Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 116 131
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 232 196 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.95% 2.65% 2.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.06% 12.01% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 222 180 127
Manchester median annual salary £29,750 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.67% +13.64% +1.54%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £21,300
90th Percentile £44,500 £53,125 £45,700
North West median annual salary £29,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -15.71% +7.69% -

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 1777 1632 1766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.56% 22.05% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1517 1471 1423
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +18 27 £43,000 +30.30% 5
Cheadle -1 9 £43,000 +56.36% 1
Rochdale -1 4 £34,500 -13.75% 1
Salford -4 3 £28,000 -20.00% 1
Altrincham -6 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Wigan - 3 £26,000 -
Bolton -14 2 £31,250 -20.89%
Windows Server 2012
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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.

1 232 (100.00%) Windows
2 175 (75.43%) Microsoft
3 164 (70.69%) Active Directory
4 158 (68.10%) VMware
5 151 (65.09%) Windows Server
6 124 (53.45%) Office 365
6 124 (53.45%) MS Exchange
7 112 (48.28%) Cisco
8 107 (46.12%) Exchange Server 2010
9 98 (42.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 97 (41.81%) ITIL
11 95 (40.95%) Hyper-V
12 88 (37.93%) Windows 10
13 86 (37.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 84 (36.21%) DNS
15 83 (35.78%) Windows 7
16 68 (29.31%) SAN
17 65 (28.02%) Firewall
18 60 (25.86%) Microsoft Certification
19 59 (25.43%) TCP/IP
20 55 (23.71%) MCSE
21 53 (22.84%) WAN
22 51 (21.98%) DHCP
22 51 (21.98%) LAN
23 50 (21.55%) Microsoft Office
24 37 (15.95%) SQL Server
25 33 (14.22%) SharePoint
25 33 (14.22%) Citrix
26 32 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
26 32 (13.79%) SLA

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
1 124 (53.45%) MS Exchange
2 107 (46.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (14.22%) SharePoint
4 25 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (8.62%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (5.17%) IIS
7 6 (2.59%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.16%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.86%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.43%) Apache
10 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 50 (21.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.29%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 124 (53.45%) Office 365
2 18 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (7.76%) Mimecast
3 10 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.72%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.86%) CodePlex
7 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (36.21%) DNS
2 68 (29.31%) SAN
3 65 (28.02%) Firewall
4 59 (25.43%) TCP/IP
5 53 (22.84%) WAN
6 51 (21.98%) DHCP
6 51 (21.98%) LAN
7 26 (11.21%) VLAN
8 9 (3.88%) VoIP
9 7 (3.02%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (2.59%) MPLS
10 6 (2.59%) NetScaler
10 6 (2.59%) VPN
11 4 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.72%) Skype
12 3 (1.29%) Asterisk PBX
12 3 (1.29%) Network Security
13 2 (0.86%) Intranet
13 2 (0.86%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.86%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (3.02%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.16%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.86%) Hazelcast
6 2 (0.86%) MySQL
6 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.43%) Power BI
7 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.31%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (2.59%) Toad
4 3 (1.29%) Selenium
5 2 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (9.05%) Telecoms
2 20 (8.62%) Finance
3 13 (5.60%) Retail
4 9 (3.88%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.59%) Games
6 3 (1.29%) Back Office
6 3 (1.29%) Banking
6 3 (1.29%) Billing
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 77 (33.19%) Support Engineer
2 56 (24.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 39 (16.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 36 (15.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 35 (15.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 26 (11.21%) 2nd Line Support
7 25 (10.78%) IT Support
8 22 (9.48%) IT Engineer
9 19 (8.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 17 (7.33%) Analyst
11 16 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
12 14 (6.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 14 (6.03%) IT Support Engineer
12 14 (6.03%) IT Technician
13 13 (5.60%) Service Desk Engineer
14 11 (4.74%) Team Leader
14 11 (4.74%) VMware Engineer
15 10 (4.31%) Administrator
16 9 (3.88%) Service Analyst
16 9 (3.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.21%) Web Services
2 3 (1.29%) .NET
3 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.43%) COM
3 1 (0.43%) DOM
3 1 (0.43%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (0.43%) HTML
3 1 (0.43%) HTML5
3 1 (0.43%) ODBC
3 1 (0.43%) REST
3 1 (0.43%) SAX
3 1 (0.43%) WPF
3 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.91%) Driving Licence
2 11 (4.74%) Clustering
3 10 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.72%) iPad
5 4 (1.72%) Replication
6 3 (1.29%) FMCG
6 3 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.86%) iPhone
8 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 232 (100.00%) Windows
2 151 (65.09%) Windows Server
3 98 (42.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 88 (37.93%) Windows 10
5 83 (35.78%) Windows 7
6 29 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 23 (9.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (8.19%) Linux
9 7 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.02%) Unix
10 3 (1.29%) CentOS
10 3 (1.29%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.86%) Android
11 2 (0.86%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.86%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.43%) AIX
12 1 (0.43%) Debian
12 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.43%) SUSE
12 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (41.81%) ITIL
2 14 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (4.31%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (3.88%) High Availability
5 8 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 7 (3.02%) Incident Management
6 7 (3.02%) ITIL V3
6 7 (3.02%) Knowledge Management
6 7 (3.02%) Proactive Monitoring
6 7 (3.02%) Project Management
6 7 (3.02%) Software Testing
7 6 (2.59%) Application Packaging
7 6 (2.59%) Mentoring
7 6 (2.59%) Migration
7 6 (2.59%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (2.59%) Test Automation
7 6 (2.59%) Test Scripting
7 6 (2.59%) Test Strategy
7 6 (2.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (2.59%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 23 (9.91%) SQL
3 8 (3.45%) VBScript
4 3 (1.29%) Java
4 3 (1.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.86%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.86%) Python
6 1 (0.43%) C#
6 1 (0.43%) C++
6 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (25.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (23.71%) MCSE
3 32 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (12.93%) CCNA
5 26 (11.21%) MCP
6 18 (7.76%) ITIL Certification
6 18 (7.76%) MCSA
7 11 (4.74%) Degree
8 8 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.59%) CCA
9 6 (2.59%) ISEB
9 6 (2.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (2.59%) NCDA
10 4 (1.72%) CCNP
10 4 (1.72%) MCITP
11 3 (1.29%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.29%) PMP
12 2 (0.86%) RHCT
13 1 (0.43%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.79%) SLA
2 15 (6.47%) QA
3 7 (3.02%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 164 (70.69%) Active Directory
2 95 (40.95%) Hyper-V
3 86 (37.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (10.34%) Terminal Services
4 24 (10.34%) vSphere
5 22 (9.48%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (6.03%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (3.88%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.72%) XenApp
9 2 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.86%) XenServer
10 1 (0.43%) KVM
10 1 (0.43%) NFS
10 1 (0.43%) OpenSIPS
10 1 (0.43%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (8.62%) SCCM
2 8 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (2.16%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.29%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.86%) Ansible
6 2 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.86%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.86%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.86%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.43%) cPanel
7 1 (0.43%) Plesk
7 1 (0.43%) SCOM
7 1 (0.43%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 175 (75.43%) Microsoft
2 158 (68.10%) VMware
3 112 (48.28%) Cisco
4 33 (14.22%) Citrix
5 27 (11.64%) Veeam
6 11 (4.74%) HP
7 10 (4.31%) Oracle
8 9 (3.88%) Dell
9 7 (3.02%) NetApp
9 7 (3.02%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.16%) EqualLogic
10 5 (2.16%) Lotus
10 5 (2.16%) Symantec
11 4 (1.72%) Apple
12 3 (1.29%) Panasonic
12 3 (1.29%) Rockwell
13 2 (0.86%) Dell Compellent
13 2 (0.86%) McAfee
13 2 (0.86%) Nintex
13 2 (0.86%) Palo Alto