The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 154 351 886
Rank change year-on-year
+197 +535
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2120 766 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.82% 0.70% 0.004%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.82% 2.57% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 1842 674 4
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -37.50%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31106 29778 32287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.75% 27.35% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26023 25261 27679
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(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 +205 1966 £37,500 -1.31% 269
London +195 731 £45,000 +5.88% 70
South East +109 500 £35,000 -12.50% 47
City of London +105 203 £50,000 +6.95% 18
North West +103 171 £30,000 -14.28% 33
East of England +99 139 £37,500 +15.38% 23
Surrey +30 139 £35,000 -6.66% 7
South West +48 138 £32,000 -14.66% 39
Berkshire +77 132 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Yorkshire +52 128 £39,000 +33.33% 28
West Midlands +85 107 £35,000 - 15
Manchester +58 94 £31,500 -10.00% 18
Hampshire +42 80 £35,000 +8.52% 10
West Yorkshire +23 75 £37,000 +5.71% 13
Hertfordshire +45 68 £35,000 -13.58% 10
Leeds +18 62 £37,000 +5.71% 8
Oxfordshire +50 59 £33,000 +18.91% 6
East Midlands +16 57 £42,000 +10.52% 10
Reading +41 56 £37,000 +7.24% 8
Buckinghamshire +45 50 £36,000 -25.38% 2
Wales -5 47 £28,000 -11.11% 7
Cheshire +37 46 £27,000 -11.47% 10
Abingdon +20 42 £32,000 +36.17% 2
Scotland +17 42 £35,000 - 15
South Wales +4 40 £29,000 -17.14% 4
Slough +22 35 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Southampton +42 33 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Birmingham +34 33 £33,990 +4.58% 5
West Sussex +10 32 £28,250 -29.37% 4
Watford - 32 £40,000 - 5

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3990 (100.00%) Windows
2 3174 (79.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 2357 (59.07%) Microsoft
4 2324 (58.25%) Active Directory
5 2194 (54.99%) VMware
6 1777 (44.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 1748 (43.81%) MS Exchange
8 1424 (35.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1291 (32.36%) MS Excel
10 1181 (29.60%) SQL Server
11 1140 (28.57%) Citrix
12 1115 (27.94%) Microsoft Certification
13 1107 (27.74%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1035 (25.94%) Firewall
15 1031 (25.84%) Cisco
16 1000 (25.06%) Hyper-V
17 992 (24.86%) SQL
18 961 (24.09%) DNS
19 950 (23.81%) SAN
20 774 (19.40%) MCSE
21 754 (18.90%) Exchange Server 2013
22 752 (18.85%) ITIL
23 726 (18.20%) Windows 7
24 725 (18.17%) TCP/IP
25 716 (17.94%) Exchange Server 2007
26 665 (16.67%) DHCP
27 645 (16.17%) Linux
28 636 (15.94%) IIS
29 632 (15.84%) HP
30 614 (15.39%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1748 (43.81%) MS Exchange
2 1107 (27.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 754 (18.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 716 (17.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 636 (15.94%) IIS
6 543 (13.61%) SharePoint
7 428 (10.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 383 (9.60%) Lync
9 141 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
10 139 (3.48%) SharePoint 2010
11 133 (3.33%) Apache
12 98 (2.46%) Tomcat
13 95 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 84 (2.11%) SharePoint Server
15 56 (1.40%) CMS
16 41 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2000
17 37 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
18 30 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
19 24 (0.60%) WorkSite
20 15 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1291 (32.36%) MS Excel
2 550 (13.78%) MS Office
3 41 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 35 (0.88%) MS Project
5 27 (0.68%) Photoshop
6 24 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.075%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.050%) InDesign
10 1 (0.025%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.025%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 60 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.33%) SAP Business One
2 13 (0.33%) Sage 1000
3 10 (0.25%) Magento
3 10 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
4 9 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.18%) Sage 200
6 6 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.10%) SunGard AvantGard
9 3 (0.075%) Epicor Vantage
9 3 (0.075%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.075%) Bond Adapt
10 1 (0.025%) Exchequer
10 1 (0.025%) Line 50
10 1 (0.025%) SAP CCM
10 1 (0.025%) Sage MMS
Cloud Services
1 378 (9.47%) Office 365
2 147 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (1.75%) SaaS
4 62 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
5 61 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
6 50 (1.25%) IaaS
7 24 (0.60%) PaaS
8 20 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.28%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (0.15%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.10%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.050%) Route 53
14 1 (0.025%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1035 (25.94%) Firewall
2 961 (24.09%) DNS
3 950 (23.81%) SAN
4 725 (18.17%) TCP/IP
5 665 (16.67%) DHCP
6 558 (13.98%) LAN
7 537 (13.46%) WAN
8 430 (10.78%) VPN
9 237 (5.94%) Internet
10 229 (5.74%) VoIP
11 208 (5.21%) Wireless
11 208 (5.21%) NAS
12 181 (4.54%) VLAN
13 162 (4.06%) Cisco ASA
14 153 (3.83%) NetScaler
15 119 (2.98%) iSCSI
16 91 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
17 85 (2.13%) Unified Communications
18 83 (2.08%) Network Security
19 82 (2.06%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1181 (29.60%) SQL Server
2 452 (11.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 320 (8.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 201 (5.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 152 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 118 (2.96%) MySQL
7 82 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 57 (1.43%) Relational Database
9 53 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
10 47 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
11 46 (1.15%) Oracle Database
12 39 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 35 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
14 24 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
15 16 (0.40%) DTS
16 15 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 13 (0.33%) OLTP
18 12 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
19 10 (0.25%) RDBMS
19 10 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 94 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 84 (2.11%) Visual Studio
3 45 (1.13%) MSI
4 28 (0.70%) InstallShield
5 24 (0.60%) AdminStudio
6 19 (0.48%) Metasploit
7 15 (0.38%) Jenkins
8 14 (0.35%) Subversion
9 13 (0.33%) MSBuild
9 13 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (0.30%) Git (software)
10 12 (0.30%) Eclipse
11 11 (0.28%) JIRA
12 8 (0.20%) ReSharper
12 8 (0.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 7 (0.18%) CruiseControl
14 6 (0.15%) JUnit
14 6 (0.15%) NUnit
15 5 (0.13%) TeamCity
16 4 (0.10%) Maven
General
1 555 (13.91%) Finance
2 126 (3.16%) Telecoms
3 111 (2.78%) Banking
4 90 (2.26%) Law
5 87 (2.18%) Marketing
6 85 (2.13%) Legal
7 65 (1.63%) Retail
8 60 (1.50%) Advertising
9 38 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 32 (0.80%) Back Office
11 20 (0.50%) Electronics
12 17 (0.43%) Publishing
12 17 (0.43%) Games
13 15 (0.38%) Military
13 15 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (0.33%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.20%) Multimedia
15 8 (0.20%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.15%) Local Government
17 5 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 676 (16.94%) Support Engineer
2 549 (13.76%) Analyst
3 477 (11.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 373 (9.35%) Administrator
5 354 (8.87%) 3rd Line Support
6 294 (7.37%) IT Support
7 283 (7.09%) Consultant
8 258 (6.47%) Systems Administrator
9 256 (6.42%) Support Analyst
10 225 (5.64%) 2nd Line Support
11 215 (5.39%) Systems Engineer
12 178 (4.46%) Server Engineer
13 149 (3.73%) IT Support Engineer
14 141 (3.53%) Technical Support
15 136 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 117 (2.93%) Developer
17 113 (2.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 111 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
19 105 (2.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
20 100 (2.51%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (6.17%) .NET
2 132 (3.31%) ASP.NET
3 129 (3.23%) HTML
4 121 (3.03%) Web Services
5 101 (2.53%) CSS
6 94 (2.36%) XML
7 68 (1.70%) Application Packaging
8 60 (1.50%) jQuery
9 47 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (1.00%) WCF
11 38 (0.95%) Ajax
12 37 (0.93%) COM
13 35 (0.88%) .NET Framework
14 33 (0.83%) HTML5
15 25 (0.63%) CSS3
15 25 (0.63%) JSON
16 24 (0.60%) XSLT
17 23 (0.58%) LAMP
18 22 (0.55%) REST
19 19 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 342 (8.57%) Clustering
2 188 (4.71%) Blackberry
3 132 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 129 (3.23%) Replication
5 81 (2.03%) Thin Client
5 81 (2.03%) Fat Client
6 75 (1.88%) Computer Science
7 73 (1.83%) Client/Server
8 67 (1.68%) EqualLogic
9 65 (1.63%) iPhone
10 58 (1.45%) CLARiiON
11 52 (1.30%) Hedge funds
12 40 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
13 37 (0.93%) iPad
14 35 (0.88%) Firmware
15 24 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
16 23 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
16 23 (0.58%) PKI
17 22 (0.55%) Open Source
18 21 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3990 (100.00%) Windows
2 3174 (79.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1777 (44.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 726 (18.20%) Windows 7
5 645 (16.17%) Linux
6 614 (15.39%) Windows 8
7 463 (11.60%) Windows XP
8 179 (4.49%) UNIX
9 175 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 127 (3.18%) Windows Vista
11 117 (2.93%) Solaris
12 94 (2.36%) CentOS
13 82 (2.06%) Windows 2000 Server
14 72 (1.80%) Android
15 65 (1.63%) Mac OS X
16 61 (1.53%) Mac OS
16 61 (1.53%) Apple iOS
17 59 (1.48%) Ubuntu
18 32 (0.80%) AIX
19 28 (0.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 752 (18.85%) ITIL
2 271 (6.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 220 (5.51%) Migration
4 198 (4.96%) Project Management
5 178 (4.46%) Service Delivery
6 160 (4.01%) Change Management
7 125 (3.13%) Load Balancing
8 122 (3.06%) CRM
9 119 (2.98%) Problem Management
10 103 (2.58%) Incident Management
11 94 (2.36%) Agile Software Development
12 93 (2.33%) Configuration Management
13 88 (2.21%) E-Commerce
13 88 (2.21%) Capacity Planning
14 86 (2.16%) Performance Tuning
15 77 (1.93%) PRINCE2
16 73 (1.83%) Asset Management
16 73 (1.83%) Change Control
17 66 (1.65%) Time Management
18 64 (1.60%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 992 (24.86%) SQL
2 451 (11.30%) PowerShell
3 154 (3.86%) C#
4 133 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 127 (3.18%) VBScript
6 108 (2.71%) VB
7 99 (2.48%) T-SQL
8 80 (2.01%) Perl
9 72 (1.80%) Java
10 69 (1.73%) PHP
11 58 (1.45%) Bash Shell
12 55 (1.38%) C
13 53 (1.33%) Python
14 45 (1.13%) VB.NET
15 31 (0.78%) XQuery
16 27 (0.68%) Ruby
17 25 (0.63%) VBA
18 20 (0.50%) Shell Script
18 20 (0.50%) XPath
19 18 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1115 (27.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 774 (19.40%) MCSE
3 513 (12.86%) MCITP
4 426 (10.68%) MCSA
5 387 (9.70%) Cisco Certification
6 331 (8.30%) CCNA
7 327 (8.20%) Degree
8 272 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 254 (6.37%) MCP
10 225 (5.64%) MCTS
11 152 (3.81%) Security Cleared
12 147 (3.68%) Citrix Certification
13 112 (2.81%) CCA
14 109 (2.73%) CCNP
15 103 (2.58%) SC Cleared
16 42 (1.05%) VCP5
17 37 (0.93%) VCAP
18 36 (0.90%) A+ Certification
19 31 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
20 29 (0.73%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (6.32%) SLA
2 72 (1.80%) QA
3 51 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 26 (0.65%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.23%) HIPAA
8 7 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 7 (0.18%) GAMP
8 7 (0.18%) GCP
8 7 (0.18%) GMP
9 2 (0.050%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.050%) COBIT
10 1 (0.025%) BS7799
System Software
1 2324 (58.25%) Active Directory
2 1424 (35.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1000 (25.06%) Hyper-V
4 487 (12.21%) vSphere
5 420 (10.53%) XenApp
6 250 (6.27%) VMware ESX
7 220 (5.51%) XenDesktop
8 185 (4.64%) VMware ESXi
9 130 (3.26%) XenServer
10 103 (2.58%) Terminal Services
11 83 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
12 81 (2.03%) UAG
13 59 (1.48%) Terminal Server
14 51 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 50 (1.25%) ISA Server
16 48 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
17 46 (1.15%) VMware Server
18 42 (1.05%) EMC RecoverPoint
19 31 (0.78%) MetaFrame
20 28 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 534 (13.38%) SCCM
2 292 (7.32%) SCOM
3 267 (6.69%) Backup Exec
4 149 (3.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 137 (3.43%) WSUS
6 98 (2.46%) NetBackup
7 68 (1.70%) SCVMM
8 57 (1.43%) Nagios
9 56 (1.40%) EMC NetWorker
10 54 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 44 (1.10%) Puppet
12 40 (1.00%) SCDPM
13 32 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 31 (0.78%) Cacti
15 28 (0.70%) AppDNA
16 27 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 26 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 22 (0.55%) Legato
19 19 (0.48%) Nessus
20 18 (0.45%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2357 (59.07%) Microsoft
2 2194 (54.99%) VMware
3 1140 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1031 (25.84%) Cisco
5 632 (15.84%) HP
6 375 (9.40%) Symantec
7 280 (7.02%) NetApp
8 263 (6.59%) Dell
9 251 (6.29%) Red Hat
10 248 (6.22%) EMC
11 245 (6.14%) Oracle
12 197 (4.94%) Veeam
13 192 (4.81%) Apple
14 150 (3.76%) Juniper
15 100 (2.51%) SolarWinds
16 92 (2.31%) CheckPoint
17 75 (1.88%) Sophos
18 73 (1.83%) IBM
19 71 (1.78%) McAfee
20 60 (1.50%) Avaya
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + growth
Posted: 15 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 51 minutes ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Hot Rec
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
UK
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Godalming, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £220,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + £2.1K On Call
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Lisburn, County Antrim
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Networking People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus (20%) + Pension + health etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
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