Period
to 20 October 2018

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 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 174 97
Rank change year-on-year +54 -77 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 175 127 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.42% 1.63% 3.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.74% 6.92% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 159 120 193
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -15.49% +10.08%
10th Percentile £19,000 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,250 £47,325 £51,250
North West median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% +9.38%

Windows Server 2008 is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,630 1,835 1,602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.53% 23.60% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,357 1,580 1,428
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,750 £23,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Windows Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +27 22 £21,500 -27.12% 3
Salford -5 9 £24,000 -14.29% 2
Wigan +3 8 £43,750 +68.27%
Heywood - 7 £42,500 - 1
Bolton +19 5 £32,500 +4.00% 2
Cheadle - 3 £21,500 -
Altrincham -10 2 £23,500 -37.33%
Oldham 0 1 £32,500 -12.59% 1
Bury - 1 £17,000 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Windows Server 2008.

1 175 (100.00%) Windows
2 128 (73.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 126 (72.00%) Windows Server
3 126 (72.00%) VMware
4 123 (70.29%) Active Directory
5 101 (57.71%) Microsoft
6 84 (48.00%) Office 365
7 80 (45.71%) MS Exchange
8 69 (39.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 60 (34.29%) Cisco
10 57 (32.57%) DNS
11 56 (32.00%) Hyper-V
12 48 (27.43%) Windows 7
12 48 (27.43%) Exchange Server 2010
13 47 (26.86%) ITIL
13 47 (26.86%) Firewall
14 44 (25.14%) Windows 10
15 43 (24.57%) TCP/IP
15 43 (24.57%) DHCP
16 42 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
17 38 (21.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 37 (21.14%) SharePoint
19 35 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
20 33 (18.86%) SAN
20 33 (18.86%) Exchange Server 2013
21 31 (17.71%) Service Management
22 30 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
23 29 (16.57%) Linux
24 27 (15.43%) LAN
24 27 (15.43%) 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 80 (45.71%) MS Exchange
2 48 (27.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (21.14%) SharePoint
4 33 (18.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (9.14%) Skype for Business
6 15 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (5.14%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (3.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.71%) Apache
10 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.14%) IIS
10 2 (1.14%) nginx
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (1.14%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.14%) WordPress
11 1 (0.57%) Confluence
11 1 (0.57%) JBoss
11 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (6.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.57%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 84 (48.00%) Office 365
2 42 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (6.86%) IaaS
5 3 (1.71%) G Suite
5 3 (1.71%) PaaS
5 3 (1.71%) SaaS
6 2 (1.14%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 57 (32.57%) DNS
2 47 (26.86%) Firewall
3 43 (24.57%) DHCP
3 43 (24.57%) TCP/IP
4 33 (18.86%) SAN
5 27 (15.43%) LAN
6 26 (14.86%) WAN
7 16 (9.14%) Wireless
8 14 (8.00%) VoIP
9 13 (7.43%) Skype
10 12 (6.86%) iSCSI
11 11 (6.29%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (6.29%) Network Security
11 11 (6.29%) SSL
12 10 (5.71%) Internet
12 10 (5.71%) VPN
13 8 (4.57%) IP Telephony
13 8 (4.57%) VLAN
14 7 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
15 6 (3.43%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.14%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.43%) MySQL
5 5 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.14%) MS Access
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.57%) Big Data
8 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (3.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (2.29%) Hudson
2 4 (2.29%) MSBuild
2 4 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (2.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 19 (10.86%) Retail
2 12 (6.86%) Manufacturing
2 12 (6.86%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.29%) Finance
4 4 (2.29%) Electronics
4 4 (2.29%) Marketing
5 2 (1.14%) Back Office
5 2 (1.14%) Billing
5 2 (1.14%) Law
6 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (22.86%) Support Engineer
2 33 (18.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (15.43%) Analyst
3 27 (15.43%) IT Support
4 23 (13.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 22 (12.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 19 (10.86%) 1st Line Support
7 17 (9.71%) 1st Line Engineer
7 17 (9.71%) IT Engineer
8 16 (9.14%) Service Desk Engineer
9 15 (8.57%) Service Analyst
9 15 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
10 14 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 13 (7.43%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (7.43%) Infrastructure Support
11 13 (7.43%) IT Manager
11 13 (7.43%) Server Engineer
12 12 (6.86%) Administrator
12 12 (6.86%) Desktop Support
12 12 (6.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.14%) Web Services
2 6 (3.43%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.86%) .NET
4 4 (2.29%) React
5 3 (1.71%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.71%) Ajax
5 3 (1.71%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.71%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.71%) CSS
5 3 (1.71%) HTML
5 3 (1.71%) HTML5
5 3 (1.71%) WCF
5 3 (1.71%) WPF
6 1 (0.57%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.57%) J2EE
6 1 (0.57%) JSON
6 1 (0.57%) Node.js
6 1 (0.57%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.29%) Driving Licence
3 16 (9.14%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (6.29%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.43%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.29%) Robotics
8 2 (1.14%) CMDB
8 2 (1.14%) iPhone
8 2 (1.14%) PKI
8 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.14%) Replication
9 1 (0.57%) Clustering
9 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.57%) iPad
9 1 (0.57%) Life Science
9 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 175 (100.00%) Windows
2 128 (73.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 126 (72.00%) Windows Server
4 48 (27.43%) Windows 7
5 44 (25.14%) Windows 10
6 29 (16.57%) Linux
7 27 (15.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (6.29%) Mac OS
8 11 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (5.14%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.43%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.29%) Unix
12 3 (1.71%) Solaris
13 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.14%) CentOS
14 1 (0.57%) AIX
14 1 (0.57%) Android
14 1 (0.57%) HPUX
14 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (26.86%) ITIL
2 38 (21.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 31 (17.71%) Service Management
4 30 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 23 (13.14%) Change Management
7 20 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (9.71%) Coaching
8 17 (9.71%) Incident Management
9 16 (9.14%) Tech Ops
10 15 (8.57%) Problem Management
11 12 (6.86%) CRM
12 11 (6.29%) Analytics
12 11 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (6.29%) Line Management
12 11 (6.29%) Server Management
13 10 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (5.71%) DevOps
13 10 (5.71%) Migration
14 9 (5.14%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.00%) SQL
2 18 (10.29%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.00%) Python
4 5 (2.86%) C#
4 5 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.86%) Perl
4 5 (2.86%) Ruby
5 4 (2.29%) Bourne shell
5 4 (2.29%) Korn
6 3 (1.71%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.14%) C
7 2 (1.14%) Java
7 2 (1.14%) PHP
7 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.14%) VBA
8 1 (0.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (9.14%) MCSE
3 14 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (7.43%) Degree
5 12 (6.86%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (5.71%) MCP
7 9 (5.14%) CCNA
7 9 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (5.14%) HNC
8 8 (4.57%) MCTS
9 7 (4.00%) CCNP
10 6 (3.43%) DBS Check
11 5 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (2.86%) VCP5
12 4 (2.29%) MCITP
12 4 (2.29%) MCSA
13 1 (0.57%) CCIE
13 1 (0.57%) CISSP
13 1 (0.57%) GCIA
13 1 (0.57%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.29%) SLA
2 8 (4.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.29%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.29%) GDPR
4 1 (0.57%) HL7
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 123 (70.29%) Active Directory
2 69 (39.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (32.00%) Hyper-V
4 25 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (10.86%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (6.86%) vSphere
7 7 (4.00%) XenApp
8 6 (3.43%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.29%) Docker
10 3 (1.71%) XenServer
11 2 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (1.14%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.14%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.57%) Kamailio
12 1 (0.57%) NFS
12 1 (0.57%) vCloud
12 1 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (12.57%) SCCM
2 9 (5.14%) SCVMM
3 7 (4.00%) Puppet
4 6 (3.43%) Ansible
5 5 (2.86%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.29%) Terraform
6 4 (2.29%) WSUS
7 2 (1.14%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.14%) SmoothWall
8 1 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.57%) Salt
8 1 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 126 (72.00%) VMware
2 101 (57.71%) Microsoft
3 60 (34.29%) Cisco
4 26 (14.86%) Citrix
5 18 (10.29%) HP
6 14 (8.00%) Avaya
6 14 (8.00%) Veeam
7 11 (6.29%) Red Hat
8 10 (5.71%) Nimble Storage
9 9 (5.14%) NetApp
10 7 (4.00%) Dell
11 6 (3.43%) Juniper
11 6 (3.43%) Meraki
12 5 (2.86%) EMC
12 5 (2.86%) Google
12 5 (2.86%) Sophos
13 4 (2.29%) Blue Prism
13 4 (2.29%) SAP
13 4 (2.29%) Symantec
14 3 (1.71%) Oracle