Period
to 25 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > South East
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 103 80
Rank change year-on-year -15 -23 +37
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 812 1049 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.65% 2.99% 3.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.65% 10.57% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 735 926 1411
South East median annual salary £33,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,000 £24,625 £23,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 8414 9928 12366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.44% 28.34% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7255 8487 10645
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,150 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the South East over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley +5 274 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Hampshire -6 261 £30,500 -12.86% 13
Surrey -44 147 £37,500 +8.70% 12
Berkshire -14 143 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Oxfordshire +9 67 £37,000 -7.50% 6
Buckinghamshire +28 64 £32,125 -21.17% 3
West Sussex -19 56 £30,000 -29.41% 5
Kent +10 48 £35,000 -6.67% 2
East Sussex -15 18 £35,000 -20.00% 2
Middlesex +6 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Home Counties - 1 £40,000 -
Windows Server 2012
England

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

1 812 (100.00%) Windows
2 577 (71.06%) Windows Server
3 567 (69.83%) Active Directory
4 527 (64.90%) Microsoft
5 498 (61.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 480 (59.11%) VMware
7 330 (40.64%) MS Exchange
8 300 (36.95%) Office 365
9 276 (33.99%) Hyper-V
10 262 (32.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 240 (29.56%) Windows 10
12 237 (29.19%) Windows 7
13 226 (27.83%) Firewall
14 217 (26.72%) Cisco
15 205 (25.25%) SQL
16 201 (24.75%) DNS
17 197 (24.26%) Exchange Server 2010
18 195 (24.01%) SQL Server
19 179 (22.04%) Windows 8
20 176 (21.67%) DHCP
21 175 (21.55%) Exchange Server 2013
21 175 (21.55%) Microsoft Azure
22 169 (20.81%) ITIL
23 162 (19.95%) Microsoft Certification
24 160 (19.70%) TCP/IP
25 146 (17.98%) Citrix
26 143 (17.61%) WAN
27 136 (16.75%) PowerShell
28 135 (16.63%) LAN
29 133 (16.38%) Microsoft Office

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
1 330 (40.64%) MS Exchange
2 197 (24.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 175 (21.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 84 (10.34%) IIS
5 78 (9.61%) SharePoint
6 53 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 44 (5.42%) Skype for Business
8 18 (2.22%) Apache
9 13 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (1.11%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.99%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.62%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.37%) Confluence
15 2 (0.25%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 133 (16.38%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.74%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.37%) Epicor Vantage
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.25%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.12%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 300 (36.95%) Office 365
2 175 (21.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (3.94%) IaaS
5 18 (2.22%) PaaS
5 18 (2.22%) SaaS
5 18 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 17 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (0.86%) G Suite
8 5 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.62%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.37%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 226 (27.83%) Firewall
2 201 (24.75%) DNS
3 176 (21.67%) DHCP
4 160 (19.70%) TCP/IP
5 143 (17.61%) WAN
6 135 (16.63%) LAN
7 121 (14.90%) SAN
8 100 (12.32%) VPN
9 79 (9.73%) VoIP
10 69 (8.50%) VLAN
11 44 (5.42%) Skype
12 40 (4.93%) Wireless
13 36 (4.43%) Remote Desktop
14 31 (3.82%) MPLS
15 30 (3.69%) Internet
15 30 (3.69%) Network Security
15 30 (3.69%) Wi-Fi
16 27 (3.33%) LDAP
17 26 (3.20%) Cisco ASA
18 25 (3.08%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (24.01%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (4.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 36 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (1.60%) MySQL
6 11 (1.35%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.49%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.37%) CorVu
13 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.25%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.12%) EDRMS
14 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (0.74%) JIRA
2 5 (0.62%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.37%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.37%) MSI
3 3 (0.37%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.37%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.37%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.25%) git-flow
5 1 (0.12%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 76 (9.36%) Finance
2 33 (4.06%) Marketing
3 27 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 25 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.09%) Electronics
6 13 (1.60%) Legal
7 12 (1.48%) Retail
8 11 (1.35%) Back Office
8 11 (1.35%) Law
9 10 (1.23%) Advertising
10 5 (0.62%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.49%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.37%) Automotive
13 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.12%) Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Front Office
14 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 253 (31.16%) Support Engineer
2 186 (22.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 150 (18.47%) IT Support
4 128 (15.76%) IT Engineer
5 120 (14.78%) Analyst
6 97 (11.95%) 2nd Line Support
7 95 (11.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 93 (11.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 93 (11.45%) Support Analyst
9 88 (10.84%) Infrastructure Support
10 86 (10.59%) IT Support Engineer
11 73 (8.99%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 70 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 60 (7.39%) Administrator
14 50 (6.16%) Systems Administrator
15 48 (5.91%) Server Engineer
16 47 (5.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 45 (5.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 45 (5.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
17 45 (5.54%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.45%) .NET
2 18 (2.22%) WCF
3 13 (1.60%) XML
4 9 (1.11%) CSS
4 9 (1.11%) HTML
4 9 (1.11%) Web Services
5 8 (0.99%) ASP.NET
5 8 (0.99%) SOAP
6 5 (0.62%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.37%) Java SE
7 3 (0.37%) LAMP
7 3 (0.37%) PRADO
8 2 (0.25%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.25%) J2EE
8 2 (0.25%) JTAPI
8 2 (0.25%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.25%) RFC 2833
8 2 (0.25%) TAPI
8 2 (0.25%) WSH
9 1 (0.12%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 77 (9.48%) Clustering
2 53 (6.53%) Data Centre
3 25 (3.08%) PKI
4 19 (2.34%) Replication
5 18 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 16 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (1.60%) Driving Licence
8 11 (1.35%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.11%) BYOD
10 8 (0.99%) iPhone
10 8 (0.99%) Public Cloud
10 8 (0.99%) Virtual Team
11 7 (0.86%) iPad
11 7 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (0.74%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.62%) Handset
14 4 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.49%) Private Cloud
15 3 (0.37%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 812 (100.00%) Windows
2 577 (71.06%) Windows Server
3 498 (61.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 240 (29.56%) Windows 10
5 237 (29.19%) Windows 7
6 179 (22.04%) Windows 8
7 105 (12.93%) Linux
8 100 (12.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 41 (5.05%) Mac OS X
10 30 (3.69%) CentOS
11 27 (3.33%) Windows XP
12 19 (2.34%) Apple iOS
13 17 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (2.09%) Ubuntu
14 16 (1.97%) Android
14 16 (1.97%) Windows Vista
15 9 (1.11%) Unix
16 8 (0.99%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.86%) Debian
18 5 (0.62%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (20.81%) ITIL
2 44 (5.42%) Migration
3 42 (5.17%) Mentoring
4 41 (5.05%) Service Delivery
5 37 (4.56%) Presales
5 37 (4.56%) Problem Management
6 35 (4.31%) CRM
7 34 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 30 (3.69%) High Availability
8 30 (3.69%) Patch Management
9 29 (3.57%) Change Management
9 29 (3.57%) Identity Management
10 28 (3.45%) Configuration Management
11 25 (3.08%) Time Management
12 23 (2.83%) Server Building
13 22 (2.71%) Incident Management
14 21 (2.59%) Email Filtering
14 21 (2.59%) Kalman Filter
15 20 (2.46%) Load Balancing
15 20 (2.46%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 205 (25.25%) SQL
2 136 (16.75%) PowerShell
3 15 (1.85%) C#
4 14 (1.72%) T-SQL
5 13 (1.60%) JavaScript
6 12 (1.48%) Bash Shell
7 8 (0.99%) VBScript
8 7 (0.86%) Java
8 7 (0.86%) Python
9 6 (0.74%) C
10 4 (0.49%) Perl
10 4 (0.49%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.37%) PHP
12 2 (0.25%) Go
12 2 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 162 (19.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 114 (14.04%) MCSE
3 91 (11.21%) MCSA
4 77 (9.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 75 (9.24%) Cisco Certification
6 63 (7.76%) CCNA
7 50 (6.16%) MCP
8 44 (5.42%) Security Cleared
8 44 (5.42%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 32 (3.94%) SC Cleared
10 30 (3.69%) MCITP
11 29 (3.57%) Degree
12 23 (2.83%) CCA
12 23 (2.83%) Citrix Certification
13 14 (1.72%) A+ Certification
13 14 (1.72%) CCIE
13 14 (1.72%) MCTS
14 11 (1.35%) CCNP
15 10 (1.23%) DBS Check
16 9 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (8.13%) SLA
2 12 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.74%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.37%) ISO 22301
6 2 (0.25%) GCP
6 2 (0.25%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.12%) GDPR
7 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.12%) QA
System Software
1 567 (69.83%) Active Directory
2 276 (33.99%) Hyper-V
3 262 (32.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 92 (11.33%) VMware ESXi
5 69 (8.50%) vSphere
6 68 (8.37%) XenApp
7 37 (4.56%) VirtualBox
8 35 (4.31%) XenDesktop
9 26 (3.20%) Terminal Services
10 20 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (2.09%) KVM
12 12 (1.48%) VMware Workstation
13 10 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (1.23%) XenServer
14 8 (0.99%) pfSense
14 8 (0.99%) vCloud
15 7 (0.86%) NFS
16 6 (0.74%) oVirt
16 6 (0.74%) Samba
17 5 (0.62%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 104 (12.81%) SCCM
2 79 (9.73%) vCenter Server
3 74 (9.11%) Backup Exec
4 50 (6.16%) SCOM
5 45 (5.54%) WSUS
6 42 (5.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 30 (3.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 30 (3.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 23 (2.83%) Puppet
9 21 (2.59%) SCVMM
10 18 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
11 17 (2.09%) Terraform
12 14 (1.72%) Simpana
13 11 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
14 10 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
15 8 (0.99%) ZABBIX
16 7 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
16 7 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 6 (0.74%) Bacula
17 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 527 (64.90%) Microsoft
2 480 (59.11%) VMware
3 217 (26.72%) Cisco
4 146 (17.98%) Citrix
5 70 (8.62%) HP
6 68 (8.37%) Juniper
6 68 (8.37%) Symantec
7 67 (8.25%) Dell
8 50 (6.16%) F5
9 47 (5.79%) Veritas
10 46 (5.67%) Red Hat
11 38 (4.68%) Veeam
12 34 (4.19%) Apple
13 30 (3.69%) Altiris
13 30 (3.69%) Forcepoint
14 26 (3.20%) NetApp
15 22 (2.71%) Avaya
16 21 (2.59%) ZyXEL
17 19 (2.34%) McAfee
17 19 (2.34%) SAP