Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 82 69
Rank change year-on-year +4 -13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 184 243 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.45% 3.67% 4.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.79% 16.11% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 158 215 322
Manchester median annual salary £38,568 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.67% +12.31% -7.14%
10th Percentile £26,175 £23,000 £21,025
90th Percentile £62,856 £57,750 £53,750
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -7.14%

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 1,165 1,508 1,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.82% 22.76% 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1,225 1,439
Manchester median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,100 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,500 £68,750 £63,500
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020. 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 -12 9 £37,500 +56.25% 8
Salford -13 7 £40,125 +18.01% 3
Stockport -3 6 £30,000 -16.67% 6
Rochdale -3 4 £42,500 -39.29% 8
Oldham 0 3 £32,500 -8.45% 3
Altrincham - 3 £32,500 - 4
Cheadle -12 2 £25,750 +1.98% 4
Windows Server
North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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.

1 184 (100.00%) Windows
2 117 (63.59%) VMware
3 106 (57.61%) Active Directory
4 98 (53.26%) Azure
5 95 (51.63%) Microsoft
6 93 (50.54%) Office 365
7 78 (42.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 75 (40.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 62 (33.70%) Firewall
10 54 (29.35%) DNS
11 49 (26.63%) Cisco
12 48 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
13 45 (24.46%) ITIL
14 44 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
15 43 (23.37%) Linux
16 36 (19.57%) AWS
17 35 (19.02%) Citrix
18 34 (18.48%) MS Exchange
18 34 (18.48%) SCCM
19 33 (17.93%) Hyper-V
19 33 (17.93%) Problem-Solving
20 32 (17.39%) LAN
21 31 (16.85%) Data Centre
22 30 (16.30%) Windows 10
23 29 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
24 28 (15.22%) SAN
24 28 (15.22%) Mentoring
25 27 (14.67%) DHCP
26 25 (13.59%) TCP/IP
26 25 (13.59%) WAN

