Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2016
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 151 184 170
Rank change year-on-year +33 -14 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2016 25 56 122
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.80% 1.00% 1.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.08% 4.63% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 26 48 117
Median annual salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.32% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,850 £20,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £50,250 £65,000
North West median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year -2.67% +2.04% +8.09%

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 612 1,210 1,608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.47% 21.67% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 531 981 1,347
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,750 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% - +3.75%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Salford +22 5 £30,000 -53.85%
Bolton +8 1 £42,000 +12.00% 2
Rochdale - 1 £37,500 -
Sale - 1 £23,000 - 1
Windows Server 2016
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Office 365
3 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (56.00%) Windows Server
5 14 (56.00%) DHCP
6 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (52.00%) DNS
7 10 (40.00%) VMware
7 10 (40.00%) Azure
7 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (28.00%) SQL
10 6 (24.00%) WAN
10 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (24.00%) Migration
10 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
11 5 (20.00%) IaaS
11 5 (20.00%) Windows 10
11 5 (20.00%) High Availability
11 5 (20.00%) AWS
11 5 (20.00%) SolarWinds
11 5 (20.00%) Replication
11 5 (20.00%) Firewall
11 5 (20.00%) SNMP
11 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 4 (16.00%) Linux
12 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange

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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (76.00%) Office 365
2 10 (40.00%) Azure
3 5 (20.00%) AWS
3 5 (20.00%) IaaS
4 4 (16.00%) Mimecast
4 4 (16.00%) SaaS
5 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) DHCP
2 13 (52.00%) DNS
3 6 (24.00%) WAN
4 5 (20.00%) Firewall
4 5 (20.00%) SNMP
5 4 (16.00%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (16.00%) VoIP
6 3 (12.00%) IP Telephony
6 3 (12.00%) LAN
6 3 (12.00%) SAN
6 3 (12.00%) Skype
6 3 (12.00%) VSAN
7 1 (4.00%) BGP
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.00%) OSPF
7 1 (4.00%) SSL
7 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (12.00%) Law
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) IT Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Server Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Field Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) IT Support
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) SAML
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.00%) Replication
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.00%) Handset
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (56.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 4 (16.00%) Linux
8 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (4.00%) CentOS
9 1 (4.00%) SUSE
9 1 (4.00%) Unix
9 1 (4.00%) VMS
9 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
9 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (24.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.00%) High Availability
4 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Information Security
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (12.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Statistics
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.00%) Release Management
6 1 (4.00%) Server Management
6 1 (4.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) GDPR
2 2 (8.00%) PMO
3 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) DFS Replication
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) DameWare
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (12.00%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) Ansible
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.00%) Nagios
3 1 (4.00%) Prometheus
3 1 (4.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (16.00%) Avaya
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.00%) Dell
4 4 (16.00%) NetApp
5 3 (12.00%) EMC
5 3 (12.00%) Veeam
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.00%) Wyse
7 1 (4.00%) Apple
7 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Juniper
7 1 (4.00%) NETGEAR
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) SAP
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec