Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 183 162 157
Rank change year-on-year -21 -5 -38
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 619 1,844 2,097
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.72% 2.24% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.47% 9.41% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 509 1,567 1,702
Median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.29% -2.86%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +11.84% +2.70% -2.63%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8,288 19,592 22,505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 22.99% 23.82% 23.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6,693 14,990 17,853
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +0.61% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in the UK excluding London

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in the UK excluding London

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in the UK excluding London

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 8 August 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
South East -10 184 £41,250 +5.77% 28
North of England +4 158 £36,000 -4.00% 32
Midlands -13 76 £36,250 +6.62% 21
North West -3 74 £50,000 +25.00% 19
South West -52 72 £35,000 -6.67% 25
East of England +27 63 £42,500 +10.39% 5
Yorkshire +11 52 £35,000 - 5
Scotland +61 46 £36,250 -14.71% 2
East Midlands +31 39 £37,500 +10.29% 12
West Midlands -12 35 £35,000 +2.19% 9
North East +37 32 £28,500 -18.57% 8
Wales +30 17 £32,500 -16.67%
Northern Ireland +17 4 £46,000 +22.67%
Windows Server 2012
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 619 (100.00%) Windows
2 473 (76.41%) Windows Server
3 391 (63.17%) Active Directory
4 382 (61.71%) Microsoft
5 345 (55.74%) Windows Server 2016
6 298 (48.14%) VMware
7 290 (46.85%) Office 365
8 217 (35.06%) Azure
9 207 (33.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 188 (30.37%) Windows 10
11 185 (29.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 177 (28.59%) Hyper-V
13 160 (25.85%) DNS
14 155 (25.04%) Firewall
15 149 (24.07%) Cisco
15 149 (24.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 145 (23.42%) DHCP
16 145 (23.42%) ITIL
17 141 (22.78%) Microsoft Office
18 140 (22.62%) SQL Server
19 128 (20.68%) Windows 7
20 125 (20.19%) MS Exchange
21 124 (20.03%) SQL
22 119 (19.22%) TCP/IP
23 117 (18.90%) Citrix
24 113 (18.26%) PowerShell
25 101 (16.32%) LAN
26 96 (15.51%) WAN
27 95 (15.35%) SCCM
28 93 (15.02%) Windows Server 2019

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 125 (20.19%) MS Exchange
2 79 (12.76%) SharePoint
3 61 (9.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 57 (9.21%) IIS
5 50 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (3.72%) Skype for Business
7 20 (3.23%) Tomcat
8 14 (2.26%) Apache
9 5 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.48%) Confluence
11 3 (0.48%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.16%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.16%) Mule
12 1 (0.16%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.16%) nginx
12 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 141 (22.78%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.10%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.48%) Exchequer
2 3 (0.48%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.48%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.16%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 290 (46.85%) Office 365
2 217 (35.06%) Azure
3 83 (13.41%) AWS
4 40 (6.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 28 (4.52%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (4.20%) OneDrive
7 21 (3.39%) Dynamics 365
7 21 (3.39%) IaaS
8 14 (2.26%) Power Platform
9 12 (1.94%) SaaS
10 11 (1.78%) PaaS
11 9 (1.45%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.81%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 5 (0.81%) GCP
13 4 (0.65%) PowerApps
14 3 (0.48%) G Suite
15 2 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 160 (25.85%) DNS
2 155 (25.04%) Firewall
3 145 (23.42%) DHCP
4 119 (19.22%) TCP/IP
5 101 (16.32%) LAN
6 96 (15.51%) WAN
7 81 (13.09%) SAN
8 73 (11.79%) VPN
9 56 (9.05%) VoIP
10 45 (7.27%) VLAN
11 34 (5.49%) Skype
12 31 (5.01%) NAS
13 29 (4.68%) Internet
13 29 (4.68%) Wireless
14 23 (3.72%) Wi-Fi
15 18 (2.91%) NetScaler
16 17 (2.75%) Network Security
17 16 (2.58%) Remote Desktop
18 11 (1.78%) iSCSI
19 8 (1.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (4.36%) SQL Server 2014
3 27 (4.36%) SQL Server 2016
4 21 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (2.75%) SQL Server 2017
6 16 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (1.78%) NoSQL
9 10 (1.62%) Power BI
10 8 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.13%) MySQL
12 3 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.48%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.48%) MS Access
13 2 (0.32%) Cosmos DB
13 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (1.78%) Git (software)
1 11 (1.78%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.29%) Ant
2 8 (1.29%) JUnit
2 8 (1.29%) Maven
2 8 (1.29%) Selenium
2 8 (1.29%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.13%) GitLab
4 6 (0.97%) JIRA
5 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.32%) Bazaar
7 1 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.16%) WinDbg
General
1 80 (12.92%) Finance
2 19 (3.07%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.75%) Legal
4 14 (2.26%) Manufacturing
5 12 (1.94%) Public Sector
6 10 (1.62%) Retail
7 8 (1.29%) Law
8 6 (0.97%) Military
9 4 (0.65%) Banking
9 4 (0.65%) Local Government
10 3 (0.48%) Back Office
10 3 (0.48%) Billing
11 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.32%) Electronics
11 2 (0.32%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.32%) Publishing
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 112 (18.09%) Analyst
2 109 (17.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 107 (17.29%) Support Engineer
4 93 (15.02%) IT Engineer
5 90 (14.54%) IT Support
6 67 (10.82%) Support Analyst
7 53 (8.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 52 (8.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 49 (7.92%) IT Support Engineer
10 42 (6.79%) Applications Support
11 34 (5.49%) Server Engineer
12 33 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
13 32 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
14 31 (5.01%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 30 (4.85%) Applications Support Analyst
16 28 (4.52%) Technical Engineer
17 25 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 22 (3.55%) Network Engineer
18 22 (3.55%) Service Analyst
18 22 (3.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.72%) .NET
2 22 (3.55%) AngularJS
3 20 (3.23%) HTML
4 16 (2.58%) ASP.NET
4 16 (2.58%) CSS
5 12 (1.94%) .NET Framework
6 11 (1.78%) jQuery
6 11 (1.78%) React
7 9 (1.45%) Web Services
8 8 (1.29%) Django
8 8 (1.29%) Hibernate
8 8 (1.29%) Laravel
8 8 (1.29%) Spring
8 8 (1.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (1.29%) Vue.js
9 7 (1.13%) Symfony
10 5 (0.81%) Node.js
10 5 (0.81%) WSH
10 5 (0.81%) XML
11 4 (0.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.30%) Data Centre
2 38 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.01%) Management Information System
4 28 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (3.88%) Clustering
5 24 (3.88%) Replication
6 23 (3.72%) PKI
7 21 (3.39%) Driving Licence
8 13 (2.10%) Public Cloud
9 10 (1.62%) CMDB
9 10 (1.62%) Life Science
10 8 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.29%) EPoS
11 7 (1.13%) Device Driver
11 7 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (0.97%) Fat Client
12 6 (0.97%) iPad
12 6 (0.97%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.81%) Handset
13 5 (0.81%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 619 (100.00%) Windows
2 473 (76.41%) Windows Server
3 345 (55.74%) Windows Server 2016
4 188 (30.37%) Windows 10
5 185 (29.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 128 (20.68%) Windows 7
7 93 (15.02%) Windows Server 2019
8 80 (12.92%) Linux
9 60 (9.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 54 (8.72%) Windows 8
11 26 (4.20%) CentOS
12 16 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (2.42%) Unix
14 11 (1.78%) Ubuntu
15 9 (1.45%) Android
16 8 (1.29%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.48%) Windows Phone
18 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
19 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (24.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 145 (23.42%) ITIL
3 82 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (5.98%) Cybersecurity
4 37 (5.98%) Release Management
5 36 (5.82%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (5.82%) Project Delivery
6 33 (5.33%) Incident Management
6 33 (5.33%) Project Management
6 33 (5.33%) Server Management
7 31 (5.01%) Computer Science
8 30 (4.85%) Information Security
8 30 (4.85%) ITIL V3
9 29 (4.68%) Mentoring
10 27 (4.36%) DevOps
10 27 (4.36%) Service Delivery
11 25 (4.04%) Change Management
12 24 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
13 22 (3.55%) Kalman Filter
14 21 (3.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 124 (20.03%) SQL
2 113 (18.26%) PowerShell
3 27 (4.36%) JavaScript
3 27 (4.36%) T-SQL
4 19 (3.07%) C#
5 18 (2.91%) Java
6 15 (2.42%) Python
7 14 (2.26%) VBScript
8 9 (1.45%) PHP
8 9 (1.45%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.29%) VB
10 7 (1.13%) C
11 6 (0.97%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.48%) Google Apps Script
12 3 (0.48%) Perl
12 3 (0.48%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.48%) VB6
12 3 (0.48%) VBA
13 2 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 72 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (9.53%) Degree
3 50 (8.08%) MCSE
4 47 (7.59%) Security Cleared
5 32 (5.17%) MCP
5 32 (5.17%) SC Cleared
6 30 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (4.20%) CCNA
8 21 (3.39%) DV Cleared
9 20 (3.23%) MCSA
10 19 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (2.91%) MCITP
12 12 (1.94%) CCA
12 12 (1.94%) CCNP
12 12 (1.94%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (1.29%) A+ Certification
13 8 (1.29%) MCTS
14 7 (1.13%) AWS Certification
14 7 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.97%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (8.72%) SLA
2 29 (4.68%) GDPR
3 27 (4.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (2.42%) QA
5 6 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.65%) NIST
7 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.16%) NCSC
9 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 391 (63.17%) Active Directory
2 207 (33.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 177 (28.59%) Hyper-V
4 58 (9.37%) VMware ESXi
5 47 (7.59%) vSphere
6 44 (7.11%) XenApp
7 28 (4.52%) Virtual Machines
8 24 (3.88%) XenDesktop
9 13 (2.10%) Virtual Servers
9 13 (2.10%) VMware Workstation
10 11 (1.78%) Docker
11 8 (1.29%) Firmware
11 8 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
12 7 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.97%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.81%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 5 (0.81%) DFS Replication
14 5 (0.81%) VirtualBox
14 5 (0.81%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.65%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 95 (15.35%) SCCM
2 31 (5.01%) WSUS
3 23 (3.72%) vCenter Server
4 22 (3.55%) Backup Exec
5 19 (3.07%) Terraform
6 18 (2.91%) Microsoft Intune
7 17 (2.75%) SCOM
8 16 (2.58%) Ansible
9 15 (2.42%) Kubernetes
10 13 (2.10%) SCVMM
11 12 (1.94%) FortiGate
11 12 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (1.13%) Puppet
12 7 (1.13%) SCOrch
13 6 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
13 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
13 6 (0.97%) vRealize
14 5 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
15 4 (0.65%) PowerCLI
15 4 (0.65%) SCSM
Vendors
1 382 (61.71%) Microsoft
2 298 (48.14%) VMware
3 149 (24.07%) Cisco
4 117 (18.90%) Citrix
5 74 (11.95%) HP
6 63 (10.18%) Veeam
7 41 (6.62%) Dell
8 29 (4.68%) Juniper
9 25 (4.04%) NetApp
10 22 (3.55%) Meraki
10 22 (3.55%) Red Hat
11 18 (2.91%) McAfee
12 15 (2.42%) Symantec
13 14 (2.26%) Sophos
14 13 (2.10%) Apple
15 12 (1.94%) Palo Alto
16 11 (1.78%) Aruba
16 11 (1.78%) CommVault
16 11 (1.78%) EqualLogic
16 11 (1.78%) IBM