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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West / Manchester
Rank 153 82 86
Rank change year-on-year -71 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 52 103 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.34% 3.10% 2.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.74% 12.84% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 46 90 90
Median salary £30,000 £33,500 £31,375
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.44% +6.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.71% -  

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 906 802 934
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 23.28% 24.16% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 756 656 772
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 22 March 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 22 March 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 - 6 £22,750 -
Altrincham -3 4 £26,500 -24.28% 1
Salford -11 1 - - 1
Stockport - 1 £32,500 - 1
Windows Server 2008
North West

Windows Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 183 (100.00%) Windows
2 146 (79.78%) Active Directory
3 136 (74.32%) Windows Server
4 120 (65.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 119 (65.03%) VMware
6 110 (60.11%) Microsoft
7 74 (40.44%) MS Exchange
8 71 (38.80%) DNS
9 63 (34.43%) Windows 7
10 62 (33.88%) ITIL
11 61 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 57 (31.15%) DHCP
13 52 (28.42%) Citrix
13 52 (28.42%) Hyper-V
14 51 (27.87%) SQL Server
15 49 (26.78%) Microsoft Certification
16 45 (24.59%) LAN
17 44 (24.04%) MS Excel
18 41 (22.40%) Cisco
19 39 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2013
20 38 (20.77%) Exchange Server 2010
21 37 (20.22%) Office 365
21 37 (20.22%) WAN
22 36 (19.67%) MS Office
22 36 (19.67%) Data Centre
23 33 (18.03%) MCSE
23 33 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
24 32 (17.49%) TCP/IP
25 31 (16.94%) Firewall
25 31 (16.94%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2008
Top Related 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 (40.44%) MS Exchange
2 39 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 38 (20.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (16.39%) SharePoint
5 25 (13.66%) IIS
6 19 (10.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (3.83%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.64%) Site Server
10 2 (1.09%) Apache
10 2 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.09%) nginx
11 1 (0.55%) DNN
11 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.55%) Zimbra
Applications
1 44 (24.04%) MS Excel
2 36 (19.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Magento
1 2 (1.09%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.55%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 37 (20.22%) Office 365
2 12 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.19%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (38.80%) DNS
2 57 (31.15%) DHCP
3 45 (24.59%) LAN
4 37 (20.22%) WAN
5 32 (17.49%) TCP/IP
6 31 (16.94%) Firewall
7 28 (15.30%) SAN
8 22 (12.02%) VPN
9 20 (10.93%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (7.10%) VoIP
11 12 (6.56%) Remote Desktop
11 12 (6.56%) VLAN
12 7 (3.83%) Internet
13 6 (3.28%) MPLS
13 6 (3.28%) NAS
13 6 (3.28%) Wireless
14 5 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (2.73%) IPsec
14 5 (2.73%) SNMP
14 5 (2.73%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (27.87%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (6.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.64%) MySQL
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.55%) Maven
General
1 14 (7.65%) Finance
2 10 (5.46%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.73%) Back Office
3 5 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.55%) Advertising
4 1 (0.55%) Banking
4 1 (0.55%) Legal
4 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (27.87%) Support Engineer
2 50 (27.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 39 (21.31%) IT Support
4 33 (18.03%) Analyst
5 26 (14.21%) 2nd Line Support
6 21 (11.48%) Support Analyst
6 21 (11.48%) VMware Engineer
7 19 (10.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 19 (10.38%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 18 (9.84%) IT Engineer
9 17 (9.29%) IT Analyst
9 17 (9.29%) IT Support Analyst
9 17 (9.29%) Server Engineer
10 16 (8.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 16 (8.74%) Infrastructure Support
11 15 (8.20%) IT Support Engineer
12 14 (7.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (7.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 13 (7.10%) Support Technician
14 12 (6.56%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.37%) Web Services
2 5 (2.73%) .NET
3 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.09%) HTML
3 2 (1.09%) LAMP
4 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.55%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.67%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.10%) iPad
3 8 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.83%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.28%) Mobile Computing
