The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 95 90
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 37 47 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.98% 1.96% 1.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 11.38% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 33 47 29
Median salary £45,000 £37,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.62% +21.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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

Operating System Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 296 413 343
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 15.87% 17.23% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 254 353 298
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in Birmingham

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Birmingham over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (72.41%) Windows Server
3 59 (67.82%) Active Directory
3 59 (67.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (56.32%) VMware
5 41 (47.13%) Microsoft
6 37 (42.53%) MS Exchange
7 36 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (35.63%) Hyper-V
8 31 (35.63%) SQL
8 31 (35.63%) SAN
8 31 (35.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (34.48%) Cisco
10 29 (33.33%) Firewall
11 23 (26.44%) Office 365
12 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
13 21 (24.14%) vSphere
14 19 (21.84%) Dell
15 18 (20.69%) HP
15 18 (20.69%) NetApp
16 17 (19.54%) IPv4
16 17 (19.54%) MS Excel
16 17 (19.54%) CheckPoint
16 17 (19.54%) Forefront TMG
16 17 (19.54%) SonicWALL
16 17 (19.54%) Exchange Server 2003
17 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Certification
18 15 (17.24%) MCSE
18 15 (17.24%) Windows 7
19 14 (16.09%) Finance

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 37 (42.53%) MS Exchange
2 17 (19.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.75%) IIS
6 3 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.30%) IBM Domino
7 2 (2.30%) Joomla!
7 2 (2.30%) SAS
7 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (19.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 23 (26.44%) Office 365
2 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.15%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (35.63%) SAN
2 29 (33.33%) Firewall
3 17 (19.54%) IPv4
4 12 (13.79%) DNS
4 12 (13.79%) Remote Desktop
5 10 (11.49%) DHCP
5 10 (11.49%) IPsec
6 8 (9.20%) LAN
7 7 (8.05%) NAS
8 6 (6.90%) Network Security
8 6 (6.90%) WAN
9 5 (5.75%) VLAN
10 4 (4.60%) VoIP
11 3 (3.45%) SNMP
12 2 (2.30%) HTTPS
12 2 (2.30%) IPv6
12 2 (2.30%) iSCSI
12 2 (2.30%) Skype
12 2 (2.30%) SMTP
12 2 (2.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.49%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (11.49%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (9.20%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.30%) DB2
4 2 (2.30%) MySQL
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Ant
1 1 (1.15%) Grunt
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Retail
3 4 (4.60%) Games
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (34.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (12.64%) Analyst
3 9 (10.34%) Developer
4 8 (9.20%) Installations Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) IT Manager
4 8 (9.20%) IT Support
4 8 (9.20%) SQL Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (6.90%) SQL BI Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.75%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Administrator
8 4 (4.60%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.60%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) .NET
1 3 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.15%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) HP StoreVirtual
2 9 (10.34%) Driving Licence
3 6 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.90%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.45%) FMCG
4 3 (3.45%) Online Games
4 3 (3.45%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.30%) Clustering
5 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.30%) Fintech
5 2 (2.30%) Handset
6 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.15%) CCTV
6 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (72.41%) Windows Server
3 59 (67.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (35.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (17.24%) Windows 7
6 12 (13.79%) Linux
7 6 (6.90%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.60%) Android
9 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.94%) ITIL
2 8 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (9.20%) Incident Management
2 8 (9.20%) Server Virtualisation
3 5 (5.75%) Operations Management
3 5 (5.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (4.60%) ITIL V3
4 4 (4.60%) Line Management
4 4 (4.60%) Migration
4 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2
4 4 (4.60%) Service Management
4 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.45%) Business Continuity
5 3 (3.45%) Change Management
5 3 (3.45%) ITSM
5 3 (3.45%) TOGAF
6 2 (2.30%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (2.30%) Statistics
6 2 (2.30%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.63%) SQL
2 5 (5.75%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.15%) C#
4 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.15%) Perl
4 1 (1.15%) Python
4 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (17.24%) MCSE
3 5 (5.75%) RHCE
4 4 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.60%) DBS Check
4 4 (4.60%) Degree
4 4 (4.60%) RHCA
4 4 (4.60%) RHCSA
5 3 (3.45%) CCNA
5 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.45%) MCP
5 3 (3.45%) MCSA
6 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.15%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (67.82%) Active Directory
2 36 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (35.63%) Hyper-V
4 21 (24.14%) vSphere
5 17 (19.54%) Forefront TMG
6 12 (13.79%) Terminal Services
7 4 (4.60%) Terminal Server
7 4 (4.60%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (3.45%) XenApp
8 3 (3.45%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) SCCM
2 5 (5.75%) ZABBIX
3 4 (4.60%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.15%) Puppet
4 1 (1.15%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.15%) SCOM
4 1 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (56.32%) VMware
2 41 (47.13%) Microsoft
3 30 (34.48%) Cisco
4 19 (21.84%) Dell
5 18 (20.69%) HP
5 18 (20.69%) NetApp
6 17 (19.54%) CheckPoint
6 17 (19.54%) SonicWALL
7 11 (12.64%) Citrix
8 8 (9.20%) Cognos
8 8 (9.20%) Veeam
9 7 (8.05%) SolarWinds
10 6 (6.90%) Red Hat
11 5 (5.75%) New Relic
12 3 (3.45%) Apple
13 2 (2.30%) Lotus
13 2 (2.30%) Oracle
13 2 (2.30%) Symantec
13 2 (2.30%) Wyse
14 1 (1.15%) Sophos
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