The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 34 58 65
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 27 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.16% 2.60% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.73% 12.50% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 2
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Windows Server 2012
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
101 120 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 23.06% 20.76% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 86 118 79
Average salary £36,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Leicester region.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in Leicester

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (97.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (78.72%) Active Directory
4 35 (74.47%) Microsoft
4 35 (74.47%) Hyper-V
5 34 (72.34%) Clustering
6 32 (68.09%) VMware
7 29 (61.70%) TCP/IP
7 29 (61.70%) IIS
8 28 (59.57%) HP
8 28 (59.57%) Dell
9 27 (57.45%) MS Exchange
10 26 (55.32%) SQL Server
10 26 (55.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (53.19%) Change Management
12 24 (51.06%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (51.06%) SCCM
13 23 (48.94%) Linux
14 22 (46.81%) SCOM
14 22 (46.81%) Problem Management
14 22 (46.81%) Incident Management
15 20 (42.55%) Altiris
15 20 (42.55%) PowerShell
16 19 (40.43%) Data Protection
17 14 (29.79%) Firewall
18 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
19 11 (23.40%) SQL
20 9 (19.15%) Cisco
20 9 (19.15%) PCI DSS
21 8 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 29 (61.70%) IIS
2 27 (57.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (61.70%) TCP/IP
2 14 (29.79%) Firewall
3 6 (12.77%) SAN
3 6 (12.77%) WAN
4 5 (10.64%) LAN
5 3 (6.38%) DNS
6 2 (4.26%) PBX
6 2 (4.26%) VoIP
6 2 (4.26%) CTI
7 1 (2.13%) Internet
7 1 (2.13%) VPN
7 1 (2.13%) DHCP
7 1 (2.13%) Wireless
7 1 (2.13%) SSH
7 1 (2.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (55.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) French Language
2 1 (2.13%) German Language
2 1 (2.13%) Italian Language
2 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Systems Engineer
2 19 (40.43%) Network Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Security Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) IT Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Graduate
8 2 (4.26%) VoIP Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) Support Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) IT Support
9 1 (2.13%) IT Support Manager
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.13%) SOAP
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (72.34%) Clustering
2 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (97.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (48.94%) Linux
4 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.51%) Solaris
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.13%) UNIX
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Change Management
2 24 (51.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 22 (46.81%) Incident Management
3 22 (46.81%) Problem Management
4 19 (40.43%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.26%) ITIL
5 2 (4.26%) Service Management
6 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.13%) OO
6 1 (2.13%) Project Management
6 1 (2.13%) Migration
6 1 (2.13%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.13%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.13%) Change Control
6 1 (2.13%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) PowerShell
2 11 (23.40%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) MCP
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.51%) MCSE
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) PCI DSS
2 8 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (78.72%) Active Directory
2 35 (74.47%) Hyper-V
3 26 (55.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.13%) XenApp
5 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (51.06%) SCCM
2 22 (46.81%) SCOM
3 2 (4.26%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.26%) SCDPM
3 2 (4.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (74.47%) Microsoft
2 32 (68.09%) VMware
3 28 (59.57%) HP
3 28 (59.57%) Dell
4 20 (42.55%) Altiris
5 9 (19.15%) Cisco
6 4 (8.51%) IBM
6 4 (8.51%) EMC
7 2 (4.26%) Citrix
8 1 (2.13%) NetApp
8 1 (2.13%) Apple
8 1 (2.13%) Google
8 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle