The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
South East / Kent
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 68 63
Rank change year-on-year +23 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 32 20 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.81% 2.12% 3.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.49% 8.47% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 36
Median salary £32,500 £29,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.06% -17.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,950 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,200 £51,875
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 194 236 358
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 29.17% 25.05% 33.36%
Number of salaries quoted 164 213 309
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in Kent

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Kent

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

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Kent

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Sittingbourne - 7 £27,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +9 6 £32,500 -5.79%
Folkestone - 6 £42,500 - 3
Maidstone +7 5 £40,000 +66.66%
West Malling +8 1 £26,500 -8.62%
Canterbury - 1 £27,500 -
Windows Server 2012
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (98.39%) Windows Server
3 56 (90.32%) Active Directory
4 46 (74.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (54.84%) VMware
6 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
7 27 (43.55%) Firewall
8 25 (40.32%) MS Exchange
8 25 (40.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (38.71%) Office 365
10 23 (37.10%) VPN
11 22 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (32.26%) MCSE
13 19 (30.65%) Wireless
13 19 (30.65%) VLAN
14 18 (29.03%) Hyper-V
14 18 (29.03%) SLA
14 18 (29.03%) Cisco
14 18 (29.03%) LAN
14 18 (29.03%) WAN
14 18 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2013
15 16 (25.81%) Windows 10
15 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
15 16 (25.81%) SAN
15 16 (25.81%) Migration
16 15 (24.19%) DHCP
16 15 (24.19%) DNS
16 15 (24.19%) Exchange Server 2010
17 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
17 14 (22.58%) MCP

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 25 (40.32%) MS Exchange
2 18 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (24.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.45%) IIS
5 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (38.71%) Office 365
2 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.45%) IaaS
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.23%) PaaS
4 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (43.55%) Firewall
2 23 (37.10%) VPN
3 19 (30.65%) VLAN
3 19 (30.65%) Wireless
4 18 (29.03%) LAN
4 18 (29.03%) WAN
5 16 (25.81%) SAN
6 15 (24.19%) DHCP
6 15 (24.19%) DNS
7 10 (16.13%) VoIP
8 9 (14.52%) Internet
8 9 (14.52%) iSCSI
9 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
10 5 (8.06%) Network Security
11 3 (4.84%) Intranet
12 2 (3.23%) Skype
13 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
13 1 (1.61%) SMTP
13 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Support Engineer
2 24 (38.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 19 (30.65%) 3rd Line Support
3 19 (30.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 18 (29.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (22.58%) IT Support
6 12 (19.35%) IT Engineer
6 12 (19.35%) IT Support Engineer
7 11 (17.74%) Server Support
7 11 (17.74%) Windows Engineer
8 10 (16.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (16.13%) Active Directory Support
9 9 (14.52%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 9 (14.52%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 9 (14.52%) Active Directory Engineer
9 9 (14.52%) Active Directory Support Engineer
9 9 (14.52%) Exchange Engineer
9 9 (14.52%) Exchange Support
9 9 (14.52%) Windows Server Support
9 9 (14.52%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (14.52%) Blackberry
2 8 (12.90%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.06%) iPhone
4 3 (4.84%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.23%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.23%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.61%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (98.39%) Windows Server
3 46 (74.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (25.81%) Windows 10
5 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (17.74%) Linux
7 9 (14.52%) Mac OS
7 9 (14.52%) Windows 7
8 5 (8.06%) Android
8 5 (8.06%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Migration
2 13 (20.97%) High Availability
3 9 (14.52%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (14.52%) E-Commerce
3 9 (14.52%) Server Building
4 5 (8.06%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (8.06%) Security Patching
5 4 (6.45%) Break/Fix
6 3 (4.84%) ERP
7 2 (3.23%) ITIL
7 2 (3.23%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.61%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.61%) Hardware Maintenance
8 1 (1.61%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.61%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
1 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.06%) Python
3 4 (6.45%) SQL
4 3 (4.84%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (32.26%) MCSE
3 14 (22.58%) MCP
4 12 (19.35%) MCSA
5 9 (14.52%) A+ Certification
5 9 (14.52%) CCNA
5 9 (14.52%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (9.68%) MCTS
7 5 (8.06%) MCSD
8 4 (6.45%) MCITP
8 4 (6.45%) VCAP
8 4 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (4.84%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (29.03%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (90.32%) Active Directory
2 25 (40.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (29.03%) Hyper-V
4 14 (22.58%) vSphere
5 3 (4.84%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) Backup Exec
1 9 (14.52%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (54.84%) VMware
2 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 18 (29.03%) Cisco
4 13 (20.97%) Citrix
5 9 (14.52%) Kaspersky
5 9 (14.52%) McAfee
5 9 (14.52%) Symantec
5 9 (14.52%) Veeam
5 9 (14.52%) WatchGuard
6 2 (3.23%) Dell
6 2 (3.23%) HP
6 2 (3.23%) Mitel
6 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) Infor
7 1 (1.61%) Juniper
7 1 (1.61%) Meraki
7 1 (1.61%) QNAP
7 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
Folkestone, Kent
Saga Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago