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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 29 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.26% 2.33% 3.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.56% 18.75% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +6.55%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -7.33%
Windows Server 2012
Lancashire

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

Operating Systems Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
36 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 22.64% 12.40% 18.90%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 23
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £18,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £37,123
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in Preston

Windows Server 2012
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) WatchGuard