Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > South East
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 122 98
Rank change year-on-year -41 -24 -18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 547 834 1,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.95% 2.67% 3.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.74% 9.74% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 452 750 933
South East median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £22,025 £21,000 £23,100
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% -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 7,067 8,562 9,657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.16% 27.36% 28.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5,792 7,345 8,243
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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
Hampshire -34 171 £32,500 +6.56% 16
Thames Valley -63 154 £36,750 -2.00% 24
Surrey +22 148 £45,000 +20.00% 13
Berkshire -65 67 £45,000 +20.00% 10
West Sussex -17 52 £25,000 -16.67% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 48 £27,000 -9.24% 5
Oxfordshire -11 39 £35,000 - 9
Kent +1 19 £39,000 +14.71% 3
East Sussex -23 2 £48,750 +43.38% 1
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,250 -
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 547 (100.00%) Windows
2 426 (77.88%) Windows Server
3 368 (67.28%) Active Directory
4 365 (66.73%) Microsoft
5 307 (56.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 283 (51.74%) VMware
7 226 (41.32%) Office 365
8 196 (35.83%) Windows 10
9 171 (31.26%) Firewall
10 170 (31.08%) DNS
11 169 (30.90%) ITIL
12 165 (30.16%) DHCP
13 164 (29.98%) VMware Infrastructure
13 164 (29.98%) Microsoft Azure
14 157 (28.70%) Hyper-V
14 157 (28.70%) MS Exchange
15 140 (25.59%) Microsoft Certification
16 139 (25.41%) Windows 7
17 122 (22.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 111 (20.29%) SQL Server
18 111 (20.29%) PowerShell
19 103 (18.83%) SCCM
20 95 (17.37%) SQL
20 95 (17.37%) Linux
20 95 (17.37%) WAN
21 92 (16.82%) Microsoft Office
22 88 (16.09%) LAN
23 87 (15.90%) Data Centre
24 83 (15.17%) MCSE
25 79 (14.44%) MCSA

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
1 157 (28.70%) MS Exchange
2 70 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (11.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 52 (9.51%) IIS
5 48 (8.78%) SharePoint
6 32 (5.85%) Skype for Business
7 12 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (1.65%) WebLogic
10 8 (1.46%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.73%) Apache
13 3 (0.55%) SAS
14 2 (0.37%) Drupal
14 2 (0.37%) MS Project Server
14 2 (0.37%) nginx
14 2 (0.37%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 92 (16.82%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.28%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.37%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.18%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.18%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 7 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.37%) Magento
2 2 (0.37%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 226 (41.32%) Office 365
2 164 (29.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (6.40%) IaaS
5 31 (5.67%) PaaS
6 28 (5.12%) Dynamics 365
7 14 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (2.19%) OneDrive
9 11 (2.01%) Mimecast
9 11 (2.01%) SaaS
10 9 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.10%) iTunes
12 5 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.73%) G Suite
14 2 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 171 (31.26%) Firewall
2 170 (31.08%) DNS
3 165 (30.16%) DHCP
4 95 (17.37%) WAN
5 88 (16.09%) LAN
6 75 (13.71%) TCP/IP
7 74 (13.53%) VPN
8 53 (9.69%) SAN
9 52 (9.51%) VLAN
10 51 (9.32%) Network Security
11 47 (8.59%) Skype
12 43 (7.86%) VoIP
13 37 (6.76%) Internet
14 28 (5.12%) Wireless
15 25 (4.57%) Wi-Fi
16 18 (3.29%) NetScaler
16 18 (3.29%) Remote Desktop
17 16 (2.93%) MPLS
18 14 (2.56%) SSL
19 11 (2.01%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (3.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.83%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (1.65%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.46%) MySQL
8 8 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.73%) Qlik Sense
11 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.55%) QlikView
12 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (1.28%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.73%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.55%) Artifactory
3 3 (0.55%) Bitbucket
3 3 (0.55%) JIRA
3 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.37%) CircleCI
4 2 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.18%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.18%) Selenium
5 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.18%) Subversion
5 1 (0.18%) Toad
General
1 76 (13.89%) Finance
2 22 (4.02%) Legal
3 15 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.46%) Law
5 7 (1.28%) Advertising
6 6 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.10%) Marketing
7 5 (0.91%) Retail
8 4 (0.73%) Games
9 3 (0.55%) Automotive
9 3 (0.55%) Back Office
10 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.37%) Banking
10 2 (0.37%) Billing
10 2 (0.37%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 113 (20.66%) Support Engineer
2 105 (19.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 86 (15.72%) IT Support
4 82 (14.99%) Analyst
5 65 (11.88%) IT Engineer
6 64 (11.70%) Administrator
7 60 (10.97%) Support Analyst
8 48 (8.78%) Systems Administrator
9 45 (8.23%) IT Support Engineer
10 38 (6.95%) 2nd Line Support
11 37 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support
11 37 (6.76%) Windows Engineer
12 30 (5.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 29 (5.30%) Server Engineer
14 28 (5.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 28 (5.12%) Architect
15 25 (4.57%) Infrastructure Architect
15 25 (4.57%) IT Analyst
16 24 (4.39%) Technical Support
17 23 (4.20%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.56%) .NET
2 12 (2.19%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (1.28%) J2EE
4 6 (1.10%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.10%) HTML
5 4 (0.73%) LDAP
5 4 (0.73%) Web Services
6 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.55%) SOAP
6 3 (0.55%) WCF
6 3 (0.55%) WinForms
6 3 (0.55%) XML
7 2 (0.37%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.37%) LAMP
7 2 (0.37%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (0.37%) Node.js
8 1 (0.18%) Java EE
8 1 (0.18%) KML
8 1 (0.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 87 (15.90%) Data Centre
2 70 (12.80%) PKI
3 45 (8.23%) Self-Motivation
4 41 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (5.85%) Clustering
6 19 (3.47%) iPhone
6 19 (3.47%) Public Cloud
7 15 (2.74%) iSeries
8 13 (2.38%) AS400
8 13 (2.38%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.83%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.83%) CMDB
10 8 (1.46%) iPad
11 7 (1.28%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.28%) Replication
11 7 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.10%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.91%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.91%) NHS
14 4 (0.73%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 547 (100.00%) Windows
2 426 (77.88%) Windows Server
3 307 (56.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 196 (35.83%) Windows 10
5 139 (25.41%) Windows 7
6 95 (17.37%) Linux
7 77 (14.08%) Windows 8
8 25 (4.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (4.20%) Unix
10 22 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (3.29%) Apple iOS
12 14 (2.56%) Windows XP
13 12 (2.19%) Android
14 8 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (1.28%) Mac OS X
16 6 (1.10%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.91%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.73%) AIX
18 4 (0.73%) Solaris
18 4 (0.73%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (30.90%) ITIL
2 122 (22.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 72 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
4 61 (11.15%) DevOps
4 61 (11.15%) Migration
5 59 (10.79%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (10.24%) Scrum
7 53 (9.69%) Load Balancing
8 46 (8.41%) Incident Management
9 44 (8.04%) ITIL V3
10 41 (7.50%) Mentoring
11 34 (6.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 33 (6.03%) Systems Engineering
13 30 (5.48%) Service Management
14 28 (5.12%) Coaching
15 27 (4.94%) Problem Management
16 25 (4.57%) ITSM
16 25 (4.57%) Network Virtualisation
17 24 (4.39%) IT Strategy
18 23 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 111 (20.29%) PowerShell
2 95 (17.37%) SQL
3 17 (3.11%) Python
4 16 (2.93%) C
5 12 (2.19%) C#
6 11 (2.01%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.83%) Java
8 9 (1.65%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.46%) C++
10 7 (1.28%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.28%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.73%) Ruby
12 3 (0.55%) Perl
13 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.37%) PHP
13 2 (0.37%) Rust
13 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.37%) VBA
13 2 (0.37%) VBScript
14 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 140 (25.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (15.17%) MCSE
3 79 (14.44%) MCSA
4 43 (7.86%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (7.50%) CCNA
6 40 (7.31%) Degree
7 37 (6.76%) MCP
8 36 (6.58%) Security Cleared
9 32 (5.85%) SC Cleared
10 29 (5.30%) ITIL Certification
11 27 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 21 (3.84%) MCITP
13 19 (3.47%) CCNP
14 11 (2.01%) VCP5
15 10 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 10 (1.83%) LPIC
16 9 (1.65%) DV Cleared
17 8 (1.46%) A+ Certification
17 8 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
18 7 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.57%) SLA
2 8 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.28%) GDPR
4 3 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.37%) COBIT
5 2 (0.37%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.37%) PMO
5 2 (0.37%) QA
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 368 (67.28%) Active Directory
2 164 (29.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 157 (28.70%) Hyper-V
4 58 (10.60%) VMware ESXi
5 56 (10.24%) vSphere
6 35 (6.40%) XenApp
7 30 (5.48%) XenDesktop
8 27 (4.94%) Virtual Servers
9 25 (4.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 9 (1.65%) VirtualBox
11 8 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.73%) Firmware
14 4 (0.73%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.55%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
16 2 (0.37%) KVM
16 2 (0.37%) NFS
16 2 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 103 (18.83%) SCCM
2 75 (13.71%) SCOM
3 18 (3.29%) vCenter Server
4 16 (2.93%) WSUS
5 12 (2.19%) NetBackup
6 11 (2.01%) Backup Exec
6 11 (2.01%) Microsoft Clustering
6 11 (2.01%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (1.46%) SCSM
7 8 (1.46%) SCVMM
8 7 (1.28%) Ansible
8 7 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (0.91%) AirWatch
9 5 (0.91%) Puppet
10 4 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.73%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.55%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 365 (66.73%) Microsoft
2 283 (51.74%) VMware
3 79 (14.44%) Cisco
4 76 (13.89%) Citrix
5 36 (6.58%) HP
6 34 (6.22%) Juniper
7 30 (5.48%) Dell
8 28 (5.12%) Red Hat
9 22 (4.02%) Oracle
10 21 (3.84%) Veeam
11 18 (3.29%) IBM
12 16 (2.93%) Veritas
13 15 (2.74%) Ivanti
13 15 (2.74%) SolarWinds
14 14 (2.56%) Intel
14 14 (2.56%) Symantec
15 13 (2.38%) Meraki
15 13 (2.38%) Sophos
16 12 (2.19%) Apple
17 10 (1.83%) CommVault