The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 44 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 8 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.17% 0.88% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.90% 3.10% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Windows Server 2012
Bedfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
62 129 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 16.80% 28.35% 25.49%
Number of salaries quoted 57 106 75
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,500 £62,500
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 Luton

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in Luton

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 9 (56.25%) VMware
5 8 (50.00%) SAN
5 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (50.00%) Office 365
6 7 (43.75%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco
6 7 (43.75%) Citrix
6 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
7 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (31.25%) iSCSI
8 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (31.25%) DHCP
8 5 (31.25%) SQL
8 5 (31.25%) ITIL
8 5 (31.25%) Terminal Services
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (25.00%) MS Office
9 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
9 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (25.00%) DNS
9 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
9 4 (25.00%) SCCM
9 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (12.50%) Lync
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (6.25%) IIS
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
3 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) iSCSI
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) ADSL
5 2 (12.50%) PBX
5 2 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (6.25%) NAS
6 1 (6.25%) SSL
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) FTP
6 1 (6.25%) HTTP
6 1 (6.25%) WAN
6 1 (6.25%) SMTP
6 1 (6.25%) IPsec
6 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Server Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) DBA
2 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Services Manager
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 2 (12.50%) Android
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
5 1 (6.25%) Server Building
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Security Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (12.50%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CCA
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) Terminal Services
4 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (6.25%) Xen
6 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Intune
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 7 (43.75%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Spiceworks
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) Mitel