The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 83 107 156
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +49
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 170 174 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.03% 2.47% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.19% 9.52% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 124 155 91
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +2.85%
Windows Server 2012
England

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

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1395 1827 1685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.89% 25.93% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1136 1597 1456
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in the North West

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in the North West

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
Manchester +5 89 £32,500 - 11
Cheshire +29 41 £30,750 -25.45% 8
Merseyside +12 30 £45,000 +11.11% 5
Lancashire +14 12 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 339 (100.00%) Windows
2 241 (71.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 211 (62.24%) Windows Server
4 192 (56.64%) VMware
5 189 (55.75%) Active Directory
6 169 (49.85%) Microsoft
7 138 (40.71%) MS Exchange
8 111 (32.74%) Cisco
9 108 (31.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 106 (31.27%) ITIL
11 105 (30.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 99 (29.20%) SQL
13 97 (28.61%) Microsoft Certification
14 96 (28.32%) Exchange Server 2010
15 95 (28.02%) SQL Server
16 93 (27.43%) Windows 7
17 90 (26.55%) Hyper-V
18 87 (25.66%) MS Excel
19 86 (25.37%) TCP/IP
20 77 (22.71%) Exchange Server 2013
21 74 (21.83%) DHCP
22 73 (21.53%) DNS
23 69 (20.35%) SAN
24 65 (19.17%) WAN
25 64 (18.88%) LAN
26 63 (18.58%) Citrix
27 61 (17.99%) MS Office
28 57 (16.81%) Firewall
29 56 (16.52%) Degree
30 55 (16.22%) T-SQL

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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
1 138 (40.71%) MS Exchange
2 96 (28.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (22.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 51 (15.04%) IIS
5 46 (13.57%) SharePoint
6 37 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 31 (9.14%) Skype for Business
8 16 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (3.54%) Tomcat
10 8 (2.36%) JBoss
10 8 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.77%) IBM Notes
12 5 (1.47%) Apache
12 5 (1.47%) CMS
13 4 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (1.18%) WebLogic
13 4 (1.18%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 87 (25.66%) MS Excel
2 61 (17.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.59%) Line 500
1 2 (0.59%) MFGPRO
1 2 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.29%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 40 (11.80%) Office 365
2 19 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.06%) SaaS
4 5 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.18%) PaaS
6 2 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.59%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.59%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.29%) IaaS
7 1 (0.29%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 86 (25.37%) TCP/IP
2 74 (21.83%) DHCP
3 73 (21.53%) DNS
4 69 (20.35%) SAN
5 65 (19.17%) WAN
6 64 (18.88%) LAN
7 57 (16.81%) Firewall
8 52 (15.34%) VPN
9 26 (7.67%) Remote Desktop
10 21 (6.19%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (4.72%) VoIP
12 14 (4.13%) Network Security
12 14 (4.13%) Wireless
13 11 (3.24%) VLAN
14 10 (2.95%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (2.06%) IP Telephony
15 7 (2.06%) IPsec
15 7 (2.06%) MPLS
16 5 (1.47%) DDNS
16 5 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (28.02%) SQL Server
2 51 (15.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (13.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 33 (9.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (9.44%) SQL Server 2014
6 31 (9.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 31 (9.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (5.31%) SQL Server 2000
8 17 (5.01%) DTS
9 14 (4.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (2.65%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.47%) SQLite
12 4 (1.18%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.18%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.18%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.59%) MySQL
14 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (2.65%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.47%) FxCop
3 5 (1.47%) Gerrit
3 5 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.47%) Moq
3 5 (1.47%) NUnit
3 5 (1.47%) StyleCop
3 5 (1.47%) WiX
4 3 (0.88%) Fiddler
4 3 (0.88%) Firebug
4 3 (0.88%) MSTest
General
1 53 (15.63%) Finance
2 16 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.42%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.13%) Retail
5 11 (3.24%) Banking
6 7 (2.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.77%) Law
8 5 (1.47%) Marketing
9 2 (0.59%) Back Office
9 2 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (21.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 58 (17.11%) Support Engineer
3 56 (16.52%) IT Support
4 54 (15.93%) Analyst
5 33 (9.73%) Administrator
5 33 (9.73%) IT Engineer
6 31 (9.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 29 (8.55%) DBA
7 29 (8.55%) IT Support Engineer
7 29 (8.55%) SQL DBA
8 27 (7.96%) VMware Engineer
9 26 (7.67%) 3rd Line Support
9 26 (7.67%) Systems Administrator
9 26 (7.67%) Technical Support
10 24 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support
10 24 (7.08%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 24 (7.08%) SQL Server DBA
11 20 (5.90%) Support Analyst
12 18 (5.31%) Support Technician
13 17 (5.01%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (10.62%) .NET
2 23 (6.78%) ASP.NET
3 17 (5.01%) Web Services
4 12 (3.54%) XML
5 10 (2.95%) LINQ
6 8 (2.36%) HTML
7 6 (1.77%) CSS
8 5 (1.47%) Ninject
8 5 (1.47%) Regular Expression
8 5 (1.47%) WCF
8 5 (1.47%) WPF
9 4 (1.18%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (1.18%) Entity Framework
9 4 (1.18%) jQuery
9 4 (1.18%) Middleware
10 3 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.88%) JSON
11 2 (0.59%) RESTful
11 2 (0.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.32%) Replication
2 31 (9.14%) Data Centre
3 28 (8.26%) Clustering
4 17 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.42%) FlexPod
6 10 (2.95%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.95%) Fat Client
6 10 (2.95%) Public Cloud
6 10 (2.95%) Thin Client
7 8 (2.36%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.77%) HP StoreVirtual
9 5 (1.47%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.47%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.47%) EPoS
9 5 (1.47%) EqualLogic
9 5 (1.47%) Informatics
9 5 (1.47%) Life Science
10 4 (1.18%) W3C
11 3 (0.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 339 (100.00%) Windows
2 241 (71.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 211 (62.24%) Windows Server
4 108 (31.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 93 (27.43%) Windows 7
6 53 (15.63%) Windows 8
7 45 (13.27%) Windows XP
8 29 (8.55%) Linux
9 14 (4.13%) Data ONTAP
10 12 (3.54%) Unix
11 8 (2.36%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.77%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.59%) Android
13 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.59%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.59%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.29%) CentOS
14 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (31.27%) ITIL
2 43 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 34 (10.03%) High Availability
4 26 (7.67%) Incident Management
4 26 (7.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (6.19%) Mentoring
6 20 (5.90%) Capacity Planning
7 19 (5.60%) Performance Monitoring
7 19 (5.60%) PRINCE2
8 18 (5.31%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (5.01%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (5.01%) ITIL V3
9 17 (5.01%) Performance Analysis
10 15 (4.42%) Change Control
11 14 (4.13%) Load Balancing
12 13 (3.83%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (3.83%) Problem Management
13 12 (3.54%) Change Management
14 11 (3.24%) Scrum
15 10 (2.95%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (29.20%) SQL
2 55 (16.22%) T-SQL
3 51 (15.04%) PowerShell
4 14 (4.13%) JavaScript
5 13 (3.83%) C#
6 6 (1.77%) C
6 6 (1.77%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.77%) VB
7 5 (1.47%) Ruby
7 5 (1.47%) VBScript
8 3 (0.88%) ANSI SQL
9 2 (0.59%) Java
10 1 (0.29%) Perl
10 1 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 97 (28.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (16.52%) Degree
3 55 (16.22%) MCSE
4 54 (15.93%) MCP
5 52 (15.34%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (14.75%) MCTS
7 47 (13.86%) CCNA
8 39 (11.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 38 (11.21%) MCITP
10 37 (10.91%) MCSA
11 23 (6.78%) Security Cleared
12 17 (5.01%) SC Cleared
13 15 (4.42%) BPSS Clearance
13 15 (4.42%) NCDA
14 14 (4.13%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.47%) CCNP
16 2 (0.59%) HNC
16 2 (0.59%) HND
16 2 (0.59%) MCDBA
17 1 (0.29%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.67%) SLA
2 6 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 189 (55.75%) Active Directory
2 105 (30.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (26.55%) Hyper-V
4 25 (7.37%) vSphere
5 17 (5.01%) XenApp
6 8 (2.36%) Terminal Services
7 7 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.88%) SRDF
9 3 (0.88%) vCloud
9 3 (0.88%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.88%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.88%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.59%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 26 (7.67%) SCCM
2 18 (5.31%) LiteSpeed
3 15 (4.42%) SCOM
4 9 (2.65%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (2.36%) SCOrch
6 5 (1.47%) ServiceCenter
6 5 (1.47%) ThinApp
6 5 (1.47%) Wonderware InTouch
7 3 (0.88%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.59%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.59%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.59%) SnapMirror
8 2 (0.59%) SnapVault
8 2 (0.59%) vRealize
8 2 (0.59%) WSUS
8 2 (0.59%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.29%) Puppet
9 1 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 192 (56.64%) VMware
2 169 (49.85%) Microsoft
3 111 (32.74%) Cisco
4 63 (18.58%) Citrix
5 46 (13.57%) NetApp
6 35 (10.32%) HP
7 22 (6.49%) Intel Security
8 21 (6.19%) Dell
9 16 (4.72%) 3PAR
10 13 (3.83%) SolarWinds
10 13 (3.83%) Symantec
11 12 (3.54%) Apple
12 11 (3.24%) EMC
12 11 (3.24%) Oracle
13 9 (2.65%) Avaya
13 9 (2.65%) Hitachi
13 9 (2.65%) Sophos
14 8 (2.36%) AppSense
14 8 (2.36%) Veeam
15 6 (1.77%) Fortinet
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Merseyside
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Bury, Lancashire
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Salary: £29000 per annum
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