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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 159 364 865
Rank change year-on-year
+205 +501
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 1966 685 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.81% 0.67% 0.004%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.72% 2.44% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 1729 596 4
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -36.66%
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
29254 28040 30646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.91% 27.52% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24682 23937 26534
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 23 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 23 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 +195 731 £45,000 +5.88% 69
South East +109 500 £35,000 -12.50% 46
North West +103 171 £30,000 -14.28% 33
East of England +99 139 £37,500 +15.38% 23
South West +48 138 £32,000 -14.66% 38
Yorkshire +52 128 £39,000 +33.33% 27
West Midlands +85 107 £35,000 - 15
East Midlands +16 57 £42,000 +10.52% 10
North East -15 3 £20,000 -42.85% 1
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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 3715 (100.00%) Windows
2 2971 (79.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 2217 (59.68%) Microsoft
4 2195 (59.08%) Active Directory
5 2035 (54.78%) VMware
6 1648 (44.36%) MS Exchange
7 1636 (44.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 1334 (35.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1212 (32.62%) MS Excel
10 1080 (29.07%) SQL Server
11 1065 (28.67%) Citrix
12 1042 (28.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 1035 (27.86%) Exchange Server 2010
14 979 (26.35%) Cisco
15 972 (26.16%) Firewall
16 951 (25.60%) Hyper-V
17 930 (25.03%) SQL
18 881 (23.71%) DNS
19 877 (23.61%) SAN
20 717 (19.30%) MCSE
20 717 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2013
21 689 (18.55%) ITIL
22 686 (18.47%) Windows 7
23 678 (18.25%) TCP/IP
24 658 (17.71%) Exchange Server 2007
25 615 (16.55%) DHCP
26 599 (16.12%) HP
27 593 (15.96%) Linux
28 585 (15.75%) Windows 8
29 571 (15.37%) IIS

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 1648 (44.36%) MS Exchange
2 1035 (27.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 717 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 658 (17.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 571 (15.37%) IIS
6 509 (13.70%) SharePoint
7 388 (10.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 357 (9.61%) Lync
9 134 (3.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 132 (3.55%) SharePoint 2010
11 127 (3.42%) Apache
12 88 (2.37%) Tomcat
13 84 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 81 (2.18%) SharePoint Server
15 50 (1.35%) CMS
16 35 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
16 35 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2000
17 30 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
18 23 (0.62%) WorkSite
19 15 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1212 (32.62%) MS Excel
2 529 (14.24%) MS Office
3 35 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 32 (0.86%) MS Project
5 27 (0.73%) Photoshop
6 23 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.081%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.054%) InDesign
10 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.027%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 58 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.35%) SAP Business One
2 13 (0.35%) Sage 1000
3 10 (0.27%) Magento
3 10 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
4 9 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.19%) Sage 200
5 7 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.11%) SunGard AvantGard
9 3 (0.081%) Bond Adapt
9 3 (0.081%) Epicor Vantage
10 1 (0.027%) Line 50
10 1 (0.027%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 362 (9.74%) Office 365
2 141 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (1.86%) SaaS
4 62 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
5 59 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
6 50 (1.35%) IaaS
7 24 (0.65%) PaaS
8 20 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.30%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
11 5 (0.13%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.11%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.054%) Route 53
