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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 100 128 288
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +160
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 624 483 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.99% 2.06% 0.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.19% 7.49% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 528 424 149
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -5.51%
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
6123 6447 6531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.39% 27.44% 29.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5145 5449 5626
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +36 156 £38,500 +10.00% 16
Surrey +31 146 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Berkshire +24 129 £36,000 -2.70% 11
West Sussex +23 71 £42,500 +41.66% 7
Buckinghamshire +20 55 £35,000 +12.00% 8
Kent +14 30 £32,750 -22.94% 3
Oxfordshire -5 23 £35,000 +9.37% 4
East Sussex +3 6 £41,250 +26.92%
Sussex - 4 £46,250 -
Middlesex +5 2 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1195 (100.00%) Windows
2 907 (75.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 758 (63.43%) Microsoft
4 696 (58.24%) Active Directory
5 611 (51.13%) VMware
6 502 (42.01%) MS Exchange
7 425 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 407 (34.06%) MS Excel
9 399 (33.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 394 (32.97%) Firewall
11 336 (28.12%) Exchange Server 2010
12 305 (25.52%) SQL
12 305 (25.52%) DNS
13 304 (25.44%) Cisco
14 298 (24.94%) Hyper-V
15 280 (23.43%) Microsoft Certification
16 270 (22.59%) Windows 7
17 267 (22.34%) SQL Server
18 263 (22.01%) ITIL
19 259 (21.67%) TCP/IP
20 252 (21.09%) Citrix
21 247 (20.67%) SAN
22 245 (20.50%) LAN
23 239 (20.00%) WAN
24 210 (17.57%) DHCP
24 210 (17.57%) Linux
25 195 (16.32%) Windows 8
26 192 (16.07%) IIS
27 191 (15.98%) MCSE
28 188 (15.73%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 502 (42.01%) MS Exchange
2 336 (28.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 192 (16.07%) IIS
4 185 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 157 (13.14%) Lync
6 139 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 134 (11.21%) SharePoint
8 71 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2003
9 49 (4.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 30 (2.51%) Apache
11 19 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
13 11 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
14 10 (0.84%) SAS
15 9 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
15 9 (0.75%) NServiceBus
16 8 (0.67%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.67%) nginx
17 6 (0.50%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 407 (34.06%) MS Excel
2 188 (15.73%) MS Office
3 16 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.50%) MS Project
4 6 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.33%) Primavera
3 4 (0.33%) Teamcenter
3 4 (0.33%) Epicor Vantage
4 1 (0.084%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.084%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.084%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.084%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 118 (9.87%) Office 365
2 76 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (2.76%) IaaS
5 17 (1.42%) SaaS
6 6 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.50%) PaaS
7 4 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 394 (32.97%) Firewall
2 305 (25.52%) DNS
3 259 (21.67%) TCP/IP
4 247 (20.67%) SAN
5 245 (20.50%) LAN
6 239 (20.00%) WAN
7 210 (17.57%) DHCP
8 130 (10.88%) VPN
9 88 (7.36%) VoIP
10 78 (6.53%) VLAN
11 68 (5.69%) Internet
12 58 (4.85%) iSCSI
13 56 (4.69%) SSL
14 47 (3.93%) Network Security
15 44 (3.68%) Wireless
16 41 (3.43%) NAS
17 34 (2.85%) MPLS
18 33 (2.76%) SMTP
19 31 (2.59%) DMZ
20 23 (1.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (22.34%) SQL Server
2 69 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (2.26%) Oracle Database
4 27 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (1.59%) MySQL
6 15 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (0.84%) Relational Database
9 10 (0.84%) Redis
9 10 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (0.84%) NoSQL
10 9 (0.75%) CouchDB
10 9 (0.75%) Couchbase
10 9 (0.75%) RavenDB
10 9 (0.75%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 32 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (2.26%) Visual Studio
3 19 (1.59%) ReSharper
4 11 (0.92%) LINQPad
5 9 (0.75%) JSUnit
5 9 (0.75%) TeamCity
6 8 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (0.67%) NCrunch
7 2 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (0.17%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.17%) JMeter
7 2 (0.17%) Subversion
7 2 (0.17%) Selenium
7 2 (0.17%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.17%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.084%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.084%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.084%) JIRA
8 1 (0.084%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.084%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 69 (5.77%) Finance
2 40 (3.35%) Telecoms
3 27 (2.26%) Back Office
4 22 (1.84%) Manufacturing
5 21 (1.76%) Retail
6 9 (0.75%) Electronics
7 8 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (0.67%) Marketing
8 7 (0.59%) Publishing
9 5 (0.42%) Advertising
9 5 (0.42%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.33%) Legal
10 4 (0.33%) Banking
11 3 (0.25%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.25%) Games
11 3 (0.25%) Automotive
12 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.17%) Military
12 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 254 (21.26%) Support Engineer
2 190 (15.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 121 (10.13%) Analyst
4 110 (9.21%) Administrator
5 94 (7.87%) Systems Administrator
6 83 (6.95%) Systems Engineer
7 77 (6.44%) 2nd Line Support
8 72 (6.03%) Consultant
9 71 (5.94%) Technical Engineer
10 68 (5.69%) Technical Support
11 62 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
12 57 (4.77%) IT Support
13 56 (4.69%) Technical Support Engineer
14 53 (4.44%) Support Analyst
15 46 (3.85%) Server Engineer
16 45 (3.77%) Developer
17 43 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 37 (3.10%) Architect
19 35 (2.93%) IT Support Engineer
19 35 (2.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (5.94%) .NET
2 49 (4.10%) Web Services
3 44 (3.68%) HTML
4 35 (2.93%) ASP.NET
5 30 (2.51%) CSS
6 27 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (2.26%) .NET Framework
7 18 (1.51%) WCF
7 18 (1.51%) HTML5
8 17 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (1.34%) MAPI
10 14 (1.17%) jQuery
10 14 (1.17%) Application Packaging
11 13 (1.09%) REST
12 10 (0.84%) MSMQ
12 10 (0.84%) AngularJS
12 10 (0.84%) Entity Framework
13 9 (0.75%) LESS
13 9 (0.75%) Reactive Extensions
13 9 (0.75%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 156 (13.05%) Data Centre
2 73 (6.11%) Clustering
3 63 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (2.93%) Thin Client
4 35 (2.93%) Fat Client
5 34 (2.85%) Replication
5 34 (2.85%) Blackberry
6 25 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
7 23 (1.92%) Client/Server
8 20 (1.67%) Derivative
8 20 (1.67%) iPhone
8 20 (1.67%) EqualLogic
9 18 (1.51%) PKI
10 17 (1.42%) Public Cloud
11 16 (1.34%) Management Information System
11 16 (1.34%) PDA
12 12 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
13 10 (0.84%) Computer Science
14 9 (0.75%) User Experience
14 9 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1195 (100.00%) Windows
2 907 (75.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 425 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 270 (22.59%) Windows 7
5 210 (17.57%) Linux
6 195 (16.32%) Windows 8
7 149 (12.47%) Windows XP
8 79 (6.61%) UNIX
9 59 (4.94%) Windows Vista
9 59 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 36 (3.01%) Android
11 30 (2.51%) CentOS
12 23 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
13 22 (1.84%) Windows 2000
14 20 (1.67%) Ubuntu
14 20 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
15 13 (1.09%) Mac OS X
16 11 (0.92%) Solaris
17 10 (0.84%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (22.01%) ITIL
2 85 (7.11%) Project Management
3 80 (6.69%) Migration
4 73 (6.11%) Service Delivery
5 68 (5.69%) CRM
6 67 (5.61%) Load Balancing
7 58 (4.85%) Change Management
8 53 (4.44%) Patch Management
9 52 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (4.18%) Server Building
10 50 (4.18%) Root Cause Analysis
11 48 (4.02%) Incident Management
12 47 (3.93%) Performance Monitoring
13 40 (3.35%) Disaster Recovery
14 39 (3.26%) Technical Architecture
15 38 (3.18%) Performance Tuning
16 36 (3.01%) Mentoring
17 34 (2.85%) Security Management
18 31 (2.59%) Configuration Management
19 30 (2.51%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 305 (25.52%) SQL
2 181 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 49 (4.10%) VBScript
4 45 (3.77%) Perl
5 44 (3.68%) C#
6 42 (3.51%) Shell Script
7 37 (3.10%) Bash Shell
8 36 (3.01%) JavaScript
9 30 (2.51%) Java
10 28 (2.34%) Python
11 25 (2.09%) VB
11 25 (2.09%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.59%) PHP
13 5 (0.42%) C
13 5 (0.42%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.33%) Ruby
15 3 (0.25%) VBA
15 3 (0.25%) C++
16 2 (0.17%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.17%) AWK
Qualifications
1 280 (23.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 191 (15.98%) MCSE
3 133 (11.13%) Security Cleared
4 125 (10.46%) MCITP
5 110 (9.21%) MCSA
6 106 (8.87%) Cisco Certification
7 96 (8.03%) SC Cleared
8 89 (7.45%) CCNA
9 87 (7.28%) MCP
10 61 (5.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 59 (4.94%) MCTS
12 57 (4.77%) Degree
13 51 (4.27%) DV Cleared
14 46 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
15 42 (3.51%) CCA
16 22 (1.84%) CCNP
17 21 (1.76%) RHCE
18 20 (1.67%) RHCSA
19 14 (1.17%) A+ Certification
20 12 (1.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (9.12%) SLA
2 39 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.67%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.59%) ISO 9000
6 5 (0.42%) QA
7 4 (0.33%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.17%) FISMA
9 2 (0.17%) HIPAA
System Software
1 696 (58.24%) Active Directory
2 399 (33.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 298 (24.94%) Hyper-V
4 148 (12.38%) XenApp
5 127 (10.63%) vSphere
6 111 (9.29%) VMware ESX
7 58 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
8 53 (4.44%) XenDesktop
9 41 (3.43%) Microsoft App-V
10 33 (2.76%) Terminal Services
10 33 (2.76%) XenServer
11 30 (2.51%) Terminal Server
12 29 (2.43%) ISA Server
13 28 (2.34%) Forefront TMG
14 14 (1.17%) UAG
15 13 (1.09%) DFS Replication
16 12 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
17 10 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 10 (0.84%) VMware Server
18 9 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 180 (15.06%) SCCM
2 128 (10.71%) SCOM
3 82 (6.86%) Backup Exec
4 77 (6.44%) WSUS
5 33 (2.76%) Puppet
6 30 (2.51%) NetBackup
7 27 (2.26%) HP Data Protector
8 25 (2.09%) Windows Intune
9 19 (1.59%) SCVMM
10 17 (1.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 16 (1.34%) EdgeSight
11 16 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
12 15 (1.26%) Nagios
13 14 (1.17%) ARCserve
14 13 (1.09%) SCSM
14 13 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
15 10 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 10 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 10 (0.84%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 758 (63.43%) Microsoft
2 611 (51.13%) VMware
3 304 (25.44%) Cisco
4 252 (21.09%) Citrix
5 165 (13.81%) HP
6 106 (8.87%) Symantec
7 79 (6.61%) Oracle
8 63 (5.27%) Juniper
9 62 (5.19%) Dell
10 55 (4.60%) Red Hat
11 51 (4.27%) McAfee
12 47 (3.93%) NetApp
13 39 (3.26%) Veeam
14 38 (3.18%) IBM
15 35 (2.93%) CommVault
16 34 (2.85%) Apple
17 30 (2.51%) SolarWinds
18 29 (2.43%) Remedy
19 28 (2.34%) Avaya
19 28 (2.34%) 3PAR
Crawley, West Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Middlesex
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k DOE
Posted: 11 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum plus car & bens
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £34-36k+
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Stott and May
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago