Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > South West
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 95 68
Rank change year-on-year +9 -27 +65
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 355 352 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.47% 3.38% 4.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.89% 13.94% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 267 329 479
South West median annual salary £32,500 £31,250 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -0.79% -10.00%
10th Percentile £19,325 £19,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £46,000 £46,050 £47,500
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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,755 2,526 3,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.93% 24.23% 29.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,199 2,183 3,096
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,794
% change year-on-year - +0.46% +5.40%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in the South West

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the South West.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in the South West

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the South West over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in the South West

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Bristol +33 98 £42,500 +32.81% 15
Somerset +42 58 £25,000 +11.11% 4
Dorset -44 54 £26,000 -9.57% 6
Wiltshire -16 42 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Gloucestershire -13 34 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Cornwall -12 20 £25,000 +2.04% 4
Devon -4 15 £22,000 -20.00% 7
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 355 (100.00%) Windows
2 279 (78.59%) Windows Server
3 245 (69.01%) Active Directory
4 216 (60.85%) Microsoft
5 208 (58.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 176 (49.58%) VMware
7 126 (35.49%) Office 365
8 125 (35.21%) Firewall
9 124 (34.93%) ITIL
10 122 (34.37%) Hyper-V
11 102 (28.73%) SQL Server
12 94 (26.48%) Windows 7
13 91 (25.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 83 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
15 76 (21.41%) Windows 10
16 72 (20.28%) PowerShell
16 72 (20.28%) Degree
17 68 (19.15%) DNS
18 66 (18.59%) SCCM
19 64 (18.03%) Cisco
19 64 (18.03%) Microsoft Office
19 64 (18.03%) Service Delivery
20 63 (17.75%) Service Management
20 63 (17.75%) ITSM
20 63 (17.75%) SharePoint
21 62 (17.46%) SAN
22 60 (16.90%) Citrix
23 59 (16.62%) MS Exchange
23 59 (16.62%) Proactive Management
24 58 (16.34%) Security Cleared

