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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 98 90 65
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 96 103 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.76% 2.91% 3.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.40% 11.92% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 86 81 120
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £43,650
UK excluding London median 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
774 864 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.22% 24.37% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 649 711 828
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury - 10 £35,500 - 2
Bolton +20 5 £22,500 -15.88% 1
Altrincham +8 5 £32,000 +28.00% 1
Salford +14 4 £40,000 -15.78%
Oldham 0 2 £39,365 +31.21% 1
Cheadle - 1 £35,000 -
Heywood - 1 £24,000 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 213 (100.00%) Windows
2 139 (65.26%) Active Directory
3 129 (60.56%) Windows Server
4 125 (58.69%) Microsoft
5 122 (57.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 105 (49.30%) VMware
7 99 (46.48%) MS Exchange
8 75 (35.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 69 (32.39%) ITIL
10 66 (30.99%) SQL
10 66 (30.99%) Windows 7
10 66 (30.99%) Exchange Server 2010
11 60 (28.17%) Cisco
11 60 (28.17%) SAN
12 59 (27.70%) Microsoft Certification
13 58 (27.23%) SQL Server
14 52 (24.41%) MS Excel
15 49 (23.00%) SQL Server 2008
16 47 (22.07%) LAN
17 45 (21.13%) DHCP
17 45 (21.13%) DNS
18 44 (20.66%) TCP/IP
19 43 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
19 43 (20.19%) Exchange Server 2013
20 42 (19.72%) MS Office
21 40 (18.78%) Firewall
22 39 (18.31%) Citrix
23 37 (17.37%) PowerShell
24 35 (16.43%) Finance
24 35 (16.43%) WAN

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 99 (46.48%) MS Exchange
2 66 (30.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (20.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (15.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (11.27%) SharePoint
5 24 (11.27%) Skype for Business
6 13 (6.10%) IIS
6 13 (6.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.47%) CMS
9 1 (0.47%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 52 (24.41%) MS Excel
2 42 (19.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.08%) Office 365
2 11 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.47%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.47%) IaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (28.17%) SAN
2 47 (22.07%) LAN
3 45 (21.13%) DHCP
3 45 (21.13%) DNS
4 44 (20.66%) TCP/IP
5 40 (18.78%) Firewall
6 35 (16.43%) WAN
7 25 (11.74%) VPN
8 20 (9.39%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (3.29%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (3.29%) Network Security
9 7 (3.29%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (3.29%) VLAN
10 6 (2.82%) DDNS
10 6 (2.82%) IPsec
10 6 (2.82%) NAS
10 6 (2.82%) Wireless
11 4 (1.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (1.88%) CTI
11 4 (1.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (27.23%) SQL Server
2 49 (23.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (13.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (12.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 26 (12.21%) SQL Server 2000
5 26 (12.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (11.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 23 (10.80%) DTS
8 16 (7.51%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (1.41%) ERwin
2 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (16.43%) Finance
2 11 (5.16%) Law
3 10 (4.69%) Back Office
4 5 (2.35%) Legal
4 5 (2.35%) Retail
5 4 (1.88%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) German Language
6 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (25.82%) Analyst
2 37 (17.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (15.49%) Support Engineer
4 32 (15.02%) 2nd Line Support
5 31 (14.55%) Support Analyst
6 29 (13.62%) DBA
6 29 (13.62%) SQL DBA
7 28 (13.15%) IT Support
8 22 (10.33%) SQL Server DBA
9 20 (9.39%) 3rd Line Support
10 19 (8.92%) Administrator
11 18 (8.45%) IT Engineer
12 17 (7.98%) Server Engineer
13 16 (7.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 16 (7.51%) Systems Administrator
14 14 (6.57%) Desktop Support
14 14 (6.57%) Service Analyst
14 14 (6.57%) VMware Engineer
15 13 (6.10%) IT Technician
15 13 (6.10%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.63%) .NET
2 3 (1.41%) COM
2 3 (1.41%) XML
3 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.47%) CSS
3 1 (0.47%) HTML
3 1 (0.47%) jQuery
3 1 (0.47%) ODBC
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.08%) Replication
2 19 (8.92%) Clustering
3 13 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.69%) HP StoreVirtual
5 8 (3.76%) Fat Client
5 8 (3.76%) Thin Client
6 7 (3.29%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.82%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.82%) RSA SecurID
7 6 (2.82%) Symmetrix
8 5 (2.35%) EqualLogic
8 5 (2.35%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.88%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.88%) iPad
10 3 (1.41%) CLARiiON
10 3 (1.41%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.41%) FlexPod
10 3 (1.41%) IBM XIV
10 3 (1.41%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 213 (100.00%) Windows
2 129 (60.56%) Windows Server
3 122 (57.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 75 (35.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 66 (30.99%) Windows 7
6 34 (15.96%) Windows 8
7 29 (13.62%) Windows XP
8 19 (8.92%) Linux
9 13 (6.10%) Windows 10
10 11 (5.16%) AIX
11 8 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (3.29%) CentOS
12 7 (3.29%) Unix
13 5 (2.35%) Data ONTAP
14 4 (1.88%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (1.88%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.94%) Android
15 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.94%) VMS
15 2 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (32.39%) ITIL
2 30 (14.08%) High Availability
3 25 (11.74%) Capacity Planning
4 24 (11.27%) Performance Monitoring
5 23 (10.80%) Performance Analysis
6 12 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (5.16%) Load Balancing
7 11 (5.16%) Patch Management
8 10 (4.69%) ITIL V2
8 10 (4.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 8 (3.76%) Incident Management
9 8 (3.76%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.76%) Service Management
10 7 (3.29%) Change Control
10 7 (3.29%) Change Management
10 7 (3.29%) Mentoring
10 7 (3.29%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.29%) Time Management
11 6 (2.82%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (2.82%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 66 (30.99%) SQL
2 37 (17.37%) PowerShell
3 29 (13.62%) T-SQL
4 10 (4.69%) VB
5 9 (4.23%) VBScript
6 1 (0.47%) C#
6 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 59 (27.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (15.96%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (15.96%) MCSE
3 30 (14.08%) CCNA
4 26 (12.21%) MCITP
4 26 (12.21%) MCP
5 21 (9.86%) MCSA
5 21 (9.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (8.92%) MCTS
7 17 (7.98%) Degree
8 11 (5.16%) CCNP
9 9 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (3.29%) A+ Certification
10 7 (3.29%) CISSP
10 7 (3.29%) CompTIA Security+
10 7 (3.29%) HP ASE
10 7 (3.29%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (3.29%) RHCE
10 7 (3.29%) Security+ Certification
11 6 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 139 (65.26%) Active Directory
2 43 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (15.49%) Hyper-V
4 27 (12.68%) vSphere
5 17 (7.98%) XenApp
6 8 (3.76%) Terminal Services
6 8 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.82%) SRDF
7 6 (2.82%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.35%) Xen
8 5 (2.35%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.41%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.94%) XenServer
11 1 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 32 (15.02%) SCCM
2 21 (9.86%) LiteSpeed
3 16 (7.51%) Backup Exec
3 16 (7.51%) WSUS
4 14 (6.57%) SCOM
5 10 (4.69%) HP SIM
5 10 (4.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (2.82%) ServiceCenter
7 4 (1.88%) AirWatch
8 3 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.41%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.41%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.41%) WhatsUp Gold
8 3 (1.41%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.94%) SnapMirror
9 2 (0.94%) SnapVault
10 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.47%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 125 (58.69%) Microsoft
2 105 (49.30%) VMware
3 60 (28.17%) Cisco
4 39 (18.31%) Citrix
5 32 (15.02%) Dell
6 27 (12.68%) HP
7 16 (7.51%) Intel Security
7 16 (7.51%) NetApp
7 16 (7.51%) Symantec
8 15 (7.04%) Sophos
9 14 (6.57%) Veeam
10 12 (5.63%) SolarWinds
11 10 (4.69%) IBM
12 8 (3.76%) Red Hat
13 7 (3.29%) 3PAR
13 7 (3.29%) EMC
13 7 (3.29%) F5
13 7 (3.29%) MobileIron
13 7 (3.29%) Nimble Storage
13 7 (3.29%) ProCurve
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 Per Month
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
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ao.com
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: £31000.00 - £35600.00 per annum + Pension & Fantastic benefits
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