Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 165 171 127
Rank change year-on-year +6 -44 -36
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 450 508 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.94% 1.91% 2.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.71% 7.68% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 408 421 722
South East median annual salary £33,125 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.67% +15.38% -16.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £52,425
England median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year -2.67% +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 5,840 6,618 8,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.15% 24.90% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4,822 5,418 7,173
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.94% -4.71%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,425 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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 +9 148 £32,500 -5.11% 30
Thames Valley -28 95 £33,634 -10.31% 29
Surrey -8 90 £32,000 -28.89% 13
West Sussex +28 55 £38,250 +53.00% 8
Kent +34 54 £39,500 -12.22% 3
Berkshire +19 50 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Oxfordshire +12 25 £30,000 -14.29% 5
Buckinghamshire -18 20 £28,750 +0.88% 11
East Sussex +4 3 £65,000 +36.84% 3
Middlesex - 1 £30,000 -
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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.

1 450 (100.00%) Windows
2 321 (71.33%) Windows Server
3 272 (60.44%) Microsoft
4 270 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 237 (52.67%) Office 365
6 209 (46.44%) VMware
7 154 (34.22%) Firewall
7 154 (34.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 152 (33.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 152 (33.78%) MS Exchange
9 148 (32.89%) Hyper-V
10 125 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 124 (27.56%) Azure
12 123 (27.33%) DNS
12 123 (27.33%) Windows 10
13 107 (23.78%) ITIL
13 107 (23.78%) PowerShell
14 102 (22.67%) Windows 7
15 101 (22.44%) Cisco
16 96 (21.33%) DHCP
17 88 (19.56%) Linux
18 86 (19.11%) SQL
19 78 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
20 77 (17.11%) Microsoft Office
21 76 (16.89%) Exchange Server 2013
22 72 (16.00%) SQL Server
23 66 (14.67%) Citrix
24 65 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2010
25 63 (14.00%) TCP/IP
26 60 (13.33%) Problem-Solving

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
1 152 (33.78%) MS Exchange
2 76 (16.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 65 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (6.89%) SharePoint
5 25 (5.56%) IIS
6 13 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.78%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.22%) Confluence
10 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 77 (17.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 237 (52.67%) Office 365
2 124 (27.56%) Azure
3 48 (10.67%) AWS
4 32 (7.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 31 (6.89%) IaaS
5 31 (6.89%) SaaS
6 25 (5.56%) PaaS
7 16 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (3.33%) Power Platform
9 11 (2.44%) PowerApps
10 10 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
10 10 (2.22%) OneDrive
11 6 (1.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 6 (1.33%) G Suite
11 6 (1.33%) Mimecast
12 5 (1.11%) Azure Data Factory
12 5 (1.11%) GitHub
13 4 (0.89%) Amazon ECS
13 4 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.89%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 154 (34.22%) Firewall
2 123 (27.33%) DNS
3 96 (21.33%) DHCP
4 63 (14.00%) TCP/IP
5 57 (12.67%) VoIP
6 50 (11.11%) LAN
6 50 (11.11%) VPN
7 49 (10.89%) WAN
8 43 (9.56%) SAN
9 30 (6.67%) NAS
9 30 (6.67%) VLAN
10 19 (4.22%) Network Security
11 12 (2.67%) Wireless
12 10 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
12 10 (2.22%) Skype
13 9 (2.00%) FTP
13 9 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (1.78%) Broadband
15 7 (1.56%) Internet
15 7 (1.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.78%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (1.56%) Power BI
6 5 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.11%) MySQL
6 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.67%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.22%) MS Access
10 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.11%) Octopus Deploy
2 14 (3.11%) TeamCity
3 13 (2.89%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (0.89%) GitLab
5 4 (0.89%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.67%) JIRA
6 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.22%) WinDbg
General
1 42 (9.33%) Finance
2 23 (5.11%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.00%) Public Sector
4 16 (3.56%) Legal
5 11 (2.44%) Back Office
5 11 (2.44%) Retail
6 10 (2.22%) Online Betting
7 8 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.11%) Billing
9 4 (0.89%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.89%) Marketing
10 3 (0.67%) Banking
10 3 (0.67%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.67%) Local Government
10 3 (0.67%) Publishing
11 2 (0.44%) Automotive
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 106 (23.56%) Support Engineer
2 92 (20.44%) IT Support
3 89 (19.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 76 (16.89%) IT Engineer
5 73 (16.22%) Analyst
6 49 (10.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 47 (10.44%) 2nd Line Support
8 41 (9.11%) 3rd Line Support
9 40 (8.89%) Support Analyst
10 38 (8.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 38 (8.44%) IT Technician
11 37 (8.22%) IT Support Engineer
12 36 (8.00%) Support Technician
13 34 (7.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 33 (7.33%) Administrator
