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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 95 170 399
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +229
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2971 1929 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.92% 1.75% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.98% 6.53% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2596 1703 531
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
27056 29525 27997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.55% 26.82% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22915 24989 23965
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +75 1037 £42,500 -7.60% 122
South East +39 727 £38,500 +10.00% 69
East of England +90 316 £37,500 +7.14% 26
South West +60 245 £32,000 -1.53% 32
Yorkshire +59 234 £35,000 -6.04% 23
North West +21 176 £30,250 +7.07% 36
West Midlands +40 158 £32,500 -7.14% 29
East Midlands +24 73 £32,000 -23.80% 9
North East -4 14 £30,000 -9.09% 4
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 5852 (100.00%) Windows
2 4561 (77.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 3581 (61.19%) Microsoft
4 3412 (58.30%) Active Directory
5 3331 (56.92%) VMware
6 2611 (44.62%) MS Exchange
7 2098 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2075 (35.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 1721 (29.41%) MS Excel
10 1704 (29.12%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1666 (28.47%) Citrix
12 1465 (25.03%) SQL Server
13 1428 (24.40%) Cisco
14 1421 (24.28%) DNS
15 1404 (23.99%) Firewall
16 1343 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
17 1322 (22.59%) Hyper-V
18 1275 (21.79%) Windows 7
19 1255 (21.45%) SQL
20 1229 (21.00%) ITIL
21 1196 (20.44%) SAN
22 1101 (18.81%) Exchange Server 2013
23 1076 (18.39%) DHCP
24 1033 (17.65%) TCP/IP
25 937 (16.01%) Windows 8
26 901 (15.40%) MS Office
27 887 (15.16%) MCSE
28 885 (15.12%) WAN
29 883 (15.09%) LAN
30 861 (14.71%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 2611 (44.62%) MS Exchange
2 1704 (29.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1101 (18.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 840 (14.35%) IIS
5 778 (13.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 707 (12.08%) SharePoint
7 581 (9.93%) Lync
8 440 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 150 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
10 142 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 124 (2.12%) Apache
12 115 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
13 65 (1.11%) Tomcat
14 44 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
15 41 (0.70%) nginx
16 34 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
17 32 (0.55%) WebSphere
18 29 (0.50%) IBM Notes
18 29 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
19 27 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1721 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 901 (15.40%) MS Office
3 40 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 33 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (0.41%) MS Project
6 5 (0.085%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.085%) InDesign
7 4 (0.068%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.068%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.051%) ProjectWise
9 2 (0.034%) HipChat
9 2 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.034%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.017%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.017%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 44 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 17 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 12 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.19%) SAP Business One
6 7 (0.12%) Primavera
6 7 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.12%) Magento
7 6 (0.10%) Sage 200
7 6 (0.10%) Teamcenter
8 5 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.068%) Eikon
10 3 (0.051%) Epicor Vantage
10 3 (0.051%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.051%) ResourceLink
10 3 (0.051%) Endur
11 2 (0.034%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.034%) Tridion
11 2 (0.034%) HiPortfolio
11 2 (0.034%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 705 (12.05%) Office 365
2 293 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 213 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
4 83 (1.42%) IaaS
5 71 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
6 64 (1.09%) SaaS
7 28 (0.48%) PaaS
8 27 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (0.43%) Mimecast
10 15 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 14 (0.24%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.085%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.068%) Symantec.cloud
13 4 (0.068%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.034%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.034%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.034%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.034%) Amazon ELB
15 1 (0.017%) MailChimp
15 1 (0.017%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1421 (24.28%) DNS
2 1404 (23.99%) Firewall
3 1196 (20.44%) SAN
4 1076 (18.39%) DHCP
5 1033 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 885 (15.12%) WAN
7 883 (15.09%) LAN
8 577 (9.86%) VPN
9 311 (5.31%) VoIP
10 292 (4.99%) Internet
11 281 (4.80%) VLAN
12 270 (4.61%) NAS
13 225 (3.84%) Wireless
14 210 (3.59%) iSCSI
15 174 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
16 152 (2.60%) NetScaler
17 140 (2.39%) Network Security
18 121 (2.07%) MPLS
19 108 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
20 96 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1465 (25.03%) SQL Server
2 519 (8.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 351 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 191 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 146 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 134 (2.29%) MySQL
7 108 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 68 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 59 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 58 (0.99%) Relational Database
11 56 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
12 39 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
13 26 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
14 23 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
15 20 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
17 14 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
17 14 (0.24%) RDBMS
18 13 (0.22%) DTS
19 12 (0.21%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 125 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 120 (2.05%) Visual Studio
3 45 (0.77%) JIRA
4 33 (0.56%) Subversion
5 31 (0.53%) Git (software)
6 30 (0.51%) Selenium
7 24 (0.41%) TeamCity
8 23 (0.39%) ReSharper
9 22 (0.38%) SpecFlow
10 21 (0.36%) Jenkins
11 20 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 17 (0.29%) InstallShield
12 17 (0.29%) NUnit
13 16 (0.27%) Hudson
14 15 (0.26%) LINQPad
15 12 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
16 10 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 10 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
17 9 (0.15%) JSUnit
18 8 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 714 (12.20%) Finance
2 198 (3.38%) Banking
3 178 (3.04%) Telecoms
4 125 (2.14%) Legal
5 119 (2.03%) Retail
6 115 (1.97%) Advertising
7 109 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 109 (1.86%) Law
8 105 (1.79%) Back Office
9 52 (0.89%) Marketing
10 39 (0.67%) Publishing
11 37 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 27 (0.46%) Electronics
13 23 (0.39%) French Language
14 22 (0.38%) Front Office
15 19 (0.32%) German Language
16 18 (0.31%) Games
17 17 (0.29%) Billing
18 16 (0.27%) Aerospace
19 15 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1065 (18.20%) Support Engineer
2 851 (14.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 794 (13.57%) Analyst
4 545 (9.31%) Administrator
5 411 (7.02%) Support Analyst
6 403 (6.89%) 3rd Line Support
7 399 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
8 389 (6.65%) Systems Engineer
8 389 (6.65%) IT Support
9 381 (6.51%) Systems Administrator
10 327 (5.59%) Consultant
11 247 (4.22%) Technical Support
12 227 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 220 (3.76%) Server Engineer
14 212 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 201 (3.43%) Technical Engineer
16 185 (3.16%) IT Support Engineer
17 181 (3.09%) Developer
18 171 (2.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 158 (2.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (5.25%) .NET
2 174 (2.97%) Web Services
3 146 (2.49%) HTML
4 120 (2.05%) ASP.NET
5 95 (1.62%) CSS
5 95 (1.62%) .NET Framework
6 83 (1.42%) jQuery
7 76 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 62 (1.06%) XML
9 56 (0.96%) Entity Framework
10 55 (0.94%) Application Packaging
11 40 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
12 37 (0.63%) MSMQ
12 37 (0.63%) LAMP
13 36 (0.62%) Ajax
13 36 (0.62%) AngularJS
14 32 (0.55%) HTML5
14 32 (0.55%) SOAP
15 31 (0.53%) COM
16 30 (0.51%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 566 (9.67%) Data Centre
2 415 (7.09%) Clustering
3 279 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
4 276 (4.72%) Blackberry
5 169 (2.89%) Replication
6 141 (2.41%) Thin Client
6 141 (2.41%) Fat Client
7 122 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 95 (1.62%) iPhone
9 80 (1.37%) EqualLogic
9 80 (1.37%) Management Information System
10 72 (1.23%) Hedge funds
11 69 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
12 61 (1.04%) Private Cloud
12 61 (1.04%) EMC VNX
13 47 (0.80%) iPad
13 47 (0.80%) Client/Server
14 39 (0.67%) Statistics
15 38 (0.65%) HP StoreVirtual
16 36 (0.62%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5852 (100.00%) Windows
2 4561 (77.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 2075 (35.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 1275 (21.79%) Windows 7
5 937 (16.01%) Windows 8
6 794 (13.57%) Linux
7 651 (11.12%) Windows XP
8 240 (4.10%) Windows Vista
9 183 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 180 (3.08%) UNIX
11 141 (2.41%) Android
12 117 (2.00%) Mac OS X
13 84 (1.44%) Windows 2000
14 78 (1.33%) CentOS
15 74 (1.26%) Ubuntu
16 71 (1.21%) Windows 2000 Server
17 55 (0.94%) Mac OS
18 49 (0.84%) Debian
19 48 (0.82%) Apple iOS
20 43 (0.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1229 (21.00%) ITIL
2 406 (6.94%) Service Delivery
3 381 (6.51%) Migration
4 328 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
5 305 (5.21%) Project Management
6 240 (4.10%) Change Management
7 232 (3.96%) Mentoring
8 187 (3.20%) Agile Software Development
9 177 (3.02%) Problem Management
10 174 (2.97%) Server Building
11 160 (2.73%) Configuration Management
12 155 (2.65%) Incident Management
13 152 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
14 150 (2.56%) Load Balancing
15 148 (2.53%) Performance Tuning
16 146 (2.49%) CRM
17 138 (2.36%) Service Management
18 130 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
19 105 (1.79%) DevOps
20 102 (1.74%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1255 (21.45%) SQL
2 861 (14.71%) PowerShell
3 178 (3.04%) C#
4 155 (2.65%) JavaScript
5 143 (2.44%) Perl
6 126 (2.15%) T-SQL
6 126 (2.15%) VBScript
7 111 (1.90%) Java
8 103 (1.76%) VB
9 93 (1.59%) C
10 71 (1.21%) Bash Shell
11 69 (1.18%) Shell Script
12 66 (1.13%) PHP
13 62 (1.06%) Python
14 24 (0.41%) C++
15 22 (0.38%) VBA
16 21 (0.36%) Ruby
16 21 (0.36%) VB.NET
17 16 (0.27%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.10%) F#
Qualifications
1 1343 (22.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 887 (15.16%) MCSE
3 507 (8.66%) MCITP
4 494 (8.44%) MCSA
5 479 (8.19%) Cisco Certification
6 426 (7.28%) CCNA
7 422 (7.21%) Degree
8 384 (6.56%) MCP
9 360 (6.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 289 (4.94%) Security Cleared
11 201 (3.43%) MCTS
12 191 (3.26%) SC Cleared
13 157 (2.68%) Citrix Certification
14 134 (2.29%) CCA
15 114 (1.95%) CCNP
16 102 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
17 67 (1.14%) DV Cleared
18 65 (1.11%) VCP5
19 61 (1.04%) A+ Certification
20 42 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 527 (9.01%) SLA
2 87 (1.49%) QA
3 74 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 61 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.22%) ISO 9000
7 9 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.10%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.051%) BS7799
10 2 (0.034%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.034%) FISMA
10 2 (0.034%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.034%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3412 (58.30%) Active Directory
2 2098 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1322 (22.59%) Hyper-V
4 731 (12.49%) vSphere
5 713 (12.18%) XenApp
6 445 (7.60%) VMware ESX
7 295 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
8 233 (3.98%) XenDesktop
9 178 (3.04%) Terminal Services
10 147 (2.51%) XenServer
11 140 (2.39%) Microsoft App-V
12 95 (1.62%) Terminal Server
13 75 (1.28%) VMware Server
14 74 (1.26%) UAG
15 69 (1.18%) vCloud
16 52 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
16 52 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
17 44 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 43 (0.73%) ISA Server
18 43 (0.73%) NFS
Systems Management
1 851 (14.54%) SCCM
2 540 (9.23%) SCOM
3 257 (4.39%) Backup Exec
4 169 (2.89%) WSUS
5 124 (2.12%) NetBackup
6 98 (1.67%) Puppet
7 78 (1.33%) Nagios
8 77 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
9 66 (1.13%) SCVMM
10 63 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
11 44 (0.75%) AirWatch
12 43 (0.73%) ARCserve
13 42 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
13 42 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 40 (0.68%) HP SIM
15 39 (0.67%) SCOrch
16 34 (0.58%) FortiGate
17 31 (0.53%) SCSM
18 30 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 30 (0.51%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3581 (61.19%) Microsoft
2 3331 (56.92%) VMware
3 1666 (28.47%) Citrix
4 1428 (24.40%) Cisco
5 818 (13.98%) HP
6 433 (7.40%) Dell
7 426 (7.28%) NetApp
8 377 (6.44%) Symantec
9 276 (4.72%) EMC
10 262 (4.48%) Oracle
11 200 (3.42%) Juniper
12 184 (3.14%) Red Hat
13 179 (3.06%) IBM
14 177 (3.02%) Veeam
15 167 (2.85%) Apple
16 133 (2.27%) Sophos
17 110 (1.88%) SonicWALL
18 105 (1.79%) AppSense
19 100 (1.71%) SolarWinds
19 100 (1.71%) Avaya
Norfolk
ITF Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 4 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum +benefits +bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits.
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package (Bonus, Pension)
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
83Zero
Salary: From £425 to £475 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits and training
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training, excellent progression!
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwickshire
Skilliantech Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
Barclay Anderson Limited
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 7 hours ago