Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 296 218 196
Rank change year-on-year -78 -22 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 823 1,474 2,490
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.06% 1.60% 1.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.42% 7.54% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 693 1,256 2,116
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
25th Percentile £30,750 £30,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median % change year-on-year - +1.27% +6.76%
75th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £51,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
UK median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year +0.63% +1.92% +5.41%

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 15,175 19,557 31,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.46% 21.21% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12,133 16,080 25,388
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,500 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

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 10 May 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 10 May 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 -8 208 £40,000 +14.29% 29
North of England -27 187 £40,000 +6.67% 21
London -124 187 £45,000 -1.10% 22
Midlands -31 101 £39,000 +13.87% 23
North West -15 85 £40,500 +1.25% 13
South West -77 69 £32,500 -1.52% 14
Yorkshire -28 66 £29,900 -20.27% 6
East of England -19 65 £47,500 +15.15% 11
West Midlands -3 57 £33,750 -3.57% 18
East Midlands -27 44 £40,000 +23.08% 5
North East +17 36 £51,000 +70.00% 2
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 10 May 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.

1 823 (100.00%) Windows
2 629 (76.43%) Windows Server
3 608 (73.88%) Active Directory
4 582 (70.72%) Microsoft
5 448 (54.43%) Microsoft 365
6 447 (54.31%) Windows Server 2016
6 447 (54.31%) VMware
7 411 (49.94%) Azure
8 323 (39.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 292 (35.48%) Windows 10
10 291 (35.36%) Firewall
11 287 (34.87%) DNS
12 271 (32.93%) Windows Server 2019
13 267 (32.44%) Windows Server 2008
14 243 (29.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 228 (27.70%) PowerShell
16 211 (25.64%) Cisco
16 211 (25.64%) DHCP
17 210 (25.52%) Social Skills
18 206 (25.03%) ITIL
19 194 (23.57%) Hyper-V
20 188 (22.84%) MS Exchange
21 167 (20.29%) SQL Server
21 167 (20.29%) Citrix
22 164 (19.93%) Microsoft Office
23 158 (19.20%) SCCM
24 151 (18.35%) TCP/IP
25 146 (17.74%) Azure Active Directory
26 139 (16.89%) Problem-Solving
27 132 (16.04%) VPN

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
1 188 (22.84%) MS Exchange
2 75 (9.11%) SharePoint
3 69 (8.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 59 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 40 (4.86%) IIS
6 26 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (2.43%) Confluence
8 14 (1.70%) nginx
9 13 (1.58%) WordPress
10 10 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (1.09%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.36%) Apache
12 3 (0.36%) CMS
12 3 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.24%) Site Server
14 1 (0.12%) SAS
14 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 164 (19.93%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.73%) SAP Business One
2 5 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.49%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.36%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.24%) Magento
5 2 (0.24%) Relativity
5 2 (0.24%) Sage 300 ERP
5 2 (0.24%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.12%) FastStats
6 1 (0.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 448 (54.43%) Microsoft 365
2 411 (49.94%) Azure
3 146 (17.74%) Azure Active Directory
4 108 (13.12%) AWS
5 63 (7.65%) SaaS
6 60 (7.29%) IaaS
7 51 (6.20%) PaaS
8 20 (2.43%) Dynamics 365
8 20 (2.43%) Mimecast
9 16 (1.94%) OneDrive
10 12 (1.46%) Power Platform
11 9 (1.09%) Google Workspace
12 8 (0.97%) Azure Logic Apps
13 7 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
13 7 (0.85%) Azure Event Grid
14 6 (0.73%) Datadog
15 4 (0.49%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 4 (0.49%) Azure Functions
15 4 (0.49%) Serverless
16 3 (0.36%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 291 (35.36%) Firewall
2 287 (34.87%) DNS
3 211 (25.64%) DHCP
4 151 (18.35%) TCP/IP
5 132 (16.04%) VPN
6 114 (13.85%) SAN
7 97 (11.79%) LAN
8 89 (10.81%) WAN
9 82 (9.96%) VoIP
10 80 (9.72%) VLAN
11 47 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
11 47 (5.71%) Wireless
12 32 (3.89%) VSAN
13 27 (3.28%) NAS
14 25 (3.04%) Skype
14 25 (3.04%) WLAN
15 22 (2.67%) SSL
16 21 (2.55%) Internet
17 18 (2.19%) Cisco IOS
17 18 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 24 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
5 15 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
6 14 (1.70%) MySQL
7 12 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (0.97%) Redis
9 6 (0.73%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.73%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.73%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.49%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.24%) MS Access
11 2 (0.24%) Power BI
11 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.12%) GIS
12 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (2.07%) Visual Studio
2 15 (1.82%) JIRA
3 14 (1.70%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (1.46%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (0.73%) Moq
9 5 (0.61%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.61%) NUnit
10 3 (0.36%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.36%) Gradle
10 3 (0.36%) Maven
10 3 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.12%) Babel
12 1 (0.12%) Hudson
12 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Code
12 1 (0.12%) webpack
General
1 210 (25.52%) Social Skills
2 102 (12.39%) Finance
3 51 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (3.28%) Retail
5 26 (3.16%) Legal
6 25 (3.04%) Manufacturing
7 19 (2.31%) Banking
8 17 (2.07%) Law
9 16 (1.94%) Public Sector
10 15 (1.82%) Telecoms
11 14 (1.70%) Automotive
12 12 (1.46%) Electronics
12 12 (1.46%) Marketing
13 6 (0.73%) Billing
13 6 (0.73%) Military
13 6 (0.73%) Organisational Skills
14 5 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.61%) Mandarin Language
14 5 (0.61%) Presentation Skills
15 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 181 (21.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 126 (15.31%) IT Engineer
3 117 (14.22%) IT Support
4 109 (13.24%) Analyst
5 106 (12.88%) Support Engineer
6 62 (7.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 58 (7.05%) Windows Engineer
8 55 (6.68%) IT Support Engineer
9 51 (6.20%) Administrator
9 51 (6.20%) Server Engineer
10 43 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support
10 43 (5.22%) Azure Engineer
11 42 (5.10%) Systems Engineer
12 41 (4.98%) Support Analyst
13 40 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support
13 40 (4.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 37 (4.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
14 37 (4.50%) Service Analyst
15 36 (4.37%) Service Desk Analyst
16 34 (4.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.92%) Web Services
2 19 (2.31%) .NET
3 14 (1.70%) ASP.NET
4 13 (1.58%) LDAP
5 9 (1.09%) HTML
6 6 (0.73%) CSS
6 6 (0.73%) Java EE
6 6 (0.73%) JSON
6 6 (0.73%) Middleware
6 6 (0.73%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (0.73%) XML
6 6 (0.73%) XSLT
7 5 (0.61%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (0.49%) HTML5
8 4 (0.49%) jQuery
8 4 (0.49%) REST
8 4 (0.49%) SAML
8 4 (0.49%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 86 (10.45%) Data Centre
2 38 (4.62%) Clustering
3 37 (4.50%) PKI
4 35 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
5 32 (3.89%) Management Information System
6 29 (3.52%) Public Cloud
7 25 (3.04%) iPhone
8 19 (2.31%) Replication
9 18 (2.19%) Driving Licence
10 16 (1.94%) iPad
11 13 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
12 12 (1.46%) Life Science
12 12 (1.46%) Renewable Energy
13 10 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
14 9 (1.09%) Smartphone
15 8 (0.97%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.97%) EMC VNXe
15 8 (0.97%) FlexPod
15 8 (0.97%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 823 (100.00%) Windows
2 629 (76.43%) Windows Server
3 447 (54.31%) Windows Server 2016
4 292 (35.48%) Windows 10
5 271 (32.93%) Windows Server 2019
6 267 (32.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 123 (14.95%) Windows 7
8 112 (13.61%) Linux
9 66 (8.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 58 (7.05%) Windows 8
11 43 (5.22%) Android
12 21 (2.55%) Unix
13 18 (2.19%) Apple iOS
14 15 (1.82%) Mac OS
14 15 (1.82%) Ubuntu
15 13 (1.58%) CentOS
16 12 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (0.85%) Windows XP
18 6 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
18 6 (0.73%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (29.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 206 (25.03%) ITIL
3 139 (16.89%) Problem-Solving
4 96 (11.66%) DevOps
5 79 (9.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 58 (7.05%) Migration
7 52 (6.32%) Change Management
7 52 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 44 (5.35%) Project Delivery
8 44 (5.35%) Service Management
9 39 (4.74%) ITIL V3
10 37 (4.50%) High Availability
11 35 (4.25%) E-Commerce
11 35 (4.25%) Service Delivery
12 34 (4.13%) ITSM
12 34 (4.13%) Patch Management
13 30 (3.65%) Change Control
13 30 (3.65%) Mentoring
13 30 (3.65%) Project Management
14 29 (3.52%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 228 (27.70%) PowerShell
2 117 (14.22%) SQL
3 22 (2.67%) VB
4 21 (2.55%) Python
4 21 (2.55%) T-SQL
5 16 (1.94%) Bash Shell
5 16 (1.94%) C#
6 15 (1.82%) C
7 12 (1.46%) Shell Script
8 10 (1.22%) VBScript
9 7 (0.85%) JavaScript
9 7 (0.85%) Perl
10 6 (0.73%) Java
11 4 (0.49%) PHP
12 2 (0.24%) PHP 4
12 2 (0.24%) Ruby
12 2 (0.24%) VB6
13 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 91 (11.06%) Security Cleared
2 87 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 77 (9.36%) SC Cleared
4 56 (6.80%) MCSE
5 49 (5.95%) MCSA
6 40 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (3.89%) MCP
8 30 (3.65%) CCNA
8 30 (3.65%) Degree
9 27 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (2.55%) BPSS Clearance
11 14 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (1.58%) MCITP
13 12 (1.46%) CCNP
14 11 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 10 (1.22%) CISSP
15 10 (1.22%) DV Cleared
16 9 (1.09%) VCP6
17 8 (0.97%) DBS Check
18 5 (0.61%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (7.78%) SLA
2 32 (3.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.46%) QA
4 10 (1.22%) GDPR
5 7 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.36%) NIST
6 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.36%) PMO
7 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 608 (73.88%) Active Directory
2 323 (39.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 194 (23.57%) Hyper-V
4 100 (12.15%) VMware ESXi
5 94 (11.42%) vSphere
6 60 (7.29%) XenDesktop
7 48 (5.83%) XenApp
8 29 (3.52%) Virtual Servers
9 20 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (1.82%) Docker
11 13 (1.58%) VMware NSX
12 12 (1.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 12 (1.46%) Virtual Desktop
13 10 (1.22%) Terminal Services
13 10 (1.22%) Xen
14 8 (0.97%) NFS
14 8 (0.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 6 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.73%) VMware Server
16 4 (0.49%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 158 (19.20%) SCCM
2 105 (12.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 47 (5.71%) SCOM
4 39 (4.74%) SCVMM
5 36 (4.37%) WSUS
6 32 (3.89%) Terraform
7 28 (3.40%) Ansible
7 28 (3.40%) Nagios
8 24 (2.92%) McAfee ePO
8 24 (2.92%) SCOrch
9 23 (2.79%) Microsoft Clustering
10 19 (2.31%) vCenter Server
11 18 (2.19%) Kubernetes
12 16 (1.94%) Single Sign-On
13 14 (1.70%) HAProxy
14 13 (1.58%) Backup Exec
14 13 (1.58%) vRealize
15 11 (1.34%) NetBackup
16 10 (1.22%) Failover Clustering
17 9 (1.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 582 (70.72%) Microsoft
2 447 (54.31%) VMware
3 211 (25.64%) Cisco
4 167 (20.29%) Citrix
5 68 (8.26%) Veeam
6 61 (7.41%) HP
7 59 (7.17%) Dell
8 49 (5.95%) Sophos
9 48 (5.83%) SolarWinds
10 44 (5.35%) Meraki
11 40 (4.86%) SonicWALL
12 36 (4.37%) McAfee
13 28 (3.40%) Apple
13 28 (3.40%) ServiceNow
14 25 (3.04%) EMC
14 25 (3.04%) Oracle
15 24 (2.92%) Symantec
16 23 (2.79%) NetApp
17 20 (2.43%) Avaya
17 20 (2.43%) Red Hat