Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 128 128
Rank change year-on-year +29 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 237 185 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.19% 2.52% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.81% 11.14% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 221 165 119
Manchester median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% +1.45%
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £44,500 £51,250 £48,000
North West median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% -

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 1,716 1,660 1,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.13% 22.63% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,438 1,477 1,414
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,720
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.70% +13.49%
10th Percentile £23,250 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.35%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +23 34 £43,000 +32.31% 4
Rochdale -4 9 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Cheadle -4 8 £43,000 +56.36%
Salford +2 7 £27,500 -17.49% 4
Altrincham -9 4 £32,750 +21.30% 1
Bolton 0 2 £31,250 -20.89% 1
Windows Server 2012
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 237 (100.00%) Windows
2 179 (75.53%) Microsoft
3 173 (73.00%) Active Directory
4 164 (69.20%) VMware
5 155 (65.40%) Windows Server
6 149 (62.87%) Office 365
7 119 (50.21%) MS Exchange
8 114 (48.10%) Cisco
8 114 (48.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 106 (44.73%) Exchange Server 2010
10 105 (44.30%) Hyper-V
11 94 (39.66%) VMware Infrastructure
12 91 (38.40%) ITIL
13 86 (36.29%) Windows 7
14 84 (35.44%) Windows 10
15 83 (35.02%) DNS
16 72 (30.38%) TCP/IP
17 70 (29.54%) Firewall
18 67 (28.27%) WAN
19 64 (27.00%) Microsoft Certification
20 62 (26.16%) SAN
20 62 (26.16%) LAN
21 57 (24.05%) DHCP
22 56 (23.63%) MCSE
23 48 (20.25%) Microsoft Office
24 44 (18.57%) Citrix
25 40 (16.88%) SQL Server
26 37 (15.61%) SharePoint
26 37 (15.61%) SLA
27 32 (13.50%) 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
1 119 (50.21%) MS Exchange
2 106 (44.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (15.61%) SharePoint
4 29 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (8.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (5.91%) IIS
7 5 (2.11%) IBM Notes
7 5 (2.11%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.84%) Apache
8 2 (0.84%) WordPress
9 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.42%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.42%) JBoss
9 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (20.25%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 149 (62.87%) Office 365
2 22 (9.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (6.33%) Mimecast
4 14 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (3.38%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.84%) G Suite
7 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (35.02%) DNS
2 72 (30.38%) TCP/IP
3 70 (29.54%) Firewall
4 67 (28.27%) WAN
5 62 (26.16%) LAN
5 62 (26.16%) SAN
6 57 (24.05%) DHCP
7 22 (9.28%) VLAN
8 15 (6.33%) VoIP
9 10 (4.22%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (2.95%) MPLS
11 6 (2.53%) Asterisk PBX
11 6 (2.53%) Internet
11 6 (2.53%) NetScaler
11 6 (2.53%) PBX
11 6 (2.53%) VPN
12 4 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.69%) Network Security
13 3 (1.27%) ISDN
13 3 (1.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (5.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.38%) MySQL
3 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.95%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.69%) MS Access
5 4 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.42%) Power BI
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.38%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.53%) Toad
3 3 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 18 (7.59%) Finance
2 16 (6.75%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.06%) Retail
4 9 (3.80%) Games
5 6 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.27%) Back Office
6 3 (1.27%) Billing
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 79 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 58 (24.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 40 (16.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 39 (16.46%) 3rd Line Support
5 38 (16.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 35 (14.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 28 (11.81%) IT Support
8 25 (10.55%) IT Engineer
9 19 (8.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 17 (7.17%) IT Support Engineer
11 14 (5.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 14 (5.91%) Analyst
11 14 (5.91%) Windows Engineer
12 13 (5.49%) Service Desk Engineer
12 13 (5.49%) VMware Engineer
13 10 (4.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (3.80%) 1st Line Support
14 9 (3.80%) Service Analyst
15 8 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
15 8 (3.38%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.81%) Web Services
2 3 (1.27%) ODBC
3 1 (0.42%) COM
3 1 (0.42%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.44%) Driving Licence
2 12 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.06%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.38%) Clustering
4 6 (2.53%) Replication
5 4 (1.69%) iPad
6 2 (0.84%) FMCG
6 2 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.84%) iPhone
6 2 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 237 (100.00%) Windows
2 155 (65.40%) Windows Server
3 114 (48.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 86 (36.29%) Windows 7
5 84 (35.44%) Windows 10
6 19 (8.02%) Linux
7 18 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (6.33%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.53%) CentOS
9 6 (2.53%) Unix
10 4 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.27%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.27%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.84%) Android
12 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.84%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.84%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.42%) AIX
13 1 (0.42%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (38.40%) ITIL
2 13 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (4.64%) Mentoring
4 9 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (3.80%) Application Packaging
4 9 (3.80%) ITIL V3
4 9 (3.80%) Problem Management
5 8 (3.38%) High Availability
5 8 (3.38%) Service Management
6 7 (2.95%) Information Security
6 7 (2.95%) Migration
6 7 (2.95%) Project Management
6 7 (2.95%) Server Building
6 7 (2.95%) Software Testing
7 6 (2.53%) Coaching
7 6 (2.53%) Service Delivery
7 6 (2.53%) Test Automation
7 6 (2.53%) Test Scripting
7 6 (2.53%) Test Strategy
7 6 (2.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.70%) SQL
2 21 (8.86%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.38%) VBScript
4 4 (1.69%) VBA
5 2 (0.84%) Java
5 2 (0.84%) VB
6 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 64 (27.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (23.63%) MCSE
3 32 (13.50%) MCP
4 25 (10.55%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (9.70%) CCNA
5 23 (9.70%) MCSA
6 18 (7.59%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (5.06%) Degree
8 9 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (3.38%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (2.53%) CCA
10 6 (2.53%) ISEB
10 6 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (2.53%) MCITP
10 6 (2.53%) NCDA
11 4 (1.69%) CCNP
12 3 (1.27%) Linux+ Certification
12 3 (1.27%) LPIC
12 3 (1.27%) MCTS
12 3 (1.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (15.61%) SLA
2 12 (5.06%) QA
3 9 (3.80%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 173 (73.00%) Active Directory
2 105 (44.30%) Hyper-V
3 94 (39.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (10.97%) Terminal Services
4 26 (10.97%) Virtual Machines
4 26 (10.97%) vSphere
5 18 (7.59%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.38%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.53%) XenApp
8 3 (1.27%) XenServer
9 2 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.84%) Xen
10 1 (0.42%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (11.39%) SCCM
2 8 (3.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (2.11%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.84%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.84%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.42%) SCOM
6 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.42%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.42%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 179 (75.53%) Microsoft
2 164 (69.20%) VMware
3 114 (48.10%) Cisco
4 44 (18.57%) Citrix
5 31 (13.08%) Veeam
6 18 (7.59%) HP
7 8 (3.38%) NetApp
8 7 (2.95%) Dell
8 7 (2.95%) Oracle
9 5 (2.11%) Lotus
10 4 (1.69%) Apple
10 4 (1.69%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.69%) Symantec
11 3 (1.27%) EqualLogic
11 3 (1.27%) Sophos
12 2 (0.84%) McAfee
12 2 (0.84%) Nimble Storage
12 2 (0.84%) Palo Alto
12 2 (0.84%) Rockwell
12 2 (0.84%) Wyse