Period
to 18 May 2021

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 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 159 150 154
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 38 51 116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.97% 1.23% 1.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.96% 6.09% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 30 39 104
10th Percentile £34,375 £19,000 £22,000
25th Percentile £38,063 £24,250 £28,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% - +19.05%
75th Percentile £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £52,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year +2.50% +8.84% +13.08%

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 766 838 1,298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.65% 20.19% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 672 652 1,018
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £22,925
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £48,750 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.56% +14.71% +6.25%
75th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,375 £68,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 18 May 2021.

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 18 May 2021. 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
Altrincham -3 6 £42,500 +112.50%
Stockport +18 3 £23,000 -23.33%
Salford - 1 £40,000 -
Windows Server 2012
North West

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (92.11%) Active Directory
3 29 (76.32%) Windows Server
4 22 (57.89%) Cisco
5 20 (52.63%) Microsoft 365
6 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
7 17 (44.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 17 (44.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (44.74%) Firewall
7 17 (44.74%) Azure
8 16 (42.11%) VMware
8 16 (42.11%) WAN
8 16 (42.11%) DNS
9 15 (39.47%) MS Exchange
9 15 (39.47%) PowerShell
10 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (36.84%) Hyper-V
10 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2016
11 12 (31.58%) LAN
11 12 (31.58%) ITIL
11 12 (31.58%) Sophos
12 11 (28.95%) SAN
13 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
13 10 (26.32%) Linux
14 9 (23.68%) Dell
14 9 (23.68%) VPN
14 9 (23.68%) Clustering
14 9 (23.68%) SCCM
14 9 (23.68%) Social Skills

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 15 (39.47%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 8 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.89%) Confluence
4 3 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft 365
2 17 (44.74%) Azure
3 3 (7.89%) AWS
3 3 (7.89%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (7.89%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 3 (7.89%) Route 53
4 2 (5.26%) IaaS
4 2 (5.26%) Mimecast
4 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) Firewall
2 16 (42.11%) DNS
2 16 (42.11%) WAN
3 12 (31.58%) LAN
4 11 (28.95%) SAN
5 9 (23.68%) VPN
6 7 (18.42%) DHCP
6 7 (18.42%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (18.42%) Skype
7 6 (15.79%) FTP
7 6 (15.79%) IPsec
7 6 (15.79%) NAS
7 6 (15.79%) SSL
7 6 (15.79%) VLAN
7 6 (15.79%) VoIP
7 6 (15.79%) Wireless
7 6 (15.79%) WLAN
8 5 (13.16%) MPLS
9 4 (10.53%) SD-WAN
10 3 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
General
1 9 (23.68%) Social Skills
2 7 (18.42%) Electronics
3 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.26%) Law
6 1 (2.63%) Finance
6 1 (2.63%) Legal
6 1 (2.63%) Marketing
6 1 (2.63%) Public Sector
6 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (15.79%) IT Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (13.16%) IT Manager
6 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) IT Support
7 3 (7.89%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (7.89%) IT Technician
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Support Technician
8 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) LDAP
2 1 (2.63%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Clustering
1 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) iPad
2 6 (15.79%) iPhone
3 3 (7.89%) PKI
3 3 (7.89%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (76.32%) Windows Server
3 19 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
4 14 (36.84%) Windows Server 2016
5 10 (26.32%) Linux
6 8 (21.05%) Windows 10
7 7 (18.42%) Android
8 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.63%) CentOS
9 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Disaster Recovery
1 17 (44.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (31.58%) ITIL
3 8 (21.05%) Change Control
3 8 (21.05%) High Availability
3 8 (21.05%) Project Management
4 6 (15.79%) Analytical Thinking
4 6 (15.79%) Asset Management
4 6 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 6 (15.79%) CRM
4 6 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (15.79%) Proactive Maintenance
4 6 (15.79%) Proactive Monitoring
4 6 (15.79%) Server Virtualisation
4 6 (15.79%) Storage Management
4 6 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (10.53%) DevOps
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (15.79%) MCITP
1 6 (15.79%) MCSA
1 6 (15.79%) MCSE
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (92.11%) Active Directory
2 14 (36.84%) Hyper-V
2 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.79%) vSphere
4 5 (13.16%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) SCCM
2 8 (21.05%) Failover Clustering
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (15.79%) FortiGate
4 6 (15.79%) ServiceCenter
4 6 (15.79%) WSUS
5 3 (7.89%) Kubernetes
5 3 (7.89%) Terraform
6 2 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (2.63%) Ansible
7 1 (2.63%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Cisco
2 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (42.11%) VMware
4 12 (31.58%) Sophos
5 9 (23.68%) Dell
6 6 (15.79%) HP
6 6 (15.79%) NetApp
6 6 (15.79%) Polycom
6 6 (15.79%) Proofpoint
6 6 (15.79%) ZyXEL
7 3 (7.89%) Citrix
7 3 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (5.26%) Meraki
8 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.26%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.63%) SAP
9 1 (2.63%) Veritas