Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 61 57
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 304 384 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.24% 4.86% 4.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.27% 21.48% 22.43%
Number of salaries quoted 267 353 334
Manchester median annual salary £36,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19,150 £20,550 £22,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £51,650 £52,125
North West median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +6.06%

Windows Server 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 1,664 1,788 1,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.18% 22.65% 22.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,367 1,511 1,476
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Manchester

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server in Manchester.

Salary trend for Windows Server in Manchester

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Manchester over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Manchester

Windows Server
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 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Bolton +21 16 £24,000 -23.81% 3
Wigan +8 14 £36,000 +38.46%
Stockport +19 11 £22,500 -35.71% 7
Salford -8 10 £35,000 +25.00% 2
Rochdale +16 8 £70,000 +112.12%
Oldham +1 4 £19,000 -48.90% 2
Cheadle +11 3 £25,000 -9.09% 5
Bury -3 1 £17,000 -32.00%
Altrincham -21 1 £23,500 -37.33%
Windows Server
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 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.

1 303 (99.67%) Windows
2 193 (63.49%) VMware
3 187 (61.51%) Active Directory
4 145 (47.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 138 (45.39%) Microsoft
6 111 (36.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 108 (35.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 106 (34.87%) MS Exchange
9 100 (32.89%) Office 365
10 87 (28.62%) DNS
11 81 (26.64%) Cisco
12 78 (25.66%) DHCP
13 77 (25.33%) Firewall
14 75 (24.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 73 (24.01%) ITIL
16 68 (22.37%) Hyper-V
17 64 (21.05%) Windows 10
18 58 (19.08%) Microsoft Azure
19 53 (17.43%) SQL
19 53 (17.43%) TCP/IP
20 51 (16.78%) Windows 7
21 49 (16.12%) Exchange Server 2010
22 48 (15.79%) Linux
22 48 (15.79%) SAN
23 47 (15.46%) VMware ESXi
24 44 (14.47%) SQL Server
25 42 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
26 41 (13.49%) SharePoint
27 40 (13.16%) Citrix
28 37 (12.17%) LAN

Windows Server
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
1 106 (34.87%) MS Exchange
2 49 (16.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (13.49%) SharePoint
4 36 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (9.21%) IIS
6 14 (4.61%) Skype for Business
7 9 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (2.30%) Confluence
9 7 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.97%) Apache
11 3 (0.99%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.66%) nginx
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.33%) CMS
13 1 (0.33%) Drupal
13 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (9.87%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.66%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.32%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 100 (32.89%) Office 365
2 58 (19.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.63%) GitHub
5 4 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.99%) IaaS
7 2 (0.66%) G Suite
7 2 (0.66%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.33%) OpenDNS
8 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (28.62%) DNS
2 78 (25.66%) DHCP
3 77 (25.33%) Firewall
4 53 (17.43%) TCP/IP
5 48 (15.79%) SAN
6 37 (12.17%) LAN
7 35 (11.51%) WAN
8 19 (6.25%) VoIP
9 13 (4.28%) Internet
9 13 (4.28%) Unified Communications
10 12 (3.95%) VPN
11 11 (3.62%) Network Security
11 11 (3.62%) Skype
11 11 (3.62%) VLAN
12 8 (2.63%) Wireless
13 7 (2.30%) VSAN
14 6 (1.97%) iSCSI
14 6 (1.97%) SSL
15 5 (1.64%) IP Telephony
15 5 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.93%) MySQL
3 11 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.33%) DTS
10 1 (0.33%) MS Access
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.62%) Jenkins
1 11 (3.62%) JIRA
2 9 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.32%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.33%) Selenium
6 1 (0.33%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.33%) Subversion
6 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (6.58%) Telecoms
2 19 (6.25%) Finance
3 10 (3.29%) Retail
4 9 (2.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.66%) Banking
5 2 (0.66%) Games
5 2 (0.66%) Law
5 2 (0.66%) Legal
6 1 (0.33%) Back Office
6 1 (0.33%) Billing
6 1 (0.33%) Marketing
6 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (24.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 73 (24.01%) Support Engineer
3 37 (12.17%) IT Support
4 31 (10.20%) IT Engineer
5 30 (9.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 26 (8.55%) Analyst
7 25 (8.22%) 2nd Line Support
7 25 (8.22%) VMware Engineer
8 23 (7.57%) Infrastructure Support
8 23 (7.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 22 (7.24%) Service Desk Engineer
10 21 (6.91%) DevOps Engineer
10 21 (6.91%) Server Engineer
11 20 (6.58%) IT Support Engineer
12 19 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
13 17 (5.59%) 1st Line Engineer
13 17 (5.59%) Administrator
13 17 (5.59%) Exchange Support
14 16 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
14 16 (5.26%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.58%) .NET
1 20 (6.58%) Web Services
2 14 (4.61%) HTML
3 9 (2.96%) CSS
4 8 (2.63%) Ajax
5 5 (1.64%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.64%) jQuery
5 5 (1.64%) JSON
5 5 (1.64%) XML
6 4 (1.32%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.99%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.99%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.99%) HTML5
7 3 (0.99%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (0.99%) REST
7 3 (0.99%) SOAP
7 3 (0.99%) WCF
7 3 (0.99%) WPF
8 2 (0.66%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.88%) Driving Licence
3 21 (6.91%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 15 (4.93%) Clustering
5 15 (4.93%) Replication
6 10 (3.29%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (1.97%) User Experience
8 5 (1.64%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.64%) IVR
8 5 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.32%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.32%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.99%) EMC VNX
10 3 (0.99%) Fintech
10 3 (0.99%) iPhone
10 3 (0.99%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.66%) Handset
11 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 303 (99.67%) Windows
2 145 (47.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 111 (36.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 64 (21.05%) Windows 10
5 51 (16.78%) Windows 7
6 48 (15.79%) Linux
7 29 (9.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (4.28%) Windows 8
10 10 (3.29%) Mac OS
11 7 (2.30%) Unix
12 5 (1.64%) Android
13 4 (1.32%) CentOS
13 4 (1.32%) Debian
14 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.99%) SUSE
14 3 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.66%) Solaris
16 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (24.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 73 (24.01%) ITIL
3 42 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 31 (10.20%) Service Management
6 30 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (9.87%) Coaching
6 30 (9.87%) DevOps
7 28 (9.21%) Change Management
7 28 (9.21%) Tech Ops
8 22 (7.24%) Migration
9 20 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (4.93%) Problem Management
11 14 (4.61%) Analytics
12 13 (4.28%) Server Management
13 12 (3.95%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 11 (3.62%) Business Continuity
14 11 (3.62%) Kalman Filter
14 11 (3.62%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (17.43%) SQL
2 22 (7.24%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.93%) C#
4 13 (4.28%) T-SQL
5 12 (3.95%) Bash Shell
6 11 (3.62%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.29%) PHP
8 8 (2.63%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.32%) Perl
10 3 (0.99%) C++
10 3 (0.99%) Python
11 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.33%) C
12 1 (0.33%) Java
12 1 (0.33%) Ruby
12 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (7.24%) CCNA
2 22 (7.24%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (5.92%) MCP
4 16 (5.26%) MCSA
5 15 (4.93%) CCNP
6 14 (4.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (4.28%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (4.28%) MCSE
8 10 (3.29%) DBS Check
9 8 (2.63%) CCIE
9 8 (2.63%) Degree
10 6 (1.97%) MCTS
11 5 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (1.64%) VCP5
12 4 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.99%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.95%) SLA
3 7 (2.30%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.97%) QA
5 3 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.66%) GDPR
7 1 (0.33%) COBIT
7 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 187 (61.51%) Active Directory
2 108 (35.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (22.37%) Hyper-V
4 47 (15.46%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (7.57%) vSphere
6 21 (6.91%) XenApp
7 13 (4.28%) XenDesktop
8 8 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (2.30%) VMware NSX
10 6 (1.97%) VMware Server
11 5 (1.64%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.66%) Docker
13 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.33%) vCloud
14 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (10.86%) SCCM
2 10 (3.29%) Puppet
3 9 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.63%) Nagios
5 5 (1.64%) SCOM
5 5 (1.64%) SCOrch
5 5 (1.64%) SmoothWall
5 5 (1.64%) vCenter Server
5 5 (1.64%) vRealize
6 4 (1.32%) cPanel
6 4 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.32%) WSUS
7 3 (0.99%) DameWare
7 3 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.66%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 193 (63.49%) VMware
2 138 (45.39%) Microsoft
3 81 (26.64%) Cisco
4 40 (13.16%) Citrix
5 29 (9.54%) HP
6 24 (7.89%) NetApp
7 22 (7.24%) Veeam
8 17 (5.59%) Red Hat
9 14 (4.61%) Dell
10 13 (4.28%) Atlassian
11 12 (3.95%) Avaya
12 9 (2.96%) Fortinet
12 9 (2.96%) Nimble Storage
12 9 (2.96%) SolarWinds
13 8 (2.63%) EMC
14 7 (2.30%) IBM
15 6 (1.97%) Aruba
15 6 (1.97%) Meraki
16 5 (1.64%) Google
16 5 (1.64%) SonicWALL