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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 79 79 96
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 50 42 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.49% 2.36% 0.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.44% 9.57% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 50 41 9
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% +20.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,878 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +5.36%
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
372 439 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.49% 24.65% 29.30%
Number of salaries quoted 325 396 397
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £55,000
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 5 February 2016.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (80.22%) Windows Server
3 67 (73.63%) Active Directory
4 62 (68.13%) VMware
5 56 (61.54%) Microsoft
6 50 (54.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (36.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (36.26%) Firewall
8 33 (36.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (32.97%) MS Exchange
10 29 (31.87%) MS Excel
11 28 (30.77%) SQL
12 27 (29.67%) SQL Server
13 26 (28.57%) Cisco
13 26 (28.57%) SAN
14 25 (27.47%) LAN
14 25 (27.47%) WAN
15 24 (26.37%) MCSE
16 23 (25.27%) Hyper-V
16 23 (25.27%) Data Centre
16 23 (25.27%) Windows 8
17 21 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
18 19 (20.88%) vSphere
18 19 (20.88%) Citrix
19 17 (18.68%) DNS
20 16 (17.58%) DHCP
20 16 (17.58%) ITIL
21 15 (16.48%) MCSA
21 15 (16.48%) IPv4

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (32.97%) MS Exchange
2 21 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (8.79%) Lync
6 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (7.69%) IIS
7 6 (6.59%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (4.40%) WordPress
9 2 (2.20%) GroupWise
9 2 (2.20%) Zimbra
10 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.10%) IBM Domino
10 1 (1.10%) JBoss
10 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (31.87%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Office 365
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (36.26%) Firewall
2 26 (28.57%) SAN
3 25 (27.47%) LAN
3 25 (27.47%) WAN
4 17 (18.68%) DNS
5 16 (17.58%) DHCP
6 15 (16.48%) IPv4
7 9 (9.89%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (8.79%) Network Security
8 8 (8.79%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (7.69%) IPsec
9 7 (7.69%) TCP/IP
10 6 (6.59%) Cisco IPT
10 6 (6.59%) Unified Communications
10 6 (6.59%) WebEx
11 5 (5.49%) VPN
12 4 (4.40%) VoIP
13 2 (2.20%) Intranet
13 2 (2.20%) VLAN
14 1 (1.10%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.49%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Retail
3 2 (2.20%) Local Government
4 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (19.78%) Support Engineer
2 16 (17.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (16.48%) Analyst
3 15 (16.48%) Network Engineer
4 9 (9.89%) Consultant
5 7 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Installations Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Lync Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Presales Consultant
6 6 (6.59%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) Senior IT Support
6 6 (6.59%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.49%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) .NET
2 3 (3.30%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.27%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.09%) HP StoreVirtual
3 6 (6.59%) Clustering
3 6 (6.59%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (5.49%) Replication
5 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.40%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (80.22%) Windows Server
3 50 (54.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (25.27%) Windows 8
6 15 (16.48%) Windows 7
7 12 (13.19%) Windows 10
8 8 (8.79%) Windows XP
9 7 (7.69%) Windows Vista
10 4 (4.40%) Linux
11 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.20%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.20%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.10%) HPUX
12 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.58%) ITIL
2 10 (10.99%) ITIL V3
3 7 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 6 (6.59%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (6.59%) Presales
4 6 (6.59%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (5.49%) Patch Management
6 3 (3.30%) Automated Testing
6 3 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.30%) Manual Testing
6 3 (3.30%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (3.30%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (3.30%) Web Testing
7 2 (2.20%) Coaching
7 2 (2.20%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (2.20%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.20%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.20%) Software Deployment
7 2 (2.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.10%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (36.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (26.37%) MCSE
3 15 (16.48%) MCSA
4 11 (12.09%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (10.99%) CCNP
6 9 (9.89%) MCTS
7 8 (8.79%) MCDST
7 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
8 7 (7.69%) MCITP
9 6 (6.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (5.49%) CCNA
11 4 (4.40%) MCP
12 3 (3.30%) ISEB
12 3 (3.30%) ISTQB
12 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
13 1 (1.10%) Degree
13 1 (1.10%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 67 (73.63%) Active Directory
2 33 (36.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (25.27%) Hyper-V
4 19 (20.88%) vSphere
5 7 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
5 7 (7.69%) Terminal Services
6 4 (4.40%) UAG
7 3 (3.30%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.20%) Firmware
8 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.20%) XenApp
9 1 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) SCOM
1 10 (10.99%) WSUS
2 8 (8.79%) SCCM
3 3 (3.30%) Sysprep
4 2 (2.20%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.10%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 62 (68.13%) VMware
2 56 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 26 (28.57%) Cisco
4 19 (20.88%) Citrix
5 14 (15.38%) NetApp
6 12 (13.19%) HP
7 9 (9.89%) Juniper
8 7 (7.69%) Avaya
8 7 (7.69%) CheckPoint
8 7 (7.69%) SonicWALL
8 7 (7.69%) Veeam
9 6 (6.59%) Dell
9 6 (6.59%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.20%) Apple
10 2 (2.20%) CommVault
10 2 (2.20%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.20%) Novell
10 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.20%) Sage
10 2 (2.20%) ServiceNow
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