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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 88 88 124
Rank change year-on-year
0 +36
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 48 56 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.17% 2.36% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.82% 7.79% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 47 51 15
Average salary £28,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £65,000 £57,000
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
614 719 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.71% 30.30% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 469 511 583
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 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 31 July 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (76.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (75.21%) Microsoft
4 86 (71.07%) Active Directory
5 72 (59.50%) VMware
6 59 (48.76%) MS Excel
7 58 (47.93%) MS Exchange
7 58 (47.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 50 (41.32%) Windows 7
9 45 (37.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 44 (36.36%) TCP/IP
11 43 (35.54%) Hyper-V
11 43 (35.54%) Exchange Server 2010
12 40 (33.06%) MS Office
13 39 (32.23%) SCCM
14 37 (30.58%) Windows 8
15 32 (26.45%) Linux
16 29 (23.97%) Cisco
17 27 (22.31%) Firewall
17 27 (22.31%) LAN
18 26 (21.49%) Microsoft Certification
18 26 (21.49%) SAN
19 23 (19.01%) Windows XP
19 23 (19.01%) Lync
20 22 (18.18%) DNS
21 20 (16.53%) WAN
21 20 (16.53%) Cisco Certification
22 19 (15.70%) CCNA
23 18 (14.88%) SQL
23 18 (14.88%) Symantec

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 58 (47.93%) MS Exchange
2 43 (35.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (19.01%) Lync
4 14 (11.57%) SharePoint
5 12 (9.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
7 7 (5.79%) IIS
8 6 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.48%) ArcGIS
9 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.48%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 59 (48.76%) MS Excel
2 40 (33.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Project
3 1 (0.83%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.83%) FrameMaker
3 1 (0.83%) CorelDRAW
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.40%) Office 365
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.48%) SaaS
3 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 27 (22.31%) LAN
2 27 (22.31%) Firewall
3 26 (21.49%) SAN
4 22 (18.18%) DNS
5 20 (16.53%) WAN
6 17 (14.05%) DHCP
7 15 (12.40%) Internet
8 10 (8.26%) VoIP
8 10 (8.26%) iSCSI
9 8 (6.61%) VPN
10 7 (5.79%) SSL
11 5 (4.13%) VLAN
12 4 (3.31%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (3.31%) Network Security
13 3 (2.48%) NAS
14 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
14 1 (0.83%) WebEx
14 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (0.83%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
1 4 (3.31%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.65%) Retail
3 1 (0.83%) Publishing
3 1 (0.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 29 (23.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (14.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 17 (14.05%) Technical Engineer
4 14 (11.57%) Technical Support Engineer
4 14 (11.57%) Technical Support
5 10 (8.26%) Consultant
5 10 (8.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (7.44%) IT Support
6 9 (7.44%) IT Support Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.79%) Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Server Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Help Desk Engineer
9 6 (4.96%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (4.96%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.96%) .NET
2 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET
2 5 (4.13%) Application Packaging
3 4 (3.31%) MSMQ
4 2 (1.65%) Flash
5 1 (0.83%) HTML
5 1 (0.83%) Web Services
5 1 (0.83%) SAML
5 1 (0.83%) Ajax
5 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.83%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.83%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.83%) HTML5
5 1 (0.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.74%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.79%) Client/Server
2 7 (5.79%) EqualLogic
3 5 (4.13%) Fat Client
3 5 (4.13%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.31%) PKI
4 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.65%) FMCG
5 2 (1.65%) PDA
5 2 (1.65%) Replication
5 2 (1.65%) Clustering
5 2 (1.65%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Streaming Media
6 1 (0.83%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.83%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (76.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (47.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (41.32%) Windows 7
5 37 (30.58%) Windows 8
6 32 (26.45%) Linux
7 23 (19.01%) Windows XP
8 16 (13.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.31%) Solaris
10 2 (1.65%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.65%) Android
10 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.74%) Project Management
2 10 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (8.26%) Security Patching
3 9 (7.44%) ITIL
3 9 (7.44%) Migration
4 7 (5.79%) Incident Management
4 7 (5.79%) Project Planning
4 7 (5.79%) Change Control
5 5 (4.13%) Patch Management
6 3 (2.48%) E-Commerce
6 3 (2.48%) Data Centre Operations
6 3 (2.48%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (2.48%) Security Management
7 2 (1.65%) MVC
7 2 (1.65%) Asset Management
7 2 (1.65%) Data Protection
7 2 (1.65%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (0.83%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (0.83%) DevOps
8 1 (0.83%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.88%) SQL
2 14 (11.57%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.61%) VBScript
4 6 (4.96%) C#
5 5 (4.13%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.31%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.31%) VB
6 4 (3.31%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (21.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (16.53%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (15.70%) CCNA
4 14 (11.57%) MCSA
4 14 (11.57%) MCITP
5 13 (10.74%) Network+ Certification
6 11 (9.09%) A+ Certification
7 8 (6.61%) MCSE
7 8 (6.61%) Security Cleared
8 6 (4.96%) MCP
9 5 (4.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (3.31%) Degree
10 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
11 3 (2.48%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.48%) MCTS
12 1 (0.83%) CISA
12 1 (0.83%) CISM
12 1 (0.83%) CCIE
12 1 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.83%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (3.31%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 86 (71.07%) Active Directory
2 45 (37.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (35.54%) Hyper-V
4 11 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
5 9 (7.44%) VMware ESX
6 5 (4.13%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (32.23%) SCCM
2 11 (9.09%) WSUS
3 10 (8.26%) Backup Exec
4 8 (6.61%) SCOM
5 6 (4.96%) FortiGate
6 5 (4.13%) NetBackup
7 4 (3.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (3.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (2.48%) PureDisk
9 2 (1.65%) Nagios
10 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.83%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.83%) SCSM
10 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 91 (75.21%) Microsoft
2 72 (59.50%) VMware
3 29 (23.97%) Cisco
4 18 (14.88%) Symantec
5 17 (14.05%) Red Hat
6 16 (13.22%) Dell
7 12 (9.92%) Citrix
8 10 (8.26%) EMC
9 9 (7.44%) HP
9 9 (7.44%) Apple
10 7 (5.79%) IBM
11 5 (4.13%) Dell Compellent
12 4 (3.31%) Brocade
12 4 (3.31%) Oracle
12 4 (3.31%) Juniper
13 3 (2.48%) Hitachi
13 3 (2.48%) NetApp
13 3 (2.48%) Veritas
13 3 (2.48%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.48%) 3PAR
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