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

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 189 176 149
Rank change year-on-year -13 -27 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2,502 3,086 3,999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.92% 1.98% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.36% 8.57% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,110 2,585 3,515
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £37,500 £36,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% -

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 29,911 35,989 41,692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.91% 23.04% 25.03%
Number of salaries quoted 23,801 29,206 33,834
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £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 September 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 September 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 -8 767 £40,000 -9.09% 117
South East -1 549 £37,500 +7.14% 119
North of England -26 418 £37,500 +15.38% 84
South West +49 338 £36,822 +8.30% 45
Midlands -11 254 £32,500 - 57
North West -18 214 £40,750 +25.38% 44
Yorkshire -2 190 £33,500 -7.40% 36
East of England +22 166 £38,500 +8.45% 38
West Midlands -22 156 £32,500 - 40
East Midlands -2 98 £32,750 +1.60% 17
North East +12 14 £33,189 +10.63% 4
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2,502 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,880 (75.14%) Windows Server
3 1,807 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 1,544 (61.71%) Microsoft
5 1,301 (52.00%) VMware
6 1,239 (49.52%) Office 365
7 1,109 (44.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 821 (32.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 818 (32.69%) Azure
10 799 (31.93%) Windows 10
11 776 (31.02%) MS Exchange
12 772 (30.86%) DNS
13 733 (29.30%) Hyper-V
14 723 (28.90%) DHCP
15 690 (27.58%) Firewall
16 662 (26.46%) Windows 7
17 660 (26.38%) Cisco
18 630 (25.18%) ITIL
19 593 (23.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 521 (20.82%) PowerShell
21 514 (20.54%) Microsoft Office
22 478 (19.10%) Citrix
23 469 (18.75%) WAN
24 468 (18.71%) Microsoft Certification
25 464 (18.55%) SCCM
26 428 (17.11%) Linux
27 424 (16.95%) TCP/IP
28 422 (16.87%) Exchange Server 2013
29 410 (16.39%) LAN
30 403 (16.11%) SQL Server

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
1 776 (31.02%) MS Exchange
2 422 (16.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 373 (14.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 219 (8.75%) SharePoint
5 156 (6.24%) IIS
6 145 (5.80%) Skype for Business
7 55 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 41 (1.64%) Apache
9 40 (1.60%) IBM Notes
10 30 (1.20%) Tomcat
11 26 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
12 23 (0.92%) CMS
13 22 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
14 21 (0.84%) Confluence
15 16 (0.64%) IBM Domino
16 14 (0.56%) WebSphere
17 9 (0.36%) JBoss
17 9 (0.36%) SAS
17 9 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
18 8 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 514 (20.54%) Microsoft Office
2 72 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
4 39 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 37 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.48%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.040%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.040%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 24 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.36%) Exchequer
3 8 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.32%) Q-Pulse
4 7 (0.28%) Sage CRM
5 6 (0.24%) Temenos T24
6 5 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.080%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.040%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.040%) Eze OMS
8 1 (0.040%) Magento
8 1 (0.040%) Pegasus Opera
8 1 (0.040%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 1 (0.040%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1,239 (49.52%) Office 365
2 818 (32.69%) Azure
3 287 (11.47%) AWS
4 117 (4.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 66 (2.64%) IaaS
6 49 (1.96%) SaaS
7 44 (1.76%) OneDrive
8 39 (1.56%) Mimecast
9 36 (1.44%) PaaS
10 29 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
11 27 (1.08%) G Suite
12 21 (0.84%) Power Platform
13 17 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
13 17 (0.68%) SoftLayer
14 13 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
15 11 (0.44%) OpenShift
16 9 (0.36%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 8 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
18 7 (0.28%) GitHub
19 5 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 772 (30.86%) DNS
2 723 (28.90%) DHCP
3 690 (27.58%) Firewall
4 469 (18.75%) WAN
5 424 (16.95%) TCP/IP
6 410 (16.39%) LAN
7 320 (12.79%) SAN
8 274 (10.95%) VPN
9 182 (7.27%) VLAN
10 162 (6.47%) VoIP
11 141 (5.64%) Skype
12 139 (5.56%) Wireless
13 133 (5.32%) Remote Desktop
14 126 (5.04%) Internet
15 81 (3.24%) Network Security
16 78 (3.12%) NetScaler
17 76 (3.04%) iSCSI
18 75 (3.00%) NAS
19 69 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
20 68 (2.72%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (16.11%) SQL Server
2 101 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 73 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 61 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 59 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 47 (1.88%) SQL Server 2016
7 37 (1.48%) Relational Database
8 35 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (1.04%) MySQL
10 21 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (0.76%) MongoDB
12 17 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (0.68%) Power BI
13 16 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
13 16 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
14 15 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
14 15 (0.60%) RDBMS
15 14 (0.56%) SQL Server 2017
16 13 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (0.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (1.72%) Git (software)
1 43 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
2 42 (1.68%) JIRA
3 34 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
4 22 (0.88%) Jenkins
5 20 (0.80%) TeamCity
6 19 (0.76%) Visual Studio
7 15 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
7 15 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 15 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (0.32%) Bitbucket
10 8 (0.32%) MSI
11 6 (0.24%) Subversion
11 6 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.16%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.16%) Maven
12 4 (0.16%) Redmine
12 4 (0.16%) Selenium
General
1 277 (11.07%) Finance
2 147 (5.88%) Public Sector
3 113 (4.52%) Law
4 99 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 96 (3.84%) Retail
6 53 (2.12%) Legal
7 45 (1.80%) Marketing
8 43 (1.72%) Aerospace
9 37 (1.48%) Manufacturing
10 28 (1.12%) Banking
11 25 (1.00%) Military
12 20 (0.80%) Back Office
13 10 (0.40%) Automotive
13 10 (0.40%) Electronics
13 10 (0.40%) Online Betting
14 6 (0.24%) Publishing
15 5 (0.20%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.20%) Police
16 4 (0.16%) Advertising
16 4 (0.16%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 485 (19.38%) Analyst
2 453 (18.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 442 (17.67%) Support Engineer
4 346 (13.83%) IT Support
5 329 (13.15%) IT Engineer
6 233 (9.31%) Support Analyst
7 207 (8.27%) 2nd Line Support
8 201 (8.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 159 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
10 157 (6.27%) IT Support Engineer
11 136 (5.44%) IT Analyst
12 134 (5.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 131 (5.24%) Administrator
14 128 (5.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 115 (4.60%) Windows Engineer
16 104 (4.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 103 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 102 (4.08%) Architect
18 102 (4.08%) Infrastructure Support
19 100 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (2.92%) .NET
2 58 (2.32%) Web Services
3 29 (1.16%) CSS
4 25 (1.00%) HTML
5 22 (0.88%) .NET Framework
6 20 (0.80%) ASP.NET
7 19 (0.76%) XML
8 15 (0.60%) HTML5
9 13 (0.52%) 802.1X
9 13 (0.52%) Apache Flex
10 12 (0.48%) JSON
10 12 (0.48%) Spring
11 9 (0.36%) AngularJS
12 8 (0.32%) jQuery
12 8 (0.32%) Software Packaging
13 7 (0.28%) .NET Core
13 7 (0.28%) Ajax
13 7 (0.28%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (0.28%) LDAP
13 7 (0.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 161 (6.43%) Management Information System
2 160 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
3 159 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 128 (5.12%) Self-Motivation
5 87 (3.48%) Driving Licence
6 86 (3.44%) Clustering
7 81 (3.24%) Replication
8 69 (2.76%) iPhone
9 66 (2.64%) PKI
10 61 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
11 60 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
12 42 (1.68%) User Experience
13 41 (1.64%) Public Cloud
14 40 (1.60%) Fat Client
14 40 (1.60%) Thin Client
15 38 (1.52%) Blackberry
16 35 (1.40%) CMDB
17 34 (1.36%) iPad
18 26 (1.04%) Smartphone
19 20 (0.80%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 2,502 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,880 (75.14%) Windows Server
3 1,109 (44.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 799 (31.93%) Windows 10
5 662 (26.46%) Windows 7
6 428 (17.11%) Linux
7 292 (11.67%) Windows 8
8 245 (9.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 66 (2.64%) Android
10 61 (2.44%) Unix
11 58 (2.32%) Mac OS
12 52 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 48 (1.92%) Windows XP
14 47 (1.88%) Mac OS X
15 41 (1.64%) CentOS
16 40 (1.60%) Ubuntu
17 37 (1.48%) Apple iOS
17 37 (1.48%) Windows Vista
18 20 (0.80%) AIX
19 17 (0.68%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (25.18%) ITIL
2 593 (23.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 325 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
4 169 (6.75%) Project Delivery
5 150 (6.00%) Migration
6 148 (5.92%) Mentoring
7 132 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 127 (5.08%) Project Management
9 125 (5.00%) Change Management
10 117 (4.68%) DevOps
10 117 (4.68%) Time Management
11 108 (4.32%) Patch Management
12 103 (4.12%) ITIL V3
13 102 (4.08%) Server Management
14 99 (3.96%) Data Protection
15 97 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
16 94 (3.76%) Cybersecurity
17 93 (3.72%) Service Management
18 91 (3.64%) Service Delivery
19 87 (3.48%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 521 (20.82%) PowerShell
2 381 (15.23%) SQL
3 72 (2.88%) T-SQL
4 64 (2.56%) C#
5 57 (2.28%) Python
6 45 (1.80%) VBScript
7 33 (1.32%) C
8 31 (1.24%) Shell Script
9 22 (0.88%) Bash Shell
10 21 (0.84%) JavaScript
11 19 (0.76%) C++
11 19 (0.76%) Java
11 19 (0.76%) Ruby
12 16 (0.64%) VB
13 13 (0.52%) Perl
13 13 (0.52%) PL/SQL
13 13 (0.52%) VBA
14 10 (0.40%) Ada
14 10 (0.40%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.20%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 468 (18.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 272 (10.87%) MCSE
3 236 (9.43%) MCSA
4 208 (8.31%) Security Cleared
5 195 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
6 179 (7.15%) CCNA
7 173 (6.91%) Degree
8 105 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 95 (3.80%) MCP
10 83 (3.32%) SC Cleared
11 75 (3.00%) MCITP
12 68 (2.72%) DV Cleared
13 54 (2.16%) CCNP
14 48 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
15 39 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
16 32 (1.28%) A+ Certification
16 32 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
17 29 (1.16%) DBS Check
18 27 (1.08%) TOGAF Certification
19 18 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (6.87%) SLA
2 66 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (1.56%) PCI DSS
4 33 (1.32%) GDPR
5 27 (1.08%) COBIT
6 21 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
7 13 (0.52%) QA
8 11 (0.44%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.32%) ISO 22301
9 8 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.20%) PMO
11 3 (0.12%) EMIR
11 3 (0.12%) MiFID
12 2 (0.080%) ITGC
12 2 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.040%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.040%) DICOM
13 1 (0.040%) HL7
13 1 (0.040%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1,807 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 821 (32.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 733 (29.30%) Hyper-V
4 211 (8.43%) XenApp
5 210 (8.39%) vSphere
6 189 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
7 123 (4.92%) XenDesktop
8 82 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
9 58 (2.32%) Virtual Desktop
10 41 (1.64%) Terminal Services
10 41 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
11 38 (1.52%) Docker
12 34 (1.36%) DFS Replication
13 30 (1.20%) VMware NSX
14 28 (1.12%) BitLocker
15 25 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
16 21 (0.84%) Firmware
17 17 (0.68%) VirtualBox
18 15 (0.60%) Citrix Hypervisor
19 14 (0.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 464 (18.55%) SCCM
2 191 (7.63%) SCOM
3 153 (6.12%) WSUS
4 97 (3.88%) Backup Exec
5 65 (2.60%) Microsoft Intune
6 64 (2.56%) vRealize
7 52 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
8 49 (1.96%) Ansible
9 46 (1.84%) Puppet
10 41 (1.64%) vCenter Server
11 40 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
12 38 (1.52%) SCVMM
13 32 (1.28%) SCOrch
14 30 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 28 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
16 24 (0.96%) Kubernetes
16 24 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
17 23 (0.92%) Nessus
17 23 (0.92%) Terraform
18 20 (0.80%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1,544 (61.71%) Microsoft
2 1,301 (52.00%) VMware
3 660 (26.38%) Cisco
4 478 (19.10%) Citrix
5 222 (8.87%) HP
6 203 (8.11%) Veeam
7 132 (5.28%) Dell
8 101 (4.04%) Apple
9 100 (4.00%) Symantec
10 89 (3.56%) Meraki
11 73 (2.92%) NetApp
12 69 (2.76%) Red Hat
13 68 (2.72%) IBM
13 68 (2.72%) McAfee
14 58 (2.32%) Oracle
15 56 (2.24%) Avaya
16 55 (2.20%) CheckPoint
17 53 (2.12%) CommVault
17 53 (2.12%) Ivanti
18 47 (1.88%) Sophos