Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 130 105
Rank change year-on-year -23 -25 +40
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 3949 4579 5611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.33% 2.57% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.43% 10.35% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3445 4083 5071
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 41881 44259 54058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.70% 24.83% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33963 37850 46068
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -24 1408 £45,000 +4.65% 75
South East -18 820 £33,000 -13.16% 46
North of England -2 768 £32,000 -8.57% 58
North West +3 371 £29,500 -15.71% 36
South West -15 369 £36,000 +10.77% 16
Midlands -19 341 £36,000 +10.77% 23
Yorkshire +3 321 £34,000 -2.86% 17
East of England -8 247 £38,370 -4.08% 12
West Midlands -17 201 £37,250 +14.62% 15
East Midlands +6 140 £31,000 -11.43% 8
North East +23 76 £34,000 -9.33% 5
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3949 (100.00%) Windows
2 2731 (69.16%) Windows Server
3 2618 (66.30%) Active Directory
4 2554 (64.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2394 (60.62%) Microsoft
6 2237 (56.65%) VMware
7 1421 (35.98%) MS Exchange
8 1369 (34.67%) Office 365
9 1290 (32.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1125 (28.49%) Windows 7
11 1083 (27.42%) Hyper-V
12 1062 (26.89%) Windows 10
13 1006 (25.47%) DNS
14 977 (24.74%) Firewall
15 965 (24.44%) Cisco
16 928 (23.50%) ITIL
17 864 (21.88%) Citrix
18 844 (21.37%) SQL Server
19 841 (21.30%) Exchange Server 2010
20 812 (20.56%) SAN
21 789 (19.98%) DHCP
22 745 (18.87%) PowerShell
23 740 (18.74%) SQL
24 731 (18.51%) Microsoft Certification
25 726 (18.38%) Microsoft Azure
26 703 (17.80%) TCP/IP
27 633 (16.03%) Finance
28 612 (15.50%) Microsoft Office
29 605 (15.32%) SCCM
30 576 (14.59%) Exchange Server 2013

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 1421 (35.98%) MS Exchange
2 841 (21.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 576 (14.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 388 (9.83%) SharePoint
5 376 (9.52%) IIS
6 222 (5.62%) Skype for Business
7 187 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 104 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 83 (2.10%) Apache
10 69 (1.75%) Tomcat
11 61 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
12 51 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 30 (0.76%) IBM Notes
14 29 (0.73%) Confluence
15 25 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
16 24 (0.61%) JBoss
17 23 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
18 20 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
19 19 (0.48%) nginx
20 14 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 612 (15.50%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.076%) SPSS
8 2 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.051%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.051%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.025%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 50 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 8 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.20%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.18%) ResourceLink
6 5 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.13%) Sage 200
7 4 (0.10%) MetaTrader
8 3 (0.076%) Epicor Tropos
8 3 (0.076%) Epicor Vantage
8 3 (0.076%) Misys Equation
8 3 (0.076%) Relativity
8 3 (0.076%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.076%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.051%) iTrent
9 2 (0.051%) SDL Web 8
9 2 (0.051%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.025%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1369 (34.67%) Office 365
2 726 (18.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 363 (9.19%) Amazon AWS
4 90 (2.28%) IaaS
5 67 (1.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 64 (1.62%) Mimecast
7 51 (1.29%) PaaS
8 39 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 34 (0.86%) G Suite
10 31 (0.79%) SaaS
11 30 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
12 28 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
13 25 (0.63%) OneDrive
14 23 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (0.35%) Amazon S3
16 11 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
17 10 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 9 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 8 (0.20%) Dropbox
19 8 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1006 (25.47%) DNS
2 977 (24.74%) Firewall
3 812 (20.56%) SAN
4 789 (19.98%) DHCP
5 703 (17.80%) TCP/IP
6 568 (14.38%) WAN
