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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 106 214 553
Rank change year-on-year
+108 +339
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2721 1355 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.74% 1.36% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.97% 5.03% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2420 1222 268
Average salary £39,199 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -17.64%
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
27302 26931 28127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.44% 27.09% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 23029 22315 23987
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +114 1228 £42,500 - 132
South East +78 576 £38,500 +2.66% 64
East of England +96 239 £35,000 +11.11% 30
North West +29 156 £32,500 -7.14% 38
South West +77 149 £35,000 -4.76% 27
Yorkshire +29 148 £34,000 +6.25% 24
West Midlands +56 134 £32,500 +8.33% 14
East Midlands +27 80 £37,500 -1.31% 10
North East 0 17 £35,000 -20.00% 6
Midlands - 1 £75,000 -
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 5283 (100.00%) Windows
2 4229 (80.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3259 (61.69%) Microsoft
4 3169 (59.98%) Active Directory
5 2974 (56.29%) VMware
6 2357 (44.61%) MS Exchange
7 2082 (39.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1885 (35.68%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1632 (30.89%) Citrix
10 1592 (30.13%) MS Excel
11 1529 (28.94%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1371 (25.95%) SQL Server
13 1369 (25.91%) DNS
14 1334 (25.25%) Firewall
15 1275 (24.13%) Windows 7
16 1266 (23.96%) Hyper-V
17 1262 (23.89%) Cisco
18 1243 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
19 1147 (21.71%) SQL
20 1129 (21.37%) SAN
21 1014 (19.19%) ITIL
22 1008 (19.08%) Exchange Server 2013
23 1001 (18.95%) DHCP
24 930 (17.60%) TCP/IP
25 927 (17.55%) Windows 8
26 920 (17.41%) MCSE
27 858 (16.24%) SCCM
28 832 (15.75%) Exchange Server 2007
29 814 (15.41%) WAN
30 806 (15.26%) HP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 2357 (44.61%) MS Exchange
2 1529 (28.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1008 (19.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 832 (15.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 713 (13.50%) IIS
6 681 (12.89%) SharePoint
7 540 (10.22%) Lync
8 471 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2003
9 167 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 149 (2.82%) Apache
11 118 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 104 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
13 64 (1.21%) Tomcat
14 53 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
15 40 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
16 36 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
17 31 (0.59%) nginx
18 27 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
19 25 (0.47%) CMS
20 22 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1592 (30.13%) MS Excel
2 804 (15.22%) MS Office
3 35 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.44%) MS Project
6 20 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.095%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.076%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.057%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.057%) SPSS
10 2 (0.038%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.019%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.019%) HipChat
11 1 (0.019%) Maya
11 1 (0.019%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 92 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 17 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.11%) SalesLogix
7 5 (0.095%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.076%) GoldMine
8 4 (0.076%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.076%) Sage 50
8 4 (0.076%) Eikon
9 3 (0.057%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.057%) Agresso
10 2 (0.038%) BPCS
10 2 (0.038%) HiPortfolio
10 2 (0.038%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.038%) Teamcenter
10 2 (0.038%) Cognos Controller
10 2 (0.038%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.038%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 610 (11.55%) Office 365
2 305 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (1.38%) IaaS
4 68 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
5 58 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 45 (0.85%) SaaS
7 31 (0.59%) PaaS
8 13 (0.25%) Google Apps
9 7 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.057%) Yammer
