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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 105 204 519
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +315
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2713 1522 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.70% 1.46% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.95% 5.41% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2413 1361 314
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
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
27279 28110 27787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.19% 26.97% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 23070 23464 23563
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,645 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,559 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +120 1220 £42,500 - 111
South East +55 530 £38,000 +4.10% 67
East of England +94 273 £35,000 +2.94% 25
Yorkshire +21 164 £35,000 +1.81% 29
South West +68 157 £35,000 -12.50% 41
North West +34 149 £32,500 -1.51% 35
West Midlands +50 124 £32,500 -3.70% 28
East Midlands +23 85 £38,500 +10.00% 14
North East +7 17 £27,500 -37.14% 7
Midlands +6 1 £26,500 -8.62%
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5315 (100.00%) Windows
2 4247 (79.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 3303 (62.14%) Microsoft
4 3197 (60.15%) Active Directory
5 3006 (56.56%) VMware
6 2379 (44.76%) MS Exchange
7 2021 (38.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 1938 (36.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1622 (30.52%) MS Excel
10 1595 (30.01%) Citrix
11 1577 (29.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1383 (26.02%) SQL Server
13 1369 (25.76%) DNS
14 1334 (25.10%) Firewall
15 1289 (24.25%) Hyper-V
16 1285 (24.18%) Cisco
17 1274 (23.97%) Windows 7
18 1250 (23.52%) Microsoft Certification
19 1168 (21.98%) SQL
20 1121 (21.09%) SAN
21 1032 (19.42%) ITIL
22 1007 (18.95%) DHCP
23 965 (18.16%) Exchange Server 2013
24 923 (17.37%) TCP/IP
25 916 (17.23%) MCSE
26 912 (17.16%) Windows 8
27 877 (16.50%) SCCM
28 824 (15.50%) MS Office
29 823 (15.48%) HP
30 816 (15.35%) WAN

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2379 (44.76%) MS Exchange
2 1577 (29.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 965 (18.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 770 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 727 (13.68%) IIS
6 684 (12.87%) SharePoint
7 569 (10.71%) Lync
8 448 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 139 (2.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 129 (2.43%) Apache
11 123 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
12 109 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
13 66 (1.24%) Tomcat
14 43 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
15 42 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
16 28 (0.53%) nginx
17 23 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
18 22 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
18 22 (0.41%) WebSphere
18 22 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 1622 (30.52%) MS Excel
2 824 (15.50%) MS Office
3 29 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 29 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.38%) MS Project
4 20 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.075%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.056%) SPSS
7 2 (0.038%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.038%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.038%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.038%) HipChat
8 1 (0.019%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 84 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 19 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.11%) SalesLogix
7 5 (0.094%) Dynamics GP
7 5 (0.094%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.075%) Eikon
8 4 (0.075%) GoldMine
8 4 (0.075%) Sage 200
9 3 (0.056%) Epicor Vantage
9 3 (0.056%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.038%) Sage 50
10 2 (0.038%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.038%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.038%) BPCS
10 2 (0.038%) Tridion
10 2 (0.038%) Agresso
10 2 (0.038%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 635 (11.95%) Office 365
2 307 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (1.43%) IaaS
4 65 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
5 58 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
6 51 (0.96%) SaaS
7 33 (0.62%) PaaS
8 15 (0.28%) Google Apps
8 15 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.038%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.019%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.019%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.019%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1369 (25.76%) DNS
2 1334 (25.10%) Firewall
3 1121 (21.09%) SAN
4 1007 (18.95%) DHCP
5 923 (17.37%) TCP/IP
6 816 (15.35%) WAN
7 799 (15.03%) LAN
8 565 (10.63%) VPN
9 358 (6.74%) Internet
10 244 (4.59%) VoIP
11 229 (4.31%) VLAN
12 228 (4.29%) Wireless
13 222 (4.18%) iSCSI
14 202 (3.80%) NAS
15 140 (2.63%) NetScaler
16 122 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
17 118 (2.22%) Network Security
18 112 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
19 109 (2.05%) SSL
20 107 (2.01%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1383 (26.02%) SQL Server
2 556 (10.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 373 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 257 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 152 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 118 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 113 (2.13%) MySQL
8 68 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
9 58 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 54 (1.02%) Relational Database
11 40 (0.75%) Oracle Database
12 27 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
13 26 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (0.43%) RDBMS
15 19 (0.36%) DTS
15 19 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
16 17 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 15 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
17 15 (0.28%) MS Access
18 11 (0.21%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 81 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 74 (1.39%) Visual Studio
3 25 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 20 (0.38%) Git (software)
5 18 (0.34%) Subversion
6 15 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
7 13 (0.24%) Jenkins
7 13 (0.24%) JIRA
8 12 (0.23%) MSBuild
9 10 (0.19%) TeamCity
9 10 (0.19%) LoadRunner
10 9 (0.17%) Hudson
11 8 (0.15%) Facilita Forecast
11 8 (0.15%) Rational Performance Tester
11 8 (0.15%) ReSharper
11 8 (0.15%) Selenium
11 8 (0.15%) InstallShield
12 6 (0.11%) NUnit
12 6 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 644 (12.12%) Finance
2 209 (3.93%) Banking
3 163 (3.07%) Telecoms
4 131 (2.46%) Advertising
5 121 (2.28%) Law
6 101 (1.90%) Legal
7 85 (1.60%) Retail
8 77 (1.45%) Marketing
9 73 (1.37%) Back Office
10 65 (1.22%) Manufacturing
11 47 (0.88%) Publishing
12 34 (0.64%) Electronics
13 29 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 27 (0.51%) Investment Banking
15 16 (0.30%) Games
16 15 (0.28%) Billing
17 12 (0.23%) Front Office
18 10 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
19 7 (0.13%) Automotive
19 7 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 930 (17.50%) Support Engineer
2 771 (14.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 727 (13.68%) Analyst
4 432 (8.13%) Administrator
5 400 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support
6 395 (7.43%) IT Support
7 378 (7.11%) Consultant
8 355 (6.68%) Support Analyst
9 311 (5.85%) Systems Engineer
10 308 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support
11 303 (5.70%) Systems Administrator
12 245 (4.61%) Server Engineer
13 243 (4.57%) Technical Support
14 227 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 179 (3.37%) Technical Engineer
16 177 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 154 (2.90%) DBA
18 149 (2.80%) Support Technician
19 145 (2.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
20 141 (2.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (4.63%) .NET
2 124 (2.33%) Web Services
3 111 (2.09%) HTML
4 92 (1.73%) ASP.NET
5 65 (1.22%) CSS
6 61 (1.15%) XML
6 61 (1.15%) .NET Framework
7 45 (0.85%) Application Packaging
8 38 (0.71%) jQuery
9 31 (0.58%) HTML5
10 30 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (0.55%) COM
12 27 (0.51%) WCF
13 26 (0.49%) MSMQ
14 25 (0.47%) LAMP
15 23 (0.43%) SOAP
16 22 (0.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 17 (0.32%) CSS3
17 17 (0.32%) Middleware
18 14 (0.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 446 (8.39%) Clustering
2 339 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 244 (4.59%) Blackberry
4 157 (2.95%) Replication
5 141 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 97 (1.83%) Fat Client
6 97 (1.83%) Thin Client
7 96 (1.81%) Management Information System
8 79 (1.49%) iPhone
9 72 (1.35%) Hedge funds
10 56 (1.05%) Client/Server
11 55 (1.03%) Open Source
12 48 (0.90%) EqualLogic
13 35 (0.66%) iPad
13 35 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
14 29 (0.55%) Statistics
15 28 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
16 25 (0.47%) Derivative
16 25 (0.47%) PKI
16 25 (0.47%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5315 (100.00%) Windows
2 4247 (79.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 2021 (38.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 1274 (23.97%) Windows 7
5 912 (17.16%) Windows 8
6 707 (13.30%) Linux
7 630 (11.85%) Windows XP
8 242 (4.55%) Windows Vista
9 201 (3.78%) UNIX
10 164 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 130 (2.45%) Mac OS X
12 90 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
13 88 (1.66%) Android
14 75 (1.41%) CentOS
14 75 (1.41%) Solaris
15 69 (1.30%) Windows 2000
16 54 (1.02%) Ubuntu
17 41 (0.77%) Mac OS
18 37 (0.70%) Apple iOS
19 30 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1032 (19.42%) ITIL
2 418 (7.86%) Service Delivery
3 359 (6.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 328 (6.17%) Migration
5 260 (4.89%) Project Management
6 237 (4.46%) Change Management
7 200 (3.76%) Problem Management
8 176 (3.31%) CRM
9 175 (3.29%) Mentoring
10 148 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
11 138 (2.60%) Load Balancing
12 134 (2.52%) Incident Management
13 124 (2.33%) PRINCE2
13 124 (2.33%) Service Management
14 113 (2.13%) Configuration Management
15 103 (1.94%) Root Cause Analysis
16 102 (1.92%) Business Continuity
16 102 (1.92%) Time Management
17 101 (1.90%) Agile Software Development
18 96 (1.81%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1168 (21.98%) SQL
2 695 (13.08%) PowerShell
3 117 (2.20%) VBScript
4 110 (2.07%) T-SQL
5 105 (1.98%) C#
6 103 (1.94%) Perl
7 101 (1.90%) VB
8 95 (1.79%) Java
9 90 (1.69%) JavaScript
10 80 (1.51%) C
11 58 (1.09%) Shell Script
12 57 (1.07%) Bash Shell
13 50 (0.94%) PHP
14 39 (0.73%) Python
15 27 (0.51%) VBA
16 21 (0.40%) C++
17 18 (0.34%) Ruby
18 15 (0.28%) VB.NET
19 11 (0.21%) PL/SQL
20 4 (0.075%) R
Qualifications
1 1250 (23.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 916 (17.23%) MCSE
3 466 (8.77%) MCITP
4 434 (8.17%) MCSA
5 399 (7.51%) Cisco Certification
6 377 (7.09%) Degree
7 356 (6.70%) MCP
8 329 (6.19%) CCNA
9 325 (6.11%) Security Cleared
10 320 (6.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 285 (5.36%) SC Cleared
12 209 (3.93%) MCTS
13 170 (3.20%) Citrix Certification
14 158 (2.97%) CCA
15 101 (1.90%) CCNP
16 96 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
17 87 (1.64%) DV Cleared
18 62 (1.17%) VCP5
19 37 (0.70%) NCDA
20 34 (0.64%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 372 (7.00%) SLA
2 65 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (0.90%) QA
4 46 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.11%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.038%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.038%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.038%) FISMA
10 1 (0.019%) BS7799
10 1 (0.019%) HL7
10 1 (0.019%) DICOM
10 1 (0.019%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3197 (60.15%) Active Directory
2 1938 (36.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1289 (24.25%) Hyper-V
4 697 (13.11%) vSphere
5 670 (12.61%) XenApp
6 395 (7.43%) VMware ESX
7 272 (5.12%) VMware ESXi
8 269 (5.06%) XenDesktop
9 138 (2.60%) Terminal Services
10 120 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 104 (1.96%) Terminal Server
12 103 (1.94%) XenServer
13 83 (1.56%) VMware Server
14 69 (1.30%) vCloud
15 60 (1.13%) ISA Server
16 58 (1.09%) Xen
16 58 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 52 (0.98%) Forefront TMG
18 45 (0.85%) NFS
19 32 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 877 (16.50%) SCCM
2 611 (11.50%) SCOM
3 293 (5.51%) Backup Exec
4 170 (3.20%) NetBackup
5 155 (2.92%) WSUS
6 138 (2.60%) SCVMM
7 101 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
8 84 (1.58%) Nagios
9 83 (1.56%) SCDPM
10 71 (1.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 56 (1.05%) SCOrch
11 56 (1.05%) Puppet
12 51 (0.96%) HP SIM
13 48 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
14 42 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 38 (0.71%) ARCserve
16 36 (0.68%) Windows Intune
17 34 (0.64%) FortiGate
17 34 (0.64%) SCSM
18 32 (0.60%) Legato
Vendors
1 3303 (62.14%) Microsoft
2 3006 (56.56%) VMware
3 1595 (30.01%) Citrix
4 1285 (24.18%) Cisco
5 823 (15.48%) HP
6 408 (7.68%) Dell
7 406 (7.64%) Symantec
8 387 (7.28%) NetApp
9 304 (5.72%) EMC
10 189 (3.56%) Juniper
11 183 (3.44%) Oracle
12 182 (3.42%) Apple
13 178 (3.35%) Red Hat
14 177 (3.33%) IBM
15 163 (3.07%) Veeam
16 113 (2.13%) McAfee
17 105 (1.98%) SolarWinds
18 104 (1.96%) Sophos
18 104 (1.96%) CommVault
19 85 (1.60%) AppSense
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