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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 114 107 193
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +86
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 157 175 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.30% 2.35% 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.75% 10.05% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 122 145 40
Average salary £32,500 £32,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.77% -7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £21,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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
1610 1742 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.56% 23.41% 25.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1418 1519
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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
Manchester -5 85 £32,500 - 17
Cheshire +7 52 £32,000 +17.43% 10
Lancashire +7 10 £22,750 -24.16% 1
Merseyside -1 8 £40,000 +23.07% 12
Cumbria -10 2 £23,500 -44.70%
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 310 (100.00%) Windows
2 229 (73.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 220 (70.97%) Microsoft
4 180 (58.06%) Active Directory
5 153 (49.35%) VMware
6 151 (48.71%) MS Exchange
7 115 (37.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 108 (34.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 105 (33.87%) DNS
10 100 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 100 (32.26%) Windows 7
11 99 (31.94%) MS Excel
12 97 (31.29%) ITIL
12 97 (31.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 86 (27.74%) SQL
13 86 (27.74%) DHCP
13 86 (27.74%) Cisco
14 80 (25.81%) Firewall
14 80 (25.81%) Hyper-V
15 79 (25.48%) Exchange Server 2013
16 78 (25.16%) SQL Server
17 77 (24.84%) MCSE
18 73 (23.55%) TCP/IP
19 67 (21.61%) Citrix
20 62 (20.00%) MCITP
21 61 (19.68%) SAN
22 58 (18.71%) Cisco Certification
23 57 (18.39%) WAN
23 57 (18.39%) MCSA
24 56 (18.06%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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
1 151 (48.71%) MS Exchange
2 97 (31.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 79 (25.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 38 (12.26%) IIS
4 38 (12.26%) SharePoint
5 35 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (8.71%) Lync
7 15 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (3.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (1.29%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.97%) Oracle 9iAS
13 2 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.65%) Apache
14 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 99 (31.94%) MS Excel
2 45 (14.52%) MS Office
3 4 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.97%) ProjectWise
5 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Primavera
2 2 (0.65%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.32%) Agresso
3 1 (0.32%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.32%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 54 (17.42%) Office 365
2 18 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.97%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.65%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 105 (33.87%) DNS
2 86 (27.74%) DHCP
3 80 (25.81%) Firewall
4 73 (23.55%) TCP/IP
5 61 (19.68%) SAN
6 57 (18.39%) WAN
7 55 (17.74%) LAN
8 48 (15.48%) VPN
9 24 (7.74%) Wireless
10 20 (6.45%) NAS
11 18 (5.81%) VoIP
12 16 (5.16%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (4.84%) VLAN
14 14 (4.52%) MPLS
15 12 (3.87%) Internet
15 12 (3.87%) ADSL
15 12 (3.87%) iSCSI
16 11 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (3.55%) SNMP
17 10 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (25.16%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (6.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (6.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.61%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.97%) MySQL
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.65%) SQLite
10 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (4.19%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.65%) NUnit
4 2 (0.65%) FxCop
4 2 (0.65%) StyleCop
4 2 (0.65%) Moq
4 2 (0.65%) Gerrit
4 2 (0.65%) WiX
4 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
General
1 54 (17.42%) Finance
2 16 (5.16%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.61%) Legal
6 4 (1.29%) Marketing
6 4 (1.29%) Law
6 4 (1.29%) Advertising
7 3 (0.97%) Publishing
7 3 (0.97%) Back Office
7 3 (0.97%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (21.29%) Support Engineer
2 48 (15.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (12.26%) IT Support
4 36 (11.61%) Administrator
5 31 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 30 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
7 29 (9.35%) IT Support Engineer
8 26 (8.39%) 2nd Line Support
8 26 (8.39%) Analyst
9 18 (5.81%) IT Manager
9 18 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 16 (5.16%) Developer
10 16 (5.16%) Support Analyst
11 15 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
11 15 (4.84%) .NET Developer
12 14 (4.52%) DBA
13 13 (4.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 13 (4.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (4.19%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 12 (3.87%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.74%) .NET
2 20 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 18 (5.81%) Web Services
4 17 (5.48%) LINQ
5 15 (4.84%) jQuery
5 15 (4.84%) RESTful
5 15 (4.84%) Ajax
5 15 (4.84%) .NET Framework
5 15 (4.84%) HTML
5 15 (4.84%) CSS
5 15 (4.84%) Entity Framework
5 15 (4.84%) Modernizr
5 15 (4.84%) KnockoutJS
5 15 (4.84%) AngularJS
5 15 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (4.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 12 (3.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (2.58%) 802.1X
9 5 (1.61%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.42%) Thin Client
1 23 (7.42%) Clustering
1 23 (7.42%) Fat Client
2 22 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.19%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.87%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.90%) Replication
6 8 (2.58%) Life Science
7 7 (2.26%) EPoS
8 5 (1.61%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.61%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.61%) FlexPod
9 4 (1.29%) Tandem
10 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.65%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.65%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.65%) Derivative
11 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.32%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 310 (100.00%) Windows
2 229 (73.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 100 (32.26%) Windows 7
4 56 (18.06%) Windows 8
5 34 (10.97%) Windows XP
6 16 (5.16%) Linux
7 9 (2.90%) Data ONTAP
8 7 (2.26%) Windows Vista
8 7 (2.26%) UNIX
9 6 (1.94%) Solaris
10 4 (1.29%) Debian
10 4 (1.29%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.65%) AIX
12 2 (0.65%) HPUX
12 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.65%) SUSE
12 2 (0.65%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (31.29%) ITIL
2 30 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (8.71%) Mentoring
4 23 (7.42%) Incident Management
4 23 (7.42%) Root Cause Analysis
5 20 (6.45%) Migration
5 20 (6.45%) Change Management
6 16 (5.16%) Service Management
7 15 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (4.84%) Server Building
8 14 (4.52%) Change Control
9 13 (4.19%) Problem Management
9 13 (4.19%) TDD
9 13 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (3.87%) Service Delivery
10 12 (3.87%) MVC
11 11 (3.55%) OO
11 11 (3.55%) Unit Testing
11 11 (3.55%) SDLC
11 11 (3.55%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 86 (27.74%) SQL
2 42 (13.55%) PowerShell
3 29 (9.35%) T-SQL
4 18 (5.81%) C#
5 15 (4.84%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.26%) VBScript
7 6 (1.94%) VB
8 3 (0.97%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.97%) Prolog
9 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.65%) AWK
9 2 (0.65%) Ruby
9 2 (0.65%) C
9 2 (0.65%) sed
9 2 (0.65%) VBA
9 2 (0.65%) Python
9 2 (0.65%) Perl
9 2 (0.65%) PHP
9 2 (0.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 115 (37.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (24.84%) MCSE
3 62 (20.00%) MCITP
4 58 (18.71%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (18.39%) MCSA
6 54 (17.42%) MCTS
7 52 (16.77%) Degree
8 50 (16.13%) MCP
9 46 (14.84%) CCNA
10 18 (5.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (4.84%) CCNP
12 13 (4.19%) NCDA
13 12 (3.87%) HND
14 11 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (3.55%) CCA
14 11 (3.55%) Citrix Certification
15 9 (2.90%) JNCIA
16 8 (2.58%) CCENT
16 8 (2.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 7 (2.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.00%) SLA
2 5 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 180 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 108 (34.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (25.81%) Hyper-V
4 29 (9.35%) vSphere
5 20 (6.45%) XenApp
6 18 (5.81%) XenDesktop
7 16 (5.16%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (4.84%) VMware ESX
9 14 (4.52%) XenServer
10 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.29%) pfSense
11 2 (0.65%) Firmware
12 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.32%) Xen
12 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (9.68%) SCCM
2 11 (3.55%) SCOM
3 10 (3.23%) WSUS
4 7 (2.26%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.26%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (2.26%) SCOrch
5 5 (1.61%) ARCserve
6 4 (1.29%) SCVMM
6 4 (1.29%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.97%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.97%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (0.97%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.65%) Puppet
8 2 (0.65%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.65%) EMC Navisphere
9 1 (0.32%) LiteSpeed
9 1 (0.32%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.32%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 220 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 153 (49.35%) VMware
3 86 (27.74%) Cisco
4 67 (21.61%) Citrix
5 36 (11.61%) NetApp
6 34 (10.97%) HP
7 22 (7.10%) Dell
8 13 (4.19%) Juniper
9 12 (3.87%) Oracle
10 11 (3.55%) WatchGuard
11 10 (3.23%) IBM
12 9 (2.90%) McAfee
13 8 (2.58%) Avaya
14 6 (1.94%) Hitachi
14 6 (1.94%) Sophos
14 6 (1.94%) Symantec
14 6 (1.94%) AppSense
15 5 (1.61%) SonicWALL
15 5 (1.61%) Veeam
15 5 (1.61%) SolarWinds
Liverpool, Merseyside
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Progressive North
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Next Move IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Isle of Man
Pentasia Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago