Period
to 1 March 2021

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 1 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West > Manchester
6 months to
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 170 148 179
Rank change year-on-year -22 +31 -22
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 16 73 99
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.46% 1.40% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.39% 6.39% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 19 59 93
Median annual salary £42,000 £32,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -14.67% +28.21%
10th Percentile £35,350 £19,000 £20,700
90th Percentile £75,000 £46,250 £72,312
North West median annual salary £42,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +21.74% +6.15% +13.04%

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 669 1,142 1,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.17% 21.92% 23.06%
Number of salaries quoted 587 923 1,236
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,984
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.23% +4.96%

Windows Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2008 in Manchester

Windows Server 2008
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Manchester.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2008 in Manchester

Windows Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2008 in Manchester over the 6 months to 1 March 2021.

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 1 March 2021. 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
Salford +17 2 £42,000 -1.18%
Bolton +8 1 £42,000 +21.74%
Rochdale - 1 £30,000 -
Windows Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 1 March 2021, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) DNS
2 10 (62.50%) Azure
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
4 8 (50.00%) Firewall
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft 365
5 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
5 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (37.50%) DHCP
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (37.50%) VMware
7 5 (31.25%) SAN
7 5 (31.25%) VoIP
7 5 (31.25%) AWS
8 4 (25.00%) Security Architecture
8 4 (25.00%) F5
8 4 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
8 4 (25.00%) Check Point GAiA
8 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (25.00%) VPN
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (25.00%) Citrix

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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 10 (62.50%) Azure
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (31.25%) AWS
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) DNS
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) DHCP
4 5 (31.25%) SAN
4 5 (31.25%) VoIP
5 4 (25.00%) DMZ
5 4 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (25.00%) Internet
5 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
7 1 (6.25%) LAN
7 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Law
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Public Sector
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (25.00%) Check Point GAiA
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
8 1 (6.25%) CentOS
8 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security
2 4 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Strategic Roadmap
3 2 (12.50%) Strategic Thinking
3 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 2 (12.50%) Task Automation
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) ActionScript
3 2 (12.50%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (6.25%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Nessus
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) F5
2 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (18.75%) Avaya
3 3 (18.75%) Dell
3 3 (18.75%) EMC
3 3 (18.75%) NetApp
3 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 3 (18.75%) Veeam
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat