Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 153 121
Rank change year-on-year +9 -32 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 555 609 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.19% 2.09% 2.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.58% 8.33% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 487 502 714
South East median annual salary £37,267 £35,539 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.86% +1.54% -7.89%
10th Percentile £23,800 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £52,500
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 6,466 7,314 8,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.52% 25.12% 27.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5,345 6,016 6,910
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.94% -4.71%
10th Percentile £24,300 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,839 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.50% +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 23 October 2019.

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 23 October 2019. 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 +5 171 £33,000 +4.76% 28
Surrey +12 134 £35,000 -22.22% 26
Thames Valley +6 134 £39,500 -1.25% 46
Berkshire +20 79 £40,000 -5.88% 22
Kent +7 53 £35,250 +0.71% 6
West Sussex -11 53 £44,500 +89.36% 5
Oxfordshire +44 33 £36,500 +4.29% 5
Buckinghamshire -29 22 £32,500 -19.25% 19
East Sussex +22 5 £34,000 -30.26% 6
Middlesex -8 1 £30,000 -4.76%
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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.

1 555 (100.00%) Windows
2 422 (76.04%) Windows Server
3 361 (65.05%) Active Directory
4 353 (63.60%) Microsoft
5 297 (53.51%) VMware
6 266 (47.93%) Office 365
7 223 (40.18%) Hyper-V
7 223 (40.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 213 (38.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 195 (35.14%) MS Exchange
10 172 (30.99%) Windows 10
11 171 (30.81%) Azure
12 163 (29.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 162 (29.19%) ITIL
14 158 (28.47%) Firewall
15 140 (25.23%) Windows 7
16 136 (24.50%) DNS
17 127 (22.88%) Cisco
18 125 (22.52%) DHCP
19 118 (21.26%) Microsoft Office
20 110 (19.82%) SQL Server
21 108 (19.46%) Citrix
22 106 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2013
23 105 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
24 101 (18.20%) TCP/IP
25 100 (18.02%) PowerShell
26 94 (16.94%) SQL
27 85 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2010
28 77 (13.87%) Windows 8
29 75 (13.51%) Linux

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
1 195 (35.14%) MS Exchange
2 106 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2013
3 85 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (5.59%) SharePoint
5 30 (5.41%) IIS
6 16 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (2.70%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.36%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.36%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.18%) Confluence
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 118 (21.26%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 266 (47.93%) Office 365
2 171 (30.81%) Azure
3 48 (8.65%) AWS
4 35 (6.31%) IaaS
5 26 (4.68%) PaaS
6 24 (4.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 21 (3.78%) SaaS
8 12 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (2.16%) Dynamics 365
9 10 (1.80%) Power Platform
10 9 (1.62%) G Suite
11 8 (1.44%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 8 (1.44%) OneDrive
12 6 (1.08%) PowerApps
13 3 (0.54%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Flow
15 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 1 (0.18%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 158 (28.47%) Firewall
2 136 (24.50%) DNS
3 125 (22.52%) DHCP
4 101 (18.20%) TCP/IP
5 73 (13.15%) VPN
5 73 (13.15%) WAN
6 69 (12.43%) VoIP
7 67 (12.07%) LAN
8 58 (10.45%) SAN
9 43 (7.75%) VLAN
10 28 (5.05%) Internet
11 25 (4.50%) NAS
12 19 (3.42%) Network Security
12 19 (3.42%) Wireless
13 17 (3.06%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (2.70%) Broadband
15 13 (2.34%) Skype
16 11 (1.98%) IP Telephony
17 10 (1.80%) Remote Desktop
18 9 (1.62%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (19.82%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (2.34%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.26%) Power BI
5 7 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.90%) MySQL
6 5 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.54%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.54%) Redis
9 2 (0.36%) Big Data
9 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (4.32%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.16%) Octopus Deploy
2 12 (2.16%) TeamCity
3 10 (1.80%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.90%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.36%) JIRA
8 2 (0.36%) NUnit
8 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.18%) Jasmine
General
1 43 (7.75%) Finance
2 21 (3.78%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.42%) Public Sector
4 18 (3.24%) Retail
5 17 (3.06%) Legal
6 15 (2.70%) Back Office
7 13 (2.34%) Online Betting
8 7 (1.26%) Law
9 4 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.72%) Marketing
10 3 (0.54%) Advertising
10 3 (0.54%) Automotive
10 3 (0.54%) Banking
10 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.36%) Billing
11 2 (0.36%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 116 (20.90%) Support Engineer
2 115 (20.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 97 (17.48%) IT Engineer
4 89 (16.04%) IT Support
5 86 (15.50%) Analyst
6 67 (12.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 63 (11.35%) 2nd Line Support
8 56 (10.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 54 (9.73%) 3rd Line Support
10 51 (9.19%) Support Analyst
11 47 (8.47%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 43 (7.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 40 (7.21%) Infrastructure Support
14 38 (6.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 38 (6.85%) IT Support Engineer
15 36 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 36 (6.49%) IT Technician
16 34 (6.13%) Support Technician
17 33 (5.95%) Office 365 Engineer
18 30 (5.41%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.34%) .NET
2 8 (1.44%) JSON
2 8 (1.44%) Web Services
3 6 (1.08%) HTML
4 5 (0.90%) .NET Framework
4 5 (0.90%) HTML5
4 5 (0.90%) SAP Basis
5 4 (0.72%) jQuery
5 4 (0.72%) REST
6 3 (0.54%) .NET Core
6 3 (0.54%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.54%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (0.54%) CSS
6 3 (0.54%) CSS3
6 3 (0.54%) Entity Framework
6 3 (0.54%) NHibernate
6 3 (0.54%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.54%) Swagger
7 2 (0.36%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.49%) Self-Motivation
2 33 (5.95%) Data Centre
3 19 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.24%) Driving Licence
5 17 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.70%) NHS
7 9 (1.62%) Clustering
7 9 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (1.44%) iPad
9 7 (1.26%) CMDB
9 7 (1.26%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.26%) iPhone
9 7 (1.26%) Replication
9 7 (1.26%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.08%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.90%) AS400
11 5 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.90%) iSeries
11 5 (0.90%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 555 (100.00%) Windows
2 422 (76.04%) Windows Server
3 213 (38.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 172 (30.99%) Windows 10
5 140 (25.23%) Windows 7
6 77 (13.87%) Windows 8
7 75 (13.51%) Linux
8 15 (2.70%) Android
8 15 (2.70%) Unix
9 13 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (2.16%) Mac OS
11 10 (1.80%) Ubuntu
12 9 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.26%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.26%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.72%) AIX
14 4 (0.72%) CentOS
15 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (29.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 162 (29.19%) ITIL
3 51 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
4 43 (7.75%) Mentoring
5 28 (5.05%) Project Delivery
6 27 (4.86%) DevOps
6 27 (4.86%) Incident Management
6 27 (4.86%) Server Building
7 26 (4.68%) Load Balancing
8 24 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
9 22 (3.96%) Cybersecurity
9 22 (3.96%) Service Management
9 22 (3.96%) Time Management
10 18 (3.24%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (3.24%) Patch Management
11 17 (3.06%) ITSM
11 17 (3.06%) Problem Management
12 16 (2.88%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (2.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 100 (18.02%) PowerShell
2 94 (16.94%) SQL
3 21 (3.78%) T-SQL
4 13 (2.34%) C#
5 7 (1.26%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.26%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.08%) Python
7 5 (0.90%) ABAP
7 5 (0.90%) Java
8 4 (0.72%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.72%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.54%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.36%) C
10 2 (0.36%) Perl
10 2 (0.36%) PHP
10 2 (0.36%) Ruby
10 2 (0.36%) VB
10 2 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 105 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (10.81%) MCSE
3 47 (8.47%) MCSA
4 35 (6.31%) Degree
4 35 (6.31%) Security Cleared
5 22 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (3.60%) SC Cleared
7 18 (3.24%) CCNA
7 18 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (2.88%) MCITP
9 15 (2.70%) MCP
10 10 (1.80%) A+ Certification
10 10 (1.80%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (1.44%) CCA
12 8 (1.44%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (1.26%) DBS Check
14 6 (1.08%) CCNP
14 6 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.49%) SLA
2 15 (2.70%) GDPR
2 15 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.80%) COBIT
4 9 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.36%) PMO
6 2 (0.36%) QA
7 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 361 (65.05%) Active Directory
2 223 (40.18%) Hyper-V
2 223 (40.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (6.13%) vSphere
4 30 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (4.86%) XenDesktop
6 16 (2.88%) XenApp
7 14 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (2.34%) Docker
8 13 (2.34%) VirtualBox
9 10 (1.80%) DFS Replication
10 8 (1.44%) Terminal Server
11 7 (1.26%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.90%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.36%) Firmware
14 2 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.36%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 59 (10.63%) SCCM
2 21 (3.78%) Ansible
3 18 (3.24%) SCOM
4 16 (2.88%) Backup Exec
5 15 (2.70%) WSUS
6 14 (2.52%) Microsoft Intune
6 14 (2.52%) Puppet
6 14 (2.52%) vRealize
7 10 (1.80%) NetBackup
7 10 (1.80%) SCVMM
8 9 (1.62%) Kubernetes
8 9 (1.62%) Single Sign-On
9 8 (1.44%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (1.44%) Terraform
10 7 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.72%) Nessus
12 4 (0.72%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 353 (63.60%) Microsoft
2 297 (53.51%) VMware
3 127 (22.88%) Cisco
4 108 (19.46%) Citrix
5 52 (9.37%) Veeam
6 43 (7.75%) HP
7 28 (5.05%) IBM
8 24 (4.32%) Oracle
9 17 (3.06%) Meraki
10 15 (2.70%) WatchGuard
11 14 (2.52%) SolarWinds
12 13 (2.34%) Dell
13 12 (2.16%) Red Hat
14 11 (1.98%) Symantec
15 9 (1.62%) Asigra
15 9 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (1.44%) F5
17 6 (1.08%) Avaya
17 6 (1.08%) Mitel
18 5 (0.90%) SAP