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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 89 117 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 33 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.70% 0.40% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.27% 1.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 32 7 0
Average salary £33,990 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.58% -
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
399 553 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.56% 27.50% 22.27%
Number of salaries quoted 363 490 344
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 24 July 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (86.96%) Active Directory
3 33 (71.74%) Microsoft
4 31 (67.39%) VMware
5 28 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (50.00%) Hyper-V
8 22 (47.83%) MS Exchange
9 19 (41.30%) Windows 7
10 17 (36.96%) Windows 8
11 16 (34.78%) WAN
11 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
12 15 (32.61%) MCSE
12 15 (32.61%) Citrix
12 15 (32.61%) Lync
13 14 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2013
13 14 (30.43%) Cisco
13 14 (30.43%) MCITP
14 12 (26.09%) Firewall
14 12 (26.09%) XenDesktop
14 12 (26.09%) SCCM
14 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (26.09%) LAN
15 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
15 11 (23.91%) VPN
15 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (23.91%) Office 365
16 10 (21.74%) Internet
17 9 (19.57%) CCA

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 22 (47.83%) MS Exchange
2 15 (32.61%) Lync
3 14 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
7 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (6.52%) IIS
10 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 9 (19.57%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.78%) WAN
2 12 (26.09%) Firewall
2 12 (26.09%) LAN
3 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
3 11 (23.91%) VPN
4 10 (21.74%) Internet
5 9 (19.57%) DHCP
5 9 (19.57%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (15.22%) SAN
7 6 (13.04%) Unified Communications
8 5 (10.87%) DNS
9 4 (8.70%) ADSL
10 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (4.35%) SSL
12 1 (2.17%) VLAN
12 1 (2.17%) NAS
12 1 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (2.17%) SMTP
12 1 (2.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Consultant
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Consultant
2 8 (17.39%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Support Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (8.70%) Administrator
5 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Specialist
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) iPad
3 1 (2.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (41.30%) Windows 7
4 17 (36.96%) Windows 8
5 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (17.39%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.35%) Linux
8 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.17%) Debian
8 1 (2.17%) Android
8 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.70%) ITIL
1 4 (8.70%) Migration
2 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
2 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
3 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.17%) Integration Testing
3 1 (2.17%) CRM
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.17%) B2B
3 1 (2.17%) Project Management
3 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (32.61%) MCSE
3 14 (30.43%) MCITP
4 9 (19.57%) CCA
4 9 (19.57%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (19.57%) MCTS
4 9 (19.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (17.39%) CCEE
6 6 (13.04%) MCP
7 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
8 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (8.70%) CCNA
8 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.35%) MCSA
10 1 (2.17%) NCDA
10 1 (2.17%) CCIE
10 1 (2.17%) CCDA
10 1 (2.17%) VCP5
10 1 (2.17%) VCAP
System Software
1 40 (86.96%) Active Directory
2 28 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 12 (26.09%) XenDesktop
5 4 (8.70%) Terminal Services
5 4 (8.70%) XenApp
5 4 (8.70%) VMware Server
6 3 (6.52%) XenServer
6 3 (6.52%) vSphere
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) SCCM
2 5 (10.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (8.70%) Backup Exec
3 4 (8.70%) SCOM
3 4 (8.70%) SCVMM
3 4 (8.70%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 33 (71.74%) Microsoft
2 31 (67.39%) VMware
3 15 (32.61%) Citrix
4 14 (30.43%) Cisco
5 6 (13.04%) HP
6 5 (10.87%) NetApp
6 5 (10.87%) Symantec
7 4 (8.70%) Intel
8 3 (6.52%) WatchGuard
8 3 (6.52%) SonicWALL
9 2 (4.35%) Juniper
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle
9 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.17%) Dell
10 1 (2.17%) EMC
10 1 (2.17%) Acronis
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