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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 92 108 169
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +61
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 102 67 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.58% 1.80% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.83% 7.09% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 97 61 20
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -14.11%
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
1038 945 1149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 26.31% 25.42% 26.64%
Number of salaries quoted 905 835 1030
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 - 7 £32,500 -
Stockport -9 3 £52,500 +5.00%
Oldham - 3 £41,430 -
Bolton +6 2 £25,000 +13.63% 1
Altrincham +5 1 £42,500 +150.00% 2
Bury - 1 £41,430 -
Salford - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
2 144 (83.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 117 (67.63%) Microsoft
4 115 (66.47%) VMware
5 101 (58.38%) Active Directory
6 91 (52.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 72 (41.62%) ITIL
8 71 (41.04%) MS Exchange
9 69 (39.88%) Citrix
10 61 (35.26%) Cisco
11 55 (31.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 47 (27.17%) Firewall
13 44 (25.43%) Microsoft Certification
14 42 (24.28%) IIS
14 42 (24.28%) Exchange Server 2010
15 41 (23.70%) SAN
16 38 (21.97%) Hyper-V
16 38 (21.97%) Windows 7
17 37 (21.39%) MS Excel
17 37 (21.39%) HP
17 37 (21.39%) LAN
17 37 (21.39%) WAN
18 31 (17.92%) SQL
18 31 (17.92%) SQL Server
18 31 (17.92%) NetApp
19 30 (17.34%) DNS
19 30 (17.34%) vSphere
20 28 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2013
21 27 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
21 27 (15.61%) Linux

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 71 (41.04%) MS Exchange
2 42 (24.28%) IIS
2 42 (24.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (16.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (13.87%) Exchange Server 2003
5 22 (12.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (9.83%) SharePoint
7 10 (5.78%) Lync
8 5 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.89%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (1.73%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.16%) Apache
11 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.58%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.58%) Moodle
Applications
1 37 (21.39%) MS Excel
2 25 (14.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.62%) Office 365
2 4 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.16%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (27.17%) Firewall
2 41 (23.70%) SAN
3 37 (21.39%) LAN
3 37 (21.39%) WAN
4 30 (17.34%) DNS
5 26 (15.03%) DHCP
6 24 (13.87%) TCP/IP
7 13 (7.51%) VPN
7 13 (7.51%) Internet
7 13 (7.51%) VLAN
7 13 (7.51%) Network Security
8 12 (6.94%) iSCSI
8 12 (6.94%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (5.78%) VoIP
10 9 (5.20%) IP Telephony
11 8 (4.62%) ADSL
12 7 (4.05%) NAS
13 6 (3.47%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (3.47%) DMZ
14 5 (2.89%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.92%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (12.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.31%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.16%) MySQL
7 2 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.89%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (10.40%) Law
2 15 (8.67%) Finance
3 5 (2.89%) Marketing
4 4 (2.31%) Legal
5 2 (1.16%) Advertising
6 1 (0.58%) Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Retail
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (23.12%) Analyst
2 38 (21.97%) Support Engineer
3 29 (16.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (15.03%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (10.40%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (10.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 16 (9.25%) Senior Analyst
7 15 (8.67%) IT Support
8 14 (8.09%) Server Engineer
8 14 (8.09%) Senior Security Analyst
8 14 (8.09%) Security Analyst
9 10 (5.78%) Server Support
10 9 (5.20%) Service Analyst
10 9 (5.20%) Server Support Engineer
10 9 (5.20%) Environment Manager
11 8 (4.62%) Storage Engineer
11 8 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.62%) Support Analyst
11 8 (4.62%) 3rd Line Server Support
11 8 (4.62%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.20%) Web Services
2 6 (3.47%) HTML
2 6 (3.47%) CSS
3 5 (2.89%) HTML5
3 5 (2.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (2.89%) CSS3
3 5 (2.89%) Apache Cordova
3 5 (2.89%) .NET
3 5 (2.89%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.89%) COM
3 5 (2.89%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.73%) X-Windows
5 2 (1.16%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.05%) EqualLogic
3 6 (3.47%) FlexPod
4 5 (2.89%) User Experience
4 5 (2.89%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.89%) Life Science
5 4 (2.31%) Clustering
6 3 (1.73%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.73%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.73%) Replication
6 3 (1.73%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.16%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.16%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.58%) Statistics
8 1 (0.58%) VLE
8 1 (0.58%) GIS
8 1 (0.58%) iPhone
8 1 (0.58%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 173 (100.00%) Windows
2 144 (83.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (52.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (21.97%) Windows 7
5 27 (15.61%) Linux
6 23 (13.29%) Windows 8
7 18 (10.40%) Windows XP
8 16 (9.25%) UNIX
9 3 (1.73%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.16%) Android
10 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.16%) Debian
10 2 (1.16%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.16%) Solaris
11 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (41.62%) ITIL
2 19 (10.98%) Migration
3 17 (9.83%) Kalman Filter
4 14 (8.09%) Change Management
5 13 (7.51%) Service Management
6 12 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (6.36%) Incident Management
8 10 (5.78%) Time Management
8 10 (5.78%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (5.20%) Data Migration
9 9 (5.20%) PRINCE
10 8 (4.62%) Problem Management
10 8 (4.62%) Data Analysis
10 8 (4.62%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.05%) Service Delivery
12 6 (3.47%) PRINCE2
12 6 (3.47%) Business Continuity
12 6 (3.47%) Information Security
12 6 (3.47%) Data Protection
13 5 (2.89%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.92%) SQL
2 24 (13.87%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.94%) C
4 5 (2.89%) C#
4 5 (2.89%) Java
4 5 (2.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (25.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (14.45%) MCSE
3 22 (12.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (12.14%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (11.56%) CCNA
6 15 (8.67%) MCSA
7 14 (8.09%) MCP
7 14 (8.09%) MCTS
8 12 (6.94%) NCDA
9 10 (5.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (5.78%) MCITP
9 10 (5.78%) Degree
9 10 (5.78%) ISEB
10 9 (5.20%) ISTQB
11 7 (4.05%) SC Cleared
11 7 (4.05%) Security Cleared
11 7 (4.05%) CCA
11 7 (4.05%) Citrix Certification
11 7 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (2.89%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.05%) SLA
3 6 (3.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 101 (58.38%) Active Directory
2 55 (31.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (21.97%) Hyper-V
4 30 (17.34%) vSphere
5 19 (10.98%) XenApp
6 9 (5.20%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.47%) NFS
7 6 (3.47%) Xen
7 6 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.89%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.73%) XenServer
9 3 (1.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.16%) vCloud
10 2 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (11.56%) SCCM
2 15 (8.67%) SCOM
3 9 (5.20%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.89%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.89%) SCDPM
4 5 (2.89%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.16%) SCSM
6 2 (1.16%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.16%) Nagios
6 2 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.16%) OpenNMS
6 2 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.16%) Puppet
6 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.58%) Legato
7 1 (0.58%) WSUS
7 1 (0.58%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 117 (67.63%) Microsoft
2 115 (66.47%) VMware
3 69 (39.88%) Citrix
4 61 (35.26%) Cisco
5 37 (21.39%) HP
6 31 (17.92%) NetApp
7 23 (13.29%) Dell
8 16 (9.25%) CheckPoint
8 16 (9.25%) Symantec
9 12 (6.94%) Juniper
10 10 (5.78%) F5
11 9 (5.20%) 3PAR
12 8 (4.62%) Splunk
12 8 (4.62%) Veeam
12 8 (4.62%) Fortinet
13 7 (4.05%) WatchGuard
14 6 (3.47%) SolarWinds
15 5 (2.89%) McAfee
15 5 (2.89%) IBM
16 4 (2.31%) Oracle
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