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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 41 84 93
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 49 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.07% 1.19% 0.099%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.90% 4.81% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 39 14 1
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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
290 291 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.02% 24.81% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 256 248 262
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 26 £38,750 -40.38%
Bedford +12 10 £65,000 +36.84% 1
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 2 September 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 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (82.89%) Microsoft
3 50 (65.79%) Active Directory
3 50 (65.79%) Citrix
3 50 (65.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (64.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (60.53%) VMware
5 46 (60.53%) ITIL
5 46 (60.53%) SQL Server
6 45 (59.21%) MS Exchange
6 45 (59.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 40 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (40.79%) vSphere
9 31 (40.79%) VMware ESX
10 30 (39.47%) MCSE
10 30 (39.47%) Exchange Server 2010
10 30 (39.47%) XenApp
11 28 (36.84%) MS Excel
12 25 (32.89%) MCSA
13 24 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 22 (28.95%) VCP5
14 22 (28.95%) Intel
15 21 (27.63%) Disaster Recovery
15 21 (27.63%) MCP
15 21 (27.63%) Exchange Server 2013
15 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Azure
15 21 (27.63%) Capacity Planning
15 21 (27.63%) Exchange Server 2003
15 21 (27.63%) Server Building

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 45 (59.21%) MS Exchange
1 45 (59.21%) Exchange Server 2007
2 30 (39.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (27.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 21 (27.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (21.05%) SharePoint
5 8 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (9.21%) Lync
6 7 (9.21%) IIS
7 2 (2.63%) CMS
7 2 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (22.37%) Office 365
3 3 (3.95%) SaaS
4 2 (2.63%) PaaS
4 2 (2.63%) IaaS
5 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.32%) SAN
2 11 (14.47%) iSCSI
3 10 (13.16%) Network Security
4 9 (11.84%) DHCP
4 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
4 9 (11.84%) NetScaler
5 7 (9.21%) DNS
6 6 (7.89%) PBX
7 3 (3.95%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.32%) Firewall
8 1 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (60.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (10.53%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
1 11 (14.47%) Retail
2 6 (7.89%) Back Office
3 5 (6.58%) Banking
3 5 (6.58%) Retail Banking
3 5 (6.58%) French Language
3 5 (6.58%) German Language
3 5 (6.58%) Hindi Language
4 1 (1.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (21.05%) Team Leader
2 14 (18.42%) Consultant
3 10 (13.16%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 8 (10.53%) DBA
5 7 (9.21%) Server Support
5 7 (9.21%) Server Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Web Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Office 365 Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Developer
6 6 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.89%) Administrator
7 5 (6.58%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.58%) SQL DBA
7 5 (6.58%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) SQL Server DBA
10 2 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) CSS
1 7 (9.21%) .NET
2 6 (7.89%) Web Services
3 5 (6.58%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.58%) jQuery
3 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (6.58%) HTML5
3 5 (6.58%) Entity Framework
3 5 (6.58%) CSS3
3 5 (6.58%) AngularJS
3 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.58%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Clustering
2 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (65.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (64.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (7.89%) Windows XP
4 6 (7.89%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.95%) Android
6 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (60.53%) ITIL
2 21 (27.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (27.63%) Capacity Planning
2 21 (27.63%) Server Building
3 17 (22.37%) Service Delivery
4 16 (21.05%) Mentoring
5 11 (14.47%) Migration
6 10 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (11.84%) People Management
8 7 (9.21%) Performance Management
8 7 (9.21%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (9.21%) High Availability
9 6 (7.89%) Identity Management
10 5 (6.58%) MVC
10 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.26%) BCP
11 4 (5.26%) Time Management
12 2 (2.63%) Resource Management
12 2 (2.63%) E-Commerce
13 1 (1.32%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.58%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.58%) C#
4 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 40 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (39.47%) MCSE
3 25 (32.89%) MCSA
4 24 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (28.95%) VCP5
6 21 (27.63%) MCP
7 15 (19.74%) Degree
8 11 (14.47%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
10 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
10 6 (7.89%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (2.63%) CCNA
11 2 (2.63%) CCA
11 2 (2.63%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.16%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) HL7
System Software
1 50 (65.79%) Active Directory
2 34 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (40.79%) VMware ESX
3 31 (40.79%) vSphere
4 30 (39.47%) XenApp
5 11 (14.47%) XenDesktop
5 11 (14.47%) Terminal Services
6 5 (6.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) SCCM
2 6 (7.89%) Windows Intune
3 1 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (82.89%) Microsoft
2 50 (65.79%) Citrix
3 46 (60.53%) VMware
4 22 (28.95%) Intel
5 11 (14.47%) Cisco
6 9 (11.84%) Oracle
7 4 (5.26%) Mitel
8 2 (2.63%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.32%) Akamai