The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 43 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 10 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.53% 0.97% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.99% 3.37% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 1
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Windows Server 2012
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Operating Systems Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
77 89 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.21% 28.80% 35.59%
Number of salaries quoted 74 83 100
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -24.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in Bedford

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Bedford

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012.

1 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (96.00%) VMware
3 23 (92.00%) Active Directory
3 23 (92.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (92.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (92.00%) MCSA
3 23 (92.00%) SQL Server
4 22 (88.00%) MCSE
4 22 (88.00%) Intel
4 22 (88.00%) Citrix
4 22 (88.00%) VMware ESX
4 22 (88.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 22 (88.00%) vSphere
4 22 (88.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (88.00%) VCP5
5 21 (84.00%) Server Building
5 21 (84.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (84.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (84.00%) XenApp
5 21 (84.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 21 (84.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (84.00%) MS Exchange
5 21 (84.00%) ITIL
5 21 (84.00%) MCP
6 10 (40.00%) Network Security
7 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (16.00%) MS Office
8 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (84.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 21 (84.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 21 (84.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 21 (84.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (92.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Consultant
2 10 (40.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 7 (28.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) AWS Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (92.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Server Building
1 21 (84.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 21 (84.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (16.00%) Time Management
3 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 23 (92.00%) MCSA
2 22 (88.00%) MCSE
2 22 (88.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 22 (88.00%) VCP5
3 21 (84.00%) MCP
4 2 (8.00%) VCP4
System Software
1 23 (92.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (88.00%) VMware ESX
2 22 (88.00%) vSphere
2 22 (88.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (84.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
1 24 (96.00%) VMware
2 22 (88.00%) Intel
2 22 (88.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle