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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England / West Midlands
Rank 108 103 103
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 112 122 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.30% 2.33% 2.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.07% 11.70% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 104 115 111
Median salary £34,500 £35,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.12% +8.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £22,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,018 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.82% +0.05%

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
1012 1043 1268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.79% 19.96% 25.24%
Number of salaries quoted 881 858 1118
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -9 37 £37,500 +1.35% 4
Warwickshire +27 29 £33,500 +21.81% 4
Staffordshire -8 12 £35,000 +45.83% 2
Coventry +12 10 £47,000 +17.50% 2
Worcestershire -15 6 £24,000 -20.66% 1
Shropshire -9 4 £31,750 -11.80%
Herefordshire -26 3 £27,500 +3.77% 2
Walsall +21 2 £38,750 +40.90%
Wolverhampton -3 2 £34,000 -15.00%
Solihull -6 2 £32,000 -4.47% 1
West Bromwich +11 1 £42,500 +16.43%
Dudley - 1 £32,500 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £28,500 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 253 (100.00%) Windows
2 206 (81.42%) Windows Server
3 182 (71.94%) Active Directory
4 164 (64.82%) Microsoft
5 156 (61.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 152 (60.08%) VMware
7 111 (43.87%) MS Exchange
8 99 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 79 (31.23%) Hyper-V
10 78 (30.83%) Windows 7
10 78 (30.83%) DNS
11 72 (28.46%) Cisco
12 65 (25.69%) MS Excel
13 64 (25.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 63 (24.90%) Citrix
15 62 (24.51%) DHCP
16 60 (23.72%) SQL
16 60 (23.72%) Office 365
17 58 (22.92%) SQL Server
17 58 (22.92%) Firewall
18 54 (21.34%) Exchange Server 2013
19 53 (20.95%) Exchange Server 2010
20 46 (18.18%) Windows 10
21 43 (17.00%) Windows 8
22 42 (16.60%) Microsoft Certification
22 42 (16.60%) SAN
23 38 (15.02%) Microsoft Azure
24 37 (14.62%) ITIL
25 32 (12.65%) TCP/IP
26 30 (11.86%) MCSE

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 111 (43.87%) MS Exchange
2 54 (21.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 53 (20.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (10.28%) IIS
5 14 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (4.74%) SharePoint
7 11 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (4.35%) Skype for Business
8 7 (2.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (2.37%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.98%) Site Server
11 4 (1.58%) Apache
11 4 (1.58%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 65 (25.69%) MS Excel
2 28 (11.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (23.72%) Office 365
2 38 (15.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.98%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.40%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 78 (30.83%) DNS
2 62 (24.51%) DHCP
3 58 (22.92%) Firewall
4 42 (16.60%) SAN
5 32 (12.65%) TCP/IP
6 24 (9.49%) LAN
7 22 (8.70%) WAN
8 19 (7.51%) Remote Desktop
9 16 (6.32%) VLAN
10 13 (5.14%) IPv4
10 13 (5.14%) VoIP
11 12 (4.74%) VPN
12 10 (3.95%) Skype
13 9 (3.56%) Network Security
14 8 (3.16%) NAS
15 7 (2.77%) Wireless
16 5 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (1.98%) Internet
17 4 (1.58%) DDNS
17 4 (1.58%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (3.95%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.37%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.58%) MySQL
7 4 (1.58%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Grunt
General
1 25 (9.88%) Finance
2 14 (5.53%) Retail
3 9 (3.56%) Advertising
4 4 (1.58%) Legal
5 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.40%) Back Office
6 1 (0.40%) Games
6 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (24.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 51 (20.16%) Support Engineer
3 47 (18.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 39 (15.42%) IT Support
5 32 (12.65%) 3rd Line Support
6 26 (10.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 25 (9.88%) Analyst
8 22 (8.70%) IT Engineer
9 21 (8.30%) IT Technician
9 21 (8.30%) Support Analyst
10 20 (7.91%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (7.51%) 2nd Line Support
12 17 (6.72%) Support Technician
13 16 (6.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 16 (6.32%) IT Manager
13 16 (6.32%) IT Support Technician
14 14 (5.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 13 (5.14%) Infrastructure Support
15 13 (5.14%) Technical Engineer
16 12 (4.74%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.16%) .NET
2 6 (2.37%) HTML
3 4 (1.58%) CSS
3 4 (1.58%) Web Services
4 3 (1.19%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.19%) XML
