Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > North of England
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 157 153 152
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 -52
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 186 461 521
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.80% 2.36% 2.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.33% 10.88% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 174 384 461
Median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.29% +4.62%
10th Percentile £22,125 £22,825 £20,625
90th Percentile £55,250 £53,750 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -2.60%

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 the North of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,994 4,236 4,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 19.32% 21.71% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,666 3,033 4,084
Median annual salary £43,674 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.19% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in the North of England

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the North of England.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in the North of England

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the North of England over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in the North of England

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in the North of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 14 July 2020. 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
North West -4 94 £50,000 +31.58% 14
Yorkshire +1 59 £35,750 +2.14% 3
North East +30 33 £28,500 -16.41% 1
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North of England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 186 (100.00%) Windows
2 132 (70.97%) Windows Server
3 99 (53.23%) Microsoft
3 99 (53.23%) Active Directory
4 89 (47.85%) Windows Server 2016
5 73 (39.25%) VMware
6 69 (37.10%) ITIL
7 63 (33.87%) Azure
8 60 (32.26%) SQL Server
9 57 (30.65%) Finance
9 57 (30.65%) Office 365
10 52 (27.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 50 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 49 (26.34%) SQL
13 46 (24.73%) Microsoft Office
14 45 (24.19%) Hyper-V
15 39 (20.97%) Degree
15 39 (20.97%) Release Management
15 39 (20.97%) IIS
16 35 (18.82%) Firewall
17 30 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
18 29 (15.59%) ITIL V3
19 28 (15.05%) Cybersecurity
20 27 (14.52%) Windows 10
20 27 (14.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 27 (14.52%) Internet
20 27 (14.52%) DNS
21 26 (13.98%) DHCP
21 26 (13.98%) SharePoint
22 25 (13.44%) Cisco

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 39 (20.97%) IIS
2 26 (13.98%) SharePoint
3 21 (11.29%) MS Exchange
4 12 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (5.91%) Apache
5 11 (5.91%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.08%) Confluence
7 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.54%) Mule
8 1 (0.54%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.54%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 46 (24.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 63 (33.87%) Azure
2 57 (30.65%) Office 365
3 22 (11.83%) AWS
4 19 (10.22%) Dynamics 365
5 18 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.15%) IaaS
7 3 (1.61%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.61%) Serverless
8 2 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.08%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.08%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.08%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.54%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.54%) PaaS
9 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (18.82%) Firewall
2 27 (14.52%) DNS
2 27 (14.52%) Internet
3 26 (13.98%) DHCP
4 22 (11.83%) SAN
5 18 (9.68%) VoIP
6 16 (8.60%) VPN
7 15 (8.06%) TCP/IP
8 13 (6.99%) VLAN
8 13 (6.99%) WAN
9 12 (6.45%) LAN
10 11 (5.91%) Network Security
11 10 (5.38%) NAS
12 9 (4.84%) Wireless
13 5 (2.69%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (2.15%) ADSL
14 4 (2.15%) DSL
14 4 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (2.15%) MPLS
14 4 (2.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 30 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (4.30%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (3.23%) MySQL
5 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.61%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.61%) Power BI
7 2 (1.08%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 57 (30.65%) Finance
2 11 (5.91%) Legal
2 11 (5.91%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.61%) Billing
3 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.08%) Law
4 2 (1.08%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.08%) Publishing
4 2 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (33.33%) Analyst
2 35 (18.82%) Support Analyst
3 25 (13.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (12.90%) Applications Support
5 23 (12.37%) Applications Support Analyst
6 21 (11.29%) Server Engineer
7 19 (10.22%) IT Engineer
8 17 (9.14%) Support Engineer
9 10 (5.38%) Cloud Engineer
9 10 (5.38%) IT Support
9 10 (5.38%) Security Engineer
9 10 (5.38%) Service Analyst
9 10 (5.38%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (4.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (4.84%) Team Leader
10 9 (4.84%) Windows Engineer
11 8 (4.30%) Azure Engineer
11 8 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.30%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.76%) .NET
1 7 (3.76%) .NET Framework
1 7 (3.76%) AngularJS
2 3 (1.61%) CherryPy
2 3 (1.61%) CSS
2 3 (1.61%) HTML
2 3 (1.61%) HTML5
2 3 (1.61%) Node.js
3 2 (1.08%) JSON
4 1 (0.54%) COM
4 1 (0.54%) jQuery
4 1 (0.54%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.38%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.38%) Replication
3 9 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.84%) PKI
4 8 (4.30%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.69%) Life Science
5 5 (2.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 4 (2.15%) Clustering
7 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.08%) Handset
7 2 (1.08%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.54%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 186 (100.00%) Windows
2 132 (70.97%) Windows Server
3 89 (47.85%) Windows Server 2016
4 52 (27.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (14.52%) Windows 10
6 23 (12.37%) Windows 7
7 15 (8.06%) Linux
8 10 (5.38%) Windows 8
8 10 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (2.15%) Unix
11 3 (1.61%) CentOS
11 3 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.54%) Debian
12 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (37.10%) ITIL
2 39 (20.97%) Release Management
3 29 (15.59%) ITIL V3
4 28 (15.05%) Cybersecurity
5 27 (14.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 24 (12.90%) Computer Science
6 24 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (10.75%) Investment Management
8 19 (10.22%) Service Design
9 16 (8.60%) Server Management
10 14 (7.53%) Incident Management
11 13 (6.99%) DevOps
12 10 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (5.38%) Data Integration
12 10 (5.38%) Practice Management
12 10 (5.38%) Virtual Environments
13 9 (4.84%) Change Management
13 9 (4.84%) Service Delivery
13 9 (4.84%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (26.34%) SQL
2 25 (13.44%) PowerShell
3 13 (6.99%) T-SQL
4 7 (3.76%) C#
5 4 (2.15%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.15%) PHP
6 2 (1.08%) C
7 1 (0.54%) Java
7 1 (0.54%) VB
7 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (20.97%) Degree
2 20 (10.75%) MCP
3 11 (5.91%) MCSE
3 11 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.23%) CCNA
7 5 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (2.15%) CISM
8 4 (2.15%) CISSP
8 4 (2.15%) Master's Degree
9 2 (1.08%) CCNP
9 2 (1.08%) CCSP
9 2 (1.08%) CCVP
9 2 (1.08%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.54%) MCSA
10 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.37%) SLA
2 20 (10.75%) GDPR
3 12 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.15%) NIST
5 1 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 99 (53.23%) Active Directory
2 50 (26.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (24.19%) Hyper-V
4 14 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (4.30%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (3.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 6 (3.23%) XenApp
7 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.15%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.61%) vSphere
9 2 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.54%) Docker
10 1 (0.54%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (8.06%) SCCM
2 8 (4.30%) FortiGate
3 6 (3.23%) Terraform
4 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.15%) SCOM
5 3 (1.61%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (1.61%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.61%) Nagios
5 3 (1.61%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.08%) Ansible
6 2 (1.08%) Puppet
6 2 (1.08%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.08%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.08%) WSUS
7 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.54%) vMotion
Vendors
1 99 (53.23%) Microsoft
2 73 (39.25%) VMware
3 25 (13.44%) Cisco
4 24 (12.90%) Citrix
5 22 (11.83%) HP
6 9 (4.84%) Veeam
7 8 (4.30%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (3.76%) IBM
9 6 (3.23%) arcserve
9 6 (3.23%) Intel
9 6 (3.23%) Juniper
9 6 (3.23%) Mitel
9 6 (3.23%) ProCurve
9 6 (3.23%) Sophos
10 4 (2.15%) Aruba
10 4 (2.15%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (2.15%) Dell
10 4 (2.15%) Ruckus Wireless
10 4 (2.15%) Sun
11 3 (1.61%) SolarWinds