Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 133 115
Rank change year-on-year +18 -18 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 226 227 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.42% 2.26% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.81% 10.65% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 184 210 276
West Midlands median annual salary £31,750 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.19% +5.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,975 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £51,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £36,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.95% +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 West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,764 2,131 2,426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.86% 21.19% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,411 1,845 2,019
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +1.41%
10th Percentile £21,750 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in the West Midlands

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Birmingham 0 94 £33,500 -25.56% 6
Shropshire +41 25 £25,500 -27.14% 4
Worcestershire +31 22 £29,000 -35.56% 2
Coventry +3 18 £30,000 -17.81% 6
Solihull +17 16 £38,500 +18.46% 1
Warwickshire -10 15 £33,750 +12.50% 3
Wolverhampton -3 8 £26,000 +18.18% 3
Staffordshire -9 6 £36,000 +20.00% 3
Herefordshire - 4 £35,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £31,500 -
West Bromwich +9 2 £30,500 -23.75%
Stourbridge - 1 £21,500 -
Dudley - 1 £52,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £21,500 - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 226 (100.00%) Windows
2 177 (78.32%) Active Directory
3 168 (74.34%) Windows Server
4 132 (58.41%) Microsoft
5 128 (56.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 115 (50.88%) Office 365
7 107 (47.35%) VMware
8 84 (37.17%) Hyper-V
9 79 (34.96%) DNS
10 69 (30.53%) MS Exchange
11 66 (29.20%) Citrix
12 60 (26.55%) TCP/IP
13 58 (25.66%) Windows 10
14 57 (25.22%) Microsoft Certification
14 57 (25.22%) Firewall
15 56 (24.78%) DHCP
15 56 (24.78%) VMware Infrastructure
16 55 (24.34%) Windows 7
17 48 (21.24%) SQL
17 48 (21.24%) SQL Server
18 46 (20.35%) Microsoft Azure
19 44 (19.47%) Cisco
20 42 (18.58%) MCSE
21 38 (16.81%) ITIL
22 37 (16.37%) Exchange Server 2010
23 35 (15.49%) Windows 8
24 33 (14.60%) Microsoft Office
25 32 (14.16%) Windows Server 2003
26 29 (12.83%) Linux
27 27 (11.95%) SAN

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 69 (30.53%) MS Exchange
2 37 (16.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (7.96%) SharePoint
4 14 (6.19%) IIS
5 8 (3.54%) Apache
5 8 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.77%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 33 (14.60%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.44%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.44%) Sage 500
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 115 (50.88%) Office 365
2 46 (20.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (11.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.88%) IaaS
5 2 (0.88%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.88%) SaaS
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 79 (34.96%) DNS
2 60 (26.55%) TCP/IP
3 57 (25.22%) Firewall
4 56 (24.78%) DHCP
5 27 (11.95%) SAN
6 17 (7.52%) Network Security
6 17 (7.52%) VLAN
7 15 (6.64%) LAN
8 13 (5.75%) NAS
8 13 (5.75%) VPN
8 13 (5.75%) WAN
9 12 (5.31%) VoIP
10 11 (4.87%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (3.54%) DDNS
12 5 (2.21%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (1.77%) Internet
13 4 (1.77%) IPsec
13 4 (1.77%) Skype
14 3 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (1.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (21.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (3.98%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (3.54%) MySQL
5 5 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.44%) MS Access
7 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.44%) QlikView
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.88%) Chocolatey
General
1 22 (9.73%) Finance
2 17 (7.52%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.54%) Retail
4 3 (1.33%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.33%) Law
5 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.44%) Games
5 1 (0.44%) Legal
5 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (19.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 40 (17.70%) Analyst
3 31 (13.72%) Support Engineer
4 27 (11.95%) Support Analyst
5 26 (11.50%) IT Support
6 23 (10.18%) IT Engineer
7 22 (9.73%) 2nd Line Support
8 20 (8.85%) Architect
9 17 (7.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 17 (7.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 17 (7.52%) Administrator
10 16 (7.08%) Technical Architect
11 15 (6.64%) 3rd Line Support
12 14 (6.19%) IT Analyst
13 13 (5.75%) IT Support Analyst
14 12 (5.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 11 (4.87%) Consultant
15 11 (4.87%) Desktop Support
15 11 (4.87%) Team Leader
16 10 (4.42%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.10%) WSH
2 2 (0.88%) .NET
2 2 (0.88%) COM
2 2 (0.88%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.44%) CSS
3 1 (0.44%) HTML
3 1 (0.44%) LAMP
3 1 (0.44%) LDAP
3 1 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.44%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.62%) Clustering
2 20 (8.85%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.98%) Private Cloud
4 6 (2.65%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.77%) HP StoreVirtual
5 4 (1.77%) PKI
6 3 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.33%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.33%) Fintech
6 3 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.33%) Tandem
6 3 (1.33%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.44%) iSeries
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.44%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 226 (100.00%) Windows
2 168 (74.34%) Windows Server
3 128 (56.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (25.66%) Windows 10
5 55 (24.34%) Windows 7
6 35 (15.49%) Windows 8
7 32 (14.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (12.83%) Linux
9 14 (6.19%) Windows XP
10 9 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (3.98%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.65%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.21%) Mac OS X
12 5 (2.21%) SUSE
12 5 (2.21%) Unix
13 3 (1.33%) CentOS
13 3 (1.33%) Debian
14 2 (0.88%) Android
14 2 (0.88%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (16.81%) ITIL
2 25 (11.06%) Presales
2 25 (11.06%) Project Management
3 18 (7.96%) Customer Requirements
4 16 (7.08%) Server Virtualisation
5 15 (6.64%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (6.64%) Migration
5 15 (6.64%) Programme Management
5 15 (6.64%) Vendor Relationship Management
6 13 (5.75%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (3.54%) DNA
7 8 (3.54%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (3.10%) Data Protection
9 6 (2.65%) CRM
9 6 (2.65%) Line Management
9 6 (2.65%) PDM
9 6 (2.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (2.21%) ERP
10 5 (2.21%) ITSM
10 5 (2.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 48 (21.24%) SQL
2 22 (9.73%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.54%) T-SQL
3 8 (3.54%) VBScript
4 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.88%) C
4 2 (0.88%) C#
4 2 (0.88%) VB
5 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.44%) Ruby
5 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (25.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (18.58%) MCSE
3 25 (11.06%) MCSA
4 24 (10.62%) Security Cleared
5 20 (8.85%) Degree
6 18 (7.96%) MCP
7 15 (6.64%) MCITP
8 9 (3.98%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (3.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (3.10%) CCNA
9 7 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (3.10%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.33%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (1.33%) MCTS
12 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.44%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.42%) SLA
2 8 (3.54%) GDPR
3 6 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 177 (78.32%) Active Directory
2 84 (37.17%) Hyper-V
3 56 (24.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (5.31%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (4.87%) XenApp
6 9 (3.98%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.77%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.77%) VirtualBox
8 4 (1.77%) vSphere
9 3 (1.33%) Squid
9 3 (1.33%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.44%) Firmware
11 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (10.62%) SCCM
2 21 (9.29%) WSUS
3 9 (3.98%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.21%) SCOM
5 3 (1.33%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.33%) PowerCLI
5 3 (1.33%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.88%) Puppet
6 2 (0.88%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.88%) Terraform
7 1 (0.44%) PaperCut
7 1 (0.44%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 132 (58.41%) Microsoft
2 107 (47.35%) VMware
3 66 (29.20%) Citrix
4 44 (19.47%) Cisco
5 22 (9.73%) HP
6 21 (9.29%) NetApp
7 13 (5.75%) SolarWinds
8 10 (4.42%) Red Hat
9 9 (3.98%) Nimble Storage
9 9 (3.98%) WatchGuard
10 8 (3.54%) Barracuda Networks
10 8 (3.54%) Dell
11 7 (3.10%) Veeam
12 6 (2.65%) Juniper
12 6 (2.65%) Mitel
12 6 (2.65%) Remedy
13 5 (2.21%) CA
13 5 (2.21%) Meraki
14 4 (1.77%) EqualLogic
14 4 (1.77%) IBM