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 34 (18.48%) MS Exchange
2 24 (13.04%) IIS
3 22 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (9.24%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.80%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.72%) Apache
8 4 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.63%) Drupal
10 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 98 (53.26%) Azure
2 93 (50.54%) Office 365
3 36 (19.57%) AWS
4 15 (8.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (7.61%) IaaS
6 12 (6.52%) PaaS
7 10 (5.43%) SaaS
8 5 (2.72%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (2.17%) Amazon S3
10 3 (1.63%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (1.63%) WhatsApp
11 2 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.09%) CloudFront
11 2 (1.09%) GitHub
11 2 (1.09%) Power Platform
11 2 (1.09%) Serverless
11 2 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.54%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 62 (33.70%) Firewall
2 54 (29.35%) DNS
3 32 (17.39%) LAN
4 28 (15.22%) SAN
5 27 (14.67%) DHCP
6 25 (13.59%) TCP/IP
6 25 (13.59%) WAN
7 19 (10.33%) VLAN
8 17 (9.24%) VPN
9 13 (7.07%) NetScaler
10 11 (5.98%) VoIP
11 10 (5.43%) DMZ
11 10 (5.43%) MPLS
12 9 (4.89%) NAS
13 8 (4.35%) Network Security
14 7 (3.80%) Skype
15 6 (3.26%) Remote Desktop
15 6 (3.26%) VSAN
16 5 (2.72%) Intranet
16 5 (2.72%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.98%) MySQL
3 4 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.09%) MS Access
5 2 (1.09%) Power BI
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.54%) Big Data
6 1 (0.54%) Ingres
6 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.54%) Redis
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.54%) GitLab
2 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.54%) JIRA
General
1 22 (11.96%) Public Sector
2 10 (5.43%) Fire and Rescue
2 10 (5.43%) Police
3 8 (4.35%) Legal
3 8 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.26%) Retail
5 3 (1.63%) Banking
6 2 (1.09%) Finance
6 2 (1.09%) Games
7 1 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 73 (39.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (11.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 21 (11.41%) IT Engineer
4 16 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (8.15%) Support Engineer
6 14 (7.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (6.52%) Analyst
8 10 (5.43%) Consultant
9 9 (4.89%) Azure Engineer
9 9 (4.89%) Server Engineer
9 9 (4.89%) Service Desk Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) IT Support
10 8 (4.35%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
11 7 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (3.80%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.80%) AWS Engineer
12 6 (3.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 6 (3.26%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.26%) SAML
2 3 (1.63%) .NET
2 3 (1.63%) LDAP
3 1 (0.54%) COM
3 1 (0.54%) J2EE
3 1 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.85%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.98%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (3.80%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.26%) Clustering
4 6 (3.26%) Life Science
4 6 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.17%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.63%) User Experience
7 2 (1.09%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.09%) Replication
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.54%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.54%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.54%) iSeries
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.54%) NHS
8 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 184 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (23.37%) Linux
5 30 (16.30%) Windows 10
6 12 (6.52%) Windows 7
7 10 (5.43%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.72%) Unix
9 4 (2.17%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.63%) Android
10 3 (1.63%) SUSE
11 1 (0.54%) AIX
11 1 (0.54%) CentOS
11 1 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.54%) Solaris
11 1 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (42.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 45 (24.46%) ITIL
3 33 (17.93%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (15.22%) Mentoring
6 17 (9.24%) DevOps
7 16 (8.70%) Migration
8 15 (8.15%) Configuration Management
8 15 (8.15%) Identity Management
9 12 (6.52%) PRINCE2
9 12 (6.52%) Server Virtualisation
9 12 (6.52%) Service Delivery
10 11 (5.98%) Data Protection
11 10 (5.43%) Coaching
11 10 (5.43%) Data Security
11 10 (5.43%) Time Management
12 9 (4.89%) Proactive Monitoring
12 9 (4.89%) Security Patching
12 9 (4.89%) Service Management
13 8 (4.35%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.04%) SQL
2 23 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.80%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.09%) C
4 2 (1.09%) Python
5 1 (0.54%) Java
5 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (8.70%) Degree
2 13 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.35%) MCSE
4 6 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.26%) MCSA
5 5 (2.72%) CCNA
5 5 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.17%) Master's Degree
6 4 (2.17%) MCITP
6 4 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.63%) CEH
8 2 (1.09%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.09%) CISSP
8 2 (1.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 2 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.54%) CCVP
9 1 (0.54%) CISA
9 1 (0.54%) MCTS
9 1 (0.54%) NCDA
9 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.89%) SLA
2 7 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.63%) GDPR
4 1 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.54%) NIST
4 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 106 (57.61%) Active Directory
2 75 (40.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (17.93%) Hyper-V
4 24 (13.04%) vSphere
5 22 (11.96%) XenApp
6 17 (9.24%) XenDesktop
7 14 (7.61%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (5.98%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 10 (5.43%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (3.26%) VMware NSX
11 4 (2.17%) Shibboleth
12 3 (1.63%) vCloud
13 2 (1.09%) Docker
13 2 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (1.09%) ProxySG
13 2 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (1.09%) VMware Server
13 2 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (18.48%) SCCM
2 17 (9.24%) SCOM
3 12 (6.52%) vRealize
3 12 (6.52%) WSUS
4 10 (5.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 10 (5.43%) XenMobile
5 9 (4.89%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (3.26%) Puppet
7 4 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (2.17%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 4 (2.17%) PingFederate
7 4 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (2.17%) Terraform
7 4 (2.17%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.63%) AirWatch
8 3 (1.63%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (1.09%) Ansible
9 2 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.09%) Nagios
9 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 117 (63.59%) VMware
2 95 (51.63%) Microsoft
3 49 (26.63%) Cisco
4 35 (19.02%) Citrix
5 22 (11.96%) NetApp
6 12 (6.52%) Palo Alto
7 11 (5.98%) HP
8 10 (5.43%) SolarWinds
9 9 (4.89%) Veeam
10 8 (4.35%) Actuate
10 8 (4.35%) CheckPoint
11 7 (3.80%) EMC
12 6 (3.26%) Dell
12 6 (3.26%) McAfee
13 5 (2.72%) Juniper
13 5 (2.72%) Red Hat
14 4 (2.17%) Fortinet
14 4 (2.17%) NetIQ
14 4 (2.17%) Okta
14 4 (2.17%) Ping Identity