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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 107 91 153
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +62
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 128 133 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.29% 2.69% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.83% 10.73% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 120 112 30
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,850 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,878 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +5.36%
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
1082 1240 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.36% 25.09% 24.12%
Number of salaries quoted 913 1074 848
Average salary £36,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
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 5 February 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 5 February 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 0 50 £37,000 +13.84% 7
Warwickshire -2 22 £27,500 -1.25% 2
Staffordshire -9 18 £25,500 -7.27% 4
Wolverhampton +7 15 £40,000 +14.28%
Coventry -4 14 £36,500 +8.95% 1
Walsall -6 5 £27,500 +10.00%
Worcestershire -3 4 £31,500 -12.50% 1
Shropshire -4 3 £31,500 +3.27% 1
Solihull +7 2 £32,500 -5.79%
West Bromwich - 1 £36,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £26,500 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 242 (100.00%) Windows
2 188 (77.69%) Windows Server
3 171 (70.66%) VMware
4 158 (65.29%) Active Directory
5 155 (64.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 134 (55.37%) Microsoft
7 106 (43.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 95 (39.26%) MS Exchange
9 81 (33.47%) Cisco
10 80 (33.06%) VMware Infrastructure
11 78 (32.23%) MS Excel
12 75 (30.99%) SQL Server
13 71 (29.34%) Firewall
14 65 (26.86%) SAN
15 63 (26.03%) Microsoft Certification
16 59 (24.38%) Citrix
17 57 (23.55%) Hyper-V
18 54 (22.31%) Exchange Server 2010
18 54 (22.31%) SQL
19 50 (20.66%) WAN
19 50 (20.66%) Exchange Server 2013
20 48 (19.83%) Windows 7
21 44 (18.18%) LAN
22 43 (17.77%) Windows 8
23 41 (16.94%) MCSE
24 40 (16.53%) Data Centre
25 39 (16.12%) DNS
25 39 (16.12%) NetApp
26 36 (14.88%) ITIL
27 35 (14.46%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 95 (39.26%) MS Exchange
2 54 (22.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (20.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (7.44%) IIS
5 14 (5.79%) SharePoint
6 11 (4.55%) Lync
7 10 (4.13%) Site Server
8 6 (2.48%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (1.65%) WordPress
10 3 (1.24%) IBM Domino
10 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.83%) GroupWise
11 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.83%) Zimbra
12 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.41%) EPiServer CMS
12 1 (0.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 78 (32.23%) MS Excel
2 28 (11.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.83%) MFGPRO
2 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.20%) Office 365
2 14 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.31%) Mimecast
4 3 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (29.34%) Firewall
2 65 (26.86%) SAN
3 50 (20.66%) WAN
4 44 (18.18%) LAN
5 39 (16.12%) DNS
6 35 (14.46%) DHCP
7 29 (11.98%) TCP/IP
8 23 (9.50%) VLAN
9 17 (7.02%) IPv4
10 15 (6.20%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (6.20%) Network Security
11 13 (5.37%) VoIP
12 12 (4.96%) Remote Desktop
13 10 (4.13%) Unified Communications
13 10 (4.13%) Wireless
14 8 (3.31%) iSCSI
14 8 (3.31%) VPN
14 8 (3.31%) WebEx
15 7 (2.89%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (2.89%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (30.99%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.72%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.83%) MySQL
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.24%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.24%) InstallShield
2 3 (1.24%) NUnit
2 3 (1.24%) Selenium
2 3 (1.24%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.83%) Hudson
General
1 15 (6.20%) Finance
2 7 (2.89%) Manufacturing
2 7 (2.89%) Retail
3 6 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.24%) Automotive
5 3 (1.24%) Legal
6 2 (0.83%) Local Government
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (23.55%) Support Engineer
2 36 (14.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (12.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 31 (12.81%) Analyst
4 28 (11.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 26 (10.74%) Network Engineer
6 24 (9.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 22 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 22 (9.09%) IT Support
8 20 (8.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 19 (7.85%) IT Engineer
9 19 (7.85%) Server Support
9 19 (7.85%) Windows Engineer
10 16 (6.61%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 15 (6.20%) Administrator
12 14 (5.79%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
12 14 (5.79%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
12 14 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
