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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 104 129 224
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +95
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 152 128 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.52% 1.88% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.14% 7.53% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 132 119 30
Average salary £32,000 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,100 £26,920
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
1365 1700 1884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.61% 24.94% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1122 1412 1612
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +13 79 £29,000 -5.69% 16
Cheshire +32 55 £34,000 +25.92% 15
Lancashire -15 10 £42,500 +66.66% 3
Merseyside +7 8 £32,500 -15.03% 4
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 308 (100.00%) Windows
2 240 (77.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 234 (75.97%) Microsoft
4 189 (61.36%) Active Directory
5 177 (57.47%) VMware
6 176 (57.14%) MS Exchange
7 132 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 121 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 109 (35.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 104 (33.77%) Exchange Server 2010
11 101 (32.79%) Exchange Server 2013
12 100 (32.47%) ITIL
13 94 (30.52%) Cisco
14 92 (29.87%) Windows 7
15 89 (28.90%) DNS
16 88 (28.57%) MS Excel
17 87 (28.25%) Citrix
18 80 (25.97%) MCSE
19 79 (25.65%) DHCP
20 78 (25.32%) SAN
21 72 (23.38%) SQL
22 68 (22.08%) SQL Server
23 67 (21.75%) TCP/IP
23 67 (21.75%) Hyper-V
24 65 (21.10%) Firewall
25 62 (20.13%) Windows 8
26 57 (18.51%) HP
27 56 (18.18%) WAN
28 55 (17.86%) NetApp
28 55 (17.86%) MCTS

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 176 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 104 (33.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 101 (32.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 44 (14.29%) IIS
4 44 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 37 (12.01%) Exchange Server 2003
6 28 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (5.52%) Lync
8 12 (3.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.97%) Oracle 9iAS
10 3 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.65%) Apache
11 2 (0.65%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.32%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 88 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 43 (13.96%) MS Office
3 3 (0.97%) ProjectWise
4 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Primavera
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.65%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 42 (13.64%) Office 365
2 11 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.65%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.65%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 89 (28.90%) DNS
2 79 (25.65%) DHCP
3 78 (25.32%) SAN
4 67 (21.75%) TCP/IP
5 65 (21.10%) Firewall
6 56 (18.18%) WAN
7 54 (17.53%) LAN
8 35 (11.36%) VPN
9 30 (9.74%) NAS
10 25 (8.12%) VLAN
11 20 (6.49%) iSCSI
12 19 (6.17%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (5.84%) Internet
13 18 (5.84%) ADSL
14 12 (3.90%) Network Security
15 11 (3.57%) MPLS
15 11 (3.57%) VDSL
15 11 (3.57%) Wireless
16 10 (3.25%) VoIP
17 8 (2.60%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 40 (12.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.95%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.30%) MySQL
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.65%) SSDT
10 2 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.32%) DTS
11 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.60%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.62%) Git (software)
General
1 48 (15.58%) Finance
2 14 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.25%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.95%) Advertising
5 4 (1.30%) Publishing
5 4 (1.30%) Legal
5 4 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.97%) Marketing
7 2 (0.65%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 75 (24.35%) Support Engineer
2 63 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
4 32 (10.39%) IT Support
4 32 (10.39%) 3rd Line Support
5 24 (7.79%) Analyst
6 22 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 22 (7.14%) Administrator
6 22 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
7 21 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 19 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 19 (6.17%) DBA
9 16 (5.19%) IT Manager
10 14 (4.55%) Support Analyst
11 13 (4.22%) Architect
12 12 (3.90%) SQL DBA
13 11 (3.57%) .NET Developer
13 11 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 11 (3.57%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.87%) Web Services
2 14 (4.55%) .NET
3 13 (4.22%) .NET Framework
4 11 (3.57%) CSS
4 11 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 11 (3.57%) HTML
4 11 (3.57%) Entity Framework
5 8 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (2.60%) Modernizr
5 8 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (2.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (2.60%) AngularJS
5 8 (2.60%) KnockoutJS
5 8 (2.60%) Ajax
5 8 (2.60%) LINQ
5 8 (2.60%) jQuery
5 8 (2.60%) RESTful
6 5 (1.62%) EDI
7 3 (0.97%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.44%) Data Centre
3 25 (8.12%) Clustering
4 17 (5.52%) Thin Client
4 17 (5.52%) Fat Client
5 13 (4.22%) Life Science
6 9 (2.92%) FlexPod
7 7 (2.27%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.27%) Replication
7 7 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.30%) User Experience
8 4 (1.30%) Tandem
8 4 (1.30%) EPoS
9 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.97%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.65%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.65%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.65%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 308 (100.00%) Windows
2 240 (77.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 132 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 92 (29.87%) Windows 7
5 62 (20.13%) Windows 8
6 47 (15.26%) Windows XP
7 25 (8.12%) Linux
8 12 (3.90%) UNIX
9 10 (3.25%) Windows Vista
10 5 (1.62%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.30%) Solaris
12 2 (0.65%) CentOS
12 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (32.47%) ITIL
2 37 (12.01%) Disaster Recovery
3 33 (10.71%) Migration
4 21 (6.82%) Service Delivery
4 21 (6.82%) Change Management
5 20 (6.49%) Mentoring
6 19 (6.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 17 (5.52%) Problem Management
8 15 (4.87%) Performance Monitoring
9 14 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (4.22%) Mobile Device Management
11 12 (3.90%) Business Continuity
12 10 (3.25%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (3.25%) Time Management
12 10 (3.25%) MVC
12 10 (3.25%) Service Management
13 9 (2.92%) Data Management
13 9 (2.92%) Infrastructure Management
13 9 (2.92%) SDLC
14 8 (2.60%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 72 (23.38%) SQL
2 43 (13.96%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.87%) T-SQL
3 15 (4.87%) C#
4 14 (4.55%) C
5 11 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.92%) VBScript
7 7 (2.27%) VB
8 4 (1.30%) Java
9 3 (0.97%) Prolog
9 3 (0.97%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 121 (39.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (25.97%) MCSE
3 55 (17.86%) MCTS
4 54 (17.53%) MCITP
5 52 (16.88%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (15.58%) CCNA
7 47 (15.26%) MCP
8 44 (14.29%) MCSA
9 36 (11.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 30 (9.74%) Degree
11 22 (7.14%) NCDA
12 19 (6.17%) CCA
12 19 (6.17%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (3.57%) JNCIA
14 8 (2.60%) HND
15 7 (2.27%) CCENT
15 7 (2.27%) Security Cleared
16 6 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (1.62%) CCDP
17 5 (1.62%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.44%) SLA
2 5 (1.62%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 189 (61.36%) Active Directory
2 109 (35.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (21.75%) Hyper-V
4 42 (13.64%) vSphere
5 29 (9.42%) XenDesktop
6 27 (8.77%) XenApp
7 14 (4.55%) XenServer
7 14 (4.55%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.92%) VMware Server
9 8 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.95%) Xen
11 5 (1.62%) NFS
12 3 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.65%) vCloud
13 2 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.65%) Firmware
14 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.32%) LiteSpeed
14 1 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 36 (11.69%) SCCM
2 21 (6.82%) SCOM
3 13 (4.22%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.62%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.62%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.30%) XenMobile
5 4 (1.30%) SCDPM
5 4 (1.30%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.65%) vMotion
6 2 (0.65%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.65%) Puppet
6 2 (0.65%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.65%) EMC Navisphere
7 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.32%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.32%) WSUS
7 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.32%) SCSM
Vendors
1 234 (75.97%) Microsoft
2 177 (57.47%) VMware
3 94 (30.52%) Cisco
4 87 (28.25%) Citrix
5 57 (18.51%) HP
6 55 (17.86%) NetApp
7 37 (12.01%) Dell
8 18 (5.84%) Symantec
9 16 (5.19%) Oracle
10 15 (4.87%) Veeam
11 14 (4.55%) IBM
12 12 (3.90%) Juniper
13 11 (3.57%) McAfee
14 9 (2.92%) WatchGuard
15 8 (2.60%) EMC
16 7 (2.27%) Avaya
17 6 (1.95%) Sophos
18 5 (1.62%) CommVault
18 5 (1.62%) Business Objects
19 4 (1.30%) 3PAR
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