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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 119 117 237
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +120
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2512 2629 1305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.66% 2.65% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.14% 9.57% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2271 2330 1157
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +2.85%
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
24782 27465 27070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.24% 27.67% 27.62%
Number of salaries quoted 21086 23290 22480
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -36 917 £42,500 - 99
South East +29 661 £37,500 -2.59% 95
South West +40 231 £30,250 -13.57% 30
North West +24 169 £35,000 - 32
Yorkshire +15 165 £38,000 +12.17% 25
East of England -23 157 £35,500 -11.25% 20
West Midlands -21 122 £36,500 +12.30% 24
East Midlands +12 84 £35,000 -3.44% 16
North East -6 7 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5244 (100.00%) Windows
2 3998 (76.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 3698 (70.52%) Windows Server
4 3299 (62.91%) Active Directory
5 3127 (59.63%) Microsoft
6 3022 (57.63%) VMware
7 2267 (43.23%) MS Exchange
8 1716 (32.72%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1546 (29.48%) MS Excel
10 1529 (29.16%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1431 (27.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 1410 (26.89%) Firewall
13 1325 (25.27%) SQL Server
14 1269 (24.20%) Windows 7
15 1268 (24.18%) Hyper-V
16 1262 (24.07%) Cisco
17 1237 (23.59%) DNS
18 1194 (22.77%) Citrix
19 1187 (22.64%) Microsoft Certification
20 1181 (22.52%) ITIL
21 1106 (21.09%) Exchange Server 2013
22 1047 (19.97%) SQL
23 1046 (19.95%) SAN
24 899 (17.14%) DHCP
25 846 (16.13%) Linux
26 835 (15.92%) MCSE
27 819 (15.62%) Office 365
28 816 (15.56%) Windows 8
29 812 (15.48%) LAN
30 796 (15.18%) TCP/IP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2267 (43.23%) MS Exchange
2 1529 (29.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1106 (21.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 672 (12.81%) IIS
5 568 (10.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 515 (9.82%) Skype for Business
7 448 (8.54%) SharePoint
8 188 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2003
9 104 (1.98%) Apache
10 96 (1.83%) Tomcat
11 82 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 65 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
13 50 (0.95%) WebSphere
14 48 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
15 42 (0.80%) CMS
16 32 (0.61%) JBoss
17 31 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
18 25 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
19 22 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2000
20 20 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1546 (29.48%) MS Excel
2 771 (14.70%) MS Office
3 42 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.23%) MS Project
6 6 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.11%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.076%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.057%) HipChat
9 1 (0.019%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.019%) Revit
Business Applications
1 29 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 24 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.13%) Infor SunSystems
7 5 (0.095%) Unit4 Business World
8 4 (0.076%) assyst
8 4 (0.076%) Bankmaster
8 4 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.076%) MFGPRO
8 4 (0.076%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.057%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.057%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.057%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.038%) Cognos Controller
10 2 (0.038%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.038%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.038%) Line 500
10 2 (0.038%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 819 (15.62%) Office 365
2 348 (6.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 192 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
4 59 (1.13%) SaaS
5 48 (0.92%) Mimecast
6 41 (0.78%) Google Apps
7 35 (0.67%) IaaS
8 34 (0.65%) PaaS
9 32 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
10 25 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 23 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
12 14 (0.27%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 7 (0.13%) GitHub
16 6 (0.11%) Route 53
16 6 (0.11%) Yammer
17 5 (0.095%) AWS CloudFormation
17 5 (0.095%) Google Cloud Platform
18 4 (0.076%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 1410 (26.89%) Firewall
2 1237 (23.59%) DNS
3 1046 (19.95%) SAN
4 899 (17.14%) DHCP
5 812 (15.48%) LAN
6 796 (15.18%) TCP/IP
7 770 (14.68%) WAN
8 642 (12.24%) VPN
9 315 (6.01%) VLAN
10 229 (4.37%) VoIP
11 199 (3.79%) Wireless
12 178 (3.39%) iSCSI
13 175 (3.34%) Internet
14 171 (3.26%) Remote Desktop
15 146 (2.78%) NAS
16 139 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
17 129 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
18 119 (2.27%) Network Security
19 98 (1.87%) NetScaler
20 92 (1.75%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1325 (25.27%) SQL Server
2 424 (8.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 397 (7.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 181 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 125 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
6 118 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 115 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 103 (1.96%) MySQL
9 46 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 44 (0.84%) Oracle Database
11 36 (0.69%) Relational Database
12 35 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
13 22 (0.42%) DTS
14 21 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (0.40%) MongoDB
15 19 (0.36%) RDBMS
16 17 (0.32%) NoSQL
16 17 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 12 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 111 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (1.03%) Visual Studio
3 32 (0.61%) Subversion
4 27 (0.51%) JIRA
5 19 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
5 19 (0.36%) TeamCity
5 19 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 18 (0.34%) Git (software)
7 17 (0.32%) Jenkins
8 15 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 15 (0.29%) Vagrant
9 12 (0.23%) Metasploit
10 10 (0.19%) JConsole
11 8 (0.15%) Selenium
12 7 (0.13%) InstallShield
12 7 (0.13%) LINQPad
12 7 (0.13%) NUnit
12 7 (0.13%) ReSharper
13 6 (0.11%) Gerrit
13 6 (0.11%) Hudson
General
1 731 (13.94%) Finance
2 139 (2.65%) Law
3 137 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 133 (2.54%) Banking
5 100 (1.91%) Retail
6 68 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 68 (1.30%) Legal
6 68 (1.30%) Marketing
7 65 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 59 (1.13%) Advertising
9 48 (0.92%) Back Office
10 21 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 17 (0.32%) German Language
12 15 (0.29%) Billing
13 14 (0.27%) Games
13 14 (0.27%) Local Government
14 13 (0.25%) Hebrew Language
15 12 (0.23%) Electronics
15 12 (0.23%) Italian Language
15 12 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1146 (21.85%) Support Engineer
2 867 (16.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 852 (16.25%) Analyst
4 643 (12.26%) IT Support
5 521 (9.94%) Support Analyst
6 491 (9.36%) 3rd Line Support
7 476 (9.08%) IT Engineer
8 471 (8.98%) 2nd Line Support
9 461 (8.79%) Windows Engineer
10 420 (8.01%) Administrator
11 351 (6.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 332 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 325 (6.20%) VMware Engineer
14 311 (5.93%) IT Support Engineer
15 306 (5.84%) Technical Support
16 295 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
17 291 (5.55%) Systems Engineer
18 285 (5.43%) Consultant
19 280 (5.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 219 (4.18%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (6.03%) .NET
2 128 (2.44%) Web Services
3 96 (1.83%) ASP.NET
3 96 (1.83%) HTML
4 85 (1.62%) CSS
5 58 (1.11%) Middleware
6 54 (1.03%) .NET Framework
7 49 (0.93%) XML
8 36 (0.69%) MSMQ
9 35 (0.67%) LAMP
10 30 (0.57%) jQuery
11 26 (0.50%) WCF
12 25 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (0.46%) Software Packaging
14 22 (0.42%) AngularJS
15 17 (0.32%) LINQ
16 16 (0.31%) Entity Framework
17 14 (0.27%) COM
17 14 (0.27%) JSON
17 14 (0.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 673 (12.83%) Data Centre
2 368 (7.02%) Clustering
3 256 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 221 (4.21%) Blackberry
5 156 (2.97%) Driving Licence
6 139 (2.65%) Replication
7 99 (1.89%) EqualLogic
8 97 (1.85%) Computer Science
9 92 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
10 90 (1.72%) Management Information System
11 71 (1.35%) EMC VNX
12 64 (1.22%) iPhone
13 51 (0.97%) PKI
14 45 (0.86%) Fat Client
14 45 (0.86%) Thin Client
15 43 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
16 41 (0.78%) iPad
17 40 (0.76%) Client/Server
18 39 (0.74%) HP Storage
19 35 (0.67%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 5244 (100.00%) Windows
2 3998 (76.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 3698 (70.52%) Windows Server
4 1431 (27.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1269 (24.20%) Windows 7
6 846 (16.13%) Linux
7 816 (15.56%) Windows 8
8 353 (6.73%) Windows XP
9 245 (4.67%) Windows 10
10 215 (4.10%) Unix
11 139 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 116 (2.21%) Mac OS
13 114 (2.17%) Windows Vista
14 108 (2.06%) Mac OS X
15 78 (1.49%) Android
15 78 (1.49%) CentOS
16 60 (1.14%) Solaris
17 48 (0.92%) Apple iOS
18 47 (0.90%) Ubuntu
19 45 (0.86%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1181 (22.52%) ITIL
2 324 (6.18%) Migration
3 297 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 217 (4.14%) Project Management
5 203 (3.87%) Mentoring
6 199 (3.79%) High Availability
7 184 (3.51%) Presales
8 176 (3.36%) Service Delivery
9 156 (2.97%) Load Balancing
10 147 (2.80%) Configuration Management
11 146 (2.78%) Change Management
11 146 (2.78%) Service Management
12 138 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
13 137 (2.61%) Root Cause Analysis
14 134 (2.56%) Incident Management
15 120 (2.29%) Server Building
16 113 (2.15%) Capacity Planning
17 111 (2.12%) Problem Management
18 110 (2.10%) Time Management
19 103 (1.96%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1047 (19.97%) SQL
2 733 (13.98%) PowerShell
3 154 (2.94%) Perl
4 125 (2.38%) C#
4 125 (2.38%) Java
5 122 (2.33%) T-SQL
6 108 (2.06%) JavaScript
7 97 (1.85%) VBScript
8 84 (1.60%) Bash Shell
9 73 (1.39%) Python
10 68 (1.30%) C
11 67 (1.28%) VB
12 51 (0.97%) Ruby
13 32 (0.61%) PHP
14 26 (0.50%) Shell Script
15 14 (0.27%) VB.NET
16 12 (0.23%) VBA
17 9 (0.17%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.15%) C++
18 8 (0.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1187 (22.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 835 (15.92%) MCSE
3 565 (10.77%) MCSA
4 433 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
5 395 (7.53%) MCITP
6 391 (7.46%) CCNA
7 361 (6.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 350 (6.67%) Degree
9 320 (6.10%) MCP
10 217 (4.14%) Security Cleared
11 158 (3.01%) MCTS
12 154 (2.94%) SC Cleared
13 103 (1.96%) CCNP
13 103 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
14 93 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
15 73 (1.39%) CCA
16 53 (1.01%) VCP5
17 35 (0.67%) A+ Certification
18 33 (0.63%) DBS Check
19 30 (0.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 375 (7.15%) SLA
2 57 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.29%) QA
5 7 (0.13%) COBIT
5 7 (0.13%) HL7
5 7 (0.13%) SAS 70
6 6 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.076%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.076%) ISO22301
8 3 (0.057%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.038%) GAAP
10 1 (0.019%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.019%) BS7799
10 1 (0.019%) DICOM
10 1 (0.019%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.019%) ISO 14000
10 1 (0.019%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.019%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.019%) RMADS
System Software
1 3299 (62.91%) Active Directory
2 1716 (32.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1268 (24.18%) Hyper-V
4 607 (11.58%) vSphere
5 539 (10.28%) XenApp
6 291 (5.55%) VMware ESX
7 262 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
8 191 (3.64%) XenDesktop
9 134 (2.56%) Terminal Services
10 106 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
11 63 (1.20%) XenServer
12 60 (1.14%) VMware Server
13 44 (0.84%) Xen
14 43 (0.82%) NFS
15 41 (0.78%) Firmware
16 40 (0.76%) vCloud
17 39 (0.74%) DFS Replication
18 37 (0.71%) UAG
19 36 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 33 (0.63%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 717 (13.67%) SCCM
2 429 (8.18%) SCOM
3 218 (4.16%) WSUS
4 215 (4.10%) Backup Exec
5 85 (1.62%) SCVMM
6 84 (1.60%) NetBackup
7 69 (1.32%) Nagios
8 65 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
9 63 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 58 (1.11%) SCOrch
11 57 (1.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 45 (0.86%) Puppet
13 39 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
14 35 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
14 35 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
15 34 (0.65%) AirWatch
15 34 (0.65%) SCSM
16 29 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
16 29 (0.55%) SCDPM
17 28 (0.53%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 3127 (59.63%) Microsoft
2 3022 (57.63%) VMware
3 1262 (24.07%) Cisco
4 1194 (22.77%) Citrix
5 624 (11.90%) HP
6 436 (8.31%) Dell
7 398 (7.59%) NetApp
8 299 (5.70%) Symantec
9 274 (5.23%) EMC
10 224 (4.27%) Veeam
11 205 (3.91%) Oracle
12 184 (3.51%) Red Hat
13 173 (3.30%) IBM
14 172 (3.28%) Apple
15 154 (2.94%) Avaya
16 133 (2.54%) SolarWinds
17 115 (2.19%) Juniper
18 112 (2.14%) Intel Security
19 100 (1.91%) SonicWALL
20 98 (1.87%) CheckPoint
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent bens inc 10% pension etc
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northwood, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Langley James
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
TRP Research
Salary: £18k - 24k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Car, phone, laptop, training
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 4 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + MS Certs + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits and Perks
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Derby
University of Derby
Salary: Up to £42,506 dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday