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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 101 141 332
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +191
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2947 2359 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.70% 2.07% 0.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.33% 7.68% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2631 1981 705
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
28519 30708 28781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.14% 26.92% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 24157 25465 24506
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 £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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +40 2797 £37,500 - 387
London +56 1077 £42,500 -5.55% 126
South East +38 778 £37,500 +7.14% 80
Surrey +53 264 £37,500 +7.14% 24
South West +30 201 £29,500 -15.71% 70
East of England +20 196 £37,500 - 15
Hampshire +30 184 £35,000 +4.47% 11
City of London +8 178 £42,500 -8.60% 33
Yorkshire +28 173 £32,500 -18.75% 29
North West -8 154 £32,500 - 32
West Midlands +2 147 £32,500 -7.14% 13
Berkshire -10 109 £38,500 +2.66% 20
West Yorkshire +32 107 £33,000 -12.00% 20
Leeds +20 84 £32,500 -7.14% 12
Manchester -11 82 £32,500 - 14
Hertfordshire 0 77 £36,250 +8.20% 9
West Sussex +25 71 £42,500 +19.71% 5
East Midlands -18 64 £28,000 -30.00% 18
Birmingham +11 58 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Wiltshire +26 56 £28,500 -18.57% 10
Buckinghamshire -8 56 £36,500 +21.66% 6
Southampton +13 52 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Cheshire +2 52 £32,000 +18.51% 9
Reading +8 51 £32,500 -7.14% 13
Bedfordshire +40 49 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Dorset +32 49 £28,500 -15.55% 11
Oxfordshire -12 49 £41,000 +24.24% 9
Bournemouth +32 43 £29,500 -15.71% 8
South Wales -10 43 £37,250 +27.35% 12
Wales -11 43 £37,250 +30.70% 13

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6083 (100.00%) Windows
2 4754 (78.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 3699 (60.81%) Microsoft
4 3528 (58.00%) Active Directory
5 3480 (57.21%) VMware
6 2675 (43.98%) MS Exchange
7 2216 (36.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2082 (34.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 1759 (28.92%) MS Excel
10 1752 (28.80%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1603 (26.35%) Citrix
12 1552 (25.51%) Firewall
13 1502 (24.69%) DNS
14 1491 (24.51%) SQL Server
15 1459 (23.98%) Cisco
16 1341 (22.05%) Hyper-V
17 1336 (21.96%) Windows 7
18 1329 (21.85%) SQL
19 1320 (21.70%) Microsoft Certification
20 1314 (21.60%) ITIL
21 1280 (21.04%) SAN
22 1186 (19.50%) Exchange Server 2013
23 1156 (19.00%) DHCP
24 1061 (17.44%) TCP/IP
25 1020 (16.77%) Windows 8
26 953 (15.67%) LAN
27 937 (15.40%) MS Office
28 931 (15.30%) WAN
29 900 (14.80%) IIS
29 900 (14.80%) Linux

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2675 (43.98%) MS Exchange
2 1752 (28.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1186 (19.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 900 (14.80%) IIS
5 770 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 670 (11.01%) SharePoint
7 575 (9.45%) Lync
8 426 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 154 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 131 (2.15%) Apache
11 129 (2.12%) SharePoint 2013
12 96 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
13 77 (1.27%) Tomcat
14 49 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
15 48 (0.79%) CMS
16 38 (0.62%) IBM Notes
17 33 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
18 32 (0.53%) nginx
19 31 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
20 29 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1759 (28.92%) MS Excel
2 937 (15.40%) MS Office
3 41 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 32 (0.53%) MS Project
5 31 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.13%) InDesign
8 7 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.066%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.049%) SOLIDWORKS
11 3 (0.049%) HipChat
11 3 (0.049%) ProjectWise
12 2 (0.033%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.016%) CorelDRAW
13 1 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.016%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.016%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 38 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.15%) SAP Business One
4 9 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.13%) Magento
6 7 (0.12%) Primavera
7 5 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.066%) Teamcenter
8 4 (0.066%) Agresso
8 4 (0.066%) Endur
8 4 (0.066%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.066%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.049%) Line 500
9 3 (0.049%) Sage 1000
10 2 (0.033%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.033%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.033%) Summit
10 2 (0.033%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 781 (12.84%) Office 365
2 298 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 212 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
4 79 (1.30%) IaaS
5 66 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 61 (1.00%) SaaS
7 37 (0.61%) Mimecast
8 29 (0.48%) PaaS
9 24 (0.39%) Google Apps
10 20 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.13%) Symantec.cloud
12 7 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (0.099%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.066%) Yammer
15 3 (0.049%) OneDrive
16 2 (0.033%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.033%) Amazon ELB
16 2 (0.033%) Google Cloud Platform
17 1 (0.016%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 1552 (25.51%) Firewall
2 1502 (24.69%) DNS
3 1280 (21.04%) SAN
4 1156 (19.00%) DHCP
5 1061 (17.44%) TCP/IP
6 953 (15.67%) LAN
7 931 (15.30%) WAN
8 617 (10.14%) VPN
9 337 (5.54%) VoIP
10 310 (5.10%) VLAN
11 271 (4.46%) Wireless
12 264 (4.34%) NAS
13 247 (4.06%) Internet
14 186 (3.06%) iSCSI
15 183 (3.01%) Cisco ASA
16 144 (2.37%) NetScaler
17 139 (2.29%) Network Security
18 114 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
18 114 (1.87%) MPLS
19 79 (1.30%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1491 (24.51%) SQL Server
2 478 (7.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 359 (5.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 174 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 138 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 131 (2.15%) MySQL
7 95 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 75 (1.23%) Oracle Database
9 62 (1.02%) Relational Database
10 52 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 37 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
12 33 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
13 32 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
14 23 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
15 17 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
17 15 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
18 14 (0.23%) MS Access
18 14 (0.23%) RDBMS
19 13 (0.21%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 167 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 141 (2.32%) Visual Studio
3 57 (0.94%) JIRA
4 42 (0.69%) Selenium
5 39 (0.64%) Git (software)
6 35 (0.58%) ReSharper
6 35 (0.58%) Subversion
7 31 (0.51%) TeamCity
8 28 (0.46%) LINQPad
9 25 (0.41%) SpecFlow
10 24 (0.39%) MSI
10 24 (0.39%) NUnit
11 23 (0.38%) Jenkins
12 21 (0.35%) InstallShield
13 19 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 14 (0.23%) WebDriver
14 14 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (0.16%) Hudson
15 10 (0.16%) MSBuild
16 9 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 820 (13.48%) Finance
2 201 (3.30%) Telecoms
3 197 (3.24%) Banking
4 126 (2.07%) Retail
5 121 (1.99%) Legal
5 121 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 107 (1.76%) Back Office
7 96 (1.58%) Law
8 91 (1.50%) Marketing
8 91 (1.50%) Advertising
9 57 (0.94%) Financial Institution
10 27 (0.44%) Publishing
11 25 (0.41%) Electronics
12 22 (0.36%) Front Office
12 22 (0.36%) French Language
13 19 (0.31%) German Language
14 17 (0.28%) Games
14 17 (0.28%) Billing
15 15 (0.25%) Aerospace
16 14 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1162 (19.10%) Support Engineer
2 862 (14.17%) Analyst
3 839 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 560 (9.21%) Administrator
5 456 (7.50%) Support Analyst
6 448 (7.36%) 3rd Line Support
7 437 (7.18%) IT Support
8 409 (6.72%) 2nd Line Support
9 396 (6.51%) Systems Administrator
10 392 (6.44%) Systems Engineer
11 302 (4.96%) Consultant
12 263 (4.32%) Technical Support
13 240 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 229 (3.76%) IT Support Engineer
15 227 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 213 (3.50%) Technical Engineer
16 213 (3.50%) Developer
17 195 (3.21%) Server Engineer
18 171 (2.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 158 (2.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 367 (6.03%) .NET
2 172 (2.83%) Web Services
3 154 (2.53%) ASP.NET
4 146 (2.40%) HTML
5 127 (2.09%) CSS
6 100 (1.64%) jQuery
7 96 (1.58%) .NET Framework
8 83 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 62 (1.02%) AngularJS
10 58 (0.95%) XML
11 53 (0.87%) Entity Framework
12 50 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web API
13 44 (0.72%) Application Packaging
14 42 (0.69%) Ajax
15 41 (0.67%) MSMQ
15 41 (0.67%) KnockoutJS
16 39 (0.64%) COM
17 31 (0.51%) HTML5
18 30 (0.49%) SOAP
19 29 (0.48%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 577 (9.49%) Data Centre
2 408 (6.71%) Clustering
3 260 (4.27%) Blackberry
4 247 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
5 150 (2.47%) Replication
6 126 (2.07%) Thin Client
6 126 (2.07%) Fat Client
7 116 (1.91%) Computer Science
8 99 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
9 90 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 85 (1.40%) iPhone
11 74 (1.22%) EqualLogic
12 66 (1.08%) Hedge funds
13 65 (1.07%) Private Cloud
14 54 (0.89%) HP StoreVirtual
15 52 (0.85%) EMC VNX
16 51 (0.84%) iPad
17 38 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
18 36 (0.59%) Client/Server
19 31 (0.51%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6083 (100.00%) Windows
2 4754 (78.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 2082 (34.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 1336 (21.96%) Windows 7
5 1020 (16.77%) Windows 8
6 900 (14.80%) Linux
7 608 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 227 (3.73%) Windows Vista
9 197 (3.24%) UNIX
10 176 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 153 (2.52%) Mac OS X
12 128 (2.10%) Android
13 88 (1.45%) Windows 2000
14 77 (1.27%) CentOS
15 73 (1.20%) Ubuntu
16 69 (1.13%) Mac OS
17 62 (1.02%) Debian
18 60 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
19 55 (0.90%) Solaris
20 46 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1314 (21.60%) ITIL
2 385 (6.33%) Migration
3 328 (5.39%) Service Delivery
4 310 (5.10%) Project Management
5 294 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 260 (4.27%) Mentoring
7 234 (3.85%) Change Management
8 229 (3.76%) Agile Software Development
9 188 (3.09%) Server Building
10 175 (2.88%) Problem Management
11 173 (2.84%) Root Cause Analysis
12 172 (2.83%) Load Balancing
13 158 (2.60%) Incident Management
14 155 (2.55%) Configuration Management
15 146 (2.40%) Performance Tuning
16 143 (2.35%) Service Management
17 135 (2.22%) CRM
17 135 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
18 121 (1.99%) Asset Management
19 120 (1.97%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1329 (21.85%) SQL
2 830 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 217 (3.57%) C#
4 190 (3.12%) JavaScript
5 137 (2.25%) T-SQL
6 128 (2.10%) Perl
7 110 (1.81%) VB
8 106 (1.74%) Java
9 104 (1.71%) VBScript
10 93 (1.53%) C
11 66 (1.08%) Shell Script
12 62 (1.02%) Python
12 62 (1.02%) Bash Shell
13 46 (0.76%) PHP
14 27 (0.44%) VB.NET
15 25 (0.41%) C++
16 19 (0.31%) PL/SQL
17 15 (0.25%) VBA
17 15 (0.25%) Ruby
18 6 (0.099%) F#
Qualifications
1 1320 (21.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 839 (13.79%) MCSE
3 519 (8.53%) MCSA
4 481 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
5 452 (7.43%) MCITP
6 434 (7.13%) CCNA
7 423 (6.95%) Degree
8 405 (6.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 394 (6.48%) MCP
10 296 (4.87%) Security Cleared
11 192 (3.16%) MCTS
12 181 (2.98%) SC Cleared
13 144 (2.37%) CCNP
14 135 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
15 110 (1.81%) CCA
16 105 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
17 78 (1.28%) VCP5
18 59 (0.97%) DV Cleared
19 52 (0.85%) A+ Certification
20 41 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 542 (8.91%) SLA
2 104 (1.71%) QA
3 76 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 49 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 15 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.23%) ISO 9000
7 7 (0.12%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.049%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.049%) BS7799
9 1 (0.016%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.016%) GAAP
9 1 (0.016%) FISMA
9 1 (0.016%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.016%) HL7
System Software
1 3528 (58.00%) Active Directory
2 2216 (36.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1341 (22.05%) Hyper-V
4 716 (11.77%) vSphere
5 703 (11.56%) XenApp
6 452 (7.43%) VMware ESX
7 297 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
8 203 (3.34%) XenDesktop
9 195 (3.21%) Terminal Services
10 147 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
11 124 (2.04%) XenServer
12 83 (1.36%) UAG
12 83 (1.36%) vCloud
13 76 (1.25%) Terminal Server
14 75 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
15 71 (1.17%) ISA Server
16 51 (0.84%) VMware Server
17 45 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
18 44 (0.72%) Xen
19 37 (0.61%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 824 (13.55%) SCCM
2 496 (8.15%) SCOM
3 288 (4.73%) Backup Exec
4 182 (2.99%) WSUS
5 122 (2.01%) NetBackup
6 90 (1.48%) Puppet
7 89 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
8 77 (1.27%) Nagios
9 66 (1.08%) SCVMM
10 60 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
11 57 (0.94%) AirWatch
12 56 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
13 46 (0.76%) ARCserve
14 42 (0.69%) SCOrch
15 40 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
16 39 (0.64%) HP SIM
17 38 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 38 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 35 (0.58%) FortiGate
19 29 (0.48%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3699 (60.81%) Microsoft
2 3480 (57.21%) VMware
3 1603 (26.35%) Citrix
4 1459 (23.98%) Cisco
5 810 (13.32%) HP
6 447 (7.35%) NetApp
7 412 (6.77%) Dell
8 383 (6.30%) Symantec
9 285 (4.69%) Oracle
10 278 (4.57%) EMC
11 226 (3.72%) Juniper
12 223 (3.67%) Veeam
13 201 (3.30%) Red Hat
14 183 (3.01%) Apple
15 181 (2.98%) IBM
16 148 (2.43%) SonicWALL
17 143 (2.35%) Avaya
18 125 (2.05%) CheckPoint
19 112 (1.84%) AppSense
20 104 (1.71%) Sophos
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and 36 days holiday
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benfits & training & car
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 56 minutes ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ofqual
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,500 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Consult Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 1 hour ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Venn Group
Salary: £28000 - £30000 Per Annum Private Medical Care, Pension Scheme, Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 33k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 3 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Deeside, Clwyd
networx
Salary: From £22,001 to £35,661 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago