Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 66 52
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 329 357 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.66% 4.46% 4.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.48% 18.51% 21.06%
Number of salaries quoted 290 335 308
Manchester median annual salary £35,078 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.46% - +9.49%
10th Percentile £20,250 £22,850 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £53,975
North West median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% -2.70% +5.71%

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 1,532 1,929 1,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.68% 24.09% 23.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,277 1,655 1,318
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 June 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 19 June 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
Stockport +26 40 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Salford +1 10 £33,250 -21.76% 3
Rochdale +9 8 £65,000 +62.50% 2
Oldham +32 7 £22,500 -50.00% 7
Wigan +5 6 £42,500 +57.41% 5
Bolton +5 4 £27,000 -28.00% 6
Altrincham 0 4 £26,250 -2.78% 1
Cheadle -1 4 £35,000 +27.27%
Sale +6 3 £37,500 -
Bury 0 1 £38,500 +54.00%
Windows Server
North West

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 329 (100.00%) Windows
2 210 (63.83%) Microsoft
3 205 (62.31%) Active Directory
4 168 (51.06%) VMware
5 135 (41.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 125 (37.99%) Office 365
7 112 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 108 (32.83%) Hyper-V
9 106 (32.22%) ITIL
10 96 (29.18%) Cisco
11 91 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
12 84 (25.53%) MS Exchange
13 82 (24.92%) Firewall
14 81 (24.62%) SQL Server
15 78 (23.71%) Microsoft Certification
16 74 (22.49%) Microsoft Azure
17 71 (21.58%) LAN
18 68 (20.67%) SQL
18 68 (20.67%) DNS
19 67 (20.36%) WAN
20 66 (20.06%) Microsoft Office
21 62 (18.84%) MCSA
22 61 (18.54%) MCSE
23 58 (17.63%) TCP/IP
24 53 (16.11%) MCP
25 52 (15.81%) Exchange Server 2010
26 50 (15.20%) Windows 7
26 50 (15.20%) DHCP
27 49 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
28 47 (14.29%) Windows 10

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 84 (25.53%) MS Exchange
2 52 (15.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 42 (12.77%) IIS
4 34 (10.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (7.29%) SharePoint
6 23 (6.99%) Skype for Business
7 22 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (3.04%) WordPress
9 5 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.22%) Confluence
11 3 (0.91%) Apache
11 3 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.61%) CMS
12 2 (0.61%) Drupal
12 2 (0.61%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.61%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 66 (20.06%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (4.86%) Workfront
2 15 (4.56%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.30%) Magento
4 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 125 (37.99%) Office 365
2 74 (22.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (8.21%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (5.78%) IaaS
5 6 (1.82%) PaaS
6 5 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.52%) G Suite
7 4 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.91%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.91%) SaaS
9 2 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.61%) GitHub
9 2 (0.61%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.61%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 82 (24.92%) Firewall
2 71 (21.58%) LAN
3 68 (20.67%) DNS
4 67 (20.36%) WAN
5 58 (17.63%) TCP/IP
6 50 (15.20%) DHCP
7 43 (13.07%) SAN
8 26 (7.90%) Skype
9 21 (6.38%) VoIP
10 20 (6.08%) Network Security
11 19 (5.78%) VLAN
12 17 (5.17%) VPN
13 13 (3.95%) Internet
14 10 (3.04%) Unified Communications
14 10 (3.04%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (2.43%) IPv4
15 8 (2.43%) IPv6
15 8 (2.43%) SSL
15 8 (2.43%) Wireless
15 8 (2.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (5.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.74%) MS Access
5 9 (2.74%) MySQL
6 7 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.82%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.82%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.22%) DTS
9 4 (1.22%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.61%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (6.99%) JIRA
2 8 (2.43%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.22%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.91%) Subversion
6 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.30%) Grunt
7 1 (0.30%) gulp
7 1 (0.30%) Maven
7 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.30%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (11.25%) Finance
2 26 (7.90%) Retail
3 14 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.74%) Games
5 7 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.91%) Automotive
6 3 (0.91%) Legal
7 2 (0.61%) Back Office
7 2 (0.61%) Billing
7 2 (0.61%) Law
7 2 (0.61%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (16.72%) Support Engineer
2 40 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 39 (11.85%) Analyst
4 36 (10.94%) IT Support
5 34 (10.33%) IT Engineer
6 30 (9.12%) Developer
7 26 (7.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 25 (7.60%) Service Analyst
9 23 (6.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 21 (6.38%) 1st Line Support
11 20 (6.08%) Applications Support
12 18 (5.47%) IT Support Engineer
13 17 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
13 17 (5.17%) Applications Developer
14 16 (4.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 16 (4.86%) Service Desk Analyst
15 15 (4.56%) Support Analyst
15 15 (4.56%) Systems Engineer
16 14 (4.26%) Administrator
16 14 (4.26%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.51%) .NET
2 22 (6.69%) .NET Framework
3 19 (5.78%) Web Services
4 7 (2.13%) CSS
4 7 (2.13%) HTML
5 6 (1.82%) XML
6 4 (1.22%) jQuery
6 4 (1.22%) JSON
7 3 (0.91%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.91%) LDAP
7 3 (0.91%) SOAP
7 3 (0.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.61%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.61%) J2EE
8 2 (0.61%) JSF
8 2 (0.61%) ODBC
9 1 (0.30%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (0.30%) HTML5
9 1 (0.30%) JSP
9 1 (0.30%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.60%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.69%) Management Information System
3 19 (5.78%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (4.86%) Clustering
5 15 (4.56%) Driving Licence
6 9 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.43%) Replication
8 7 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.52%) NHS
9 5 (1.52%) User Experience
10 4 (1.22%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.91%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.61%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.61%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.61%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.61%) iPad
12 2 (0.61%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.30%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 329 (100.00%) Windows
2 135 (41.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 112 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (15.20%) Windows 7
5 47 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 42 (12.77%) Linux
7 11 (3.34%) Mac OS X
8 9 (2.74%) Mac OS
8 9 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (2.43%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.82%) CentOS
10 6 (1.82%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.91%) Unix
13 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.61%) Solaris
13 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (32.22%) ITIL
2 49 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
3 40 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 35 (10.64%) Service Management
6 32 (9.73%) Mentoring
7 30 (9.12%) DevOps
8 26 (7.90%) Migration
9 20 (6.08%) Configuration Management
10 17 (5.17%) Service Delivery
11 16 (4.86%) Change Control
11 16 (4.86%) Change Management
11 16 (4.86%) CRM
12 15 (4.56%) E-Commerce
12 15 (4.56%) Statistics
12 15 (4.56%) Tech Ops
13 14 (4.26%) Problem Management
13 14 (4.26%) Time Management
14 13 (3.95%) ITIL V3
14 13 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 68 (20.67%) SQL
2 30 (9.12%) PowerShell
2 30 (9.12%) T-SQL
2 30 (9.12%) VBA
3 11 (3.34%) Python
4 9 (2.74%) C#
4 9 (2.74%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.43%) C
6 7 (2.13%) Java
7 5 (1.52%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.22%) Ruby
8 4 (1.22%) VBScript
9 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.61%) Perl
9 2 (0.61%) PHP
9 2 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (23.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (18.84%) MCSA
3 61 (18.54%) MCSE
4 53 (16.11%) MCP
5 25 (7.60%) Degree
6 15 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (4.26%) CCNA
8 11 (3.34%) CCNP
8 11 (3.34%) Security Cleared
9 8 (2.43%) DBS Check
9 8 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (2.13%) MCTS
11 6 (1.82%) MCITP
11 6 (1.82%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (1.52%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (0.91%) ISEB
15 2 (0.61%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (12.16%) SLA
2 15 (4.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.13%) GDPR
3 7 (2.13%) QA
4 6 (1.82%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 205 (62.31%) Active Directory
2 108 (32.83%) Hyper-V
3 91 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (6.08%) vSphere
6 12 (3.65%) Terminal Services
6 12 (3.65%) XenApp
7 10 (3.04%) Docker
8 8 (2.43%) Firmware
9 7 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (1.82%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (1.22%) XenServer
13 2 (0.61%) vCloud
13 2 (0.61%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.30%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.30%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 37 (11.25%) SCCM
2 16 (4.86%) SCOM
3 11 (3.34%) WSUS
4 9 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.43%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (2.43%) Cisco Prime
5 8 (2.43%) FortiGate
6 7 (2.13%) Ansible
7 6 (1.82%) Puppet
8 5 (1.52%) vCenter Server
9 4 (1.22%) Consul
9 4 (1.22%) Kubernetes
9 4 (1.22%) Packer
9 4 (1.22%) Terraform
10 3 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.91%) vRealize
11 2 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.61%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.61%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 210 (63.83%) Microsoft
2 168 (51.06%) VMware
3 96 (29.18%) Cisco
4 43 (13.07%) Citrix
5 28 (8.51%) Veeam
6 26 (7.90%) Oracle
7 25 (7.60%) HP
8 22 (6.69%) SolarWinds
9 17 (5.17%) SAP
10 15 (4.56%) Intapp
10 15 (4.56%) Reuters
11 14 (4.26%) NetApp
12 13 (3.95%) Dell
13 12 (3.65%) Google
13 12 (3.65%) Meraki
14 11 (3.34%) Fortinet
15 9 (2.74%) Avaya
15 9 (2.74%) EMC
16 8 (2.43%) Aruba
16 8 (2.43%) Red Hat