14 1 (0.027%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 972 (26.16%) Firewall
2 881 (23.71%) DNS
3 877 (23.61%) SAN
4 678 (18.25%) TCP/IP
5 615 (16.55%) DHCP
6 543 (14.62%) LAN
7 518 (13.94%) WAN
8 416 (11.20%) VPN
9 225 (6.06%) Internet
10 221 (5.95%) VoIP
11 201 (5.41%) Wireless
12 182 (4.90%) NAS
13 172 (4.63%) VLAN
14 160 (4.31%) Cisco ASA
15 145 (3.90%) NetScaler
16 118 (3.18%) iSCSI
17 90 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
18 85 (2.29%) Unified Communications
19 81 (2.18%) Network Security
20 79 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1080 (29.07%) SQL Server
2 408 (10.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 298 (8.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 193 (5.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 152 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 94 (2.53%) MySQL
7 82 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 56 (1.51%) Relational Database
9 53 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
10 45 (1.21%) Oracle Database
11 42 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
12 39 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 24 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
14 21 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
15 16 (0.43%) DTS
16 15 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 13 (0.35%) OLTP
18 12 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
19 10 (0.27%) RDBMS
19 10 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 82 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 72 (1.94%) Visual Studio
3 43 (1.16%) MSI
4 21 (0.57%) InstallShield
5 20 (0.54%) AdminStudio
6 19 (0.51%) Metasploit
7 15 (0.40%) Jenkins
8 14 (0.38%) Subversion
9 13 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (0.32%) Eclipse
11 10 (0.27%) JIRA
11 10 (0.27%) Git (software)
12 8 (0.22%) MSBuild
13 6 (0.16%) JUnit
14 5 (0.13%) CruiseControl
14 5 (0.13%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.13%) ReSharper
15 4 (0.11%) NUnit
15 4 (0.11%) Maven
15 4 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 531 (14.29%) Finance
2 121 (3.26%) Telecoms
3 108 (2.91%) Banking
4 83 (2.23%) Law
5 81 (2.18%) Marketing
6 70 (1.88%) Legal
7 62 (1.67%) Retail
8 59 (1.59%) Advertising
9 35 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 21 (0.57%) Back Office
11 20 (0.54%) Electronics
12 17 (0.46%) Publishing
13 15 (0.40%) Military
13 15 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (0.35%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.32%) Games
16 8 (0.22%) Multimedia
16 8 (0.22%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.13%) Spanish Language
17 5 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 631 (16.99%) Support Engineer
2 499 (13.43%) Analyst
3 414 (11.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 359 (9.66%) Administrator
5 346 (9.31%) 3rd Line Support
6 267 (7.19%) Consultant
6 267 (7.19%) IT Support
7 252 (6.78%) Systems Administrator
8 240 (6.46%) Support Analyst
9 201 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
10 198 (5.33%) Systems Engineer
11 163 (4.39%) Server Engineer
12 135 (3.63%) Technical Support
12 135 (3.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 132 (3.55%) IT Support Engineer
14 108 (2.91%) Technical Consultant
15 106 (2.85%) Developer
16 99 (2.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 99 (2.66%) Team Leader
17 98 (2.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (6.03%) .NET
2 118 (3.18%) ASP.NET
3 113 (3.04%) Web Services
4 110 (2.96%) HTML
5 87 (2.34%) CSS
6 84 (2.26%) XML
7 64 (1.72%) Application Packaging
8 53 (1.43%) jQuery
9 38 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 37 (1.00%) WCF
11 34 (0.92%) COM
12 32 (0.86%) Ajax
13 28 (0.75%) HTML5
14 27 (0.73%) .NET Framework
15 23 (0.62%) LAMP
16 22 (0.59%) REST
17 20 (0.54%) CSS3
17 20 (0.54%) JSON
18 18 (0.48%) ASP.NET 2.0
19 17 (0.46%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 311 (8.37%) Clustering
2 180 (4.85%) Blackberry
3 125 (3.36%) Replication
4 122 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 79 (2.13%) Thin Client
5 79 (2.13%) Fat Client
6 73 (1.97%) Client/Server
7 68 (1.83%) Computer Science
8 66 (1.78%) EqualLogic
9 62 (1.67%) iPhone
10 58 (1.56%) CLARiiON
11 52 (1.40%) Hedge funds
12 39 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
13 36 (0.97%) iPad
14 35 (0.94%) Firmware
15 24 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
16 23 (0.62%) PKI
17 22 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
18 21 (0.57%) Open Source
18 21 (0.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3715 (100.00%) Windows
2 2971 (79.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 1636 (44.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 686 (18.47%) Windows 7
5 593 (15.96%) Linux
6 585 (15.75%) Windows 8
7 443 (11.92%) Windows XP
8 166 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 156 (4.20%) UNIX
10 123 (3.31%) Windows Vista
11 104 (2.80%) Solaris
12 81 (2.18%) CentOS
13 72 (1.94%) Windows 2000 Server
14 71 (1.91%) Android
15 65 (1.75%) Mac OS X
16 60 (1.62%) Apple iOS
17 59 (1.59%) Mac OS
18 42 (1.13%) Ubuntu
19 32 (0.86%) AIX
20 28 (0.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 689 (18.55%) ITIL
2 235 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 219 (5.90%) Migration
4 189 (5.09%) Project Management
5 156 (4.20%) Service Delivery
6 146 (3.93%) Change Management
7 121 (3.26%) Load Balancing
8 119 (3.20%) CRM
9 117 (3.15%) Problem Management
10 101 (2.72%) Incident Management
11 88 (2.37%) Capacity Planning
11 88 (2.37%) Configuration Management
12 84 (2.26%) Agile Software Development
13 83 (2.23%) Performance Tuning
14 78 (2.10%) E-Commerce
15 75 (2.02%) PRINCE2
16 70 (1.88%) Asset Management
16 70 (1.88%) Change Control
17 62 (1.67%) Network Design
18 61 (1.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 930 (25.03%) SQL
2 422 (11.36%) PowerShell
3 124 (3.34%) C#
4 119 (3.20%) JavaScript
5 117 (3.15%) VBScript
6 100 (2.69%) VB
7 96 (2.58%) T-SQL
8 75 (2.02%) Perl
9 65 (1.75%) Java
10 63 (1.70%) PHP
11 54 (1.45%) C
12 53 (1.43%) Bash Shell
13 49 (1.32%) Python
14 44 (1.18%) VB.NET
15 27 (0.73%) Ruby
16 26 (0.70%) XQuery
17 25 (0.67%) VBA
18 20 (0.54%) XPath
19 18 (0.48%) PL/SQL
20 16 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1042 (28.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 717 (19.30%) MCSE
3 489 (13.16%) MCITP
4 398 (10.71%) MCSA
5 371 (9.99%) Cisco Certification
6 315 (8.48%) CCNA
7 301 (8.10%) Degree
8 252 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 244 (6.57%) MCP
10 204 (5.49%) MCTS
11 142 (3.82%) Citrix Certification
12 118 (3.18%) Security Cleared
13 107 (2.88%) CCA
14 104 (2.80%) CCNP
15 80 (2.15%) SC Cleared
16 41 (1.10%) VCP5
17 36 (0.97%) VCAP
17 36 (0.97%) A+ Certification
18 28 (0.75%) HND
18 28 (0.75%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (6.49%) SLA
2 63 (1.70%) QA
3 45 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.24%) HIPAA
8 7 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 7 (0.19%) GAMP
8 7 (0.19%) GCP
8 7 (0.19%) GMP
9 2 (0.054%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.054%) COBIT
10 1 (0.027%) BS7799
System Software
1 2195 (59.08%) Active Directory
2 1334 (35.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 951 (25.60%) Hyper-V
4 438 (11.79%) vSphere
5 405 (10.90%) XenApp
6 225 (6.06%) VMware ESX
7 202 (5.44%) XenDesktop
8 173 (4.66%) VMware ESXi
9 127 (3.42%) XenServer
10 88 (2.37%) Terminal Services
11 81 (2.18%) UAG
12 79 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
13 59 (1.59%) Terminal Server
14 49 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 47 (1.27%) ISA Server
16 46 (1.24%) VMware Server
17 44 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
18 41 (1.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
19 31 (0.83%) MetaFrame
20 28 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 522 (14.05%) SCCM
2 279 (7.51%) SCOM
3 233 (6.27%) Backup Exec
4 133 (3.58%) WSUS
5 122 (3.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 69 (1.86%) NetBackup
7 68 (1.83%) SCVMM
8 57 (1.53%) Nagios
9 56 (1.51%) EMC NetWorker
10 53 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 44 (1.18%) Puppet
12 38 (1.02%) SCDPM
13 31 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 31 (0.83%) Cacti
14 27 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 26 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 24 (0.65%) AppDNA
17 21 (0.57%) Legato
18 19 (0.51%) Nessus
19 18 (0.48%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2217 (59.68%) Microsoft
2 2035 (54.78%) VMware
3 1065 (28.67%) Citrix
4 979 (26.35%) Cisco
5 599 (16.12%) HP
6 340 (9.15%) Symantec
7 255 (6.86%) NetApp
8 248 (6.68%) Dell
9 242 (6.51%) EMC
10 236 (6.35%) Red Hat
11 225 (6.06%) Oracle
12 188 (5.06%) Veeam
13 172 (4.63%) Apple
14 140 (3.77%) Juniper
15 99 (2.66%) SolarWinds
16 88 (2.37%) CheckPoint
17 69 (1.86%) IBM
18 64 (1.72%) McAfee
19 59 (1.59%) Avaya
20 52 (1.40%) CommVault
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