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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 95 100 157
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +57
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 160 136 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.56% 2.52% 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.85% 10.74% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 147 126 46
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £51,000
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
1245 1266 1098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.94% 23.43% 22.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1103 967
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 1 May 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(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 -1 55 £37,000 +5.71% 12
Coventry +11 21 £38,000 +1.33% 2
Staffordshire +4 18 £28,750 -15.44% 1
Warwickshire +4 15 £32,500 +23.80% 3
Shropshire -16 14 £31,500 +4.13% 2
Walsall +3 11 £45,000 +38.46%
Wolverhampton +6 10 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Worcestershire -6 5 £27,500 +1.85%
Solihull +13 2 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £39,500 -
Herefordshire -3 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Halesowen - 1 £30,000 - 4
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 284 (100.00%) Windows
2 208 (73.24%) Windows Server
3 192 (67.61%) VMware
4 190 (66.90%) Active Directory
5 180 (63.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 147 (51.76%) Microsoft
7 115 (40.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 104 (36.62%) MS Exchange
9 95 (33.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 93 (32.75%) Cisco
11 87 (30.63%) MS Excel
12 83 (29.23%) SQL Server
13 81 (28.52%) Citrix
14 76 (26.76%) Firewall
15 73 (25.70%) Hyper-V
16 71 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
16 71 (25.00%) SAN
17 65 (22.89%) Windows 8
17 65 (22.89%) Windows 7
18 60 (21.13%) Exchange Server 2010
19 56 (19.72%) Microsoft Certification
20 55 (19.37%) LAN
21 53 (18.66%) WAN
21 53 (18.66%) DNS
22 45 (15.85%) DHCP
23 44 (15.49%) TCP/IP
24 43 (15.14%) Windows 10
25 42 (14.79%) Data Centre
25 42 (14.79%) MCSE
26 41 (14.44%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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
1 104 (36.62%) MS Exchange
2 71 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 60 (21.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 23 (8.10%) SharePoint
6 17 (5.99%) IIS
7 16 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (5.63%) Skype for Business
8 10 (3.52%) Site Server
9 7 (2.46%) WordPress
10 6 (2.11%) IBM Domino
10 6 (2.11%) IBM Notes
10 6 (2.11%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (1.41%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.70%) GroupWise
13 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 87 (30.63%) MS Excel
2 23 (8.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.70%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.15%) Office 365
2 18 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.46%) Mimecast
5 4 (1.41%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (26.76%) Firewall
2 71 (25.00%) SAN
3 55 (19.37%) LAN
4 53 (18.66%) DNS
4 53 (18.66%) WAN
5 45 (15.85%) DHCP
6 44 (15.49%) TCP/IP
7 26 (9.15%) VLAN
8 22 (7.75%) Wireless
9 21 (7.39%) VoIP
9 21 (7.39%) VPN
10 20 (7.04%) Wi-Fi
11 17 (5.99%) Remote Desktop
12 15 (5.28%) IPv4
12 15 (5.28%) Network Security
13 11 (3.87%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (3.87%) NAS
14 10 (3.52%) IPsec
14 10 (3.52%) NetScaler
15 9 (3.17%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (29.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.87%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (2.46%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.41%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.35%) DB2
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.35%) Hudson
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (3.87%) Finance
1 11 (3.87%) Telecoms
2 10 (3.52%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.17%) Retail
4 4 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.70%) Advertising
5 2 (0.70%) Automotive
5 2 (0.70%) Law
5 2 (0.70%) Legal
6 1 (0.35%) Banking
6 1 (0.35%) German Language
6 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (21.48%) Support Engineer
2 49 (17.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 39 (13.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 34 (11.97%) 3rd Line Support
5 30 (10.56%) Server Engineer
6 29 (10.21%) Windows Engineer
7 28 (9.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 28 (9.86%) 2nd Line Support
7 28 (9.86%) Analyst
8 27 (9.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 26 (9.15%) Network Engineer
10 22 (7.75%) IT Engineer
10 22 (7.75%) IT Support
11 20 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 19 (6.69%) Technical Support
12 19 (6.69%) VMware Engineer
13 18 (6.34%) Technical Engineer
14 17 (5.99%) Consultant
14 17 (5.99%) Exchange Engineer
14 17 (5.99%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.52%) .NET
2 6 (2.11%) XML
3 5 (1.76%) Web Services
4 3 (1.06%) COM
5 2 (0.70%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (0.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.79%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.93%) Clustering
3 11 (3.87%) HP StoreVirtual
4 10 (3.52%) Replication
5 8 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (2.46%) Tandem
7 4 (1.41%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.41%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.70%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.35%) CCTV
9 1 (0.35%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.35%) EFT
9 1 (0.35%) EPoS
9 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.35%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.35%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.35%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 284 (100.00%) Windows
2 208 (73.24%) Windows Server
3 180 (63.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 115 (40.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 65 (22.89%) Windows 7
5 65 (22.89%) Windows 8
6 43 (15.14%) Windows 10
7 30 (10.56%) Linux
8 22 (7.75%) Windows XP
9 12 (4.23%) Unix
10 11 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (3.87%) Windows 2000 Server
11 10 (3.52%) Windows Vista
12 8 (2.82%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.76%) Solaris
14 2 (0.70%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.35%) Android
15 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (13.73%) ITIL
2 17 (5.99%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (5.63%) ITIL V3
4 15 (5.28%) Presales
5 13 (4.58%) Network Management
6 12 (4.23%) Server Building
7 11 (3.87%) Load Balancing
7 11 (3.87%) Migration
8 10 (3.52%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (3.17%) Automated Testing
9 9 (3.17%) Manual Testing
9 9 (3.17%) Patch Management
10 8 (2.82%) Mentoring
10 8 (2.82%) Web Testing
11 7 (2.46%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (2.46%) Project Management
11 7 (2.46%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (2.11%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (2.11%) PRINCE2
12 6 (2.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (14.44%) SQL
2 21 (7.39%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.17%) Tcl
4 4 (1.41%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.06%) C#
5 3 (1.06%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.06%) VB
6 1 (0.35%) Korn
6 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (19.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (14.79%) MCSE
3 30 (10.56%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (10.21%) MCSA
5 24 (8.45%) CCNA
5 24 (8.45%) MCITP
6 20 (7.04%) Degree
6 20 (7.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (4.58%) Security Cleared
8 11 (3.87%) MCTS
9 9 (3.17%) CCNP
9 9 (3.17%) MCDST
10 8 (2.82%) CCA
10 8 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
10 8 (2.82%) ISEB
10 8 (2.82%) ISTQB
11 6 (2.11%) MCP
12 5 (1.76%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (1.76%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.21%) SLA
2 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 190 (66.90%) Active Directory
2 95 (33.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (25.70%) Hyper-V
4 39 (13.73%) vSphere
5 35 (12.32%) XenApp
6 11 (3.87%) XenDesktop
7 10 (3.52%) Terminal Services
8 8 (2.82%) VMware ESX
8 8 (2.82%) VMware Server
9 7 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (1.76%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (1.76%) Shibboleth
11 4 (1.41%) Terminal Server
11 4 (1.41%) XenServer
12 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.06%) NFS
12 3 (1.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 2 (0.70%) Firmware
14 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (7.39%) WSUS
2 16 (5.63%) SCCM
3 13 (4.58%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (3.52%) Backup Exec
5 8 (2.82%) SCOM
6 6 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.41%) Data Guard
7 4 (1.41%) MAILsweeper
7 4 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (1.06%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.70%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.70%) Simpana
9 2 (0.70%) Sysprep
10 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 192 (67.61%) VMware
2 147 (51.76%) Microsoft
3 93 (32.75%) Cisco
4 81 (28.52%) Citrix
5 36 (12.68%) HP
6 35 (12.32%) NetApp
7 34 (11.97%) Veeam
8 16 (5.63%) Dell
8 16 (5.63%) Sophos
9 14 (4.93%) SonicWALL
10 13 (4.58%) Intel Security
10 13 (4.58%) Oracle
11 12 (4.23%) Red Hat
12 11 (3.87%) CheckPoint
12 11 (3.87%) Symantec
13 10 (3.52%) Juniper
13 10 (3.52%) SolarWinds
14 9 (3.17%) Ruckus Wireless
15 8 (2.82%) Acronis
15 8 (2.82%) Kaspersky
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Matt Burton Associates Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, training etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car + Phone + Laptop
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ICOMM Technologies
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago