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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 96 154 349
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +195
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 3124 2216 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.85% 1.89% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.84% 7.07% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2743 1909 672
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%

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
28810 31338 29723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.31% 26.79% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 24177 26170 25172
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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

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 31 July 2015 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 31 July 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
England +58 2942 £37,500 - 300
London +67 1058 £42,500 -5.55% 111
South East +43 760 £38,500 +10.00% 65
East of England +71 282 £37,500 - 19
Surrey +45 224 £37,500 +7.14% 16
South West +32 215 £31,500 -5.97% 22
Hampshire +70 210 £35,000 - 11
Yorkshire +46 208 £34,250 -12.73% 17
City of London +15 193 £44,000 -12.00% 35
North West +11 175 £31,000 +3.33% 23
West Midlands +20 166 £32,000 -8.57% 26
West Yorkshire +60 146 £35,000 -8.49% 5
Hertfordshire +34 132 £35,000 - 6
Berkshire -13 115 £38,500 -3.75% 4
Leeds +51 103 £32,500 -12.75% 3
Manchester +6 93 £30,000 -6.25% 8
West Sussex +44 84 £45,000 +55.17% 12
Wiltshire +41 80 £35,000 -
East Midlands +8 72 £30,000 -25.00% 16
Cheshire +15 67 £35,000 +29.62% 7
Birmingham +13 56 £32,500 -9.06% 12
Farnborough +9 56 £35,000 -41.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +37 55 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Southampton +23 55 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Bedfordshire +35 54 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Crawley +28 53 £50,000 +90.47% 4
Wales +2 52 £35,250 +25.89% 7
South Wales +1 50 £35,500 +22.41% 7
Reading 0 48 £28,500 -18.57% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 47 £37,500 +4.16% 8

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6188 (100.00%) Windows
2 4806 (77.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3743 (60.49%) Microsoft
4 3578 (57.82%) Active Directory
5 3529 (57.03%) VMware
6 2721 (43.97%) MS Exchange
7 2207 (35.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2187 (35.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 1781 (28.78%) MS Excel
10 1769 (28.59%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1687 (27.26%) Citrix
12 1537 (24.84%) SQL Server
13 1524 (24.63%) Firewall
14 1485 (24.00%) Cisco
15 1478 (23.88%) DNS
16 1365 (22.06%) Microsoft Certification
17 1346 (21.75%) Hyper-V
18 1338 (21.62%) Windows 7
19 1334 (21.56%) SQL
20 1310 (21.17%) ITIL
21 1292 (20.88%) SAN
22 1190 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
23 1135 (18.34%) DHCP
24 1066 (17.23%) TCP/IP
25 1012 (16.35%) Windows 8
26 949 (15.34%) MS Office
27 940 (15.19%) LAN
28 925 (14.95%) WAN
29 895 (14.46%) MCSE
30 883 (14.27%) IIS

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2721 (43.97%) MS Exchange
2 1769 (28.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1190 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 883 (14.27%) IIS
5 818 (13.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 712 (11.51%) SharePoint
7 590 (9.53%) Lync
8 460 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 151 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 141 (2.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 131 (2.12%) Apache
12 109 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
13 78 (1.26%) Tomcat
14 47 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
15 41 (0.66%) nginx
16 36 (0.58%) IBM Notes
17 35 (0.57%) WebSphere
18 33 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
19 32 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
20 31 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1781 (28.78%) MS Excel
2 949 (15.34%) MS Office
3 41 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 34 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (0.53%) MS Project
6 11 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.11%) InDesign
8 4 (0.065%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.048%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.048%) ProjectWise
10 2 (0.032%) HipChat
10 2 (0.032%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.016%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.016%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.016%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.016%) CorelDRAW
11 1 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 43 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.18%) SAP Business One
5 10 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.13%) Magento
6 8 (0.13%) Sage 200
7 7 (0.11%) Primavera
7 7 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.081%) Teamcenter
9 4 (0.065%) Line 500
9 4 (0.065%) Sage ERP X3
10 3 (0.048%) ResourceLink
10 3 (0.048%) Eikon
10 3 (0.048%) Epicor Vantage
10 3 (0.048%) Sage 1000
10 3 (0.048%) Endur
10 3 (0.048%) Cognos TM1
