The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Windows Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2008 over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 97 104
Rank change year-on-year -39 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 71 96 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.70% 2.74% 2.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.76% 12.63% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 67 79 72
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £47,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Windows Server 2008 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1051 760 782
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 25.10% 21.66% 23.32%
Number of salaries quoted 926 663 654
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Windows Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 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 in Manchester.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Manchester

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2008 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 23 June 2017. 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 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
Wigan - 4 £27,000 -
Oldham +2 1 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Salford -8 1 - -
Altrincham -12 1 - -
Windows Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (75.21%) Windows Server
3 89 (73.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 77 (63.64%) Active Directory
5 71 (58.68%) Microsoft
6 69 (57.02%) VMware
7 47 (38.84%) MS Exchange
8 39 (32.23%) Citrix
9 30 (24.79%) DNS
10 29 (23.97%) Hyper-V
11 28 (23.14%) SQL Server
11 28 (23.14%) ITIL
12 27 (22.31%) Cisco
13 26 (21.49%) DHCP
13 26 (21.49%) Microsoft Office
14 24 (19.83%) Windows 7
14 24 (19.83%) Office 365
15 23 (19.01%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (19.01%) Linux
16 22 (18.18%) HP
17 21 (17.36%) PowerShell
18 20 (16.53%) Microsoft Certification
18 20 (16.53%) Data Centre
18 20 (16.53%) Windows 10
19 19 (15.70%) SharePoint
20 17 (14.05%) IIS
20 17 (14.05%) Exchange Server 2010
21 16 (13.22%) Windows 8
22 15 (12.40%) Exchange Server 2013
22 15 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003

Windows Server 2008
Co-occurring 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 47 (38.84%) MS Exchange
2 19 (15.70%) SharePoint
3 17 (14.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (14.05%) IIS
4 15 (12.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (5.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (4.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (4.13%) Skype for Business
8 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.31%) nginx
9 3 (2.48%) NetWeaver
10 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.83%) DNN
11 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (21.49%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Magento
2 3 (2.48%) SAP APO
2 3 (2.48%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.83%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.83%) Office 365
2 15 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.96%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.83%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (24.79%) DNS
2 26 (21.49%) DHCP
3 11 (9.09%) Firewall
4 10 (8.26%) SAN
4 10 (8.26%) VPN
5 8 (6.61%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.61%) WAN
6 7 (5.79%) LAN
7 5 (4.13%) Skype
7 5 (4.13%) Unified Communications
8 4 (3.31%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.65%) NAS
9 2 (1.65%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.65%) Network Security
9 2 (1.65%) VLAN
9 2 (1.65%) VoIP
10 1 (0.83%) LDAP
10 1 (0.83%) SSL
10 1 (0.83%) Wireless
10 1 (0.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (8.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.48%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (1.65%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.48%) Hudson
4 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) Maven
4 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (6.61%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.96%) Finance
3 3 (2.48%) Automotive
3 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.83%) Advertising
4 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (22.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (19.01%) Support Engineer
3 15 (12.40%) Analyst
4 11 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 11 (9.09%) IT Support
5 10 (8.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (8.26%) Administrator
5 10 (8.26%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Service Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.79%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Technical Support
7 7 (5.79%) VMware Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.26%) .NET
2 3 (2.48%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.83%) Web Services
3 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.53%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.92%) iPad
3 5 (4.13%) Fat Client
3 5 (4.13%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.31%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (3.31%) Tandem
5 3 (2.48%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.48%) FMCG
5 3 (2.48%) Replication
6 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.65%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.65%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.83%) Blog
7 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) iPhone
7 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (75.21%) Windows Server
3 89 (73.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (19.83%) Windows 7
5 23 (19.01%) Linux
6 20 (16.53%) Windows 10
7 16 (13.22%) Windows 8
8 15 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (4.96%) CentOS
10 6 (4.96%) Unix
11 5 (4.13%) AIX
12 4 (3.31%) Debian
13 3 (2.48%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (1.65%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.83%) HPUX
15 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.14%) ITIL
2 13 (10.74%) Migration
3 10 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (8.26%) Incident Management
4 7 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (5.79%) DevOps
5 6 (4.96%) Change Management
5 6 (4.96%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (4.96%) Service Management
6 5 (4.13%) Software Engineering
7 4 (3.31%) Business Development
7 4 (3.31%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 4 (3.31%) Line Management
7 4 (3.31%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (3.31%) Service Desk Management
8 3 (2.48%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.48%) People Management
8 3 (2.48%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.48%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.36%) PowerShell
2 10 (8.26%) Java
3 8 (6.61%) Python
3 8 (6.61%) SQL
4 7 (5.79%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.83%) C#
5 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.83%) Perl
5 1 (0.83%) Ruby
5 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (16.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.74%) MCSE
3 11 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (6.61%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.79%) MCSA
6 6 (4.96%) Degree
7 5 (4.13%) CCNA
8 4 (3.31%) MCITP
8 4 (3.31%) RHCE
8 4 (3.31%) RHCSA
9 3 (2.48%) CCNP
9 3 (2.48%) CCSE
10 2 (1.65%) CCAA
10 2 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.65%) RHCT
11 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.83%) MCTS
11 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 77 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 29 (23.97%) Hyper-V
3 23 (19.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (11.57%) vSphere
5 10 (8.26%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (6.61%) XenApp
7 5 (4.13%) KVM
7 5 (4.13%) VMware Server
8 4 (3.31%) Docker
8 4 (3.31%) Varnish
9 2 (1.65%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.65%) Xen
10 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) Ansible
2 4 (3.31%) AirWatch
2 4 (3.31%) cPanel
2 4 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.31%) Plesk
2 4 (3.31%) SCOM
2 4 (3.31%) vRealize
3 3 (2.48%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.48%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (2.48%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.48%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.48%) Puppet
3 3 (2.48%) SCSM
4 2 (1.65%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (1.65%) Nagios
4 2 (1.65%) Rundeck
4 2 (1.65%) SCCM
4 2 (1.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.83%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 71 (58.68%) Microsoft
2 69 (57.02%) VMware
3 39 (32.23%) Citrix
4 27 (22.31%) Cisco
5 22 (18.18%) HP
6 11 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 8 (6.61%) Dell
8 6 (4.96%) SAP
8 6 (4.96%) Veeam
9 5 (4.13%) EqualLogic
9 5 (4.13%) Symantec
10 4 (3.31%) BroadSoft
10 4 (3.31%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.31%) Dell Compellent
10 4 (3.31%) Fortinet
10 4 (3.31%) McAfee
10 4 (3.31%) Oracle
11 3 (2.48%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.48%) SaltStack
12 2 (1.65%) SonicWALL
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