Period
to 29 May 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 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > North West
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 136 146
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 125 237 268
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 2.00% 2.34% 2.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.07% 11.04% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 111 201 228
Median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38% +3.17%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,000 £20,925
90th Percentile £55,250 £51,250 £43,975
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +8.11% -2.63%

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 1,241 2,146 2,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.88% 21.19% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1,628 2,134
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,075 £21,963 £23,000
90th Percentile £64,625 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Merseyside +20 53 £52,500 +23.53% 5
Manchester +5 46 £37,500 - 5
Lancashire +45 11 £37,500 +31.58% 2
Cheshire -14 8 £37,500 +5.63% 3
Cumbria -16 7 £35,000 -
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 67 (53.60%) Microsoft
3 67 (53.60%) Active Directory
4 57 (45.60%) Windows Server 2016
5 53 (42.40%) Azure
6 50 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 50 (40.00%) Finance
7 48 (38.40%) VMware
8 43 (34.40%) SQL
9 41 (32.80%) ITIL
9 41 (32.80%) Release Management
10 40 (32.00%) Microsoft Office
11 37 (29.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (28.00%) Office 365
12 35 (28.00%) IIS
13 32 (25.60%) Degree
14 29 (23.20%) Hyper-V
15 28 (22.40%) Internet
16 26 (20.80%) VMware Infrastructure
17 25 (20.00%) SharePoint
17 25 (20.00%) Cisco
17 25 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 24 (19.20%) Dynamics 365
18 24 (19.20%) Problem-Solving
19 22 (17.60%) Citrix
19 22 (17.60%) PowerShell
19 22 (17.60%) Cloud Computing
20 21 (16.80%) Cybersecurity
20 21 (16.80%) Firewall

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 35 (28.00%) IIS
2 25 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 10 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 9 (7.20%) Apache
4 9 (7.20%) Tomcat
5 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.00%) WebSphere
7 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.60%) Confluence
8 2 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 40 (32.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.80%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 53 (42.40%) Azure
2 35 (28.00%) Office 365
3 24 (19.20%) Dynamics 365
4 22 (17.60%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (11.20%) AWS
6 5 (4.00%) IaaS
7 4 (3.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (3.20%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (3.20%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (3.20%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (3.20%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (3.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (3.20%) Serverless
7 4 (3.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.80%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.40%) Internet
2 21 (16.80%) Firewall
3 18 (14.40%) DNS
4 16 (12.80%) VoIP
5 15 (12.00%) DHCP
5 15 (12.00%) SAN
6 13 (10.40%) VLAN
7 10 (8.00%) LAN
7 10 (8.00%) WAN
8 9 (7.20%) TCP/IP
9 8 (6.40%) NAS
10 6 (4.80%) Ethernet
11 5 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (4.00%) Wireless
12 4 (3.20%) ADSL
12 4 (3.20%) MPLS
12 4 (3.20%) Network Security
12 4 (3.20%) VPN
13 3 (2.40%) Multicast
13 3 (2.40%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (11.20%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (3.20%) MySQL
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.60%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.80%) Power BI
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.60%) JIRA
3 1 (0.80%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
General
1 50 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Legal
3 5 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.20%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.80%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (30.40%) Analyst
2 24 (19.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (19.20%) Support Analyst
3 22 (17.60%) Applications Support
4 20 (16.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 16 (12.80%) Team Leader
6 12 (9.60%) IT Engineer
6 12 (9.60%) Server Engineer
6 12 (9.60%) Support Engineer
7 10 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (7.20%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (5.60%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (4.80%) Network Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) Security Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.20%) JSON
2 1 (0.80%) .NET
2 1 (0.80%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.80%) REST
2 1 (0.80%) SAML
2 1 (0.80%) SOAP
2 1 (0.80%) Web Services
2 1 (0.80%) XML
2 1 (0.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (6.40%) PKI
2 6 (4.80%) Driving Licence
2 6 (4.80%) Replication
3 5 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.00%) EMC VNX
3 5 (4.00%) Private Cloud
3 5 (4.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (3.20%) Life Science
4 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.40%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.60%) Clustering
7 1 (0.80%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 125 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 57 (45.60%) Windows Server 2016
4 37 (29.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (12.80%) Linux
6 10 (8.00%) Windows 10
6 10 (8.00%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.20%) Unix
9 4 (3.20%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.60%) CentOS
11 1 (0.80%) Android
11 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.80%) ITIL
1 41 (32.80%) Release Management
2 25 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 24 (19.20%) Problem-Solving
4 21 (16.80%) Cybersecurity
5 20 (16.00%) Computer Science
6 17 (13.60%) Investment Management
6 17 (13.60%) ITIL V3
7 16 (12.80%) Service Design
8 14 (11.20%) CRM
9 13 (10.40%) Customer Engagement
9 13 (10.40%) Server Management
10 10 (8.00%) Change Management
10 10 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (8.00%) Time Management
11 9 (7.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (7.20%) Data Integration
11 9 (7.20%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (7.20%) Practice Management
12 8 (6.40%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 43 (34.40%) SQL
2 22 (17.60%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.20%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.40%) C
4 3 (2.40%) VBScript
5 2 (1.60%) VB
6 1 (0.80%) C#
6 1 (0.80%) Ruby
6 1 (0.80%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (25.60%) Degree
2 18 (14.40%) MCP
3 10 (8.00%) MCSE
3 10 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (7.20%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (7.20%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (5.60%) CCNA
6 4 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.20%) Master's Degree
7 3 (2.40%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.60%) CCNP
8 2 (1.60%) CCSP
8 2 (1.60%) CCVP
8 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.80%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.80%) GDPR
1 16 (12.80%) SLA
2 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 67 (53.60%) Active Directory
2 29 (23.20%) Hyper-V
3 26 (20.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (14.40%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (7.20%) vSphere
6 6 (4.80%) XenApp
7 5 (4.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 5 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (3.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.60%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) SCCM
2 7 (5.60%) FortiGate
3 6 (4.80%) Terraform
4 4 (3.20%) Nagios
4 4 (3.20%) SCOM
4 4 (3.20%) SCOrch
4 4 (3.20%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.40%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.60%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.60%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 67 (53.60%) Microsoft
2 48 (38.40%) VMware
3 25 (20.00%) Cisco
4 22 (17.60%) Citrix
5 19 (15.20%) HP
6 15 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (8.80%) IBM
8 7 (5.60%) EMC
9 6 (4.80%) arcserve
9 6 (4.80%) Intel
9 6 (4.80%) Juniper
9 6 (4.80%) Mitel
9 6 (4.80%) ProCurve
9 6 (4.80%) Sophos
10 5 (4.00%) Palo Alto
10 5 (4.00%) Veeam
11 4 (3.20%) McAfee
11 4 (3.20%) Sun
12 3 (2.40%) Dell
12 3 (2.40%) Red Hat