Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Windows Server 2016 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2016 over the 6 months to 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2016
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 168 172 173
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 +38
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2016 24 47 94
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.65% 0.96% 1.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.25% 4.57% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21 42 88
10th Percentile £25,000 £18,775 £22,000
25th Percentile £33,750 £23,875 £25,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.33% +15.38% -13.33%
75th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £46,125 £65,000
North West median annual salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.94% - +5.88%

Windows Server 2016 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 739 1,028 1,329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.91% 20.95% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 650 808 1,061
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,000 £23,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £59,219 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,901
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Windows Server 2016
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Windows Server 2016 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2016 in Manchester

Windows Server 2016
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in Manchester.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2016 in Manchester

Windows Server 2016
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2016 in Manchester over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2016 in Manchester

Windows Server 2016
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 2016 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 13 April 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 +5 5 £42,500 +112.50%
Salford - 4 £30,000 -
Bolton -5 1 £42,000 -1.18%
Sale - 1 £23,000 -
Windows Server 2016
North West

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2016 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 2016.

1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
3 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2019
5 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
6 11 (45.83%) Microsoft 365
7 10 (41.67%) PowerShell
8 9 (37.50%) VMware
8 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
8 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (33.33%) Azure
9 8 (33.33%) Cisco
9 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (25.00%) IaaS
11 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (25.00%) Skype
11 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
11 6 (25.00%) SCCM
11 6 (25.00%) Linux
11 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 6 (25.00%) VoIP
11 6 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (20.83%) Proactive Monitoring
12 5 (20.83%) Proactive Maintenance
12 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
12 5 (20.83%) DHCP
12 5 (20.83%) DNS

Windows Server 2016
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 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft 365
2 8 (33.33%) Azure
3 6 (25.00%) IaaS
4 3 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (12.50%) PaaS
4 3 (12.50%) SaaS
5 2 (8.33%) AWS
5 2 (8.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
1 6 (25.00%) Skype
1 6 (25.00%) VoIP
2 5 (20.83%) DHCP
2 5 (20.83%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) NAS
2 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 5 (20.83%) Wireless
3 4 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (12.50%) Network Security
4 3 (12.50%) SD-WAN
4 3 (12.50%) SNMP
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (8.33%) Law
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Azure Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Field Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Technical Support
5 1 (4.17%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.17%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) COM
1 3 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.17%) SAML
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.83%) iPad
2 5 (20.83%) iPhone
3 3 (12.50%) Cloud Native
3 3 (12.50%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2019
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
4 6 (25.00%) Linux
5 5 (20.83%) Android
5 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.17%) CentOS
8 1 (4.17%) SUSE
8 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (20.83%) Asset Management
3 5 (20.83%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (20.83%) Change Control
3 5 (20.83%) Proactive Maintenance
3 5 (20.83%) Proactive Monitoring
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) DevOps
4 4 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (12.50%) High Availability
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Change Management
7 1 (4.17%) Information Security
7 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (20.83%) vSphere
5 3 (12.50%) Docker
5 3 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
2 5 (20.83%) FortiGate
2 5 (20.83%) ServiceCenter
3 4 (16.67%) Ansible
4 3 (12.50%) Consul
4 3 (12.50%) DameWare
4 3 (12.50%) Grafana
4 3 (12.50%) Graphite
4 3 (12.50%) Kubernetes
4 3 (12.50%) Opsview
4 3 (12.50%) Packer
4 3 (12.50%) Prometheus
4 3 (12.50%) Terraform
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) Dell
4 5 (20.83%) HP
4 5 (20.83%) NetApp
4 5 (20.83%) Polycom
4 5 (20.83%) Proofpoint
4 5 (20.83%) Sophos
5 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.17%) Apple
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) SAP
7 1 (4.17%) Veritas