The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 150 185 -
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 47 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.34% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.28% 1.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 44 7 0
Average salary £30,000 £33,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 -
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1098 1188 1045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.20% 23.72% 22.32%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1011 936
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows Server 2012
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 19 £33,750 - 3
Birmingham +15 13 £28,500 -18.57% 2
Warwickshire - 4 £42,500 - 1
Solihull - 4 £37,500 -
Herefordshire - 2 £23,625 -
Halesowen - 2 £23,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £31,250 - 4
Staffordshire -4 1 £27,000 -16.92% 1
Shropshire - 1 £19,000 - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (72.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (68.60%) Active Directory
4 49 (56.98%) Microsoft
5 36 (41.86%) MS Exchange
6 35 (40.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (40.70%) VMware
7 32 (37.21%) Firewall
7 32 (37.21%) SQL Server
8 30 (34.88%) Cisco
9 27 (31.40%) Citrix
10 26 (30.23%) SQL
10 26 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (29.07%) Windows 7
12 24 (27.91%) SharePoint
13 22 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
13 22 (25.58%) Windows 8
13 22 (25.58%) SCCM
14 21 (24.42%) Exchange Server 2013
14 21 (24.42%) IIS
15 20 (23.26%) ITIL
15 20 (23.26%) SAN
16 19 (22.09%) WAN
16 19 (22.09%) MS Excel
16 19 (22.09%) Clustering
17 18 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2003
17 18 (20.93%) Lync
17 18 (20.93%) Hyper-V
17 18 (20.93%) LAN
18 17 (19.77%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 36 (41.86%) MS Exchange
2 24 (27.91%) SharePoint
3 22 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (24.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (24.42%) IIS
5 18 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (20.93%) Lync
6 13 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (12.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (5.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (5.81%) Apache
9 2 (2.33%) CMS
9 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.33%) EPiServer CMS
9 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.16%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 19 (22.09%) MS Excel
2 16 (18.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.12%) Office 365
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (37.21%) Firewall
2 20 (23.26%) SAN
3 19 (22.09%) WAN
4 18 (20.93%) LAN
5 16 (18.60%) TCP/IP
6 14 (16.28%) DHCP
7 13 (15.12%) DNS
8 12 (13.95%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (13.95%) VPN
9 11 (12.79%) SSL
10 7 (8.14%) VoIP
10 7 (8.14%) Internet
11 6 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (6.98%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (5.81%) Unified Communications
12 5 (5.81%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (5.81%) Wireless
13 4 (4.65%) NetScaler
14 3 (3.49%) VLAN
15 2 (2.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (37.21%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (18.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.16%) MS Access
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.16%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.16%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (10.47%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Advertising
3 1 (1.16%) Publishing
3 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (31.40%) Support Engineer
2 12 (13.95%) IT Support
3 11 (12.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (10.47%) Analyst
4 9 (10.47%) Consultant
4 9 (10.47%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (9.30%) Support Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Database Developer
6 7 (8.14%) SQL Developer
6 7 (8.14%) SQL Database Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Junior
9 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.12%) .NET
2 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.14%) Web Services
3 7 (8.14%) XML
3 7 (8.14%) XSLT
4 6 (6.98%) COM
4 6 (6.98%) WCF
5 3 (3.49%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.09%) Clustering
2 4 (4.65%) Thin Client
2 4 (4.65%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.33%) iPhone
3 2 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.16%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (72.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (40.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (29.07%) Windows 7
5 22 (25.58%) Windows 8
6 12 (13.95%) Windows XP
7 6 (6.98%) Linux
8 2 (2.33%) Android
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.26%) ITIL
2 17 (19.77%) Load Balancing
3 9 (10.47%) Service Management
4 8 (9.30%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
5 7 (8.14%) SOA
5 7 (8.14%) Service Delivery
5 7 (8.14%) Migration
6 6 (6.98%) CRM
7 5 (5.81%) Project Management
8 4 (4.65%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.65%) Change Control
9 3 (3.49%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.49%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.49%) Time Management
9 3 (3.49%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.23%) SQL
2 11 (12.79%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.14%) XPath
3 7 (8.14%) C#
3 7 (8.14%) XQuery
4 5 (5.81%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.16%) C
5 1 (1.16%) VBScript
5 1 (1.16%) VB
5 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.63%) MCSE
3 8 (9.30%) MCP
4 6 (6.98%) MCITP
5 4 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.65%) MCTS
6 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.33%) CCNA
6 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.33%) Degree
6 2 (2.33%) VCAP
7 1 (1.16%) CCEE
7 1 (1.16%) VCP5
7 1 (1.16%) NCDA
7 1 (1.16%) CCIE
7 1 (1.16%) CCNP
7 1 (1.16%) CCDA
7 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.16%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (68.60%) Active Directory
2 26 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (20.93%) Hyper-V
4 16 (18.60%) vSphere
5 13 (15.12%) XenDesktop
6 11 (12.79%) XenApp
7 7 (8.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (6.98%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (6.98%) IAG
8 6 (6.98%) UAG
9 5 (5.81%) ISA Server
10 4 (4.65%) KVM
11 3 (3.49%) BlackBerry Internet Service
12 2 (2.33%) VMware ESX
12 2 (2.33%) Terminal Services
12 2 (2.33%) NFS
12 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (2.33%) XenServer
13 1 (1.16%) vCloud
13 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 22 (25.58%) SCCM
2 7 (8.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (6.98%) WSUS
3 6 (6.98%) SCOM
3 6 (6.98%) Cacti
3 6 (6.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (5.81%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.49%) AppDNA
6 1 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.16%) SCSM
6 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (56.98%) Microsoft
2 35 (40.70%) VMware
3 30 (34.88%) Cisco
4 27 (31.40%) Citrix
5 14 (16.28%) NetApp
6 13 (15.12%) Symantec
7 11 (12.79%) HP
8 8 (9.30%) SolarWinds
9 7 (8.14%) Dell
10 6 (6.98%) CheckPoint
10 6 (6.98%) EMC
11 5 (5.81%) ServiceNow
12 4 (4.65%) IBM
13 2 (2.33%) Sophos
13 2 (2.33%) EPiServer
13 2 (2.33%) Trend Micro
13 2 (2.33%) Twitter
14 1 (1.16%) Ruckus Wireless
14 1 (1.16%) Nimsoft
14 1 (1.16%) Spiceworks
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JTL
Salary: £25,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton Coldfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Resolve Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £0000 - £1 per annum + Benefits
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