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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 55 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 11 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.90% 3.02% 1.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.94% 15.73% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 6
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £18,850 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
123 89 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.28% 19.18% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 111 81 105
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £18,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,250 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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
Chorley 0 4 £42,500 +13.33%
Preston -7 2 £42,500 +30.76%
Burnley - 2 £30,000 -
Blackburn -14 1 £26,500 -11.66%
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (70.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (62.50%) MS Exchange
5 14 (58.33%) VMware
6 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
6 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
7 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (41.67%) SQL
9 10 (41.67%) Windows XP
10 9 (37.50%) DNS
10 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
10 9 (37.50%) SharePoint
11 8 (33.33%) MCSE
11 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (33.33%) Firewall
11 8 (33.33%) NAS
11 8 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (33.33%) SCOM
12 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
13 6 (25.00%) VPN
13 6 (25.00%) Oracle
13 6 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (25.00%) Office 365
13 6 (25.00%) Clustering
14 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (20.83%) vSphere

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 15 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (16.67%) IIS
5 2 (8.33%) Apache
5 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Mimecast
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 9 (37.50%) DNS
2 8 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) NAS
3 6 (25.00%) VPN
4 5 (20.83%) DHCP
4 5 (20.83%) SAN
4 5 (20.83%) Internet
5 4 (16.67%) Network Security
5 4 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 4 (16.67%) DECT
5 4 (16.67%) VoIP
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (8.33%) LAN
7 2 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (4.17%) WLAN
8 1 (4.17%) WAN
8 1 (4.17%) FTP
8 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) DBA
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 6 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Operations Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Support Manager
2 4 (16.67%) IT Operations Manager
2 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Clustering
2 4 (16.67%) Life Science
3 3 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 3 (12.50%) Thin Client
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (41.67%) Windows XP
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Vista
6 3 (12.50%) Linux
6 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.33%) UNIX
7 2 (8.33%) Solaris
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Management
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (16.67%) Software Licensing
3 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.67%) Data Security
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) BCP
4 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) MCSE
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) MCTS
2 4 (16.67%) MCITP
2 4 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) vSphere
4 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) SCOM
2 2 (8.33%) SCDPM
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (58.33%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco
5 4 (16.67%) NetApp
6 3 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) Citrix
7 2 (8.33%) Juniper
7 2 (8.33%) WatchGuard
7 2 (8.33%) Dell
7 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.33%) McAfee
7 2 (8.33%) Sophos
8 1 (4.17%) Veeam
8 1 (4.17%) Epicor