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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 117 89 95
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 123 159 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.10% 2.78% 2.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.46% 14.02% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 111 142 142
Median salary £31,500 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £50,000 £42,500
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
1176 1134 1296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.10% 19.80% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 974 993 1128
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 -14 55 £32,500 - 3
Staffordshire -9 16 £30,250 +10.00% 6
Coventry -22 14 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Walsall +12 12 £30,000 +14.28% 3
Warwickshire +10 9 £29,500 +19.19% 1
Shropshire -15 4 £31,500 +32.63% 1
Dudley - 4 £27,500 -
Worcestershire +4 3 £20,000 -34.42% 1
Stourbridge - 2 £28,000 -
Solihull +6 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Herefordshire -11 1 £45,000 +1.40% 1
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 291 (100.00%) Windows
2 214 (73.54%) Windows Server
3 200 (68.73%) Active Directory
4 166 (57.04%) VMware
5 161 (55.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 139 (47.77%) Microsoft
7 124 (42.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 113 (38.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 106 (36.43%) Hyper-V
10 103 (35.40%) MS Exchange
11 87 (29.90%) SAN
12 78 (26.80%) DNS
13 77 (26.46%) Cisco
13 77 (26.46%) Citrix
14 70 (24.05%) Firewall
14 70 (24.05%) Windows 7
15 67 (23.02%) DHCP
16 63 (21.65%) SQL Server
17 61 (20.96%) MS Excel
18 60 (20.62%) Exchange Server 2013
19 56 (19.24%) Windows 8
20 53 (18.21%) SQL
21 51 (17.53%) LAN
22 50 (17.18%) HP
23 48 (16.49%) WAN
24 47 (16.15%) TCP/IP
25 45 (15.46%) Exchange Server 2010
26 41 (14.09%) VPN
27 39 (13.40%) Microsoft Certification
28 36 (12.37%) Windows 10

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
1 103 (35.40%) MS Exchange
2 60 (20.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 45 (15.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (11.00%) IIS
5 29 (9.97%) SharePoint
6 25 (8.59%) IBM Notes
7 23 (7.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 23 (7.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (7.90%) IBM Domino
8 17 (5.84%) Skype for Business
9 7 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.37%) SAS
10 4 (1.37%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.69%) Apache
11 2 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.69%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 61 (20.96%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.47%) MS Office
3 2 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.00%) Office 365
2 26 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.37%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (29.90%) SAN
2 78 (26.80%) DNS
3 70 (24.05%) Firewall
4 67 (23.02%) DHCP
5 51 (17.53%) LAN
6 48 (16.49%) WAN
7 47 (16.15%) TCP/IP
8 41 (14.09%) VPN
9 24 (8.25%) VoIP
10 22 (7.56%) Wi-Fi
10 22 (7.56%) Wireless
11 18 (6.19%) Remote Desktop
12 16 (5.50%) Internet
12 16 (5.50%) VLAN
13 13 (4.47%) Intranet
14 12 (4.12%) IPsec
15 11 (3.78%) Skype
16 10 (3.44%) NAS
17 9 (3.09%) Cisco IOS
17 9 (3.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (21.65%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.44%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.72%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.34%) DB2
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.34%) Grunt
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (5.15%) Retail
2 12 (4.12%) Legal
3 11 (3.78%) Finance
4 8 (2.75%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.03%) Law
6 2 (0.69%) Advertising
6 2 (0.69%) Banking
6 2 (0.69%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Automotive
7 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 63 (21.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 49 (16.84%) Support Engineer
3 40 (13.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 33 (11.34%) 3rd Line Support
5 31 (10.65%) Analyst
6 29 (9.97%) IT Engineer
7 28 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 26 (8.93%) IT Support
9 22 (7.56%) Infrastructure Support
10 21 (7.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 21 (7.22%) Consultant
10 21 (7.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 20 (6.87%) Support Analyst
12 19 (6.53%) Server Engineer
13 17 (5.84%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
14 16 (5.50%) Team Leader
15 15 (5.15%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 14 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support
16 14 (4.81%) Network Engineer
17 13 (4.47%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.50%) .NET
2 13 (4.47%) Web Services
2 13 (4.47%) XML
3 7 (2.41%) COM
4 2 (0.69%) HTML
4 2 (0.69%) WAP
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.34%) CSS
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (0.34%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.65%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.81%) Clustering
3 11 (3.78%) Driving Licence
4 9 (3.09%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.06%) EPoS
6 6 (2.06%) HP StoreVirtual
6 6 (2.06%) Tandem
7 5 (1.72%) iPad
7 5 (1.72%) Replication
8 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.03%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.69%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.69%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.34%) EFT
10 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.34%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 291 (100.00%) Windows
2 214 (73.54%) Windows Server
3 161 (55.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 124 (42.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 70 (24.05%) Windows 7
6 56 (19.24%) Windows 8
7 36 (12.37%) Windows 10
8 28 (9.62%) Linux
9 16 (5.50%) Windows XP
10 14 (4.81%) Unix
11 10 (3.44%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.41%) Windows 2000
14 6 (2.06%) Solaris
15 3 (1.03%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.34%) Android
16 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (10.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 29 (9.97%) ITIL
3 14 (4.81%) Mentoring
4 12 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (4.12%) Service Management
5 11 (3.78%) Project Management
6 10 (3.44%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 10 (3.44%) Network Management
6 10 (3.44%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (3.44%) Presales
6 10 (3.44%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 9 (3.09%) Migration
8 8 (2.75%) Coaching
8 8 (2.75%) Server Building
8 8 (2.75%) Server Virtualisation
9 7 (2.41%) Change Control
9 7 (2.41%) Information Security
9 7 (2.41%) Load Balancing
9 7 (2.41%) Patch Management
9 7 (2.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (18.21%) SQL
2 31 (10.65%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.09%) Tcl
4 5 (1.72%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.03%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.03%) VB
6 2 (0.69%) C#
6 2 (0.69%) Java
6 2 (0.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.34%) C
7 1 (0.34%) Korn
Qualifications
1 39 (13.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (10.31%) Degree
3 29 (9.97%) MCSA
4 28 (9.62%) MCSE
5 26 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (8.59%) CCNA
7 19 (6.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (4.12%) MCITP
9 9 (3.09%) Security Cleared
10 8 (2.75%) CCNP
10 8 (2.75%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.72%) ISEB
11 5 (1.72%) MCP
11 5 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (1.37%) CCA
12 4 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.03%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.69%) CITP
14 2 (0.69%) MCDST
14 2 (0.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.68%) SLA
2 3 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 200 (68.73%) Active Directory
2 113 (38.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (36.43%) Hyper-V
4 32 (11.00%) vSphere
5 24 (8.25%) Virtual Servers
6 23 (7.90%) XenApp
7 13 (4.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (3.09%) XenDesktop
9 8 (2.75%) VMware ESX
10 6 (2.06%) Terminal Server
11 5 (1.72%) Shibboleth
12 4 (1.37%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (1.37%) NFS
12 4 (1.37%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (1.37%) XenServer
13 3 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.69%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (11.34%) WSUS
2 21 (7.22%) SCCM
3 11 (3.78%) MAILsweeper
4 8 (2.75%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.06%) SCOM
5 6 (2.06%) Simpana
6 5 (1.72%) Data Guard
6 5 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.37%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.03%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.03%) Sysprep
9 2 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.69%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 166 (57.04%) VMware
2 139 (47.77%) Microsoft
3 77 (26.46%) Cisco
3 77 (26.46%) Citrix
4 50 (17.18%) HP
5 32 (11.00%) Acronis
5 32 (11.00%) NetApp
6 27 (9.28%) Veeam
7 25 (8.59%) IBM
8 21 (7.22%) SonicWALL
9 16 (5.50%) Dell
10 14 (4.81%) Sophos
11 13 (4.47%) CommVault
11 13 (4.47%) Red Hat
12 11 (3.78%) Finjan
13 10 (3.44%) EMC
13 10 (3.44%) Oracle
14 9 (3.09%) CheckPoint
14 9 (3.09%) Ruckus Wireless
15 8 (2.75%) SolarWinds
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