Period
to 25 October 2021

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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > South East
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 272 151 152
Rank change year-on-year -121 +1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 188 151 553
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.04% 1.88% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.97% 7.78% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 165 110 487
10th Percentile £25,050 £21,875 £23,800
25th Percentile £25,750 £26,438 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +5.63%
75th Percentile £46,000 £47,500 £46,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,725 £53,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -

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 3,784 1,941 6,458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.00% 24.19% 25.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,590 1,602 5,462
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £24,250
25th Percentile £32,531 £33,813 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the South East over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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
Surrey -39 63 £35,000 -22.22% 12
Thames Valley -65 52 £51,250 +17.14% 14
Hampshire -163 32 £35,000 -6.67% 6
Buckinghamshire -34 27 £55,000 +62.96% 6
Berkshire -65 23 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Kent -29 21 £40,000 +3.23% 5
West Sussex - 17 £24,000 - 2
Oxfordshire -35 2 £45,000 +28.57% 4
East Sussex -36 2 £33,750 -32.50% 1
Middlesex - 1 £39,000 - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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.

1 188 (100.00%) Windows
2 144 (76.60%) Microsoft
2 144 (76.60%) Windows Server
3 135 (71.81%) Active Directory
4 109 (57.98%) Microsoft 365
5 105 (55.85%) VMware
6 102 (54.26%) Azure
7 88 (46.81%) Firewall
8 86 (45.74%) Windows Server 2016
9 81 (43.09%) Windows 10
10 73 (38.83%) DNS
11 71 (37.77%) Windows Server 2019
12 66 (35.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 64 (34.04%) DHCP
14 59 (31.38%) VPN
14 59 (31.38%) Cisco
15 58 (30.85%) PowerShell
16 53 (28.19%) ITIL
17 52 (27.66%) Hyper-V
18 47 (25.00%) Linux
19 43 (22.87%) MS Exchange
20 42 (22.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 41 (21.81%) SharePoint
22 40 (21.28%) Citrix
22 40 (21.28%) Windows 7
23 39 (20.74%) SQL Server
24 38 (20.21%) Windows Server 2008
25 35 (18.62%) Microsoft Intune
26 33 (17.55%) Microsoft Office
26 33 (17.55%) Microsoft Certification

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 43 (22.87%) MS Exchange
2 41 (21.81%) SharePoint
3 30 (15.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (13.83%) IIS
5 11 (5.85%) CMS
5 11 (5.85%) Confluence
5 11 (5.85%) Sitecore CMS
5 11 (5.85%) Umbraco
5 11 (5.85%) WordPress
6 10 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.06%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (17.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.85%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 109 (57.98%) Microsoft 365
2 102 (54.26%) Azure
3 20 (10.64%) AWS
4 17 (9.04%) OneDrive
5 16 (8.51%) IaaS
5 16 (8.51%) PaaS
6 13 (6.91%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (6.38%) Mimecast
8 11 (5.85%) SaaS
9 5 (2.66%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 88 (46.81%) Firewall
2 73 (38.83%) DNS
3 64 (34.04%) DHCP
4 59 (31.38%) VPN
5 28 (14.89%) LAN
5 28 (14.89%) TCP/IP
5 28 (14.89%) WAN
6 25 (13.30%) VLAN
7 17 (9.04%) VoIP
8 16 (8.51%) Internet
8 16 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (5.85%) IPsec
9 11 (5.85%) SAN
9 11 (5.85%) SSL
10 7 (3.72%) MPLS
10 7 (3.72%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (2.66%) iSCSI
12 4 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (2.13%) NAS
13 3 (1.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.79%) RDBMS
2 9 (4.79%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.26%) MongoDB
3 8 (4.26%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.26%) Redis
4 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.53%) Power BI
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (6.91%) JIRA
2 11 (5.85%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.26%) Moq
3 8 (4.26%) NUnit
4 6 (3.19%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.06%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 31 (16.49%) Social Skills
2 24 (12.77%) Legal
2 24 (12.77%) Public Sector
3 18 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (8.51%) Marketing
5 14 (7.45%) Organisational Skills
6 12 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (6.38%) Telecoms
7 10 (5.32%) Finance
8 4 (2.13%) Electronics
8 4 (2.13%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.60%) Retail
10 2 (1.06%) Military
11 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 40 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (16.49%) Administrator
2 31 (16.49%) Systems Administrator
3 27 (14.36%) Support Engineer
4 20 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (10.64%) IT Engineer
5 16 (8.51%) Analyst
5 16 (8.51%) IT Manager
5 16 (8.51%) Support Analyst
6 14 (7.45%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (6.38%) IT Support
8 11 (5.85%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (5.85%) Server Engineer
9 10 (5.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 10 (5.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (5.32%) Applications Support
9 10 (5.32%) Applications Support Analyst
10 9 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (4.79%) Platform Engineer
11 8 (4.26%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.04%) .NET
1 17 (9.04%) ASP.NET
2 8 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (2.13%) WSH
4 3 (1.60%) LDAP
5 2 (1.06%) Java EE
5 2 (1.06%) JSON
5 2 (1.06%) SAML
6 1 (0.53%) ARM Templates
6 1 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.89%) Self-Motivation
2 27 (14.36%) Linux Command Line
3 11 (5.85%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.85%) User Experience
4 8 (4.26%) Driving Licence
4 8 (4.26%) Wiki
5 6 (3.19%) PKI
6 5 (2.66%) Clustering
7 4 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.13%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.60%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.60%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.06%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.06%) EPoS
9 2 (1.06%) Replication
9 2 (1.06%) SCADA
10 1 (0.53%) FMCG
10 1 (0.53%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 188 (100.00%) Windows
2 144 (76.60%) Windows Server
3 86 (45.74%) Windows Server 2016
4 81 (43.09%) Windows 10
5 71 (37.77%) Windows Server 2019
6 47 (25.00%) Linux
7 40 (21.28%) Windows 7
8 38 (20.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (13.83%) Ubuntu
10 20 (10.64%) Windows 8
11 13 (6.91%) Android
12 11 (5.85%) Apple iOS
13 7 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (1.06%) CentOS
15 2 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (1.06%) Unix
15 2 (1.06%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.19%) ITIL
2 42 (22.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 25 (13.30%) Computer Science
3 25 (13.30%) DevOps
4 15 (7.98%) IT Strategy
4 15 (7.98%) Project Management
5 14 (7.45%) Migration
6 13 (6.91%) Change Management
6 13 (6.91%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (6.91%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (5.85%) BCP
7 11 (5.85%) Data Analysis
7 11 (5.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (5.85%) E-Commerce
7 11 (5.85%) Project Delivery
7 11 (5.85%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (5.85%) Visualisation
8 10 (5.32%) Full Stack Development
9 9 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 58 (30.85%) PowerShell
2 26 (13.83%) SQL
3 8 (4.26%) C#
3 8 (4.26%) Python
3 8 (4.26%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.13%) VBScript
5 3 (1.60%) Java
6 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (17.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (12.23%) Security Cleared
3 16 (8.51%) MCSE
4 10 (5.32%) MCSA
5 6 (3.19%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.66%) CCNA
6 5 (2.66%) Degree
7 4 (2.13%) DBS Check
7 4 (2.13%) MCP
7 4 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.60%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.06%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (1.06%) HNC
9 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.06%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.06%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.53%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.30%) SLA
2 6 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 135 (71.81%) Active Directory
2 66 (35.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (27.66%) Hyper-V
4 21 (11.17%) vSphere
5 14 (7.45%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (6.38%) VirtualBox
6 12 (6.38%) XenApp
7 11 (5.85%) XenDesktop
8 8 (4.26%) Docker
9 7 (3.72%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (3.19%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.60%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.60%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.60%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 35 (18.62%) Microsoft Intune
2 20 (10.64%) SCCM
3 7 (3.72%) Backup Exec
3 7 (3.72%) WSUS
4 3 (1.60%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.60%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.06%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 2 (1.06%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.06%) SCOM
5 2 (1.06%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.53%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.53%) Terraform
6 1 (0.53%) WMI
Vendors
1 144 (76.60%) Microsoft
2 105 (55.85%) VMware
3 59 (31.38%) Cisco
4 40 (21.28%) Citrix
5 21 (11.17%) Veeam
6 16 (8.51%) Sophos
7 13 (6.91%) Oracle
8 11 (5.85%) Meraki
8 11 (5.85%) Palo Alto
8 11 (5.85%) Sage
8 11 (5.85%) Sitecore
9 8 (4.26%) HP
9 8 (4.26%) NetApp
10 6 (3.19%) Ruckus Wireless
11 4 (2.13%) Avaya
11 4 (2.13%) EMC
11 4 (2.13%) SAP
12 3 (1.60%) Bloomberg
13 2 (1.06%) Juniper
13 2 (1.06%) Remedy