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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 57 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 5 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.96% 1.60% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.99% 4.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 0
Average salary £24,000 £26,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -17.64%
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
167 197 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 32.18% 34.99% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 160 179 92
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 5 March 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Northampton

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (86.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) Firewall
7 4 (26.67%) SAN
7 4 (26.67%) XML
7 4 (26.67%) C#
7 4 (26.67%) C++
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) VB
7 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
7 4 (26.67%) .NET
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) Data Mining
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
7 4 (26.67%) SCCM
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (20.00%) MCSE
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (13.33%) AS400

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) Lotus Domino
1 2 (13.33%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) PBX
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) WLAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Data Mining
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) XML
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) AS400
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000
4 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (13.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) MOF
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
1 4 (26.67%) C++
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
1 4 (26.67%) VB
1 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCSE
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) VCP4
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) VCP5
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) SCOrch
2 2 (13.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (13.33%) SCSM
2 2 (13.33%) SCOM
2 2 (13.33%) SCVMM
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
2 2 (13.33%) Lotus
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) F5
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) VMware