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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 16 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 439 299 219
Rank change year-on-year -140 -80 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 1,029 830 1,418
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.76% 1.04% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.97% 5.39% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 865 695 1,203
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £30,625 £30,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £53,250 £53,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,300
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.78% -1.75%

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 25,944 15,399 18,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.24% 19.38% 21.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14,954 12,254 15,537
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,165 £36,250 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 16 May 2022.

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 16 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -160 292 £51,500 +14.44% 45
North of England -73 197 £40,000 - 29
South East -119 170 £40,000 - 26
Midlands -35 152 £34,000 -9.33% 25
East of England -32 127 £42,500 -10.53% 22
West Midlands -20 95 £34,250 +5.38% 17
South West -3 93 £37,500 +15.38% 23
Yorkshire -25 90 £38,000 +27.09% 19
North West -89 84 £45,000 +9.09% 9
East Midlands -30 56 £27,500 -32.52% 8
North East -25 23 £40,000 -21.57% 1
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, 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 1,029 (100.00%) Windows
2 747 (72.59%) Microsoft
3 683 (66.38%) Active Directory
4 664 (64.53%) Windows Server
5 585 (56.85%) Microsoft 365
6 578 (56.17%) Windows Server 2016
7 465 (45.19%) Azure
8 433 (42.08%) VMware
9 351 (34.11%) Windows Server 2019
10 334 (32.46%) DNS
11 331 (32.17%) Windows 10
12 326 (31.68%) VMware Infrastructure
13 318 (30.90%) Social Skills
14 296 (28.77%) DHCP
15 292 (28.38%) PowerShell
16 283 (27.50%) Firewall
17 261 (25.36%) ITIL
18 249 (24.20%) Cisco
19 246 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
20 242 (23.52%) Hyper-V
21 234 (22.74%) WAN
22 208 (20.21%) LAN
22 208 (20.21%) Microsoft Office
23 200 (19.44%) SQL
24 196 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 189 (18.37%) Citrix
26 176 (17.10%) SCCM
27 175 (17.01%) Linux
28 171 (16.62%) MS Exchange
29 169 (16.42%) SQL Server

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
1 171 (16.62%) MS Exchange
2 162 (15.74%) SharePoint
3 64 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 61 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 56 (5.44%) IIS
6 34 (3.30%) Skype for Business
7 15 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (0.87%) Confluence
9 8 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.68%) Apache
11 5 (0.49%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.29%) CMS
14 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.097%) JBoss
15 1 (0.097%) K2 blackpearl
15 1 (0.097%) SAS
Applications
1 208 (20.21%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.097%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.097%) Revit
5 1 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.19%) Carpe Diem
2 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.097%) Alphatax
3 1 (0.097%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.097%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.097%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 585 (56.85%) Microsoft 365
2 465 (45.19%) Azure
3 136 (13.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 134 (13.02%) AWS
5 66 (6.41%) SaaS
6 56 (5.44%) PaaS
7 50 (4.86%) IaaS
7 50 (4.86%) OneDrive
8 34 (3.30%) Mimecast
9 25 (2.43%) Azure Monitor
10 21 (2.04%) Azure Sentinel
10 21 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (1.46%) Serverless
12 13 (1.26%) Rubrik
13 11 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (1.07%) Amazon S3
14 10 (0.97%) Route 53
14 10 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (0.87%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 8 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 334 (32.46%) DNS
