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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 94 166 183
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 136 43 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.41% 0.82% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.48% 3.34% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 125 33 16
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
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
1435 1288 1314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.43% 24.48% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1120 1167
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 24 November 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 24 November 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
(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 +20 50 £34,000 -2.85% 7
Coventry +9 29 £41,000 +35.53% 5
Warwickshire +12 19 £27,850 +1.27% 1
Staffordshire 0 10 £26,250 -12.50% 3
Solihull - 9 £37,500 - 1
Shropshire - 5 £29,500 - 1
Worcestershire +6 4 £25,750 +17.04% 1
Walsall -6 2 £23,000 -23.33%
Wolverhampton - 2 £41,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £32,500 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 290 (100.00%) Windows
2 211 (72.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 199 (68.62%) Microsoft
4 197 (67.93%) VMware
5 195 (67.24%) Active Directory
6 152 (52.41%) Citrix
7 136 (46.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 132 (45.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 120 (41.38%) MS Exchange
10 111 (38.28%) Hyper-V
11 93 (32.07%) Microsoft Certification
12 86 (29.66%) Exchange Server 2010
13 84 (28.97%) MS Excel
14 82 (28.28%) SAN
14 82 (28.28%) Exchange Server 2013
15 79 (27.24%) SQL Server
16 76 (26.21%) MCSE
17 74 (25.52%) XenApp
18 69 (23.79%) HP
19 67 (23.10%) ITIL
19 67 (23.10%) Firewall
20 66 (22.76%) Cisco
21 57 (19.66%) DNS
21 57 (19.66%) NetApp
21 57 (19.66%) SCCM
22 54 (18.62%) vSphere
23 53 (18.28%) XenDesktop
24 52 (17.93%) Windows 7
25 50 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
26 49 (16.90%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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
1 120 (41.38%) MS Exchange
2 86 (29.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 82 (28.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 46 (15.86%) SharePoint
5 41 (14.14%) IIS
6 37 (12.76%) Lync
7 34 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 34 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
8 10 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2000
10 5 (1.72%) CMS
10 5 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.72%) EPiServer CMS
11 4 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.38%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 84 (28.97%) MS Excel
2 31 (10.69%) MS Office
3 3 (1.03%) MS Project
3 3 (1.03%) SPSS
4 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.34%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.72%) Office 365
2 14 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.41%) IaaS
4 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (28.28%) SAN
2 67 (23.10%) Firewall
3 57 (19.66%) DNS
4 49 (16.90%) TCP/IP
4 49 (16.90%) LAN
4 49 (16.90%) WAN
5 45 (15.52%) DHCP
6 27 (9.31%) VPN
7 23 (7.93%) Internet
8 22 (7.59%) NAS
9 20 (6.90%) NetScaler
10 17 (5.86%) iSCSI
11 16 (5.52%) VLAN
12 15 (5.17%) Fibre Channel
13 14 (4.83%) SSH
14 12 (4.14%) VoIP
15 10 (3.45%) Intranet
15 10 (3.45%) IP Telephony
16 9 (3.10%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (3.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (27.24%) SQL Server
2 50 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (8.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (7.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.03%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (1.03%) OLAP
6 3 (1.03%) MySQL
6 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.45%) AdminStudio
2 9 (3.10%) Subversion
2 9 (3.10%) InstallShield
3 8 (2.76%) MSI
4 6 (2.07%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 35 (12.07%) Finance
2 6 (2.07%) Banking
3 5 (1.72%) Marketing
3 5 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.38%) Advertising
4 4 (1.38%) Legal
5 3 (1.03%) Retail
6 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (18.28%) Support Engineer
2 45 (15.52%) Analyst
3 29 (10.00%) Consultant
4 28 (9.66%) IT Support
5 27 (9.31%) Support Analyst
6 24 (8.28%) 3rd Line Support
7 23 (7.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
9 18 (6.21%) Server Engineer
10 17 (5.86%) Senior Support Engineer
11 16 (5.52%) Systems Engineer
12 15 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (4.83%) Developer
13 14 (4.83%) Team Leader
14 12 (4.14%) IT Support Engineer
14 12 (4.14%) .NET Developer
14 12 (4.14%) Network Engineer
15 11 (3.79%) IT Support Analyst
15 11 (3.79%) Technical Specialist
15 11 (3.79%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.62%) .NET
2 19 (6.55%) XML
3 18 (6.21%) Web Services
3 18 (6.21%) Application Packaging
4 15 (5.17%) HTML
5 14 (4.83%) ASP.NET
6 11 (3.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (2.07%) CSS
7 6 (2.07%) Software Packaging
8 4 (1.38%) WCF
9 3 (1.03%) jQuery
9 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.03%) HTML5
9 3 (1.03%) CSS3
9 3 (1.03%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.69%) COM
11 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.86%) Clustering
2 9 (3.10%) Blackberry
3 8 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.72%) EqualLogic
4 5 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.38%) Thin Client
5 4 (1.38%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.38%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.03%) Replication
7 2 (0.69%) NHS
8 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.34%) VLE
8 1 (0.34%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.34%) PDA
8 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.34%) iSeries
8 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 290 (100.00%) Windows
2 211 (72.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 136 (46.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 52 (17.93%) Windows 7
5 35 (12.07%) Windows 8
6 26 (8.97%) Windows XP
7 17 (5.86%) Linux
8 5 (1.72%) VMS
8 5 (1.72%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.03%) Android
10 2 (0.69%) Debian
10 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.69%) Solaris
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.34%) SUSE
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (23.10%) ITIL
2 25 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (4.83%) Mentoring
4 13 (4.48%) Change Control
5 12 (4.14%) Network Monitoring
5 12 (4.14%) Migration
6 11 (3.79%) Service Delivery
6 11 (3.79%) Change Management
6 11 (3.79%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (2.41%) PRINCE2
8 6 (2.07%) E-Commerce
8 6 (2.07%) Load Balancing
8 6 (2.07%) Compatibility Testing
8 6 (2.07%) Line Management
8 6 (2.07%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (1.72%) Software Licensing
9 5 (1.72%) Time Management
9 5 (1.72%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (1.72%) Supply Chain Management
9 5 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 42 (14.48%) SQL
2 30 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 23 (7.93%) VB
4 15 (5.17%) VB.NET
5 12 (4.14%) VBScript
6 11 (3.79%) VB6
7 4 (1.38%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.38%) C#
7 4 (1.38%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.03%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 93 (32.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (26.21%) MCSE
3 36 (12.41%) Citrix Certification
4 33 (11.38%) CCA
4 33 (11.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 31 (10.69%) MCSA
6 29 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (9.66%) CCNA
8 23 (7.93%) MCITP
9 14 (4.83%) MCP
10 13 (4.48%) Security Cleared
11 12 (4.14%) SC Cleared
12 11 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (3.79%) MCTS
13 10 (3.45%) CCEE
14 6 (2.07%) NCDA
15 5 (1.72%) Degree
16 2 (0.69%) CCAA
16 2 (0.69%) CCIA
16 2 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.10%) SLA
2 5 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 195 (67.24%) Active Directory
2 132 (45.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (38.28%) Hyper-V
4 74 (25.52%) XenApp
5 54 (18.62%) vSphere
6 53 (18.28%) XenDesktop
7 36 (12.41%) VMware ESX
8 15 (5.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (4.83%) XenServer
9 14 (4.83%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (3.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (2.76%) Terminal Services
11 8 (2.76%) vCloud
12 7 (2.41%) VMware Server
13 5 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (1.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.34%) SRDF
15 1 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 1 (0.34%) IAG
15 1 (0.34%) UAG
Systems Management
1 57 (19.66%) SCCM
2 30 (10.34%) SCOM
3 25 (8.62%) Backup Exec
4 23 (7.93%) SCDPM
5 14 (4.83%) SCVMM
6 12 (4.14%) NetBackup
6 12 (4.14%) AppDNA
7 8 (2.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 6 (2.07%) SCSM
8 6 (2.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (1.72%) SCOrch
9 5 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (1.38%) MAILsweeper
11 3 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.69%) Nagios
12 2 (0.69%) Windows Intune
12 2 (0.69%) WSUS
13 1 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 1 (0.34%) Cacti
Vendors
1 199 (68.62%) Microsoft
2 197 (67.93%) VMware
3 152 (52.41%) Citrix
4 69 (23.79%) HP
5 66 (22.76%) Cisco
6 57 (19.66%) NetApp
7 28 (9.66%) EMC
8 23 (7.93%) Symantec
9 22 (7.59%) SonicWALL
10 15 (5.17%) IBM
11 13 (4.48%) CheckPoint
12 12 (4.14%) Dell
12 12 (4.14%) Mitel
12 12 (4.14%) WatchGuard
13 11 (3.79%) SolarWinds
14 9 (3.10%) Siemens
15 7 (2.41%) Oracle
16 6 (2.07%) Sophos
16 6 (2.07%) AppSense
17 5 (1.72%) EPiServer
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brierley Hill
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Swan IT
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Solihull
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Car
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Healthcare
Posted: 12 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM Education
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + £1k bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM Education
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + + £800 bonus
Posted: 17 days ago