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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 96 94 73
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 84 94 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.49% 2.84% 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.51% 11.93% 13.80%
Number of salaries quoted 72 75 116
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,650 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
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
730 788 1000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.63% 23.77% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 624 654 832
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 £22,000
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 24 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 24 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
Bolton +8 9 £30,250 +22.22% 2
Bury - 6 £35,500 - 1
Altrincham +9 5 £32,000 +21.90% 1
Oldham -1 4 £47,500 +58.33% 2
Salford +8 2 £40,000 -15.78%
Rochdale 0 1 £22,000 -48.53%
Cheadle - 1 £35,000 -
Heywood - 1 £24,000 - 1
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 199 (100.00%) Windows
2 128 (64.32%) Active Directory
3 119 (59.80%) Windows Server
4 116 (58.29%) Microsoft
5 113 (56.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 96 (48.24%) VMware
7 93 (46.73%) MS Exchange
8 70 (35.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 62 (31.16%) ITIL
10 61 (30.65%) Exchange Server 2010
11 59 (29.65%) Windows 7
12 57 (28.64%) SQL
13 56 (28.14%) SQL Server
13 56 (28.14%) Microsoft Certification
14 52 (26.13%) SAN
14 52 (26.13%) MS Excel
14 52 (26.13%) Cisco
15 46 (23.12%) DHCP
16 45 (22.61%) DNS
17 44 (22.11%) Exchange Server 2013
18 43 (21.61%) LAN
18 43 (21.61%) SQL Server 2008
19 41 (20.60%) MS Office
20 40 (20.10%) TCP/IP
21 39 (19.60%) VMware Infrastructure
22 37 (18.59%) Citrix
23 36 (18.09%) Firewall
24 35 (17.59%) PowerShell
25 34 (17.09%) Exchange Server 2007
25 34 (17.09%) MCSE

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 93 (46.73%) MS Exchange
2 61 (30.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (22.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (17.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (12.06%) SharePoint
6 19 (9.55%) Skype for Business
7 17 (8.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (5.03%) IIS
9 3 (1.51%) CMS
9 3 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.50%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 52 (26.13%) MS Excel
2 41 (20.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.08%) Office 365
2 12 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) IaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (26.13%) SAN
2 46 (23.12%) DHCP
3 45 (22.61%) DNS
4 43 (21.61%) LAN
5 40 (20.10%) TCP/IP
6 36 (18.09%) Firewall
7 31 (15.58%) WAN
8 28 (14.07%) VPN
9 16 (8.04%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (3.52%) Network Security
11 6 (3.02%) DDNS
11 6 (3.02%) IPsec
11 6 (3.02%) Wireless
12 5 (2.51%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (2.51%) VLAN
13 4 (2.01%) CTI
13 4 (2.01%) NAS
13 4 (2.01%) Unified Communications
14 3 (1.51%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (28.14%) SQL Server
2 43 (21.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (12.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (11.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 23 (11.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (11.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (10.55%) DTS
6 20 (10.05%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (1.51%) ERwin
General
1 29 (14.57%) Finance
2 11 (5.53%) Law
3 10 (5.03%) Back Office
4 5 (2.51%) Legal
4 5 (2.51%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.01%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.51%) Retail
7 1 (0.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 54 (27.14%) Analyst
2 35 (17.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (15.08%) Support Engineer
4 29 (14.57%) Support Analyst
5 25 (12.56%) DBA
5 25 (12.56%) SQL DBA
6 24 (12.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 24 (12.06%) IT Support
7 18 (9.05%) 3rd Line Support
7 18 (9.05%) Administrator
7 18 (9.05%) IT Engineer
7 18 (9.05%) SQL Server DBA
8 16 (8.04%) Server Engineer
9 15 (7.54%) Service Analyst
10 14 (7.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 14 (7.04%) Desktop Support
11 13 (6.53%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 13 (6.53%) Service Desk Analyst
11 13 (6.53%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (6.03%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.53%) .NET
2 3 (1.51%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (1.51%) COM
2 3 (1.51%) CSS
2 3 (1.51%) HTML
2 3 (1.51%) jQuery
2 3 (1.51%) Web Services
3 2 (1.01%) XML
4 1 (0.50%) ODBC
4 1 (0.50%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.07%) Replication
2 14 (7.04%) Clustering
3 12 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.52%) HP StoreVirtual
5 8 (4.02%) Fat Client
5 8 (4.02%) Thin Client
6 6 (3.02%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.02%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.02%) RSA SecurID
6 6 (3.02%) Symmetrix
7 5 (2.51%) EqualLogic
7 5 (2.51%) iPad
7 5 (2.51%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.51%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.51%) IBM XIV
8 3 (1.51%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.01%) User Experience
10 1 (0.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 199 (100.00%) Windows
2 119 (59.80%) Windows Server
3 113 (56.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 70 (35.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 59 (29.65%) Windows 7
6 30 (15.08%) Windows 8
7 26 (13.07%) Windows XP
8 20 (10.05%) Linux
9 14 (7.04%) Windows 10
10 13 (6.53%) AIX
11 9 (4.52%) Unix
12 8 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (3.52%) CentOS
14 4 (2.01%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (1.51%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (1.51%) Windows Vista
16 2 (1.01%) Android
16 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
16 2 (1.01%) VMS
16 2 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (31.16%) ITIL
2 27 (13.57%) High Availability
3 23 (11.56%) Capacity Planning
4 22 (11.06%) Performance Monitoring
5 21 (10.55%) Performance Analysis
6 11 (5.53%) Patch Management
7 10 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (5.03%) Service Management
7 10 (5.03%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 9 (4.52%) Load Balancing
8 9 (4.52%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.02%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (4.02%) ITIL V2
10 7 (3.52%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.52%) Time Management
11 6 (3.02%) Change Control
11 6 (3.02%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.02%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (3.02%) Line Management
11 6 (3.02%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 57 (28.64%) SQL
2 35 (17.59%) PowerShell
3 25 (12.56%) T-SQL
4 10 (5.03%) VB
5 9 (4.52%) VBScript
6 3 (1.51%) C#
6 3 (1.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 56 (28.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (17.09%) MCSE
3 29 (14.57%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (13.07%) MCITP
5 25 (12.56%) CCNA
6 24 (12.06%) MCP
7 22 (11.06%) MCSA
8 16 (8.04%) Degree
9 15 (7.54%) MCTS
9 15 (7.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (5.53%) CCNP
11 8 (4.02%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (3.52%) A+ Certification
12 7 (3.52%) CISSP
12 7 (3.52%) CompTIA Security+
12 7 (3.52%) HP ASE
12 7 (3.52%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (3.52%) RHCE
12 7 (3.52%) Security+ Certification
13 5 (2.51%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.55%) SLA
System Software
1 128 (64.32%) Active Directory
2 39 (19.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (17.09%) Hyper-V
4 25 (12.56%) vSphere
5 15 (7.54%) XenApp
6 7 (3.52%) Terminal Services
7 6 (3.02%) SRDF
7 6 (3.02%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.51%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.51%) Xen
9 4 (2.01%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.01%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.01%) XenServer
11 1 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 28 (14.07%) SCCM
2 18 (9.05%) LiteSpeed
3 17 (8.54%) Backup Exec
4 15 (7.54%) WSUS
5 10 (5.03%) HP SIM
5 10 (5.03%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (4.02%) SCOM
7 6 (3.02%) AirWatch
7 6 (3.02%) ServiceCenter
8 4 (2.01%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.51%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (1.51%) WhatsUp Gold
10 2 (1.01%) SnapMirror
10 2 (1.01%) SnapVault
10 2 (1.01%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 116 (58.29%) Microsoft
2 96 (48.24%) VMware
3 52 (26.13%) Cisco
4 37 (18.59%) Citrix
5 29 (14.57%) Dell
6 25 (12.56%) HP
7 15 (7.54%) Sophos
8 14 (7.04%) Symantec
9 13 (6.53%) Intel Security
9 13 (6.53%) Veeam
10 10 (5.03%) IBM
10 10 (5.03%) SolarWinds
11 9 (4.52%) NetApp
12 8 (4.02%) Red Hat
13 7 (3.52%) 3PAR
13 7 (3.52%) EMC
13 7 (3.52%) F5
13 7 (3.52%) GFI Software
13 7 (3.52%) MobileIron
13 7 (3.52%) ProCurve
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Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £31846.00 - £35662.00 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum to £23,000 + excellent bens package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 Per Month
Posted: 4 days ago
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Peninsula
Salary: £16k - 22k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £31k - 36.5k per year + Fanastic Benefits, Flexi-time & Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
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