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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 100 184 199
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 149 41 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.50% 0.77% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.11% 2.81% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 140 36 17
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -17.64%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1636 1461 1672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.40% 27.31% 30.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1404 1253 1425
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in the South West

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in the South West

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Gloucestershire +13 35 £31,500 -21.25% 2
Wiltshire +34 32 £38,000 -15.55% 5
Dorset -5 29 £35,000 +30.84% 4
Bristol +6 20 £47,500 +17.28% 9
Cornwall - 17 £30,000 - 2
Devon +14 8 £23,500 +22.07% 6
Somerset +12 7 £40,500 +101.89%
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 296 (100.00%) Windows
2 228 (77.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 176 (59.46%) Microsoft
4 148 (50.00%) VMware
5 137 (46.28%) Active Directory
6 112 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 112 (37.84%) MS Exchange
7 94 (31.76%) MS Excel
7 94 (31.76%) Citrix
8 90 (30.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 86 (29.05%) Firewall
10 84 (28.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 81 (27.36%) SQL Server
12 77 (26.01%) Hyper-V
13 74 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 64 (21.62%) SCCM
15 63 (21.28%) WAN
16 62 (20.95%) LAN
16 62 (20.95%) Exchange Server 2013
17 61 (20.61%) SQL
18 57 (19.26%) ITIL
18 57 (19.26%) TCP/IP
19 52 (17.57%) DNS
20 51 (17.23%) SAN
21 50 (16.89%) MCSE
21 50 (16.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 50 (16.89%) SQL Server 2012
22 49 (16.55%) Windows 7
23 45 (15.20%) DHCP
24 43 (14.53%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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
1 112 (37.84%) MS Exchange
2 74 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (20.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 43 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 37 (12.50%) IIS
6 29 (9.80%) SharePoint
7 27 (9.12%) Lync
8 15 (5.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 15 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2000
10 8 (2.70%) NetWeaver
11 7 (2.36%) Apache
12 6 (2.03%) nginx
12 6 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.69%) Umbraco
13 5 (1.69%) CMS
13 5 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
14 4 (1.35%) MS Project Server
15 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 94 (31.76%) MS Excel
2 29 (9.80%) MS Office
3 7 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.41%) Office 365
2 10 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.01%) SaaS
4 2 (0.68%) IaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 86 (29.05%) Firewall
2 63 (21.28%) WAN
3 62 (20.95%) LAN
4 57 (19.26%) TCP/IP
5 52 (17.57%) DNS
6 51 (17.23%) SAN
7 45 (15.20%) DHCP
8 19 (6.42%) VPN
8 19 (6.42%) Wireless
9 18 (6.08%) VoIP
10 13 (4.39%) ADSL
11 12 (4.05%) Internet
11 12 (4.05%) NetScaler
12 9 (3.04%) Network Security
12 9 (3.04%) MPLS
12 9 (3.04%) FTP
13 7 (2.36%) VLAN
14 5 (1.69%) NAS
14 5 (1.69%) WLAN
15 3 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (27.36%) SQL Server
2 50 (16.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 43 (14.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (4.73%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.36%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.34%) MySQL
8 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Hudson
1 6 (2.03%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.68%) Subversion
3 2 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 37 (12.50%) Finance
2 18 (6.08%) Advertising
3 11 (3.72%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.04%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.68%) Back Office
5 2 (0.68%) Banking
5 2 (0.68%) Billing
5 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.34%) Law
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (18.58%) Consultant
2 53 (17.91%) Support Engineer
3 39 (13.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 33 (11.15%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 32 (10.81%) Analyst
6 28 (9.46%) Administrator
7 23 (7.77%) DBA
8 21 (7.09%) SQL DBA
9 20 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
10 18 (6.08%) IT Support
11 16 (5.41%) Support Analyst
11 16 (5.41%) Technical Support
12 15 (5.07%) Technical Analyst
13 14 (4.73%) Technical Engineer
13 14 (4.73%) 3rd Line Support
14 13 (4.39%) Technical Support Engineer
15 12 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
16 11 (3.72%) Developer
17 10 (3.38%) Trainer
17 10 (3.38%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.09%) .NET
2 13 (4.39%) HTML
3 8 (2.70%) SAP Basis
4 6 (2.03%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.69%) SAP Smart Forms
6 4 (1.35%) CSS
6 4 (1.35%) jQuery
7 3 (1.01%) Web Services
7 3 (1.01%) COM
8 2 (0.68%) XML
8 2 (0.68%) XSD
8 2 (0.68%) XSLT
8 2 (0.68%) MSMQ
8 2 (0.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (0.68%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.68%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.68%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.47%) Clustering
2 24 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.08%) Thin Client
3 18 (6.08%) Fat Client
4 15 (5.07%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.70%) Statistics
5 8 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.69%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.35%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.68%) PMI
9 2 (0.68%) Open Source
9 2 (0.68%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.34%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.34%) VLE
10 1 (0.34%) Replication
10 1 (0.34%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 296 (100.00%) Windows
2 228 (77.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 112 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (16.55%) Windows 7
5 34 (11.49%) Windows Vista
6 27 (9.12%) Windows 8
7 14 (4.73%) Windows XP
8 12 (4.05%) Linux
9 8 (2.70%) Windows NT
9 8 (2.70%) UNIX
10 7 (2.36%) CentOS
10 7 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.03%) Debian
11 6 (2.03%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (19.26%) ITIL
2 26 (8.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (6.42%) Project Management
4 18 (6.08%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (5.74%) Performance Improvement
6 14 (4.73%) ETL
7 12 (4.05%) Migration
7 12 (4.05%) Time Management
8 11 (3.72%) Change Management
8 11 (3.72%) Service Management
9 10 (3.38%) GAP Analysis
9 10 (3.38%) CRM
9 10 (3.38%) Change Control
10 9 (3.04%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (3.04%) PRINCE2
10 9 (3.04%) Configuration Management
10 9 (3.04%) Incident Management
11 8 (2.70%) Database Tuning
12 7 (2.36%) Data Protection
12 7 (2.36%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (20.61%) SQL
2 28 (9.46%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.36%) PHP
3 7 (2.36%) C#
4 6 (2.03%) JavaScript
4 6 (2.03%) Perl
4 6 (2.03%) Python
4 6 (2.03%) Ruby
4 6 (2.03%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.01%) Java
6 2 (0.68%) C++
7 1 (0.34%) VBScript
7 1 (0.34%) VB
7 1 (0.34%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 84 (28.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (16.89%) MCSE
2 50 (16.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 34 (11.49%) CCA
3 34 (11.49%) Citrix Certification
4 32 (10.81%) MCITP
4 32 (10.81%) MCSA
5 29 (9.80%) Security Cleared
6 27 (9.12%) MCP
6 27 (9.12%) Degree
7 25 (8.45%) SC Cleared
8 18 (6.08%) VCP4
8 18 (6.08%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (5.41%) CCNA
10 13 (4.39%) DV Cleared
11 12 (4.05%) CCEE
11 12 (4.05%) VCP5
11 12 (4.05%) A+ Certification
11 12 (4.05%) Network+ Certification
11 12 (4.05%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.80%) SLA
2 4 (1.35%) QA
3 2 (0.68%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 137 (46.28%) Active Directory
2 90 (30.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (26.01%) Hyper-V
4 27 (9.12%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (8.78%) vSphere
6 24 (8.11%) XenApp
7 22 (7.43%) XenDesktop
8 18 (6.08%) VMware ESX
9 12 (4.05%) vCloud
10 11 (3.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (2.03%) Samba
12 4 (1.35%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.01%) ISA Server
13 3 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 64 (21.62%) SCCM
2 33 (11.15%) SCOM
3 13 (4.39%) HP SIM
3 13 (4.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 12 (4.05%) HP Data Protector
4 12 (4.05%) NetBackup
5 8 (2.70%) SCVMM
6 6 (2.03%) SCDPM
6 6 (2.03%) Puppet
6 6 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.03%) Ansible
6 6 (2.03%) Salt
7 5 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (1.69%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.69%) WSUS
8 3 (1.01%) SCSM
8 3 (1.01%) Windows Intune
9 2 (0.68%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 176 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 148 (50.00%) VMware
3 94 (31.76%) Citrix
4 25 (8.45%) Cisco
5 21 (7.09%) HP
6 16 (5.41%) Symantec
7 15 (5.07%) EMC
8 12 (4.05%) AppSense
9 11 (3.72%) Oracle
10 10 (3.38%) SAP
11 7 (2.36%) Dell
12 6 (2.03%) IBM
12 6 (2.03%) Avaya
13 5 (1.69%) CheckPoint
14 4 (1.35%) Juniper
15 3 (1.01%) Lotus
16 2 (0.68%) Apple
16 2 (0.68%) JD Edwards
16 2 (0.68%) 3PAR
16 2 (0.68%) Talend
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £3000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance + MS Certs (Funded)
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cornwall
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bodmin, Cornwall
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Hyphen
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £4k Car Allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Honiton, Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits £5000 Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Information Technology Services
Salary: £22k - 24k per year + £1,500 training allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + on call + certifications
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Exeter
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 12 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Microsoft Certs
Posted: 13 days ago