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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 95 143 182
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +39
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 132 37 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.61% 0.88% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.65% 3.85% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 111 36 6
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £48,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -37.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -17.64%
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
1239 960 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.50% 22.86% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1050 789 1025
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 +2 37 £32,500 +20.37% 3
Shropshire - 21 £30,500 - 3
Wolverhampton - 17 £35,000 -
Staffordshire +10 16 £35,500 +42.00% 2
Coventry -7 14 £28,000 -44.00% 2
Worcestershire -6 8 £35,000 -12.50%
Solihull - 7 £33,500 -
Warwickshire -16 4 £25,000 -41.17%
Walsall -2 2 £25,000 -16.66%
Dudley - 1 £31,500 - 1
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 276 (100.00%) Windows
2 227 (82.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 196 (71.01%) VMware
4 169 (61.23%) Active Directory
5 162 (58.70%) Microsoft
6 121 (43.84%) MS Exchange
7 115 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 114 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 112 (40.58%) Citrix
10 109 (39.49%) Hyper-V
11 100 (36.23%) SAN
11 100 (36.23%) MS Excel
12 96 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
13 84 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2013
14 79 (28.62%) Cisco
15 78 (28.26%) DNS
15 78 (28.26%) SQL Server
16 74 (26.81%) Firewall
17 66 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
18 64 (23.19%) LAN
19 62 (22.46%) WAN
20 56 (20.29%) ITIL
20 56 (20.29%) vSphere
21 50 (18.12%) HP
22 49 (17.75%) SQL
23 48 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
24 47 (17.03%) MCSE
25 45 (16.30%) NetApp
26 42 (15.22%) Windows 7
27 41 (14.86%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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
1 121 (43.84%) MS Exchange
2 96 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 84 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 41 (14.86%) SharePoint
5 39 (14.13%) IIS
6 35 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 31 (11.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 19 (6.88%) Lync
9 12 (4.35%) Apache
10 6 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (1.09%) EPiServer CMS
13 3 (1.09%) CMS
13 3 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.72%) GlassFish
15 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 100 (36.23%) MS Excel
2 26 (9.42%) MS Office
3 3 (1.09%) SPSS
4 2 (0.72%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Agresso
1 2 (0.72%) Teamcenter
1 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 40 (14.49%) Office 365
2 21 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.81%) IaaS
4 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.36%) SaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (36.23%) SAN
2 78 (28.26%) DNS
3 74 (26.81%) Firewall
4 64 (23.19%) LAN
5 62 (22.46%) WAN
6 41 (14.86%) TCP/IP
7 38 (13.77%) DHCP
8 34 (12.32%) VPN
9 25 (9.06%) Internet
10 24 (8.70%) VLAN
11 18 (6.52%) NAS
12 17 (6.16%) DDNS
13 16 (5.80%) Intranet
14 14 (5.07%) Wireless
15 13 (4.71%) IP Telephony
16 12 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (3.99%) VoIP
18 9 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
18 9 (3.26%) SSH
18 9 (3.26%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 48 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (9.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (9.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.54%) MySQL
6 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.09%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (1.09%) OLAP
7 2 (0.72%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (3.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.36%) Selenium
3 1 (0.36%) NUnit
3 1 (0.36%) InstallShield
General
1 18 (6.52%) Finance
2 9 (3.26%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.54%) Advertising
3 7 (2.54%) Banking
4 6 (2.17%) Retail
4 6 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.45%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (19.57%) Support Engineer
2 41 (14.86%) Analyst
3 36 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (10.51%) Support Analyst
4 29 (10.51%) Consultant
5 28 (10.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 25 (9.06%) IT Support
7 19 (6.88%) Support Technician
8 16 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 15 (5.43%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (5.07%) Team Leader
11 13 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 13 (4.71%) Administrator
12 12 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 12 (4.35%) Server Engineer
12 12 (4.35%) Network Engineer
13 11 (3.99%) IT Support Technician
13 11 (3.99%) Technical Support
13 11 (3.99%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.43%) .NET
2 9 (3.26%) Web Services
2 9 (3.26%) XML
3 5 (1.81%) HTML
3 5 (1.81%) CSS
4 4 (1.45%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.45%) HTML5
4 4 (1.45%) WCF
4 4 (1.45%) CSS3
5 3 (1.09%) Application Packaging
5 3 (1.09%) jQuery
5 3 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.09%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.72%) COM
6 2 (0.72%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.36%) Ajax
7 1 (0.36%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.87%) Clustering
2 10 (3.62%) Replication
3 9 (3.26%) EqualLogic
4 7 (2.54%) iSeries
5 6 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.81%) AS400
6 5 (1.81%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.45%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.09%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.09%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.09%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.72%) NHS
9 2 (0.72%) Tandem
9 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.36%) Handset
10 1 (0.36%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 276 (100.00%) Windows
2 227 (82.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 115 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (15.22%) Windows 7
5 26 (9.42%) Windows 8
6 21 (7.61%) Linux
7 19 (6.88%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.17%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.81%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (1.81%) VMS
10 4 (1.45%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.72%) CentOS
11 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.36%) Android
12 1 (0.36%) SUSE
12 1 (0.36%) Debian
12 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (20.29%) ITIL
2 37 (13.41%) Service Delivery
3 14 (5.07%) PRINCE2
4 13 (4.71%) Network Monitoring
5 12 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 11 (3.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (3.99%) Migration
7 10 (3.62%) Line Management
7 10 (3.62%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (2.54%) Change Control
8 7 (2.54%) Time Management
8 7 (2.54%) Change Management
9 6 (2.17%) E-Commerce
9 6 (2.17%) Configuration Management
9 6 (2.17%) Network Design
9 6 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (1.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (1.81%) Load Balancing
10 5 (1.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 49 (17.75%) SQL
2 29 (10.51%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.81%) T-SQL
3 5 (1.81%) C#
3 5 (1.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.45%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.45%) VB
4 4 (1.45%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.09%) PHP
5 3 (1.09%) VBScript
6 2 (0.72%) Perl
6 2 (0.72%) Java
7 1 (0.36%) R
7 1 (0.36%) VB6
Qualifications
1 66 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (17.03%) MCSE
3 31 (11.23%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (10.51%) CCNA
5 25 (9.06%) MCSA
6 20 (7.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 19 (6.88%) Security Cleared
8 16 (5.80%) MCITP
8 16 (5.80%) SC Cleared
9 14 (5.07%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (4.71%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (3.99%) MCP
12 10 (3.62%) Degree
13 8 (2.90%) CCA
14 7 (2.54%) MCTS
14 7 (2.54%) VCP4
15 2 (0.72%) HND
15 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 1 (0.36%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.54%) SLA
2 5 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 4 (1.45%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 169 (61.23%) Active Directory
2 114 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (39.49%) Hyper-V
4 56 (20.29%) vSphere
5 37 (13.41%) XenApp
6 23 (8.33%) VMware ESX
7 21 (7.61%) Terminal Services
8 11 (3.99%) XenDesktop
9 9 (3.26%) vCloud
10 8 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (2.17%) VMware Server
12 5 (1.81%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (1.81%) XenServer
13 1 (0.36%) Xen
13 1 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.36%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.36%) IAG
13 1 (0.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 25 (9.06%) SCCM
2 18 (6.52%) SCOM
3 17 (6.16%) Backup Exec
4 14 (5.07%) Nagios
4 14 (5.07%) SCDPM
5 11 (3.99%) SCVMM
5 11 (3.99%) NetBackup
6 8 (2.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 7 (2.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (1.81%) SCSM
8 5 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.45%) MAILsweeper
9 4 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.72%) WSUS
10 2 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.72%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.72%) Windows Intune
11 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.36%) Cacti
11 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 196 (71.01%) VMware
2 162 (58.70%) Microsoft
3 112 (40.58%) Citrix
4 79 (28.62%) Cisco
5 50 (18.12%) HP
6 45 (16.30%) NetApp
7 22 (7.97%) Symantec
8 19 (6.88%) Dell
9 18 (6.52%) EMC
10 17 (6.16%) SonicWALL
11 13 (4.71%) IBM
12 12 (4.35%) Brocade
13 10 (3.62%) WatchGuard
14 9 (3.26%) Sophos
15 6 (2.17%) Oracle
15 6 (2.17%) CheckPoint
16 5 (1.81%) Veeam
16 5 (1.81%) CommVault
17 4 (1.45%) Finjan
17 4 (1.45%) Open-E
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