Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 266 197 185
Rank change year-on-year -69 -12 -27
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 767 1,943 2,613
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.15% 1.71% 1.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.80% 7.71% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 748 1,755 2,308
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +4.05%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £60,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +2.70%

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 13,224 25,197 32,748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.84% 22.19% 23.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10,852 20,637 26,792
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -14 195 £40,000 +14.29% 33
London -91 185 £53,500 +30.49% 24
North of England -22 145 £37,500 - 36
Midlands -30 93 £37,039 +7.36% 21
South West -43 84 £32,500 -13.33% 19
North West +3 74 £41,000 +9.33% 22
East of England +7 58 £45,000 +12.50% 8
West Midlands +4 49 £32,500 -17.72% 12
East Midlands -24 44 £37,500 +20.97% 9
Yorkshire -50 39 £26,500 -32.91% 10
North East +37 32 £51,000 -7.27% 4
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 767 (100.00%) Windows
2 579 (75.49%) Active Directory
3 568 (74.05%) Windows Server
4 494 (64.41%) Microsoft
5 447 (58.28%) VMware
6 440 (57.37%) Windows Server 2016
7 384 (50.07%) Microsoft 365
8 358 (46.68%) Azure
9 334 (43.55%) VMware Infrastructure
10 284 (37.03%) DNS
11 266 (34.68%) Windows 10
12 243 (31.68%) Windows Server 2019
13 234 (30.51%) Firewall
14 232 (30.25%) Windows Server 2008
15 218 (28.42%) DHCP
16 215 (28.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 206 (26.86%) PowerShell
18 197 (25.68%) ITIL
19 188 (24.51%) Hyper-V
20 167 (21.77%) Cisco
21 162 (21.12%) MS Exchange
22 153 (19.95%) TCP/IP
23 142 (18.51%) Citrix
24 140 (18.25%) SCCM
24 140 (18.25%) Azure Active Directory
25 127 (16.56%) Windows 7
26 126 (16.43%) SQL Server
26 126 (16.43%) Microsoft Office
27 123 (16.04%) Problem-Solving
28 113 (14.73%) SAN

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
1 162 (21.12%) MS Exchange
2 71 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 65 (8.47%) SharePoint
4 51 (6.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (4.56%) IIS
6 27 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 22 (2.87%) Confluence
7 22 (2.87%) Skype for Business
8 12 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
9 11 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 10 (1.30%) WordPress
11 6 (0.78%) Apache
12 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.39%) nginx
13 3 (0.39%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.26%) Site Server
15 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 126 (16.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.39%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.26%) Relativity
4 1 (0.13%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 384 (50.07%) Microsoft 365
2 358 (46.68%) Azure
3 140 (18.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 84 (10.95%) AWS
5 78 (10.17%) IaaS
6 75 (9.78%) SaaS
7 64 (8.34%) PaaS
8 19 (2.48%) Mimecast
9 17 (2.22%) OneDrive
10 14 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
12 9 (1.17%) Azure Data Factory
12 9 (1.17%) GCP
12 9 (1.17%) Power Platform
13 8 (1.04%) G Suite
14 7 (0.91%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 4 (0.52%) Serverless
16 3 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
16 3 (0.39%) Azure Functions
16 3 (0.39%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 284 (37.03%) DNS
2 234 (30.51%) Firewall
3 218 (28.42%) DHCP
4 153 (19.95%) TCP/IP
5 113 (14.73%) SAN
6 91 (11.86%) VPN
7 89 (11.60%) WAN
8 86 (11.21%) VLAN
9 85 (11.08%) VoIP
10 83 (10.82%) LAN
11 44 (5.74%) Skype
12 39 (5.08%) VSAN
13 27 (3.52%) Wireless
14 24 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
15 20 (2.61%) Internet
16 19 (2.48%) NAS
17 18 (2.35%) NetScaler
17 18 (2.35%) SSL
18 17 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
19 16 (2.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (16.43%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
3 17 (2.22%) MySQL
4 12 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
5 11 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (0.65%) Power BI
9 4 (0.52%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.39%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (0.39%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.26%) Apache Ignite
11 2 (0.26%) Big Data
11 2 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.26%) Redis
12 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.13%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 15 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 14 (1.83%) JIRA
3 13 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 12 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (1.43%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.91%) Bitbucket
6 7 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (0.78%) Maven
8 5 (0.65%) Artifactory
8 5 (0.65%) Gradle
9 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.39%) InstallShield
10 3 (0.39%) MSI
11 1 (0.13%) Babel
11 1 (0.13%) GitLab
11 1 (0.13%) Hudson
11 1 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Code
11 1 (0.13%) webpack
General
1 89 (11.60%) Finance
2 24 (3.13%) Banking
3 22 (2.87%) Law
4 18 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.22%) Military
6 13 (1.69%) Electronics
6 13 (1.69%) Legal
7 11 (1.43%) Automotive
8 10 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.17%) Public Sector
10 8 (1.04%) Billing
11 7 (0.91%) Retail
12 6 (0.78%) Marketing
13 5 (0.65%) Mandarin Language
13 5 (0.65%) Police
14 4 (0.52%) Housing Association
14 4 (0.52%) Local Government
15 3 (0.39%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 163 (21.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 143 (18.64%) IT Engineer
3 113 (14.73%) Support Engineer
4 102 (13.30%) Analyst
4 102 (13.30%) IT Support
5 59 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 53 (6.91%) IT Support Engineer
7 50 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 47 (6.13%) Systems Engineer
9 45 (5.87%) 3rd Line Support
9 45 (5.87%) Administrator
10 44 (5.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 42 (5.48%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 37 (4.82%) Support Analyst
13 34 (4.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 34 (4.43%) Azure Engineer
13 34 (4.43%) Service Analyst
14 31 (4.04%) Service Desk Analyst
15 28 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
16 27 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.48%) Web Services
2 10 (1.30%) .NET
3 7 (0.91%) SOAP
4 6 (0.78%) HTML
4 6 (0.78%) SAML
4 6 (0.78%) XML
5 5 (0.65%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (0.65%) REST
6 4 (0.52%) LAMP
6 4 (0.52%) WCF
7 3 (0.39%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (0.39%) CSS
7 3 (0.39%) HTML5
7 3 (0.39%) WSH
7 3 (0.39%) XSLT
8 2 (0.26%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.26%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.00%) Data Centre
2 51 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (5.22%) Management Information System
4 33 (4.30%) Public Cloud
5 29 (3.78%) Driving Licence
6 27 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (3.13%) Replication
8 22 (2.87%) Clustering
9 19 (2.48%) PKI
10 18 (2.35%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.83%) Life Science
12 13 (1.69%) iPhone
13 11 (1.43%) Renewable Energy
14 10 (1.30%) EMC VNXe
14 10 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
14 10 (1.30%) FlexPod
14 10 (1.30%) Smartphone
14 10 (1.30%) User Experience
14 10 (1.30%) VxBlock/Vblock
15 7 (0.91%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 767 (100.00%) Windows
2 568 (74.05%) Windows Server
3 440 (57.37%) Windows Server 2016
4 266 (34.68%) Windows 10
5 243 (31.68%) Windows Server 2019
6 232 (30.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 127 (16.56%) Windows 7
8 96 (12.52%) Linux
9 56 (7.30%) Windows 8
10 28 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (2.74%) Android
12 17 (2.22%) CentOS
13 15 (1.96%) Unix
14 10 (1.30%) Mac OS
14 10 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (1.04%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.91%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.65%) Check Point GAiA
17 5 (0.65%) Debian
18 4 (0.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (28.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 197 (25.68%) ITIL
3 123 (16.04%) Problem-Solving
4 86 (11.21%) DevOps
5 65 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
6 59 (7.69%) Migration
7 49 (6.39%) Change Management
8 48 (6.26%) Service Management
9 44 (5.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 42 (5.48%) ITIL V3
11 38 (4.95%) Project Management
12 35 (4.56%) High Availability
13 32 (4.17%) Project Delivery
13 32 (4.17%) Service Delivery
14 31 (4.04%) IT Strategy
15 30 (3.91%) Mentoring
16 29 (3.78%) ITSM
17 27 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
17 27 (3.52%) Incident Management
17 27 (3.52%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 206 (26.86%) PowerShell
2 103 (13.43%) SQL
3 22 (2.87%) Python
4 21 (2.74%) Bash Shell
5 20 (2.61%) T-SQL
6 13 (1.69%) Perl
6 13 (1.69%) VB
7 11 (1.43%) VBScript
8 6 (0.78%) C
8 6 (0.78%) C#
8 6 (0.78%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.78%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.26%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.26%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (0.26%) PHP
9 2 (0.26%) Ruby
10 1 (0.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 92 (11.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (11.08%) Security Cleared
3 77 (10.04%) SC Cleared
4 62 (8.08%) MCSE
5 55 (7.17%) MCSA
6 44 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (5.61%) CCNA
8 39 (5.08%) Degree
9 38 (4.95%) MCP
10 23 (3.00%) MCITP
11 22 (2.87%) BPSS Clearance
11 22 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
11 22 (2.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (2.09%) CISSP
13 15 (1.96%) VCP6
14 13 (1.69%) DV Cleared
15 11 (1.43%) AWS Certification
16 10 (1.30%) MCTS
17 8 (1.04%) CCSA
17 8 (1.04%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (9.39%) SLA
2 24 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.30%) QA
4 6 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.52%) GDPR
5 4 (0.52%) PMO
6 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) NIST
System Software
1 579 (75.49%) Active Directory
2 334 (43.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 188 (24.51%) Hyper-V
4 103 (13.43%) VMware ESXi
5 69 (9.00%) vSphere
6 55 (7.17%) XenDesktop
7 50 (6.52%) XenApp
8 30 (3.91%) Virtual Servers
9 20 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (2.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 19 (2.48%) VMware NSX
11 13 (1.69%) Docker
12 10 (1.30%) Xen
13 7 (0.91%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 7 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.65%) NFS
14 5 (0.65%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.52%) VirtualBox
16 3 (0.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 140 (18.25%) SCCM
2 80 (10.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 52 (6.78%) SCOM
4 32 (4.17%) SCVMM
5 30 (3.91%) WSUS
6 29 (3.78%) Ansible
7 27 (3.52%) Terraform
8 22 (2.87%) vCenter Server
9 20 (2.61%) Kubernetes
9 20 (2.61%) McAfee ePO
10 18 (2.35%) Nagios
11 16 (2.09%) Backup Exec
11 16 (2.09%) SCOrch
12 15 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
13 10 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
14 8 (1.04%) AirWatch
15 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 6 (0.78%) NetBackup
16 6 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
17 5 (0.65%) Nessus
Vendors
1 494 (64.41%) Microsoft
2 447 (58.28%) VMware
3 167 (21.77%) Cisco
4 142 (18.51%) Citrix
5 71 (9.26%) Veeam
6 51 (6.65%) SolarWinds
7 38 (4.95%) Dell
8 33 (4.30%) Sophos
9 32 (4.17%) HP
10 27 (3.52%) CheckPoint
10 27 (3.52%) McAfee
11 25 (3.26%) SonicWALL
12 24 (3.13%) EMC
12 24 (3.13%) ServiceNow
13 21 (2.74%) NetApp
14 20 (2.61%) Red Hat
15 19 (2.48%) Apple
15 19 (2.48%) Meraki
15 19 (2.48%) Mitel
16 17 (2.22%) Symantec