The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 46 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 54 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.13% 1.20% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.93% 5.02% -
Number of salaries quoted 45 14 0
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Windows Server 2012
East of England

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

Operating Systems Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
271 279 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.76% 23.99% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 245 233 284
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

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

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +23 22 £38,750 -22.50%
Bedford +21 21 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Dunstable - 3 £46,000 -
Windows Server 2012
East of England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (84.72%) Microsoft
3 52 (72.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (68.06%) Active Directory
5 48 (66.67%) Citrix
6 46 (63.89%) ITIL
6 46 (63.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (62.50%) VMware
7 45 (62.50%) SQL Server
8 43 (59.72%) MS Exchange
9 42 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 42 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2007
10 37 (51.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 32 (44.44%) MCSE
12 31 (43.06%) VMware ESX
12 31 (43.06%) vSphere
13 30 (41.67%) XenApp
14 29 (40.28%) Exchange Server 2010
15 27 (37.50%) MS Excel
16 26 (36.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 25 (34.72%) MCSA
18 24 (33.33%) Intel
19 23 (31.94%) Exchange Server 2003
20 22 (30.56%) VCP5
21 21 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
21 21 (29.17%) Capacity Planning
21 21 (29.17%) Server Building
21 21 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
21 21 (29.17%) MCP
22 19 (26.39%) SAN

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 43 (59.72%) MS Exchange
2 42 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 29 (40.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (31.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (23.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (20.83%) SharePoint
7 8 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (9.72%) Lync
9 6 (8.33%) IIS
10 1 (1.39%) CMS
10 1 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 27 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (23.61%) Office 365
3 4 (5.56%) SaaS
4 3 (4.17%) PaaS
4 3 (4.17%) IaaS
5 2 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.39%) SAN
2 11 (15.28%) DHCP
3 10 (13.89%) TCP/IP
3 10 (13.89%) Network Security
3 10 (13.89%) iSCSI
4 9 (12.50%) DNS
5 6 (8.33%) PBX
5 6 (8.33%) NetScaler
6 4 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.39%) ADSL
7 1 (1.39%) FTP
7 1 (1.39%) SSL
7 1 (1.39%) Firewall
7 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
1 8 (11.11%) Retail
2 4 (5.56%) Back Office
2 4 (5.56%) Banking
2 4 (5.56%) Retail Banking
2 4 (5.56%) French Language
2 4 (5.56%) German Language
2 4 (5.56%) Hindi Language
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (20.83%) Consultant
2 13 (18.06%) Team Leader
3 10 (13.89%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 8 (11.11%) DBA
5 7 (9.72%) Server Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Administrator
6 6 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) SQL DBA
8 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Server Support
8 4 (5.56%) Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) CSS
1 5 (6.94%) Web Services
1 5 (6.94%) .NET
2 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.56%) HTML
2 4 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 4 (5.56%) jQuery
2 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (5.56%) HTML5
2 4 (5.56%) Entity Framework
2 4 (5.56%) CSS3
2 4 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Clustering
2 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.39%) PKI
3 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (72.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 46 (63.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.72%) Windows XP
4 7 (9.72%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Vista
5 3 (4.17%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.78%) Android
7 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (63.89%) ITIL
2 21 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (29.17%) Capacity Planning
2 21 (29.17%) Server Building
3 14 (19.44%) Service Delivery
4 12 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 11 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (12.50%) Migration
7 7 (9.72%) Identity Management
7 7 (9.72%) High Availability
7 7 (9.72%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (9.72%) Performance Management
8 6 (8.33%) People Management
9 4 (5.56%) Time Management
9 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.56%) MVC
9 4 (5.56%) BCP
10 2 (2.78%) Resource Management
11 1 (1.39%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (1.39%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.61%) SQL
2 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.56%) C#
3 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (44.44%) MCSE
3 26 (36.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 25 (34.72%) MCSA
5 22 (30.56%) VCP5
6 21 (29.17%) MCP
7 16 (22.22%) Degree
8 11 (15.28%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (6.94%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
10 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
11 2 (2.78%) VCP4
12 1 (1.39%) MCTS
12 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (1.39%) CCNA
12 1 (1.39%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (68.06%) Active Directory
2 37 (51.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (43.06%) VMware ESX
3 31 (43.06%) vSphere
4 30 (41.67%) XenApp
5 10 (13.89%) Terminal Services
6 9 (12.50%) XenDesktop
7 4 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) SCCM
2 6 (8.33%) Windows Intune
3 2 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 61 (84.72%) Microsoft
2 48 (66.67%) Citrix
3 45 (62.50%) VMware
4 24 (33.33%) Intel
5 10 (13.89%) Cisco
6 9 (12.50%) Oracle
7 4 (5.56%) Mitel
8 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.39%) Akamai
8 1 (1.39%) Spiceworks
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