Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 200 104
Rank change year-on-year +60 -96 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2008 149 113 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.04% 1.38% 2.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.69% 5.68% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 130 108 158
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -8.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £19,000 £23,500 £21,675
90th Percentile £50,000 £49,125 £51,250
North West median annual salary £32,500 £31,000 £33,525
% change year-on-year +4.84% -7.53% +3.15%

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 1,537 1,991 1,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.08% 24.23% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,280 1,719 1,309
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 - 19 £37,500 - 3
Salford +8 10 £27,750 -0.89% 2
Wigan +10 9 £42,500 +63.46% 4
Bolton - 4 £35,000 - 1
Altrincham +3 2 £22,500 -16.67%
Oldham +18 1 £32,500 -40.91%
Cheadle - 1 £19,000 - 1
Windows Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 149 (100.00%) Windows
2 121 (81.21%) Windows Server
3 113 (75.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 106 (71.14%) Microsoft
5 102 (68.46%) Active Directory
6 101 (67.79%) VMware
7 79 (53.02%) MS Exchange
8 76 (51.01%) Office 365
9 67 (44.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 61 (40.94%) Hyper-V
11 56 (37.58%) DNS
12 47 (31.54%) Exchange Server 2010
13 46 (30.87%) ITIL
13 46 (30.87%) Firewall
14 44 (29.53%) Microsoft Certification
15 42 (28.19%) Cisco
16 38 (25.50%) TCP/IP
17 36 (24.16%) LAN
18 35 (23.49%) WAN
18 35 (23.49%) Microsoft Azure
19 34 (22.82%) Windows 7
19 34 (22.82%) Exchange Server 2013
19 34 (22.82%) SQL Server
20 33 (22.15%) SharePoint
20 33 (22.15%) DHCP
21 30 (20.13%) SLA
21 30 (20.13%) Windows 10
22 28 (18.79%) MCSE
22 28 (18.79%) Microsoft Office
23 24 (16.11%) 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 79 (53.02%) MS Exchange
2 47 (31.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (22.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 33 (22.15%) SharePoint
5 24 (16.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (15.44%) Skype for Business
7 9 (6.04%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (4.03%) WordPress
9 4 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (2.01%) IIS
10 3 (2.01%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (2.01%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (18.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (8.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.67%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 76 (51.01%) Office 365
2 35 (23.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (12.75%) IaaS
4 14 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.01%) G Suite
5 3 (2.01%) PaaS
5 3 (2.01%) SaaS
6 2 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 56 (37.58%) DNS
2 46 (30.87%) Firewall
3 38 (25.50%) TCP/IP
4 36 (24.16%) LAN
5 35 (23.49%) WAN
6 33 (22.15%) DHCP
7 24 (16.11%) SAN
8 20 (13.42%) Skype
9 14 (9.40%) VPN
10 12 (8.05%) Internet
10 12 (8.05%) VLAN
11 9 (6.04%) Network Security
11 9 (6.04%) SSL
11 9 (6.04%) VoIP
12 8 (5.37%) Wireless
13 6 (4.03%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (4.03%) iSCSI
13 6 (4.03%) Unified Communications
13 6 (4.03%) WLAN
14 5 (3.36%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.82%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (6.04%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.03%) MS Access
6 5 (3.36%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.68%) MySQL
8 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.34%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.67%) Big Data
10 1 (0.67%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.67%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.67%) Redis
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (4.70%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.03%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.68%) Hudson
3 4 (2.68%) MSBuild
3 4 (2.68%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (14.09%) Retail
2 12 (8.05%) Finance
3 9 (6.04%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.34%) Back Office
5 2 (1.34%) Billing
5 2 (1.34%) Law
5 2 (1.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (18.79%) Support Engineer
2 23 (15.44%) IT Support
3 17 (11.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 17 (11.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (10.74%) IT Engineer
5 15 (10.07%) Analyst
6 13 (8.72%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (8.05%) 1st Line Support
7 12 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (7.38%) Administrator
8 11 (7.38%) IT Manager
8 11 (7.38%) IT Support Engineer
8 11 (7.38%) Service Desk Engineer
9 10 (6.71%) 1st Line Engineer
10 9 (6.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (6.04%) Developer
11 8 (5.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 8 (5.37%) IT Operations Manager
11 8 (5.37%) Operations Engineer
12 7 (4.70%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.70%) Web Services
2 5 (3.36%) .NET
3 4 (2.68%) 802.1X
3 4 (2.68%) React
4 3 (2.01%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.01%) Ajax
4 3 (2.01%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.01%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.01%) CSS
4 3 (2.01%) HTML
4 3 (2.01%) HTML5
4 3 (2.01%) WCF
4 3 (2.01%) WPF
5 1 (0.67%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.67%) JSON
5 1 (0.67%) Node.js
5 1 (0.67%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.41%) Driving Licence
2 11 (7.38%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.70%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (4.70%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.36%) Clustering
4 5 (3.36%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.68%) Robotics
6 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.01%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.01%) iPad
6 3 (2.01%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.34%) iPhone
7 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.34%) Replication
8 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 149 (100.00%) Windows
2 121 (81.21%) Windows Server
3 113 (75.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (22.82%) Windows 7
5 30 (20.13%) Windows 10
6 19 (12.75%) Linux
7 11 (7.38%) Mac OS
7 11 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (5.37%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.03%) Unix
9 6 (4.03%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.68%) Solaris
11 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.34%) CentOS
11 2 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.34%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.67%) AIX
12 1 (0.67%) Android
12 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.87%) ITIL
2 22 (14.77%) Problem Management
3 20 (13.42%) Tech Ops
4 19 (12.75%) Mentoring
4 19 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (10.74%) Change Management
5 16 (10.74%) Service Management
6 15 (10.07%) Incident Management
7 13 (8.72%) DevOps
8 12 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (8.05%) CRM
9 11 (7.38%) ITIL V3
10 10 (6.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (6.71%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (6.04%) ITSM
11 9 (6.04%) Line Management
12 7 (4.70%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (4.70%) Practice Management
12 7 (4.70%) Security Patching
12 7 (4.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.44%) SQL
2 17 (11.41%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.37%) Python
4 6 (4.03%) VBA
5 5 (3.36%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.36%) Perl
6 4 (2.68%) Bourne shell
6 4 (2.68%) C#
6 4 (2.68%) Korn
6 4 (2.68%) Ruby
7 3 (2.01%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.01%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.34%) Java
9 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (29.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (18.79%) MCSE
3 21 (14.09%) MCSA
4 17 (11.41%) Degree
5 14 (9.40%) MCP
6 11 (7.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (6.04%) HNC
7 9 (6.04%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (5.37%) CCNA
8 8 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (4.70%) DBS Check
10 6 (4.03%) CCNP
11 5 (3.36%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (3.36%) MCTS
11 5 (3.36%) Security Cleared
11 5 (3.36%) VCP5
12 3 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (1.34%) MCITP
13 2 (1.34%) RHCT
14 1 (0.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (20.13%) SLA
2 6 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.68%) GDPR
4 2 (1.34%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.67%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 102 (68.46%) Active Directory
2 67 (44.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (40.94%) Hyper-V
4 17 (11.41%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (11.41%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (6.04%) vSphere
6 8 (5.37%) XenApp
7 6 (4.03%) Docker
8 4 (2.68%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.68%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.01%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (2.01%) XenServer
10 2 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.67%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.67%) Kamailio
11 1 (0.67%) NFS
11 1 (0.67%) vCloud
11 1 (0.67%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (13.42%) SCCM
2 9 (6.04%) SCOM
2 9 (6.04%) SCVMM
3 8 (5.37%) Ansible
4 6 (4.03%) Puppet
4 6 (4.03%) WSUS
5 4 (2.68%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.68%) Terraform
6 3 (2.01%) Data Guard
6 3 (2.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (2.01%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.34%) Rundeck
7 2 (1.34%) SmoothWall
8 1 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.67%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.67%) vRealize
8 1 (0.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 106 (71.14%) Microsoft
2 101 (67.79%) VMware
3 42 (28.19%) Cisco
4 20 (13.42%) Citrix
5 11 (7.38%) SolarWinds
6 10 (6.71%) Avaya
6 10 (6.71%) HP
6 10 (6.71%) Veeam
7 6 (4.03%) Nimble Storage
8 5 (3.36%) Acme Packet
8 5 (3.36%) Dell
8 5 (3.36%) Meraki
8 5 (3.36%) NetApp
8 5 (3.36%) Sonus
9 4 (2.68%) Blue Prism
9 4 (2.68%) Juniper
9 4 (2.68%) Oracle
9 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.68%) SonicWALL
10 3 (2.01%) EMC