5 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.40%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.86%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.72%) Enterprise Storage
3 16 (6.32%) Clustering
4 13 (5.14%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.98%) EPoS
5 5 (1.98%) Fintech
6 4 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.58%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.19%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.19%) FMCG
7 3 (1.19%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (1.19%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.79%) Handset
8 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.40%) CCTV
9 1 (0.40%) Health Informatics
9 1 (0.40%) Informatics
9 1 (0.40%) Photography
9 1 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 253 (100.00%) Windows
2 206 (81.42%) Windows Server
3 156 (61.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (30.83%) Windows 7
5 64 (25.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (18.18%) Windows 10
7 43 (17.00%) Windows 8
8 17 (6.72%) Linux
9 5 (1.98%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.58%) Android
11 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.79%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.79%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.40%) Solaris
12 1 (0.40%) Unix
12 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (14.62%) ITIL
2 17 (6.72%) Migration
2 17 (6.72%) Server Building
3 14 (5.53%) Service Management
4 12 (4.74%) Server Patching
5 11 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (4.35%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 11 (4.35%) Patch Management
6 10 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (3.95%) Change Management
6 10 (3.95%) Server Virtualisation
7 9 (3.56%) Incident Management
8 8 (3.16%) Problem Management
8 8 (3.16%) Project Management
9 7 (2.77%) Change Control
9 7 (2.77%) Network Load Balancing
10 6 (2.37%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (1.98%) Load Balancing
11 5 (1.98%) Mentoring
11 5 (1.98%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (23.72%) SQL
2 17 (6.72%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.98%) Java
3 5 (1.98%) VB
4 4 (1.58%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.19%) C#
5 3 (1.19%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.19%) PHP
6 2 (0.79%) C
7 1 (0.40%) Perl
7 1 (0.40%) Python
7 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (16.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (11.86%) MCSE
3 25 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (9.09%) MCSA
5 16 (6.32%) CCNA
5 16 (6.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (3.95%) Degree
7 9 (3.56%) MCITP
8 8 (3.16%) Security Cleared
9 6 (2.37%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.98%) CCA
10 5 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.58%) CCNP
11 4 (1.58%) DBS Check
11 4 (1.58%) MCTS
12 2 (0.79%) Chartered Engineer
12 2 (0.79%) CITP
12 2 (0.79%) IIBA
12 2 (0.79%) MCP
12 2 (0.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.28%) SLA
2 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 182 (71.94%) Active Directory
2 99 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (31.23%) Hyper-V
4 22 (8.70%) vSphere
5 21 (8.30%) Terminal Services
6 20 (7.91%) Virtual Servers
7 19 (7.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 14 (5.53%) VMware ESX
9 10 (3.95%) Forefront TMG
9 10 (3.95%) Terminal Server
9 10 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (2.77%) XenApp
11 5 (1.98%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (9.88%) SCCM
2 8 (3.16%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (2.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.58%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.58%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (1.58%) SCOM
4 4 (1.58%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.19%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.19%) WSUS
6 2 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.79%) Sysprep
7 1 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.40%) Simpana
7 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 164 (64.82%) Microsoft
2 152 (60.08%) VMware
3 72 (28.46%) Cisco
4 63 (24.90%) Citrix
5 24 (9.49%) HP
6 21 (8.30%) SonicWALL
7 17 (6.72%) Dell
7 17 (6.72%) SolarWinds
8 16 (6.32%) NetApp
9 15 (5.93%) CheckPoint
10 13 (5.14%) Veeam
11 9 (3.56%) Acronis
11 9 (3.56%) Symantec
12 8 (3.16%) WatchGuard
13 7 (2.77%) arcserve
13 7 (2.77%) Intel Security
14 6 (2.37%) Cognos
14 6 (2.37%) Red Hat
14 6 (2.37%) Sophos
15 5 (1.98%) IBM
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
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Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + training & benefits
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Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: From £38,000 to £58,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Benefits
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