The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 92 98 159
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +61
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 93 94 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.60% 2.35% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.31% 9.24% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 77 80 27
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £22,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Windows Server 2012
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
822 1017 1050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.99% 25.37% 25.49%
Number of salaries quoted 662 858 909
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Manchester region.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in Manchester

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Manchester

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +12 6 £34,500 +97.14%
Salford +5 3 £23,250 - 1
Stockport +6 2 £30,000 +9.09%
Rochdale -2 1 £27,500 -38.88%
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012.

1 171 (100.00%) Windows
2 135 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 127 (74.27%) Microsoft
4 96 (56.14%) VMware
5 94 (54.97%) Active Directory
6 88 (51.46%) MS Exchange
7 77 (45.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 62 (36.26%) Citrix
9 61 (35.67%) MS Excel
9 61 (35.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 57 (33.33%) ITIL
11 53 (30.99%) Microsoft Certification
12 52 (30.41%) Exchange Server 2010
13 49 (28.65%) Exchange Server 2013
13 49 (28.65%) DNS
14 46 (26.90%) SQL Server
15 44 (25.73%) SAN
15 44 (25.73%) Windows 7
16 42 (24.56%) Hyper-V
16 42 (24.56%) DHCP
17 41 (23.98%) Firewall
18 38 (22.22%) WAN
18 38 (22.22%) Cisco
19 34 (19.88%) LAN
20 31 (18.13%) SQL
20 31 (18.13%) Windows 8
21 30 (17.54%) NetApp
22 28 (16.37%) SharePoint
22 28 (16.37%) Office 365
23 27 (15.79%) TCP/IP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 88 (51.46%) MS Exchange
2 52 (30.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (28.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (16.37%) SharePoint
5 27 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (12.28%) Lync
7 18 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (10.53%) IIS
8 9 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (4.68%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (2.92%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (2.34%) OpenStack
12 2 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.58%) Apache
13 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 61 (35.67%) MS Excel
2 25 (14.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 28 (16.37%) Office 365
2 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.17%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.17%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (28.65%) DNS
2 44 (25.73%) SAN
3 42 (24.56%) DHCP
4 41 (23.98%) Firewall
5 38 (22.22%) WAN
6 34 (19.88%) LAN
7 27 (15.79%) TCP/IP
8 13 (7.60%) VPN
9 11 (6.43%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (5.85%) Internet
11 7 (4.09%) MPLS
11 7 (4.09%) Wireless
11 7 (4.09%) NAS
12 6 (3.51%) FTP
13 5 (2.92%) VoIP
13 5 (2.92%) iSCSI
13 5 (2.92%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (2.34%) Network Security
14 4 (2.34%) VLAN
15 3 (1.75%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (26.90%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (7.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.58%) SQLite
8 1 (0.58%) DTS
8 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.58%) FxCop
2 1 (0.58%) StyleCop
2 1 (0.58%) Moq
2 1 (0.58%) Gerrit
2 1 (0.58%) WiX
2 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.58%) NUnit
General
1 27 (15.79%) Finance
2 8 (4.68%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.34%) Law
4 4 (2.34%) Legal
5 3 (1.75%) Publishing
6 2 (1.17%) Advertising
6 2 (1.17%) Retail
7 1 (0.58%) Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (24.56%) Support Engineer
2 24 (14.04%) 2nd Line Support
3 23 (13.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (11.70%) Systems Engineer
5 17 (9.94%) IT Support
6 16 (9.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 16 (9.36%) 3rd Line Support
7 15 (8.77%) Analyst
8 12 (7.02%) Architect
8 12 (7.02%) Administrator
8 12 (7.02%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (4.68%) Support Analyst
10 7 (4.09%) IT Manager
10 7 (4.09%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 6 (3.51%) Server Engineer
11 6 (3.51%) Server Support
11 6 (3.51%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.51%) Implementation Engineer
11 6 (3.51%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.51%) EDI
2 4 (2.34%) Web Services
3 1 (0.58%) XML
3 1 (0.58%) .NET
3 1 (0.58%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.58%) WCF
3 1 (0.58%) WPF
3 1 (0.58%) LINQ
3 1 (0.58%) Ninject
3 1 (0.58%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.19%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.85%) Clustering
3 10 (5.85%) Thin Client
3 10 (5.85%) Fat Client
4 8 (4.68%) Client/Server
5 7 (4.09%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.34%) Replication
7 3 (1.75%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.17%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.17%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.17%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.17%) Derivative
9 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.58%) Life Science
9 1 (0.58%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 171 (100.00%) Windows
2 135 (78.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 77 (45.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (25.73%) Windows 7
5 31 (18.13%) Windows 8
6 16 (9.36%) Linux
6 16 (9.36%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.51%) Ubuntu
7 6 (3.51%) Data ONTAP
8 5 (2.92%) Windows Vista
9 4 (2.34%) UNIX
9 4 (2.34%) Debian
9 4 (2.34%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.17%) SUSE
11 2 (1.17%) AIX
11 2 (1.17%) HPUX
11 2 (1.17%) Solaris
11 2 (1.17%) CentOS
12 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (33.33%) ITIL
2 20 (11.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (8.77%) Incident Management
4 12 (7.02%) Migration
4 12 (7.02%) Mentoring
5 11 (6.43%) Change Control
6 10 (5.85%) Server Building
6 10 (5.85%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (5.26%) Server Hardening
7 9 (5.26%) Change Management
8 8 (4.68%) Risk Management
8 8 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (4.68%) Coaching
9 7 (4.09%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (4.09%) Database Security
9 7 (4.09%) ERP
10 6 (3.51%) E-Commerce
10 6 (3.51%) Project Management
10 6 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (3.51%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 31 (18.13%) SQL
2 14 (8.19%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.51%) VBScript
3 6 (3.51%) C
4 5 (2.92%) VB
5 3 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.17%) Perl
6 2 (1.17%) sed
6 2 (1.17%) Python
6 2 (1.17%) AWK
7 1 (0.58%) Ruby
7 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.58%) PHP
7 1 (0.58%) C#
7 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (30.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (15.20%) MCSE
3 22 (12.87%) MCSA
4 21 (12.28%) MCP
4 21 (12.28%) MCITP
5 17 (9.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (9.36%) MCTS
7 15 (8.77%) CCNA
7 15 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (8.19%) NCDA
9 13 (7.60%) CCA
9 13 (7.60%) Citrix Certification
10 11 (6.43%) Degree
11 6 (3.51%) Security Cleared
11 6 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (2.92%) CCNP
13 3 (1.75%) CCEE
14 2 (1.17%) HND
14 2 (1.17%) CCENT
15 1 (0.58%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.20%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.58%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 94 (54.97%) Active Directory
2 61 (35.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (24.56%) Hyper-V
4 25 (14.62%) vSphere
5 23 (13.45%) XenDesktop
6 22 (12.87%) XenApp
7 17 (9.94%) XenServer
8 13 (7.60%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (5.26%) VMware ESX
10 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (2.34%) pfSense
11 2 (1.17%) vCloud
11 2 (1.17%) Firmware
12 1 (0.58%) Xen
12 1 (0.58%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (12.28%) SCCM
2 7 (4.09%) SCOM
3 5 (2.92%) WSUS
4 4 (2.34%) SCOrch
4 4 (2.34%) SCVMM
4 4 (2.34%) ZABBIX
4 4 (2.34%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.34%) ARCserve
5 3 (1.75%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.75%) HP SIM
5 3 (1.75%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (1.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.17%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.17%) vMotion
6 2 (1.17%) Puppet
6 2 (1.17%) EMC Navisphere
7 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.58%) LiteSpeed
7 1 (0.58%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 127 (74.27%) Microsoft
2 96 (56.14%) VMware
3 62 (36.26%) Citrix
4 38 (22.22%) Cisco
5 30 (17.54%) NetApp
6 22 (12.87%) HP
7 10 (5.85%) Dell
8 9 (5.26%) Symantec
9 8 (4.68%) Veeam
10 7 (4.09%) Avaya
11 6 (3.51%) WatchGuard
11 6 (3.51%) McAfee
12 5 (2.92%) Sophos
12 5 (2.92%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.92%) Oracle
13 4 (2.34%) EMC
14 3 (1.75%) SAP
14 3 (1.75%) AppSense
14 3 (1.75%) Hitachi
14 3 (1.75%) SonicWALL
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