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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 120 113
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2208 2631 2696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.75% 2.69% 2.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.58% 10.24% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1957 2362 2395
Median salary £38,123 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.66% -2.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Windows Server 2012 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19071 25690 27264
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 23.78% 26.24% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16154 21803 23030
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +1.21%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in England

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in England.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in England

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +19 808 £44,000 -2.22% 70
South East +2 510 £40,000 +6.66% 69
East of England +49 224 £37,500 - 10
Yorkshire +36 194 £35,000 -7.28% 20
South West -41 135 £30,500 +1.66% 19
North West -35 129 £30,000 -14.28% 38
West Midlands +7 112 £36,250 +3.57% 19
East Midlands -32 68 £32,500 - 12
North East +21 30 £31,750 -27.01% 6
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 4302 (100.00%) Windows
2 3138 (72.94%) Windows Server
3 2768 (64.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 2709 (62.97%) Active Directory
5 2507 (58.28%) Microsoft
6 2257 (52.46%) VMware
7 1381 (32.10%) MS Exchange
8 1289 (29.96%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1188 (27.62%) Hyper-V
10 1181 (27.45%) Office 365
11 1140 (26.50%) SQL Server
12 1106 (25.71%) MS Excel
13 1037 (24.11%) Windows 7
14 1001 (23.27%) Firewall
15 993 (23.08%) Cisco
16 978 (22.73%) DNS
17 944 (21.94%) SQL
18 929 (21.59%) ITIL
19 902 (20.97%) Citrix
20 811 (18.85%) Microsoft Certification
21 794 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2010
22 786 (18.27%) SAN
23 774 (17.99%) PowerShell
24 758 (17.62%) Windows Server 2003
25 705 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
26 703 (16.34%) Linux
27 696 (16.18%) DHCP
28 681 (15.83%) Exchange Server 2013
29 636 (14.78%) Windows 10
30 603 (14.02%) IIS

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 1381 (32.10%) MS Exchange
2 794 (18.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 681 (15.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 603 (14.02%) IIS
5 418 (9.72%) SharePoint
6 284 (6.60%) Skype for Business
7 222 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 152 (3.53%) Apache
9 110 (2.56%) Tomcat
10 107 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 72 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 67 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
13 49 (1.14%) CMS
14 45 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
15 35 (0.81%) OpenStack
16 33 (0.77%) Confluence
17 30 (0.70%) nginx
18 25 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
19 22 (0.51%) SAS
20 21 (0.49%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1106 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 569 (13.23%) MS Office
3 19 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.16%) MS Project
7 5 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.070%) InDesign
9 2 (0.046%) Abaqus
9 2 (0.046%) EngageOne
9 2 (0.046%) HipChat
9 2 (0.046%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.023%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.023%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.023%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 19 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 8 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.14%) Sage 200
6 6 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.12%) Magento
8 4 (0.093%) Infor CRM
8 4 (0.093%) Remedy AR System
9 3 (0.070%) Bankmaster
9 3 (0.070%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.046%) BPCS
10 2 (0.046%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.046%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.046%) Tesseract
11 1 (0.023%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
11 1 (0.023%) Infor SunSystems
11 1 (0.023%) ResourceLink
11 1 (0.023%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1181 (27.45%) Office 365
2 705 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 442 (10.27%) Amazon AWS
4 98 (2.28%) SaaS
5 84 (1.95%) IaaS
6 74 (1.72%) PaaS
7 52 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
8 45 (1.05%) Mimecast
9 34 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
9 34 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
10 29 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
11 24 (0.56%) G Suite
12 23 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 21 (0.49%) Amazon S3
13 21 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
14 17 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
15 13 (0.30%) OneDrive
16 12 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
17 11 (0.26%) GitHub
18 7 (0.16%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1001 (23.27%) Firewall
2 978 (22.73%) DNS
3 786 (18.27%) SAN
4 696 (16.18%) DHCP
5 544 (12.65%) TCP/IP
6 508 (11.81%) LAN
7 486 (11.30%) WAN
8 439 (10.20%) VPN
9 287 (6.67%) VLAN
10 248 (5.76%) VoIP
11 207 (4.81%) NAS
12 197 (4.58%) Internet
13 189 (4.39%) Skype
14 148 (3.44%) Wireless
15 138 (3.21%) Remote Desktop
16 134 (3.11%) iSCSI
17 124 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
18 105 (2.44%) Network Security
19 98 (2.28%) SMTP
20 90 (2.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1140 (26.50%) SQL Server
2 366 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 358 (8.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 187 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
5 142 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 132 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 110 (2.56%) MySQL
8 94 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 71 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 60 (1.39%) Relational Database
11 54 (1.26%) Oracle Database
12 49 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
13 43 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
14 41 (0.95%) NoSQL
15 40 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
16 37 (0.86%) CouchDB
17 36 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 30 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
19 28 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
20 27 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 77 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 73 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 67 (1.56%) Git (software)
4 65 (1.51%) TeamCity
5 51 (1.19%) JIRA
6 50 (1.16%) Visual Studio
7 40 (0.93%) MSI
8 27 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
9 21 (0.49%) JSUnit
10 19 (0.44%) Vagrant
11 18 (0.42%) Maven
12 17 (0.40%) Ant
13 16 (0.37%) Gradle
13 16 (0.37%) Hudson
13 16 (0.37%) JUnit
14 13 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
15 12 (0.28%) Subversion
16 10 (0.23%) PROIV
17 9 (0.21%) MSBuild
18 8 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 586 (13.62%) Finance
2 174 (4.04%) Telecoms
3 166 (3.86%) Banking
4 113 (2.63%) Law
5 100 (2.32%) Retail
6 83 (1.93%) Legal
7 70 (1.63%) Advertising
8 62 (1.44%) Back Office
9 49 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 49 (1.14%) Marketing
10 42 (0.98%) Games
11 27 (0.63%) Publishing
12 15 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.26%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.21%) Electronics
15 8 (0.19%) French Language
15 8 (0.19%) German Language
15 8 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.14%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 829 (19.27%) Support Engineer
2 688 (15.99%) Analyst
3 678 (15.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 499 (11.60%) IT Support
5 460 (10.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 407 (9.46%) Windows Engineer
7 387 (9.00%) Administrator
8 384 (8.93%) Support Analyst
9 381 (8.86%) IT Engineer
10 337 (7.83%) 3rd Line Support
11 301 (7.00%) 2nd Line Support
12 290 (6.74%) Systems Administrator
13 264 (6.14%) IT Support Engineer
14 250 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 248 (5.76%) Systems Engineer
16 225 (5.23%) Server Engineer
17 202 (4.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 191 (4.44%) VMware Engineer
19 185 (4.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
20 176 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (6.46%) .NET
2 176 (4.09%) Web Services
3 118 (2.74%) HTML
4 88 (2.05%) CSS
5 86 (2.00%) ASP.NET
6 75 (1.74%) XML
7 61 (1.42%) .NET Framework
8 49 (1.14%) HTML5
9 42 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web API
9 42 (0.98%) jQuery
10 41 (0.95%) AngularJS
11 38 (0.88%) JSON
12 37 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 33 (0.77%) REST
13 33 (0.77%) WCF
14 32 (0.74%) Entity Framework
15 29 (0.67%) Middleware
16 23 (0.53%) SOAP
17 21 (0.49%) Ajax
17 21 (0.49%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 410 (9.53%) Data Centre
2 275 (6.39%) Clustering
3 170 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 132 (3.07%) Management Information System
5 125 (2.91%) Blackberry
6 115 (2.67%) Replication
7 114 (2.65%) Computer Science
8 112 (2.60%) Driving Licence
9 90 (2.09%) PKI
10 89 (2.07%) iPhone
11 64 (1.49%) Fat Client
11 64 (1.49%) iPad
11 64 (1.49%) Thin Client
12 55 (1.28%) Public Cloud
13 46 (1.07%) User Experience
14 45 (1.05%) EMC VNX
15 39 (0.91%) Private Cloud
16 35 (0.81%) HP Storage
17 34 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
18 31 (0.72%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4302 (100.00%) Windows
2 3138 (72.94%) Windows Server
3 2768 (64.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 1037 (24.11%) Windows 7
5 758 (17.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 703 (16.34%) Linux
7 636 (14.78%) Windows 10
8 480 (11.16%) Windows 8
9 174 (4.04%) Windows XP
10 162 (3.77%) Mac OS X
11 151 (3.51%) Unix
12 146 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 125 (2.91%) CentOS
14 78 (1.81%) Ubuntu
15 74 (1.72%) Android
16 51 (1.19%) Apple iOS
17 49 (1.14%) Mac OS
17 49 (1.14%) Solaris
18 38 (0.88%) Windows Vista
19 35 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 929 (21.59%) ITIL
2 300 (6.97%) Disaster Recovery
3 271 (6.30%) Migration
4 230 (5.35%) High Availability
5 224 (5.21%) Project Management
6 187 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 181 (4.21%) DevOps
8 177 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
8 177 (4.11%) Service Management
9 161 (3.74%) Mentoring
10 149 (3.46%) Configuration Management
11 140 (3.25%) Incident Management
12 137 (3.18%) Change Management
13 127 (2.95%) Presales
14 120 (2.79%) Problem Management
15 116 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
16 102 (2.37%) Server Building
17 100 (2.32%) Information Security
18 98 (2.28%) Change Control
19 97 (2.25%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 944 (21.94%) SQL
2 774 (17.99%) PowerShell
3 192 (4.46%) C#
4 139 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 122 (2.84%) T-SQL
6 120 (2.79%) Java
7 93 (2.16%) VB
8 89 (2.07%) C
9 81 (1.88%) VBScript
10 64 (1.49%) Bash Shell
11 59 (1.37%) Python
12 44 (1.02%) Perl
13 43 (1.00%) PHP
14 38 (0.88%) Shell Script
15 35 (0.81%) Ruby
16 30 (0.70%) VBA
17 27 (0.63%) C++
18 18 (0.42%) VB.NET
19 14 (0.33%) PL/SQL
20 5 (0.12%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 811 (18.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 561 (13.04%) MCSE
3 346 (8.04%) MCSA
4 328 (7.62%) Degree
5 322 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
6 263 (6.11%) CCNA
7 253 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 217 (5.04%) MCP
9 183 (4.25%) MCITP
10 138 (3.21%) Security Cleared
11 118 (2.74%) CCNP
12 88 (2.05%) Citrix Certification
13 77 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
14 65 (1.51%) SC Cleared
15 58 (1.35%) CISSP
16 55 (1.28%) CCA
17 53 (1.23%) DV Cleared
18 42 (0.98%) DBS Check
19 36 (0.84%) A+ Certification
19 36 (0.84%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 333 (7.74%) SLA
2 80 (1.86%) PCI DSS
3 47 (1.09%) QA
4 42 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.14%) GPG13
8 4 (0.093%) SSAE 16
9 3 (0.070%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.046%) GCP
10 2 (0.046%) ISO 14000
10 2 (0.046%) PMO
11 1 (0.023%) COBIT
11 1 (0.023%) DICOM
11 1 (0.023%) HL7
11 1 (0.023%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 2709 (62.97%) Active Directory
2 1289 (29.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1188 (27.62%) Hyper-V
4 476 (11.06%) vSphere
5 428 (9.95%) XenApp
6 221 (5.14%) VMware ESXi
7 220 (5.11%) XenDesktop
8 194 (4.51%) VMware ESX
9 112 (2.60%) Terminal Services
10 93 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
11 78 (1.81%) Virtual Servers
12 63 (1.46%) XenServer
13 58 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
14 39 (0.91%) Docker
15 37 (0.86%) vCloud
16 34 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
17 31 (0.72%) VMware Server
18 30 (0.70%) KVM
18 30 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
19 29 (0.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 593 (13.78%) SCCM
2 334 (7.76%) SCOM
3 148 (3.44%) Backup Exec
4 143 (3.32%) WSUS
5 110 (2.56%) Puppet
6 97 (2.25%) Microsoft Clustering
7 89 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
8 57 (1.32%) Ansible
9 45 (1.05%) NetBackup
10 42 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
11 34 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
12 33 (0.77%) Nagios
13 28 (0.65%) vMotion
14 27 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
14 27 (0.63%) Nessus
15 24 (0.56%) SCVMM
15 24 (0.56%) ZABBIX
16 20 (0.46%) AirWatch
16 20 (0.46%) SCOrch
17 18 (0.42%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2507 (58.28%) Microsoft
2 2257 (52.46%) VMware
3 993 (23.08%) Cisco
4 902 (20.97%) Citrix
5 525 (12.20%) HP
6 242 (5.63%) NetApp
7 217 (5.04%) Dell
8 194 (4.51%) Red Hat
9 189 (4.39%) Veeam
10 162 (3.77%) Oracle
11 149 (3.46%) EMC
12 136 (3.16%) Symantec
13 127 (2.95%) Juniper
14 116 (2.70%) SonicWALL
15 114 (2.65%) Apple
16 100 (2.32%) Avaya
17 92 (2.14%) CheckPoint
18 91 (2.12%) Google
19 89 (2.07%) SolarWinds
20 75 (1.74%) F5
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum To £43K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
ITPS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Morson International
Salary: £25000.00 - £27500.00 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21500 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + BONUS + Paid for Certifications
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: up to £21k
Posted: Yesterday
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £23k to £28k + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Neg
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Gatwick Airport
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits and rewards
Posted: 20 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago