The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 105 178 -
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 83 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.05% 0.27% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.25% 1.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 76 11 0
Average salary £31,500 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.56% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 -
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1006 1096 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.86% 26.71% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 826 961 874
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2012
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - 7 £32,500 -
Wigan +13 5 £20,500 -24.90% 2
Rochdale +2 5 £40,000 +70.21% 2
Salford - 1 £52,500 - 1
Stockport - 1 £31,500 -
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Windows
2 115 (78.23%) Microsoft
3 106 (72.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 89 (60.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 83 (56.46%) VMware
6 80 (54.42%) SQL
7 70 (47.62%) Active Directory
8 68 (46.26%) MS Exchange
9 58 (39.46%) MS Excel
10 57 (38.78%) Exchange Server 2010
11 52 (35.37%) Hyper-V
12 48 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
12 48 (32.65%) NetApp
13 47 (31.97%) Cisco
14 46 (31.29%) SQL Server
15 45 (30.61%) ITIL
16 44 (29.93%) Microsoft Certification
17 43 (29.25%) Firewall
17 43 (29.25%) vSphere
18 42 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
19 41 (27.89%) SCOM
19 41 (27.89%) LAN
19 41 (27.89%) WAN
19 41 (27.89%) IIS
20 39 (26.53%) Windows 7
21 38 (25.85%) Windows 8
22 37 (25.17%) SQL Server 2012
22 37 (25.17%) SCCM
22 37 (25.17%) DNS
23 34 (23.13%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 68 (46.26%) MS Exchange
2 57 (38.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (27.89%) IIS
4 33 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (10.20%) SharePoint
8 11 (7.48%) Apache
8 11 (7.48%) Lync
9 8 (5.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 58 (39.46%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Sage 1000
2 7 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.36%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.12%) Office 365
2 2 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.36%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.36%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 43 (29.25%) Firewall
2 41 (27.89%) LAN
2 41 (27.89%) WAN
3 37 (25.17%) DNS
4 28 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
5 24 (16.33%) SAN
5 24 (16.33%) TCP/IP
6 23 (15.65%) Cisco Nexus
7 20 (13.61%) DHCP
8 12 (8.16%) SMTP
9 10 (6.80%) FTP
10 6 (4.08%) Internet
11 4 (2.72%) VLAN
11 4 (2.72%) iSCSI
11 4 (2.72%) VPN
12 3 (2.04%) SSL
12 3 (2.04%) IPsec
12 3 (2.04%) NAS
13 2 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (1.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (31.29%) SQL Server
2 42 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (25.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.68%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 27 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (17.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (21.09%) Finance
2 4 (2.72%) Law
3 3 (2.04%) Advertising
4 2 (1.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (17.69%) Analyst
2 25 (17.01%) 3rd Line Support
3 24 (16.33%) Support Engineer
4 14 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (8.16%) Consultant
6 11 (7.48%) Architect
6 11 (7.48%) Developer
6 11 (7.48%) Support Analyst
6 11 (7.48%) IT Support
7 10 (6.80%) Platform Architect
7 10 (6.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (6.80%) Tester
8 9 (6.12%) Technical Consultant
8 9 (6.12%) Server Support
8 9 (6.12%) Server Support Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) Server Engineer
8 9 (6.12%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 9 (6.12%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 8 (5.44%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.84%) ASP.NET
1 13 (8.84%) XML
1 13 (8.84%) XSL
1 13 (8.84%) .NET
1 13 (8.84%) ASP.NET MVC
1 13 (8.84%) jQuery
2 6 (4.08%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.36%) COM
3 2 (1.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.72%) EqualLogic
2 3 (2.04%) CLARiiON
3 2 (1.36%) iPad
3 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (1.36%) iPhone
3 2 (1.36%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.36%) Clustering
4 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 147 (100.00%) Windows
2 106 (72.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 89 (60.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (26.53%) Windows 7
5 38 (25.85%) Windows 8
6 34 (23.13%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.36%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.36%) Android
7 2 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.36%) Linux
8 1 (0.68%) AIX
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.68%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.68%) CentOS
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.61%) ITIL
2 25 (17.01%) Project Management
2 25 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.93%) CRM
4 15 (10.20%) PRINCE2
4 15 (10.20%) Scrum
5 13 (8.84%) MVC
5 13 (8.84%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (8.84%) Software Testing
6 12 (8.16%) Unit Testing
6 12 (8.16%) OOP
6 12 (8.16%) OO
7 11 (7.48%) Change Management
8 6 (4.08%) Refactoring
8 6 (4.08%) Pair Programming
8 6 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.72%) Web Development
10 3 (2.04%) HOOD
10 3 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.04%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 80 (54.42%) SQL
2 13 (8.84%) C#
2 13 (8.84%) JavaScript
2 13 (8.84%) T-SQL
2 13 (8.84%) VB.NET
3 3 (2.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (29.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (20.41%) CCNA
2 30 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (19.73%) MCTS
4 23 (15.65%) Degree
4 23 (15.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 23 (15.65%) NCDA
5 15 (10.20%) ISEB
6 11 (7.48%) MCSE
7 10 (6.80%) Security Cleared
8 8 (5.44%) MCP
9 7 (4.76%) MCSA
10 5 (3.40%) MCITP
11 3 (2.04%) CCNP
12 2 (1.36%) HND
13 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.68%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.08%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 52 (35.37%) Hyper-V
3 48 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (29.25%) vSphere
5 7 (4.76%) VMware Server
6 4 (2.72%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.04%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.36%) vCloud
8 2 (1.36%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.36%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 41 (27.89%) SCOM
2 37 (25.17%) SCCM
3 12 (8.16%) SCVMM
4 6 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.04%) WSUS
6 2 (1.36%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.36%) Puppet
6 2 (1.36%) OpenNMS
6 2 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.68%) Nagios
7 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 115 (78.23%) Microsoft
2 83 (56.46%) VMware
3 48 (32.65%) NetApp
4 47 (31.97%) Cisco
5 16 (10.88%) Citrix
6 15 (10.20%) HP
7 11 (7.48%) Avaya
8 10 (6.80%) Sage
9 8 (5.44%) Dell
10 7 (4.76%) Veeam
11 6 (4.08%) McAfee
12 4 (2.72%) WatchGuard
12 4 (2.72%) EMC
13 3 (2.04%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.36%) ZyXEL
14 2 (1.36%) Brocade
14 2 (1.36%) Mitel
14 2 (1.36%) Acronis
14 2 (1.36%) SolarWinds
14 2 (1.36%) Kaspersky
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + On-Call, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Bolton School
Salary: Up to £15,189 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The 100 Company
Salary: £0.00 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits+Car+Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Oldham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Wigan
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + car/allow + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
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Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + car/allow + bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 days ago
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Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £25,000 + excellent bens
Posted: 19 days ago
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Actis Recruitment Ltd
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Posted: 22 days ago