Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > North West
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 144 108
Rank change year-on-year -3 -36 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 268 286 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.20% 2.33% 2.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.90% 10.46% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 225 248 212
North West median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% -10.00% +6.06%
10th Percentile £20,850 £21,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £46,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.67% - -

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 2,708 2,735 2,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.21% 22.25% 23.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,146 2,252 2,125
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,250 £21,850
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +9 162 £31,500 +9.09% 29
Cheshire -45 54 £30,000 -7.69% 7
Lancashire +14 32 £30,500 -6.15% 4
Cumbria +1 10 £57,500 +103.54% 1
Merseyside -8 10 £37,500 -16.67% 3
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 268 (100.00%) Windows
2 203 (75.75%) Windows Server
3 193 (72.01%) Active Directory
4 177 (66.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 170 (63.43%) Microsoft
6 162 (60.45%) VMware
7 120 (44.78%) Office 365
8 105 (39.18%) Hyper-V
9 91 (33.96%) MS Exchange
10 90 (33.58%) SQL Server
11 86 (32.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 81 (30.22%) Windows 7
13 76 (28.36%) DNS
14 74 (27.61%) Cisco
14 74 (27.61%) Firewall
15 71 (26.49%) WAN
16 70 (26.12%) LAN
16 70 (26.12%) Windows 10
17 69 (25.75%) Microsoft Certification
18 66 (24.63%) ITIL
19 65 (24.25%) Citrix
20 57 (21.27%) DHCP
20 57 (21.27%) Exchange Server 2010
21 54 (20.15%) MCSE
22 53 (19.78%) SQL
23 51 (19.03%) TCP/IP
24 45 (16.79%) SAN
25 42 (15.67%) Microsoft Office
26 38 (14.18%) MCSA
26 38 (14.18%) Exchange Server 2013

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 91 (33.96%) MS Exchange
2 57 (21.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (14.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (11.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 26 (9.70%) SharePoint
6 25 (9.33%) Skype for Business
7 22 (8.21%) IIS
8 11 (4.10%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (3.36%) WordPress
10 7 (2.61%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.87%) Apache
12 3 (1.12%) Confluence
13 2 (0.75%) Drupal
14 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.37%) JBoss
14 1 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (15.67%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 120 (44.78%) Office 365
2 36 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.61%) IaaS
5 5 (1.87%) G Suite
5 5 (1.87%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.12%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.37%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 76 (28.36%) DNS
2 74 (27.61%) Firewall
3 71 (26.49%) WAN
4 70 (26.12%) LAN
5 57 (21.27%) DHCP
6 51 (19.03%) TCP/IP
7 45 (16.79%) SAN
8 24 (8.96%) Network Security
8 24 (8.96%) VLAN
9 22 (8.21%) VPN
10 17 (6.34%) VoIP
11 10 (3.73%) Internet
11 10 (3.73%) Skype
12 9 (3.36%) PBX
12 9 (3.36%) Unified Communications
13 8 (2.99%) MPLS
13 8 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (2.61%) Reverse Proxy
14 7 (2.61%) WLAN
15 6 (2.24%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (33.58%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (6.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.36%) MS Access
6 9 (3.36%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.99%) DTS
7 8 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (2.24%) MySQL
10 5 (1.87%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.75%) Hazelcast
14 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (1.87%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.12%) JIRA
3 3 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.37%) Toad
General
1 30 (11.19%) Finance
2 15 (5.60%) Retail
3 9 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.87%) Games
4 5 (1.87%) Local Government
5 4 (1.49%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.12%) Banking
6 3 (1.12%) Law
7 2 (0.75%) Legal
7 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 77 (28.73%) Support Engineer
2 44 (16.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 43 (16.04%) IT Support
4 36 (13.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 36 (13.43%) 3rd Line Support
5 33 (12.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 31 (11.57%) Analyst
7 29 (10.82%) IT Engineer
8 25 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (9.33%) IT Support Engineer
9 24 (8.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 19 (7.09%) Administrator
10 19 (7.09%) Service Analyst
11 17 (6.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 14 (5.22%) Desktop Support
13 13 (4.85%) Architect
13 13 (4.85%) Server Engineer
13 13 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (4.85%) Technical Engineer
13 13 (4.85%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.60%) Web Services
2 5 (1.87%) HTML
3 4 (1.49%) CSS
4 3 (1.12%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.75%) .NET
5 2 (0.75%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.75%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.75%) HTML5
5 2 (0.75%) ODBC
5 2 (0.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.37%) COM
6 1 (0.37%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.09%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.97%) Driving Licence
3 14 (5.22%) Clustering
4 13 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (3.73%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (2.24%) Replication
9 5 (1.87%) PKI
10 4 (1.49%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.12%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.12%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.75%) iPad
13 1 (0.37%) CMDB
13 1 (0.37%) EPoS
13 1 (0.37%) Fintech
13 1 (0.37%) iPhone
13 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.37%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 268 (100.00%) Windows
2 203 (75.75%) Windows Server
3 177 (66.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 81 (30.22%) Windows 7
5 70 (26.12%) Windows 10
6 29 (10.82%) Linux
7 21 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (4.48%) CentOS
9 8 (2.99%) Mac OS X
9 8 (2.99%) Unix
10 7 (2.61%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.61%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.87%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (1.49%) SUSE
14 3 (1.12%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.75%) Android
15 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (24.63%) ITIL
2 28 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (9.70%) Mentoring
4 21 (7.84%) Service Management
5 20 (7.46%) Service Delivery
6 17 (6.34%) ITIL V3
7 13 (4.85%) Case Management
7 13 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (4.10%) Enterprise Architecture
8 11 (4.10%) Problem Management
8 11 (4.10%) Project Management
9 10 (3.73%) Migration
9 10 (3.73%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (3.73%) Presales
10 9 (3.36%) Coaching
10 9 (3.36%) High Availability
10 9 (3.36%) PRINCE2
10 9 (3.36%) Server Building
11 8 (2.99%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (19.78%) SQL
2 36 (13.43%) PowerShell
3 13 (4.85%) T-SQL
4 9 (3.36%) VBA
5 4 (1.49%) C#
5 4 (1.49%) Java
6 3 (1.12%) C
7 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.75%) Perl
7 2 (0.75%) Python
7 2 (0.75%) VB
7 2 (0.75%) VBScript
8 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (25.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (20.15%) MCSE
3 38 (14.18%) MCSA
4 37 (13.81%) MCP
5 23 (8.58%) Security Cleared
6 17 (6.34%) Degree
7 10 (3.73%) SC Cleared
8 9 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.99%) CCNA
10 7 (2.61%) MCITP
10 7 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.24%) MCTS
12 5 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (1.87%) CCNP
13 4 (1.49%) RHCT
14 3 (1.12%) DBS Check
14 3 (1.12%) Linux+ Certification
14 3 (1.12%) LPIC
14 3 (1.12%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.57%) SLA
2 6 (2.24%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.12%) GDPR
3 3 (1.12%) QA
4 2 (0.75%) PMO
5 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 193 (72.01%) Active Directory
2 105 (39.18%) Hyper-V
3 86 (32.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (13.81%) vSphere
5 20 (7.46%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (6.34%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (5.97%) Terminal Services
8 12 (4.48%) XenApp
9 5 (1.87%) BitLocker
9 5 (1.87%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (1.87%) XenServer
10 3 (1.12%) Xen
10 3 (1.12%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.75%) Docker
11 2 (0.75%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.37%) NFS
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.37%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 32 (11.94%) SCCM
2 13 (4.85%) SCOM
2 13 (4.85%) WSUS
3 9 (3.36%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (2.99%) FortiGate
5 5 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.87%) vCenter Server
6 4 (1.49%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.49%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (1.12%) SQL Sentry
8 2 (0.75%) Ansible
8 2 (0.75%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.75%) SmoothWall
8 2 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.37%) vRealize
9 1 (0.37%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 170 (63.43%) Microsoft
2 162 (60.45%) VMware
3 74 (27.61%) Cisco
4 65 (24.25%) Citrix
5 31 (11.57%) HP
6 19 (7.09%) Veeam
7 10 (3.73%) IBM
7 10 (3.73%) Juniper
7 10 (3.73%) Red Hat
7 10 (3.73%) Sophos
8 9 (3.36%) Avaya
9 8 (2.99%) Intel
9 8 (2.99%) NetApp
9 8 (2.99%) ProCurve
9 8 (2.99%) SolarWinds
10 7 (2.61%) Capita
10 7 (2.61%) Dell
11 6 (2.24%) Cognos
11 6 (2.24%) McAfee
11 6 (2.24%) Oracle