7 551 (13.95%) LAN
8 378 (9.57%) VPN
9 294 (7.44%) VLAN
10 256 (6.48%) VoIP
11 196 (4.96%) Skype
12 162 (4.10%) NAS
13 126 (3.19%) Wireless
14 121 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
14 121 (3.06%) Internet
15 119 (3.01%) Network Security
16 109 (2.76%) MPLS
16 109 (2.76%) Remote Desktop
17 89 (2.25%) Cisco IOS
18 88 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 844 (21.37%) SQL Server
2 196 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 179 (4.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 103 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
5 67 (1.70%) MySQL
6 53 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 44 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 43 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
9 39 (0.99%) NoSQL
10 37 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
11 35 (0.89%) Oracle Database
12 33 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 31 (0.79%) Relational Database
14 29 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
15 25 (0.63%) MongoDB
16 22 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 13 (0.33%) RDBMS
18 13 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
19 9 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 66 (1.67%) MSI
2 54 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (1.32%) JIRA
4 41 (1.04%) Visual Studio
5 31 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 30 (0.76%) Git (software)
7 26 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
8 25 (0.63%) TeamCity
9 18 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (0.46%) InstallShield
10 16 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
11 15 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 12 (0.30%) Selenium
13 11 (0.28%) Hudson
13 11 (0.28%) Zephyr
14 9 (0.23%) JUnit
14 9 (0.23%) Toad
15 8 (0.20%) Ant
15 8 (0.20%) Eclipse
15 8 (0.20%) PyUnit
General
1 633 (16.03%) Finance
2 147 (3.72%) Banking
3 124 (3.14%) Law
4 119 (3.01%) Legal
5 116 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 104 (2.63%) Retail
7 97 (2.46%) Manufacturing
8 53 (1.34%) Advertising
9 49 (1.24%) Marketing
10 44 (1.11%) Investment Banking
11 41 (1.04%) Back Office
12 33 (0.84%) Billing
12 33 (0.84%) Electronics
13 32 (0.81%) Military
13 32 (0.81%) Retail Banking
14 27 (0.68%) Financial Institution
14 27 (0.68%) Games
15 25 (0.63%) Publishing
16 18 (0.46%) Automotive
17 12 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 831 (21.04%) Support Engineer
2 732 (18.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 669 (16.94%) Analyst
4 522 (13.22%) IT Support
5 455 (11.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 414 (10.48%) IT Engineer
7 380 (9.62%) Support Analyst
8 335 (8.48%) 2nd Line Support
9 328 (8.31%) 3rd Line Support
10 292 (7.39%) Windows Engineer
11 283 (7.17%) IT Support Engineer
12 251 (6.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 239 (6.05%) Administrator
14 211 (5.34%) Infrastructure Support
15 203 (5.14%) Server Engineer
16 201 (5.09%) Systems Engineer
17 199 (5.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 196 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
19 191 (4.84%) Desktop Support
20 173 (4.38%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (3.55%) Web Services
2 132 (3.34%) .NET
3 67 (1.70%) HTML
4 63 (1.60%) CSS
5 49 (1.24%) ASP.NET
6 44 (1.11%) Software Packaging
7 39 (0.99%) XML
8 29 (0.73%) HTML5
9 27 (0.68%) J2EE
10 23 (0.58%) WCF
11 18 (0.46%) WSH
12 17 (0.43%) LAMP
13 16 (0.41%) .NET Framework
14 15 (0.38%) Node.js
15 14 (0.35%) SOAP
16 13 (0.33%) JSON
17 12 (0.30%) 802.1X
17 12 (0.30%) CherryPy
18 10 (0.25%) jQuery
18 10 (0.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 299 (7.57%) Data Centre
2 256 (6.48%) Clustering
3 160 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 138 (3.49%) Replication
5 116 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 96 (2.43%) Driving Licence
7 76 (1.92%) Hedge funds
8 71 (1.80%) Fat Client
8 71 (1.80%) Thin Client
9 69 (1.75%) Blackberry
10 64 (1.62%) Management Information System
11 56 (1.42%) Public Cloud
12 49 (1.24%) Client/Server
13 45 (1.14%) iPad
13 45 (1.14%) PKI
14 40 (1.01%) iPhone
15 38 (0.96%) Virtual Team
16 34 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
17 33 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
18 29 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3949 (100.00%) Windows
2 2731 (69.16%) Windows Server
3 2554 (64.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1125 (28.49%) Windows 7
5 1062 (26.89%) Windows 10
6 543 (13.75%) Linux
7 504 (12.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 448 (11.34%) Windows 8
9 175 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 175 (4.43%) Windows XP
10 108 (2.73%) Mac OS X
11 94 (2.38%) CentOS
12 82 (2.08%) Unix
13 69 (1.75%) Android
14 54 (1.37%) Ubuntu
15 51 (1.29%) Mac OS
16 46 (1.16%) Apple iOS
17 39 (0.99%) Windows Vista
18 24 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
19 17 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 928 (23.50%) ITIL
2 221 (5.60%) Service Delivery
3 215 (5.44%) Migration
4 184 (4.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 167 (4.23%) Problem Management
6 152 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 145 (3.67%) DevOps
8 144 (3.65%) Configuration Management
9 137 (3.47%) Time Management
10 133 (3.37%) CRM
10 133 (3.37%) Service Management
11 125 (3.17%) Asset Management
12 124 (3.14%) Change Management
12 124 (3.14%) ITIL V3
12 124 (3.14%) Presales
13 122 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
14 118 (2.99%) Project Management
15 114 (2.89%) Root Cause Analysis
16 108 (2.73%) High Availability
16 108 (2.73%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 745 (18.87%) PowerShell
2 740 (18.74%) SQL
3 128 (3.24%) T-SQL
4 114 (2.89%) C#
5 89 (2.25%) JavaScript
6 82 (2.08%) VBScript
7 63 (1.60%) VB
8 60 (1.52%) C
9 51 (1.29%) Java
10 46 (1.16%) Perl
11 45 (1.14%) Python
12 40 (1.01%) Bash Shell
13 36 (0.91%) PHP
14 27 (0.68%) Shell Script
15 17 (0.43%) VBA
16 9 (0.23%) C++
16 9 (0.23%) Ruby
17 7 (0.18%) AWK
17 7 (0.18%) sed
18 6 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 731 (18.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 525 (13.29%) MCSE
3 357 (9.04%) Cisco Certification
4 340 (8.61%) Degree
5 303 (7.67%) CCNA
6 268 (6.79%) MCSA
7 229 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 195 (4.94%) Security Cleared
9 194 (4.91%) MCP
10 140 (3.55%) MCITP
11 128 (3.24%) Citrix Certification
12 101 (2.56%) SC Cleared
13 97 (2.46%) CCNP
14 72 (1.82%) CCA
15 65 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
16 60 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
17 58 (1.47%) A+ Certification
18 51 (1.29%) DV Cleared
19 44 (1.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
20 40 (1.01%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (6.89%) SLA
2 43 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 36 (0.91%) QA
4 16 (0.41%) GDPR
4 16 (0.41%) PMO
5 7 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.10%) ISO 22301
7 3 (0.076%) GCP
8 2 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.051%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.025%) COBIT
9 1 (0.025%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.025%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.025%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.025%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.025%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.025%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2618 (66.30%) Active Directory
2 1290 (32.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1083 (27.42%) Hyper-V
4 456 (11.55%) VMware ESXi
5 421 (10.66%) vSphere
6 371 (9.39%) XenApp
7 211 (5.34%) XenDesktop
8 135 (3.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 120 (3.04%) Terminal Services
10 111 (2.81%) XenServer
11 102 (2.58%) Virtual Servers
12 89 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
13 63 (1.60%) Virtual Desktop
14 58 (1.47%) DFS Replication
15 41 (1.04%) VirtualBox
16 35 (0.89%) NFS
17 29 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
18 28 (0.71%) Terminal Server
18 28 (0.71%) VMware Server
19 27 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 605 (15.32%) SCCM
2 247 (6.25%) SCOM
3 174 (4.41%) WSUS
4 167 (4.23%) vCenter Server
5 155 (3.93%) Backup Exec
6 103 (2.61%) Microsoft Clustering
7 57 (1.44%) SCOrch
8 56 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 55 (1.39%) Puppet
10 50 (1.27%) SCVMM
11 43 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 37 (0.94%) Simpana
13 36 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
14 33 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
15 32 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 32 (0.81%) Terraform
16 31 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 29 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 29 (0.73%) vMotion
18 28 (0.71%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2394 (60.62%) Microsoft
2 2237 (56.65%) VMware
3 965 (24.44%) Cisco
4 864 (21.88%) Citrix
5 406 (10.28%) HP
6 239 (6.05%) Veeam
7 204 (5.17%) Dell
8 187 (4.74%) NetApp
9 180 (4.56%) Red Hat
10 178 (4.51%) Symantec
11 131 (3.32%) Oracle
12 116 (2.94%) Apple
12 116 (2.94%) Juniper
13 89 (2.25%) EMC
14 88 (2.23%) CommVault
15 87 (2.20%) Veritas
16 85 (2.15%) F5
17 78 (1.98%) McAfee
18 72 (1.82%) Avaya
19 70 (1.77%) Sophos