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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 86 83 192
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +109
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 153 151 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.69% 2.81% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.75% 11.78% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 137 139 16
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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
1113 1282 1380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.57% 23.86% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 981 1117 1209
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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
Birmingham +12 57 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Coventry -11 30 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Staffordshire +19 21 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Solihull +4 14 £30,000 -29.41%
Worcestershire +10 10 £30,500 +22.00% 2
Herefordshire +4 7 £44,375 +4.41%
Warwickshire -10 4 £24,750 -10.56% 1
Shropshire -18 3 £18,500 -41.26%
Walsall - 3 £26,500 - 2
West Bromwich -7 2 £30,500 +7.96% 1
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 288 (100.00%) Windows
2 215 (74.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 176 (61.11%) Active Directory
4 165 (57.29%) Microsoft
5 158 (54.86%) VMware
6 126 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 116 (40.28%) MS Exchange
8 97 (33.68%) VMware Infrastructure
9 95 (32.99%) Hyper-V
10 91 (31.60%) Citrix
11 87 (30.21%) SAN
12 84 (29.17%) Firewall
13 81 (28.13%) SQL
14 74 (25.69%) MS Excel
15 66 (22.92%) Cisco
16 64 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
17 62 (21.53%) SQL Server
18 60 (20.83%) PowerShell
19 50 (17.36%) XenApp
20 49 (17.01%) NetApp
20 49 (17.01%) Exchange Server 2010
21 48 (16.67%) DNS
22 43 (14.93%) HP
23 42 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2003
23 42 (14.58%) Windows 7
24 41 (14.24%) Microsoft Certification
24 41 (14.24%) DHCP
25 40 (13.89%) LAN
25 40 (13.89%) vSphere
26 39 (13.54%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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
1 116 (40.28%) MS Exchange
2 64 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 49 (17.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 31 (10.76%) IIS
6 18 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (5.90%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.74%) Lync
10 4 (1.39%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (1.39%) Apache
10 4 (1.39%) Site Server
11 3 (1.04%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.69%) CMS
12 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.35%) Zimbra
Applications
1 74 (25.69%) MS Excel
2 29 (10.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.54%) Office 365
2 23 (7.99%) IaaS
3 21 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.43%) SaaS
5 4 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.04%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 87 (30.21%) SAN
2 84 (29.17%) Firewall
3 48 (16.67%) DNS
4 41 (14.24%) DHCP
5 40 (13.89%) LAN
6 36 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 36 (12.50%) WAN
7 34 (11.81%) VLAN
8 23 (7.99%) IPv4
9 21 (7.29%) IPsec
10 15 (5.21%) NetScaler
11 14 (4.86%) VPN
12 12 (4.17%) VoIP
13 9 (3.13%) Internet
14 7 (2.43%) IP Telephony
14 7 (2.43%) Network Security
15 5 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
16 4 (1.39%) MPLS
17 3 (1.04%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (21.53%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.39%) MySQL
6 3 (1.04%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.04%) DB2
6 3 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.69%) JasperReports
7 2 (0.69%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (0.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (4.86%) Selenium
1 14 (4.86%) Git (software)
1 14 (4.86%) InstallShield
1 14 (4.86%) NUnit
2 10 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (1.39%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.04%) Hudson
4 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 17 (5.90%) Finance
2 16 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.08%) Advertising
3 6 (2.08%) Legal
4 2 (0.69%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.35%) Automotive
5 1 (0.35%) Retail
5 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (17.36%) Support Engineer
2 40 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 34 (11.81%) Analyst
4 25 (8.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 24 (8.33%) Consultant
6 18 (6.25%) IT Support
7 17 (5.90%) Network Engineer
7 17 (5.90%) Administrator
8 16 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
10 14 (4.86%) Support Analyst
11 12 (4.17%) Development Manager
11 12 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (3.82%) 2nd Line Support
13 10 (3.47%) Technical Support
13 10 (3.47%) Installations Engineer
13 10 (3.47%) Server Engineer
13 10 (3.47%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 9 (3.13%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.03%) .NET
2 10 (3.47%) HTML
3 3 (1.04%) HTML5
4 2 (0.69%) jQuery
4 2 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.69%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.69%) COM
4 2 (0.69%) CSS
5 1 (0.35%) Web Services
5 1 (0.35%) XML
5 1 (0.35%) XHTML
5 1 (0.35%) LAMP
5 1 (0.35%) Ajax
5 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.35%) WCF
5 1 (0.35%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.35%) CSS3
5 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (0.35%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.94%) HP StoreVirtual
2 17 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.17%) Thin Client
3 12 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 9 (3.13%) Replication
5 8 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.04%) Clustering
7 3 (1.04%) CCTV
7 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.04%) FMCG
7 3 (1.04%) iPhone
7 3 (1.04%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.69%) iSeries
8 2 (0.69%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.69%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.69%) User Experience
8 2 (0.69%) Statistics
8 2 (0.69%) EPoS
8 2 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 288 (100.00%) Windows
2 215 (74.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 126 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (14.58%) Windows 7
5 35 (12.15%) Linux
6 30 (10.42%) Windows 8
7 19 (6.60%) Windows XP
8 11 (3.82%) Windows 2000
9 7 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.39%) UNIX
10 4 (1.39%) Solaris
11 2 (0.69%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.35%) AIX
12 1 (0.35%) HPUX
12 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (12.15%) ITIL
2 15 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (5.21%) Unit Testing
2 15 (5.21%) DevOps
3 12 (4.17%) Line Management
4 11 (3.82%) Mentoring
4 11 (3.82%) Project Management
5 10 (3.47%) Configuration Management
6 9 (3.13%) ERP
6 9 (3.13%) Coaching
7 8 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (2.43%) Migration
8 7 (2.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (2.08%) Patch Management
9 6 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (2.08%) Time Management
9 6 (2.08%) Software Deployment
10 5 (1.74%) Manual Testing
10 5 (1.74%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (1.74%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 81 (28.13%) SQL
2 60 (20.83%) PowerShell
3 21 (7.29%) C#
4 16 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.74%) VB
5 5 (1.74%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.39%) Java
6 4 (1.39%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.39%) PHP
7 3 (1.04%) VBScript
8 2 (0.69%) X++
8 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.35%) C
9 1 (0.35%) VBA
9 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (14.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (7.29%) MCSE
3 17 (5.90%) MCSA
4 13 (4.51%) CCNA
4 13 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.82%) CCA
5 11 (3.82%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (3.82%) MCITP
5 11 (3.82%) Degree
5 11 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (3.13%) MCP
7 8 (2.78%) CCNP
8 7 (2.43%) ISEB
8 7 (2.43%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.74%) MCTS
9 5 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.39%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.35%) VCP5
12 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.07%) SLA
2 4 (1.39%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 176 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 97 (33.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (32.99%) Hyper-V
4 50 (17.36%) XenApp
5 40 (13.89%) vSphere
6 23 (7.99%) XenDesktop
7 21 (7.29%) Forefront TMG
7 21 (7.29%) Terminal Services
8 10 (3.47%) VMware ESX
9 6 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (1.39%) Xen
11 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.69%) XenServer
13 1 (0.35%) UAG
13 1 (0.35%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 21 (7.29%) SCCM
2 18 (6.25%) Puppet
2 18 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (5.56%) SCOM
4 12 (4.17%) Backup Exec
5 11 (3.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (2.78%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.74%) WSUS
8 4 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.04%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.69%) Sysprep
11 1 (0.35%) NetVault Backup
11 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 165 (57.29%) Microsoft
2 158 (54.86%) VMware
3 91 (31.60%) Citrix
4 66 (22.92%) Cisco
5 49 (17.01%) NetApp
6 43 (14.93%) HP
7 38 (13.19%) SonicWALL
8 31 (10.76%) Dell
9 25 (8.68%) Oracle
9 25 (8.68%) CheckPoint
10 15 (5.21%) Symantec
10 15 (5.21%) Veeam
11 11 (3.82%) Sophos
12 9 (3.13%) Kaspersky
12 9 (3.13%) AppSense
12 9 (3.13%) Red Hat
12 9 (3.13%) AVG
13 7 (2.43%) IBM
14 6 (2.08%) EMC
15 5 (1.74%) Avaya
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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