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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 514 345 219
Rank change year-on-year -169 -126 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 1,124 981 1,232
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.91% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.42% 4.95% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 936 821 1,035
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
25th Percentile £32,000 £28,500 £30,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
75th Percentile £53,375 £50,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £62,250 £62,500 £63,838
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year +4.58% +3.38% -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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 32,889 19,810 16,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.10% 18.38% 21.22%
Number of salaries quoted 16,659 14,598 13,783
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +4.76%

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 4 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in the UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 18 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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -139 1,035 £42,500 +6.25% 165
UK excluding London -87 797 £40,000 +4.58% 143
Work from Home -155 422 £45,000 +20.00% 52
London -149 281 £52,500 +16.67% 34
South East -102 192 £40,500 +1.25% 28
North of England -81 180 £40,000 - 39
Midlands -26 169 £34,500 +6.15% 29
East of England -36 143 £40,000 -15.79% 19
West Midlands -24 97 £34,000 +4.62% 16
North West -84 81 £43,750 +8.02% 21
Yorkshire -35 79 £38,000 +15.15% 15
East Midlands -22 71 £40,000 -1.84% 13
South West -54 66 £35,000 +7.69% 16
Scotland -74 35 £30,750 +11.82% 1
North East -27 20 £40,000 -21.57% 3
Wales -46 6 £31,500 -10.00% 8
Channel Islands - 6 £50,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £37,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 1,124 (100.00%) Windows
2 827 (73.58%) Microsoft
3 719 (63.97%) Windows Server
4 706 (62.81%) Active Directory
5 613 (54.54%) Windows Server 2016
6 556 (49.47%) Microsoft 365
7 502 (44.66%) VMware
8 474 (42.17%) Azure
9 381 (33.90%) Windows Server 2019
10 378 (33.63%) DNS
11 377 (33.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 354 (31.49%) Social Skills
13 334 (29.72%) PowerShell
14 330 (29.36%) ITIL
15 327 (29.09%) DHCP
16 322 (28.65%) Windows 10
17 319 (28.38%) Firewall
18 270 (24.02%) Windows Server 2008
19 268 (23.84%) Cisco
20 254 (22.60%) Hyper-V
21 219 (19.48%) WAN
21 219 (19.48%) SQL
22 213 (18.95%) SQL Server
23 212 (18.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 210 (18.68%) SCCM
25 209 (18.59%) MS Exchange
26 206 (18.33%) SLA
27 199 (17.70%) LAN
28 196 (17.44%) Microsoft Office
29 193 (17.17%) SharePoint

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
1 209 (18.59%) MS Exchange
2 193 (17.17%) SharePoint
3 68 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 62 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 58 (5.16%) IIS
6 36 (3.20%) Skype for Business
7 24 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.62%) Confluence
10 5 (0.44%) Apache
10 5 (0.44%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.089%) CMS
12 1 (0.089%) JBoss
12 1 (0.089%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.089%) SAS
12 1 (0.089%) WebSphere
Applications
1 196 (17.44%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.089%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.089%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.089%) Revit
5 1 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.089%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 556 (49.47%) Microsoft 365
2 474 (42.17%) Azure
3 163 (14.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 156 (13.88%) AWS
5 78 (6.94%) IaaS
6 71 (6.32%) SaaS
7 66 (5.87%) PaaS
8 54 (4.80%) Mimecast
9 47 (4.18%) OneDrive
10 28 (2.49%) Azure Monitor
11 25 (2.22%) Azure Sentinel
12 21 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
13 20 (1.78%) Rubrik
14 19 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
14 19 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
15 17 (1.51%) Amazon S3
16 16 (1.42%) Route 53
16 16 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 15 (1.33%) Serverless
18 12 (1.07%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 378 (33.63%) DNS
2 327 (29.09%) DHCP
3 319 (28.38%) Firewall
4 219 (19.48%) WAN
5 199 (17.70%) LAN
6 148 (13.17%) TCP/IP
7 133 (11.83%) SAN
7 133 (11.83%) VPN
8 127 (11.30%) VLAN
9 98 (8.72%) Remote Desktop
10 97 (8.63%) Wireless
11 76 (6.76%) Wi-Fi
12 60 (5.34%) Internet
13 55 (4.89%) VoIP
14 44 (3.91%) Skype
15 37 (3.29%) MPLS
16 32 (2.85%) NetScaler
17 31 (2.76%) Network Security
18 30 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
19 25 (2.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (18.95%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.20%) Amazon RDS
3 26 (2.31%) MongoDB
4 24 (2.14%) MySQL
5 22 (1.96%) DB2
6 20 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (1.33%) InfluxDB
8 15 (1.33%) MariaDB
8 15 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.71%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.62%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.53%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.44%) Biml
12 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (0.44%) Power BI
13 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.27%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (1.69%) JIRA
2 10 (0.89%) Visual Studio
3 9 (0.80%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.71%) Subversion
5 6 (0.53%) Bitbucket
5 6 (0.53%) InstallShield
5 6 (0.53%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.36%) AdminStudio
6 4 (0.36%) Fiddler
6 4 (0.36%) MSI
7 3 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.089%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 354 (31.49%) Social Skills
2 118 (10.50%) Finance
3 66 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (5.34%) Organisational Skills
5 55 (4.89%) Law
6 47 (4.18%) Telecoms
7 41 (3.65%) Public Sector
8 40 (3.56%) Legal
9 38 (3.38%) Retail
10 37 (3.29%) Banking
11 24 (2.14%) Presentation Skills
12 22 (1.96%) Documentation Skills
13 17 (1.51%) Games
14 16 (1.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 15 (1.33%) Danish Language
15 15 (1.33%) Swedish Language
16 13 (1.16%) Fire and Rescue
17 11 (0.98%) Advertising
18 10 (0.89%) Aviation
18 10 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 204 (18.15%) Analyst
2 189 (16.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 153 (13.61%) Support Engineer
4 117 (10.41%) IT Support
5 97 (8.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 93 (8.27%) IT Engineer
6 93 (8.27%) Support Analyst
7 91 (8.10%) Administrator
8 79 (7.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 72 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
10 67 (5.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 65 (5.78%) Cloud Engineer
12 56 (4.98%) IT Analyst
13 55 (4.89%) DBA
14 50 (4.45%) 3rd Line Support
14 50 (4.45%) Systems Engineer
15 46 (4.09%) Systems Administrator
16 43 (3.83%) IT Support Engineer
17 42 (3.74%) Infrastructure Support
17 42 (3.74%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (4.27%) .NET
2 34 (3.02%) HTML
3 25 (2.22%) Web Services
4 18 (1.60%) CSS
4 18 (1.60%) LDAP
5 17 (1.51%) SAML
6 15 (1.33%) Regular Expression
7 14 (1.25%) COM
8 12 (1.07%) XMPP
9 6 (0.53%) Software Packaging
10 4 (0.36%) XML
11 3 (0.27%) ARM Templates
11 3 (0.27%) LAMP
11 3 (0.27%) Middleware
11 3 (0.27%) RESTful
11 3 (0.27%) SOAP
11 3 (0.27%) XSL
12 2 (0.18%) DCOM
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
13 1 (0.089%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 101 (8.99%) Data Centre
2 67 (5.96%) Clustering
3 65 (5.78%) Management Information System
4 63 (5.60%) Replication
5 56 (4.98%) PKI
5 56 (4.98%) User Experience
6 51 (4.54%) Self-Motivation
7 41 (3.65%) Public Cloud
8 23 (2.05%) SCADA
9 22 (1.96%) NHS
10 19 (1.69%) HACMP
11 15 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
11 15 (1.33%) Video Editing
12 14 (1.25%) IoT
13 13 (1.16%) Driving Licence
14 11 (0.98%) Fat Client
14 11 (0.98%) Private Cloud
14 11 (0.98%) Thin Client
15 10 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
16 9 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1,124 (100.00%) Windows
2 719 (63.97%) Windows Server
3 613 (54.54%) Windows Server 2016
4 381 (33.90%) Windows Server 2019
5 322 (28.65%) Windows 10
6 270 (24.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 192 (17.08%) Linux
8 115 (10.23%) Windows 7
9 78 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 56 (4.98%) CentOS
11 46 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 43 (3.83%) Mac OS X
13 36 (3.20%) Windows 8
14 31 (2.76%) Windows XP
15 25 (2.22%) Ubuntu
16 20 (1.78%) SUSE
17 19 (1.69%) AIX
18 14 (1.25%) Mac OS
18 14 (1.25%) Unix
19 11 (0.98%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (29.36%) ITIL
2 212 (18.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 173 (15.39%) Change Management
4 167 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
5 151 (13.43%) Incident Management
6 135 (12.01%) Service Delivery
7 110 (9.79%) Problem Management
8 104 (9.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 103 (9.16%) Agile
10 97 (8.63%) Project Management
11 76 (6.76%) Mentoring
12 70 (6.23%) Computer Science
13 67 (5.96%) Business Continuity
14 64 (5.69%) Identity Management
15 59 (5.25%) Patch Management
16 47 (4.18%) Change Control
16 47 (4.18%) High Availability
16 47 (4.18%) Root Cause Analysis
17 46 (4.09%) Capacity Management
17 46 (4.09%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 334 (29.72%) PowerShell
2 219 (19.48%) SQL
3 69 (6.14%) Bash
4 51 (4.54%) VB
5 44 (3.91%) VBScript
6 38 (3.38%) C#
7 32 (2.85%) Python
8 31 (2.76%) Perl
9 26 (2.31%) Shell Script
10 24 (2.14%) VB.NET
11 23 (2.05%) JavaScript
12 22 (1.96%) T-SQL
13 20 (1.78%) Java
14 10 (0.89%) C
15 7 (0.62%) C++
16 3 (0.27%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.18%) VBA
18 1 (0.089%) PHP
Qualifications
1 129 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 119 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 116 (10.32%) Degree
4 77 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
4 77 (6.85%) MCSE
5 70 (6.23%) SC Cleared
6 69 (6.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 68 (6.05%) CCNA
8 50 (4.45%) Computer Science Degree
9 47 (4.18%) MCSA
10 43 (3.83%) CCNP
11 41 (3.65%) DV Cleared
12 32 (2.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 28 (2.49%) HNC
14 23 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
14 23 (2.05%) MCITP
15 21 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
16 15 (1.33%) MCP
17 13 (1.16%) CCA
18 10 (0.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (18.33%) SLA
2 27 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.51%) QA
4 9 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (0.71%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.53%) GDPR
7 5 (0.44%) NIST
7 5 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.27%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.089%) RMADS
System Software
1 706 (62.81%) Active Directory
2 377 (33.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 254 (22.60%) Hyper-V
4 110 (9.79%) VMware ESXi
5 102 (9.07%) vSphere
6 93 (8.27%) XenApp
7 55 (4.89%) XenDesktop
8 25 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
8 25 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
9 23 (2.05%) Terminal Services
10 20 (1.78%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 19 (1.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 19 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
12 16 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
13 15 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
14 14 (1.25%) Firmware
15 10 (0.89%) Docker
16 8 (0.71%) DFS Replication
16 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 7 (0.62%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 210 (18.68%) SCCM
2 105 (9.34%) Microsoft Intune
3 104 (9.25%) WSUS
4 80 (7.12%) SCOM
5 73 (6.49%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 53 (4.72%) Terraform
7 47 (4.18%) Ansible
8 42 (3.74%) Single Sign-On
9 33 (2.94%) IBM BigFix
10 30 (2.67%) NetBackup
11 29 (2.58%) Microsoft Clustering
12 26 (2.31%) SCVMM
13 25 (2.22%) SCSM
14 22 (1.96%) vCenter Server
15 21 (1.87%) OpenView
16 20 (1.78%) HP SIM
17 19 (1.69%) Netcool
17 19 (1.69%) Puppet
17 19 (1.69%) Tivoli
17 19 (1.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 827 (73.58%) Microsoft
2 502 (44.66%) VMware
3 268 (23.84%) Cisco
4 182 (16.19%) Citrix
5 110 (9.79%) HP
6 99 (8.81%) Veeam
7 68 (6.05%) Meraki
8 57 (5.07%) Dell
9 56 (4.98%) Oracle
10 55 (4.89%) Red Hat
11 53 (4.72%) Palo Alto
12 51 (4.54%) IBM
13 46 (4.09%) Sophos
14 29 (2.58%) SolarWinds
15 28 (2.49%) SAP
15 28 (2.49%) Veritas
16 27 (2.40%) Ivanti
17 26 (2.31%) Apple
17 26 (2.31%) Ruckus Wireless
18 24 (2.14%) Juniper