6 5 (2.73%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.73%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.73%) RSA SecurID
6 5 (2.73%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.19%) Clustering
8 3 (1.64%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.09%) Biotechnology
9 2 (1.09%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.55%) Fintech
10 1 (0.55%) Life Science
10 1 (0.55%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.55%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 183 (100.00%) Windows
2 136 (74.32%) Windows Server
3 120 (65.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 63 (34.43%) Windows 7
5 33 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (16.94%) Windows 8
7 30 (16.39%) Windows 10
8 25 (13.66%) Linux
9 14 (7.65%) Windows XP
10 12 (6.56%) Unix
11 7 (3.83%) Data ONTAP
12 6 (3.28%) AIX
13 5 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (2.73%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (1.64%) CentOS
14 3 (1.64%) Mac OS X
15 2 (1.09%) Debian
16 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (33.88%) ITIL
2 20 (10.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (10.38%) Migration
4 11 (6.01%) Service Management
5 10 (5.46%) Coaching
6 9 (4.92%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (4.37%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (4.37%) Configuration Management
7 8 (4.37%) Service Delivery
8 7 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (3.83%) High Availability
9 6 (3.28%) Change Management
9 6 (3.28%) Data Protection
9 6 (3.28%) Information Security
9 6 (3.28%) Service Desk Management
10 5 (2.73%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (2.73%) Document Management
10 5 (2.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (2.19%) CRM
11 4 (2.19%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.85%) SQL
2 27 (14.75%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.83%) Python
3 7 (3.83%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.64%) VBScript
5 2 (1.09%) VB
6 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.55%) Ruby
6 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (26.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (18.03%) MCSE
3 27 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (10.38%) CCNA
4 19 (10.38%) MCITP
5 17 (9.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (7.10%) CCNP
7 11 (6.01%) MCP
8 9 (4.92%) Degree
8 9 (4.92%) MCSA
9 8 (4.37%) MCTS
10 7 (3.83%) NCIE
11 6 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.64%) CCAA
12 3 (1.64%) CCSE
12 3 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.09%) DBS Check
13 2 (1.09%) RHCSA
13 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.20%) SLA
2 3 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.09%) QA
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 146 (79.78%) Active Directory
2 61 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (28.42%) Hyper-V
4 23 (12.57%) vSphere
5 15 (8.20%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (6.56%) VMware Server
7 11 (6.01%) XenApp
8 9 (4.92%) VMware ESX
9 7 (3.83%) vCloud
10 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (2.19%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.64%) KVM
12 2 (1.09%) BitLocker
12 2 (1.09%) Varnish
13 1 (0.55%) Docker
13 1 (0.55%) pfSense
13 1 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (8.74%) SCCM
2 12 (6.56%) Backup Exec
3 10 (5.46%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (4.92%) HP SIM
5 8 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (3.83%) Ansible
6 7 (3.83%) Puppet
6 7 (3.83%) SCOM
6 7 (3.83%) vMotion
7 6 (3.28%) AirWatch
8 5 (2.73%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (2.73%) WSUS
9 4 (2.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (2.19%) SCOrch
10 3 (1.64%) MAILsweeper
11 2 (1.09%) cPanel
11 2 (1.09%) Nagios
11 2 (1.09%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.09%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 119 (65.03%) VMware
2 110 (60.11%) Microsoft
3 52 (28.42%) Citrix
4 41 (22.40%) Cisco
5 30 (16.39%) HP
6 20 (10.93%) Dell
6 20 (10.93%) Intel Security
7 18 (9.84%) Veeam
8 14 (7.65%) Symantec
9 9 (4.92%) NetApp
10 7 (3.83%) Juniper
10 7 (3.83%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.83%) SolarWinds
10 7 (3.83%) Zerto
11 6 (3.28%) SonicWALL
11 6 (3.28%) Sophos
12 4 (2.19%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.19%) F5
12 4 (2.19%) GFI Software
12 4 (2.19%) Meraki
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fast progression
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + healthcare, Training
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Salford
RM Plc
Salary: £15000 - £22000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RM plc
Salary: £15000 - £22000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum + Company Vehicle
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Inc OT + Great Benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago
Oldham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 21 days ago