The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 86 111 100
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 44 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.13% 0.59% 0.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.01% 2.08% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 44 10 8
Average salary £32,500 £27,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -17.64%
Windows Server 2012
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
549 529 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.59% 28.14% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 504 491 381
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 89 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (77.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (67.42%) VMware
4 59 (66.29%) Active Directory
5 57 (64.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 55 (61.80%) Microsoft
7 48 (53.93%) Hyper-V
8 39 (43.82%) SAN
9 36 (40.45%) MS Exchange
10 34 (38.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 31 (34.83%) Firewall
12 30 (33.71%) Exchange Server 2013
13 28 (31.46%) Citrix
14 27 (30.34%) MCSE
15 26 (29.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 25 (28.09%) Exchange Server 2003
17 24 (26.97%) SCCM
18 21 (23.60%) Exchange Server 2010
18 21 (23.60%) MS Excel
19 19 (21.35%) ITIL
19 19 (21.35%) SQL
19 19 (21.35%) XenApp
20 18 (20.22%) Windows 7
20 18 (20.22%) Cisco
20 18 (20.22%) NetApp
21 17 (19.10%) DNS
21 17 (19.10%) MCSA
21 17 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2007
22 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
23 15 (16.85%) LAN

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 36 (40.45%) MS Exchange
2 30 (33.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 25 (28.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 21 (23.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (12.36%) Lync
7 6 (6.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2000
7 6 (6.74%) IIS
8 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
9 3 (3.37%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.12%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (23.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.87%) MS Office
3 3 (3.37%) MS Project
4 1 (1.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.48%) Office 365
2 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (43.82%) SAN
2 31 (34.83%) Firewall
3 17 (19.10%) DNS
4 15 (16.85%) LAN
4 15 (16.85%) WAN
5 12 (13.48%) VPN
6 9 (10.11%) DHCP
6 9 (10.11%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (8.99%) NAS
8 7 (7.87%) Internet
9 6 (6.74%) TCP/IP
9 6 (6.74%) VLAN
10 5 (5.62%) Wireless
11 4 (4.49%) IPsec
11 4 (4.49%) IPv4
11 4 (4.49%) VoIP
12 3 (3.37%) Unified Communications
12 3 (3.37%) NetScaler
13 2 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (2.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.25%) MySQL
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.12%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.12%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.37%) Finance
4 2 (2.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (19.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (15.73%) Consultant
3 10 (11.24%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Server Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.74%) Wintel Consultant
8 5 (5.62%) Administrator
8 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 5 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.49%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) Field Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Network Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Installations Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Support Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Server Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.12%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Clustering
2 6 (6.74%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.49%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.49%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.25%) NHS
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) Replication
5 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.12%) iSeries
5 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 89 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (77.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (29.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (20.22%) Windows 7
5 9 (10.11%) Linux
6 8 (8.99%) Windows 8
6 8 (8.99%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.25%) Solaris
7 2 (2.25%) Debian
7 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.12%) SUSE
8 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.35%) ITIL
2 11 (12.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (7.87%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (6.74%) Change Control
5 5 (5.62%) Asset Management
6 4 (4.49%) Time Management
6 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.37%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.25%) Line Management
8 2 (2.25%) Software License Management
8 2 (2.25%) Migration
8 2 (2.25%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.25%) MOF
9 1 (1.12%) Project Management
9 1 (1.12%) SIEM
9 1 (1.12%) Content Management
9 1 (1.12%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.12%) Business Development
9 1 (1.12%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.35%) SQL
2 10 (11.24%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.12%) VBScript
3 1 (1.12%) VB
3 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (38.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (30.34%) MCSE
3 17 (19.10%) MCSA
4 13 (14.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (12.36%) SC Cleared
5 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
6 9 (10.11%) MCITP
7 8 (8.99%) MCP
8 6 (6.74%) CCNA
8 6 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (4.49%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (3.37%) CCA
10 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.25%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (2.25%) Degree
12 1 (1.12%) CCEE
12 1 (1.12%) CCAA
12 1 (1.12%) CCIA
12 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (66.29%) Active Directory
2 57 (64.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (53.93%) Hyper-V
4 19 (21.35%) XenApp
5 15 (16.85%) vSphere
6 9 (10.11%) XenDesktop
6 9 (10.11%) Terminal Services
7 8 (8.99%) VMware ESX
8 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (5.62%) VMware Server
9 5 (5.62%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (5.62%) XenServer
10 4 (4.49%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.12%) SRDF
11 1 (1.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 24 (26.97%) SCCM
2 9 (10.11%) SCOM
2 9 (10.11%) SCVMM
3 7 (7.87%) SCDPM
3 7 (7.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (5.62%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.49%) Nagios
5 4 (4.49%) SCSM
6 3 (3.37%) SCOrch
6 3 (3.37%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.25%) WSUS
7 2 (2.25%) Windows Intune
8 1 (1.12%) AppDNA
8 1 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 60 (67.42%) VMware
2 55 (61.80%) Microsoft
3 28 (31.46%) Citrix
4 18 (20.22%) Cisco
4 18 (20.22%) NetApp
5 10 (11.24%) HP
6 9 (10.11%) SonicWALL
7 8 (8.99%) SolarWinds
8 7 (7.87%) EMC
8 7 (7.87%) CheckPoint
8 7 (7.87%) Symantec
9 5 (5.62%) WatchGuard
10 4 (4.49%) Open-E
10 4 (4.49%) Dell
11 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.37%) Mitel
11 3 (3.37%) Acronis
12 2 (2.25%) AVG
12 2 (2.25%) Kaseya
12 2 (2.25%) Kaspersky
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