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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 28 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 31 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 7.28% 1.76% 1.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.63% 8.13% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 7
Average salary £40,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +2.63%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
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
95 123 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 22.30% 21.69% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 79 117 72
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 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 22 May 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (98.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (76.36%) Microsoft
4 40 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 40 (72.73%) Clustering
5 39 (70.91%) Hyper-V
6 37 (67.27%) VMware
7 32 (58.18%) IIS
8 31 (56.36%) TCP/IP
8 31 (56.36%) HP
8 31 (56.36%) Dell
9 30 (54.55%) Change Management
9 30 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (49.09%) MS Exchange
11 26 (47.27%) SQL Server
11 26 (47.27%) Disaster Recovery
12 25 (45.45%) Linux
13 24 (43.64%) Problem Management
13 24 (43.64%) Incident Management
14 23 (41.82%) SCCM
15 21 (38.18%) SCOM
16 19 (34.55%) PowerShell
16 19 (34.55%) Altiris
17 18 (32.73%) Data Protection
18 17 (30.91%) Firewall
19 16 (29.09%) MS Excel
20 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
20 12 (21.82%) Cisco
20 12 (21.82%) SQL
20 12 (21.82%) PCI DSS

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 32 (58.18%) IIS
2 27 (49.09%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.82%) SAS
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (29.09%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 31 (56.36%) TCP/IP
2 17 (30.91%) Firewall
3 9 (16.36%) SAN
4 6 (10.91%) WAN
5 5 (9.09%) LAN
5 5 (9.09%) PBX
5 5 (9.09%) VoIP
5 5 (9.09%) CTI
6 3 (5.45%) DNS
7 1 (1.82%) VPN
7 1 (1.82%) DHCP
7 1 (1.82%) Wireless
7 1 (1.82%) Internet
7 1 (1.82%) SSH
7 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.82%) VLAN
7 1 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (47.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.82%) Back Office
2 1 (1.82%) French Language
2 1 (1.82%) German Language
2 1 (1.82%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Systems Engineer
2 18 (32.73%) Network Engineer
3 13 (23.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 11 (20.00%) Security Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Senior Security Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) VoIP Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior VoIP Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) IT Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) IT Support
9 2 (3.64%) Systems Manager
9 2 (3.64%) IT Administrator
9 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 2 (3.64%) Support Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Administrator
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.82%) SOAP
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) XML
2 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (72.73%) Clustering
2 2 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (98.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (45.45%) Linux
4 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.27%) Solaris
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.82%) UNIX
8 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Change Management
2 26 (47.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (43.64%) Problem Management
3 24 (43.64%) Incident Management
4 18 (32.73%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.45%) ITIL
5 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.64%) Service Management
7 1 (1.82%) OO
7 1 (1.82%) Migration
7 1 (1.82%) Project Management
7 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.82%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.82%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.82%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.82%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) PowerShell
2 12 (21.82%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) C
3 1 (1.82%) C#
3 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) MCP
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.55%) MCSE
3 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) PCI DSS
2 11 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 39 (70.91%) Hyper-V
3 30 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.64%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.82%) XenApp
5 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (41.82%) SCCM
2 21 (38.18%) SCOM
3 2 (3.64%) SCDPM
3 2 (3.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (3.64%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (76.36%) Microsoft
2 37 (67.27%) VMware
3 31 (56.36%) HP
3 31 (56.36%) Dell
4 19 (34.55%) Altiris
5 12 (21.82%) Cisco
6 8 (14.55%) IBM
7 7 (12.73%) EMC
8 2 (3.64%) Citrix
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle
9 1 (1.82%) Sun
9 1 (1.82%) NetApp
9 1 (1.82%) Apple
9 1 (1.82%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.82%) Google