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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 76 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 118 145 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.13% 3.65% 3.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.20% 14.81% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 96 123 128
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £33,437
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £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
967 979 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.65% 24.66% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 807 808 941
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 March 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 March 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 +8 8 £25,000 -43.82% 2
Bolton - 5 £30,750 -
Rochdale -9 4 £39,250 +60.20%
Oldham - 4 £33,556 - 1
Stockport +9 3 £23,500 -50.52% 2
Salford - 3 £45,000 - 4
Cheadle +8 1 £40,000 +73.91% 1
Wigan - 1 £30,000 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 225 (100.00%) Windows
2 149 (66.22%) Microsoft
3 147 (65.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 132 (58.67%) VMware
5 126 (56.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 120 (53.33%) Active Directory
7 95 (42.22%) MS Exchange
8 93 (41.33%) ITIL
9 76 (33.78%) Windows 7
10 73 (32.44%) Citrix
11 68 (30.22%) Cisco
12 64 (28.44%) Microsoft Certification
13 61 (27.11%) Exchange Server 2010
14 59 (26.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 59 (26.22%) MS Excel
15 58 (25.78%) SQL Server
16 55 (24.44%) SQL
17 54 (24.00%) SAN
18 51 (22.67%) HP
19 50 (22.22%) WAN
20 49 (21.78%) Firewall
21 47 (20.89%) LAN
22 45 (20.00%) MS Office
22 45 (20.00%) NetApp
23 44 (19.56%) Windows 8
24 43 (19.11%) Finance
25 41 (18.22%) Windows XP
26 39 (17.33%) IIS
27 38 (16.89%) vSphere
28 36 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 95 (42.22%) MS Exchange
2 61 (27.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (17.33%) IIS
4 36 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 33 (14.67%) SharePoint
6 26 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (5.33%) Lync
8 10 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.22%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (1.33%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.44%) Moodle
11 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.44%) Site Server
11 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.44%) Apache
Applications
1 59 (26.22%) MS Excel
2 45 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (0.89%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.78%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.44%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.44%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.67%) Office 365
2 4 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (24.00%) SAN
2 50 (22.22%) WAN
3 49 (21.78%) Firewall
4 47 (20.89%) LAN
5 35 (15.56%) DNS
6 28 (12.44%) TCP/IP
7 25 (11.11%) DHCP
8 20 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
9 19 (8.44%) VPN
10 16 (7.11%) VLAN
10 16 (7.11%) iSCSI
11 12 (5.33%) NAS
11 12 (5.33%) Wireless
12 11 (4.89%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (4.00%) IP Telephony
13 9 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (3.56%) VoIP
15 7 (3.11%) ADSL
16 6 (2.67%) SMTP
16 6 (2.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (25.78%) SQL Server
2 36 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (10.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (6.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.11%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.44%) InterBase
10 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.89%) MSI
General
1 43 (19.11%) Finance
2 7 (3.11%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.78%) Advertising
5 3 (1.33%) Publishing
5 3 (1.33%) Law
6 2 (0.89%) Legal
6 2 (0.89%) Automotive
6 2 (0.89%) Retail
6 2 (0.89%) German Language
7 1 (0.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (25.33%) Support Engineer
2 31 (13.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (12.89%) Analyst
4 26 (11.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 26 (11.56%) IT Support
5 22 (9.78%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (7.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 14 (6.22%) Consultant
7 14 (6.22%) Server Engineer
8 12 (5.33%) IT Support Engineer
8 12 (5.33%) Service Analyst
9 11 (4.89%) Support Analyst
10 10 (4.44%) Server Support
10 10 (4.44%) Architect
10 10 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (4.44%) Citrix Architect
11 9 (4.00%) Field Engineer
11 9 (4.00%) Server Support Engineer
11 9 (4.00%) Environment Manager
12 8 (3.56%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.78%) .NET
2 8 (3.56%) EDI
3 5 (2.22%) Web Services
4 4 (1.78%) Application Packaging
5 3 (1.33%) HTML
5 3 (1.33%) X-Windows
5 3 (1.33%) CSS
6 1 (0.44%) SOAP
6 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.44%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.56%) Clustering
3 9 (4.00%) Replication
4 7 (3.11%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.67%) Life Science
6 5 (2.22%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.22%) EqualLogic
6 5 (2.22%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.33%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.33%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.89%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.89%) iPhone
8 2 (0.89%) SecurID
9 1 (0.44%) Statistics
9 1 (0.44%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.44%) iPad
9 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.44%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 225 (100.00%) Windows
2 147 (65.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 126 (56.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 76 (33.78%) Windows 7
5 44 (19.56%) Windows 8
6 41 (18.22%) Windows XP
7 29 (12.89%) Linux
8 14 (6.22%) Windows Vista
9 10 (4.44%) UNIX
10 5 (2.22%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.33%) Solaris
11 3 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.89%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.44%) VMS
13 1 (0.44%) AIX
13 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.44%) CentOS
13 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (41.33%) ITIL
2 22 (9.78%) Migration
3 17 (7.56%) PRINCE2
4 16 (7.11%) Change Management
5 15 (6.67%) ERP
6 13 (5.78%) Service Management
7 12 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (4.89%) Incident Management
8 11 (4.89%) PRINCE
8 11 (4.89%) Time Management
8 11 (4.89%) Mentoring
9 10 (4.44%) Project Management
9 10 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
10 9 (4.00%) Data Migration
10 9 (4.00%) Coaching
10 9 (4.00%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.56%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.11%) Data Protection
13 6 (2.67%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 55 (24.44%) SQL
2 27 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.89%) VB.NET
4 9 (4.00%) VB
5 8 (3.56%) C
6 7 (3.11%) VB6
7 4 (1.78%) Perl
8 2 (0.89%) PHP
8 2 (0.89%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.89%) VBA
9 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.44%) VBScript
9 1 (0.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 64 (28.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (15.56%) MCSE
3 29 (12.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 27 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (11.56%) CCNA
6 24 (10.67%) Citrix Certification
6 24 (10.67%) MCP
6 24 (10.67%) Degree
7 23 (10.22%) MCTS
8 22 (9.78%) CCA
9 18 (8.00%) NCDA
10 17 (7.56%) MCSA
11 16 (7.11%) MCITP
12 10 (4.44%) CCEE
13 9 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (4.00%) ISTQB
13 9 (4.00%) ISEB
14 7 (3.11%) CCIA
15 4 (1.78%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.78%) SLA
2 7 (3.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) GMP
3 1 (0.44%) GLP
System Software
1 120 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 59 (26.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (16.89%) vSphere
4 33 (14.67%) Hyper-V
5 30 (13.33%) XenApp
6 26 (11.56%) XenDesktop
7 15 (6.67%) XenServer
8 9 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (3.11%) Xen
9 7 (3.11%) NFS
10 3 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.33%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.89%) vCloud
12 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 29 (12.89%) SCCM
2 16 (7.11%) SCOM
3 8 (3.56%) NetBackup
4 7 (3.11%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (1.78%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.78%) XenMobile
7 3 (1.33%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (1.33%) SCDPM
7 3 (1.33%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.33%) Legato
8 2 (0.89%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.89%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.89%) WSUS
8 2 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.89%) vMotion
Vendors
1 149 (66.22%) Microsoft
2 132 (58.67%) VMware
3 73 (32.44%) Citrix
4 68 (30.22%) Cisco
5 51 (22.67%) HP
6 45 (20.00%) NetApp
7 31 (13.78%) Dell
8 20 (8.89%) Symantec
9 11 (4.89%) McAfee
9 11 (4.89%) 3PAR
10 9 (4.00%) AppSense
11 7 (3.11%) WatchGuard
11 7 (3.11%) IBM
11 7 (3.11%) Veeam
11 7 (3.11%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.67%) CommVault
13 5 (2.22%) Oracle
13 5 (2.22%) Fortinet
13 5 (2.22%) Sage
14 4 (1.78%) Wyse
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