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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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 66 74 80
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 252 159 140
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 4.45% 4.04% 3.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.69% 20.92% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 228 141 106
10th Percentile £24,350 £31,250 £25,375
25th Percentile £26,000 £37,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £46,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £49,871
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £61,428
North West median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% +4.94% +12.50%

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 944 760 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.68% 19.33% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 651 660 631
10th Percentile £25,500 £31,125 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,000 £36,250 £33,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - -5.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,675 £67,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Manchester

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in Manchester

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Wigan +7 11 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Altrincham +6 9 £27,500 -35.29% 3
Bolton 0 9 £25,000 -29.58% 5
Salford -18 9 £41,000 +36.67% 2
Cheadle -1 2 £31,500 -45.22%
Stockport -9 2 £27,500 +19.57% 4
Sale - 1 £30,500 -
Windows Server
North West

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 250 (99.21%) Windows
2 174 (69.05%) Microsoft
3 162 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 136 (53.97%) Microsoft 365
5 122 (48.41%) VMware
6 119 (47.22%) Azure
7 83 (32.94%) VMware Infrastructure
8 79 (31.35%) DNS
9 77 (30.56%) PowerShell
10 74 (29.37%) DHCP
10 74 (29.37%) Cisco
11 68 (26.98%) MS Exchange
12 66 (26.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 65 (25.79%) Windows 10
14 63 (25.00%) Firewall
15 62 (24.60%) Social Skills
16 58 (23.02%) Hyper-V
17 54 (21.43%) AWS
18 52 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
19 50 (19.84%) ITIL
19 50 (19.84%) Problem-Solving
20 47 (18.65%) Microsoft Office
21 43 (17.06%) Linux
21 43 (17.06%) WAN
21 43 (17.06%) Change Management
22 42 (16.67%) SQL Server
23 40 (15.87%) Security Cleared
24 39 (15.48%) SharePoint
25 38 (15.08%) Windows Server 2012
26 37 (14.68%) Windows Server 2016

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 68 (26.98%) MS Exchange
2 39 (15.48%) SharePoint
3 33 (13.10%) IIS
4 11 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.97%) Apache
6 7 (2.78%) nginx
7 5 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.19%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.40%) Confluence
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.40%) Site Server
Applications
1 47 (18.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (5.95%) Sentinel
2 3 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 136 (53.97%) Microsoft 365
2 119 (47.22%) Azure
3 54 (21.43%) AWS
4 18 (7.14%) Azure Sentinel
4 18 (7.14%) GCP
5 14 (5.56%) Mimecast
6 13 (5.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (4.76%) IaaS
8 9 (3.57%) PaaS
9 8 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (3.17%) Amazon S3
9 8 (3.17%) OneDrive
10 7 (2.78%) SaaS
11 6 (2.38%) Route 53
12 5 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (1.59%) Power Platform
14 3 (1.19%) Azure Pipelines
14 3 (1.19%) Azure Service Fabric
15 2 (0.79%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 79 (31.35%) DNS
2 74 (29.37%) DHCP
3 63 (25.00%) Firewall
4 43 (17.06%) WAN
5 36 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
6 32 (12.70%) TCP/IP
7 29 (11.51%) SAN
8 27 (10.71%) VPN
9 24 (9.52%) LAN
10 23 (9.13%) Wi-Fi
11 20 (7.94%) Network Security
12 16 (6.35%) VLAN
13 15 (5.95%) SNMP
14 13 (5.16%) VoIP
15 11 (4.37%) MPLS
16 9 (3.57%) FTP
16 9 (3.57%) Wireless
17 7 (2.78%) Internet
18 6 (2.38%) SD-WAN
18 6 (2.38%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.33%) MySQL
3 7 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.98%) GIS
5 3 (1.19%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.40%) Power BI
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (5.95%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (3.57%) TeamCity
3 4 (1.59%) JIRA
4 3 (1.19%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.19%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.19%) MSBuild
4 3 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (1.19%) Subversion
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 62 (24.60%) Social Skills
2 33 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (10.71%) Legal
4 25 (9.92%) Finance
5 19 (7.54%) Law
6 14 (5.56%) Public Sector
7 13 (5.16%) Manufacturing
8 11 (4.37%) Organisational Skills
9 10 (3.97%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 8 (3.17%) Advertising
11 7 (2.78%) Telecoms
12 6 (2.38%) Banking
12 6 (2.38%) Investment Banking
13 5 (1.98%) Automotive
14 4 (1.59%) Retail
15 3 (1.19%) Tech for Good
16 2 (0.79%) Games
17 1 (0.40%) Documentation Skills
17 1 (0.40%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 56 (22.22%) Analyst
2 52 (20.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 45 (17.86%) IT Analyst
4 44 (17.46%) IT Support
5 36 (14.29%) IT Technician
6 33 (13.10%) IT Engineer
7 25 (9.92%) Support Analyst
8 22 (8.73%) 2nd Line Support
8 22 (8.73%) Support Engineer
9 20 (7.94%) Help Desk Analyst
9 20 (7.94%) IT Support Analyst
10 19 (7.54%) Help Desk Technician
11 16 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 16 (6.35%) Administrator
12 15 (5.95%) Azure Engineer
12 15 (5.95%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
14 12 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
14 12 (4.76%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.35%) LDAP
2 9 (3.57%) SAML
3 7 (2.78%) LAMP
3 7 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
3 7 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (2.38%) .NET
4 6 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (1.59%) REST
5 4 (1.59%) XMPP
6 3 (1.19%) ADO
6 3 (1.19%) HTML
6 3 (1.19%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.40%) CSS
7 1 (0.40%) JSON
7 1 (0.40%) Node.js
7 1 (0.40%) OAuth
7 1 (0.40%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.40%) Spring
7 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 30 (11.90%) Data Centre
3 28 (11.11%) Driving Licence
4 22 (8.73%) Clustering
5 16 (6.35%) Management Information System
6 15 (5.95%) PKI
7 9 (3.57%) User Experience
8 7 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.98%) Life Science
9 5 (1.98%) Renewable Energy
10 4 (1.59%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.79%) Housing Association
11 2 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.79%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.40%) CCTV
12 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.40%) IoT
12 1 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.40%) Replication
12 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 250 (99.21%) Windows
2 65 (25.79%) Windows 10
3 43 (17.06%) Linux
4 38 (15.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (14.68%) Windows Server 2016
6 31 (12.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (6.35%) Windows 7
8 9 (3.57%) CentOS
8 9 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (3.17%) Windows Server 2019
10 7 (2.78%) Unix
11 4 (1.59%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.19%) Android
12 3 (1.19%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.79%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (26.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 50 (19.84%) ITIL
2 50 (19.84%) Problem-Solving
3 43 (17.06%) Change Management
4 34 (13.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 31 (12.30%) DevOps
6 30 (11.90%) Service Delivery
7 26 (10.32%) Asset Management
8 24 (9.52%) Project Management
9 23 (9.13%) Patch Management
10 22 (8.73%) Cybersecurity
11 21 (8.33%) Service Management
11 21 (8.33%) Time Management
12 20 (7.94%) Capacity Management
12 20 (7.94%) CI/CD
12 20 (7.94%) Information Security
13 18 (7.14%) Data Loss Prevention
14 17 (6.75%) Regulatory Compliance
14 17 (6.75%) Requirements Gathering
14 17 (6.75%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 77 (30.56%) PowerShell
2 37 (14.68%) SQL
3 12 (4.76%) Python
4 11 (4.37%) Bash
5 9 (3.57%) C#
6 3 (1.19%) Java
7 2 (0.79%) VB
8 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.40%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 52 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (15.87%) Security Cleared
3 19 (7.54%) SC Cleared
4 16 (6.35%) MCSA
5 15 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (5.56%) Degree
6 14 (5.56%) MCTS
7 10 (3.97%) CISSP
8 7 (2.78%) SSCP
9 6 (2.38%) MCP
10 4 (1.59%) CCA
11 3 (1.19%) AWS Certification
11 3 (1.19%) MCSE
11 3 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.79%) RHCE
13 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.40%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.11%) SLA
2 8 (3.17%) GDPR
3 5 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.19%) NIST
4 3 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 162 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 83 (32.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (23.02%) Hyper-V
4 22 (8.73%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (3.17%) Docker
6 7 (2.78%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 7 (2.78%) XenApp
7 5 (1.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (1.98%) etcd
8 4 (1.59%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.19%) vSphere
10 2 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.40%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (9.92%) SCCM
2 24 (9.52%) WSUS
3 19 (7.54%) Terraform
4 18 (7.14%) Kubernetes
4 18 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
5 14 (5.56%) Ansible
6 12 (4.76%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 11 (4.37%) Puppet
8 10 (3.97%) SCOM
9 9 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (3.17%) Nagios
10 8 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (2.78%) Cacti
11 7 (2.78%) ZABBIX
12 5 (1.98%) Bacula
12 5 (1.98%) Bareos
12 5 (1.98%) HAProxy
13 4 (1.59%) FortiGate
14 2 (0.79%) Grafana
Vendors
1 174 (69.05%) Microsoft
2 122 (48.41%) VMware
3 74 (29.37%) Cisco
4 29 (11.51%) Citrix
5 15 (5.95%) HP
5 15 (5.95%) Veeam
6 14 (5.56%) EMC
7 11 (4.37%) Red Hat
8 10 (3.97%) Dell
9 9 (3.57%) Avaya
9 9 (3.57%) Juniper
10 7 (2.78%) Fortinet
10 7 (2.78%) Google
10 7 (2.78%) SolarWinds
11 6 (2.38%) Ruckus Wireless
11 6 (2.38%) Splunk
12 5 (1.98%) Barracuda Networks
12 5 (1.98%) NetApp
12 5 (1.98%) Sophos
13 4 (1.59%) Oracle