Period
to 3 August 2021

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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 339 237 199
Rank change year-on-year -102 -38 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 920 910 2,517
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.92% 1.47% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.93% 6.90% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 774 766 2,127
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £24,259
25th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +8.97% +6.85%
75th Percentile £48,750 £55,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,402
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.67% +5.21%

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 18,652 13,185 30,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.58% 21.27% 22.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13,532 10,966 24,576
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,550 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 3 August 2021.

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 3 August 2021. 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
South East -55 235 £40,000 +3.90% 48
London -228 184 £47,500 -9.52% 59
North of England -52 178 £40,000 +11.11% 39
Midlands -26 130 £32,500 -7.14% 36
South West -39 104 £35,000 - 33
North West -29 90 £40,000 -20.00% 16
East of England -23 86 £40,000 -5.88% 27
West Midlands -28 78 £32,500 -2.99% 22
Yorkshire -54 63 £36,750 +5.00% 18
East Midlands -34 52 £34,500 -8.00% 14
North East -35 25 £46,750 +64.04% 5
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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.

1 920 (100.00%) Windows
2 685 (74.46%) Windows Server
3 666 (72.39%) Microsoft
4 650 (70.65%) Active Directory
5 523 (56.85%) Microsoft 365
6 487 (52.93%) VMware
7 458 (49.78%) Windows Server 2016
8 456 (49.57%) Azure
9 362 (39.35%) Windows Server 2019
10 354 (38.48%) Firewall
11 329 (35.76%) DNS
12 327 (35.54%) Windows 10
13 321 (34.89%) VMware Infrastructure
14 280 (30.43%) DHCP
15 276 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 271 (29.46%) PowerShell
17 265 (28.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 245 (26.63%) Hyper-V
19 234 (25.43%) Cisco
20 215 (23.37%) ITIL
21 204 (22.17%) MS Exchange
22 197 (21.41%) Microsoft Office
23 193 (20.98%) Citrix
23 193 (20.98%) Social Skills
24 191 (20.76%) SQL Server
25 181 (19.67%) SQL
26 175 (19.02%) VPN
27 155 (16.85%) TCP/IP
28 154 (16.74%) LAN
29 149 (16.20%) Linux

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
1 204 (22.17%) MS Exchange
2 133 (14.46%) SharePoint
3 83 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 68 (7.39%) IIS
5 55 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 22 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 22 (2.39%) Skype for Business
8 17 (1.85%) Confluence
9 16 (1.74%) nginx
10 12 (1.30%) CMS
11 8 (0.87%) WordPress
12 7 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (0.76%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.65%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.54%) Apache
14 5 (0.54%) SAS
15 4 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
16 2 (0.22%) Site Server
Applications
1 197 (21.41%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.09%) SAP Business One
2 8 (0.87%) Sage 200
3 5 (0.54%) Unica
4 4 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.43%) FastStats
5 3 (0.33%) Magento
5 3 (0.33%) Sage 300 ERP
5 3 (0.33%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.22%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.11%) BambooHR
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.11%) Relativity
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 523 (56.85%) Microsoft 365
2 456 (49.57%) Azure
3 127 (13.80%) AWS
3 127 (13.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 50 (5.43%) IaaS
4 50 (5.43%) SaaS
5 35 (3.80%) PaaS
6 32 (3.48%) Mimecast
7 17 (1.85%) Power Platform
8 16 (1.74%) Google Workspace
8 16 (1.74%) OneDrive
9 12 (1.30%) Azure Logic Apps
10 10 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (0.87%) Azure Event Grid
12 7 (0.76%) Azure Storage
12 7 (0.76%) GitHub
13 6 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.54%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.54%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 354 (38.48%) Firewall
2 329 (35.76%) DNS
3 280 (30.43%) DHCP
4 175 (19.02%) VPN
5 155 (16.85%) TCP/IP
6 154 (16.74%) LAN
7 148 (16.09%) WAN
8 119 (12.93%) SAN
9 98 (10.65%) VLAN
10 82 (8.91%) VoIP
11 66 (7.17%) Wireless
12 58 (6.30%) Remote Desktop
13 48 (5.22%) Wi-Fi
14 41 (4.46%) Internet
15 34 (3.70%) NAS
16 29 (3.15%) MPLS
17 28 (3.04%) Skype
18 21 (2.28%) SSL
19 19 (2.07%) Network Security
20 18 (1.96%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (20.76%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.59%) SQL Server 2014
3 32 (3.48%) MongoDB
4 31 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
6 15 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
6 15 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.30%) NoSQL
7 12 (1.30%) Redis
8 10 (1.09%) MySQL
9 8 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (0.87%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.54%) MS Access
11 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (2.39%) JIRA
2 17 (1.85%) Visual Studio
3 16 (1.74%) Git (software)
4 12 (1.30%) Moq
5 11 (1.20%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.20%) NUnit
6 8 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.33%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.33%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.22%) AdminStudio
10 2 (0.22%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.22%) Gradle
10 2 (0.22%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.22%) Maven
10 2 (0.22%) MSI
11 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 193 (20.98%) Social Skills
2 117 (12.72%) Finance
3 73 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (5.00%) Legal
5 42 (4.57%) Manufacturing
6 36 (3.91%) Public Sector
7 35 (3.80%) Retail
8 26 (2.83%) Telecoms
9 23 (2.50%) Marketing
10 20 (2.17%) Organisational Skills
11 16 (1.74%) Law
12 14 (1.52%) Banking
13 12 (1.30%) Automotive
14 10 (1.09%) Presentation Skills
15 9 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.87%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.76%) Documentation Skills
17 7 (0.76%) Games
18 5 (0.54%) Billing
18 5 (0.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 212 (23.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 135 (14.67%) Support Engineer
3 110 (11.96%) IT Support
4 104 (11.30%) Analyst
5 99 (10.76%) IT Engineer
6 94 (10.22%) Administrator
7 73 (7.93%) Windows Engineer
8 71 (7.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 70 (7.61%) Server Engineer
10 59 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
11 55 (5.98%) Systems Administrator
12 51 (5.54%) Azure Engineer
12 51 (5.54%) Support Analyst
13 47 (5.11%) 3rd Line Support
13 47 (5.11%) Systems Engineer
14 43 (4.67%) IT Support Engineer
15 39 (4.24%) IT Manager
16 38 (4.13%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
17 37 (4.02%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
18 36 (3.91%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.15%) .NET
2 27 (2.93%) Web Services
3 22 (2.39%) ASP.NET
4 14 (1.52%) HTML
5 13 (1.41%) LDAP
6 12 (1.30%) CSS
6 12 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (1.20%) JSON
8 10 (1.09%) WSH
9 9 (0.98%) .NET Framework
9 9 (0.98%) jQuery
10 7 (0.76%) Ajax
10 7 (0.76%) Classic ASP
10 7 (0.76%) Entity Framework
