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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 86 71 75
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 92 135 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.80% 3.54% 3.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.98% 13.73% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 73 113 103
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
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
768 983 1045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.39% 25.76% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 635 817 925
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 May 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 22 May 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 - 6 £26,250 - 1
Rochdale -9 4 £42,750 +61.32% 1
Bolton - 4 £24,750 - 2
Salford +3 2 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Oldham - 2 £30,000 -
Stockport +2 1 - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £27,500 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 207 (100.00%) Windows
2 145 (70.05%) Microsoft
3 144 (69.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 112 (54.11%) VMware
5 105 (50.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 100 (48.31%) Active Directory
7 97 (46.86%) MS Exchange
8 81 (39.13%) ITIL
9 74 (35.75%) Windows 7
10 70 (33.82%) Citrix
11 66 (31.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 66 (31.88%) Exchange Server 2010
12 61 (29.47%) MS Excel
13 58 (28.02%) SQL Server
14 57 (27.54%) Cisco
15 55 (26.57%) SAN
16 51 (24.64%) Firewall
16 51 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
17 49 (23.67%) Windows 8
18 46 (22.22%) WAN
18 46 (22.22%) SQL
19 44 (21.26%) DNS
19 44 (21.26%) HP
20 43 (20.77%) NetApp
21 42 (20.29%) LAN
22 39 (18.84%) Windows XP
22 39 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2013
23 37 (17.87%) MS Office
24 36 (17.39%) SharePoint
25 35 (16.91%) MCSE

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 97 (46.86%) MS Exchange
2 66 (31.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (17.39%) SharePoint
5 34 (16.43%) IIS
6 29 (14.01%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (7.73%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (5.80%) Lync
10 6 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (2.42%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.97%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.97%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.48%) Site Server
13 1 (0.48%) Apache
Applications
1 61 (29.47%) MS Excel
2 37 (17.87%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.42%) Sage 50
2 4 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.97%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.48%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.86%) Office 365
2 6 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.93%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (26.57%) SAN
2 51 (24.64%) Firewall
3 46 (22.22%) WAN
4 44 (21.26%) DNS
5 42 (20.29%) LAN
6 31 (14.98%) DHCP
7 23 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 19 (9.18%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (7.25%) Wireless
10 14 (6.76%) iSCSI
11 13 (6.28%) VPN
12 12 (5.80%) VLAN
12 12 (5.80%) NAS
13 10 (4.83%) IP Telephony
14 8 (3.86%) ADSL
14 8 (3.86%) FTP
14 8 (3.86%) MPLS
14 8 (3.86%) Internet
14 8 (3.86%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (3.86%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (28.02%) SQL Server
2 34 (16.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (10.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (8.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.86%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.93%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.97%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.97%) Big Data
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.48%) DTS
9 1 (0.48%) MySQL
9 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.48%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (0.97%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.48%) MSI
General
1 34 (16.43%) Finance
2 11 (5.31%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.86%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.93%) Advertising
5 3 (1.45%) Publishing
5 3 (1.45%) Legal
6 2 (0.97%) Automotive
7 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (25.60%) Support Engineer
2 30 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (13.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 24 (11.59%) 3rd Line Support
4 24 (11.59%) IT Support
5 20 (9.66%) Analyst
6 16 (7.73%) IT Support Engineer
7 15 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 14 (6.76%) Architect
9 12 (5.80%) Server Engineer
9 12 (5.80%) Citrix Architect
10 11 (5.31%) Consultant
10 11 (5.31%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.83%) Field Engineer
11 10 (4.83%) Systems Engineer
11 10 (4.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (4.35%) Citrix Consultant
13 7 (3.38%) Administrator