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 63 (17.75%) SharePoint
2 59 (16.62%) MS Exchange
3 35 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 33 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (8.45%) Skype for Business
6 17 (4.79%) IIS
7 12 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (2.82%) Apache
9 9 (2.54%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.41%) GlassFish
10 5 (1.41%) JBoss
10 5 (1.41%) Mule
11 2 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 64 (18.03%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.41%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 126 (35.49%) Office 365
2 83 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (10.70%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (6.48%) IaaS
5 6 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.69%) PaaS
6 5 (1.41%) IBM Cloud
6 5 (1.41%) SaaS
6 5 (1.41%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 125 (35.21%) Firewall
2 68 (19.15%) DNS
3 62 (17.46%) SAN
4 58 (16.34%) DHCP
5 48 (13.52%) TCP/IP
6 45 (12.68%) Network Security
7 43 (12.11%) Intrusion Detection
8 30 (8.45%) WAN
9 27 (7.61%) LAN
10 24 (6.76%) Wireless
11 23 (6.48%) NAS
12 22 (6.20%) Skype
13 20 (5.63%) VoIP
13 20 (5.63%) VPN
14 19 (5.35%) VLAN
15 16 (4.51%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (4.23%) Remote Desktop
17 10 (2.82%) HTTP
18 9 (2.54%) IPsec
18 9 (2.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (28.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.66%) MySQL
3 9 (2.54%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.97%) JIRA
3 6 (1.69%) Artifactory
3 6 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.69%) MSBuild
3 6 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (1.69%) RSpec
3 6 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (1.41%) PROIV
5 1 (0.28%) Ant
5 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.28%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.28%) Selenium
5 1 (0.28%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.28%) Subversion
5 1 (0.28%) TestNG
General
1 19 (5.35%) Finance
2 12 (3.38%) Legal
3 6 (1.69%) Advertising
3 6 (1.69%) Law
4 5 (1.41%) Retail
4 5 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.13%) Marketing
6 2 (0.56%) Military
7 1 (0.28%) Back Office
7 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 107 (30.14%) Support Engineer
2 75 (21.13%) IT Support
3 68 (19.15%) IT Engineer
4 51 (14.37%) IT Support Engineer
5 50 (14.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 49 (13.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 47 (13.24%) 2nd Line Support
8 41 (11.55%) Analyst
9 35 (9.86%) 3rd Line Support
10 32 (9.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 31 (8.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 28 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 26 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
14 25 (7.04%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
15 24 (6.76%) Support Analyst
16 20 (5.63%) Wintel Engineer
17 17 (4.79%) IT Manager
18 15 (4.23%) IT Analyst
18 15 (4.23%) IT Support Analyst
19 14 (3.94%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.86%) Web Services
2 13 (3.66%) .NET
3 8 (2.25%) LAMP
3 8 (2.25%) LDAP
4 6 (1.69%) AngularJS
4 6 (1.69%) JSON
4 6 (1.69%) XML
5 5 (1.41%) SAML
6 4 (1.13%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.13%) CSS
6 4 (1.13%) HTML
6 4 (1.13%) HTML5
6 4 (1.13%) WinForms
7 2 (0.56%) ADSI
7 2 (0.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (12.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 27 (7.61%) Hybrid Cloud
4 22 (6.20%) Data Centre
5 18 (5.07%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (4.23%) User Experience
7 13 (3.66%) Driving Licence
8 12 (3.38%) Clustering
9 10 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (2.54%) Public Cloud
11 8 (2.25%) Computer Science
12 7 (1.97%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (1.41%) Mobile Computing
15 4 (1.13%) CCTV
15 4 (1.13%) Life Science
15 4 (1.13%) PKI
15 4 (1.13%) Replication
15 4 (1.13%) SCADA
16 3 (0.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 355 (100.00%) Windows
2 279 (78.59%) Windows Server
3 208 (58.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 94 (26.48%) Windows 7
5 76 (21.41%) Windows 10
6 55 (15.49%) Linux
7 44 (12.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (8.73%) Windows 8
9 15 (4.23%) AIX
10 12 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (3.10%) Unix
12 10 (2.82%) CentOS
13 8 (2.25%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.41%) Solaris
15 3 (0.85%) Android
16 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (34.93%) ITIL
2 64 (18.03%) Service Delivery
3 63 (17.75%) ITSM
3 63 (17.75%) Service Management
4 59 (16.62%) Proactive Management
5 50 (14.08%) ITIL V3
6 49 (13.80%) Business Intelligence
7 45 (12.68%) Problem Management
8 31 (8.73%) Network Virtualisation
9 25 (7.04%) Boundary Protection
9 25 (7.04%) Data Loss Prevention
9 25 (7.04%) Threat Detection
10 19 (5.35%) Incident Management
11 16 (4.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (4.51%) Mentoring
11 16 (4.51%) Project Management
11 16 (4.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (3.94%) Information Security
12 14 (3.94%) Migration
13 13 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (20.28%) PowerShell
2 29 (8.17%) SQL
3 15 (4.23%) Shell Script
4 11 (3.10%) Java
5 10 (2.82%) C#
6 9 (2.54%) VBScript
7 7 (1.97%) C
8 4 (1.13%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.13%) PHP
9 2 (0.56%) Perl
9 2 (0.56%) Python
10 1 (0.28%) F#
Qualifications
1 72 (20.28%) Degree
2 58 (16.34%) Security Cleared
3 49 (13.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (8.73%) CCNA
6 24 (6.76%) MCSE
7 23 (6.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (4.23%) Citrix Certification
9 14 (3.94%) DV Cleared
10 11 (3.10%) CCNP
11 10 (2.82%) MCSA
12 9 (2.54%) MCP
13 8 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (2.25%) ISTQB
13 8 (2.25%) MCITP
14 7 (1.97%) CCA
14 7 (1.97%) VCP5
15 5 (1.41%) DBS Check
16 4 (1.13%) CCIE
16 4 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (12.68%) SLA
2 8 (2.25%) QA
3 4 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 245 (69.01%) Active Directory
2 122 (34.37%) Hyper-V
3 91 (25.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (12.39%) Virtual Desktop
5 26 (7.32%) BitLocker
6 25 (7.04%) vSphere
7 24 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (5.07%) XenApp
9 14 (3.94%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.97%) Docker
11 2 (0.56%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.28%) pfSense
12 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.28%) VMFS
12 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 66 (18.59%) SCCM
2 34 (9.58%) SCOM
3 31 (8.73%) SCVMM
4 18 (5.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 10 (2.82%) Backup Exec
5 10 (2.82%) WSUS
6 6 (1.69%) Ansible
6 6 (1.69%) Terraform
7 5 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.13%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (1.13%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.85%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.56%) Puppet
11 1 (0.28%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.28%) PowerCLI
11 1 (0.28%) vMotion
Vendors
1 216 (60.85%) Microsoft
2 176 (49.58%) VMware
3 64 (18.03%) Cisco
4 60 (16.90%) Citrix
5 45 (12.68%) McAfee
6 26 (7.32%) Veeam
7 15 (4.23%) NetApp
8 13 (3.66%) SolarWinds
9 12 (3.38%) Red Hat
10 11 (3.10%) Oracle
11 8 (2.25%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.25%) HP
12 7 (1.97%) Apple
13 6 (1.69%) CA Agile Central
13 6 (1.69%) Dell
13 6 (1.69%) Meraki
14 5 (1.41%) AVG
14 5 (1.41%) CommVault
14 5 (1.41%) Jaspersoft
14 5 (1.41%) New Relic