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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 95 155 188
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +33
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 135 53 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.55% 1.01% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.59% 4.81% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 122 47 9
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £53,000 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
1165 1101 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.00% 21.07% 23.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 974 972
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £52,500 £51,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +16 41 £34,000 +8.80% 12
Coventry +10 34 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Staffordshire - 17 £31,250 - 6
Shropshire +7 16 £24,250 -30.71%
Herefordshire - 10 £42,500 -
Solihull +1 6 £32,000 -14.66%
Worcestershire -2 4 £25,500 -21.53% 2
Walsall - 3 £32,500 -
Warwickshire -13 2 £38,750 +39.13% 1
Halesowen 0 1 £29,000 +23.40%
Kingswinford - 1 £28,500 -
Dudley - 1 £27,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £27,500 - 3
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 271 (100.00%) Windows
2 218 (80.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 169 (62.36%) VMware
4 160 (59.04%) Active Directory
5 154 (56.83%) Microsoft
6 116 (42.80%) MS Exchange
7 109 (40.22%) Citrix
8 105 (38.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 98 (36.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 95 (35.06%) Hyper-V
11 82 (30.26%) MS Excel
12 81 (29.89%) SAN
12 81 (29.89%) Firewall
13 75 (27.68%) Cisco
14 73 (26.94%) Exchange Server 2010
15 69 (25.46%) DNS
16 66 (24.35%) Exchange Server 2013
17 58 (21.40%) SQL Server
18 54 (19.93%) SQL
19 48 (17.71%) Microsoft Certification
20 45 (16.61%) LAN
21 44 (16.24%) PowerShell
22 42 (15.50%) XenApp
22 42 (15.50%) WAN
23 41 (15.13%) ITIL
24 39 (14.39%) TCP/IP
24 39 (14.39%) vSphere
24 39 (14.39%) Office 365
25 38 (14.02%) Windows 7
26 36 (13.28%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (42.80%) MS Exchange
2 73 (26.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (24.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (13.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 29 (10.70%) IIS
6 26 (9.59%) SharePoint
7 22 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (4.80%) Apache
9 7 (2.58%) Lync
10 5 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.74%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.74%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.37%) EPiServer CMS
13 1 (0.37%) CMS
13 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 82 (30.26%) MS Excel
2 32 (11.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (0.74%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.37%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.39%) Office 365
2 21 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.17%) IaaS
4 4 (1.48%) SaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Symantec.cloud
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 81 (29.89%) SAN
1 81 (29.89%) Firewall
2 69 (25.46%) DNS
3 45 (16.61%) LAN
4 42 (15.50%) WAN
5 39 (14.39%) TCP/IP
6 36 (13.28%) DHCP
7 35 (12.92%) VLAN
8 22 (8.12%) VPN
9 16 (5.90%) DDNS
9 16 (5.90%) IPv4
10 14 (5.17%) IP Telephony
11 12 (4.43%) NetScaler
12 11 (4.06%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (4.06%) NAS
12 11 (4.06%) IPsec
12 11 (4.06%) Internet
13 9 (3.32%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (2.95%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (2.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (21.40%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (5.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.58%) MySQL
6 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.11%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.74%) JasperReports
8 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.74%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (0.74%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Visual Studio
1 6 (2.21%) InstallShield
1 6 (2.21%) NUnit
1 6 (2.21%) Selenium
2 5 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.74%) Hudson
6 1 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 10 (3.69%) Manufacturing
2 8 (2.95%) Finance
3 7 (2.58%) Advertising
4 5 (1.85%) Legal
5 3 (1.11%) Retail
5 3 (1.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.37%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.37%) Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (19.93%) Support Engineer
2 41 (15.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (11.07%) Analyst
4 26 (9.59%) IT Support
4 26 (9.59%) 3rd Line Support
5 24 (8.86%) Consultant
6 21 (7.75%) Support Analyst
7 17 (6.27%) Network Engineer
7 17 (6.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 14 (5.17%) Support Technician
8 14 (5.17%) Administrator
9 12 (4.43%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (3.69%) 1st Line Support
10 10 (3.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 10 (3.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (3.32%) Citrix Specialist
11 9 (3.32%) Server Engineer
11 9 (3.32%) Technical Support
12 8 (2.95%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.80%) .NET
2 8 (2.95%) HTML
3 4 (1.48%) HTML5
4 3 (1.11%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.11%) CSS
4 3 (1.11%) Web Services
5 2 (0.74%) XML
5 2 (0.74%) CSS3
5 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.74%) Ajax
5 2 (0.74%) jQuery
5 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.37%) WCF
6 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (0.37%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.37%) WinForms
6 1 (0.37%) LAMP
6 1 (0.37%) COM
6 1 (0.37%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.70%) Data Centre
2 25 (9.23%) Clustering
3 13 (4.80%) Replication
4 8 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.58%) iSeries
6 6 (2.21%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.21%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.48%) AS400
7 4 (1.48%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.11%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.74%) NHS
9 2 (0.74%) Tandem
9 2 (0.74%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.74%) Statistics
9 2 (0.74%) User Experience
9 2 (0.74%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 271 (100.00%) Windows
2 218 (80.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 105 (38.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 38 (14.02%) Windows 7
5 30 (11.07%) Linux
6 27 (9.96%) Windows 8
7 20 (7.38%) Windows XP
8 12 (4.43%) Windows 2000
9 6 (2.21%) Ubuntu
10 5 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.74%) CentOS
12 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (15.13%) ITIL
2 26 (9.59%) Service Delivery
3 12 (4.43%) Migration
4 10 (3.69%) Mentoring
5 9 (3.32%) DevOps
5 9 (3.32%) Network Design
5 9 (3.32%) PRINCE2
6 8 (2.95%) Line Management
7 7 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (2.58%) Patch Management
7 7 (2.58%) Unit Testing
7 7 (2.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (2.21%) Configuration Management
8 6 (2.21%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (2.21%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (1.85%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (1.85%) Server Building
9 5 (1.85%) Manual Testing
9 5 (1.85%) Workflow
9 5 (1.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (19.93%) SQL
2 44 (16.24%) PowerShell
3 11 (4.06%) C#
4 8 (2.95%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.48%) Java
6 4 (1.48%) PHP
6 4 (1.48%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.11%) VB
7 3 (1.11%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.74%) VBScript
8 2 (0.74%) Perl
9 1 (0.37%) X++
9 1 (0.37%) VB6
9 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (17.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (11.81%) MCSE
3 26 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (9.23%) CCNA
5 21 (7.75%) MCSA
6 19 (7.01%) MCITP
7 17 (6.27%) Citrix Certification
8 16 (5.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (5.17%) Degree
9 14 (5.17%) Security Cleared
10 12 (4.43%) CCA
11 11 (4.06%) SC Cleared
12 8 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (2.58%) MCP
14 5 (1.85%) MCTS
14 5 (1.85%) ISEB
14 5 (1.85%) CCNP
15 2 (0.74%) HND
15 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.64%) SLA
2 4 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 160 (59.04%) Active Directory
2 98 (36.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (35.06%) Hyper-V
4 42 (15.50%) XenApp
5 39 (14.39%) vSphere
6 23 (8.49%) Terminal Services
7 20 (7.38%) XenDesktop
8 19 (7.01%) VMware ESX
9 10 (3.69%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (2.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (2.21%) VMware Server
12 3 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.74%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.37%) Xen
14 1 (0.37%) XenServer
14 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 30 (11.07%) SCCM
2 22 (8.12%) SCOM
3 14 (5.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (4.43%) Puppet
4 12 (4.43%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (4.06%) Nagios
6 8 (2.95%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.85%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.85%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.48%) WSUS
9 3 (1.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.74%) SCSM
10 2 (0.74%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.37%) Sysprep
11 1 (0.37%) ARCserve
11 1 (0.37%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 169 (62.36%) VMware
2 154 (56.83%) Microsoft
3 109 (40.22%) Citrix
4 75 (27.68%) Cisco
5 35 (12.92%) HP
5 35 (12.92%) NetApp
6 30 (11.07%) SonicWALL
7 23 (8.49%) Dell
8 17 (6.27%) Symantec
9 16 (5.90%) Sophos
10 12 (4.43%) Brocade
11 11 (4.06%) IBM
11 11 (4.06%) EMC
11 11 (4.06%) CheckPoint
12 10 (3.69%) Oracle
13 9 (3.32%) AVG
13 9 (3.32%) Kaspersky
13 9 (3.32%) AppSense
14 7 (2.58%) Veeam
15 5 (1.85%) WatchGuard
West Midlands
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bens + Parking
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22500 - £27000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago