The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 76 119 110
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 40 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.99% 0.44% 0.060%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.41% 1.61% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 38 8 1
Average salary £36,479 £33,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.08% -15.62%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -37.50%
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
425 559 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.11% 27.46% 22.52%
Number of salaries quoted 382 492 338
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2012
West Midlands

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 1 August 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (80.36%) Active Directory
3 37 (66.07%) Microsoft
3 37 (66.07%) VMware
4 35 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 31 (55.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (46.43%) Hyper-V
8 23 (41.07%) MS Exchange
8 23 (41.07%) Windows 7
9 20 (35.71%) MCSE
9 20 (35.71%) SCCM
10 19 (33.93%) Citrix
11 17 (30.36%) MS Excel
11 17 (30.36%) Windows 8
12 16 (28.57%) Lync
12 16 (28.57%) WAN
13 15 (26.79%) MCITP
13 15 (26.79%) XenDesktop
13 15 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (25.00%) Cisco
14 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (23.21%) DHCP
15 13 (23.21%) Office 365
16 12 (21.43%) LAN
16 12 (21.43%) Firewall
17 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
17 11 (19.64%) VPN
17 11 (19.64%) Citrix Certification
17 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 23 (41.07%) MS Exchange
2 16 (28.57%) Lync
3 15 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
6 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (8.93%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (5.36%) IIS
10 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (30.36%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.07%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.21%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) WAN
2 13 (23.21%) DHCP
3 12 (21.43%) LAN
3 12 (21.43%) Firewall
4 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
4 11 (19.64%) VPN
5 10 (17.86%) Internet
6 9 (16.07%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (16.07%) DNS
7 7 (12.50%) SAN
7 7 (12.50%) Unified Communications
8 4 (7.14%) ADSL
9 3 (5.36%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.57%) SSL
11 1 (1.79%) NAS
11 1 (1.79%) Network Security
11 1 (1.79%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (1.79%) VLAN
11 1 (1.79%) MPLS
11 1 (1.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.79%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
2 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Consultant
2 8 (14.29%) Analyst
2 8 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
3 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Support Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (10.71%) Server Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (8.93%) Administrator
5 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Specialist
6 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.36%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.79%) iPhone
3 1 (1.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (41.07%) Windows 7
4 17 (30.36%) Windows 8
5 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.57%) Linux
8 1 (1.79%) Android
8 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.79%) Debian
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (7.14%) Migration
3 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (3.57%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.79%) Integration Testing
4 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.79%) Project Management
4 1 (1.79%) B2B
4 1 (1.79%) CRM
4 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
4 1 (1.79%) SIEM
4 1 (1.79%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.79%) VBScript
3 1 (1.79%) VB
3 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (55.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (35.71%) MCSE
3 15 (26.79%) MCITP
4 11 (19.64%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (17.86%) CCA
5 10 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (16.07%) MCTS
6 9 (16.07%) CCEE
7 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
7 6 (10.71%) MCP
7 6 (10.71%) MCSA
8 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
9 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (7.14%) CCNA
10 1 (1.79%) CCDA
10 1 (1.79%) CCIE
10 1 (1.79%) NCDA
10 1 (1.79%) CCAA
10 1 (1.79%) CCIA
10 1 (1.79%) VCAP
System Software
1 45 (80.36%) Active Directory
2 34 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (46.43%) Hyper-V
4 15 (26.79%) XenDesktop
5 6 (10.71%) VMware Server
5 6 (10.71%) XenApp
6 4 (7.14%) vSphere
6 4 (7.14%) Terminal Services
7 3 (5.36%) XenServer
8 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.79%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (35.71%) SCCM
2 6 (10.71%) SCDPM
2 6 (10.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (10.71%) SCOM
2 6 (10.71%) SCVMM
3 4 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 3 (5.36%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.79%) WSUS
5 1 (1.79%) AppDNA
5 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.79%) SCSM
Vendors
1 37 (66.07%) Microsoft
1 37 (66.07%) VMware
2 19 (33.93%) Citrix
3 14 (25.00%) Cisco
4 8 (14.29%) HP
5 7 (12.50%) Symantec
6 6 (10.71%) SolarWinds
7 5 (8.93%) NetApp
8 4 (7.14%) Intel
9 3 (5.36%) SonicWALL
9 3 (5.36%) WatchGuard
10 2 (3.57%) Oracle
10 2 (3.57%) Juniper
11 1 (1.79%) Dell
11 1 (1.79%) EMC
11 1 (1.79%) Websense
11 1 (1.79%) Acronis
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