The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 115 153 341
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +188
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 551 421 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.57% 1.78% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.88% 6.62% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 476 368 93
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Windows Server 2012
England

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

Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6205 6356 6571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.95% 26.86% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5217 5315 5555
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 the South East

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in the South East

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in the South East

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +16 134 £39,250 +4.66% 14
Berkshire +25 126 £37,500 +4.16% 16
Surrey +27 121 £40,000 +14.28% 14
Buckinghamshire +20 53 £37,500 +4.89% 4
West Sussex +15 49 £42,500 +41.66% 11
Kent +20 28 £30,000 -31.42% 7
Oxfordshire +2 21 £35,000 -1.40% 5
East Sussex - 14 £45,000 - 3
Sussex - 2 - -
Middlesex +1 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 1125 (100.00%) Windows
2 876 (77.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 732 (65.07%) Microsoft
4 662 (58.84%) Active Directory
5 596 (52.98%) VMware
6 477 (42.40%) MS Exchange
7 421 (37.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 393 (34.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 370 (32.89%) MS Excel
10 359 (31.91%) Firewall
11 312 (27.73%) Exchange Server 2010
12 298 (26.49%) SQL
13 292 (25.96%) Hyper-V
14 289 (25.69%) Microsoft Certification
15 278 (24.71%) Citrix
16 274 (24.36%) DNS
17 270 (24.00%) Cisco
18 251 (22.31%) SAN
19 248 (22.04%) TCP/IP
20 246 (21.87%) SQL Server
21 242 (21.51%) Windows 7
22 240 (21.33%) ITIL
23 221 (19.64%) MCSE
24 216 (19.20%) LAN
25 209 (18.58%) WAN
26 188 (16.71%) DHCP
27 180 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
28 179 (15.91%) Windows 8
29 174 (15.47%) IIS
30 173 (15.38%) SCCM

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 477 (42.40%) MS Exchange
2 312 (27.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 180 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 174 (15.47%) IIS
5 143 (12.71%) SharePoint
6 140 (12.44%) Lync
7 138 (12.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 71 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2003
9 45 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 24 (2.13%) Apache
11 20 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
12 16 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (1.33%) SAS
14 14 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
15 10 (0.89%) Lotus Domino
16 9 (0.80%) NServiceBus
17 8 (0.71%) Tomcat
18 7 (0.62%) WebSphere
18 7 (0.62%) ArcGIS
18 7 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 370 (32.89%) MS Excel
2 168 (14.93%) MS Office
3 10 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (0.27%) MS Project
5 2 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.089%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.27%) Epicor Vantage
5 2 (0.18%) GoldMine
5 2 (0.18%) BPCS
5 2 (0.18%) Primavera
5 2 (0.18%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.18%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.089%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.089%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 121 (10.76%) Office 365
2 85 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (2.67%) IaaS
5 13 (1.16%) SaaS
6 6 (0.53%) PaaS
7 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 359 (31.91%) Firewall
2 274 (24.36%) DNS
3 251 (22.31%) SAN
4 248 (22.04%) TCP/IP
5 216 (19.20%) LAN
6 209 (18.58%) WAN
7 188 (16.71%) DHCP
8 107 (9.51%) VPN
9 75 (6.67%) VoIP
10 63 (5.60%) VLAN
11 59 (5.24%) SSL
11 59 (5.24%) Internet
12 53 (4.71%) iSCSI
13 45 (4.00%) Network Security
14 39 (3.47%) Wireless
15 38 (3.38%) NAS
16 35 (3.11%) SMTP
17 29 (2.58%) MPLS
18 26 (2.31%) DMZ
19 25 (2.22%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (21.87%) SQL Server
2 59 (5.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 37 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (1.78%) MySQL
6 19 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 15 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (0.98%) Relational Database
9 11 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (0.89%) Redis
10 10 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
11 9 (0.80%) CouchDB
11 9 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (0.80%) NoSQL
11 9 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (0.80%) RavenDB
11 9 (0.80%) Event Store
11 9 (0.80%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 32 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 16 (1.42%) ReSharper
4 9 (0.80%) JSUnit
4 9 (0.80%) TeamCity
5 8 (0.71%) LINQPad
5 8 (0.71%) NCrunch
5 8 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.18%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.18%) Selenium
6 2 (0.18%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.18%) JMeter
6 2 (0.18%) Subversion
6 2 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.18%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.089%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.089%) JIRA
7 1 (0.089%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.089%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.089%) MSBuild
General
1 55 (4.89%) Finance
2 24 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 23 (2.04%) Retail
4 18 (1.60%) Back Office
5 15 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.07%) Marketing
7 8 (0.71%) Banking
7 8 (0.71%) Publishing
8 7 (0.62%) Advertising
8 7 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.62%) Automotive
9 4 (0.36%) Electronics
9 4 (0.36%) Games
9 4 (0.36%) German Language
10 3 (0.27%) French Language
10 3 (0.27%) Military
10 3 (0.27%) Law
10 3 (0.27%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.18%) Legal
11 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 235 (20.89%) Support Engineer
2 183 (16.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 103 (9.16%) Administrator
3 103 (9.16%) Analyst
4 87 (7.73%) Systems Administrator
5 79 (7.02%) Technical Support
6 75 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
7 70 (6.22%) Consultant
8 68 (6.04%) 3rd Line Support
9 62 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support
10 61 (5.42%) Technical Engineer
11 60 (5.33%) Support Analyst
12 54 (4.80%) Server Engineer
13 53 (4.71%) Technical Support Engineer
14 45 (4.00%) IT Support
15 42 (3.73%) Developer
16 35 (3.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 33 (2.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 33 (2.93%) Architect
18 32 (2.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (5.87%) .NET
2 41 (3.64%) Web Services
2 41 (3.64%) HTML
3 36 (3.20%) ASP.NET
4 31 (2.76%) CSS
5 24 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (2.04%) .NET Framework
7 19 (1.69%) HTML5
8 17 (1.51%) WCF
9 15 (1.33%) MAPI
10 14 (1.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (1.16%) REST
12 12 (1.07%) jQuery
13 11 (0.98%) XML
14 10 (0.89%) AngularJS
14 10 (0.89%) Entity Framework
15 9 (0.80%) LESS
15 9 (0.80%) Durandal
15 9 (0.80%) MSMQ
15 9 (0.80%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 73 (6.49%) Clustering
2 70 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (3.29%) Thin Client
3 37 (3.29%) Fat Client
4 30 (2.67%) Blackberry
5 25 (2.22%) Replication
5 25 (2.22%) iPhone
6 24 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
7 23 (2.04%) Management Information System
8 22 (1.96%) Open Source
9 21 (1.87%) Client/Server
10 17 (1.51%) Derivative
10 17 (1.51%) Public Cloud
11 16 (1.42%) PKI
12 15 (1.33%) PDA
13 13 (1.16%) Computer Science
14 12 (1.07%) EqualLogic
15 9 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
15 9 (0.80%) User Experience
16 8 (0.71%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1125 (100.00%) Windows
2 876 (77.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 421 (37.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 242 (21.51%) Windows 7
5 179 (15.91%) Windows 8
6 171 (15.20%) Linux
7 151 (13.42%) Windows XP
8 69 (6.13%) UNIX
9 62 (5.51%) Windows Vista
10 46 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 32 (2.84%) Windows 2000 Server
12 29 (2.58%) CentOS
13 28 (2.49%) Android
14 26 (2.31%) Windows 2000
15 17 (1.51%) Oracle Linux
16 14 (1.24%) Ubuntu
17 13 (1.16%) Mac OS X
18 9 (0.80%) Solaris
19 8 (0.71%) Mac OS
20 7 (0.62%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (21.33%) ITIL
2 72 (6.40%) CRM
2 72 (6.40%) Project Management
3 69 (6.13%) Service Delivery
4 59 (5.24%) Migration
5 57 (5.07%) Change Management
6 55 (4.89%) Load Balancing
7 48 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (3.91%) Incident Management
9 43 (3.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 43 (3.82%) Performance Monitoring
10 42 (3.73%) Mentoring
10 42 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 36 (3.20%) Technical Architecture
12 33 (2.93%) Problem Management
13 32 (2.84%) Security Management
14 31 (2.76%) Performance Tuning
15 28 (2.49%) Infrastructure Management
16 27 (2.40%) Time Management
16 27 (2.40%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 298 (26.49%) SQL
2 142 (12.62%) PowerShell
3 42 (3.73%) C#
4 38 (3.38%) VBScript
5 36 (3.20%) Perl
6 33 (2.93%) JavaScript
7 32 (2.84%) Bash Shell
8 28 (2.49%) T-SQL
9 26 (2.31%) Java
10 23 (2.04%) Python
10 23 (2.04%) Shell Script
11 21 (1.87%) VB
12 9 (0.80%) PHP
13 5 (0.44%) C++
13 5 (0.44%) VBA
14 4 (0.36%) Ruby
15 3 (0.27%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.27%) C
16 2 (0.18%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.089%) AWK
Qualifications
1 289 (25.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 221 (19.64%) MCSE
3 124 (11.02%) Security Cleared
4 113 (10.04%) MCITP
5 103 (9.16%) MCSA
6 100 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
7 98 (8.71%) SC Cleared
8 86 (7.64%) CCNA
9 77 (6.84%) MCP
10 63 (5.60%) Citrix Certification
11 62 (5.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 59 (5.24%) CCA
13 55 (4.89%) Degree
14 52 (4.62%) MCTS
15 51 (4.53%) DV Cleared
16 21 (1.87%) CCNP
17 18 (1.60%) RHCE
18 17 (1.51%) RHCSA
19 14 (1.24%) NCDA
19 14 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (6.84%) SLA
2 32 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (0.89%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.27%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.18%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.18%) FISMA
6 2 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 662 (58.84%) Active Directory
2 393 (34.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 292 (25.96%) Hyper-V
4 161 (14.31%) XenApp
5 124 (11.02%) vSphere
6 117 (10.40%) VMware ESX
7 51 (4.53%) XenDesktop
8 47 (4.18%) VMware ESXi
9 43 (3.82%) Terminal Services
10 36 (3.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 35 (3.11%) ISA Server
12 33 (2.93%) XenServer
13 30 (2.67%) Terminal Server
14 22 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
15 12 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 10 (0.89%) VMware Server
16 10 (0.89%) DFS Replication
17 9 (0.80%) Docker
17 9 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
18 8 (0.71%) UAG
Systems Management
1 173 (15.38%) SCCM
2 126 (11.20%) SCOM
3 78 (6.93%) Backup Exec
4 73 (6.49%) WSUS
5 35 (3.11%) NetBackup
6 30 (2.67%) HP Data Protector
6 30 (2.67%) Puppet
7 29 (2.58%) Windows Intune
8 27 (2.40%) SCVMM
9 19 (1.69%) EdgeSight
10 18 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
11 17 (1.51%) Nagios
12 15 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 14 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
14 13 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 12 (1.07%) SCDPM
15 12 (1.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 12 (1.07%) SCSM
16 11 (0.98%) HP SIM
17 10 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 732 (65.07%) Microsoft
2 596 (52.98%) VMware
3 278 (24.71%) Citrix
4 270 (24.00%) Cisco
5 166 (14.76%) HP
6 105 (9.33%) Symantec
7 59 (5.24%) Oracle
8 54 (4.80%) Dell
9 50 (4.44%) McAfee
10 49 (4.36%) Red Hat
11 48 (4.27%) Juniper
12 43 (3.82%) NetApp
13 41 (3.64%) CommVault
14 38 (3.38%) IBM
15 36 (3.20%) Veeam
16 33 (2.93%) Remedy
17 32 (2.84%) Avaya
17 32 (2.84%) Apple
18 29 (2.58%) SolarWinds
19 28 (2.49%) LANDesk
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