Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 236 188 180
Rank change year-on-year -48 -8 -22
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 666 2,313 2,902
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.33% 1.84% 1.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.26% 8.07% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 615 2,019 2,555
Median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £24,350 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £62,500 £60,150
UK median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.67% - -

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 10,634 28,679 34,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.18% 22.86% 23.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8,898 23,078 28,290
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,629 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £78,750
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -42 199 £55,000 +43.83% 26
South East +7 175 £40,000 +14.29% 37
North of England -16 108 £35,000 -6.67% 33
Midlands -1 78 £36,500 +6.57% 19
South West -43 61 £36,525 -0.61% 12
North West +18 54 £41,000 +7.89% 22
West Midlands +7 40 £31,250 -10.71% 10
East of England +38 38 £41,250 +3.13% 10
East Midlands +21 38 £37,500 +19.05% 9
Yorkshire -24 35 £27,500 -21.43% 7
North East +28 19 £30,000 - 4
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 666 (100.00%) Windows
2 516 (77.48%) Windows Server
3 479 (71.92%) Active Directory
4 440 (66.07%) Microsoft
5 372 (55.86%) VMware
6 370 (55.56%) Windows Server 2016
7 331 (49.70%) Office 365
8 301 (45.20%) Azure
9 287 (43.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 228 (34.23%) DNS
11 227 (34.08%) Windows 10
12 204 (30.63%) PowerShell
13 198 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 196 (29.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 182 (27.33%) DHCP
15 182 (27.33%) Firewall
16 178 (26.73%) Cisco
17 168 (25.23%) Hyper-V
18 163 (24.47%) Windows Server 2019
19 152 (22.82%) MS Exchange
20 144 (21.62%) ITIL
21 128 (19.22%) SCCM
22 126 (18.92%) Windows 7
23 125 (18.77%) TCP/IP
24 124 (18.62%) Citrix
25 119 (17.87%) SAN
26 115 (17.27%) Microsoft Office
27 114 (17.12%) SQL Server
28 96 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
29 95 (14.26%) 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
1 152 (22.82%) MS Exchange
2 73 (10.96%) SharePoint
3 67 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 51 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 42 (6.31%) Skype for Business
6 39 (5.86%) IIS
7 22 (3.30%) Confluence
8 12 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.75%) Apache
11 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.45%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.15%) nginx
13 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 115 (17.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.30%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.15%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 331 (49.70%) Office 365
2 301 (45.20%) Azure
3 85 (12.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 84 (12.61%) AWS
5 63 (9.46%) IaaS
6 46 (6.91%) SaaS
7 44 (6.61%) PaaS
8 23 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (2.55%) OneDrive
10 12 (1.80%) Mimecast
11 9 (1.35%) GCP
11 9 (1.35%) Slack
12 8 (1.20%) Power Platform
13 7 (1.05%) G Suite
14 4 (0.60%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 4 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (0.60%) PowerApps
15 3 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
15 3 (0.45%) Power Automate
15 3 (0.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 228 (34.23%) DNS
2 182 (27.33%) DHCP
2 182 (27.33%) Firewall
3 125 (18.77%) TCP/IP
4 119 (17.87%) SAN
5 85 (12.76%) LAN
6 83 (12.46%) WAN
7 72 (10.81%) VoIP
8 69 (10.36%) VPN
9 65 (9.76%) Skype
10 64 (9.61%) VLAN
11 36 (5.41%) NetScaler
12 26 (3.90%) Internet
13 25 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
14 23 (3.45%) VSAN
15 22 (3.30%) Wireless
16 19 (2.85%) Cisco IOS
17 17 (2.55%) NAS
18 16 (2.40%) SSL
19 15 (2.25%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (17.12%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
4 13 (1.95%) MySQL
5 10 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (0.90%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.90%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.60%) GIS
9 4 (0.60%) QGIS
9 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.45%) Power BI
10 3 (0.45%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.30%) Apache Ignite
11 2 (0.30%) Big Data
11 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.15%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 21 (3.15%) JIRA
2 8 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.90%) Maven
3 6 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.75%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.60%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.60%) MSI
5 4 (0.60%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.45%) Artifactory
6 3 (0.45%) GitLab
6 3 (0.45%) Gradle
6 3 (0.45%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.15%) Hudson
7 1 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 87 (13.06%) Finance
2 29 (4.35%) Military
3 23 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.30%) Banking
5 18 (2.70%) Law
6 16 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.65%) Legal
8 10 (1.50%) Public Sector
9 9 (1.35%) Retail
10 8 (1.20%) Electronics
11 6 (0.90%) Billing
11 6 (0.90%) Marketing
12 5 (0.75%) Police
13 4 (0.60%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.60%) Front Office
14 3 (0.45%) Local Government
15 2 (0.30%) Housing Association
15 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.15%) Automotive
16 1 (0.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 155 (23.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 104 (15.62%) IT Engineer
3 93 (13.96%) Support Engineer
4 79 (11.86%) Analyst
5 67 (10.06%) IT Support
