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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England / North West
Rank 137 92 116
Rank change year-on-year -45 +24  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 121 158 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.00% 2.81% 2.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.38% 12.11% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 102 118 127
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.38% +2.85%  

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 1290 1305 1578
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.28% 23.19% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 1080 1326
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £52,000
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 22 March 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 22 March 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 -37 64 £26,250 -25.00% 26
Cheshire +10 34 £31,000 -4.61% 9
Merseyside -24 18 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Lancashire -3 5 £37,000 - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 284 (100.00%) Windows
2 193 (67.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 188 (66.20%) Windows Server
4 179 (63.03%) Active Directory
5 157 (55.28%) Microsoft
6 156 (54.93%) VMware
7 97 (34.15%) Hyper-V
8 90 (31.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 90 (31.69%) MS Exchange
9 79 (27.82%) DNS
10 76 (26.76%) Office 365
11 75 (26.41%) Windows 7
12 73 (25.70%) ITIL
12 73 (25.70%) SQL Server
13 64 (22.54%) Cisco
13 64 (22.54%) MS Excel
14 58 (20.42%) SQL
14 58 (20.42%) Firewall
15 54 (19.01%) Exchange Server 2010
16 52 (18.31%) DHCP
16 52 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
17 50 (17.61%) Windows 8
18 49 (17.25%) PowerShell
19 48 (16.90%) Citrix
20 44 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
20 44 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2013
21 42 (14.79%) Windows 10
22 41 (14.44%) Disaster Recovery
23 39 (13.73%) vSphere
24 37 (13.03%) HP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related 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 90 (31.69%) MS Exchange
2 54 (19.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (11.97%) IIS
5 29 (10.21%) SharePoint
6 18 (6.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.76%) Apache
9 4 (1.41%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.06%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.70%) CMS
11 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.70%) nginx
12 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.35%) Zimbra
Applications
1 64 (22.54%) MS Excel
2 31 (10.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) BPCS
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 76 (26.76%) Office 365
2 23 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.41%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.06%) IaaS
5 3 (1.06%) PaaS
6 2 (0.70%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.70%) SaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.35%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 79 (27.82%) DNS
2 58 (20.42%) Firewall
3 52 (18.31%) DHCP
4 37 (13.03%) VPN
5 33 (11.62%) SAN
6 28 (9.86%) LAN
6 28 (9.86%) VLAN
7 27 (9.51%) TCP/IP
8 21 (7.39%) WAN
9 20 (7.04%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (6.34%) Remote Desktop
11 16 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (5.63%) VoIP
12 13 (4.58%) Wireless
13 12 (4.23%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (3.52%) NAS
14 10 (3.52%) Skype
15 9 (3.17%) Internet
16 8 (2.82%) MPLS
17 5 (1.76%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (25.70%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (2.82%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.46%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (1.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.76%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.70%) MySQL
10 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.35%) DocumentDB
11 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.35%) Power BI
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.11%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.11%) JIRA
3 3 (1.06%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.06%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.70%) Maven
4 2 (0.70%) NUnit
4 2 (0.70%) Selenium
4 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.70%) Toad
5 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (13.03%) Finance
2 15 (5.28%) Manufacturing
2 15 (5.28%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.76%) Advertising
3 5 (1.76%) Legal
4 4 (1.41%) Back Office
4 4 (1.41%) Banking
4 4 (1.41%) Law
5 3 (1.06%) Marketing
5 3 (1.06%) Retail
6 2 (0.70%) Automotive
7 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (25.35%) Support Engineer
2 55 (19.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 50 (17.61%) IT Support
4 41 (14.44%) IT Engineer
5 39 (13.73%) Analyst
6 33 (11.62%) 3rd Line Support
7 32 (11.27%) IT Support Engineer
8 29 (10.21%) 2nd Line Support
9 27 (9.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 24 (8.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 21 (7.39%) Server Engineer
12 20 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 18 (6.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 17 (5.99%) Administrator
15 16 (5.63%) VMware Engineer
16 15 (5.28%) Infrastructure Support
16 15 (5.28%) Support Analyst
17 14 (4.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 13 (4.58%) 1st Line Support
19 12 (4.23%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.69%) .NET
2 11 (3.87%) Web Services
3 6 (2.11%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.76%) HTML
5 4 (1.41%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.41%) REST
6 3 (1.06%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.06%) CSS
6 3 (1.06%) HTML5
6 3 (1.06%) JSP
6 3 (1.06%) SOAP
6 3 (1.06%) XML
7 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.70%) CSS3
7 2 (0.70%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.70%) LAMP
8 1 (0.35%) JSON
8 1 (0.35%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.15%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.93%) iPad
4 12 (4.23%) Driving Licence
5 8 (2.82%) iPhone
6 7 (2.46%) Clustering
7 6 (2.11%) EMC VNX
7 6 (2.11%) Mobile Computing
7 6 (2.11%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.76%) FlexPod
8 5 (1.76%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.76%) Replication
8 5 (1.76%) RSA SecurID
9 4 (1.41%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.41%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.41%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.70%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.70%) Fintech
10 2 (0.70%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.70%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 284 (100.00%) Windows
2 193 (67.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 188 (66.20%) Windows Server
4 75 (26.41%) Windows 7
5 50 (17.61%) Windows 8
6 44 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (14.79%) Windows 10
8 32 (11.27%) Linux
9 13 (4.58%) Unix
10 11 (3.87%) Data ONTAP
11 9 (3.17%) Mac OS X
12 8 (2.82%) Android
12 8 (2.82%) Windows XP
13 7 (2.46%) Apple iOS
13 7 (2.46%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (2.11%) AIX
14 6 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (1.41%) CentOS
16 3 (1.06%) HPUX
16 3 (1.06%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (25.70%) ITIL
2 41 (14.44%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (6.69%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (5.63%) Change Management
4 16 (5.63%) Service Management
5 12 (4.23%) High Availability
5 12 (4.23%) Migration
6 11 (3.87%) Configuration Management
6 11 (3.87%) Mobile Device Management
7 9 (3.17%) Problem Management
7 9 (3.17%) Service Delivery
8 8 (2.82%) Regression Testing
9 7 (2.46%) Coaching
9 7 (2.46%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (2.46%) CRM
9 7 (2.46%) Mentoring
9 7 (2.46%) System Testing
10 6 (2.11%) ITIL V3
10 6 (2.11%) Service Desk Management
10 6 (2.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 58 (20.42%) SQL
2 49 (17.25%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.23%) VBScript
4 11 (3.87%) T-SQL
5 8 (2.82%) Python
6 7 (2.46%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.76%) C#
8 4 (1.41%) VB
9 3 (1.06%) Ruby
9 3 (1.06%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.06%) VBA
10 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.35%) C++
10 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (10.92%) MCSE
3 26 (9.15%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (8.80%) MCITP
5 21 (7.39%) CCNA
6 20 (7.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (5.28%) MCSA
8 11 (3.87%) MCP
9 9 (3.17%) CCNP
9 9 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.82%) MCTS
11 7 (2.46%) NCIE
12 6 (2.11%) DBS Check
12 6 (2.11%) Degree
13 5 (1.76%) NCDA
14 4 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (1.41%) Security Cleared
15 3 (1.06%) A+ Certification
15 3 (1.06%) CCAA
16 2 (0.70%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.45%) SLA
2 3 (1.06%) QA
3 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 179 (63.03%) Active Directory
2 97 (34.15%) Hyper-V
3 90 (31.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (13.73%) vSphere
5 17 (5.99%) XenApp
6 12 (4.23%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (3.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (2.46%) vCloud
8 7 (2.46%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.76%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.76%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.41%) KVM
11 2 (0.70%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.70%) Docker
11 2 (0.70%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.70%) Varnish
11 2 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (10.21%) SCCM
2 21 (7.39%) Backup Exec
3 13 (4.58%) SCOM
4 11 (3.87%) WSUS
5 10 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (3.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (2.82%) HP SIM
8 7 (2.46%) Ansible
8 7 (2.46%) Puppet
8 7 (2.46%) vMotion
9 6 (2.11%) AirWatch
10 5 (1.76%) SCOrch
11 4 (1.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 4 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (1.06%) FortiGate
12 3 (1.06%) MAILsweeper
13 2 (0.70%) cPanel
13 2 (0.70%) Plesk
13 2 (0.70%) ServiceCenter
14 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 157 (55.28%) Microsoft
2 156 (54.93%) VMware
3 64 (22.54%) Cisco
4 48 (16.90%) Citrix
5 37 (13.03%) HP
6 20 (7.04%) Veeam
7 16 (5.63%) NetApp
8 15 (5.28%) SonicWALL
9 13 (4.58%) Symantec
10 11 (3.87%) Dell
11 9 (3.17%) EMC
11 9 (3.17%) Oracle
12 8 (2.82%) SolarWinds
13 7 (2.46%) Apple
13 7 (2.46%) Avaya
13 7 (2.46%) IBM
13 7 (2.46%) Meraki
13 7 (2.46%) Red Hat
13 7 (2.46%) Sophos
13 7 (2.46%) Zerto
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fast progression
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + healthcare, Training
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Burnley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Avance Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
RM plc
Salary: £15000 - £22000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Kendal, Cumbria
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Morson International
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car,Pension,Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum + Company Vehicle
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 per annum + Company Vehicle (Fuel Card)
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 8 days ago