11 1 (0.019%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.019%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.019%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1369 (25.91%) DNS
2 1334 (25.25%) Firewall
3 1129 (21.37%) SAN
4 1001 (18.95%) DHCP
5 930 (17.60%) TCP/IP
6 814 (15.41%) WAN
7 788 (14.92%) LAN
8 596 (11.28%) VPN
9 389 (7.36%) Internet
10 250 (4.73%) Wireless
11 248 (4.69%) VoIP
12 230 (4.35%) VLAN
12 230 (4.35%) iSCSI
13 192 (3.63%) NAS
14 141 (2.67%) NetScaler
15 128 (2.42%) Cisco ASA
16 113 (2.14%) SSL
17 109 (2.06%) MPLS
18 104 (1.97%) Fibre Channel
19 103 (1.95%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1371 (25.95%) SQL Server
2 543 (10.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 372 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 270 (5.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 151 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 118 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 113 (2.14%) MySQL
8 72 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
9 58 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 56 (1.06%) Relational Database
11 37 (0.70%) Oracle Database
12 26 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
14 23 (0.44%) RDBMS
15 19 (0.36%) DTS
16 18 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
17 17 (0.32%) MS Access
17 17 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 14 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
19 12 (0.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 92 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 65 (1.23%) Visual Studio
3 24 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 17 (0.32%) Git (software)
5 16 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
6 15 (0.28%) Subversion
7 13 (0.25%) Jenkins
8 12 (0.23%) TeamCity
9 10 (0.19%) LoadRunner
9 10 (0.19%) JIRA
10 9 (0.17%) MSBuild
11 8 (0.15%) Hudson
11 8 (0.15%) Rational Performance Tester
11 8 (0.15%) Facilita Forecast
11 8 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.11%) AdminStudio
12 6 (0.11%) MSI
13 4 (0.076%) InstallShield
13 4 (0.076%) ReSharper
General
1 631 (11.94%) Finance
2 213 (4.03%) Banking
3 164 (3.10%) Telecoms
4 131 (2.48%) Advertising
5 121 (2.29%) Law
6 88 (1.67%) Legal
7 76 (1.44%) Retail
8 75 (1.42%) Marketing
9 60 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 55 (1.04%) Back Office
11 37 (0.70%) Electronics
12 35 (0.66%) Publishing
13 29 (0.55%) Investment Banking
14 25 (0.47%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.32%) Games
16 15 (0.28%) Billing
17 11 (0.21%) French Language
18 7 (0.13%) German Language
18 7 (0.13%) Automotive
18 7 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 933 (17.66%) Support Engineer
2 751 (14.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 716 (13.55%) Analyst
4 420 (7.95%) Consultant
5 410 (7.76%) Administrator
6 402 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support
7 385 (7.29%) IT Support
8 346 (6.55%) Support Analyst
9 295 (5.58%) 2nd Line Support
10 290 (5.49%) Systems Engineer
11 285 (5.39%) Systems Administrator
12 247 (4.68%) Technical Support
13 244 (4.62%) Server Engineer
14 235 (4.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 179 (3.39%) Technical Engineer
16 171 (3.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 157 (2.97%) Support Technician
18 151 (2.86%) DBA
19 140 (2.65%) Network Engineer
20 139 (2.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (4.54%) .NET
2 120 (2.27%) Web Services
3 117 (2.21%) HTML
4 102 (1.93%) ASP.NET
5 75 (1.42%) CSS
6 60 (1.14%) XML
7 58 (1.10%) .NET Framework
8 56 (1.06%) Application Packaging
9 43 (0.81%) jQuery
10 30 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (0.55%) WCF
12 26 (0.49%) HTML5
13 25 (0.47%) LAMP
14 24 (0.45%) COM
15 20 (0.38%) MSMQ
16 19 (0.36%) SOAP
17 18 (0.34%) CSS3
17 18 (0.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 15 (0.28%) Middleware
19 14 (0.27%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 476 (9.01%) Clustering
2 334 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 286 (5.41%) Blackberry
4 143 (2.71%) Replication
5 140 (2.65%) Computer Science
6 105 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 98 (1.86%) Thin Client
7 98 (1.86%) Fat Client
8 73 (1.38%) iPhone
9 70 (1.33%) Hedge funds
10 56 (1.06%) Open Source
11 51 (0.97%) Client/Server
12 45 (0.85%) EqualLogic
13 33 (0.62%) iPad
14 28 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
14 28 (0.53%) Statistics
15 27 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
16 24 (0.45%) CLARiiON
16 24 (0.45%) PKI
17 23 (0.44%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5283 (100.00%) Windows
2 4229 (80.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 2082 (39.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1275 (24.13%) Windows 7
5 927 (17.55%) Windows 8
6 714 (13.52%) Linux
7 641 (12.13%) Windows XP
8 253 (4.79%) Windows Vista
9 213 (4.03%) UNIX
10 171 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 116 (2.20%) Mac OS X
12 94 (1.78%) Windows 2000 Server
13 79 (1.50%) CentOS
13 79 (1.50%) Android
14 78 (1.48%) Solaris
15 67 (1.27%) Windows 2000
16 56 (1.06%) Ubuntu
17 43 (0.81%) AIX
18 38 (0.72%) Apple iOS
19 34 (0.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1014 (19.19%) ITIL
2 403 (7.63%) Service Delivery
3 371 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 297 (5.62%) Migration
5 259 (4.90%) Project Management
6 233 (4.41%) Change Management
7 193 (3.65%) Problem Management
8 183 (3.46%) CRM
9 163 (3.09%) Mentoring
10 145 (2.74%) Load Balancing
11 137 (2.59%) Incident Management
12 132 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
13 125 (2.37%) Service Management
14 121 (2.29%) PRINCE2
15 120 (2.27%) Configuration Management
16 105 (1.99%) Business Continuity
17 103 (1.95%) Root Cause Analysis
18 101 (1.91%) Agile Software Development
18 101 (1.91%) Time Management
19 97 (1.84%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1147 (21.71%) SQL
2 677 (12.81%) PowerShell
3 116 (2.20%) VBScript
4 112 (2.12%) T-SQL
5 106 (2.01%) VB
6 102 (1.93%) C#
7 96 (1.82%) Perl
8 89 (1.68%) JavaScript
9 83 (1.57%) Java
10 79 (1.50%) C
11 58 (1.10%) Bash Shell
12 50 (0.95%) Shell Script
13 47 (0.89%) PHP
14 38 (0.72%) Python
15 24 (0.45%) VBA
16 20 (0.38%) VB.NET
17 15 (0.28%) C++
17 15 (0.28%) Ruby
18 8 (0.15%) PL/SQL
19 4 (0.076%) R
Qualifications
1 1243 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 920 (17.41%) MCSE
3 462 (8.75%) MCITP
4 429 (8.12%) MCSA
5 388 (7.34%) Cisco Certification
6 386 (7.31%) Degree
7 358 (6.78%) MCP
8 342 (6.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 333 (6.30%) Security Cleared
10 319 (6.04%) CCNA
11 299 (5.66%) SC Cleared
12 196 (3.71%) MCTS
13 169 (3.20%) Citrix Certification
14 157 (2.97%) CCA
15 135 (2.56%) VCP4
16 107 (2.03%) CCNP
17 97 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
18 90 (1.70%) DV Cleared
19 52 (0.98%) VCP5
20 32 (0.61%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 333 (6.30%) SLA
2 64 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (0.76%) QA
3 40 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 16 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 3 (0.057%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.038%) HIPAA
8 2 (0.038%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.019%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.019%) HL7
9 1 (0.019%) DICOM
System Software
1 3169 (59.98%) Active Directory
2 1885 (35.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1266 (23.96%) Hyper-V
4 697 (13.19%) XenApp
4 697 (13.19%) vSphere
5 391 (7.40%) VMware ESX
6 262 (4.96%) XenDesktop
7 251 (4.75%) VMware ESXi
8 144 (2.73%) Terminal Services
9 123 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 98 (1.86%) Terminal Server
11 96 (1.82%) XenServer
12 84 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 82 (1.55%) VMware Server
14 71 (1.34%) vCloud
15 53 (1.00%) Xen
16 52 (0.98%) ISA Server
17 50 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
18 49 (0.93%) NFS
19 31 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 858 (16.24%) SCCM
2 611 (11.57%) SCOM
3 286 (5.41%) Backup Exec
4 182 (3.45%) NetBackup
5 155 (2.93%) SCVMM
6 144 (2.73%) WSUS
7 115 (2.18%) Norton AntiVirus
8 93 (1.76%) SCDPM
9 84 (1.59%) Nagios
10 76 (1.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 56 (1.06%) Puppet
12 54 (1.02%) SCOrch
13 49 (0.93%) HP SIM
14 41 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 37 (0.70%) Windows Intune
15 37 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
16 36 (0.68%) SCSM
17 35 (0.66%) FortiGate
18 31 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
19 30 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3259 (61.69%) Microsoft
2 2974 (56.29%) VMware
3 1632 (30.89%) Citrix
4 1262 (23.89%) Cisco
5 806 (15.26%) HP
6 417 (7.89%) Symantec
7 396 (7.50%) Dell
8 393 (7.44%) NetApp
9 325 (6.15%) EMC
10 199 (3.77%) Red Hat
11 197 (3.73%) Oracle
12 194 (3.67%) Juniper
13 183 (3.46%) Apple
14 179 (3.39%) IBM
15 162 (3.07%) Veeam
16 105 (1.99%) McAfee
17 103 (1.95%) CheckPoint
18 98 (1.86%) SolarWinds
19 93 (1.76%) CommVault
20 88 (1.67%) Sophos
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