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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 71 82 125
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +43
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 58 48 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.96% 2.19% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.46% 9.39% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 55 45 10
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £27,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £44,900 £50,000
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
431 511 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.01% 23.29% 28.16%
Number of salaries quoted 396 448 550
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 4 September 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 80 (80.81%) Active Directory
3 65 (65.66%) MS Exchange
4 63 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (61.62%) Microsoft
6 60 (60.61%) VMware
7 56 (56.57%) Firewall
8 53 (53.54%) SAN
8 53 (53.54%) Hyper-V
9 51 (51.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 47 (47.47%) Exchange Server 2013
11 46 (46.46%) VMware Infrastructure
12 38 (38.38%) Exchange Server 2003
12 38 (38.38%) Citrix
13 35 (35.35%) Cisco
14 32 (32.32%) MS Excel
14 32 (32.32%) HP
14 32 (32.32%) SonicWALL
15 31 (31.31%) NetApp
16 25 (25.25%) CheckPoint
17 23 (23.23%) Dell
17 23 (23.23%) SQL
17 23 (23.23%) vSphere
18 22 (22.22%) SLA
19 21 (21.21%) IPsec
19 21 (21.21%) Forefront TMG
19 21 (21.21%) XenApp
20 20 (20.20%) HP StoreVirtual
20 20 (20.20%) IPv4
21 17 (17.17%) SQL Server

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 65 (65.66%) MS Exchange
2 47 (47.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 38 (38.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.02%) Zimbra
6 2 (2.02%) Lync
6 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.02%) IIS
7 1 (1.01%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 32 (32.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.16%) Office 365
2 3 (3.03%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (56.57%) Firewall
2 53 (53.54%) SAN
3 21 (21.21%) IPsec
4 20 (20.20%) IPv4
5 17 (17.17%) VLAN
6 15 (15.15%) LAN
6 15 (15.15%) WAN
7 14 (14.14%) TCP/IP
8 13 (13.13%) DNS
8 13 (13.13%) DHCP
9 11 (11.11%) NetScaler
10 6 (6.06%) VoIP
11 5 (5.05%) VPN
12 4 (4.04%) Network Security
12 4 (4.04%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (2.02%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.02%) Advertising
2 2 (2.02%) Finance
3 1 (1.01%) Automotive
3 1 (1.01%) Local Government
3 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (16.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (14.14%) Analyst
3 11 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 11 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 10 (10.10%) Consultant
4 10 (10.10%) Installations Engineer
5 7 (7.07%) Administrator
6 6 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) IT Support
8 4 (4.04%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (4.04%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.20%) HP StoreVirtual
2 13 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.10%) Thin Client
3 10 (10.10%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.03%) iPhone
4 3 (3.03%) Replication
4 3 (3.03%) CCTV
5 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.01%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.01%) iSeries
6 1 (1.01%) Clustering
6 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (51.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (17.17%) Windows 7
5 15 (15.15%) Windows 8
6 11 (11.11%) Windows 2000
7 5 (5.05%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.03%) Linux
9 2 (2.02%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.02%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.02%) UNIX
9 2 (2.02%) Solaris
10 1 (1.01%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.12%) Mentoring
2 6 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (5.05%) ITIL
3 5 (5.05%) Project Management
4 4 (4.04%) Service Management
4 4 (4.04%) Network Management
5 3 (3.03%) Automated Testing
5 3 (3.03%) Web Testing
5 3 (3.03%) Manual Testing
5 3 (3.03%) ERP
5 3 (3.03%) Change Management
5 3 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.03%) Line Management
5 3 (3.03%) Patch Management
5 3 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.02%) Cyber Security
6 2 (2.02%) Coaching
6 2 (2.02%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.02%) Network Design
7 1 (1.01%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.23%) SQL
2 16 (16.16%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.01%) VB
3 1 (1.01%) VBA
3 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (16.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.07%) MCSE
2 7 (7.07%) MCSA
3 5 (5.05%) MCP
4 4 (4.04%) MCITP
5 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.03%) CCNA
5 3 (3.03%) ISEB
5 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.01%) Degree
7 1 (1.01%) CCNP
7 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.01%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.01%) MOS
7 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.01%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.22%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (80.81%) Active Directory
2 53 (53.54%) Hyper-V
3 46 (46.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (23.23%) vSphere
5 21 (21.21%) Forefront TMG
5 21 (21.21%) XenApp
6 16 (16.16%) Terminal Services
7 10 (10.10%) XenDesktop
8 7 (7.07%) VMware ESX
9 3 (3.03%) Xen
10 2 (2.02%) XenServer
11 1 (1.01%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (6.06%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.05%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.04%) SCCM
5 2 (2.02%) SCOM
5 2 (2.02%) WSUS
6 1 (1.01%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (1.01%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 61 (61.62%) Microsoft
2 60 (60.61%) VMware
3 38 (38.38%) Citrix
4 35 (35.35%) Cisco
5 32 (32.32%) HP
5 32 (32.32%) SonicWALL
6 31 (31.31%) NetApp
7 25 (25.25%) CheckPoint
8 23 (23.23%) Dell
9 13 (13.13%) Veeam
10 10 (10.10%) Symantec
11 9 (9.09%) Sophos
11 9 (9.09%) Kaspersky
11 9 (9.09%) AVG
12 6 (6.06%) EMC
13 4 (4.04%) Avaya
13 4 (4.04%) CommVault
13 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
14 2 (2.02%) Apple
14 2 (2.02%) Sage
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