Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > North West
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 110 115
Rank change year-on-year -21 +5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 269 366 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.37% 2.78% 2.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.48% 12.25% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 215 330 292
North West median annual salary £35,000 £29,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.64% -15.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £19,350 £20,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,750 £44,500 £51,250
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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,566 2,987 2,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.64% 22.68% 22.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,037 2,359 2,325
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in the North West

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in the North West

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the North West over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in the North West

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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
Manchester -16 186 £37,500 +25.00% 24
Merseyside +27 41 £32,500 -17.72% 5
Cheshire -28 28 £31,000 +21.57% 11
Lancashire +7 14 £31,000 +13.24% 1
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 269 (100.00%) Windows
2 207 (76.95%) Windows Server
3 183 (68.03%) Active Directory
4 180 (66.91%) VMware
5 170 (63.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 131 (48.70%) Microsoft
7 105 (39.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 103 (38.29%) Office 365
9 88 (32.71%) ITIL
10 84 (31.23%) Windows 10
11 80 (29.74%) Cisco
12 77 (28.62%) MS Exchange
12 77 (28.62%) Hyper-V
13 76 (28.25%) DNS
14 68 (25.28%) Windows 7
15 61 (22.68%) SQL
16 58 (21.56%) Citrix
16 58 (21.56%) Microsoft Azure
17 56 (20.82%) DHCP
18 55 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
19 53 (19.70%) SharePoint
19 53 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2010
20 52 (19.33%) Firewall
21 51 (18.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 50 (18.59%) SAN
23 48 (17.84%) TCP/IP
24 45 (16.73%) SCCM
25 44 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
26 43 (15.99%) LAN
26 43 (15.99%) WAN

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 77 (28.62%) MS Exchange
2 53 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 53 (19.70%) SharePoint
3 37 (13.75%) IIS
4 29 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (8.18%) Skype for Business
6 13 (4.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (4.83%) Tomcat
7 11 (4.09%) nginx
8 8 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.49%) Confluence
9 4 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.12%) Apache
10 3 (1.12%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.37%) CMS
12 1 (0.37%) Drupal
12 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (11.52%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.23%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.37%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 103 (38.29%) Office 365
2 58 (21.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.74%) IaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.37%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.37%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (28.25%) DNS
2 56 (20.82%) DHCP
3 52 (19.33%) Firewall
4 50 (18.59%) SAN
5 48 (17.84%) TCP/IP
6 43 (15.99%) LAN
6 43 (15.99%) WAN
7 19 (7.06%) VoIP
8 16 (5.95%) VPN
9 14 (5.20%) NetScaler
10 13 (4.83%) iSCSI
10 13 (4.83%) Skype
10 13 (4.83%) VLAN
11 11 (4.09%) HTTP
11 11 (4.09%) SSH
11 11 (4.09%) Wireless
12 10 (3.72%) IP Telephony
12 10 (3.72%) MPLS
13 8 (2.97%) Network Security
13 8 (2.97%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (1.49%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (9.67%) Finance
2 11 (4.09%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.35%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.86%) Marketing
4 5 (1.86%) Retail
5 4 (1.49%) Electronics
6 3 (1.12%) Banking
6 3 (1.12%) Law
6 3 (1.12%) Legal
7 2 (0.74%) Games
7 2 (0.74%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Billing
8 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (26.77%) Support Engineer
2 50 (18.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 40 (14.87%) Analyst
4 32 (11.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 32 (11.90%) IT Support
5 28 (10.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 23 (8.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 23 (8.55%) Support Analyst
7 22 (8.18%) IT Engineer
8 21 (7.81%) Infrastructure Support
8 21 (7.81%) Server Engineer
9 20 (7.43%) Server Support
9 20 (7.43%) Service Analyst
10 18 (6.69%) 2nd Line Support
10 18 (6.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 18 (6.69%) Server Support Engineer
11 17 (6.32%) 1st Line Engineer
11 17 (6.32%) Administrator
11 17 (6.32%) Applications Engineer
12 16 (5.95%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.18%) Web Services
2 13 (4.83%) XML
3 12 (4.46%) JSON
4 8 (2.97%) .NET
5 4 (1.49%) HTML
5 4 (1.49%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.74%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.37%) CSS
7 1 (0.37%) Middleware
7 1 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.95%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (5.20%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.83%) Driving Licence
5 11 (4.09%) Enterprise Storage
6 10 (3.72%) Clustering
7 9 (3.35%) Replication
8 5 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.49%) NHS
9 4 (1.49%) PKI
10 3 (1.12%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.12%) iPhone
10 3 (1.12%) IVR
10 3 (1.12%) Life Science
10 3 (1.12%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.12%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.74%) CMDB
11 2 (0.74%) Handset
11 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 269 (100.00%) Windows
2 207 (76.95%) Windows Server
3 170 (63.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 84 (31.23%) Windows 10
5 68 (25.28%) Windows 7
6 41 (15.24%) Linux
7 34 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (7.43%) Windows 8
9 17 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (5.95%) Unix
11 11 (4.09%) Mac OS
12 8 (2.97%) Android
13 6 (2.23%) CentOS
14 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.74%) Solaris
14 2 (0.74%) SUSE
14 2 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.37%) Debian
15 1 (0.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (32.71%) ITIL
2 51 (18.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 44 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
4 36 (13.38%) Service Management
5 29 (10.78%) Mentoring
6 28 (10.41%) Coaching
7 24 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (7.81%) Server Management
9 20 (7.43%) Change Management
9 20 (7.43%) Migration
9 20 (7.43%) Problem Management
10 17 (6.32%) DevOps
11 16 (5.95%) Analytics
12 15 (5.58%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (5.58%) Tech Ops
13 14 (5.20%) Incident Management
14 13 (4.83%) Business Continuity
14 13 (4.83%) Change Control
14 13 (4.83%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 12 (4.46%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 61 (22.68%) SQL
2 37 (13.75%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.09%) T-SQL
4 8 (2.97%) VB.NET
5 7 (2.60%) VBScript
6 4 (1.49%) C#
7 3 (1.12%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (12.27%) MCSE
3 23 (8.55%) MCP
4 22 (8.18%) MCSA
5 21 (7.81%) CCNA
5 21 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (6.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (6.32%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (3.35%) CCNP
8 9 (3.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (2.60%) MCITP
9 7 (2.60%) MCTS
9 7 (2.60%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.86%) DBS Check
10 5 (1.86%) VCP5
11 4 (1.49%) Degree
12 3 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.12%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.74%) CCA
13 2 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.32%) SLA
2 7 (2.60%) GDPR
2 7 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.37%) COBIT
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 183 (68.03%) Active Directory
2 105 (39.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (28.62%) Hyper-V
4 40 (14.87%) VMware ESXi
5 31 (11.52%) vSphere
6 23 (8.55%) XenApp
7 19 (7.06%) XenDesktop
8 16 (5.95%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (4.83%) Terminal Services
10 11 (4.09%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (3.35%) Docker
12 6 (2.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 6 (2.23%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (1.86%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.74%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.74%) Xen
15 1 (0.37%) Firmware
15 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 45 (16.73%) SCCM
2 13 (4.83%) SCOM
3 10 (3.72%) Nagios
4 9 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.97%) FortiGate
5 8 (2.97%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (2.60%) vCenter Server
7 5 (1.86%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.86%) SCOrch
8 4 (1.49%) WSUS
9 3 (1.12%) DameWare
10 2 (0.74%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.74%) SmoothWall
10 2 (0.74%) SQL Sentry
10 2 (0.74%) vRealize
10 2 (0.74%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 2 (0.74%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 180 (66.91%) VMware
2 131 (48.70%) Microsoft
3 80 (29.74%) Cisco
4 58 (21.56%) Citrix
5 24 (8.92%) HP
6 20 (7.43%) Veeam
7 19 (7.06%) Red Hat
8 18 (6.69%) NetApp
9 14 (5.20%) Dell
10 13 (4.83%) Avaya
10 13 (4.83%) EMC
11 10 (3.72%) SolarWinds
11 10 (3.72%) Splunk
12 7 (2.60%) Nimble Storage
13 6 (2.23%) Extreme Networks
13 6 (2.23%) Nortel
13 6 (2.23%) Sophos
14 5 (1.86%) McAfee
15 4 (1.49%) Atlassian
15 4 (1.49%) Meraki