Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 143 115
Rank change year-on-year +7 -28 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 167 161 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.25% 2.09% 2.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.28% 8.85% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 150 146 120
Manchester median annual salary £32,500 £28,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.04% -18.57% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,475
90th Percentile £44,500 £42,500 £51,375
North West median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% -

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 1,624 1,819 1,651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.85% 23.62% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,338 1,585 1,359
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +16 27 £40,000 +23.08% 5
Rochdale +7 13 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Salford +2 10 £29,500 +1.72% 2
Cheadle - 6 £40,250 - 3
Altrincham -5 4 £25,750 -4.63% 3
Wigan -1 1 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Windows Server 2012
North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 167 (100.00%) Windows
2 128 (76.65%) Windows Server
3 126 (75.45%) Active Directory
4 120 (71.86%) Microsoft
5 119 (71.26%) VMware
6 104 (62.28%) Office 365
7 97 (58.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 81 (48.50%) Hyper-V
9 67 (40.12%) VMware Infrastructure
10 64 (38.32%) MS Exchange
11 62 (37.13%) ITIL
12 61 (36.53%) DNS
13 58 (34.73%) Cisco
13 58 (34.73%) Microsoft Certification
14 56 (33.53%) WAN
15 54 (32.34%) Windows 7
16 53 (31.74%) LAN
17 52 (31.14%) TCP/IP
18 51 (30.54%) Windows 10
19 50 (29.94%) Exchange Server 2010
20 48 (28.74%) Firewall
21 46 (27.54%) MCSE
22 40 (23.95%) Microsoft Office
23 39 (23.35%) DHCP
24 38 (22.75%) SQL Server
25 37 (22.16%) MCSA
26 35 (20.96%) Citrix
27 30 (17.96%) SAN
27 30 (17.96%) SCCM
28 29 (17.37%) MCP

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 64 (38.32%) MS Exchange
2 50 (29.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (15.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (14.97%) SharePoint
5 18 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (7.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (5.39%) IIS
7 9 (5.39%) Skype for Business
8 7 (4.19%) WordPress
9 3 (1.80%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.20%) Drupal
11 1 (0.60%) Apache
11 1 (0.60%) Confluence
11 1 (0.60%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.60%) JBoss
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (23.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 104 (62.28%) Office 365
2 24 (14.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (8.38%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.19%) IaaS
5 6 (3.59%) OneDrive
6 5 (2.99%) Mimecast
7 4 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.20%) G Suite
9 1 (0.60%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 61 (36.53%) DNS
2 56 (33.53%) WAN
3 53 (31.74%) LAN
4 52 (31.14%) TCP/IP
5 48 (28.74%) Firewall
6 39 (23.35%) DHCP
7 30 (17.96%) SAN
8 12 (7.19%) VLAN
8 12 (7.19%) VoIP
9 9 (5.39%) PBX
9 9 (5.39%) Skype
9 9 (5.39%) Unified Communications
9 9 (5.39%) VPN
10 8 (4.79%) Internet
10 8 (4.79%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (3.59%) WLAN
12 5 (2.99%) Reverse Proxy
13 3 (1.80%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (1.80%) ISDN
13 3 (1.80%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (22.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (7.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (4.79%) MySQL
5 7 (4.19%) MS Access
5 7 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.40%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.20%) Hazelcast
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (2.40%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.20%) Toad
4 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 13 (7.78%) Finance
2 10 (5.99%) Retail
3 9 (5.39%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (35.33%) Support Engineer
2 36 (21.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 28 (16.77%) 3rd Line Support
3 28 (16.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (16.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 26 (15.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 25 (14.97%) IT Support
7 20 (11.98%) IT Engineer
8 16 (9.58%) IT Support Engineer
9 14 (8.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 14 (8.38%) Analyst
10 12 (7.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 12 (7.19%) Service Analyst
11 11 (6.59%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (5.99%) Active Directory Support
12 10 (5.99%) Cloud Engineer
12 10 (5.99%) VMware Engineer
13 9 (5.39%) Exchange Support
13 9 (5.39%) IT Analyst
14 8 (4.79%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.98%) Web Services
2 2 (1.20%) CSS
2 2 (1.20%) HTML
2 2 (1.20%) ODBC
3 1 (0.60%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.19%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.59%) Driving Licence
3 10 (5.99%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.79%) Clustering
4 8 (4.79%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.99%) Replication
8 2 (1.20%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.20%) iPad
8 2 (1.20%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.60%) Fintech
9 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 167 (100.00%) Windows
2 128 (76.65%) Windows Server
3 97 (58.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (32.34%) Windows 7
5 51 (30.54%) Windows 10
6 21 (12.57%) Linux
7 8 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.59%) Unix
9 5 (2.99%) CentOS
9 5 (2.99%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (2.99%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.40%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.60%) AIX
13 1 (0.60%) Android
13 1 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (37.13%) ITIL
2 16 (9.58%) Mentoring
2 16 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (8.98%) ITIL V3
4 11 (6.59%) Service Management
5 10 (5.99%) Problem Management
6 9 (5.39%) Case Management
6 9 (5.39%) Server Building
7 7 (4.19%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.19%) Coaching
7 7 (4.19%) High Availability
7 7 (4.19%) Information Security
7 7 (4.19%) Practice Management
7 7 (4.19%) PRINCE2
7 7 (4.19%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (4.19%) Security Patching
8 6 (3.59%) Application Packaging
9 5 (2.99%) Commercial Awareness
9 5 (2.99%) Service Delivery
9 5 (2.99%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.18%) PowerShell
2 16 (9.58%) SQL
3 7 (4.19%) VBA
4 3 (1.80%) Java
5 2 (1.20%) C#
5 2 (1.20%) Python
5 2 (1.20%) VB
5 2 (1.20%) VBScript
6 1 (0.60%) C
6 1 (0.60%) Perl
6 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (34.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (27.54%) MCSE
3 37 (22.16%) MCSA
4 29 (17.37%) MCP
5 12 (7.19%) Degree
6 8 (4.79%) Security Cleared
6 8 (4.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (4.19%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (2.99%) MCTS
9 4 (2.40%) MCITP
9 4 (2.40%) RHCT
10 3 (1.80%) CCNA
10 3 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.80%) Linux+ Certification
10 3 (1.80%) LPIC
10 3 (1.80%) RHCE
10 3 (1.80%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (1.20%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (16.17%) SLA
2 7 (4.19%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.40%) QA
System Software
1 126 (75.45%) Active Directory
2 81 (48.50%) Hyper-V
3 67 (40.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (14.97%) vSphere
5 20 (11.98%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (10.18%) Terminal Services
7 14 (8.38%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (4.19%) XenApp
9 4 (2.40%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.80%) Xen
11 2 (1.20%) Docker
12 1 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.60%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (17.96%) SCCM
2 11 (6.59%) SCOM
3 3 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.20%) Ansible
4 2 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.20%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.60%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.60%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.60%) vRealize
5 1 (0.60%) WSUS
5 1 (0.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 120 (71.86%) Microsoft
2 119 (71.26%) VMware
3 58 (34.73%) Cisco
4 35 (20.96%) Citrix
5 18 (10.78%) Veeam
6 12 (7.19%) HP
7 8 (4.79%) SolarWinds
8 6 (3.59%) NetApp
9 5 (2.99%) Acme Packet
9 5 (2.99%) Avaya
9 5 (2.99%) Sonus
10 4 (2.40%) Oracle
10 4 (2.40%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.80%) F5
11 3 (1.80%) Lotus
11 3 (1.80%) McAfee
12 2 (1.20%) Apple
12 2 (1.20%) Google
12 2 (1.20%) SonicWALL
12 2 (1.20%) Sophos