Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 343 249 191
Rank change year-on-year -94 -58 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 1,013 580 2,456
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.93% 1.32% 1.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.21% 6.14% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 840 474 2,121
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,500 £24,250
25th Percentile £27,750 £31,250 £28,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.41% +13.33% -
75th Percentile £48,750 £55,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £73,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -9.41% +13.33% -

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 19,426 9,440 29,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.74% 21.45% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13,764 7,960 23,703
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £25,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -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 17 October 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 17 October 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
London -204 241 £50,000 -9.09% 52
North of England -46 216 £40,000 +14.29% 66
South East -113 189 £35,000 -21.57% 44
Midlands -40 144 £34,500 -6.85% 49
South West -9 116 £42,500 +13.33% 18
East of England -41 105 £37,500 -9.64% 29
Yorkshire -26 104 £40,000 +45.45% 22
North West -52 95 £40,000 -20.00% 39
West Midlands -60 77 £32,500 -12.25% 31
East Midlands -45 66 £37,500 - 18
North East -40 17 £43,500 +52.63% 5
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 1,013 (100.00%) Windows
2 719 (70.98%) Windows Server
3 706 (69.69%) Active Directory
4 681 (67.23%) Microsoft
5 580 (57.26%) Microsoft 365
6 519 (51.23%) VMware
7 515 (50.84%) Windows Server 2016
8 488 (48.17%) Azure
9 404 (39.88%) Windows Server 2019
10 382 (37.71%) Windows 10
11 377 (37.22%) DNS
12 365 (36.03%) Firewall
13 353 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
14 344 (33.96%) DHCP
15 280 (27.64%) Hyper-V
16 267 (26.36%) PowerShell
17 255 (25.17%) Windows Server 2008
18 249 (24.58%) Social Skills
19 240 (23.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 234 (23.10%) Cisco
21 233 (23.00%) Microsoft Office
22 219 (21.62%) MS Exchange
23 216 (21.32%) SQL
24 214 (21.13%) ITIL
25 199 (19.64%) VPN
26 198 (19.55%) WAN
27 193 (19.05%) LAN
28 191 (18.85%) SQL Server
29 183 (18.07%) Citrix
30 178 (17.57%) TCP/IP

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
1 219 (21.62%) MS Exchange
2 155 (15.30%) SharePoint
3 92 (9.08%) IIS
4 89 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 69 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (3.06%) Skype for Business
7 26 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (2.07%) CMS
9 16 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (1.28%) Confluence
11 11 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (1.09%) Umbraco
11 11 (1.09%) WordPress
12 10 (0.99%) nginx
13 8 (0.79%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.59%) SAS
15 5 (0.49%) Apache
16 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
17 1 (0.099%) SharePoint 2010
17 1 (0.099%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 233 (23.00%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.099%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (1.09%) Sage 200
2 7 (0.69%) SAP Business One
3 6 (0.59%) Unica
4 4 (0.39%) BambooHR
4 4 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.39%) FastStats
5 2 (0.20%) Magento
5 2 (0.20%) Sage 300 ERP
5 2 (0.20%) Sage CRM
5 2 (0.20%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.099%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.099%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 580 (57.26%) Microsoft 365
2 488 (48.17%) Azure
3 132 (13.03%) AWS
4 126 (12.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 50 (4.94%) SaaS
6 41 (4.05%) Mimecast
7 39 (3.85%) IaaS
8 26 (2.57%) OneDrive
9 24 (2.37%) PaaS
10 17 (1.68%) Google Workspace
11 13 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (1.18%) Power Platform
13 10 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
14 8 (0.79%) GitHub
15 6 (0.59%) Azure Logic Apps
16 5 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
16 5 (0.49%) Power Automate
16 5 (0.49%) Serverless
17 4 (0.39%) Azure App Service
17 4 (0.39%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 377 (37.22%) DNS
2 365 (36.03%) Firewall
3 344 (33.96%) DHCP
4 199 (19.64%) VPN
5 198 (19.55%) WAN
6 193 (19.05%) LAN
7 178 (17.57%) TCP/IP
8 122 (12.04%) VLAN
9 111 (10.96%) SAN
10 87 (8.59%) Wi-Fi
11 72 (7.11%) VoIP
12 68 (6.71%) Remote Desktop
13 64 (6.32%) Wireless
14 40 (3.95%) NAS
15 39 (3.85%) Skype
16 38 (3.75%) Internet
17 33 (3.26%) MPLS
18 27 (2.67%) Network Security
19 26 (2.57%) SSL
20 24 (2.37%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (18.85%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 32 (3.16%) MongoDB
4 24 (2.37%) Amazon RDS
5 23 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (1.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 14 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.18%) Relational Database
8 10 (0.99%) RDBMS
9 9 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (0.89%) MySQL
10 8 (0.79%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.79%) Redis
11 7 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.49%) DTS
13 5 (0.49%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2019
14 4 (0.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 25 (2.47%) JIRA
2 17 (1.68%) Visual Studio
3 12 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (0.79%) Moq
5 8 (0.79%) NUnit
6 7 (0.69%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.49%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.30%) MSI
11 2 (0.20%) AdminStudio
11 2 (0.20%) InstallShield
12 1 (0.099%) Ant
12 1 (0.099%) Hudson
12 1 (0.099%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.099%) Toad
12 1 (0.099%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 249 (24.58%) Social Skills
2 118 (11.65%) Finance
3 100 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (5.03%) Legal
5 48 (4.74%) Public Sector
6 44 (4.34%) Manufacturing
7 42 (4.15%) Telecoms
8 40 (3.95%) Organisational Skills
9 29 (2.86%) Marketing
10 24 (2.37%) Retail
11 18 (1.78%) Law
12 16 (1.58%) Presentation Skills
13 15 (1.48%) Back Office
14 14 (1.38%) Banking
15 12 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.99%) Automotive
16 10 (0.99%) Documentation Skills
17 8 (0.79%) Electronics
17 8 (0.79%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 202 (19.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 179 (17.67%) Support Engineer
3 122 (12.04%) IT Support
4 120 (11.85%) IT Engineer
5 114 (11.25%) Analyst
6 100 (9.87%) Administrator
7 77 (7.60%) 2nd Line Support
8 74 (7.31%) Support Analyst
9 67 (6.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 61 (6.02%) Server Engineer
11 59 (5.82%) 3rd Line Support
12 57 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
13 54 (5.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 53 (5.23%) IT Support Engineer
15 51 (5.03%) Systems Engineer
16 50 (4.94%) Windows Engineer
17 46 (4.54%) Azure Engineer
18 44 (4.34%) IT Manager
19 42 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 38 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.85%) .NET
2 24 (2.37%) ASP.NET
2 24 (2.37%) Web Services
3 17 (1.68%) WSH
4 12 (1.18%) LDAP
5 11 (1.09%) HTML
5 11 (1.09%) JSON
6 10 (0.99%) Classic ASP
7 9 (0.89%) CSS
8 8 (0.79%) .NET Framework
8 8 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (0.69%) jQuery
9 7 (0.69%) XML
9 7 (0.69%) XSLT
10 6 (0.59%) .NET Core
10 6 (0.59%) Ajax
10 6 (0.59%) Entity Framework
10 6 (0.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (0.49%) EDI
12 3 (0.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 79 (7.80%) Data Centre
2 65 (6.42%) User Experience
3 56 (5.53%) Self-Motivation
4 52 (5.13%) Replication
5 42 (4.15%) Driving Licence
6 38 (3.75%) PKI
7 31 (3.06%) Management Information System
8 30 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
9 24 (2.37%) Clustering
10 22 (2.17%) iPhone
11 20 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
12 16 (1.58%) Fat Client
12 16 (1.58%) Thin Client
13 14 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
14 12 (1.18%) HP Storage
15 11 (1.09%) Public Cloud
16 10 (0.99%) FMCG
17 9 (0.89%) EMC VNX
17 9 (0.89%) NHS
18 8 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,013 (100.00%) Windows
2 719 (70.98%) Windows Server
3 515 (50.84%) Windows Server 2016
4 404 (39.88%) Windows Server 2019
5 382 (37.71%) Windows 10
6 255 (25.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 161 (15.89%) Linux
8 134 (13.23%) Windows 7
9 80 (7.90%) Windows 8
10 45 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 44 (4.34%) Android
12 38 (3.75%) Ubuntu
13 30 (2.96%) Apple iOS
14 28 (2.76%) CentOS
14 28 (2.76%) Mac OS X
15 27 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 17 (1.68%) Mac OS
17 11 (1.09%) Unix
18 9 (0.89%) Windows XP
19 8 (0.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (23.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 214 (21.13%) ITIL
3 155 (15.30%) Problem-Solving
4 96 (9.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 71 (7.01%) Migration
6 67 (6.61%) DevOps
7 62 (6.12%) Computer Science
8 61 (6.02%) Project Management
9 59 (5.82%) Mentoring
10 51 (5.03%) Patch Management
11 48 (4.74%) Change Management
11 48 (4.74%) Service Delivery
12 46 (4.54%) Agile Software Development
12 46 (4.54%) High Availability
13 43 (4.24%) Project Delivery
14 41 (4.05%) Cybersecurity
14 41 (4.05%) Information Security
15 39 (3.85%) Time Management
16 36 (3.55%) Continuous Improvement
16 36 (3.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 267 (26.36%) PowerShell
2 216 (21.32%) SQL
3 38 (3.75%) Bash Shell
4 29 (2.86%) Python
5 28 (2.76%) T-SQL
6 27 (2.67%) VB
7 23 (2.27%) C#
8 17 (1.68%) VBScript
9 9 (0.89%) Shell Script
10 8 (0.79%) JavaScript
11 6 (0.59%) PHP
11 6 (0.59%) PHP 4
11 6 (0.59%) R
11 6 (0.59%) VB6
12 5 (0.49%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.39%) C
13 4 (0.39%) C++
13 4 (0.39%) Java
14 2 (0.20%) Perl
14 2 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 112 (11.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (8.39%) Security Cleared
3 69 (6.81%) Degree
4 68 (6.71%) MCSE
5 66 (6.52%) MCSA
6 51 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (3.36%) CCNA
8 32 (3.16%) MCP
9 30 (2.96%) CCNP
10 21 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
10 21 (2.07%) DBS Check
10 21 (2.07%) SC Cleared
11 18 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (1.58%) MCITP
13 12 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
14 11 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (0.79%) DV Cleared
16 7 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
16 7 (0.69%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (11.45%) SLA
2 34 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (1.88%) GDPR
4 7 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 7 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.20%) NIST
7 2 (0.20%) QA
8 1 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 706 (69.69%) Active Directory
2 353 (34.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 280 (27.64%) Hyper-V
4 116 (11.45%) vSphere
5 83 (8.19%) VMware ESXi
6 60 (5.92%) XenApp
7 53 (5.23%) XenDesktop
8 38 (3.75%) Virtual Servers
9 26 (2.57%) Virtual Desktop
10 23 (2.27%) VMware Server
11 22 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
12 17 (1.68%) Docker
13 15 (1.48%) Terminal Services
14 13 (1.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 12 (1.18%) VirtualBox
16 11 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
17 7 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 5 (0.49%) NFS
19 3 (0.30%) Terminal Server
20 2 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 136 (13.43%) Microsoft Intune
2 133 (13.13%) SCCM
3 52 (5.13%) WSUS
4 41 (4.05%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 37 (3.65%) Terraform
6 34 (3.36%) SCOM
7 20 (1.97%) Backup Exec
8 14 (1.38%) FortiGate
8 14 (1.38%) SCVMM
9 13 (1.28%) Kubernetes
10 12 (1.18%) Ansible
11 11 (1.09%) NetBackup
12 10 (0.99%) vCenter Server
13 8 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
14 7 (0.69%) Rancher
14 7 (0.69%) SCOrch
15 6 (0.59%) HAProxy
15 6 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 6 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 6 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 681 (67.23%) Microsoft
2 519 (51.23%) VMware
3 234 (23.10%) Cisco
4 183 (18.07%) Citrix
5 123 (12.14%) Veeam
6 83 (8.19%) HP
7 73 (7.21%) Dell
8 61 (6.02%) Oracle
8 61 (6.02%) Sophos
9 54 (5.33%) Meraki
10 47 (4.64%) Red Hat
11 44 (4.34%) SonicWALL
12 40 (3.95%) NetApp
13 36 (3.55%) SolarWinds
14 34 (3.36%) EMC
15 29 (2.86%) ServiceNow
16 26 (2.57%) Palo Alto
16 26 (2.57%) SAP
17 21 (2.07%) CheckPoint
17 21 (2.07%) CommVault