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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 96 107 196
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +89
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 175 176 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.68% 2.46% 0.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.57% 10.11% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 141 149 36
Average salary £31,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
1513 1741 1847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.21% 24.34% 25.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1218 1443 1595
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 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +6 93 £30,000 -6.25% 6
Cheshire +15 67 £35,000 +29.62% 6
Lancashire -12 7 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Merseyside +9 6 £40,000 +60.00% 3
Cumbria - 2 £23,500 - 2
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 321 (100.00%) Windows
2 239 (74.45%) Microsoft
3 238 (74.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 188 (58.57%) Active Directory
5 167 (52.02%) MS Exchange
5 167 (52.02%) VMware
6 124 (38.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 117 (36.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 116 (36.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 108 (33.64%) DNS
10 107 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 99 (30.84%) Exchange Server 2013
12 98 (30.53%) Windows 7
12 98 (30.53%) MS Excel
13 96 (29.91%) ITIL
14 91 (28.35%) DHCP
15 88 (27.41%) SQL
15 88 (27.41%) Cisco
16 84 (26.17%) MCSE
17 83 (25.86%) Hyper-V
18 82 (25.55%) SQL Server
19 80 (24.92%) Citrix
20 76 (23.68%) Firewall
21 74 (23.05%) TCP/IP
22 69 (21.50%) SAN
23 65 (20.25%) MCITP
24 59 (18.38%) MCSA
25 58 (18.07%) WAN
25 58 (18.07%) Cisco Certification
26 57 (17.76%) MCTS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 167 (52.02%) MS Exchange
2 107 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 99 (30.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 43 (13.40%) SharePoint
5 37 (11.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 35 (10.90%) IIS
7 26 (8.10%) Exchange Server 2003
8 25 (7.79%) Lync
9 12 (3.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (3.12%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.56%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (1.25%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.93%) Apache
13 3 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (0.93%) Oracle 9iAS
14 2 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.31%) OpenEdge
15 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 98 (30.53%) MS Excel
2 47 (14.64%) MS Office
3 3 (0.93%) ProjectWise
4 2 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Primavera
2 2 (0.62%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 54 (16.82%) Office 365
2 13 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.93%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 108 (33.64%) DNS
2 91 (28.35%) DHCP
3 76 (23.68%) Firewall
4 74 (23.05%) TCP/IP
5 69 (21.50%) SAN
6 58 (18.07%) WAN
7 55 (17.13%) LAN
8 49 (15.26%) VPN
9 25 (7.79%) NAS
10 20 (6.23%) Wireless
11 19 (5.92%) VLAN
12 17 (5.30%) Internet
13 16 (4.98%) VoIP
14 14 (4.36%) ADSL
14 14 (4.36%) iSCSI
14 14 (4.36%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (4.05%) MPLS
16 12 (3.74%) VDSL
17 11 (3.43%) Cisco Nexus
18 9 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (25.55%) SQL Server
2 43 (13.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (7.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (5.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.56%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.25%) MySQL
9 3 (0.93%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.62%) SSDT
10 2 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.31%) DTS
Development Applications
1 16 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (4.05%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.31%) NUnit
4 1 (0.31%) FxCop
4 1 (0.31%) StyleCop
4 1 (0.31%) Moq
4 1 (0.31%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.31%) WiX
4 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
General
1 49 (15.26%) Finance
2 15 (4.67%) Manufacturing
3 12 (3.74%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.18%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (1.87%) Legal
6 4 (1.25%) Law
6 4 (1.25%) Advertising
7 3 (0.93%) Publishing
8 2 (0.62%) Back Office
8 2 (0.62%) Retail
9 1 (0.31%) Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (23.05%) Support Engineer
2 53 (16.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 41 (12.77%) IT Support
4 37 (11.53%) Administrator
5 33 (10.28%) 2nd Line Support
6 29 (9.03%) IT Support Engineer
6 29 (9.03%) Systems Engineer
7 28 (8.72%) 3rd Line Support
8 27 (8.41%) Analyst
9 20 (6.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 19 (5.92%) IT Manager
10 19 (5.92%) DBA
11 18 (5.61%) Support Analyst
12 16 (4.98%) Developer
12 16 (4.98%) .NET Developer
12 16 (4.98%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 15 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 15 (4.67%) Systems Administrator
14 13 (4.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 13 (4.05%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.54%) .NET
2 20 (6.23%) Web Services
3 18 (5.61%) .NET Framework
4 17 (5.30%) LINQ
5 16 (4.98%) jQuery
5 16 (4.98%) RESTful
5 16 (4.98%) Ajax
5 16 (4.98%) ASP.NET
5 16 (4.98%) HTML
5 16 (4.98%) CSS
5 16 (4.98%) Entity Framework
5 16 (4.98%) Modernizr
5 16 (4.98%) KnockoutJS
5 16 (4.98%) AngularJS
5 16 (4.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 16 (4.98%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 13 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (2.18%) EDI
9 6 (1.87%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.48%) Clustering
3 21 (6.54%) Thin Client
3 21 (6.54%) Fat Client
4 18 (5.61%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.12%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.80%) Life Science
7 8 (2.49%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.18%) EPoS
8 7 (2.18%) Replication
9 5 (1.56%) Tandem
10 3 (0.93%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.93%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.62%) HP StoreVirtual
11 2 (0.62%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.62%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.62%) Derivative
11 2 (0.62%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 321 (100.00%) Windows
2 238 (74.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 117 (36.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 98 (30.53%) Windows 7
5 56 (17.45%) Windows 8
6 39 (12.15%) Windows XP
7 20 (6.23%) Linux
8 9 (2.80%) Windows Vista
8 9 (2.80%) UNIX
9 6 (1.87%) Solaris
9 6 (1.87%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.87%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (1.25%) Debian
10 4 (1.25%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.62%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.62%) SUSE
12 2 (0.62%) AIX
12 2 (0.62%) HPUX
12 2 (0.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (29.91%) ITIL
2 33 (10.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (8.10%) Root Cause Analysis
3 26 (8.10%) Mentoring
4 25 (7.79%) Migration
5 20 (6.23%) Change Management
6 17 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (5.30%) Incident Management
7 15 (4.67%) MVC
7 15 (4.67%) Service Delivery
8 14 (4.36%) Service Management
9 13 (4.05%) TDD
9 13 (4.05%) Problem Management
9 13 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (4.05%) Server Building
10 12 (3.74%) SDLC
10 12 (3.74%) Unit Testing
10 12 (3.74%) OO
11 11 (3.43%) Change Control
11 11 (3.43%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (27.41%) SQL
2 37 (11.53%) PowerShell
3 24 (7.48%) T-SQL
4 20 (6.23%) C#
5 16 (4.98%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.18%) VBScript
7 6 (1.87%) VB
7 6 (1.87%) C
8 3 (0.93%) PHP
8 3 (0.93%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.93%) Prolog
9 2 (0.62%) sed
9 2 (0.62%) AWK
9 2 (0.62%) VBA
9 2 (0.62%) Python
9 2 (0.62%) Perl
9 2 (0.62%) Java
10 1 (0.31%) Ruby
10 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 124 (38.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (26.17%) MCSE
3 65 (20.25%) MCITP
4 59 (18.38%) MCSA
5 58 (18.07%) Cisco Certification
6 57 (17.76%) MCTS
7 54 (16.82%) MCP
8 49 (15.26%) CCNA
9 44 (13.71%) Degree
10 22 (6.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (4.67%) CCA
11 15 (4.67%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (4.36%) NCDA
13 12 (3.74%) CCNP
13 12 (3.74%) HND
14 11 (3.43%) JNCIA
15 9 (2.80%) CCENT
16 8 (2.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 7 (2.18%) CCIE
17 7 (2.18%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.66%) SLA
2 3 (0.93%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 188 (58.57%) Active Directory
2 116 (36.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (25.86%) Hyper-V
4 33 (10.28%) vSphere
5 26 (8.10%) XenApp
6 25 (7.79%) XenDesktop
7 17 (5.30%) XenServer
8 15 (4.67%) VMware ESX
9 14 (4.36%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.87%) VMware Server
11 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.25%) pfSense
12 2 (0.62%) vCloud
12 2 (0.62%) Xen
12 2 (0.62%) Firmware
13 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.31%) NFS
Systems Management
1 30 (9.35%) SCCM
2 16 (4.98%) SCOM
3 10 (3.12%) Backup Exec
4 7 (2.18%) WSUS
5 5 (1.56%) ARCserve
6 4 (1.25%) SCVMM
6 4 (1.25%) ZABBIX
6 4 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.25%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.93%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.93%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.93%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.62%) EMC Navisphere
8 2 (0.62%) Puppet
8 2 (0.62%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.62%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.62%) vMotion
9 1 (0.31%) SnapMirror
9 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 239 (74.45%) Microsoft
2 167 (52.02%) VMware
3 88 (27.41%) Cisco
4 80 (24.92%) Citrix
5 44 (13.71%) HP
6 37 (11.53%) NetApp
7 28 (8.72%) Dell
8 16 (4.98%) Oracle
9 14 (4.36%) Juniper
10 12 (3.74%) IBM
11 10 (3.12%) Symantec
11 10 (3.12%) WatchGuard
11 10 (3.12%) Veeam
12 8 (2.49%) McAfee
12 8 (2.49%) Sophos
13 7 (2.18%) Avaya
14 5 (1.56%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.56%) SonicWALL
14 5 (1.56%) AppSense
15 4 (1.25%) EMC
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Microsoft Training provided
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
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Salford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
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Merseyside
Merseytravel
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Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £270 - £275 per day
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Keswick
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