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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 100 186 441
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +255
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 3002 1831 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.81% 1.56% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.52% 5.87% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2575 1612 483
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

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
28528 31181 29599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.70% 26.56% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 23878 26240 24980
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 May 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 22 May 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 +94 2828 £37,500 - 377
London +116 1079 £41,000 -8.88% 113
South East +30 589 £38,500 +10.00% 61
East of England +100 321 £35,000 - 32
South West +88 241 £32,500 -7.14% 52
City of London +52 218 £40,000 -20.00% 32
Yorkshire +36 217 £35,000 - 20
Hertfordshire +66 195 £35,000 +2.94% 15
North West +23 158 £32,500 +10.16% 50
West Yorkshire +41 146 £35,000 +0.35% 13
Surrey +26 144 £40,000 +19.40% 9
Hampshire +23 142 £38,500 +10.00% 18
West Midlands +58 128 £34,000 +13.33% 35
Berkshire +30 123 £37,250 -8.58% 11
Leeds +24 111 £35,000 - 12
East Midlands +37 86 £34,500 -4.82% 10
Manchester +15 81 £30,000 -4.76% 19
Wales +46 69 £36,000 +10.76% 9
Wiltshire +45 66 £35,500 -14.97% 14
South Wales +47 65 £36,000 +9.09% 7
West Sussex +16 65 £42,500 +41.66% 9
Reading +12 64 £32,500 -21.68% 1
Cheshire +32 59 £33,500 +17.54% 20
Cambridgeshire +30 59 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Buckinghamshire +26 52 £36,000 +24.13% 4
Hemel Hempstead +24 49 £31,000 -11.42% 1
Dorset +34 48 £35,000 - 7
Gloucestershire +12 46 £28,500 -23.48% 5
Birmingham +13 40 £34,500 +15.00% 10
Crawley +13 39 £42,500 +41.66% 3

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5832 (100.00%) Windows
2 4627 (79.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 3557 (60.99%) Microsoft
4 3383 (58.01%) Active Directory
5 3307 (56.70%) VMware
6 2549 (43.71%) MS Exchange
7 2135 (36.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 2120 (36.35%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1791 (30.71%) MS Excel
10 1667 (28.58%) Citrix
11 1652 (28.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1475 (25.29%) SQL Server
13 1454 (24.93%) Cisco
14 1427 (24.47%) Firewall
15 1367 (23.44%) DNS
16 1364 (23.39%) Microsoft Certification
17 1342 (23.01%) Hyper-V
18 1323 (22.69%) Windows 7
19 1271 (21.79%) SQL
20 1230 (21.09%) SAN
21 1224 (20.99%) ITIL
22 1096 (18.79%) Exchange Server 2013
23 1035 (17.75%) DHCP
24 1004 (17.22%) TCP/IP
25 937 (16.07%) Windows 8
26 927 (15.90%) MCSE
27 900 (15.43%) SCCM
28 876 (15.02%) WAN
29 869 (14.90%) MS Office
30 853 (14.63%) LAN

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2549 (43.71%) MS Exchange
2 1652 (28.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1096 (18.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 828 (14.20%) IIS
5 796 (13.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 738 (12.65%) SharePoint
7 597 (10.24%) Lync
8 452 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 169 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 140 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 130 (2.23%) Apache
12 120 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
13 68 (1.17%) Tomcat
14 48 (0.82%) WebSphere
15 44 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
16 41 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
17 39 (0.67%) nginx
18 36 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
19 24 (0.41%) IBM Notes
20 23 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1791 (30.71%) MS Excel
2 869 (14.90%) MS Office
3 39 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 28 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (0.41%) MS Project
6 16 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.069%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.069%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.051%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.051%) ProjectWise
9 2 (0.034%) HipChat
9 2 (0.034%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.034%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.017%) InDesign
10 1 (0.017%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 67 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 18 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.17%) SAP Business One
6 8 (0.14%) Primavera
7 7 (0.12%) Teamcenter
8 5 (0.086%) Dynamics GP
8 5 (0.086%) Sage 200
9 4 (0.069%) Eikon
9 4 (0.069%) Sage ERP X3
9 4 (0.069%) Line 500
10 3 (0.051%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.051%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.051%) Epicor Vantage
10 3 (0.051%) Magento
11 2 (0.034%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.034%) Hyperion Planning
11 2 (0.034%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 672 (11.52%) Office 365
2 306 (5.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 215 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
4 88 (1.51%) IaaS
5 80 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 58 (0.99%) SaaS
7 32 (0.55%) PaaS
8 25 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (0.31%) Google Apps
10 15 (0.26%) Mimecast
10 15 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 8 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.069%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.051%) Yammer
14 2 (0.034%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.034%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.034%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.034%) Symantec.cloud
14 2 (0.034%) OneDrive
15 1 (0.017%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 1427 (24.47%) Firewall
2 1367 (23.44%) DNS
3 1230 (21.09%) SAN
4 1035 (17.75%) DHCP
5 1004 (17.22%) TCP/IP
6 876 (15.02%) WAN
7 853 (14.63%) LAN
8 584 (10.01%) VPN
9 313 (5.37%) Internet
10 306 (5.25%) VoIP
11 252 (4.32%) Wireless
12 248 (4.25%) VLAN
12 248 (4.25%) NAS
13 215 (3.69%) iSCSI
14 156 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
15 149 (2.55%) NetScaler
16 146 (2.50%) Network Security
17 138 (2.37%) MPLS
18 109 (1.87%) SSL
19 105 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1475 (25.29%) SQL Server
2 532 (9.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 345 (5.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 197 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 156 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 124 (2.13%) MySQL
7 116 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 75 (1.29%) Oracle Database
9 64 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 61 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
11 59 (1.01%) Relational Database
12 36 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
13 26 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
13 26 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
14 24 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
15 21 (0.36%) RDBMS
16 19 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
17 18 (0.31%) DTS
18 16 (0.27%) NoSQL
19 15 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 97 (1.66%) Visual Studio
2 93 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (0.46%) JIRA
4 26 (0.45%) Git (software)
5 25 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 23 (0.39%) Subversion
7 20 (0.34%) TeamCity
8 18 (0.31%) ReSharper
9 15 (0.26%) Jenkins
10 13 (0.22%) InstallShield
10 13 (0.22%) Selenium
10 13 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
11 11 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (0.19%) Hudson
12 10 (0.17%) LINQPad
12 10 (0.17%) SpecFlow
12 10 (0.17%) MSI
12 10 (0.17%) LoadRunner
13 9 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
13 9 (0.15%) NUnit
General
1 678 (11.63%) Finance
2 205 (3.52%) Banking
3 184 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 149 (2.55%) Advertising
5 116 (1.99%) Legal
6 114 (1.95%) Retail
7 111 (1.90%) Law
7 111 (1.90%) Back Office
8 96 (1.65%) Manufacturing
9 75 (1.29%) Marketing
10 48 (0.82%) Publishing
11 37 (0.63%) Electronics
12 34 (0.58%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.36%) Front Office
14 18 (0.31%) Investment Banking
14 18 (0.31%) Billing
14 18 (0.31%) French Language
15 16 (0.27%) Games
16 12 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1039 (17.82%) Support Engineer
2 874 (14.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 757 (12.98%) Analyst
4 504 (8.64%) Administrator
5 447 (7.66%) 3rd Line Support
6 412 (7.06%) IT Support
7 399 (6.84%) Consultant
8 367 (6.29%) Support Analyst
9 364 (6.24%) 2nd Line Support
10 360 (6.17%) Systems Administrator
11 346 (5.93%) Systems Engineer
12 245 (4.20%) Server Engineer
13 238 (4.08%) Technical Support
14 234 (4.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 202 (3.46%) Technical Engineer
16 188 (3.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 188 (3.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 167 (2.86%) Developer
18 160 (2.74%) IT Support Engineer
19 158 (2.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (4.65%) .NET
2 174 (2.98%) Web Services
3 124 (2.13%) HTML
4 103 (1.77%) ASP.NET
5 79 (1.35%) CSS
6 75 (1.29%) .NET Framework
7 63 (1.08%) jQuery
8 58 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 58 (0.99%) XML
9 52 (0.89%) Application Packaging
10 40 (0.69%) Entity Framework
11 39 (0.67%) HTML5
12 36 (0.62%) COM
13 35 (0.60%) LAMP
14 31 (0.53%) WCF
15 30 (0.51%) MSMQ
16 27 (0.46%) SOAP
16 27 (0.46%) Ajax
17 25 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web API
18 24 (0.41%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 435 (7.46%) Clustering
2 330 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 260 (4.46%) Blackberry
4 184 (3.16%) Replication
5 132 (2.26%) Computer Science
6 130 (2.23%) Fat Client
6 130 (2.23%) Thin Client
7 84 (1.44%) iPhone
8 82 (1.41%) Management Information System
9 73 (1.25%) EqualLogic
10 63 (1.08%) Open Source
10 63 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
11 61 (1.05%) Client/Server
12 59 (1.01%) Hedge funds
12 59 (1.01%) Private Cloud
13 40 (0.69%) Statistics
13 40 (0.69%) PDA
14 35 (0.60%) Public Cloud
15 33 (0.57%) PKI
15 33 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5832 (100.00%) Windows
2 4627 (79.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 2135 (36.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 1323 (22.69%) Windows 7
5 937 (16.07%) Windows 8
6 819 (14.04%) Linux
7 636 (10.91%) Windows XP
8 251 (4.30%) Windows Vista
9 223 (3.82%) UNIX
10 180 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 137 (2.35%) Mac OS X
12 119 (2.04%) Android
13 85 (1.46%) Windows 2000
14 81 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
15 76 (1.30%) Ubuntu
16 75 (1.29%) CentOS
17 69 (1.18%) Solaris
18 48 (0.82%) Mac OS
19 41 (0.70%) Apple iOS
20 38 (0.65%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1224 (20.99%) ITIL
2 458 (7.85%) Service Delivery
3 355 (6.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 351 (6.02%) Migration
5 285 (4.89%) Project Management
6 242 (4.15%) Change Management
7 237 (4.06%) Mentoring
8 182 (3.12%) Problem Management
9 169 (2.90%) Load Balancing
10 168 (2.88%) CRM
11 156 (2.67%) Performance Tuning
12 155 (2.66%) Incident Management
13 150 (2.57%) Agile Software Development
14 134 (2.30%) Service Management
15 133 (2.28%) Configuration Management
16 130 (2.23%) Root Cause Analysis
17 122 (2.09%) PRINCE2
18 104 (1.78%) Business Continuity
18 104 (1.78%) Capacity Planning
19 99 (1.70%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1271 (21.79%) SQL
2 823 (14.11%) PowerShell
3 146 (2.50%) C#
4 129 (2.21%) T-SQL
5 119 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 119 (2.04%) Perl
6 116 (1.99%) VBScript
7 111 (1.90%) VB
8 110 (1.89%) Java
9 96 (1.65%) C
10 80 (1.37%) Shell Script
11 64 (1.10%) Bash Shell
12 52 (0.89%) PHP
12 52 (0.89%) Python
13 26 (0.45%) VBA
14 24 (0.41%) C++
15 20 (0.34%) Ruby
16 15 (0.26%) VB.NET
17 14 (0.24%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.051%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 1364 (23.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 927 (15.90%) MCSE
3 517 (8.86%) MCITP
4 502 (8.61%) Cisco Certification
5 479 (8.21%) MCSA
6 427 (7.32%) CCNA
7 411 (7.05%) Degree
8 392 (6.72%) MCP
9 391 (6.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 336 (5.76%) Security Cleared
11 246 (4.22%) SC Cleared
12 228 (3.91%) MCTS
13 155 (2.66%) Citrix Certification
14 140 (2.40%) CCA
15 136 (2.33%) CCNP
16 108 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
17 101 (1.73%) VCP5
18 85 (1.46%) DV Cleared
19 51 (0.87%) A+ Certification
20 33 (0.57%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 491 (8.42%) SLA
2 87 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 66 (1.13%) QA
4 62 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 19 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.17%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.069%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.034%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.034%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.034%) FISMA
9 2 (0.034%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.034%) BS7799
System Software
1 3383 (58.01%) Active Directory
2 2120 (36.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1342 (23.01%) Hyper-V
4 741 (12.71%) vSphere
5 730 (12.52%) XenApp
6 428 (7.34%) VMware ESX
7 283 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
8 260 (4.46%) XenDesktop
9 170 (2.91%) Terminal Services
10 137 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 137 (2.35%) XenServer
11 105 (1.80%) Terminal Server
12 92 (1.58%) VMware Server
13 75 (1.29%) vCloud
14 68 (1.17%) ISA Server
15 63 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
16 52 (0.89%) UAG
16 52 (0.89%) Xen
17 49 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 40 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 900 (15.43%) SCCM
2 602 (10.32%) SCOM
3 263 (4.51%) Backup Exec
4 167 (2.86%) WSUS
5 130 (2.23%) NetBackup
6 96 (1.65%) SCVMM
7 88 (1.51%) Puppet
8 86 (1.47%) Nagios
9 81 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
10 57 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 49 (0.84%) SCOrch
12 47 (0.81%) HP Data Protector
13 46 (0.79%) ARCserve
14 45 (0.77%) SCDPM
15 42 (0.72%) Windows Intune
15 42 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
16 40 (0.69%) HP SIM
17 38 (0.65%) SCSM
18 36 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
18 36 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3557 (60.99%) Microsoft
2 3307 (56.70%) VMware
3 1667 (28.58%) Citrix
4 1454 (24.93%) Cisco
5 849 (14.56%) HP
6 450 (7.72%) Dell
7 403 (6.91%) NetApp
8 376 (6.45%) Symantec
9 279 (4.78%) EMC
10 270 (4.63%) Oracle
11 228 (3.91%) Juniper
12 227 (3.89%) IBM
13 193 (3.31%) Red Hat
14 185 (3.17%) Veeam
15 184 (3.16%) Apple
16 128 (2.19%) Sophos
17 121 (2.07%) SolarWinds
18 116 (1.99%) McAfee
19 102 (1.75%) SonicWALL
20 100 (1.71%) AppSense
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Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £38k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
ITR-UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
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Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: Yesterday
New Milton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
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Croydon, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 per annum
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