15 30 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
15 30 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
16 29 (6.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 28 (6.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 26 (5.78%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.11%) JSON
2 11 (2.44%) Web Services
3 7 (1.56%) .NET
4 5 (1.11%) COM
5 4 (0.89%) SAP Basis
6 3 (0.67%) LAMP
6 3 (0.67%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.67%) Swagger
7 2 (0.44%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.44%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.44%) LDAP
8 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.22%) CSS
8 1 (0.22%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.22%) HTML
8 1 (0.22%) Middleware
8 1 (0.22%) NHibernate
8 1 (0.22%) REST
8 1 (0.22%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.67%) Self-Motivation
2 24 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 17 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.56%) Driving Licence
6 15 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
7 11 (2.44%) PKI
8 10 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (2.22%) NHS
9 6 (1.33%) Clustering
10 5 (1.11%) CMDB
10 5 (1.11%) iPad
11 4 (0.89%) FMCG
11 4 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (0.67%) AS400
12 3 (0.67%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.67%) iPhone
12 3 (0.67%) iSeries
12 3 (0.67%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 450 (100.00%) Windows
2 321 (71.33%) Windows Server
3 154 (34.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 123 (27.33%) Windows 10
5 102 (22.67%) Windows 7
6 88 (19.56%) Linux
7 58 (12.89%) Windows 8
8 17 (3.78%) Ubuntu
9 14 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (2.67%) Mac OS
11 11 (2.44%) CentOS
12 8 (1.78%) Android
13 6 (1.33%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.33%) Debian
13 6 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.11%) AIX
15 3 (0.67%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.22%) Unix
17 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 107 (23.78%) ITIL
3 60 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 28 (6.22%) Migration
6 26 (5.78%) DevOps
7 25 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (5.11%) Time Management
9 22 (4.89%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (4.89%) Load Balancing
9 22 (4.89%) Problem Management
9 22 (4.89%) Service Management
10 21 (4.67%) Project Delivery
11 18 (4.00%) Systems Engineering
12 17 (3.78%) Root Cause Analysis
13 16 (3.56%) Computer Science
13 16 (3.56%) Information Security
14 15 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
14 15 (3.33%) Configuration Management
14 15 (3.33%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 107 (23.78%) PowerShell
2 86 (19.11%) SQL
3 13 (2.89%) Shell Script
4 9 (2.00%) Java
4 9 (2.00%) Python
5 7 (1.56%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.56%) C#
6 6 (1.33%) VB
7 4 (0.89%) ABAP
7 4 (0.89%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.89%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.67%) C
8 3 (0.67%) Perl
8 3 (0.67%) PHP
8 3 (0.67%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.67%) Ruby
8 3 (0.67%) VBScript
9 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.22%) R
Qualifications
1 78 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (9.56%) MCSA
3 40 (8.89%) MCSE
4 38 (8.44%) Degree
5 35 (7.78%) Security Cleared
6 21 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (4.44%) A+ Certification
8 18 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (3.78%) CCNA
10 14 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
10 14 (3.11%) SC Cleared
11 12 (2.67%) MCP
12 9 (2.00%) CCNP
12 9 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (2.00%) DV Cleared
12 9 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
13 8 (1.78%) CCA
14 7 (1.56%) VCAP
15 6 (1.33%) Linux+ Certification
15 6 (1.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.56%) SLA
2 7 (1.56%) COBIT
2 7 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.89%) GDPR
5 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) NIST
System Software
1 270 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 152 (33.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 148 (32.89%) Hyper-V
4 25 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (5.33%) vSphere
6 20 (4.44%) XenDesktop
7 16 (3.56%) XenApp
8 15 (3.33%) VirtualBox
9 14 (3.11%) Docker
9 14 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (2.89%) DFS Replication
11 7 (1.56%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.67%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
14 2 (0.44%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 43 (9.56%) SCCM
2 23 (5.11%) Ansible
3 19 (4.22%) Terraform
4 17 (3.78%) Kubernetes
5 14 (3.11%) SCOM
6 11 (2.44%) vRealize
7 10 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
7 10 (2.22%) WSUS
8 8 (1.78%) Puppet
9 7 (1.56%) NetBackup
10 6 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.89%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
12 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (0.89%) Packer
12 4 (0.89%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (0.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 272 (60.44%) Microsoft
2 209 (46.44%) VMware
3 101 (22.44%) Cisco
4 66 (14.67%) Citrix
5 38 (8.44%) HP
6 27 (6.00%) Veeam
7 19 (4.22%) IBM
8 16 (3.56%) Oracle
8 16 (3.56%) Red Hat
9 14 (3.11%) Meraki
10 13 (2.89%) Dell
10 13 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (2.67%) WatchGuard
12 10 (2.22%) SolarWinds
12 10 (2.22%) Symantec
12 10 (2.22%) Veritas
13 9 (2.00%) Asigra
14 6 (1.33%) 3PAR
14 6 (1.33%) Mitel
14 6 (1.33%) NetApp