Period
to 23 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > North West
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 149 148
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -50
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 213 273 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.09% 2.11% 2.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.66% 9.65% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 177 240 236
North West median annual salary £35,500 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.70% +5.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £44,500 £45,000
England median annual salary £38,500 £37,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +4.05% -2.63% +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 2,206 2,829 2,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.60% 21.90% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,700 2,232 2,270
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,863 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%

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 23 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 -21 108 £36,000 +14.29% 7
Cheshire +40 48 £35,500 +20.34% 6
Merseyside +31 39 £42,500 +13.33%
Lancashire -18 13 £31,000 +8.77%
Cumbria -2 5 £35,000 -28.21%
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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.

1 213 (100.00%) Windows
2 178 (83.57%) Windows Server
3 136 (63.85%) Microsoft
4 131 (61.50%) Active Directory
5 117 (54.93%) VMware
6 108 (50.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 88 (41.31%) Office 365
8 73 (34.27%) ITIL
9 72 (33.80%) Windows 10
10 70 (32.86%) Windows 7
11 68 (31.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 67 (31.46%) DNS
13 66 (30.99%) Cisco
14 63 (29.58%) Hyper-V
15 59 (27.70%) DHCP
16 58 (27.23%) SQL
17 55 (25.82%) SQL Server
18 54 (25.35%) TCP/IP
18 54 (25.35%) Finance
19 53 (24.88%) Firewall
19 53 (24.88%) Microsoft Azure
20 52 (24.41%) Microsoft Certification
21 47 (22.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 44 (20.66%) Problem-Solving
22 44 (20.66%) PowerShell
22 44 (20.66%) ITIL V3
23 43 (20.19%) WAN
23 43 (20.19%) MS Exchange
24 41 (19.25%) LAN
25 40 (18.78%) Microsoft Office

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 43 (20.19%) MS Exchange
2 26 (12.21%) IIS
3 22 (10.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (9.86%) SharePoint
5 16 (7.51%) Apache
5 16 (7.51%) Tomcat
6 14 (6.57%) Skype for Business
7 8 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (3.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (3.29%) IBM Notes
8 7 (3.29%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.94%) JBoss
10 2 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.94%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 40 (18.78%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 88 (41.31%) Office 365
2 53 (24.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (10.80%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.94%) IaaS
4 2 (0.94%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.94%) PaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.47%) OpenDNS
5 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (31.46%) DNS
2 59 (27.70%) DHCP
3 54 (25.35%) TCP/IP
4 53 (24.88%) Firewall
5 43 (20.19%) WAN
6 41 (19.25%) LAN
7 39 (18.31%) SAN
8 22 (10.33%) VoIP
9 13 (6.10%) VLAN
10 12 (5.63%) IPsec
11 11 (5.16%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (4.69%) VPN
13 9 (4.23%) NetScaler
13 9 (4.23%) Wireless
14 8 (3.76%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (3.76%) Kerberos
14 8 (3.76%) MPLS
14 8 (3.76%) Network Security
14 8 (3.76%) Remote Desktop
14 8 (3.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (25.82%) SQL Server
2 28 (13.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (11.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (5.63%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (2.82%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.35%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.88%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.94%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 54 (25.35%) Finance
2 12 (5.63%) Retail
3 10 (4.69%) Legal
4 9 (4.23%) Law
5 8 (3.76%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.82%) Banking
7 4 (1.88%) Games
8 2 (0.94%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (24.88%) Analyst
2 46 (21.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 45 (21.13%) Support Engineer
4 41 (19.25%) IT Engineer
5 38 (17.84%) IT Support
6 29 (13.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 24 (11.27%) IT Support Engineer
8 19 (8.92%) 3rd Line Support
8 19 (8.92%) Support Analyst
9 15 (7.04%) SQL Analyst
10 14 (6.57%) DBA
10 14 (6.57%) SQL Server Analyst
11 13 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 13 (6.10%) Active Directory Engineer
11 13 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (5.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (5.63%) Infrastructure Support
12 12 (5.63%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (5.63%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.76%) Web Services
2 5 (2.35%) .NET
2 5 (2.35%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.35%) Software Packaging
3 3 (1.41%) Ajax
3 3 (1.41%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.41%) HTML
4 2 (0.94%) Middleware
4 2 (0.94%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.47%) ADO
5 1 (0.47%) JSON
5 1 (0.47%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.47%) SOAP
5 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.86%) PKI
3 20 (9.39%) Data Centre
4 13 (6.10%) Clustering
4 13 (6.10%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (4.69%) Driving Licence
6 9 (4.23%) iPhone
7 8 (3.76%) EMC VNX
7 8 (3.76%) Replication
8 6 (2.82%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (2.82%) iPad
9 3 (1.41%) IVR
10 2 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.94%) EPoS
10 2 (0.94%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.94%) FMCG
10 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.94%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 213 (100.00%) Windows
2 178 (83.57%) Windows Server
3 108 (50.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (33.80%) Windows 10
5 70 (32.86%) Windows 7
6 32 (15.02%) Linux
7 24 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (9.39%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.69%) Android
10 5 (2.35%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.88%) Unix
12 3 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.94%) Solaris
13 2 (0.94%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.47%) Debian
14 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.47%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (34.27%) ITIL
2 47 (22.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 44 (20.66%) ITIL V3
3 44 (20.66%) Problem-Solving
4 31 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (11.74%) Release Management
6 24 (11.27%) Patch Management
7 23 (10.80%) Server Management
8 19 (8.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (8.45%) High Availability
9 18 (8.45%) Workflow
10 17 (7.98%) Mentoring
11 16 (7.51%) Data Integration
11 16 (7.51%) Investment Management
12 14 (6.57%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (6.57%) Coaching
12 14 (6.57%) DevOps
12 14 (6.57%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (6.10%) Collaborative Working
14 12 (5.63%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 58 (27.23%) SQL
2 44 (20.66%) PowerShell
3 33 (15.49%) T-SQL
4 8 (3.76%) Python
5 6 (2.82%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.35%) C#
6 5 (2.35%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.41%) VB
7 3 (1.41%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.47%) PHP
9 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (24.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (12.68%) MCSE
3 22 (10.33%) Degree
4 19 (8.92%) CCNA
4 19 (8.92%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (8.92%) MCP
4 19 (8.92%) MCSA
5 16 (7.51%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (5.16%) CCNP
7 10 (4.69%) MCITP
8 5 (2.35%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.94%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.94%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.47%) MCDST
11 1 (0.47%) MCTS
11 1 (0.47%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.69%) GDPR
2 8 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.29%) SLA
4 6 (2.82%) PCI DSS
5 5 (2.35%) ISO 22301
5 5 (2.35%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.88%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 131 (61.50%) Active Directory
2 68 (31.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (29.58%) Hyper-V
4 28 (13.15%) vSphere
5 22 (10.33%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (8.45%) XenApp
7 10 (4.69%) XenDesktop
8 8 (3.76%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (3.76%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (3.29%) Terminal Services
10 6 (2.82%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (1.88%) XenServer
12 2 (0.94%) vCloud
13 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (9.86%) SCCM
2 13 (6.10%) Microsoft Clustering
3 10 (4.69%) WSUS
4 8 (3.76%) SQL Sentry
5 7 (3.29%) Backup Exec
5 7 (3.29%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (2.35%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (2.35%) SCOM
7 3 (1.41%) XenMobile
8 2 (0.94%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.94%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (0.94%) Nagios
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.47%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.47%) MobiControl
9 1 (0.47%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 136 (63.85%) Microsoft
2 117 (54.93%) VMware
3 66 (30.99%) Cisco
4 30 (14.08%) Citrix
5 17 (7.98%) HP
6 13 (6.10%) EMC
6 13 (6.10%) Veeam
7 12 (5.63%) IBM
8 11 (5.16%) SolarWinds
9 10 (4.69%) McAfee
9 10 (4.69%) NetApp
9 10 (4.69%) WatchGuard
10 9 (4.23%) Oracle
10 9 (4.23%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.76%) CyberArk
11 8 (3.76%) Palo Alto
11 8 (3.76%) RedGate
12 7 (3.29%) Apple
12 7 (3.29%) Dell
12 7 (3.29%) Lotus