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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 96 159 372
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +213
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2953 2030 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.89% 1.85% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.91% 6.89% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2619 1777 595
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £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
27079 29448 27985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.46% 26.91% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 22973 24815 23846
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,700 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 30 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 30 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 +73 1061 £42,500 -5.55% 107
South East +46 762 £38,500 +10.00% 66
East of England +65 286 £37,500 +0.67% 19
South West +32 217 £31,500 -4.54% 23
Yorkshire +44 214 £34,500 -11.53% 20
North West +11 178 £30,500 +1.66% 22
West Midlands +32 163 £32,000 -8.57% 24
East Midlands +9 67 £30,000 -28.57% 15
North East -5 13 £30,000 +50.00% 1
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 5808 (100.00%) Windows
2 4488 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3531 (60.80%) Microsoft
4 3375 (58.11%) Active Directory
5 3300 (56.82%) VMware
6 2582 (44.46%) MS Exchange
7 2086 (35.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2009 (34.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 1688 (29.06%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1685 (29.01%) MS Excel
11 1611 (27.74%) Citrix
12 1438 (24.76%) SQL Server
13 1424 (24.52%) Firewall
14 1412 (24.31%) DNS
15 1399 (24.09%) Cisco
16 1305 (22.47%) Microsoft Certification
17 1291 (22.23%) Hyper-V
18 1248 (21.49%) SQL
19 1246 (21.45%) Windows 7
20 1209 (20.82%) ITIL
21 1166 (20.08%) SAN
22 1121 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2013
23 1073 (18.47%) DHCP
24 1001 (17.23%) TCP/IP
25 931 (16.03%) Windows 8
26 892 (15.36%) MS Office
27 888 (15.29%) LAN
28 866 (14.91%) WAN
29 860 (14.81%) MCSE
30 831 (14.31%) PowerShell

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 2582 (44.46%) MS Exchange
2 1688 (29.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1121 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 824 (14.19%) IIS
5 750 (12.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 676 (11.64%) SharePoint
7 566 (9.75%) Lync
8 420 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 139 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
10 124 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 123 (2.12%) Apache
12 108 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
13 74 (1.27%) Tomcat
14 46 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
15 40 (0.69%) nginx
16 34 (0.59%) IBM Notes
17 32 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
18 31 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
19 30 (0.52%) CMS
20 27 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1685 (29.01%) MS Excel
2 892 (15.36%) MS Office
3 39 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 33 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (0.52%) MS Project
6 11 (0.19%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.12%) InDesign
8 4 (0.069%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.052%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.052%) ProjectWise
10 2 (0.034%) HipChat
10 2 (0.034%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.017%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.017%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.017%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.017%) CorelDRAW
11 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 34 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.19%) SAP Business One
3 11 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.14%) Magento
5 7 (0.12%) Sage 200
5 7 (0.12%) Primavera
5 7 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.086%) Teamcenter
6 5 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.052%) Endur
7 3 (0.052%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.052%) ResourceLink
7 3 (0.052%) Sage 1000
7 3 (0.052%) Epicor Vantage
7 3 (0.052%) Eikon
8 2 (0.034%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.034%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.034%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 722 (12.43%) Office 365
2 282 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 203 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
4 80 (1.38%) IaaS
5 70 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
6 62 (1.07%) SaaS
7 31 (0.53%) Mimecast
8 27 (0.46%) PaaS
9 26 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (0.26%) Google Apps
11 13 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.12%) Symantec.cloud
13 6 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.086%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.034%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.034%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.034%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.034%) AWS CloudFormation
16 1 (0.017%) SoftLayer
16 1 (0.017%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 1424 (24.52%) Firewall
2 1412 (24.31%) DNS
3 1166 (20.08%) SAN
4 1073 (18.47%) DHCP
5 1001 (17.23%) TCP/IP
6 888 (15.29%) LAN
7 866 (14.91%) WAN
8 580 (9.99%) VPN
9 310 (5.34%) VoIP
10 296 (5.10%) VLAN
11 271 (4.67%) Internet
12 263 (4.53%) NAS
13 220 (3.79%) Wireless
14 197 (3.39%) iSCSI
15 178 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
16 147 (2.53%) NetScaler
17 131 (2.26%) Network Security
18 117 (2.01%) MPLS
19 104 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
20 83 (1.43%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1438 (24.76%) SQL Server
2 488 (8.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 344 (5.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 179 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 141 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 126 (2.17%) MySQL
7 90 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 67 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 60 (1.03%) Relational Database
10 49 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 40 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
12 38 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
13 30 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
14 22 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
15 18 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
16 17 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (0.24%) RDBMS
18 13 (0.22%) NoSQL
19 12 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
19 12 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 137 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 134 (2.31%) Visual Studio
3 53 (0.91%) JIRA
4 36 (0.62%) Selenium
5 34 (0.59%) Git (software)
6 33 (0.57%) Subversion
7 29 (0.50%) ReSharper
8 28 (0.48%) TeamCity
9 26 (0.45%) SpecFlow
9 26 (0.45%) Jenkins
10 21 (0.36%) LINQPad
11 20 (0.34%) NUnit
11 20 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 18 (0.31%) InstallShield
13 14 (0.24%) Hudson
14 12 (0.21%) WebDriver
15 11 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
16 9 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
16 9 (0.15%) JSUnit
17 8 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 739 (12.72%) Finance
2 202 (3.48%) Banking
3 183 (3.15%) Telecoms
4 120 (2.07%) Legal
5 113 (1.95%) Retail
6 112 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 104 (1.79%) Back Office
8 101 (1.74%) Advertising
9 99 (1.70%) Law
10 62 (1.07%) Marketing
11 39 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 38 (0.65%) Publishing
13 24 (0.41%) Electronics
14 23 (0.40%) French Language
15 19 (0.33%) German Language
15 19 (0.33%) Front Office
16 18 (0.31%) Aerospace
16 18 (0.31%) Games
17 15 (0.26%) Billing
17 15 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1080 (18.60%) Support Engineer
2 801 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 792 (13.64%) Analyst
4 558 (9.61%) Administrator
5 429 (7.39%) Support Analyst
6 409 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 405 (6.97%) 3rd Line Support
8 399 (6.87%) Systems Administrator
9 385 (6.63%) IT Support
10 382 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
11 303 (5.22%) Consultant
12 250 (4.30%) Technical Support
13 230 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 220 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 208 (3.58%) Technical Engineer
16 200 (3.44%) Server Engineer
16 200 (3.44%) Developer
17 190 (3.27%) IT Support Engineer
18 161 (2.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 156 (2.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (5.60%) .NET
2 174 (3.00%) Web Services
3 146 (2.51%) HTML
4 134 (2.31%) ASP.NET
5 108 (1.86%) CSS
6 96 (1.65%) .NET Framework
7 94 (1.62%) jQuery
8 78 (1.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 62 (1.07%) XML
10 59 (1.02%) Entity Framework
11 51 (0.88%) Application Packaging
12 46 (0.79%) AngularJS
12 46 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
13 41 (0.71%) Ajax
14 38 (0.65%) MSMQ
15 35 (0.60%) KnockoutJS
16 33 (0.57%) COM
17 32 (0.55%) SOAP
17 32 (0.55%) LAMP
18 31 (0.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 554 (9.54%) Data Centre
2 390 (6.71%) Clustering
3 269 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
4 261 (4.49%) Blackberry
5 156 (2.69%) Replication
6 135 (2.32%) Thin Client
6 135 (2.32%) Fat Client
7 116 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 86 (1.48%) iPhone
9 80 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
10 79 (1.36%) Management Information System
11 74 (1.27%) EqualLogic
12 71 (1.22%) Hedge funds
13 57 (0.98%) Private Cloud
14 54 (0.93%) EMC VNX
15 45 (0.77%) iPad
16 43 (0.74%) Client/Server
17 39 (0.67%) HP StoreVirtual
18 35 (0.60%) PKI
19 34 (0.59%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5808 (100.00%) Windows
2 4488 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2009 (34.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 1246 (21.45%) Windows 7
5 931 (16.03%) Windows 8
6 815 (14.03%) Linux
7 603 (10.38%) Windows XP
8 235 (4.05%) Windows Vista
9 195 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 163 (2.81%) UNIX
11 139 (2.39%) Android
12 121 (2.08%) Mac OS X
13 89 (1.53%) Windows 2000
14 85 (1.46%) CentOS
15 78 (1.34%) Ubuntu
16 67 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
17 62 (1.07%) Mac OS
18 55 (0.95%) Debian
19 52 (0.90%) Apple iOS
20 45 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1209 (20.82%) ITIL
2 375 (6.46%) Service Delivery
3 373 (6.42%) Migration
4 310 (5.34%) Project Management
5 301 (5.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 233 (4.01%) Mentoring
7 226 (3.89%) Change Management
8 204 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
9 176 (3.03%) Server Building
10 166 (2.86%) Problem Management
11 157 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
12 156 (2.69%) Configuration Management
13 152 (2.62%) Performance Tuning
14 150 (2.58%) Load Balancing
15 144 (2.48%) Incident Management
16 133 (2.29%) Service Management
17 131 (2.26%) Capacity Planning
18 128 (2.20%) CRM
19 113 (1.95%) DevOps
20 105 (1.81%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1248 (21.49%) SQL
2 831 (14.31%) PowerShell
3 195 (3.36%) C#
4 171 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 138 (2.38%) Perl
6 123 (2.12%) VBScript
7 121 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 107 (1.84%) Java
9 97 (1.67%) C
10 95 (1.64%) VB
11 69 (1.19%) Bash Shell
12 66 (1.14%) Shell Script
13 65 (1.12%) Python
14 52 (0.90%) PHP
15 27 (0.46%) C++
16 26 (0.45%) VB.NET
17 20 (0.34%) Ruby
18 19 (0.33%) VBA
19 16 (0.28%) PL/SQL
20 6 (0.10%) F#
Qualifications
1 1305 (22.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 860 (14.81%) MCSE
3 495 (8.52%) MCSA
4 473 (8.14%) MCITP
5 469 (8.08%) Cisco Certification
6 418 (7.20%) CCNA
7 410 (7.06%) Degree
8 383 (6.59%) MCP
9 367 (6.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 295 (5.08%) Security Cleared
11 189 (3.25%) SC Cleared
12 186 (3.20%) MCTS
13 144 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
14 128 (2.20%) CCNP
15 123 (2.12%) CCA
16 89 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
17 67 (1.15%) VCP5
18 63 (1.08%) DV Cleared
19 61 (1.05%) A+ Certification
20 42 (0.72%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 535 (9.21%) SLA
2 94 (1.62%) QA
3 71 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 50 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.22%) ISO 9000
7 8 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.12%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.052%) BS7799
10 2 (0.034%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.034%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3375 (58.11%) Active Directory
2 2086 (35.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1291 (22.23%) Hyper-V
4 703 (12.10%) vSphere
5 699 (12.04%) XenApp
6 432 (7.44%) VMware ESX
7 299 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
8 211 (3.63%) XenDesktop
9 185 (3.19%) Terminal Services
10 139 (2.39%) Microsoft App-V
11 135 (2.32%) XenServer
12 85 (1.46%) Terminal Server
13 77 (1.33%) UAG
14 67 (1.15%) vCloud
15 54 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
15 54 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
16 52 (0.90%) VMware Server
17 43 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 43 (0.74%) ISA Server
18 40 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 820 (14.12%) SCCM
2 499 (8.59%) SCOM
3 275 (4.73%) Backup Exec
4 165 (2.84%) WSUS
5 117 (2.01%) NetBackup
6 100 (1.72%) Puppet
7 77 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 72 (1.24%) Nagios
9 66 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
10 58 (1.00%) SCVMM
11 46 (0.79%) ARCserve
12 44 (0.76%) AirWatch
13 43 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
14 38 (0.65%) SCOrch
14 38 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 36 (0.62%) HP SIM
15 36 (0.62%) FortiGate
16 34 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 33 (0.57%) Tivoli
18 27 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3531 (60.80%) Microsoft
2 3300 (56.82%) VMware
3 1611 (27.74%) Citrix
4 1399 (24.09%) Cisco
5 791 (13.62%) HP
6 419 (7.21%) NetApp
7 406 (6.99%) Dell
8 371 (6.39%) Symantec
9 268 (4.61%) Oracle
10 262 (4.51%) EMC
11 211 (3.63%) Juniper
12 193 (3.32%) Red Hat
13 185 (3.19%) Veeam
14 171 (2.94%) IBM
15 167 (2.88%) Apple
16 129 (2.22%) SonicWALL
17 124 (2.13%) Sophos
18 123 (2.12%) Avaya
19 103 (1.77%) AppSense
20 93 (1.60%) CheckPoint
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Options
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benfits & training & car
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and 36 days holiday
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Newton Blue
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits & Excellent Training
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + + Bonus (6K) + Car (7K)
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £34,000 to £36,000 per annum Flex Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum 15% shift allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago