The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 129 294 843
Rank change year-on-year
+165 +549
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2486 1044 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.21% 0.96% 0.042%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.20% 3.52% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2117 893 48
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -17.71%

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30310 29654 32201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.92% 27.31% 28.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25059 25270 27507
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend

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

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in the UK

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 within the UK.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in the UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
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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
England +168 2322 £37,500 -6.25% 319
London +129 878 £45,000 - 98
South East +128 623 £35,000 -12.50% 66
City of London +127 232 £46,500 -7.00% 29
Yorkshire +73 189 £35,000 +7.69% 29
Surrey +70 159 £35,000 -24.32% 14
Hampshire +85 153 £32,500 - 16
West Midlands +74 151 £35,000 +16.66% 21
East of England +83 146 £35,000 +1.44% 17
South West +76 129 £35,000 +11.11% 40
Berkshire +50 119 £35,000 -12.50% 17
North West +45 118 £32,500 -7.14% 24
West Yorkshire +43 112 £35,000 +7.69% 14
Leeds +33 87 £34,000 +4.61% 9
East Midlands -6 78 £39,250 +3.28% 13
Hertfordshire +43 72 £30,500 -12.85% 6
Manchester +43 71 £32,764 -6.39% 9
Scotland +35 65 £35,000 -4.76% 13
Buckinghamshire +50 60 £30,000 -35.13% 4
Birmingham +38 55 £35,000 -17.64% 12
Oxfordshire +43 54 £29,500 -34.44% 1
Southampton +55 53 £26,500 -18.46% 7
Cambridgeshire +21 39 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Wales +9 37 £27,500 -5.17% 17
Bristol +24 35 £35,000 -6.66% 19
Reading +11 35 £35,000 +1.44% 11
South Yorkshire +3 35 £35,000 +20.68% 5
Northamptonshire -10 34 £42,500 +13.33% 1
South Wales +22 33 £30,000 -14.28% 10
Coventry +16 32 £41,250 -

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 4605 (100.00%) Windows
2 3642 (79.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2649 (57.52%) Active Directory
4 2625 (57.00%) Microsoft
5 2501 (54.31%) VMware
6 2015 (43.76%) MS Exchange
7 1888 (41.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1615 (35.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1399 (30.38%) Citrix
10 1380 (29.97%) MS Excel
11 1281 (27.82%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1264 (27.45%) SQL Server
13 1186 (25.75%) DNS
14 1172 (25.45%) Firewall
15 1157 (25.12%) Microsoft Certification
16 1106 (24.02%) Cisco
17 1080 (23.45%) Hyper-V
18 1026 (22.28%) SAN
19 956 (20.76%) Windows 7
20 950 (20.63%) SQL
21 898 (19.50%) Exchange Server 2013
22 848 (18.41%) ITIL
23 826 (17.94%) DHCP
24 816 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2007
25 814 (17.68%) MCSE
26 809 (17.57%) TCP/IP
27 749 (16.26%) Windows 8
28 697 (15.14%) Linux
29 672 (14.59%) SCCM
30 668 (14.51%) HP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 2015 (43.76%) MS Exchange
2 1281 (27.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 898 (19.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 816 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 598 (12.99%) IIS
6 560 (12.16%) SharePoint
7 458 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 400 (8.69%) Lync
9 156 (3.39%) Apache
10 133 (2.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 110 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
12 101 (2.19%) SharePoint Server
13 93 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
14 77 (1.67%) Tomcat
15 76 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2000
16 58 (1.26%) CMS
17 34 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
18 29 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
19 17 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
20 15 (0.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1380 (29.97%) MS Excel
2 665 (14.44%) MS Office
3 27 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.41%) MS Project
6 18 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.11%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.065%) SPSS
9 3 (0.065%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.043%) InDesign
10 2 (0.043%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.022%) Maya
11 1 (0.022%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.022%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.022%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 66 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.17%) SAP Business One
5 7 (0.15%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.15%) Sage 1000
6 5 (0.11%) Sage 50
7 4 (0.087%) SalesLogix
7 4 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.065%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.065%) Cognos Controller
8 3 (0.065%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.043%) Epicor Vantage
9 2 (0.043%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.043%) GoldMine
10 1 (0.022%) Agresso
10 1 (0.022%) Exchequer
10 1 (0.022%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.022%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.022%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 483 (10.49%) Office 365
2 213 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
4 74 (1.61%) IaaS
5 67 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
6 62 (1.35%) SaaS
7 24 (0.52%) PaaS
8 15 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.28%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.087%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.087%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.087%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.043%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1186 (25.75%) DNS
2 1172 (25.45%) Firewall
3 1026 (22.28%) SAN
4 826 (17.94%) DHCP
5 809 (17.57%) TCP/IP
6 626 (13.59%) LAN
7 607 (13.18%) WAN
8 501 (10.88%) VPN
9 302 (6.56%) Internet
10 246 (5.34%) Wireless
11 245 (5.32%) VoIP
12 195 (4.23%) NAS
13 194 (4.21%) VLAN
14 191 (4.15%) NetScaler
15 170 (3.69%) iSCSI
16 167 (3.63%) Cisco ASA
17 107 (2.32%) Fibre Channel
18 100 (2.17%) SSL
19 95 (2.06%) Network Security
20 85 (1.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1264 (27.45%) SQL Server
2 439 (9.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 294 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 220 (4.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 115 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 97 (2.11%) MySQL
7 75 (1.63%) Relational Database
8 74 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 41 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
10 40 (0.87%) Oracle Database
11 38 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
12 34 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 28 (0.61%) RDBMS
14 25 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (0.37%) DB2
16 15 (0.33%) NoSQL
17 13 (0.28%) MS Access
17 13 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 13 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
17 13 (0.28%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 108 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 67 (1.45%) Visual Studio
3 65 (1.41%) MSI
4 37 (0.80%) AdminStudio
5 30 (0.65%) InstallShield
6 18 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 15 (0.33%) Subversion
7 15 (0.33%) TeamCity
8 14 (0.30%) Metasploit
9 12 (0.26%) MSBuild
9 12 (0.26%) Jenkins
9 12 (0.26%) Git (software)
10 11 (0.24%) JIRA
11 7 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (0.13%) ReSharper
12 6 (0.13%) NUnit
12 6 (0.13%) CruiseControl
12 6 (0.13%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.11%) Ant
14 4 (0.087%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 625 (13.57%) Finance
2 179 (3.89%) Telecoms
3 145 (3.15%) Banking
4 90 (1.95%) Law
5 87 (1.89%) Legal
6 74 (1.61%) Marketing
7 60 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 57 (1.24%) Retail
8 57 (1.24%) Advertising
9 24 (0.52%) Back Office
10 15 (0.33%) Electronics
11 14 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.24%) Publishing
14 9 (0.20%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.20%) French Language
15 8 (0.17%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.15%) Military
16 7 (0.15%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.087%) German Language
Job Titles
1 835 (18.13%) Support Engineer
2 703 (15.27%) Analyst
3 629 (13.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 369 (8.01%) 3rd Line Support
5 355 (7.71%) IT Support
6 332 (7.21%) Support Analyst
7 324 (7.04%) Administrator
8 303 (6.58%) Consultant
9 283 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
10 230 (4.99%) Server Engineer
11 219 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
12 184 (4.00%) Technical Support
12 184 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 181 (3.93%) Systems Engineer
14 161 (3.50%) IT Support Engineer
15 158 (3.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 153 (3.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 138 (3.00%) Architect
18 135 (2.93%) Developer
19 117 (2.54%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (5.43%) .NET
2 139 (3.02%) HTML
3 137 (2.98%) ASP.NET
4 124 (2.69%) Web Services
5 104 (2.26%) CSS
6 85 (1.85%) XML
7 83 (1.80%) Application Packaging
8 58 (1.26%) WCF
9 46 (1.00%) jQuery
10 42 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 41 (0.89%) .NET Framework
12 40 (0.87%) Ajax
13 25 (0.54%) REST
14 22 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 22 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 21 (0.46%) LAMP
16 20 (0.43%) COM
17 18 (0.39%) ASP.NET 2.0
18 17 (0.37%) SOAP
18 17 (0.37%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 409 (8.88%) Clustering
2 237 (5.15%) Blackberry
3 214 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 158 (3.43%) Management Information System
5 108 (2.35%) Replication
6 88 (1.91%) Thin Client
6 88 (1.91%) Fat Client
7 80 (1.74%) Computer Science
8 71 (1.54%) Hedge funds
9 66 (1.43%) CLARiiON
10 58 (1.26%) iPhone
11 54 (1.17%) Client/Server
12 50 (1.09%) EqualLogic
13 37 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
14 33 (0.72%) Mathematics
14 33 (0.72%) PKI
15 29 (0.63%) Open Source
16 27 (0.59%) iPad
16 27 (0.59%) Mobile App
17 22 (0.48%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4605 (100.00%) Windows
2 3642 (79.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1888 (41.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 956 (20.76%) Windows 7
5 749 (16.26%) Windows 8
6 697 (15.14%) Linux
7 515 (11.18%) Windows XP
8 222 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 181 (3.93%) Windows Vista
10 172 (3.74%) UNIX
11 108 (2.35%) Solaris
12 90 (1.95%) Windows 2000 Server
13 80 (1.74%) CentOS
14 72 (1.56%) Android
15 61 (1.32%) Mac OS X
16 60 (1.30%) Ubuntu
17 58 (1.26%) AIX
18 55 (1.19%) Debian
19 44 (0.96%) Apple iOS
20 42 (0.91%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 848 (18.41%) ITIL
2 328 (7.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 268 (5.82%) Service Delivery
4 239 (5.19%) Migration
5 226 (4.91%) Project Management
6 177 (3.84%) Change Management
7 165 (3.58%) Mentoring
8 139 (3.02%) Agile Software Development
9 128 (2.78%) Problem Management
10 118 (2.56%) Load Balancing
11 111 (2.41%) Change Control
12 110 (2.39%) CRM
13 108 (2.35%) PRINCE2
14 99 (2.15%) Kalman Filter
15 97 (2.11%) Incident Management
16 94 (2.04%) Configuration Management
17 91 (1.98%) Performance Tuning
18 88 (1.91%) Capacity Planning
19 78 (1.69%) Capacity Management
20 74 (1.61%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 950 (20.63%) SQL
2 516 (11.21%) PowerShell
3 160 (3.47%) C#
4 157 (3.41%) VB
5 148 (3.21%) VBScript
6 102 (2.21%) JavaScript
7 90 (1.95%) T-SQL
8 74 (1.61%) C
9 65 (1.41%) Perl
9 65 (1.41%) Bash Shell
10 60 (1.30%) VB.NET
11 52 (1.13%) Python
12 43 (0.93%) Shell Script
13 34 (0.74%) PHP
13 34 (0.74%) Java
14 25 (0.54%) Ruby
15 18 (0.39%) XPath
15 18 (0.39%) XQuery
16 13 (0.28%) PL/SQL
17 12 (0.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 1157 (25.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 814 (17.68%) MCSE
3 504 (10.94%) MCITP
4 426 (9.25%) MCSA
5 389 (8.45%) Cisco Certification
6 336 (7.30%) CCNA
7 311 (6.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 306 (6.64%) MCP
9 293 (6.36%) Degree
10 242 (5.26%) Security Cleared
10 242 (5.26%) MCTS
11 202 (4.39%) SC Cleared
12 180 (3.91%) Citrix Certification
13 142 (3.08%) CCA
14 109 (2.37%) CCNP
15 47 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
16 44 (0.96%) VCAP
17 41 (0.89%) DV Cleared
18 38 (0.83%) CCEE
19 36 (0.78%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 271 (5.88%) SLA
2 72 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (1.32%) QA
4 50 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 20 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.13%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.087%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.043%) COBIT
10 1 (0.022%) BS7799
10 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.022%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2649 (57.52%) Active Directory
2 1615 (35.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1080 (23.45%) Hyper-V
4 555 (12.05%) XenApp
5 498 (10.81%) vSphere
6 329 (7.14%) VMware ESX
7 239 (5.19%) XenDesktop
8 193 (4.19%) VMware ESXi
9 133 (2.89%) Terminal Services
10 108 (2.35%) XenServer
11 102 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
12 92 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 86 (1.87%) UAG
14 53 (1.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 49 (1.06%) Terminal Server
16 44 (0.96%) VMware Server
17 40 (0.87%) MetaFrame
18 38 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
19 34 (0.74%) ISA Server
20 30 (0.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 672 (14.59%) SCCM
2 388 (8.43%) SCOM
3 250 (5.43%) Backup Exec
4 167 (3.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 141 (3.06%) SCVMM
6 130 (2.82%) WSUS
7 108 (2.35%) NetBackup
8 73 (1.59%) SCDPM
9 66 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
10 60 (1.30%) Nagios
11 59 (1.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 56 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 53 (1.15%) HP SIM
14 46 (1.00%) SCOrch
15 38 (0.83%) AppDNA
16 35 (0.76%) Puppet
17 34 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 25 (0.54%) SCSM
19 24 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
20 19 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2625 (57.00%) Microsoft
2 2501 (54.31%) VMware
3 1399 (30.38%) Citrix
4 1106 (24.02%) Cisco
5 668 (14.51%) HP
6 361 (7.84%) Symantec
7 351 (7.62%) NetApp
8 296 (6.43%) EMC
9 294 (6.38%) Red Hat
9 294 (6.38%) Oracle
10 291 (6.32%) Dell
11 233 (5.06%) Apple
12 207 (4.50%) Veeam
13 191 (4.15%) Juniper
14 131 (2.84%) IBM
15 112 (2.43%) CheckPoint
16 99 (2.15%) SolarWinds
17 80 (1.74%) McAfee
17 80 (1.74%) Sophos
18 72 (1.56%) AppSense
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £34500.00 per annum + 3,750pa On-Call + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
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MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £41,500 per annum + bonus, pension, other fantastic bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £27850 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: From £32,608 to £46,187 per annum
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Salary: 30000 - 35000
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Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum up to £23,000 + excellent bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
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set2recruit
Salary: From £34,000 to £48,000 per annum
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Conspicuous
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
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ComputAppoint
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