Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 92 105
Rank change year-on-year -90 +13 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 128 242 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.63% 3.27% 2.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.20% 14.83% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 122 208 143
Manchester median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +6.06% -0.08%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £40,000 £51,250 £48,000
North West median annual salary £28,000 £33,877 £32,500
% change year-on-year -17.35% +4.24% -

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 1777 1632 1766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.56% 22.05% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1517 1471 1423
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +3 13 £26,500 -15.87% 4
Rochdale -2 3 £34,500 -13.75% 1
Salford -6 3 £28,000 -15.99% 2
Wigan - 3 £26,000 -
Oldham +5 2 £37,183 +65.26%
Altrincham -9 2 £37,500 +30.43%
Bolton -14 2 £31,250 -20.89%
Sale +10 1 £20,000 -29.82%
Windows Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (78.13%) Windows Server
3 98 (76.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 91 (71.09%) VMware
5 84 (65.63%) Active Directory
6 83 (64.84%) Microsoft
7 68 (53.13%) MS Exchange
8 52 (40.63%) Office 365
9 51 (39.84%) Cisco
10 45 (35.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 45 (35.16%) Exchange Server 2010
11 42 (32.81%) ITIL
12 41 (32.03%) DNS
13 37 (28.91%) TCP/IP
14 36 (28.13%) Windows 7
15 35 (27.34%) Microsoft Office
16 31 (24.22%) Citrix
17 30 (23.44%) WAN
17 30 (23.44%) Hyper-V
18 29 (22.66%) Firewall
19 27 (21.09%) LAN
20 25 (19.53%) DHCP
20 25 (19.53%) SAN
21 24 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
22 23 (17.97%) Windows 10
22 23 (17.97%) Microsoft Certification
23 22 (17.19%) SLA
23 22 (17.19%) MCP
23 22 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2007
24 21 (16.41%) PowerShell

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 68 (53.13%) MS Exchange
2 45 (35.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (17.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 7 (5.47%) IIS
7 5 (3.91%) Skype for Business
8 4 (3.13%) WordPress
9 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.78%) nginx
10 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (27.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 52 (40.63%) Office 365
2 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.13%) GitHub
4 3 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.34%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 41 (32.03%) DNS
2 37 (28.91%) TCP/IP
3 30 (23.44%) WAN
4 29 (22.66%) Firewall
5 27 (21.09%) LAN
6 25 (19.53%) DHCP
6 25 (19.53%) SAN
7 12 (9.38%) VoIP
8 8 (6.25%) VLAN
8 8 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (4.69%) NetScaler
9 6 (4.69%) VPN
10 4 (3.13%) Skype
11 3 (2.34%) Internet
11 3 (2.34%) Network Security
11 3 (2.34%) WLAN
12 2 (1.56%) Cisco IPT
12 2 (1.56%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.78%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.47%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (5.47%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (3.91%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.13%) MySQL
5 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.56%) Hazelcast
7 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.78%) Power BI
8 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.13%) JIRA
1 4 (3.13%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (5.47%) Manufacturing
1 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.69%) Games
3 5 (3.91%) Finance
4 4 (3.13%) Retail
5 3 (2.34%) Back Office
5 3 (2.34%) Billing
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (28.13%) Support Engineer
2 24 (18.75%) Analyst
3 22 (17.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (13.28%) IT Engineer
5 16 (12.50%) IT Support
6 15 (11.72%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (11.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 14 (10.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 13 (10.16%) Administrator
9 12 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (7.03%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (7.03%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (6.25%) Service Analyst
11 8 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (5.47%) Windows Engineer
13 6 (4.69%) IT Administrator
13 6 (4.69%) SAP Analyst
13 6 (4.69%) SAP Basis Consultant
13 6 (4.69%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.69%) SAP Basis
2 3 (2.34%) .NET
3 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.78%) COM
3 1 (0.78%) EDI
3 1 (0.78%) HTML
3 1 (0.78%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.06%) Driving Licence
2 9 (7.03%) Replication
3 7 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.69%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.91%) iPad
6 4 (3.13%) Clustering
7 3 (2.34%) FMCG
7 3 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (78.13%) Windows Server
3 98 (76.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (28.13%) Windows 7
5 23 (17.97%) Windows 10
6 20 (15.63%) Linux
7 19 (14.84%) Windows 8
8 15 (11.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (10.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (4.69%) Unix
11 4 (3.13%) CentOS
11 4 (3.13%) Mac OS
12 3 (2.34%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.78%) AIX
13 1 (0.78%) Debian
13 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.78%) SUSE
13 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.81%) ITIL
2 13 (10.16%) Incident Management
3 11 (8.59%) Change Management
4 10 (7.81%) Problem Management
5 9 (7.03%) CRM
5 9 (7.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (6.25%) Project Management
7 7 (5.47%) Mentoring
7 7 (5.47%) Proactive Monitoring
7 7 (5.47%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (4.69%) ERP
9 5 (3.91%) IT Audit
9 5 (3.91%) Migration
9 5 (3.91%) Service Management
10 4 (3.13%) Change Control
10 4 (3.13%) Customer Intelligence
10 4 (3.13%) DevOps
10 4 (3.13%) Hardware Maintenance
10 4 (3.13%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.41%) PowerShell
2 17 (13.28%) SQL
3 8 (6.25%) Java
4 6 (4.69%) ABAP
5 4 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (0.78%) C#
6 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (17.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (17.19%) MCP
3 19 (14.84%) MCSE
4 12 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (8.59%) MCSA
6 10 (7.81%) CCNA
7 9 (7.03%) Degree
8 8 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (5.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (4.69%) CCA
10 6 (4.69%) NCDA
11 3 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.34%) PMI Certification
11 3 (2.34%) PMP
12 2 (1.56%) RHCT
13 1 (0.78%) RHCE
13 1 (0.78%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.19%) SLA
2 11 (8.59%) PCI DSS
3 8 (6.25%) QA
4 7 (5.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 45 (35.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (23.44%) Hyper-V
4 16 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (7.03%) XenDesktop
6 7 (5.47%) vSphere
6 7 (5.47%) XenApp
7 2 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.56%) XenServer
8 1 (0.78%) KVM
8 1 (0.78%) NFS
8 1 (0.78%) Varnish
8 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (7.03%) SCCM
2 6 (4.69%) Data Guard
3 4 (3.13%) Ansible
3 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.56%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.56%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.56%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.56%) Puppet
4 2 (1.56%) Rundeck
4 2 (1.56%) WSUS
4 2 (1.56%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.78%) cPanel
5 1 (0.78%) Plesk
5 1 (0.78%) SCOM
5 1 (0.78%) SCSM
5 1 (0.78%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 91 (71.09%) VMware
2 83 (64.84%) Microsoft
3 51 (39.84%) Cisco
4 31 (24.22%) Citrix
5 15 (11.72%) HP
6 11 (8.59%) Veeam
7 9 (7.03%) NetApp
7 9 (7.03%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.47%) Dell
8 7 (5.47%) Oracle
9 6 (4.69%) SAP
10 5 (3.91%) Apple
10 5 (3.91%) EqualLogic
11 4 (3.13%) McAfee
12 3 (2.34%) Panasonic
12 3 (2.34%) Rockwell
12 3 (2.34%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.56%) Dell Compellent
13 2 (1.56%) Palo Alto
13 2 (1.56%) SaltStack