Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 107 128
Rank change year-on-year -5 +21 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 206 232 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.83% 2.98% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.56% 12.58% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 172 219 160
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -24.05% +28.46%
10th Percentile £19,000 £22,500 £23,700
90th Percentile £53,750 £45,550 £53,125
North West median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -16.67% +10.77%

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 1,640 1,844 1,596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.53% 23.68% 21.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,365 1,591 1,419
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,600 £23,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 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 in Manchester.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in Manchester

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018. 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 +24 34 £33,750 -21.51% 5
Wigan +2 8 £43,750 +68.27%
Cheadle +4 7 £35,000 -18.60% 1
Salford -6 7 £35,000 +25.00% 2
Bolton +18 5 £32,500 +4.00% 2
Rochdale +10 5 - - 1
Heywood - 4 £43,750 - 1
Altrincham -11 2 £23,500 -37.33%
Windows Server 2012
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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.

1 206 (100.00%) Windows
2 162 (78.64%) Windows Server
3 145 (70.39%) Active Directory
3 145 (70.39%) VMware
4 129 (62.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 108 (52.43%) Microsoft
6 94 (45.63%) Office 365
7 87 (42.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 77 (37.38%) Hyper-V
8 77 (37.38%) MS Exchange
9 66 (32.04%) DNS
10 64 (31.07%) Cisco
11 60 (29.13%) Windows 7
12 59 (28.64%) Windows 10
13 56 (27.18%) ITIL
14 54 (26.21%) Exchange Server 2010
15 51 (24.76%) DHCP
16 49 (23.79%) SharePoint
17 47 (22.82%) Firewall
18 43 (20.87%) Microsoft Certification
19 41 (19.90%) Microsoft Azure
20 39 (18.93%) Problem-Solving
20 39 (18.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 38 (18.45%) Exchange Server 2013
22 37 (17.96%) SCCM
23 36 (17.48%) TCP/IP
23 36 (17.48%) VMware ESXi
24 34 (16.50%) WAN
24 34 (16.50%) LAN
24 34 (16.50%) Citrix

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 77 (37.38%) MS Exchange
2 54 (26.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (23.79%) SharePoint
4 38 (18.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (7.28%) IIS
5 15 (7.28%) Skype for Business
6 12 (5.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.91%) Confluence
7 6 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.91%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.46%) WordPress
9 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.97%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.49%) Apache
10 1 (0.49%) CMS
10 1 (0.49%) Drupal
Applications
1 22 (10.68%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.49%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.49%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 94 (45.63%) Office 365
2 41 (19.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.46%) G Suite
6 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (32.04%) DNS
2 51 (24.76%) DHCP
3 47 (22.82%) Firewall
4 36 (17.48%) TCP/IP
5 34 (16.50%) LAN
5 34 (16.50%) WAN
6 28 (13.59%) SAN
7 19 (9.22%) VoIP
8 12 (5.83%) iSCSI
8 12 (5.83%) Skype
8 12 (5.83%) Wireless
9 11 (5.34%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (4.85%) Remote Desktop
10 10 (4.85%) VPN
11 8 (3.88%) IP Telephony
11 8 (3.88%) SSL
12 7 (3.40%) Network Security
12 7 (3.40%) VLAN
13 6 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (2.91%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.94%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.97%) MS Access
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (2.91%) JIRA
2 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 18 (8.74%) Finance
2 14 (6.80%) Manufacturing
3 11 (5.34%) Retail
4 7 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.91%) Marketing
6 4 (1.94%) Electronics
7 2 (0.97%) Back Office
7 2 (0.97%) Billing
7 2 (0.97%) Games
7 2 (0.97%) Law
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (20.39%) Support Engineer
2 33 (16.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (14.56%) Analyst
3 30 (14.56%) IT Support
4 25 (12.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 20 (9.71%) Service Analyst
6 19 (9.22%) 1st Line Support
7 18 (8.74%) 1st Line Engineer
8 17 (8.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 17 (8.25%) Desktop Support
8 17 (8.25%) IT Engineer
8 17 (8.25%) Support Analyst
9 16 (7.77%) Server Engineer
10 14 (6.80%) Exchange Support
10 14 (6.80%) IT Manager
10 14 (6.80%) Service Desk Engineer
11 13 (6.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 13 (6.31%) Service Desk Analyst
12 12 (5.83%) Desktop Engineer
12 12 (5.83%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.34%) Web Services
2 8 (3.88%) .NET
3 6 (2.91%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.97%) HTML
4 2 (0.97%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.49%) COM
5 1 (0.49%) CSS
5 1 (0.49%) Node.js
5 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.74%) Driving Licence
3 14 (6.80%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (4.37%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.40%) Replication
6 6 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.43%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.94%) NHS
9 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.46%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.46%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.46%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.97%) CMDB
10 2 (0.97%) Handset
10 2 (0.97%) iPhone
10 2 (0.97%) Life Science
10 2 (0.97%) PKI
10 2 (0.97%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 206 (100.00%) Windows
2 162 (78.64%) Windows Server
3 129 (62.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (29.13%) Windows 7
5 59 (28.64%) Windows 10
6 26 (12.62%) Linux
7 21 (10.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (7.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (5.83%) Windows 8
10 11 (5.34%) Mac OS
11 6 (2.91%) CentOS
11 6 (2.91%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.94%) Android
13 3 (1.46%) Unix
14 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.97%) Solaris
15 1 (0.49%) Debian
15 1 (0.49%) Fedora
15 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (27.18%) ITIL
2 39 (18.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 39 (18.93%) Problem-Solving
3 31 (15.05%) Service Management
4 23 (11.17%) Mentoring
5 19 (9.22%) Migration
6 17 (8.25%) Coaching
6 17 (8.25%) Tech Ops
7 16 (7.77%) Change Management
8 15 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (6.80%) DevOps
10 11 (5.34%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (5.34%) Server Management
11 10 (4.85%) Analytics
12 9 (4.37%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 8 (3.88%) ITIL V3
14 7 (3.40%) Change Control
14 7 (3.40%) High Availability
14 7 (3.40%) Incident Management
14 7 (3.40%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.05%) SQL
2 18 (8.74%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.88%) VB.NET
4 5 (2.43%) C#
5 3 (1.46%) C
6 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.97%) VBA
7 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (20.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (11.65%) MCSE
3 18 (8.74%) MCP
3 18 (8.74%) MCSA
4 16 (7.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (6.31%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (5.83%) CCNA
6 12 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (3.88%) MCTS
8 7 (3.40%) CCNP
8 7 (3.40%) DBS Check
8 7 (3.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (2.91%) Degree
10 5 (2.43%) VCP5
11 4 (1.94%) MCITP
12 3 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.46%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.49%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.77%) SLA
2 7 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.94%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.46%) GDPR
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 145 (70.39%) Active Directory
2 87 (42.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (37.38%) Hyper-V
4 36 (17.48%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (14.56%) vSphere
6 13 (6.31%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (5.34%) Terminal Services
8 8 (3.88%) XenApp
9 6 (2.91%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (2.43%) VMware NSX
11 4 (1.94%) XenServer
12 3 (1.46%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.97%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.97%) Xen
14 1 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.49%) Kamailio
14 1 (0.49%) NFS
14 1 (0.49%) vCloud
14 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 37 (17.96%) SCCM
2 10 (4.85%) WSUS
3 5 (2.43%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.43%) SCOM
3 5 (2.43%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.46%) DameWare
5 2 (0.97%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.97%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.97%) SmoothWall
5 2 (0.97%) vRealize
5 2 (0.97%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.49%) Puppet
6 1 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.49%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 145 (70.39%) VMware
2 108 (52.43%) Microsoft
3 64 (31.07%) Cisco
4 34 (16.50%) Citrix
5 17 (8.25%) HP
6 16 (7.77%) Veeam
7 15 (7.28%) Red Hat
8 11 (5.34%) Dell
8 11 (5.34%) NetApp
9 10 (4.85%) Nimble Storage
10 8 (3.88%) Avaya
11 7 (3.40%) Google
12 6 (2.91%) Atlassian
12 6 (2.91%) Juniper
12 6 (2.91%) Sophos
13 5 (2.43%) EMC
14 4 (1.94%) Cognos
14 4 (1.94%) SAP
14 4 (1.94%) Symantec
15 3 (1.46%) Fortinet