Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 155 98
Rank change year-on-year +8 -57 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 571 656 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.15% 2.15% 3.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.46% 8.55% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 467 514 822
South East median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -9.33% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £21,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £59,150 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £39,500 £36,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +8.22% -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 6,747 7,677 8,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.37% 25.13% 28.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5,468 6,335 7,274
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -2.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 17 July 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 17 July 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
Thames Valley +5 169 £40,000 - 32
Surrey +44 164 £45,000 +28.57% 16
Hampshire -43 137 £32,500 +3.17% 21
Berkshire +8 95 £40,000 -15.79% 10
Kent +19 55 £36,500 +7.35% 10
West Sussex -20 41 £45,000 +80.00% 15
Buckinghamshire -23 40 £40,000 +14.29% 10
Oxfordshire +56 33 £40,000 +3.90% 12
East Sussex +26 5 £34,000 -32.00% 6
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 571 (100.00%) Windows
2 458 (80.21%) Windows Server
3 420 (73.56%) Active Directory
4 388 (67.95%) Microsoft
5 323 (56.57%) VMware
6 260 (45.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 250 (43.78%) Office 365
8 244 (42.73%) Hyper-V
9 226 (39.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 190 (33.27%) MS Exchange
11 185 (32.40%) Windows 10
12 165 (28.90%) Microsoft Azure
13 162 (28.37%) DHCP
14 161 (28.20%) DNS
15 156 (27.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 152 (26.62%) ITIL
16 152 (26.62%) Firewall
17 144 (25.22%) Microsoft Office
18 141 (24.69%) Windows 7
19 127 (22.24%) SQL Server
20 117 (20.49%) TCP/IP
20 117 (20.49%) PowerShell
21 113 (19.79%) Cisco
22 112 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
23 105 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2013
24 100 (17.51%) Citrix
25 97 (16.99%) SQL
26 89 (15.59%) Windows 8
27 85 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
28 83 (14.54%) WAN

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
1 190 (33.27%) MS Exchange
2 105 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 85 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 43 (7.53%) SharePoint
5 41 (7.18%) IIS
6 17 (2.98%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.88%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.35%) CMS
11 2 (0.35%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.35%) WordPress
12 1 (0.18%) Confluence
12 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 144 (25.22%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (4.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.63%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 250 (43.78%) Office 365
2 165 (28.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (7.71%) IaaS
4 34 (5.95%) PaaS
5 33 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (3.68%) Dynamics 365
7 12 (2.10%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.23%) SaaS
9 6 (1.05%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 4 (0.70%) G Suite
11 3 (0.53%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.53%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.18%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 162 (28.37%) DHCP
2 161 (28.20%) DNS
3 152 (26.62%) Firewall
4 117 (20.49%) TCP/IP
5 83 (14.54%) WAN
6 82 (14.36%) VPN
7 78 (13.66%) LAN
8 47 (8.23%) VoIP
9 43 (7.53%) VLAN
10 41 (7.18%) SAN
11 38 (6.65%) Wireless
12 36 (6.30%) Internet
13 24 (4.20%) Skype
14 19 (3.33%) Network Security
15 17 (2.98%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (2.28%) IP Telephony
17 12 (2.10%) Broadband
18 10 (1.75%) NAS
19 7 (1.23%) IPsec
20 6 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (22.24%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (2.98%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.93%) SQL Server 2016
5 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.35%) Big Data
8 2 (0.35%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.35%) MS Access
8 2 (0.35%) MySQL
8 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.35%) Redis
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.18%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 21 (3.68%) Git (software)
2 13 (2.28%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (1.23%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.05%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.53%) NUnit
7 2 (0.35%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.18%) JIRA
8 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 55 (9.63%) Finance
2 15 (2.63%) Legal
3 9 (1.58%) Law
3 9 (1.58%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.23%) Back Office
4 7 (1.23%) Military
4 7 (1.23%) Retail
5 6 (1.05%) Aerospace
5 6 (1.05%) Online Betting
6 3 (0.53%) Automotive
7 2 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.18%) Banking
8 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 128 (22.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 118 (20.67%) Support Engineer
3 111 (19.44%) IT Engineer
4 93 (16.29%) Analyst
5 81 (14.19%) IT Support
6 60 (10.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 54 (9.46%) 2nd Line Support
7 54 (9.46%) 3rd Line Support
8 50 (8.76%) IT Support Engineer
9 43 (7.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 43 (7.53%) Support Analyst
10 42 (7.36%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 38 (6.65%) Infrastructure Support
12 37 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 35 (6.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 32 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 32 (5.60%) Administrator
15 31 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
15 31 (5.43%) Windows Engineer
16 27 (4.73%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.93%) HTML
2 9 (1.58%) .NET
3 6 (1.05%) HTML5
4 5 (0.88%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.70%) .NET Core
5 4 (0.70%) AngularJS
5 4 (0.70%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (0.70%) CSS
5 4 (0.70%) CSS3
5 4 (0.70%) jQuery
5 4 (0.70%) REST
5 4 (0.70%) Web Services
6 3 (0.53%) J2EE
6 3 (0.53%) JSON
7 2 (0.35%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.35%) NHibernate
7 2 (0.35%) RESTful
7 2 (0.35%) Spring
7 2 (0.35%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.65%) Data Centre
2 36 (6.30%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (4.03%) PKI
4 17 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.98%) Replication
5 15 (2.63%) Fat Client
5 15 (2.63%) Thin Client
6 14 (2.45%) Clustering
7 13 (2.28%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.10%) Driving Licence
8 12 (2.10%) Public Cloud
9 10 (1.75%) CMDB
10 8 (1.40%) NHS
11 7 (1.23%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.05%) Enterprise Cloud
12 6 (1.05%) iPhone
13 5 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 571 (100.00%) Windows
2 458 (80.21%) Windows Server
3 260 (45.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 185 (32.40%) Windows 10
5 141 (24.69%) Windows 7
6 89 (15.59%) Windows 8
7 78 (13.66%) Linux
8 29 (5.08%) Unix
9 20 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.93%) Mac OS X
12 10 (1.75%) Android
13 7 (1.23%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.05%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.70%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
18 1 (0.18%) CentOS
18 1 (0.18%) Windows NT
18 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (27.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 152 (26.62%) ITIL
3 53 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (6.48%) Mentoring
5 32 (5.60%) Server Building
6 28 (4.90%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (4.73%) Service Delivery
8 26 (4.55%) Migration
9 24 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 24 (4.20%) Time Management
10 23 (4.03%) Root Cause Analysis
10 23 (4.03%) Scrum
10 23 (4.03%) Service Management
11 22 (3.85%) Incident Management
12 21 (3.68%) Server Management
13 20 (3.50%) DevOps
13 20 (3.50%) Load Balancing
14 19 (3.33%) Application Packaging
15 17 (2.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (2.98%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (20.49%) PowerShell
2 97 (16.99%) SQL
3 25 (4.38%) T-SQL
4 11 (1.93%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.40%) C#
6 6 (1.05%) C
6 6 (1.05%) Python
7 5 (0.88%) Java
8 3 (0.53%) C++
8 3 (0.53%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.18%) ABAP
10 1 (0.18%) PHP
10 1 (0.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 112 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (13.49%) MCSE
3 71 (12.43%) Security Cleared
4 46 (8.06%) MCSA
5 45 (7.88%) Degree
6 43 (7.53%) SC Cleared
7 22 (3.85%) MCITP
7 22 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (3.68%) CCNA
8 21 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (3.50%) MCP
10 17 (2.98%) DV Cleared
11 12 (2.10%) A+ Certification
11 12 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
11 12 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (2.10%) VCP6
12 10 (1.75%) CISSP
13 7 (1.23%) DBS Check
14 6 (1.05%) MCDST
15 5 (0.88%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (8.76%) SLA
2 16 (2.80%) GDPR
3 13 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.93%) COBIT
5 9 (1.58%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (1.05%) PMO
8 4 (0.70%) QA
9 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 420 (73.56%) Active Directory
2 244 (42.73%) Hyper-V
3 226 (39.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (10.68%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (6.48%) vSphere
6 19 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (2.98%) XenDesktop
8 14 (2.45%) DFS Replication
9 13 (2.28%) Terminal Server
10 11 (1.93%) Docker
10 11 (1.93%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (1.93%) XenApp
11 7 (1.23%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.88%) BitLocker
12 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.70%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.70%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.53%) Firmware
15 2 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 66 (11.56%) SCCM
2 29 (5.08%) Backup Exec
3 21 (3.68%) Puppet
4 18 (3.15%) SCOM
5 16 (2.80%) WSUS
6 15 (2.63%) Ansible
6 15 (2.63%) NetBackup
6 15 (2.63%) vCenter Server
7 14 (2.45%) SCVMM
8 12 (2.10%) Microsoft Intune
9 11 (1.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (1.40%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (1.23%) SCSM
12 6 (1.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 6 (1.05%) vRealize
13 5 (0.88%) Nessus
14 4 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
14 4 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
15 3 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 3 (0.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 388 (67.95%) Microsoft
2 323 (56.57%) VMware
3 113 (19.79%) Cisco
4 100 (17.51%) Citrix
5 45 (7.88%) Veeam
6 28 (4.90%) HP
7 22 (3.85%) Oracle
8 20 (3.50%) IBM
9 18 (3.15%) Red Hat
10 17 (2.98%) SolarWinds
11 16 (2.80%) Dell
12 12 (2.10%) WatchGuard
13 8 (1.40%) Symantec
14 7 (1.23%) Juniper
14 7 (1.23%) SonicWALL
15 6 (1.05%) Meraki
16 5 (0.88%) Apple
16 5 (0.88%) F5
16 5 (0.88%) Google
16 5 (0.88%) Riverbed