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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 109 135 144
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 128 133 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.26% 2.05% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.26% 8.87% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 97 112 113
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1247 1499 1749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.03% 23.10% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1035 1237 1444
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +6 66 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Merseyside +29 32 £52,000 +57.57% 4
Cheshire +7 20 £32,500 -2.98% 2
Lancashire -5 7 £26,500 -41.11% 1
Cumbria - 2 £27,500 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 308 (100.00%) Windows
2 210 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 194 (62.99%) Windows Server
4 174 (56.49%) Active Directory
5 166 (53.90%) Microsoft
6 159 (51.62%) VMware
7 114 (37.01%) MS Exchange
8 103 (33.44%) ITIL
9 94 (30.52%) SQL
10 91 (29.55%) Cisco
10 91 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 86 (27.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 85 (27.60%) Hyper-V
13 79 (25.65%) Windows 7
14 78 (25.32%) SAN
14 78 (25.32%) SQL Server
15 72 (23.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 70 (22.73%) DHCP
16 70 (22.73%) MS Excel
16 70 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
17 69 (22.40%) DNS
18 68 (22.08%) Citrix
19 66 (21.43%) TCP/IP
20 58 (18.83%) LAN
21 57 (18.51%) Exchange Server 2013
22 53 (17.21%) Finance
23 52 (16.88%) MS Office
24 49 (15.91%) PowerShell
24 49 (15.91%) Office 365
25 48 (15.58%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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
1 114 (37.01%) MS Exchange
2 70 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (18.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 37 (12.01%) IIS
5 29 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (8.77%) SharePoint
7 17 (5.52%) Skype for Business
8 8 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.27%) Confluence
9 7 (2.27%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.95%) CMS
11 5 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.30%) JBoss
12 4 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.30%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.97%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.65%) Apache
Applications
1 70 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 52 (16.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (5.84%) Lorenzo
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) FastStats
3 1 (0.32%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (15.91%) Office 365
2 11 (3.57%) PaaS
3 8 (2.60%) IaaS
4 7 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.62%) SaaS
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (25.32%) SAN
2 70 (22.73%) DHCP
3 69 (22.40%) DNS
4 66 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 58 (18.83%) LAN
6 46 (14.94%) WAN
7 41 (13.31%) Firewall
8 39 (12.66%) VPN
9 19 (6.17%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (4.22%) Wireless
11 12 (3.90%) VLAN
12 11 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (2.60%) Network Security
13 8 (2.60%) VoIP
14 7 (2.27%) IP Telephony
15 6 (1.95%) DDNS
15 6 (1.95%) IPsec
15 6 (1.95%) MPLS
16 5 (1.62%) Internet
16 5 (1.62%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (25.32%) SQL Server
2 41 (13.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (12.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (8.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 27 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (8.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
8 21 (6.82%) DTS
9 18 (5.84%) Electronic Patient Records
10 6 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.30%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.30%) SQLite
12 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (2.27%) JIRA
1 7 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.95%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.30%) FxCop
3 4 (1.30%) Gerrit
3 4 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.30%) Moq
3 4 (1.30%) NUnit
3 4 (1.30%) StyleCop
3 4 (1.30%) WiX
4 3 (0.97%) Fiddler
4 3 (0.97%) Firebug
4 3 (0.97%) MSTest
General
1 53 (17.21%) Finance
2 23 (7.47%) Banking
3 17 (5.52%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.90%) Law
5 11 (3.57%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.92%) Retail
7 4 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.97%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (20.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 57 (18.51%) Analyst
3 50 (16.23%) IT Support
3 50 (16.23%) Support Engineer
4 36 (11.69%) Infrastructure Support
5 27 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 27 (8.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 27 (8.77%) IT Engineer
5 27 (8.77%) Support Analyst
6 25 (8.12%) DBA
6 25 (8.12%) Server Engineer
6 25 (8.12%) SQL DBA
7 24 (7.79%) 3rd Line Support
8 23 (7.47%) Technical Support
9 22 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
9 22 (7.14%) IT Technician
10 21 (6.82%) Administrator
11 20 (6.49%) SQL Server DBA
12 19 (6.17%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (5.52%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.04%) .NET
2 20 (6.49%) ASP.NET
3 9 (2.92%) Web Services
4 8 (2.60%) XML
5 7 (2.27%) HTML
5 7 (2.27%) LINQ
6 4 (1.30%) CSS
6 4 (1.30%) Middleware
6 4 (1.30%) Ninject
6 4 (1.30%) Regular Expression
6 4 (1.30%) WCF
6 4 (1.30%) WPF
7 3 (0.97%) COM
7 3 (0.97%) jQuery
7 3 (0.97%) JSON
8 2 (0.65%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.65%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.99%) Replication
2 37 (12.01%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.19%) Clustering
5 14 (4.55%) Driving Licence
6 12 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.27%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.27%) HP StoreVirtual
7 7 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.27%) Thin Client
7 7 (2.27%) Wiki
8 6 (1.95%) Data Integration
8 6 (1.95%) RSA SecurID
9 5 (1.62%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.62%) FlexPod
9 5 (1.62%) Informatics
9 5 (1.62%) iPad
9 5 (1.62%) iPhone
10 4 (1.30%) Life Science
10 4 (1.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 308 (100.00%) Windows
2 210 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 194 (62.99%) Windows Server
4 79 (25.65%) Windows 7
5 72 (23.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (11.69%) Windows 8
7 31 (10.06%) Windows XP
8 25 (8.12%) Linux
9 16 (5.19%) Windows 10
10 11 (3.57%) Unix
11 10 (3.25%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (1.62%) Android
13 4 (1.30%) AIX
14 3 (0.97%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.65%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (33.44%) ITIL
2 44 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 35 (11.36%) High Availability
4 26 (8.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 25 (8.12%) Performance Monitoring
6 22 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 22 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 21 (6.82%) Performance Analysis
8 20 (6.49%) ITIL V3
9 18 (5.84%) Infrastructure Management
10 16 (5.19%) Project Management
11 11 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (3.57%) Load Balancing
11 11 (3.57%) PRINCE2
11 11 (3.57%) Release Management
11 11 (3.57%) Time Management
12 10 (3.25%) Migration
13 9 (2.92%) Business Continuity
13 9 (2.92%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (2.60%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 94 (30.52%) SQL
2 49 (15.91%) PowerShell
3 48 (15.58%) T-SQL
4 12 (3.90%) VB
5 11 (3.57%) C#
6 9 (2.92%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.60%) VBScript
8 6 (1.95%) C
9 4 (1.30%) Ruby
9 4 (1.30%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.97%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (15.58%) MCP
2 48 (15.58%) MCSE
3 41 (13.31%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (12.99%) CCNA
4 40 (12.99%) MCITP
5 38 (12.34%) Degree
6 37 (12.01%) MCSA
6 37 (12.01%) MCTS
7 25 (8.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (6.82%) Security Cleared
9 16 (5.19%) SC Cleared
10 13 (4.22%) BPSS Clearance
11 10 (3.25%) NCDA
12 9 (2.92%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.62%) MCDST
15 3 (0.97%) A+ Certification
15 3 (0.97%) Network+ Certification
16 2 (0.65%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.84%) SLA
2 4 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.97%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 174 (56.49%) Active Directory
2 86 (27.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (27.60%) Hyper-V
4 26 (8.44%) vSphere
5 22 (7.14%) XenApp
6 15 (4.87%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.62%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.62%) Xen
9 3 (0.97%) SRDF
9 3 (0.97%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.97%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.65%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.65%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.32%) NDS
11 1 (0.32%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 43 (13.96%) SCCM
2 22 (7.14%) LiteSpeed
3 19 (6.17%) SCOM
4 10 (3.25%) SCOrch
5 7 (2.27%) EdgeSight
5 7 (2.27%) Nagios
6 6 (1.95%) ServiceCenter
7 4 (1.30%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.30%) Wonderware InTouch
8 3 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.65%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.65%) SnapMirror
9 2 (0.65%) SnapVault
9 2 (0.65%) ThinApp
9 2 (0.65%) WSUS
10 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.32%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.32%) MIMEsweeper
10 1 (0.32%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 166 (53.90%) Microsoft
2 159 (51.62%) VMware
3 91 (29.55%) Cisco
4 68 (22.08%) Citrix
5 38 (12.34%) HP
6 25 (8.12%) NetApp
7 20 (6.49%) Intel Security
8 17 (5.52%) Dell
9 14 (4.55%) 3PAR
9 14 (4.55%) Avaya
10 13 (4.22%) Sophos
10 13 (4.22%) Symantec
11 12 (3.90%) Veeam
12 10 (3.25%) EMC
13 8 (2.60%) CheckPoint
14 6 (1.95%) Apple
14 6 (1.95%) F5
14 6 (1.95%) OpenText
14 6 (1.95%) Oracle
14 6 (1.95%) SolarWinds
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