Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 196 182 151
Rank change year-on-year -14 -31 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2,026 2,650 3,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.74% 1.88% 2.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.73% 8.03% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,744 2,285 3,331
England median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £23,325 £24,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +1.35% -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 26,212 32,994 39,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.55% 23.38% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 21,167 26,586 32,832
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -8 683 £38,000 -15.56% 91
South East +10 440 £32,500 -13.33% 85
North of England -14 317 £36,500 +4.29% 88
South West +38 226 £37,500 +7.14% 52
Midlands -25 222 £32,750 -7.75% 70
Yorkshire +27 158 £34,250 -2.14% 29
North West -4 152 £37,500 +15.38% 43
East of England -7 134 £40,000 +14.29% 42
East Midlands -3 116 £31,500 -3.08% 35
West Midlands -54 106 £34,750 -10.90% 35
North East -21 7 £30,000 -45.07% 16
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2,026 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,395 (68.85%) Windows Server
3 1,394 (68.81%) Active Directory
4 1,215 (59.97%) Microsoft
5 1,092 (53.90%) Office 365
6 1,008 (49.75%) VMware
7 744 (36.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 687 (33.91%) Azure
9 665 (32.82%) Windows 10
10 631 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 609 (30.06%) MS Exchange
12 596 (29.42%) DNS
13 551 (27.20%) DHCP
14 550 (27.15%) Firewall
15 471 (23.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 462 (22.80%) Hyper-V
17 460 (22.70%) Windows 7
18 427 (21.08%) Cisco
19 414 (20.43%) ITIL
20 407 (20.09%) Microsoft Office
21 388 (19.15%) PowerShell
22 385 (19.00%) Citrix
23 344 (16.98%) TCP/IP
24 340 (16.78%) Microsoft Certification
25 318 (15.70%) Linux
26 306 (15.10%) Exchange Server 2010
27 305 (15.05%) SQL
28 296 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2013
29 290 (14.31%) SQL Server
30 283 (13.97%) SCCM

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
1 609 (30.06%) MS Exchange
2 306 (15.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 296 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 169 (8.34%) SharePoint
5 125 (6.17%) IIS
6 110 (5.43%) Skype for Business
7 46 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 20 (0.99%) IBM Notes
9 18 (0.89%) JBoss
10 17 (0.84%) Apache
11 15 (0.74%) IBM Domino
12 11 (0.54%) Confluence
13 8 (0.39%) Drupal
13 8 (0.39%) nginx
14 7 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.35%) Tornado
15 6 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
16 5 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 407 (20.09%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.20%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.099%) Windchill
7 1 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.049%) FileZilla
7 1 (0.049%) InDesign
7 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.44%) Elite 3E
3 8 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.049%) Eze OMS
5 1 (0.049%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.049%) Q-Pulse
5 1 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.049%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1,092 (53.90%) Office 365
2 687 (33.91%) Azure
3 223 (11.01%) AWS
4 109 (5.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 62 (3.06%) IaaS
6 56 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
7 49 (2.42%) SaaS
8 33 (1.63%) OneDrive
9 31 (1.53%) Mimecast
10 30 (1.48%) PaaS
11 27 (1.33%) Power Platform
12 24 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
13 23 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
13 23 (1.14%) G Suite
14 21 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
14 21 (1.04%) Amazon ECS
15 20 (0.99%) OpenShift
16 19 (0.94%) Serverless
16 19 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 18 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 596 (29.42%) DNS
2 551 (27.20%) DHCP
3 550 (27.15%) Firewall
4 344 (16.98%) TCP/IP
5 280 (13.82%) LAN
6 278 (13.72%) WAN
7 219 (10.81%) VPN
8 209 (10.32%) SAN
9 166 (8.19%) VLAN
10 162 (8.00%) VoIP
11 116 (5.73%) Skype
12 103 (5.08%) Wireless
13 92 (4.54%) Internet
14 68 (3.36%) NAS
15 66 (3.26%) Remote Desktop
16 64 (3.16%) NetScaler
17 63 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
18 45 (2.22%) Network Security
19 36 (1.78%) SMTP
20 34 (1.68%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (14.31%) SQL Server
2 73 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 52 (2.57%) SQL Server 2016
4 47 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (1.73%) SQL Server 2014
6 32 (1.58%) MySQL
7 27 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
9 23 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 18 (0.89%) Power BI
12 14 (0.69%) Relational Database
13 11 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
13 11 (0.54%) Oracle Database
14 10 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 8 (0.39%) MS Access
16 8 (0.39%) NoSQL
16 8 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (2.02%) Git (software)
2 34 (1.68%) JIRA
3 33 (1.63%) Jenkins
4 17 (0.84%) GitLab
4 17 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
5 15 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
5 15 (0.74%) TeamCity
6 13 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (0.64%) Visual Studio
6 13 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (0.44%) Maven
7 9 (0.44%) SonarQube
8 8 (0.39%) Bitbucket
9 7 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.30%) Artifactory
10 6 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.25%) MSI
11 5 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.20%) Redmine
12 4 (0.20%) WinDbg
General
1 251 (12.39%) Finance
2 94 (4.64%) Public Sector
3 84 (4.15%) Law
4 79 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 60 (2.96%) Retail
6 50 (2.47%) Legal
7 38 (1.88%) Manufacturing
8 33 (1.63%) Aerospace
9 27 (1.33%) Banking
9 27 (1.33%) Marketing
10 26 (1.28%) Military
11 21 (1.04%) Back Office
12 20 (0.99%) Advertising
13 15 (0.74%) Publishing
14 10 (0.49%) Electronics
15 9 (0.44%) Online Betting
16 8 (0.39%) Investment Banking
17 7 (0.35%) Local Government
18 6 (0.30%) Billing
19 4 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 411 (20.29%) Support Engineer
2 362 (17.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 344 (16.98%) Analyst
4 319 (15.75%) IT Support
5 282 (13.92%) IT Engineer
6 185 (9.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 181 (8.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 161 (7.95%) Support Analyst
9 142 (7.01%) IT Support Engineer
10 128 (6.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 128 (6.32%) IT Analyst
11 120 (5.92%) Administrator
12 119 (5.87%) 3rd Line Support
13 98 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 97 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
15 92 (4.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 91 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
17 84 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 81 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
19 80 (3.95%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (3.11%) .NET
2 57 (2.81%) Web Services
3 29 (1.43%) .NET Framework
4 27 (1.33%) JSON
5 23 (1.14%) XML
6 21 (1.04%) LDAP
7 20 (0.99%) ASP.NET
7 20 (0.99%) WSH
8 19 (0.94%) CSS
8 19 (0.94%) HTML
9 17 (0.84%) Middleware
10 16 (0.79%) SOAP
11 13 (0.64%) AngularJS
12 11 (0.54%) LAMP
12 11 (0.54%) Node.js
12 11 (0.54%) REST
13 10 (0.49%) RESTful
14 9 (0.44%) Elastic Stack
15 8 (0.39%) Apache Flex
15 8 (0.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 125 (6.17%) Management Information System
2 124 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 100 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
4 86 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (2.81%) Driving Licence
6 52 (2.57%) Replication
7 49 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
8 47 (2.32%) Clustering
9 46 (2.27%) iPhone
10 38 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
11 27 (1.33%) Blackberry
11 27 (1.33%) Public Cloud
12 25 (1.23%) iPad
13 22 (1.09%) Private Cloud
14 20 (0.99%) PKI
15 16 (0.79%) Blog
15 16 (0.79%) CMDB
15 16 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
16 15 (0.74%) Smartphone
17 14 (0.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2,026 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,395 (68.85%) Windows Server
3 744 (36.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 665 (32.82%) Windows 10
5 460 (22.70%) Windows 7
6 318 (15.70%) Linux
7 199 (9.82%) Windows 8
8 181 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 62 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 50 (2.47%) Mac OS
