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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 136 328 894
Rank change year-on-year
+192 +566
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2361 848 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.02% 0.78% 0.006%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.53% 2.87% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 1993 732 6
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% -12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.28% -11.17%

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
31343 29579 32646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.76% 27.21% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25998 25172 27933
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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 £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 22 August 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 August 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 +193 2184 £37,500 -6.25% 285
London +171 788 £45,000 +5.88% 85
South East +119 547 £35,000 -17.64% 61
City of London +114 214 £46,500 -0.53% 29
North West +84 179 £31,500 -10.00% 27
West Midlands +111 154 £35,000 - 21
Yorkshire +52 149 £39,500 +36.20% 31
East of England +120 147 £37,500 +9.69% 19
Berkshire +76 147 £36,000 -20.00% 13
South West +53 143 £35,000 -10.82% 25
Surrey +35 130 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Hampshire +56 113 £35,000 +1.44% 9
Manchester +47 93 £32,500 -7.14% 16
West Yorkshire +22 82 £37,500 +7.14% 23
East Midlands +26 79 £40,000 +5.26% 9
Hertfordshire +58 69 £33,925 -20.17% 11
Leeds +25 68 £36,500 +0.68% 17
Scotland +33 66 £35,000 -14.62% 12
Oxfordshire +50 62 £33,000 -26.66% 14
Buckinghamshire +45 55 £32,500 -31.57% 10
Reading +38 54 £35,000 +1.44% 3
Wales +9 51 £27,500 -5.17% 4
Cheshire +27 50 £27,000 -46.00% 5
Birmingham +39 45 £36,479 +4.22% 5
South Wales +14 45 £29,000 -19.44% 4
Southampton +46 44 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Cambridgeshire +35 42 £40,000 +45.45% 3
South Yorkshire +10 39 £41,000 +50.45% 1
Abingdon +12 37 £33,000 +40.42% 7
Sheffield +11 34 £42,000 +57.59% 1

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4210 (100.00%) Windows
2 3333 (79.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2482 (58.95%) Microsoft
4 2404 (57.10%) Active Directory
5 2314 (54.96%) VMware
6 1864 (44.28%) MS Exchange
7 1765 (41.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 1526 (36.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1358 (32.26%) MS Excel
10 1241 (29.48%) SQL Server
11 1214 (28.84%) Citrix
12 1180 (28.03%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1155 (27.43%) Microsoft Certification
14 1082 (25.70%) Firewall
15 1059 (25.15%) Hyper-V
16 1049 (24.92%) DNS
17 1038 (24.66%) Cisco
18 983 (23.35%) SQL
19 970 (23.04%) SAN
20 812 (19.29%) Exchange Server 2013
21 801 (19.03%) MCSE
22 795 (18.88%) ITIL
23 759 (18.03%) Windows 7
24 754 (17.91%) TCP/IP
25 752 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
26 733 (17.41%) DHCP
27 695 (16.51%) Linux
28 659 (15.65%) HP
29 634 (15.06%) SCCM
30 617 (14.66%) Windows 8

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1864 (44.28%) MS Exchange
2 1180 (28.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 812 (19.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 752 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 607 (14.42%) IIS
6 558 (13.25%) SharePoint
7 427 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 406 (9.64%) Lync
9 143 (3.40%) Apache
10 125 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
11 121 (2.87%) SharePoint 2013
12 105 (2.49%) SharePoint Server
13 102 (2.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 97 (2.30%) Tomcat
15 60 (1.43%) CMS
16 51 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2000
17 44 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
18 28 (0.67%) Office Communications Server
19 18 (0.43%) Umbraco
20 15 (0.36%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1358 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 609 (14.47%) MS Office
3 33 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.64%) MS Project
4 27 (0.64%) Photoshop
5 23 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.19%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.071%) Final Cut Pro
7 3 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.048%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.048%) InDesign
9 1 (0.024%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.024%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 58 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.33%) Sage 1000
3 12 (0.29%) SAP Business One
4 10 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.17%) Sage 200
6 7 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.14%) Magento
7 6 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
8 4 (0.095%) Epicor Vantage
