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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 103 118 127
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 44 33 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.69% 1.30% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.03% 4.37% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 44 30 4
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -17.64%
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
730 756 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.12% 29.68% 28.60%
Number of salaries quoted 462 589 504
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,650 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (81.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (80.46%) Microsoft
4 53 (60.92%) Active Directory
5 39 (44.83%) VMware
6 37 (42.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (34.48%) MS Exchange
9 29 (33.33%) SQL
10 28 (32.18%) Citrix
11 26 (29.89%) Exchange Server 2010
12 25 (28.74%) SCCM
13 24 (27.59%) Windows 7
13 24 (27.59%) DNS
14 23 (26.44%) IIS
15 22 (25.29%) Exchange Server 2007
15 22 (25.29%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (24.14%) PowerShell
17 19 (21.84%) Exchange Server 2013
18 18 (20.69%) NetBackup
18 18 (20.69%) Hyper-V
18 18 (20.69%) TCP/IP
18 18 (20.69%) SQL Server
19 16 (18.39%) Problem Management
19 16 (18.39%) MCSE
20 15 (17.24%) MCITP
20 15 (17.24%) Server Monitoring
20 15 (17.24%) ISA Server
20 15 (17.24%) Clustering
20 15 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (34.48%) MS Exchange
2 26 (29.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (26.44%) IIS
4 22 (25.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (21.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (12.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (12.64%) Exchange Server 2000
8 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
8 6 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (5.75%) Apache
10 4 (4.60%) Tomcat
10 4 (4.60%) ArcGIS
10 4 (4.60%) WebSphere
11 3 (3.45%) Lync
12 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (2.30%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Office 365
2 2 (2.30%) IaaS
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.30%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) PaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.59%) DNS
2 18 (20.69%) TCP/IP
3 12 (13.79%) SAN
4 11 (12.64%) Firewall
5 10 (11.49%) LAN
5 10 (11.49%) WAN
6 7 (8.05%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (5.75%) VPN
8 4 (4.60%) PBX
8 4 (4.60%) VoIP
8 4 (4.60%) TETRA
8 4 (4.60%) iSCSI
8 4 (4.60%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (4.60%) Multicast
9 3 (3.45%) VLAN
10 2 (2.30%) Wireshark
10 2 (2.30%) Wireless
10 2 (2.30%) WPA
10 2 (2.30%) DHCP
10 2 (2.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.15%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.15%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.15%) Selenium
2 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (5.75%) Marketing
2 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (19.54%) Consultant
2 11 (12.64%) Windows Engineer
2 11 (12.64%) Wintel Consultant
3 10 (11.49%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Administrator
5 8 (9.20%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.75%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) Technical Support
6 5 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.75%) Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Product Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) Portfolio Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) .NET
2 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.15%) CSS
3 1 (1.15%) WinForms
3 1 (1.15%) Ajax
3 1 (1.15%) WCF
3 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Clustering
2 11 (12.64%) Blackberry
3 8 (9.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.60%) PKI
4 4 (4.60%) Statistics
4 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.45%) Kindle
5 3 (3.45%) Replication
6 2 (2.30%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (1.15%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (81.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (42.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (27.59%) Windows 7
5 11 (12.64%) Windows 8
6 9 (10.34%) Linux
7 6 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.75%) Android
9 2 (2.30%) CentOS
9 2 (2.30%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.30%) VMS
10 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.39%) Problem Management
2 15 (17.24%) Server Monitoring
3 12 (13.79%) Change Control
4 11 (12.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (10.34%) Data Management
6 6 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (5.75%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (5.75%) SIEM
7 5 (5.75%) ITIL
8 4 (4.60%) Product Management
9 3 (3.45%) Information Security
9 3 (3.45%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.30%) Resource Management
10 2 (2.30%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.30%) MOF
10 2 (2.30%) High Availability
11 1 (1.15%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.15%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (1.15%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (33.33%) SQL
2 21 (24.14%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.05%) T-SQL
4 5 (5.75%) VBScript
5 4 (4.60%) VB
6 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.45%) C#
7 2 (2.30%) Java
7 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.30%) Perl
8 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.15%) Python
8 1 (1.15%) Ruby
8 1 (1.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (25.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (18.39%) MCSE
3 15 (17.24%) MCITP
4 12 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (12.64%) MCP
6 6 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (6.90%) CCNA
7 5 (5.75%) Degree
8 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.60%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.45%) CISSP
9 3 (3.45%) CCSA
10 2 (2.30%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
1 4 (4.60%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (60.92%) Active Directory
2 36 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (20.69%) Hyper-V
4 15 (17.24%) ISA Server
5 13 (14.94%) VMware ESX
6 12 (13.79%) XenApp
7 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.30%) Terminal Server
9 2 (2.30%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.30%) Nmap
10 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.15%) vSphere
10 1 (1.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (28.74%) SCCM
2 18 (20.69%) NetBackup
3 6 (6.90%) WSUS
4 4 (4.60%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Intune
6 2 (2.30%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.30%) SCSM
6 2 (2.30%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.30%) SCOM
6 2 (2.30%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.15%) Legato
7 1 (1.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.15%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 70 (80.46%) Microsoft
2 39 (44.83%) VMware
3 28 (32.18%) Citrix
4 13 (14.94%) HP
4 13 (14.94%) IBM
4 13 (14.94%) Symantec
5 7 (8.05%) EMC
5 7 (8.05%) Cisco
6 5 (5.75%) Oracle
6 5 (5.75%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.60%) Dell
7 4 (4.60%) ESRI
7 4 (4.60%) Lumension
8 3 (3.45%) MobileIron
8 3 (3.45%) Juniper
8 3 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.45%) McAfee
8 3 (3.45%) Clearswift
8 3 (3.45%) NetApp
9 2 (2.30%) Lotus
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