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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 138 317 879
Rank change year-on-year
+179 +562
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2379 862 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.08% 0.82% 0.011%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.75% 3.00% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 1989 739 12
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%

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
30710 28694 32367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.88% 27.29% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 25431 24506 27684
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +183 2198 £37,500 -6.25% 318
London +144 787 £45,000 +5.88% 110
South East +128 562 £33,500 -21.17% 76
City of London +108 199 £45,000 -12.19% 42
East of England +105 165 £37,500 +7.14% 18
North West +72 163 £32,500 -7.14% 18
Yorkshire +46 149 £37,500 +29.31% 21
West Midlands +84 146 £35,000 - 21
South West +70 137 £35,000 -12.50% 31
Surrey +37 136 £35,000 -22.22% 16
Hampshire +62 135 £33,500 -2.89% 19
Berkshire +69 130 £34,000 -15.00% 10
Manchester +52 96 £33,027 -5.63% 12
West Yorkshire +18 88 £35,000 - 15
East Midlands +17 80 £40,000 +5.26% 15
Hertfordshire +56 79 £33,500 -8.84% 8
Leeds +23 72 £32,000 -8.57% 7
Scotland +42 71 £35,000 -2.77% 14
Oxfordshire +42 57 £31,000 -49.38% 7
Buckinghamshire +40 56 £30,000 -36.84% 10
Wales +29 53 £27,500 - 8
Southampton +45 49 £30,000 - 3
Birmingham +38 49 £35,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire +39 48 £40,000 +23.07% 4
South Wales +34 48 £28,750 -4.16% 1
Reading +15 42 £35,000 +1.44% 1
Cheshire +19 40 £27,500 -45.00% 3
Basingstoke +23 34 £37,500 -2.59% 5
Cardiff +18 34 £25,750 -14.16%
Northamptonshire -3 34 £40,000 +3.89% 3

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4414 (100.00%) Windows
2 3518 (79.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2569 (58.20%) Microsoft
4 2503 (56.71%) Active Directory
5 2439 (55.26%) VMware
6 1941 (43.97%) MS Exchange
7 1816 (41.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 1591 (36.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1408 (31.90%) MS Excel
10 1290 (29.23%) Citrix
11 1256 (28.45%) SQL Server
12 1220 (27.64%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1173 (26.57%) Microsoft Certification
14 1141 (25.85%) Firewall
15 1110 (25.15%) DNS
16 1096 (24.83%) Hyper-V
17 1088 (24.65%) Cisco
18 970 (21.98%) SAN
18 970 (21.98%) SQL
19 869 (19.69%) Exchange Server 2013
20 862 (19.53%) Windows 7
21 838 (18.99%) ITIL
22 809 (18.33%) MCSE
23 791 (17.92%) Exchange Server 2007
24 780 (17.67%) DHCP
25 778 (17.63%) TCP/IP
26 712 (16.13%) Linux
27 670 (15.18%) Windows 8
28 655 (14.84%) HP
29 652 (14.77%) SCCM

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1941 (43.97%) MS Exchange
2 1220 (27.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 869 (19.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 791 (17.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 608 (13.77%) IIS
6 549 (12.44%) SharePoint
7 452 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 408 (9.24%) Lync
9 139 (3.15%) Apache
10 121 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 112 (2.54%) SharePoint Server
12 110 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
13 108 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
14 92 (2.08%) Tomcat
15 70 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2000
16 58 (1.31%) CMS
17 40 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
18 29 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
19 16 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
20 15 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1408 (31.90%) MS Excel
2 631 (14.30%) MS Office
3 32 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 23 (0.52%) MS Project
6 22 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.16%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.068%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.045%) InDesign
12 1 (0.023%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.023%) Maya
12 1 (0.023%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.023%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 59 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.27%) Sage 1000
3 10 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.23%) SAP Business One
4 9 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.16%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.14%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.091%) Oracle CRM
8 4 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.091%) Magento
9 3 (0.068%) Bond Adapt
9 3 (0.068%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.068%) Epicor Vantage
10 2 (0.045%) Sage 50
10 2 (0.045%) Cognos Controller
11 1 (0.023%) SAP CCM
11 1 (0.023%) Sage MMS
11 1 (0.023%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 429 (9.72%) Office 365
2 176 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
4 75 (1.70%) SaaS
5 70 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
6 66 (1.50%) IaaS
7 25 (0.57%) PaaS
8 21 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (0.34%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.091%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.091%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.068%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.045%) Route 53
14 1 (0.023%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1141 (25.85%) Firewall
2 1110 (25.15%) DNS
3 970 (21.98%) SAN
4 780 (17.67%) DHCP
5 778 (17.63%) TCP/IP
6 597 (13.53%) LAN
7 574 (13.00%) WAN
8 473 (10.72%) VPN
9 269 (6.09%) Internet
10 253 (5.73%) VoIP
11 233 (5.28%) Wireless
12 202 (4.58%) NAS
13 191 (4.33%) NetScaler
14 184 (4.17%) VLAN
15 180 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
16 130 (2.95%) iSCSI
17 92 (2.08%) SSL
17 92 (2.08%) Network Security
18 90 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
19 89 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1256 (28.45%) SQL Server
2 439 (9.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 294 (6.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 190 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 141 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 107 (2.42%) MySQL
7 84 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 79 (1.79%) Relational Database
9 44 (1.00%) Oracle Database
9 44 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
10 41 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
11 39 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 31 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (0.57%) RDBMS
14 17 (0.39%) DB2
15 16 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 13 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
16 13 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
17 12 (0.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 105 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 65 (1.47%) Visual Studio
3 61 (1.38%) MSI
4 37 (0.84%) AdminStudio
5 36 (0.82%) InstallShield
6 18 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 17 (0.39%) Subversion
7 17 (0.39%) Metasploit
8 13 (0.29%) TeamCity
9 12 (0.27%) JIRA
9 12 (0.27%) Git (software)
10 11 (0.25%) Eclipse
10 11 (0.25%) MSBuild
10 11 (0.25%) Jenkins
11 8 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (0.18%) ReSharper
12 7 (0.16%) CruiseControl
13 6 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.14%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 6 (0.14%) JUnit
General
1 610 (13.82%) Finance
2 164 (3.72%) Telecoms
3 137 (3.10%) Banking
4 94 (2.13%) Law
5 87 (1.97%) Legal
6 81 (1.84%) Marketing
7 75 (1.70%) Retail
8 65 (1.47%) Advertising
9 47 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 26 (0.59%) Back Office
11 19 (0.43%) Electronics
12 16 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.32%) Publishing
13 14 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (0.29%) Military
15 9 (0.20%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.20%) Games
16 8 (0.18%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.16%) French Language
17 7 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 807 (18.28%) Support Engineer
2 627 (14.20%) Analyst
3 586 (13.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 381 (8.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 334 (7.57%) IT Support
6 330 (7.48%) Administrator
7 313 (7.09%) Support Analyst
8 293 (6.64%) Consultant
9 263 (5.96%) 2nd Line Support
10 230 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
11 223 (5.05%) Server Engineer
12 194 (4.40%) Systems Engineer
13 174 (3.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 171 (3.87%) IT Support Engineer
15 163 (3.69%) Technical Support
16 140 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 129 (2.92%) Developer
18 125 (2.83%) Architect
19 118 (2.67%) Team Leader
20 117 (2.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (5.51%) .NET
2 140 (3.17%) ASP.NET
3 137 (3.10%) HTML
4 135 (3.06%) Web Services
5 103 (2.33%) CSS
6 85 (1.93%) XML
7 80 (1.81%) Application Packaging
8 55 (1.25%) WCF
9 51 (1.16%) jQuery
10 47 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 44 (1.00%) Ajax
12 36 (0.82%) .NET Framework
13 34 (0.77%) COM
14 30 (0.68%) REST
15 22 (0.50%) XSLT
16 21 (0.48%) ASP.NET 2.0
16 21 (0.48%) LAMP
16 21 (0.48%) HTML5
16 21 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 21 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 389 (8.81%) Clustering
2 220 (4.98%) Blackberry
3 214 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
4 161 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 118 (2.67%) Replication
6 98 (2.22%) Thin Client
6 98 (2.22%) Fat Client
7 75 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 70 (1.59%) Hedge funds
9 69 (1.56%) CLARiiON
10 68 (1.54%) Client/Server
11 65 (1.47%) iPhone
12 56 (1.27%) EqualLogic
13 42 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
14 33 (0.75%) Mathematics
15 31 (0.70%) iPad
16 29 (0.66%) PKI
17 28 (0.63%) Mobile App
18 26 (0.59%) Firmware
19 25 (0.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4414 (100.00%) Windows
2 3518 (79.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1816 (41.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 862 (19.53%) Windows 7
5 712 (16.13%) Linux
6 670 (15.18%) Windows 8
7 475 (10.76%) Windows XP
8 223 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 184 (4.17%) UNIX
10 157 (3.56%) Windows Vista
11 124 (2.81%) Solaris
12 96 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
13 85 (1.93%) CentOS
14 78 (1.77%) Android
15 67 (1.52%) Ubuntu
16 56 (1.27%) AIX
16 56 (1.27%) Mac OS X
17 47 (1.06%) Debian
18 44 (1.00%) Apple iOS
19 42 (0.95%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 838 (18.99%) ITIL
2 315 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 231 (5.23%) Project Management
4 229 (5.19%) Service Delivery
5 227 (5.14%) Migration
6 180 (4.08%) Change Management
7 170 (3.85%) Mentoring
8 159 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
9 119 (2.70%) Problem Management
10 116 (2.63%) CRM
11 110 (2.49%) Load Balancing
12 105 (2.38%) Incident Management
13 100 (2.27%) Configuration Management
14 92 (2.08%) Change Control
15 91 (2.06%) PRINCE2
16 86 (1.95%) Kalman Filter
17 85 (1.93%) Performance Tuning
18 83 (1.88%) Capacity Planning
19 77 (1.74%) E-Commerce
20 72 (1.63%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 970 (21.98%) SQL
2 505 (11.44%) PowerShell
3 165 (3.74%) C#
4 149 (3.38%) VBScript
5 144 (3.26%) VB
6 118 (2.67%) JavaScript
7 100 (2.27%) T-SQL
8 83 (1.88%) Perl
9 70 (1.59%) C
10 64 (1.45%) Bash Shell
11 60 (1.36%) Java
12 57 (1.29%) Python
13 54 (1.22%) VB.NET
14 42 (0.95%) PHP
15 33 (0.75%) Shell Script
16 30 (0.68%) XQuery
17 27 (0.61%) Ruby
18 21 (0.48%) XPath
18 21 (0.48%) VBA
19 15 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1173 (26.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 809 (18.33%) MCSE
3 535 (12.12%) MCITP
4 434 (9.83%) MCSA
5 411 (9.31%) Cisco Certification
6 355 (8.04%) CCNA
7 310 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 306 (6.93%) Degree
9 300 (6.80%) MCP
10 250 (5.66%) MCTS
11 199 (4.51%) Security Cleared
12 167 (3.78%) Citrix Certification
13 165 (3.74%) SC Cleared
14 126 (2.85%) CCA
15 116 (2.63%) CCNP
16 45 (1.02%) VCAP
17 43 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
18 39 (0.88%) CCEE
19 35 (0.79%) VCP5
19 35 (0.79%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 279 (6.32%) SLA
2 72 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 59 (1.34%) QA
4 44 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.16%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.091%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.068%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.045%) COBIT
11 1 (0.023%) BS7799
System Software
1 2503 (56.71%) Active Directory
2 1591 (36.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1096 (24.83%) Hyper-V
4 486 (11.01%) XenApp
5 473 (10.72%) vSphere
6 315 (7.14%) VMware ESX
7 241 (5.46%) XenDesktop
8 192 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
9 133 (3.01%) Terminal Services
10 112 (2.54%) XenServer
11 96 (2.17%) UAG
12 93 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 87 (1.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 53 (1.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 52 (1.18%) Terminal Server
16 49 (1.11%) VMware Server
16 49 (1.11%) Forefront TMG
17 44 (1.00%) ISA Server
18 35 (0.79%) MetaFrame
19 26 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 652 (14.77%) SCCM
2 357 (8.09%) SCOM
3 256 (5.80%) Backup Exec
4 155 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 139 (3.15%) WSUS
6 110 (2.49%) SCVMM
7 90 (2.04%) NetBackup
8 67 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
9 60 (1.36%) Nagios
10 59 (1.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 57 (1.29%) SCDPM
12 48 (1.09%) HP SIM
13 41 (0.93%) AppDNA
13 41 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 39 (0.88%) Puppet
15 32 (0.72%) SCOrch
16 30 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 28 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 26 (0.59%) Cacti
19 23 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2569 (58.20%) Microsoft
2 2439 (55.26%) VMware
3 1290 (29.23%) Citrix
4 1088 (24.65%) Cisco
5 655 (14.84%) HP
6 366 (8.29%) Symantec
7 340 (7.70%) NetApp
8 303 (6.86%) Oracle
9 299 (6.77%) Red Hat
10 287 (6.50%) Dell
11 284 (6.43%) EMC
12 221 (5.01%) Veeam
13 217 (4.92%) Apple
14 181 (4.10%) Juniper
15 118 (2.67%) CheckPoint
16 117 (2.65%) SolarWinds
17 116 (2.63%) IBM
18 87 (1.97%) Sophos
19 74 (1.68%) McAfee
20 68 (1.54%) Avaya
Brighton, East Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + On Call
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
JM
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £73000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £33000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus+ Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £33000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum + bonus, pension, overtime, shares
Posted: 4 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Centric Resource
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum with mileage expenses covered
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago