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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 96 165 373
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +208
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 3173 2065 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.90% 1.76% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.98% 6.60% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2752 1804 627
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,400 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -7.33%

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
28900 31279 30142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.41% 26.59% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 24209 26261 25611
Average salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 7 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 7 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 +76 2974 £37,500 - 351
London +81 1042 £42,500 -5.55% 126
South East +46 729 £38,500 +10.00% 69
East of England +91 316 £37,500 +7.14% 25
South West +51 242 £32,250 -2.27% 31
Yorkshire +53 230 £35,000 -5.40% 22
City of London +27 196 £42,500 -19.04% 30
Hampshire +57 193 £36,500 +4.28% 15
Surrey +17 183 £37,500 +7.14% 24
North West +29 179 £30,500 +6.42% 36
Hertfordshire +55 169 £35,000 +0.93% 10
West Yorkshire +57 162 £35,000 - 15
West Midlands +29 159 £32,500 - 29
Berkshire +5 134 £37,500 -11.76% 14
Leeds +38 114 £34,500 -3.49% 12
Manchester +20 89 £30,000 - 17
Wiltshire +39 87 £33,750 -3.57% 5
West Sussex +30 81 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Cheshire +30 73 £34,000 +33.33% 12
East Midlands +21 72 £32,000 -23.80% 10
Reading +4 60 £31,000 -20.51% 8
Wales +12 59 £35,500 +20.33% 6
Cambridgeshire +41 56 £32,500 -7.14% 7
South Wales +21 55 £35,750 +19.16% 6
Birmingham +3 52 £34,500 +14.04% 10
Buckinghamshire +8 51 £34,000 -5.55%
Dorset +32 50 £35,000 - 5
Crawley +26 49 £46,750 +78.09% 1
Southampton +10 47 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Farnborough +1 46 £35,000 -41.66% 4

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 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 6244 (100.00%) Windows
2 4891 (78.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3801 (60.87%) Microsoft
4 3631 (58.15%) Active Directory
5 3571 (57.19%) VMware
6 2759 (44.19%) MS Exchange
7 2261 (36.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 2226 (35.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1830 (29.31%) MS Excel
10 1789 (28.65%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1756 (28.12%) Citrix
12 1562 (25.02%) SQL Server
13 1522 (24.38%) Cisco
14 1511 (24.20%) Firewall
15 1490 (23.86%) DNS
16 1405 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
17 1380 (22.10%) Windows 7
18 1374 (22.01%) Hyper-V
19 1336 (21.40%) SQL
20 1325 (21.22%) ITIL
21 1324 (21.20%) SAN
22 1173 (18.79%) Exchange Server 2013
23 1139 (18.24%) DHCP
24 1098 (17.58%) TCP/IP
25 1024 (16.40%) Windows 8
26 954 (15.28%) MS Office
27 938 (15.02%) WAN
28 928 (14.86%) LAN
29 921 (14.75%) MCSE
30 907 (14.53%) SCCM

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 2759 (44.19%) MS Exchange
2 1789 (28.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1173 (18.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 892 (14.29%) IIS
5 848 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 750 (12.01%) SharePoint
7 602 (9.64%) Lync
8 479 (7.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 167 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 151 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 131 (2.10%) Apache
12 117 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
13 67 (1.07%) Tomcat
14 45 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
15 43 (0.69%) WebSphere
15 43 (0.69%) nginx
16 34 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
17 33 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
18 30 (0.48%) IBM Notes
19 29 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1830 (29.31%) MS Excel
2 954 (15.28%) MS Office
3 41 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 34 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (0.43%) MS Project
6 5 (0.080%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.080%) InDesign
7 4 (0.064%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.064%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.048%) ProjectWise
9 2 (0.032%) HipChat
9 2 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.032%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.016%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.016%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 52 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 17 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.18%) SAP Business One
6 10 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 8 (0.13%) Magento
8 7 (0.11%) Sage 200
8 7 (0.11%) Primavera
8 7 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.096%) Teamcenter
10 4 (0.064%) Line 500
10 4 (0.064%) Eikon
10 4 (0.064%) Sage ERP X3
11 3 (0.048%) Epicor Vantage
11 3 (0.048%) Cognos TM1
11 3 (0.048%) Endur
11 3 (0.048%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.048%) ResourceLink
12 2 (0.032%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 737 (11.80%) Office 365
2 310 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 227 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
4 87 (1.39%) IaaS
5 77 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 67 (1.07%) SaaS
7 34 (0.54%) PaaS
8 30 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (0.40%) Mimecast
10 19 (0.30%) Google Apps
11 15 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.080%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.064%) Symantec.cloud
15 3 (0.048%) Yammer
16 2 (0.032%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.032%) Amazon ELB
16 2 (0.032%) OneDrive
16 2 (0.032%) Google Cloud Platform
17 1 (0.016%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 1511 (24.20%) Firewall
2 1490 (23.86%) DNS
3 1324 (21.20%) SAN
4 1139 (18.24%) DHCP
5 1098 (17.58%) TCP/IP
6 938 (15.02%) WAN
7 928 (14.86%) LAN
8 617 (9.88%) VPN
9 340 (5.45%) VoIP
10 312 (5.00%) Internet
11 289 (4.63%) VLAN
12 272 (4.36%) NAS
13 265 (4.24%) Wireless
14 229 (3.67%) iSCSI
15 182 (2.91%) Cisco ASA
16 155 (2.48%) NetScaler
17 153 (2.45%) Network Security
18 134 (2.15%) MPLS
19 113 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
20 97 (1.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1562 (25.02%) SQL Server
2 537 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 365 (5.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 192 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 156 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 140 (2.24%) MySQL
7 115 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 82 (1.31%) Oracle Database
9 72 (1.15%) Relational Database
10 65 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 58 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
12 40 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
13 27 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
14 25 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
15 20 (0.32%) RDBMS
15 20 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
17 15 (0.24%) NoSQL
17 15 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
18 14 (0.22%) DTS
Development Applications
1 128 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 124 (1.99%) Visual Studio
3 47 (0.75%) JIRA
4 34 (0.54%) Subversion
5 32 (0.51%) Git (software)
6 30 (0.48%) Selenium
7 25 (0.40%) TeamCity
8 23 (0.37%) ReSharper
9 22 (0.35%) SpecFlow
10 21 (0.34%) Jenkins
11 20 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 18 (0.29%) MSI
13 17 (0.27%) InstallShield
13 17 (0.27%) NUnit
13 17 (0.27%) Hudson
14 15 (0.24%) LINQPad
15 12 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
16 11 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 10 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
18 9 (0.14%) JSUnit
General
1 755 (12.09%) Finance
2 205 (3.28%) Banking
3 188 (3.01%) Telecoms
4 131 (2.10%) Advertising
5 125 (2.00%) Legal
6 122 (1.95%) Retail
7 120 (1.92%) Back Office
8 117 (1.87%) Manufacturing
9 109 (1.75%) Law
10 63 (1.01%) Marketing
11 39 (0.62%) Publishing
12 37 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 32 (0.51%) Electronics
14 24 (0.38%) French Language
15 22 (0.35%) Front Office
16 19 (0.30%) German Language
16 19 (0.30%) Billing
17 18 (0.29%) Games
18 16 (0.26%) Aerospace
19 15 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1122 (17.97%) Support Engineer
2 920 (14.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 848 (13.58%) Analyst
4 576 (9.22%) Administrator
5 459 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 430 (6.89%) Support Analyst
7 429 (6.87%) IT Support
8 421 (6.74%) 2nd Line Support
9 406 (6.50%) Systems Administrator
10 401 (6.42%) Systems Engineer
11 357 (5.72%) Consultant
12 258 (4.13%) Technical Support
13 241 (3.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 234 (3.75%) Server Engineer
15 223 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 204 (3.27%) Technical Engineer
17 202 (3.24%) IT Support Engineer
18 188 (3.01%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
19 186 (2.98%) Developer
20 178 (2.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (5.03%) .NET
2 182 (2.91%) Web Services
3 153 (2.45%) HTML
4 122 (1.95%) ASP.NET
5 100 (1.60%) CSS
6 95 (1.52%) .NET Framework
7 86 (1.38%) jQuery
8 76 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 67 (1.07%) XML
10 56 (0.90%) Entity Framework
11 55 (0.88%) Application Packaging
12 40 (0.64%) LAMP
12 40 (0.64%) AngularJS
12 40 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web API
13 39 (0.62%) Ajax
14 37 (0.59%) MSMQ
14 37 (0.59%) SOAP
15 35 (0.56%) COM
16 33 (0.53%) HTML5
17 30 (0.48%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 579 (9.27%) Data Centre
2 434 (6.95%) Clustering
3 291 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
4 282 (4.52%) Blackberry
5 177 (2.83%) Replication
6 142 (2.27%) Thin Client
6 142 (2.27%) Fat Client
7 133 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 96 (1.54%) iPhone
9 94 (1.51%) EqualLogic
10 87 (1.39%) Management Information System
11 72 (1.15%) Hedge funds
12 71 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
13 64 (1.02%) Private Cloud
13 64 (1.02%) EMC VNX
14 51 (0.82%) Client/Server
15 50 (0.80%) HP StoreVirtual
16 48 (0.77%) iPad
17 40 (0.64%) Statistics
18 36 (0.58%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6244 (100.00%) Windows
2 4891 (78.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2261 (36.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 1380 (22.10%) Windows 7
5 1024 (16.40%) Windows 8
6 857 (13.73%) Linux
7 693 (11.10%) Windows XP
8 258 (4.13%) Windows Vista
9 204 (3.27%) UNIX
10 187 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 146 (2.34%) Mac OS X
12 142 (2.27%) Android
13 95 (1.52%) Windows 2000
14 82 (1.31%) CentOS
15 81 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
16 79 (1.27%) Ubuntu
17 57 (0.91%) Solaris
18 56 (0.90%) Mac OS
19 52 (0.83%) Debian
20 48 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1325 (21.22%) ITIL
2 449 (7.19%) Service Delivery
3 391 (6.26%) Migration
4 334 (5.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 325 (5.20%) Project Management
6 257 (4.12%) Mentoring
7 240 (3.84%) Change Management
8 199 (3.19%) Problem Management
9 196 (3.14%) Agile Software Development
10 183 (2.93%) Server Building
11 171 (2.74%) Load Balancing
12 163 (2.61%) Configuration Management
13 161 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
14 158 (2.53%) Incident Management
15 157 (2.51%) CRM
15 157 (2.51%) Performance Tuning
16 144 (2.31%) Service Management
17 132 (2.11%) Capacity Planning
18 123 (1.97%) PRINCE2
19 112 (1.79%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1336 (21.40%) SQL
2 885 (14.17%) PowerShell
3 183 (2.93%) C#
4 161 (2.58%) JavaScript
5 144 (2.31%) Perl
6 133 (2.13%) T-SQL
7 130 (2.08%) VBScript
8 120 (1.92%) VB
9 117 (1.87%) Java
10 93 (1.49%) C
11 73 (1.17%) Shell Script
11 73 (1.17%) Bash Shell
12 69 (1.11%) PHP
13 63 (1.01%) Python
14 25 (0.40%) C++
15 22 (0.35%) VBA
16 21 (0.34%) Ruby
16 21 (0.34%) VB.NET
17 16 (0.26%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.096%) F#
Qualifications
1 1405 (22.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 921 (14.75%) MCSE
3 537 (8.60%) Cisco Certification
4 528 (8.46%) MCITP
5 516 (8.26%) MCSA
6 479 (7.67%) CCNA
7 447 (7.16%) Degree
8 402 (6.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 392 (6.28%) MCP
10 310 (4.96%) Security Cleared
11 214 (3.43%) MCTS
12 206 (3.30%) SC Cleared
13 158 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
14 140 (2.24%) CCNP
15 135 (2.16%) CCA
16 113 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
17 86 (1.38%) VCP5
18 71 (1.14%) DV Cleared
19 64 (1.02%) A+ Certification
20 45 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 560 (8.97%) SLA
2 100 (1.60%) QA
3 82 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 65 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.21%) ISO 9000
8 6 (0.096%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.048%) BS7799
10 2 (0.032%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.032%) FISMA
10 2 (0.032%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.032%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3631 (58.15%) Active Directory
2 2226 (35.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1374 (22.01%) Hyper-V
4 772 (12.36%) vSphere
5 746 (11.95%) XenApp
6 462 (7.40%) VMware ESX
7 307 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
8 243 (3.89%) XenDesktop
9 192 (3.07%) Terminal Services
10 154 (2.47%) XenServer
11 145 (2.32%) Microsoft App-V
12 95 (1.52%) Terminal Server
13 83 (1.33%) VMware Server
14 77 (1.23%) vCloud
15 74 (1.19%) UAG
16 61 (0.98%) ISA Server
17 58 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
18 53 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
19 45 (0.72%) NFS
20 44 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 907 (14.53%) SCCM
2 582 (9.32%) SCOM
3 267 (4.28%) Backup Exec
4 174 (2.79%) WSUS
5 133 (2.13%) NetBackup
6 102 (1.63%) Puppet
7 83 (1.33%) SCVMM
8 81 (1.30%) Nagios
9 80 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
10 63 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
11 45 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 44 (0.70%) AirWatch
13 43 (0.69%) SCOrch
13 43 (0.69%) ARCserve
14 42 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
15 41 (0.66%) HP SIM
16 38 (0.61%) SCSM
17 35 (0.56%) FortiGate
18 31 (0.50%) Windows Intune
18 31 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3801 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 3571 (57.19%) VMware
3 1756 (28.12%) Citrix
4 1522 (24.38%) Cisco
5 857 (13.73%) HP
6 462 (7.40%) Dell
7 438 (7.01%) NetApp
8 388 (6.21%) Symantec
9 291 (4.66%) Oracle
10 282 (4.52%) EMC
11 221 (3.54%) Juniper
12 205 (3.28%) IBM
13 197 (3.16%) Red Hat
13 197 (3.16%) Veeam
14 191 (3.06%) Apple
15 137 (2.19%) Sophos
16 120 (1.92%) SonicWALL
17 116 (1.86%) SolarWinds
18 105 (1.68%) AppSense
18 105 (1.68%) CheckPoint
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