Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Windows Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 6 months to 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 84 84
Rank change year-on-year -44 0 +43
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 146 217 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.11% 3.24% 3.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.99% 10.73% 12.02%
Number of salaries quoted 106 213 295
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,925 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.66% +4.70% +9.33%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,800 £27,700
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £53,750
South East median annual salary £34,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% +1.33% -

Windows Server 2012 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,827 2,022 2,571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.45% 30.20% 27.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,507 1,680 2,273
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.20% +3.75%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Berkshire

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in Berkshire

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Berkshire

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +23 37 £43,750 -16.67% 2
Maidenhead -38 34 £60,000 +50.00% 4
Reading -34 23 £33,000 -34.00% 5
Wokingham -12 21 £45,000 +21.62%
Slough -21 12 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Newbury -15 3 £22,000 -41.33%
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 146 (100.00%) Windows
2 139 (95.21%) Windows Server
3 100 (68.49%) Active Directory
4 98 (67.12%) Microsoft
5 94 (64.38%) VMware
6 65 (44.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 64 (43.84%) SQL Server
8 57 (39.04%) MS Exchange
9 52 (35.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 52 (35.62%) Hyper-V
10 51 (34.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 51 (34.93%) ITIL
11 47 (32.19%) Cisco
12 44 (30.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 43 (29.45%) SQL
14 41 (28.08%) PowerShell
15 35 (23.97%) Exchange Server 2010
16 33 (22.60%) DNS
17 32 (21.92%) MCSA
18 31 (21.23%) Windows 10
19 30 (20.55%) Office 365
20 27 (18.49%) Migration
21 25 (17.12%) WAN
22 24 (16.44%) Problem Management
22 24 (16.44%) Amazon AWS
23 23 (15.75%) Firewall
23 23 (15.75%) Disaster Recovery
24 22 (15.07%) Dell
24 22 (15.07%) SAN
24 22 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 57 (39.04%) MS Exchange
2 35 (23.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (13.70%) IIS
4 16 (10.96%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.74%) Apache
6 2 (1.37%) Confluence
6 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.37%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.37%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.37%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 18 (12.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 65 (44.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (20.55%) Office 365
3 24 (16.44%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (6.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.37%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.37%) IaaS
6 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.68%) GitHub
6 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.60%) DNS
2 25 (17.12%) WAN
3 23 (15.75%) Firewall
4 22 (15.07%) SAN
5 18 (12.33%) TCP/IP
6 14 (9.59%) DHCP
7 11 (7.53%) LAN
8 10 (6.85%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (5.48%) Network Security
10 7 (4.79%) Internet
10 7 (4.79%) NetScaler
11 6 (4.11%) iSCSI
11 6 (4.11%) NAS
12 5 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (3.42%) VPN
12 5 (3.42%) Wireshark
13 4 (2.74%) BGP
14 3 (2.05%) H.323
14 3 (2.05%) OSPF
14 3 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (43.84%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.59%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (7.53%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.74%) AdminStudio
1 4 (2.74%) MSI
1 4 (2.74%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.37%) JIRA
2 2 (1.37%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.37%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (8.22%) Finance
2 10 (6.85%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.79%) Marketing
4 2 (1.37%) Electronics
4 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (22.60%) Support Engineer
2 25 (17.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (13.01%) Administrator
4 18 (12.33%) IT Support
5 16 (10.96%) Cloud Administrator
5 16 (10.96%) VMware Engineer
6 15 (10.27%) Technical Support
7 14 (9.59%) Technical Engineer
7 14 (9.59%) Technical Support Engineer
8 12 (8.22%) IT Engineer
9 11 (7.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (7.53%) Technical Specialist
9 11 (7.53%) Windows Engineer
10 10 (6.85%) Active Directory Specialist
10 10 (6.85%) Analyst
10 10 (6.85%) Azure Administrator
10 10 (6.85%) VMware Support Engineer
11 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (5.48%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.05%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.37%) .NET
2 2 (1.37%) WCF
3 1 (0.68%) CSS
3 1 (0.68%) HTML
3 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.96%) Private Cloud
2 9 (6.16%) Clustering
3 8 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.74%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.37%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 146 (100.00%) Windows
2 139 (95.21%) Windows Server
3 52 (35.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (21.23%) Windows 10
5 22 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (13.70%) Windows 7
7 19 (13.01%) Linux
8 15 (10.27%) Windows 8
9 10 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.42%) Unix
10 5 (3.42%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (2.05%) Debian
13 2 (1.37%) CentOS
13 2 (1.37%) Kali Linux
13 2 (1.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (34.93%) ITIL
2 27 (18.49%) Migration
3 24 (16.44%) Problem Management
4 23 (15.75%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (10.96%) Risk Analysis
6 13 (8.90%) Server Virtualisation
7 10 (6.85%) Capacity Management
7 10 (6.85%) Change Management
7 10 (6.85%) Project Management
8 9 (6.16%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (6.16%) Customer Requirements
8 9 (6.16%) Information Security
9 8 (5.48%) Presales
9 8 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (4.79%) Programme Management
10 7 (4.79%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.11%) Patch Management
11 6 (4.11%) Time Management
12 5 (3.42%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (29.45%) SQL
2 41 (28.08%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.85%) Ruby
4 6 (4.11%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.74%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.37%) VBScript
7 1 (0.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (30.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (21.92%) MCSA
3 19 (13.01%) MCSE
4 10 (6.85%) Security Cleared
4 10 (6.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (6.16%) MCP
6 8 (5.48%) MCTS
6 8 (5.48%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.42%) CCA
7 5 (3.42%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (3.42%) MCITP
8 4 (2.74%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (2.05%) AWS Certification
9 3 (2.05%) CCNP
9 3 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.05%) Degree
9 3 (2.05%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.68%) VCAP
10 1 (0.68%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.48%) SLA
2 3 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) GDPR
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 100 (68.49%) Active Directory
2 52 (35.62%) Hyper-V
3 51 (34.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (11.64%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (5.48%) vSphere
6 7 (4.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (3.42%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.42%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.42%) XenServer
8 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (2.74%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (2.05%) UAG
9 3 (2.05%) XenApp
10 2 (1.37%) KVM
10 2 (1.37%) vCloud
10 2 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.68%) Docker
11 1 (0.68%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 19 (13.01%) Backup Exec
2 17 (11.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 15 (10.27%) SCCM
4 12 (8.22%) vCenter Server
5 8 (5.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 8 (5.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (4.11%) NetBackup
6 6 (4.11%) Puppet
6 6 (4.11%) SCOM
7 4 (2.74%) WMI
7 4 (2.74%) WSUS
8 3 (2.05%) Ansible
8 3 (2.05%) EdgeSight
8 3 (2.05%) OSSEC
9 2 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.37%) Nagios
9 2 (1.37%) Nessus
9 2 (1.37%) Nmap
9 2 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 98 (67.12%) Microsoft
2 94 (64.38%) VMware
3 47 (32.19%) Cisco
4 22 (15.07%) Dell
5 17 (11.64%) Oracle
5 17 (11.64%) Symantec
6 14 (9.59%) Veritas
7 12 (8.22%) Citrix
7 12 (8.22%) HP
7 12 (8.22%) Red Hat
8 10 (6.85%) F5
8 10 (6.85%) IBM
8 10 (6.85%) Juniper
9 9 (6.16%) EqualLogic
10 8 (5.48%) Altiris
10 8 (5.48%) Forcepoint
11 7 (4.79%) Sophos
12 6 (4.11%) CA
12 6 (4.11%) CommVault
13 5 (3.42%) Apple