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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 89 96 114
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 88 108 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.71% 2.69% 1.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.44% 10.33% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 65 100 64
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £23,950 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £51,050
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +2.85%
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
843 1046 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.95% 26.03% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 694 908 839
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +22 7 £32,500 +30.00%
Stockport - 7 £30,000 -
Bury - 2 £34,375 - 3
Salford +9 1 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Oldham -1 1 £30,000 -23.07%
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 162 (100.00%) Windows
2 127 (78.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (61.73%) Active Directory
4 88 (54.32%) Microsoft
5 87 (53.70%) Windows Server
6 84 (51.85%) VMware
7 70 (43.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 60 (37.04%) SQL Server
9 58 (35.80%) Cisco
10 53 (32.72%) MS Exchange
10 53 (32.72%) ITIL
11 50 (30.86%) SQL
12 49 (30.25%) Windows 7
13 46 (28.40%) SQL Server 2008
13 46 (28.40%) Microsoft Certification
14 44 (27.16%) MS Excel
15 42 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
16 41 (25.31%) PowerShell
16 41 (25.31%) WAN
17 40 (24.69%) LAN
18 39 (24.07%) SAN
19 38 (23.46%) TCP/IP
20 36 (22.22%) NetApp
21 34 (20.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 34 (20.99%) Windows 8
22 33 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 32 (19.75%) T-SQL
24 31 (19.14%) SQL Server 2005
24 31 (19.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 31 (19.14%) SQL Server 2012

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 53 (32.72%) MS Exchange
2 28 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 22 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (11.73%) IIS
6 16 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (9.88%) Skype for Business
7 8 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (4.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.47%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.62%) Apache
9 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 44 (27.16%) MS Excel
2 20 (12.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Line 500
1 2 (1.23%) MFGPRO
1 2 (1.23%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.62%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 26 (16.05%) Office 365
2 14 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.62%) IaaS
4 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (25.31%) WAN
2 40 (24.69%) LAN
3 39 (24.07%) SAN
4 38 (23.46%) TCP/IP
5 27 (16.67%) Firewall
6 25 (15.43%) DHCP
7 23 (14.20%) DNS
8 21 (12.96%) Remote Desktop
9 17 (10.49%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (8.02%) VPN
11 9 (5.56%) VLAN
12 8 (4.94%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (4.94%) Network Security
13 7 (4.32%) VoIP
14 5 (3.09%) DDNS
14 5 (3.09%) IPsec
15 3 (1.85%) NAS
16 2 (1.23%) IP Telephony
16 2 (1.23%) MPLS
16 2 (1.23%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 46 (28.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (20.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (19.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 31 (19.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (19.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (17.90%) SQL Server 2014
6 18 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
7 17 (10.49%) DTS
8 14 (8.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (3.09%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.09%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (8.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.09%) FxCop
2 5 (3.09%) Gerrit
2 5 (3.09%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.09%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.09%) Moq
2 5 (3.09%) NUnit
2 5 (3.09%) StyleCop
2 5 (3.09%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.09%) WiX
3 3 (1.85%) Fiddler
3 3 (1.85%) Firebug
3 3 (1.85%) MSTest
General
1 28 (17.28%) Finance
2 11 (6.79%) Retail
3 5 (3.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.23%) Law
5 2 (1.23%) Legal
5 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (17.90%) DBA
2 29 (17.90%) SQL DBA
3 24 (14.81%) SQL Server DBA
3 24 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 23 (14.20%) Administrator
4 23 (14.20%) VMware Engineer
5 22 (13.58%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (12.35%) IT Support
7 19 (11.73%) Analyst
7 19 (11.73%) Systems Administrator
8 14 (8.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (8.02%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (6.79%) Project Engineer
10 11 (6.79%) Senior VMware Engineer
10 11 (6.79%) Support Technician
11 10 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support Technician
11 10 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (6.17%) Technical Support
12 9 (5.56%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.56%) .NET
2 6 (3.70%) Web Services
2 6 (3.70%) XML
3 5 (3.09%) LINQ
3 5 (3.09%) Ninject
3 5 (3.09%) Regular Expression
3 5 (3.09%) WCF
3 5 (3.09%) WPF
4 4 (2.47%) CSS
4 4 (2.47%) HTML
5 3 (1.85%) JSON
6 1 (0.62%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.62%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.52%) Replication
2 27 (16.67%) Clustering
3 15 (9.26%) FlexPod
4 12 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (6.79%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.32%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.09%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.09%) EPoS
7 5 (3.09%) HP StoreVirtual
8 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.47%) W3C
9 3 (1.85%) IBM XIV
9 3 (1.85%) Symmetrix
10 2 (1.23%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.23%) Handset
10 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.23%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.62%) CCTV
11 1 (0.62%) NHS
11 1 (0.62%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 162 (100.00%) Windows
2 127 (78.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (53.70%) Windows Server
4 70 (43.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (30.25%) Windows 7
6 34 (20.99%) Windows 8
7 14 (8.64%) Data ONTAP
7 14 (8.64%) Linux
8 10 (6.17%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.47%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.85%) Unix
11 2 (1.23%) Android
11 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.23%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.72%) ITIL
2 28 (17.28%) High Availability
3 26 (16.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (11.73%) Performance Monitoring
5 17 (10.49%) Capacity Planning
5 17 (10.49%) Performance Analysis
6 16 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (9.88%) Incident Management
7 14 (8.64%) Load Balancing
8 13 (8.02%) PRINCE2
8 13 (8.02%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (7.41%) Mentoring
10 11 (6.79%) Change Control
11 10 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (5.56%) Capacity Management
12 9 (5.56%) Change Management
12 9 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (5.56%) Problem Management
12 9 (5.56%) Scrum
12 9 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 50 (30.86%) SQL
2 41 (25.31%) PowerShell
3 32 (19.75%) T-SQL
4 7 (4.32%) VB
5 6 (3.70%) C
5 6 (3.70%) C#
5 6 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.09%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.09%) Ruby
6 5 (3.09%) VBScript
7 3 (1.85%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (0.62%) Perl
8 1 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (28.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (20.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 28 (17.28%) MCTS
4 19 (11.73%) MCSE
5 17 (10.49%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (10.49%) Degree
6 16 (9.88%) MCP
7 15 (9.26%) CCNA
7 15 (9.26%) NCDA
8 13 (8.02%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (6.79%) MCITP
9 11 (6.79%) MCSA
10 6 (3.70%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.85%) CCNP
12 2 (1.23%) HND
12 2 (1.23%) MCDBA
13 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.62%) MCDST
13 1 (0.62%) NCIE
13 1 (0.62%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.64%) SLA
System Software
1 100 (61.73%) Active Directory
2 42 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (14.20%) Hyper-V
4 17 (10.49%) vSphere
5 5 (3.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.47%) XenApp
7 3 (1.85%) SRDF
7 3 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.85%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (12.35%) SCCM
2 18 (11.11%) LiteSpeed
3 14 (8.64%) SCOM
4 8 (4.94%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (4.94%) SCOrch
5 5 (3.09%) ServiceCenter
5 5 (3.09%) ThinApp
5 5 (3.09%) Wonderware InTouch
6 2 (1.23%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.23%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.23%) SnapMirror
6 2 (1.23%) SnapVault
6 2 (1.23%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.62%) Puppet
7 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 88 (54.32%) Microsoft
2 84 (51.85%) VMware
3 58 (35.80%) Cisco
4 36 (22.22%) NetApp
5 24 (14.81%) Citrix
6 17 (10.49%) HP
7 16 (9.88%) Intel Security
8 14 (8.64%) Dell
9 13 (8.02%) SolarWinds
10 9 (5.56%) Hitachi
10 9 (5.56%) Symantec
11 8 (4.94%) Veeam
12 6 (3.70%) 3PAR
12 6 (3.70%) AppSense
12 6 (3.70%) Remedy
12 6 (3.70%) Sophos
13 5 (3.09%) Wonderware
14 4 (2.47%) Mitel
14 4 (2.47%) WatchGuard
15 3 (1.85%) Apple
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