Period
to 17 December 2017

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

Microsoft Windows Server
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 57 47
Rank change year-on-year -6 -10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 377 353 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.85% 4.79% 5.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.38% 21.74% 22.39%
Number of salaries quoted 348 323 313
Manchester median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +7.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,400 £20,100
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £51,250
North West median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +6.06% -4.35%

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 1763 1624 1782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.66% 22.01% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1488 1473 1434
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 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
Salford +4 14 £27,750 -14.62% 6
Altrincham -11 13 £37,500 +41.51% 1
Stockport -29 13 £35,000 - 1
Bolton -4 11 £31,500 -20.25%
Rochdale -14 10 £33,000 -17.50%
Sale +11 4 £32,500 +14.04%
Wigan -3 4 £26,000 +28.40%
Bury -1 3 £25,000 -16.67% 1
Oldham +2 1 £19,366 -13.93%
Ashton-under-Lyne 0 1 £30,000 -9.09% 1
Cheadle -8 1 £27,500 - 1
Windows Server
North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 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.

1 376 (99.73%) Windows
2 239 (63.40%) Active Directory
3 197 (52.25%) VMware
4 193 (51.19%) Microsoft
5 151 (40.05%) Cisco
6 149 (39.52%) Office 365
7 146 (38.73%) ITIL
8 145 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 125 (33.16%) MS Exchange
10 113 (29.97%) Firewall
11 110 (29.18%) Hyper-V
12 100 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 93 (24.67%) Exchange Server 2010
14 89 (23.61%) DNS
15 88 (23.34%) VMware Infrastructure
16 76 (20.16%) TCP/IP
17 72 (19.10%) WAN
18 70 (18.57%) SQL Server
18 70 (18.57%) Windows 7
19 69 (18.30%) Microsoft Office
20 68 (18.04%) Windows 10
21 63 (16.71%) LAN
22 62 (16.45%) SQL
23 60 (15.92%) Microsoft Certification
24 58 (15.38%) DHCP
25 56 (14.85%) SLA
26 55 (14.59%) SAN
27 53 (14.06%) Linux
28 48 (12.73%) MCSE
29 45 (11.94%) MCP

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
1 125 (33.16%) MS Exchange
2 93 (24.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (7.43%) SharePoint
4 23 (6.10%) IIS
5 21 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (4.77%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.86%) Drupal
8 5 (1.33%) WordPress
9 4 (1.06%) GeoServer
9 4 (1.06%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.80%) Apache
11 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Portal
12 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 69 (18.30%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Epicor Tropos
2 2 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) Magento
3 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.27%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 149 (39.52%) Office 365
2 32 (8.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (5.31%) Mimecast
4 16 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.86%) IaaS
6 6 (1.59%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.06%) GitHub
8 1 (0.27%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 113 (29.97%) Firewall
2 89 (23.61%) DNS
3 76 (20.16%) TCP/IP
4 72 (19.10%) WAN
5 63 (16.71%) LAN
6 58 (15.38%) DHCP
7 55 (14.59%) SAN
8 44 (11.67%) VLAN
9 24 (6.37%) VPN
10 19 (5.04%) VoIP
11 18 (4.77%) MPLS
12 16 (4.24%) Network Security
13 14 (3.71%) Skype
14 13 (3.45%) Junos
15 11 (2.92%) Unified Communications
16 10 (2.65%) WLAN
17 8 (2.12%) Internet
18 7 (1.86%) NetScaler
19 6 (1.59%) VoWiFi
20 5 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.37%) MySQL
3 16 (4.24%) Oracle Database
4 14 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (2.12%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (2.12%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.86%) GIS
8 7 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (3.45%) JIRA
2 8 (2.12%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.59%) Selenium
4 4 (1.06%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.06%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.80%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.80%) Subversion
6 1 (0.27%) gulp
6 1 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 32 (8.49%) Telecoms
2 22 (5.84%) Finance
3 16 (4.24%) Legal
4 14 (3.71%) Retail
5 10 (2.65%) Games
6 7 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.06%) Marketing
8 3 (0.80%) Back Office
8 3 (0.80%) Billing
9 2 (0.53%) Advertising
9 2 (0.53%) Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Retail Finance
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 87 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 48 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 42 (11.14%) Analyst
4 39 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 37 (9.81%) IT Support
6 33 (8.75%) 2nd Line Support
7 30 (7.96%) IT Engineer
8 29 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 28 (7.43%) 3rd Line Support
9 28 (7.43%) Administrator
10 22 (5.84%) 1st Line Support
10 22 (5.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 21 (5.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 21 (5.57%) Network Engineer
11 21 (5.57%) Service Desk Engineer
12 20 (5.31%) 1st Line Engineer
12 20 (5.31%) Consultant
13 18 (4.77%) Windows Engineer
14 17 (4.51%) Support Analyst
14 17 (4.51%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.10%) .NET
2 11 (2.92%) Web Services
3 8 (2.12%) HTML
3 8 (2.12%) SAP Basis
4 6 (1.59%) .NET Framework
4 6 (1.59%) CSS
4 6 (1.59%) XML
5 5 (1.33%) ODBC
6 4 (1.06%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.80%) HTML5
7 3 (0.80%) jQuery
7 3 (0.80%) RESTful
8 2 (0.53%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.53%) COM
8 2 (0.53%) EDI
8 2 (0.53%) J2EE
8 2 (0.53%) JSF
8 2 (0.53%) Laravel
8 2 (0.53%) Node.js
9 1 (0.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.37%) Driving Licence
2 22 (5.84%) Data Centre
3 15 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.45%) Replication
5 9 (2.39%) iPad
6 8 (2.12%) Private Cloud
7 7 (1.86%) Clustering
7 7 (1.86%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.59%) Handset
9 5 (1.33%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.33%) NHS
9 5 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.80%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.80%) FMCG
10 3 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.80%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.53%) BYOD
11 2 (0.53%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.53%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 376 (99.73%) Windows
2 145 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 100 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 70 (18.57%) Windows 7
5 68 (18.04%) Windows 10
6 53 (14.06%) Linux
7 27 (7.16%) Windows 8
8 20 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (3.18%) Unix
10 8 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.86%) CentOS
12 6 (1.59%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.06%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.80%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.53%) AIX
15 2 (0.53%) Android
15 2 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.53%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.27%) Debian
16 1 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (38.73%) ITIL
2 28 (7.43%) Change Management
3 23 (6.10%) DevOps
4 20 (5.31%) Mentoring
4 20 (5.31%) Service Delivery
5 19 (5.04%) Service Management
6 17 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (4.24%) CRM
7 16 (4.24%) Network Design
8 15 (3.98%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (3.98%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (3.98%) ERP
8 15 (3.98%) SIEM
9 14 (3.71%) Incident Management
10 13 (3.45%) Load Balancing
10 13 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
10 13 (3.45%) Problem Management
10 13 (3.45%) Project Management
10 13 (3.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 11 (2.92%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 62 (16.45%) SQL
2 33 (8.75%) PowerShell
3 18 (4.77%) Java
4 15 (3.98%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.12%) ABAP
6 7 (1.86%) C++
6 7 (1.86%) PHP
6 7 (1.86%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.33%) C#
7 5 (1.33%) VBScript
8 3 (0.80%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.80%) VB
9 2 (0.53%) C
9 2 (0.53%) Python
9 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.53%) VBA
10 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (15.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (12.73%) MCSE
3 45 (11.94%) MCP
4 41 (10.88%) MCSA
5 28 (7.43%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (5.04%) CCNA
7 18 (4.77%) Degree
8 8 (2.12%) CCNP
9 7 (1.86%) CCIE
9 7 (1.86%) MCITP
10 6 (1.59%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.59%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.80%) HNC
11 3 (0.80%) HND
11 3 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.53%) ISEB
12 2 (0.53%) Linux+ Certification
12 2 (0.53%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (14.85%) SLA
2 10 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.86%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.59%) QA
5 3 (0.80%) GDPR
5 3 (0.80%) WAI
6 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 239 (63.40%) Active Directory
2 110 (29.18%) Hyper-V
3 88 (23.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (4.77%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (3.45%) ProxySG
6 10 (2.65%) vSphere
7 9 (2.39%) XenApp
8 6 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.06%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.80%) XenServer
11 1 (0.27%) vCloud
11 1 (0.27%) Xen
11 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (11.67%) SCCM
2 8 (2.12%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (1.06%) WSUS
5 3 (0.80%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (0.80%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.53%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.53%) Puppet
6 2 (0.53%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.53%) WMI
7 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.27%) Nagios
7 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 197 (52.25%) VMware
2 193 (51.19%) Microsoft
3 151 (40.05%) Cisco
4 42 (11.14%) Oracle
5 38 (10.08%) Citrix
6 36 (9.55%) Veeam
7 26 (6.90%) HP
8 20 (5.31%) Juniper
9 16 (4.24%) Palo Alto
10 13 (3.45%) Blue Coat
10 13 (3.45%) CheckPoint
11 9 (2.39%) iManage
11 9 (2.39%) Red Hat
12 8 (2.12%) Apple
12 8 (2.12%) SAP
13 7 (1.86%) F5
13 7 (1.86%) Riverbed
14 6 (1.59%) BroadSoft
14 6 (1.59%) GENBAND
14 6 (1.59%) Sonus