14 6 (2.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 6 (2.90%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.31%) EDI
2 9 (4.35%) .NET
3 5 (2.42%) Web Services
4 3 (1.45%) X-Windows
4 3 (1.45%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.97%) CSS
6 1 (0.48%) jQuery
6 1 (0.48%) HTML5
6 1 (0.48%) CSS3
6 1 (0.48%) XML
6 1 (0.48%) HTML
6 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.73%) Clustering
3 12 (5.80%) Replication
4 7 (3.38%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.90%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.90%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.42%) Life Science
7 3 (1.45%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.97%) SecurID
8 2 (0.97%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.97%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.97%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.97%) iPhone
9 1 (0.48%) iPad
9 1 (0.48%) EPoS
9 1 (0.48%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.48%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 207 (100.00%) Windows
2 144 (69.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 105 (50.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 74 (35.75%) Windows 7
5 49 (23.67%) Windows 8
6 39 (18.84%) Windows XP
7 21 (10.14%) Linux
8 14 (6.76%) Windows Vista
9 5 (2.42%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.42%) UNIX
10 2 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.97%) Solaris
10 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.48%) CentOS
11 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (39.13%) ITIL
2 18 (8.70%) PRINCE2
3 16 (7.73%) ERP
4 13 (6.28%) Infrastructure Management
4 13 (6.28%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (6.28%) Migration
5 12 (5.80%) Project Management
6 11 (5.31%) Mentoring
6 11 (5.31%) Change Management
7 9 (4.35%) Coaching
8 7 (3.38%) Service Delivery
9 6 (2.90%) Data Management
9 6 (2.90%) Risk Management
10 5 (2.42%) Data Protection
10 5 (2.42%) Problem Management
10 5 (2.42%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (2.42%) Business Continuity
10 5 (2.42%) Service Management
10 5 (2.42%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (1.93%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (22.22%) SQL
2 19 (9.18%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.83%) VB
4 8 (3.86%) VB.NET
5 7 (3.38%) VB6
6 6 (2.90%) C
7 3 (1.45%) VBScript
8 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.97%) VBA
8 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.48%) Perl
9 1 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 66 (31.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (16.91%) MCSE
3 30 (14.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 28 (13.53%) Citrix Certification
5 26 (12.56%) CCA
6 25 (12.08%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (11.59%) CCNA
8 21 (10.14%) MCP
8 21 (10.14%) MCSA
9 20 (9.66%) MCITP
10 19 (9.18%) MCTS
11 18 (8.70%) NCDA
11 18 (8.70%) Degree
12 12 (5.80%) CCEE
13 9 (4.35%) CCIA
14 8 (3.86%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Certified Master
15 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Certified Architect
15 5 (2.42%) MCPD
16 4 (1.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.73%) SLA
2 6 (2.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) GMP
3 1 (0.48%) GLP
System Software
1 100 (48.31%) Active Directory
2 51 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (16.91%) vSphere
3 35 (16.91%) Hyper-V
4 33 (15.94%) XenApp
4 33 (15.94%) XenDesktop
5 20 (9.66%) XenServer
6 10 (4.83%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.90%) Xen
8 6 (2.90%) NFS
9 5 (2.42%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.45%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.97%) Firmware
11 2 (0.97%) vCloud
12 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.48%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 28 (13.53%) SCCM
2 14 (6.76%) SCOM
3 5 (2.42%) XenMobile
3 5 (2.42%) SCOrch
3 5 (2.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (2.42%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.93%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.93%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.93%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (1.45%) Puppet
6 2 (0.97%) Legato
6 2 (0.97%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.97%) vMotion
7 1 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.48%) SCSM
7 1 (0.48%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.48%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.48%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 145 (70.05%) Microsoft
2 112 (54.11%) VMware
3 70 (33.82%) Citrix
4 57 (27.54%) Cisco
5 44 (21.26%) HP
6 43 (20.77%) NetApp
7 30 (14.49%) Dell
8 15 (7.25%) Symantec
9 11 (5.31%) AppSense
10 10 (4.83%) McAfee
11 8 (3.86%) Avaya
11 8 (3.86%) Veeam
11 8 (3.86%) SolarWinds
11 8 (3.86%) WatchGuard
12 7 (3.38%) 3PAR
12 7 (3.38%) IBM
13 6 (2.90%) Intel
13 6 (2.90%) Sage
14 5 (2.42%) Trend Micro
14 5 (2.42%) Oracle
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