Period
to 17 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > South East
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 178 175 166
Rank change year-on-year -3 -9 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 211 344 518
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.68% 1.70% 1.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.84% 7.17% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 172 287 422
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,650 £23,525
25th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,750 £35,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.43% -6.67% +15.38%
75th Percentile £56,000 £46,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.30% +4.05%

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 South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,691 4,800 6,701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.36% 23.77% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,177 4,007 5,537
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £24,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in the South East

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in the South East

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the South East over the 6 months to 17 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in the South East

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 17 April 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
Hampshire +16 70 £39,500 +43.64% 8
Surrey +41 61 £45,000 +36.36% 4
Thames Valley +31 51 £55,000 +46.67% 4
Buckinghamshire +49 34 £55,500 +64.44% 2
Kent -14 12 £34,500 -24.18% 4
Oxfordshire +20 9 £41,500 -7.78% 1
Berkshire +5 8 £40,000 -3.03% 1
West Sussex -28 8 £26,250 -27.59% 4
Sussex - 7 £40,000 -
East Sussex +21 4 £38,750 +10.71%
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 211 (100.00%) Windows
2 168 (79.62%) Microsoft
3 155 (73.46%) Windows Server
4 144 (68.25%) Active Directory
5 126 (59.72%) Windows Server 2016
6 118 (55.92%) VMware
7 101 (47.87%) Azure
8 94 (44.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 93 (44.08%) Microsoft 365
10 83 (39.34%) Firewall
11 79 (37.44%) Windows Server 2019
12 77 (36.49%) DNS
13 73 (34.60%) Windows 10
14 68 (32.23%) Cisco
15 63 (29.86%) ITIL
16 60 (28.44%) SCCM
16 60 (28.44%) Hyper-V
17 58 (27.49%) MS Exchange
18 57 (27.01%) Security Cleared
18 57 (27.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 56 (26.54%) Microsoft Intune
20 53 (25.12%) AWS
21 50 (23.70%) Windows Server 2008
21 50 (23.70%) SC Cleared
22 48 (22.75%) PowerShell
22 48 (22.75%) VMware ESXi
23 47 (22.27%) DevOps
24 43 (20.38%) DHCP
25 38 (18.01%) Linux
25 38 (18.01%) Azure Active Directory

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 58 (27.49%) MS Exchange
2 24 (11.37%) SharePoint
3 19 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.84%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.84%) WordPress
6 4 (1.90%) Confluence
6 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.42%) IIS
7 3 (1.42%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.47%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 26 (12.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 101 (47.87%) Azure
2 93 (44.08%) Microsoft 365
3 53 (25.12%) AWS
4 38 (18.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 26 (12.32%) IaaS
5 26 (12.32%) PaaS
5 26 (12.32%) SaaS
6 5 (2.37%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.90%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (1.90%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (0.95%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.47%) GCP
9 1 (0.47%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 83 (39.34%) Firewall
2 77 (36.49%) DNS
3 43 (20.38%) DHCP
4 35 (16.59%) SAN
5 20 (9.48%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (9.00%) TCP/IP
7 16 (7.58%) VoIP
7 16 (7.58%) VSAN
8 14 (6.64%) VPN
9 11 (5.21%) Remote Desktop
10 10 (4.74%) Wireless
11 9 (4.27%) WAN
12 8 (3.79%) LAN
13 7 (3.32%) Skype
14 5 (2.37%) IP Telephony
14 5 (2.37%) VLAN
15 4 (1.90%) PBX
16 3 (1.42%) DMZ
17 2 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
17 2 (0.95%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (1.90%) MongoDB
2 4 (1.90%) NoSQL
2 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.90%) Redis
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (2.84%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.37%) Bitbucket
2 5 (2.37%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.90%) JIRA
3 4 (1.90%) Moq
4 3 (1.42%) Artifactory
4 3 (1.42%) Gradle
4 3 (1.42%) Maven
4 3 (1.42%) NUnit
General
1 15 (7.11%) Finance
2 6 (2.84%) Billing
2 6 (2.84%) Legal
2 6 (2.84%) Military
3 5 (2.37%) Law
4 3 (1.42%) Public Sector
5 2 (0.95%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.95%) Automotive
5 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.95%) Marketing
6 1 (0.47%) Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Retail
6 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (20.85%) IT Engineer
2 41 (19.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 37 (17.54%) IT Support
4 35 (16.59%) Support Engineer
5 24 (11.37%) Analyst
6 23 (10.90%) IT Support Engineer
7 20 (9.48%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (7.58%) Windows Engineer
9 15 (7.11%) Administrator
9 15 (7.11%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
10 12 (5.69%) IT Analyst
10 12 (5.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (5.69%) Technical Leader
11 11 (5.21%) Platform Engineer
11 11 (5.21%) Server Engineer
11 11 (5.21%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.27%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (4.27%) Service Analyst
12 9 (4.27%) Support Analyst
13 8 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.37%) .NET
2 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET
2 4 (1.90%) Java EE
2 4 (1.90%) Middleware
2 4 (1.90%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.01%) Data Centre
2 20 (9.48%) Public Cloud
3 14 (6.64%) PKI
4 9 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.32%) Private Cloud
6 6 (2.84%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.37%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.42%) Clustering
9 3 (1.42%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.42%) Wiki
10 2 (0.95%) Replication
11 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.47%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 211 (100.00%) Windows
2 155 (73.46%) Windows Server
3 126 (59.72%) Windows Server 2016
4 79 (37.44%) Windows Server 2019
5 73 (34.60%) Windows 10
6 50 (23.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (18.01%) Linux
8 24 (11.37%) Windows 7
9 11 (5.21%) Windows 8
10 9 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (2.84%) CentOS
12 5 (2.37%) VMS
13 4 (1.90%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.90%) Unix
14 2 (0.95%) Android
14 2 (0.95%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.95%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (29.86%) ITIL
2 57 (27.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 47 (22.27%) DevOps
4 34 (16.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 26 (12.32%) Migration
6 24 (11.37%) Service Management
7 23 (10.90%) E-Commerce
8 22 (10.43%) Incident Management
8 22 (10.43%) Infrastructure as Code
9 21 (9.95%) Project Delivery
10 20 (9.48%) ITIL V3
11 19 (9.00%) IT Strategy
11 19 (9.00%) Load Balancing
12 18 (8.53%) Problem Management
13 15 (7.11%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (5.21%) Patch Management
14 11 (5.21%) Service Delivery
15 10 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (4.27%) Network Virtualisation
17 8 (3.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (22.75%) PowerShell
2 20 (9.48%) SQL
3 11 (5.21%) C
4 5 (2.37%) Python
5 4 (1.90%) C#
5 4 (1.90%) Java
5 4 (1.90%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (27.01%) Security Cleared
2 50 (23.70%) SC Cleared
3 26 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (11.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 23 (10.90%) MCP
6 19 (9.00%) MCSE
7 18 (8.53%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (8.53%) MCSA
8 13 (6.16%) CCNA
8 13 (6.16%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (5.69%) VCP6
9 12 (5.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (4.27%) DV Cleared
11 6 (2.84%) Degree
12 5 (2.37%) CEH
12 5 (2.37%) CISSP
13 4 (1.90%) HNC
13 4 (1.90%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (1.42%) CCENT
15 2 (0.95%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.16%) SLA
2 6 (2.84%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.37%) QA
System Software
1 144 (68.25%) Active Directory
2 94 (44.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (28.44%) Hyper-V
4 48 (22.75%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (11.37%) vSphere
6 17 (8.06%) Virtual Servers
7 14 (6.64%) VMware NSX
8 12 (5.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (4.27%) Docker
9 9 (4.27%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (2.84%) NFS
10 6 (2.84%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (2.84%) XenApp
11 5 (2.37%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.90%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 4 (1.90%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 60 (28.44%) SCCM
2 56 (26.54%) Microsoft Intune
3 31 (14.69%) SCVMM
4 13 (6.16%) Terraform
5 9 (4.27%) Kubernetes
6 7 (3.32%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (3.32%) SCOrch
6 7 (3.32%) vCenter Server
7 5 (2.37%) Ansible
7 5 (2.37%) vRealize
8 4 (1.90%) WSUS
9 3 (1.42%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.42%) FortiGate
9 3 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.95%) SCOM
11 1 (0.47%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.47%) SmoothWall
11 1 (0.47%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 168 (79.62%) Microsoft
2 118 (55.92%) VMware
3 68 (32.23%) Cisco
4 31 (14.69%) Veeam
5 23 (10.90%) Meraki
6 20 (9.48%) Sophos
7 13 (6.16%) Citrix
8 12 (5.69%) Dell
9 11 (5.21%) ServiceNow
9 11 (5.21%) SolarWinds
10 10 (4.74%) Red Hat
11 9 (4.27%) HP
12 8 (3.79%) NetApp
13 6 (2.84%) Avaya
13 6 (2.84%) CommVault
13 6 (2.84%) SonicWALL
14 5 (2.37%) CA
14 5 (2.37%) McAfee
14 5 (2.37%) Symantec
14 5 (2.37%) WatchGuard