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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 104 188 474
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +286
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2844 1732 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.76% 1.55% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.16% 5.78% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2477 1542 388
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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
27995 29989 28685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.13% 26.81% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 23608 25188 24339
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 1216 £42,000 -6.66% 111
South East +38 551 £37,500 +4.16% 71
East of England +98 321 £35,000 +2.94% 29
South West +94 207 £32,500 -13.33% 34
Yorkshire +14 183 £35,000 - 38
West Midlands +53 138 £32,500 +8.33% 23
North West +22 135 £33,750 +3.84% 38
East Midlands +28 85 £34,500 -1.42% 16
North East -5 13 £27,500 -35.29% 3
Midlands +8 1 £26,500 -8.62%
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5455 (100.00%) Windows
2 4351 (79.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 3406 (62.44%) Microsoft
4 3214 (58.92%) Active Directory
5 3108 (56.98%) VMware
6 2437 (44.67%) MS Exchange
7 2013 (36.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2012 (36.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 1690 (30.98%) MS Excel
10 1602 (29.37%) Citrix
11 1595 (29.24%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1402 (25.70%) SQL Server
13 1357 (24.88%) Cisco
14 1352 (24.78%) DNS
15 1348 (24.71%) Hyper-V
16 1347 (24.69%) Firewall
17 1303 (23.89%) Microsoft Certification
18 1278 (23.43%) Windows 7
19 1200 (22.00%) SQL
20 1124 (20.60%) SAN
21 1110 (20.35%) ITIL
22 1019 (18.68%) DHCP
23 1005 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
24 960 (17.60%) TCP/IP
25 934 (17.12%) MCSE
26 899 (16.48%) SCCM
27 887 (16.26%) Windows 8
28 853 (15.64%) HP
29 835 (15.31%) MS Office
30 831 (15.23%) WAN

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2437 (44.67%) MS Exchange
2 1595 (29.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1005 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 770 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 755 (13.84%) IIS
6 706 (12.94%) SharePoint
7 595 (10.91%) Lync
8 455 (8.34%) Exchange Server 2003
9 146 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 138 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 124 (2.27%) Apache
12 117 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
13 73 (1.34%) Tomcat
14 49 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
15 47 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
16 31 (0.57%) nginx
17 28 (0.51%) WebSphere
18 26 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
19 24 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
20 23 (0.42%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1690 (30.98%) MS Excel
2 835 (15.31%) MS Office
3 29 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
5 19 (0.35%) MS Project
6 5 (0.092%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.073%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.055%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.037%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.037%) HipChat
9 2 (0.037%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.018%) InDesign
10 1 (0.018%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 76 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 23 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.13%) SAP Business One
7 5 (0.092%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.073%) Teamcenter
8 4 (0.073%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.073%) Eikon
9 3 (0.055%) Epicor Vantage
9 3 (0.055%) Primavera
9 3 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.037%) HiPortfolio
10 2 (0.037%) BPCS
10 2 (0.037%) Tridion
10 2 (0.037%) Agresso
10 2 (0.037%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.037%) Infor CRM
10 2 (0.037%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 639 (11.71%) Office 365
2 299 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 203 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
4 77 (1.41%) IaaS
5 67 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 51 (0.93%) SaaS
7 33 (0.60%) PaaS
8 20 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (0.31%) Mimecast
10 15 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 13 (0.24%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.073%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.073%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.037%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.037%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.037%) Symantec.cloud
13 2 (0.037%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.037%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.018%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1352 (24.78%) DNS
2 1347 (24.69%) Firewall
3 1124 (20.60%) SAN
4 1019 (18.68%) DHCP
5 960 (17.60%) TCP/IP
6 831 (15.23%) WAN
7 818 (15.00%) LAN
8 555 (10.17%) VPN
9 324 (5.94%) Internet
10 261 (4.78%) VoIP
11 230 (4.22%) Wireless
11 230 (4.22%) VLAN
12 217 (3.98%) NAS
13 209 (3.83%) iSCSI
14 145 (2.66%) NetScaler
15 137 (2.51%) Cisco ASA
16 124 (2.27%) Network Security
17 118 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
18 117 (2.14%) MPLS
19 109 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1402 (25.70%) SQL Server
2 545 (9.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 365 (6.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 225 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 152 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 115 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 111 (2.03%) MySQL
8 68 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
9 57 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 51 (0.93%) Oracle Database
10 51 (0.93%) Relational Database
11 32 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
12 23 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
13 22 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
14 19 (0.35%) DTS
15 18 (0.33%) RDBMS
16 16 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
16 16 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 13 (0.24%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 83 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 77 (1.41%) Visual Studio
3 25 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 23 (0.42%) Git (software)
5 19 (0.35%) Subversion
6 17 (0.31%) JIRA
6 17 (0.31%) TeamCity
7 16 (0.29%) ReSharper
8 13 (0.24%) InstallShield
8 13 (0.24%) Jenkins
8 13 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
9 11 (0.20%) Hudson
9 11 (0.20%) Selenium
10 10 (0.18%) LoadRunner
10 10 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (0.16%) NUnit
11 9 (0.16%) JSUnit
12 8 (0.15%) Rational Performance Tester
12 8 (0.15%) LINQPad
12 8 (0.15%) MSBuild
General
1 646 (11.84%) Finance
2 210 (3.85%) Banking
3 169 (3.10%) Telecoms
4 145 (2.66%) Advertising
5 124 (2.27%) Law
6 109 (2.00%) Legal
7 105 (1.92%) Retail
8 86 (1.58%) Back Office
9 77 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 70 (1.28%) Marketing
11 49 (0.90%) Publishing
12 31 (0.57%) Electronics
12 31 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 24 (0.44%) Investment Banking
14 17 (0.31%) Billing
14 17 (0.31%) Games
15 16 (0.29%) Front Office
16 13 (0.24%) French Language
17 11 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 986 (18.08%) Support Engineer
2 786 (14.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 721 (13.22%) Analyst
4 451 (8.27%) Administrator
5 427 (7.83%) 3rd Line Support
6 399 (7.31%) IT Support
7 379 (6.95%) Consultant
8 356 (6.53%) Support Analyst
9 331 (6.07%) Systems Engineer
10 329 (6.03%) Systems Administrator
11 322 (5.90%) 2nd Line Support
12 252 (4.62%) Server Engineer
13 240 (4.40%) Technical Support
13 240 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 187 (3.43%) Technical Engineer
15 165 (3.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 156 (2.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 154 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 153 (2.80%) DBA
19 149 (2.73%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (4.67%) .NET
2 144 (2.64%) Web Services
3 118 (2.16%) HTML
4 95 (1.74%) ASP.NET
5 68 (1.25%) CSS
5 68 (1.25%) .NET Framework
6 53 (0.97%) XML
7 47 (0.86%) jQuery
8 42 (0.77%) Application Packaging
9 41 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (0.73%) HTML5
11 32 (0.59%) MSMQ
12 31 (0.57%) WCF
13 30 (0.55%) Entity Framework
13 30 (0.55%) COM
14 26 (0.48%) SOAP
15 25 (0.46%) LAMP
16 20 (0.37%) REST
16 20 (0.37%) CSS3
17 19 (0.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 445 (8.16%) Clustering
2 340 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
3 253 (4.64%) Blackberry
4 169 (3.10%) Replication
5 143 (2.62%) Computer Science
6 118 (2.16%) Fat Client
6 118 (2.16%) Thin Client
7 93 (1.70%) Management Information System
8 82 (1.50%) iPhone
9 70 (1.28%) Hedge funds
10 57 (1.04%) Open Source
11 56 (1.03%) Client/Server
12 55 (1.01%) Private Cloud
13 54 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
14 51 (0.93%) EqualLogic
15 36 (0.66%) Statistics
16 34 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
16 34 (0.62%) Public Cloud
17 32 (0.59%) iPad
18 31 (0.57%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5455 (100.00%) Windows
2 4351 (79.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2012 (36.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1278 (23.43%) Windows 7
5 887 (16.26%) Windows 8
6 711 (13.03%) Linux
7 633 (11.60%) Windows XP
8 248 (4.55%) Windows Vista
9 196 (3.59%) UNIX
10 166 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 131 (2.40%) Mac OS X
12 96 (1.76%) Android
13 82 (1.50%) Windows 2000
14 77 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
15 66 (1.21%) CentOS
15 66 (1.21%) Solaris
16 60 (1.10%) Ubuntu
17 46 (0.84%) Mac OS
18 36 (0.66%) Apple iOS
19 25 (0.46%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1110 (20.35%) ITIL
2 419 (7.68%) Service Delivery
3 354 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 331 (6.07%) Migration
5 274 (5.02%) Project Management
6 245 (4.49%) Change Management
7 203 (3.72%) Mentoring
8 197 (3.61%) Problem Management
9 176 (3.23%) CRM
10 155 (2.84%) Performance Tuning
11 150 (2.75%) Incident Management
12 137 (2.51%) Load Balancing
13 128 (2.35%) Service Management
14 122 (2.24%) Agile Software Development
15 119 (2.18%) Configuration Management
16 118 (2.16%) PRINCE2
17 114 (2.09%) Root Cause Analysis
18 106 (1.94%) Time Management
19 100 (1.83%) Data Protection
19 100 (1.83%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1200 (22.00%) SQL
2 745 (13.66%) PowerShell
3 120 (2.20%) C#
4 119 (2.18%) VBScript
5 110 (2.02%) Perl
6 108 (1.98%) T-SQL
7 101 (1.85%) Java
8 100 (1.83%) JavaScript
9 98 (1.80%) VB
10 85 (1.56%) C
11 65 (1.19%) Shell Script
12 58 (1.06%) Bash Shell
13 50 (0.92%) PHP
14 46 (0.84%) Python
15 28 (0.51%) VBA
16 21 (0.38%) C++
17 19 (0.35%) Ruby
18 11 (0.20%) PL/SQL
18 11 (0.20%) VB.NET
19 4 (0.073%) R
Qualifications
1 1303 (23.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 934 (17.12%) MCSE
3 477 (8.74%) MCITP
4 455 (8.34%) MCSA
5 435 (7.97%) Cisco Certification
6 390 (7.15%) MCP
7 383 (7.02%) Degree
8 369 (6.76%) CCNA
9 342 (6.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 315 (5.77%) Security Cleared
11 258 (4.73%) SC Cleared
12 214 (3.92%) MCTS
13 163 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
14 152 (2.79%) CCA
15 112 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
16 102 (1.87%) CCNP
17 86 (1.58%) DV Cleared
18 65 (1.19%) VCP5
19 40 (0.73%) A+ Certification
20 37 (0.68%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 420 (7.70%) SLA
2 69 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 58 (1.06%) QA
4 53 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.13%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 3 (0.055%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.037%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.037%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.037%) FISMA
10 2 (0.037%) BS7799
11 1 (0.018%) HL7
11 1 (0.018%) DICOM
System Software
1 3214 (58.92%) Active Directory
2 2013 (36.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1348 (24.71%) Hyper-V
4 713 (13.07%) vSphere
5 688 (12.61%) XenApp
6 421 (7.72%) VMware ESX
7 283 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
8 272 (4.99%) XenDesktop
9 155 (2.84%) Terminal Services
10 129 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
11 112 (2.05%) XenServer
12 108 (1.98%) Terminal Server
13 86 (1.58%) VMware Server
14 67 (1.23%) vCloud
15 61 (1.12%) ISA Server
16 60 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 58 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
18 52 (0.95%) Xen
19 38 (0.70%) NFS
20 34 (0.62%) UAG
Systems Management
1 899 (16.48%) SCCM
2 610 (11.18%) SCOM
3 294 (5.39%) Backup Exec
4 162 (2.97%) WSUS
5 158 (2.90%) NetBackup
6 113 (2.07%) SCVMM
7 93 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 83 (1.52%) Nagios
9 69 (1.26%) SCDPM
10 66 (1.21%) Puppet
11 64 (1.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 53 (0.97%) SCOrch
13 50 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
14 46 (0.84%) ARCserve
15 44 (0.81%) HP SIM
16 42 (0.77%) Windows Intune
16 42 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 38 (0.70%) FortiGate
18 36 (0.66%) SCSM
19 34 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3406 (62.44%) Microsoft
2 3108 (56.98%) VMware
3 1602 (29.37%) Citrix
4 1357 (24.88%) Cisco
5 853 (15.64%) HP
6 436 (7.99%) Dell
7 410 (7.52%) Symantec
8 390 (7.15%) NetApp
9 302 (5.54%) EMC
10 205 (3.76%) Oracle
10 205 (3.76%) Juniper
11 194 (3.56%) IBM
12 184 (3.37%) Apple
13 176 (3.23%) Red Hat
14 169 (3.10%) Veeam
15 126 (2.31%) Sophos
16 115 (2.11%) McAfee
17 111 (2.03%) SolarWinds
18 107 (1.96%) CommVault
19 98 (1.80%) AppSense
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Flexible benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus a great benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sidcup, Kent
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Salary: £47500 - £57000.00 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Runcorn, Cheshire
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Runcorn, Cheshire
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Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £45000 per annum
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East London
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Company vehicle
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: £34000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
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