The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 73 129 148
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 177 99 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.42% 1.82% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.64% 6.11% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 163 95 73
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £24,700 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,878 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +5.36%
Windows Server 2012
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1298 1620 1496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.04% 29.74% 28.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1163 1211 1160
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £41,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in Berkshire

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Reading +17 64 £37,500 +7.14% 22
Bracknell +39 60 £43,000 +7.50%
Slough +17 21 £35,000 -34.27%
Maidenhead +5 15 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Ascot - 2 £29,000 -
Hungerford - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 319 (100.00%) Windows
2 272 (85.27%) Windows Server
3 269 (84.33%) Active Directory
4 246 (77.12%) VMware
5 231 (72.41%) Microsoft
6 218 (68.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 166 (52.04%) MS Exchange
8 137 (42.95%) Exchange Server 2010
9 133 (41.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 119 (37.30%) Firewall
11 108 (33.86%) MS Excel
12 107 (33.54%) LAN
13 106 (33.23%) SQL
14 104 (32.60%) WAN
15 92 (28.84%) Linux
16 90 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2013
17 83 (26.02%) Data Centre
18 82 (25.71%) Cisco
19 81 (25.39%) Hyper-V
20 74 (23.20%) VMware Infrastructure
21 72 (22.57%) VMware ESXi
22 68 (21.32%) ITIL
23 61 (19.12%) DNS
24 57 (17.87%) SCCM
25 55 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
26 54 (16.93%) VMware ESX
27 53 (16.61%) HP
28 50 (15.67%) Citrix
29 44 (13.79%) DHCP
29 44 (13.79%) SQL Server

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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
1 166 (52.04%) MS Exchange
2 137 (42.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 90 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 35 (10.97%) Lync
5 24 (7.52%) IIS
6 21 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (5.33%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.57%) Apache
9 5 (1.57%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.25%) CMS
10 4 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.25%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.94%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 108 (33.86%) MS Excel
2 26 (8.15%) MS Office
3 7 (2.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (8.15%) Office 365
3 17 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (37.30%) Firewall
2 107 (33.54%) LAN
3 104 (32.60%) WAN
4 61 (19.12%) DNS
5 44 (13.79%) DHCP
6 30 (9.40%) SAN
7 19 (5.96%) TCP/IP
8 17 (5.33%) Wireless
9 11 (3.45%) iSCSI
10 9 (2.82%) Unified Communications
11 8 (2.51%) Internet
11 8 (2.51%) Intranet
11 8 (2.51%) Skype
12 7 (2.19%) LDAP
12 7 (2.19%) NetScaler
12 7 (2.19%) SSL
12 7 (2.19%) VPN
12 7 (2.19%) Wireshark
13 6 (1.88%) FTP
14 5 (1.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (4.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 10 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.82%) MySQL
9 7 (2.19%) Power BI
10 6 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.88%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.94%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.94%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.31%) Big Data
12 1 (0.31%) InterSystems Cache
12 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.31%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (2.82%) Finance
2 7 (2.19%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.88%) Advertising
4 4 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.63%) Electronics
6 2 (0.63%) Legal
6 2 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.31%) Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Games
7 1 (0.31%) Law
7 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 130 (40.75%) Support Engineer
2 86 (26.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 52 (16.30%) VMware Engineer
4 51 (15.99%) Technical Engineer
5 50 (15.67%) Technical Support
5 50 (15.67%) Windows Engineer
6 46 (14.42%) Technical Support Engineer
7 45 (14.11%) IT Engineer
8 44 (13.79%) IT Support
9 39 (12.23%) IT Support Engineer
10 38 (11.91%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 33 (10.34%) VMware Support Engineer
12 31 (9.72%) 3rd Line Support
13 29 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 28 (8.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 27 (8.46%) Analyst
16 26 (8.15%) Exchange Engineer
17 24 (7.52%) 2nd Line Support
17 24 (7.52%) Senior IT Support
17 24 (7.52%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.02%) MSMQ
2 13 (4.08%) .NET
3 10 (3.13%) Middleware
4 7 (2.19%) MDX
5 4 (1.25%) SAML
5 4 (1.25%) WAP
5 4 (1.25%) WCF
6 3 (0.94%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.94%) Web Services
7 1 (0.31%) COM+
7 1 (0.31%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 83 (26.02%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.64%) Driving Licence
3 17 (5.33%) Clustering
4 16 (5.02%) EMC VNX
4 16 (5.02%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (2.82%) Data Integration
6 8 (2.51%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.88%) Replication
8 5 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.25%) EqualLogic
9 4 (1.25%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.25%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.25%) Symmetrix
10 3 (0.94%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.63%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.63%) Statistics
12 1 (0.31%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 319 (100.00%) Windows
2 272 (85.27%) Windows Server
3 218 (68.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 133 (41.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 92 (28.84%) Linux
6 27 (8.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (7.84%) Windows 7
7 25 (7.84%) Windows 8
7 25 (7.84%) Windows XP
8 17 (5.33%) CentOS
9 11 (3.45%) Unix
10 10 (3.13%) Debian
10 10 (3.13%) Ubuntu
11 8 (2.51%) Windows 10
12 5 (1.57%) AIX
13 4 (1.25%) HPUX
13 4 (1.25%) Solaris
14 3 (0.94%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (21.32%) ITIL
2 37 (11.60%) Migration
3 28 (8.78%) Mentoring
4 23 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (7.21%) Root Cause Analysis
5 18 (5.64%) Information Security
6 17 (5.33%) Risk Analysis
7 15 (4.70%) Presales
8 13 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (3.45%) ITIL V3
10 9 (2.82%) Integration Testing
10 9 (2.82%) Load Balancing
10 9 (2.82%) Project Management
11 8 (2.51%) Business Continuity
11 8 (2.51%) Logistics
12 7 (2.19%) PRINCE2
12 7 (2.19%) Service Management
13 6 (1.88%) Coaching
13 6 (1.88%) TOGAF
14 5 (1.57%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 106 (33.23%) SQL
2 34 (10.66%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.76%) Ruby
3 12 (3.76%) T-SQL
3 12 (3.76%) VBScript
4 7 (2.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 4 (1.25%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.25%) Perl
5 4 (1.25%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.94%) C#
7 1 (0.31%) C
7 1 (0.31%) PHP
7 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.31%) Python
7 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (10.97%) MCSE
3 19 (5.96%) Degree
3 19 (5.96%) MCSA
4 16 (5.02%) MCITP
5 14 (4.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (3.45%) CCNA
8 10 (3.13%) Security Cleared
9 9 (2.82%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.51%) MCTS
11 7 (2.19%) CCA
11 7 (2.19%) Citrix Certification
11 7 (2.19%) MCP
12 4 (1.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.94%) MOS
13 3 (0.94%) VCP5
14 2 (0.63%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.31%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.31%) DICOM
2 1 (0.31%) FISMA
2 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 269 (84.33%) Active Directory
2 81 (25.39%) Hyper-V
3 74 (23.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 72 (22.57%) VMware ESXi
5 54 (16.93%) VMware ESX
6 35 (10.97%) vSphere
7 16 (5.02%) XenApp
8 15 (4.70%) VMware Server
9 9 (2.82%) XenDesktop
10 8 (2.51%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (2.19%) Terminal Services
11 7 (2.19%) XenServer
12 4 (1.25%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.25%) OpenSSH
12 4 (1.25%) Samba
13 3 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.63%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.31%) Snort
Systems Management
1 57 (17.87%) SCCM
2 41 (12.85%) SCOM
3 13 (4.08%) Backup Exec
4 11 (3.45%) Puppet
4 11 (3.45%) SCVMM
5 10 (3.13%) Windows Intune
6 9 (2.82%) NetBackup
7 8 (2.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 8 (2.51%) WSUS
8 7 (2.19%) EdgeSight
9 6 (1.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (1.57%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (1.57%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (1.25%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
11 4 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.94%) Graphite
12 3 (0.94%) logstash
12 3 (0.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 246 (77.12%) VMware
2 231 (72.41%) Microsoft
3 82 (25.71%) Cisco
4 53 (16.61%) HP
5 50 (15.67%) Citrix
6 41 (12.85%) Dell
7 34 (10.66%) EMC
8 33 (10.34%) Red Hat
9 27 (8.46%) Symantec
10 23 (7.21%) IBM
11 16 (5.02%) Dell Compellent
12 15 (4.70%) Oracle
12 15 (4.70%) Veeam
13 14 (4.39%) 3PAR
13 14 (4.39%) Juniper
14 11 (3.45%) NetApp
15 10 (3.13%) RightScale
16 7 (2.19%) AppSense
16 7 (2.19%) CommVault
17 6 (1.88%) Avaya
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