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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 102 99 95
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 140 131 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.42% 2.45% 2.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.55% 12.63% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 122 119 137
Median salary £31,375 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.46% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £22,900 £24,815
10% offered a salary of more than £47,850 £45,000 £46,339
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1212 1037 1453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.97% 19.36% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 913 1259
Median salary £32,500 £34,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -15 65 £31,000 -8.14% 5
Coventry -7 16 £44,250 -18.05% 3
Staffordshire -9 15 £30,250 +10.00% 4
Walsall +10 13 £30,000 +9.09%
Warwickshire +7 11 £30,000 +7.14% 1
Shropshire -6 4 £38,750 +98.71% 2
Dudley - 4 £27,500 -
Worcestershire +5 2 £20,000 -38.46%
Sutton Coldfield -8 2 £20,000 -48.05%
Stourbridge - 2 £28,000 -
Solihull +2 1 £32,500 +2.36% 1
Herefordshire -4 1 £45,000 +1.40%
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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.

1 284 (100.00%) Windows
2 225 (79.23%) Windows Server
3 202 (71.13%) Active Directory
4 161 (56.69%) VMware
5 153 (53.87%) Microsoft
6 148 (52.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 113 (39.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 110 (38.73%) MS Exchange
9 109 (38.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 103 (36.27%) Hyper-V
11 90 (31.69%) DNS
12 80 (28.17%) DHCP
13 78 (27.46%) Citrix
14 76 (26.76%) SAN
15 71 (25.00%) Windows 7
16 66 (23.24%) MS Excel
16 66 (23.24%) SQL Server
17 61 (21.48%) Firewall
18 59 (20.77%) Cisco
19 56 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2013
20 54 (19.01%) SQL
21 51 (17.96%) Exchange Server 2010
22 49 (17.25%) Windows 8
23 46 (16.20%) WAN
23 46 (16.20%) Microsoft Certification
24 44 (15.49%) LAN
24 44 (15.49%) VPN
25 41 (14.44%) Office 365
26 37 (13.03%) TCP/IP
27 36 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 110 (38.73%) MS Exchange
2 56 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 51 (17.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (11.97%) IIS
5 27 (9.51%) IBM Notes
6 25 (8.80%) IBM Domino
7 23 (8.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (7.75%) SharePoint
9 21 (7.39%) Skype for Business
10 18 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.41%) SAS
13 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.35%) Apache
15 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 66 (23.24%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.58%) MS Office
3 2 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (14.44%) Office 365
2 36 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 90 (31.69%) DNS
2 80 (28.17%) DHCP
3 76 (26.76%) SAN
4 61 (21.48%) Firewall
5 46 (16.20%) WAN
6 44 (15.49%) LAN
6 44 (15.49%) VPN
7 37 (13.03%) TCP/IP
8 23 (8.10%) VoIP
9 20 (7.04%) Remote Desktop
10 17 (5.99%) Wireless
11 14 (4.93%) Skype
12 13 (4.58%) Internet
12 13 (4.58%) VLAN
13 11 (3.87%) Intranet
14 10 (3.52%) Network Security
14 10 (3.52%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (3.17%) IPv4
16 8 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
17 7 (2.46%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (23.24%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.76%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.35%) DB2
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Grunt
2 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (6.34%) Retail
2 14 (4.93%) Legal
3 12 (4.23%) Finance
4 5 (1.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.06%) Advertising
5 3 (1.06%) Law
6 2 (0.70%) Banking
6 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Automotive
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (23.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 49 (17.25%) Support Engineer
3 44 (15.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 35 (12.32%) 3rd Line Support
5 32 (11.27%) IT Support
6 28 (9.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 26 (9.15%) IT Engineer
8 25 (8.80%) Analyst
8 25 (8.80%) Consultant
9 21 (7.39%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (7.04%) Infrastructure Support
11 19 (6.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 17 (5.99%) Support Analyst
13 16 (5.63%) Technical Consultant
14 15 (5.28%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
15 13 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support
15 13 (4.58%) Server Engineer
15 13 (4.58%) Team Leader
16 11 (3.87%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
16 11 (3.87%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.93%) .NET
2 10 (3.52%) Web Services
3 9 (3.17%) XML
4 5 (1.76%) COM
4 5 (1.76%) HTML
5 4 (1.41%) CSS
6 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.70%) WAP
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Streams
8 1 (0.35%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.97%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.63%) Clustering
3 15 (5.28%) Enterprise Storage
4 11 (3.87%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.11%) EPoS
6 5 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.76%) iPad
7 4 (1.41%) HP StoreVirtual
7 4 (1.41%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.06%) Fintech
8 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.06%) Replication
9 2 (0.70%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.35%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.35%) CCTV
10 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.35%) EFT
10 1 (0.35%) iPhone
10 1 (0.35%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 284 (100.00%) Windows
2 225 (79.23%) Windows Server
3 148 (52.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 109 (38.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 71 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 49 (17.25%) Windows 8
7 30 (10.56%) Windows 10
8 18 (6.34%) Linux
9 8 (2.82%) Unix
10 6 (2.11%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.06%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.06%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.70%) Solaris
13 2 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (9.86%) ITIL
2 21 (7.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (5.28%) Migration
4 14 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (4.58%) Project Management
6 12 (4.23%) Presales
6 12 (4.23%) Service Management
7 11 (3.87%) Change Control
8 9 (3.17%) Change Management
8 9 (3.17%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 9 (3.17%) Mentoring
8 9 (3.17%) Patch Management
8 9 (3.17%) Problem Management
8 9 (3.17%) Server Patching
9 8 (2.82%) Server Building
10 7 (2.46%) Coaching
10 7 (2.46%) Information Security
10 7 (2.46%) Network Load Balancing
10 7 (2.46%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (2.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 54 (19.01%) SQL
2 31 (10.92%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.76%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.41%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.06%) C#
5 3 (1.06%) Java
5 3 (1.06%) VB
6 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.35%) C
7 1 (0.35%) PHP
7 1 (0.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 46 (16.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (11.62%) MCSE
3 31 (10.92%) MCSA
4 28 (9.86%) Degree
5 25 (8.80%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (7.75%) CCNA
6 22 (7.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (3.87%) MCITP
8 10 (3.52%) CCNP
8 10 (3.52%) Security Cleared
9 9 (3.17%) SC Cleared
10 6 (2.11%) CCA
10 6 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (2.11%) MCP
11 5 (1.76%) MCTS
12 4 (1.41%) ISEB
13 2 (0.70%) Chartered Engineer
13 2 (0.70%) CITP
13 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.70%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.32%) SLA
2 3 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 202 (71.13%) Active Directory
2 113 (39.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (36.27%) Hyper-V
4 29 (10.21%) vSphere
5 21 (7.39%) Virtual Servers
6 19 (6.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 15 (5.28%) XenApp
8 10 (3.52%) Terminal Server
8 10 (3.52%) VMware ESX
9 7 (2.46%) Terminal Services
9 7 (2.46%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.41%) Shibboleth
10 4 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.41%) XenServer
11 2 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.35%) NFS
12 1 (0.35%) vCloud
12 1 (0.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 32 (11.27%) WSUS
2 22 (7.75%) SCCM
3 7 (2.46%) MAILsweeper
4 5 (1.76%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.76%) SCOM
5 4 (1.41%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.41%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.41%) Simpana
6 3 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (1.06%) Sysprep
7 2 (0.70%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.70%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 161 (56.69%) VMware
2 153 (53.87%) Microsoft
3 78 (27.46%) Citrix
4 59 (20.77%) Cisco
5 34 (11.97%) Acronis
5 34 (11.97%) HP
6 26 (9.15%) IBM
7 23 (8.10%) NetApp
8 21 (7.39%) Veeam
9 16 (5.63%) SonicWALL
10 14 (4.93%) Dell
11 10 (3.52%) CommVault
11 10 (3.52%) SolarWinds
12 8 (2.82%) Juniper
12 8 (2.82%) Red Hat
13 7 (2.46%) CheckPoint
13 7 (2.46%) Finjan
14 5 (1.76%) EMC
14 5 (1.76%) Oracle
14 5 (1.76%) Ruckus Wireless
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Bonus +Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £38k - 58k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £38k - 58k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago