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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 89 99 110
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 40 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.21% 0.89% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.83% 4.15% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35 15 2
Average salary £35,000 £27,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £23,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
338 386 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.72% 21.41% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 303 359 341
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 6 May 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (80.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (64.20%) Microsoft
4 50 (61.73%) VMware
5 47 (58.02%) Hyper-V
6 45 (55.56%) Active Directory
7 44 (54.32%) MS Exchange
7 44 (54.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 39 (48.15%) Firewall
9 37 (45.68%) SAN
10 27 (33.33%) Cisco
11 26 (32.10%) MS Excel
11 26 (32.10%) Exchange Server 2013
12 25 (30.86%) Exchange Server 2003
13 24 (29.63%) SQL Server
13 24 (29.63%) Citrix
14 21 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (23.46%) vSphere
16 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (22.22%) MCSE
16 18 (22.22%) LAN
16 18 (22.22%) WAN
17 17 (20.99%) VMware ESX
18 16 (19.75%) NetApp
18 16 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2010
19 15 (18.52%) SQL
20 14 (17.28%) DNS
20 14 (17.28%) Terminal Services
20 14 (17.28%) SonicWALL
21 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 44 (54.32%) MS Exchange
2 26 (32.10%) Exchange Server 2013
3 25 (30.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (9.88%) IIS
6 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (6.17%) Lync
8 2 (2.47%) GlassFish
8 2 (2.47%) Apache
8 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.23%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.23%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (32.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Office 365
2 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (48.15%) Firewall
2 37 (45.68%) SAN
3 18 (22.22%) LAN
3 18 (22.22%) WAN
4 14 (17.28%) DNS
5 13 (16.05%) VLAN
6 12 (14.81%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (9.88%) IPsec
7 8 (9.88%) VPN
8 6 (7.41%) NAS
8 6 (7.41%) NetScaler
8 6 (7.41%) IPv4
9 5 (6.17%) VoIP
9 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
9 5 (6.17%) DHCP
9 5 (6.17%) Internet
10 3 (3.70%) Ethernet
11 2 (2.47%) L2TP
11 2 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.23%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
1 5 (6.17%) Retail
2 3 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (17.28%) Consultant
2 13 (16.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (12.35%) Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Support Technician
4 8 (9.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (8.64%) Network Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Field Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Data Centre Technician
7 5 (6.17%) Server Specialist
7 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Network Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Installations Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.94%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) IT Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Replication
2 4 (4.94%) Clustering
2 4 (4.94%) Fat Client
2 4 (4.94%) iSeries
2 4 (4.94%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (80.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (9.88%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.41%) Windows 2000
6 5 (6.17%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.47%) Linux
7 2 (2.47%) CentOS
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.35%) ITIL
2 7 (8.64%) Service Delivery
3 6 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
4 5 (6.17%) Asset Management
4 5 (6.17%) Time Management
5 3 (3.70%) Web Testing
5 3 (3.70%) Automated Testing
5 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.70%) Manual Testing
6 2 (2.47%) Software Distribution
6 2 (2.47%) Network Design
6 2 (2.47%) Supply Chain Management
6 2 (2.47%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (2.47%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.23%) Data Governance
7 1 (1.23%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.23%) Business Development
7 1 (1.23%) CRM
7 1 (1.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.52%) SQL
2 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.47%) Java
3 2 (2.47%) Perl
3 2 (2.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) MCSE
1 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
3 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 12 (14.81%) MCSA
4 10 (12.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (8.64%) CCNA
6 6 (7.41%) MCITP
7 5 (6.17%) MCP
8 3 (3.70%) ISEB
9 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.23%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.23%) CCA
10 1 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (58.02%) Hyper-V
2 45 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 44 (54.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (23.46%) vSphere
5 17 (20.99%) VMware ESX
6 14 (17.28%) Terminal Services
7 10 (12.35%) XenApp
8 8 (9.88%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.94%) XenDesktop
10 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) SCCM
2 8 (9.88%) SCOM
3 6 (7.41%) SCVMM
3 6 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (6.17%) NetBackup
4 5 (6.17%) Nagios
5 4 (4.94%) SCDPM
5 4 (4.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (4.94%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.47%) WSUS
6 2 (2.47%) SCSM
7 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 52 (64.20%) Microsoft
2 50 (61.73%) VMware
3 27 (33.33%) Cisco
4 24 (29.63%) Citrix
5 16 (19.75%) NetApp
6 14 (17.28%) SonicWALL
7 12 (14.81%) HP
8 11 (13.58%) Dell
9 8 (9.88%) IBM
9 8 (9.88%) Sophos
10 7 (8.64%) Symantec
11 6 (7.41%) CheckPoint
11 6 (7.41%) Kaspersky
11 6 (7.41%) Veeam
11 6 (7.41%) AVG
12 5 (6.17%) WatchGuard
13 4 (4.94%) Apple
14 3 (3.70%) EMC
15 1 (1.23%) CommVault
15 1 (1.23%) McAfee
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