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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 104 91 174
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +83
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 114 141 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.27% 2.50% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.19% 8.40% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 108 114 41
Average salary £38,500 £39,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% -9.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
1241 1678 1537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.73% 29.75% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1235 1280
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 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
Reading -13 48 £28,500 -18.57% 4
Bracknell +25 20 £38,500 -40.76%
Maidenhead +17 12 £35,000 -
Slough -33 7 £33,500 -25.55% 1
Newbury +3 5 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Windsor 0 1 £33,000 -9.58%
Hungerford - 1 £22,500 -
Windows Server 2012
South East

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 245 (100.00%) Windows
2 175 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 168 (68.57%) Active Directory
4 167 (68.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 134 (54.69%) VMware
6 121 (49.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 110 (44.90%) MS Exchange
8 86 (35.10%) MS Excel
8 86 (35.10%) Exchange Server 2010
9 74 (30.20%) Firewall
10 73 (29.80%) Hyper-V
11 67 (27.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 66 (26.94%) SQL
13 64 (26.12%) Cisco
13 64 (26.12%) DNS
14 61 (24.90%) Windows 7
15 60 (24.49%) TCP/IP
16 55 (22.45%) SCCM
17 52 (21.22%) Exchange Server 2013
17 52 (21.22%) LAN
18 50 (20.41%) Windows 8
19 49 (20.00%) Data Centre
19 49 (20.00%) WAN
20 47 (19.18%) MS Office
21 45 (18.37%) Linux
21 45 (18.37%) SAN
22 41 (16.73%) Microsoft Certification
23 38 (15.51%) PowerShell
24 37 (15.10%) Lync
25 35 (14.29%) Windows XP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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
1 110 (44.90%) MS Exchange
2 86 (35.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (21.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 37 (15.10%) Lync
5 35 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 16 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (5.31%) IIS
8 10 (4.08%) Lotus Domino
9 5 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.63%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.63%) ArcGIS
11 3 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.82%) Site Server
12 2 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.41%) MTS
13 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.41%) nginx
13 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 86 (35.10%) MS Excel
2 47 (19.18%) MS Office
3 4 (1.63%) MS Project
4 1 (0.41%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.41%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.41%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.80%) Office 365
2 9 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.63%) SaaS
5 3 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) PaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 74 (30.20%) Firewall
2 64 (26.12%) DNS
3 60 (24.49%) TCP/IP
4 52 (21.22%) LAN
5 49 (20.00%) WAN
6 45 (18.37%) SAN
7 33 (13.47%) DHCP
8 17 (6.94%) iSCSI
9 15 (6.12%) VPN
10 14 (5.71%) Internet
11 13 (5.31%) VLAN
12 10 (4.08%) VoIP
13 7 (2.86%) SSL
14 6 (2.45%) Wireshark
14 6 (2.45%) NetScaler
15 5 (2.04%) Unified Communications
15 5 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (2.04%) 2G
15 5 (2.04%) 3G
15 5 (2.04%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 13 (5.31%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.04%) Retail
3 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.22%) Legal
5 2 (0.82%) Games
5 2 (0.82%) Finance
6 1 (0.41%) Advertising
6 1 (0.41%) Publishing
6 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (34.29%) Support Engineer
2 40 (16.33%) Technical Support
3 38 (15.51%) Technical Engineer
4 36 (14.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (13.47%) Technical Support Engineer
6 28 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
7 24 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 20 (8.16%) Consultant
9 18 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (5.71%) IT Support
11 13 (5.31%) IT Support Engineer
12 12 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (4.49%) Analyst
13 11 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (4.49%) Active Directory Specialist
14 10 (4.08%) 3rd Line Technical Support
15 9 (3.67%) Server Engineer
15 9 (3.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 8 (3.27%) Technical Specialist
16 8 (3.27%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.12%) .NET
2 6 (2.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.04%) Application Packaging
4 4 (1.63%) MSMQ
5 3 (1.22%) Web Services
5 3 (1.22%) Flash
6 1 (0.41%) HTML
6 1 (0.41%) XML
6 1 (0.41%) COM+
6 1 (0.41%) SAML
6 1 (0.41%) Ajax
6 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.41%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.41%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.41%) HTML5
6 1 (0.41%) REST
6 1 (0.41%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.41%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.27%) Thin Client
2 8 (3.27%) Fat Client
3 7 (2.86%) EqualLogic
4 6 (2.45%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.45%) PKI
4 6 (2.45%) FMCG
5 4 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.63%) Replication
6 3 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.82%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.82%) Clustering
7 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.82%) PDA
8 1 (0.41%) CCTV
8 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 245 (100.00%) Windows
2 167 (68.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 121 (49.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 61 (24.90%) Windows 7
5 50 (20.41%) Windows 8
6 45 (18.37%) Linux
7 35 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 18 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.45%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.04%) Solaris
11 3 (1.22%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.82%) Android
12 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.82%) CentOS
12 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.06%) ITIL
2 19 (7.76%) Migration
3 13 (5.31%) Project Management
3 13 (5.31%) Logistics
4 12 (4.90%) Data Protection
5 11 (4.49%) Incident Management
5 11 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (3.67%) Security Patching
7 8 (3.27%) CRM
8 7 (2.86%) SIEM
9 6 (2.45%) Change Control
9 6 (2.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (2.45%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (2.45%) Project Planning
9 6 (2.45%) PRINCE2
9 6 (2.45%) Configuration Management
9 6 (2.45%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (2.04%) Patch Management
11 4 (1.63%) Security Management
12 3 (1.22%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (26.94%) SQL
2 38 (15.51%) PowerShell
3 21 (8.57%) VBScript
4 9 (3.67%) Perl
5 7 (2.86%) C#
5 7 (2.86%) Python
6 6 (2.45%) F#
6 6 (2.45%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.04%) VB
7 5 (2.04%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.63%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (16.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (13.47%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (12.65%) CCNA
4 20 (8.16%) MCSA
5 19 (7.76%) MCITP
6 17 (6.94%) MCSE
7 16 (6.53%) MCP
7 16 (6.53%) Security Cleared
8 14 (5.71%) Degree
9 12 (4.90%) SC Cleared
9 12 (4.90%) Network+ Certification
10 10 (4.08%) A+ Certification
11 8 (3.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (2.45%) CISSP
13 6 (2.45%) CCA
13 6 (2.45%) CISA
13 6 (2.45%) CISM
13 6 (2.45%) MCTS
14 4 (1.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.31%) SLA
2 6 (2.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 168 (68.57%) Active Directory
2 73 (29.80%) Hyper-V
3 67 (27.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (13.06%) VMware ESX
5 30 (12.24%) vSphere
6 14 (5.71%) Terminal Services
7 11 (4.49%) XenDesktop
7 11 (4.49%) XenApp
8 10 (4.08%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (2.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (2.45%) XenServer
10 5 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.22%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.22%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.82%) Samba
12 2 (0.82%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.82%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.41%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.41%) Firmware
13 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 55 (22.45%) SCCM
2 30 (12.24%) SCOM
3 14 (5.71%) WSUS
4 9 (3.67%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.45%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (2.45%) FortiGate
5 6 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.45%) EdgeSight
6 5 (2.04%) SCSM
6 5 (2.04%) SCOrch
6 5 (2.04%) SCVMM
6 5 (2.04%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (2.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (1.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.22%) PureDisk
9 2 (0.82%) Nagios
10 1 (0.41%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 175 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 134 (54.69%) VMware
3 64 (26.12%) Cisco
4 27 (11.02%) Citrix
4 27 (11.02%) Juniper
5 25 (10.20%) HP
6 22 (8.98%) Dell
7 19 (7.76%) Red Hat
8 16 (6.53%) Symantec
9 12 (4.90%) Oracle
9 12 (4.90%) Splunk
10 11 (4.49%) Apple
10 11 (4.49%) IBM
11 10 (4.08%) EMC
12 9 (3.67%) NetApp
13 8 (3.27%) Brocade
14 7 (2.86%) McAfee
15 6 (2.45%) AppSense
15 6 (2.45%) 3PAR
15 6 (2.45%) Avaya
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