The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 46 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 33 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.37% 1.57% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.07% 6.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 29 5 0
Average salary £32,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -15.29%
Windows Server 2012
South Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
219 148 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.01% 25.74% 29.89%
Number of salaries quoted 198 132 180
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £23,250 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in Sheffield

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (71.93%) Microsoft
3 40 (70.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (56.14%) VMware
5 27 (47.37%) Active Directory
6 26 (45.61%) Citrix
7 25 (43.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (38.60%) MS Exchange
9 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 19 (33.33%) ITIL
9 19 (33.33%) SCCM
10 18 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (31.58%) DNS
11 14 (24.56%) DHCP
11 14 (24.56%) MS Office
11 14 (24.56%) vSphere
11 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (22.81%) Hyper-V
12 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
12 13 (22.81%) Cisco
12 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (22.81%) NetApp
13 12 (21.05%) SQL
13 12 (21.05%) XenApp
13 12 (21.05%) SCOM
14 11 (19.30%) SLA
15 10 (17.54%) EMC
15 10 (17.54%) Windows 7
15 10 (17.54%) Lync
15 10 (17.54%) Office 365

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 22 (38.60%) MS Exchange
2 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (17.54%) Lync
4 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (10.53%) IIS
7 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.75%) JBoss
8 1 (1.75%) Apache
8 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 14 (24.56%) MS Office
3 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.75%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.75%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.75%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) DNS
2 14 (24.56%) DHCP
3 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
4 9 (15.79%) SAN
4 9 (15.79%) Firewall
5 8 (14.04%) LAN
5 8 (14.04%) WAN
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (5.26%) Unified Communications
6 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.51%) Wireless
7 2 (3.51%) IPv4
7 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.75%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.75%) VPN
8 1 (1.75%) PBX
8 1 (1.75%) FTP
8 1 (1.75%) IPsec
8 1 (1.75%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.26%) Legal
2 2 (3.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Support Engineer
1 11 (19.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (14.04%) Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) IT Support
6 5 (8.77%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Support Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Server Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior IT Support
8 3 (5.26%) Senior IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Web Services
2 2 (3.51%) WAP
2 2 (3.51%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) CLARiiON
1 3 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.51%) Clustering
2 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Replication
3 1 (1.75%) CCTV
3 1 (1.75%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (70.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (43.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (17.54%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.77%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.02%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (7.02%) UNIX
8 3 (5.26%) Linux
9 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.51%) Solaris
9 2 (3.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) Change Management
3 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.77%) CRM
5 4 (7.02%) Migration
6 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.26%) Project Management
6 3 (5.26%) Process Management
6 3 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.51%) ISMS
7 2 (3.51%) BCP
7 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.51%) Data Management
7 2 (3.51%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.51%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.75%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) C#
3 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.51%) VBScript
3 2 (3.51%) VB
3 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.51%) C
4 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (15.79%) MCSE
3 8 (14.04%) MCSA
4 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) NCDA
4 2 (3.51%) NCIE
5 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.75%) MCP
5 1 (1.75%) CCNA
5 1 (1.75%) ISEB
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) MCITP
5 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.75%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) SLA
2 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 27 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 18 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (24.56%) vSphere
4 13 (22.81%) Hyper-V
5 12 (21.05%) XenApp
6 6 (10.53%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (33.33%) SCCM
2 12 (21.05%) SCOM
3 7 (12.28%) SCVMM
4 3 (5.26%) SCDPM
4 3 (5.26%) WSUS
5 2 (3.51%) SCSM
5 2 (3.51%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.51%) AppDNA
6 1 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.75%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.75%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.75%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.75%) Puppet
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 41 (71.93%) Microsoft
2 32 (56.14%) VMware
3 26 (45.61%) Citrix
4 13 (22.81%) NetApp
4 13 (22.81%) Cisco
5 10 (17.54%) EMC
6 5 (8.77%) HP
6 5 (8.77%) Dell
6 5 (8.77%) CommVault
7 2 (3.51%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.51%) IBM
7 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.51%) Symantec
7 2 (3.51%) McAfee
7 2 (3.51%) AppSense
8 1 (1.75%) Civica
8 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.75%) Primavera
8 1 (1.75%) SolidWorks