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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 87 119 196
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +77
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 163 112 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.79% 2.08% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.47% 9.93% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 144 105 13
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £42,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
1210 1128 1386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.70% 20.93% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1071 987 1167
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 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +17 55 £32,500 -10.90% 11
Coventry +3 44 £41,500 +10.66% 6
Staffordshire +15 17 £31,500 -6.66% 6
Herefordshire +3 10 £42,500 -
Shropshire -8 10 £23,500 -32.85%
Solihull +9 9 £30,000 -29.41%
Worcestershire -3 8 £31,500 +9.56%
Warwickshire -18 4 £24,750 -10.56%
Walsall - 3 £27,500 -
Wolverhampton -6 1 £27,500 -14.06%
Dudley - 1 £27,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £29,000 - 1
Kingswinford - 1 £28,500 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 298 (100.00%) Windows
2 228 (76.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 179 (60.07%) Active Directory
4 177 (59.40%) Microsoft
5 167 (56.04%) VMware
6 127 (42.62%) MS Exchange
7 123 (41.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 105 (35.23%) Citrix
9 100 (33.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 99 (33.22%) Hyper-V
11 90 (30.20%) SAN
12 85 (28.52%) MS Excel
13 81 (27.18%) Firewall
14 71 (23.83%) Cisco
14 71 (23.83%) Exchange Server 2013
15 70 (23.49%) SQL
16 69 (23.15%) SQL Server
17 66 (22.15%) Exchange Server 2010
18 59 (19.80%) PowerShell
19 56 (18.79%) DNS
20 49 (16.44%) Office 365
21 48 (16.11%) XenApp
22 46 (15.44%) vSphere
23 43 (14.43%) HP
24 41 (13.76%) NetApp
24 41 (13.76%) TCP/IP
24 41 (13.76%) ITIL
25 40 (13.42%) DHCP
25 40 (13.42%) Windows 7
25 40 (13.42%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 127 (42.62%) MS Exchange
2 71 (23.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 66 (22.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (13.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 32 (10.74%) IIS
6 24 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (7.72%) SharePoint
8 9 (3.02%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (2.68%) Apache
10 6 (2.01%) Lync
11 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.67%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.67%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.67%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.34%) CMS
13 1 (0.34%) Site Server
13 1 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 85 (28.52%) MS Excel
2 30 (10.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.34%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 49 (16.44%) Office 365
2 25 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (7.72%) IaaS
4 7 (2.35%) SaaS
5 4 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.01%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 90 (30.20%) SAN
2 81 (27.18%) Firewall
3 56 (18.79%) DNS
4 41 (13.76%) TCP/IP
5 40 (13.42%) DHCP
6 37 (12.42%) LAN
7 33 (11.07%) WAN
7 33 (11.07%) VLAN
8 22 (7.38%) IPv4
9 17 (5.70%) IPsec
10 15 (5.03%) NetScaler
10 15 (5.03%) VPN
11 12 (4.03%) VoIP
12 9 (3.02%) Internet
13 8 (2.68%) IP Telephony
14 7 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (2.01%) Network Security
15 6 (2.01%) DDNS
16 5 (1.68%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (23.15%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.35%) MySQL
6 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.01%) DB2
7 3 (1.01%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.67%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (0.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.67%) JasperReports
8 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (3.69%) Selenium
1 11 (3.69%) InstallShield
1 11 (3.69%) NUnit
2 10 (3.36%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.34%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.34%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.67%) Hudson
7 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 16 (5.37%) Manufacturing
2 12 (4.03%) Finance
3 8 (2.68%) Advertising
4 6 (2.01%) Legal
5 2 (0.67%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.34%) Automotive
6 1 (0.34%) Games
6 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (18.46%) Support Engineer
2 46 (15.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (10.07%) 3rd Line Support
4 29 (9.73%) Analyst
5 28 (9.40%) Consultant
6 22 (7.38%) IT Support
7 18 (6.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 17 (5.70%) Administrator
9 16 (5.37%) Systems Administrator
10 15 (5.03%) Support Analyst
11 14 (4.70%) Systems Engineer
11 14 (4.70%) Network Engineer
12 12 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support
12 12 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (4.03%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 10 (3.36%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 10 (3.36%) IT Support Engineer
13 10 (3.36%) Server Engineer
13 10 (3.36%) 1st Line Support
14 9 (3.02%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.38%) .NET
2 10 (3.36%) HTML
3 3 (1.01%) HTML5
3 3 (1.01%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.67%) COM
4 2 (0.67%) CSS
4 2 (0.67%) Web Services
4 2 (0.67%) XML
4 2 (0.67%) Ajax
4 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (0.67%) jQuery
4 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.34%) WCF
5 1 (0.34%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.34%) CSS3
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (0.34%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.34%) XHTML
5 1 (0.34%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.70%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.37%) HP StoreVirtual
2 16 (5.37%) Replication
3 12 (4.03%) Clustering
3 12 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.36%) Thin Client
4 10 (3.36%) Fat Client
5 5 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.34%) iSeries
7 3 (1.01%) CCTV
7 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.01%) FMCG
7 3 (1.01%) iPhone
7 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.67%) User Experience
8 2 (0.67%) Statistics
8 2 (0.67%) NHS
8 2 (0.67%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.67%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 298 (100.00%) Windows
2 228 (76.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 123 (41.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (13.42%) Windows 7
5 35 (11.74%) Windows 8
5 35 (11.74%) Linux
6 19 (6.38%) Windows XP
7 11 (3.69%) Windows 2000
8 6 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.67%) CentOS
10 2 (0.67%) Solaris
11 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.34%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (13.76%) ITIL
2 15 (5.03%) Service Delivery
2 15 (5.03%) DevOps
3 14 (4.70%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (4.03%) Line Management
4 12 (4.03%) Unit Testing
5 10 (3.36%) Mentoring
5 10 (3.36%) Project Management
6 9 (3.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (3.02%) Configuration Management
6 9 (3.02%) ERP
6 9 (3.02%) Migration
6 9 (3.02%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (2.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (2.01%) Time Management
8 6 (2.01%) Patch Management
9 5 (1.68%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (1.68%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (1.68%) Manual Testing
9 5 (1.68%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 70 (23.49%) SQL
2 59 (19.80%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.70%) C#
4 13 (4.36%) PL/SQL
5 7 (2.35%) VB
6 6 (2.01%) Java
6 6 (2.01%) PHP
7 5 (1.68%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.34%) VBScript
8 4 (1.34%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.67%) Perl
10 2 (0.67%) X++
11 1 (0.34%) VBA
11 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.34%) VB6
11 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (12.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (6.71%) MCSE
3 15 (5.03%) CCNA
3 15 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (5.03%) Degree
4 14 (4.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (4.70%) Citrix Certification
4 14 (4.70%) MCITP
5 12 (4.03%) CCA
5 12 (4.03%) MCSA
6 10 (3.36%) Security Cleared
7 8 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (2.35%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.35%) CCNP
8 7 (2.35%) ISEB
9 5 (1.68%) MCP
10 2 (0.67%) MCTS
10 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.34%) VCP5
11 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.73%) SLA
2 4 (1.34%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 179 (60.07%) Active Directory
2 100 (33.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (33.22%) Hyper-V
4 48 (16.11%) XenApp
5 46 (15.44%) vSphere
6 25 (8.39%) Terminal Services
7 21 (7.05%) XenDesktop
8 17 (5.70%) Forefront TMG
9 16 (5.37%) VMware ESX
10 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.34%) Xen
13 3 (1.01%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.67%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.67%) XenServer
15 1 (0.34%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 26 (8.72%) SCCM
2 19 (6.38%) SCOM
3 18 (6.04%) Puppet
3 18 (6.04%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (4.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (4.36%) Backup Exec
6 10 (3.36%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.34%) WSUS
8 3 (1.01%) Nagios
8 3 (1.01%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.67%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.34%) NetVault Backup
10 1 (0.34%) Sysprep
10 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 177 (59.40%) Microsoft
2 167 (56.04%) VMware
3 105 (35.23%) Citrix
4 71 (23.83%) Cisco
5 43 (14.43%) HP
6 41 (13.76%) NetApp
7 36 (12.08%) Dell
8 35 (11.74%) SonicWALL
9 21 (7.05%) CheckPoint
10 19 (6.38%) Oracle
11 18 (6.04%) Symantec
12 15 (5.03%) Veeam
13 13 (4.36%) Sophos
14 12 (4.03%) IBM
15 9 (3.02%) EMC
15 9 (3.02%) Kaspersky
15 9 (3.02%) AVG
15 9 (3.02%) AppSense
16 8 (2.68%) Brocade
16 8 (2.68%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum 15% shift allowance
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum SALARY:£40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London, Coventry, Sheffiled
Trustmarque
Salary: Up to £30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Halesowen
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry
Erin Associates
Salary: £29500 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Stafford
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits
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