The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 50 61 72
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 8 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.72% 1.52% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 5.59% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 1
Average salary £40,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% +1.53%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -14.11%
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 Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
112 161 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.09% 27.24% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 103 132 126
Average salary £33,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in Merseyside

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Liverpool +15 8 £40,500 -2.40% 2
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (50.00%) SAN
7 5 (41.67%) DHCP
7 5 (41.67%) DNS
8 4 (33.33%) VMware
8 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (33.33%) SCVMM
8 4 (33.33%) MCITP
8 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 3 (25.00%) SCCM
9 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
9 3 (25.00%) ITIL
9 3 (25.00%) MCSE
9 3 (25.00%) SQL
9 3 (25.00%) Symantec
9 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (25.00%) Cisco
10 2 (16.67%) CCNA
10 2 (16.67%) HP
10 2 (16.67%) Dell
10 2 (16.67%) CCA

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (16.67%) IIS
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) FTP
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) DMZ
5 1 (8.33%) Intranet
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Wintel Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Junior
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) High Availability
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (33.33%) MCITP
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) CCA
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (8.33%) DFS Replication
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCVMM
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (16.67%) SCOM
4 1 (8.33%) SCDPM
4 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Symantec
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Sage