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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 100 140 344
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +204
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2821 2172 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.76% 2.03% 0.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.51% 7.52% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2541 1861 646
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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
26848 28876 27361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.26% 26.95% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 22899 24181 23436
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +56 1078 £42,500 -5.55% 114
South East +39 782 £38,500 +10.00% 71
East of England +34 215 £36,500 -2.66% 16
South West +25 199 £29,250 -13.97% 58
Yorkshire +23 172 £32,500 -18.75% 29
North West -7 154 £32,250 +1.57% 35
West Midlands -2 151 £32,500 -7.14% 15
East Midlands -20 64 £28,000 -30.00% 11
North East 0 11 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Midlands -12 2 £32,500 -27.77%
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5675 (100.00%) Windows
2 4402 (77.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3454 (60.86%) Microsoft
4 3284 (57.87%) Active Directory
5 3214 (56.63%) VMware
6 2517 (44.35%) MS Exchange
7 2074 (36.55%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1900 (33.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 1657 (29.20%) MS Excel
10 1647 (29.02%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1529 (26.94%) Citrix
12 1459 (25.71%) Firewall
13 1420 (25.02%) DNS
14 1402 (24.70%) SQL Server
15 1371 (24.16%) Cisco
16 1280 (22.56%) Hyper-V
17 1257 (22.15%) Microsoft Certification
18 1252 (22.06%) SQL
19 1230 (21.67%) Windows 7
20 1215 (21.41%) ITIL
21 1154 (20.33%) SAN
22 1100 (19.38%) Exchange Server 2013
23 1087 (19.15%) DHCP
24 993 (17.50%) TCP/IP
25 918 (16.18%) Windows 8
26 899 (15.84%) LAN
27 877 (15.45%) MS Office
28 869 (15.31%) WAN
29 835 (14.71%) Linux
30 830 (14.63%) IIS

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2517 (44.35%) MS Exchange
2 1647 (29.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1100 (19.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 830 (14.63%) IIS
5 700 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 634 (11.17%) SharePoint
7 545 (9.60%) Lync
8 396 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 129 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
10 126 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 122 (2.15%) Apache
12 95 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
13 74 (1.30%) Tomcat
14 47 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
15 46 (0.81%) CMS
16 36 (0.63%) IBM Notes
17 31 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
17 31 (0.55%) nginx
18 29 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
19 26 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1657 (29.20%) MS Excel
2 877 (15.45%) MS Office
3 39 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 29 (0.51%) MS Project
4 29 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.19%) InfoPath
6 8 (0.14%) InDesign
7 7 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.053%) ProjectWise
9 3 (0.053%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.053%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.035%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.035%) HipChat
11 1 (0.018%) CorelDRAW
11 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.018%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.018%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 32 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.16%) SAP Business One
5 8 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.14%) Magento
6 7 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.12%) Primavera
7 6 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.070%) Teamcenter
8 4 (0.070%) Endur
8 4 (0.070%) Sage 200
9 3 (0.053%) Sage 1000
9 3 (0.053%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.053%) Agresso
10 2 (0.035%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.035%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.035%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.035%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.035%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 733 (12.92%) Office 365
2 270 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 191 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
4 76 (1.34%) IaaS
5 62 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
6 55 (0.97%) SaaS
7 36 (0.63%) Mimecast
8 26 (0.46%) PaaS
9 20 (0.35%) Google Apps
9 20 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.14%) Symantec.cloud
11 7 (0.12%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.053%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.035%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.035%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.035%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.018%) SoftLayer
15 1 (0.018%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 1459 (25.71%) Firewall
2 1420 (25.02%) DNS
3 1154 (20.33%) SAN
4 1087 (19.15%) DHCP
5 993 (17.50%) TCP/IP
6 899 (15.84%) LAN
7 869 (15.31%) WAN
8 573 (10.10%) VPN
9 311 (5.48%) VoIP
10 305 (5.37%) VLAN
11 257 (4.53%) NAS
12 235 (4.14%) Wireless
13 227 (4.00%) Internet
14 178 (3.14%) iSCSI
14 178 (3.14%) Cisco ASA
15 138 (2.43%) NetScaler
16 132 (2.33%) Network Security
17 111 (1.96%) MPLS
18 106 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
19 78 (1.37%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1402 (24.70%) SQL Server
2 459 (8.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 345 (6.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 171 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 127 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 125 (2.20%) MySQL
7 86 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 67 (1.18%) Oracle Database
9 56 (0.99%) Relational Database
10 45 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 36 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
12 32 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
12 32 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
13 21 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
14 17 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
16 13 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
17 12 (0.21%) RDBMS
18 11 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
19 10 (0.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 162 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 141 (2.48%) Visual Studio
3 54 (0.95%) JIRA
4 41 (0.72%) Selenium
5 37 (0.65%) Git (software)
6 35 (0.62%) ReSharper
7 32 (0.56%) Subversion
8 29 (0.51%) TeamCity
9 28 (0.49%) LINQPad
10 26 (0.46%) SpecFlow
11 24 (0.42%) NUnit
12 21 (0.37%) InstallShield
12 21 (0.37%) Jenkins
13 18 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 14 (0.25%) WebDriver
15 13 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
16 9 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 9 (0.16%) MSBuild
16 9 (0.16%) Hudson
17 7 (0.12%) JSUnit
General
1 779 (13.73%) Finance
2 195 (3.44%) Telecoms
3 188 (3.31%) Banking
4 121 (2.13%) Retail
5 118 (2.08%) Legal
6 114 (2.01%) Manufacturing
7 95 (1.67%) Back Office
8 90 (1.59%) Law
9 84 (1.48%) Marketing
10 74 (1.30%) Advertising
11 53 (0.93%) Financial Institution
12 27 (0.48%) Publishing
13 22 (0.39%) Front Office
13 22 (0.39%) French Language
14 21 (0.37%) Electronics
15 19 (0.33%) German Language
16 17 (0.30%) Games
17 15 (0.26%) Aerospace
18 14 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
18 14 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1083 (19.08%) Support Engineer
2 789 (13.90%) Analyst
3 757 (13.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 530 (9.34%) Administrator
5 433 (7.63%) Support Analyst
6 401 (7.07%) 3rd Line Support
7 387 (6.82%) IT Support
8 385 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
9 376 (6.63%) Systems Administrator
10 373 (6.57%) Systems Engineer
11 278 (4.90%) Consultant
12 248 (4.37%) Technical Support
13 229 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 211 (3.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 209 (3.68%) Developer
16 201 (3.54%) IT Support Engineer
16 201 (3.54%) Technical Engineer
17 179 (3.15%) Server Engineer
18 160 (2.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 143 (2.52%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (6.22%) .NET
2 165 (2.91%) Web Services
3 146 (2.57%) ASP.NET
4 139 (2.45%) HTML
5 120 (2.11%) CSS
6 96 (1.69%) jQuery
7 94 (1.66%) .NET Framework
8 82 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 57 (1.00%) AngularJS
10 52 (0.92%) Entity Framework
11 50 (0.88%) XML
12 49 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web API
13 44 (0.78%) Application Packaging
14 40 (0.70%) MSMQ
14 40 (0.70%) KnockoutJS
15 38 (0.67%) Ajax
16 32 (0.56%) COM
17 30 (0.53%) HTML5
18 28 (0.49%) LAMP
19 26 (0.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 553 (9.74%) Data Centre
2 385 (6.78%) Clustering
3 250 (4.41%) Blackberry
4 236 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
5 146 (2.57%) Replication
6 127 (2.24%) Thin Client
6 127 (2.24%) Fat Client
7 106 (1.87%) Computer Science
8 95 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
9 83 (1.46%) Management Information System
10 82 (1.44%) iPhone
11 68 (1.20%) EqualLogic
12 64 (1.13%) Hedge funds
13 63 (1.11%) Private Cloud
14 52 (0.92%) EMC VNX
15 49 (0.86%) iPad
16 42 (0.74%) HP StoreVirtual
17 37 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
18 32 (0.56%) Client/Server
19 30 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5675 (100.00%) Windows
2 4402 (77.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1900 (33.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 1230 (21.67%) Windows 7
5 918 (16.18%) Windows 8
6 835 (14.71%) Linux
7 549 (9.67%) Windows XP
8 207 (3.65%) Windows Vista
9 176 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 169 (2.98%) UNIX
11 131 (2.31%) Android
12 129 (2.27%) Mac OS X
13 79 (1.39%) Windows 2000
14 73 (1.29%) CentOS
15 71 (1.25%) Ubuntu
16 64 (1.13%) Mac OS
17 62 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
18 58 (1.02%) Debian
19 46 (0.81%) Solaris
19 46 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1215 (21.41%) ITIL
2 373 (6.57%) Migration
3 314 (5.53%) Service Delivery
4 291 (5.13%) Project Management
5 281 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 242 (4.26%) Mentoring
7 224 (3.95%) Change Management
8 213 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
9 179 (3.15%) Server Building
10 155 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
11 151 (2.66%) Configuration Management
12 150 (2.64%) Load Balancing
13 149 (2.63%) Problem Management
14 143 (2.52%) Incident Management
15 141 (2.48%) Service Management
16 138 (2.43%) Performance Tuning
17 133 (2.34%) Capacity Planning
18 127 (2.24%) CRM
19 116 (2.04%) MVC
20 113 (1.99%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1252 (22.06%) SQL
2 812 (14.31%) PowerShell
3 210 (3.70%) C#
4 183 (3.22%) JavaScript
5 127 (2.24%) T-SQL
6 124 (2.19%) Perl
7 103 (1.81%) VBScript
8 97 (1.71%) Java
9 92 (1.62%) C
10 91 (1.60%) VB
11 65 (1.15%) Shell Script
12 62 (1.09%) Bash Shell
13 60 (1.06%) Python
14 45 (0.79%) PHP
15 27 (0.48%) VB.NET
16 25 (0.44%) C++
17 19 (0.33%) PL/SQL
18 15 (0.26%) VBA
19 14 (0.25%) Ruby
20 6 (0.11%) F#
Qualifications
1 1257 (22.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 800 (14.10%) MCSE
3 493 (8.69%) MCSA
4 437 (7.70%) Cisco Certification
4 437 (7.70%) MCITP
5 393 (6.93%) Degree
6 392 (6.91%) CCNA
7 386 (6.80%) MCP
8 368 (6.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 276 (4.86%) Security Cleared
10 178 (3.14%) MCTS
11 164 (2.89%) SC Cleared
12 138 (2.43%) Citrix Certification
13 122 (2.15%) CCNP
14 113 (1.99%) CCA
15 93 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
16 69 (1.22%) VCP5
17 55 (0.97%) DV Cleared
18 53 (0.93%) A+ Certification
19 38 (0.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 523 (9.22%) SLA
2 88 (1.55%) QA
3 65 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 44 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.25%) ISO 9000
6 11 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.12%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.053%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.053%) BS7799
10 1 (0.018%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.018%) HL7
System Software
1 3284 (57.87%) Active Directory
2 2074 (36.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1280 (22.56%) Hyper-V
4 672 (11.84%) XenApp
5 671 (11.82%) vSphere
6 434 (7.65%) VMware ESX
7 283 (4.99%) VMware ESXi
8 197 (3.47%) XenDesktop
9 184 (3.24%) Terminal Services
10 143 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
11 123 (2.17%) XenServer
12 80 (1.41%) UAG
13 76 (1.34%) Terminal Server
14 71 (1.25%) vCloud
15 64 (1.13%) Forefront TMG
16 52 (0.92%) ISA Server
17 45 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
17 45 (0.79%) VMware Server
18 43 (0.76%) Xen
19 36 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 763 (13.44%) SCCM
2 463 (8.16%) SCOM
3 276 (4.86%) Backup Exec
4 173 (3.05%) WSUS
5 112 (1.97%) NetBackup
6 86 (1.52%) Puppet
7 84 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
8 76 (1.34%) Nagios
9 60 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
10 55 (0.97%) AirWatch
11 53 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
12 50 (0.88%) SCVMM
13 45 (0.79%) ARCserve
14 44 (0.78%) SCOrch
15 39 (0.69%) HP SIM
16 37 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 37 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 34 (0.60%) FortiGate
18 33 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
19 28 (0.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3454 (60.86%) Microsoft
2 3214 (56.63%) VMware
3 1529 (26.94%) Citrix
4 1371 (24.16%) Cisco
5 769 (13.55%) HP
6 426 (7.51%) NetApp
7 389 (6.85%) Dell
8 366 (6.45%) Symantec
9 265 (4.67%) Oracle
10 260 (4.58%) EMC
11 216 (3.81%) Juniper
12 205 (3.61%) Veeam
13 191 (3.37%) Red Hat
14 164 (2.89%) Apple
15 153 (2.70%) IBM
16 146 (2.57%) SonicWALL
17 137 (2.41%) Avaya
18 108 (1.90%) AppSense
19 106 (1.87%) Sophos
20 104 (1.83%) CheckPoint
City, London
Chassam Contract
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benfits & training & car
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and 36 days holiday
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: Benefits and bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 14 hours ago