Period
to 21 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 192 169 122
Rank change year-on-year -23 -47 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2,483 3,296 4,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.86% 2.05% 2.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.04% 8.65% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2,113 2,763 3,738
England median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £36,176 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.57% -3.53% -

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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 30,873 38,105 38,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.14% 23.71% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 24,632 31,137 32,739
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +4.65%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in England

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in England

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in England over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in England

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 21 May 2019. 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
London -32 774 £45,000 - 16
South East -11 527 £39,000 +14.71% 17
North of England +3 470 £36,000 +10.77% 34
Midlands -2 270 £36,000 +2.86% 4
South West -2 234 £41,000 +26.15% 7
North West +5 227 £37,500 +15.38% 17
Yorkshire -18 209 £35,000 - 15
East of England +36 203 £40,000 +14.29% 11
West Midlands -10 172 £36,500 +12.31% 4
East Midlands +20 98 £35,500 +1.43%
North East +27 35 £36,000 +20.00% 2
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 2,483 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,915 (77.12%) Windows Server
3 1,812 (72.98%) Active Directory
4 1,595 (64.24%) Microsoft
5 1,438 (57.91%) VMware
6 1,291 (51.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 1,179 (47.48%) Office 365
8 964 (38.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 832 (33.51%) Microsoft Azure
10 828 (33.35%) DNS
11 796 (32.06%) Hyper-V
12 788 (31.74%) Firewall
13 726 (29.24%) DHCP
14 694 (27.95%) Windows 10
15 687 (27.67%) Cisco
16 672 (27.06%) MS Exchange
17 647 (26.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 642 (25.86%) ITIL
19 621 (25.01%) Windows 7
20 594 (23.92%) PowerShell
21 587 (23.64%) Microsoft Certification
22 557 (22.43%) SQL Server
23 495 (19.94%) Linux
24 487 (19.61%) Microsoft Office
25 478 (19.25%) SCCM
26 460 (18.53%) Citrix
27 457 (18.41%) TCP/IP
28 448 (18.04%) WAN
29 438 (17.64%) SQL
30 400 (16.11%) LAN

