The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 76 56 63
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 119 165 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.98% 3.98% 4.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.56% 15.71% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 103 141 139
Average salary £32,500 £35,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% +10.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £23,300 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,100 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1029 1050 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.78% 25.31% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 870 910 860
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2008
North West

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Rochdale -1 9 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Altrincham -3 5 £46,000 +67.27% 3
Salford -4 4 - -
Stockport +1 3 £18,750 -36.44% 3
Cheadle +2 2 - -
Wigan -2 2 £36,250 +34.25% 1
Bolton +1 1 £19,500 -56.66%
Bury -11 1 £25,000 -28.05%
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 267 (100.00%) Windows
2 185 (69.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 158 (59.18%) Active Directory
4 149 (55.81%) Microsoft
5 138 (51.69%) VMware
6 122 (45.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 112 (41.95%) MS Exchange
8 99 (37.08%) SQL Server
9 92 (34.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 81 (30.34%) Citrix
11 78 (29.21%) ITIL
11 78 (29.21%) Exchange Server 2010
12 77 (28.84%) SQL
13 66 (24.72%) MS Excel
13 66 (24.72%) Microsoft Certification
14 65 (24.34%) Hyper-V
14 65 (24.34%) Windows 7
15 62 (23.22%) TCP/IP
16 61 (22.85%) SAN
17 60 (22.47%) WAN
18 58 (21.72%) LAN
19 55 (20.60%) Firewall
20 54 (20.22%) SQL Server 2008
21 51 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2007
22 47 (17.60%) vSphere
23 44 (16.48%) DNS
23 44 (16.48%) NetApp
24 42 (15.73%) Cisco
24 42 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2013
25 40 (14.98%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
1 112 (41.95%) MS Exchange
2 78 (29.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2007
4 42 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 39 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 36 (13.48%) SharePoint
7 23 (8.61%) IIS
8 12 (4.49%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (3.75%) Lync
10 7 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (2.25%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.37%) K2 blackpearl
14 1 (0.37%) Site Server
14 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 66 (24.72%) MS Excel
2 31 (11.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.37%) Sage 1000
1 9 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.12%) Bond Adapt
3 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.37%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.49%) Office 365
2 4 (1.50%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 62 (23.22%) TCP/IP
2 61 (22.85%) SAN
3 60 (22.47%) WAN
4 58 (21.72%) LAN
5 55 (20.60%) Firewall
6 44 (16.48%) DNS
7 29 (10.86%) DHCP
8 25 (9.36%) Wi-Fi
9 23 (8.61%) VPN
10 17 (6.37%) Internet
11 16 (5.99%) NAS
12 15 (5.62%) VLAN
13 10 (3.75%) VoIP
14 9 (3.37%) iSCSI
15 7 (2.62%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (2.62%) SMTP
16 6 (2.25%) Wireless
17 5 (1.87%) Network Security
17 5 (1.87%) MPLS
17 5 (1.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (37.08%) SQL Server
2 54 (20.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (13.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (9.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (6.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (5.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (5.62%) Oracle Database
8 9 (3.37%) Relational Database
9 8 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.62%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.87%) Sybase ASA
11 5 (1.87%) DTS
12 4 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.00%) JIRA
2 4 (1.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.12%) FxCop
3 3 (1.12%) StyleCop
3 3 (1.12%) Moq
3 3 (1.12%) Gerrit
3 3 (1.12%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.12%) NUnit
4 1 (0.37%) Hudson
4 1 (0.37%) Ant
General
1 33 (12.36%) Finance
2 11 (4.12%) Law
3 9 (3.37%) Advertising
4 3 (1.12%) Banking
4 3 (1.12%) Retail
4 3 (1.12%) Electronics
4 3 (1.12%) Military
4 3 (1.12%) Legal
5 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (21.72%) Analyst
2 50 (18.73%) Support Engineer
3 28 (10.49%) Support Analyst
4 22 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (8.24%) 2nd Line Support
4 22 (8.24%) Consultant
4 22 (8.24%) IT Support
5 19 (7.12%) 3rd Line Support
6 18 (6.74%) Administrator
7 13 (4.87%) DBA
8 12 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (4.49%) SQL DBA
9 11 (4.12%) IT Support Analyst
9 11 (4.12%) Server Engineer
9 11 (4.12%) Server Support
10 10 (3.75%) Service Analyst
10 10 (3.75%) Server Support Engineer
11 9 (3.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 9 (3.37%) Support Consultant
11 9 (3.37%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.24%) .NET
2 15 (5.62%) Web Services
3 12 (4.49%) WCF
4 9 (3.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 9 (3.37%) WF
4 9 (3.37%) .NET Framework
4 9 (3.37%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.12%) LINQ
5 3 (1.12%) Ninject
5 3 (1.12%) CSS
5 3 (1.12%) HTML
6 2 (0.75%) COM
7 1 (0.37%) HTML5
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.37%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.24%) Clustering
2 13 (4.87%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.37%) EqualLogic
3 9 (3.37%) Replication
4 7 (2.62%) GIS
5 6 (2.25%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.50%) Statistics
7 4 (1.50%) iPhone
8 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.12%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.75%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.75%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.75%) iPad
10 1 (0.37%) HP Superdome
10 1 (0.37%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.37%) CMDB
10 1 (0.37%) PKI
10 1 (0.37%) HACMP
10 1 (0.37%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 267 (100.00%) Windows
2 185 (69.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 122 (45.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (24.34%) Windows 7
5 40 (14.98%) Windows XP
6 37 (13.86%) Linux
7 30 (11.24%) Windows 8
8 19 (7.12%) UNIX
9 12 (4.49%) Windows 2000 Server
10 11 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (3.37%) Windows Vista
11 9 (3.37%) Solaris
12 5 (1.87%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.12%) Android
13 3 (1.12%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.12%) VMS
13 3 (1.12%) AIX
14 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.37%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (29.21%) ITIL
2 22 (8.24%) CRM
3 20 (7.49%) Change Management
4 19 (7.12%) Service Delivery
4 19 (7.12%) Incident Management
5 18 (6.74%) Problem Management
6 17 (6.37%) Configuration Management
7 15 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (4.49%) Change Control
9 10 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (3.75%) Capacity Management
10 9 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (3.00%) Load Balancing
12 7 (2.62%) Project Management
12 7 (2.62%) ERP
12 7 (2.62%) Business Continuity
12 7 (2.62%) Information Security
12 7 (2.62%) Migration
13 6 (2.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 77 (28.84%) SQL
2 17 (6.37%) C#
3 11 (4.12%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.87%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.87%) C
5 4 (1.50%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.12%) Perl
6 3 (1.12%) Java
6 3 (1.12%) Ruby
7 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 66 (24.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (13.11%) MCSE
3 29 (10.86%) MCP
3 29 (10.86%) CCNA
3 29 (10.86%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (10.11%) MCTS
5 22 (8.24%) Degree
6 20 (7.49%) MCITP
7 19 (7.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (6.74%) MCSA
9 14 (5.24%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (4.49%) NCDA
11 10 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.25%) CCA
12 6 (2.25%) CCENT
13 5 (1.87%) Security Cleared
13 5 (1.87%) RHCT
14 3 (1.12%) CCNP
15 2 (0.75%) HND
16 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (14.61%) SLA
2 13 (4.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (4.49%) QA
4 6 (2.25%) BS7799
5 3 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.12%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.37%) GMP
6 1 (0.37%) GLP
System Software
1 158 (59.18%) Active Directory
2 92 (34.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (24.34%) Hyper-V
4 47 (17.60%) vSphere
5 32 (11.99%) XenApp
6 14 (5.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 14 (5.24%) XenDesktop
7 13 (4.87%) VMware ESX
8 10 (3.75%) XenServer
9 8 (3.00%) MetaFrame
10 7 (2.62%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.87%) UAG
11 5 (1.87%) Xen
11 5 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (1.50%) vCloud
12 4 (1.50%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.50%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (1.12%) VirtualBox
13 3 (1.12%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 38 (14.23%) SCCM
2 36 (13.48%) SCOM
3 11 (4.12%) SCVMM
3 11 (4.12%) Backup Exec
4 8 (3.00%) OpenView
5 7 (2.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.87%) Puppet
6 5 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.50%) DameWare
7 4 (1.50%) MOM
7 4 (1.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (1.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.50%) OpenNMS
8 3 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.75%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.75%) WSUS
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.37%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.37%) SCSM
Vendors
1 149 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 138 (51.69%) VMware
3 81 (30.34%) Citrix
4 44 (16.48%) NetApp
5 42 (15.73%) Cisco
6 40 (14.98%) HP
7 23 (8.61%) Dell
7 23 (8.61%) Oracle
8 15 (5.62%) Veeam
9 13 (4.87%) Avaya
9 13 (4.87%) Red Hat
9 13 (4.87%) EMC
9 13 (4.87%) Symantec
10 10 (3.75%) Sage
10 10 (3.75%) Juniper
11 9 (3.37%) IBM
11 9 (3.37%) Remedy
11 9 (3.37%) McAfee
11 9 (3.37%) AppSense
12 7 (2.62%) Apple
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Robert Half
Salary: £12 per hour + Study support and bonuses
Posted: 14 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jumar
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £31000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Altrincham, Stockport,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexitime
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester City Council
Salary: From £27,323 to £30,311 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago