Period
to 4 July 2020

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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 217 191 172
Rank change year-on-year -26 -19 -39
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 1,128 2,559 3,358
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.55% 1.88% 2.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.28% 8.20% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 994 2,218 2,862
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -2.63%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,261 £22,750
90th Percentile £64,700 £61,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year - +9.59% -3.95%

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 15,489 31,226 38,809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.29% 22.99% 23.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12,673 24,955 31,630
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,900 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +2.17% +2.22%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in England

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in England.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in England

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in England over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

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 4 July 2020. 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 -9 389 £52,500 +16.67% 19
South East -10 240 £39,250 -1.88% 22
North of England -2 197 £37,500 - 27
Midlands +9 113 £35,000 +5.26% 19
North West -1 101 £50,000 +31.58% 14
East of England +46 94 £40,000 +5.26% 3
South West -42 89 £34,000 -12.82% 12
East Midlands +38 66 £35,000 +1.45% 9
Yorkshire +3 63 £35,000 - 8
West Midlands -13 45 £41,000 +26.15% 10
North East +30 33 £28,500 -18.57% 5
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, 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 1,128 (100.00%) Windows
2 875 (77.57%) Windows Server
3 756 (67.02%) Active Directory
4 710 (62.94%) Microsoft
5 665 (58.95%) Windows Server 2016
6 623 (55.23%) Office 365
7 555 (49.20%) VMware
8 472 (41.84%) Azure
9 399 (35.37%) VMware Infrastructure
10 354 (31.38%) Windows 10
11 352 (31.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 333 (29.52%) DNS
13 300 (26.60%) DHCP
14 294 (26.06%) Firewall
15 287 (25.44%) Hyper-V
16 285 (25.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 267 (23.67%) Cisco
18 266 (23.58%) MS Exchange
19 258 (22.87%) SQL Server
20 245 (21.72%) PowerShell
21 228 (20.21%) Windows 7
21 228 (20.21%) Microsoft Office
22 223 (19.77%) SQL
23 220 (19.50%) Citrix
24 219 (19.41%) ITIL
25 216 (19.15%) TCP/IP
26 190 (16.84%) Finance
27 184 (16.31%) AWS
27 184 (16.31%) Windows Server 2019
28 165 (14.63%) HP

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
1 266 (23.58%) MS Exchange
2 144 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 136 (12.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 125 (11.08%) SharePoint
5 89 (7.89%) IIS
6 56 (4.96%) Skype for Business
7 16 (1.42%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (0.98%) Apache
10 9 (0.80%) Confluence
11 6 (0.53%) SAS
12 5 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.27%) Oracle Application Server
14 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
15 2 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 228 (20.21%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.27%) FileZilla
6 1 (0.089%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 13 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.35%) FastStats
3 4 (0.35%) Unica
4 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.27%) Exchequer
4 3 (0.27%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.27%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.18%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 1 (0.089%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.089%) Faxination
6 1 (0.089%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 623 (55.23%) Office 365
2 472 (41.84%) Azure
3 184 (16.31%) AWS
4 121 (10.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 56 (4.96%) IaaS
6 46 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
7 45 (3.99%) OneDrive
8 36 (3.19%) PaaS
9 31 (2.75%) SaaS
10 29 (2.57%) Mimecast
11 23 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
12 21 (1.86%) Power Platform
13 14 (1.24%) G Suite
14 12 (1.06%) GCP
15 10 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 10 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 8 (0.71%) Amazon S3
16 8 (0.71%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 333 (29.52%) DNS
2 300 (26.60%) DHCP
3 294 (26.06%) Firewall
4 216 (19.15%) TCP/IP
5 153 (13.56%) LAN
5 153 (13.56%) SAN
6 139 (12.32%) WAN
7 127 (11.26%) VPN
8 96 (8.51%) VoIP
9 78 (6.91%) VLAN
10 73 (6.47%) Skype
11 66 (5.85%) Internet
12 63 (5.59%) NetScaler
13 53 (4.70%) Wireless
14 43 (3.81%) NAS
15 38 (3.37%) Remote Desktop
16 37 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
17 29 (2.57%) Network Security
18 26 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
19 18 (1.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (22.87%) SQL Server
2 62 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 48 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 43 (3.81%) SQL Server 2016
5 37 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
6 28 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (1.68%) SQL Server 2017
9 18 (1.60%) MySQL
10 13 (1.15%) Power BI
11 10 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.35%) MS Access
14 3 (0.27%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.27%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2019
15 2 (0.18%) Cosmos DB
15 2 (0.18%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.18%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 22 (1.95%) JIRA
2 14 (1.24%) Visual Studio
3 9 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (0.80%) WinDbg
4 8 (0.71%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.62%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.35%) Bazaar
7 4 (0.35%) GitLab
8 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.089%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.089%) Bitbucket Server
10 1 (0.089%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.089%) MSI
10 1 (0.089%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.089%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 190 (16.84%) Finance
2 38 (3.37%) Legal
3 33 (2.93%) Banking
4 26 (2.30%) Manufacturing
5 25 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 24 (2.13%) Law
7 18 (1.60%) Public Sector
8 16 (1.42%) Advertising
8 16 (1.42%) Retail
9 14 (1.24%) Back Office
10 11 (0.98%) Marketing
11 7 (0.62%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.53%) Local Government
13 4 (0.35%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.35%) Publishing
14 3 (0.27%) Billing
14 3 (0.27%) Electronics
14 3 (0.27%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 214 (18.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 209 (18.53%) Support Engineer
3 187 (16.58%) Analyst
4 182 (16.13%) IT Engineer
5 155 (13.74%) IT Support
6 109 (9.66%) Support Analyst
7 104 (9.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 86 (7.62%) IT Support Engineer
9 83 (7.36%) 3rd Line Support
10 79 (7.00%) 2nd Line Support
11 66 (5.85%) Systems Engineer
12 59 (5.23%) Administrator
13 57 (5.05%) Server Engineer
14 54 (4.79%) Applications Support
15 52 (4.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 52 (4.61%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
16 48 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 48 (4.26%) IT Analyst
17 47 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
18 40 (3.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.39%) .NET
2 20 (1.77%) LDAP
3 18 (1.60%) Web Services
4 16 (1.42%) HTML
4 16 (1.42%) JSON
5 14 (1.24%) .NET Framework
5 14 (1.24%) CSS
6 12 (1.06%) WSH
7 10 (0.89%) HTML5
8 8 (0.71%) AngularJS
9 6 (0.53%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (0.44%) Node.js
10 5 (0.44%) XML
11 3 (0.27%) CherryPy
11 3 (0.27%) DHTML
11 3 (0.27%) EDI
11 3 (0.27%) XHTML
11 3 (0.27%) X-Windows
12 2 (0.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 99 (8.78%) Data Centre
2 59 (5.23%) Management Information System
3 55 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
4 45 (3.99%) Replication
5 42 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (3.19%) Clustering
7 32 (2.84%) Driving Licence
8 18 (1.60%) iPhone
8 18 (1.60%) Public Cloud
9 17 (1.51%) Device Driver
9 17 (1.51%) Private Cloud
10 16 (1.42%) PKI
11 14 (1.24%) CMDB
12 13 (1.15%) iPad
12 13 (1.15%) Life Science
13 12 (1.06%) Handset
13 12 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
14 11 (0.98%) EPoS
14 11 (0.98%) HP Storage
15 10 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1,128 (100.00%) Windows
2 875 (77.57%) Windows Server
3 665 (58.95%) Windows Server 2016
4 354 (31.38%) Windows 10
5 352 (31.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 228 (20.21%) Windows 7
7 184 (16.31%) Windows Server 2019
8 164 (14.54%) Linux
9 91 (8.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 80 (7.09%) Windows 8
11 45 (3.99%) CentOS
12 36 (3.19%) Unix
13 30 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 23 (2.04%) Mac OS X
15 20 (1.77%) Android
16 19 (1.68%) Ubuntu
17 13 (1.15%) Apple iOS
18 12 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
19 8 (0.71%) Debian
19 8 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (25.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 219 (19.41%) ITIL
3 145 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
4 88 (7.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 73 (6.47%) Project Management
6 68 (6.03%) DevOps
7 59 (5.23%) Server Management
8 58 (5.14%) Incident Management
9 54 (4.79%) Service Delivery
10 53 (4.70%) Migration
11 50 (4.43%) Change Management
12 48 (4.26%) Project Delivery
13 47 (4.17%) Release Management
14 44 (3.90%) Information Security
15 41 (3.63%) Computer Science
15 41 (3.63%) Mentoring
16 38 (3.37%) Cybersecurity
17 37 (3.28%) ITIL V3
18 36 (3.19%) Agile Software Development
19 35 (3.10%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 245 (21.72%) PowerShell
2 223 (19.77%) SQL
3 41 (3.63%) T-SQL
4 34 (3.01%) VBScript
5 28 (2.48%) Python
6 24 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 18 (1.60%) C#
8 17 (1.51%) Shell Script
9 10 (0.89%) C
9 10 (0.89%) JavaScript
9 10 (0.89%) PHP
9 10 (0.89%) VB
10 9 (0.80%) Perl
11 6 (0.53%) PHP 5
12 5 (0.44%) Java
12 5 (0.44%) R
13 4 (0.35%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.27%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.27%) VB6
15 1 (0.089%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 154 (13.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 104 (9.22%) MCSE
3 84 (7.45%) Degree
4 76 (6.74%) MCP
5 58 (5.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 57 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (3.81%) Security Cleared
8 39 (3.46%) MCITP
8 39 (3.46%) MCSA
9 37 (3.28%) CCNA
10 32 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
10 32 (2.84%) SC Cleared
11 23 (2.04%) CCNP
12 17 (1.51%) A+ Certification
13 14 (1.24%) DV Cleared
13 14 (1.24%) MCTS
13 14 (1.24%) VCP5
14 13 (1.15%) DBS Check
15 12 (1.06%) CCA
15 12 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (7.54%) SLA
2 39 (3.46%) GDPR
3 37 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (2.04%) QA
5 13 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (0.71%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.35%) NIST
8 2 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.089%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.089%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.089%) NCSC
9 1 (0.089%) PMO
System Software
1 756 (67.02%) Active Directory
2 399 (35.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 287 (25.44%) Hyper-V
4 129 (11.44%) VMware ESXi
5 116 (10.28%) vSphere
6 84 (7.45%) XenApp
7 57 (5.05%) XenDesktop
8 35 (3.10%) Virtual Machines
9 26 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
10 19 (1.68%) VMware Workstation
11 14 (1.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 13 (1.15%) Docker
12 13 (1.15%) Firmware
13 12 (1.06%) Terminal Services
13 12 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
14 11 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 9 (0.80%) DFS Replication
16 8 (0.71%) BitLocker
16 8 (0.71%) NFS
16 8 (0.71%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 156 (13.83%) SCCM
2 63 (5.59%) Microsoft Intune
3 47 (4.17%) WSUS
4 44 (3.90%) Backup Exec
5 39 (3.46%) SCOM
5 39 (3.46%) vCenter Server
6 28 (2.48%) Terraform
7 26 (2.30%) Ansible
8 25 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
9 21 (1.86%) vRealize
10 15 (1.33%) FortiGate
10 15 (1.33%) Kubernetes
10 15 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
10 15 (1.33%) Puppet
10 15 (1.33%) SCVMM
10 15 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
11 11 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
12 9 (0.80%) SCOrch
12 9 (0.80%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 710 (62.94%) Microsoft
2 555 (49.20%) VMware
3 267 (23.67%) Cisco
4 220 (19.50%) Citrix
5 165 (14.63%) HP
6 94 (8.33%) Dell
7 83 (7.36%) Veeam
8 65 (5.76%) Red Hat
9 43 (3.81%) NetApp
10 38 (3.37%) Juniper
11 35 (3.10%) Meraki
12 32 (2.84%) Apple
13 31 (2.75%) CommVault
13 31 (2.75%) Symantec
14 30 (2.66%) Sophos
15 29 (2.57%) Oracle
16 28 (2.48%) IBM
17 27 (2.39%) Palo Alto
17 27 (2.39%) SolarWinds
18 25 (2.22%) McAfee