11 2 (0.032%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 749 (12.10%) Office 365
2 298 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 217 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
4 83 (1.34%) IaaS
5 76 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 67 (1.08%) SaaS
7 31 (0.50%) PaaS
7 31 (0.50%) Mimecast
8 29 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (0.34%) Google Apps
10 13 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (0.11%) Symantec.cloud
13 5 (0.081%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.048%) Yammer
15 2 (0.032%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.032%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.032%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.032%) Google Cloud Platform
16 1 (0.016%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 1524 (24.63%) Firewall
2 1478 (23.88%) DNS
3 1292 (20.88%) SAN
4 1135 (18.34%) DHCP
5 1066 (17.23%) TCP/IP
6 940 (15.19%) LAN
7 925 (14.95%) WAN
8 621 (10.04%) VPN
9 336 (5.43%) VoIP
10 303 (4.90%) VLAN
11 291 (4.70%) Internet
12 267 (4.31%) NAS
13 256 (4.14%) Wireless
14 213 (3.44%) iSCSI
15 181 (2.93%) Cisco ASA
16 148 (2.39%) NetScaler
17 143 (2.31%) Network Security
18 126 (2.04%) MPLS
19 107 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
20 85 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1537 (24.84%) SQL Server
2 510 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 361 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 183 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 149 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 132 (2.13%) MySQL
7 99 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 81 (1.31%) Oracle Database
9 73 (1.18%) Relational Database
10 57 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 41 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
12 39 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
13 31 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
14 24 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
15 19 (0.31%) RDBMS
16 18 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
17 17 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
18 16 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
18 16 (0.26%) NoSQL
19 13 (0.21%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 142 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 137 (2.21%) Visual Studio
3 54 (0.87%) JIRA
4 37 (0.60%) Selenium
5 35 (0.57%) Git (software)
6 34 (0.55%) Subversion
7 29 (0.47%) ReSharper
7 29 (0.47%) TeamCity
8 26 (0.42%) SpecFlow
8 26 (0.42%) Jenkins
9 21 (0.34%) LINQPad
9 21 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 21 (0.34%) NUnit
10 19 (0.31%) MSI
10 19 (0.31%) InstallShield
11 15 (0.24%) Hudson
12 12 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (0.19%) WebDriver
13 9 (0.15%) JSUnit
13 9 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
General
1 777 (12.56%) Finance
2 209 (3.38%) Banking
3 193 (3.12%) Telecoms
4 122 (1.97%) Manufacturing
5 119 (1.92%) Legal
6 117 (1.89%) Retail
6 117 (1.89%) Advertising
6 117 (1.89%) Back Office
7 97 (1.57%) Law
8 73 (1.18%) Marketing
9 41 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 37 (0.60%) Publishing
11 28 (0.45%) Electronics
12 23 (0.37%) French Language
13 19 (0.31%) German Language
13 19 (0.31%) Front Office
14 18 (0.29%) Aerospace
14 18 (0.29%) Games
15 17 (0.27%) Investment Banking
16 16 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1141 (18.44%) Support Engineer
2 871 (14.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 855 (13.82%) Analyst
4 581 (9.39%) Administrator
5 455 (7.35%) Support Analyst
6 453 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
7 430 (6.95%) 2nd Line Support
8 423 (6.84%) IT Support
9 416 (6.72%) Systems Administrator
10 401 (6.48%) Systems Engineer
11 331 (5.35%) Consultant
12 262 (4.23%) Technical Support
13 241 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 231 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 215 (3.47%) Server Engineer
16 212 (3.43%) Technical Engineer
17 209 (3.38%) IT Support Engineer
18 203 (3.28%) Developer
19 185 (2.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
20 168 (2.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (5.43%) .NET
2 181 (2.93%) Web Services
3 153 (2.47%) HTML
4 138 (2.23%) ASP.NET
5 114 (1.84%) CSS
6 97 (1.57%) jQuery
7 96 (1.55%) .NET Framework
8 78 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 69 (1.12%) XML
10 59 (0.95%) Entity Framework
11 51 (0.82%) AngularJS
11 51 (0.82%) Application Packaging
12 46 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web API
13 44 (0.71%) Ajax
14 38 (0.61%) MSMQ
15 37 (0.60%) COM
16 36 (0.58%) SOAP
17 35 (0.57%) KnockoutJS
18 33 (0.53%) LAMP
19 32 (0.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 568 (9.18%) Data Centre
2 411 (6.64%) Clustering
3 279 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
4 267 (4.31%) Blackberry
5 166 (2.68%) Replication
6 134 (2.17%) Thin Client
6 134 (2.17%) Fat Client
7 124 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 89 (1.44%) iPhone
9 85 (1.37%) EqualLogic
10 84 (1.36%) Management Information System
11 83 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
12 71 (1.15%) Hedge funds
13 60 (0.97%) Private Cloud
14 56 (0.90%) EMC VNX
15 52 (0.84%) HP StoreVirtual
16 47 (0.76%) iPad
