Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 187 150 135
Rank change year-on-year -37 -15 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 144 62 257
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.36% 1.58% 2.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.35% 7.50% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 133 49 228
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £19,925
25th Percentile £26,500 £27,500 £23,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £34,500 £37,039 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.85% +13.96% -
75th Percentile £47,500 £40,000 £42,688
90th Percentile £57,500 £44,250 £48,750
England median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -9.41% +13.33% -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,959 827 2,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.53% 21.07% 21.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,508 671 1,910
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,250 £22,750
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
75th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -69 77 £32,500 -12.25% 32
East Midlands -42 66 £37,500 - 17
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Windows
2 124 (86.11%) Windows Server
3 107 (74.31%) Active Directory
4 106 (73.61%) VMware
5 90 (62.50%) Windows Server 2016
6 89 (61.81%) Microsoft
7 84 (58.33%) Microsoft 365
8 72 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
9 66 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 62 (43.06%) DNS
11 61 (42.36%) Firewall
12 57 (39.58%) DHCP
13 51 (35.42%) Cisco
13 51 (35.42%) Azure
14 46 (31.94%) WAN
15 45 (31.25%) LAN
16 44 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
17 41 (28.47%) Hyper-V
17 41 (28.47%) VPN
17 41 (28.47%) Windows 10
18 38 (26.39%) Microsoft Office
19 35 (24.31%) ITIL
19 35 (24.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 33 (22.92%) SQL Server
20 33 (22.92%) TCP/IP
21 29 (20.14%) MS Exchange
22 27 (18.75%) SharePoint
22 27 (18.75%) SQL
22 27 (18.75%) Veeam
22 27 (18.75%) PowerShell

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 (20.14%) MS Exchange
2 27 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.78%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.08%) nginx
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (26.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 84 (58.33%) Microsoft 365
2 51 (35.42%) Azure
3 16 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (4.86%) Mimecast
5 5 (3.47%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (2.78%) AWS
7 3 (2.08%) GitHub
8 2 (1.39%) Google Workspace
9 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (43.06%) DNS
2 61 (42.36%) Firewall
3 57 (39.58%) DHCP
4 46 (31.94%) WAN
5 45 (31.25%) LAN
6 41 (28.47%) VPN
7 33 (22.92%) TCP/IP
8 21 (14.58%) SAN
9 14 (9.72%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (9.72%) Wireless
10 13 (9.03%) VLAN
11 12 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
12 9 (6.25%) VoIP
13 7 (4.86%) SSL
14 6 (4.17%) Internet
15 4 (2.78%) Skype
15 4 (2.78%) WLAN
16 3 (2.08%) Kerberos
16 3 (2.08%) MPLS
16 3 (2.08%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.47%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.39%) MySQL
4 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.69%) Toad
General
1 20 (13.89%) Social Skills
2 18 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 13 (9.03%) Back Office
3 13 (9.03%) Telecoms
4 11 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.94%) Finance
5 10 (6.94%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (2.78%) Automotive
7 2 (1.39%) Retail
8 1 (0.69%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.69%) Fire and Rescue
8 1 (0.69%) Law
8 1 (0.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.69%) Local Government
8 1 (0.69%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 34 (23.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (17.36%) IT Engineer
2 25 (17.36%) IT Support
3 21 (14.58%) Analyst
4 19 (13.19%) Support Engineer
5 16 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 14 (9.72%) Server Engineer
6 14 (9.72%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (8.33%) IT Analyst
8 10 (6.94%) IT Support Analyst
9 9 (6.25%) Administrator
9 9 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
10 8 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (4.86%) IT Administrator
11 7 (4.86%) IT Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.86%) Systems Support
11 7 (4.86%) Systems Support Engineer
11 7 (4.86%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.78%) EDI
2 3 (2.08%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.81%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.94%) PKI
3 9 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 9 (6.25%) Thin Client
4 8 (5.56%) iPhone
4 8 (5.56%) Replication
5 6 (4.17%) FMCG
5 6 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.78%) User Experience
7 3 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.08%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.39%) Clustering
8 2 (1.39%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.39%) NHS
9 1 (0.69%) Handset
9 1 (0.69%) iPad
9 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 144 (100.00%) Windows
2 124 (86.11%) Windows Server
3 90 (62.50%) Windows Server 2016
4 72 (50.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 44 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (28.47%) Windows 10
7 26 (18.06%) Linux
8 21 (14.58%) Windows 7
9 9 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (6.25%) Windows 8
10 8 (5.56%) Android
11 5 (3.47%) Apple iOS
12 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (2.08%) Ubuntu
13 3 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 35 (24.31%) ITIL
2 27 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (18.06%) Patch Management
4 13 (9.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (8.33%) Server Management
6 10 (6.94%) DevOps
6 10 (6.94%) Project Delivery
7 8 (5.56%) Change Control
7 8 (5.56%) Server Building
7 8 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.86%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (4.86%) BCP
8 7 (4.86%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (4.86%) Information Security
8 7 (4.86%) Proactive Maintenance
8 7 (4.86%) Security Patching
8 7 (4.86%) Service Management
8 7 (4.86%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.75%) PowerShell
1 27 (18.75%) SQL
2 5 (3.47%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.08%) Python
4 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.25%) CCNP
2 9 (6.25%) MCSA
3 7 (4.86%) MCSE
4 6 (4.17%) CCNA
5 5 (3.47%) CCDP
6 3 (2.08%) MCP
6 3 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.08%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.69%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.69%) Degree
8 1 (0.69%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) SLA
2 3 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) GDPR
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 107 (74.31%) Active Directory
2 66 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (28.47%) Hyper-V
4 20 (13.89%) vSphere
5 19 (13.19%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (6.94%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (5.56%) VMware Server
8 7 (4.86%) Docker
9 4 (2.78%) XenApp
10 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.08%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (11.11%) WSUS
2 12 (8.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 12 (8.33%) SCCM
3 7 (4.86%) Backup Exec
3 7 (4.86%) Kubernetes
3 7 (4.86%) Rancher
4 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (3.47%) SCOM
6 3 (2.08%) Ansible
6 3 (2.08%) FortiGate
6 3 (2.08%) HAProxy
6 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (2.08%) Nagios
6 3 (2.08%) Terraform
7 2 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.39%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.69%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 106 (73.61%) VMware
2 89 (61.81%) Microsoft
3 51 (35.42%) Cisco
4 27 (18.75%) Veeam
5 22 (15.28%) SolarWinds
6 20 (13.89%) Dell
7 17 (11.81%) Citrix
8 13 (9.03%) Oracle
9 11 (7.64%) Red Hat
10 9 (6.25%) HP
11 8 (5.56%) Avaya
11 8 (5.56%) Siemens
11 8 (5.56%) SonicWALL
12 7 (4.86%) Aruba
13 6 (4.17%) arcserve
13 6 (4.17%) AVG
13 6 (4.17%) Sophos
13 6 (4.17%) Trend Micro
13 6 (4.17%) Zerto
14 5 (3.47%) LogicMonitor