The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 83 194 200
Rank change year-on-year
+111 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 151 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.81% 0.29% 0.021%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.82% 1.15% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 139 16 1
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
Windows Server 2012
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1278 1397 1156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.79% 25.31% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1114 1225 1004
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the West Midlands region.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
(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
Birmingham +34 46 £35,000 +3.70% 6
Coventry - 33 £37,500 - 2
Solihull +14 19 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Shropshire - 14 £31,500 - 1
Warwickshire +18 10 £27,675 -38.50%
Staffordshire +3 9 £32,500 -35.00% 3
Herefordshire - 6 £42,500 - 2
Wolverhampton - 4 £32,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £35,000 -
West Bromwich - 2 £28,250 -
Worcestershire - 1 £25,000 - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

1 206 (100.00%) Windows
2 154 (74.76%) Microsoft
3 140 (67.96%) Active Directory
4 139 (67.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 129 (62.62%) VMware
6 118 (57.28%) Citrix
7 92 (44.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 87 (42.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 76 (36.89%) MS Exchange
9 76 (36.89%) Hyper-V
10 68 (33.01%) Microsoft Certification
11 64 (31.07%) SCCM
12 59 (28.64%) Cisco
13 57 (27.67%) SQL Server
13 57 (27.67%) Exchange Server 2013
14 55 (26.70%) Firewall
15 54 (26.21%) MCSE
15 54 (26.21%) XenDesktop
16 52 (25.24%) MS Excel
17 51 (24.76%) ITIL
18 50 (24.27%) Windows 7
19 49 (23.79%) Exchange Server 2010
20 47 (22.82%) XenApp
21 44 (21.36%) HP
22 42 (20.39%) TCP/IP
23 38 (18.45%) SharePoint
23 38 (18.45%) SAN
23 38 (18.45%) Windows 8
24 37 (17.96%) DHCP
25 35 (16.99%) NetApp

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 76 (36.89%) MS Exchange
2 57 (27.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 49 (23.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 38 (18.45%) SharePoint
5 32 (15.53%) Lync
6 29 (14.08%) IIS
7 19 (9.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (7.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (6.31%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (2.43%) EPiServer CMS
11 5 (2.43%) CMS
11 5 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2000
12 3 (1.46%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.46%) Apache
13 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.49%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 52 (25.24%) MS Excel
2 28 (13.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) MS Project
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.62%) Office 365
2 6 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.43%) IaaS
4 3 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (26.70%) Firewall
2 42 (20.39%) TCP/IP
3 38 (18.45%) SAN
4 37 (17.96%) DHCP
5 34 (16.50%) DNS
6 24 (11.65%) WAN
7 22 (10.68%) NetScaler
8 20 (9.71%) LAN
9 19 (9.22%) VPN
10 16 (7.77%) NAS
11 15 (7.28%) Fibre Channel
12 13 (6.31%) Internet
13 12 (5.83%) VoIP
13 12 (5.83%) iSCSI
14 11 (5.34%) Unified Communications
15 9 (4.37%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (3.88%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (3.88%) VLAN
17 7 (3.40%) SSH
18 6 (2.91%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (27.67%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (6.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.97%) MySQL
6 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.49%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (5.34%) AdminStudio
2 10 (4.85%) InstallShield
3 9 (4.37%) Subversion
4 8 (3.88%) MSI
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (10.19%) Finance
2 4 (1.94%) Legal
3 1 (0.49%) Publishing
3 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (21.36%) Support Engineer
2 29 (14.08%) Analyst
3 27 (13.11%) IT Support
4 24 (11.65%) 3rd Line Support
5 20 (9.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (9.71%) Support Analyst
6 17 (8.25%) Consultant
7 14 (6.80%) IT Support Engineer
7 14 (6.80%) Server Engineer
8 13 (6.31%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (6.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (5.34%) Developer
9 11 (5.34%) Senior Support Engineer
10 10 (4.85%) .NET Developer
10 10 (4.85%) VB.NET Developer
11 9 (4.37%) Technical Specialist
11 9 (4.37%) Senior IT Support
11 9 (4.37%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (4.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (4.37%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.77%) .NET
1 16 (7.77%) Application Packaging
2 14 (6.80%) ASP.NET
3 11 (5.34%) Web Services
3 11 (5.34%) XML
3 11 (5.34%) HTML
3 11 (5.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (2.91%) COM
5 4 (1.94%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.97%) CSS
7 1 (0.49%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.22%) Clustering
2 9 (4.37%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.46%) Client/Server
4 2 (0.97%) Thin Client
4 2 (0.97%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.49%) iPhone
5 1 (0.49%) iPad
5 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.49%) Replication
5 1 (0.49%) VLE
5 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.49%) PDA
5 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 206 (100.00%) Windows
2 139 (67.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (44.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (24.27%) Windows 7
5 38 (18.45%) Windows 8
6 25 (12.14%) Windows XP
7 12 (5.83%) Linux
8 3 (1.46%) Android
9 2 (0.97%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.97%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.49%) Debian
10 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.49%) Solaris
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (24.76%) ITIL
2 17 (8.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (5.83%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (4.37%) Load Balancing
4 9 (4.37%) Change Control
4 9 (4.37%) Migration
5 7 (3.40%) Configuration Management
5 7 (3.40%) Compatibility Testing
5 7 (3.40%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (2.91%) E-Commerce
7 5 (2.43%) Supply Chain Management
8 4 (1.94%) Service Delivery
8 4 (1.94%) Change Management
8 4 (1.94%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (1.46%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2
9 3 (1.46%) CRM
9 3 (1.46%) Security Management
10 2 (0.97%) Strategic Planning
10 2 (0.97%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (13.59%) SQL
2 23 (11.17%) VB
3 21 (10.19%) PowerShell
4 12 (5.83%) VB.NET
5 11 (5.34%) VB6
5 11 (5.34%) VBScript
6 4 (1.94%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 68 (33.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (26.21%) MCSE
3 29 (14.08%) Citrix Certification
4 26 (12.62%) CCA
5 24 (11.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (10.19%) MCSA
7 20 (9.71%) CCNA
7 20 (9.71%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (9.71%) MCITP
8 14 (6.80%) MCP
9 10 (4.85%) MCTS
9 10 (4.85%) CCEE
10 8 (3.88%) Security Cleared
11 7 (3.40%) NCDA
12 6 (2.91%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.46%) Degree
13 3 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.97%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (0.97%) CCAA
14 2 (0.97%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.43%) SLA
System Software
1 140 (67.96%) Active Directory
2 87 (42.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (36.89%) Hyper-V
4 54 (26.21%) XenDesktop
5 47 (22.82%) XenApp
6 29 (14.08%) vSphere
7 24 (11.65%) VMware ESX
8 17 (8.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (4.37%) XenServer
11 7 (3.40%) Forefront TMG
11 7 (3.40%) VMware Server
12 6 (2.91%) IAG
12 6 (2.91%) UAG
12 6 (2.91%) Terminal Services
13 5 (2.43%) ISA Server
13 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (1.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.97%) NFS
16 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 64 (31.07%) SCCM
2 25 (12.14%) SCOM
3 16 (7.77%) AppDNA
4 13 (6.31%) Backup Exec
5 12 (5.83%) SCDPM
6 8 (3.88%) SCVMM
7 7 (3.40%) WSUS
8 6 (2.91%) Cacti
8 6 (2.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (2.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (1.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.94%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.46%) SCSM
10 3 (1.46%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 154 (74.76%) Microsoft
2 129 (62.62%) VMware
3 118 (57.28%) Citrix
4 59 (28.64%) Cisco
5 44 (21.36%) HP
6 35 (16.99%) NetApp
7 21 (10.19%) EMC
8 18 (8.74%) SolarWinds
9 16 (7.77%) Symantec
10 15 (7.28%) IBM
11 13 (6.31%) CheckPoint
12 11 (5.34%) SonicWALL
13 9 (4.37%) Mitel
13 9 (4.37%) Siemens
14 7 (3.40%) Dell
15 6 (2.91%) AppSense
16 5 (2.43%) EPiServer
16 5 (2.43%) WatchGuard
17 4 (1.94%) Sophos
17 4 (1.94%) Intel
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