The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 101 114 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 26 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.40% 0.19% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.09% 0.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 25 3 0
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
Windows Server 2012
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
636 579 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.29% 36.53% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 517 508 538
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,984 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Cambridge region.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in Cambridge

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (93.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (75.51%) Microsoft
3 37 (75.51%) Active Directory
4 34 (69.39%) Hyper-V
5 33 (67.35%) MS Exchange
6 27 (55.10%) MS Office
7 24 (48.98%) LAN
8 22 (44.90%) VMware
9 21 (42.86%) TCP/IP
10 19 (38.78%) SQL
10 19 (38.78%) MS Excel
10 19 (38.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (34.69%) DNS
11 17 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (32.65%) DHCP
12 16 (32.65%) SCCM
13 15 (30.61%) Linux
13 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (26.53%) SharePoint
14 13 (26.53%) WAN
15 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
15 12 (24.49%) ITIL
15 12 (24.49%) MCSA
15 12 (24.49%) HP
15 12 (24.49%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (22.45%) SAN
16 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (22.45%) MCITP
16 11 (22.45%) Lync

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 33 (67.35%) MS Exchange
2 13 (26.53%) SharePoint
3 12 (24.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (22.45%) Lync
5 10 (20.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (8.16%) IIS
9 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (55.10%) MS Office
2 19 (38.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) SaaS
1 7 (14.29%) PaaS
1 7 (14.29%) Office 365
1 7 (14.29%) IaaS
2 6 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon S3
3 4 (8.16%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (8.16%) CloudFront
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.04%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (48.98%) LAN
2 21 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 17 (34.69%) DNS
4 16 (32.65%) DHCP
5 13 (26.53%) WAN
6 11 (22.45%) SAN
7 10 (20.41%) NAS
8 5 (10.20%) Firewall
8 5 (10.20%) VLAN
9 4 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (8.16%) VoIP
10 1 (2.04%) HTTP
10 1 (2.04%) IPv4
10 1 (2.04%) VPN
10 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.16%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (8.16%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Eclipse
1 4 (8.16%) NUnit
1 4 (8.16%) CruiseControl
1 4 (8.16%) Subversion
1 4 (8.16%) JIRA
1 4 (8.16%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.04%) Hudson
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (18.37%) Administrator
3 8 (16.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 7 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Developer
6 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.16%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.16%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.16%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) IT Support
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Support Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) Web Services
2 4 (8.16%) WCF
2 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (8.16%) REST
2 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Firmware
2 7 (14.29%) Open Source
3 5 (10.20%) EqualLogic
4 4 (8.16%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.04%) HACMP
6 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.04%) HP Superdome
6 1 (2.04%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (93.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (30.61%) Linux
3 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.29%) Android
4 7 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Phone
5 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.04%) UNIX
7 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.04%) CentOS
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.04%) Debian
7 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.04%) AIX
7 1 (2.04%) HPUX
7 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) ITIL
2 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.41%) Validation
4 8 (16.33%) Asset Management
5 7 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (10.20%) Migration
8 4 (8.16%) MVC
8 4 (8.16%) Network Design
8 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (8.16%) Data Protection
9 2 (4.08%) Business Analytics
9 2 (4.08%) Analytics
9 2 (4.08%) Service Management
9 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Logistics
9 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.04%) Project Management
10 1 (2.04%) CRM
10 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) SQL
2 10 (20.41%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.16%) C#
3 4 (8.16%) Java
4 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (24.49%) MCSA
3 11 (22.45%) MCITP
4 7 (14.29%) Degree
5 6 (12.24%) MCSE
6 5 (10.20%) CCNA
6 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (6.12%) MCP
7 3 (6.12%) MCTS
8 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.04%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 7 (14.29%) GAMP
1 7 (14.29%) GCP
1 7 (14.29%) GMP
2 4 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 37 (75.51%) Active Directory
2 34 (69.39%) Hyper-V
3 17 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) SCCM
2 7 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.04%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 37 (75.51%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.90%) VMware
3 12 (24.49%) HP
4 9 (18.37%) Cisco
5 8 (16.33%) Dell
6 7 (14.29%) Red Gate
6 7 (14.29%) Apple
7 4 (8.16%) Veeam
8 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle
9 1 (2.04%) Symantec
9 1 (2.04%) Google
9 1 (2.04%) Citrix
9 1 (2.04%) NetApp
9 1 (2.04%) IBM
9 1 (2.04%) Sun