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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 114 109 140
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +31
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 121 155 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.21% 2.54% 1.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.13% 11.13% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 84 135 121
Median salary £33,000 £32,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1194 1393 1744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.80% 22.84% 25.11%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1146 1451
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,852
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 63 £33,750 +14.40% 12
Merseyside +30 29 £60,000 +84.61% 4
Cheshire -14 15 £27,500 -19.11% 5
Lancashire +4 12 £25,250 -40.58% 1
Cumbria - 2 £27,500 - 2
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 276 (100.00%) Windows
2 185 (67.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 178 (64.49%) Windows Server
4 163 (59.06%) Microsoft
5 153 (55.43%) Active Directory
6 138 (50.00%) VMware
7 96 (34.78%) MS Exchange
8 89 (32.25%) ITIL
9 86 (31.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 83 (30.07%) SQL
11 80 (28.99%) Hyper-V
12 74 (26.81%) Cisco
13 71 (25.72%) VMware Infrastructure
14 67 (24.28%) Windows 7
14 67 (24.28%) MS Excel
14 67 (24.28%) SQL Server
14 67 (24.28%) Citrix
15 61 (22.10%) DHCP
16 60 (21.74%) DNS
17 59 (21.38%) SAN
18 58 (21.01%) Office 365
19 57 (20.65%) LAN
20 55 (19.93%) Windows Server 2003
21 53 (19.20%) Exchange Server 2013
22 52 (18.84%) TCP/IP
23 51 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2010
24 50 (18.12%) Finance
25 49 (17.75%) MS Office
26 48 (17.39%) PowerShell
27 47 (17.03%) MCSE

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 96 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 53 (19.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 51 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (10.51%) IIS
5 22 (7.97%) SharePoint
6 19 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (3.99%) Confluence
7 11 (3.99%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (3.62%) Skype for Business
9 9 (3.26%) Tomcat
10 6 (2.17%) Apache
10 6 (2.17%) CMS
11 5 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.45%) JBoss
12 4 (1.45%) WebLogic
13 3 (1.09%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.72%) nginx
15 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 67 (24.28%) MS Excel
2 49 (17.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (6.16%) Lorenzo
2 2 (0.72%) FastStats
3 1 (0.36%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (21.01%) Office 365
2 11 (3.99%) PaaS
3 10 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.90%) IaaS
5 5 (1.81%) SaaS
6 3 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (22.10%) DHCP
2 60 (21.74%) DNS
3 59 (21.38%) SAN
4 57 (20.65%) LAN
5 52 (18.84%) TCP/IP
6 45 (16.30%) WAN
7 38 (13.77%) VPN
8 37 (13.41%) Firewall
9 14 (5.07%) VLAN
9 14 (5.07%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (4.35%) Wireless
11 7 (2.54%) Network Security
11 7 (2.54%) VoIP
12 6 (2.17%) DDNS
12 6 (2.17%) IP Telephony
12 6 (2.17%) IPsec
12 6 (2.17%) MPLS
12 6 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (1.45%) CTI
13 4 (1.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (24.28%) SQL Server
2 32 (11.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (11.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (7.61%) SQL Server 2014
5 20 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (6.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (6.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (6.16%) DTS
7 17 (6.16%) Electronic Patient Records
7 17 (6.16%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.09%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.09%) SQLite
10 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.99%) JIRA
2 4 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.09%) FxCop
3 3 (1.09%) Gerrit
3 3 (1.09%) Moq
3 3 (1.09%) MSTest
3 3 (1.09%) NUnit
3 3 (1.09%) StyleCop
3 3 (1.09%) WiX
4 2 (0.72%) Fiddler
4 2 (0.72%) Firebug
5 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 50 (18.12%) Finance
2 26 (9.42%) Banking
3 20 (7.25%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.80%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.99%) Law
6 4 (1.45%) Legal
6 4 (1.45%) Retail
7 3 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (18.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 49 (17.75%) Analyst
3 48 (17.39%) IT Support
4 40 (14.49%) Support Engineer
5 29 (10.51%) Infrastructure Support
6 26 (9.42%) Support Analyst
7 25 (9.06%) Administrator
8 24 (8.70%) IT Engineer
9 23 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
9 23 (8.33%) IT Technician
9 23 (8.33%) Server Engineer
10 21 (7.61%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 20 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
12 19 (6.88%) DBA
12 19 (6.88%) IT Support Engineer
12 19 (6.88%) SQL DBA
13 18 (6.52%) Technical Support
14 15 (5.43%) Applications Support
14 15 (5.43%) Support Technician
15 14 (5.07%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.51%) .NET
2 18 (6.52%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.81%) HTML
3 5 (1.81%) Web Services
3 5 (1.81%) XML
4 4 (1.45%) LINQ
4 4 (1.45%) Middleware
5 3 (1.09%) COM
5 3 (1.09%) CSS
5 3 (1.09%) JSON
5 3 (1.09%) Ninject
5 3 (1.09%) Regular Expression
5 3 (1.09%) WCF
5 3 (1.09%) WPF
6 2 (0.72%) jQuery
7 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.36%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.36%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 32 (11.59%) Replication
3 16 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.80%) Driving Licence
4 11 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.99%) Wiki
5 8 (2.90%) Clustering
6 7 (2.54%) HP StoreVirtual
6 7 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.17%) Data Integration
7 6 (2.17%) iPad
7 6 (2.17%) RSA SecurID
8 5 (1.81%) EPoS
8 5 (1.81%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.81%) iPhone
8 5 (1.81%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.45%) Life Science
10 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.09%) IBM XIV
10 3 (1.09%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 276 (100.00%) Windows
2 185 (67.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 178 (64.49%) Windows Server
4 67 (24.28%) Windows 7
5 55 (19.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (10.51%) Linux
6 29 (10.51%) Windows 8
7 23 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 18 (6.52%) Windows 10
9 13 (4.71%) Unix
10 6 (2.17%) AIX
10 6 (2.17%) Data ONTAP
11 5 (1.81%) Android
12 3 (1.09%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.72%) CentOS
13 2 (0.72%) Debian
13 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (32.25%) ITIL
2 45 (16.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 28 (10.14%) High Availability
4 25 (9.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (8.70%) Project Management
6 22 (7.97%) ITIL V3
7 21 (7.61%) Performance Monitoring
8 18 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
8 18 (6.52%) Mentoring
9 17 (6.16%) Infrastructure Management
9 17 (6.16%) Performance Analysis
10 13 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (3.99%) Converged Infrastructure
11 11 (3.99%) Time Management
11 11 (3.99%) TOGAF
12 10 (3.62%) Migration
13 8 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (2.90%) Load Balancing
13 8 (2.90%) Release Management
14 7 (2.54%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (30.07%) SQL
2 48 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 37 (13.41%) T-SQL
4 12 (4.35%) VB
5 8 (2.90%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.90%) VBScript
6 6 (2.17%) C#
7 5 (1.81%) C
8 3 (1.09%) Ruby
8 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.72%) Perl
9 2 (0.72%) Python
10 1 (0.36%) C++
10 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 86 (31.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (17.03%) MCSE
3 39 (14.13%) MCP
4 38 (13.77%) MCITP
5 35 (12.68%) MCSA
6 34 (12.32%) Degree
7 31 (11.23%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (10.87%) CCNA
9 25 (9.06%) MCTS
10 16 (5.80%) Security Cleared
11 13 (4.71%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (4.35%) SC Cleared
13 10 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
15 7 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (1.81%) NCDA
17 4 (1.45%) MCDST
18 3 (1.09%) A+ Certification
18 3 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
19 2 (0.72%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.80%) SLA
2 5 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 153 (55.43%) Active Directory
2 80 (28.99%) Hyper-V
3 71 (25.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (8.33%) XenApp
5 22 (7.97%) vSphere
6 17 (6.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.81%) Xen
9 4 (1.45%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.09%) SRDF
11 2 (0.72%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.72%) Varnish
11 2 (0.72%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.36%) NDS
12 1 (0.36%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 1 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 42 (15.22%) SCCM
2 17 (6.16%) LiteSpeed
2 17 (6.16%) SCOM
3 12 (4.35%) Nagios
4 11 (3.99%) EdgeSight
4 11 (3.99%) SCOrch
5 6 (2.17%) AirWatch
5 6 (2.17%) ServiceCenter
6 5 (1.81%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.09%) Wonderware InTouch
8 2 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.72%) WSUS
9 1 (0.36%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.36%) Cacti
9 1 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.36%) Munin
9 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.36%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 1 (0.36%) SnapMirror
9 1 (0.36%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 163 (59.06%) Microsoft
2 138 (50.00%) VMware
3 74 (26.81%) Cisco
4 67 (24.28%) Citrix
5 44 (15.94%) HP
6 18 (6.52%) Dell
7 14 (5.07%) Avaya
7 14 (5.07%) Sophos
8 13 (4.71%) Intel Security
9 12 (4.35%) 3PAR
9 12 (4.35%) NetApp
10 11 (3.99%) Veeam
11 9 (3.26%) F5
11 9 (3.26%) Symantec
12 7 (2.54%) MobileIron
12 7 (2.54%) SonicWALL
13 6 (2.17%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.17%) OpenText
14 5 (1.81%) Oracle
15 4 (1.45%) EMC
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