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 672 (27.06%) MS Exchange
2 308 (12.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 285 (11.48%) SharePoint
4 283 (11.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 214 (8.62%) IIS
6 154 (6.20%) Skype for Business
7 61 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 40 (1.61%) Apache
9 38 (1.53%) Tomcat
10 32 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 26 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
12 21 (0.85%) CMS
13 19 (0.77%) IBM Notes
14 16 (0.64%) WebSphere
15 14 (0.56%) WebLogic
16 11 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 10 (0.40%) Confluence
18 7 (0.28%) JBoss
18 7 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
19 6 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 487 (19.61%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 26 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.040%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.040%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 40 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.20%) Q-Pulse
2 5 (0.20%) Sage CRM
2 5 (0.20%) Temenos T24
3 4 (0.16%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.081%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 2 (0.081%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (0.040%) Magento
6 1 (0.040%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.040%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,179 (47.48%) Office 365
2 832 (33.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 301 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
4 94 (3.79%) IaaS
5 69 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 63 (2.54%) PaaS
7 49 (1.97%) SaaS
8 46 (1.85%) Mimecast
9 34 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
9 34 (1.37%) OneDrive
10 20 (0.81%) Power Platform
11 16 (0.64%) Azure Stack
11 16 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (0.36%) OpenShift
14 8 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
14 8 (0.32%) SoftLayer
15 7 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (0.16%) G Suite
16 4 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 828 (33.35%) DNS
2 788 (31.74%) Firewall
3 726 (29.24%) DHCP
4 457 (18.41%) TCP/IP
5 448 (18.04%) WAN
6 400 (16.11%) LAN
7 354 (14.26%) SAN
8 265 (10.67%) VPN
9 203 (8.18%) VLAN
10 174 (7.01%) VoIP
11 136 (5.48%) Skype
12 132 (5.32%) Network Security
13 117 (4.71%) Wireless
14 110 (4.43%) Remote Desktop
15 102 (4.11%) Internet
16 93 (3.75%) Cisco ASA
16 93 (3.75%) NAS
17 92 (3.71%) Wi-Fi
18 78 (3.14%) iSCSI
19 70 (2.82%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 557 (22.43%) SQL Server
2 127 (5.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 121 (4.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 81 (3.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 72 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 71 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
7 43 (1.73%) Relational Database
7 43 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (1.41%) MySQL
9 31 (1.25%) NoSQL
10 27 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
10 27 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
11 23 (0.93%) Oracle Database
12 20 (0.81%) MongoDB
13 17 (0.68%) Power BI
14 16 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (0.48%) RDBMS
17 10 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (1.13%) Git (software)
2 25 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
3 21 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
4 17 (0.68%) Visual Studio
5 14 (0.56%) JIRA
6 13 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 11 (0.44%) Subversion
7 11 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (0.40%) MSI
8 10 (0.40%) TeamCity
9 9 (0.36%) Jenkins
9 9 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.24%) WinDbg
12 5 (0.20%) InstallShield
12 5 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.16%) Bitbucket Server
13 4 (0.16%) GoCD
13 4 (0.16%) Hudson
14 3 (0.12%) Cucumber
General
1 325 (13.09%) Finance
2 106 (4.27%) Retail
3 65 (2.62%) Law
4 63 (2.54%) Legal
5 52 (2.09%) Telecoms
6 42 (1.69%) Banking
7 36 (1.45%) Marketing
8 28 (1.13%) Aerospace
9 16 (0.64%) Military
10 15 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.56%) Back Office
12 11 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.44%) Games
13 10 (0.40%) Publishing
14 8 (0.32%) Front Office
15 6 (0.24%) Automotive
15 6 (0.24%) Billing
16 5 (0.20%) Advertising
16 5 (0.20%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 548 (22.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 493 (19.86%) Analyst
3 402 (16.19%) Support Engineer
4 296 (11.92%) IT Engineer
5 292 (11.76%) IT Support
6 225 (9.06%) Support Analyst
7 210 (8.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 176 (7.09%) 3rd Line Support
9 174 (7.01%) 2nd Line Support
10 146 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
11 143 (5.76%) Administrator
12 137 (5.52%) IT Analyst
13 134 (5.40%) Windows Engineer
14 132 (5.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 127 (5.11%) Infrastructure Support
16 117 (4.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 109 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
18 100 (4.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
19 99 (3.99%) Server Engineer
20 98 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (2.17%) Web Services
2 45 (1.81%) .NET
3 26 (1.05%) Software Packaging
4 17 (0.68%) HTML
5 16 (0.64%) CSS
5 16 (0.64%) LDAP
5 16 (0.64%) WSH
6 11 (0.44%) 802.1X
6 11 (0.44%) J2EE
7 10 (0.40%) ASP.NET
7 10 (0.40%) Spring
7 10 (0.40%) XML
8 8 (0.32%) SOAP
9 7 (0.28%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.24%) HTML5
11 5 (0.20%) Ajax
11 5 (0.20%) COM
11 5 (0.20%) EDI
11 5 (0.20%) JSON
11 5 (0.20%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 242 (9.75%) Data Centre
2 161 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 144 (5.80%) Clustering
4 141 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
5 114 (4.59%) PKI
6 108 (4.35%) Management Information System
7 103 (4.15%) Replication
8 65 (2.62%) iPhone
9 61 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
10 50 (2.01%) iPad
11 49 (1.97%) Driving Licence
12 45 (1.81%) Fat Client
12 45 (1.81%) Thin Client
13 35 (1.41%) Public Cloud
13 35 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
14 31 (1.25%) CMDB
15 28 (1.13%) Blackberry
15 28 (1.13%) User Experience
16 26 (1.05%) Smartphone
17 24 (0.97%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2,483 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,915 (77.12%) Windows Server
3 1,291 (51.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 694 (27.95%) Windows 10
5 621 (25.01%) Windows 7
6 495 (19.94%) Linux
7 274 (11.04%) Windows 8
8 222 (8.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 88 (3.54%) CentOS
10 82 (3.30%) Unix
11 75 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 62 (2.50%) Ubuntu
13 60 (2.42%) Android
14 57 (2.30%) Apple iOS
15 47 (1.89%) Windows XP
16 44 (1.77%) AIX
17 29 (1.17%) Mac OS X
18 26 (1.05%) Mac OS
19 16 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
20 15 (0.60%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (26.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 642 (25.86%) ITIL
3 321 (12.93%) Problem-Solving
4 210 (8.46%) Migration
5 170 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 138 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 133 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
8 124 (4.99%) Project Management
9 123 (4.95%) Patch Management
10 115 (4.63%) High Availability
10 115 (4.63%) Presales
11 114 (4.59%) ITIL V3
12 109 (4.39%) Service Management
13 103 (4.15%) Change Management
14 101 (4.07%) Server Management
15 98 (3.95%) DevOps
16 91 (3.66%) Service Delivery
17 90 (3.62%) Data Protection
18 86 (3.46%) Change Control
18 86 (3.46%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 594 (23.92%) PowerShell
2 438 (17.64%) SQL
3 88 (3.54%) T-SQL
4 66 (2.66%) Python
5 62 (2.50%) VBScript
6 51 (2.05%) C
7 48 (1.93%) Bash Shell
8 45 (1.81%) C#
9 40 (1.61%) Shell Script
10 33 (1.33%) JavaScript
11 29 (1.17%) VB
12 22 (0.89%) Java
13 20 (0.81%) Perl
14 19 (0.77%) C++
15 16 (0.64%) Ruby
16 13 (0.52%) PL/SQL
17 9 (0.36%) VB.NET
18 8 (0.32%) PHP
19 4 (0.16%) MUMPS
19 4 (0.16%) VC++
Qualifications
1 587 (23.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 360 (14.50%) MCSE
3 251 (10.11%) MCSA
4 215 (8.66%) Cisco Certification
5 208 (8.38%) Security Cleared
6 187 (7.53%) CCNA
7 170 (6.85%) Degree
8 165 (6.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 129 (5.20%) MCP
10 107 (4.31%) MCITP
11 92 (3.71%) SC Cleared
12 88 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
13 87 (3.50%) DV Cleared
14 70 (2.82%) CCNP
15 46 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
16 34 (1.37%) A+ Certification
16 34 (1.37%) VCP6
17 32 (1.29%) CISSP
18 28 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 22 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (7.77%) SLA
2 52 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (1.97%) GDPR
4 39 (1.57%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.89%) QA
6 15 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
7 14 (0.56%) COBIT
8 13 (0.52%) ISO 9001
9 11 (0.44%) PMO
10 9 (0.36%) ISO 22301
11 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.081%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.081%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.040%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.040%) ISO 15022
13 1 (0.040%) ISO 20022
13 1 (0.040%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1,812 (72.98%) Active Directory
2 964 (38.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 796 (32.06%) Hyper-V
4 302 (12.16%) VMware ESXi
5 292 (11.76%) vSphere
6 160 (6.44%) XenApp
7 110 (4.43%) XenDesktop
8 93 (3.75%) Virtual Servers
9 61 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
10 57 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 50 (2.01%) Virtual Desktop
12 46 (1.85%) Docker
13 37 (1.49%) Terminal Services
14 35 (1.41%) BitLocker
14 35 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
15 28 (1.13%) DFS Replication
15 28 (1.13%) VMware NSX
16 26 (1.05%) NFS
17 18 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 16 (0.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 478 (19.25%) SCCM
2 213 (8.58%) SCOM
3 140 (5.64%) WSUS
4 133 (5.36%) Backup Exec
5 79 (3.18%) vCenter Server
6 60 (2.42%) Puppet
7 58 (2.34%) SCVMM
8 57 (2.30%) vRealize
9 56 (2.26%) Microsoft Clustering
10 51 (2.05%) Microsoft Intune
11 49 (1.97%) SCOrch
12 45 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
13 40 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
14 38 (1.53%) Ansible
15 27 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
16 26 (1.05%) Nagios
17 25 (1.01%) NetBackup
17 25 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 22 (0.89%) vMotion
19 20 (0.81%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1,595 (64.24%) Microsoft
2 1,438 (57.91%) VMware
3 687 (27.67%) Cisco
4 460 (18.53%) Citrix
5 280 (11.28%) HP
6 171 (6.89%) Veeam
7 163 (6.56%) Dell
8 145 (5.84%) NetApp
9 118 (4.75%) Symantec
10 107 (4.31%) Red Hat
11 102 (4.11%) Oracle
12 93 (3.75%) EMC
13 92 (3.71%) Apple
14 86 (3.46%) IBM
15 81 (3.26%) SolarWinds
16 72 (2.90%) Avaya
17 65 (2.62%) McAfee
18 62 (2.50%) Veritas
19 56 (2.26%) Meraki
20 50 (2.01%) Nimble Storage