16 47 (0.76%) Client/Server
17 35 (0.57%) PKI
18 34 (0.55%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6188 (100.00%) Windows
2 4806 (77.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2187 (35.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 1338 (21.62%) Windows 7
5 1012 (16.35%) Windows 8
6 881 (14.24%) Linux
7 648 (10.47%) Windows XP
8 250 (4.04%) Windows Vista
9 198 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 191 (3.09%) UNIX
11 146 (2.36%) Mac OS X
12 139 (2.25%) Android
13 100 (1.62%) Windows 2000
14 89 (1.44%) CentOS
15 84 (1.36%) Ubuntu
16 72 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
17 64 (1.03%) Mac OS
18 59 (0.95%) Debian
19 58 (0.94%) Solaris
20 50 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1310 (21.17%) ITIL
2 412 (6.66%) Service Delivery
3 383 (6.19%) Migration
4 330 (5.33%) Project Management
5 309 (4.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 254 (4.10%) Mentoring
7 227 (3.67%) Change Management
8 216 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
9 192 (3.10%) Problem Management
10 185 (2.99%) Server Building
11 171 (2.76%) Load Balancing
12 167 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
13 159 (2.57%) Performance Tuning
14 158 (2.55%) Configuration Management
15 148 (2.39%) Incident Management
16 138 (2.23%) CRM
17 137 (2.21%) Service Management
18 136 (2.20%) Capacity Planning
19 119 (1.92%) PRINCE2
20 115 (1.86%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1334 (21.56%) SQL
2 853 (13.78%) PowerShell
3 202 (3.26%) C#
4 180 (2.91%) JavaScript
5 141 (2.28%) Perl
6 127 (2.05%) T-SQL
7 126 (2.04%) VBScript
8 114 (1.84%) Java
9 111 (1.79%) VB
10 97 (1.57%) C
11 72 (1.16%) Bash Shell
12 70 (1.13%) Shell Script
13 69 (1.12%) Python
14 53 (0.86%) PHP
15 27 (0.44%) C++
16 26 (0.42%) VB.NET
17 20 (0.32%) Ruby
18 19 (0.31%) VBA
19 17 (0.27%) PL/SQL
20 6 (0.097%) F#
Qualifications
1 1365 (22.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 895 (14.46%) MCSE
3 521 (8.42%) Cisco Certification
4 517 (8.35%) MCSA
5 489 (7.90%) MCITP
6 468 (7.56%) CCNA
7 433 (7.00%) Degree
8 407 (6.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 388 (6.27%) MCP
10 315 (5.09%) Security Cleared
11 204 (3.30%) SC Cleared
12 197 (3.18%) MCTS
13 149 (2.41%) CCNP
14 145 (2.34%) Citrix Certification
15 124 (2.00%) CCA
16 100 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
17 84 (1.36%) VCP5
18 67 (1.08%) DV Cleared
19 64 (1.03%) A+ Certification
20 44 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 564 (9.11%) SLA
2 106 (1.71%) QA
3 80 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 55 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.21%) ISO 9000
8 7 (0.11%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.048%) BS7799
10 2 (0.032%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.032%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3578 (57.82%) Active Directory
2 2207 (35.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1346 (21.75%) Hyper-V
4 743 (12.01%) vSphere
5 730 (11.80%) XenApp
6 448 (7.24%) VMware ESX
7 312 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
8 218 (3.52%) XenDesktop
9 195 (3.15%) Terminal Services
10 141 (2.28%) Microsoft App-V
11 140 (2.26%) XenServer
12 84 (1.36%) Terminal Server
13 77 (1.24%) UAG
14 74 (1.20%) vCloud
15 62 (1.00%) ISA Server
16 61 (0.99%) VMware Server
17 60 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
18 54 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
19 44 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 40 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 874 (14.12%) SCCM
2 540 (8.73%) SCOM
3 282 (4.56%) Backup Exec
4 169 (2.73%) WSUS
5 125 (2.02%) NetBackup
6 105 (1.70%) Puppet
7 81 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
8 75 (1.21%) SCVMM
9 74 (1.20%) Nagios
10 67 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
11 47 (0.76%) ARCserve
12 44 (0.71%) AirWatch
13 43 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
14 40 (0.65%) SCOrch
14 40 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 37 (0.60%) FortiGate
16 36 (0.58%) HP SIM
17 34 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 33 (0.53%) Tivoli
19 32 (0.52%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3743 (60.49%) Microsoft
2 3529 (57.03%) VMware
3 1687 (27.26%) Citrix
4 1485 (24.00%) Cisco
5 832 (13.45%) HP
6 434 (7.01%) Dell
6 434 (7.01%) NetApp
7 381 (6.16%) Symantec
8 299 (4.83%) Oracle
9 271 (4.38%) EMC
10 227 (3.67%) Juniper
11 206 (3.33%) Red Hat
12 203 (3.28%) Veeam
13 194 (3.14%) IBM
14 189 (3.05%) Apple
15 136 (2.20%) SonicWALL
16 130 (2.10%) Avaya
17 127 (2.05%) Sophos
18 113 (1.83%) CheckPoint
19 104 (1.68%) SolarWinds
Essex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 54 minutes ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Code IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Microsoft Training provided
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £37k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market+Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Options
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hampshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benfits & training & car
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and 36 days holiday
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago