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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 149 191 247
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +56
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 121 51 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.61% 0.75% 0.070%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.06% 2.98% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 106 24 5
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -15.29%
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
1713 1710 1741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.76% 25.20% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1433 1472 1535
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 24 October 2014.

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 24 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
Manchester +50 71 £34,250 -2.14% 11
Cheshire +4 29 £23,500 +8.04% 10
Lancashire -1 8 £30,000 +76.47% 2
Cumbria - 8 £42,500 - 2
Merseyside +1 4 £39,000 -22.00%
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 294 (100.00%) Windows
2 227 (77.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 174 (59.18%) Active Directory
4 153 (52.04%) Microsoft
5 134 (45.58%) VMware
6 130 (44.22%) MS Exchange
7 124 (42.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 99 (33.67%) TCP/IP
9 91 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 89 (30.27%) Windows 7
11 87 (29.59%) DNS
11 87 (29.59%) ITIL
12 86 (29.25%) Hyper-V
13 85 (28.91%) MS Excel
13 85 (28.91%) Citrix
14 75 (25.51%) Exchange Server 2010
15 70 (23.81%) SAN
16 66 (22.45%) DHCP
17 63 (21.43%) Linux
17 63 (21.43%) Firewall
18 62 (21.09%) Exchange Server 2007
19 61 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
20 57 (19.39%) VPN
21 56 (19.05%) Cisco
22 53 (18.03%) HP
22 53 (18.03%) LAN
22 53 (18.03%) MS Office
23 52 (17.69%) WAN
23 52 (17.69%) MCSE
24 47 (15.99%) MCSA

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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
1 130 (44.22%) MS Exchange
2 75 (25.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (21.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 39 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 34 (11.56%) IIS
6 25 (8.50%) SharePoint
7 16 (5.44%) Lync
8 15 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.38%) Apache
10 6 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.68%) Confluence
13 1 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.34%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.34%) Moodle
13 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.34%) SAS
13 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 85 (28.91%) MS Excel
2 53 (18.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.70%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.50%) Office 365
2 6 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.36%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.68%) Route 53
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 99 (33.67%) TCP/IP
2 87 (29.59%) DNS
3 70 (23.81%) SAN
4 66 (22.45%) DHCP
5 63 (21.43%) Firewall
6 57 (19.39%) VPN
7 53 (18.03%) LAN
8 52 (17.69%) WAN
9 27 (9.18%) NAS
10 22 (7.48%) Internet
11 21 (7.14%) VoIP
12 17 (5.78%) VLAN
13 14 (4.76%) SMTP
14 13 (4.42%) Network Security
15 10 (3.40%) iSCSI
16 9 (3.06%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (3.06%) ADSL
17 8 (2.72%) SSL
18 6 (2.04%) DMZ
18 6 (2.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.40%) MySQL
4 9 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.70%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.34%) MS Access
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.34%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (2.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.68%) JIRA
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
General
1 28 (9.52%) Finance
2 18 (6.12%) Law
3 8 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.04%) Retail
5 5 (1.70%) Multimedia
5 5 (1.70%) Marketing
6 4 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.02%) Legal
8 2 (0.68%) Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (26.53%) Analyst
2 50 (17.01%) Support Engineer
3 46 (15.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 32 (10.88%) IT Support
5 26 (8.84%) Support Analyst
6 23 (7.82%) Senior Analyst
7 21 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 17 (5.78%) 1st Line Support
8 17 (5.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 16 (5.44%) Security Analyst
9 16 (5.44%) Senior Security Analyst
10 15 (5.10%) Service Analyst
11 13 (4.42%) IT Support Engineer
12 12 (4.08%) Team Leader
12 12 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
13 10 (3.40%) Technical Analyst
13 10 (3.40%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 10 (3.40%) Exchange Engineer
13 10 (3.40%) Messaging Engineer
13 10 (3.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.08%) .NET
2 9 (3.06%) Web Services
3 7 (2.38%) HTML
4 4 (1.36%) Ninject
4 4 (1.36%) WCF
4 4 (1.36%) LINQ
