Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK > England
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 150 131
Rank change year-on-year -28 -19 -22
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 2,957 3,943 4,535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.95% 2.34% 2.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.44% 9.46% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,544 3,442 4,039
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,825 £22,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
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 35,022 41,666 44,135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.10% 24.75% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 28,499 33,788 37,717
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,375 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 2018. 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 -42 1,049 £42,500 -5.56% 112
South East -37 590 £37,500 +11.11% 74
North of England -33 511 £33,000 +6.45% 102
Midlands +20 346 £32,500 -7.80% 43
North West -26 299 £32,500 +12.07% 58
South West -39 232 £35,000 -2.78% 41
East of England +2 224 £35,000 -7.89% 35
West Midlands +40 205 £35,000 -4.11% 22
Yorkshire -60 173 £33,000 +1.54% 37
East Midlands +12 141 £32,500 +4.84% 21
North East -26 39 £35,000 +2.94% 7
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, 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 2,957 (100.00%) Windows
2 2,219 (75.04%) Windows Server
3 2,086 (70.54%) Active Directory
4 1,881 (63.61%) Microsoft
5 1,755 (59.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1,567 (52.99%) VMware
7 1,339 (45.28%) Office 365
8 971 (32.84%) Windows 10
9 957 (32.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 932 (31.52%) DNS
11 901 (30.47%) Microsoft Azure
12 874 (29.56%) Windows 7
13 845 (28.58%) MS Exchange
14 792 (26.78%) DHCP
15 774 (26.18%) Firewall
16 732 (24.75%) Hyper-V
17 695 (23.50%) ITIL
18 678 (22.93%) Citrix
19 644 (21.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 621 (21.00%) PowerShell
21 617 (20.87%) SCCM
22 599 (20.26%) Cisco
23 590 (19.95%) Microsoft Certification
24 589 (19.92%) Microsoft Office
25 568 (19.21%) SQL Server
26 498 (16.84%) SQL
27 486 (16.44%) Linux
28 483 (16.33%) TCP/IP
28 483 (16.33%) Finance
29 442 (14.95%) 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
1 845 (28.58%) MS Exchange
2 442 (14.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 353 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 311 (10.52%) SharePoint
5 180 (6.09%) IIS
6 179 (6.05%) Skype for Business
7 85 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 53 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 40 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 35 (1.18%) Apache
11 33 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
12 25 (0.85%) nginx
13 24 (0.81%) Tomcat
14 21 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
15 17 (0.57%) OpenStack
16 15 (0.51%) Confluence
16 15 (0.51%) WebLogic
17 14 (0.47%) CMS
17 14 (0.47%) IBM Notes
17 14 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 589 (19.92%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
4 29 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
8 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.10%) Windchill
9 2 (0.068%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.034%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.034%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.034%) Maya
10 1 (0.034%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 43 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.30%) Infor SunSystems
3 9 (0.30%) ReMetrica
4 6 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.20%) Elite 3E
5 5 (0.17%) Documaker
5 5 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.17%) Sage 200
5 5 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.10%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.10%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 2 (0.068%) Magento
7 2 (0.068%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.068%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 1 (0.034%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.034%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.034%) MetaTrader
8 1 (0.034%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.034%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,339 (45.28%) Office 365
2 901 (30.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 367 (12.41%) Amazon AWS
4 107 (3.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 84 (2.84%) IaaS
6 78 (2.64%) Mimecast
7 60 (2.03%) PaaS
8 59 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
9 50 (1.69%) SaaS
10 39 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
11 30 (1.01%) OneDrive
12 28 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
13 26 (0.88%) GitHub
14 24 (0.81%) G Suite
15 13 (0.44%) Amazon S3
16 12 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
17 11 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 5 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 5 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
19 4 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 932 (31.52%) DNS
2 792 (26.78%) DHCP
3 774 (26.18%) Firewall
4 483 (16.33%) TCP/IP
5 431 (14.58%) LAN
6 428 (14.47%) WAN
7 403 (13.63%) SAN
8 317 (10.72%) VPN
9 217 (7.34%) VLAN
10 176 (5.95%) VoIP
11 154 (5.21%) Skype
12 152 (5.14%) Network Security
13 127 (4.29%) Internet
13 127 (4.29%) Remote Desktop
14 120 (4.06%) Wireless
15 107 (3.62%) Wi-Fi
16 84 (2.84%) NetScaler
17 77 (2.60%) NAS
18 74 (2.50%) iSCSI
19 71 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 568 (19.21%) SQL Server
2 105 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 89 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 57 (1.93%) SQL Server 2014
5 52 (1.76%) SQL Server 2016
6 37 (1.25%) MySQL
7 33 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 31 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 26 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
10 24 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 23 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (0.64%) Oracle Database
13 17 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (0.57%) Relational Database
14 15 (0.51%) MongoDB
14 15 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (0.44%) NoSQL
15 13 (0.44%) Power BI
16 8 (0.27%) Oracle Database 12c
17 7 (0.24%) DB2
Development Applications
1 53 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 30 (1.01%) JIRA
3 23 (0.78%) WinDbg
4 22 (0.74%) MSI
5 18 (0.61%) Git (software)
6 16 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
7 15 (0.51%) Visual Studio
8 11 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (0.37%) Redmine
8 11 (0.37%) Trac
9 10 (0.34%) TeamCity
10 8 (0.27%) Bitbucket
11 7 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.17%) Ant
13 5 (0.17%) Gerrit
13 5 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (0.14%) Hudson
15 3 (0.10%) Mercurial
15 3 (0.10%) Rational DOORS
General
1 483 (16.33%) Finance
2 113 (3.82%) Retail
3 109 (3.69%) Legal
4 97 (3.28%) Banking
5 91 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 73 (2.47%) Law
7 51 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 43 (1.45%) Investment Banking
9 39 (1.32%) Marketing
10 35 (1.18%) Advertising
10 35 (1.18%) Games
11 23 (0.78%) Electronics
12 22 (0.74%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.71%) Back Office
14 15 (0.51%) Billing
14 15 (0.51%) Publishing
15 14 (0.47%) Automotive
16 10 (0.34%) Aerospace
16 10 (0.34%) Military
17 7 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 668 (22.59%) Support Engineer
2 495 (16.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 474 (16.03%) Analyst
4 401 (13.56%) IT Support
5 300 (10.15%) IT Engineer
6 257 (8.69%) Support Analyst
7 229 (7.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 223 (7.54%) 2nd Line Support
9 200 (6.76%) IT Support Engineer
10 198 (6.70%) 3rd Line Support
11 195 (6.59%) Administrator
12 178 (6.02%) Windows Engineer
13 166 (5.61%) IT Analyst
14 165 (5.58%) Desktop Support
15 153 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
16 151 (5.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 145 (4.90%) Architect
18 144 (4.87%) Server Engineer
19 132 (4.46%) IT Support Analyst
20 127 (4.29%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (3.48%) Web Services
2 65 (2.20%) .NET
3 51 (1.72%) HTML
4 40 (1.35%) CSS
5 29 (0.98%) XML
6 22 (0.74%) Software Packaging
7 21 (0.71%) jQuery
8 19 (0.64%) LDAP
9 18 (0.61%) ASP.NET
9 18 (0.61%) JSON
10 17 (0.57%) RabbitMQ
11 15 (0.51%) SOAP
12 13 (0.44%) Middleware
13 11 (0.37%) COM
13 11 (0.37%) HTML5
13 11 (0.37%) LAMP
14 10 (0.34%) ADSI
15 9 (0.30%) AngularJS
15 9 (0.30%) Node.js
16 8 (0.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 308 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 198 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 152 (5.14%) PKI
4 133 (4.50%) Clustering
5 127 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
6 89 (3.01%) Management Information System
7 83 (2.81%) Replication
8 65 (2.20%) Public Cloud
9 60 (2.03%) iPhone
10 56 (1.89%) Blackberry
11 53 (1.79%) Driving Licence
11 53 (1.79%) Fat Client
11 53 (1.79%) Thin Client
12 52 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
13 51 (1.72%) Computer Science
14 46 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
15 35 (1.18%) User Experience
16 31 (1.05%) iPad
17 30 (1.01%) NHS
18 26 (0.88%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2,957 (100.00%) Windows
2 2,219 (75.04%) Windows Server
