The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 29 54
Rank change year-on-year -27 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 11 29 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.00% 6.26% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.89% 22.31% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 7
Median salary £34,750 £51,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.86% +54.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £32,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £65,000 £40,000
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 Merseyside with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 101 130 114
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 18.40% 28.08% 22.66%
Number of salaries quoted 79 96 85
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in Merseyside

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Merseyside over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Merseyside

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 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
Liverpool -20 5 £41,750 -30.41% 2
Wirral - 3 £30,000 - 1
Windows Server 2012
North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (70.00%) VMware
4 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
5 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
6 13 (43.33%) vSphere
7 12 (40.00%) Cisco
7 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (40.00%) Firewall
8 10 (33.33%) MCITP
9 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
11 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
11 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (23.33%) HP
11 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
11 7 (23.33%) CCNA
11 7 (23.33%) Finance
11 7 (23.33%) Change Management
12 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
12 6 (20.00%) VPN
12 6 (20.00%) DNS
12 6 (20.00%) NetApp
12 6 (20.00%) DHCP
12 6 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (20.00%) NCDA
12 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) DHCP
2 6 (20.00%) DNS
2 6 (20.00%) VPN
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (16.67%) NAS
3 5 (16.67%) SAN
3 5 (16.67%) VLAN
4 4 (13.33%) IP Telephony
4 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.67%) LAN
5 2 (6.67%) VoIP
5 2 (6.67%) WAN
5 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.33%) Wireless
6 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (13.33%) Law
3 4 (13.33%) Legal
4 2 (6.67%) Back Office
4 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Server Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Administrator
4 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Network Administrator
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Server Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Network Support
5 4 (13.33%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (13.33%) Systems Support
6 3 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) IT Support
6 3 (10.00%) SAN Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.00%) FlexPod
3 4 (13.33%) iPad
4 2 (6.67%) Replication
4 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
4 5 (16.67%) Linux
5 4 (13.33%) Mac OS
5 4 (13.33%) Ubuntu
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.33%) Android
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (23.33%) Change Management
3 6 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.67%) Release Management
6 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Server Patching
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.67%) Time Management
7 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.33%) High Availability
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (33.33%) MCITP
3 7 (23.33%) CCNA
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (20.00%) NCDA
4 6 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (13.33%) MCSA
6 3 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
7 1 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Active Directory
1 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (43.33%) vSphere
3 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.00%) XenApp
4 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (70.00%) VMware
2 12 (40.00%) Cisco
3 7 (23.33%) HP
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.00%) NetApp
5 4 (13.33%) Avaya
5 4 (13.33%) Citrix
5 4 (13.33%) IBM
5 4 (13.33%) Meraki
5 4 (13.33%) Sophos
6 3 (10.00%) EMC
7 2 (6.67%) Mitel
7 2 (6.67%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 38k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + Pension and Bonus
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