Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 148 121
Rank change year-on-year +33 -27 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 208 201 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.46% 1.97% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.90% 9.69% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 160 173 250
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% +12.31% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,800 £20,500
90th Percentile £46,000 £47,500 £47,625
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 1,612 2,074 2,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.10% 20.37% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,310 1,820 1,942
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £35,785 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.98% +2.24% -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,125 £53,831 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +21 104 £40,000 - 8
Worcestershire +15 27 £30,000 - 1
Solihull +16 19 £40,000 +8.84% 1
Shropshire +9 19 £22,250 - 1
Coventry +8 17 £33,750 -7.53% 3
Wolverhampton - 6 £31,250 - 2
Warwickshire +15 4 £28,250 -13.08% 1
Herefordshire - 3 £22,000 - 1
Staffordshire +11 2 £34,000 +23.64% 4
Stourbridge - 2 £21,500 -
Walsall -7 1 £24,500 -9.26%
Halesowen - 1 £21,500 -
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 208 (100.00%) Windows
2 171 (82.21%) Active Directory
3 154 (74.04%) Microsoft
4 152 (73.08%) Windows Server
5 122 (58.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 111 (53.37%) VMware
7 106 (50.96%) Office 365
8 70 (33.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 67 (32.21%) Windows 7
9 67 (32.21%) MS Exchange
10 65 (31.25%) DNS
11 64 (30.77%) Hyper-V
12 63 (30.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 61 (29.33%) DHCP
14 60 (28.85%) Microsoft Office
15 56 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 55 (26.44%) Citrix
17 54 (25.96%) SQL Server
17 54 (25.96%) Microsoft Azure
18 52 (25.00%) MCSE
19 51 (24.52%) SCCM
20 49 (23.56%) Windows 8
21 46 (22.12%) Firewall
22 44 (21.15%) TCP/IP
23 43 (20.67%) Windows Server 2003
23 43 (20.67%) Windows 10
24 40 (19.23%) Presales
24 40 (19.23%) Project Management
25 37 (17.79%) SQL
25 37 (17.79%) Data Centre

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 67 (32.21%) MS Exchange
2 27 (12.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (11.06%) SharePoint
4 22 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.92%) IIS
7 4 (1.92%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.44%) Apache
9 1 (0.48%) nginx
Applications
1 60 (28.85%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.48%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 106 (50.96%) Office 365
2 54 (25.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 65 (31.25%) DNS
2 61 (29.33%) DHCP
3 46 (22.12%) Firewall
4 44 (21.15%) TCP/IP
5 29 (13.94%) Network Security
6 25 (12.02%) WAN
7 24 (11.54%) LAN
7 24 (11.54%) SAN
8 16 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
9 9 (4.33%) IPsec
9 9 (4.33%) VLAN
9 9 (4.33%) VPN
10 8 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (3.37%) DDNS
11 7 (3.37%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (2.88%) VoIP
13 5 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.92%) Internet
14 4 (1.92%) Wireless
14 4 (1.92%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (25.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.92%) MySQL
3 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.48%) Power BI
5 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.48%) Toad
General
1 28 (13.46%) Finance
2 13 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.33%) Retail
4 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.48%) Automotive
5 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.48%) Games
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (13.94%) Architect
3 28 (13.46%) Technical Architect
4 23 (11.06%) Support Engineer
5 22 (10.58%) Analyst
6 21 (10.10%) IT Support
7 20 (9.62%) IT Engineer
7 20 (9.62%) Team Leader
8 17 (8.17%) Technical Leader
9 15 (7.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 14 (6.73%) Support Analyst
10 14 (6.73%) Technical Engineer
11 13 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 13 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (6.25%) Consultant
12 11 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (5.29%) IT Technician
13 9 (4.33%) IT Support Engineer
13 9 (4.33%) Technical Consultant
13 9 (4.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.44%) WSH
2 2 (0.96%) Web Services
3 1 (0.48%) .NET
3 1 (0.48%) COM
3 1 (0.48%) EDI
3 1 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.48%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.79%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.69%) Clustering
3 9 (4.33%) HP StoreVirtual
4 8 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.85%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (2.88%) Replication
7 4 (1.92%) AS400
8 3 (1.44%) PKI
9 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.48%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.48%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 208 (100.00%) Windows
2 152 (73.08%) Windows Server
3 122 (58.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (32.21%) Windows 7
5 49 (23.56%) Windows 8
6 43 (20.67%) Windows 10
6 43 (20.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (13.94%) Linux
8 13 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 8 (3.85%) Mac OS
9 8 (3.85%) Ubuntu
10 7 (3.37%) SUSE
11 4 (1.92%) Unix
12 3 (1.44%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.48%) Android
13 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 40 (19.23%) Presales
2 40 (19.23%) Project Management
3 32 (15.38%) ITIL
4 28 (13.46%) Customer Requirements
5 23 (11.06%) Data Protection
6 22 (10.58%) Server Virtualisation
7 21 (10.10%) Enterprise Architecture
7 21 (10.10%) Programme Management
7 21 (10.10%) Vendor Relationship Management
8 13 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 12 (5.77%) ITIL V3
9 12 (5.77%) Line Management
9 12 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (5.77%) Server Management
10 11 (5.29%) ITSM
11 10 (4.81%) Problem Management
12 9 (4.33%) Application Packaging
12 9 (4.33%) DNA
13 8 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 37 (17.79%) SQL
2 15 (7.21%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.92%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.44%) VBScript
5 1 (0.48%) C#
5 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.48%) Ruby
5 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.48%) VB
5 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 63 (30.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (25.00%) MCSE
3 31 (14.90%) Security Cleared
4 28 (13.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 23 (11.06%) MCSA
6 22 (10.58%) Degree
6 22 (10.58%) MCP
7 20 (9.62%) MCITP
8 10 (4.81%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.96%) CCA
9 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.96%) MCTS
10 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.48%) CCNA
10 1 (0.48%) CCNP
10 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.06%) GDPR
2 15 (7.21%) SLA
3 7 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.48%) IASME
5 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 171 (82.21%) Active Directory
2 70 (33.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (4.33%) Forefront TMG
5 9 (4.33%) XenApp
6 8 (3.85%) Terminal Services
6 8 (3.85%) vSphere
6 8 (3.85%) XenDesktop
7 7 (3.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (3.37%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.96%) Docker
8 2 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.48%) Firmware
9 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 51 (24.52%) SCCM
2 25 (12.02%) WSUS
3 14 (6.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 8 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (3.85%) SCOrch
5 7 (3.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (2.88%) SCOM
7 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (1.44%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.44%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.96%) PaperCut
11 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 1 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 154 (74.04%) Microsoft
2 111 (53.37%) VMware
3 55 (26.44%) Citrix
4 33 (15.87%) Cisco
5 29 (13.94%) NetApp
6 26 (12.50%) HP
7 16 (7.69%) Nimble Storage
8 12 (5.77%) Veeam
9 11 (5.29%) CheckPoint
10 10 (4.81%) WatchGuard
11 9 (4.33%) SonicWALL
12 7 (3.37%) Adobe
12 7 (3.37%) Ivanti
12 7 (3.37%) McAfee
12 7 (3.37%) Sophos
13 5 (2.40%) Dell
13 5 (2.40%) Mitel
13 5 (2.40%) Oracle
14 4 (1.92%) Barracuda Networks
15 3 (1.44%) SolarWinds