Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 183 179 156
Rank change year-on-year -4 -23 -24
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2,347 2,937 3,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.86% 1.95% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.11% 8.43% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,001 2,529 3,389
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.67% - -

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 28,922 34,860 41,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.88% 23.10% 24.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23,253 28,340 33,404
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -5 765 £38,500 -9.41% 103
South East +11 528 £35,000 -6.67% 103
North of England -27 345 £37,500 +11.94% 101
South West +30 307 £36,143 +3.27% 34
Midlands -24 248 £32,500 - 52
North West -29 168 £38,000 +12.59% 51
Yorkshire +19 166 £33,500 +1.52% 42
East of England +8 145 £39,750 +13.57% 39
West Midlands -12 142 £33,000 -5.71% 29
East Midlands -9 106 £31,500 -3.08% 23
North East -7 11 £30,000 -16.08% 8
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 2,347 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,653 (70.43%) Windows Server
3 1,644 (70.05%) Active Directory
4 1,430 (60.93%) Microsoft
5 1,244 (53.00%) Office 365
6 1,171 (49.89%) VMware
7 957 (40.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 800 (34.09%) Windows 10
9 766 (32.64%) Azure
10 740 (31.53%) MS Exchange
11 730 (31.10%) VMware Infrastructure
12 671 (28.59%) DNS
13 639 (27.23%) DHCP
14 632 (26.93%) Firewall
15 609 (25.95%) Windows 7
16 608 (25.91%) Hyper-V
17 544 (23.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 543 (23.14%) Cisco
19 532 (22.67%) ITIL
20 475 (20.24%) Microsoft Office
21 435 (18.53%) Citrix
22 426 (18.15%) PowerShell
23 412 (17.55%) Microsoft Certification
24 391 (16.66%) Exchange Server 2013
25 385 (16.40%) SCCM
26 382 (16.28%) WAN
27 361 (15.38%) Linux
28 359 (15.30%) TCP/IP
29 355 (15.13%) LAN
30 354 (15.08%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 740 (31.53%) MS Exchange
2 391 (16.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 354 (15.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 203 (8.65%) SharePoint
5 135 (5.75%) Skype for Business
6 118 (5.03%) IIS
7 50 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 41 (1.75%) IBM Notes
9 24 (1.02%) Apache
10 20 (0.85%) Confluence
11 18 (0.77%) CMS
12 17 (0.72%) IBM Domino
12 17 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
13 13 (0.55%) Tornado
14 11 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
15 9 (0.38%) SAS
15 9 (0.38%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.34%) JBoss
16 8 (0.34%) nginx
17 7 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 475 (20.24%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
5 30 (1.28%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.51%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.043%) InDesign
8 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.38%) Exchequer
3 8 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.26%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.17%) Q-Pulse
6 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.13%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.043%) Eze OMS
7 1 (0.043%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.043%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.043%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.043%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.043%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.043%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1,244 (53.00%) Office 365
2 766 (32.64%) Azure
3 241 (10.27%) AWS
4 122 (5.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 67 (2.85%) IaaS
6 55 (2.34%) SaaS
7 50 (2.13%) OneDrive
8 44 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
9 37 (1.58%) Mimecast
10 36 (1.53%) PaaS
11 33 (1.41%) G Suite
12 22 (0.94%) Power Platform
13 20 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
14 13 (0.55%) Serverless
14 13 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 12 (0.51%) Amazon ECS
15 12 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
15 12 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
16 11 (0.47%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 11 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 671 (28.59%) DNS
2 639 (27.23%) DHCP
3 632 (26.93%) Firewall
4 382 (16.28%) WAN
5 359 (15.30%) TCP/IP
6 355 (15.13%) LAN
7 257 (10.95%) SAN
8 254 (10.82%) VPN
9 164 (6.99%) VLAN
10 153 (6.52%) VoIP
11 137 (5.84%) Skype
12 122 (5.20%) Wireless
13 111 (4.73%) Internet
13 111 (4.73%) Remote Desktop
14 65 (2.77%) NetScaler
15 63 (2.68%) NAS
16 62 (2.64%) Wi-Fi
17 57 (2.43%) Network Security
18 47 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
19 44 (1.87%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 72 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 50 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 34 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 33 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (0.94%) MySQL
8 22 (0.94%) Relational Database
9 20 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
10 18 (0.77%) Power BI
11 15 (0.64%) MongoDB
12 13 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (0.51%) RDBMS
14 11 (0.47%) MS Access
14 11 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (2.00%) JIRA
2 44 (1.87%) Git (software)
3 32 (1.36%) Jenkins
4 28 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
5 21 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
6 20 (0.85%) TeamCity
7 18 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (0.72%) Visual Studio
9 13 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (0.51%) GitLab
11 10 (0.43%) Bitbucket
12 9 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (0.26%) MSI
14 5 (0.21%) Artifactory
14 5 (0.21%) Maven
15 4 (0.17%) Redmine
15 4 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 3 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
16 3 (0.13%) SonarQube
General
1 265 (11.29%) Finance
2 134 (5.71%) Public Sector
3 107 (4.56%) Telecoms
4 105 (4.47%) Law
5 78 (3.32%) Retail
6 55 (2.34%) Aerospace
7 47 (2.00%) Legal
8 46 (1.96%) Manufacturing
9 39 (1.66%) Marketing
10 36 (1.53%) Military
11 28 (1.19%) Banking
12 21 (0.89%) Back Office
13 13 (0.55%) Electronics
13 13 (0.55%) Publishing
14 12 (0.51%) Online Betting
15 9 (0.38%) Automotive
16 7 (0.30%) Investment Banking
17 6 (0.26%) Local Government
18 5 (0.21%) Billing
18 5 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 444 (18.92%) Support Engineer
2 414 (17.64%) Analyst
3 401 (17.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 338 (14.40%) IT Support
5 308 (13.12%) IT Engineer
6 210 (8.95%) 2nd Line Support
7 204 (8.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 188 (8.01%) Support Analyst
9 150 (6.39%) IT Support Engineer
10 139 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support
11 131 (5.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 128 (5.45%) IT Analyst
13 119 (5.07%) Administrator
13 119 (5.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 99 (4.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 98 (4.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 98 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
16 97 (4.13%) Windows Engineer
17 94 (4.01%) Infrastructure Support
18 89 (3.79%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (3.20%) .NET
2 58 (2.47%) Web Services
3 32 (1.36%) .NET Framework
4 27 (1.15%) XML
5 26 (1.11%) CSS
6 21 (0.89%) HTML
6 21 (0.89%) JSON
7 18 (0.77%) ASP.NET
8 15 (0.64%) Apache Flex
9 12 (0.51%) AngularJS
10 11 (0.47%) jQuery
10 11 (0.47%) LDAP
10 11 (0.47%) SOAP
11 10 (0.43%) REST
12 9 (0.38%) HTML5
13 8 (0.34%) Elastic Stack
13 8 (0.34%) RESTful
14 7 (0.30%) Software Packaging
15 6 (0.26%) Entity Framework
15 6 (0.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 166 (7.07%) Management Information System
2 153 (6.52%) Data Centre
3 122 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
4 112 (4.77%) Self-Motivation
5 84 (3.58%) Driving Licence
6 62 (2.64%) iPhone
7 60 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
8 59 (2.51%) Replication
9 56 (2.39%) Clustering
10 44 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
11 40 (1.70%) Public Cloud
12 37 (1.58%) Blackberry
12 37 (1.58%) PKI
13 26 (1.11%) CMDB
13 26 (1.11%) iPad
14 25 (1.07%) Fat Client
14 25 (1.07%) Thin Client
14 25 (1.07%) User Experience
15 20 (0.85%) NHS
16 19 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2,347 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,653 (70.43%) Windows Server
3 957 (40.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 800 (34.09%) Windows 10
5 609 (25.95%) Windows 7
6 361 (15.38%) Linux
7 261 (11.12%) Windows 8
8 239 (10.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 61 (2.60%) Mac OS
10 58 (2.47%) Android
11 51 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 49 (2.09%) Mac OS X
13 48 (2.05%) Unix
14 36 (1.53%) Windows Vista
15 34 (1.45%) Windows XP
16 29 (1.24%) Ubuntu
17 28 (1.19%) CentOS
18 22 (0.94%) Apple iOS
19 15 (0.64%) AIX
20 13 (0.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (23.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 532 (22.67%) ITIL
3 295 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
4 142 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
5 141 (6.01%) Change Management
5 141 (6.01%) Mentoring
6 121 (5.16%) DevOps
7 111 (4.73%) Cybersecurity
7 111 (4.73%) Migration
7 111 (4.73%) Patch Management
8 109 (4.64%) Project Delivery
9 100 (4.26%) Time Management
10 96 (4.09%) Server Management
11 92 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
11 92 (3.92%) Incident Management
11 92 (3.92%) Service Delivery
12 89 (3.79%) Information Security
13 80 (3.41%) Project Management
14 73 (3.11%) Service Management
15 66 (2.81%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 426 (18.15%) PowerShell
2 308 (13.12%) SQL
3 61 (2.60%) C#
4 47 (2.00%) T-SQL
5 41 (1.75%) Python
6 38 (1.62%) VBScript
7 21 (0.89%) C
8 19 (0.81%) JavaScript
9 17 (0.72%) C++
9 17 (0.72%) Shell Script
10 16 (0.68%) VB
11 13 (0.55%) Bash Shell
11 13 (0.55%) Java
12 11 (0.47%) PL/SQL
12 11 (0.47%) Ruby
12 11 (0.47%) VBA
13 10 (0.43%) Ada
13 10 (0.43%) Perl
13 10 (0.43%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.21%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 412 (17.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 244 (10.40%) MCSE
3 212 (9.03%) MCSA
4 173 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
5 169 (7.20%) Security Cleared
6 144 (6.14%) CCNA
7 140 (5.97%) Degree
8 84 (3.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 81 (3.45%) MCP
10 78 (3.32%) SC Cleared
11 60 (2.56%) DV Cleared
12 52 (2.22%) MCITP
13 43 (1.83%) DBS Check
14 39 (1.66%) CCNP
15 38 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
16 33 (1.41%) A+ Certification
17 31 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
18 25 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
19 23 (0.98%) CCA
20 18 (0.77%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (8.01%) SLA
2 69 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (1.70%) PCI DSS
4 36 (1.53%) COBIT
5 26 (1.11%) Cyber Essentials
6 24 (1.02%) GDPR
7 11 (0.47%) NIST
8 8 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 8 (0.34%) QA
9 6 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
10 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.13%) EMIR
11 3 (0.13%) MiFID
12 2 (0.085%) ITGC
12 2 (0.085%) PMO
12 2 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.043%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.043%) DICOM
13 1 (0.043%) HL7
13 1 (0.043%) NCSC
System Software
1 1,644 (70.05%) Active Directory
2 730 (31.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 608 (25.91%) Hyper-V
4 191 (8.14%) XenApp
5 176 (7.50%) vSphere
6 154 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
7 121 (5.16%) XenDesktop
8 85 (3.62%) Virtual Machines
9 39 (1.66%) Virtual Desktop
10 38 (1.62%) Docker
11 37 (1.58%) Terminal Services
12 31 (1.32%) VMware NSX
13 30 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
14 24 (1.02%) BitLocker
14 24 (1.02%) DFS Replication
14 24 (1.02%) VirtualBox
15 23 (0.98%) Firmware
16 17 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
17 14 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 13 (0.55%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 385 (16.40%) SCCM
2 131 (5.58%) SCOM
3 115 (4.90%) WSUS
4 81 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
5 76 (3.24%) Backup Exec
6 59 (2.51%) Ansible
7 42 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
7 42 (1.79%) vCenter Server
7 42 (1.79%) vRealize
8 41 (1.75%) SCOrch
9 40 (1.70%) Microsoft Clustering
10 35 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 30 (1.28%) Puppet
12 29 (1.24%) SCVMM
13 28 (1.19%) Nessus
13 28 (1.19%) Terraform
14 26 (1.11%) Kubernetes
15 22 (0.94%) BMC PATROL
15 22 (0.94%) NetBackup
16 21 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1,430 (60.93%) Microsoft
2 1,171 (49.89%) VMware
3 543 (23.14%) Cisco
4 435 (18.53%) Citrix
5 185 (7.88%) HP
6 176 (7.50%) Veeam
7 98 (4.18%) Apple
8 94 (4.01%) Dell
8 94 (4.01%) Symantec
9 73 (3.11%) McAfee
10 70 (2.98%) Meraki
11 60 (2.56%) CommVault
11 60 (2.56%) Ivanti
12 58 (2.47%) Red Hat
12 58 (2.47%) Sophos
13 53 (2.26%) Oracle
14 52 (2.22%) IBM
15 50 (2.13%) CheckPoint
16 47 (2.00%) Avaya
17 43 (1.83%) NetApp