Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > South East
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 84 89
Rank change year-on-year -41 +5 +20
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 799 1,058 1,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.52% 3.38% 3.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.40% 12.16% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 704 937 1,288
South East median annual salary £32,500 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.13% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £20,750 £23,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -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 8,503 8,704 11,989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.87% 27.81% 29.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7,297 7,386 10,432
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -13 264 £30,000 -14.29% 24
Thames Valley -39 253 £38,500 -3.75% 33
Surrey -51 184 £37,500 -6.25% 19
Berkshire -36 154 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Buckinghamshire -9 50 £32,500 -18.75% 17
Oxfordshire -36 49 £32,500 -27.78% 1
West Sussex -9 47 £30,000 -17.53% 4
Kent -11 33 £34,000 -15.00% 9
East Sussex -27 13 £34,000 -11.69% 4
Middlesex +7 3 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Home Counties - 1 £40,000 -
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 799 (100.00%) Windows
2 575 (71.96%) Windows Server
3 555 (69.46%) Active Directory
4 533 (66.71%) Microsoft
5 477 (59.70%) VMware
6 438 (54.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 320 (40.05%) MS Exchange
8 315 (39.42%) Office 365
9 282 (35.29%) Hyper-V
10 245 (30.66%) VMware Infrastructure
11 242 (30.29%) Windows 7
12 236 (29.54%) ITIL
13 222 (27.78%) Windows 10
14 219 (27.41%) Cisco
15 218 (27.28%) SQL
16 211 (26.41%) Microsoft Azure
17 200 (25.03%) SQL Server
17 200 (25.03%) Exchange Server 2010
18 187 (23.40%) Firewall
19 184 (23.03%) Windows 8
20 168 (21.03%) Exchange Server 2013
21 155 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
22 154 (19.27%) DNS
23 140 (17.52%) DHCP
24 139 (17.40%) Microsoft Office
25 138 (17.27%) Citrix
26 128 (16.02%) PowerShell
27 123 (15.39%) WAN
28 113 (14.14%) TCP/IP
29 110 (13.77%) LAN

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
1 320 (40.05%) MS Exchange
2 200 (25.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 168 (21.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 87 (10.89%) SharePoint
5 68 (8.51%) IIS
6 49 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 28 (3.50%) Skype for Business
8 11 (1.38%) Apache
8 11 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.63%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.50%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.38%) Confluence
11 3 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.25%) DataSynapse
13 1 (0.13%) CMS
13 1 (0.13%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.13%) Site Server
13 1 (0.13%) Smallworld
Applications
1 139 (17.40%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.75%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.25%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.13%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 315 (39.42%) Office 365
2 211 (26.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.88%) IaaS
4 15 (1.88%) SaaS
5 14 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (1.38%) PaaS
7 9 (1.13%) G Suite
8 5 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.50%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.50%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.38%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.25%) Yammer
12 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 187 (23.40%) Firewall
2 154 (19.27%) DNS
3 140 (17.52%) DHCP
4 123 (15.39%) WAN
5 113 (14.14%) TCP/IP
6 110 (13.77%) LAN
7 103 (12.89%) SAN
8 60 (7.51%) VPN
9 47 (5.88%) VLAN
10 39 (4.88%) VoIP
11 32 (4.01%) Wireless
12 30 (3.75%) Skype
13 26 (3.25%) Wi-Fi
14 18 (2.25%) NetScaler
14 18 (2.25%) Remote Desktop
15 14 (1.75%) NAS
16 13 (1.63%) Network Security
17 11 (1.38%) Internet
17 11 (1.38%) IP Telephony
17 11 (1.38%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (25.03%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 27 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
5 15 (1.88%) Oracle Database
6 12 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.25%) MySQL
8 2 (0.25%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.13%) GIS
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (0.75%) JIRA
2 3 (0.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.38%) MSI
2 3 (0.38%) TeamCity
2 3 (0.38%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.25%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.25%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (5.63%) Finance
2 26 (3.25%) Marketing
3 17 (2.13%) Legal
3 17 (2.13%) Retail
4 13 (1.63%) Law
4 13 (1.63%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.13%) Advertising
5 9 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.75%) Electronics
7 5 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.50%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.13%) Back Office
9 1 (0.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 259 (32.42%) Support Engineer
2 167 (20.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 149 (18.65%) IT Support
4 121 (15.14%) IT Engineer
5 99 (12.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 93 (11.64%) Analyst
7 79 (9.89%) 2nd Line Support
8 78 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 77 (9.64%) IT Support Engineer
10 74 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 72 (9.01%) Support Analyst
12 68 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support
13 62 (7.76%) VMware Engineer
14 58 (7.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 50 (6.26%) Windows Engineer
16 48 (6.01%) IT Analyst
16 48 (6.01%) Server Engineer
17 47 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 47 (5.88%) Administrator
18 43 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.38%) .NET
2 13 (1.63%) XML
3 12 (1.50%) ASP.NET
4 9 (1.13%) LDAP
4 9 (1.13%) Web Services
5 7 (0.88%) .NET Framework
5 7 (0.88%) HTML
6 6 (0.75%) CSS
6 6 (0.75%) WCF
7 4 (0.50%) SOAP
8 3 (0.38%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.25%) COM
9 2 (0.25%) JTAPI
9 2 (0.25%) LAMP
9 2 (0.25%) RFC 2833
9 2 (0.25%) TAPI
10 1 (0.13%) CSS3
10 1 (0.13%) HTML5
10 1 (0.13%) JDBC
10 1 (0.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.01%) Clustering
2 26 (3.25%) Data Centre
3 18 (2.25%) Blackberry
4 16 (2.00%) Private Cloud
5 14 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (1.38%) Driving Licence
7 9 (1.13%) PKI
8 8 (1.00%) Virtual Team
9 7 (0.88%) Management Information System
9 7 (0.88%) Public Cloud
10 5 (0.63%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.63%) iPad
10 5 (0.63%) iPhone
11 4 (0.50%) Replication
12 3 (0.38%) CCTV
12 3 (0.38%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.38%) Handset
12 3 (0.38%) iSeries
12 3 (0.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 799 (100.00%) Windows
2 575 (71.96%) Windows Server
3 438 (54.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 242 (30.29%) Windows 7
5 222 (27.78%) Windows 10
6 184 (23.03%) Windows 8
7 87 (10.89%) Linux
8 70 (8.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (3.75%) Mac OS X
10 24 (3.00%) Windows XP
11 19 (2.38%) CentOS
12 15 (1.88%) Windows Vista
13 13 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (1.38%) Apple iOS
14 11 (1.38%) Unix
15 8 (1.00%) Android
16 7 (0.88%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.75%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.63%) SUSE
19 4 (0.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (29.54%) ITIL
2 50 (6.26%) CRM
3 40 (5.01%) Problem Management
4 39 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 36 (4.51%) Capacity Planning
6 34 (4.26%) Change Management
7 33 (4.13%) Mentoring
7 33 (4.13%) Migration
8 28 (3.50%) Time Management
9 27 (3.38%) Capacity Management
10 24 (3.00%) Incident Management
11 23 (2.88%) Service Delivery
12 21 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
13 20 (2.50%) Application Virtualisation
13 20 (2.50%) Customer Requirements
14 19 (2.38%) ERP
15 17 (2.13%) Patch Management
16 16 (2.00%) ITIL V3
16 16 (2.00%) Presales
16 16 (2.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 218 (27.28%) SQL
2 128 (16.02%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.00%) C#
4 14 (1.75%) C
5 13 (1.63%) JavaScript
6 12 (1.50%) VBScript
7 10 (1.25%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.13%) Ruby
8 9 (1.13%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.38%) Perl
10 2 (0.25%) C++
10 2 (0.25%) PHP
10 2 (0.25%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.25%) VBA
11 1 (0.13%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.13%) Java
11 1 (0.13%) Python
11 1 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 155 (19.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (10.64%) MCSE
3 82 (10.26%) MCSA
4 60 (7.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 54 (6.76%) Security Cleared
6 49 (6.13%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (4.88%) CCNA
8 38 (4.76%) SC Cleared
9 33 (4.13%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 30 (3.75%) MCP
11 26 (3.25%) CCA
11 26 (3.25%) Citrix Certification
12 23 (2.88%) A+ Certification
13 20 (2.50%) Degree
14 17 (2.13%) CCNP
15 15 (1.88%) MCITP
16 10 (1.25%) Server+ Certification
17 9 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 9 (1.13%) MCTS
18 8 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (8.76%) SLA
2 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.25%) GDPR
3 2 (0.25%) PA-DSS
3 2 (0.25%) PMO
3 2 (0.25%) QA
4 1 (0.13%) COBIT
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 555 (69.46%) Active Directory
2 282 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 245 (30.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 90 (11.26%) VMware ESXi
5 61 (7.63%) XenApp
6 52 (6.51%) vSphere
7 42 (5.26%) XenDesktop
8 33 (4.13%) VirtualBox
9 23 (2.88%) Virtual Servers
10 18 (2.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 16 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (1.38%) KVM
13 8 (1.00%) pfSense
13 8 (1.00%) Terminal Services
13 8 (1.00%) vCloud
14 7 (0.88%) NFS
14 7 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
15 6 (0.75%) oVirt
15 6 (0.75%) Samba
16 5 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 104 (13.02%) SCCM
2 58 (7.26%) Backup Exec
3 55 (6.88%) SCOM
3 55 (6.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 53 (6.63%) vCenter Server
5 36 (4.51%) WSUS
6 32 (4.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 32 (4.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 18 (2.25%) SCVMM
8 14 (1.75%) Puppet
9 12 (1.50%) Simpana
10 11 (1.38%) Failover Clustering
11 9 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
12 8 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
13 7 (0.88%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.75%) Bacula
14 6 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
15 5 (0.63%) EdgeSight
15 5 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 533 (66.71%) Microsoft
2 477 (59.70%) VMware
3 219 (27.41%) Cisco
4 138 (17.27%) Citrix
5 68 (8.51%) Symantec
6 57 (7.13%) HP
6 57 (7.13%) Juniper
7 56 (7.01%) Dell
8 43 (5.38%) F5
9 39 (4.88%) Apple
10 38 (4.76%) Red Hat
11 36 (4.51%) Veritas
12 32 (4.01%) Altiris
12 32 (4.01%) Forcepoint
13 31 (3.88%) CommVault
14 30 (3.75%) Meraki
15 28 (3.50%) NetApp
16 26 (3.25%) Veeam
17 22 (2.75%) Oracle
18 20 (2.50%) ZyXEL