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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 110 191 -
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 110 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.05% 0.29% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.79% 1.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 103 13 0
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -37.50%
Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1124 1392 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.93% 25.05% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 984 1174 1041
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +27 34 £36,479 +12.24% 7
Coventry - 24 £37,500 - 3
Shropshire - 13 £35,000 - 1
Solihull - 11 £42,500 -
Staffordshire -4 8 £33,750 -
Warwickshire +15 7 £27,500 -35.29% 2
Herefordshire - 4 £42,500 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £32,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £35,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £19,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £32,500 - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 160 (100.00%) Windows
2 115 (71.88%) Active Directory
3 114 (71.25%) Microsoft
4 106 (66.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 97 (60.63%) VMware
6 82 (51.25%) Citrix
7 71 (44.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 65 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 55 (34.38%) MS Exchange
10 54 (33.75%) Cisco
11 53 (33.13%) Hyper-V
12 50 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
13 49 (30.63%) SCCM
14 48 (30.00%) Firewall
14 48 (30.00%) SQL Server
15 43 (26.88%) Windows 7
16 42 (26.25%) XenDesktop
16 42 (26.25%) MS Excel
17 41 (25.63%) Exchange Server 2013
18 38 (23.75%) MCSE
19 36 (22.50%) TCP/IP
19 36 (22.50%) Windows 8
20 33 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2010
20 33 (20.63%) HP
21 31 (19.38%) XenApp
22 30 (18.75%) ITIL
23 28 (17.50%) SharePoint
23 28 (17.50%) SQL
23 28 (17.50%) DHCP
23 28 (17.50%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 55 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 41 (25.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 33 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (17.50%) SharePoint
5 24 (15.00%) Lync
6 23 (14.38%) IIS
7 13 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (7.50%) SharePoint Server
8 12 (7.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (3.13%) Apache
10 2 (1.25%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.25%) CMS
10 2 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.25%) EPiServer CMS
11 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.63%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 42 (26.25%) MS Excel
2 23 (14.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS Project
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.75%) Office 365
2 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (30.00%) Firewall
2 36 (22.50%) TCP/IP
3 28 (17.50%) SAN
3 28 (17.50%) DHCP
4 25 (15.63%) WAN
5 22 (13.75%) DNS
6 21 (13.13%) LAN
7 19 (11.88%) VPN
8 16 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
8 16 (10.00%) NetScaler
9 12 (7.50%) NAS
9 12 (7.50%) Internet
10 11 (6.88%) VoIP
10 11 (6.88%) iSCSI
11 10 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (5.00%) Unified Communications
14 6 (3.75%) Cisco PIX
15 4 (2.50%) ADSL
16 3 (1.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (8.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.25%) MySQL
6 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (5.63%) AdminStudio
2 8 (5.00%) InstallShield
3 7 (4.38%) MSI
3 7 (4.38%) Subversion
4 2 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (11.25%) Finance
2 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.63%) Advertising
2 1 (0.63%) Publishing
2 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (25.63%) Support Engineer
2 21 (13.13%) 3rd Line Support
2 21 (13.13%) IT Support
3 20 (12.50%) Analyst
4 14 (8.75%) Consultant
4 14 (8.75%) IT Support Engineer
5 13 (8.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (8.13%) Support Analyst
5 13 (8.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (6.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (6.25%) Developer
7 10 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
8 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Consultant
9 8 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (5.00%) Senior IT Support
9 8 (5.00%) Server Engineer
10 7 (4.38%) .NET Developer
10 7 (4.38%) VB.NET Developer
10 7 (4.38%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.13%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.63%) .NET
2 15 (9.38%) ASP.NET
3 14 (8.75%) Application Packaging
4 10 (6.25%) Web Services
4 10 (6.25%) XML
5 8 (5.00%) HTML
5 8 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (3.75%) COM
7 2 (1.25%) XSLT
8 1 (0.63%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.63%) CSS
8 1 (0.63%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.13%) Clustering
2 6 (3.75%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.63%) Replication
4 1 (0.63%) PDA
4 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.63%) iPhone
4 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 160 (100.00%) Windows
2 106 (66.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (44.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (26.88%) Windows 7
5 36 (22.50%) Windows 8
6 25 (15.63%) Windows XP
7 11 (6.88%) Linux
8 2 (1.25%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.25%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.25%) Android
9 1 (0.63%) Debian
9 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.75%) ITIL
2 12 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (7.50%) Migration
3 9 (5.63%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (3.75%) Compatibility Testing
6 4 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (2.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (1.88%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (1.88%) PRINCE2
7 3 (1.88%) CRM
7 3 (1.88%) E-Commerce
7 3 (1.88%) Security Management
7 3 (1.88%) Change Control
8 2 (1.25%) Asset Management
8 2 (1.25%) Supply Chain Management
8 2 (1.25%) Software Engineering
8 2 (1.25%) Project Planning
8 2 (1.25%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.50%) SQL
2 18 (11.25%) VB
3 14 (8.75%) PowerShell
4 9 (5.63%) VB.NET
4 9 (5.63%) VBScript
5 8 (5.00%) VB6
6 6 (3.75%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.88%) C#
8 2 (1.25%) XPath
8 2 (1.25%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 50 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (23.75%) MCSE
3 22 (13.75%) Citrix Certification
4 21 (13.13%) CCA
5 18 (11.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (9.38%) MCITP
6 15 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (9.38%) CCNA
7 12 (7.50%) MCSA
8 9 (5.63%) MCP
8 9 (5.63%) MCTS
8 9 (5.63%) CCEE
9 6 (3.75%) Security Cleared
9 6 (3.75%) NCDA
10 4 (2.50%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.88%) Degree
12 1 (0.63%) CCAA
12 1 (0.63%) CCIA
12 1 (0.63%) VCP5
12 1 (0.63%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) SLA
System Software
1 115 (71.88%) Active Directory
2 65 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (33.13%) Hyper-V
4 42 (26.25%) XenDesktop
5 31 (19.38%) XenApp
6 21 (13.13%) vSphere
7 15 (9.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (7.50%) VMware ESX
9 10 (6.25%) XenServer
10 8 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (3.75%) Forefront TMG
11 6 (3.75%) IAG
11 6 (3.75%) UAG
12 5 (3.13%) Terminal Services
12 5 (3.13%) ISA Server
12 5 (3.13%) VMware Server
13 2 (1.25%) NFS
13 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.63%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 49 (30.63%) SCCM
2 16 (10.00%) SCOM
3 13 (8.13%) Backup Exec
4 12 (7.50%) AppDNA
5 6 (3.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (3.75%) WSUS
5 6 (3.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (3.75%) Cacti
6 5 (3.13%) SCDPM
6 5 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (2.50%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.25%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 114 (71.25%) Microsoft
2 97 (60.63%) VMware
3 82 (51.25%) Citrix
4 54 (33.75%) Cisco
5 33 (20.63%) HP
6 25 (15.63%) NetApp
7 16 (10.00%) Symantec
8 15 (9.38%) EMC
9 14 (8.75%) SolarWinds
10 11 (6.88%) IBM
11 10 (6.25%) CheckPoint
12 8 (5.00%) Mitel
12 8 (5.00%) Siemens
13 7 (4.38%) Dell
13 7 (4.38%) SonicWALL
14 5 (3.13%) WatchGuard
15 4 (2.50%) AppSense
15 4 (2.50%) Intel
16 3 (1.88%) Nimsoft
16 3 (1.88%) Spiceworks
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £4000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + pension + Healtcare
Posted: Yesterday
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The Metropolitan Police Service
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
The Metropolitan Police Service
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + growth
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + 12 Month Fixed Term
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum - Overall package circa £50
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, benefits
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Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: Pension, Private Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, 25 days per annum
Posted: 21 days ago