Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 186 152 131
Rank change year-on-year -34 -21 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2,601 3,799 4,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.87% 2.34% 2.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.01% 9.58% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,245 3,302 3,819
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,250 £60,000 £58,750
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% -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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 32,492 39,640 40,962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.37% 24.45% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 26,185 32,579 34,743
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £73,450
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +1.15%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -42 873 £45,000 - 105
South East -43 504 £37,500 +15.38% 75
North of England -46 442 £35,000 +7.69% 93
Midlands +25 339 £35,875 +2.50% 51
East of England +24 249 £35,000 -6.67% 31
North West -41 229 £32,500 +8.33% 53
West Midlands +26 196 £39,000 +7.59% 29
South West -68 182 £35,000 - 34
Yorkshire -48 170 £35,000 +2.94% 36
East Midlands +29 143 £32,500 - 22
North East -17 44 £54,617 +68.05% 4
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 2,601 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,959 (75.32%) Windows Server
3 1,852 (71.20%) Active Directory
4 1,682 (64.67%) Microsoft
5 1,529 (58.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1,430 (54.98%) VMware
7 1,184 (45.52%) Office 365
8 897 (34.49%) VMware Infrastructure
9 838 (32.22%) Windows 10
10 821 (31.56%) DNS
11 803 (30.87%) Microsoft Azure
12 770 (29.60%) Firewall
13 756 (29.07%) Windows 7
14 718 (27.60%) DHCP
15 714 (27.45%) MS Exchange
16 674 (25.91%) Hyper-V
17 642 (24.68%) ITIL
18 594 (22.84%) Microsoft Certification
19 592 (22.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 573 (22.03%) PowerShell
21 551 (21.18%) Cisco
22 547 (21.03%) Citrix
23 544 (20.92%) SCCM
24 535 (20.57%) SQL Server
25 467 (17.95%) Linux
26 455 (17.49%) Microsoft Office
27 424 (16.30%) TCP/IP
28 419 (16.11%) SQL
29 396 (15.22%) WAN
30 391 (15.03%) MCSE

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
1 714 (27.45%) MS Exchange
2 334 (12.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 297 (11.42%) SharePoint
4 269 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 170 (6.54%) IIS
6 162 (6.23%) Skype for Business
7 79 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 33 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 26 (1.00%) IBM Notes
10 24 (0.92%) Apache
10 24 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 24 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
11 23 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 23 (0.88%) Tomcat
12 22 (0.85%) nginx
13 21 (0.81%) CMS
14 17 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
15 15 (0.58%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.23%) Commerce Server
16 6 (0.23%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 455 (17.49%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 32 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
4 26 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.15%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.077%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.077%) Windchill
10 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 50 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.12%) Infor SunSystems
5 3 (0.12%) ReMetrica
5 3 (0.12%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 2 (0.077%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.077%) Magento
6 2 (0.077%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.077%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.038%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.038%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,184 (45.52%) Office 365
2 803 (30.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 338 (13.00%) Amazon AWS
4 79 (3.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 78 (3.00%) Mimecast
6 64 (2.46%) IaaS
7 63 (2.42%) SaaS
8 48 (1.85%) PaaS
9 38 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
10 35 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
11 28 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
12 27 (1.04%) OneDrive
13 19 (0.73%) GitHub
14 15 (0.58%) G Suite
15 13 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
16 12 (0.46%) Amazon S3
16 12 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 6 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
17 6 (0.23%) iTunes
18 5 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 821 (31.56%) DNS
2 770 (29.60%) Firewall
3 718 (27.60%) DHCP
4 424 (16.30%) TCP/IP
5 396 (15.22%) WAN
6 385 (14.80%) LAN
7 349 (13.42%) SAN
8 263 (10.11%) VPN
9 227 (8.73%) VLAN
10 189 (7.27%) VoIP
11 140 (5.38%) Skype
12 121 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
13 114 (4.38%) Network Security
14 111 (4.27%) Internet
15 110 (4.23%) Wireless
16 98 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
17 84 (3.23%) NAS
18 76 (2.92%) iSCSI
19 75 (2.88%) NetScaler
20 64 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 535 (20.57%) SQL Server
2 111 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 79 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 64 (2.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 59 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
6 45 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 44 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (1.15%) MySQL
9 28 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
10 23 (0.88%) Relational Database
11 22 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 21 (0.81%) MongoDB
13 19 (0.73%) NoSQL
14 16 (0.62%) Oracle Database
14 16 (0.62%) Power BI
15 14 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
17 11 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
18 10 (0.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 46 (1.77%) Jenkins
2 24 (0.92%) JIRA
3 23 (0.88%) WinDbg
4 14 (0.54%) Git (software)
4 14 (0.54%) MSI
4 14 (0.54%) Redmine
4 14 (0.54%) Trac
4 14 (0.54%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (0.27%) Subversion
5 7 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (0.19%) Hudson
7 4 (0.15%) Ant
7 4 (0.15%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.12%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.12%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.077%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.077%) Rational DOORS
General
1 380 (14.61%) Finance
2 119 (4.58%) Retail
3 86 (3.31%) Legal
4 66 (2.54%) Banking
4 66 (2.54%) Telecoms
5 44 (1.69%) Law
6 39 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 33 (1.27%) Games
8 32 (1.23%) Marketing
9 26 (1.00%) Investment Banking
10 24 (0.92%) Electronics
11 21 (0.81%) Advertising
12 19 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.73%) Publishing
13 14 (0.54%) Billing
14 11 (0.42%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.35%) Military
16 7 (0.27%) Automotive
17 6 (0.23%) Back Office
17 6 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 560 (21.53%) Support Engineer
2 494 (18.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 445 (17.11%) Analyst
4 323 (12.42%) IT Support
5 255 (9.80%) IT Engineer
6 226 (8.69%) Support Analyst
7 224 (8.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 202 (7.77%) 3rd Line Support
9 195 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
10 166 (6.38%) Administrator
11 165 (6.34%) Windows Engineer
12 163 (6.27%) IT Support Engineer
13 151 (5.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 146 (5.61%) Server Engineer
15 134 (5.15%) IT Analyst
16 130 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
17 125 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
18 121 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 112 (4.31%) Architect
20 109 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (3.42%) Web Services
2 63 (2.42%) .NET
3 30 (1.15%) XML
4 28 (1.08%) HTML
5 27 (1.04%) CSS
5 27 (1.04%) Software Packaging
6 23 (0.88%) LDAP
7 17 (0.65%) JSON
8 16 (0.62%) SOAP
8 16 (0.62%) WSH
9 13 (0.50%) ASP.NET
9 13 (0.50%) jQuery
9 13 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (0.46%) J2EE
11 11 (0.42%) Node.js
12 10 (0.38%) LAMP
13 9 (0.35%) AngularJS
13 9 (0.35%) COM
14 8 (0.31%) ADSI
14 8 (0.31%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 311 (11.96%) Data Centre
2 177 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
3 170 (6.54%) Clustering
4 149 (5.73%) PKI
5 115 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
6 93 (3.58%) Management Information System
7 75 (2.88%) Replication
8 56 (2.15%) Public Cloud
9 47 (1.81%) iPhone
10 44 (1.69%) Fat Client
10 44 (1.69%) Thin Client
11 43 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
12 39 (1.50%) Driving Licence
12 39 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
13 35 (1.35%) User Experience
14 34 (1.31%) Blackberry
14 34 (1.31%) Fintech
15 21 (0.81%) NHS
16 18 (0.69%) iPad
17 17 (0.65%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2,601 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,959 (75.32%) Windows Server
3 1,529 (58.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 838 (32.22%) Windows 10
5 756 (29.07%) Windows 7
6 467 (17.95%) Linux
7 324 (12.46%) Windows 8
8 310 (11.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 122 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 76 (2.92%) Unix
11 69 (2.65%) Mac OS X
12 68 (2.61%) Windows XP
13 66 (2.54%) Android
13 66 (2.54%) Apple iOS
14 65 (2.50%) CentOS
15 49 (1.88%) Ubuntu
16 35 (1.35%) AIX
17 32 (1.23%) Mac OS
18 13 (0.50%) Windows 2000
19 12 (0.46%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (24.68%) ITIL
2 592 (22.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 293 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
4 231 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
5 208 (8.00%) Migration
6 182 (7.00%) DevOps
6 182 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 158 (6.07%) Service Management
8 153 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 137 (5.27%) Change Management
9 137 (5.27%) Patch Management
10 132 (5.07%) Project Management
11 124 (4.77%) Incident Management
12 109 (4.19%) Presales
13 106 (4.08%) High Availability
14 105 (4.04%) ITIL V3
15 102 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
16 100 (3.84%) Scrum
17 92 (3.54%) Problem Management
18 91 (3.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 573 (22.03%) PowerShell
2 419 (16.11%) SQL
3 85 (3.27%) VBScript
4 69 (2.65%) Python
5 56 (2.15%) JavaScript
6 54 (2.08%) T-SQL
7 53 (2.04%) Bash Shell
8 47 (1.81%) VB
9 39 (1.50%) C
10 35 (1.35%) C#
11 30 (1.15%) PHP
12 23 (0.88%) C++
12 23 (0.88%) Shell Script
13 18 (0.69%) Java
13 18 (0.69%) Ruby
14 17 (0.65%) Perl
15 16 (0.62%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.35%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.31%) MUMPS
17 8 (0.31%) VC++
Qualifications
1 594 (22.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 391 (15.03%) MCSE
3 228 (8.77%) MCSA
4 202 (7.77%) Cisco Certification
5 187 (7.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 183 (7.04%) CCNA
7 162 (6.23%) MCP
8 154 (5.92%) Degree
9 140 (5.38%) Security Cleared
10 93 (3.58%) ITIL Certification
10 93 (3.58%) MCITP
11 76 (2.92%) SC Cleared
12 54 (2.08%) CCNP
13 46 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
14 38 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
15 31 (1.19%) DV Cleared
16 28 (1.08%) MCTS
17 25 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 19 (0.73%) RHCE
18 19 (0.73%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (8.46%) SLA
2 44 (1.69%) GDPR
3 42 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.62%) PMO
6 14 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (0.35%) QA
8 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.12%) COBIT
9 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.038%) IASME
10 1 (0.038%) ISO 15022
10 1 (0.038%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.038%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1,852 (71.20%) Active Directory
2 897 (34.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 674 (25.91%) Hyper-V
4 265 (10.19%) VMware ESXi
5 250 (9.61%) vSphere
6 180 (6.92%) XenApp
7 126 (4.84%) XenDesktop
8 77 (2.96%) Virtual Servers
9 72 (2.77%) Docker
9 72 (2.77%) Virtual Machines
10 63 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
11 50 (1.92%) BitLocker
12 43 (1.65%) Virtual Desktop
12 43 (1.65%) VMware Workstation
13 32 (1.23%) Terminal Services
14 30 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 23 (0.88%) NFS
16 20 (0.77%) DFS Replication
17 19 (0.73%) VMware Server
18 17 (0.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 544 (20.92%) SCCM
2 225 (8.65%) SCOM
3 128 (4.92%) WSUS
4 127 (4.88%) Backup Exec
5 81 (3.11%) vCenter Server
6 64 (2.46%) Microsoft Clustering
7 57 (2.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 53 (2.04%) SCOrch
9 51 (1.96%) vRealize
10 44 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
11 42 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
12 37 (1.42%) Nagios
13 33 (1.27%) Puppet
14 32 (1.23%) SCVMM
15 31 (1.19%) Ansible
16 30 (1.15%) AirWatch
16 30 (1.15%) NetBackup
17 27 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
18 26 (1.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
19 25 (0.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,682 (64.67%) Microsoft
2 1,430 (54.98%) VMware
3 551 (21.18%) Cisco
4 547 (21.03%) Citrix
5 277 (10.65%) HP
6 154 (5.92%) NetApp
6 154 (5.92%) Veeam
7 136 (5.23%) Dell
8 119 (4.58%) Red Hat
9 100 (3.84%) Symantec
10 94 (3.61%) Avaya
11 91 (3.50%) EMC
12 80 (3.08%) Apple
13 77 (2.96%) Oracle
14 76 (2.92%) Veritas
15 70 (2.69%) IBM
16 69 (2.65%) McAfee
17 68 (2.61%) SolarWinds
18 62 (2.38%) Ivanti
19 55 (2.11%) Meraki