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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 98 110 175
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +65
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 94 67 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.46% 1.78% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.71% 7.00% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 84 62 11
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £24,550 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,050 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -17.64%
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
968 957 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.31% 25.40% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 816 822 896
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Rochdale +1 7 £32,500 -23.52%
Salford - 2 £42,500 -
Bolton - 2 £25,000 -
Oldham - 2 £39,000 - 1
Cheadle -1 1 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Altrincham - 1 £42,500 - 2
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 184 (100.00%) Windows
2 152 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 137 (74.46%) Microsoft
4 128 (69.57%) VMware
5 110 (59.78%) Active Directory
6 102 (55.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 88 (47.83%) MS Exchange
8 75 (40.76%) ITIL
9 74 (40.22%) Citrix
10 73 (39.67%) Cisco
11 66 (35.87%) VMware Infrastructure
12 51 (27.72%) Microsoft Certification
13 49 (26.63%) HP
14 48 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
15 47 (25.54%) LAN
15 47 (25.54%) WAN
15 47 (25.54%) Firewall
16 45 (24.46%) Windows 7
17 44 (23.91%) SAN
18 42 (22.83%) MS Excel
19 41 (22.28%) NetApp
20 39 (21.20%) Exchange Server 2013
21 38 (20.65%) IIS
21 38 (20.65%) Hyper-V
22 35 (19.02%) SQL Server
23 34 (18.48%) Linux
24 33 (17.93%) SQL
25 32 (17.39%) vSphere
26 31 (16.85%) DNS
26 31 (16.85%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (47.83%) MS Exchange
2 48 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (21.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 38 (20.65%) IIS
5 31 (16.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 24 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (10.33%) SharePoint
8 11 (5.98%) Lync
9 7 (3.80%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (2.72%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (1.63%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.54%) Moodle
12 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.54%) Apache
12 1 (0.54%) Joomla!
Applications
1 42 (22.83%) MS Excel
2 27 (14.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.80%) Office 365
2 4 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (25.54%) LAN
1 47 (25.54%) WAN
1 47 (25.54%) Firewall
2 44 (23.91%) SAN
3 31 (16.85%) DNS
4 28 (15.22%) DHCP
5 19 (10.33%) TCP/IP
6 17 (9.24%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (8.15%) VLAN
8 13 (7.07%) Internet
8 13 (7.07%) VPN
9 12 (6.52%) iSCSI
10 10 (5.43%) IP Telephony
11 9 (4.89%) Network Security
12 8 (4.35%) VoIP
13 7 (3.80%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (3.80%) ADSL
14 6 (3.26%) NAS
15 5 (2.72%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (2.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.02%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (11.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.72%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (12.50%) Finance
2 9 (4.89%) Law
3 5 (2.72%) Marketing
4 2 (1.09%) Legal
4 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.09%) Advertising
5 1 (0.54%) Banking
5 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (27.17%) Support Engineer
2 34 (18.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (15.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 29 (15.76%) Analyst
4 24 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 19 (10.33%) IT Support
7 14 (7.61%) Server Engineer
8 10 (5.43%) Service Analyst
8 10 (5.43%) Server Support
9 9 (4.89%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.89%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (4.89%) Environment Manager
9 9 (4.89%) Server Support Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) Storage Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) Support Technician
10 8 (4.35%) Field Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 8 (4.35%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.43%) Web Services
2 6 (3.26%) CSS
2 6 (3.26%) HTML
3 5 (2.72%) HTML5
3 5 (2.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (2.72%) CSS3
3 5 (2.72%) Apache Cordova
3 5 (2.72%) .NET
3 5 (2.72%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.72%) COM
3 5 (2.72%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.63%) X-Windows
5 2 (1.09%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.54%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.43%) FlexPod
3 6 (3.26%) Life Science
3 6 (3.26%) EqualLogic
4 5 (2.72%) User Experience
4 5 (2.72%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.72%) Clustering
5 4 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.63%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.63%) Replication
6 3 (1.63%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.09%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.09%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.09%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.09%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.54%) iPad
8 1 (0.54%) GIS
8 1 (0.54%) VLE
8 1 (0.54%) iPhone
8 1 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 184 (100.00%) Windows
2 152 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 102 (55.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (24.46%) Windows 7
5 34 (18.48%) Linux
6 29 (15.76%) Windows 8
7 23 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 18 (9.78%) UNIX
9 4 (2.17%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.63%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.09%) Android
11 2 (1.09%) CentOS
11 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.09%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.09%) Solaris
11 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (40.76%) ITIL
2 24 (13.04%) Migration
3 15 (8.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (7.61%) Service Management
4 14 (7.61%) Change Management
5 12 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (5.98%) Mentoring
6 11 (5.98%) Incident Management
7 10 (5.43%) Time Management
7 10 (5.43%) Business Continuity
7 10 (5.43%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (4.89%) PRINCE
8 9 (4.89%) Data Migration
9 8 (4.35%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.80%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.80%) PRINCE2
11 6 (3.26%) Data Protection
11 6 (3.26%) Coaching
12 5 (2.72%) SEO
13 4 (2.17%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.93%) SQL
2 26 (14.13%) PowerShell
3 17 (9.24%) C
4 5 (2.72%) Java
4 5 (2.72%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.72%) C#
5 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (27.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (15.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 27 (14.67%) MCSE
4 23 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (11.96%) CCNA
6 20 (10.87%) MCTS
7 18 (9.78%) MCP
8 17 (9.24%) NCDA
9 16 (8.70%) MCSA
10 10 (5.43%) Degree
10 10 (5.43%) MCITP
11 9 (4.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (4.89%) CCA
11 9 (4.89%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (4.89%) ISEB
11 9 (4.89%) ISTQB
12 7 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (2.72%) VCP4
13 5 (2.72%) CCNP
13 5 (2.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.35%) SLA
2 7 (3.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 110 (59.78%) Active Directory
2 66 (35.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (20.65%) Hyper-V
4 32 (17.39%) vSphere
5 19 (10.33%) XenApp
6 14 (7.61%) XenDesktop
7 7 (3.80%) NFS
7 7 (3.80%) Xen
8 6 (3.26%) XenServer
9 4 (2.17%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.09%) vCloud
11 2 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.54%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (11.96%) SCCM
2 14 (7.61%) SCOM
3 9 (4.89%) NetBackup
4 6 (3.26%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.17%) SCVMM
5 4 (2.17%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.09%) Nagios
6 2 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.09%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.09%) SCSM
6 2 (1.09%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.54%) Legato
7 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 137 (74.46%) Microsoft
2 128 (69.57%) VMware
3 74 (40.22%) Citrix
4 73 (39.67%) Cisco
5 49 (26.63%) HP
6 41 (22.28%) NetApp
7 26 (14.13%) Dell
8 22 (11.96%) Symantec
9 12 (6.52%) Veeam
10 10 (5.43%) 3PAR
11 8 (4.35%) CheckPoint
12 7 (3.80%) McAfee
12 7 (3.80%) WatchGuard
13 6 (3.26%) Fortinet
13 6 (3.26%) SolarWinds
14 5 (2.72%) IBM
15 4 (2.17%) Wyse
15 4 (2.17%) EMC
15 4 (2.17%) Juniper
15 4 (2.17%) CommVault
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