The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 41 63 55
Rank change year-on-year +22 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 48 37 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.82% 3.43% 3.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.78% 14.92% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 45 30 32
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.38% +2.85%  

Windows Server 2012 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 231 248 306
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 23.22% 23.01% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 185 182 224
Median salary £40,000 £28,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -37.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in Essex

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Essex.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in Essex

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Essex over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Essex

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +6 18 £47,500 +39.70%
Chelmsford -8 12 £32,500 -18.75%
Brentwood - 2 £45,000 -
Thurrock - 2 £57,500 -
Basildon +9 1 £30,000 -39.39%
Windows Server 2012
East of England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (80.26%) Windows Server
3 33 (43.42%) MS Exchange
3 33 (43.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (39.47%) Active Directory
5 28 (36.84%) Citrix
5 28 (36.84%) VMware
6 26 (34.21%) SCCM
7 25 (32.89%) Windows 7
8 22 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 18 (23.68%) SCOM
11 17 (22.37%) Firewall
11 17 (22.37%) SAN
12 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
12 16 (21.05%) Office 365
12 16 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (18.42%) SQL
13 14 (18.42%) vSphere
14 13 (17.11%) IIS
15 12 (15.79%) iSCSI
16 11 (14.47%) Data Centre
16 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
16 11 (14.47%) Linux
16 11 (14.47%) LAN
16 11 (14.47%) Red Hat
17 10 (13.16%) Configuration Management
17 10 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 10 (13.16%) Windows 8
17 10 (13.16%) Windows 10

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 33 (43.42%) MS Exchange
2 19 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (17.11%) IIS
4 8 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.95%) GlassFish
5 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Office
2 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.05%) Office 365
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.63%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.37%) Firewall
1 17 (22.37%) SAN
2 12 (15.79%) iSCSI
3 11 (14.47%) LAN
4 8 (10.53%) WAN
5 7 (9.21%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (9.21%) SMTP
5 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
6 6 (7.89%) NAS
7 5 (6.58%) IMAP
7 5 (6.58%) VoIP
8 4 (5.26%) DHCP
8 4 (5.26%) DNS
9 3 (3.95%) HTTP
9 3 (3.95%) NetScaler
9 3 (3.95%) VPN
9 3 (3.95%) Wireless
10 2 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.63%) FTP
10 2 (2.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Ant
1 3 (3.95%) Gradle
1 3 (3.95%) Hudson
1 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.95%) JUnit
1 3 (3.95%) Maven
General
1 9 (11.84%) Law
2 4 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (2.63%) Back Office
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Analyst
2 15 (19.74%) Support Engineer
3 14 (18.42%) Support Analyst
4 13 (17.11%) Service Desk Support
5 12 (15.79%) Administrator
5 12 (15.79%) Service Analyst
5 12 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (15.79%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 11 (14.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (14.47%) Server Engineer
6 11 (14.47%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (13.16%) Windows Administrator
8 9 (11.84%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 7 (9.21%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (9.21%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Graduate Support Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) IT Support
10 5 (6.58%) Junior Support Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) .NET
2 3 (3.95%) Classic ASP
2 3 (3.95%) J2EE
3 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.84%) Fat Client
2 9 (11.84%) Thin Client
3 5 (6.58%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.58%) Replication
4 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (80.26%) Windows Server
3 33 (43.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (32.89%) Windows 7
5 22 (28.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (14.47%) Linux
7 10 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (13.16%) Windows 10
7 10 (13.16%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.16%) Capacity Management
1 10 (13.16%) Configuration Management
2 8 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 6 (7.89%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (6.58%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (6.58%) Service Management
5 4 (5.26%) ITIL
5 4 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (3.95%) B2B
6 3 (3.95%) B2C
6 3 (3.95%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.95%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.95%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (2.63%) Coaching
7 2 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.63%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.63%) IT Strategy
7 2 (2.63%) Quality Management
7 2 (2.63%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.26%) Java
4 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (2.63%) MCSE
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.32%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) ISO 14000
2 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 16 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (18.42%) vSphere
4 8 (10.53%) XenDesktop
5 7 (9.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.63%) XenApp
7 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (34.21%) SCCM
2 18 (23.68%) SCOM
3 9 (11.84%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (36.84%) Citrix
1 28 (36.84%) VMware
2 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.47%) Red Hat
4 9 (11.84%) Cisco
4 9 (11.84%) Symantec
5 7 (9.21%) EMC
6 5 (6.58%) Veeam
7 4 (5.26%) HP
8 3 (3.95%) Mitel
9 2 (2.63%) Avaya
9 2 (2.63%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.63%) Forcepoint
9 2 (2.63%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.63%) Kaspersky
9 2 (2.63%) SAP
10 1 (1.32%) Adobe
10 1 (1.32%) IronPort