Period
to 24 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 234 185 182
Rank change year-on-year -49 -3 -28
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 731 2,464 3,117
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 1.84% 1.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.28% 8.07% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 672 2,153 2,708
Median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,025 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £61,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £36,835 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.81% +5.24% -

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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 11,635 30,526 37,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.29% 22.78% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9,696 24,304 30,098
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in the UK

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server 2012.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in the UK

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server 2012 over the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in the UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 17 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 24 November 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
England -54 663 £41,375 +10.33% 146
UK excluding London -31 502 £37,500 +1.81% 136
London -57 199 £55,000 +43.34% 21
South East +11 174 £40,000 +14.29% 39
North of England -19 107 £35,000 -6.67% 40
Midlands -6 78 £36,500 +5.80% 21
Work from Home -31 71 £52,500 +17.98% 15
South West -51 61 £36,525 -0.61% 11
North West +20 55 £42,000 +10.53% 25
West Midlands -9 40 £31,250 -10.71% 12
East Midlands +16 38 £37,500 +19.05% 9
East of England +33 37 £41,500 +3.75% 14
Yorkshire -11 34 £27,500 -21.43% 11
Wales +45 24 £40,250 +7.33% 3
Scotland +40 20 £50,000 +33.33% 8
North East +24 18 £32,500 +2.87% 4
Northern Ireland +19 2 £50,000 +33.33%

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 731 (100.00%) Windows
2 561 (76.74%) Windows Server
3 526 (71.96%) Active Directory
4 482 (65.94%) Microsoft
5 402 (54.99%) VMware
6 401 (54.86%) Windows Server 2016
7 373 (51.03%) Office 365
8 332 (45.42%) Azure
9 296 (40.49%) VMware Infrastructure
10 248 (33.93%) Windows 10
11 237 (32.42%) DNS
12 223 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 217 (29.69%) PowerShell
14 210 (28.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 198 (27.09%) DHCP
16 196 (26.81%) Firewall
17 187 (25.58%) Hyper-V
18 181 (24.76%) Cisco
19 173 (23.67%) Windows Server 2019
20 154 (21.07%) ITIL
21 153 (20.93%) MS Exchange
22 140 (19.15%) SCCM
23 133 (18.19%) TCP/IP
24 132 (18.06%) Citrix
25 131 (17.92%) Windows 7
26 127 (17.37%) SQL Server
27 126 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
27 126 (17.24%) SAN
28 110 (15.05%) SQL
29 97 (13.27%) Azure Active Directory

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 153 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 83 (11.35%) SharePoint
3 68 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 53 (7.25%) IIS
5 52 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 46 (6.29%) Skype for Business
7 22 (3.01%) Confluence
8 13 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.37%) Apache
9 10 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.41%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.14%) CMS
14 1 (0.14%) nginx
Applications
1 126 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.27%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.14%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 373 (51.03%) Office 365
2 332 (45.42%) Azure
3 97 (13.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 88 (12.04%) AWS
5 63 (8.62%) IaaS
6 46 (6.29%) SaaS
7 44 (6.02%) PaaS
8 25 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (3.01%) OneDrive
10 11 (1.50%) Mimecast
11 10 (1.37%) GCP
12 9 (1.23%) G Suite
12 9 (1.23%) Power Platform
12 9 (1.23%) Slack
13 8 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
14 5 (0.68%) PowerApps
15 4 (0.55%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 3 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
16 3 (0.41%) Power Automate
17 2 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 237 (32.42%) DNS
2 198 (27.09%) DHCP
3 196 (26.81%) Firewall
4 133 (18.19%) TCP/IP
5 126 (17.24%) SAN
6 96 (13.13%) LAN
6 96 (13.13%) WAN
7 78 (10.67%) VPN
8 71 (9.71%) VoIP
9 70 (9.58%) Skype
10 66 (9.03%) VLAN
11 35 (4.79%) NetScaler
12 27 (3.69%) Internet
12 27 (3.69%) Wi-Fi
12 27 (3.69%) Wireless
13 24 (3.28%) NAS
14 23 (3.15%) VSAN
15 19 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
16 17 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
17 16 (2.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (17.37%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
4 18 (2.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (1.78%) MySQL
6 10 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (0.82%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (0.68%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.55%) GIS
10 4 (0.55%) QGIS
10 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.41%) Power BI
11 3 (0.41%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.27%) Apache Ignite
12 2 (0.27%) Big Data
13 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 21 (2.87%) JIRA
2 11 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.09%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.82%) Maven
6 5 (0.68%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.55%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.55%) MSI
7 4 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.41%) Artifactory
8 3 (0.41%) GitLab
8 3 (0.41%) Gradle
8 3 (0.41%) InstallShield
8 3 (0.41%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.14%) Hudson
General
1 94 (12.86%) Finance
2 28 (3.83%) Military
3 23 (3.15%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.01%) Banking
5 19 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.46%) Law
7 14 (1.92%) Legal
8 12 (1.64%) Public Sector
9 10 (1.37%) Retail
10 7 (0.96%) Electronics
10 7 (0.96%) Marketing
11 6 (0.82%) Billing
12 5 (0.68%) Police
13 4 (0.55%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.55%) Front Office
14 3 (0.41%) Local Government
15 2 (0.27%) Housing Association
15 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.14%) Advertising
16 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 166 (22.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 110 (15.05%) IT Engineer
3 97 (13.27%) Support Engineer
4 93 (12.72%) Analyst
5 73 (9.99%) IT Support
6 62 (8.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 49 (6.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 46 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
9 44 (6.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 42 (5.75%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 42 (5.75%) Systems Engineer
11 40 (5.47%) Azure Engineer
12 36 (4.92%) Administrator
13 35 (4.79%) 3rd Line Support
14 34 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
14 34 (4.65%) Support Analyst
15 25 (3.42%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
15 25 (3.42%) Server Engineer
16 24 (3.28%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
16 24 (3.28%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.69%) Web Services
2 13 (1.78%) LDAP
3 8 (1.09%) .NET
4 7 (0.96%) HTML
5 6 (0.82%) XML
6 5 (0.68%) CSS
6 5 (0.68%) SOAP
7 4 (0.55%) AngularJS
7 4 (0.55%) PostGIS
8 3 (0.41%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.41%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.41%) Entity Framework
8 3 (0.41%) REST
8 3 (0.41%) Software Packaging
8 3 (0.41%) WSH
9 2 (0.27%) Ajax
9 2 (0.27%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.27%) jQuery
9 2 (0.27%) SAML
9 2 (0.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.16%) Management Information System
2 40 (5.47%) Data Centre
3 33 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (4.38%) Clustering
4 32 (4.38%) Replication
4 32 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (3.69%) Driving Licence
6 26 (3.56%) Public Cloud
7 25 (3.42%) PKI
8 24 (3.28%) Client/Server
9 20 (2.74%) User Experience
10 17 (2.33%) Smartphone
11 11 (1.50%) Life Science
12 8 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (1.09%) iPhone
12 8 (1.09%) Wiki
13 6 (0.82%) EMC VNXe
13 6 (0.82%) FlexPod
13 6 (0.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 5 (0.68%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 731 (100.00%) Windows
2 561 (76.74%) Windows Server
3 401 (54.86%) Windows Server 2016
4 248 (33.93%) Windows 10
5 223 (30.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 173 (23.67%) Windows Server 2019
7 131 (17.92%) Windows 7
8 92 (12.59%) Linux
9 51 (6.98%) Windows 8
10 28 (3.83%) CentOS
11 15 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (1.92%) Android
12 14 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (1.37%) Unix
14 8 (1.09%) Debian
14 8 (1.09%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.96%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.96%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.82%) Data ONTAP
17 5 (0.68%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (28.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 154 (21.07%) ITIL
3 79 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
4 67 (9.17%) DevOps
5 50 (6.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 49 (6.70%) Migration
7 46 (6.29%) Incident Management
8 41 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 40 (5.47%) Service Delivery
10 38 (5.20%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (5.20%) Project Management
11 33 (4.51%) Server Management
11 33 (4.51%) Service Management
12 31 (4.24%) Computer Science
12 31 (4.24%) Mentoring
13 29 (3.97%) ITIL V3
13 29 (3.97%) Problem Management
14 28 (3.83%) ITSM
15 27 (3.69%) Information Security
16 25 (3.42%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 217 (29.69%) PowerShell
2 110 (15.05%) SQL
3 27 (3.69%) T-SQL
4 25 (3.42%) Python
5 14 (1.92%) VBScript
6 10 (1.37%) Bash Shell
6 10 (1.37%) Perl
7 8 (1.09%) C#
7 8 (1.09%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.96%) C
9 6 (0.82%) JavaScript
10 5 (0.68%) VB
11 2 (0.27%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.27%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (0.27%) Java
11 2 (0.27%) PHP
11 2 (0.27%) VBA
12 1 (0.14%) Google Apps Script
12 1 (0.14%) R
12 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 96 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 81 (11.08%) Security Cleared
3 70 (9.58%) MCSE
4 61 (8.34%) SC Cleared
5 47 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (6.02%) CCNA
7 41 (5.61%) Degree
7 41 (5.61%) MCSA
8 32 (4.38%) MCP
9 27 (3.69%) DV Cleared
9 27 (3.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (2.60%) MCITP
11 15 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
12 13 (1.78%) CCSA
13 12 (1.64%) AWS Certification
13 12 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (1.50%) MCTS
15 10 (1.37%) Check Point Certification
15 10 (1.37%) VCP6
16 9 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (8.34%) SLA
2 17 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.05%) GDPR
4 5 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) PMO
5 1 (0.14%) QA
System Software
1 526 (71.96%) Active Directory
2 296 (40.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 187 (25.58%) Hyper-V
4 86 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
5 74 (10.12%) vSphere
6 35 (4.79%) Virtual Servers
7 32 (4.38%) XenApp
8 26 (3.56%) Virtual Machines
9 20 (2.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 19 (2.60%) XenDesktop
11 16 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
12 14 (1.92%) VMware NSX
13 12 (1.64%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 11 (1.50%) Docker
14 11 (1.50%) VMware Server
15 8 (1.09%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.55%) Firmware
16 4 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.55%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 140 (19.15%) SCCM
2 78 (10.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 50 (6.84%) WSUS
4 32 (4.38%) SCOM
5 28 (3.83%) Ansible
6 24 (3.28%) vCenter Server
7 22 (3.01%) SCVMM
8 20 (2.74%) Puppet
8 20 (2.74%) Terraform
9 15 (2.05%) Kubernetes
10 14 (1.92%) Backup Exec
11 12 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
13 9 (1.23%) Nagios
14 8 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
14 8 (1.09%) SCOrch
14 8 (1.09%) vRealize
15 7 (0.96%) AirWatch
15 7 (0.96%) CASB
15 7 (0.96%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 482 (65.94%) Microsoft
2 402 (54.99%) VMware
3 181 (24.76%) Cisco
4 132 (18.06%) Citrix
5 78 (10.67%) Veeam
6 51 (6.98%) SolarWinds
7 47 (6.43%) HP
8 40 (5.47%) CheckPoint
9 34 (4.65%) Red Hat
10 30 (4.10%) Dell
11 26 (3.56%) NetApp
12 23 (3.15%) Meraki
12 23 (3.15%) Sophos
13 22 (3.01%) Mitel
14 20 (2.74%) EMC
15 17 (2.33%) Juniper
16 15 (2.05%) Apple
17 13 (1.78%) Google
17 13 (1.78%) McAfee
17 13 (1.78%) Oracle