The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 84 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 52 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.09% 0.58% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.39% 1.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 48 13 0
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -10.58%
Windows Server 2012
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
704 660 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.34% 29.36% 30.86%
Number of salaries quoted 518 543 527
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,575 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in Reading

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (85.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 74 (77.08%) Microsoft
4 53 (55.21%) Active Directory
4 53 (55.21%) MS Exchange
5 52 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 37 (38.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 33 (34.38%) SQL Server
9 30 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
10 28 (29.17%) Hyper-V
11 26 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2003
12 25 (26.04%) TCP/IP
12 25 (26.04%) VMware
13 24 (25.00%) MS Excel
13 24 (25.00%) SQL
14 23 (23.96%) Firewall
15 22 (22.92%) WAN
15 22 (22.92%) LAN
15 22 (22.92%) Microsoft Certification
16 20 (20.83%) MCITP
16 20 (20.83%) SCCM
17 19 (19.79%) Windows 7
17 19 (19.79%) SQL Server 2012
18 18 (18.75%) Clustering
18 18 (18.75%) Cisco
18 18 (18.75%) SharePoint
19 17 (17.71%) IIS
19 17 (17.71%) SAN
20 16 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 53 (55.21%) MS Exchange
2 39 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (38.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 30 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (18.75%) SharePoint
7 17 (17.71%) IIS
8 15 (15.63%) Lync
9 6 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (6.25%) Apache
9 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
10 5 (5.21%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (5.21%) Tomcat
11 4 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (2.08%) ArcGIS
12 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
13 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.04%) TCP/IP
2 23 (23.96%) Firewall
3 22 (22.92%) WAN
3 22 (22.92%) LAN
4 17 (17.71%) SAN
5 14 (14.58%) DNS
6 12 (12.50%) PBX
6 12 (12.50%) VoIP
6 12 (12.50%) TETRA
6 12 (12.50%) Multicast
7 10 (10.42%) VLAN
8 9 (9.38%) VPN
9 8 (8.33%) DHCP
10 7 (7.29%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (6.25%) Wireless
11 6 (6.25%) NAS
12 4 (4.17%) MPLS
12 4 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (2.08%) WPA
13 2 (2.08%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (14.58%) Telecoms
2 12 (12.50%) Marketing
3 4 (4.17%) Finance
3 4 (4.17%) Billing
4 1 (1.04%) Advertising
4 1 (1.04%) Publishing
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (25.00%) Consultant
2 19 (19.79%) Support Engineer
3 15 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (12.50%) Product Manager
4 12 (12.50%) Portfolio Manager
5 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Consultant
6 9 (9.38%) Support Consultant
6 9 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 9 (9.38%) Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Support Team Leader
7 7 (7.29%) Senior Support Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Team Leader
8 6 (6.25%) Technical Support
9 5 (5.21%) Software Consultant
9 5 (5.21%) Wintel Consultant
9 5 (5.21%) Server Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Network Support
10 4 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Clustering
2 6 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.21%) Statistics
4 3 (3.13%) PKI
5 2 (2.08%) Replication
5 2 (2.08%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (85.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (19.79%) Windows 7
5 9 (9.38%) Windows 8
5 9 (9.38%) Linux
6 7 (7.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (7.29%) Android
7 6 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.17%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.08%) VMS
9 2 (2.08%) CentOS
10 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.50%) Product Management
1 12 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 10 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (9.38%) ITIL
4 8 (8.33%) Change Control
5 7 (7.29%) Resource Management
6 4 (4.17%) Security Management
6 4 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.17%) Project Management
7 3 (3.13%) Network Design
8 2 (2.08%) High Availability
8 2 (2.08%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.04%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.04%) Business Analytics
9 1 (1.04%) Analytics
9 1 (1.04%) Network Management
9 1 (1.04%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.04%) Change Management
9 1 (1.04%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.00%) SQL
2 11 (11.46%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.21%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.08%) C
5 2 (2.08%) VBScript
5 2 (2.08%) VB
5 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (22.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (20.83%) MCITP
3 15 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (15.63%) CCNA
4 13 (13.54%) MCSE
5 12 (12.50%) MCP
6 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.21%) MCSA
7 4 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (2.08%) CWNA
8 2 (2.08%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.04%) Degree
9 1 (1.04%) MCTS
9 1 (1.04%) VCAP
9 1 (1.04%) VCP5
9 1 (1.04%) NCDA
9 1 (1.04%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) QA
1 5 (5.21%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (55.21%) Active Directory
2 28 (29.17%) Hyper-V
3 16 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (10.42%) Terminal Server
5 6 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (3.13%) XenApp
7 2 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.08%) Nmap
8 1 (1.04%) vSphere
8 1 (1.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.04%) UAG
8 1 (1.04%) XenServer
8 1 (1.04%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 20 (20.83%) SCCM
2 14 (14.58%) WSUS
3 6 (6.25%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.17%) Legato
4 4 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (4.17%) SCOM
5 2 (2.08%) DameWare
5 2 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 74 (77.08%) Microsoft
2 25 (26.04%) VMware
3 18 (18.75%) Cisco
4 11 (11.46%) Citrix
5 9 (9.38%) Symantec
6 8 (8.33%) NetApp
6 8 (8.33%) EMC
6 8 (8.33%) HP
7 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 6 (6.25%) Oracle
8 5 (5.21%) Fortinet
8 5 (5.21%) Rackspace
8 5 (5.21%) BT
9 4 (4.17%) Sage
9 4 (4.17%) Veritas
9 4 (4.17%) Dell
9 4 (4.17%) Aruba
10 3 (3.13%) IBM
10 3 (3.13%) Juniper
11 2 (2.08%) ESRI