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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 93 162 188
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +26
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 130 38 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.59% 0.86% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.27% 3.60% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 111 32 13
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -31.11%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -14.11%
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
1266 1056 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.20% 23.88% 25.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1110 882 1075
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +12 38 £32,500 +20.37% 2
Staffordshire +16 22 £26,000 +4.00% 2
Coventry -1 16 £39,000 +27.86% 4
Shropshire - 14 £30,250 - 3
Wolverhampton - 10 £40,500 - 3
Warwickshire +1 9 £27,850 -34.47% 2
Worcestershire +8 8 £33,750 -32.50%
Solihull - 5 £36,000 - 1
Walsall -5 2 £24,000 -22.58% 1
Kingswinford - 1 £29,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 281 (100.00%) Windows
2 222 (79.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 197 (70.11%) VMware
4 172 (61.21%) Microsoft
5 171 (60.85%) Active Directory
6 128 (45.55%) Citrix
7 123 (43.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 123 (43.77%) MS Exchange
8 122 (43.42%) VMware Infrastructure
9 112 (39.86%) Hyper-V
10 92 (32.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 91 (32.38%) MS Excel
11 91 (32.38%) SAN
12 84 (29.89%) Exchange Server 2013
13 77 (27.40%) SQL Server
14 75 (26.69%) Microsoft Certification
15 74 (26.33%) Firewall
16 73 (25.98%) Cisco
16 73 (25.98%) DNS
17 71 (25.27%) ITIL
18 64 (22.78%) LAN
19 62 (22.06%) WAN
20 59 (21.00%) MCSE
21 58 (20.64%) vSphere
22 56 (19.93%) HP
23 52 (18.51%) NetApp
23 52 (18.51%) XenApp
24 48 (17.08%) Windows 7
24 48 (17.08%) SharePoint
25 47 (16.73%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 123 (43.77%) MS Exchange
2 92 (32.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 84 (29.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 48 (17.08%) SharePoint
5 39 (13.88%) IIS
6 35 (12.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 33 (11.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 26 (9.25%) Lync
9 8 (2.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (2.49%) Apache
10 7 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2000
11 6 (2.14%) EPiServer CMS
11 6 (2.14%) CMS
11 6 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.07%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 91 (32.38%) MS Excel
2 28 (9.96%) MS Office
3 3 (1.07%) SPSS
4 2 (0.71%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.71%) Agresso
3 1 (0.36%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.52%) Office 365
2 20 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.85%) IaaS
4 3 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (32.38%) SAN
2 74 (26.33%) Firewall
3 73 (25.98%) DNS
4 64 (22.78%) LAN
5 62 (22.06%) WAN
6 42 (14.95%) DHCP
7 37 (13.17%) TCP/IP
8 30 (10.68%) VPN
9 29 (10.32%) Internet
10 26 (9.25%) VLAN
11 18 (6.41%) NAS
12 16 (5.69%) IP Telephony
12 16 (5.69%) Intranet
13 14 (4.98%) SSH
14 13 (4.63%) Wireless
15 12 (4.27%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (4.27%) DDNS
16 11 (3.91%) VoIP
17 8 (2.85%) IPv4
17 8 (2.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (27.40%) SQL Server
2 47 (16.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (9.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (8.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.07%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (1.07%) OLAP
6 3 (1.07%) MySQL
7 2 (0.71%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (3.20%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.71%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.71%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.71%) Subversion
4 1 (0.36%) MSI
General
1 21 (7.47%) Finance
2 9 (3.20%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.49%) Banking
4 6 (2.14%) Retail
5 5 (1.78%) Advertising
6 4 (1.42%) Legal
6 4 (1.42%) Marketing
7 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (16.37%) Analyst
1 46 (16.37%) Support Engineer
2 35 (12.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (11.39%) Support Analyst
4 25 (8.90%) Consultant
4 25 (8.90%) IT Support
5 22 (7.83%) 3rd Line Support
6 17 (6.05%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (6.05%) Systems Engineer
6 17 (6.05%) Server Engineer
7 15 (5.34%) Support Technician
8 14 (4.98%) Network Engineer
8 14 (4.98%) Team Leader
8 14 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (4.63%) Administrator
9 13 (4.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 10 (3.56%) IT Support Technician
10 10 (3.56%) IT Support Analyst
11 9 (3.20%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (3.20%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.69%) .NET
2 11 (3.91%) Web Services
2 11 (3.91%) XML
3 8 (2.85%) HTML
4 6 (2.14%) CSS
4 6 (2.14%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.14%) Application Packaging
5 5 (1.78%) Software Packaging
6 4 (1.42%) WCF
6 4 (1.42%) HTML5
6 4 (1.42%) CSS3
7 3 (1.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (1.07%) jQuery
7 3 (1.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.07%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.71%) COM
9 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.61%) Clustering
2 9 (3.20%) EqualLogic
2 9 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.49%) Blackberry
4 5 (1.78%) iSeries
5 4 (1.42%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.42%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.42%) AS400
5 4 (1.42%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.07%) Replication
6 3 (1.07%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.71%) NHS
7 2 (0.71%) Tandem
7 2 (0.71%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.36%) VLE
8 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.36%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 281 (100.00%) Windows
2 222 (79.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 123 (43.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 48 (17.08%) Windows 7
5 25 (8.90%) Windows 8
6 21 (7.47%) Windows XP
6 21 (7.47%) Linux
7 6 (2.14%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.78%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (1.78%) VMS
9 4 (1.42%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.71%) Android
10 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.71%) Solaris
11 1 (0.36%) SUSE
11 1 (0.36%) Debian
11 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (25.27%) ITIL
2 26 (9.25%) Service Delivery
3 16 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (5.69%) Network Monitoring
4 15 (5.34%) Mentoring
5 13 (4.63%) Change Control
6 11 (3.91%) PRINCE2
7 10 (3.56%) Change Management
7 10 (3.56%) Migration
7 10 (3.56%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (3.20%) Configuration Management
9 8 (2.85%) E-Commerce
10 7 (2.49%) Supply Chain Management
10 7 (2.49%) Load Balancing
10 7 (2.49%) Time Management
11 6 (2.14%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (2.14%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (2.14%) Line Management
11 6 (2.14%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (1.78%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.73%) SQL
2 31 (11.03%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.49%) VB
4 6 (2.14%) VB.NET
5 5 (1.78%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.42%) C#
6 4 (1.42%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.42%) VBScript
7 3 (1.07%) VB6
7 3 (1.07%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.36%) PHP
8 1 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 75 (26.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (21.00%) MCSE
3 32 (11.39%) MCSA
4 30 (10.68%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (9.96%) CCNA
6 21 (7.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (6.41%) MCITP
7 18 (6.41%) Security Cleared
8 16 (5.69%) Citrix Certification
9 15 (5.34%) SC Cleared
10 14 (4.98%) MCP
10 14 (4.98%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (4.27%) CCA
12 7 (2.49%) MCTS
13 6 (2.14%) Degree
14 2 (0.71%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (0.36%) HND
15 1 (0.36%) CCNP
15 1 (0.36%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.20%) SLA
2 5 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 3 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.07%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 171 (60.85%) Active Directory
2 122 (43.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (39.86%) Hyper-V
4 58 (20.64%) vSphere
5 52 (18.51%) XenApp
6 29 (10.32%) VMware ESX
7 23 (8.19%) XenDesktop
8 14 (4.98%) Terminal Services
9 9 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (3.20%) vCloud
10 8 (2.85%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (2.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (2.14%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (2.14%) VMware Server
12 5 (1.78%) XenServer
13 3 (1.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.36%) SRDF
14 1 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.36%) IAG
14 1 (0.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 39 (13.88%) SCCM
2 24 (8.54%) SCOM
3 21 (7.47%) SCDPM
4 19 (6.76%) Backup Exec
5 13 (4.63%) SCVMM
6 11 (3.91%) NetBackup
6 11 (3.91%) Nagios
7 8 (2.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 8 (2.85%) SCSM
8 6 (2.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (1.78%) SCOrch
10 4 (1.42%) AppDNA
10 4 (1.42%) MAILsweeper
10 4 (1.42%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (1.07%) WSUS
11 3 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.71%) Windows Intune
12 2 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 1 (0.36%) Cacti
13 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 197 (70.11%) VMware
2 172 (61.21%) Microsoft
3 128 (45.55%) Citrix
4 73 (25.98%) Cisco
5 56 (19.93%) HP
6 52 (18.51%) NetApp
7 23 (8.19%) Symantec
8 21 (7.47%) EMC
9 19 (6.76%) SonicWALL
10 14 (4.98%) Dell
11 12 (4.27%) IBM
12 10 (3.56%) WatchGuard
13 9 (3.20%) CheckPoint
13 9 (3.20%) Sophos
13 9 (3.20%) SolarWinds
14 7 (2.49%) Brocade
15 6 (2.14%) EPiServer
16 5 (1.78%) Oracle
17 4 (1.42%) CommVault
17 4 (1.42%) Finjan
Telford, Shropshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cititec
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum plus 25% bonus and executive bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Good Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Walsall
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 13 days ago
Stafford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits / Home Working / Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Proto Labs Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago