Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 107 117
Rank change year-on-year -16 +10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 186 235 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.59% 2.98% 2.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.17% 13.14% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 153 222 182
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £19,000 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,750 £44,500 £52,938
North West median annual salary £35,000 £29,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +18.64% -15.71% +6.06%

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 1,665 1,789 1,645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.17% 22.70% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,366 1,510 1,488
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +14 22 £22,500 -47.67% 2
Salford -3 8 £35,000 +25.00%
Bolton +18 5 £37,500 +20.00% 3
Cheadle +3 5 £25,500 -40.70% 4
Rochdale +13 4 - -
Heywood - 4 £43,750 -
Wigan -4 3 £45,000 +73.08%
Altrincham -11 3 £23,500 -28.24% 1
Windows Server 2012
North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 186 (100.00%) Windows
2 145 (77.96%) Windows Server
3 132 (70.97%) Active Directory
4 129 (69.35%) VMware
5 116 (62.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 89 (47.85%) Microsoft
7 82 (44.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 75 (40.32%) Office 365
9 68 (36.56%) MS Exchange
10 64 (34.41%) ITIL
10 64 (34.41%) Windows 10
11 61 (32.80%) Cisco
12 60 (32.26%) DNS
12 60 (32.26%) Windows 7
13 58 (31.18%) Hyper-V
14 45 (24.19%) Exchange Server 2010
14 45 (24.19%) DHCP
15 43 (23.12%) Microsoft Certification
16 40 (21.51%) TCP/IP
16 40 (21.51%) SharePoint
16 40 (21.51%) Firewall
17 38 (20.43%) Microsoft Azure
17 38 (20.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 35 (18.82%) Problem-Solving
19 34 (18.28%) VMware ESXi
20 33 (17.74%) Service Management
21 32 (17.20%) WAN
21 32 (17.20%) SCCM
22 30 (16.13%) LAN
23 29 (15.59%) vSphere

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 68 (36.56%) MS Exchange
2 45 (24.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (21.51%) SharePoint
4 25 (13.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (8.06%) IIS
6 12 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (5.38%) Skype for Business
8 7 (3.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.15%) Confluence
9 4 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.61%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.54%) CMS
12 1 (0.54%) Drupal
12 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (10.22%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.54%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.54%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 75 (40.32%) Office 365
2 38 (20.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.54%) IaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.54%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (32.26%) DNS
2 45 (24.19%) DHCP
3 40 (21.51%) Firewall
3 40 (21.51%) TCP/IP
4 32 (17.20%) WAN
5 30 (16.13%) LAN
6 23 (12.37%) SAN
7 15 (8.06%) VoIP
8 9 (4.84%) Wireless
9 7 (3.76%) IP Telephony
9 7 (3.76%) iSCSI
9 7 (3.76%) Skype
10 6 (3.23%) VLAN
10 6 (3.23%) VSAN
11 5 (2.69%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (2.69%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (2.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (2.69%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (2.69%) VPN
11 5 (2.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.54%) MS Access
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (2.15%) JIRA
2 1 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (8.60%) Finance
2 11 (5.91%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.69%) Marketing
4 5 (2.69%) Retail
5 4 (2.15%) Electronics
6 2 (1.08%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Billing
7 1 (0.54%) Law
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (24.19%) Support Engineer
2 36 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (15.59%) Analyst
4 27 (14.52%) IT Support
5 20 (10.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 18 (9.68%) IT Engineer
6 18 (9.68%) Service Analyst
6 18 (9.68%) Support Analyst
7 17 (9.14%) 1st Line Engineer
7 17 (9.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (8.60%) Server Engineer
9 15 (8.06%) 1st Line Support
9 15 (8.06%) Infrastructure Support
10 14 (7.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 14 (7.53%) Server Support
10 14 (7.53%) Server Support Engineer
11 13 (6.99%) Desktop Support
