Period
to 4 December 2020

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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
North West > Manchester
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 132 167 120
Rank change year-on-year +35 -47 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 32 85 198
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.11% 1.34% 2.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.14% 6.16% 11.45%
Number of salaries quoted 30 72 166
Median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £24,350 £22,550 £19,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,125 £61,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +18.64%

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 521 1,379 1,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.01% 21.78% 23.42%
Number of salaries quoted 459 1,085 1,430
Median annual salary £49,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.29% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,650 £25,000 £21,975
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,750 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 4 December 2020.

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 4 December 2020. 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
Stockport +29 4 £24,000 -43.53%
Salford +21 2 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Bolton +16 1 £42,000 +12.75%
Rochdale - 1 £37,500 -
Windows Server 2012
North West

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
3 22 (68.75%) DNS
4 21 (65.63%) Windows Server
5 15 (46.88%) Azure
6 14 (43.75%) DHCP
7 13 (40.63%) WAN
7 13 (40.63%) Office 365
7 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2016
8 12 (37.50%) Windows 10
8 12 (37.50%) VMware
9 11 (34.38%) Hyper-V
9 11 (34.38%) VPN
9 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
9 11 (34.38%) LAN
9 11 (34.38%) Firewall
10 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
10 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
10 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (21.88%) Linux
13 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2019
14 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (18.75%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (18.75%) ITIL
14 6 (18.75%) SQL
14 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange

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 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.38%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) Confluence
3 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (46.88%) Azure
2 13 (40.63%) Office 365
3 6 (18.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (12.50%) IaaS
5 3 (9.38%) Mimecast
5 3 (9.38%) SaaS
6 2 (6.25%) OneDrive
6 2 (6.25%) Power Automate
6 2 (6.25%) Power Platform
6 2 (6.25%) PowerApps
7 1 (3.13%) AWS
7 1 (3.13%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) DNS
2 14 (43.75%) DHCP
3 13 (40.63%) WAN
4 11 (34.38%) Firewall
4 11 (34.38%) LAN
4 11 (34.38%) VPN
5 10 (31.25%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.50%) DMZ
6 4 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (12.50%) Internet
6 4 (12.50%) SNMP
6 4 (12.50%) SSL
6 4 (12.50%) VLAN
7 3 (9.38%) FTP
7 3 (9.38%) IPsec
7 3 (9.38%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (9.38%) VoIP
7 3 (9.38%) WLAN
8 2 (6.25%) VSAN
8 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.50%) Electronics
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.25%) IT Support
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) SAML
1 2 (6.25%) SOAP
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.50%) Clustering
1 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 4 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.13%) Handset
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (65.63%) Windows Server
3 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2016
4 12 (37.50%) Windows 10
5 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (21.88%) Linux
6 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (12.50%) Check Point GAiA
8 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
9 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
10 1 (3.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (18.75%) Information Security
2 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 5 (15.63%) DevOps
3 5 (15.63%) Migration
4 4 (12.50%) Change Management
4 4 (12.50%) High Availability
4 4 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (12.50%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (9.38%) Analytical Thinking
5 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
5 3 (9.38%) CRM
5 3 (9.38%) Runbook
5 3 (9.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) ActionScript
2 2 (6.25%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (9.38%) MCITP
1 3 (9.38%) MCSA
1 3 (9.38%) MCSE
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.13%) GDPR
3 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 11 (34.38%) Hyper-V
3 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.13%) Docker
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.13%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Kubernetes
2 4 (12.50%) Nessus
3 3 (9.38%) WSUS
4 2 (6.25%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (6.25%) SCCM
4 2 (6.25%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (6.25%) Terraform
5 1 (3.13%) Ansible
5 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) VMware
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.75%) Sophos
4 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) Citrix
4 4 (12.50%) F5
4 4 (12.50%) Palo Alto
4 4 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 3 (9.38%) SAP
5 3 (9.38%) ZyXEL
6 2 (6.25%) Draytek
6 2 (6.25%) ESET
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) Veeam
6 2 (6.25%) Wyse
7 1 (3.13%) Aderant
7 1 (3.13%) Meraki
7 1 (3.13%) NETGEAR
7 1 (3.13%) Verint