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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 86 98 124
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +26
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 64 39 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.81% 1.69% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.92% 6.05% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 63 32 14
Average salary £32,500 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.68% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
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
586 645 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 25.77% 27.87% 32.98%
Number of salaries quoted 458 468 593
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 £22,500 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 22 May 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Reading

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 94 (81.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (73.28%) Microsoft
4 75 (64.66%) Active Directory
5 60 (51.72%) VMware
6 55 (47.41%) MS Exchange
7 54 (46.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 50 (43.10%) MS Excel
9 48 (41.38%) Windows 7
10 43 (37.07%) TCP/IP
11 42 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
12 41 (35.34%) SCCM
13 40 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
14 39 (33.62%) Hyper-V
15 38 (32.76%) MS Office
16 33 (28.45%) Windows 8
17 29 (25.00%) SQL
18 27 (23.28%) LAN
18 27 (23.28%) Windows XP
18 27 (23.28%) Firewall
19 26 (22.41%) SAN
20 25 (21.55%) Cisco
20 25 (21.55%) Linux
20 25 (21.55%) PowerShell
21 24 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
22 23 (19.83%) DNS
23 22 (18.97%) Symantec
24 19 (16.38%) DHCP
24 19 (16.38%) SharePoint
24 19 (16.38%) Lync

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 55 (47.41%) MS Exchange
2 40 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (16.38%) SharePoint
3 19 (16.38%) Lync
4 11 (9.48%) IIS
5 10 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (6.90%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.59%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.59%) ArcGIS
8 3 (2.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 50 (43.10%) MS Excel
2 38 (32.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.21%) Office 365
2 6 (5.17%) SaaS
2 6 (5.17%) PaaS
3 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (37.07%) TCP/IP
2 27 (23.28%) LAN
2 27 (23.28%) Firewall
3 26 (22.41%) SAN
4 23 (19.83%) DNS
5 19 (16.38%) DHCP
6 16 (13.79%) WAN
7 11 (9.48%) VoIP
7 11 (9.48%) SSL
7 11 (9.48%) Internet
8 10 (8.62%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.45%) VPN
10 3 (2.59%) NAS
11 2 (1.72%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.72%) Network Security
11 2 (1.72%) VLAN
12 1 (0.86%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.86%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.72%) Selenium
3 2 (1.72%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.86%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.86%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.72%) Retail
3 1 (0.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (29.31%) Support Engineer
2 24 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (12.93%) Technical Engineer
4 13 (11.21%) Technical Support Engineer
4 13 (11.21%) Technical Support
5 12 (10.34%) Administrator
6 11 (9.48%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.90%) IT Support
7 8 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Server Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (4.31%) Consultant
11 4 (3.45%) Storage Engineer
12 3 (2.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 3 (2.59%) Windows Engineer
12 3 (2.59%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.76%) .NET
2 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (5.17%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.72%) Flash
4 1 (0.86%) REST
4 1 (0.86%) HTML5
4 1 (0.86%) Ajax
4 1 (0.86%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.86%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.86%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.86%) HTML
4 1 (0.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Client/Server
2 7 (6.03%) EqualLogic
3 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.59%) PKI
4 3 (2.59%) Replication
5 2 (1.72%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.72%) Clustering
5 2 (1.72%) FMCG
5 2 (1.72%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.86%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.86%) Kindle
6 1 (0.86%) Streaming Media
6 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 94 (81.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (46.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (41.38%) Windows 7
5 33 (28.45%) Windows 8
6 27 (23.28%) Windows XP
7 25 (21.55%) Linux
8 11 (9.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.45%) Solaris
10 2 (1.72%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.79%) Project Management
2 12 (10.34%) Migration
3 11 (9.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (9.48%) Project Planning
4 10 (8.62%) Change Control
5 8 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.03%) MVC
7 6 (5.17%) Scrum
7 6 (5.17%) DevOps
8 5 (4.31%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.45%) ITIL
9 4 (3.45%) Security Management
9 4 (3.45%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (2.59%) Server Monitoring
11 2 (1.72%) Test Management
11 2 (1.72%) Test Scripting
11 2 (1.72%) Manual Testing
11 2 (1.72%) Asset Management
11 2 (1.72%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.00%) SQL
2 25 (21.55%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.03%) C#
4 5 (4.31%) Perl
5 4 (3.45%) Java
5 4 (3.45%) VBScript
5 4 (3.45%) VB
6 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.72%) C++
7 2 (1.72%) Python
7 2 (1.72%) Ruby
8 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (14.66%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (13.79%) CCNA
4 14 (12.07%) MCSA
5 11 (9.48%) MCITP
6 10 (8.62%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (6.90%) A+ Certification
7 8 (6.90%) Security Cleared
8 7 (6.03%) MCSE
9 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.59%) Degree
10 3 (2.59%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.59%) MCP
11 2 (1.72%) MCTS
12 1 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.86%) VTSP
12 1 (0.86%) CISA
12 1 (0.86%) CISM
12 1 (0.86%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.86%) QA
3 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 75 (64.66%) Active Directory
2 42 (36.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (33.62%) Hyper-V
4 13 (11.21%) VMware ESX
5 8 (6.90%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (2.59%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.59%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.72%) XenApp
7 2 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.86%) vCloud
8 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.86%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 41 (35.34%) SCCM
2 16 (13.79%) WSUS
3 14 (12.07%) Backup Exec
4 6 (5.17%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (3.45%) FortiGate
6 3 (2.59%) PureDisk
7 2 (1.72%) Nagios
7 2 (1.72%) SCOM
7 2 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.86%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 85 (73.28%) Microsoft
2 60 (51.72%) VMware
3 25 (21.55%) Cisco
4 22 (18.97%) Symantec
5 14 (12.07%) Citrix
6 13 (11.21%) Dell
7 12 (10.34%) Red Hat
8 8 (6.90%) IBM
8 8 (6.90%) Apple
9 7 (6.03%) EMC
9 7 (6.03%) HP
10 6 (5.17%) Juniper
10 6 (5.17%) Red Gate
11 4 (3.45%) Oracle
11 4 (3.45%) CheckPoint
11 4 (3.45%) Brocade
12 3 (2.59%) Lumension
12 3 (2.59%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.59%) ESRI
12 3 (2.59%) McAfee
Reading, Berkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Up to £40K Plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago