The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 21 35
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 6 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.17% 6.45% 4.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.23% 25.00% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 7
Median salary £38,750 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £32,900
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 83 40 54
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 43.92% 25.81% 36.49%
Number of salaries quoted 61 35 33
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in Northern Ireland

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Northern Ireland

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
County Antrim -9 3 £32,500 -7.14%
County Down - 3 £45,000 -
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (33.33%) ERP
6 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) Retail
6 3 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (33.33%) Replication
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (33.33%) Office 365
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) XenApp
7 2 (22.22%) XenServer
7 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
7 2 (22.22%) Veeam
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 2 (22.22%) IBM

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Head of IT
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 3 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) MCTS
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
3 2 (22.22%) XenServer
4 1 (11.11%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Forcepoint
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) Sophos
5 2 (22.22%) Veeam