2 296 (28.77%) DHCP
3 283 (27.50%) Firewall
4 234 (22.74%) WAN
5 208 (20.21%) LAN
6 158 (15.35%) TCP/IP
7 129 (12.54%) VPN
8 120 (11.66%) SAN
9 111 (10.79%) VLAN
10 98 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
10 98 (9.52%) Wireless
11 70 (6.80%) Wi-Fi
12 55 (5.34%) Internet
13 49 (4.76%) VoIP
14 46 (4.47%) Skype
15 35 (3.40%) MPLS
16 26 (2.53%) WLAN
17 23 (2.24%) Fibre Channel
18 22 (2.14%) BGP
19 20 (1.94%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.18%) MySQL
3 34 (3.30%) InfluxDB
3 34 (3.30%) MariaDB
3 34 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
5 28 (2.72%) MongoDB
6 20 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.26%) DB2
9 8 (0.78%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.68%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.49%) Biml
12 4 (0.39%) Power BI
13 3 (0.29%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
15 1 (0.097%) Azure SQL Database
15 1 (0.097%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.097%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 20 (1.94%) JIRA
2 17 (1.65%) Git (software)
3 14 (1.36%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.07%) Bitbucket
5 8 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (0.58%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.29%) Subversion
9 1 (0.097%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.097%) Gradle
9 1 (0.097%) Maven
9 1 (0.097%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 318 (30.90%) Social Skills
2 120 (11.66%) Finance
3 75 (7.29%) Organisational Skills
4 56 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (4.37%) Law
6 38 (3.69%) Retail
6 38 (3.69%) Telecoms
7 37 (3.60%) Legal
8 28 (2.72%) Documentation Skills
9 25 (2.43%) Banking
10 24 (2.33%) Public Sector
11 23 (2.24%) Presentation Skills
12 17 (1.65%) Games
13 14 (1.36%) Manufacturing
14 11 (1.07%) Advertising
14 11 (1.07%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 10 (0.97%) Aviation
16 9 (0.87%) Back Office
17 5 (0.49%) Fire and Rescue
17 5 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 173 (16.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 158 (15.35%) Support Engineer
3 148 (14.38%) Analyst
4 112 (10.88%) IT Support
5 93 (9.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 92 (8.94%) IT Engineer
7 82 (7.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 75 (7.29%) Support Analyst
9 73 (7.09%) 2nd Line Support
9 73 (7.09%) Administrator
10 72 (7.00%) Systems Engineer
11 59 (5.73%) DBA
12 58 (5.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 56 (5.44%) Cloud Engineer
14 48 (4.66%) 3rd Line Support
14 48 (4.66%) IT Analyst
15 46 (4.47%) IT Support Engineer
16 42 (4.08%) IT Technician
17 40 (3.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 39 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (4.08%) .NET
2 19 (1.85%) SAML
3 17 (1.65%) Web Services
4 15 (1.46%) COM
5 6 (0.58%) LDAP
5 6 (0.58%) XMPP
6 4 (0.39%) ARM Templates
6 4 (0.39%) HTML
6 4 (0.39%) XML
7 3 (0.29%) LAMP
7 3 (0.29%) RESTful
7 3 (0.29%) SOAP
7 3 (0.29%) XSL
8 2 (0.19%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.097%) .NET Core
9 1 (0.097%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.097%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.097%) JSON
9 1 (0.097%) Middleware
9 1 (0.097%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 85 (8.26%) Data Centre
2 68 (6.61%) User Experience
3 58 (5.64%) Management Information System
4 53 (5.15%) Clustering
5 48 (4.66%) Replication
6 46 (4.47%) PKI
7 30 (2.92%) Public Cloud
8 23 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
9 21 (2.04%) SCADA
10 15 (1.46%) Driving Licence
10 15 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
11 14 (1.36%) NHS
12 13 (1.26%) Fat Client
12 13 (1.26%) HACMP
12 13 (1.26%) Thin Client
13 11 (1.07%) Private Cloud
14 9 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
15 8 (0.78%) EPoS
15 8 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
15 8 (0.78%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1,029 (100.00%) Windows
2 664 (64.53%) Windows Server
3 578 (56.17%) Windows Server 2016
4 351 (34.11%) Windows Server 2019
5 331 (32.17%) Windows 10
6 246 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 175 (17.01%) Linux
8 93 (9.04%) Windows 7
9 75 (7.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 60 (5.83%) CentOS
11 51 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 45 (4.37%) Windows 8
13 42 (4.08%) Mac OS X
14 34 (3.30%) Windows XP
15 18 (1.75%) SUSE
16 15 (1.46%) Apple iOS
16 15 (1.46%) Windows Vista
17 14 (1.36%) Mac OS
18 13 (1.26%) AIX
19 12 (1.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (25.36%) ITIL
2 196 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 163 (15.84%) Problem-Solving
4 125 (12.15%) Change Management
5 123 (11.95%) Agile
6 119 (11.56%) Incident Management
7 102 (9.91%) Service Delivery
8 97 (9.43%) Project Management
9 91 (8.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 78 (7.58%) Problem Management
11 64 (6.22%) Migration
12 63 (6.12%) Computer Science
12 63 (6.12%) Mentoring
13 62 (6.03%) Time Management
14 56 (5.44%) High Availability
15 50 (4.86%) Project Delivery
16 48 (4.66%) Capacity Management
16 48 (4.66%) Data Loss Prevention
16 48 (4.66%) DevOps
16 48 (4.66%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 292 (28.38%) PowerShell
2 200 (19.44%) SQL
3 71 (6.90%) Bash
4 49 (4.76%) VB
5 34 (3.30%) VBScript
6 28 (2.72%) Python
7 26 (2.53%) Perl
7 26 (2.53%) VB.NET
8 25 (2.43%) C#
9 22 (2.14%) T-SQL
10 20 (1.94%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.78%) JavaScript
12 6 (0.58%) C
12 6 (0.58%) Java
13 3 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 118 (11.47%) Security Cleared
2 98 (9.52%) Degree
3 90 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 72 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
5 71 (6.90%) SC Cleared
6 68 (6.61%) CCNA
7 62 (6.03%) MCSE
8 52 (5.05%) DV Cleared
9 46 (4.47%) Computer Science Degree
10 45 (4.37%) CCNP
11 42 (4.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 41 (3.98%) MCSA
13 26 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (1.94%) MCP
14 20 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (1.46%) MCITP
16 11 (1.07%) JNCIA
17 10 (0.97%) ISTQB
18 9 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
18 9 (0.87%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (14.29%) SLA
2 17 (1.65%) QA
3 16 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.07%) GDPR
5 8 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.29%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.19%) NIST
System Software
1 683 (66.38%) Active Directory
2 326 (31.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 242 (23.52%) Hyper-V
4 92 (8.94%) VMware ESXi
5 90 (8.75%) XenApp
6 81 (7.87%) vSphere
7 43 (4.18%) XenDesktop
8 23 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
9 21 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
10 20 (1.94%) Terminal Services
11 17 (1.65%) Firmware
12 13 (1.26%) Docker
12 13 (1.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 12 (1.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 12 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
14 9 (0.87%) VirtualBox
15 7 (0.68%) DFS Replication
15 7 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.29%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 176 (17.10%) SCCM
2 92 (8.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 86 (8.36%) WSUS
4 77 (7.48%) Terraform
5 76 (7.39%) SCOM
6 62 (6.03%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 47 (4.57%) Ansible
8 34 (3.30%) Single Sign-On
9 30 (2.92%) NetBackup
10 26 (2.53%) IBM BigFix
11 25 (2.43%) Puppet
12 24 (2.33%) SCVMM
13 22 (2.14%) Kubernetes
13 22 (2.14%) Microsoft Clustering
14 21 (2.04%) SCSM
15 19 (1.85%) OpenView
16 18 (1.75%) HP SIM
17 14 (1.36%) vCenter Server
18 13 (1.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
18 13 (1.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 747 (72.59%) Microsoft
2 433 (42.08%) VMware
3 249 (24.20%) Cisco
4 189 (18.37%) Citrix
5 91 (8.84%) HP
6 87 (8.45%) Veeam
7 60 (5.83%) Meraki
8 59 (5.73%) Oracle
9 55 (5.34%) Dell
10 49 (4.76%) Red Hat
11 46 (4.47%) Juniper
12 41 (3.98%) Palo Alto
13 39 (3.79%) IBM
14 36 (3.50%) Fortinet
15 33 (3.21%) Sophos
16 30 (2.92%) SolarWinds
17 29 (2.82%) Veritas
18 26 (2.53%) Ruckus Wireless
18 26 (2.53%) ServiceNow
19 23 (2.24%) EMC