Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 99 94
Rank change year-on-year -58 -5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 651 930 1,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.13% 3.11% 3.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.50% 10.97% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 509 826 1,138
South East median annual salary £33,450 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.80% - -
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £36,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.95% +1.33% -

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 South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 7,663 8,480 11,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.09% 28.34% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6,323 7,300 10,049
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.93%

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018. 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 -90 214 £39,250 -7.65% 20
Hampshire -11 201 £31,500 -3.08% 16
Surrey -33 118 £34,500 -6.76% 12
Berkshire -66 107 £46,250 +8.82% 9
Buckinghamshire +11 89 £35,000 +6.06% 3
West Sussex +5 58 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Kent +11 54 £34,000 +4.62% 15
Oxfordshire -87 18 £38,500 -14.44% 8
Middlesex +15 3 £37,500 - 1
East Sussex -52 1 £50,000 +35.14% 2
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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.

1 651 (100.00%) Windows
2 508 (78.03%) Windows Server
3 416 (63.90%) Active Directory
4 404 (62.06%) Microsoft
5 341 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 331 (50.84%) VMware
7 256 (39.32%) Office 365
8 245 (37.63%) Windows 10
9 217 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 196 (30.11%) Hyper-V
11 194 (29.80%) Firewall
12 183 (28.11%) MS Exchange
13 178 (27.34%) Windows 7
14 160 (24.58%) ITIL
15 152 (23.35%) Microsoft Azure
16 138 (21.20%) Microsoft Certification
17 137 (21.04%) DNS
18 133 (20.43%) SQL
19 131 (20.12%) Citrix
20 127 (19.51%) SQL Server
21 122 (18.74%) Exchange Server 2010
22 117 (17.97%) Windows 8
23 115 (17.67%) DHCP
24 105 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
25 102 (15.67%) Cisco
26 100 (15.36%) PowerShell
27 97 (14.90%) SCCM
28 96 (14.75%) MCSE
29 94 (14.44%) TCP/IP
30 88 (13.52%) Finance

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
1 183 (28.11%) MS Exchange
2 122 (18.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 84 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 54 (8.29%) IIS
5 50 (7.68%) SharePoint
6 26 (3.99%) Skype for Business
7 11 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.08%) DataSynapse
8 7 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.77%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.61%) Apache
11 3 (0.46%) CMS
11 3 (0.46%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.31%) Confluence
12 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.31%) Smallworld
12 2 (0.31%) WordPress
13 1 (0.15%) JBoss
13 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 87 (13.36%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.15%) Abaqus
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.15%) Mathcad
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.31%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 256 (39.32%) Office 365
2 152 (23.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (4.76%) IaaS
5 30 (4.61%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (4.30%) PaaS
7 25 (3.84%) Azure Active Directory
7 25 (3.84%) Dynamics 365
8 13 (2.00%) SaaS
9 6 (0.92%) G Suite
10 5 (0.77%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.61%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.31%) GitHub
12 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.31%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 194 (29.80%) Firewall
2 137 (21.04%) DNS
3 115 (17.67%) DHCP
4 94 (14.44%) TCP/IP
5 75 (11.52%) WAN
6 70 (10.75%) LAN
7 55 (8.45%) SAN
8 51 (7.83%) VPN
9 44 (6.76%) Network Security
10 33 (5.07%) VoIP
11 22 (3.38%) NetScaler
12 21 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
12 21 (3.23%) VLAN
13 16 (2.46%) IP Telephony
14 15 (2.30%) Skype
14 15 (2.30%) Wireless
15 14 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (2.00%) Internet
16 13 (2.00%) NAS
17 12 (1.84%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.46%) SQL Server 2016
3 14 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.77%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.31%) GIS
9 2 (0.31%) MySQL
9 2 (0.31%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.15%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (0.61%) AdminStudio
1 4 (0.61%) MSI
1 4 (0.61%) Wise Package Studio
2 3 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.31%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.31%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.31%) JIRA
3 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.31%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.15%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.15%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.15%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.15%) Selenium
4 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.15%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.15%) Subversion
4 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.15%) Toad
4 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 88 (13.52%) Finance
2 49 (7.53%) Legal
3 34 (5.22%) Law
4 25 (3.84%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.69%) Retail
6 9 (1.38%) Marketing
7 7 (1.08%) Back Office
8 5 (0.77%) Automotive
9 2 (0.31%) Advertising
9 2 (0.31%) Banking
9 2 (0.31%) Electronics
9 2 (0.31%) German Language
9 2 (0.31%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.15%) Billing
10 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.15%) Local Government
10 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 130 (19.97%) Support Engineer
2 115 (17.67%) IT Support
3 100 (15.36%) Analyst
4 89 (13.67%) IT Engineer
5 81 (12.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 63 (9.68%) Support Analyst
7 58 (8.91%) IT Support Engineer
8 50 (7.68%) Architect
9 46 (7.07%) IT Analyst
10 40 (6.14%) 2nd Line Support
10 40 (6.14%) Infrastructure Architect
10 40 (6.14%) Team Leader
11 39 (5.99%) Administrator
12 33 (5.07%) Infrastructure Support
13 32 (4.92%) IT Support Analyst
14 31 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 30 (4.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 29 (4.45%) Systems Engineer
17 26 (3.99%) Systems Administrator
18 24 (3.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.38%) .NET
2 17 (2.61%) ASP.NET
3 12 (1.84%) Web Services
4 5 (0.77%) HTML
4 5 (0.77%) LDAP
5 4 (0.61%) 802.1X
5 4 (0.61%) XML
6 2 (0.31%) CSS
6 2 (0.31%) DOM
6 2 (0.31%) JDBC
6 2 (0.31%) JSON
6 2 (0.31%) LAMP
6 2 (0.31%) REST
6 2 (0.31%) Servlets
6 2 (0.31%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.31%) SQLAlchemy
6 2 (0.31%) WAP
7 1 (0.15%) jQuery
7 1 (0.15%) Qt
7 1 (0.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.06%) Self-Motivation
2 46 (7.07%) Data Centre
3 40 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.69%) PKI
5 19 (2.92%) Private Cloud
6 15 (2.30%) Blackberry
7 12 (1.84%) iPhone
7 12 (1.84%) iSeries
8 10 (1.54%) iPad
9 9 (1.38%) Clustering
9 9 (1.38%) Replication
10 8 (1.23%) AS400
10 8 (1.23%) Fat Client
10 8 (1.23%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.08%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.92%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.92%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.92%) NHS
13 4 (0.61%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 651 (100.00%) Windows
2 508 (78.03%) Windows Server
3 341 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 245 (37.63%) Windows 10
5 178 (27.34%) Windows 7
6 117 (17.97%) Windows 8
7 78 (11.98%) Linux
8 58 (8.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (2.30%) Unix
10 14 (2.15%) Mac OS X
10 14 (2.15%) Windows XP
11 12 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (1.54%) Windows Vista
13 8 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (1.08%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.92%) Android
15 6 (0.92%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.77%) CentOS
16 5 (0.77%) Debian
16 5 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (24.58%) ITIL
2 105 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
3 66 (10.14%) Migration
4 33 (5.07%) Load Balancing
5 30 (4.61%) Network Virtualisation
6 28 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (4.15%) Mentoring
7 27 (4.15%) Problem Management
8 25 (3.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 25 (3.84%) ITIL V3
9 24 (3.69%) IT Strategy
10 22 (3.38%) Server Virtualisation
11 21 (3.23%) Server Patching
12 20 (3.07%) DevOps
12 20 (3.07%) Incident Management
12 20 (3.07%) Project Management
13 19 (2.92%) Service Management
14 18 (2.76%) CRM
15 17 (2.61%) Network Management
16 16 (2.46%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 133 (20.43%) SQL
2 100 (15.36%) PowerShell
3 29 (4.45%) C#
4 18 (2.76%) C
5 11 (1.69%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.23%) VBA
7 7 (1.08%) C++
7 7 (1.08%) Perl
8 6 (0.92%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.77%) Java
9 5 (0.77%) Python
10 4 (0.61%) Ruby
10 4 (0.61%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.46%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.46%) PHP
12 2 (0.31%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.31%) VBScript
13 1 (0.15%) F#
13 1 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 138 (21.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (14.75%) MCSE
3 53 (8.14%) MCSA
3 53 (8.14%) Security Cleared
4 51 (7.83%) MCP
5 38 (5.84%) SC Cleared
6 36 (5.53%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (5.07%) Degree
8 29 (4.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 25 (3.84%) A+ Certification
9 25 (3.84%) CCNA
10 22 (3.38%) CCNP
10 22 (3.38%) MCITP
11 17 (2.61%) MCTS
11 17 (2.61%) Network+ Certification
12 11 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (1.38%) DV Cleared
14 7 (1.08%) CCA
14 7 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.84%) SLA
2 15 (2.30%) GDPR
3 13 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.23%) ISO 9000
5 5 (0.77%) PMO
6 4 (0.61%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.46%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.31%) COBIT
9 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.15%) GPG13
System Software
1 416 (63.90%) Active Directory
2 217 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 196 (30.11%) Hyper-V
4 75 (11.52%) XenApp
5 69 (10.60%) XenDesktop
6 64 (9.83%) vSphere
7 61 (9.37%) VMware ESXi
8 44 (6.76%) Virtual Servers
9 41 (6.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 16 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (1.84%) ProxySG
11 12 (1.84%) Virtual Desktop
11 12 (1.84%) VirtualBox
12 11 (1.69%) Terminal Services
13 10 (1.54%) Firmware
14 8 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
16 3 (0.46%) UAG
16 3 (0.46%) vCloud
16 3 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 97 (14.90%) SCCM
2 59 (9.06%) SCOM
3 29 (4.45%) Backup Exec
4 24 (3.69%) WSUS
5 17 (2.61%) Failover Clustering
6 12 (1.84%) NetBackup
7 11 (1.69%) vCenter Server
8 9 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.92%) Ansible
9 6 (0.92%) SCVMM
10 5 (0.77%) EdgeSight
10 5 (0.77%) SCSM
11 4 (0.61%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.61%) Puppet
11 4 (0.61%) WMI
12 3 (0.46%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.46%) Nagios
12 3 (0.46%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 404 (62.06%) Microsoft
2 331 (50.84%) VMware
3 131 (20.12%) Citrix
4 102 (15.67%) Cisco
5 37 (5.68%) HP
6 32 (4.92%) SolarWinds
7 31 (4.76%) Dell
8 22 (3.38%) IBM
8 22 (3.38%) Juniper
9 21 (3.23%) Sophos
10 20 (3.07%) Apple
10 20 (3.07%) Veeam
11 19 (2.92%) CommVault
12 16 (2.46%) Symantec
13 14 (2.15%) Red Hat
14 13 (2.00%) Meraki
14 13 (2.00%) Sony
15 11 (1.69%) NetApp
15 11 (1.69%) Oracle
16 10 (1.54%) Veritas