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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 75 91 120
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +29
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 53 33 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.61% 1.70% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.60% 8.27% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 51 32 7
Average salary £32,500 £33,990 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.38% +4.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £46,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
457 399 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.51% 20.56% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 420 363 490
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,750 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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 27 July 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 64 (67.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (63.16%) MS Exchange
5 57 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 56 (58.95%) VMware
7 51 (53.68%) Hyper-V
8 49 (51.58%) SAN
9 46 (48.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 46 (48.42%) Firewall
10 45 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
11 39 (41.05%) Exchange Server 2013
12 35 (36.84%) Citrix
13 34 (35.79%) Exchange Server 2003
14 33 (34.74%) Cisco
15 29 (30.53%) HP
16 27 (28.42%) SonicWALL
17 26 (27.37%) vSphere
17 26 (27.37%) MS Excel
18 25 (26.32%) NetApp
19 23 (24.21%) Dell
20 21 (22.11%) SLA
21 20 (21.05%) SQL Server
21 20 (21.05%) CheckPoint
22 19 (20.00%) Office 365
22 19 (20.00%) XenApp
23 17 (17.89%) VLAN
23 17 (17.89%) IPv4
24 16 (16.84%) IPsec
24 16 (16.84%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 60 (63.16%) MS Exchange
2 39 (41.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 34 (35.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (16.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.11%) GlassFish
6 2 (2.11%) Lync
6 2 (2.11%) Apache
6 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.05%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (27.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.00%) Office 365
2 3 (3.16%) Mimecast
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (51.58%) SAN
2 46 (48.42%) Firewall
3 17 (17.89%) IPv4
3 17 (17.89%) VLAN
4 16 (16.84%) IPsec
5 15 (15.79%) DNS
6 14 (14.74%) DHCP
7 13 (13.68%) TCP/IP
8 11 (11.58%) WAN
8 11 (11.58%) LAN
8 11 (11.58%) NetScaler
9 4 (4.21%) VoIP
9 4 (4.21%) VPN
9 4 (4.21%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (3.16%) Network Security
10 3 (3.16%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.11%) L2TP
12 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.16%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.11%) Advertising
3 1 (1.05%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (11.58%) Consultant
2 11 (11.58%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (9.47%) Analyst
3 9 (9.47%) Network Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) Installations Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Team Leader
5 7 (7.37%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Administrator
6 5 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) Server Specialist
7 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (4.21%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (4.21%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) IT Consultant
8 3 (3.16%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) HP StoreVirtual
2 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.42%) Thin Client
3 8 (8.42%) Replication
3 8 (8.42%) Fat Client
4 7 (7.37%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.16%) iPhone
5 3 (3.16%) iSeries
5 3 (3.16%) Clustering
5 3 (3.16%) CCTV
6 2 (2.11%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.05%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (67.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (48.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (16.84%) Windows 7
5 13 (13.68%) Windows 8
6 11 (11.58%) Windows 2000
7 3 (3.16%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.16%) Linux
8 2 (2.11%) Solaris
8 2 (2.11%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.11%) CentOS
9 1 (1.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.53%) ITIL
1 10 (10.53%) Mentoring
2 7 (7.37%) Service Delivery
3 6 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (4.21%) Service Management
4 4 (4.21%) Network Management
5 3 (3.16%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (3.16%) Patch Management
5 3 (3.16%) Server Building
5 3 (3.16%) Line Management
5 3 (3.16%) ERP
5 3 (3.16%) Change Management
5 3 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.16%) Automated Testing
5 3 (3.16%) Web Testing
5 3 (3.16%) Project Management
5 3 (3.16%) Manual Testing
6 2 (2.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (2.11%) Network Design
6 2 (2.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.84%) PowerShell
2 15 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (2.11%) Java
3 2 (2.11%) Perl
3 2 (2.11%) PHP
4 1 (1.05%) VB
4 1 (1.05%) VBA
4 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.47%) MCSE
3 6 (6.32%) MCSA
3 6 (6.32%) MCITP
4 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.21%) MCP
5 4 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.16%) CCNA
6 3 (3.16%) ISEB
6 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.05%) CCNP
7 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.05%) Degree
7 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (22.11%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 51 (53.68%) Hyper-V
3 45 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (27.37%) vSphere
5 19 (20.00%) XenApp
6 16 (16.84%) Forefront TMG
7 15 (15.79%) VMware ESX
8 14 (14.74%) Terminal Services
9 8 (8.42%) XenDesktop
10 3 (3.16%) Xen
10 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (2.11%) XenServer
12 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (9.47%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (8.42%) Backup Exec
3 7 (7.37%) NetBackup
4 6 (6.32%) SCCM
5 4 (4.21%) SCOM
6 2 (2.11%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.05%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 56 (58.95%) VMware
3 35 (36.84%) Citrix
4 33 (34.74%) Cisco
5 29 (30.53%) HP
6 27 (28.42%) SonicWALL
7 25 (26.32%) NetApp
8 23 (24.21%) Dell
9 20 (21.05%) CheckPoint
10 15 (15.79%) Veeam
11 10 (10.53%) Symantec
11 10 (10.53%) Sophos
12 9 (9.47%) Kaspersky
12 9 (9.47%) AVG
13 7 (7.37%) IBM
14 6 (6.32%) EMC
15 3 (3.16%) Avaya
15 3 (3.16%) CommVault
16 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
16 2 (2.11%) Apple
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