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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 108 228 621
Rank change year-on-year
+120 +393
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2611 1231 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.65% 1.27% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.56% 4.59% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2321 1088 209
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -14.11%
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
27308 26844 28651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.69% 27.68% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 23126 22382 24811
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 £24,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +115 1150 £42,500 -3.40% 143
South East +72 574 £38,500 -8.33% 63
East of England +85 176 £40,000 +26.98% 27
Yorkshire +64 170 £32,500 - 26
North West +48 170 £35,000 - 28
South West +77 144 £35,000 -12.50% 37
West Midlands +58 130 £32,250 +4.03% 19
East Midlands +25 81 £35,000 -4.10% 16
North East +6 18 £27,500 -50.00% 2
Midlands -5 1 £75,000 -
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4968 (100.00%) Windows
2 3998 (80.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 3050 (61.39%) Microsoft
4 2971 (59.80%) Active Directory
5 2784 (56.04%) VMware
6 2190 (44.08%) MS Exchange
7 1998 (40.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 1812 (36.47%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1551 (31.22%) Citrix
10 1503 (30.25%) MS Excel
11 1446 (29.11%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1374 (27.66%) DNS
13 1352 (27.21%) SQL Server
14 1278 (25.72%) Firewall
15 1200 (24.15%) Hyper-V
16 1168 (23.51%) Microsoft Certification
17 1158 (23.31%) Windows 7
18 1156 (23.27%) Cisco
19 1080 (21.74%) SAN
20 1067 (21.48%) SQL
21 1011 (20.35%) DHCP
22 954 (19.20%) ITIL
23 941 (18.94%) Exchange Server 2013
24 909 (18.30%) TCP/IP
25 861 (17.33%) MCSE
26 836 (16.83%) Windows 8
27 822 (16.55%) Exchange Server 2007
28 793 (15.96%) SCCM
29 782 (15.74%) MS Office
30 760 (15.30%) WAN

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2190 (44.08%) MS Exchange
2 1446 (29.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 941 (18.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 822 (16.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 656 (13.20%) SharePoint
6 649 (13.06%) IIS
7 491 (9.88%) Lync
8 447 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 161 (3.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 160 (3.22%) Apache
11 110 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 92 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
13 74 (1.49%) Tomcat
14 72 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
15 46 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2000
16 39 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
17 33 (0.66%) CMS
18 27 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
19 24 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
20 21 (0.42%) nginx
Applications
1 1503 (30.25%) MS Excel
2 782 (15.74%) MS Office
3 31 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.44%) MS Project
6 21 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.12%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.081%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.060%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.060%) SPSS
10 2 (0.040%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.020%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.020%) Maya
11 1 (0.020%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 90 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 17 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 14 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.14%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.12%) SalesLogix
8 5 (0.10%) Sage 50
8 5 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.081%) GoldMine
10 3 (0.060%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.060%) Agresso
11 2 (0.040%) BPCS
11 2 (0.040%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.040%) Cognos Controller
11 2 (0.040%) Epicor Vantage
12 1 (0.020%) Sage 200
12 1 (0.020%) ReMetrica
12 1 (0.020%) SAP BPC
12 1 (0.020%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 553 (11.13%) Office 365
2 259 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (1.45%) IaaS
4 66 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
5 64 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
6 55 (1.11%) SaaS
7 25 (0.50%) PaaS
8 10 (0.20%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.081%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.040%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.020%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.020%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1374 (27.66%) DNS
2 1278 (25.72%) Firewall
3 1080 (21.74%) SAN
4 1011 (20.35%) DHCP
5 909 (18.30%) TCP/IP
6 760 (15.30%) WAN
7 745 (15.00%) LAN
8 564 (11.35%) VPN
9 367 (7.39%) Internet
10 265 (5.33%) Wireless
11 231 (4.65%) VoIP
11 231 (4.65%) VLAN
12 218 (4.39%) iSCSI
13 200 (4.03%) NAS
14 169 (3.40%) NetScaler
15 133 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
16 112 (2.25%) SSL
16 112 (2.25%) MPLS
17 105 (2.11%) SMTP
18 101 (2.03%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1352 (27.21%) SQL Server
2 508 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 347 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 271 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 144 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 116 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 112 (2.25%) MySQL
8 71 (1.43%) Relational Database
9 64 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
10 51 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 33 (0.66%) Oracle Database
12 32 (0.64%) RDBMS
13 25 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 20 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
14 20 (0.40%) MS Access
14 20 (0.40%) DB2
15 18 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
16 17 (0.34%) DTS
17 15 (0.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 111 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (1.09%) Visual Studio
3 35 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 19 (0.38%) MSI
5 18 (0.36%) Git (software)
6 15 (0.30%) TeamCity
7 14 (0.28%) AdminStudio
7 14 (0.28%) Subversion
8 12 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
9 11 (0.22%) InstallShield
10 10 (0.20%) LoadRunner
10 10 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 9 (0.18%) MSBuild
11 9 (0.18%) Jenkins
12 8 (0.16%) Rational Performance Tester
12 8 (0.16%) Facilita Forecast
13 7 (0.14%) JIRA
14 5 (0.10%) Ant
15 4 (0.081%) Octopus Deploy
15 4 (0.081%) Mercurial
General
1 631 (12.70%) Finance
2 186 (3.74%) Banking
3 179 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 111 (2.23%) Law
5 101 (2.03%) Advertising
6 86 (1.73%) Legal
7 75 (1.51%) Marketing
8 73 (1.47%) Retail
9 64 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 35 (0.70%) Back Office
11 31 (0.62%) Electronics
12 24 (0.48%) Financial Institution
13 22 (0.44%) Investment Banking
14 19 (0.38%) Publishing
15 13 (0.26%) Billing
16 12 (0.24%) French Language
17 11 (0.22%) Games
18 8 (0.16%) Military
18 8 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
19 6 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 867 (17.45%) Support Engineer
2 699 (14.07%) Analyst
3 682 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 395 (7.95%) Consultant
5 376 (7.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 369 (7.43%) IT Support
7 354 (7.13%) Support Analyst
8 348 (7.00%) Administrator
9 273 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support
10 268 (5.39%) Systems Engineer
11 246 (4.95%) Server Engineer
12 235 (4.73%) Systems Administrator
13 222 (4.47%) Technical Support
14 214 (4.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 170 (3.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 158 (3.18%) Support Technician
17 145 (2.92%) Technical Engineer
18 134 (2.70%) Network Engineer
19 133 (2.68%) Architect
19 133 (2.68%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (4.93%) .NET
2 117 (2.36%) ASP.NET
2 117 (2.36%) Web Services
3 105 (2.11%) HTML
4 72 (1.45%) CSS
5 62 (1.25%) XML
5 62 (1.25%) Application Packaging
6 55 (1.11%) .NET Framework
7 42 (0.85%) WCF
8 37 (0.74%) jQuery
9 32 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (0.52%) COM
11 24 (0.48%) SOAP
12 23 (0.46%) LAMP
13 20 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 20 (0.40%) HTML5
14 19 (0.38%) REST
15 17 (0.34%) CSS3
16 16 (0.32%) Ajax
17 15 (0.30%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 480 (9.66%) Clustering
2 296 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 267 (5.37%) Blackberry
4 131 (2.64%) Replication
5 121 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 118 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 90 (1.81%) Fat Client
7 90 (1.81%) Thin Client
8 72 (1.45%) Hedge funds
9 65 (1.31%) iPhone
10 50 (1.01%) Open Source
11 41 (0.83%) EqualLogic
12 39 (0.79%) Client/Server
13 36 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
14 31 (0.62%) CLARiiON
15 30 (0.60%) iPad
16 29 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
16 29 (0.58%) PKI
17 27 (0.54%) Mathematics
18 25 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4968 (100.00%) Windows
2 3998 (80.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 1998 (40.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1158 (23.31%) Windows 7
5 836 (16.83%) Windows 8
6 705 (14.19%) Linux
7 592 (11.92%) Windows XP
8 223 (4.49%) Windows Vista
9 210 (4.23%) UNIX
10 184 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 102 (2.05%) Mac OS X
12 92 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
13 90 (1.81%) Solaris
14 68 (1.37%) CentOS
15 67 (1.35%) Android
16 61 (1.23%) Windows 2000
17 60 (1.21%) AIX
18 57 (1.15%) Ubuntu
19 39 (0.79%) Debian
20 36 (0.72%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 954 (19.20%) ITIL
2 354 (7.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 347 (6.98%) Service Delivery
4 277 (5.58%) Migration
5 242 (4.87%) Project Management
6 215 (4.33%) Change Management
7 179 (3.60%) Problem Management
8 170 (3.42%) CRM
9 151 (3.04%) Mentoring
10 139 (2.80%) Load Balancing
11 123 (2.48%) Incident Management
12 121 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
13 120 (2.42%) Configuration Management
14 115 (2.31%) PRINCE2
15 108 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
16 107 (2.15%) Agile Software Development
17 100 (2.01%) Service Management
18 94 (1.89%) Time Management
18 94 (1.89%) Change Control
19 88 (1.77%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1067 (21.48%) SQL
2 591 (11.90%) PowerShell
3 131 (2.64%) VB
4 116 (2.33%) T-SQL
5 111 (2.23%) VBScript
6 110 (2.21%) C#
7 78 (1.57%) C
8 74 (1.49%) JavaScript
9 62 (1.25%) Perl
10 59 (1.19%) Shell Script
11 55 (1.11%) Java
12 50 (1.01%) Bash Shell
13 41 (0.83%) VB.NET
14 36 (0.72%) PHP
15 26 (0.52%) Python
16 17 (0.34%) VBA
17 15 (0.30%) C++
18 10 (0.20%) Ruby
19 7 (0.14%) PL/SQL
20 4 (0.081%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1168 (23.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 861 (17.33%) MCSE
3 440 (8.86%) MCITP
4 403 (8.11%) MCSA
5 355 (7.15%) MCP
6 350 (7.05%) Cisco Certification
7 332 (6.68%) Degree
8 320 (6.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 316 (6.36%) Security Cleared
10 290 (5.84%) SC Cleared
11 289 (5.82%) CCNA
12 200 (4.03%) MCTS
13 163 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
14 145 (2.92%) CCA
15 99 (1.99%) CCNP
16 95 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
17 82 (1.65%) DV Cleared
18 43 (0.87%) VCP5
19 35 (0.70%) VCAP
20 30 (0.60%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 294 (5.92%) SLA
2 61 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 33 (0.66%) QA
5 22 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.10%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.040%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.020%) HL7
9 1 (0.020%) DICOM
9 1 (0.020%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2971 (59.80%) Active Directory
2 1812 (36.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1200 (24.15%) Hyper-V
4 672 (13.53%) XenApp
5 644 (12.96%) vSphere
6 372 (7.49%) VMware ESX
7 267 (5.37%) XenDesktop
8 243 (4.89%) VMware ESXi
9 143 (2.88%) Terminal Services
10 123 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 92 (1.85%) XenServer
11 92 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 86 (1.73%) Terminal Server
13 69 (1.39%) VMware Server
14 62 (1.25%) vCloud
15 54 (1.09%) ISA Server
16 52 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
17 45 (0.91%) Xen
18 39 (0.79%) NFS
19 36 (0.72%) UAG
Systems Management
1 793 (15.96%) SCCM
2 556 (11.19%) SCOM
3 274 (5.52%) Backup Exec
4 176 (3.54%) NetBackup
5 170 (3.42%) SCVMM
6 130 (2.62%) Norton AntiVirus
7 126 (2.54%) WSUS
8 112 (2.25%) SCDPM
9 84 (1.69%) Nagios
10 72 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 68 (1.37%) HP SIM
12 62 (1.25%) SCOrch
13 43 (0.87%) Puppet
14 40 (0.81%) SCSM
15 38 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
15 38 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 38 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 34 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 34 (0.68%) EdgeSight
17 33 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3050 (61.39%) Microsoft
2 2784 (56.04%) VMware
3 1551 (31.22%) Citrix
4 1156 (23.27%) Cisco
5 741 (14.92%) HP
6 410 (8.25%) NetApp
7 389 (7.83%) Symantec
8 358 (7.21%) Dell
9 312 (6.28%) EMC
10 229 (4.61%) Oracle
11 219 (4.41%) Red Hat
12 188 (3.78%) Juniper
13 182 (3.66%) Apple
14 173 (3.48%) IBM
15 156 (3.14%) Veeam
16 116 (2.33%) CheckPoint
17 101 (2.03%) SolarWinds
18 96 (1.93%) McAfee
19 89 (1.79%) Sophos
20 87 (1.75%) AppSense
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 9 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum To £45,000 + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Unspecified company car, pension, laptop & mobile phone
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Overtime + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £57000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Hudson IT
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: dependent upon experience
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £27790.00 - £30800.00 per annum
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