Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > South East
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 118 106
Rank change year-on-year -23 -12 -21
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 646 813 1,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.18% 2.80% 3.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.71% 10.00% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 523 726 967
South East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.26% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £24,550
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,125 £55,000
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 7,414 8,129 10,491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.07% 28.03% 29.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6,104 6,970 9,060
South East median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 September 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 25 September 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 -22 193 £32,000 +1.59% 18
Thames Valley -60 185 £40,500 +3.85% 27
Surrey +8 150 £42,500 +22.30% 18
Berkshire -49 100 £47,500 +25.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +15 72 £40,000 +23.08% 13
West Sussex +16 62 £23,000 -34.29% 8
Kent +12 51 £34,000 -9.33% 3
Oxfordshire -76 13 £35,000 -22.22% 5
East Sussex -38 2 £48,750 +77.27% 6
Middlesex +8 1 £31,500 -16.00%
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,250 -
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 646 (100.00%) Windows
2 504 (78.02%) Windows Server
3 409 (63.31%) Microsoft
4 405 (62.69%) Active Directory
5 338 (52.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 336 (52.01%) VMware
7 260 (40.25%) Office 365
8 250 (38.70%) Windows 10
9 214 (33.13%) Firewall
10 202 (31.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 193 (29.88%) Microsoft Azure
12 188 (29.10%) Hyper-V
13 169 (26.16%) DNS
13 169 (26.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 165 (25.54%) Windows 7
15 162 (25.08%) MS Exchange
16 150 (23.22%) DHCP
17 148 (22.91%) Microsoft Certification
18 147 (22.76%) ITIL
19 112 (17.34%) Citrix
19 112 (17.34%) PowerShell
20 107 (16.56%) SQL Server
21 105 (16.25%) Finance
22 102 (15.79%) SQL
22 102 (15.79%) MCSE
22 102 (15.79%) SCCM
23 99 (15.33%) Problem-Solving
24 98 (15.17%) Windows 8
25 96 (14.86%) TCP/IP
26 94 (14.55%) 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
1 162 (25.08%) MS Exchange
2 94 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 48 (7.43%) IIS
5 40 (6.19%) SharePoint
6 28 (4.33%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.39%) OpenStack
8 8 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.62%) Apache
11 3 (0.46%) DataSynapse
11 3 (0.46%) WordPress
12 2 (0.31%) CMS
12 2 (0.31%) Drupal
12 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.31%) Kentico
12 2 (0.31%) nginx
12 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 94 (14.55%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.77%) 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 7 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.31%) Magento
2 2 (0.31%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 260 (40.25%) Office 365
2 193 (29.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
4 48 (7.43%) IaaS
5 45 (6.97%) PaaS
6 40 (6.19%) Dynamics 365
7 26 (4.02%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (3.41%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (1.39%) SaaS
10 6 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.77%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.62%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.46%) GitHub
14 2 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
15 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
15 1 (0.15%) G Suite
15 1 (0.15%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 214 (33.13%) Firewall
2 169 (26.16%) DNS
3 150 (23.22%) DHCP
4 96 (14.86%) TCP/IP
5 81 (12.54%) WAN
6 77 (11.92%) LAN
7 68 (10.53%) Network Security
8 67 (10.37%) VPN
9 54 (8.36%) SAN
10 47 (7.28%) VLAN
11 35 (5.42%) Skype
12 33 (5.11%) VoIP
13 22 (3.41%) Wireless
14 21 (3.25%) Internet
15 19 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
16 18 (2.79%) NetScaler
16 18 (2.79%) Remote Desktop
17 17 (2.63%) MPLS
18 15 (2.32%) SSL
19 13 (2.01%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (16.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (0.77%) MySQL
7 4 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.46%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (0.31%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (0.31%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.31%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.31%) Power BI
9 2 (0.31%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.77%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.31%) CircleCI
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.15%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.15%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.15%) JIRA
3 1 (0.15%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.15%) Selenium
3 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.15%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.15%) Subversion
3 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.15%) Toad
3 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
General
1 105 (16.25%) Finance
2 47 (7.28%) Legal
3 24 (3.72%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.56%) Law
5 7 (1.08%) Back Office
6 6 (0.93%) Advertising
6 6 (0.93%) Marketing
7 5 (0.77%) Automotive
7 5 (0.77%) Retail
8 3 (0.46%) Electronics
9 2 (0.31%) Banking
9 2 (0.31%) Billing
9 2 (0.31%) Games
9 2 (0.31%) German Language
9 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.31%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 130 (20.12%) Support Engineer
2 116 (17.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 107 (16.56%) IT Support
4 88 (13.62%) Analyst
5 80 (12.38%) IT Engineer
6 65 (10.06%) Support Analyst
7 51 (7.89%) IT Support Engineer
8 49 (7.59%) Administrator
9 41 (6.35%) Architect
10 38 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
11 36 (5.57%) Server Engineer
11 36 (5.57%) Windows Engineer
12 35 (5.42%) IT Analyst
12 35 (5.42%) Systems Administrator
13 33 (5.11%) 2nd Line Support
14 32 (4.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 32 (4.95%) Infrastructure Architect
15 29 (4.49%) Azure Engineer
16 28 (4.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 28 (4.33%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.01%) .NET
2 8 (1.24%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (1.08%) Web Services
4 6 (0.93%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.77%) LDAP
6 4 (0.62%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.46%) LAMP
8 2 (0.31%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.31%) HTML
8 2 (0.31%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.31%) Node.js
9 1 (0.15%) DOM
9 1 (0.15%) Java EE
9 1 (0.15%) JSON
9 1 (0.15%) Middleware
9 1 (0.15%) Qt
9 1 (0.15%) REST
9 1 (0.15%) WAP
9 1 (0.15%) Web Services Management
9 1 (0.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 78 (12.07%) Data Centre
2 63 (9.75%) PKI
3 53 (8.20%) Self-Motivation
4 47 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (2.94%) Public Cloud
6 14 (2.17%) iPhone
6 14 (2.17%) iSeries
7 13 (2.01%) Blackberry
8 12 (1.86%) Clustering
9 11 (1.70%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.70%) Replication
10 10 (1.55%) AS400
10 10 (1.55%) iPad
11 9 (1.39%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.39%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.24%) CMDB
13 7 (1.08%) Fat Client
13 7 (1.08%) Thin Client
13 7 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 646 (100.00%) Windows
2 504 (78.02%) Windows Server
3 338 (52.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 250 (38.70%) Windows 10
5 165 (25.54%) Windows 7
6 98 (15.17%) Windows 8
7 91 (14.09%) Linux
8 35 (5.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (2.63%) Unix
10 13 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (1.55%) Windows Mobile
12 9 (1.39%) Android
12 9 (1.39%) Windows XP
13 8 (1.24%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.08%) AIX
14 7 (1.08%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.08%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.77%) CentOS
15 5 (0.77%) Debian
15 5 (0.77%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (26.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 147 (22.76%) ITIL
3 99 (15.33%) Problem-Solving
4 77 (11.92%) Migration
5 64 (9.91%) Load Balancing
6 56 (8.67%) DevOps
7 50 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (7.43%) Scrum
9 40 (6.19%) Network Virtualisation
10 37 (5.73%) ITIL V3
11 33 (5.11%) Incident Management
11 33 (5.11%) Mentoring
12 31 (4.80%) IT Strategy
13 27 (4.18%) Service Management
14 26 (4.02%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (4.02%) Problem Management
15 25 (3.87%) Network Design
16 24 (3.72%) Disaster Recovery
16 24 (3.72%) Server Virtualisation
17 23 (3.56%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (17.34%) PowerShell
2 102 (15.79%) SQL
3 14 (2.17%) C
4 13 (2.01%) C#
5 9 (1.39%) Python
6 8 (1.24%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.08%) Ruby
8 5 (0.77%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.77%) Perl
8 5 (0.77%) VBA
9 4 (0.62%) Java
9 4 (0.62%) PHP
10 3 (0.46%) C++
10 3 (0.46%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.31%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.31%) Rust
11 2 (0.31%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.15%) F#
12 1 (0.15%) VB
12 1 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 148 (22.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 102 (15.79%) MCSE
3 60 (9.29%) MCSA
4 54 (8.36%) MCP
5 52 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (7.43%) CCNA
7 46 (7.12%) Security Cleared
8 41 (6.35%) Degree
9 40 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 34 (5.26%) SC Cleared
11 31 (4.80%) CCNP
12 20 (3.10%) A+ Certification
12 20 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (2.63%) MCITP
13 17 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
14 12 (1.86%) DV Cleared
15 11 (1.70%) VCP5
16 9 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
17 8 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
17 8 (1.24%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.02%) SLA
2 14 (2.17%) GDPR
3 9 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.77%) PMO
5 4 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.62%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.46%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.31%) COBIT
7 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.15%) GPG13
System Software
1 405 (62.69%) Active Directory
2 202 (31.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 188 (29.10%) Hyper-V
4 74 (11.46%) VMware ESXi
5 70 (10.84%) XenApp
6 64 (9.91%) vSphere
7 61 (9.44%) XenDesktop
8 32 (4.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 32 (4.95%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (2.17%) VirtualBox
10 8 (1.24%) ProxySG
11 7 (1.08%) Firmware
11 7 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.93%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.46%) Docker
13 3 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.46%) UAG
13 3 (0.46%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 102 (15.79%) SCCM
2 77 (11.92%) SCOM
3 20 (3.10%) Backup Exec
4 15 (2.32%) vCenter Server
4 15 (2.32%) WSUS
5 13 (2.01%) Failover Clustering
6 12 (1.86%) NetBackup
7 11 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (1.39%) SCSM
8 9 (1.39%) SCVMM
9 8 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (1.08%) Ansible
10 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (0.93%) Puppet
12 4 (0.62%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.62%) EdgeSight
12 4 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
13 3 (0.46%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 409 (63.31%) Microsoft
2 336 (52.01%) VMware
3 112 (17.34%) Citrix
4 88 (13.62%) Cisco
5 35 (5.42%) HP
6 32 (4.95%) Dell
7 29 (4.49%) Juniper
8 26 (4.02%) SolarWinds
9 22 (3.41%) IBM
10 21 (3.25%) Veeam
11 20 (3.10%) Sophos
12 18 (2.79%) Red Hat
13 17 (2.63%) Symantec
14 13 (2.01%) Sony
15 12 (1.86%) Intel
15 12 (1.86%) Veritas
16 11 (1.70%) Apple
16 11 (1.70%) CommVault
16 11 (1.70%) EMC
17 10 (1.55%) Ivanti