11 48 (2.37%) Android
12 45 (2.22%) Mac OS X
13 39 (1.92%) CentOS
14 34 (1.68%) Ubuntu
15 27 (1.33%) Apple iOS
16 24 (1.18%) Unix
17 21 (1.04%) Windows XP
18 18 (0.89%) Windows Vista
19 15 (0.74%) AIX
20 9 (0.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (23.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 414 (20.43%) ITIL
3 261 (12.88%) Problem-Solving
4 150 (7.40%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (6.42%) DevOps
6 119 (5.87%) Change Management
7 102 (5.03%) Mentoring
8 101 (4.99%) Patch Management
9 94 (4.64%) Server Management
10 91 (4.49%) Cybersecurity
11 88 (4.34%) Service Delivery
12 86 (4.24%) Information Security
13 85 (4.20%) Time Management
14 83 (4.10%) Incident Management
15 82 (4.05%) Migration
16 80 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
17 67 (3.31%) Project Delivery
18 65 (3.21%) Project Management
19 63 (3.11%) Coaching
20 62 (3.06%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 388 (19.15%) PowerShell
2 305 (15.05%) SQL
3 49 (2.42%) VBScript
4 48 (2.37%) C#
5 39 (1.92%) T-SQL
6 31 (1.53%) Python
7 26 (1.28%) Shell Script
8 24 (1.18%) Bash Shell
9 18 (0.89%) C
10 17 (0.84%) Java
11 15 (0.74%) JavaScript
11 15 (0.74%) VB
12 13 (0.64%) Perl
12 13 (0.64%) VB.NET
13 10 (0.49%) PL/SQL
13 10 (0.49%) Ruby
14 9 (0.44%) PHP
14 9 (0.44%) VBA
15 7 (0.35%) XPath
16 6 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 340 (16.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 204 (10.07%) MCSE
3 183 (9.03%) MCSA
4 148 (7.31%) Cisco Certification
5 127 (6.27%) Security Cleared
6 123 (6.07%) CCNA
7 114 (5.63%) Degree
8 95 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 74 (3.65%) SC Cleared
10 53 (2.62%) MCP
11 51 (2.52%) DV Cleared
12 39 (1.92%) DBS Check
13 38 (1.88%) MCITP
14 37 (1.83%) CCNP
15 34 (1.68%) A+ Certification
16 32 (1.58%) Citrix Certification
17 25 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
18 23 (1.14%) CCA
19 17 (0.84%) CEH
19 17 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (8.93%) SLA
2 63 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (1.53%) GDPR
3 31 (1.53%) PCI DSS
4 27 (1.33%) COBIT
5 25 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (0.54%) NIST
7 8 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 6 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
9 5 (0.25%) QA
10 3 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.15%) EMIR
10 3 (0.15%) MiFID
10 3 (0.15%) NCSC
11 2 (0.099%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.099%) PMO
11 2 (0.099%) RMADS
12 1 (0.049%) DICOM
12 1 (0.049%) HL7
12 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1,394 (68.81%) Active Directory
2 631 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 462 (22.80%) Hyper-V
4 182 (8.98%) XenApp
5 172 (8.49%) vSphere
6 149 (7.35%) VMware ESXi
7 108 (5.33%) XenDesktop
8 62 (3.06%) Virtual Machines
9 53 (2.62%) Docker
10 28 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
10 28 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
11 27 (1.33%) Terminal Services
11 27 (1.33%) VMware NSX
12 24 (1.18%) VirtualBox
13 17 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
14 15 (0.74%) DFS Replication
15 14 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 13 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
17 12 (0.59%) Firmware
18 10 (0.49%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 283 (13.97%) SCCM
2 92 (4.54%) SCOM
3 76 (3.75%) WSUS
4 68 (3.36%) Microsoft Intune
5 64 (3.16%) Ansible
6 56 (2.76%) Backup Exec
7 42 (2.07%) Terraform
8 41 (2.02%) vCenter Server
9 40 (1.97%) Kubernetes
10 38 (1.88%) SCOrch
11 34 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
12 30 (1.48%) vRealize
13 28 (1.38%) SCVMM
14 25 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
15 24 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 23 (1.14%) Nessus
17 21 (1.04%) Puppet
18 20 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
19 18 (0.89%) Nagios
20 16 (0.79%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1,215 (59.97%) Microsoft
2 1,008 (49.75%) VMware
3 427 (21.08%) Cisco
4 385 (19.00%) Citrix
5 168 (8.29%) HP
6 135 (6.66%) Veeam
7 80 (3.95%) Red Hat
8 78 (3.85%) Apple
9 65 (3.21%) Dell
9 65 (3.21%) Symantec
10 55 (2.71%) Sophos
11 52 (2.57%) McAfee
12 49 (2.42%) Ivanti
13 48 (2.37%) CommVault
13 48 (2.37%) NetApp
14 47 (2.32%) Mitel
15 44 (2.17%) Meraki
16 42 (2.07%) SonicWALL
17 39 (1.92%) IBM
17 39 (1.92%) Oracle