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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 87 94 127
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +33
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 21 28 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.41% 1.56% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.05% 4.82% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 4
Average salary £33,000 £35,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.04% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £35,000 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
518 581 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.86% 32.39% 38.07%
Number of salaries quoted 454 497 658
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 17 April 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (72.50%) Active Directory
3 28 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
5 22 (55.00%) Hyper-V
6 18 (45.00%) MS Exchange
7 16 (40.00%) LAN
7 16 (40.00%) WAN
8 14 (35.00%) Office 365
9 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
9 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
10 12 (30.00%) SQL
10 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (27.50%) Linux
11 11 (27.50%) VMware
12 10 (25.00%) DNS
12 10 (25.00%) DHCP
13 9 (22.50%) ITIL
14 8 (20.00%) IIS
14 8 (20.00%) Dell
15 7 (17.50%) Terminal Server
15 7 (17.50%) Firewall
15 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (17.50%) HP
16 6 (15.00%) VPN
16 6 (15.00%) Project Management
16 6 (15.00%) SCCM
17 5 (12.50%) Fat Client
17 5 (12.50%) CMS

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 18 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (20.00%) IIS
4 5 (12.50%) CMS
5 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (10.00%) Lync
6 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (7.50%) OpenStack
6 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
7 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Tridion
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.00%) Office 365
2 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.50%) SaaS
3 3 (7.50%) PaaS
3 3 (7.50%) IaaS
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) LAN
1 16 (40.00%) WAN
2 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
3 10 (25.00%) DNS
3 10 (25.00%) DHCP
4 7 (17.50%) Firewall
5 6 (15.00%) VPN
6 5 (12.50%) VoIP
7 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (7.50%) IP Telephony
7 3 (7.50%) Network Security
8 2 (5.00%) LDAP
9 1 (2.50%) NAS
9 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (20.00%) Administrator
1 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (20.00%) IT Support
2 4 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
2 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Consultant
3 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (7.50%) Help Desk Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.00%) Support Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 5 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Open Source
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
4 11 (27.50%) Linux
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.00%) UNIX
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Phone
6 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
6 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.50%) Android
7 1 (2.50%) CentOS
7 1 (2.50%) Debian
7 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Project Management
3 5 (12.50%) ERP
3 5 (12.50%) Line Management
4 4 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) CRM
7 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.50%) Migration
7 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.50%) MCITP
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.00%) MCP
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (72.50%) Active Directory
2 22 (55.00%) Hyper-V
3 11 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (17.50%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.50%) vSphere
5 1 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) SCOM
2 3 (7.50%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.50%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) VMware
3 8 (20.00%) Dell
4 7 (17.50%) HP
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco
6 3 (7.50%) EMC
6 3 (7.50%) Juniper
6 3 (7.50%) Red Gate
6 3 (7.50%) Apple
7 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle
8 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
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