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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 104 190 -
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 175 48 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.35% 0.70% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.05% 2.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 145 40 0
Average salary £32,250 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -10.58%
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
1741 1741 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.40% 25.42% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 1514 1609
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £21,275
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +46 93 £32,500 -7.14% 13
Cheshire +34 47 £27,250 -45.50% 7
Merseyside +15 16 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Lancashire -3 8 £30,000 -20.00% 4
Cumbria - 6 £42,500 - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 303 (100.00%) Windows
2 228 (75.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 174 (57.43%) Microsoft
4 170 (56.11%) Active Directory
5 153 (50.50%) VMware
6 134 (44.22%) MS Exchange
7 130 (42.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 99 (32.67%) Hyper-V
9 93 (30.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 93 (30.69%) ITIL
10 92 (30.36%) TCP/IP
11 91 (30.03%) Windows 7
12 90 (29.70%) Microsoft Certification
13 86 (28.38%) DNS
14 85 (28.05%) MS Excel
15 84 (27.72%) VMware Infrastructure
16 81 (26.73%) Citrix
17 76 (25.08%) SAN
18 71 (23.43%) Exchange Server 2007
19 67 (22.11%) Firewall
20 66 (21.78%) Exchange Server 2013
21 63 (20.79%) vSphere
21 63 (20.79%) DHCP
22 59 (19.47%) LAN
23 58 (19.14%) WAN
24 57 (18.81%) Cisco
24 57 (18.81%) HP
25 52 (17.16%) Linux
26 50 (16.50%) SQL
26 50 (16.50%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 134 (44.22%) MS Exchange
2 93 (30.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (23.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 66 (21.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (10.89%) IIS
6 32 (10.56%) SharePoint
7 30 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (5.94%) Lync
9 11 (3.63%) Apache
10 6 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.66%) Confluence
14 1 (0.33%) Oracle Service Bus
14 1 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.33%) K2 blackpearl
14 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 85 (28.05%) MS Excel
2 49 (16.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.63%) Sage 1000
2 3 (0.99%) Bond Adapt
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.25%) Office 365
2 8 (2.64%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.98%) Amazon S3
3 6 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.66%) Route 53
6 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 92 (30.36%) TCP/IP
2 86 (28.38%) DNS
3 76 (25.08%) SAN
4 67 (22.11%) Firewall
5 63 (20.79%) DHCP
6 59 (19.47%) LAN
7 58 (19.14%) WAN
8 42 (13.86%) VPN
9 25 (8.25%) NAS
10 22 (7.26%) Wi-Fi
11 19 (6.27%) VLAN
12 18 (5.94%) Internet
13 13 (4.29%) Network Security
13 13 (4.29%) SMTP
13 13 (4.29%) VoIP
14 10 (3.30%) ADSL
14 10 (3.30%) iSCSI
15 7 (2.31%) Unified Communications
15 7 (2.31%) SNMP
15 7 (2.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (9.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (3.30%) MySQL
5 9 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.65%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.33%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.30%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.66%) JIRA
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 36 (11.88%) Finance
2 13 (4.29%) Law
3 6 (1.98%) Retail
3 6 (1.98%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.65%) Multimedia
4 5 (1.65%) Marketing
5 4 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.99%) Advertising
6 3 (0.99%) Legal
7 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.66%) Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 66 (21.78%) Analyst
2 51 (16.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 44 (14.52%) Support Engineer
4 22 (7.26%) IT Support
5 21 (6.93%) 3rd Line Support
6 20 (6.60%) Support Analyst
7 17 (5.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 16 (5.28%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (4.62%) 1st Line Support
10 13 (4.29%) IT Support Engineer
11 12 (3.96%) Team Leader
11 12 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (3.63%) Service Analyst
12 11 (3.63%) Exchange Engineer
12 11 (3.63%) Messaging Engineer
13 10 (3.30%) Senior Security Analyst
13 10 (3.30%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 10 (3.30%) Security Analyst
13 10 (3.30%) Technical Analyst
14 9 (2.97%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.63%) .NET
2 10 (3.30%) Web Services
3 6 (1.98%) HTML
4 4 (1.32%) Ninject
4 4 (1.32%) WCF
4 4 (1.32%) LINQ
5 2 (0.66%) COM
6 1 (0.33%) CSS
6 1 (0.33%) WSH
6 1 (0.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.92%) Clustering
2 22 (7.26%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.30%) EqualLogic
4 9 (2.97%) Thin Client
4 9 (2.97%) Fat Client
5 8 (2.64%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.31%) Replication
7 5 (1.65%) CLARiiON
7 5 (1.65%) VLE
8 4 (1.32%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.99%) EPoS
9 3 (0.99%) iPhone
10 2 (0.66%) CCTV
11 1 (0.33%) Statistics
11 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.33%) NHS
11 1 (0.33%) HACMP
11 1 (0.33%) AS400
11 1 (0.33%) iSeries
11 1 (0.33%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 303 (100.00%) Windows
2 228 (75.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 130 (42.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 91 (30.03%) Windows 7
5 52 (17.16%) Linux
6 50 (16.50%) Windows 8
7 48 (15.84%) Windows XP
8 22 (7.26%) UNIX
9 13 (4.29%) Windows 2000
10 11 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (3.30%) Solaris
12 7 (2.31%) AIX
12 7 (2.31%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (1.65%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.65%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.32%) CentOS
14 4 (1.32%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.66%) Debian
16 1 (0.33%) Android
16 1 (0.33%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (30.69%) ITIL
2 27 (8.91%) Change Management
3 18 (5.94%) Migration
3 18 (5.94%) Problem Management
4 16 (5.28%) Service Delivery
5 15 (4.95%) CRM
5 15 (4.95%) Incident Management
6 12 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (3.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (3.63%) Load Balancing
7 11 (3.63%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (3.30%) Configuration Management
8 10 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (2.97%) Data Analysis
9 9 (2.97%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (2.64%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (2.64%) High Availability
10 8 (2.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (2.31%) Change Control
12 6 (1.98%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (16.50%) SQL
2 16 (5.28%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.30%) VB.NET
3 10 (3.30%) Perl
4 7 (2.31%) VB
5 6 (1.98%) PHP
6 5 (1.65%) C
6 5 (1.65%) C#
6 5 (1.65%) Ruby
7 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.33%) Java
7 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 90 (29.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (16.17%) MCSE
3 42 (13.86%) MCSA
4 36 (11.88%) MCTS
5 35 (11.55%) MCP
6 30 (9.90%) CCNA
6 30 (9.90%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (9.90%) MCITP
7 23 (7.59%) Degree
8 19 (6.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (5.94%) Security Cleared
10 13 (4.29%) SC Cleared
11 12 (3.96%) NCDA
12 7 (2.31%) ISEB
13 6 (1.98%) HND
14 4 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (1.32%) A+ Certification
15 3 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.99%) CCA
15 3 (0.99%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.95%) SLA
1 15 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.97%) QA
3 3 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) BS7799
System Software
1 170 (56.11%) Active Directory
2 99 (32.67%) Hyper-V
3 84 (27.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 63 (20.79%) vSphere
5 40 (13.20%) XenApp
6 11 (3.63%) XenServer
6 11 (3.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 9 (2.97%) XenDesktop
7 9 (2.97%) MetaFrame
7 9 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.31%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.98%) VMware Server
9 6 (1.98%) vCloud
10 5 (1.65%) VMware ESX
10 5 (1.65%) Xen
11 4 (1.32%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.99%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.99%) NFS
12 3 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 37 (12.21%) SCCM
2 33 (10.89%) SCOM
3 25 (8.25%) SCVMM
4 12 (3.96%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (1.98%) OpenNMS
5 6 (1.98%) Puppet
5 6 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.65%) SCDPM
6 5 (1.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.99%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.99%) WSUS
7 3 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.66%) Nagios
8 2 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.66%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.33%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.33%) Legato
9 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 174 (57.43%) Microsoft
2 153 (50.50%) VMware
3 81 (26.73%) Citrix
4 57 (18.81%) Cisco
4 57 (18.81%) HP
5 41 (13.53%) NetApp
6 37 (12.21%) Dell
7 17 (5.61%) Oracle
7 17 (5.61%) Symantec
8 16 (5.28%) EMC
9 15 (4.95%) CheckPoint
10 14 (4.62%) Juniper
11 13 (4.29%) Avaya
11 13 (4.29%) Sage
11 13 (4.29%) Red Hat
11 13 (4.29%) Veeam
12 12 (3.96%) Apple
13 10 (3.30%) McAfee
14 9 (2.97%) F5
14 9 (2.97%) Splunk
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