The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 138 322 874
Rank change year-on-year
+184 +552
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2204 819 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.07% 0.82% 0.012%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.66% 2.97% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 1875 709 12
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
Windows Server 2012
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28780 27557 31043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.97% 27.57% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24021 23715 26887
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in England

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

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in England

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in England

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +166 795 £45,000 +5.88% 116
South East +125 559 £33,500 -16.25% 77
East of England +116 165 £37,500 +7.14% 15
North West +77 161 £32,500 -7.14% 22
Yorkshire +34 151 £37,500 +29.31% 20
West Midlands +98 145 £35,000 - 20
South West +54 133 £35,000 -12.50% 32
East Midlands +20 82 £39,000 +2.63% 13
North East -19 7 £30,000 -33.33% 4
Midlands +16 2 £34,500 -8.00%
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 4145 (100.00%) Windows
2 3324 (80.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 2440 (58.87%) Microsoft
4 2396 (57.80%) Active Directory
5 2296 (55.39%) VMware
6 1836 (44.29%) MS Exchange
7 1675 (40.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1504 (36.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1315 (31.72%) MS Excel
10 1245 (30.04%) Citrix
11 1166 (28.13%) SQL Server
12 1153 (27.82%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1112 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
14 1075 (25.93%) Firewall
15 1041 (25.11%) Hyper-V
16 1030 (24.85%) Cisco
17 1010 (24.37%) DNS
18 910 (21.95%) SQL
19 904 (21.81%) SAN
20 839 (20.24%) Exchange Server 2013
21 805 (19.42%) Windows 7
22 776 (18.72%) ITIL
23 763 (18.41%) MCSE
24 745 (17.97%) TCP/IP
25 735 (17.73%) DHCP
26 729 (17.59%) Exchange Server 2007
27 664 (16.02%) Linux
28 637 (15.37%) SCCM
29 627 (15.13%) HP
29 627 (15.13%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 1836 (44.29%) MS Exchange
2 1153 (27.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 839 (20.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 729 (17.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 555 (13.39%) IIS
6 518 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 402 (9.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 383 (9.24%) Lync
9 136 (3.28%) Apache
10 115 (2.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 110 (2.65%) SharePoint Server
12 104 (2.51%) SharePoint 2010
13 100 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
14 82 (1.98%) Tomcat
15 67 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2000
16 51 (1.23%) CMS
17 35 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
18 30 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
19 17 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
20 15 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1315 (31.72%) MS Excel
2 621 (14.98%) MS Office
3 32 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.60%) MS Project
5 23 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.55%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.12%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.072%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (0.048%) InDesign
11 1 (0.024%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.024%) Maya
11 1 (0.024%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.024%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.024%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 55 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.29%) Sage 1000
3 9 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.22%) SAP Business One
4 7 (0.17%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.12%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.097%) Oracle CRM
6 4 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.097%) Magento
6 4 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.072%) Bond Adapt
7 3 (0.072%) Epicor Vantage
7 3 (0.072%) Sage 50
8 2 (0.048%) Cognos Controller
9 1 (0.024%) Exchequer
9 1 (0.024%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 405 (9.77%) Office 365
2 171 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
4 74 (1.79%) SaaS
5 71 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
6 65 (1.57%) IaaS
7 25 (0.60%) PaaS
8 21 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.097%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.097%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.048%) Route 53
12 2 (0.048%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.024%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1075 (25.93%) Firewall
2 1010 (24.37%) DNS
3 904 (21.81%) SAN
4 745 (17.97%) TCP/IP
5 735 (17.73%) DHCP
6 589 (14.21%) LAN
7 563 (13.58%) WAN
8 472 (11.39%) VPN
9 261 (6.30%) Internet
10 236 (5.69%) VoIP
11 223 (5.38%) Wireless
12 183 (4.41%) NAS
12 183 (4.41%) NetScaler
13 176 (4.25%) VLAN
14 175 (4.22%) Cisco ASA
15 129 (3.11%) iSCSI
16 94 (2.27%) SSL
17 91 (2.20%) Network Security
18 84 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
19 82 (1.98%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1166 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 398 (9.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 266 (6.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 185 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 140 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 89 (2.15%) MySQL
7 85 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 78 (1.88%) Relational Database
9 43 (1.04%) Oracle Database
10 39 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
10 39 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 30 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
13 24 (0.58%) RDBMS
14 17 (0.41%) DB2
15 16 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 14 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
17 13 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
18 12 (0.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 94 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 58 (1.40%) MSI
3 54 (1.30%) Visual Studio
4 33 (0.80%) AdminStudio
5 30 (0.72%) InstallShield
6 18 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 17 (0.41%) Subversion
7 17 (0.41%) Metasploit
8 14 (0.34%) TeamCity
9 12 (0.29%) Jenkins
10 11 (0.27%) JIRA
10 11 (0.27%) Git (software)
10 11 (0.27%) Eclipse
11 8 (0.19%) MSBuild
11 8 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.14%) JUnit
13 5 (0.12%) CruiseControl
13 5 (0.12%) ReSharper
14 4 (0.097%) Ant
General
1 593 (14.31%) Finance
2 160 (3.86%) Telecoms
3 138 (3.33%) Banking
4 91 (2.20%) Law
5 79 (1.91%) Legal
5 79 (1.91%) Marketing
6 68 (1.64%) Retail
7 60 (1.45%) Advertising
8 45 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 20 (0.48%) Electronics
10 19 (0.46%) Back Office
11 16 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (0.34%) Publishing
12 14 (0.34%) Military
13 9 (0.22%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.19%) French Language
14 8 (0.19%) Spanish Language
14 8 (0.19%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 755 (18.21%) Support Engineer
2 579 (13.97%) Analyst
3 520 (12.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 372 (8.97%) 3rd Line Support
5 314 (7.58%) Administrator
6 299 (7.21%) IT Support
7 294 (7.09%) Support Analyst
8 274 (6.61%) Consultant
9 225 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
10 221 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
11 212 (5.11%) Server Engineer
12 182 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
13 177 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 154 (3.72%) Technical Support
15 150 (3.62%) IT Support Engineer
16 128 (3.09%) Architect
17 121 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 119 (2.87%) Developer
18 119 (2.87%) Team Leader
19 109 (2.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (5.43%) .NET
2 129 (3.11%) ASP.NET
3 127 (3.06%) Web Services
4 121 (2.92%) HTML
5 96 (2.32%) CSS
6 79 (1.91%) Application Packaging
7 78 (1.88%) XML
8 52 (1.25%) WCF
9 46 (1.11%) jQuery
10 41 (0.99%) Ajax
11 40 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (0.72%) REST
12 30 (0.72%) .NET Framework
13 28 (0.68%) COM
14 21 (0.51%) ASP.NET 2.0
14 21 (0.51%) LAMP
14 21 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 20 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 19 (0.46%) Software Packaging
16 19 (0.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 372 (8.97%) Clustering
2 212 (5.11%) Blackberry
3 204 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
4 148 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 110 (2.65%) Replication
6 94 (2.27%) Thin Client
6 94 (2.27%) Fat Client
7 71 (1.71%) Hedge funds
8 68 (1.64%) CLARiiON
8 68 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 67 (1.62%) Computer Science
10 63 (1.52%) iPhone
11 54 (1.30%) EqualLogic
12 39 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
13 32 (0.77%) Mathematics
14 31 (0.75%) iPad
15 29 (0.70%) PKI
16 28 (0.68%) Mobile App
17 27 (0.65%) Firmware
18 25 (0.60%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4145 (100.00%) Windows
2 3324 (80.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 1675 (40.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 805 (19.42%) Windows 7
5 664 (16.02%) Linux
6 627 (15.13%) Windows 8
7 451 (10.88%) Windows XP
8 216 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 164 (3.96%) UNIX
10 150 (3.62%) Windows Vista
11 110 (2.65%) Solaris
12 87 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
13 76 (1.83%) Android
13 76 (1.83%) CentOS
14 56 (1.35%) AIX
15 55 (1.33%) Mac OS X
16 50 (1.21%) Ubuntu
17 45 (1.09%) Debian
18 43 (1.04%) Apple iOS
19 39 (0.94%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 776 (18.72%) ITIL
2 283 (6.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 228 (5.50%) Migration
4 220 (5.31%) Project Management
5 188 (4.54%) Service Delivery
6 161 (3.88%) Change Management
7 160 (3.86%) Mentoring
8 145 (3.50%) Agile Software Development
9 121 (2.92%) Problem Management
10 113 (2.73%) CRM
11 106 (2.56%) Load Balancing
12 103 (2.48%) Incident Management
13 97 (2.34%) Configuration Management
14 89 (2.15%) Change Control
15 86 (2.07%) PRINCE2
16 85 (2.05%) Kalman Filter
17 83 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
17 83 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
18 73 (1.76%) E-Commerce
19 66 (1.59%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 910 (21.95%) SQL
2 479 (11.56%) PowerShell
3 142 (3.43%) VBScript
4 136 (3.28%) C#
5 135 (3.26%) VB
6 108 (2.61%) JavaScript
7 98 (2.36%) T-SQL
8 77 (1.86%) Perl
9 70 (1.69%) C
10 59 (1.42%) Bash Shell
11 55 (1.33%) Java
12 52 (1.25%) Python
13 51 (1.23%) VB.NET
14 37 (0.89%) PHP
15 30 (0.72%) Shell Script
16 27 (0.65%) Ruby
16 27 (0.65%) XQuery
17 21 (0.51%) XPath
17 21 (0.51%) VBA
18 15 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1112 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 763 (18.41%) MCSE
3 509 (12.28%) MCITP
4 410 (9.89%) MCSA
5 392 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
6 336 (8.11%) CCNA
7 289 (6.97%) MCP
8 286 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 280 (6.76%) Degree
10 233 (5.62%) MCTS
11 177 (4.27%) Security Cleared
12 162 (3.91%) Citrix Certification
13 147 (3.55%) SC Cleared
14 121 (2.92%) CCA
15 112 (2.70%) CCNP
16 46 (1.11%) VCAP
17 40 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
18 38 (0.92%) CCEE
19 35 (0.84%) A+ Certification
20 34 (0.82%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 270 (6.51%) SLA
2 56 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (1.21%) QA
4 44 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.17%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.097%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.072%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.048%) COBIT
11 1 (0.024%) BS7799
System Software
1 2396 (57.80%) Active Directory
2 1504 (36.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1041 (25.11%) Hyper-V
4 484 (11.68%) XenApp
5 440 (10.62%) vSphere
6 292 (7.04%) VMware ESX
7 227 (5.48%) XenDesktop
8 186 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
9 117 (2.82%) Terminal Services
10 108 (2.61%) XenServer
11 94 (2.27%) UAG
12 89 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
13 85 (2.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 52 (1.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 50 (1.21%) Terminal Server
16 49 (1.18%) VMware Server
17 46 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
18 41 (0.99%) ISA Server
19 36 (0.87%) MetaFrame
20 27 (0.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 637 (15.37%) SCCM
2 342 (8.25%) SCOM
3 230 (5.55%) Backup Exec
4 138 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 136 (3.28%) WSUS
6 111 (2.68%) SCVMM
7 69 (1.66%) NetBackup
8 67 (1.62%) EMC NetWorker
9 62 (1.50%) Nagios
10 58 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 55 (1.33%) SCDPM
12 49 (1.18%) HP SIM
13 41 (0.99%) Puppet
14 40 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 35 (0.84%) AppDNA
16 32 (0.77%) SCOrch
17 29 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 28 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 25 (0.60%) Cacti
20 23 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2440 (58.87%) Microsoft
2 2296 (55.39%) VMware
3 1245 (30.04%) Citrix
4 1030 (24.85%) Cisco
5 627 (15.13%) HP
6 338 (8.15%) Symantec
7 314 (7.58%) NetApp
8 286 (6.90%) Red Hat
9 281 (6.78%) EMC
10 274 (6.61%) Dell
11 273 (6.59%) Oracle
12 212 (5.11%) Veeam
13 181 (4.37%) Apple
14 168 (4.05%) Juniper
15 116 (2.80%) CheckPoint
16 115 (2.77%) SolarWinds
17 105 (2.53%) IBM
18 73 (1.76%) McAfee
19 64 (1.54%) Avaya
20 63 (1.52%) Sophos
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