Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > North West
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 157 153 129
Rank change year-on-year -4 -24 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 149 211 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.77% 2.05% 2.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.11% 9.11% 11.12%
Number of salaries quoted 115 177 297
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,650 £21,000
90th Percentile £70,387 £58,750 £44,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -1.32% +2.70% -1.33%

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 1,838 2,315 3,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.86% 22.50% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,465 1,840 2,367
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 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
Manchester -4 72 £37,500 - 31
Merseyside +10 35 £52,750 +62.31% 10
Cheshire +2 18 £35,625 +14.92% 9
Lancashire -2 17 £37,500 +20.97% 13
Cumbria - 7 £30,250 - 7
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 149 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (66.44%) Active Directory
3 92 (61.74%) Windows Server
4 83 (55.70%) Microsoft
5 70 (46.98%) VMware
6 61 (40.94%) Azure
7 57 (38.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 55 (36.91%) Office 365
9 44 (29.53%) Cisco
10 37 (24.83%) SQL
10 37 (24.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 36 (24.16%) VMware Infrastructure
12 33 (22.15%) Finance
13 32 (21.48%) Firewall
13 32 (21.48%) SQL Server
13 32 (21.48%) ITIL
14 31 (20.81%) DNS
14 31 (20.81%) Hyper-V
15 29 (19.46%) Problem-Solving
16 27 (18.12%) HP
17 26 (17.45%) DHCP
17 26 (17.45%) Windows 10
18 24 (16.11%) DevOps
19 23 (15.44%) vSphere
20 22 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
20 22 (14.77%) Microsoft Office
21 21 (14.09%) Cisco Certification
21 21 (14.09%) Windows 7
21 21 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
22 20 (13.42%) Linux

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 16 (10.74%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (8.72%) IIS
3 13 (8.72%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.36%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.01%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (14.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.70%) Elite 3E
2 6 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.67%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 61 (40.94%) Azure
2 55 (36.91%) Office 365
3 17 (11.41%) AWS
4 10 (6.71%) IaaS
5 8 (5.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (5.37%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (5.37%) Amazon ECS
5 8 (5.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (5.37%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (5.37%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (5.37%) Serverless
5 8 (5.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (4.03%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.67%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.67%) PaaS
8 1 (0.67%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (21.48%) Firewall
2 31 (20.81%) DNS
3 26 (17.45%) DHCP
4 18 (12.08%) SAN
5 17 (11.41%) Internet
6 16 (10.74%) VoIP
7 15 (10.07%) VLAN
8 12 (8.05%) LAN
8 12 (8.05%) TCP/IP
8 12 (8.05%) WAN
9 10 (6.71%) VPN
10 9 (6.04%) Wireless
11 8 (5.37%) Network Security
12 6 (4.03%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (4.03%) NAS
13 5 (3.36%) MPLS
14 4 (2.68%) ADSL
14 4 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (2.01%) Ethernet
15 3 (2.01%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (3.36%) MySQL
3 5 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.67%) Power BI
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.70%) Git (software)
1 7 (4.70%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.03%) Artifactory
2 6 (4.03%) GitLab
2 6 (4.03%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.67%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 33 (22.15%) Finance
2 10 (6.71%) Public Sector
3 8 (5.37%) Law
4 7 (4.70%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.34%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.67%) Automotive
6 1 (0.67%) Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (22.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (18.79%) IT Engineer
3 21 (14.09%) Analyst
4 20 (13.42%) Support Engineer
5 15 (10.07%) Server Engineer
6 14 (9.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 13 (8.72%) Network Engineer
8 12 (8.05%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (8.05%) Azure Engineer
9 10 (6.71%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (6.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (5.37%) AWS Engineer
11 8 (5.37%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (5.37%) Infrastructure Support
11 8 (5.37%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 8 (5.37%) Service Desk Engineer
11 8 (5.37%) Team Leader
12 7 (4.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (4.70%) Cloud Engineer
12 7 (4.70%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.74%) Web Services
2 8 (5.37%) JSON
3 7 (4.70%) .NET
3 7 (4.70%) .NET Framework
3 7 (4.70%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.70%) REST
3 7 (4.70%) SOAP
3 7 (4.70%) XML
3 7 (4.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.07%) Private Cloud
2 11 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.71%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.37%) Driving Licence
4 8 (5.37%) Enterprise Cloud
5 6 (4.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (4.03%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.36%) EMC VNX
6 5 (3.36%) Replication
6 5 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.68%) Life Science
8 3 (2.01%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.01%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (1.34%) Clustering
10 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.67%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.67%) Handset
10 1 (0.67%) NHS
10 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 149 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (61.74%) Windows Server
3 57 (38.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (17.45%) Windows 10
5 21 (14.09%) Windows 7
6 20 (13.42%) Linux
7 13 (8.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (8.72%) Windows 8
8 12 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.68%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.34%) Unix
11 1 (0.67%) Android
11 1 (0.67%) CentOS
11 1 (0.67%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 32 (21.48%) ITIL
3 29 (19.46%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (16.11%) DevOps
5 21 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (11.41%) Mentoring
7 15 (10.07%) Coaching
8 13 (8.72%) Change Management
8 13 (8.72%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (8.05%) Service Delivery
10 10 (6.71%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (6.71%) Release Management
10 10 (6.71%) Time Management
11 9 (6.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (6.04%) Data Privacy
11 9 (6.04%) Service Management
12 8 (5.37%) Configuration Management
12 8 (5.37%) Infrastructure Automation
12 8 (5.37%) Infrastructure Management
12 8 (5.37%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (24.83%) SQL
2 14 (9.40%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.70%) C#
3 7 (4.70%) XPath
4 3 (2.01%) C
4 3 (2.01%) VBScript
5 2 (1.34%) VB
6 1 (0.67%) PHP
6 1 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (14.09%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (10.74%) CCNA
4 12 (8.05%) MCSE
5 9 (6.04%) DBS Check
6 8 (5.37%) Degree
7 7 (4.70%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (4.70%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (4.03%) MCTS
9 4 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (2.68%) Master's Degree
10 3 (2.01%) MCSA
10 3 (2.01%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.01%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.34%) CCNP
11 2 (1.34%) CCSP
11 2 (1.34%) CCVP
11 2 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.67%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.67%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.40%) SLA
2 4 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.67%) GDPR
3 1 (0.67%) NIST
System Software
1 99 (66.44%) Active Directory
2 36 (24.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (20.81%) Hyper-V
4 23 (15.44%) vSphere
5 18 (12.08%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (6.04%) XenApp
7 8 (5.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (5.37%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (4.03%) Docker
9 4 (2.68%) VMware Server
10 3 (2.01%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (2.01%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.67%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (10.74%) SCCM
2 13 (8.72%) Terraform
3 9 (6.04%) Nagios
3 9 (6.04%) SCOM
3 9 (6.04%) SCOrch
4 8 (5.37%) SCVMM
5 6 (4.03%) Ansible
5 6 (4.03%) Kubernetes
5 6 (4.03%) Puppet
6 5 (3.36%) FortiGate
6 5 (3.36%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (2.01%) WSUS
8 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.67%) Icinga
9 1 (0.67%) Kibana
9 1 (0.67%) NetApp OnCommand
9 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.67%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 83 (55.70%) Microsoft
2 70 (46.98%) VMware
3 44 (29.53%) Cisco
4 27 (18.12%) HP
5 18 (12.08%) Citrix
6 11 (7.38%) IBM
7 8 (5.37%) Apple
7 8 (5.37%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (4.70%) EMC
8 7 (4.70%) Intapp
8 7 (4.70%) Oracle
8 7 (4.70%) Red Hat
9 6 (4.03%) Dynatrace
9 6 (4.03%) ServiceNow
10 5 (3.36%) arcserve
10 5 (3.36%) Intel
10 5 (3.36%) McAfee
10 5 (3.36%) Mitel
10 5 (3.36%) Palo Alto
10 5 (3.36%) ProCurve