Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > North of England
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 140 98
Rank change year-on-year -18 -42 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 327 492 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 1.90% 2.36% 3.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.93% 10.61% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 250 409 675
North of England median annual salary £36,750 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3,662 4,638 5,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 21.28% 22.20% 22.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,876 3,738 4,441
North of England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,125 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the North of England over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

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 7 December 2019. 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
Yorkshire +17 163 £33,500 -2.90% 42
North West -43 152 £37,500 +7.14% 48
North East -6 12 £31,595 -26.57% 5
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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.

1 327 (100.00%) Windows
2 236 (72.17%) Active Directory
3 220 (67.28%) Microsoft
4 192 (58.72%) Windows Server
5 171 (52.29%) VMware
6 165 (50.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 135 (41.28%) Office 365
8 123 (37.61%) Azure
9 118 (36.09%) DNS
10 109 (33.33%) DHCP
11 100 (30.58%) ITIL
11 100 (30.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 93 (28.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 87 (26.61%) Firewall
14 84 (25.69%) Hyper-V
15 80 (24.46%) Cisco
16 79 (24.16%) Windows 10
17 70 (21.41%) Microsoft Certification
18 69 (21.10%) MS Exchange
19 68 (20.80%) Windows Server 2003
20 59 (18.04%) Microsoft Office
21 56 (17.13%) vSphere
22 53 (16.21%) WAN
23 51 (15.60%) SQL
24 50 (15.29%) Citrix
24 50 (15.29%) Windows 7
25 49 (14.98%) VPN
25 49 (14.98%) Problem-Solving
26 48 (14.68%) HP
26 48 (14.68%) LAN

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 69 (21.10%) MS Exchange
2 41 (12.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (10.40%) IIS
4 30 (9.17%) SharePoint
5 25 (7.65%) Skype for Business
6 23 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.83%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.92%) IBM Domino
9 3 (0.92%) JBoss
9 3 (0.92%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.61%) Apache
10 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 59 (18.04%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.14%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.31%) Q-Pulse
Cloud Services
1 135 (41.28%) Office 365
2 123 (37.61%) Azure
3 43 (13.15%) AWS
4 21 (6.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (3.36%) IaaS
5 11 (3.36%) SaaS
6 10 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (3.06%) Amazon ECS
6 10 (3.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (3.06%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (3.06%) Serverless
6 10 (3.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (2.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.83%) Mimecast
8 6 (1.83%) Power Platform
9 4 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.22%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.92%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.92%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 118 (36.09%) DNS
2 109 (33.33%) DHCP
3 87 (26.61%) Firewall
4 53 (16.21%) WAN
5 49 (14.98%) VPN
6 48 (14.68%) LAN
7 39 (11.93%) TCP/IP
8 36 (11.01%) SAN
9 23 (7.03%) Wireless
10 21 (6.42%) Skype
11 20 (6.12%) Internet
12 19 (5.81%) Remote Desktop
13 15 (4.59%) VoIP
13 15 (4.59%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (3.36%) MPLS
14 11 (3.36%) VLAN
15 10 (3.06%) Network Security
16 9 (2.75%) Extranet
16 9 (2.75%) PBX
17 7 (2.14%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.83%) Power BI
6 5 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.22%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.22%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.92%) MS Access
8 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.61%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.31%) DB2
10 1 (0.31%) MySQL
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.75%) Git (software)
1 9 (2.75%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (1.83%) Artifactory
3 6 (1.83%) GitLab
3 6 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (1.22%) JIRA
5 3 (0.92%) Maven
5 3 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.92%) SonarQube
5 3 (0.92%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.61%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.31%) Subversion
7 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (14.68%) Finance
2 21 (6.42%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.81%) Public Sector
4 11 (3.36%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.45%) Law
6 7 (2.14%) Retail
7 6 (1.83%) Legal
7 6 (1.83%) Publishing
8 4 (1.22%) Automotive
9 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.61%) Marketing
10 1 (0.31%) Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 81 (24.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 40 (12.23%) Support Engineer
3 38 (11.62%) Analyst
4 34 (10.40%) IT Engineer
5 30 (9.17%) IT Support
6 28 (8.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 23 (7.03%) Server Engineer
8 20 (6.12%) Azure Engineer
8 20 (6.12%) Infrastructure Support
9 17 (5.20%) 3rd Line Support
9 17 (5.20%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 16 (4.89%) Service Desk Analyst
11 15 (4.59%) Windows Engineer
12 14 (4.28%) Service Analyst
13 13 (3.98%) 2nd Line Support
13 13 (3.98%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (3.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (3.67%) Help Desk Analyst
14 12 (3.67%) Support Analyst
15 11 (3.36%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.26%) Web Services
2 20 (6.12%) .NET
3 17 (5.20%) .NET Framework
4 10 (3.06%) AngularJS
5 9 (2.75%) REST
6 8 (2.45%) ASP.NET
6 8 (2.45%) JSON
6 8 (2.45%) SOAP
7 7 (2.14%) XML
7 7 (2.14%) XSLT
8 3 (0.92%) HTML
8 3 (0.92%) LDAP
8 3 (0.92%) Node.js
9 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.61%) COM
9 2 (0.61%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.31%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.31%) OAuth2
10 1 (0.31%) WCF
10 1 (0.31%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.65%) Data Centre
3 21 (6.42%) Public Cloud
4 14 (4.28%) Private Cloud
5 12 (3.67%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.06%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.75%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (2.45%) Clustering
9 7 (2.14%) CMDB
9 7 (2.14%) Enterprise Cloud
9 7 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.53%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 3 (0.92%) Handset
11 3 (0.92%) iPhone
11 3 (0.92%) NHS
11 3 (0.92%) Replication
12 2 (0.61%) CCTV
12 2 (0.61%) iPad
12 2 (0.61%) Social Network
12 2 (0.61%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 327 (100.00%) Windows
2 192 (58.72%) Windows Server
3 165 (50.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 79 (24.16%) Windows 10
5 68 (20.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 50 (15.29%) Windows 7
7 41 (12.54%) Windows 8
8 36 (11.01%) Linux
9 18 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (3.67%) Unix
11 9 (2.75%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.22%) Solaris
13 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.61%) AIX
14 2 (0.61%) Android
14 2 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.31%) CentOS
15 1 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (30.58%) ITIL
2 93 (28.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 49 (14.98%) Problem-Solving
4 48 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (12.23%) Change Management
6 37 (11.31%) DevOps
7 36 (11.01%) Server Management
8 33 (10.09%) Mentoring
9 32 (9.79%) Coaching
10 29 (8.87%) Patch Management
11 28 (8.56%) Service Delivery
12 23 (7.03%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (6.42%) Project Delivery
14 20 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
15 19 (5.81%) Configuration Management
15 19 (5.81%) Server Hardening
16 17 (5.20%) Process Improvement
16 17 (5.20%) Virtual Infrastructure
17 16 (4.89%) Service Management
18 15 (4.59%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 51 (15.60%) SQL
2 35 (10.70%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.20%) C#
4 7 (2.14%) T-SQL
4 7 (2.14%) XPath
5 3 (0.92%) Java
5 3 (0.92%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.92%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.61%) Python
6 2 (0.61%) VBScript
7 1 (0.31%) C
7 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 70 (21.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (11.93%) MCSA
3 37 (11.31%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (9.79%) MCSE
5 29 (8.87%) CCNA
6 14 (4.28%) DBS Check
7 13 (3.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (3.36%) SC Cleared
8 11 (3.36%) Security Cleared
9 10 (3.06%) CCNP
10 7 (2.14%) Degree
10 7 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.14%) Network+ Certification
11 6 (1.83%) MCTS
12 3 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.92%) HND
12 3 (0.92%) MCP
13 2 (0.61%) CCSP
13 2 (0.61%) CCVP
14 1 (0.31%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.42%) SLA
2 15 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (1.83%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.31%) GDPR
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.31%) NIST
6 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 236 (72.17%) Active Directory
2 100 (30.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (25.69%) Hyper-V
4 56 (17.13%) vSphere
5 22 (6.73%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (6.42%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (4.89%) XenApp
8 10 (3.06%) Terminal Services
9 9 (2.75%) Docker
10 7 (2.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 5 (1.53%) VMware Server
12 4 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.92%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.61%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.61%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.31%) Firmware
15 1 (0.31%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (12.54%) SCCM
2 35 (10.70%) WSUS
3 18 (5.50%) SCOM
4 12 (3.67%) SCVMM
4 12 (3.67%) Terraform
5 9 (2.75%) Ansible
5 9 (2.75%) Kubernetes
5 9 (2.75%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (2.75%) Nagios
6 8 (2.45%) SCOrch
7 7 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (2.14%) Puppet
8 6 (1.83%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.83%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (1.83%) Nessus
8 6 (1.83%) vCenter Server
9 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.92%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 220 (67.28%) Microsoft
2 171 (52.29%) VMware
3 80 (24.46%) Cisco
4 50 (15.29%) Citrix
5 48 (14.68%) HP
6 20 (6.12%) Veeam
7 16 (4.89%) Dell
8 14 (4.28%) Oracle
9 13 (3.98%) Red Hat
10 12 (3.67%) McAfee
11 11 (3.36%) Mitel
12 9 (2.75%) Apple
12 9 (2.75%) ServiceNow
13 8 (2.45%) IBM
13 8 (2.45%) Symantec
14 7 (2.14%) Intapp
14 7 (2.14%) Siemens
15 6 (1.83%) Dynatrace
15 6 (1.83%) Lotus
16 5 (1.53%) Brocade