Period
to 24 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Windows Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 6 months to 24 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 149 158 157
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1 -46
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 35 71 127
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.00% 1.35% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 6.12% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 30 55 115
Median annual salary £56,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £36,650 £21,250 £20,700
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £67,080
North West median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% +12.00%

Windows Server 2012 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 665 1,161 1,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.01% 22.04% 23.16%
Number of salaries quoted 586 942 1,242
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,000 £24,025
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £68,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,250 £41,984
% change year-on-year +6.51% +0.63% +4.96%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Manchester

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Manchester.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in Manchester

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Manchester

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 February 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford +20 2 £40,000 -38.46%
Stockport +17 1 £24,000 -20.00%
Bolton +7 1 £42,000 +13.51%
Windows Server 2012
North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
3 25 (71.43%) DNS
4 21 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 16 (45.71%) Azure
6 15 (42.86%) Microsoft 365
6 15 (42.86%) WAN
6 15 (42.86%) VPN
7 14 (40.00%) Linux
7 14 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (40.00%) Firewall
7 14 (40.00%) Windows 10
8 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2016
9 12 (34.29%) LAN
10 11 (31.43%) DHCP
10 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
10 11 (31.43%) Project Management
10 11 (31.43%) VMware
11 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
12 9 (25.71%) ITIL
12 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
12 9 (25.71%) SSL
12 9 (25.71%) Sophos
12 9 (25.71%) Cisco
12 9 (25.71%) Electronics
12 9 (25.71%) VLAN
12 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2019
12 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (8.57%) Confluence
3 3 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (8.57%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (45.71%) Azure
2 15 (42.86%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (17.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (14.29%) IaaS
4 5 (14.29%) Mimecast
5 4 (11.43%) SaaS
6 1 (2.86%) AWS
6 1 (2.86%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (2.86%) OneDrive
6 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (71.43%) DNS
2 15 (42.86%) VPN
2 15 (42.86%) WAN
3 14 (40.00%) Firewall
4 12 (34.29%) LAN
5 11 (31.43%) DHCP
6 9 (25.71%) SSL
6 9 (25.71%) VLAN
7 8 (22.86%) FTP
7 8 (22.86%) IPsec
7 8 (22.86%) WLAN
8 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
9 5 (14.29%) SNMP
10 4 (11.43%) DMZ
10 4 (11.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (11.43%) Internet
10 4 (11.43%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (8.57%) Skype
11 3 (8.57%) VSAN
12 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) JIRA
General
1 9 (25.71%) Electronics
2 3 (8.57%) Law
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) IT Engineer
1 8 (22.86%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Security Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) SAML
2 2 (5.71%) SOAP
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
3 5 (14.29%) Clustering
3 5 (14.29%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (40.00%) Linux
3 14 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (11.43%) Check Point GAiA
7 1 (2.86%) CentOS
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Unix
7 1 (2.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (31.43%) Project Management
3 9 (25.71%) ITIL
4 8 (22.86%) Analytical Thinking
4 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
4 8 (22.86%) CRM
4 8 (22.86%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (22.86%) Server Virtualisation
4 8 (22.86%) Storage Management
5 7 (20.00%) DevOps
5 7 (20.00%) Information Security
5 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (20.00%) Migration
5 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (14.29%) High Availability
7 4 (11.43%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (11.43%) Security Architecture
7 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (8.57%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) ActionScript
2 2 (5.71%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL Certification
1 8 (22.86%) MCITP
1 8 (22.86%) MCSA
1 8 (22.86%) MCSE
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) PMO
3 1 (2.86%) GDPR
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (11.43%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) WSUS
2 6 (17.14%) Kubernetes
3 4 (11.43%) Nessus
4 3 (8.57%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (8.57%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (8.57%) Terraform
5 2 (5.71%) SCCM
6 1 (2.86%) Ansible
6 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
1 11 (31.43%) VMware
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco
2 9 (25.71%) Sophos
3 8 (22.86%) ZyXEL
4 5 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.43%) F5
5 4 (11.43%) Palo Alto
6 3 (8.57%) SAP
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle
8 1 (2.86%) Citrix
8 1 (2.86%) Dell
8 1 (2.86%) HP
8 1 (2.86%) Juniper
8 1 (2.86%) NetApp
8 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.86%) Symantec
8 1 (2.86%) Veritas
8 1 (2.86%) Wyse