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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 91 175 203
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +28
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 158 28 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.84% 0.52% 0.082%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.80% 2.09% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 142 27 4
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -32.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,506 £18,000 £40,450
10% offered a salary of more than £46,454 £50,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -15.29%
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
1463 1341 1266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.28% 24.97% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1189 1080
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +31 51 £35,000 - 4
Coventry +27 36 £39,000 - 6
Solihull +23 21 £37,500 -25.00%
Warwickshire +9 13 £27,850 -20.42% 2
Shropshire - 10 £27,000 -
Staffordshire +1 8 £32,250 -35.50%
Wolverhampton - 6 £32,000 -
Herefordshire -1 5 £45,000 +150.00%
Worcestershire -5 1 £25,000 +13.63% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £37,500 - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 248 (100.00%) Windows
2 177 (71.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 175 (70.56%) Active Directory
4 169 (68.15%) Microsoft
5 163 (65.73%) VMware
6 149 (60.08%) Citrix
7 111 (44.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 107 (43.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 102 (41.13%) MS Exchange
10 89 (35.89%) Hyper-V
11 84 (33.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 71 (28.63%) Exchange Server 2013
13 69 (27.82%) Exchange Server 2010
14 68 (27.42%) XenApp
14 68 (27.42%) SCCM
15 66 (26.61%) MCSE
15 66 (26.61%) MS Excel
16 64 (25.81%) SQL Server
16 64 (25.81%) Cisco
16 64 (25.81%) SAN
17 63 (25.40%) HP
18 57 (22.98%) ITIL
18 57 (22.98%) Windows 7
19 55 (22.18%) XenDesktop
19 55 (22.18%) Firewall
20 53 (21.37%) NetApp
21 49 (19.76%) TCP/IP
22 42 (16.94%) SharePoint
23 40 (16.13%) DHCP
23 40 (16.13%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 102 (41.13%) MS Exchange
2 71 (28.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 69 (27.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (16.94%) SharePoint
5 36 (14.52%) IIS
6 34 (13.71%) Lync
7 26 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 24 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (6.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (5.24%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (1.61%) IBM Notes
13 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (1.21%) EPiServer CMS
13 3 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (1.21%) CMS
14 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 66 (26.61%) MS Excel
2 32 (12.90%) MS Office
3 3 (1.21%) MS Project
4 1 (0.40%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.48%) Office 365
2 6 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.02%) IaaS
4 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 64 (25.81%) SAN
2 55 (22.18%) Firewall
3 49 (19.76%) TCP/IP
4 40 (16.13%) DHCP
5 39 (15.73%) DNS
6 38 (15.32%) WAN
7 34 (13.71%) LAN
8 26 (10.48%) VPN
9 22 (8.87%) NetScaler
10 21 (8.47%) Internet
11 18 (7.26%) NAS
12 15 (6.05%) Fibre Channel
12 15 (6.05%) iSCSI
13 10 (4.03%) VLAN
13 10 (4.03%) SSH
13 10 (4.03%) VoIP
14 9 (3.63%) Unified Communications
15 8 (3.23%) IP Telephony
16 7 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (2.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 39 (15.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (7.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (6.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.21%) MySQL
7 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.40%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (4.44%) AdminStudio
2 10 (4.03%) InstallShield
3 9 (3.63%) Subversion
4 8 (3.23%) MSI
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (1.61%) Legal
2 4 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (0.40%) Retail
3 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.40%) Marketing
3 1 (0.40%) Advertising
3 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (19.35%) Support Engineer
2 42 (16.94%) Analyst
3 27 (10.89%) IT Support
4 26 (10.48%) Support Analyst
5 24 (9.68%) Consultant
6 22 (8.87%) 3rd Line Support
7 21 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (6.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 14 (5.65%) Server Engineer
10 14 (5.65%) Senior Support Engineer
11 12 (4.84%) Developer
12 11 (4.44%) IT Support Engineer
12 11 (4.44%) IT Support Analyst
12 11 (4.44%) .NET Developer
13 10 (4.03%) VB.NET Developer
13 10 (4.03%) Technical Specialist
13 10 (4.03%) Network Engineer
13 10 (4.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 10 (4.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.87%) .NET
2 18 (7.26%) Application Packaging
2 18 (7.26%) XML
3 14 (5.65%) Web Services
4 12 (4.84%) HTML
5 11 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 11 (4.44%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.42%) Software Packaging
7 4 (1.61%) COM
8 3 (1.21%) CSS
9 2 (0.81%) X-Windows
10 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.40%) Classic ASP
10 1 (0.40%) WCF
10 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.06%) Clustering
2 13 (5.24%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.02%) EqualLogic
4 5 (2.02%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.02%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.61%) Replication
5 4 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.81%) NHS
7 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.40%) PDA
7 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.40%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 248 (100.00%) Windows
2 177 (71.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 111 (44.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 57 (22.98%) Windows 7
5 40 (16.13%) Windows 8
6 29 (11.69%) Windows XP
7 11 (4.44%) Linux
8 5 (2.02%) VMS
9 2 (0.81%) Debian
9 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.81%) Solaris
9 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.81%) Android
10 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.40%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (22.98%) ITIL
2 23 (9.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (6.05%) Change Control
4 10 (4.03%) Migration
5 9 (3.63%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (2.82%) Compatibility Testing
7 7 (2.82%) Change Management
8 6 (2.42%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (2.42%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (2.42%) Software Licensing
9 5 (2.02%) Configuration Management
10 4 (1.61%) PRINCE2
10 4 (1.61%) E-Commerce
10 4 (1.61%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (1.61%) Mentoring
11 3 (1.21%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (1.21%) Line Management
11 3 (1.21%) Email Management
11 3 (1.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.10%) SQL
2 29 (11.69%) PowerShell
3 24 (9.68%) VB
4 12 (4.84%) VB.NET
4 12 (4.84%) VBScript
5 11 (4.44%) VB6
6 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.81%) C#
7 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 84 (33.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (26.61%) MCSE
3 35 (14.11%) Citrix Certification
4 32 (12.90%) CCA
5 31 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 27 (10.89%) MCSA
7 25 (10.08%) CCNA
7 25 (10.08%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (7.66%) MCP
8 19 (7.66%) MCITP
9 11 (4.44%) MCTS
10 10 (4.03%) CCEE
11 7 (2.82%) Security Cleared
12 6 (2.42%) Degree
12 6 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.42%) SC Cleared
12 6 (2.42%) NCDA
13 2 (0.81%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.81%) CCAA
13 2 (0.81%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 175 (70.56%) Active Directory
2 107 (43.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (35.89%) Hyper-V
4 68 (27.42%) XenApp
5 55 (22.18%) XenDesktop
6 40 (16.13%) vSphere
7 32 (12.90%) VMware ESX
8 17 (6.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (4.84%) XenServer
10 11 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (4.03%) Terminal Services
12 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (2.82%) Forefront TMG
13 7 (2.82%) VMware Server
14 6 (2.42%) vCloud
15 4 (1.61%) IAG
15 4 (1.61%) UAG
16 3 (1.21%) ISA Server
16 3 (1.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 1 (0.40%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 68 (27.42%) SCCM
2 31 (12.50%) SCOM
3 18 (7.26%) Backup Exec
4 16 (6.45%) AppDNA
4 16 (6.45%) SCDPM
5 11 (4.44%) SCVMM
6 7 (2.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 6 (2.42%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (2.02%) SCSM
8 5 (2.02%) SCOrch
8 5 (2.02%) WSUS
9 4 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (1.61%) Cacti
10 3 (1.21%) MAILsweeper
11 2 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.81%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 169 (68.15%) Microsoft
2 163 (65.73%) VMware
3 149 (60.08%) Citrix
4 64 (25.81%) Cisco
5 63 (25.40%) HP
6 53 (21.37%) NetApp
7 24 (9.68%) EMC
8 21 (8.47%) SonicWALL
9 19 (7.66%) Symantec
10 16 (6.45%) CheckPoint
10 16 (6.45%) IBM
10 16 (6.45%) SolarWinds
11 12 (4.84%) Mitel
12 10 (4.03%) WatchGuard
12 10 (4.03%) Dell
13 9 (3.63%) Siemens
14 6 (2.42%) AppSense
15 5 (2.02%) Sophos
16 4 (1.61%) Intel
16 4 (1.61%) Lotus
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Co-operative Web
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary dependant on experience and s
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
SBC Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 per annum £45k plus full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £33000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus+ Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Trinity
Salary: £36,000 - £42,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive, negotiable
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Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
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