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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 90 188 207
Rank change year-on-year
+98 +19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 145 23 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.59% 0.42% 0.020%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.18% 1.68% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 126 23 1
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
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
1424 1372 1230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.44% 25.25% 25.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1235 1220 1057
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +37 47 £35,000 - 4
Coventry - 30 £38,500 - 8
Solihull +20 19 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Warwickshire +11 11 £27,850 -34.47% 1
Shropshire - 10 £27,500 -
Staffordshire -2 8 £32,250 -35.50%
Wolverhampton - 6 £32,000 - 2
Herefordshire - 6 £42,500 - 1
Worcestershire -5 1 £25,000 -9.09% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £37,500 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 226 (100.00%) Windows
2 163 (72.12%) Microsoft
3 157 (69.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 155 (68.58%) Active Directory
5 144 (63.72%) VMware
6 132 (58.41%) Citrix
7 97 (42.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 96 (42.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 87 (38.50%) MS Exchange
10 83 (36.73%) Hyper-V
11 76 (33.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 67 (29.65%) Exchange Server 2013
13 66 (29.20%) SCCM
14 62 (27.43%) MS Excel
15 61 (26.99%) Cisco
16 59 (26.11%) MCSE
17 56 (24.78%) ITIL
18 55 (24.34%) Firewall
18 55 (24.34%) XenDesktop
18 55 (24.34%) Exchange Server 2010
19 54 (23.89%) Windows 7
19 54 (23.89%) XenApp
19 54 (23.89%) SQL Server
20 51 (22.57%) HP
21 47 (20.80%) SAN
22 46 (20.35%) TCP/IP
23 42 (18.58%) NetApp
24 41 (18.14%) SharePoint
25 40 (17.70%) DHCP
25 40 (17.70%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 87 (38.50%) MS Exchange
2 67 (29.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 55 (24.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (18.14%) SharePoint
5 31 (13.72%) Lync
6 25 (11.06%) IIS
7 23 (10.18%) Exchange Server 2003
8 19 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (7.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (5.75%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (1.77%) CMS
12 4 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.77%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.77%) EPiServer CMS
13 3 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 62 (27.43%) MS Excel
2 29 (12.83%) MS Office
3 3 (1.33%) MS Project
4 1 (0.44%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.62%) Office 365
2 4 (1.77%) IaaS
2 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 55 (24.34%) Firewall
2 47 (20.80%) SAN
3 46 (20.35%) TCP/IP
4 40 (17.70%) DHCP
5 38 (16.81%) DNS
6 30 (13.27%) WAN
7 26 (11.50%) LAN
8 24 (10.62%) VPN
9 22 (9.73%) NetScaler
10 17 (7.52%) NAS
11 13 (5.75%) Fibre Channel
11 13 (5.75%) Internet
11 13 (5.75%) iSCSI
12 11 (4.87%) VoIP
13 10 (4.42%) SSH
13 10 (4.42%) VLAN
14 9 (3.98%) Unified Communications
15 8 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (3.10%) IP Telephony
17 6 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (23.89%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (7.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.33%) MySQL
7 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (4.87%) AdminStudio
2 10 (4.42%) InstallShield
3 9 (3.98%) Subversion
4 8 (3.54%) MSI
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (11.06%) Finance
2 4 (1.77%) Legal
3 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.44%) Marketing
3 1 (0.44%) Advertising
3 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.44%) Banking
3 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (19.91%) Support Engineer
2 36 (15.93%) Analyst
3 27 (11.95%) IT Support
4 25 (11.06%) Support Analyst
5 21 (9.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 21 (9.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (8.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (7.08%) Consultant
8 14 (6.19%) Server Engineer
8 14 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (5.31%) Senior Support Engineer
9 12 (5.31%) Developer
10 11 (4.87%) IT Support Engineer
10 11 (4.87%) .NET Developer
10 11 (4.87%) IT Support Analyst
11 10 (4.42%) VB.NET Developer
11 10 (4.42%) Network Engineer
11 10 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (3.98%) Senior IT Support
12 9 (3.98%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.96%) Application Packaging
2 14 (6.19%) .NET
3 12 (5.31%) HTML
4 11 (4.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 11 (4.87%) ASP.NET
4 11 (4.87%) Web Services
4 11 (4.87%) XML
5 5 (2.21%) COM
5 5 (2.21%) Software Packaging
6 3 (1.33%) CSS
7 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.44%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.44%) WCF
7 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.96%) Clustering
2 12 (5.31%) Blackberry
3 7 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.21%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.21%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.77%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.77%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.33%) Replication
7 2 (0.88%) NHS
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.44%) PDA
8 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.44%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 226 (100.00%) Windows
2 157 (69.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (42.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 54 (23.89%) Windows 7
5 40 (17.70%) Windows 8
6 27 (11.95%) Windows XP
7 11 (4.87%) Linux
8 4 (1.77%) VMS
9 2 (0.88%) Debian
9 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.88%) Solaris
9 2 (0.88%) Android
10 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (24.78%) ITIL
2 20 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (5.31%) Change Control
4 10 (4.42%) Migration
4 10 (4.42%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (3.54%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (3.10%) Compatibility Testing
7 6 (2.65%) Configuration Management
7 6 (2.65%) Software Licensing
8 5 (2.21%) E-Commerce
8 5 (2.21%) Change Management
9 4 (1.77%) Load Balancing
9 4 (1.77%) Supply Chain Management
9 4 (1.77%) Mentoring
9 4 (1.77%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (1.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (1.33%) Security Management
11 2 (0.88%) Asset Management
11 2 (0.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (0.88%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.27%) SQL
2 24 (10.62%) VB
3 23 (10.18%) PowerShell
4 12 (5.31%) VB.NET
4 12 (5.31%) VBScript
5 11 (4.87%) VB6
6 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.88%) C#
7 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 76 (33.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (26.11%) MCSE
3 34 (15.04%) Citrix Certification
4 31 (13.72%) CCA
5 26 (11.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (10.62%) MCSA
7 23 (10.18%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (10.18%) CCNA
8 18 (7.96%) MCITP
9 17 (7.52%) MCP
10 10 (4.42%) MCTS
10 10 (4.42%) CCEE
11 7 (3.10%) Security Cleared
12 6 (2.65%) SC Cleared
12 6 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.65%) NCDA
13 5 (2.21%) Degree
14 2 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (0.88%) CCAA
14 2 (0.88%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.65%) SLA
System Software
1 155 (68.58%) Active Directory
2 97 (42.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (36.73%) Hyper-V
4 55 (24.34%) XenDesktop
5 54 (23.89%) XenApp
6 35 (15.49%) vSphere
7 30 (13.27%) VMware ESX
8 16 (7.08%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (4.87%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (4.42%) XenServer
11 9 (3.98%) Terminal Services
12 8 (3.54%) Forefront TMG
13 7 (3.10%) VMware Server
13 7 (3.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (2.21%) IAG
14 5 (2.21%) UAG
15 4 (1.77%) ISA Server
15 4 (1.77%) vCloud
16 3 (1.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 1 (0.44%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 66 (29.20%) SCCM
2 27 (11.95%) SCOM
3 16 (7.08%) AppDNA
3 16 (7.08%) Backup Exec
4 13 (5.75%) SCDPM
5 8 (3.54%) SCVMM
6 6 (2.65%) WSUS
7 5 (2.21%) Cacti
7 5 (2.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (2.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (2.21%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (1.33%) SCSM
9 3 (1.33%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 163 (72.12%) Microsoft
2 144 (63.72%) VMware
3 132 (58.41%) Citrix
4 61 (26.99%) Cisco
5 51 (22.57%) HP
6 42 (18.58%) NetApp
7 22 (9.73%) EMC
8 20 (8.85%) SonicWALL
9 18 (7.96%) Symantec
10 17 (7.52%) CheckPoint
10 17 (7.52%) SolarWinds
11 16 (7.08%) IBM
12 12 (5.31%) Mitel
13 9 (3.98%) Siemens
13 9 (3.98%) Dell
13 9 (3.98%) WatchGuard
14 6 (2.65%) AppSense
15 4 (1.77%) EPiServer
15 4 (1.77%) Lotus
15 4 (1.77%) Sophos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry
Trinity
Salary: £36,000 - £42,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £33000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus+ Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £33000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus and executive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive, negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Hereford & Worcestershire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 35000-40000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 23 days ago