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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 94 162 182
Rank change year-on-year
+68 +20
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 137 49 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.56% 0.99% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.95% 4.47% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 126 45 11
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £51,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average 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
1251 1095 1136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.40% 22.10% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 961 976
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +19 42 £35,000 +22.80% 9
Coventry -16 19 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Staffordshire - 19 £34,000 - 3
Shropshire +6 17 £22,000 +15.78% 2
Solihull +4 9 £32,500 -13.33%
Herefordshire +13 8 £42,500 +79.89%
Worcestershire +3 7 £27,000 -13.60%
Wolverhampton - 6 £35,500 -
Warwickshire -5 5 £26,250 -25.00%
Walsall - 1 £32,500 -
Dudley - 1 £31,500 -
Kingswinford - 1 £28,500 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 266 (100.00%) Windows
2 214 (80.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 175 (65.79%) VMware
4 159 (59.77%) Active Directory
5 156 (58.65%) Microsoft
6 117 (43.98%) MS Exchange
7 104 (39.10%) Hyper-V
8 103 (38.72%) VMware Infrastructure
9 102 (38.35%) Citrix
10 101 (37.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 91 (34.21%) MS Excel
12 79 (29.70%) Exchange Server 2010
13 77 (28.95%) Firewall
14 75 (28.20%) Cisco
15 74 (27.82%) DNS
16 72 (27.07%) SAN
16 72 (27.07%) Exchange Server 2013
17 69 (25.94%) SQL Server
18 57 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
19 55 (20.68%) SQL
20 50 (18.80%) LAN
21 47 (17.67%) WAN
22 44 (16.54%) ITIL
23 42 (15.79%) vSphere
24 41 (15.41%) Windows 7
25 38 (14.29%) Office 365
25 38 (14.29%) MCSE
26 37 (13.91%) Service Delivery
27 36 (13.53%) DHCP
28 35 (13.16%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 117 (43.98%) MS Exchange
2 79 (29.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 72 (27.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (12.03%) SharePoint
5 31 (11.65%) IIS
5 31 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 27 (10.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (4.89%) Lync
8 12 (4.51%) Apache
9 6 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.13%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.75%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.38%) EPiServer CMS
13 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 91 (34.21%) MS Excel
2 31 (11.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Teamcenter
1 2 (0.75%) Agresso
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 38 (14.29%) Office 365
2 14 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.50%) Mimecast
4 3 (1.13%) IaaS
4 3 (1.13%) SaaS
5 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.38%) Symantec.cloud
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (28.95%) Firewall
2 74 (27.82%) DNS
3 72 (27.07%) SAN
4 50 (18.80%) LAN
5 47 (17.67%) WAN
6 36 (13.53%) DHCP
7 33 (12.41%) TCP/IP
8 29 (10.90%) VLAN
9 21 (7.89%) VPN
10 16 (6.02%) DDNS
11 15 (5.64%) Internet
12 13 (4.89%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (4.89%) IP Telephony
13 12 (4.51%) NAS
13 12 (4.51%) IPv4
14 10 (3.76%) Wireless
14 10 (3.76%) VoIP
15 9 (3.38%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (3.01%) IPsec
16 8 (3.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (25.94%) SQL Server
2 34 (12.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (6.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.26%) MySQL
6 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.75%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.75%) JasperReports
7 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.38%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (0.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.38%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.88%) Selenium
2 5 (1.88%) InstallShield
2 5 (1.88%) NUnit
3 4 (1.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.75%) Hudson
5 1 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 9 (3.38%) Manufacturing
2 8 (3.01%) Advertising
2 8 (3.01%) Finance
3 7 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.26%) Retail
5 4 (1.50%) Legal
6 2 (0.75%) Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (20.68%) Support Engineer
2 38 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (12.03%) Analyst
4 29 (10.90%) IT Support
5 28 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
6 25 (9.40%) Consultant
7 22 (8.27%) Support Analyst
8 18 (6.77%) Support Technician
9 16 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 15 (5.64%) Network Engineer
11 14 (5.26%) Administrator
12 12 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support
12 12 (4.51%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (4.14%) Server Engineer
14 10 (3.76%) IT Support Engineer
14 10 (3.76%) Team Leader
14 10 (3.76%) IT Support Technician
15 9 (3.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 9 (3.38%) Technical Consultant
15 9 (3.38%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.38%) .NET
2 5 (1.88%) HTML
3 4 (1.50%) HTML5
4 3 (1.13%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.13%) CSS
4 3 (1.13%) Web Services
5 2 (0.75%) XML
5 2 (0.75%) Ajax
5 2 (0.75%) jQuery
5 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (0.75%) CSS3
6 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (0.38%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.38%) WCF
6 1 (0.38%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.38%) XHTML
6 1 (0.38%) COM
6 1 (0.38%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.02%) Clustering
2 12 (4.51%) Replication
3 9 (3.38%) iSeries
4 6 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.88%) EqualLogic
5 5 (1.88%) AS400
6 4 (1.50%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.50%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.75%) Tandem
7 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.75%) NHS
7 2 (0.75%) Statistics
7 2 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.75%) User Experience
7 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.75%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 266 (100.00%) Windows
2 214 (80.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 101 (37.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 41 (15.41%) Windows 7
5 28 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 19 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 19 (7.14%) Linux
7 7 (2.63%) Windows 2000
8 6 (2.26%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.88%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.75%) CentOS
11 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.54%) ITIL
2 37 (13.91%) Service Delivery
3 12 (4.51%) Mentoring
3 12 (4.51%) Migration
4 10 (3.76%) PRINCE2
5 9 (3.38%) Line Management
5 9 (3.38%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (3.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (3.01%) Network Design
7 7 (2.63%) Time Management
7 7 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (2.26%) Configuration Management
8 6 (2.26%) Unit Testing
8 6 (2.26%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (1.88%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (1.88%) Manual Testing
9 5 (1.88%) Asset Management
9 5 (1.88%) Workflow
9 5 (1.88%) Change Management
10 4 (1.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 55 (20.68%) SQL
2 27 (10.15%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.01%) C#
4 7 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.50%) Java
6 3 (1.13%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.13%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.13%) PHP
7 2 (0.75%) VBScript
7 2 (0.75%) VB
7 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.75%) Perl
8 1 (0.38%) R
8 1 (0.38%) C
8 1 (0.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 57 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (14.29%) MCSE
3 27 (10.15%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (9.40%) CCNA
5 23 (8.65%) MCSA
6 19 (7.14%) MCITP
6 19 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 17 (6.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (6.02%) Citrix Certification
9 15 (5.64%) SC Cleared
10 12 (4.51%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (4.14%) CCA
12 10 (3.76%) Degree
13 8 (3.01%) MCP
14 6 (2.26%) MCTS
15 5 (1.88%) ISEB
16 2 (0.75%) HND
16 2 (0.75%) CCNP
16 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 2 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.89%) SLA
2 4 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 4 (1.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 159 (59.77%) Active Directory
2 104 (39.10%) Hyper-V
3 103 (38.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (15.79%) vSphere
5 34 (12.78%) XenApp
6 25 (9.40%) Terminal Services
7 19 (7.14%) VMware ESX
7 19 (7.14%) XenDesktop
8 8 (3.01%) Forefront TMG
9 7 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (2.26%) VMware Server
10 6 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.75%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.75%) vCloud
12 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (10.15%) SCCM
2 20 (7.52%) SCOM
3 14 (5.26%) Nagios
4 13 (4.89%) Backup Exec
5 11 (4.14%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (4.14%) NetBackup
6 8 (3.01%) SCDPM
7 7 (2.63%) SCVMM
8 6 (2.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (1.50%) WSUS
9 4 (1.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (1.13%) SCSM
11 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.38%) Sysprep
11 1 (0.38%) Puppet
11 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 175 (65.79%) VMware
2 156 (58.65%) Microsoft
3 102 (38.35%) Citrix
4 75 (28.20%) Cisco
5 35 (13.16%) HP
6 32 (12.03%) NetApp
7 23 (8.65%) SonicWALL
8 21 (7.89%) Dell
9 20 (7.52%) Symantec
10 14 (5.26%) IBM
11 13 (4.89%) Sophos
12 12 (4.51%) Brocade
13 8 (3.01%) Oracle
13 8 (3.01%) EMC
14 7 (2.63%) Veeam
14 7 (2.63%) WatchGuard
14 7 (2.63%) AppSense
15 6 (2.26%) CheckPoint
15 6 (2.26%) Kaspersky
15 6 (2.26%) AVG
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