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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 108 188 -
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 165 51 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.25% 0.74% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.82% 2.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 136 35 0
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
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
1680 1745 1855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.86% 25.43% 25.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1368 1513 1577
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £22,348 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +48 97 £33,027 -5.63% 11
Cheshire +22 41 £27,250 -45.50% 3
Merseyside +5 12 £25,000 -9.09% 2
Cumbria - 6 £42,500 -
Lancashire 0 4 £24,000 +41.17%
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 309 (100.00%) Windows
2 232 (75.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 172 (55.66%) Active Directory
4 171 (55.34%) Microsoft
5 158 (51.13%) VMware
6 138 (44.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 136 (44.01%) MS Exchange
8 101 (32.69%) Hyper-V
9 94 (30.42%) TCP/IP
10 93 (30.10%) Windows 7
11 91 (29.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 91 (29.45%) ITIL
12 89 (28.80%) MS Excel
13 88 (28.48%) DNS
13 88 (28.48%) Microsoft Certification
14 86 (27.83%) Citrix
15 85 (27.51%) VMware Infrastructure
16 75 (24.27%) SAN
17 71 (22.98%) Firewall
18 69 (22.33%) Exchange Server 2007
19 66 (21.36%) DHCP
20 63 (20.39%) vSphere
21 59 (19.09%) Cisco
22 58 (18.77%) Exchange Server 2013
23 57 (18.45%) LAN
23 57 (18.45%) Linux
24 56 (18.12%) WAN
25 55 (17.80%) HP
26 50 (16.18%) MS Office
26 50 (16.18%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 136 (44.01%) MS Exchange
2 91 (29.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 69 (22.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 58 (18.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (11.97%) IIS
6 29 (9.39%) SharePoint
7 28 (9.06%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (5.50%) Lync
9 8 (2.59%) Apache
10 7 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.97%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.65%) Confluence
15 1 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
15 1 (0.32%) K2 blackpearl
15 1 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
15 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 89 (28.80%) MS Excel
2 50 (16.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.24%) Sage 1000
2 3 (0.97%) Bond Adapt
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.09%) Office 365
2 8 (2.59%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.94%) Amazon S3
5 5 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.65%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 94 (30.42%) TCP/IP
2 88 (28.48%) DNS
3 75 (24.27%) SAN
4 71 (22.98%) Firewall
5 66 (21.36%) DHCP
6 57 (18.45%) LAN
7 56 (18.12%) WAN
8 46 (14.89%) VPN
9 25 (8.09%) NAS
10 22 (7.12%) Internet
11 20 (6.47%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (5.83%) VLAN
13 15 (4.85%) VoIP
14 14 (4.53%) Network Security
15 12 (3.88%) SMTP
16 10 (3.24%) ADSL
16 10 (3.24%) iSCSI
17 9 (2.91%) SSL
18 7 (2.27%) IPsec
18 7 (2.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (15.21%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 28 (9.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (3.24%) MySQL
4 9 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.62%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.32%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (3.24%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.65%) JIRA
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
General
1 34 (11.00%) Finance
2 18 (5.83%) Law
3 6 (1.94%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.94%) Retail
4 5 (1.62%) Marketing
4 5 (1.62%) Multimedia
5 4 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.97%) Legal
6 3 (0.97%) Advertising
7 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.65%) Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 75 (24.27%) Analyst
2 48 (15.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 46 (14.89%) Support Engineer
4 23 (7.44%) Senior Analyst
4 23 (7.44%) IT Support
5 22 (7.12%) Support Analyst
6 18 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (5.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 15 (4.85%) Security Analyst
8 15 (4.85%) Senior Security Analyst
9 14 (4.53%) 1st Line Support
10 13 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (4.21%) IT Support Engineer
11 12 (3.88%) Team Leader
12 11 (3.56%) Exchange Engineer
12 11 (3.56%) Messaging Engineer
12 11 (3.56%) Service Analyst
13 10 (3.24%) Technical Analyst
13 10 (3.24%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 10 (3.24%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.88%) .NET
2 11 (3.56%) Web Services
3 6 (1.94%) HTML
4 4 (1.29%) WCF
4 4 (1.29%) LINQ
4 4 (1.29%) Ninject
5 2 (0.65%) COM
5 2 (0.65%) CSS
6 1 (0.32%) HTML5
6 1 (0.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.09%) Clustering
2 22 (7.12%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.56%) EqualLogic
4 9 (2.91%) Fat Client
4 9 (2.91%) Thin Client
5 8 (2.59%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.59%) Replication
6 6 (1.94%) CLARiiON
7 5 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.62%) VLE
8 4 (1.29%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.29%) User Experience
9 3 (0.97%) EPoS
10 2 (0.65%) CCTV
10 2 (0.65%) Statistics
10 2 (0.65%) iPhone
11 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.32%) HP Superdome
11 1 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.32%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 309 (100.00%) Windows
2 232 (75.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 138 (44.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 93 (30.10%) Windows 7
5 57 (18.45%) Linux
6 50 (16.18%) Windows 8
7 47 (15.21%) Windows XP
8 24 (7.77%) UNIX
9 14 (4.53%) Windows 2000
10 11 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (3.24%) Solaris
12 7 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (2.27%) AIX
13 6 (1.94%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.62%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.29%) CentOS
15 4 (1.29%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.65%) Debian
17 1 (0.32%) Android
17 1 (0.32%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (29.45%) ITIL
2 26 (8.41%) Change Management
3 18 (5.83%) Problem Management
4 16 (5.18%) Service Delivery
4 16 (5.18%) Migration
4 16 (5.18%) Kalman Filter
4 16 (5.18%) Incident Management
5 14 (4.53%) CRM
6 13 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (3.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (3.24%) Configuration Management
9 10 (3.24%) Data Analysis
9 10 (3.24%) Load Balancing
10 9 (2.91%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (2.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (2.59%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (2.59%) High Availability
12 7 (2.27%) Change Control
13 6 (1.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (16.18%) SQL
2 15 (4.85%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.24%) VB.NET
3 10 (3.24%) Perl
4 6 (1.94%) PHP
4 6 (1.94%) VB
5 5 (1.62%) Ruby
5 5 (1.62%) C
5 5 (1.62%) C#
6 2 (0.65%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.32%) Java
7 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 88 (28.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (14.89%) MCSE
3 41 (13.27%) MCSA
4 36 (11.65%) MCTS
5 33 (10.68%) MCP
6 29 (9.39%) MCITP
6 29 (9.39%) CCNA
6 29 (9.39%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (7.12%) Degree
8 17 (5.50%) Security Cleared
9 14 (4.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (4.21%) SC Cleared
11 10 (3.24%) NCDA
12 7 (2.27%) ISEB
13 5 (1.62%) HND
14 4 (1.29%) CCNP
14 4 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (1.29%) A+ Certification
14 4 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.97%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (4.53%) SLA
3 9 (2.91%) QA
4 3 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) BS7799
System Software
1 172 (55.66%) Active Directory
2 101 (32.69%) Hyper-V
3 85 (27.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 63 (20.39%) vSphere
5 42 (13.59%) XenApp
6 11 (3.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 10 (3.24%) XenServer
7 10 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.91%) MetaFrame
9 8 (2.59%) XenDesktop
10 7 (2.27%) VMware ESX
10 7 (2.27%) Terminal Services
11 6 (1.94%) VMware Server
11 6 (1.94%) vCloud
12 5 (1.62%) Xen
13 4 (1.29%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.97%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.97%) NFS
Systems Management
1 36 (11.65%) SCCM
2 30 (9.71%) SCOM
3 24 (7.77%) SCVMM
4 12 (3.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (1.94%) OpenNMS
5 6 (1.94%) Puppet
5 6 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.62%) SCDPM
6 5 (1.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (0.97%) WSUS
7 3 (0.97%) Nagios
7 3 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.65%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.65%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.32%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 171 (55.34%) Microsoft
2 158 (51.13%) VMware
3 86 (27.83%) Citrix
4 59 (19.09%) Cisco
5 55 (17.80%) HP
6 37 (11.97%) NetApp
7 36 (11.65%) Dell
8 20 (6.47%) CheckPoint
9 18 (5.83%) Symantec
10 17 (5.50%) EMC
10 17 (5.50%) Oracle
11 15 (4.85%) Juniper
12 13 (4.21%) Veeam
12 13 (4.21%) Red Hat
13 12 (3.88%) Apple
13 12 (3.88%) Sage
13 12 (3.88%) Avaya
13 12 (3.88%) F5
14 10 (3.24%) McAfee
14 10 (3.24%) Splunk
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