Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 99 93
Rank change year-on-year -53 -6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 144 230 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.93% 3.12% 3.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.42% 13.86% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 138 204 153
Manchester median annual salary £29,750 £33,414 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.96% +2.81% -4.41%
10th Percentile £19,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £44,650 £51,250 £45,400
North West median annual salary £28,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -13.85% - -5.80%

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 1,711 1,659 1,737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.94% 22.54% 24.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,438 1,483 1,406
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,800 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.35%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +5 18 £29,000 -10.77% 5
Salford -2 6 £27,500 -15.29% 7
Rochdale -8 6 £33,000 -17.50%
Altrincham -15 4 £32,750 +0.77%
Bolton +1 3 £37,500 -5.06% 1
Oldham +16 1 £19,366 -18.46% 1
Sale +8 1 £20,000 -29.82%
Windows Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Windows
2 114 (79.17%) Windows Server
3 113 (78.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 102 (70.83%) VMware
5 95 (65.97%) Microsoft
5 95 (65.97%) Active Directory
6 74 (51.39%) MS Exchange
7 72 (50.00%) Office 365
8 60 (41.67%) Cisco
9 59 (40.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 57 (39.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 51 (35.42%) DNS
12 50 (34.72%) TCP/IP
13 47 (32.64%) Hyper-V
14 44 (30.56%) ITIL
15 42 (29.17%) WAN
16 40 (27.78%) Windows 7
17 39 (27.08%) Microsoft Office
18 38 (26.39%) Firewall
19 37 (25.69%) LAN
20 34 (23.61%) DHCP
21 33 (22.92%) Citrix
22 32 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
23 30 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
24 29 (20.14%) Windows 10
25 28 (19.44%) SLA
25 28 (19.44%) MCP
26 26 (18.06%) MCSE
27 25 (17.36%) Exchange Server 2013
28 24 (16.67%) SAN

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 74 (51.39%) MS Exchange
2 57 (39.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (17.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.47%) IIS
6 5 (3.47%) Skype for Business
6 5 (3.47%) WordPress
7 4 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 39 (27.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 72 (50.00%) Office 365
2 7 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.78%) GitHub
4 3 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.39%) G Suite
5 2 (1.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 51 (35.42%) DNS
2 50 (34.72%) TCP/IP
3 42 (29.17%) WAN
4 38 (26.39%) Firewall
5 37 (25.69%) LAN
6 34 (23.61%) DHCP
7 24 (16.67%) SAN
8 14 (9.72%) VoIP
9 10 (6.94%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (4.86%) VLAN
11 6 (4.17%) Internet
11 6 (4.17%) NetScaler
11 6 (4.17%) VPN
12 3 (2.08%) Network Security
12 3 (2.08%) Skype
13 2 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (1.39%) iSCSI
13 2 (1.39%) WLAN
14 1 (0.69%) Broadband
14 1 (0.69%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.94%) MySQL
4 8 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.08%) MS Access
7 3 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.39%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.69%) Power BI
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.78%) JIRA
1 4 (2.78%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (6.25%) Games
2 8 (5.56%) Finance
3 6 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.08%) Back Office
5 3 (2.08%) Billing
5 3 (2.08%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 47 (32.64%) Support Engineer
2 25 (17.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (15.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 23 (15.97%) IT Engineer
4 22 (15.28%) 2nd Line Support
4 22 (15.28%) IT Support
5 21 (14.58%) Analyst
6 15 (10.42%) IT Support Engineer
7 14 (9.72%) Administrator
8 13 (9.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 11 (7.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (7.64%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (6.94%) 1st Line Support
10 10 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (6.94%) VMware Engineer
11 8 (5.56%) SAP Administrator
11 8 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
11 8 (5.56%) SAP Basis Analyst
11 8 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.56%) SAP Basis
2 3 (2.08%) ODBC
2 3 (2.08%) Web Services
3 2 (1.39%) COM
4 1 (0.69%) .NET
4 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.69%) EDI
4 1 (0.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.89%) Driving Licence
2 11 (7.64%) Replication
3 7 (4.86%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.78%) Clustering
6 3 (2.08%) iPad
7 2 (1.39%) FMCG
7 2 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 144 (100.00%) Windows
2 114 (79.17%) Windows Server
3 113 (78.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 29 (20.14%) Windows 10
6 23 (15.97%) Linux
7 15 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (6.94%) Windows 8
9 7 (4.86%) Unix
10 6 (4.17%) CentOS
11 4 (2.78%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.78%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (2.08%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.08%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.69%) AIX
14 1 (0.69%) SUSE
14 1 (0.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.56%) ITIL
2 13 (9.03%) Incident Management
3 12 (8.33%) Change Management
4 11 (7.64%) CRM
4 11 (7.64%) Problem Management
5 10 (6.94%) Mentoring
5 10 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.86%) Project Management
7 7 (4.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (4.17%) Service Management
9 5 (3.47%) Coaching
9 5 (3.47%) ERP
9 5 (3.47%) IT Audit
9 5 (3.47%) Migration
9 5 (3.47%) Server Building
10 4 (2.78%) Hardware Maintenance
10 4 (2.78%) IT Strategy
10 4 (2.78%) Network Design
10 4 (2.78%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.28%) PowerShell
2 17 (11.81%) SQL
3 8 (5.56%) ABAP
3 8 (5.56%) Java
4 3 (2.08%) VBA
4 3 (2.08%) VBScript
5 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.39%) Python
5 2 (1.39%) VB
6 1 (0.69%) C#
6 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (19.44%) MCP
3 26 (18.06%) MCSE
4 16 (11.11%) MCSA
5 11 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (6.25%) CCNA
6 9 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (4.86%) Degree
9 6 (4.17%) CCA
9 6 (4.17%) NCDA
10 3 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.08%) MCTS
10 3 (2.08%) PMI Certification
10 3 (2.08%) PMP
10 3 (2.08%) RHCT
11 2 (1.39%) MCITP
11 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.44%) SLA
2 12 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.86%) QA
System Software
1 95 (65.97%) Active Directory
2 59 (40.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (32.64%) Hyper-V
4 17 (11.81%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (7.64%) vSphere
6 8 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (5.56%) XenApp
6 8 (5.56%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.47%) XenServer
8 3 (2.08%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (9.03%) SCCM
2 8 (5.56%) Data Guard
3 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.08%) SCOM
4 3 (2.08%) WSUS
5 2 (1.39%) Ansible
5 2 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.39%) Puppet
5 2 (1.39%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 102 (70.83%) VMware
2 95 (65.97%) Microsoft
3 60 (41.67%) Cisco
4 33 (22.92%) Citrix
5 19 (13.19%) HP
6 18 (12.50%) Veeam
7 9 (6.25%) NetApp
8 8 (5.56%) Oracle
8 8 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 8 (5.56%) SAP
9 6 (4.17%) Apple
9 6 (4.17%) Dell
10 3 (2.08%) EqualLogic
10 3 (2.08%) McAfee
10 3 (2.08%) Palo Alto
10 3 (2.08%) Rockwell
10 3 (2.08%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.39%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (1.39%) Panasonic
11 2 (1.39%) Sophos