11 13 (6.99%) Exchange Support
11 13 (6.99%) IT Support Engineer
12 12 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.38%) Web Services
2 8 (4.30%) .NET
3 4 (2.15%) HTML
3 4 (2.15%) Software Packaging
4 2 (1.08%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.54%) CSS
5 1 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.06%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (6.45%) Driving Licence
4 10 (5.38%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.30%) Replication
6 5 (2.69%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (2.69%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.15%) NHS
8 3 (1.61%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.61%) iPhone
8 3 (1.61%) IVR
8 3 (1.61%) Life Science
8 3 (1.61%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.61%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.08%) Clustering
9 2 (1.08%) CMDB
9 2 (1.08%) Handset
9 2 (1.08%) PKI
9 2 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 186 (100.00%) Windows
2 145 (77.96%) Windows Server
3 116 (62.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 64 (34.41%) Windows 10
5 60 (32.26%) Windows 7
6 27 (14.52%) Linux
7 26 (13.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (7.53%) Windows 8
10 10 (5.38%) Mac OS
11 4 (2.15%) Android
11 4 (2.15%) CentOS
12 3 (1.61%) Unix
13 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.08%) Solaris
13 2 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.54%) Debian
14 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (34.41%) ITIL
2 38 (20.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 35 (18.82%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (17.74%) Service Management
5 22 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (11.29%) Mentoring
7 20 (10.75%) Coaching
8 19 (10.22%) Change Management
9 17 (9.14%) DevOps
9 17 (9.14%) Migration
10 14 (7.53%) Analytics
10 14 (7.53%) Server Management
10 14 (7.53%) Tech Ops
11 12 (6.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 10 (5.38%) ITIL V3
13 9 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (4.30%) Change Control
15 7 (3.76%) High Availability
15 7 (3.76%) Incident Management
15 7 (3.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.52%) SQL
2 21 (11.29%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.30%) VB.NET
4 4 (2.15%) C#
5 3 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.61%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (23.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (13.44%) MCSE
3 19 (10.22%) MCSA
4 17 (9.14%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (9.14%) MCP
5 15 (8.06%) CCNA
5 15 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (7.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (4.30%) CCNP
7 8 (4.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (3.76%) MCTS
9 5 (2.69%) DBS Check
9 5 (2.69%) VCP5
10 4 (2.15%) MCITP
11 3 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.61%) Degree
12 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.54%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.45%) SLA
2 7 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.08%) GDPR
5 1 (0.54%) COBIT
5 1 (0.54%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 132 (70.97%) Active Directory
2 82 (44.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (31.18%) Hyper-V
4 34 (18.28%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (15.59%) vSphere
6 15 (8.06%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (5.38%) Terminal Services
8 7 (3.76%) XenApp
9 5 (2.69%) VMware NSX
10 4 (2.15%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (1.08%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.08%) Xen
11 2 (1.08%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 32 (17.20%) SCCM
2 5 (2.69%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.69%) SCOM
2 5 (2.69%) SCOrch
3 4 (2.15%) WSUS
4 3 (1.61%) DameWare
5 2 (1.08%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.08%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.08%) SmoothWall
5 2 (1.08%) vRealize
5 2 (1.08%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.54%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 129 (69.35%) VMware
2 89 (47.85%) Microsoft
3 61 (32.80%) Cisco
4 25 (13.44%) Citrix
5 19 (10.22%) HP
6 16 (8.60%) Red Hat
7 13 (6.99%) Veeam
8 10 (5.38%) NetApp
9 6 (3.23%) Dell
9 6 (3.23%) Nimble Storage
9 6 (3.23%) Sophos
10 5 (2.69%) Avaya
11 4 (2.15%) Atlassian
11 4 (2.15%) EMC
11 4 (2.15%) Google
11 4 (2.15%) Meraki
11 4 (2.15%) SAP
11 4 (2.15%) Symantec
12 3 (1.61%) F5
12 3 (1.61%) Nintex