Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 65 68
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 23 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.60% 2.07% 2.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.56% 11.31% 12.02%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 13
Lancashire median annual salary £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £19,250 £30,125 £19,500
90th Percentile £42,250 £39,725 £41,750
North West median annual salary £29,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year -15.71% +6.06% +1.54%

Windows Server 2012 is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 158 168 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 17.83% 18.30% 20.84%
Number of salaries quoted 122 125 147
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -4.00%
10th Percentile £18,050 £21,100 £20,200
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £44,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.63%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burnley +1 5 £22,500 -
Blackburn - 5 £32,500 -
Preston -6 4 £40,000 +14.29%
Blackpool - 2 £27,375 -
Windows Server 2012
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) VMware
3 16 (69.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
5 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
6 10 (43.48%) SQL
7 9 (39.13%) Cisco
8 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
8 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
8 7 (30.43%) Firewall
9 6 (26.09%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
9 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (26.09%) DTS
9 6 (26.09%) Cognos
9 6 (26.09%) IBM
9 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
9 6 (26.09%) ETL
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (26.09%) Degree
9 6 (26.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 5 (21.74%) VLAN
10 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery

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 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (26.09%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) VLAN
3 3 (13.04%) Network Security
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
5 1 (4.35%) Skype
5 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (26.09%) DTS
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2016
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Applications Support
1 6 (26.09%) Applications Support Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Support Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Support Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) IT Support
2 4 (17.39%) Server Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) IT Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) ETL
2 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (17.39%) People Management
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) High Availability
4 2 (8.70%) IT Strategy
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
4 2 (8.70%) Security Management
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Research
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) CCNA
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) GDPR
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Server
2 4 (17.39%) vSphere
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) Docker
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) VMware
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco
4 6 (26.09%) Cognos
4 6 (26.09%) IBM
5 4 (17.39%) Mitel
6 1 (4.35%) Avaya
6 1 (4.35%) Capita
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix