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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Rank 90 81 62
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 92 110 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.74% 2.80% 3.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.04% 10.57% 14.70%
Number of salaries quoted 77 95 134
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £49,000 £45,000
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
764 1041 1095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.79% 26.52% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 626 879 963
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 - 7 £31,500 -
Rochdale -5 6 £54,000 +111.76%
Salford +4 3 £23,250 - 1
Altrincham +7 2 £33,750 -26.63% 1
Stockport +3 1 £30,000 +46.34%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £27,500 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Windows
2 148 (69.16%) Microsoft
3 144 (67.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 113 (52.80%) VMware
5 107 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 99 (46.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 92 (42.99%) MS Exchange
8 77 (35.98%) Windows 7
9 75 (35.05%) ITIL
10 73 (34.11%) Citrix
11 72 (33.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 67 (31.31%) MS Excel
13 62 (28.97%) SQL Server
14 60 (28.04%) SAN
14 60 (28.04%) Exchange Server 2010
15 56 (26.17%) VMware Infrastructure
16 55 (25.70%) DNS
17 51 (23.83%) WAN
18 47 (21.96%) LAN
19 46 (21.50%) SQL
19 46 (21.50%) Windows 8
20 45 (21.03%) Firewall
21 44 (20.56%) Cisco
22 41 (19.16%) SharePoint
22 41 (19.16%) Hyper-V
23 40 (18.69%) HP
24 38 (17.76%) DHCP
24 38 (17.76%) XenApp
25 37 (17.29%) MS Office
25 37 (17.29%) NetApp

Windows Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 92 (42.99%) MS Exchange
2 60 (28.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (19.16%) SharePoint
4 34 (15.89%) IIS
5 33 (15.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 32 (14.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (7.01%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (7.01%) Lync
9 6 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (2.80%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.47%) Site Server
10 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.47%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.47%) Apache
10 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 67 (31.31%) MS Excel
2 37 (17.29%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.34%) Sage 50
2 4 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.93%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.47%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.48%) Office 365
2 8 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.80%) Amazon S3
3 6 (2.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.87%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 60 (28.04%) SAN
2 55 (25.70%) DNS
3 51 (23.83%) WAN
4 47 (21.96%) LAN
5 45 (21.03%) Firewall
6 38 (17.76%) DHCP
7 30 (14.02%) TCP/IP
8 19 (8.88%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (7.48%) Wireless
10 14 (6.54%) NAS
11 12 (5.61%) VLAN
11 12 (5.61%) VPN
12 11 (5.14%) FTP
12 11 (5.14%) iSCSI
13 9 (4.21%) Internet
14 8 (3.74%) MPLS
15 6 (2.80%) VoIP
15 6 (2.80%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (2.80%) NetScaler
16 5 (2.34%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (28.97%) SQL Server
2 34 (15.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (8.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (5.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (5.14%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.87%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.87%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.87%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.93%) Big Data
11 1 (0.47%) MySQL
11 1 (0.47%) DTS
11 1 (0.47%) InterBase
11 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.47%) MSI
General
1 33 (15.42%) Finance
2 13 (6.07%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.67%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.34%) Advertising
5 3 (1.40%) Publishing
5 3 (1.40%) Law
5 3 (1.40%) Legal
5 3 (1.40%) Retail
6 2 (0.93%) Automotive
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (23.36%) Support Engineer
2 31 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (13.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 25 (11.68%) IT Support
5 20 (9.35%) Architect
5 20 (9.35%) Analyst
6 18 (8.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (7.48%) IT Support Engineer
7 16 (7.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 13 (6.07%) Consultant
9 12 (5.61%) Citrix Architect
10 11 (5.14%) Support Analyst
10 11 (5.14%) Server Engineer
11 9 (4.21%) Citrix Consultant
11 9 (4.21%) IT Manager
12 8 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.74%) Administrator
13 7 (3.27%) NetApp Engineer
13 7 (3.27%) Windows Server Engineer
13 7 (3.27%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.07%) EDI
2 8 (3.74%) .NET
3 7 (3.27%) Web Services
4 2 (0.93%) CSS
4 2 (0.93%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.47%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.47%) jQuery
5 1 (0.47%) HTML5
5 1 (0.47%) CSS3
5 1 (0.47%) HTML
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.01%) Clustering
3 13 (6.07%) Replication
4 10 (4.67%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.21%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.34%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.34%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.87%) iPhone
7 4 (1.87%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.40%) LPAR
8 3 (1.40%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.40%) Life Science
8 3 (1.40%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (0.93%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.93%) SecurID
9 2 (0.93%) Derivative
10 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.47%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 214 (100.00%) Windows
2 144 (67.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 99 (46.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 77 (35.98%) Windows 7
5 46 (21.50%) Windows 8
6 35 (16.36%) Windows XP
7 16 (7.48%) Linux
8 12 (5.61%) Windows Vista
9 7 (3.27%) UNIX
10 6 (2.80%) Data ONTAP
11 5 (2.34%) AIX
12 4 (1.87%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.40%) Solaris
13 3 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.93%) HPUX
14 2 (0.93%) SUSE
14 2 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.47%) CentOS
15 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (35.05%) ITIL
2 19 (8.88%) ERP
3 15 (7.01%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (7.01%) Migration
3 15 (7.01%) Infrastructure Management
4 14 (6.54%) Project Management
5 12 (5.61%) PRINCE2
6 10 (4.67%) Mentoring
7 9 (4.21%) Service Delivery
8 8 (3.74%) Change Management
8 8 (3.74%) Risk Management
9 7 (3.27%) Coaching
10 6 (2.80%) People Management
10 6 (2.80%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (2.80%) E-Commerce
10 6 (2.80%) Incident Management
11 5 (2.34%) Data Management
12 4 (1.87%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (1.87%) Data Analysis
12 4 (1.87%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.50%) SQL
2 16 (7.48%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.61%) VB
4 7 (3.27%) VB.NET
4 7 (3.27%) VB6
5 6 (2.80%) C
6 5 (2.34%) VBScript
7 2 (0.93%) AWK
7 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.93%) sed
7 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.93%) Perl
7 2 (0.93%) VBA
7 2 (0.93%) Python
8 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.47%) PHP
8 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 72 (33.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (15.42%) MCSE
3 31 (14.49%) Citrix Certification
4 30 (14.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 30 (14.02%) MCITP
5 28 (13.08%) CCA
6 25 (11.68%) MCP
7 24 (11.21%) MCSA
7 24 (11.21%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (10.75%) CCNA
9 20 (9.35%) Degree
10 18 (8.41%) MCTS
11 16 (7.48%) NCDA
12 14 (6.54%) CCEE
13 10 (4.67%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (4.21%) CCIA
15 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Certified Master
15 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Certified Architect
15 6 (2.80%) MCPD
16 4 (1.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.81%) SLA
2 4 (1.87%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) GMP
3 1 (0.47%) GLP
System Software
1 107 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 56 (26.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (19.16%) Hyper-V
4 38 (17.76%) XenApp
5 36 (16.82%) XenDesktop
6 29 (13.55%) vSphere
7 26 (12.15%) XenServer
8 16 (7.48%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (7.48%) VMware ESX
9 11 (5.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (1.87%) Xen
10 4 (1.87%) NFS
11 3 (1.40%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.93%) Firmware
12 2 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.93%) vCloud
13 1 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 27 (12.62%) SCCM
2 9 (4.21%) SCOM
3 5 (2.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (2.34%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.34%) XenMobile
3 5 (2.34%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (1.87%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.40%) WSUS
5 3 (1.40%) Puppet
6 2 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.93%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.93%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.93%) vMotion
7 1 (0.47%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.47%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.47%) Legato
Vendors
1 148 (69.16%) Microsoft
2 113 (52.80%) VMware
3 73 (34.11%) Citrix
4 44 (20.56%) Cisco
5 40 (18.69%) HP
6 37 (17.29%) NetApp
7 33 (15.42%) Dell
8 15 (7.01%) Symantec
9 12 (5.61%) AppSense
10 9 (4.21%) IBM
10 9 (4.21%) Veeam
11 8 (3.74%) SolarWinds
11 8 (3.74%) Oracle
11 8 (3.74%) McAfee
12 7 (3.27%) Intel
12 7 (3.27%) Avaya
13 6 (2.80%) EMC
13 6 (2.80%) Sage
14 5 (2.34%) Trend Micro
14 5 (2.34%) 3PAR
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