Period
to 26 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > Midlands
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 184 145 142
Rank change year-on-year -39 -3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 129 89 247
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.35% 1.63% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.09% 7.06% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 114 72 209
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,075 £20,250
25th Percentile £26,750 £30,000 £26,238
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +1.45% +6.15%
75th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £48,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +8.97% +6.85%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,819 1,261 2,486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 19.03% 23.04% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,400 1,038 1,916
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
75th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,075 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in the Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in the Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in the Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 July 2021. 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
West Midlands -33 76 £32,500 -2.99% 23
East Midlands -40 53 £34,500 -1.43% 10
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 109 (84.50%) Windows Server
3 103 (79.84%) Active Directory
4 87 (67.44%) Microsoft
4 87 (67.44%) VMware
5 80 (62.02%) Microsoft 365
6 71 (55.04%) Windows Server 2016
7 57 (44.19%) DNS
8 55 (42.64%) Firewall
9 53 (41.09%) DHCP
9 53 (41.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 52 (40.31%) Windows Server 2019
11 49 (37.98%) Windows 10
11 49 (37.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 45 (34.88%) WAN
13 42 (32.56%) LAN
14 40 (31.01%) Cisco
15 38 (29.46%) VPN
16 36 (27.91%) ITIL
17 35 (27.13%) Microsoft Office
18 32 (24.81%) Azure
18 32 (24.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 29 (22.48%) SQL
19 29 (22.48%) TCP/IP
19 29 (22.48%) MS Exchange
19 29 (22.48%) PowerShell
20 28 (21.71%) Hyper-V
21 27 (20.93%) SQL Server
22 26 (20.16%) Citrix
23 19 (14.73%) SharePoint

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 29 (22.48%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.73%) SharePoint
3 11 (8.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.65%) nginx
5 3 (2.33%) IIS
6 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (27.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 80 (62.02%) Microsoft 365
2 32 (24.81%) Azure
3 13 (10.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.33%) IaaS
5 1 (0.78%) AWS
5 1 (0.78%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.78%) Azure Key Vault
5 1 (0.78%) Azure Logic Apps
5 1 (0.78%) Azure Service Bus
5 1 (0.78%) Azure Stack
5 1 (0.78%) Azure Storage
5 1 (0.78%) GitHub
5 1 (0.78%) Google Workspace
5 1 (0.78%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.78%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 57 (44.19%) DNS
2 55 (42.64%) Firewall
3 53 (41.09%) DHCP
4 45 (34.88%) WAN
5 42 (32.56%) LAN
6 38 (29.46%) VPN
7 29 (22.48%) TCP/IP
8 18 (13.95%) SAN
9 11 (8.53%) VoIP
10 10 (7.75%) VLAN
10 10 (7.75%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (6.98%) Internet
11 9 (6.98%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (6.98%) Wireless
12 7 (5.43%) SSL
13 6 (4.65%) Asterisk PBX
13 6 (4.65%) Reverse Proxy
14 5 (3.88%) Kerberos
15 3 (2.33%) Softphone
15 3 (2.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.10%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.55%) MySQL
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.78%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (13.18%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Manufacturing
3 13 (10.08%) Social Skills
4 9 (6.98%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.55%) Automotive
7 1 (0.78%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.78%) Electronics
7 1 (0.78%) Fire and Rescue
7 1 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.78%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (0.78%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (17.05%) Analyst
3 21 (16.28%) IT Support
4 19 (14.73%) IT Engineer
5 17 (13.18%) Server Engineer
6 15 (11.63%) Support Analyst
6 15 (11.63%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (10.85%) IT Analyst
8 13 (10.08%) Windows Engineer
9 12 (9.30%) IT Support Analyst
9 12 (9.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (8.53%) Support Engineer
11 8 (6.20%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 8 (6.20%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (6.20%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (5.43%) Systems Support
12 7 (5.43%) Systems Support Engineer
12 7 (5.43%) Windows Server Engineer
13 6 (4.65%) Administrator
13 6 (4.65%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.88%) LDAP
2 2 (1.55%) .NET
2 2 (1.55%) CSS
2 2 (1.55%) EDI
2 2 (1.55%) HTML
3 1 (0.78%) Ajax
3 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.78%) CSS3
3 1 (0.78%) HTML5
3 1 (0.78%) jQuery
3 1 (0.78%) REST
3 1 (0.78%) Web Services
3 1 (0.78%) XML
3 1 (0.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.53%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.98%) Replication
3 8 (6.20%) Fat Client
3 8 (6.20%) iPhone
3 8 (6.20%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.88%) PKI
4 5 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.10%) Clustering
6 3 (2.33%) Handset
7 2 (1.55%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.55%) User Experience
8 1 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.78%) Contactless
8 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.78%) iPad
8 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.78%) NHS
8 1 (0.78%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 109 (84.50%) Windows Server
3 71 (55.04%) Windows Server 2016
4 52 (40.31%) Windows Server 2019
5 49 (37.98%) Windows 10
5 49 (37.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (13.95%) Linux
7 17 (13.18%) Windows 7
8 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (9.30%) Windows 8
10 11 (8.53%) Android
11 6 (4.65%) Apple iOS
12 4 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (2.33%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.91%) ITIL
2 32 (24.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 17 (13.18%) Patch Management
4 14 (10.85%) Server Management
5 8 (6.20%) Change Control
5 8 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (6.20%) Server Building
6 7 (5.43%) DNA
6 7 (5.43%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (5.43%) Network Design
6 7 (5.43%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (5.43%) Security Patching
6 7 (5.43%) Service Management
7 6 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (4.65%) DevOps
7 6 (4.65%) Preventative Maintenance
7 6 (4.65%) Project Delivery
8 5 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.88%) ITIL V3
8 5 (3.88%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.48%) PowerShell
1 29 (22.48%) SQL
2 5 (3.88%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.33%) VB
4 2 (1.55%) C#
4 2 (1.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.78%) Python
5 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (5.43%) MCSA
1 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.65%) CCNP
2 6 (4.65%) MCSE
3 4 (3.10%) CCDP
4 3 (2.33%) CCNA
4 3 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.78%) HNC
6 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) QA
1 3 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 103 (79.84%) Active Directory
2 53 (41.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (21.71%) Hyper-V
4 15 (11.63%) vSphere
5 12 (9.30%) XenApp
6 10 (7.75%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (6.20%) VMware Server
8 7 (5.43%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (3.10%) Docker
10 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.78%) NFS
11 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (10.08%) SCCM
2 12 (9.30%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 9 (6.98%) WSUS
4 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (4.65%) HAProxy
5 6 (4.65%) Nagios
6 4 (3.10%) Kubernetes
6 4 (3.10%) Rancher
7 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.55%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (1.55%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.55%) SCOM
8 2 (1.55%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.55%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.78%) Ansible
9 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.78%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 87 (67.44%) Microsoft
1 87 (67.44%) VMware
2 40 (31.01%) Cisco
3 26 (20.16%) Citrix
4 15 (11.63%) Veeam
5 13 (10.08%) Oracle
6 11 (8.53%) Dell
6 11 (8.53%) SolarWinds
7 10 (7.75%) Meraki
8 8 (6.20%) CheckPoint
8 8 (6.20%) Siemens
8 8 (6.20%) SonicWALL
9 7 (5.43%) LogicMonitor
10 6 (4.65%) McAfee
10 6 (4.65%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.65%) Zerto
11 4 (3.10%) Avaya
11 4 (3.10%) ConnectWise
12 3 (2.33%) HP
12 3 (2.33%) Mitel