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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 120 105
Rank change year-on-year +1 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 176 126 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.61% 2.25% 2.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.03% 10.11% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 159 93 138
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,600 £42,500
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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1595 1246 1458
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 23.62% 22.27% 22.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1033 1202
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 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
Manchester +4 100 £30,000 -14.28% 13
Cheshire +4 44 £30,000 +5.26% 10
Lancashire +10 19 £32,500 +10.16% 2
Merseyside -27 11 £34,750 -31.86% 5
Cumbria -1 2 £25,000 -9.09%
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 West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 303 (100.00%) Windows
2 199 (65.68%) Windows Server
3 180 (59.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 166 (54.79%) Active Directory
5 160 (52.81%) VMware
6 152 (50.17%) Microsoft
7 111 (36.63%) MS Exchange
8 79 (26.07%) Cisco
8 79 (26.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 75 (24.75%) DNS
9 75 (24.75%) ITIL
10 74 (24.42%) SQL Server
11 70 (23.10%) Hyper-V
12 65 (21.45%) Exchange Server 2010
13 59 (19.47%) Office 365
14 58 (19.14%) Windows Server 2003
15 56 (18.48%) Windows 7
16 55 (18.15%) Citrix
17 54 (17.82%) Windows 10
18 53 (17.49%) Firewall
19 48 (15.84%) Microsoft Certification
20 46 (15.18%) SQL
20 46 (15.18%) DHCP
21 44 (14.52%) Microsoft Office
21 44 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2013
22 41 (13.53%) VPN
23 40 (13.20%) SAN
23 40 (13.20%) PowerShell
24 38 (12.54%) vSphere
24 38 (12.54%) Cisco Certification

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
1 111 (36.63%) MS Exchange
2 65 (21.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (9.57%) IIS
4 29 (9.57%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.97%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (2.31%) CMS
8 6 (1.98%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.32%) nginx
9 4 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (14.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.32%) Magento
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 59 (19.47%) Office 365
2 33 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.32%) SaaS
6 3 (0.99%) IaaS
6 3 (0.99%) PaaS
7 2 (0.66%) CodePlex
7 2 (0.66%) G Suite
8 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.33%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 75 (24.75%) DNS
2 53 (17.49%) Firewall
3 46 (15.18%) DHCP
4 41 (13.53%) VPN
5 40 (13.20%) SAN
6 28 (9.24%) WAN
7 26 (8.58%) LAN
8 20 (6.60%) TCP/IP
9 18 (5.94%) VLAN
10 17 (5.61%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (5.28%) VoIP
12 10 (3.30%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (3.30%) IP Telephony
12 10 (3.30%) NAS
13 9 (2.97%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (2.97%) SSL
13 9 (2.97%) Wireless
14 7 (2.31%) MPLS
14 7 (2.31%) Network Security
15 6 (1.98%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (24.42%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (6.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (4.62%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.98%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.65%) MySQL
9 5 (1.65%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (1.32%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.66%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (2.97%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.31%) JIRA
3 7 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (1.98%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.65%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.99%) Hudson
6 3 (0.99%) Maven
6 3 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.33%) Selenium
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.33%) Toad
General
1 33 (10.89%) Finance
2 19 (6.27%) Manufacturing
3 15 (4.95%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (2.64%) Advertising
5 8 (2.64%) Retail
6 7 (2.31%) Banking
7 5 (1.65%) Legal
8 4 (1.32%) Law
9 3 (0.99%) Automotive
9 3 (0.99%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.66%) Back Office
11 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (19.80%) Support Engineer
2 57 (18.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 46 (15.18%) Analyst
4 37 (12.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 32 (10.56%) IT Support
6 29 (9.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 28 (9.24%) IT Engineer
8 22 (7.26%) Administrator
9 20 (6.60%) IT Support Engineer
10 19 (6.27%) 2nd Line Support
10 19 (6.27%) VMware Engineer
11 18 (5.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 18 (5.94%) Server Engineer
12 14 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
12 14 (4.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 14 (4.62%) Service Analyst
12 14 (4.62%) Team Leader
13 13 (4.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 12 (3.96%) Service Desk Analyst
14 12 (3.96%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.59%) .NET
2 5 (1.65%) Web Services
3 4 (1.32%) HTML
3 4 (1.32%) REST
3 4 (1.32%) XML
4 3 (0.99%) AngularJS
4 3 (0.99%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (0.99%) COM
4 3 (0.99%) DOM
4 3 (0.99%) HTML5
4 3 (0.99%) SAX
4 3 (0.99%) WPF
5 2 (0.66%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.58%) Data Centre
2 12 (3.96%) Driving Licence
3 10 (3.30%) iPad
4 8 (2.64%) Clustering
5 7 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.31%) Replication
6 6 (1.98%) FlexPod
6 6 (1.98%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.65%) HP Storage
8 4 (1.32%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.32%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (1.32%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.99%) EMC VNX
9 3 (0.99%) FMCG
9 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.66%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.66%) EPoS
10 2 (0.66%) Life Science
10 2 (0.66%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.66%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 303 (100.00%) Windows
2 199 (65.68%) Windows Server
3 180 (59.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (19.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 56 (18.48%) Windows 7
6 54 (17.82%) Windows 10
7 36 (11.88%) Windows 8
8 35 (11.55%) Linux
9 17 (5.61%) Windows XP
10 11 (3.63%) Android
11 10 (3.30%) AIX
12 9 (2.97%) Apple iOS
13 8 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (2.64%) Unix
14 6 (1.98%) CentOS
14 6 (1.98%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (1.98%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.65%) Data ONTAP
16 4 (1.32%) Debian
16 4 (1.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (24.75%) ITIL
2 36 (11.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (7.92%) Service Management
4 18 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (5.94%) Change Management
4 18 (5.94%) Migration
5 13 (4.29%) Incident Management
5 13 (4.29%) People Management
5 13 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (3.96%) Line Management
7 11 (3.63%) High Availability
8 10 (3.30%) Infrastructure Management
8 10 (3.30%) Load Balancing
9 9 (2.97%) Mentoring
10 8 (2.64%) DevOps
10 8 (2.64%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (2.64%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (2.64%) Problem Management
10 8 (2.64%) Regression Testing
10 8 (2.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.18%) SQL
2 40 (13.20%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.96%) VBScript
4 9 (2.97%) Java
5 8 (2.64%) Python
6 7 (2.31%) Bash Shell
6 7 (2.31%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.98%) VBA
8 5 (1.65%) C#
9 4 (1.32%) C++
9 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.32%) VB
10 3 (0.99%) Perl
10 3 (0.99%) Ruby
11 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (15.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (12.54%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (10.56%) CCNA
4 25 (8.25%) MCSE
5 19 (6.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (4.62%) Degree
6 14 (4.62%) MCITP
7 12 (3.96%) MCSA
8 8 (2.64%) CCNP
9 7 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (1.98%) MCP
10 6 (1.98%) NCDA
11 5 (1.65%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.65%) CCA
11 5 (1.65%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.32%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.32%) RHCE
12 4 (1.32%) RHCSA
13 3 (0.99%) MCTS
14 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.90%) SLA
2 5 (1.65%) QA
3 3 (0.99%) PMO
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 166 (54.79%) Active Directory
2 79 (26.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (23.10%) Hyper-V
4 38 (12.54%) vSphere
5 26 (8.58%) XenApp
6 25 (8.25%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (3.30%) VMware Server
8 8 (2.64%) Terminal Services
9 7 (2.31%) KVM
10 6 (1.98%) Docker
10 6 (1.98%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.32%) Varnish
11 4 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.99%) XenServer
13 2 (0.66%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.66%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (4.62%) SCCM
2 12 (3.96%) Backup Exec
3 11 (3.63%) vCenter Server
4 9 (2.97%) SCOM
5 7 (2.31%) Ansible
6 6 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.98%) WSUS
7 5 (1.65%) AirWatch
8 4 (1.32%) cPanel
8 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (1.32%) Plesk
8 4 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (1.32%) vRealize
9 3 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (0.99%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.99%) Puppet
10 2 (0.66%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (0.66%) Netcool
10 2 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.66%) SCSM
Vendors
1 160 (52.81%) VMware
2 152 (50.17%) Microsoft
3 79 (26.07%) Cisco
4 55 (18.15%) Citrix
5 32 (10.56%) HP
6 17 (5.61%) NetApp
7 13 (4.29%) Mitel
7 13 (4.29%) Veeam
8 12 (3.96%) Red Hat
9 11 (3.63%) Oracle
10 10 (3.30%) SonicWALL
11 9 (2.97%) Dell
12 8 (2.64%) Avaya
12 8 (2.64%) Sophos
13 7 (2.31%) EMC
13 7 (2.31%) IBM
13 7 (2.31%) Symantec
14 6 (1.98%) 3PAR
14 6 (1.98%) Riverbed
14 6 (1.98%) SolarWinds
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + CERTIFICATIONS PAID FOR
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 38k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + training / progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Roc Search
Salary: £18000 per annum + Training, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Merseyside
Experian
Salary: Competitive + Pension and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Connexus Group of Companies
Salary: Please specify expected salary within your cover letter
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 DOE + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago