Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > South East
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 82 87
Rank change year-on-year -64 +5 +34
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 738 1,014 1,383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.34% 3.36% 3.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.92% 11.89% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 602 916 1,278
South East median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £20,750 £22,563 £24,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £37,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.63% +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 8,272 8,528 11,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.19% 28.26% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6,943 7,305 10,138
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,133 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.87% +1.52% +3.75%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -71 248 £40,000 -5.88% 38
Hampshire -16 240 £31,500 -10.00% 25
Surrey -57 156 £35,500 -11.25% 8
Berkshire -47 146 £47,500 +11.76% 10
Buckinghamshire -14 66 £32,500 -10.34% 10
West Sussex +1 49 £29,250 -16.43% 5
Kent -6 37 £32,500 - 12
Oxfordshire -82 36 £48,750 - 18
Middlesex +8 3 £37,500 -
East Sussex -39 3 £29,000 -30.95% 1
Home Counties - 1 £40,000 -
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 738 (100.00%) Windows
2 551 (74.66%) Windows Server
3 498 (67.48%) Active Directory
4 484 (65.58%) Microsoft
5 410 (55.56%) VMware
6 388 (52.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 300 (40.65%) Office 365
8 272 (36.86%) MS Exchange
9 250 (33.88%) Hyper-V
10 231 (31.30%) ITIL
11 227 (30.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 206 (27.91%) Windows 7
13 202 (27.37%) Windows 10
14 196 (26.56%) Microsoft Azure
15 194 (26.29%) Firewall
16 187 (25.34%) SQL Server
17 183 (24.80%) Cisco
18 174 (23.58%) SQL
19 161 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2010
20 160 (21.68%) Windows 8
21 156 (21.14%) Microsoft Certification
22 142 (19.24%) Citrix
23 140 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2013
24 124 (16.80%) DNS
25 119 (16.12%) Microsoft Office
26 107 (14.50%) DHCP
27 106 (14.36%) PowerShell
28 85 (11.52%) WAN
29 84 (11.38%) MCSE
29 84 (11.38%) SCCM

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
1 272 (36.86%) MS Exchange
2 161 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 140 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 79 (10.70%) SharePoint
5 58 (7.86%) IIS
6 32 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (2.85%) Skype for Business
8 11 (1.49%) Apache
9 6 (0.81%) DataSynapse
10 5 (0.68%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (0.41%) Confluence
12 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.14%) CMS
13 1 (0.14%) K2 blackpearl
13 1 (0.14%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.14%) Smallworld
Applications
1 119 (16.12%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.68%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 300 (40.65%) Office 365
2 196 (26.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (2.30%) SaaS
6 16 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 15 (2.03%) PaaS
8 13 (1.76%) IaaS
9 12 (1.63%) G Suite
10 4 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.54%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.54%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.41%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.27%) Yammer
13 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 194 (26.29%) Firewall
2 124 (16.80%) DNS
3 107 (14.50%) DHCP
4 85 (11.52%) WAN
5 83 (11.25%) TCP/IP
6 77 (10.43%) SAN
7 73 (9.89%) LAN
8 33 (4.47%) VPN
9 28 (3.79%) VoIP
10 24 (3.25%) VLAN
11 20 (2.71%) NetScaler
12 19 (2.57%) Wi-Fi
12 19 (2.57%) Wireless
13 18 (2.44%) Network Security
13 18 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
14 15 (2.03%) IP Telephony
14 15 (2.03%) Skype
15 12 (1.63%) NAS
16 11 (1.49%) ADSL
17 10 (1.36%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (25.34%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.10%) SQL Server 2014
3 26 (3.52%) SQL Server 2016
4 20 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (2.03%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.14%) GIS
9 1 (0.14%) MySQL
9 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.68%) JIRA
2 4 (0.54%) AdminStudio
2 4 (0.54%) MSI
2 4 (0.54%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (0.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.41%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.41%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (7.18%) Finance
2 34 (4.61%) Legal
3 20 (2.71%) Law
3 20 (2.71%) Marketing
4 15 (2.03%) Retail
4 15 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.08%) Advertising
6 6 (0.81%) Electronics
7 5 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.41%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.14%) Banking
10 1 (0.14%) German Language
10 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.14%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.14%) Local Government
10 1 (0.14%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 196 (26.56%) Support Engineer
2 130 (17.62%) IT Support
3 117 (15.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 95 (12.87%) IT Engineer
5 89 (12.06%) Analyst
6 66 (8.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 61 (8.27%) Support Analyst
8 59 (7.99%) IT Support Engineer
9 52 (7.05%) 2nd Line Support
10 50 (6.78%) Team Leader
11 49 (6.64%) Infrastructure Support
12 48 (6.50%) 3rd Line Support
12 48 (6.50%) IT Analyst
13 47 (6.37%) Administrator
14 46 (6.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 46 (6.23%) VMware Engineer
15 44 (5.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 39 (5.28%) Windows Engineer
17 38 (5.15%) Architect
18 37 (5.01%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.07%) .NET
2 17 (2.30%) ASP.NET
3 11 (1.49%) Web Services
4 7 (0.95%) XML
5 4 (0.54%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.54%) HTML
6 3 (0.41%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.27%) COM
7 2 (0.27%) CSS
7 2 (0.27%) JTAPI
7 2 (0.27%) LDAP
7 2 (0.27%) RFC 2833
7 2 (0.27%) TAPI
7 2 (0.27%) WAP
7 2 (0.27%) WCF
8 1 (0.14%) DOM
8 1 (0.14%) JDBC
8 1 (0.14%) LAMP
8 1 (0.14%) Servlets
8 1 (0.14%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.69%) Self-Motivation
2 26 (3.52%) Clustering
3 21 (2.85%) Data Centre
4 20 (2.71%) Private Cloud
5 17 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (1.90%) Blackberry
6 14 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (1.49%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.22%) Virtual Team
9 7 (0.95%) Computer Science
9 7 (0.95%) iPad
10 6 (0.81%) PKI
11 5 (0.68%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.68%) NHS
12 4 (0.54%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.54%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.54%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.41%) CCTV
13 3 (0.41%) iPhone
13 3 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 738 (100.00%) Windows
2 551 (74.66%) Windows Server
3 388 (52.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 206 (27.91%) Windows 7
5 202 (27.37%) Windows 10
6 160 (21.68%) Windows 8
7 82 (11.11%) Linux
8 60 (8.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (3.79%) Windows XP
10 19 (2.57%) Mac OS X
11 18 (2.44%) Windows Vista
12 16 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (1.36%) CentOS
13 10 (1.36%) Unix
14 7 (0.95%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.68%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.54%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.54%) Debian
17 4 (0.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (31.30%) ITIL
2 81 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
3 52 (7.05%) Migration
4 40 (5.42%) CRM
5 37 (5.01%) Problem Management
6 35 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 32 (4.34%) Mentoring
8 28 (3.79%) Capacity Planning
9 27 (3.66%) Change Management
10 25 (3.39%) Application Virtualisation
11 20 (2.71%) ERP
11 20 (2.71%) Project Management
11 20 (2.71%) Root Cause Analysis
12 19 (2.57%) Capacity Management
12 19 (2.57%) Customer Requirements
12 19 (2.57%) ITIL V3
12 19 (2.57%) Time Management
13 17 (2.30%) Network Virtualisation
13 17 (2.30%) Service Delivery
14 16 (2.17%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 174 (23.58%) SQL
2 106 (14.36%) PowerShell
3 23 (3.12%) C#
4 18 (2.44%) C
5 10 (1.36%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.36%) Ruby
5 10 (1.36%) VBScript
6 7 (0.95%) Bash Shell
7 6 (0.81%) C++
7 6 (0.81%) VBA
8 5 (0.68%) Perl
9 2 (0.27%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.14%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.14%) Java
10 1 (0.14%) PHP
10 1 (0.14%) Python
10 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 156 (21.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (11.38%) MCSE
3 74 (10.03%) MCSA
4 57 (7.72%) Security Cleared
5 47 (6.37%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (5.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 36 (4.88%) SC Cleared
8 34 (4.61%) MCP
9 32 (4.34%) CCNA
10 31 (4.20%) A+ Certification
11 25 (3.39%) Degree
12 24 (3.25%) CCA
12 24 (3.25%) Citrix Certification
13 23 (3.12%) CCNP
14 17 (2.30%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (1.90%) MCITP
15 14 (1.90%) MCTS
16 12 (1.63%) DV Cleared
17 9 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
18 8 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (8.54%) SLA
2 9 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.68%) GDPR
3 5 (0.68%) ISO 9000
3 5 (0.68%) PMO
4 4 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.27%) PA-DSS
5 2 (0.27%) QA
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) GPG13
System Software
1 498 (67.48%) Active Directory
2 250 (33.88%) Hyper-V
3 227 (30.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 78 (10.57%) VMware ESXi
5 64 (8.67%) XenApp
6 49 (6.64%) XenDesktop
7 41 (5.56%) vSphere
8 29 (3.93%) Virtual Servers
9 26 (3.52%) VirtualBox
10 25 (3.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 20 (2.71%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (1.36%) KVM
12 10 (1.36%) Virtual Desktop
13 9 (1.22%) Terminal Services
14 8 (1.08%) ProxySG
15 7 (0.95%) XenServer
16 6 (0.81%) NFS
16 6 (0.81%) vCloud
17 5 (0.68%) pfSense
17 5 (0.68%) Samba
Systems Management
1 84 (11.38%) SCCM
2 44 (5.96%) SCOM
3 39 (5.28%) Backup Exec
4 34 (4.61%) vCenter Server
5 33 (4.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 25 (3.39%) WSUS
7 17 (2.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 17 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 13 (1.76%) Failover Clustering
9 9 (1.22%) Puppet
10 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (0.95%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.68%) Bacula
11 5 (0.68%) EdgeSight
12 4 (0.54%) Ansible
12 4 (0.54%) HP SIM
12 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (0.54%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.54%) WMI
13 3 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 484 (65.58%) Microsoft
2 410 (55.56%) VMware
3 183 (24.80%) Cisco
4 142 (19.24%) Citrix
5 41 (5.56%) Symantec
6 37 (5.01%) Juniper
7 36 (4.88%) Dell
8 33 (4.47%) Meraki
9 30 (4.07%) Apple
10 28 (3.79%) HP
11 27 (3.66%) Red Hat
12 24 (3.25%) F5
13 23 (3.12%) SolarWinds
14 22 (2.98%) Oracle
14 22 (2.98%) Veritas
15 19 (2.57%) Veeam
16 17 (2.30%) Altiris
16 17 (2.30%) CommVault
16 17 (2.30%) Forcepoint
16 17 (2.30%) NetApp