Period
to 3 April 2020

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 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 209 189 166
Rank change year-on-year -20 -23 -46
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 1,742 2,556 3,504
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.62% 1.86% 2.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.50% 7.97% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,541 2,205 3,078
Median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +4.05% -1.33%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,150 £60,000
UK median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year -2.60% +4.05% -1.33%

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 23,230 32,077 39,817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.60% 23.33% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 18,777 25,752 32,902
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.51%

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 3 April 2020.

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 3 April 2020. 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 -31 563 £45,000 - 63
South East +4 382 £34,000 -9.33% 51
North of England -20 281 £37,500 +7.14% 66
Midlands -10 190 £35,000 -6.67% 32
South West +30 183 £35,000 -12.50% 40
North West -6 154 £38,750 +9.15% 30
East of England +2 140 £40,250 +7.33% 27
Yorkshire -21 111 £38,750 +10.71% 24
East Midlands +13 107 £32,500 -7.14% 12
West Midlands -34 81 £37,500 -6.25% 19
North East -19 16 £33,000 -15.41% 12
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, 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 1,742 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,262 (72.45%) Windows Server
3 1,177 (67.57%) Active Directory
4 1,045 (59.99%) Microsoft
5 958 (54.99%) Windows Server 2016
6 944 (54.19%) Office 365
7 850 (48.79%) VMware
8 655 (37.60%) Azure
9 619 (35.53%) Windows 10
10 558 (32.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 545 (31.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 524 (30.08%) DNS
13 482 (27.67%) Firewall
14 479 (27.50%) DHCP
15 468 (26.87%) MS Exchange
16 410 (23.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 397 (22.79%) Hyper-V
18 377 (21.64%) Windows 7
19 373 (21.41%) Cisco
20 349 (20.03%) Citrix
21 348 (19.98%) PowerShell
22 342 (19.63%) Microsoft Office
23 334 (19.17%) TCP/IP
24 321 (18.43%) SQL Server
25 308 (17.68%) ITIL
26 303 (17.39%) SQL
27 269 (15.44%) Linux
28 268 (15.38%) LAN
29 259 (14.87%) Microsoft Certification
30 248 (14.24%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 468 (26.87%) MS Exchange
2 248 (14.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 233 (13.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 148 (8.50%) SharePoint
5 107 (6.14%) IIS
6 73 (4.19%) Skype for Business
7 28 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (0.92%) JBoss
9 8 (0.46%) Confluence
9 8 (0.46%) Drupal
10 6 (0.34%) SAS
10 6 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.29%) Apache
11 5 (0.29%) Tornado
11 5 (0.29%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.23%) IBM Domino
12 4 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 342 (19.63%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.17%) FileZilla
6 2 (0.11%) Windchill
7 1 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.057%) InDesign
7 1 (0.057%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.52%) Elite 3E
3 6 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.17%) Exchequer
5 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.11%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.11%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 1 (0.057%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.057%) FastStats
6 1 (0.057%) Faxination
6 1 (0.057%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.057%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.057%) Salerio
6 1 (0.057%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.057%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.057%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 944 (54.19%) Office 365
2 655 (37.60%) Azure
3 216 (12.40%) AWS
4 124 (7.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 75 (4.31%) IaaS
6 53 (3.04%) OneDrive
7 47 (2.70%) SaaS
8 46 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
9 42 (2.41%) PaaS
10 31 (1.78%) AWS CloudFormation
10 31 (1.78%) Mimecast
11 29 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
12 27 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
13 26 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 25 (1.44%) Power Platform
15 24 (1.38%) Amazon ECS
16 23 (1.32%) Serverless
17 21 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
18 20 (1.15%) OpenShift
19 18 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 524 (30.08%) DNS
2 482 (27.67%) Firewall
3 479 (27.50%) DHCP
4 334 (19.17%) TCP/IP
5 268 (15.38%) LAN
6 237 (13.61%) WAN
7 206 (11.83%) VPN
8 193 (11.08%) SAN
9 152 (8.73%) VoIP
10 147 (8.44%) VLAN
11 92 (5.28%) Skype
12 91 (5.22%) Wireless
13 86 (4.94%) Internet
14 77 (4.42%) NetScaler
15 62 (3.56%) NAS
16 60 (3.44%) Wi-Fi
17 48 (2.76%) Remote Desktop
18 41 (2.35%) Network Security
19 34 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
20 20 (1.15%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (18.43%) SQL Server
2 81 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 57 (3.27%) SQL Server 2016
4 49 (2.81%) SQL Server 2014
5 48 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
5 48 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 35 (2.01%) MySQL
6 35 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (1.09%) Power BI
7 19 (1.09%) SQL Server 2017
8 15 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 10 (0.57%) MS Access
11 9 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (0.40%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (0.29%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.29%) Relational Database
15 4 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (2.12%) Git (software)
2 34 (1.95%) Jenkins
3 33 (1.89%) JIRA
4 17 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
5 16 (0.92%) GitLab
6 15 (0.86%) Visual Studio
7 13 (0.75%) TeamCity
8 12 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
8 12 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
9 10 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.52%) Maven
10 9 (0.52%) SonarQube
10 9 (0.52%) WinDbg
11 6 (0.34%) Artifactory
12 4 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.23%) Bazaar
12 4 (0.23%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.23%) Chocolatey
12 4 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.11%) Eclipse
General
1 245 (14.06%) Finance
2 62 (3.56%) Public Sector
3 52 (2.99%) Legal
4 49 (2.81%) Law
5 47 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 45 (2.58%) Retail
7 34 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.66%) Banking
9 24 (1.38%) Advertising
10 21 (1.21%) Aerospace
10 21 (1.21%) Back Office
11 18 (1.03%) Military
12 16 (0.92%) Marketing
13 15 (0.86%) Publishing
14 11 (0.63%) Local Government
15 7 (0.40%) Online Betting
16 6 (0.34%) Electronics
16 6 (0.34%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 372 (21.35%) Support Engineer
2 312 (17.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 280 (16.07%) IT Engineer
4 278 (15.96%) IT Support
5 268 (15.38%) Analyst
6 150 (8.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 147 (8.44%) 2nd Line Support
7 147 (8.44%) IT Support Engineer
8 134 (7.69%) Support Analyst
9 118 (6.77%) 3rd Line Support
10 104 (5.97%) Administrator
11 102 (5.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 102 (5.86%) Systems Engineer
12 95 (5.45%) IT Analyst
13 85 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
14 74 (4.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 74 (4.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 69 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 67 (3.85%) Server Engineer
17 61 (3.50%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (2.93%) .NET
2 44 (2.53%) Web Services
3 35 (2.01%) JSON
4 29 (1.66%) .NET Framework
5 28 (1.61%) WSH
6 23 (1.32%) HTML
7 19 (1.09%) CSS
7 19 (1.09%) LDAP
8 18 (1.03%) AngularJS
8 18 (1.03%) Middleware
9 16 (0.92%) ASP.NET
10 15 (0.86%) XML
11 14 (0.80%) SOAP
12 12 (0.69%) Node.js
13 11 (0.63%) HTML5
13 11 (0.63%) LAMP
13 11 (0.63%) REST
14 7 (0.40%) Elastic Stack
14 7 (0.40%) RESTful
14 7 (0.40%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 116 (6.66%) Data Centre
2 99 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 92 (5.28%) Self-Motivation
4 64 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (2.47%) Driving Licence
5 43 (2.47%) Replication
6 38 (2.18%) Clustering
7 30 (1.72%) iPhone
8 26 (1.49%) Private Cloud
9 24 (1.38%) Device Driver
10 23 (1.32%) iPad
11 20 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
12 19 (1.09%) Blackberry
13 18 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
14 16 (0.92%) Blog
14 16 (0.92%) Public Cloud
15 14 (0.80%) CMDB
15 14 (0.80%) Handset
15 14 (0.80%) PKI
16 11 (0.63%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1,742 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,262 (72.45%) Windows Server
3 958 (54.99%) Windows Server 2016
4 619 (35.53%) Windows 10
5 545 (31.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 377 (21.64%) Windows 7
7 269 (15.44%) Linux
8 225 (12.92%) Windows Server 2019
9 145 (8.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 138 (7.92%) Windows 8
11 53 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 43 (2.47%) CentOS
13 37 (2.12%) Ubuntu
14 34 (1.95%) Mac OS X
15 33 (1.89%) Android
16 28 (1.61%) Mac OS
17 24 (1.38%) Apple iOS
18 20 (1.15%) Unix
19 11 (0.63%) Debian
20 6 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (23.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 308 (17.68%) ITIL
3 244 (14.01%) Problem-Solving
4 137 (7.86%) DevOps
5 120 (6.89%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (5.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 89 (5.11%) Change Management
8 88 (5.05%) Server Management
9 83 (4.76%) Mentoring
9 83 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 81 (4.65%) Project Management
11 80 (4.59%) Information Security
12 74 (4.25%) Migration
13 71 (4.08%) Incident Management
14 68 (3.90%) Patch Management
15 59 (3.39%) Cybersecurity
15 59 (3.39%) Time Management
16 54 (3.10%) Project Delivery
17 48 (2.76%) Proactive Monitoring
18 47 (2.70%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 348 (19.98%) PowerShell
2 303 (17.39%) SQL
3 61 (3.50%) VBScript
4 45 (2.58%) C#
5 42 (2.41%) T-SQL
6 31 (1.78%) Bash Shell
7 30 (1.72%) Python
8 27 (1.55%) Shell Script
9 15 (0.86%) Java
9 15 (0.86%) PHP
10 13 (0.75%) JavaScript
11 12 (0.69%) C
11 12 (0.69%) VB
12 10 (0.57%) Perl
13 9 (0.52%) PHP 5
14 7 (0.40%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.40%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.40%) XPath
15 5 (0.29%) R
16 4 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 259 (14.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 170 (9.76%) MCSE
3 111 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
3 111 (6.37%) MCSA
4 99 (5.68%) Degree
5 85 (4.88%) Security Cleared
6 82 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 75 (4.31%) CCNA
8 63 (3.62%) MCP
9 62 (3.56%) SC Cleared
10 43 (2.47%) MCITP
11 37 (2.12%) DV Cleared
12 31 (1.78%) CCNP
12 31 (1.78%) DBS Check
13 30 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
14 29 (1.66%) A+ Certification
15 21 (1.21%) CISSP
16 20 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
17 19 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
18 16 (0.92%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (8.15%) SLA
2 64 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (2.12%) GDPR
4 22 (1.26%) Cyber Essentials
5 17 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.98%) QA
6 15 (0.86%) NIST
7 13 (0.75%) COBIT
8 4 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.17%) NCSC
10 2 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.11%) RMADS
11 1 (0.057%) PMO
System Software
1 1,177 (67.57%) Active Directory
2 558 (32.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 397 (22.79%) Hyper-V
4 170 (9.76%) vSphere
5 166 (9.53%) XenApp
6 150 (8.61%) VMware ESXi
7 81 (4.65%) XenDesktop
8 57 (3.27%) Docker
8 57 (3.27%) Virtual Machines
9 34 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
10 22 (1.26%) VMware NSX
11 19 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
12 18 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
12 18 (1.03%) VirtualBox
13 16 (0.92%) DFS Replication
14 14 (0.80%) Firmware
15 12 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 11 (0.63%) BitLocker
16 11 (0.63%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 11 (0.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 229 (13.15%) SCCM
2 83 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 69 (3.96%) Ansible
4 60 (3.44%) Backup Exec
5 54 (3.10%) vCenter Server
6 48 (2.76%) SCOM
6 48 (2.76%) Terraform
7 45 (2.58%) WSUS
8 44 (2.53%) Kubernetes
9 25 (1.44%) Puppet
10 24 (1.38%) SCOrch
11 23 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
12 22 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
13 21 (1.21%) Microsoft Clustering
14 20 (1.15%) Nagios
14 20 (1.15%) SCVMM
15 19 (1.09%) vRealize
16 16 (0.92%) FortiGate
16 16 (0.92%) Red Hat Satellite
17 15 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1,045 (59.99%) Microsoft
2 850 (48.79%) VMware
3 373 (21.41%) Cisco
4 349 (20.03%) Citrix
5 199 (11.42%) HP
6 109 (6.26%) Veeam
7 102 (5.86%) Dell
8 82 (4.71%) Red Hat
9 63 (3.62%) Apple
10 59 (3.39%) NetApp
11 50 (2.87%) CommVault
11 50 (2.87%) Symantec
12 45 (2.58%) SonicWALL
13 44 (2.53%) Juniper
13 44 (2.53%) McAfee
14 43 (2.47%) Mitel
15 42 (2.41%) Sophos
16 41 (2.35%) Google
17 40 (2.30%) Meraki
17 40 (2.30%) Oracle