3 1,755 (59.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 971 (32.84%) Windows 10
5 874 (29.56%) Windows 7
6 486 (16.44%) Linux
7 342 (11.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 328 (11.09%) Windows 8
9 128 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 98 (3.31%) Android
11 95 (3.21%) Mac OS X
12 84 (2.84%) Windows XP
13 72 (2.43%) CentOS
14 71 (2.40%) Apple iOS
14 71 (2.40%) Unix
15 64 (2.16%) Mac OS
16 56 (1.89%) Ubuntu
17 25 (0.85%) AIX
18 18 (0.61%) SUSE
19 17 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 695 (23.50%) ITIL
2 644 (21.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 308 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
4 227 (7.68%) Agile Software Development
4 227 (7.68%) Migration
5 208 (7.03%) DevOps
6 190 (6.43%) Service Management
7 188 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 176 (5.95%) Project Management
9 154 (5.21%) Incident Management
10 152 (5.14%) Mentoring
11 130 (4.40%) Change Management
12 120 (4.06%) ITIL V3
13 113 (3.82%) Problem Management
14 112 (3.79%) Continuous Improvement
15 111 (3.75%) Presales
16 110 (3.72%) Load Balancing
17 105 (3.55%) Patch Management
18 104 (3.52%) Service Delivery
19 98 (3.31%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 621 (21.00%) PowerShell
2 498 (16.84%) SQL
3 75 (2.54%) Python
4 67 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 67 (2.27%) T-SQL
4 67 (2.27%) VBScript
5 52 (1.76%) Bash Shell
6 44 (1.49%) C#
7 40 (1.35%) VB
8 36 (1.22%) PHP
9 25 (0.85%) C
10 20 (0.68%) Perl
11 19 (0.64%) Java
11 19 (0.64%) Ruby
12 18 (0.61%) Shell Script
13 16 (0.54%) VB.NET
14 12 (0.41%) C++
15 10 (0.34%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.30%) VBA
17 4 (0.14%) VC++
Qualifications
1 590 (19.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 384 (12.99%) MCSE
3 242 (8.18%) MCSA
4 194 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
5 182 (6.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 177 (5.99%) CCNA
7 168 (5.68%) Degree
7 168 (5.68%) Security Cleared
8 160 (5.41%) MCP
9 102 (3.45%) MCITP
10 87 (2.94%) SC Cleared
11 83 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
12 71 (2.40%) Citrix Certification
13 63 (2.13%) CCNP
14 41 (1.39%) DV Cleared
15 38 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
16 31 (1.05%) CCA
16 31 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 31 (1.05%) MCTS
17 27 (0.91%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (7.71%) SLA
2 52 (1.76%) GDPR
3 41 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.71%) PMO
5 18 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (0.30%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.14%) QA
9 3 (0.10%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.068%) COBIT
10 2 (0.068%) DICOM
10 2 (0.068%) HL7
10 2 (0.068%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.068%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.034%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.034%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.034%) IASME
System Software
1 2,086 (70.54%) Active Directory
2 957 (32.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 732 (24.75%) Hyper-V
4 279 (9.44%) VMware ESXi
5 268 (9.06%) XenApp
6 251 (8.49%) vSphere
7 194 (6.56%) XenDesktop
8 87 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
9 75 (2.54%) Docker
10 74 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
11 73 (2.47%) Microsoft App-V
12 64 (2.16%) Virtual Desktop
13 57 (1.93%) Terminal Services
14 56 (1.89%) BitLocker
15 44 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 42 (1.42%) VMware Workstation
17 40 (1.35%) XenServer
18 21 (0.71%) DFS Replication
19 17 (0.57%) Firmware
19 17 (0.57%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 617 (20.87%) SCCM
2 251 (8.49%) SCOM
3 138 (4.67%) WSUS
4 87 (2.94%) Backup Exec
5 74 (2.50%) vRealize
6 65 (2.20%) vCenter Server
7 53 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
8 51 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
9 48 (1.62%) SCOrch
10 47 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
10 47 (1.59%) Puppet
11 45 (1.52%) Ansible
12 42 (1.42%) SCVMM
13 35 (1.18%) AirWatch
14 34 (1.15%) Nagios
15 33 (1.12%) NetBackup
16 30 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
16 30 (1.01%) ZABBIX
17 29 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
18 28 (0.95%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 1,881 (63.61%) Microsoft
2 1,567 (52.99%) VMware
3 678 (22.93%) Citrix
4 599 (20.26%) Cisco
5 258 (8.73%) HP
6 173 (5.85%) Veeam
7 136 (4.60%) Red Hat
8 133 (4.50%) NetApp
9 125 (4.23%) Dell
10 109 (3.69%) Apple
11 105 (3.55%) Symantec
12 102 (3.45%) Avaya
13 100 (3.38%) SolarWinds
14 83 (2.81%) McAfee
15 82 (2.77%) Oracle
15 82 (2.77%) Sophos
16 77 (2.60%) EMC
16 77 (2.60%) IBM
17 74 (2.50%) Ivanti
18 71 (2.40%) Meraki