12 14 (5.79%) Technical Engineer
12 14 (5.79%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.96%) .NET
2 3 (1.24%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.83%) COM
3 2 (0.83%) XML
4 1 (0.41%) Web Services
4 1 (0.41%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.53%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.79%) Clustering
3 13 (5.37%) HP StoreVirtual
4 9 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.72%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (3.31%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.48%) Replication
7 5 (2.07%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.24%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.24%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.24%) HP Storage
8 3 (1.24%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.83%) EPoS
10 1 (0.41%) iSeries
10 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 242 (100.00%) Windows
2 188 (77.69%) Windows Server
3 155 (64.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 106 (43.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 48 (19.83%) Windows 7
6 43 (17.77%) Windows 8
7 19 (7.85%) Windows 10
8 18 (7.44%) Windows XP
9 16 (6.61%) Linux
10 10 (4.13%) Windows Vista
11 8 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.07%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.24%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.83%) Unix
16 1 (0.41%) Android
16 1 (0.41%) CentOS
16 1 (0.41%) HPUX
16 1 (0.41%) OS/400
16 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (14.88%) ITIL
2 13 (5.37%) ITIL V3
2 13 (5.37%) Presales
3 12 (4.96%) Server Building
4 10 (4.13%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (3.72%) Configuration Management
5 9 (3.72%) Load Balancing
6 8 (3.31%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (2.89%) Coaching
7 7 (2.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (2.48%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (2.48%) People Management
8 6 (2.48%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (2.48%) Security Patching
9 5 (2.07%) ERP
9 5 (2.07%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (2.07%) Mentoring
9 5 (2.07%) Migration
9 5 (2.07%) Patch Management
9 5 (2.07%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 54 (22.31%) SQL
2 13 (5.37%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.48%) C#
4 3 (1.24%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.41%) Progress 4GL
6 1 (0.41%) VB
6 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (26.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (16.94%) MCSE
3 34 (14.05%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (12.40%) MCSA
5 28 (11.57%) CCNA
6 22 (9.09%) MCITP
7 19 (7.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (6.20%) CCNP
9 14 (5.79%) MCP
9 14 (5.79%) MCTS
10 11 (4.55%) Security Cleared
11 9 (3.72%) Degree
12 8 (3.31%) MCDST
13 6 (2.48%) CCA
13 6 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (1.24%) ISEB
14 3 (1.24%) ISTQB
14 3 (1.24%) NCIE
14 3 (1.24%) SC Cleared
15 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.61%) SLA
2 6 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 158 (65.29%) Active Directory
2 80 (33.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (23.55%) Hyper-V
4 32 (13.22%) vSphere
5 22 (9.09%) XenApp
6 12 (4.96%) Terminal Services
7 7 (2.89%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (2.48%) VMware ESX
9 5 (2.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.65%) Terminal Server
10 4 (1.65%) UAG
10 4 (1.65%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.24%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.83%) Firmware
13 1 (0.41%) Samba
13 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (7.85%) SCCM
2 13 (5.37%) McAfee ePO
3 11 (4.55%) SCOM
3 11 (4.55%) WSUS
4 5 (2.07%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.65%) Sysprep
6 3 (1.24%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.83%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.83%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.41%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 171 (70.66%) VMware
2 134 (55.37%) Microsoft
3 81 (33.47%) Cisco
4 59 (24.38%) Citrix
5 39 (16.12%) NetApp
6 23 (9.50%) HP
7 18 (7.44%) Dell
8 13 (5.37%) CheckPoint
8 13 (5.37%) McAfee
9 12 (4.96%) Oracle
9 12 (4.96%) Veeam
10 9 (3.72%) Juniper
11 8 (3.31%) Avaya
12 7 (2.89%) SonicWALL
13 6 (2.48%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.48%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.48%) Symantec
14 4 (1.65%) Palo Alto
14 4 (1.65%) SAP
14 4 (1.65%) Sophos
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
Intapeople
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benfits & training
Posted: 10 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension, Holidays.
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM plc
Salary: £16500 - £19500 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Worcester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefit package
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Cannock
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum + Benefit package
Posted: 26 days ago