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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 123 190 -
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 153 55 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.07% 0.82% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.38% 3.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 131 33 0
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%
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
1631 1709 1800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.09% 25.57% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1344 1458 1545
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,605 £48,500 £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 30 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 30 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 +65 92 £33,027 -5.63% 13
Cheshire +22 38 £27,000 +28.57% 7
Merseyside +5 10 £25,000 -9.09% 1
Cumbria - 6 £42,500 -
Lancashire -9 3 £18,000 +5.88% 1
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 301 (100.00%) Windows
2 232 (77.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 168 (55.81%) Active Directory
4 160 (53.16%) Microsoft
5 151 (50.17%) VMware
6 137 (45.51%) MS Exchange
7 136 (45.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 94 (31.23%) TCP/IP
8 94 (31.23%) Hyper-V
9 90 (29.90%) Windows 7
9 90 (29.90%) ITIL
10 89 (29.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 88 (29.24%) Exchange Server 2010
12 87 (28.90%) DNS
13 86 (28.57%) MS Excel
14 85 (28.24%) Citrix
15 76 (25.25%) VMware Infrastructure
16 73 (24.25%) SAN
17 71 (23.59%) Exchange Server 2007
18 66 (21.93%) Firewall
19 65 (21.59%) DHCP
20 62 (20.60%) Linux
21 55 (18.27%) Cisco
21 55 (18.27%) vSphere
22 54 (17.94%) LAN
23 53 (17.61%) WAN
24 52 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2013
25 50 (16.61%) VPN
25 50 (16.61%) HP
26 49 (16.28%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 137 (45.51%) MS Exchange
2 88 (29.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (23.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 52 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 38 (12.62%) IIS
6 27 (8.97%) SharePoint
7 24 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (5.32%) Lync
9 8 (2.66%) Apache
10 6 (1.99%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.00%) 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 86 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 49 (16.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.66%) Sage 1000
2 3 (1.00%) Bond Adapt
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.97%) Office 365
2 7 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.66%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.66%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 94 (31.23%) TCP/IP
2 87 (28.90%) DNS
3 73 (24.25%) SAN
4 66 (21.93%) Firewall
5 65 (21.59%) DHCP
6 54 (17.94%) LAN
7 53 (17.61%) WAN
8 50 (16.61%) VPN
9 25 (8.31%) NAS
10 23 (7.64%) Internet
11 16 (5.32%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (5.32%) VoIP
12 15 (4.98%) VLAN
13 13 (4.32%) Network Security
14 12 (3.99%) SMTP
15 9 (2.99%) ADSL
15 9 (2.99%) iSCSI
16 8 (2.66%) SSL
17 6 (1.99%) LDAP
17 6 (1.99%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (7.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.32%) MySQL
5 9 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.33%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (2.66%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.66%) JIRA
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 31 (10.30%) Finance
2 18 (5.98%) Law
3 6 (1.99%) Retail
3 6 (1.99%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.66%) Multimedia
4 5 (1.66%) Marketing
5 4 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.00%) Advertising
6 3 (1.00%) Legal
7 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.66%) Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 77 (25.58%) Analyst
2 50 (16.61%) Support Engineer
3 45 (14.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (8.31%) Support Analyst
4 25 (8.31%) IT Support
5 24 (7.97%) Senior Analyst
6 18 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (5.32%) Security Analyst
7 16 (5.32%) Senior Security Analyst
8 15 (4.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 15 (4.98%) 1st Line Support
9 13 (4.32%) IT Support Engineer
10 12 (3.99%) Team Leader
10 12 (3.99%) Service Analyst
11 11 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (3.65%) Exchange Engineer
11 11 (3.65%) Messaging Engineer
12 10 (3.32%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 10 (3.32%) Administrator
12 10 (3.32%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.99%) .NET
2 10 (3.32%) Web Services
3 6 (1.99%) HTML
4 4 (1.33%) WCF
4 4 (1.33%) LINQ
4 4 (1.33%) Ninject
5 2 (0.66%) CSS
6 1 (0.33%) COM
6 1 (0.33%) jQuery
6 1 (0.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.97%) Clustering
2 22 (7.31%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.99%) Fat Client
3 9 (2.99%) Thin Client
4 8 (2.66%) Replication
5 7 (2.33%) EqualLogic
5 7 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.66%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.66%) CLARiiON
6 5 (1.66%) VLE
7 4 (1.33%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.33%) User Experience
8 3 (1.00%) EPoS
9 2 (0.66%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.66%) CCTV
9 2 (0.66%) Statistics
9 2 (0.66%) iPhone
10 1 (0.33%) HP Superdome
10 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 301 (100.00%) Windows
2 232 (77.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 136 (45.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 90 (29.90%) Windows 7
5 62 (20.60%) Linux
6 45 (14.95%) Windows XP
6 45 (14.95%) Windows 8
7 28 (9.30%) UNIX
8 14 (4.65%) Windows 2000
9 11 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (3.32%) Solaris
11 7 (2.33%) AIX
11 7 (2.33%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.66%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.66%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (1.33%) CentOS
13 4 (1.33%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.66%) Debian
14 2 (0.66%) Android
15 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (29.90%) ITIL
2 25 (8.31%) Change Management
3 18 (5.98%) Problem Management
3 18 (5.98%) Kalman Filter
4 17 (5.65%) Service Delivery
4 17 (5.65%) Incident Management
5 16 (5.32%) Migration
6 13 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (3.99%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (3.99%) CRM
8 11 (3.65%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (3.32%) Load Balancing
9 10 (3.32%) Data Analysis
10 9 (2.99%) Configuration Management
10 9 (2.99%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (2.66%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (2.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (2.33%) Project Management
12 7 (2.33%) High Availability
12 7 (2.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.29%) SQL
2 15 (4.98%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.32%) VB.NET
3 10 (3.32%) Perl
4 6 (1.99%) PHP
4 6 (1.99%) VB
5 5 (1.66%) C
5 5 (1.66%) C#
5 5 (1.66%) Ruby
6 2 (0.66%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.33%) VBScript
7 1 (0.33%) Java
7 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 89 (29.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (16.28%) MCSE
3 42 (13.95%) MCSA
4 37 (12.29%) MCTS
5 34 (11.30%) MCP
6 32 (10.63%) MCITP
7 28 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (8.97%) CCNA
9 16 (5.32%) Degree
9 16 (5.32%) Security Cleared
10 13 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (4.32%) SC Cleared
11 8 (2.66%) NCDA
12 5 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.66%) ISEB
13 4 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.33%) A+ Certification
14 3 (1.00%) CCA
14 3 (1.00%) HND
14 3 (1.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (4.65%) SLA
3 9 (2.99%) QA
4 3 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.33%) BS7799
System Software
1 168 (55.81%) Active Directory
2 94 (31.23%) Hyper-V
3 76 (25.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (18.27%) vSphere
5 41 (13.62%) XenApp
6 11 (3.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 11 (3.65%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (3.32%) XenServer
8 9 (2.99%) MetaFrame
9 8 (2.66%) VMware ESX
10 7 (2.33%) Terminal Services
10 7 (2.33%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.66%) VMware Server
11 5 (1.66%) Xen
11 5 (1.66%) vCloud
12 4 (1.33%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.33%) Terminal Server
13 3 (1.00%) NFS
13 3 (1.00%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.66%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 32 (10.63%) SCCM
2 24 (7.97%) SCOM
3 22 (7.31%) SCVMM
4 13 (4.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.66%) OpenNMS
5 5 (1.66%) Puppet
5 5 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.66%) SCDPM
5 5 (1.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.00%) WSUS
6 3 (1.00%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.00%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.00%) Nagios
7 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.66%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.33%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.33%) Legato
8 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 160 (53.16%) Microsoft
2 151 (50.17%) VMware
3 85 (28.24%) Citrix
4 55 (18.27%) Cisco
5 50 (16.61%) HP
6 30 (9.97%) Dell
7 29 (9.63%) NetApp
8 22 (7.31%) CheckPoint
9 19 (6.31%) Symantec
10 17 (5.65%) EMC
11 16 (5.32%) Oracle
11 16 (5.32%) Juniper
12 13 (4.32%) Red Hat
13 12 (3.99%) Apple
13 12 (3.99%) F5
14 10 (3.32%) Splunk
14 10 (3.32%) Sage
14 10 (3.32%) McAfee
15 9 (2.99%) Fortinet
15 9 (2.99%) Veeam
Cheshire
Roc Search
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue
Salary: From £24,982 to £28,127 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum up to £23,000 + excellent bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £19000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, North West, Cheshire, Lancashire,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + car/allowance + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Rochdale
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £14000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Oldham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Greater...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 to £33,000 + car/allow + bens
Posted: 27 days ago