Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > North West
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 104 117
Rank change year-on-year -20 +13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 305 377 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.59% 2.95% 2.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.78% 12.68% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 241 343 268
North West median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -16.67% +10.77%
10th Percentile £19,000 £20,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £53,250 £46,350 £53,125
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 2,589 2,973 2,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.01% 23.24% 22.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,065 2,399 2,229
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £55,150
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.56%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -5 206 £35,000 +16.67% 28
Cheshire -32 43 £30,000 +13.21% 16
Merseyside +31 39 £32,500 -16.67% 10
Lancashire -8 15 £31,000 -4.62% 5
Cumbria +2 1 £42,500 +77.08%
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 305 (100.00%) Windows
2 240 (78.69%) Windows Server
3 209 (68.52%) Active Directory
4 200 (65.57%) VMware
4 200 (65.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 167 (54.75%) Microsoft
6 124 (40.66%) Office 365
7 107 (35.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 102 (33.44%) Hyper-V
9 93 (30.49%) Cisco
10 92 (30.16%) MS Exchange
11 87 (28.52%) DNS
12 81 (26.56%) ITIL
13 79 (25.90%) Windows 10
14 71 (23.28%) Windows 7
14 71 (23.28%) Citrix
15 69 (22.62%) SQL
16 68 (22.30%) Microsoft Azure
17 66 (21.64%) Firewall
17 66 (21.64%) DHCP
18 64 (20.98%) Exchange Server 2010
19 62 (20.33%) Microsoft Certification
20 59 (19.34%) SAN
20 59 (19.34%) SharePoint
21 56 (18.36%) SQL Server
22 52 (17.05%) LAN
23 50 (16.39%) WAN
24 48 (15.74%) TCP/IP
24 48 (15.74%) Exchange Server 2013
24 48 (15.74%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 92 (30.16%) MS Exchange
2 64 (20.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (19.34%) SharePoint
4 48 (15.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 40 (13.11%) IIS
6 22 (7.21%) Skype for Business
7 16 (5.25%) Tomcat
8 12 (3.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (3.61%) nginx
10 7 (2.30%) Apache
10 7 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.97%) Confluence
12 3 (0.98%) WordPress
13 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.33%) CMS
14 1 (0.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 34 (11.15%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.33%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 124 (40.66%) Office 365
2 68 (22.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.98%) G Suite
7 2 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (28.52%) DNS
2 66 (21.64%) DHCP
2 66 (21.64%) Firewall
3 59 (19.34%) SAN
4 52 (17.05%) LAN
5 50 (16.39%) WAN
6 48 (15.74%) TCP/IP
7 28 (9.18%) Network Security
8 26 (8.52%) VPN
9 21 (6.89%) VoIP
10 17 (5.57%) iSCSI
10 17 (5.57%) MPLS
10 17 (5.57%) Skype
11 14 (4.59%) VLAN
11 14 (4.59%) Wireless
12 13 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
13 12 (3.93%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (3.61%) HTTP
14 11 (3.61%) IP Telephony
14 11 (3.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (18.36%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (1.31%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.66%) MS Access
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (1.97%) JIRA
2 3 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 29 (9.51%) Finance
2 15 (4.92%) Manufacturing
2 15 (4.92%) Retail
3 7 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.97%) Marketing
5 5 (1.64%) Law
6 4 (1.31%) Electronics
6 4 (1.31%) Publishing
6 4 (1.31%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.98%) Legal
8 2 (0.66%) Back Office
8 2 (0.66%) Banking
8 2 (0.66%) Billing
8 2 (0.66%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (22.62%) Support Engineer
2 44 (14.43%) Analyst
3 41 (13.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 41 (13.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 37 (12.13%) IT Support
5 29 (9.51%) 3rd Line Support
6 25 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 24 (7.87%) Server Engineer
8 23 (7.54%) Support Analyst
9 22 (7.21%) Service Analyst
10 21 (6.89%) 2nd Line Support
10 21 (6.89%) Administrator
11 20 (6.56%) 1st Line Support
11 20 (6.56%) IT Engineer
12 19 (6.23%) Desktop Support
13 18 (5.90%) 1st Line Engineer
14 17 (5.57%) Applications Support
14 17 (5.57%) IT Manager
15 16 (5.25%) Server Support
16 15 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.21%) Web Services
2 12 (3.93%) XML
3 11 (3.61%) JSON
4 8 (2.62%) .NET
5 6 (1.97%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.66%) COM
6 2 (0.66%) HTML
6 2 (0.66%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.33%) CSS
7 1 (0.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.89%) Driving Licence
3 16 (5.25%) Data Centre
4 14 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.95%) Clustering
6 8 (2.62%) Replication
7 7 (2.30%) PKI
8 6 (1.97%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.31%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.31%) NHS
9 4 (1.31%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.98%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.98%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.98%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.66%) CMDB
11 2 (0.66%) Life Science
11 2 (0.66%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 305 (100.00%) Windows
2 240 (78.69%) Windows Server
3 200 (65.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 79 (25.90%) Windows 10
5 71 (23.28%) Windows 7
6 44 (14.43%) Linux
7 24 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (5.90%) Unix
9 17 (5.57%) Windows 8
10 15 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (3.93%) CentOS
11 12 (3.93%) Mac OS
12 8 (2.62%) Android
13 6 (1.97%) SUSE
13 6 (1.97%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.66%) Solaris
15 1 (0.33%) Debian
15 1 (0.33%) Fedora
15 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (26.56%) ITIL
2 48 (15.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 47 (15.41%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (10.82%) Service Management
5 25 (8.20%) Mentoring
6 24 (7.87%) Server Management
7 21 (6.89%) Migration
8 20 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (5.90%) Coaching
9 18 (5.90%) Tech Ops
10 17 (5.57%) Problem Management
11 16 (5.25%) Change Management
12 15 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (4.92%) Programme Management
13 14 (4.59%) Change Control
13 14 (4.59%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (4.59%) DevOps
14 13 (4.26%) Customer Requirements
14 13 (4.26%) High Availability
14 13 (4.26%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 69 (22.62%) SQL
2 36 (11.80%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.93%) T-SQL
4 8 (2.62%) VB.NET
5 5 (1.64%) C#
5 5 (1.64%) VBScript
6 3 (0.98%) C
7 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.66%) VBA
8 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 62 (20.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (12.46%) MCSE
3 30 (9.84%) MCP
4 21 (6.89%) MCSA
5 20 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (5.90%) CCNA
6 18 (5.90%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (4.92%) Security Cleared
8 13 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.62%) CCNP
9 8 (2.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (2.62%) MCTS
10 7 (2.30%) DBS Check
10 7 (2.30%) Degree
10 7 (2.30%) MCITP
11 5 (1.64%) VCP5
12 3 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.98%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.66%) CCA
13 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.21%) SLA
2 11 (3.61%) GDPR
3 7 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.31%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 209 (68.52%) Active Directory
2 107 (35.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (33.44%) Hyper-V
4 43 (14.10%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (11.48%) vSphere
6 21 (6.89%) XenApp
7 17 (5.57%) Terminal Services
8 16 (5.25%) Virtual Servers
8 16 (5.25%) XenDesktop
9 13 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (2.95%) Docker
11 5 (1.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 5 (1.64%) VMware NSX
12 4 (1.31%) XenServer
13 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.66%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.66%) Xen
14 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.33%) Kamailio
14 1 (0.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 45 (14.75%) SCCM
2 14 (4.59%) SCOM
3 13 (4.26%) WSUS
4 10 (3.28%) Nagios
5 9 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.95%) vCenter Server
6 7 (2.30%) FortiGate
7 6 (1.97%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (1.64%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.98%) DameWare
9 3 (0.98%) SQL Sentry
10 2 (0.66%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.66%) SmoothWall
10 2 (0.66%) vRealize
10 2 (0.66%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 1 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 200 (65.57%) VMware
2 167 (54.75%) Microsoft
3 93 (30.49%) Cisco
4 71 (23.28%) Citrix
5 24 (7.87%) Veeam
6 21 (6.89%) HP
6 21 (6.89%) Red Hat
7 19 (6.23%) Dell
8 15 (4.92%) Avaya
8 15 (4.92%) NetApp
9 11 (3.61%) EMC
9 11 (3.61%) Nimble Storage
10 9 (2.95%) Splunk
11 7 (2.30%) Google
11 7 (2.30%) SolarWinds
12 6 (1.97%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.97%) Juniper
12 6 (1.97%) Sophos
13 5 (1.64%) Extreme Networks
13 5 (1.64%) Nortel