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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 89 102 174
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +72
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 85 82 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.55% 2.06% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.10% 7.82% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 70 72 18
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,675 £22,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,875 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.35% -7.00%
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
766 1048 1119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.97% 26.37% 26.12%
Number of salaries quoted 625 889 981
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,050 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 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 2 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 +10 6 £34,500 +97.14%
Salford +6 3 £23,250 - 1
Rochdale -2 2 £29,500 +11.32% 1
Altrincham - 1 £29,000 - 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £27,500 -
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Windows
2 143 (79.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 139 (76.80%) Microsoft
4 105 (58.01%) VMware
5 101 (55.80%) Active Directory
6 92 (50.83%) MS Exchange
7 91 (50.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 73 (40.33%) Citrix
9 70 (38.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 66 (36.46%) MS Excel
11 65 (35.91%) ITIL
12 56 (30.94%) Microsoft Certification
13 55 (30.39%) Exchange Server 2010
14 54 (29.83%) Windows 7
15 50 (27.62%) Exchange Server 2013
16 49 (27.07%) Cisco
17 47 (25.97%) SAN
17 47 (25.97%) WAN
17 47 (25.97%) DNS
18 46 (25.41%) NetApp
19 45 (24.86%) Firewall
20 43 (23.76%) DHCP
20 43 (23.76%) LAN
21 41 (22.65%) SQL Server
22 40 (22.10%) Hyper-V
23 39 (21.55%) Windows 8
24 35 (19.34%) HP
25 31 (17.13%) MS Office
25 31 (17.13%) Finance
26 30 (16.57%) TCP/IP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 92 (50.83%) MS Exchange
2 55 (30.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (27.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (15.47%) SharePoint
5 26 (14.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 23 (12.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 22 (12.15%) IIS
8 18 (9.94%) Lync
9 10 (5.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (4.97%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.55%) Apache
11 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 66 (36.46%) MS Excel
2 31 (17.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.36%) Office 365
2 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (25.97%) WAN
1 47 (25.97%) DNS
1 47 (25.97%) SAN
2 45 (24.86%) Firewall
3 43 (23.76%) DHCP
3 43 (23.76%) LAN
4 30 (16.57%) TCP/IP
5 18 (9.94%) Wi-Fi
6 13 (7.18%) VPN
7 11 (6.08%) Wireless
7 11 (6.08%) iSCSI
8 10 (5.52%) VLAN
9 9 (4.97%) NAS
10 8 (4.42%) MPLS
11 7 (3.87%) Network Security
12 6 (3.31%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (3.31%) Internet
13 5 (2.76%) FTP
13 5 (2.76%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (2.21%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.65%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (7.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (7.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.55%) DTS
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (17.13%) Finance
2 7 (3.87%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.87%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.21%) Advertising
4 3 (1.66%) Publishing
4 3 (1.66%) Law
4 3 (1.66%) Legal
5 2 (1.10%) Retail
6 1 (0.55%) Back Office
6 1 (0.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (27.07%) Support Engineer
2 35 (19.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (16.02%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (11.05%) Systems Engineer
5 18 (9.94%) IT Support
6 17 (9.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 17 (9.39%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (8.84%) Analyst
8 14 (7.73%) Architect
9 12 (6.63%) IT Support Engineer
10 8 (4.42%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 8 (4.42%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.87%) IT Manager
11 7 (3.87%) Technical Architect
11 7 (3.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (3.31%) Implementation Engineer
12 6 (3.31%) NetApp Engineer
12 6 (3.31%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.31%) Administrator
12 6 (3.31%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.31%) EDI
2 4 (2.21%) Web Services
3 2 (1.10%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.84%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.63%) Thin Client
3 12 (6.63%) Fat Client
4 8 (4.42%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.42%) FlexPod
5 7 (3.87%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.87%) Clustering
6 4 (2.21%) Replication
6 4 (2.21%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (1.66%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.66%) Life Science
8 2 (1.10%) Derivative
8 2 (1.10%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.55%) iPad
9 1 (0.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 181 (100.00%) Windows
2 143 (79.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (50.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 54 (29.83%) Windows 7
5 39 (21.55%) Windows 8
6 25 (13.81%) Windows XP
7 19 (10.50%) Linux
8 6 (3.31%) Data ONTAP
9 5 (2.76%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.21%) UNIX
10 4 (2.21%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.10%) SUSE
12 2 (1.10%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.10%) CentOS
12 2 (1.10%) AIX
12 2 (1.10%) HPUX
12 2 (1.10%) Solaris
13 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (35.91%) ITIL
2 21 (11.60%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (11.05%) Migration
4 13 (7.18%) Incident Management
5 11 (6.08%) Mentoring
6 10 (5.52%) Server Building
7 9 (4.97%) Server Hardening
7 9 (4.97%) Change Control
7 9 (4.97%) Business Continuity
8 8 (4.42%) Risk Management
8 8 (4.42%) Change Management
8 8 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.87%) E-Commerce
9 7 (3.87%) ERP
9 7 (3.87%) Coaching
9 7 (3.87%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (3.87%) Database Security
10 6 (3.31%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (3.31%) People Management
10 6 (3.31%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.47%) SQL
2 18 (9.94%) PowerShell
3 14 (7.73%) C
4 6 (3.31%) VBScript
5 5 (2.76%) VB
6 2 (1.10%) Python
6 2 (1.10%) AWK
6 2 (1.10%) Perl
6 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.10%) sed
7 1 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (30.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (14.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 24 (13.26%) MCP
3 24 (13.26%) MCSE
4 23 (12.71%) MCTS
5 21 (11.60%) MCSA
6 20 (11.05%) NCDA
7 18 (9.94%) CCNA
7 18 (9.94%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (9.94%) MCITP
8 14 (7.73%) CCA
8 14 (7.73%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (4.97%) Degree
10 7 (3.87%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (3.31%) Security Cleared
12 4 (2.21%) CCNP
13 3 (1.66%) CCEE
14 2 (1.10%) NCIE
14 2 (1.10%) VCAP
14 2 (1.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.26%) SLA
2 4 (2.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 101 (55.80%) Active Directory
2 70 (38.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (22.10%) Hyper-V
4 28 (15.47%) vSphere
5 27 (14.92%) XenApp
6 26 (14.36%) XenDesktop
7 18 (9.94%) XenServer
8 13 (7.18%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (3.87%) VMware ESX
10 4 (2.21%) Xen
10 4 (2.21%) NFS
11 2 (1.10%) Firmware
11 2 (1.10%) vCloud
11 2 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.55%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 28 (15.47%) SCCM
2 9 (4.97%) SCOM
3 4 (2.21%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (2.21%) WSUS
3 4 (2.21%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.66%) XenMobile
4 3 (1.66%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (1.66%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.66%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.10%) Puppet
5 2 (1.10%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.10%) vMotion
5 2 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.10%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (0.55%) SnapMirror
6 1 (0.55%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 139 (76.80%) Microsoft
2 105 (58.01%) VMware
3 73 (40.33%) Citrix
4 49 (27.07%) Cisco
5 46 (25.41%) NetApp
6 35 (19.34%) HP
7 19 (10.50%) Dell
8 17 (9.39%) Symantec
9 13 (7.18%) Veeam
10 9 (4.97%) McAfee
11 6 (3.31%) Avaya
12 5 (2.76%) Oracle
12 5 (2.76%) Sophos
12 5 (2.76%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.21%) EMC
14 3 (1.66%) SAP
14 3 (1.66%) AppSense
14 3 (1.66%) Wyse
14 3 (1.66%) WatchGuard
14 3 (1.66%) SonicWALL
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Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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