10 7 (0.76%) Java EE
10 7 (0.76%) Middleware
10 7 (0.76%) XML
10 7 (0.76%) XSLT
11 6 (0.65%) .NET Core
11 6 (0.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 56 (6.09%) Self-Motivation
3 39 (4.24%) Clustering
4 38 (4.13%) PKI
5 35 (3.80%) Linux Command Line
6 33 (3.59%) User Experience
7 31 (3.37%) iPhone
8 29 (3.15%) Replication
9 28 (3.04%) Driving Licence
9 28 (3.04%) Management Information System
10 23 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
11 14 (1.52%) iPad
12 13 (1.41%) Public Cloud
13 11 (1.20%) Wiki
14 10 (1.09%) Fat Client
14 10 (1.09%) FMCG
14 10 (1.09%) Thin Client
15 9 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
15 9 (0.98%) Private Cloud
16 8 (0.87%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 920 (100.00%) Windows
2 685 (74.46%) Windows Server
3 458 (49.78%) Windows Server 2016
4 362 (39.35%) Windows Server 2019
5 327 (35.54%) Windows 10
6 276 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 149 (16.20%) Linux
8 138 (15.00%) Windows 7
9 81 (8.80%) Windows 8
10 68 (7.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 54 (5.87%) Android
12 37 (4.02%) Ubuntu
13 32 (3.48%) Apple iOS
14 24 (2.61%) CentOS
15 23 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (1.74%) Mac OS
17 13 (1.41%) Windows XP
18 12 (1.30%) Unix
19 9 (0.98%) VMS
20 7 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (28.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 215 (23.37%) ITIL
3 109 (11.85%) Problem-Solving
4 91 (9.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 88 (9.57%) DevOps
6 71 (7.72%) Migration
7 54 (5.87%) Service Delivery
8 52 (5.65%) Patch Management
9 50 (5.43%) Mentoring
10 49 (5.33%) Project Delivery
11 44 (4.78%) Continuous Improvement
12 42 (4.57%) Computer Science
13 41 (4.46%) Project Management
14 40 (4.35%) Change Management
14 40 (4.35%) E-Commerce
15 39 (4.24%) High Availability
16 38 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
17 36 (3.91%) Storage Management
18 35 (3.80%) Change Control
19 30 (3.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 271 (29.46%) PowerShell
2 181 (19.67%) SQL
3 29 (3.15%) Python
3 29 (3.15%) T-SQL
4 27 (2.93%) VB
5 24 (2.61%) Bash Shell
5 24 (2.61%) C#
6 21 (2.28%) VBScript
7 11 (1.20%) Shell Script
8 9 (0.98%) C
8 9 (0.98%) JavaScript
9 8 (0.87%) Java
10 6 (0.65%) PHP
10 6 (0.65%) PHP 4
10 6 (0.65%) VB6
11 5 (0.54%) R
12 2 (0.22%) Perl
12 2 (0.22%) VBA
13 1 (0.11%) C++
13 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 103 (11.20%) Security Cleared
2 101 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (7.28%) MCSE
4 57 (6.20%) MCSA
5 45 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (4.89%) SC Cleared
6 38 (4.13%) Degree
7 26 (2.83%) CCNA
8 25 (2.72%) MCP
9 21 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (2.07%) CCNP
10 19 (2.07%) DBS Check
11 13 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
12 12 (1.30%) MCITP
13 10 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (0.98%) DV Cleared
15 7 (0.76%) HNC
16 6 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 5 (0.54%) CEH
17 5 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.63%) SLA
2 41 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.85%) GDPR
4 9 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (0.65%) QA
6 5 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.33%) NIST
8 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 650 (70.65%) Active Directory
2 321 (34.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 245 (26.63%) Hyper-V
4 110 (11.96%) vSphere
5 67 (7.28%) VMware ESXi
6 64 (6.96%) XenDesktop
7 59 (6.41%) XenApp
8 32 (3.48%) Virtual Servers
9 28 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
10 24 (2.61%) Docker
11 19 (2.07%) Virtual Desktop
12 16 (1.74%) Terminal Services
12 16 (1.74%) VMware Server
13 12 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (1.30%) VirtualBox
14 8 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 8 (0.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 6 (0.65%) NFS
16 4 (0.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 3 (0.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 135 (14.67%) SCCM
2 120 (13.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 41 (4.46%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 37 (4.02%) WSUS
5 29 (3.15%) SCOM
6 28 (3.04%) Terraform
7 21 (2.28%) Microsoft Clustering
7 21 (2.28%) Nagios
8 19 (2.07%) McAfee ePO
9 18 (1.96%) Kubernetes
9 18 (1.96%) SCVMM
10 14 (1.52%) Ansible
10 14 (1.52%) Backup Exec
10 14 (1.52%) FortiGate
11 13 (1.41%) vCenter Server
12 12 (1.30%) HAProxy
12 12 (1.30%) NetBackup
13 11 (1.20%) SCOrch
13 11 (1.20%) vRealize
14 8 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 666 (72.39%) Microsoft
2 487 (52.93%) VMware
3 234 (25.43%) Cisco
4 193 (20.98%) Citrix
5 89 (9.67%) HP
6 83 (9.02%) Veeam
7 67 (7.28%) Sophos
8 66 (7.17%) Dell
9 56 (6.09%) Oracle
10 55 (5.98%) Meraki
11 44 (4.78%) NetApp
12 40 (4.35%) Red Hat
12 40 (4.35%) SonicWALL
13 38 (4.13%) SolarWinds
14 34 (3.70%) McAfee
15 29 (3.15%) EMC
16 25 (2.72%) SAP
17 24 (2.61%) Symantec
18 22 (2.39%) IBM
19 21 (2.28%) Apple