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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 75 56 69
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 124 164 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.01% 4.15% 3.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.53% 15.83% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 105 151 131
Average salary £33,027 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.92% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,900 £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
990 1036 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.03% 26.19% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 818 901 821
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +7.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +7 9 £46,000 +104.44% 2
Rochdale -6 5 £25,000 -29.57% 2
Stockport -6 5 £18,750 -39.51% 1
Salford -5 4 - -
Cheadle -5 2 - -
Bolton -1 1 £19,500 -29.09% 1
Wigan -9 1 £22,500 -34.30%
Bury -10 1 £25,000 -44.44%
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 259 (100.00%) Windows
2 170 (65.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 148 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 145 (55.98%) Microsoft
5 129 (49.81%) VMware
6 122 (47.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 109 (42.08%) MS Exchange
8 94 (36.29%) SQL Server
9 86 (33.20%) ITIL
9 86 (33.20%) VMware Infrastructure
10 85 (32.82%) Citrix
11 72 (27.80%) Exchange Server 2010
12 68 (26.25%) SQL
13 65 (25.10%) MS Excel
13 65 (25.10%) Hyper-V
14 63 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
15 59 (22.78%) Windows 7
16 58 (22.39%) TCP/IP
17 56 (21.62%) SAN
18 54 (20.85%) Firewall
19 52 (20.08%) WAN
20 51 (19.69%) LAN
21 50 (19.31%) SQL Server 2008
22 49 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
23 45 (17.37%) vSphere
24 41 (15.83%) DNS
25 40 (15.44%) NetApp
25 40 (15.44%) Exchange Server 2013
26 39 (15.06%) Exchange Server 2003
27 38 (14.67%) HP

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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
1 109 (42.08%) MS Exchange
2 72 (27.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 40 (15.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 39 (15.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 33 (12.74%) SharePoint
7 22 (8.49%) IIS
8 9 (3.47%) Lync
9 7 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (2.32%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (2.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.77%) Site Server
13 2 (0.77%) Apache
14 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.39%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 65 (25.10%) MS Excel
2 32 (12.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.47%) Sage 1000
2 5 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.16%) Bond Adapt
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.39%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.72%) Office 365
2 6 (2.32%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.32%) Amazon S3
2 6 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 58 (22.39%) TCP/IP
2 56 (21.62%) SAN
3 54 (20.85%) Firewall
4 52 (20.08%) WAN
5 51 (19.69%) LAN
6 41 (15.83%) DNS
7 26 (10.04%) DHCP
8 22 (8.49%) VPN
9 20 (7.72%) Wi-Fi
10 19 (7.34%) NAS
11 17 (6.56%) Internet
12 15 (5.79%) VLAN
13 12 (4.63%) VoIP
14 10 (3.86%) iSCSI
15 9 (3.47%) Network Security
16 7 (2.70%) SMTP
17 6 (2.32%) SNMP
17 6 (2.32%) MPLS
17 6 (2.32%) Wireless
17 6 (2.32%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (36.29%) SQL Server
2 50 (19.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (9.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (6.56%) Oracle Database
6 16 (6.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (3.47%) Relational Database
9 8 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.93%) DTS
11 5 (1.93%) Sybase ASA
12 4 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.16%) MySQL
14 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (3.09%) JIRA
2 3 (1.16%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.77%) NUnit
3 2 (0.77%) Gerrit
3 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.77%) FxCop
3 2 (0.77%) StyleCop
3 2 (0.77%) Moq
4 1 (0.39%) Hudson
4 1 (0.39%) Ant
General
1 35 (13.51%) Finance
2 14 (5.41%) Law
3 9 (3.47%) Advertising
4 3 (1.16%) Legal
4 3 (1.16%) Banking
4 3 (1.16%) Retail
5 2 (0.77%) Military
5 2 (0.77%) Electronics
5 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (24.32%) Analyst
2 49 (18.92%) Support Engineer
3 26 (10.04%) Support Analyst
4 19 (7.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (6.95%) Administrator
6 17 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (6.18%) Consultant
7 16 (6.18%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (6.18%) IT Support
8 14 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (4.63%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (4.25%) DBA
10 11 (4.25%) Service Analyst
10 11 (4.25%) Server Support
11 10 (3.86%) SQL DBA
11 10 (3.86%) Server Engineer
11 10 (3.86%) Server Support Engineer
12 9 (3.47%) Windows Support Engineer
12 9 (3.47%) IT Support Analyst
12 9 (3.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.72%) .NET
2 16 (6.18%) Web Services
3 11 (4.25%) WCF
4 9 (3.47%) WF
4 9 (3.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 9 (3.47%) .NET Framework
4 9 (3.47%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.16%) HTML
5 3 (1.16%) CSS
6 2 (0.77%) COM
6 2 (0.77%) Ninject
6 2 (0.77%) LINQ
7 1 (0.39%) HTML5
7 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.63%) Blackberry
1 12 (4.63%) Clustering
2 9 (3.47%) EqualLogic
3 8 (3.09%) Replication
4 7 (2.70%) iPhone
5 5 (1.93%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (1.93%) GIS
5 5 (1.93%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.16%) Statistics
7 2 (0.77%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.77%) iPad
7 2 (0.77%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.39%) HACMP
8 1 (0.39%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.39%) PKI
8 1 (0.39%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.39%) CMDB
8 1 (0.39%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 259 (100.00%) Windows
2 170 (65.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 122 (47.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 59 (22.78%) Windows 7
5 35 (13.51%) Linux
6 33 (12.74%) Windows XP
7 25 (9.65%) Windows 8
8 22 (8.49%) UNIX
9 12 (4.63%) Windows 2000 Server
10 11 (4.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (3.86%) Windows 2000
12 9 (3.47%) Solaris
12 9 (3.47%) Windows Vista
13 8 (3.09%) VMS
14 6 (2.32%) Android
15 3 (1.16%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.16%) AIX
16 2 (0.77%) Debian
17 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.39%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (33.20%) ITIL
2 25 (9.65%) Change Management
3 20 (7.72%) Incident Management
3 20 (7.72%) Problem Management
3 20 (7.72%) Service Delivery
4 18 (6.95%) Configuration Management
4 18 (6.95%) CRM
5 16 (6.18%) Change Control
6 14 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (4.25%) Information Security
9 10 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (3.86%) Capacity Management
10 9 (3.47%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (3.47%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (3.47%) Project Management
11 7 (2.70%) Load Balancing
11 7 (2.70%) Data Analysis
12 6 (2.32%) ERP
12 6 (2.32%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 68 (26.25%) SQL
2 16 (6.18%) C#
3 11 (4.25%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.93%) C
4 5 (1.93%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.54%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.16%) Perl
7 2 (0.77%) Java
7 2 (0.77%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 63 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (13.13%) MCSE
3 26 (10.04%) CCNA
3 26 (10.04%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (9.65%) MCP
5 24 (9.27%) MCTS
6 23 (8.88%) MCITP
7 19 (7.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (6.95%) Degree
8 18 (6.95%) Citrix Certification
9 14 (5.41%) MCSA
9 14 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (4.63%) NCDA
11 11 (4.25%) CCA
12 6 (2.32%) Security Cleared
13 5 (1.93%) RHCT
14 3 (1.16%) CCENT
14 3 (1.16%) CCNP
15 2 (0.77%) SC Cleared
16 1 (0.39%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.74%) SLA
2 17 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (4.63%) QA
4 6 (2.32%) BS7799
5 3 (1.16%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.39%) GMP
7 1 (0.39%) GLP
System Software
1 148 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 86 (33.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (25.10%) Hyper-V
4 45 (17.37%) vSphere
5 30 (11.58%) XenApp
6 19 (7.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 16 (6.18%) VMware ESX
8 11 (4.25%) XenDesktop
9 10 (3.86%) XenServer
10 8 (3.09%) MetaFrame
11 6 (2.32%) Terminal Services
11 6 (2.32%) vCloud
11 6 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.93%) Xen
13 4 (1.54%) VMware Server
14 3 (1.16%) NFS
14 3 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (1.16%) ISA Server
14 3 (1.16%) UAG
15 2 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 34 (13.13%) SCCM
2 32 (12.36%) SCOM
3 11 (4.25%) SCVMM
4 9 (3.47%) Backup Exec
5 8 (3.09%) OpenView
6 7 (2.70%) Puppet
6 7 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (2.32%) OpenNMS
8 5 (1.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.54%) DameWare
10 2 (0.77%) WSUS
10 2 (0.77%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.77%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.77%) MOM
11 1 (0.39%) SCSM
11 1 (0.39%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 145 (55.98%) Microsoft
2 129 (49.81%) VMware
3 85 (32.82%) Citrix
4 40 (15.44%) NetApp
5 38 (14.67%) HP
6 32 (12.36%) Cisco
7 28 (10.81%) Oracle
8 23 (8.88%) Dell
9 18 (6.95%) Veeam
10 13 (5.02%) EMC
11 12 (4.63%) Juniper
11 12 (4.63%) Red Hat
12 11 (4.25%) Avaya
13 10 (3.86%) Sage
13 10 (3.86%) CheckPoint
14 9 (3.47%) Remedy
14 9 (3.47%) IBM
15 8 (3.09%) McAfee
15 8 (3.09%) Symantec
15 8 (3.09%) AppSense
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 37k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £17000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 per annum + training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bolton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Plus car / pension /other b
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Flexible
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + car/allowance + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £47,000 to £57,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago