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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 89 76 57
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 108 130 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.81% 3.20% 4.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.97% 13.51% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 79 111 143
Average salary £32,500 £33,027 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.59% -6.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £43,700
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
902 962 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.45% 23.69% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 729 791 884
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Bolton +9 4 £34,500 +76.92% 1
Rochdale -1 4 £59,000 +53.24% 2
Salford +2 3 £20,500 - 1
Stockport -1 2 £30,000 +57.89%
Altrincham -3 2 £38,500 -16.30% 1
Oldham - 1 £23,000 - 1
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 197 (100.00%) Windows
2 133 (67.51%) Microsoft
3 130 (65.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 115 (58.38%) Active Directory
5 109 (55.33%) VMware
6 83 (42.13%) MS Exchange
7 78 (39.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 78 (39.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 66 (33.50%) Citrix
8 66 (33.50%) ITIL
9 64 (32.49%) SAN
10 63 (31.98%) DNS
11 59 (29.95%) Windows 7
12 58 (29.44%) MS Excel
13 55 (27.92%) SQL Server
14 54 (27.41%) Exchange Server 2010
15 53 (26.90%) VMware Infrastructure
16 43 (21.83%) MCSE
17 41 (20.81%) SharePoint
17 41 (20.81%) SQL
17 41 (20.81%) Firewall
17 41 (20.81%) Hyper-V
18 39 (19.80%) MCITP
18 39 (19.80%) WAN
19 36 (18.27%) LAN
19 36 (18.27%) Cisco
20 35 (17.77%) Finance
20 35 (17.77%) DHCP
21 33 (16.75%) SQL Server 2008
21 33 (16.75%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 83 (42.13%) MS Exchange
2 54 (27.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (20.81%) SharePoint
4 32 (16.24%) IIS
4 32 (16.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (14.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (9.14%) Lync
7 15 (7.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (3.05%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (2.54%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.51%) Apache
13 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 58 (29.44%) MS Excel
2 27 (13.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.54%) Sage 50
2 3 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.02%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.51%) Agresso
4 1 (0.51%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.51%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.15%) Office 365
2 10 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.06%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (4.06%) Amazon S3
3 8 (4.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (3.05%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 64 (32.49%) SAN
2 63 (31.98%) DNS
3 41 (20.81%) Firewall
4 39 (19.80%) WAN
5 36 (18.27%) LAN
6 35 (17.77%) DHCP
7 25 (12.69%) TCP/IP
8 21 (10.66%) NAS
9 14 (7.11%) Wireless
10 12 (6.09%) FTP
11 8 (4.06%) Internet
11 8 (4.06%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (3.55%) VoIP
13 6 (3.05%) Ethernet
13 6 (3.05%) MPLS
13 6 (3.05%) DMZ
13 6 (3.05%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (2.54%) Intranet
14 5 (2.54%) IP Telephony
15 4 (2.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (27.92%) SQL Server
2 33 (16.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (11.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (7.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (6.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (4.06%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (3.05%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (3.05%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.54%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.02%) Big Data
12 1 (0.51%) MySQL
12 1 (0.51%) DTS
12 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.51%) MSI
General
1 35 (17.77%) Finance
2 14 (7.11%) Law
2 14 (7.11%) Telecoms
2 14 (7.11%) Retail
3 12 (6.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.05%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.03%) Legal
6 3 (1.52%) Publishing
7 2 (1.02%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (18.27%) Support Engineer
2 27 (13.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 25 (12.69%) Consultant
4 20 (10.15%) Analyst
5 18 (9.14%) Architect
5 18 (9.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (8.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (8.12%) IT Support
7 14 (7.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (6.09%) IT Support Engineer
9 11 (5.58%) Server Engineer
10 10 (5.08%) Administrator
10 10 (5.08%) Support Analyst
10 10 (5.08%) Wintel Support
10 10 (5.08%) Wintel Consultant
11 9 (4.57%) Citrix Architect
11 9 (4.57%) DBA
11 9 (4.57%) IT Manager
11 9 (4.57%) SQL DBA
12 8 (4.06%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.05%) Web Services
2 5 (2.54%) EDI
3 2 (1.02%) Middleware
4 1 (0.51%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.51%) jQuery
4 1 (0.51%) HTML5
4 1 (0.51%) CSS3
4 1 (0.51%) XML
4 1 (0.51%) HTML
4 1 (0.51%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.18%) Clustering
2 20 (10.15%) Data Centre
3 18 (9.14%) Replication
4 14 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.05%) FlexPod
5 6 (3.05%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.54%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.54%) iPhone
7 4 (2.03%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.52%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.52%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.52%) LPAR
8 3 (1.52%) iPad
8 3 (1.52%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (1.02%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.02%) Derivative
9 2 (1.02%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.51%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.51%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 197 (100.00%) Windows
2 130 (65.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 78 (39.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 59 (29.95%) Windows 7
5 33 (16.75%) Windows 8
6 15 (7.61%) Windows XP
7 9 (4.57%) UNIX
7 9 (4.57%) Data ONTAP
8 7 (3.55%) AIX
8 7 (3.55%) Linux
9 6 (3.05%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (2.54%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.03%) Solaris
12 3 (1.52%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.02%) SUSE
13 2 (1.02%) NetWare
13 2 (1.02%) HPUX
14 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (33.50%) ITIL
2 19 (9.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (8.12%) Project Management
4 14 (7.11%) Migration
4 14 (7.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (6.60%) Capacity Planning
5 13 (6.60%) Mentoring
5 13 (6.60%) PRINCE2
6 12 (6.09%) Infrastructure Management
6 12 (6.09%) Line Management
7 11 (5.58%) Coaching
8 9 (4.57%) Change Management
8 9 (4.57%) Incident Management
9 8 (4.06%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.55%) Risk Management
10 7 (3.55%) ERP
11 6 (3.05%) Service Management
11 6 (3.05%) Identity Management
11 6 (3.05%) Data Analysis
11 6 (3.05%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (20.81%) SQL
2 16 (8.12%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.05%) T-SQL
4 5 (2.54%) VBScript
4 5 (2.54%) VB
5 2 (1.02%) C
5 2 (1.02%) Perl
5 2 (1.02%) sed
5 2 (1.02%) Python
5 2 (1.02%) AWK
6 1 (0.51%) PHP
6 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 78 (39.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (21.83%) MCSE
3 39 (19.80%) MCITP
4 25 (12.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (12.18%) MCSA
6 23 (11.68%) CCNA
6 23 (11.68%) Citrix Certification
6 23 (11.68%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (10.66%) CCA
8 19 (9.64%) Degree
9 16 (8.12%) MCP
10 14 (7.11%) MCTS
10 14 (7.11%) NCDA
11 11 (5.58%) CCEE
12 10 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (3.05%) MCPD
13 6 (3.05%) CCIA
13 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 5 (2.54%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.18%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 115 (58.38%) Active Directory
2 53 (26.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (20.81%) Hyper-V
4 26 (13.20%) XenApp
4 26 (13.20%) XenDesktop
5 22 (11.17%) vSphere
5 22 (11.17%) XenServer
6 20 (10.15%) VMware ESX
7 19 (9.64%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.02%) Cronacle
9 2 (1.02%) Firmware
9 2 (1.02%) ISA Server
9 2 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 20 (10.15%) SCCM
2 10 (5.08%) SCOM
3 7 (3.55%) SCOrch
3 7 (3.55%) WSUS
4 5 (2.54%) ServiceCenter
4 5 (2.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.54%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.52%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.02%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.02%) Puppet
6 2 (1.02%) MOM
6 2 (1.02%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.51%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.51%) Legato
7 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.51%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 133 (67.51%) Microsoft
2 109 (55.33%) VMware
3 66 (33.50%) Citrix
4 36 (18.27%) Cisco
5 26 (13.20%) NetApp
6 23 (11.68%) HP
7 22 (11.17%) Dell
8 10 (5.08%) Symantec
9 9 (4.57%) AppSense
9 9 (4.57%) EMC
9 9 (4.57%) Veeam
9 9 (4.57%) SolarWinds
10 8 (4.06%) IBM
10 8 (4.06%) Oracle
10 8 (4.06%) Avaya
11 7 (3.55%) Intel
12 6 (3.05%) Sage
13 5 (2.54%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.54%) McAfee
13 5 (2.54%) SAP
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