The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 66 53 49
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 8 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.10% 2.57% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.85% 8.99% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 5
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £27,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Windows Server 2012
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
208 189 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 28.73% 28.55% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 193 183 94
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Northampton region.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in Northampton

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
3 10 (52.63%) SAN
4 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
5 8 (42.11%) Cisco
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (36.84%) VMware
7 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
8 5 (26.32%) Firewall
8 5 (26.32%) SCCM
8 5 (26.32%) SCOM
8 5 (26.32%) vSphere
8 5 (26.32%) Lync
9 4 (21.05%) F5
9 4 (21.05%) Office 365
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
9 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (21.05%) Retail
9 4 (21.05%) ISO 9000

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
2 5 (26.32%) Lync
3 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.26%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (21.05%) DTS
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) DBA
2 4 (21.05%) SQL DBA
3 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 3 (15.79%) Support Technician
3 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Project Management
1 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
1 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (21.05%) MCSE
1 4 (21.05%) CCNP
2 3 (15.79%) VCP5
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO 9000
2 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) BS7799
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) vSphere
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.26%) XenApp
5 1 (5.26%) XenServer
5 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
1 5 (26.32%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) SCSM
2 1 (5.26%) XenMobile
2 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Veeam
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) IBM