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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 89 116 113
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 43 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.92% 0.60% 0.058%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.92% 2.10% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 37 13 1
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
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
543 620 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.21% 28.73% 24.46%
Number of salaries quoted 473 569 349
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 12 September 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (80.60%) Active Directory
3 47 (70.15%) VMware
4 42 (62.69%) Microsoft
4 42 (62.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (62.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (58.21%) Hyper-V
6 34 (50.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (44.78%) Citrix
7 30 (44.78%) MS Exchange
8 23 (34.33%) SCCM
9 22 (32.84%) MCSE
10 21 (31.34%) Windows 7
11 20 (29.85%) Exchange Server 2013
12 19 (28.36%) XenDesktop
13 18 (26.87%) SAN
14 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (23.88%) MS Excel
14 16 (23.88%) MCITP
15 15 (22.39%) Firewall
15 15 (22.39%) DHCP
15 15 (22.39%) Cisco
15 15 (22.39%) XenApp
15 15 (22.39%) Lync
16 14 (20.90%) Windows 8
16 14 (20.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (19.40%) ITIL
17 13 (19.40%) NetApp
17 13 (19.40%) HP
17 13 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 30 (44.78%) MS Exchange
2 20 (29.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (22.39%) Lync
4 13 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (17.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (11.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
9 5 (7.46%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (4.48%) IIS
12 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (23.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.87%) SAN
2 15 (22.39%) Firewall
2 15 (22.39%) DHCP
3 12 (17.91%) TCP/IP
4 11 (16.42%) DNS
4 11 (16.42%) WAN
5 10 (14.93%) VPN
6 7 (10.45%) LAN
7 6 (8.96%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (8.96%) Internet
8 5 (7.46%) ADSL
8 5 (7.46%) Unified Communications
9 4 (5.97%) IPv4
9 4 (5.97%) IPsec
10 3 (4.48%) VLAN
10 3 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.99%) NetScaler
12 1 (1.49%) NAS
12 1 (1.49%) Network Security
12 1 (1.49%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.99%) MySQL
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.49%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) Consultant
2 10 (14.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Network Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Support Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Server Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Consultant
5 6 (8.96%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.46%) Administrator
6 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Specialist
7 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.97%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.97%) Installations Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Server Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Wintel Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.97%) Clustering
2 4 (5.97%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.97%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.97%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (62.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (31.34%) Windows 7
4 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (20.90%) Windows 8
6 7 (10.45%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.97%) Linux
8 2 (2.99%) Solaris
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.49%) Debian
9 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) ITIL
2 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (5.97%) Change Control
3 2 (2.99%) Migration
3 2 (2.99%) Asset Management
3 2 (2.99%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (1.49%) SIEM
4 1 (1.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.49%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.49%) B2B
4 1 (1.49%) Project Management
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (1.49%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (1.49%) Email Management
4 1 (1.49%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (1.49%) Mentoring
4 1 (1.49%) Coaching
4 1 (1.49%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) SQL
2 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.49%) VBScript
3 1 (1.49%) VB
3 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (50.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (32.84%) MCSE
3 16 (23.88%) MCITP
4 14 (20.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (16.42%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (14.93%) MCSA
6 10 (14.93%) MCP
6 10 (14.93%) CCA
7 9 (13.43%) CCEE
8 8 (11.94%) MCTS
9 6 (8.96%) CCNA
9 6 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
10 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
11 2 (2.99%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (1.49%) CCAA
12 1 (1.49%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (80.60%) Active Directory
2 42 (62.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (58.21%) Hyper-V
4 19 (28.36%) XenDesktop
5 15 (22.39%) XenApp
6 8 (11.94%) Terminal Services
6 8 (11.94%) vSphere
7 7 (10.45%) VMware Server
8 5 (7.46%) VMware ESX
9 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (4.48%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (4.48%) XenServer
11 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 23 (34.33%) SCCM
2 6 (8.96%) SCOM
2 6 (8.96%) SCVMM
2 6 (8.96%) SCDPM
3 5 (7.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (5.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (5.97%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.49%) WSUS
6 1 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.49%) AppDNA
6 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.49%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.49%) SCSM
Vendors
1 47 (70.15%) VMware
2 42 (62.69%) Microsoft
3 30 (44.78%) Citrix
4 15 (22.39%) Cisco
5 13 (19.40%) HP
5 13 (19.40%) NetApp
6 11 (16.42%) SonicWALL
7 8 (11.94%) SolarWinds
8 7 (10.45%) CheckPoint
9 5 (7.46%) Symantec
10 4 (5.97%) Dell
10 4 (5.97%) Intel
11 3 (4.48%) WatchGuard
11 3 (4.48%) EMC
12 2 (2.99%) Oracle
12 2 (2.99%) Juniper
12 2 (2.99%) Sophos
12 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.99%) Mitel
12 2 (2.99%) Kaspersky
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