8 4 (0.095%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.071%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.071%) SunGard AvantGard
9 3 (0.071%) Bond Adapt
9 3 (0.071%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.024%) Sage 50
10 1 (0.024%) Exchequer
10 1 (0.024%) SAP CCM
10 1 (0.024%) Sage MMS
Cloud Services
1 418 (9.93%) Office 365
2 159 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (1.83%) SaaS
4 73 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
5 71 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
6 61 (1.45%) IaaS
7 25 (0.59%) PaaS
8 22 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.095%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.095%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.071%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.048%) Route 53
14 1 (0.024%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1082 (25.70%) Firewall
2 1049 (24.92%) DNS
3 970 (23.04%) SAN
4 754 (17.91%) TCP/IP
5 733 (17.41%) DHCP
6 581 (13.80%) LAN
7 545 (12.95%) WAN
8 442 (10.50%) VPN
9 250 (5.94%) Internet
10 243 (5.77%) VoIP
11 222 (5.27%) NAS
12 220 (5.23%) Wireless
13 186 (4.42%) NetScaler
14 179 (4.25%) VLAN
15 176 (4.18%) Cisco ASA
16 123 (2.92%) iSCSI
17 94 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
18 91 (2.16%) Network Security
19 83 (1.97%) Fibre Channel
20 81 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1241 (29.48%) SQL Server
2 447 (10.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 302 (7.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 187 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 147 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 121 (2.87%) MySQL
7 88 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 71 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 49 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
9 49 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
10 46 (1.09%) Oracle Database
11 42 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 34 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
13 22 (0.52%) RDBMS
14 19 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
15 18 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 16 (0.38%) DB2
17 13 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
17 13 (0.31%) DTS
18 11 (0.26%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 102 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 76 (1.81%) Visual Studio
3 57 (1.35%) MSI
4 36 (0.86%) InstallShield
5 32 (0.76%) AdminStudio
6 17 (0.40%) Subversion
6 17 (0.40%) Metasploit
7 16 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 13 (0.31%) MSBuild
8 13 (0.31%) Jenkins
8 13 (0.31%) Git (software)
9 12 (0.29%) JIRA
10 10 (0.24%) ReSharper
10 10 (0.24%) Eclipse
10 10 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (0.21%) TeamCity
12 8 (0.19%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 7 (0.17%) CruiseControl
14 6 (0.14%) NUnit
14 6 (0.14%) JUnit
General
1 591 (14.04%) Finance
2 153 (3.63%) Telecoms
3 125 (2.97%) Banking
4 89 (2.11%) Marketing
5 86 (2.04%) Law
6 84 (2.00%) Legal
7 76 (1.81%) Retail
8 59 (1.40%) Advertising
9 48 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 31 (0.74%) Back Office
11 21 (0.50%) Electronics
12 16 (0.38%) Military
12 16 (0.38%) Publishing
13 15 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 15 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.31%) Games
15 9 (0.21%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.19%) Billing
16 8 (0.19%) Multimedia
17 6 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 752 (17.86%) Support Engineer
2 564 (13.40%) Analyst
3 548 (13.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 374 (8.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 358 (8.50%) Administrator
6 313 (7.43%) IT Support
7 279 (6.63%) Support Analyst
8 278 (6.60%) Consultant
9 244 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
10 241 (5.72%) Systems Administrator
11 213 (5.06%) Server Engineer
12 205 (4.87%) Systems Engineer
13 168 (3.99%) IT Support Engineer
14 156 (3.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 155 (3.68%) Technical Support
16 130 (3.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 126 (2.99%) Developer
18 114 (2.71%) Team Leader
19 105 (2.49%) Architect
20 103 (2.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (5.87%) .NET
2 144 (3.42%) ASP.NET
3 138 (3.28%) Web Services
4 134 (3.18%) HTML
5 101 (2.40%) CSS
6 90 (2.14%) XML
7 76 (1.81%) Application Packaging
8 53 (1.26%) jQuery
8 53 (1.26%) WCF
8 53 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 43 (1.02%) Ajax
10 38 (0.90%) COM
11 37 (0.88%) .NET Framework
12 33 (0.78%) REST
13 28 (0.67%) HTML5
14 25 (0.59%) XSLT
15 24 (0.57%) JSON
16 22 (0.52%) SOAP
16 22 (0.52%) LAMP
16 22 (0.52%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 367 (8.72%) Clustering
2 199 (4.73%) Blackberry
3 142 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 128 (3.04%) Replication
5 86 (2.04%) Thin Client
5 86 (2.04%) Fat Client
6 73 (1.73%) Client/Server
7 70 (1.66%) Computer Science
8 66 (1.57%) iPhone
9 64 (1.52%) CLARiiON
9 64 (1.52%) Hedge funds
10 63 (1.50%) EqualLogic
11 45 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
12 35 (0.83%) iPad
13 34 (0.81%) Firmware
14 30 (0.71%) Mathematics
15 26 (0.62%) PKI
15 26 (0.62%) Mobile App
16 24 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
17 22 (0.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4210 (100.00%) Windows
2 3333 (79.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1765 (41.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 759 (18.03%) Windows 7
5 695 (16.51%) Linux
6 617 (14.66%) Windows 8
7 455 (10.81%) Windows XP
8 216 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 189 (4.49%) UNIX
10 141 (3.35%) Windows Vista
11 127 (3.02%) Solaris
12 92 (2.19%) Windows 2000 Server
13 91 (2.16%) CentOS
14 77 (1.83%) Android
15 67 (1.59%) Ubuntu
16 56 (1.33%) Mac OS X
17 51 (1.21%) Mac OS
18 50 (1.19%) AIX
19 47 (1.12%) Apple iOS
20 39 (0.93%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 795 (18.88%) ITIL
2 293 (6.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 230 (5.46%) Migration
4 216 (5.13%) Project Management
5 199 (4.73%) Service Delivery
6 176 (4.18%) Change Management
7 121 (2.87%) Problem Management
8 115 (2.73%) CRM
9 106 (2.52%) Load Balancing
10 98 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
11 97 (2.30%) Configuration Management
12 94 (2.23%) Incident Management
13 93 (2.21%) Agile Software Development
14 87 (2.07%) PRINCE2
15 84 (2.00%) E-Commerce
16 82 (1.95%) Capacity Planning
17 78 (1.85%) Change Control
18 73 (1.73%) Asset Management
18 73 (1.73%) Network Design
19 68 (1.62%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 983 (23.35%) SQL
2 481 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 163 (3.87%) C#
4 141 (3.35%) VBScript
5 136 (3.23%) VB
6 122 (2.90%) JavaScript
7 104 (2.47%) T-SQL
8 83 (1.97%) Perl
9 69 (1.64%) C
10 66 (1.57%) Java
11 58 (1.38%) Bash Shell
12 56 (1.33%) VB.NET
13 55 (1.31%) PHP
14 54 (1.28%) Python
15 32 (0.76%) Shell Script
15 32 (0.76%) XQuery
16 27 (0.64%) Ruby
17 22 (0.52%) VBA
18 21 (0.50%) XPath
19 17 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1155 (27.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 801 (19.03%) MCSE
3 527 (12.52%) MCITP
4 446 (10.59%) MCSA
5 401 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
6 345 (8.19%) CCNA
7 309 (7.34%) Degree
8 282 (6.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 279 (6.63%) MCP
10 244 (5.80%) MCTS
11 175 (4.16%) Security Cleared
12 152 (3.61%) Citrix Certification
13 137 (3.25%) SC Cleared
14 113 (2.68%) CCA
15 112 (2.66%) CCNP
16 37 (0.88%) VCAP
17 36 (0.86%) VCP5
18 35 (0.83%) CCEE
18 35 (0.83%) A+ Certification
19 34 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (6.22%) SLA
2 67 (1.59%) QA
3 63 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 23 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.17%) HIPAA
8 6 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 6 (0.14%) GAMP
8 6 (0.14%) GCP
8 6 (0.14%) GMP
9 3 (0.071%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.048%) COBIT
11 1 (0.024%) BS7799
11 1 (0.024%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2404 (57.10%) Active Directory
2 1526 (36.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1059 (25.15%) Hyper-V
4 479 (11.38%) vSphere
5 455 (10.81%) XenApp
6 287 (6.82%) VMware ESX
7 243 (5.77%) XenDesktop
8 190 (4.51%) VMware ESXi
9 123 (2.92%) XenServer
10 120 (2.85%) Terminal Services
11 96 (2.28%) UAG
12 94 (2.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 61 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 54 (1.28%) Terminal Server
15 51 (1.21%) ISA Server
15 51 (1.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 49 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
17 48 (1.14%) VMware Server
18 35 (0.83%) MetaFrame
19 24 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 634 (15.06%) SCCM
2 335 (7.96%) SCOM
3 255 (6.06%) Backup Exec
4 153 (3.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 133 (3.16%) WSUS
6 102 (2.42%) SCVMM
7 85 (2.02%) NetBackup
8 64 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
9 62 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 58 (1.38%) Nagios
11 56 (1.33%) SCDPM
12 43 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 42 (1.00%) Puppet
14 40 (0.95%) HP SIM
15 38 (0.90%) AppDNA
16 32 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 31 (0.74%) SCOrch
18 28 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 27 (0.64%) Cacti
20 23 (0.55%) Legato
Vendors
1 2482 (58.95%) Microsoft
2 2314 (54.96%) VMware
3 1214 (28.84%) Citrix
4 1038 (24.66%) Cisco
5 659 (15.65%) HP
6 357 (8.48%) Symantec
7 336 (7.98%) NetApp
8 289 (6.86%) Dell
9 285 (6.77%) Red Hat
10 281 (6.67%) Oracle
11 269 (6.39%) EMC
12 209 (4.96%) Veeam
13 207 (4.92%) Apple
14 172 (4.09%) Juniper
15 115 (2.73%) SolarWinds
16 99 (2.35%) IBM
17 95 (2.26%) CheckPoint
18 86 (2.04%) Sophos
19 70 (1.66%) McAfee
20 66 (1.57%) Avaya
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