The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Windows Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 46 61
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 19 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.28% 3.29% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.68% 16.48% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 11
Median salary £32,500 £29,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.16% -30.58%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Windows Server 2012 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 77 91 131
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 17.34% 19.96% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 65 57 116
Median salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.83% -4.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Lancashire

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in Lancashire

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Lancashire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Lancashire

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Blackburn +8 10 £32,500 +22.64%
Lancaster - 5 £37,000 -
Preston -6 4 £32,500 -10.34% 1
Windows Server 2012
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (95.83%) VMware
3 14 (58.33%) Cisco
4 13 (54.17%) MS Exchange
4 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
5 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (45.83%) SQL
6 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
7 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
7 10 (41.67%) Mitel
7 10 (41.67%) VMware Server
7 10 (41.67%) People Management
7 10 (41.67%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (33.33%) Migration
9 7 (29.17%) CMS
9 7 (29.17%) Content Management
9 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (29.17%) Office 365
9 7 (29.17%) Line Management
10 3 (12.50%) SAN
10 3 (12.50%) NetApp
10 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (12.50%) AIX
10 3 (12.50%) Citrix
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 13 (54.17%) MS Exchange
2 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (29.17%) CMS
4 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (29.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Firewall
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) VMware Engineer
3 8 (33.33%) Server Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support
6 1 (4.17%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (4.17%) IT Technician
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.50%) AIX
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Infrastructure Management
1 10 (41.67%) People Management
2 8 (33.33%) Migration
3 7 (29.17%) Content Management
3 7 (29.17%) Line Management
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) ERP
5 1 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
2 10 (41.67%) VMware Server
3 3 (12.50%) vSphere
3 3 (12.50%) XenApp
3 3 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (8.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) VMware
2 14 (58.33%) Cisco
3 10 (41.67%) Mitel
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (8.33%) Veritas
6 1 (4.17%) Avaya
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + training / progression
Posted: 6 days ago