The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 55 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 10 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.00% 2.03% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.62% 7.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £41,250 £27,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Windows Server 2012
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
116 153 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.15% 28.18% 21.01%
Number of salaries quoted 96 130 80
Average salary £31,500 £32,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.81% +0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Lancashire region.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in Lancashire

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burnley - 2 £40,000 -
Preston - 1 - -
Skelmersdale - 1 - -
Blackburn - 1 £20,000 -
Blackpool - 1 £24,000 -
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Active Directory
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (85.71%) MS Exchange
3 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
4 13 (61.90%) Windows XP
5 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
6 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
8 9 (42.86%) VoIP
8 9 (42.86%) Firewall
8 9 (42.86%) VMware
9 8 (38.10%) DHCP
9 8 (38.10%) DNS
9 8 (38.10%) MCSE
9 8 (38.10%) MS Office
9 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
10 7 (33.33%) Office 365
10 7 (33.33%) Windows Vista
10 7 (33.33%) Internet
11 6 (28.57%) Citrix
11 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
11 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
11 6 (28.57%) SLA
11 6 (28.57%) Ethernet
11 6 (28.57%) WAN
11 6 (28.57%) DECT

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.76%) SAS
6 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (38.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 9 (42.86%) VoIP
2 9 (42.86%) Firewall
3 8 (38.10%) DNS
3 8 (38.10%) DHCP
4 7 (33.33%) Internet
5 6 (28.57%) iSCSI
5 6 (28.57%) NAS
5 6 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 6 (28.57%) WAN
5 6 (28.57%) DECT
6 5 (23.81%) LAN
7 4 (19.05%) VPN
8 3 (14.29%) SAN
9 1 (4.76%) IPv4
9 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (4.76%) VLAN
9 1 (4.76%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MS Access
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Support Manager
2 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support Manager
2 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Field Service Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Life Science
2 3 (14.29%) iPhone
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) CCTV
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (61.90%) Windows XP
4 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
5 7 (33.33%) Windows Vista
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) Mac OS
7 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
8 2 (9.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (28.57%) Performance Management
1 6 (28.57%) Software Deployment
1 6 (28.57%) Service Desk Management
1 6 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
1 6 (28.57%) Resource Management
2 3 (14.29%) Time Management
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (38.10%) MCSE
3 3 (14.29%) MCSA
3 3 (14.29%) CCNA
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (14.29%) A+ Certification
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (95.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) XenApp
2 3 (14.29%) vSphere
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) XenServer
4 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) NetApp
6 2 (9.52%) Draytek
6 2 (9.52%) Dell
7 1 (4.76%) Nortel
7 1 (4.76%) IBM
7 1 (4.76%) Avaya
7 1 (4.76%) NETGEAR
7 1 (4.76%) MobileIron
7 1 (4.76%) ScanSafe