Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 219 154 155
Rank change year-on-year -65 +1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 229 221 562
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.40% 1.80% 2.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.52% 7.60% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 204 165 460
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,050 £24,750
25th Percentile £28,688 £28,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £37,500 £39,151
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.22% +17.75%
75th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £56,000 £56,250 £58,850
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,151
% change year-on-year -5.88% +8.55% +7.26%

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 3,512 2,906 6,677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.52% 23.71% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,513 2,425 5,535
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 25 July 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 25 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
Surrey +3 73 £39,000 +9.09% 14
Thames Valley -47 62 £55,000 +22.22% 23
Hampshire -108 53 £36,000 +2.86% 11
Buckinghamshire +7 40 £55,000 +52.78% 9
Kent -17 22 £40,000 -15.79% 5
Berkshire -47 16 £56,250 +32.35% 5
West Sussex -18 11 £24,000 -38.06%
Sussex - 7 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire -24 6 £46,250 -2.63% 9
East Sussex -17 4 £43,750 +25.00% 1
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 229 (100.00%) Windows
2 186 (81.22%) Windows Server
3 173 (75.55%) Microsoft
4 151 (65.94%) Active Directory
5 131 (57.21%) Azure
6 124 (54.15%) VMware
7 120 (52.40%) Windows Server 2016
8 112 (48.91%) Microsoft 365
9 101 (44.10%) Firewall
10 91 (39.74%) Windows Server 2019
11 85 (37.12%) Windows 10
12 77 (33.62%) PowerShell
13 74 (32.31%) DNS
13 74 (32.31%) VMware Infrastructure
14 73 (31.88%) Cisco
15 67 (29.26%) Hyper-V
16 63 (27.51%) ITIL
17 60 (26.20%) Linux
18 59 (25.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 56 (24.45%) Windows Server 2008
19 56 (24.45%) VPN
20 55 (24.02%) DHCP
20 55 (24.02%) MS Exchange
21 49 (21.40%) Microsoft Intune
22 43 (18.78%) AWS
23 41 (17.90%) SCCM
24 40 (17.47%) Windows 7
24 40 (17.47%) DevOps
25 38 (16.59%) Security Cleared
25 38 (16.59%) Citrix

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 55 (24.02%) MS Exchange
2 36 (15.72%) SharePoint
3 33 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (3.93%) WordPress
5 8 (3.49%) Confluence
5 8 (3.49%) IIS
6 5 (2.18%) CMS
6 5 (2.18%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (2.18%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.44%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (11.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.18%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.87%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 131 (57.21%) Azure
2 112 (48.91%) Microsoft 365
3 43 (18.78%) AWS
4 30 (13.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (7.42%) IaaS
5 17 (7.42%) PaaS
6 13 (5.68%) SaaS
7 8 (3.49%) OneDrive
8 6 (2.62%) Mimecast
9 4 (1.75%) Power Platform
10 3 (1.31%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (1.31%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.44%) Azure Storage
11 1 (0.44%) GCP
11 1 (0.44%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 101 (44.10%) Firewall
2 74 (32.31%) DNS
3 56 (24.45%) VPN
4 55 (24.02%) DHCP
5 31 (13.54%) TCP/IP
6 24 (10.48%) SAN
7 20 (8.73%) WAN
8 19 (8.30%) LAN
9 16 (6.99%) VoIP
10 14 (6.11%) Remote Desktop
11 10 (4.37%) Internet
11 10 (4.37%) VLAN
11 10 (4.37%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (3.93%) Wireless
13 6 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (2.18%) IPsec
14 5 (2.18%) iSCSI
14 5 (2.18%) NAS
14 5 (2.18%) SSL
15 3 (1.31%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.24%) MongoDB
2 12 (5.24%) NoSQL
2 12 (5.24%) Redis
3 6 (2.62%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.24%) Moq
2 11 (4.80%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.80%) NUnit
3 10 (4.37%) JIRA
4 5 (2.18%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.75%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.75%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.87%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.87%) Gradle
6 2 (0.87%) Maven
6 2 (0.87%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 32 (13.97%) Social Skills
2 26 (11.35%) Public Sector
3 25 (10.92%) Legal
4 14 (6.11%) Finance
4 14 (6.11%) Marketing
5 11 (4.80%) Organisational Skills
6 9 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.62%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (2.18%) Billing
9 4 (1.75%) Electronics
9 4 (1.75%) Retail
9 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.31%) Law
11 2 (0.87%) Automotive
11 2 (0.87%) Military
11 2 (0.87%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.44%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 49 (21.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (16.59%) Administrator
3 35 (15.28%) Support Engineer
4 33 (14.41%) Systems Administrator
5 30 (13.10%) IT Engineer
6 27 (11.79%) IT Support
7 17 (7.42%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (6.99%) IT Support Engineer
9 15 (6.55%) Windows Engineer
10 14 (6.11%) DevOps Engineer
11 13 (5.68%) Analyst
11 13 (5.68%) Platform Engineer
11 13 (5.68%) Server Engineer
12 12 (5.24%) Developer
12 12 (5.24%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (4.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 10 (4.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 10 (4.37%) C# Developer
14 10 (4.37%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
15 9 (3.93%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.24%) .NET
1 12 (5.24%) ASP.NET
1 12 (5.24%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (3.06%) Java EE
3 6 (2.62%) Middleware
4 2 (0.87%) JSON
4 2 (0.87%) WSH
5 1 (0.44%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.28%) Self-Motivation
2 33 (14.41%) Linux Command Line
3 22 (9.61%) Data Centre
4 17 (7.42%) PKI
5 11 (4.80%) Wiki
6 8 (3.49%) Driving Licence
6 8 (3.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (2.62%) Clustering
7 6 (2.62%) Private Cloud
7 6 (2.62%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.62%) User Experience
8 3 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.87%) Legacy Applications
9 2 (0.87%) Replication
9 2 (0.87%) SCADA
9 2 (0.87%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.44%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.44%) EPoS
10 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 229 (100.00%) Windows
2 186 (81.22%) Windows Server
3 120 (52.40%) Windows Server 2016
4 91 (39.74%) Windows Server 2019
5 85 (37.12%) Windows 10
6 60 (26.20%) Linux
7 56 (24.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (17.47%) Windows 7
9 26 (11.35%) Ubuntu
10 19 (8.30%) Windows 8
11 9 (3.93%) Android
11 9 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (3.06%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (3.06%) Unix
13 5 (2.18%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.75%) VMS
15 2 (0.87%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (27.51%) ITIL
2 59 (25.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 40 (17.47%) DevOps
4 29 (12.66%) Migration
5 26 (11.35%) Computer Science
6 24 (10.48%) E-Commerce
7 22 (9.61%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (8.73%) Project Delivery
9 16 (6.99%) High Availability
10 15 (6.55%) Infrastructure as Code
11 14 (6.11%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (5.68%) Integration Testing
12 13 (5.68%) Time Management
13 12 (5.24%) Clean Code
13 12 (5.24%) Functional Testing
13 12 (5.24%) Incident Management
13 12 (5.24%) Non-Functional Testing
13 12 (5.24%) Patch Management
14 10 (4.37%) Load Balancing
14 10 (4.37%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 77 (33.62%) PowerShell
2 31 (13.54%) SQL
3 12 (5.24%) C#
3 12 (5.24%) Python
3 12 (5.24%) T-SQL
4 9 (3.93%) C
5 8 (3.49%) Java
6 2 (0.87%) VB
6 2 (0.87%) VBScript
7 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (16.59%) Security Cleared
2 27 (11.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (7.42%) MCSE
4 15 (6.55%) MCP
5 14 (6.11%) SC Cleared
6 11 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (4.80%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (4.80%) MCSA
7 10 (4.37%) CCNA
8 7 (3.06%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (2.62%) HNC
10 5 (2.18%) CEH
11 4 (1.75%) DBS Check
11 4 (1.75%) Degree
11 4 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (1.31%) CCENT
12 3 (1.31%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.87%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.44%) CompTIA Security+
14 1 (0.44%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (4.80%) SLA
2 9 (3.93%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (1.31%) QA
System Software
1 151 (65.94%) Active Directory
2 74 (32.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (29.26%) Hyper-V
4 21 (9.17%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (7.42%) XenApp
6 16 (6.99%) Docker
7 15 (6.55%) vSphere
8 14 (6.11%) XenDesktop
9 12 (5.24%) VirtualBox
10 10 (4.37%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (2.62%) Terminal Services
11 6 (2.62%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (2.18%) NFS
13 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 49 (21.40%) Microsoft Intune
2 41 (17.90%) SCCM
3 14 (6.11%) SCVMM
4 11 (4.80%) Kubernetes
5 10 (4.37%) Terraform
6 8 (3.49%) SCOrch
7 7 (3.06%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (3.06%) vCenter Server
8 5 (2.18%) vRealize
9 4 (1.75%) Ansible
9 4 (1.75%) FortiGate
9 4 (1.75%) SCOM
9 4 (1.75%) WSUS
10 3 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.87%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 1 (0.44%) SmoothWall
12 1 (0.44%) WMI
Vendors
1 173 (75.55%) Microsoft
2 124 (54.15%) VMware
3 73 (31.88%) Cisco
4 38 (16.59%) Citrix
5 25 (10.92%) Sophos
6 23 (10.04%) Meraki
6 23 (10.04%) Veeam
7 15 (6.55%) NetApp
8 9 (3.93%) HP
8 9 (3.93%) Oracle
9 7 (3.06%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.62%) IBM
10 6 (2.62%) SonicWALL
11 5 (2.18%) Avaya
11 5 (2.18%) CA
11 5 (2.18%) Palo Alto
11 5 (2.18%) Sage
11 5 (2.18%) Sitecore
12 4 (1.75%) F5
12 4 (1.75%) SolarWinds