5 3 (1.02%) CSS
6 1 (0.34%) jQuery
6 1 (0.34%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.16%) Clustering
2 22 (7.48%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.06%) Thin Client
3 9 (3.06%) Fat Client
3 9 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.72%) Replication
4 8 (2.72%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.38%) EqualLogic
6 6 (2.04%) VLE
7 5 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.36%) CLARiiON
8 4 (1.36%) User Experience
9 3 (1.02%) iPhone
9 3 (1.02%) EPoS
9 3 (1.02%) Life Science
10 2 (0.68%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.68%) CCTV
10 2 (0.68%) Statistics
11 1 (0.34%) Celerra
11 1 (0.34%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 294 (100.00%) Windows
2 227 (77.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 124 (42.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 89 (30.27%) Windows 7
5 63 (21.43%) Linux
6 47 (15.99%) Windows XP
7 43 (14.63%) Windows 8
8 30 (10.20%) UNIX
9 15 (5.10%) Windows 2000
10 11 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (3.40%) Solaris
12 8 (2.72%) Windows Vista
13 7 (2.38%) AIX
13 7 (2.38%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.70%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (1.36%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.68%) CentOS
16 2 (0.68%) Debian
16 2 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (29.59%) ITIL
2 23 (7.82%) Change Management
3 20 (6.80%) Kalman Filter
4 19 (6.46%) Service Delivery
5 18 (6.12%) Problem Management
6 17 (5.78%) Incident Management
7 15 (5.10%) Migration
7 15 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (3.74%) Load Balancing
9 10 (3.40%) Data Analysis
10 9 (3.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (3.06%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (2.72%) Software Deployment
11 8 (2.72%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (2.72%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (2.72%) Configuration Management
12 7 (2.38%) CRM
12 7 (2.38%) Change Control
13 6 (2.04%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.86%) SQL
2 16 (5.44%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.40%) VB.NET
3 10 (3.40%) Perl
4 6 (2.04%) C
4 6 (2.04%) VB
5 5 (1.70%) C#
5 5 (1.70%) PHP
6 4 (1.36%) Ruby
7 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.34%) VBScript
8 1 (0.34%) Java
8 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 91 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (17.69%) MCSE
3 47 (15.99%) MCSA
4 36 (12.24%) MCP
5 34 (11.56%) MCITP
6 33 (11.22%) MCTS
7 26 (8.84%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (8.16%) CCNA
9 17 (5.78%) Security Cleared
10 16 (5.44%) Degree
11 15 (5.10%) SC Cleared
12 9 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.70%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (1.70%) A+ Certification
13 5 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.36%) ISEB
14 4 (1.36%) CCA
14 4 (1.36%) CCNP
15 3 (1.02%) HND
15 3 (1.02%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.78%) SLA
2 16 (5.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.06%) QA
4 3 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) BS7799
System Software
1 174 (59.18%) Active Directory
2 86 (29.25%) Hyper-V
3 61 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (15.99%) vSphere
5 39 (13.27%) XenApp
6 11 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (3.06%) XenServer
7 9 (3.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 9 (3.06%) MetaFrame
8 8 (2.72%) VMware ESX
9 6 (2.04%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.70%) Xen
11 4 (1.36%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.36%) vCloud
12 3 (1.02%) NFS
13 2 (0.68%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.34%) SpamAssassin
14 1 (0.34%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 26 (8.84%) SCCM
2 20 (6.80%) SCVMM
3 19 (6.46%) SCOM
4 13 (4.42%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (2.04%) SCDPM
5 6 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.36%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.36%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.36%) WSUS
6 4 (1.36%) OpenNMS
6 4 (1.36%) Puppet
7 3 (1.02%) Nagios
7 3 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.02%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (1.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.68%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.34%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.34%) Legato
9 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 153 (52.04%) Microsoft
2 134 (45.58%) VMware
3 85 (28.91%) Citrix
4 56 (19.05%) Cisco
5 53 (18.03%) HP
6 35 (11.90%) Dell
7 22 (7.48%) CheckPoint
8 21 (7.14%) Symantec
9 19 (6.46%) EMC
10 16 (5.44%) Juniper
11 15 (5.10%) NetApp
11 15 (5.10%) Oracle
12 12 (4.08%) Apple
12 12 (4.08%) F5
13 11 (3.74%) Red Hat
14 10 (3.40%) McAfee
14 10 (3.40%) Splunk
15 9 (3.06%) Fortinet
16 8 (2.72%) AppSense
16 8 (2.72%) SAP
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