The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 148 339 866
Rank change year-on-year
+191 +527
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2070 698 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.89% 0.69% 0.005%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.03% 2.50% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 1801 600 5
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -37.50%
Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29427 27953 30651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.91% 27.51% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24786 23815 26543
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2012
UK

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 +173 768 £45,000 +8.43% 86
South East +115 517 £35,000 -12.50% 59
North West +94 176 £30,000 -24.05% 23
East of England +111 144 £37,250 +14.61% 15
Yorkshire +66 140 £39,500 +36.20% 33
South West +47 139 £33,500 -10.66% 29
West Midlands +93 121 £35,500 +1.42% 16
East Midlands +21 67 £40,000 +5.26% 18
North East -18 3 £20,000 -42.85% 2
Midlands - 1 £45,000 - 1
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 3791 (100.00%) Windows
2 3013 (79.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 2264 (59.72%) Microsoft
4 2223 (58.64%) Active Directory
5 2067 (54.52%) VMware
6 1673 (44.13%) MS Exchange
7 1641 (43.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 1372 (36.19%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1228 (32.39%) MS Excel
10 1092 (28.81%) SQL Server
11 1082 (28.54%) Citrix
12 1054 (27.80%) Microsoft Certification
13 1039 (27.41%) Exchange Server 2010
14 982 (25.90%) Cisco
15 973 (25.67%) Hyper-V
16 961 (25.35%) Firewall
17 929 (24.51%) SQL
18 903 (23.82%) DNS
19 880 (23.21%) SAN
20 738 (19.47%) Exchange Server 2013
21 725 (19.12%) MCSE
22 697 (18.39%) ITIL
23 683 (18.02%) TCP/IP
24 681 (17.96%) Windows 7
25 674 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2007
26 634 (16.72%) DHCP
27 610 (16.09%) HP
28 607 (16.01%) Linux
29 579 (15.27%) Windows 8
30 568 (14.98%) IIS

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 1673 (44.13%) MS Exchange
2 1039 (27.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 738 (19.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 674 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 568 (14.98%) IIS
6 520 (13.72%) SharePoint
7 381 (10.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 363 (9.58%) Lync
9 129 (3.40%) Apache
10 127 (3.35%) SharePoint 2010
11 126 (3.32%) SharePoint 2013
12 95 (2.51%) SharePoint Server
13 84 (2.22%) Tomcat
14 80 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 48 (1.27%) CMS
16 38 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
17 37 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2000
18 30 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
19 18 (0.47%) WorkSite
20 16 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1228 (32.39%) MS Excel
2 548 (14.46%) MS Office
3 35 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 32 (0.84%) MS Project
5 26 (0.69%) Photoshop
6 23 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.21%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.079%) Final Cut Pro
8 3 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.053%) InDesign
10 1 (0.026%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.026%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 60 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.34%) SAP Business One
2 13 (0.34%) Sage 1000
3 9 (0.24%) Magento
3 9 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
4 8 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.18%) Sage 200
5 7 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.11%) SunGard AvantGard
8 3 (0.079%) Bond Adapt
8 3 (0.079%) Epicor Vantage
9 1 (0.026%) Line 50
9 1 (0.026%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 379 (10.00%) Office 365
2 145 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (1.95%) SaaS
4 66 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
4 66 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
5 53 (1.40%) IaaS
6 26 (0.69%) PaaS
7 20 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.11%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.053%) Route 53
11 2 (0.053%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.026%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 961 (25.35%) Firewall
2 903 (23.82%) DNS
3 880 (23.21%) SAN
4 683 (18.02%) TCP/IP
5 634 (16.72%) DHCP
6 545 (14.38%) LAN
7 514 (13.56%) WAN
8 417 (11.00%) VPN
9 224 (5.91%) Internet
10 221 (5.83%) VoIP
11 205 (5.41%) Wireless
12 186 (4.91%) NAS
13 171 (4.51%) VLAN
14 160 (4.22%) Cisco ASA
15 159 (4.19%) NetScaler
16 120 (3.17%) iSCSI
17 90 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
18 87 (2.29%) Unified Communications
19 81 (2.14%) Network Security
20 76 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1092 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 408 (10.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 287 (7.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 191 (5.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 152 (4.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 92 (2.43%) MySQL
7 88 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 62 (1.64%) Relational Database
9 50 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
10 43 (1.13%) Oracle Database
11 42 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
12 38 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
14 20 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
15 16 (0.42%) RDBMS
15 16 (0.42%) DTS
16 15 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 13 (0.34%) OLTP
18 12 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
19 11 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 89 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 71 (1.87%) Visual Studio
3 50 (1.32%) MSI
4 26 (0.69%) InstallShield
5 25 (0.66%) AdminStudio
6 18 (0.47%) Metasploit
7 16 (0.42%) Subversion
7 16 (0.42%) Jenkins
8 13 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (0.29%) JIRA
9 11 (0.29%) Eclipse
10 9 (0.24%) Git (software)
11 8 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (0.21%) MSBuild
12 6 (0.16%) JUnit
12 6 (0.16%) ReSharper
12 6 (0.16%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.13%) CruiseControl
14 4 (0.11%) Maven
General
1 536 (14.14%) Finance
2 123 (3.24%) Telecoms
3 114 (3.01%) Banking
4 82 (2.16%) Law
5 80 (2.11%) Marketing
6 69 (1.82%) Legal
7 62 (1.64%) Retail
8 61 (1.61%) Advertising
9 36 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 22 (0.58%) Back Office
11 20 (0.53%) Electronics
12 17 (0.45%) Publishing
13 15 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 15 (0.40%) Military
14 13 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.32%) Games
16 9 (0.24%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.21%) Multimedia
18 7 (0.18%) Billing
19 5 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 663 (17.49%) Support Engineer
2 504 (13.29%) Analyst
3 442 (11.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 364 (9.60%) Administrator
5 358 (9.44%) 3rd Line Support
6 270 (7.12%) IT Support
7 268 (7.07%) Consultant
8 251 (6.62%) Systems Administrator
9 243 (6.41%) Support Analyst
10 199 (5.25%) 2nd Line Support
11 195 (5.14%) Systems Engineer
12 175 (4.62%) Server Engineer
13 149 (3.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 149 (3.93%) Technical Support
14 144 (3.80%) IT Support Engineer
15 111 (2.93%) Developer
16 108 (2.85%) Technical Consultant
17 99 (2.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 99 (2.61%) Team Leader
18 96 (2.53%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (6.01%) .NET
2 124 (3.27%) ASP.NET
3 123 (3.24%) Web Services
4 107 (2.82%) HTML
5 87 (2.29%) CSS
6 83 (2.19%) XML
7 69 (1.82%) Application Packaging
8 49 (1.29%) jQuery
9 44 (1.16%) WCF
10 42 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (0.90%) Ajax
12 33 (0.87%) COM
13 30 (0.79%) .NET Framework
14 28 (0.74%) REST
15 25 (0.66%) HTML5
16 23 (0.61%) LAMP
17 19 (0.50%) CSS3
17 19 (0.50%) ASP.NET 2.0
17 19 (0.50%) JSON
18 18 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 319 (8.41%) Clustering
2 176 (4.64%) Blackberry
3 127 (3.35%) Replication
4 123 (3.24%) Management Information System
5 76 (2.00%) Thin Client
5 76 (2.00%) Fat Client
6 73 (1.93%) Client/Server
7 67 (1.77%) EqualLogic
8 66 (1.74%) Computer Science
9 59 (1.56%) CLARiiON
10 57 (1.50%) iPhone
11 56 (1.48%) Hedge funds
12 42 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
13 35 (0.92%) Firmware
14 32 (0.84%) iPad
15 24 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
15 24 (0.63%) Mathematics
16 23 (0.61%) PKI
17 22 (0.58%) Mobile App
17 22 (0.58%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3791 (100.00%) Windows
2 3013 (79.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 1641 (43.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 681 (17.96%) Windows 7
5 607 (16.01%) Linux
6 579 (15.27%) Windows 8
7 447 (11.79%) Windows XP
8 176 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 155 (4.09%) UNIX
10 126 (3.32%) Windows Vista
11 103 (2.72%) Solaris
12 79 (2.08%) CentOS
13 75 (1.98%) Windows 2000 Server
14 72 (1.90%) Android
15 61 (1.61%) Mac OS X
16 55 (1.45%) Apple iOS
17 54 (1.42%) Mac OS
18 44 (1.16%) Ubuntu
19 35 (0.92%) AIX
20 33 (0.87%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 697 (18.39%) ITIL
2 235 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
3 232 (6.12%) Migration
4 187 (4.93%) Project Management
5 159 (4.19%) Service Delivery
6 143 (3.77%) Change Management
7 120 (3.17%) Problem Management
8 119 (3.14%) CRM
9 113 (2.98%) Load Balancing
10 99 (2.61%) Incident Management
11 91 (2.40%) Performance Tuning
12 90 (2.37%) Capacity Planning
13 88 (2.32%) Configuration Management
14 86 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
15 77 (2.03%) E-Commerce
16 75 (1.98%) PRINCE2
17 70 (1.85%) Asset Management
18 68 (1.79%) Change Control
19 61 (1.61%) Network Design
20 59 (1.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 929 (24.51%) SQL
2 426 (11.24%) PowerShell
3 128 (3.38%) C#
4 127 (3.35%) VBScript
5 116 (3.06%) JavaScript
6 112 (2.95%) VB
7 101 (2.66%) T-SQL
8 77 (2.03%) Perl
9 63 (1.66%) Java
10 57 (1.50%) C
11 56 (1.48%) PHP
12 54 (1.42%) Bash Shell
13 50 (1.32%) VB.NET
14 48 (1.27%) Python
15 27 (0.71%) Ruby
16 26 (0.69%) XQuery
17 23 (0.61%) VBA
18 21 (0.55%) Shell Script
19 20 (0.53%) XPath
20 17 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1054 (27.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 725 (19.12%) MCSE
3 497 (13.11%) MCITP
4 405 (10.68%) MCSA
5 367 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
6 312 (8.23%) CCNA
7 294 (7.76%) Degree
8 246 (6.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 240 (6.33%) MCP
10 213 (5.62%) MCTS
11 137 (3.61%) Citrix Certification
12 127 (3.35%) Security Cleared
13 103 (2.72%) CCNP
14 102 (2.69%) CCA
15 92 (2.43%) SC Cleared
16 40 (1.06%) VCP5
17 36 (0.95%) A+ Certification
18 32 (0.84%) VCAP
19 30 (0.79%) CCEE
20 29 (0.76%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 238 (6.28%) SLA
2 60 (1.58%) QA
3 47 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (0.95%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.21%) HIPAA
8 7 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 7 (0.18%) GAMP
8 7 (0.18%) GCP
8 7 (0.18%) GMP
9 2 (0.053%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.053%) COBIT
10 1 (0.026%) BS7799
System Software
1 2223 (58.64%) Active Directory
2 1372 (36.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 973 (25.67%) Hyper-V
4 435 (11.47%) vSphere
5 417 (11.00%) XenApp
6 236 (6.23%) VMware ESX
7 216 (5.70%) XenDesktop
8 167 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
9 121 (3.19%) XenServer
10 91 (2.40%) Terminal Services
11 85 (2.24%) Microsoft App-V
12 83 (2.19%) UAG
13 58 (1.53%) Terminal Server
14 51 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 48 (1.27%) ISA Server
16 47 (1.24%) VMware Server
17 46 (1.21%) Forefront TMG
18 44 (1.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
19 31 (0.82%) MetaFrame
20 28 (0.74%) Xen
Systems Management
1 564 (14.88%) SCCM
2 301 (7.94%) SCOM
3 229 (6.04%) Backup Exec
4 131 (3.46%) WSUS
5 124 (3.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 85 (2.24%) SCVMM
7 67 (1.77%) NetBackup
8 59 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
9 58 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 54 (1.42%) Nagios
11 48 (1.27%) SCDPM
12 41 (1.08%) Puppet
12 41 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 31 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 30 (0.79%) AppDNA
14 30 (0.79%) HP SIM
15 29 (0.76%) Cacti
16 25 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 22 (0.58%) Legato
18 20 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2264 (59.72%) Microsoft
2 2067 (54.52%) VMware
3 1082 (28.54%) Citrix
4 982 (25.90%) Cisco
5 610 (16.09%) HP
6 337 (8.89%) Symantec
7 273 (7.20%) NetApp
8 257 (6.78%) Dell
9 245 (6.46%) EMC
10 241 (6.36%) Red Hat
11 233 (6.15%) Oracle
12 192 (5.06%) Veeam
13 178 (4.70%) Apple
14 142 (3.75%) Juniper
15 106 (2.80%) SolarWinds
16 83 (2.19%) CheckPoint
17 74 (1.95%) IBM
18 66 (1.74%) McAfee
19 58 (1.53%) Avaya
19 58 (1.53%) Sophos
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum + 9% Pension + 25 Days holiday
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Microsoft Certifications Funded
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Prolinx
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Palantir Solutions
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Benefits package including pension, private he
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
H&R Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: negotiable salary
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23240.00 - £25526.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Shropshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday