Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > South West
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 111 71
Rank change year-on-year -23 -40 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 241 315 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.32% 3.05% 4.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.72% 11.74% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 164 280 427
South West median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +15.70% -3.97%
10th Percentile £22,575 £23,200 £22,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.32% +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 2,763 2,684 2,881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.59% 25.98% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,183 2,264 2,516
South West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -29 62 £31,000 -15.07% 6
Wiltshire -10 48 £47,250 +42.11% 11
Gloucestershire -26 39 £35,000 -23.91% 10
Dorset -34 36 £28,000 -3.45% 1
Somerset +40 23 £31,500 -3.08% 6
Cornwall +6 8 £29,500 -9.23% 1
Devon +11 3 £29,625 +15.05% 2
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 241 (100.00%) Windows
2 206 (85.48%) Windows Server
3 187 (77.59%) Active Directory
4 167 (69.29%) Microsoft
5 114 (47.30%) VMware
6 106 (43.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 94 (39.00%) PowerShell
8 84 (34.85%) Hyper-V
9 79 (32.78%) Office 365
10 77 (31.95%) Microsoft Azure
10 77 (31.95%) MS Exchange
11 76 (31.54%) Linux
11 76 (31.54%) Firewall
11 76 (31.54%) SCCM
11 76 (31.54%) Windows 10
12 72 (29.88%) ITIL
12 72 (29.88%) VMware Infrastructure
13 69 (28.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 67 (27.80%) Cisco
15 61 (25.31%) Security Cleared
16 54 (22.41%) Citrix
17 49 (20.33%) Amazon AWS
18 48 (19.92%) Windows 7
18 48 (19.92%) Intrusion Detection
19 47 (19.50%) Virtual Desktop
20 46 (19.09%) DNS
20 46 (19.09%) SQL Server
21 43 (17.84%) SCOM
22 39 (16.18%) SAN
23 37 (15.35%) Service Management

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 77 (31.95%) MS Exchange
2 37 (15.35%) SharePoint
3 34 (14.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (9.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (8.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 19 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (4.15%) IIS
8 8 (3.32%) Apache
9 7 (2.90%) Skype for Business
10 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (12.45%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (8.71%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 79 (32.78%) Office 365
2 77 (31.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (20.33%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (4.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (3.73%) Mimecast
6 5 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.66%) G Suite
8 3 (1.24%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.83%) GitHub
9 2 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.41%) SaaS
10 1 (0.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 76 (31.54%) Firewall
2 48 (19.92%) Intrusion Detection
3 46 (19.09%) DNS
4 39 (16.18%) SAN
5 31 (12.86%) TCP/IP
6 28 (11.62%) Network Security
7 26 (10.79%) DHCP
8 24 (9.96%) WAN
9 23 (9.54%) LAN
10 22 (9.13%) Unified Communications
11 21 (8.71%) Software-Defined Networking
12 19 (7.88%) NAS
13 17 (7.05%) Wireless
14 13 (5.39%) VoIP
15 12 (4.98%) Remote Desktop
15 12 (4.98%) WLAN
16 10 (4.15%) DDNS
17 8 (3.32%) Cisco ASA
18 7 (2.90%) Skype
18 7 (2.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.15%) MySQL
3 3 (1.24%) CouchDB
3 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.83%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (10.37%) Finance
2 6 (2.49%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.07%) Military
4 4 (1.66%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.24%) Automotive
5 3 (1.24%) Electronics
5 3 (1.24%) Law
5 3 (1.24%) Legal
5 3 (1.24%) Marketing
5 3 (1.24%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.41%) Advertising
6 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (31.12%) Support Engineer
2 57 (23.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 44 (18.26%) IT Engineer
4 38 (15.77%) IT Support
5 35 (14.52%) IT Support Engineer
6 27 (11.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 22 (9.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 19 (7.88%) Architect
9 18 (7.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 17 (7.05%) Lead Architect
10 17 (7.05%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 17 (7.05%) Solutions Architect
10 17 (7.05%) Wintel Engineer
11 16 (6.64%) Desktop Support
12 15 (6.22%) 3rd Line Support
12 15 (6.22%) Desktop Engineer
13 14 (5.81%) Cloud Engineer
13 14 (5.81%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (5.81%) Infrastructure Support
13 14 (5.81%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.81%) Web Services
2 4 (1.66%) CSS
2 4 (1.66%) HTML
2 4 (1.66%) XML
3 3 (1.24%) JSON
3 3 (1.24%) SAML
4 2 (0.83%) .NET
5 1 (0.41%) ADSI
5 1 (0.41%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.52%) Hybrid Cloud
2 32 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (10.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 25 (10.37%) Data Centre
5 22 (9.13%) Blackberry
6 20 (8.30%) Clustering
7 10 (4.15%) iPhone
8 9 (3.73%) iPad
9 8 (3.32%) PKI
10 6 (2.49%) Driving Licence
11 5 (2.07%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.66%) EMC VNX
12 4 (1.66%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (1.24%) Computer Science
13 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (1.24%) Fat Client
13 3 (1.24%) Thin Client
13 3 (1.24%) User Experience
14 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 241 (100.00%) Windows
2 206 (85.48%) Windows Server
3 106 (43.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 76 (31.54%) Linux
4 76 (31.54%) Windows 10
5 48 (19.92%) Windows 7
6 29 (12.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (5.39%) CentOS
7 13 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (4.15%) Android
8 10 (4.15%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.49%) AIX
9 6 (2.49%) Ubuntu
9 6 (2.49%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.24%) Debian
10 3 (1.24%) Solaris
10 3 (1.24%) Unix
11 2 (0.83%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (29.88%) ITIL
2 69 (28.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 37 (15.35%) Service Management
4 35 (14.52%) Service Delivery
5 31 (12.86%) Project Management
6 30 (12.45%) ITSM
7 29 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (12.03%) ITIL V3
8 28 (11.62%) Problem Management
9 27 (11.20%) Enterprise Architecture
10 25 (10.37%) Proactive Management
11 24 (9.96%) TOGAF
12 23 (9.54%) Data Protection
13 22 (9.13%) Security Monitoring
13 22 (9.13%) Technical Architecture
14 21 (8.71%) ArchiMate
14 21 (8.71%) Mobile Device Management
14 21 (8.71%) PRINCE2
15 17 (7.05%) MODAF
16 16 (6.64%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 94 (39.00%) PowerShell
2 16 (6.64%) SQL
3 14 (5.81%) Python
4 10 (4.15%) Bash Shell
4 10 (4.15%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.49%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.24%) Java
6 3 (1.24%) Perl
7 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.83%) VB
7 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 61 (25.31%) Security Cleared
2 33 (13.69%) Degree
3 27 (11.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (10.79%) DV Cleared
5 23 (9.54%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (9.54%) SC Cleared
6 21 (8.71%) CCNA
6 21 (8.71%) TOGAF Certification
7 16 (6.64%) Citrix Certification
8 14 (5.81%) CCNP
8 14 (5.81%) MCSE
9 13 (5.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (3.32%) MCSA
11 6 (2.49%) CCA
11 6 (2.49%) MCITP
12 5 (2.07%) JNCIA
13 3 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.24%) VCP5
14 2 (0.83%) AWS Certification
14 2 (0.83%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.56%) SLA
2 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.83%) PMO
3 1 (0.41%) GDPR
3 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 187 (77.59%) Active Directory
2 84 (34.85%) Hyper-V
3 72 (29.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (19.50%) Virtual Desktop
5 15 (6.22%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (6.22%) XenApp
6 14 (5.81%) BitLocker
7 7 (2.90%) vSphere
8 5 (2.07%) Docker
9 4 (1.66%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.24%) Shibboleth
10 3 (1.24%) Xen
10 3 (1.24%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.24%) XenServer
11 2 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 76 (31.54%) SCCM
2 43 (17.84%) SCOM
3 21 (8.71%) vRealize
4 18 (7.47%) SCVMM
5 16 (6.64%) WSUS
6 12 (4.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 8 (3.32%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (2.49%) vCenter Server
9 5 (2.07%) Ansible
9 5 (2.07%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.66%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (1.24%) Puppet
12 2 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
12 2 (0.83%) SCOrch
13 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
13 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
13 1 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
13 1 (0.41%) HP SIM
13 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 167 (69.29%) Microsoft
2 114 (47.30%) VMware
3 67 (27.80%) Cisco
4 54 (22.41%) Citrix
5 34 (14.11%) McAfee
6 17 (7.05%) HP
7 15 (6.22%) Red Hat
7 15 (6.22%) SolarWinds
8 14 (5.81%) CheckPoint
9 13 (5.39%) Apple
10 10 (4.15%) Dell
10 10 (4.15%) ESET
10 10 (4.15%) Veeam
11 7 (2.90%) Sophos
12 6 (2.49%) EMC
12 6 (2.49%) Fortinet
12 6 (2.49%) Google
12 6 (2.49%) Juniper
12 6 (2.49%) Mitel
13 5 (2.07%) Proofpoint