The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England / North East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 55 68
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 11 30 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.96% 3.74% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.89% 15.54% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 16
Median salary £36,250 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £46,000 £33,500
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 the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 101 193 185
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 18.00% 24.03% 23.99%
Number of salaries quoted 94 174 162
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in the North East

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the North East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in the North East

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Tyne and Wear +7 10 £35,000 - 2
Durham -8 1 £50,000 +66.66%
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (75.61%) Active Directory
2 31 (75.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (65.85%) Windows Server
4 24 (58.54%) VMware
5 23 (56.10%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (56.10%) DNS
6 22 (53.66%) Linux
7 21 (51.22%) Citrix
8 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
8 20 (48.78%) Hyper-V
9 19 (46.34%) SQL
9 19 (46.34%) Firewall
10 18 (43.90%) DHCP
10 18 (43.90%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (39.02%) SAN
12 16 (39.02%) Presales
12 16 (39.02%) Amazon RDS
13 15 (36.59%) Cisco
13 15 (36.59%) MS Exchange
14 13 (31.71%) Web Services
14 13 (31.71%) Office 365
15 12 (29.27%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 12 (29.27%) Desktop Virtualisation
15 12 (29.27%) SMTP
15 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
15 12 (29.27%) Clustering
16 11 (26.83%) Backup Exec
16 11 (26.83%) SQL Server

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 15 (36.59%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (14.63%) Apache
3 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (12.20%) nginx
5 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.76%) Abaqus
Cloud Services
1 23 (56.10%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (43.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (31.71%) Office 365
4 6 (14.63%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (14.63%) Amazon S3
4 6 (14.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (14.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (12.20%) Route 53
6 4 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (7.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (7.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (7.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (7.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (7.32%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (7.32%) PaaS
8 2 (4.88%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 23 (56.10%) DNS
2 19 (46.34%) Firewall
3 18 (43.90%) DHCP
4 16 (39.02%) SAN
5 12 (29.27%) SMTP
5 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
6 10 (24.39%) DMZ
6 10 (24.39%) VLAN
7 4 (9.76%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (9.76%) iSCSI
7 4 (9.76%) SSL
8 3 (7.32%) VPN
9 2 (4.88%) WLAN
10 1 (2.44%) Internet
10 1 (2.44%) LAN
10 1 (2.44%) Skype
10 1 (2.44%) VoIP
10 1 (2.44%) WAN
10 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
3 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (14.63%) MySQL
5 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
6 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
7 3 (7.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (7.32%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (4.88%) Automotive
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Windows Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (17.07%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Administrator
5 5 (12.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) Web Services
2 6 (14.63%) WAP
3 5 (12.20%) CherryPy
3 5 (12.20%) CSS
3 5 (12.20%) HTML
3 5 (12.20%) HTML5
3 5 (12.20%) LAMP
3 5 (12.20%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Clustering
2 7 (17.07%) Replication
3 5 (12.20%) Driving Licence
4 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.88%) PKI
6 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (75.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (65.85%) Windows Server
4 22 (53.66%) Linux
5 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (21.95%) CentOS
6 9 (21.95%) Ubuntu
7 4 (9.76%) Debian
8 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Presales
2 12 (29.27%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 12 (29.27%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 10 (24.39%) DevOps
4 9 (21.95%) ITIL
5 7 (17.07%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (12.20%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.76%) Open Source
8 3 (7.32%) Change Control
8 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.32%) Migration
9 2 (4.88%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) PHP
3 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.76%) MATLAB
5 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) MCSE
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.88%) AWS Certification
3 2 (4.88%) CCNA
3 2 (4.88%) CCNP
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.88%) DBS Check
3 2 (4.88%) MCP
4 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (75.61%) Active Directory
2 20 (48.78%) Hyper-V
3 17 (41.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (17.07%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (12.20%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (9.76%) XenApp
7 1 (2.44%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) Backup Exec
2 6 (14.63%) vCenter Server
3 5 (12.20%) HAProxy
4 4 (9.76%) Linux-HA
4 4 (9.76%) Puppet
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.44%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 24 (58.54%) VMware
2 21 (51.22%) Citrix
3 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
4 15 (36.59%) Cisco
5 10 (24.39%) Sophos
5 10 (24.39%) Symantec
6 5 (12.20%) arcserve
6 5 (12.20%) Dell
6 5 (12.20%) Extreme Networks
6 5 (12.20%) HP
7 4 (9.76%) Intel
7 4 (9.76%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.88%) Google
9 1 (2.44%) Apple
9 1 (2.44%) F5
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle