Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 241 192 176
Rank change year-on-year -49 -16 -25
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 616 2,486 3,064
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.37% 1.91% 1.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.41% 8.30% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 533 2,147 2,629
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,550 £24,250 £22,450
90th Percentile £73,750 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £43,875 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +17.00% - -

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 9,609 29,961 35,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.30% 23.01% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7,951 23,871 29,071
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,005 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.37% -1.04% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -24 222 £55,000 +37.50% 12
South East -3 134 £45,000 +20.00% 36
North of England +4 116 £35,000 -6.67% 20
Midlands -3 63 £40,000 +19.40% 27
North West +19 58 £50,000 +22.70% 8
East of England +34 40 £42,500 +10.39% 11
South West -61 37 £37,500 +3.96% 20
East Midlands +29 32 £38,750 +19.23% 13
North East +48 31 £28,500 -14.13% 3
West Midlands -2 31 £40,000 +15.94% 14
Yorkshire +5 27 £27,500 -17.91% 9
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 616 (100.00%) Windows
2 494 (80.19%) Windows Server
3 420 (68.18%) Active Directory
4 415 (67.37%) Microsoft
5 354 (57.47%) Windows Server 2016
6 338 (54.87%) VMware
7 314 (50.97%) Office 365
8 282 (45.78%) Azure
9 251 (40.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 194 (31.49%) PowerShell
10 194 (31.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 182 (29.55%) DNS
12 180 (29.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 179 (29.06%) Windows 10
14 173 (28.08%) Cisco
15 170 (27.60%) Hyper-V
16 154 (25.00%) DHCP
17 147 (23.86%) Firewall
18 145 (23.54%) ITIL
19 139 (22.56%) MS Exchange
20 131 (21.27%) SQL Server
21 130 (21.10%) Citrix
22 122 (19.81%) Microsoft Office
23 121 (19.64%) SCCM
24 118 (19.16%) Windows Server 2019
25 117 (18.99%) Windows 7
26 114 (18.51%) SAN
27 112 (18.18%) TCP/IP
28 109 (17.69%) Finance
29 106 (17.21%) SQL

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
1 139 (22.56%) MS Exchange
2 89 (14.45%) SharePoint
3 68 (11.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 68 (11.04%) IIS
4 59 (9.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (4.71%) Skype for Business
6 22 (3.57%) Confluence
7 15 (2.44%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.79%) Apache
9 7 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.16%) Mule
13 1 (0.16%) Mule ESB
13 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 122 (19.81%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.65%) FastStats
3 4 (0.65%) Unica
4 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.32%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.32%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.32%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.16%) BASE24
5 1 (0.16%) Faxination
5 1 (0.16%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 314 (50.97%) Office 365
2 282 (45.78%) Azure
3 104 (16.88%) AWS
4 66 (10.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 50 (8.12%) IaaS
6 31 (5.03%) Cloud Computing
7 28 (4.55%) PaaS
8 22 (3.57%) SaaS
9 20 (3.25%) OneDrive
10 17 (2.76%) Dynamics 365
10 17 (2.76%) Mimecast
11 12 (1.95%) Power Platform
12 9 (1.46%) PowerApps
12 9 (1.46%) Slack
13 6 (0.97%) G Suite
14 3 (0.49%) GCP
15 2 (0.32%) Power Automate
16 1 (0.16%) Amazon ECS
16 1 (0.16%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 1 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 182 (29.55%) DNS
2 154 (25.00%) DHCP
3 147 (23.86%) Firewall
4 114 (18.51%) SAN
5 112 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 74 (12.01%) LAN
7 68 (11.04%) WAN
8 62 (10.06%) VoIP
9 61 (9.90%) VPN
10 52 (8.44%) VLAN
11 47 (7.63%) Skype
12 40 (6.49%) Internet
13 39 (6.33%) NetScaler
14 26 (4.22%) Wi-Fi
15 21 (3.41%) Remote Desktop
16 19 (3.08%) Cisco IOS
17 16 (2.60%) Wireless
18 15 (2.44%) NAS
19 14 (2.27%) iSCSI
19 14 (2.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (21.27%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
4 16 (2.60%) SQL Server 2016
5 14 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (1.30%) MySQL
7 7 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.81%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.65%) GIS
10 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.65%) QGIS
11 3 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.49%) Power BI
11 3 (0.49%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.32%) Big Data
12 2 (0.32%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (4.71%) JIRA
2 8 (1.30%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.65%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.49%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.49%) GitLab
4 3 (0.49%) Maven
4 3 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.32%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.16%) MSI
6 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
General
1 109 (17.69%) Finance
2 20 (3.25%) Banking
3 19 (3.08%) Legal
4 18 (2.92%) Military
5 15 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.27%) Law
7 11 (1.79%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.14%) Retail
9 6 (0.97%) Public Sector
10 4 (0.65%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.65%) Front Office
10 4 (0.65%) Marketing
10 4 (0.65%) Police
11 3 (0.49%) Back Office
11 3 (0.49%) Billing
12 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.32%) Local Government
12 2 (0.32%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 137 (22.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 98 (15.91%) Analyst
3 79 (12.82%) IT Engineer
4 69 (11.20%) Support Engineer
5 63 (10.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 56 (9.09%) IT Support
7 48 (7.79%) Support Analyst
8 37 (6.01%) 3rd Line Support
8 37 (6.01%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 36 (5.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 34 (5.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 34 (5.52%) Server Engineer
11 33 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support
11 33 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
12 32 (5.19%) Applications Support
13 28 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 24 (3.90%) Applications Support Analyst
15 23 (3.73%) Azure Engineer
16 22 (3.57%) Administrator
16 22 (3.57%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.41%) LDAP
1 21 (3.41%) Web Services
2 16 (2.60%) .NET
3 7 (1.14%) CSS
3 7 (1.14%) HTML
4 6 (0.97%) XML
5 4 (0.65%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.65%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.65%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (0.65%) PostGIS
6 3 (0.49%) DHTML
6 3 (0.49%) Node.js
6 3 (0.49%) WSH
6 3 (0.49%) XHTML
7 2 (0.32%) CherryPy
7 2 (0.32%) EDI
7 2 (0.32%) HTML5
7 2 (0.32%) SAML
7 2 (0.32%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.32%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.28%) Data Centre
2 45 (7.31%) Management Information System
3 30 (4.87%) Replication
4 29 (4.71%) Clustering
5 26 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (3.73%) PKI
7 22 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (3.25%) Public Cloud
9 17 (2.76%) User Experience
10 15 (2.44%) Client/Server
11 14 (2.27%) Life Science
12 10 (1.62%) Driving Licence
13 9 (1.46%) Smartphone
14 8 (1.30%) Private Cloud
15 7 (1.14%) HP Storage
16 6 (0.97%) EMC VMAX
16 6 (0.97%) EMC VNX
16 6 (0.97%) Fat Client
16 6 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
16 6 (0.97%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 616 (100.00%) Windows
2 494 (80.19%) Windows Server
3 354 (57.47%) Windows Server 2016
4 194 (31.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 179 (29.06%) Windows 10
6 118 (19.16%) Windows Server 2019
7 117 (18.99%) Windows 7
8 95 (15.42%) Linux
9 56 (9.09%) Windows 8
10 35 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 28 (4.55%) CentOS
12 24 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 23 (3.73%) Unix
14 9 (1.46%) Android
15 8 (1.30%) Debian
16 7 (1.14%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
19 4 (0.65%) Apple iOS
19 4 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (29.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 145 (23.54%) ITIL
3 53 (8.60%) Problem-Solving
4 50 (8.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 46 (7.47%) Incident Management
6 45 (7.31%) Project Management
7 44 (7.14%) Computer Science
8 41 (6.66%) DevOps
8 41 (6.66%) Migration
9 40 (6.49%) ITIL V3
10 39 (6.33%) Server Management
11 34 (5.52%) Task Automation
12 33 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (5.03%) Service Delivery
14 30 (4.87%) Cybersecurity
15 27 (4.38%) Mentoring
15 27 (4.38%) Release Management
16 26 (4.22%) Configuration Management
16 26 (4.22%) Continuous Improvement
16 26 (4.22%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 194 (31.49%) PowerShell
2 106 (17.21%) SQL
3 28 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 24 (3.90%) Python
5 9 (1.46%) Bash Shell
5 9 (1.46%) VBScript
6 8 (1.30%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.30%) Perl
7 7 (1.14%) C
7 7 (1.14%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.97%) C#
8 6 (0.97%) VB
9 4 (0.65%) Java
10 3 (0.49%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.49%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.49%) VB6
11 2 (0.32%) PHP
11 2 (0.32%) R
12 1 (0.16%) XAML
Qualifications
1 86 (13.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (10.55%) MCSE
3 64 (10.39%) Security Cleared
4 53 (8.60%) Degree
5 46 (7.47%) SC Cleared
6 42 (6.82%) MCP
7 39 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (5.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 31 (5.03%) CCNA
10 26 (4.22%) DV Cleared
11 25 (4.06%) MCSA
12 22 (3.57%) MCITP
13 13 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
14 12 (1.95%) CCSA
15 10 (1.62%) VCP5
16 9 (1.46%) CCA
16 9 (1.46%) Check Point Certification
16 9 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
17 8 (1.30%) CCNP
17 8 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (8.28%) SLA
2 29 (4.71%) GDPR
3 18 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.46%) QA
5 4 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.49%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.16%) NCSC
7 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 420 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 251 (40.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 170 (27.60%) Hyper-V
4 86 (13.96%) VMware ESXi
5 73 (11.85%) vSphere
6 31 (5.03%) XenApp
7 27 (4.38%) Virtual Servers
8 18 (2.92%) Virtual Desktop
8 18 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (2.44%) XenDesktop
10 13 (2.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 13 (2.11%) VMware NSX
10 13 (2.11%) VMware Workstation
11 11 (1.79%) Terminal Services
12 9 (1.46%) Terminal Server
12 9 (1.46%) VMware Server
13 8 (1.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 7 (1.14%) Docker
15 6 (0.97%) NFS
16 5 (0.81%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 121 (19.64%) SCCM
2 52 (8.44%) Microsoft Intune
3 45 (7.31%) WSUS
4 34 (5.52%) SCOM
5 26 (4.22%) Ansible
6 25 (4.06%) Backup Exec
7 24 (3.90%) Puppet
8 23 (3.73%) vCenter Server
9 16 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (2.44%) vRealize
11 14 (2.27%) SCVMM
11 14 (2.27%) Terraform
12 11 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
13 9 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
14 8 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
15 7 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
16 6 (0.97%) Kubernetes
17 5 (0.81%) CASB
17 5 (0.81%) SCOrch
18 4 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 415 (67.37%) Microsoft
2 338 (54.87%) VMware
3 173 (28.08%) Cisco
4 130 (21.10%) Citrix
5 75 (12.18%) HP
6 50 (8.12%) Veeam
7 44 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 40 (6.49%) Dell
9 34 (5.52%) CheckPoint
10 33 (5.36%) SolarWinds
11 24 (3.90%) NetApp
11 24 (3.90%) Oracle
12 21 (3.41%) Meraki
13 20 (3.25%) Juniper
14 19 (3.08%) Sophos
15 16 (2.60%) EMC
15 16 (2.60%) IBM
15 16 (2.60%) Mitel
16 12 (1.95%) McAfee
17 11 (1.79%) CommVault