7 3 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.78%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.78%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.39%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.39%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.39%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 131 (50.97%) VMware
2 129 (50.19%) Microsoft
3 91 (35.41%) Citrix
4 37 (14.40%) HP
5 34 (13.23%) Cisco
6 30 (11.67%) NetApp
7 29 (11.28%) Dell
8 28 (10.89%) Oracle
9 18 (7.00%) CheckPoint
10 16 (6.23%) Juniper
10 16 (6.23%) Veeam
11 13 (5.06%) EMC
12 12 (4.67%) F5
13 11 (4.28%) Red Hat
14 10 (3.89%) Fortinet
14 10 (3.89%) Splunk
15 9 (3.50%) IBM
15 9 (3.50%) Avaya
15 9 (3.50%) Remedy
15 9 (3.50%) McAfee
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