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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 55 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 9 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.86% 2.04% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.11% 7.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £16,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+138.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -20.00%
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
89 152 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.35% 28.15% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 80 132 91
Average salary £31,500 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

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 30 October 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 30 October 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
Blackburn +14 3 £18,000 +5.88%
Burnley - 2 £40,000 -
Preston - 1 - -
Skelmersdale - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (77.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
5 16 (72.73%) MS Exchange
6 13 (59.09%) Windows XP
7 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 11 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (45.45%) VMware
8 10 (45.45%) Firewall
9 9 (40.91%) Citrix
9 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
10 8 (36.36%) VoIP
10 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
11 7 (31.82%) MCSE
11 7 (31.82%) MS Office
12 6 (27.27%) Linux
12 6 (27.27%) WAN
12 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (22.73%) Internet
13 5 (22.73%) HP
13 5 (22.73%) DHCP
13 5 (22.73%) LAN
13 5 (22.73%) DNS
13 5 (22.73%) Cisco
13 5 (22.73%) Windows Vista
14 4 (18.18%) Mac OS
14 4 (18.18%) Life Science

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 16 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 11 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (31.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (45.45%) Firewall
3 8 (36.36%) VoIP
4 6 (27.27%) WAN
5 5 (22.73%) DHCP
5 5 (22.73%) LAN
5 5 (22.73%) Internet
5 5 (22.73%) DNS
6 4 (18.18%) DECT
6 4 (18.18%) SAN
6 4 (18.18%) VPN
6 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
6 4 (18.18%) iSCSI
6 4 (18.18%) NAS
7 2 (9.09%) VLAN
8 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.55%) IPv4
8 1 (4.55%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MS Access
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
1 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
1 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Support Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Manager
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) IT Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Server Support
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Life Science
2 3 (13.64%) iPhone
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) CCTV
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (59.09%) Windows XP
4 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (27.27%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) Windows Vista
7 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 4 (18.18%) Mac OS
8 3 (13.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
1 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (18.18%) Migration
1 4 (18.18%) Resource Management
1 4 (18.18%) Software Deployment
1 4 (18.18%) Service Desk Management
1 4 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (18.18%) Performance Management
2 3 (13.64%) Time Management
2 3 (13.64%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (31.82%) MCSE
3 4 (18.18%) MCSA
3 4 (18.18%) CCNA
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (18.18%) A+ Certification
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) MCP
5 1 (4.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) XenApp
2 4 (18.18%) XenServer
2 4 (18.18%) vSphere
3 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.55%) Xen
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 9 (40.91%) Citrix
4 5 (22.73%) HP
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco
5 4 (18.18%) Dell
5 4 (18.18%) NetApp
6 2 (9.09%) Draytek
7 1 (4.55%) NETGEAR
7 1 (4.55%) Veritas
7 1 (4.55%) Symantec
7 1 (4.55%) Avaya
7 1 (4.55%) Nortel