Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 121 108
Rank change year-on-year -17 -13 +84
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 4439 5342 6175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.50% 2.65% 2.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.15% 10.36% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3959 4752 5468
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,400
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Windows Server 2012 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 43725 51556 58820
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.61% 25.54% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 35895 43832 49295
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in the UK

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in the UK

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

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 26 July 2017. 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 -12 4124 £38,000 +1.33% 245
UK excluding London -13 2837 £35,000 - 190
London -14 1524 £45,000 +2.27% 73
South East -10 904 £37,500 - 54
North of England +4 737 £32,500 -9.72% 52
Yorkshire +6 380 £35,000 -6.04% 14
Midlands -36 346 £36,375 +10.23% 27
East of England +22 323 £37,500 - 16
North West -14 318 £30,000 -14.29% 37
South West -45 295 £34,000 +12.86% 23
West Midlands -5 231 £36,500 +4.29% 20
East Midlands -39 117 £36,500 +10.61% 7
Scotland -19 116 £40,000 +14.29% 10
Wales +14 105 £34,750 +15.83% 7
North East +7 40 £33,325 -4.79% 1
Channel Islands -1 8 £32,500 -10.96% 1
Northern Ireland -17 7 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 4439 (100.00%) Windows
2 3114 (70.15%) Windows Server
3 2835 (63.87%) Active Directory
4 2824 (63.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 2572 (57.94%) Microsoft
6 2519 (56.75%) VMware
7 1647 (37.10%) MS Exchange
8 1376 (31.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1334 (30.05%) Office 365
10 1164 (26.22%) Hyper-V
10 1164 (26.22%) Firewall
11 1136 (25.59%) DNS
12 1127 (25.39%) Cisco
13 1057 (23.81%) SQL Server
14 1048 (23.61%) Windows 7
15 996 (22.44%) ITIL
16 953 (21.47%) Citrix
17 939 (21.15%) SAN
18 901 (20.30%) Exchange Server 2010
19 899 (20.25%) SQL
20 873 (19.67%) Microsoft Certification
21 851 (19.17%) DHCP
22 848 (19.10%) Windows 10
23 813 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
24 797 (17.95%) PowerShell
25 777 (17.50%) Linux
26 688 (15.50%) Exchange Server 2013
27 684 (15.41%) SCCM
28 675 (15.21%) Windows Server 2003
29 674 (15.18%) Finance

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 1647 (37.10%) MS Exchange
2 901 (20.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 688 (15.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 482 (10.86%) IIS
5 429 (9.66%) SharePoint
6 262 (5.90%) Skype for Business
7 180 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 131 (2.95%) Apache
9 105 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
10 82 (1.85%) Tomcat
11 79 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 61 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 50 (1.13%) CMS
14 49 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
15 36 (0.81%) nginx
16 27 (0.61%) SAS
17 24 (0.54%) OpenStack
18 23 (0.52%) WebSphere
19 21 (0.47%) Confluence
20 20 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 622 (14.01%) Microsoft Office
2 84 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.14%) InDesign
7 6 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.090%) Abaqus
8 4 (0.090%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.023%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.023%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.023%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 43 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 10 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.20%) iTrent
5 9 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.20%) ResourceLink
6 8 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.14%) Magento
7 6 (0.14%) thinkFolio
8 5 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
9 2 (0.045%) Epicor Vantage
9 2 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.045%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.045%) SDL Web 8
10 1 (0.023%) Bankmaster
10 1 (0.023%) Epicor Tropos
10 1 (0.023%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.023%) Misys Equation
10 1 (0.023%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1334 (30.05%) Office 365
2 813 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 434 (9.78%) Amazon AWS
4 128 (2.88%) IaaS
5 104 (2.34%) PaaS
6 87 (1.96%) SaaS
7 82 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 53 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 52 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
10 51 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
11 49 (1.10%) Mimecast
12 40 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
13 34 (0.77%) G Suite
14 30 (0.68%) Amazon S3
15 25 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
16 23 (0.52%) OneDrive
17 18 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
18 16 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
19 15 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 13 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 1164 (26.22%) Firewall
2 1136 (25.59%) DNS
3 939 (21.15%) SAN
4 851 (19.17%) DHCP
5 613 (13.81%) TCP/IP
6 531 (11.96%) WAN
7 511 (11.51%) LAN
8 474 (10.68%) VPN
9 343 (7.73%) VLAN
10 286 (6.44%) VoIP
11 212 (4.78%) Skype
12 178 (4.01%) NAS
13 161 (3.63%) Internet
14 154 (3.47%) Wireless
15 139 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
16 132 (2.97%) MPLS
17 130 (2.93%) iSCSI
17 130 (2.93%) Remote Desktop
18 127 (2.86%) Network Security
19 97 (2.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1057 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 330 (7.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 288 (6.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 153 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 128 (2.88%) MySQL
6 115 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 63 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
8 60 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 58 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 47 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
11 35 (0.79%) Oracle Database
12 31 (0.70%) NoSQL
13 28 (0.63%) Relational Database
13 28 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
14 27 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 26 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
16 25 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
17 23 (0.52%) MongoDB
18 22 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
19 16 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 58 (1.31%) Jenkins
2 54 (1.22%) MSI
3 50 (1.13%) JIRA
4 47 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 42 (0.95%) Git (software)
6 38 (0.86%) TeamCity
7 34 (0.77%) Visual Studio
8 26 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
9 25 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 22 (0.50%) Vagrant
11 15 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
12 13 (0.29%) InstallShield
13 12 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
14 11 (0.25%) PROIV
15 9 (0.20%) Ant
15 9 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
16 7 (0.16%) Hudson
16 7 (0.16%) Maven
16 7 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 6 (0.14%) WinDbg
General
1 674 (15.18%) Finance
2 166 (3.74%) Telecoms
3 164 (3.69%) Law
4 133 (3.00%) Banking
5 122 (2.75%) Legal
6 101 (2.28%) Manufacturing
7 87 (1.96%) Retail
8 60 (1.35%) Advertising
9 55 (1.24%) Marketing
10 52 (1.17%) Back Office
11 41 (0.92%) Games
12 31 (0.70%) Publishing
13 23 (0.52%) Electronics
14 21 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.32%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.29%) Billing
17 10 (0.23%) Automotive
18 8 (0.18%) Investment Banking
19 7 (0.16%) Front Office
20 6 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 826 (18.61%) Support Engineer
2 823 (18.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 792 (17.84%) Analyst
4 525 (11.83%) IT Support
5 448 (10.09%) Support Analyst
6 433 (9.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 401 (9.03%) IT Engineer
8 390 (8.79%) Windows Engineer
9 343 (7.73%) 3rd Line Support
10 320 (7.21%) Administrator
11 283 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
12 271 (6.10%) IT Support Engineer
13 257 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
14 255 (5.74%) Server Engineer
15 234 (5.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 208 (4.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 208 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
17 204 (4.60%) Infrastructure Support
18 198 (4.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 193 (4.35%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (4.28%) .NET
2 122 (2.75%) Web Services
3 91 (2.05%) HTML
4 72 (1.62%) CSS
5 60 (1.35%) ASP.NET
6 56 (1.26%) XML
7 26 (0.59%) LAMP
8 24 (0.54%) HTML5
9 23 (0.52%) .NET Framework
9 23 (0.52%) JSON
10 22 (0.50%) Software Packaging
11 17 (0.38%) jQuery
12 16 (0.36%) 802.1X
12 16 (0.36%) Ajax
12 16 (0.36%) REST
13 15 (0.34%) AngularJS
13 15 (0.34%) SOAP
13 15 (0.34%) XSLT
14 14 (0.32%) Middleware
15 13 (0.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 382 (8.61%) Data Centre
2 227 (5.11%) Clustering
3 156 (3.51%) Replication
4 135 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
5 114 (2.57%) Blackberry
6 112 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 112 (2.52%) Driving Licence
7 90 (2.03%) Management Information System
8 78 (1.76%) Hedge funds
9 63 (1.42%) Fat Client
9 63 (1.42%) Thin Client
10 58 (1.31%) iPad
10 58 (1.31%) PKI
10 58 (1.31%) Public Cloud
11 51 (1.15%) EMC VNX
12 47 (1.06%) HP Storage
13 44 (0.99%) iPhone
13 44 (0.99%) Virtual Team
14 40 (0.90%) Fintech
15 36 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4439 (100.00%) Windows
2 3114 (70.15%) Windows Server
3 2824 (63.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 1048 (23.61%) Windows 7
5 848 (19.10%) Windows 10
6 777 (17.50%) Linux
7 675 (15.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 411 (9.26%) Windows 8
9 177 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 174 (3.92%) Windows XP
11 150 (3.38%) Unix
12 141 (3.18%) CentOS
13 93 (2.10%) Android
14 89 (2.00%) Mac OS X
15 68 (1.53%) Ubuntu
16 60 (1.35%) Apple iOS
17 59 (1.33%) Windows Vista
18 47 (1.06%) Mac OS
19 36 (0.81%) Solaris
20 32 (0.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 996 (22.44%) ITIL
2 289 (6.51%) Migration
3 236 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 213 (4.80%) Project Management
5 200 (4.51%) High Availability
6 178 (4.01%) DevOps
7 173 (3.90%) Service Delivery
8 170 (3.83%) Mentoring
9 166 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
10 148 (3.33%) Configuration Management
11 139 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
12 129 (2.91%) Service Management
13 124 (2.79%) Problem Management
14 119 (2.68%) ITIL V3
15 116 (2.61%) Load Balancing
16 115 (2.59%) CRM
17 111 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
18 110 (2.48%) Change Management
18 110 (2.48%) Incident Management
19 106 (2.39%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 899 (20.25%) SQL
2 797 (17.95%) PowerShell
3 152 (3.42%) C#
4 101 (2.28%) Java
5 97 (2.19%) JavaScript
6 78 (1.76%) T-SQL
7 76 (1.71%) Bash Shell
7 76 (1.71%) VBScript
8 73 (1.64%) VB
9 66 (1.49%) Python
10 62 (1.40%) Perl
11 60 (1.35%) PHP
12 42 (0.95%) C
13 38 (0.86%) VBA
14 34 (0.77%) Shell Script
15 26 (0.59%) Ruby
16 16 (0.36%) C++
17 9 (0.20%) AWK
17 9 (0.20%) sed
17 9 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 873 (19.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 589 (13.27%) MCSE
3 451 (10.16%) Cisco Certification
4 367 (8.27%) CCNA
5 359 (8.09%) MCSA
6 338 (7.61%) Degree
7 275 (6.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 257 (5.79%) MCP
9 176 (3.96%) MCITP
10 152 (3.42%) CCNP
11 124 (2.79%) Security Cleared
12 107 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
13 81 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
14 79 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
15 78 (1.76%) SC Cleared
16 74 (1.67%) CCA
17 66 (1.49%) DBS Check
18 63 (1.42%) MCTS
19 51 (1.15%) A+ Certification
20 37 (0.83%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 313 (7.05%) SLA
2 74 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (1.37%) PCI DSS
4 46 (1.04%) QA
5 14 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 14 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 12 (0.27%) PMO
7 9 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.11%) GDPR
9 4 (0.090%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.068%) GCP
10 3 (0.068%) SSAE 16
11 2 (0.045%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.045%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2835 (63.87%) Active Directory
2 1376 (31.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1164 (26.22%) Hyper-V
4 529 (11.92%) vSphere
5 478 (10.77%) VMware ESXi
6 450 (10.14%) XenApp
7 230 (5.18%) XenDesktop
8 127 (2.86%) Terminal Services
9 85 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
10 79 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
10 79 (1.78%) Virtual Servers
11 74 (1.67%) XenServer
12 49 (1.10%) DFS Replication
13 48 (1.08%) VMware Server
14 43 (0.97%) NFS
15 41 (0.92%) VirtualBox
16 40 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
17 39 (0.88%) KVM
18 32 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 29 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 684 (15.41%) SCCM
2 284 (6.40%) SCOM
3 218 (4.91%) Backup Exec
4 163 (3.67%) WSUS
5 137 (3.09%) vCenter Server
6 92 (2.07%) Puppet
7 81 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
8 80 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
9 60 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
10 44 (0.99%) Ansible
11 41 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
11 41 (0.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 37 (0.83%) AirWatch
13 36 (0.81%) vMotion
14 34 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
15 29 (0.65%) NetBackup
15 29 (0.65%) SCVMM
15 29 (0.65%) ZABBIX
16 26 (0.59%) Nagios
17 24 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2572 (57.94%) Microsoft
2 2519 (56.75%) VMware
3 1127 (25.39%) Cisco
4 953 (21.47%) Citrix
5 526 (11.85%) HP
6 279 (6.29%) NetApp
7 242 (5.45%) Veeam
8 235 (5.29%) Dell
9 226 (5.09%) Red Hat
10 184 (4.15%) Symantec
11 178 (4.01%) EMC
12 149 (3.36%) Oracle
13 122 (2.75%) Juniper
14 96 (2.16%) Avaya
15 92 (2.07%) SonicWALL
16 90 (2.03%) Apple
17 85 (1.91%) CheckPoint
17 85 (1.91%) McAfee
18 83 (1.87%) F5
19 80 (1.80%) Veritas
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £16000 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits!
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits!
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits!
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £6K Car Allowance, 8% Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
RM plc
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
New Malden, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Devon
Senitor Associates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Itecco
Salary: £35000 - £35001 per annum + Company car
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000 - £42500 per annum + 17% bonus
Posted: Yesterday