Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 174 141
Rank change year-on-year +31 -33 -27
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 55 160 290
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 1.30% 1.62% 2.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.92% 7.40% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 49 128 236
Median annual salary £42,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% +18.64%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £19,375
90th Percentile £62,000 £62,500 £59,375
England median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.67% - -

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 795 2,163 2,638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.72% 21.93% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 692 1,666 2,102
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,625 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 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 23 November 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 +47 30 £55,000 +29.41% 12
Cheshire +37 12 £35,000 +13.82% 5
Merseyside +11 10 £53,500 +32.10% 2
Cumbria +9 2 £30,000 +13.21%
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 38 (69.09%) Windows Server
4 33 (60.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 26 (47.27%) Microsoft
6 25 (45.45%) DNS
6 25 (45.45%) VMware
7 21 (38.18%) SQL Server
8 19 (34.55%) Firewall
9 18 (32.73%) DHCP
9 18 (32.73%) Azure
9 18 (32.73%) Office 365
10 17 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (29.09%) Hyper-V
12 15 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 15 (27.27%) WAN
12 15 (27.27%) SQL
13 14 (25.45%) Cisco
13 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (23.64%) PowerShell
14 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
14 13 (23.64%) Windows 10
14 13 (23.64%) ITIL
15 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Office
15 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
15 12 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (20.00%) LAN
16 11 (20.00%) Information Security
16 11 (20.00%) Degree
16 11 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery

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 10 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.55%) IIS
3 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.64%) Apache
4 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.82%) Confluence
5 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.73%) Azure
1 18 (32.73%) Office 365
2 6 (10.91%) IaaS
3 5 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (9.09%) SaaS
4 3 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.45%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (5.45%) Mimecast
5 2 (3.64%) AWS
5 2 (3.64%) OneDrive
5 2 (3.64%) Power Automate
5 2 (3.64%) Power Platform
5 2 (3.64%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.82%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (45.45%) DNS
2 19 (34.55%) Firewall
3 18 (32.73%) DHCP
4 15 (27.27%) WAN
5 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
6 11 (20.00%) LAN
7 10 (18.18%) VPN
8 9 (16.36%) SAN
8 9 (16.36%) VoIP
9 7 (12.73%) Internet
9 7 (12.73%) NAS
10 6 (10.91%) SNMP
10 6 (10.91%) SSL
11 4 (7.27%) DMZ
11 4 (7.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (5.45%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (5.45%) VLAN
13 2 (3.64%) Skype
13 2 (3.64%) VSAN
13 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) MySQL
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.45%) Electronics
3 3 (5.45%) Legal
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Automotive
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Analyst
2 13 (23.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Support Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Applications Support
5 5 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.27%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) IT Support
6 4 (7.27%) Security Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Monitoring Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) SOAP
1 5 (9.09%) Web Services
2 3 (5.45%) REST
3 2 (3.64%) SAML
4 1 (1.82%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.73%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.91%) Life Science
3 6 (10.91%) Replication
4 5 (9.09%) PKI
5 3 (5.45%) Clustering
6 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.82%) Handset
7 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.82%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (69.09%) Windows Server
3 33 (60.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (23.64%) Windows 10
6 9 (16.36%) Linux
6 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (7.27%) Check Point GAiA
8 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.45%) Unix
8 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.64%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
2 13 (23.64%) ITIL
3 12 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (20.00%) Information Security
5 8 (14.55%) High Availability
5 8 (14.55%) ITIL V3
5 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
6 7 (12.73%) Change Management
6 7 (12.73%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (12.73%) Migration
6 7 (12.73%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (9.09%) Investment Management
7 5 (9.09%) Release Management
7 5 (9.09%) Service Design
8 4 (7.27%) Data Integration
8 4 (7.27%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (7.27%) Security Architecture
8 4 (7.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) SQL
2 13 (23.64%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.45%) Perl
3 3 (5.45%) Python
3 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.64%) ActionScript
4 2 (3.64%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) MCP
3 4 (7.27%) MCITP
3 4 (7.27%) MCSA
3 4 (7.27%) MCSE
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.64%) CCNA
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) GDPR
2 5 (9.09%) SLA
3 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.82%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 17 (30.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (29.09%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.82%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.82%) Docker
5 1 (1.82%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.82%) XenApp
5 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Kubernetes
1 4 (7.27%) Nessus
2 3 (5.45%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (5.45%) SCCM
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.64%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (3.64%) WSUS
4 1 (1.82%) Ansible
4 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) Microsoft
2 25 (45.45%) VMware
3 14 (25.45%) Cisco
4 7 (12.73%) Citrix
5 6 (10.91%) SolarWinds
5 6 (10.91%) Veeam
6 5 (9.09%) Sophos
7 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
7 4 (7.27%) F5
7 4 (7.27%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.45%) Dell
8 3 (5.45%) NetApp
8 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.45%) SAP
9 2 (3.64%) Draytek
9 2 (3.64%) ESET
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle
9 2 (3.64%) Verint
9 2 (3.64%) Wyse
9 2 (3.64%) ZyXEL