6 58 (8.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 45 (6.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 43 (6.46%) Systems Engineer
9 40 (6.01%) 2nd Line Support
9 40 (6.01%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 36 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 35 (5.26%) Administrator
12 33 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support
13 32 (4.80%) Azure Engineer
14 31 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
15 27 (4.05%) Support Analyst
16 26 (3.90%) Server Engineer
17 23 (3.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
17 23 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
18 22 (3.30%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.15%) Web Services
2 13 (1.95%) LDAP
3 6 (0.90%) .NET
4 5 (0.75%) SOAP
4 5 (0.75%) XML
5 4 (0.60%) HTML
5 4 (0.60%) PostGIS
6 3 (0.45%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.45%) REST
6 3 (0.45%) WCF
6 3 (0.45%) WSH
7 2 (0.30%) CSS
7 2 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.30%) HTML5
7 2 (0.30%) LAMP
7 2 (0.30%) SAML
7 2 (0.30%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.30%) XSLT
7 2 (0.30%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.76%) Management Information System
2 41 (6.16%) Data Centre
3 34 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (4.95%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (4.05%) Clustering
5 27 (4.05%) Replication
6 25 (3.75%) Public Cloud
7 24 (3.60%) Driving Licence
8 23 (3.45%) Client/Server
9 20 (3.00%) User Experience
10 18 (2.70%) PKI
11 17 (2.55%) Smartphone
12 11 (1.65%) Life Science
13 8 (1.20%) Wiki
14 7 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (1.05%) iPhone
15 6 (0.90%) EMC VNXe
15 6 (0.90%) FlexPod
15 6 (0.90%) VxBlock/Vblock
16 3 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 666 (100.00%) Windows
2 516 (77.48%) Windows Server
3 370 (55.56%) Windows Server 2016
4 227 (34.08%) Windows 10
5 198 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 163 (24.47%) Windows Server 2019
7 126 (18.92%) Windows 7
8 88 (13.21%) Linux
9 49 (7.36%) Windows 8
10 28 (4.20%) CentOS
11 15 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (1.95%) Android
12 13 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (1.50%) Unix
14 8 (1.20%) Debian
15 7 (1.05%) Apple iOS
15 7 (1.05%) Mac OS
15 7 (1.05%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.90%) Data ONTAP
17 5 (0.75%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (29.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 144 (21.62%) ITIL
3 69 (10.36%) Problem-Solving
4 63 (9.46%) DevOps
5 50 (7.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 48 (7.21%) Migration
7 46 (6.91%) Incident Management
8 40 (6.01%) Service Delivery
9 39 (5.86%) Project Management
10 37 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 31 (4.65%) Service Management
13 30 (4.50%) Problem Management
14 28 (4.20%) Computer Science
15 27 (4.05%) Information Security
15 27 (4.05%) ITIL V3
15 27 (4.05%) Server Management
16 25 (3.75%) Mentoring
17 24 (3.60%) Configuration Management
17 24 (3.60%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 204 (30.63%) PowerShell
2 95 (14.26%) SQL
3 24 (3.60%) Python
4 21 (3.15%) T-SQL
5 12 (1.80%) VBScript
6 10 (1.50%) Bash Shell
6 10 (1.50%) Perl
7 7 (1.05%) C
8 6 (0.90%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.90%) VB
9 5 (0.75%) C#
10 4 (0.60%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.30%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.30%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.15%) Java
12 1 (0.15%) R
12 1 (0.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 96 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (12.46%) Security Cleared
3 69 (10.36%) MCSE
4 63 (9.46%) SC Cleared
5 46 (6.91%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (6.46%) CCNA
6 43 (6.46%) MCSA
7 38 (5.71%) Degree
8 30 (4.50%) MCP
9 28 (4.20%) DV Cleared
10 27 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 20 (3.00%) MCITP
12 14 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (1.95%) CCSA
13 13 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
14 12 (1.80%) AWS Certification
15 11 (1.65%) MCTS
15 11 (1.65%) VCP6
16 10 (1.50%) Check Point Certification
16 10 (1.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (8.41%) SLA
2 17 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.50%) GDPR
4 5 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 479 (71.92%) Active Directory
2 287 (43.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 168 (25.23%) Hyper-V
4 85 (12.76%) VMware ESXi
5 70 (10.51%) vSphere
6 35 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
7 32 (4.80%) XenApp
8 20 (3.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 20 (3.00%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (3.00%) XenDesktop
9 14 (2.10%) VMware NSX
10 12 (1.80%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 12 (1.80%) Virtual Desktop
11 10 (1.50%) Docker
11 10 (1.50%) VMware Server
12 8 (1.20%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.60%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 128 (19.22%) SCCM
2 69 (10.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 49 (7.36%) WSUS
4 33 (4.95%) SCOM
5 27 (4.05%) Ansible
6 24 (3.60%) vCenter Server
7 19 (2.85%) Puppet
8 18 (2.70%) SCVMM
9 15 (2.25%) Terraform
10 14 (2.10%) Backup Exec
10 14 (2.10%) Kubernetes
11 12 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
13 9 (1.35%) Nagios
13 9 (1.35%) SCOrch
14 8 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
14 8 (1.20%) vRealize
15 7 (1.05%) CASB
15 7 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
16 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 440 (66.07%) Microsoft
2 372 (55.86%) VMware
3 178 (26.73%) Cisco
4 124 (18.62%) Citrix
5 67 (10.06%) Veeam
6 51 (7.66%) SolarWinds
7 47 (7.06%) HP
8 40 (6.01%) CheckPoint
9 34 (5.11%) Red Hat
10 32 (4.80%) Dell
11 26 (3.90%) NetApp
12 25 (3.75%) Sophos
13 23 (3.45%) Meraki
13 23 (3.45%) Mitel
14 20 (3.00%) EMC
15 17 (2.55%) Juniper
16 14 (2.10%) Apple
17 13 (1.95%) Fortinet
17 13 (1.95%) McAfee
17 13 (1.95%) Oracle