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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 59 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 165 158 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.03% 3.79% 5.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.29% 14.12% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 137 125 179
Average salary £30,000 £33,373 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.10% +2.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1013 1119 970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.77% 26.83% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 833 982 872
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale +4 7 £33,000 +40.42% 2
Stockport - 6 £47,500 - 2
Cheadle - 2 £23,000 -
Altrincham +9 1 £44,500 +14.83%
Salford - 1 £52,500 - 3
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
2 215 (80.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 182 (68.16%) Microsoft
4 162 (60.67%) Active Directory
5 148 (55.43%) VMware
6 107 (40.07%) MS Exchange
7 106 (39.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 101 (37.83%) SQL Server
9 97 (36.33%) SQL
10 92 (34.46%) MS Excel
11 90 (33.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 84 (31.46%) Exchange Server 2010
13 79 (29.59%) Cisco
14 78 (29.21%) Microsoft Certification
15 76 (28.46%) WAN
16 75 (28.09%) ITIL
16 75 (28.09%) Firewall
16 75 (28.09%) Windows 7
17 73 (27.34%) TCP/IP
18 72 (26.97%) Hyper-V
19 71 (26.59%) LAN
20 66 (24.72%) Windows XP
21 62 (23.22%) SAN
22 57 (21.35%) SQL Server 2008
23 56 (20.97%) Citrix
24 55 (20.60%) DNS
25 54 (20.22%) Cisco Certification
25 54 (20.22%) CCNA
26 53 (19.85%) SCCM
27 52 (19.48%) SCOM

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 107 (40.07%) MS Exchange
2 84 (31.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (17.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 42 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 42 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 40 (14.98%) IIS
6 37 (13.86%) SharePoint
7 14 (5.24%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (4.49%) Apache
9 10 (3.75%) Lync
10 8 (3.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (2.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2000
13 2 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 92 (34.46%) MS Excel
2 41 (15.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.75%) Sage 1000
3 5 (1.87%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.75%) Bond Adapt
4 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.37%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.12%) Office 365
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (28.46%) WAN
2 75 (28.09%) Firewall
3 73 (27.34%) TCP/IP
4 71 (26.59%) LAN
5 62 (23.22%) SAN
6 55 (20.60%) DNS
7 38 (14.23%) Wi-Fi
8 35 (13.11%) DHCP
9 23 (8.61%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (7.12%) VPN
11 15 (5.62%) SMTP
12 13 (4.87%) VoIP
13 12 (4.49%) Internet
14 10 (3.75%) FTP
15 8 (3.00%) VLAN
16 7 (2.62%) NAS
17 5 (1.87%) Wireless
17 5 (1.87%) HTTP
18 4 (1.50%) iSCSI
18 4 (1.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (37.83%) SQL Server
2 57 (21.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (16.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (7.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (5.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.75%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.62%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.87%) Sybase ASA
9 5 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.75%) OLTP
11 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.75%) DTS
12 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 5 (1.87%) JIRA
2 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.37%) NUnit
3 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.37%) FxCop
3 1 (0.37%) StyleCop
3 1 (0.37%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.37%) Moq
3 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (9.36%) Finance
2 13 (4.87%) Law
3 7 (2.62%) Advertising
4 5 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.75%) Banking
5 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.37%) Electronics
6 1 (0.37%) Legal
6 1 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 50 (18.73%) Support Engineer
2 45 (16.85%) Analyst
3 39 (14.61%) Consultant
4 33 (12.36%) 2nd Line Support
5 30 (11.24%) 3rd Line Support
6 29 (10.86%) Support Analyst
7 26 (9.74%) IT Support
8 21 (7.87%) Support Consultant
9 18 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (5.99%) Administrator
11 15 (5.62%) Server Engineer
12 14 (5.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 14 (5.24%) Server Support
12 14 (5.24%) Server Support Engineer
13 13 (4.87%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 13 (4.87%) Technical Consultant
13 13 (4.87%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
14 12 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 12 (4.49%) DBA
14 12 (4.49%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.62%) .NET
2 8 (3.00%) Web Services
3 7 (2.62%) WCF
4 6 (2.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (2.25%) WF
4 6 (2.25%) .NET Framework
4 6 (2.25%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.50%) LINQ
6 2 (0.75%) COM
7 1 (0.37%) LAMP
7 1 (0.37%) CSS
7 1 (0.37%) HTML
7 1 (0.37%) Ninject
7 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.37%) Blackberry
2 9 (3.37%) Replication
3 8 (3.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (3.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.00%) Clustering
3 8 (3.00%) GIS
4 6 (2.25%) iPhone
5 5 (1.87%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.50%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.12%) Statistics
7 3 (1.12%) iPad
8 1 (0.37%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.37%) SecurID
8 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 267 (100.00%) Windows
2 215 (80.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 106 (39.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 75 (28.09%) Windows 7
5 66 (24.72%) Windows XP
6 42 (15.73%) Windows 8
7 14 (5.24%) Linux
8 9 (3.37%) Windows Vista
9 8 (3.00%) UNIX
10 6 (2.25%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (1.87%) Android
12 4 (1.50%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.37%) Fedora
14 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.37%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.37%) AIX
14 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (28.09%) ITIL
2 25 (9.36%) Project Management
2 25 (9.36%) CRM
3 20 (7.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (5.62%) Service Management
5 14 (5.24%) PRINCE2
6 11 (4.12%) Change Management
7 9 (3.37%) Configuration Management
8 8 (3.00%) Business Continuity
8 8 (3.00%) Service Delivery
9 7 (2.62%) Migration
9 7 (2.62%) Incident Management
9 7 (2.62%) Problem Management
9 7 (2.62%) ITIL V3
10 6 (2.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (2.25%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (2.25%) Capacity Management
10 6 (2.25%) Load Balancing
11 5 (1.87%) ITSM
11 5 (1.87%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 97 (36.33%) SQL
2 8 (3.00%) C#
3 7 (2.62%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.87%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.12%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.75%) Perl
6 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.37%) Ruby
7 1 (0.37%) Java
7 1 (0.37%) VB
7 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.37%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 78 (29.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (20.22%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (20.22%) CCNA
3 41 (15.36%) MCTS
4 34 (12.73%) MCP
5 30 (11.24%) Degree
6 29 (10.86%) MCSE
7 25 (9.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 23 (8.61%) NCDA
9 22 (8.24%) MCSA
10 16 (5.99%) MCITP
11 8 (3.00%) CCENT
12 7 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.87%) HNC
13 5 (1.87%) Security Cleared
14 4 (1.50%) RHCT
15 3 (1.12%) CCNP
16 2 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
17 1 (0.37%) MCDST
17 1 (0.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (14.61%) SLA
2 7 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.87%) BS7799
4 3 (1.12%) QA
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 162 (60.67%) Active Directory
2 90 (33.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (26.97%) Hyper-V
4 48 (17.98%) vSphere
5 17 (6.37%) VMware ESX
6 12 (4.49%) XenApp
7 9 (3.37%) Terminal Services
8 7 (2.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (1.87%) VMware Server
9 5 (1.87%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.50%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.50%) UAG
10 4 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.12%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.75%) vCloud
12 2 (0.75%) Postfix
12 2 (0.75%) Xen
13 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.37%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 53 (19.85%) SCCM
2 52 (19.48%) SCOM
3 22 (8.24%) Backup Exec
4 13 (4.87%) SCVMM
5 7 (2.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (2.62%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (2.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (1.87%) OpenView
8 4 (1.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (1.50%) WSUS
8 4 (1.50%) MOM
9 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.75%) Puppet
9 2 (0.75%) OpenNMS
9 2 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.37%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 182 (68.16%) Microsoft
2 148 (55.43%) VMware
3 79 (29.59%) Cisco
4 56 (20.97%) Citrix
5 52 (19.48%) NetApp
6 27 (10.11%) HP
7 20 (7.49%) Symantec
8 17 (6.37%) Dell
8 17 (6.37%) Avaya
9 16 (5.99%) Oracle
10 15 (5.62%) McAfee
11 12 (4.49%) Juniper
11 12 (4.49%) Hitachi
12 11 (4.12%) Sage
13 7 (2.62%) IBM
13 7 (2.62%) Veeam
14 6 (2.25%) EMC
14 6 (2.25%) Apple
15 5 (1.87%) Sybase
15 5 (1.87%) Remedy
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