The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 137 63
Rank change year-on-year -8 -74  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 113 127 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.85% 1.89% 4.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.19% 7.76% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 99 107 236
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £48,500 £50,000
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 the East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1572 1637 2137
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 25.68% 24.32% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1390 1657
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in the East of England

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the East of England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in the East of England

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire 0 59 £37,500 +4.89% 4
Cambridgeshire -17 26 £32,500 -21.68% 2
Essex -9 20 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Bedfordshire +14 6 £45,000 +104.54% 1
Norfolk - 3 £28,500 -
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 344 (100.00%) Windows
2 255 (74.13%) Windows Server
3 223 (64.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 198 (57.56%) Microsoft
5 189 (54.94%) Active Directory
6 162 (47.09%) VMware
7 139 (40.41%) Office 365
8 136 (39.53%) MS Exchange
9 114 (33.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 102 (29.65%) Firewall
11 93 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 89 (25.87%) Windows 7
13 85 (24.71%) Microsoft Office
13 85 (24.71%) Hyper-V
14 80 (23.26%) SQL
15 78 (22.67%) SQL Server
15 78 (22.67%) Linux
16 74 (21.51%) Microsoft Azure
17 68 (19.77%) Cisco
18 67 (19.48%) Windows Server 2003
19 64 (18.60%) MCSE
20 63 (18.31%) PowerShell
21 62 (18.02%) DNS
22 60 (17.44%) Citrix
23 59 (17.15%) DHCP
24 53 (15.41%) SAN
24 53 (15.41%) ITIL
25 52 (15.12%) Skype for Business
26 51 (14.83%) Windows 10
26 51 (14.83%) IIS

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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
1 136 (39.53%) MS Exchange
2 52 (15.12%) Skype for Business
3 51 (14.83%) IIS
4 42 (12.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (8.43%) SharePoint
6 23 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (4.94%) Apache
8 13 (3.78%) OpenStack
8 13 (3.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (3.78%) Tomcat
9 12 (3.49%) ColdFusion
9 12 (3.49%) nginx
10 11 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (1.45%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.58%) Confluence
13 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.29%) Zimbra
Applications
1 85 (24.71%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.87%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.87%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 139 (40.41%) Office 365
2 74 (21.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (6.40%) PaaS
5 15 (4.36%) SaaS
6 12 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (3.20%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.45%) IaaS
10 4 (1.16%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.58%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 102 (29.65%) Firewall
2 62 (18.02%) DNS
3 59 (17.15%) DHCP
4 53 (15.41%) SAN
5 40 (11.63%) VLAN
6 35 (10.17%) Skype
7 34 (9.88%) LAN
7 34 (9.88%) TCP/IP
7 34 (9.88%) WAN
8 25 (7.27%) VoIP
9 24 (6.98%) VPN
10 22 (6.40%) MPLS
11 21 (6.10%) Remote Desktop
12 20 (5.81%) NAS
13 18 (5.23%) PBX
14 15 (4.36%) ISDN
15 11 (3.20%) Internet
15 11 (3.20%) Wireless
16 10 (2.91%) Cisco ASA
17 9 (2.62%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (5.23%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (1.45%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.58%) MySQL
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.58%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (4.94%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.49%) TeamCity
2 12 (3.49%) Vagrant
3 5 (1.45%) Ant
3 5 (1.45%) Gradle
3 5 (1.45%) Hudson
3 5 (1.45%) JUnit
3 5 (1.45%) Maven
4 4 (1.16%) PROIV
5 3 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 20 (5.81%) Telecoms
2 15 (4.36%) Retail
3 14 (4.07%) Finance
4 11 (3.20%) Games
5 10 (2.91%) Advertising
6 7 (2.03%) Law
7 5 (1.45%) Publishing
8 3 (0.87%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.87%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.58%) Back Office
9 2 (0.58%) Legal
9 2 (0.58%) Local Government
9 2 (0.58%) Marketing
10 1 (0.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (25.29%) Support Engineer
2 74 (21.51%) Analyst
3 55 (15.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 55 (15.99%) Support Analyst
4 44 (12.79%) IT Support
5 42 (12.21%) 3rd Line Support
6 37 (10.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 32 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
8 29 (8.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 28 (8.14%) Windows Engineer
10 26 (7.56%) Administrator
11 25 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
12 24 (6.98%) Server Engineer
13 23 (6.69%) Active Directory Support
13 23 (6.69%) IT Engineer
14 22 (6.40%) IT Analyst
15 21 (6.10%) Technical Support
16 20 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
16 20 (5.81%) IT Support Engineer
16 20 (5.81%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.27%) .NET
2 8 (2.33%) Web Services
3 5 (1.45%) J2EE
4 3 (0.87%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.58%) COM
5 2 (0.58%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.88%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.23%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.65%) Blackberry
4 14 (4.07%) Private Cloud
5 9 (2.62%) iPhone
5 9 (2.62%) Replication
6 8 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.03%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.74%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.74%) iPad
8 6 (1.74%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.45%) Life Science
9 5 (1.45%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.45%) PDA
10 4 (1.16%) Clustering
11 3 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.87%) EPoS
11 3 (0.87%) HP Storage
12 2 (0.58%) Handset
12 2 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 344 (100.00%) Windows
2 255 (74.13%) Windows Server
3 223 (64.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 89 (25.87%) Windows 7
5 78 (22.67%) Linux
6 67 (19.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 51 (14.83%) Windows 10
8 29 (8.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (8.14%) Windows XP
10 24 (6.98%) Windows 8
11 13 (3.78%) Windows Vista
12 8 (2.33%) Unix
13 6 (1.74%) AIX
14 4 (1.16%) Android
14 4 (1.16%) Mac OS
14 4 (1.16%) Solaris
15 3 (0.87%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.58%) CentOS
17 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (15.41%) ITIL
2 22 (6.40%) Mentoring
3 21 (6.10%) DevOps
4 20 (5.81%) Configuration Management
5 19 (5.52%) Service Delivery
6 18 (5.23%) Capacity Planning
7 17 (4.94%) Coaching
8 16 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (4.36%) E-Commerce
10 14 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (3.78%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (3.78%) High Availability
11 13 (3.78%) Project Management
12 12 (3.49%) Customer Requirements
12 12 (3.49%) ITIL V3
13 11 (3.20%) Incident Management
14 10 (2.91%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (2.91%) Problem Management
14 10 (2.91%) SDLC
15 9 (2.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (23.26%) SQL
2 63 (18.31%) PowerShell
3 23 (6.69%) Java
4 15 (4.36%) Bash Shell
5 12 (3.49%) Perl
5 12 (3.49%) Ruby
6 11 (3.20%) VBScript
7 10 (2.91%) C
8 8 (2.33%) C#
8 8 (2.33%) C++
8 8 (2.33%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.03%) VB
10 4 (1.16%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.16%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 93 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (18.60%) MCSE
3 44 (12.79%) MCP
4 39 (11.34%) MCSA
5 38 (11.05%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (9.88%) CCNA
6 34 (9.88%) Degree
7 21 (6.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 21 (6.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (5.81%) A+ Certification
9 17 (4.94%) MCITP
9 17 (4.94%) MCTS
10 11 (3.20%) Security Cleared
11 8 (2.33%) CCNP
12 6 (1.74%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (1.74%) SC Cleared
13 5 (1.45%) CompTIA Security+
13 5 (1.45%) DV Cleared
13 5 (1.45%) Security+ Certification
14 4 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.59%) SLA
2 2 (0.58%) ISO 14000
2 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 189 (54.94%) Active Directory
2 114 (33.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (24.71%) Hyper-V
4 38 (11.05%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (7.56%) Terminal Services
6 20 (5.81%) vSphere
7 16 (4.65%) XenApp
8 13 (3.78%) KVM
9 10 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (2.62%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (1.16%) XenServer
13 3 (0.87%) vCloud
14 2 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (12.79%) SCCM
2 23 (6.69%) SCOM
3 17 (4.94%) WSUS
4 16 (4.65%) Puppet
5 15 (4.36%) Backup Exec
6 13 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (3.49%) Packer
8 7 (2.03%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.45%) EMC Navisphere
9 5 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.87%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (0.87%) Nessus
10 3 (0.87%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.87%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.87%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.58%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 198 (57.56%) Microsoft
2 162 (47.09%) VMware
3 68 (19.77%) Cisco
4 60 (17.44%) Citrix
5 33 (9.59%) Veeam
6 23 (6.69%) HP
7 18 (5.23%) Symantec
8 17 (4.94%) Oracle
9 15 (4.36%) Apple
9 15 (4.36%) Red Hat
10 13 (3.78%) NETGEAR
11 10 (2.91%) Dell
12 9 (2.62%) IBM
12 9 (2.62%) Meraki
12 9 (2.62%) Sophos
13 7 (2.03%) EMC
14 5 (1.45%) 3Com
14 5 (1.45%) CA
14 5 (1.45%) Juniper
14 5 (1.45%) NetApp
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