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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 102 188 477
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +289
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 3016 1850 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.73% 1.54% 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.17% 5.81% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2615 1639 427
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,700
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
29663 31830 30499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.81% 26.51% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24796 26553 25565
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +84 2844 £37,500 - 361
London +115 1216 £42,000 -6.66% 111
South East +38 551 £37,500 +4.16% 71
East of England +98 321 £35,000 +2.94% 27
City of London +65 246 £40,000 -15.78% 26
South West +94 207 £32,500 -13.33% 34
Hertfordshire +76 201 £32,500 +1.56% 9
Yorkshire +14 183 £35,000 - 38
West Midlands +53 138 £32,500 +8.33% 23
North West +22 135 £33,750 +3.84% 38
Hampshire +16 134 £39,250 +4.66% 13
Berkshire +25 126 £37,500 +4.16% 15
Surrey +27 121 £40,000 +14.28% 13
West Yorkshire +14 118 £35,000 +0.71% 25
East Midlands +28 85 £34,500 -1.42% 16
Leeds -4 81 £35,661 +2.62% 20
Manchester +1 72 £37,500 +23.96% 19
Reading +18 68 £35,000 -2.77% 7
Wales +35 66 £37,250 +20.16% 4
South Wales +37 64 £37,500 +13.63% 4
Hemel Hempstead +23 56 £31,000 -4.61% 1
Gloucestershire +19 54 £30,000 -25.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +20 53 £37,500 +4.89% 4
West Sussex +15 49 £42,500 +41.66% 11
Cambridgeshire +20 45 £35,000 -1.40% 10
Birmingham +18 43 £35,000 +22.80% 11
Essex +12 43 £41,000 +6.49% 6
Scotland +15 41 £36,878 +8.46% 8
Dorset +7 40 £35,000 - 6
Wiltshire +34 39 £36,250 -14.70% 7

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5777 (100.00%) Windows
2 4620 (79.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 3581 (61.99%) Microsoft
4 3389 (58.66%) Active Directory
5 3301 (57.14%) VMware
6 2562 (44.35%) MS Exchange
7 2175 (37.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 2116 (36.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1806 (31.26%) MS Excel
10 1690 (29.25%) Citrix
11 1675 (28.99%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1471 (25.46%) SQL Server
13 1456 (25.20%) Cisco
14 1443 (24.98%) Firewall
15 1416 (24.51%) DNS
16 1394 (24.13%) Hyper-V
17 1366 (23.65%) Windows 7
18 1358 (23.51%) Microsoft Certification
19 1241 (21.48%) SQL
20 1238 (21.43%) SAN
21 1174 (20.32%) ITIL
22 1075 (18.61%) Exchange Server 2013
23 1061 (18.37%) DHCP
24 998 (17.28%) TCP/IP
25 961 (16.63%) MCSE
26 949 (16.43%) Windows 8
27 937 (16.22%) SCCM
28 898 (15.54%) HP
29 872 (15.09%) WAN
30 863 (14.94%) MS Office

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2562 (44.35%) MS Exchange
2 1675 (28.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1075 (18.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 829 (14.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 780 (13.50%) IIS
6 743 (12.86%) SharePoint
7 619 (10.71%) Lync
8 482 (8.34%) Exchange Server 2003
9 163 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 138 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 127 (2.20%) Apache
12 122 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
13 74 (1.28%) Tomcat
14 49 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
15 47 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
16 44 (0.76%) WebSphere
17 32 (0.55%) nginx
18 27 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
19 24 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
20 23 (0.40%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1806 (31.26%) MS Excel
2 863 (14.94%) MS Office
3 30 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (0.35%) MS Project
6 19 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.087%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.069%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.052%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.035%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.035%) HipChat
10 2 (0.035%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.017%) InDesign
11 1 (0.017%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 81 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 24 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.12%) SAP Business One
7 5 (0.087%) Sage 200
7 5 (0.087%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.069%) Teamcenter
8 4 (0.069%) Eikon
8 4 (0.069%) Sage ERP X3
8 4 (0.069%) Line 500
9 3 (0.052%) Epicor Vantage
9 3 (0.052%) Primavera
9 3 (0.052%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.035%) HiPortfolio
10 2 (0.035%) BPCS
10 2 (0.035%) Tridion
10 2 (0.035%) Agresso
10 2 (0.035%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 659 (11.41%) Office 365
2 311 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 211 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
4 83 (1.44%) IaaS
5 68 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
6 52 (0.90%) SaaS
7 37 (0.64%) PaaS
8 20 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (0.33%) Mimecast
10 18 (0.31%) Google Apps
11 15 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 9 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.069%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.035%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.035%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.035%) Symantec.cloud
14 2 (0.035%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.035%) Amazon ELB
15 1 (0.017%) MailChimp
15 1 (0.017%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 1443 (24.98%) Firewall
2 1416 (24.51%) DNS
3 1238 (21.43%) SAN
4 1061 (18.37%) DHCP
5 998 (17.28%) TCP/IP
6 872 (15.09%) WAN
7 854 (14.78%) LAN
8 584 (10.11%) VPN
9 329 (5.69%) Internet
10 295 (5.11%) VoIP
11 264 (4.57%) Wireless
12 239 (4.14%) VLAN
13 227 (3.93%) iSCSI
14 220 (3.81%) NAS
15 148 (2.56%) NetScaler
16 147 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
17 139 (2.41%) MPLS
18 136 (2.35%) Network Security
19 120 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
20 110 (1.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1471 (25.46%) SQL Server
2 551 (9.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 370 (6.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 227 (3.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 153 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 116 (2.01%) MySQL
7 115 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 70 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
9 57 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 57 (0.99%) Oracle Database
9 57 (0.99%) Relational Database
10 32 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
11 24 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
12 23 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
14 20 (0.35%) RDBMS
15 19 (0.33%) DTS
16 16 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
16 16 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 13 (0.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 86 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 81 (1.40%) Visual Studio
3 25 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 23 (0.40%) Git (software)
5 19 (0.33%) Subversion
6 18 (0.31%) JIRA
7 17 (0.29%) TeamCity
8 16 (0.28%) ReSharper
9 13 (0.23%) InstallShield
9 13 (0.23%) Jenkins
9 13 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
10 11 (0.19%) Hudson
10 11 (0.19%) Selenium
11 10 (0.17%) LoadRunner
11 10 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (0.16%) MSI
12 9 (0.16%) NUnit
12 9 (0.16%) JSUnit
13 8 (0.14%) Rational Performance Tester
13 8 (0.14%) LINQPad
General
1 680 (11.77%) Finance
2 211 (3.65%) Banking
3 178 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 160 (2.77%) Advertising
5 126 (2.18%) Law
6 109 (1.89%) Legal
7 105 (1.82%) Retail
8 96 (1.66%) Back Office
9 82 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 77 (1.33%) Marketing
11 49 (0.85%) Publishing
12 34 (0.59%) Electronics
13 31 (0.54%) Financial Institution
14 24 (0.42%) Investment Banking
15 19 (0.33%) Billing
16 17 (0.29%) Games
17 16 (0.28%) Front Office
18 15 (0.26%) French Language
19 11 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
20 8 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1014 (17.55%) Support Engineer
2 849 (14.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 765 (13.24%) Analyst
4 471 (8.15%) 3rd Line Support
5 465 (8.05%) Administrator
6 421 (7.29%) IT Support
7 409 (7.08%) Consultant
8 371 (6.42%) Support Analyst
9 340 (5.89%) Systems Engineer
10 339 (5.87%) Systems Administrator
11 335 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
12 261 (4.52%) Server Engineer
13 251 (4.34%) Technical Support
14 249 (4.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 190 (3.29%) Technical Engineer
16 182 (3.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 175 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 158 (2.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 157 (2.72%) Network Engineer
20 156 (2.70%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (4.48%) .NET
2 147 (2.54%) Web Services
3 120 (2.08%) HTML
4 95 (1.64%) ASP.NET
5 69 (1.19%) CSS
6 68 (1.18%) .NET Framework
7 53 (0.92%) XML
8 47 (0.81%) jQuery
9 42 (0.73%) Application Packaging
10 41 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (0.69%) HTML5
12 32 (0.55%) MSMQ
13 31 (0.54%) COM
13 31 (0.54%) WCF
14 30 (0.52%) Entity Framework
15 27 (0.47%) SOAP
16 26 (0.45%) LAMP
17 20 (0.35%) REST
17 20 (0.35%) CSS3
18 19 (0.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 459 (7.95%) Clustering
2 355 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 265 (4.59%) Blackberry
4 175 (3.03%) Replication
5 154 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 121 (2.09%) Fat Client
6 121 (2.09%) Thin Client
7 102 (1.77%) Management Information System
8 83 (1.44%) iPhone
9 70 (1.21%) Hedge funds
10 64 (1.11%) EqualLogic
11 60 (1.04%) Private Cloud
12 58 (1.00%) Client/Server
13 57 (0.99%) Open Source
14 54 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
15 36 (0.62%) Statistics
16 34 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
16 34 (0.59%) Public Cloud
17 33 (0.57%) iPad
18 31 (0.54%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5777 (100.00%) Windows
2 4620 (79.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 2175 (37.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 1366 (23.65%) Windows 7
5 949 (16.43%) Windows 8
6 760 (13.16%) Linux
7 659 (11.41%) Windows XP
8 254 (4.40%) Windows Vista
9 212 (3.67%) UNIX
10 168 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 151 (2.61%) Mac OS X
12 97 (1.68%) Android
13 88 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
14 82 (1.42%) Windows 2000
15 78 (1.35%) Solaris
16 68 (1.18%) CentOS
17 64 (1.11%) Ubuntu
18 47 (0.81%) Mac OS
19 37 (0.64%) Apple iOS
20 33 (0.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1174 (20.32%) ITIL
2 478 (8.27%) Service Delivery
3 362 (6.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 343 (5.94%) Migration
5 289 (5.00%) Project Management
6 248 (4.29%) Change Management
7 229 (3.96%) Mentoring
8 205 (3.55%) Problem Management
9 183 (3.17%) CRM
10 155 (2.68%) Performance Tuning
11 151 (2.61%) Incident Management
12 149 (2.58%) Load Balancing
13 137 (2.37%) Service Management
14 135 (2.34%) PRINCE2
15 127 (2.20%) Agile Software Development
16 121 (2.09%) Configuration Management
16 121 (2.09%) Root Cause Analysis
17 111 (1.92%) Time Management
18 107 (1.85%) Business Continuity
19 102 (1.77%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1241 (21.48%) SQL
2 766 (13.26%) PowerShell
3 126 (2.18%) C#
4 122 (2.11%) VBScript
5 110 (1.90%) Perl
6 108 (1.87%) T-SQL
7 107 (1.85%) VB
8 101 (1.75%) Java
9 100 (1.73%) JavaScript
10 86 (1.49%) C
11 66 (1.14%) Shell Script
12 58 (1.00%) Bash Shell
13 51 (0.88%) PHP
14 46 (0.80%) Python
15 29 (0.50%) VBA
16 21 (0.36%) C++
17 19 (0.33%) Ruby
18 11 (0.19%) PL/SQL
18 11 (0.19%) VB.NET
19 4 (0.069%) R
Qualifications
1 1358 (23.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 961 (16.63%) MCSE
3 500 (8.66%) MCITP
4 486 (8.41%) Cisco Certification
5 474 (8.20%) MCSA
6 411 (7.11%) CCNA
7 405 (7.01%) Degree
8 395 (6.84%) MCP
9 378 (6.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 330 (5.71%) Security Cleared
11 266 (4.60%) SC Cleared
12 225 (3.89%) MCTS
13 163 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
14 152 (2.63%) CCA
15 134 (2.32%) CCNP
16 116 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
17 92 (1.59%) VCP5
18 86 (1.49%) DV Cleared
19 42 (0.73%) A+ Certification
20 37 (0.64%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 447 (7.74%) SLA
2 80 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 60 (1.04%) QA
4 53 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 25 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 20 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.12%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 3 (0.052%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.035%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.035%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.035%) FISMA
10 2 (0.035%) BS7799
11 1 (0.017%) HL7
11 1 (0.017%) DICOM
System Software
1 3389 (58.66%) Active Directory
2 2116 (36.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1394 (24.13%) Hyper-V
4 753 (13.03%) vSphere
5 714 (12.36%) XenApp
6 431 (7.46%) VMware ESX
7 289 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
8 278 (4.81%) XenDesktop
9 169 (2.93%) Terminal Services
10 137 (2.37%) Microsoft App-V
11 118 (2.04%) XenServer
12 109 (1.89%) Terminal Server
13 92 (1.59%) VMware Server
14 69 (1.19%) ISA Server
15 67 (1.16%) vCloud
16 60 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 59 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
18 52 (0.90%) Xen
19 40 (0.69%) NFS
20 34 (0.59%) UAG
Systems Management
1 937 (16.22%) SCCM
2 636 (11.01%) SCOM
3 296 (5.12%) Backup Exec
4 167 (2.89%) WSUS
5 160 (2.77%) NetBackup
6 129 (2.23%) SCVMM
7 93 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
8 85 (1.47%) Nagios
9 70 (1.21%) Puppet
10 69 (1.19%) SCDPM
10 69 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 59 (1.02%) SCOrch
12 50 (0.87%) HP Data Protector
13 47 (0.81%) Windows Intune
14 46 (0.80%) ARCserve
15 45 (0.78%) HP SIM
16 44 (0.76%) SCSM
17 42 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 38 (0.66%) FortiGate
19 37 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3581 (61.99%) Microsoft
2 3301 (57.14%) VMware
3 1690 (29.25%) Citrix
4 1456 (25.20%) Cisco
5 898 (15.54%) HP
6 470 (8.14%) Dell
7 413 (7.15%) Symantec
8 403 (6.98%) NetApp
9 313 (5.42%) EMC
10 226 (3.91%) Juniper
11 222 (3.84%) IBM
12 221 (3.83%) Oracle
13 207 (3.58%) Apple
14 187 (3.24%) Red Hat
15 180 (3.12%) Veeam
16 128 (2.22%) Sophos
17 122 (2.11%) SolarWinds
18 119 (2.06%) McAfee
19 108 (1.87%) CommVault
20 107 (1.85%) SonicWALL
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £55000 per annum
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Salary: £47500 - £57000.00 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
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Salary: £18000 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £20000 per annum
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Staffordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension + more
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bens
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Salary: £45000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Company vehicle
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Salary: £34000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension + more
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