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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 108 107 179
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +72
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 76 83 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.06% 2.06% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.25% 8.26% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 64 76 11
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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
921 1005 1096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.93% 24.93% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 757 825 961
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Altrincham - 6 £27,500 - 2
Salford +2 2 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Rochdale -10 2 £46,000 +15.00%
Oldham - 2 £30,000 -
Cheadle +5 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £27,500 -
Bolton - 1 £42,500 - 3
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 173 (100.00%) Windows
2 142 (82.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 131 (75.72%) Microsoft
4 121 (69.94%) VMware
5 96 (55.49%) Active Directory
6 91 (52.60%) MS Exchange
6 91 (52.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 69 (39.88%) ITIL
8 68 (39.31%) Cisco
9 66 (38.15%) Citrix
10 62 (35.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 55 (31.79%) Exchange Server 2010
12 51 (29.48%) Microsoft Certification
12 51 (29.48%) NetApp
13 46 (26.59%) Firewall
13 46 (26.59%) WAN
14 45 (26.01%) SAN
14 45 (26.01%) HP
15 44 (25.43%) Exchange Server 2013
16 43 (24.86%) Windows 7
17 42 (24.28%) LAN
18 41 (23.70%) MS Excel
18 41 (23.70%) SQL Server
19 36 (20.81%) SQL
20 35 (20.23%) vSphere
21 32 (18.50%) Exchange Server 2003
21 32 (18.50%) Hyper-V
21 32 (18.50%) IIS
21 32 (18.50%) Windows 8
22 31 (17.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 91 (52.60%) MS Exchange
2 55 (31.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (25.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (18.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 32 (18.50%) IIS
5 21 (12.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (11.56%) SharePoint
7 12 (6.94%) Lync
8 7 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.89%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (2.89%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (1.73%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.58%) Apache
11 1 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 41 (23.70%) MS Excel
2 26 (15.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.47%) Office 365
3 2 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.16%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (26.59%) WAN
1 46 (26.59%) Firewall
2 45 (26.01%) SAN
3 42 (24.28%) LAN
4 30 (17.34%) DHCP
5 29 (16.76%) DNS
6 19 (10.98%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (8.09%) TCP/IP
7 14 (8.09%) VLAN
7 14 (8.09%) iSCSI
8 11 (6.36%) VPN
9 9 (5.20%) Internet
9 9 (5.20%) NAS
9 9 (5.20%) IP Telephony
10 8 (4.62%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (4.62%) Network Security
10 8 (4.62%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (4.05%) ADSL
12 5 (2.89%) Wireless
13 4 (2.31%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (23.70%) SQL Server
2 26 (15.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (14.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (5.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.05%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (15.03%) Finance
2 5 (2.89%) Marketing
3 3 (1.73%) Law
3 3 (1.73%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.73%) Advertising
3 3 (1.73%) Publishing
4 2 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (0.58%) Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (24.86%) Support Engineer
2 34 (19.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (13.87%) 3rd Line Support
4 22 (12.72%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (10.40%) Analyst
6 16 (9.25%) IT Support
7 15 (8.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (6.94%) Architect
9 11 (6.36%) Server Engineer
10 10 (5.78%) Service Analyst
10 10 (5.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (5.20%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (5.20%) Field Engineer
11 9 (5.20%) IT Support Engineer
11 9 (5.20%) Environment Manager
12 8 (4.62%) Server Support
12 8 (4.62%) Technical Architect
13 7 (4.05%) Server Support Engineer
14 6 (3.47%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 6 (3.47%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.36%) Web Services
2 5 (2.89%) .NET Framework
2 5 (2.89%) HTML
2 5 (2.89%) .NET
2 5 (2.89%) ASP.NET
2 5 (2.89%) COM
2 5 (2.89%) CSS
2 5 (2.89%) HTML5
2 5 (2.89%) Entity Framework
2 5 (2.89%) CSS3
2 5 (2.89%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (1.73%) X-Windows
4 2 (1.16%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.16%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.34%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.78%) FlexPod
3 7 (4.05%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.47%) Clustering
4 6 (3.47%) Life Science
5 5 (2.89%) User Experience
5 5 (2.89%) EqualLogic
5 5 (2.89%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.73%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.73%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.73%) Replication
7 2 (1.16%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.16%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.58%) iPad
8 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 173 (100.00%) Windows
2 142 (82.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (52.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (24.86%) Windows 7
5 32 (18.50%) Windows 8
6 28 (16.18%) Linux
7 24 (13.87%) Windows XP
8 15 (8.67%) UNIX
9 5 (2.89%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.16%) Solaris
10 2 (1.16%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.16%) CentOS
11 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (39.88%) ITIL
2 29 (16.76%) Migration
3 18 (10.40%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (8.09%) Service Management
5 13 (7.51%) Change Management
6 12 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (6.36%) Mentoring
8 10 (5.78%) Business Continuity
8 10 (5.78%) Time Management
8 10 (5.78%) PRINCE2
9 9 (5.20%) PRINCE
9 9 (5.20%) Data Migration
9 9 (5.20%) Coaching
10 8 (4.62%) Problem Management
10 8 (4.62%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.47%) Data Management
12 5 (2.89%) Data Protection
12 5 (2.89%) Service Delivery
12 5 (2.89%) SEO
13 4 (2.31%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (20.81%) SQL
2 30 (17.34%) PowerShell
3 16 (9.25%) C
4 5 (2.89%) C#
4 5 (2.89%) Java
4 5 (2.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.58%) PHP
5 1 (0.58%) VBScript
5 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (29.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (17.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 28 (16.18%) MCSE
4 25 (14.45%) MCTS
5 23 (13.29%) CCNA
5 23 (13.29%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (12.72%) NCDA
7 16 (9.25%) MCP
8 14 (8.09%) CCA
8 14 (8.09%) Citrix Certification
9 12 (6.94%) MCSA
9 12 (6.94%) Degree
10 9 (5.20%) MCITP
10 9 (5.20%) ISTQB
10 9 (5.20%) ISEB
10 9 (5.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (2.31%) NCIE
12 4 (2.31%) VCAP
12 4 (2.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.05%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.31%) SLA
System Software
1 96 (55.49%) Active Directory
2 62 (35.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (20.23%) vSphere
4 32 (18.50%) Hyper-V
5 22 (12.72%) XenApp
6 21 (12.14%) XenDesktop
7 11 (6.36%) XenServer
8 7 (4.05%) NFS
8 7 (4.05%) Xen
9 4 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (1.16%) vCloud
11 2 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.58%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 27 (15.61%) SCCM
2 14 (8.09%) SCOM
3 7 (4.05%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.89%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.31%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.73%) SCDPM
6 3 (1.73%) XenMobile
6 3 (1.73%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.73%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.16%) Puppet
7 2 (1.16%) vMotion
7 2 (1.16%) SCSM
8 1 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.58%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.58%) Legato
8 1 (0.58%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 131 (75.72%) Microsoft
2 121 (69.94%) VMware
3 68 (39.31%) Cisco
4 66 (38.15%) Citrix
5 51 (29.48%) NetApp
6 45 (26.01%) HP
7 23 (13.29%) Dell
8 18 (10.40%) Symantec
9 13 (7.51%) Veeam
10 10 (5.78%) McAfee
11 8 (4.62%) 3PAR
12 7 (4.05%) WatchGuard
13 5 (2.89%) Fortinet
14 4 (2.31%) Sophos
14 4 (2.31%) Wyse
14 4 (2.31%) CommVault
15 3 (1.73%) Siemens
15 3 (1.73%) Red Hat
15 3 (1.73%) IBM
15 3 (1.73%) Oracle
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