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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 75 103 128
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +25
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 73 45 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.95% 1.87% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.13% 6.66% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 71 39 10
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
656 676 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.52% 28.07% 34.17%
Number of salaries quoted 496 516 588
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 27 April 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (86.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 75 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 64 (53.33%) VMware
6 56 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 51 (42.50%) MS Exchange
8 46 (38.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 43 (35.83%) SCCM
10 41 (34.17%) Windows 7
11 38 (31.67%) TCP/IP
12 37 (30.83%) MS Excel
12 37 (30.83%) Exchange Server 2010
12 37 (30.83%) Hyper-V
13 36 (30.00%) SQL
14 31 (25.83%) DNS
15 30 (25.00%) Symantec
16 29 (24.17%) SAN
16 29 (24.17%) MS Office
17 27 (22.50%) Firewall
17 27 (22.50%) Windows 8
18 26 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
19 25 (20.83%) PowerShell
20 24 (20.00%) Windows XP
21 23 (19.17%) LAN
22 22 (18.33%) Cisco
23 21 (17.50%) Citrix
23 21 (17.50%) SharePoint
24 19 (15.83%) Lync
25 18 (15.00%) IIS

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 51 (42.50%) MS Exchange
2 37 (30.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (17.50%) SharePoint
4 19 (15.83%) Lync
5 18 (15.00%) IIS
6 10 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (5.83%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (2.50%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.50%) ArcGIS
10 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (30.83%) MS Excel
2 29 (24.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.33%) Office 365
2 6 (5.00%) SaaS
2 6 (5.00%) PaaS
3 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (31.67%) TCP/IP
2 31 (25.83%) DNS
3 29 (24.17%) SAN
4 27 (22.50%) Firewall
5 23 (19.17%) LAN
6 18 (15.00%) DHCP
7 12 (10.00%) WAN
8 11 (9.17%) SSL
9 9 (7.50%) VoIP
10 8 (6.67%) Internet
10 8 (6.67%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.50%) VPN
12 2 (1.67%) NAS
12 2 (1.67%) VLAN
12 2 (1.67%) Network Security
13 1 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.83%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.67%) Selenium
4 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.83%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.83%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (1.67%) Retail
2 1 (0.83%) Finance
2 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (23.33%) Support Engineer
2 22 (18.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 15 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 14 (11.67%) Technical Support Engineer
4 14 (11.67%) Administrator
5 8 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 8 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
6 6 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
6 6 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (4.17%) IT Support
7 5 (4.17%) Consultant
7 5 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (2.50%) Project Engineer
9 3 (2.50%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.50%) .NET
2 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (3.33%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.67%) Flash
5 1 (0.83%) Ajax
5 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.83%) Web Services
5 1 (0.83%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.83%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.83%) HTML5
5 1 (0.83%) REST
5 1 (0.83%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Client/Server
2 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.00%) EqualLogic
4 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.50%) Replication
4 3 (2.50%) PKI
5 2 (1.67%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.67%) FMCG
5 2 (1.67%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.67%) Kindle
5 2 (1.67%) Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.83%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.83%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 120 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (86.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (34.17%) Windows 7
5 27 (22.50%) Windows 8
6 24 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 16 (13.33%) Linux
8 6 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.50%) Solaris
10 2 (1.67%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.83%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.33%) Project Management
2 12 (10.00%) Migration
2 12 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 11 (9.17%) Project Planning
4 10 (8.33%) Change Control
4 10 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
4 10 (8.33%) Data Management
4 10 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.83%) MVC
7 6 (5.00%) DevOps
7 6 (5.00%) Scrum
8 4 (3.33%) Security Management
8 4 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (3.33%) SIEM
8 4 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (2.50%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (2.50%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.67%) Manual Testing
10 2 (1.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (30.00%) SQL
2 25 (20.83%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.83%) C#
4 4 (3.33%) Java
4 4 (3.33%) VBScript
4 4 (3.33%) VB
4 4 (3.33%) Perl
5 2 (1.67%) Python
5 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.67%) Ruby
5 2 (1.67%) C++
6 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (11.67%) CCNA
4 13 (10.83%) MCITP
5 11 (9.17%) MCSE
6 10 (8.33%) MCSA
7 8 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 7 (5.83%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (4.17%) A+ Certification
9 5 (4.17%) Degree
9 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.50%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.50%) MCP
10 3 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.67%) MCTS
11 2 (1.67%) CISSP
12 1 (0.83%) CCIE
12 1 (0.83%) RHCE
12 1 (0.83%) CISA
12 1 (0.83%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.50%) SLA
3 2 (1.67%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 75 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 46 (38.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (30.83%) Hyper-V
4 13 (10.83%) VMware ESX
5 10 (8.33%) ISA Server
6 5 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.50%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.67%) XenApp
9 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.83%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 43 (35.83%) SCCM
2 16 (13.33%) WSUS
3 15 (12.50%) Backup Exec
4 13 (10.83%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.50%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.67%) PureDisk
7 2 (1.67%) SCOM
7 2 (1.67%) Nagios
8 1 (0.83%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.83%) Legato
8 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 90 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 64 (53.33%) VMware
3 30 (25.00%) Symantec
4 22 (18.33%) Cisco
5 21 (17.50%) Citrix
6 16 (13.33%) IBM
7 15 (12.50%) HP
8 12 (10.00%) Dell
9 11 (9.17%) EMC
10 7 (5.83%) Red Hat
11 6 (5.00%) Red Gate
11 6 (5.00%) Juniper
12 5 (4.17%) Apple
12 5 (4.17%) CheckPoint
13 4 (3.33%) McAfee
13 4 (3.33%) Oracle
14 3 (2.50%) Lumension
14 3 (2.50%) MobileIron
14 3 (2.50%) Brocade
14 3 (2.50%) ESRI
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