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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 85 116 110
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 54 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.27% 0.44% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.35% 1.62% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 47 9 4
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +15.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £40,450
10% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,022 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.06% -22.17%
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
647 557 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.24% 27.10% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 574 524 364
Average salary £38,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,550 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 21 October 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (73.56%) Active Directory
3 60 (68.97%) VMware
4 57 (65.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (63.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 55 (63.22%) Microsoft
6 47 (54.02%) Hyper-V
7 44 (50.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 37 (42.53%) Citrix
9 36 (41.38%) MS Exchange
10 32 (36.78%) SAN
11 31 (35.63%) MCSE
12 26 (29.89%) Windows 7
12 26 (29.89%) Exchange Server 2013
13 25 (28.74%) SCCM
14 24 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (24.14%) XenApp
16 19 (21.84%) XenDesktop
16 19 (21.84%) Lync
16 19 (21.84%) Exchange Server 2010
17 18 (20.69%) Cisco
17 18 (20.69%) ITIL
17 18 (20.69%) MS Excel
17 18 (20.69%) Firewall
17 18 (20.69%) MCITP
18 17 (19.54%) NetApp
18 17 (19.54%) Exchange Server 2003
19 16 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2007
19 16 (18.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 15 (17.24%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (41.38%) MS Exchange
2 26 (29.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (21.84%) Lync
3 19 (21.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (19.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (8.05%) SharePoint
8 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2000
9 5 (5.75%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (3.45%) IIS
11 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.20%) MS Office
3 3 (3.45%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.79%) Office 365
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (36.78%) SAN
2 18 (20.69%) Firewall
3 14 (16.09%) DHCP
4 12 (13.79%) VPN
4 12 (13.79%) DNS
4 12 (13.79%) WAN
5 11 (12.64%) TCP/IP
6 9 (10.34%) LAN
7 6 (6.90%) Internet
8 5 (5.75%) Unified Communications
8 5 (5.75%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (5.75%) Wireless
9 4 (4.60%) IPsec
9 4 (4.60%) ADSL
9 4 (4.60%) IPv4
9 4 (4.60%) NAS
10 3 (3.45%) NetScaler
10 3 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.30%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.45%) MySQL
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.15%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.15%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (8.05%) Finance
2 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (19.54%) Consultant
2 13 (14.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (13.79%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Network Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) Server Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Consultant
6 7 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.90%) Administrator
7 6 (6.90%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Specialist
7 6 (6.90%) Wintel Consultant
8 5 (5.75%) Desktop Support
9 4 (4.60%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.60%) Installations Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Support Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Server Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 7 (8.05%) Clustering
3 4 (4.60%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.60%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.60%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.30%) NHS
4 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.15%) Replication
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (65.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (29.89%) Windows 7
4 24 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (17.24%) Windows 8
6 11 (12.64%) Windows XP
7 10 (11.49%) Linux
8 2 (2.30%) Debian
8 2 (2.30%) Solaris
8 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.69%) ITIL
2 11 (12.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (6.90%) Change Control
4 3 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (3.45%) Migration
5 2 (2.30%) Asset Management
5 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.30%) MOF
5 2 (2.30%) Line Management
5 2 (2.30%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.30%) Software License Management
6 1 (1.15%) Coaching
6 1 (1.15%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.15%) Email Management
6 1 (1.15%) Data Virtualisation
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.15%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.15%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.15%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.64%) SQL
2 10 (11.49%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.15%) VBScript
3 1 (1.15%) VB
3 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (50.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (35.63%) MCSE
3 18 (20.69%) MCITP
4 16 (18.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (16.09%) MCSA
6 11 (12.64%) MCP
6 11 (12.64%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (11.49%) CCA
8 9 (10.34%) CCEE
9 8 (9.20%) MCTS
10 6 (6.90%) CCNA
10 6 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
10 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
11 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (2.30%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (2.30%) Degree
13 1 (1.15%) CCAA
13 1 (1.15%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (73.56%) Active Directory
2 55 (63.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (54.02%) Hyper-V
4 21 (24.14%) XenApp
5 19 (21.84%) XenDesktop
6 12 (13.79%) vSphere
7 7 (8.05%) VMware Server
7 7 (8.05%) XenServer
7 7 (8.05%) Terminal Services
7 7 (8.05%) VMware ESX
8 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.15%) SRDF
10 1 (1.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (28.74%) SCCM
2 9 (10.34%) SCOM
2 9 (10.34%) SCVMM
3 8 (9.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 7 (8.05%) SCDPM
5 4 (4.60%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.45%) SCSM
6 3 (3.45%) SCOrch
6 3 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (2.30%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.30%) Windows Intune
8 1 (1.15%) AppDNA
8 1 (1.15%) WSUS
8 1 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 60 (68.97%) VMware
2 55 (63.22%) Microsoft
3 37 (42.53%) Citrix
4 18 (20.69%) Cisco
5 17 (19.54%) NetApp
6 13 (14.94%) HP
7 11 (12.64%) SonicWALL
8 8 (9.20%) EMC
8 8 (9.20%) SolarWinds
9 7 (8.05%) CheckPoint
10 6 (6.90%) Symantec
11 4 (4.60%) Dell
11 4 (4.60%) Open-E
12 3 (3.45%) WatchGuard
12 3 (3.45%) Intel
12 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.45%) Juniper
12 3 (3.45%) Oracle
12 3 (3.45%) Mitel
13 2 (2.30%) Sophos
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