Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 140 121
Rank change year-on-year +29 -19 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 229 212 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.61% 2.11% 2.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.06% 9.78% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 187 196 255
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £37,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.16% +13.85% -
10th Percentile £20,750 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,350 £52,500 £48,750
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 1,629 2,168 2,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.54% 21.57% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,326 1,900 1,982
West Midlands median annual salary £38,399 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £21,750 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,625 £53,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.56%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +28 104 £39,000 -8.24% 8
Shropshire +37 24 £24,000 -26.15% 1
Worcestershire +21 24 £27,500 -12.70% 3
Coventry +16 21 £30,000 -17.81% 1
Solihull +12 16 £40,000 +77.78% 1
Wolverhampton +11 10 £26,000 +18.18% 1
Warwickshire +7 7 £30,000 - 4
Staffordshire -2 4 £31,250 +13.64% 2
Herefordshire - 4 £22,000 - 3
Stourbridge - 2 £21,500 -
Walsall -4 1 £24,500 -9.26%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £31,500 -
Dudley - 1 £52,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £21,500 - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 229 (100.00%) Windows
2 184 (80.35%) Active Directory
3 165 (72.05%) Windows Server
4 149 (65.07%) Microsoft
5 135 (58.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 118 (51.53%) Office 365
7 114 (49.78%) VMware
8 74 (32.31%) DNS
9 71 (31.00%) MS Exchange
10 67 (29.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 67 (29.26%) Windows 7
11 66 (28.82%) Hyper-V
11 66 (28.82%) DHCP
12 64 (27.95%) Microsoft Certification
13 59 (25.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 54 (23.58%) Citrix
14 54 (23.58%) Microsoft Office
15 53 (23.14%) TCP/IP
15 53 (23.14%) Windows 10
16 52 (22.71%) Microsoft Azure
16 52 (22.71%) MCSE
17 51 (22.27%) SQL Server
17 51 (22.27%) SQL
18 49 (21.40%) Firewall
18 49 (21.40%) Windows Server 2003
19 47 (20.52%) Windows 8
20 46 (20.09%) Cisco
21 38 (16.59%) SCCM
22 35 (15.28%) Presales
23 34 (14.85%) Project Management

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 71 (31.00%) MS Exchange
2 32 (13.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (8.30%) SharePoint
5 17 (7.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (3.93%) IIS
8 8 (3.49%) Apache
9 6 (2.62%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 54 (23.58%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (2.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 118 (51.53%) Office 365
2 52 (22.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.87%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.87%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 74 (32.31%) DNS
2 66 (28.82%) DHCP
3 53 (23.14%) TCP/IP
4 49 (21.40%) Firewall
5 33 (14.41%) SAN
6 21 (9.17%) Network Security
7 19 (8.30%) LAN
7 19 (8.30%) WAN
8 16 (6.99%) Remote Desktop
9 10 (4.37%) VPN
10 9 (3.93%) IPsec
10 9 (3.93%) NAS
10 9 (3.93%) VLAN
11 8 (3.49%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (3.49%) DDNS
11 8 (3.49%) VoIP
12 6 (2.62%) Internet
12 6 (2.62%) Skype
13 5 (2.18%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (22.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.93%) MySQL
2 9 (3.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.18%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.31%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.31%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.44%) Toad
General
1 32 (13.97%) Finance
2 22 (9.61%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.06%) Retail
4 3 (1.31%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.44%) Games
6 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (16.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (14.85%) Support Engineer
3 33 (14.41%) Analyst
4 31 (13.54%) IT Support
5 27 (11.79%) IT Engineer
6 24 (10.48%) Architect
7 23 (10.04%) Technical Architect
8 22 (9.61%) Support Analyst
9 18 (7.86%) Technical Engineer
10 17 (7.42%) 2nd Line Support
11 15 (6.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 14 (6.11%) Consultant
13 13 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
13 13 (5.68%) Technical Leader
14 12 (5.24%) IT Technician
14 12 (5.24%) Team Leader
15 11 (4.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 11 (4.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 11 (4.80%) IT Support Engineer
15 11 (4.80%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.87%) COM
1 2 (0.87%) WSH
2 1 (0.44%) .NET
2 1 (0.44%) LAMP
2 1 (0.44%) LDAP
2 1 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.44%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.79%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.42%) Clustering
3 9 (3.93%) HP StoreVirtual
4 5 (2.18%) Replication
5 3 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.31%) Tandem
6 2 (0.87%) AS400
6 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.87%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.87%) PKI
6 2 (0.87%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.44%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.44%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 229 (100.00%) Windows
2 165 (72.05%) Windows Server
3 135 (58.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (29.26%) Windows 7
5 53 (23.14%) Windows 10
6 49 (21.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 47 (20.52%) Windows 8
8 25 (10.92%) Linux
9 20 (8.73%) Windows XP
10 9 (3.93%) Ubuntu
11 8 (3.49%) Mac OS
12 7 (3.06%) SUSE
13 5 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (1.31%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.31%) Unix
15 2 (0.87%) Android
16 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 35 (15.28%) Presales
3 34 (14.85%) Project Management
4 27 (11.79%) ITIL
5 23 (10.04%) Customer Requirements
6 22 (9.61%) Server Virtualisation
7 21 (9.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 21 (9.17%) Programme Management
7 21 (9.17%) Vendor Relationship Management
8 14 (6.11%) Data Protection
9 12 (5.24%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (4.37%) Migration
11 9 (3.93%) DNA
11 9 (3.93%) PDM
11 9 (3.93%) Server Management
12 7 (3.06%) CRM
13 6 (2.62%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (2.62%) Release Management
14 5 (2.18%) Analytics
14 5 (2.18%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (22.27%) SQL
2 12 (5.24%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.62%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.87%) VBScript
5 1 (0.44%) C#
5 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.44%) Ruby
5 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.44%) VB
5 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 64 (27.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (22.71%) MCSE
3 30 (13.10%) MCSA
3 30 (13.10%) Security Cleared
4 24 (10.48%) MCP
5 21 (9.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (8.30%) MCITP
7 14 (6.11%) Degree
8 9 (3.93%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (3.49%) CCNA
9 8 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (3.06%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.31%) MCTS
12 1 (0.44%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.44%) CCNP
12 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.11%) GDPR
2 11 (4.80%) SLA
3 7 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.44%) IASME
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 184 (80.35%) Active Directory
2 67 (29.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (28.82%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.93%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (3.49%) Terminal Services
6 7 (3.06%) vSphere
7 5 (2.18%) XenApp
8 4 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.75%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.44%) Docker
10 1 (0.44%) Firmware
10 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 38 (16.59%) SCCM
2 29 (12.66%) WSUS
3 7 (3.06%) SCOM
4 5 (2.18%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.31%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.31%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (0.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.87%) PaperCut
6 2 (0.87%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 149 (65.07%) Microsoft
2 114 (49.78%) VMware
3 54 (23.58%) Citrix
4 46 (20.09%) Cisco
5 31 (13.54%) NetApp
6 30 (13.10%) HP
7 15 (6.55%) Nimble Storage
8 11 (4.80%) Veeam
9 10 (4.37%) CheckPoint
9 10 (4.37%) SolarWinds
9 10 (4.37%) WatchGuard
10 9 (3.93%) Mitel
10 9 (3.93%) SonicWALL
11 7 (3.06%) Adobe
12 6 (2.62%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (2.62%) Oracle
12 6 (2.62%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.18%) CA
13 5 (2.18%) Dell
14 4 (1.75%) Juniper