Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 128 103
Rank change year-on-year -22 -25 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 202 261 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.99% 2.28% 2.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.73% 11.40% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 173 237 270
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% - -10.32%
10th Percentile £23,050 £20,000 £22,975
90th Percentile £48,500 £49,750 £47,500
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 2076 2290 2216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.50% 20.03% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1817 1916 1921
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 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
Birmingham -18 85 £40,000 +23.08% 4
Warwickshire -6 25 £33,750 +22.73% 1
Coventry +12 23 £36,500 -10.98% 3
Shropshire +13 20 £22,250 -40.67% 4
Staffordshire +6 14 £27,500 -9.09% 2
Worcestershire +1 13 £30,000 +25.00% 1
West Bromwich +7 7 £40,000 +15.94%
Solihull -2 5 £36,625 +12.69% 1
Walsall -8 4 £36,000 +14.29%
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 202 (100.00%) Windows
2 163 (80.69%) Microsoft
3 146 (72.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 132 (65.35%) VMware
5 128 (63.37%) Active Directory
6 116 (57.43%) Windows Server
7 85 (42.08%) Citrix
8 64 (31.68%) MS Exchange
9 61 (30.20%) Hyper-V
10 55 (27.23%) Office 365
10 55 (27.23%) Windows 10
11 54 (26.73%) Windows 7
12 53 (26.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 52 (25.74%) DNS
13 52 (25.74%) SAN
14 51 (25.25%) Microsoft Certification
15 46 (22.77%) ITIL
15 46 (22.77%) SCCM
16 45 (22.28%) Exchange Server 2010
17 42 (20.79%) PowerShell
18 41 (20.30%) SQL Server
18 41 (20.30%) TCP/IP
19 40 (19.80%) Cisco
20 37 (18.32%) Microsoft Azure
21 34 (16.83%) Microsoft Office
22 32 (15.84%) MCSE
23 29 (14.36%) Windows Server 2003
24 28 (13.86%) SQL
24 28 (13.86%) DHCP
25 25 (12.38%) IIS

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 64 (31.68%) MS Exchange
2 45 (22.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (12.38%) IIS
4 21 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (8.91%) SharePoint
6 12 (5.94%) Apache
7 6 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.98%) SAS
8 4 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.49%) nginx
9 3 (1.49%) WordPress
10 2 (0.99%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.50%) Confluence
11 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.50%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 34 (16.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.98%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 55 (27.23%) Office 365
2 37 (18.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.49%) IaaS
4 3 (1.49%) PaaS
5 2 (0.99%) SaaS
5 2 (0.99%) Yammer
6 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.50%) G Suite
6 1 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 52 (25.74%) DNS
1 52 (25.74%) SAN
2 41 (20.30%) TCP/IP
3 28 (13.86%) DHCP
4 22 (10.89%) Firewall
4 22 (10.89%) LAN
5 17 (8.42%) WAN
6 15 (7.43%) VLAN
7 14 (6.93%) VPN
8 12 (5.94%) NAS
9 10 (4.95%) Remote Desktop
10 9 (4.46%) DDNS
10 9 (4.46%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (2.48%) NetScaler
12 5 (2.48%) Network Security
13 4 (1.98%) iSCSI
14 3 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (1.49%) PuTTY
14 3 (1.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.30%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.95%) MySQL
4 8 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.96%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (2.97%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.48%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (2.48%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.98%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 18 (8.91%) InstallShield
1 18 (8.91%) MSI
2 7 (3.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.49%) Toad
4 1 (0.50%) CA Flowdock
4 1 (0.50%) JIRA
4 1 (0.50%) NuGet
4 1 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (8.91%) Finance
2 6 (2.97%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.98%) Law
4 4 (1.98%) Legal
4 4 (1.98%) Retail
5 3 (1.49%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Automotive
6 1 (0.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (20.30%) Support Engineer
2 36 (17.82%) IT Support
3 35 (17.33%) Analyst
4 30 (14.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (14.85%) IT Engineer
5 23 (11.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 20 (9.90%) IT Support Engineer
7 19 (9.41%) 3rd Line Support
8 15 (7.43%) Applications Packager
9 14 (6.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 13 (6.44%) Deployment Analyst
11 12 (5.94%) Consultant
11 12 (5.94%) Support Analyst
11 12 (5.94%) Team Leader
12 11 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (5.45%) IT Technician
13 10 (4.95%) Desktop Support
13 10 (4.95%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 10 (4.95%) Support Technician
14 9 (4.46%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.98%) .NET
2 2 (0.99%) WSH
3 1 (0.50%) COM
3 1 (0.50%) CSS
3 1 (0.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.38%) Data Centre
2 19 (9.41%) Clustering
3 9 (4.46%) Replication
4 8 (3.96%) PKI
5 6 (2.97%) EPoS
5 6 (2.97%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.48%) RSA SecurID
7 4 (1.98%) CMDB
8 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.49%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.99%) iPad
9 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) AS400
10 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.50%) iPhone
10 1 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 202 (100.00%) Windows
2 146 (72.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 116 (57.43%) Windows Server
4 55 (27.23%) Windows 10
5 54 (26.73%) Windows 7
6 29 (14.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (8.42%) Windows 8
8 11 (5.45%) Linux
9 7 (3.47%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.98%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.49%) CentOS
11 3 (1.49%) Fedora
12 2 (0.99%) Android
13 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.50%) Solaris
13 1 (0.50%) Unix
13 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (22.77%) ITIL
2 22 (10.89%) Application Packaging
3 17 (8.42%) Configuration Management
4 16 (7.92%) Personalization
5 14 (6.93%) Security Patching
6 12 (5.94%) Software Deployment
7 10 (4.95%) Business Continuity
8 7 (3.47%) Network Load Balancing
9 6 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (2.97%) Line Management
9 6 (2.97%) Presales
9 6 (2.97%) Project Management
10 5 (2.48%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (2.48%) Change Control
10 5 (2.48%) CRM
10 5 (2.48%) ERP
10 5 (2.48%) Migration
10 5 (2.48%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (1.98%) Quality Management
11 4 (1.98%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 42 (20.79%) PowerShell
2 28 (13.86%) SQL
3 20 (9.90%) VBScript
4 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.49%) VB
4 3 (1.49%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.50%) C
5 1 (0.50%) Java
5 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.50%) Perl
5 1 (0.50%) PHP
5 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (25.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (15.84%) MCSE
3 25 (12.38%) Citrix Certification
4 24 (11.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (8.91%) MCSA
6 16 (7.92%) Security Cleared
7 13 (6.44%) CCA
8 11 (5.45%) MCITP
9 9 (4.46%) Degree
10 8 (3.96%) SC Cleared
11 7 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (2.97%) CCNA
13 4 (1.98%) CCNP
13 4 (1.98%) MCP
14 3 (1.49%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.49%) VCP5
15 2 (0.99%) DBS Check
16 1 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
16 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 1 (0.50%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 128 (63.37%) Active Directory
2 61 (30.20%) Hyper-V
3 53 (26.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (12.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 23 (11.39%) XenApp
6 19 (9.41%) vSphere
7 11 (5.45%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (2.97%) Terminal Server
9 5 (2.48%) Terminal Services
9 5 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.48%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.49%) Postfix
11 2 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.50%) Docker
12 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.50%) Xen
12 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 46 (22.77%) SCCM
2 10 (4.95%) SCOM
3 7 (3.47%) Backup Exec
3 7 (3.47%) SCOrch
3 7 (3.47%) WSUS
4 4 (1.98%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (1.49%) Nagios
5 3 (1.49%) Simpana
6 2 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.99%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.99%) MOM
6 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.99%) Puppet
6 2 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.99%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 163 (80.69%) Microsoft
2 132 (65.35%) VMware
3 85 (42.08%) Citrix
4 40 (19.80%) Cisco
5 21 (10.40%) Veeam
6 20 (9.90%) HP
7 18 (8.91%) AppSense
8 15 (7.43%) SolarWinds
9 12 (5.94%) Sophos
10 9 (4.46%) Juniper
11 8 (3.96%) NetApp
11 8 (3.96%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.96%) Symantec
12 7 (3.47%) Dell
13 6 (2.97%) Barracuda Networks
13 6 (2.97%) Cognos
13 6 (2.97%) Oracle
14 5 (2.48%) F5
15 4 (1.98%) EMC
15 4 (1.98%) LANDesk