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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 135 335 881
Rank change year-on-year
+200 +546
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2199 751 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.02% 0.75% 0.007%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.52% 2.74% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 1882 647 7
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -10.58%
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
29256 27397 30836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.92% 27.52% 27.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24504 23464 26650
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +180 787 £45,000 +5.88% 89
South East +119 556 £35,000 -17.64% 60
North West +86 175 £32,250 -7.85% 27
East of England +112 154 £37,500 +3.18% 15
West Midlands +103 151 £35,000 - 14
Yorkshire +50 151 £39,750 +37.06% 30
South West +50 141 £34,000 -15.00% 27
East Midlands +20 84 £40,000 +5.26% 8
North East -21 5 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Midlands - 2 £34,500 -
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3943 (100.00%) Windows
2 3142 (79.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2344 (59.45%) Microsoft
4 2296 (58.23%) Active Directory
5 2177 (55.21%) VMware
6 1757 (44.56%) MS Exchange
7 1618 (41.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 1441 (36.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1270 (32.21%) MS Excel
10 1155 (29.29%) Citrix
11 1140 (28.91%) SQL Server
12 1109 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1088 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
14 1024 (25.97%) Firewall
15 1014 (25.72%) Hyper-V
16 983 (24.93%) Cisco
17 971 (24.63%) DNS
18 911 (23.10%) SQL
19 889 (22.55%) SAN
20 786 (19.93%) Exchange Server 2013
21 747 (18.94%) MCSE
22 744 (18.87%) ITIL
23 721 (18.29%) TCP/IP
24 714 (18.11%) Windows 7
25 697 (17.68%) DHCP
26 686 (17.40%) Exchange Server 2007
27 638 (16.18%) Linux
28 626 (15.88%) HP
29 622 (15.77%) SCCM
30 595 (15.09%) MS Office

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1757 (44.56%) MS Exchange
2 1109 (28.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 786 (19.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 686 (17.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 549 (13.92%) IIS
6 520 (13.19%) SharePoint
7 382 (9.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 381 (9.66%) Lync
9 135 (3.42%) Apache
10 114 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 112 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
12 104 (2.64%) SharePoint Server
13 94 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 83 (2.10%) Tomcat
15 53 (1.34%) CMS
16 48 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2000
17 39 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
18 29 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
19 18 (0.46%) Umbraco
20 13 (0.33%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1270 (32.21%) MS Excel
2 595 (15.09%) MS Office
3 31 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.68%) Photoshop
5 25 (0.63%) MS Project
6 24 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.18%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.076%) Final Cut Pro
8 3 (0.076%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.051%) InDesign
10 1 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.025%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 53 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.33%) Sage 1000
3 11 (0.28%) SAP Business One
4 10 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.18%) Sage 200
7 6 (0.15%) Magento
7 6 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.13%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.076%) Bond Adapt
10 3 (0.076%) Epicor Vantage
11 2 (0.051%) SunGard AvantGard
12 1 (0.025%) Exchequer
12 1 (0.025%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 395 (10.02%) Office 365
2 158 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (1.95%) SaaS
4 75 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
5 70 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
6 62 (1.57%) IaaS
7 25 (0.63%) PaaS
8 22 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (0.38%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.10%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.051%) Route 53
13 1 (0.025%) GitHub
13 1 (0.025%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1024 (25.97%) Firewall
2 971 (24.63%) DNS
3 889 (22.55%) SAN
4 721 (18.29%) TCP/IP
5 697 (17.68%) DHCP
6 581 (14.73%) LAN
7 541 (13.72%) WAN
8 436 (11.06%) VPN
9 241 (6.11%) Internet
10 230 (5.83%) VoIP
11 210 (5.33%) Wireless
12 199 (5.05%) NAS
13 181 (4.59%) NetScaler
14 173 (4.39%) Cisco ASA
15 170 (4.31%) VLAN
16 120 (3.04%) iSCSI
17 90 (2.28%) Network Security
18 89 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
19 80 (2.03%) SSL
19 80 (2.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1140 (28.91%) SQL Server
2 398 (10.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 271 (6.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 177 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 144 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 96 (2.43%) MySQL
7 88 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 74 (1.88%) Relational Database
9 45 (1.14%) Oracle Database
10 44 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
11 42 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
12 41 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (0.58%) RDBMS
14 20 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
15 17 (0.43%) DB2
15 17 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 17 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (0.33%) DTS
16 13 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
17 11 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 89 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 61 (1.55%) Visual Studio
3 56 (1.42%) MSI
4 29 (0.74%) InstallShield
5 28 (0.71%) AdminStudio
6 17 (0.43%) Subversion
6 17 (0.43%) Metasploit
7 16 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 13 (0.33%) Jenkins
9 11 (0.28%) Git (software)
9 11 (0.28%) Eclipse
9 11 (0.28%) JIRA
10 10 (0.25%) TeamCity
11 9 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (0.20%) MSBuild
13 6 (0.15%) JUnit
14 5 (0.13%) CruiseControl
14 5 (0.13%) ReSharper
14 5 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 4 (0.10%) Maven
General
1 559 (14.18%) Finance
2 147 (3.73%) Telecoms
3 122 (3.09%) Banking
4 82 (2.08%) Law
5 80 (2.03%) Marketing
6 75 (1.90%) Legal
7 70 (1.78%) Retail
8 55 (1.39%) Advertising
9 45 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 22 (0.56%) Electronics
11 17 (0.43%) Back Office
12 16 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (0.41%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.41%) Publishing
12 16 (0.41%) Military
13 8 (0.20%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.20%) Billing
13 8 (0.20%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.18%) Games
15 6 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 706 (17.91%) Support Engineer
2 525 (13.31%) Analyst
3 489 (12.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 362 (9.18%) 3rd Line Support
5 330 (8.37%) Administrator
6 285 (7.23%) IT Support
7 271 (6.87%) Support Analyst
8 262 (6.64%) Consultant
9 223 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
10 210 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
11 204 (5.17%) Server Engineer
12 187 (4.74%) Systems Engineer
13 155 (3.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 150 (3.80%) Technical Support
14 150 (3.80%) IT Support Engineer
15 115 (2.92%) Developer
16 114 (2.89%) Team Leader
17 112 (2.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 103 (2.61%) Architect
19 100 (2.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (5.68%) .NET
2 130 (3.30%) Web Services
3 129 (3.27%) ASP.NET
4 118 (2.99%) HTML
5 90 (2.28%) CSS
6 78 (1.98%) XML
7 72 (1.83%) Application Packaging
8 50 (1.27%) WCF
9 46 (1.17%) jQuery
10 43 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (0.96%) Ajax
12 33 (0.84%) REST
13 32 (0.81%) COM
14 28 (0.71%) .NET Framework
15 23 (0.58%) HTML5
16 22 (0.56%) LAMP
17 21 (0.53%) ASP.NET 2.0
18 19 (0.48%) JSON
18 19 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 18 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 342 (8.67%) Clustering
2 191 (4.84%) Blackberry
3 137 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 115 (2.92%) Replication
5 87 (2.21%) Thin Client
5 87 (2.21%) Fat Client
6 72 (1.83%) Client/Server
7 66 (1.67%) Hedge funds
8 65 (1.65%) iPhone
9 64 (1.62%) CLARiiON
10 61 (1.55%) Computer Science
11 59 (1.50%) EqualLogic
12 40 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
13 36 (0.91%) Firmware
14 35 (0.89%) iPad
15 31 (0.79%) Mathematics
16 27 (0.68%) Mobile App
16 27 (0.68%) PKI
17 22 (0.56%) Open Source
17 22 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3943 (100.00%) Windows
2 3142 (79.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1618 (41.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 714 (18.11%) Windows 7
5 638 (16.18%) Linux
6 586 (14.86%) Windows 8
7 438 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 207 (5.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 166 (4.21%) UNIX
10 138 (3.50%) Windows Vista
11 110 (2.79%) Solaris
12 83 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
13 78 (1.98%) Android
14 77 (1.95%) CentOS
15 53 (1.34%) Mac OS X
16 51 (1.29%) AIX
17 48 (1.22%) Ubuntu
18 46 (1.17%) Mac OS
19 45 (1.14%) Apple iOS
20 39 (0.99%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 744 (18.87%) ITIL
2 260 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 226 (5.73%) Migration
4 211 (5.35%) Project Management
5 170 (4.31%) Service Delivery
6 156 (3.96%) Change Management
7 121 (3.07%) Problem Management
8 110 (2.79%) CRM
9 101 (2.56%) Load Balancing
10 95 (2.41%) Incident Management
11 94 (2.38%) Configuration Management
12 92 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
13 84 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
14 82 (2.08%) PRINCE2
14 82 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
15 76 (1.93%) E-Commerce
16 70 (1.78%) Asset Management
16 70 (1.78%) Network Design
17 69 (1.75%) Change Control
18 66 (1.67%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 911 (23.10%) SQL
2 450 (11.41%) PowerShell
3 135 (3.42%) VBScript
4 132 (3.35%) VB
5 131 (3.32%) C#
6 110 (2.79%) JavaScript
7 99 (2.51%) T-SQL
8 78 (1.98%) Perl
9 67 (1.70%) C
10 58 (1.47%) Java
11 53 (1.34%) VB.NET
12 52 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 50 (1.27%) Python
14 48 (1.22%) PHP
15 28 (0.71%) Shell Script
16 27 (0.68%) Ruby
16 27 (0.68%) XQuery
17 22 (0.56%) VBA
18 21 (0.53%) XPath
19 17 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1088 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 747 (18.94%) MCSE
3 504 (12.78%) MCITP
4 416 (10.55%) MCSA
5 382 (9.69%) Cisco Certification
6 329 (8.34%) CCNA
7 279 (7.08%) Degree
8 270 (6.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 264 (6.70%) MCP
10 225 (5.71%) MCTS
11 152 (3.85%) Security Cleared
12 151 (3.83%) Citrix Certification
13 120 (3.04%) SC Cleared
14 110 (2.79%) CCA
15 107 (2.71%) CCNP
16 39 (0.99%) VCAP
17 37 (0.94%) CCEE
18 35 (0.89%) VCP5
19 33 (0.84%) A+ Certification
20 32 (0.81%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 259 (6.57%) SLA
2 57 (1.45%) QA
3 55 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 44 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.18%) HIPAA
8 6 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 6 (0.15%) GAMP
8 6 (0.15%) GCP
8 6 (0.15%) GMP
9 3 (0.076%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.051%) COBIT
10 2 (0.051%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.025%) BS7799
System Software
1 2296 (58.23%) Active Directory
2 1441 (36.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1014 (25.72%) Hyper-V
4 443 (11.24%) XenApp
5 440 (11.16%) vSphere
6 263 (6.67%) VMware ESX
7 225 (5.71%) XenDesktop
8 179 (4.54%) VMware ESXi
9 116 (2.94%) XenServer
10 105 (2.66%) Terminal Services
11 97 (2.46%) UAG
12 89 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
13 63 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 53 (1.34%) Terminal Server
15 50 (1.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 49 (1.24%) VMware Server
17 47 (1.19%) ISA Server
18 45 (1.14%) Forefront TMG
19 35 (0.89%) MetaFrame
20 25 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 622 (15.77%) SCCM
2 323 (8.19%) SCOM
3 227 (5.76%) Backup Exec
4 131 (3.32%) WSUS
5 128 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 103 (2.61%) SCVMM
7 65 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 64 (1.62%) EMC NetWorker
9 60 (1.52%) Nagios
10 59 (1.50%) NetBackup
11 54 (1.37%) SCDPM
12 44 (1.12%) HP SIM
13 43 (1.09%) Puppet
14 41 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 34 (0.86%) AppDNA
16 32 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 31 (0.79%) SCOrch
17 31 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 27 (0.68%) Cacti
19 22 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2344 (59.45%) Microsoft
2 2177 (55.21%) VMware
3 1155 (29.29%) Citrix
4 983 (24.93%) Cisco
5 626 (15.88%) HP
6 324 (8.22%) Symantec
7 315 (7.99%) NetApp
8 274 (6.95%) Dell
9 269 (6.82%) EMC
10 268 (6.80%) Red Hat
11 259 (6.57%) Oracle
12 203 (5.15%) Veeam
13 179 (4.54%) Apple
14 156 (3.96%) Juniper
15 116 (2.94%) SolarWinds
16 98 (2.49%) CheckPoint
17 97 (2.46%) IBM
18 66 (1.67%) McAfee
19 62 (1.57%) Sophos
20 61 (1.55%) Avaya
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