Period
to 17 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 157 111 136
Rank change year-on-year -46 +25 -17
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 100 192 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.53% 2.47% 2.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.96% 12.44% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 91 142 173
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.26% +11.43% +6.06%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,489 £24,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -1.32% +2.70% -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 1,437 1,543 2,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.05% 19.82% 20.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,133 1,245 1,699
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,200 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% +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 February 2020.

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 February 2020. 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
Staffordshire +20 27 £21,000 -13.14% 8
Solihull +4 22 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Birmingham -30 20 £34,500 -18.82% 6
Coventry +13 11 £65,279 +86.51% 3
West Bromwich -7 7 £37,500 +21.95% 1
Warwickshire -11 7 £38,500 -12.50% 3
Walsall -15 3 £22,250 +20.27%
Shropshire +9 1 £42,500 +76.17% 1
Herefordshire +5 1 £21,000 +5.00% 1
Worcestershire -20 1 £27,500 -21.43% 5
Halesowen - 1 £27,500 - 1
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (74.00%) Microsoft
2 74 (74.00%) Office 365
3 72 (72.00%) Active Directory
4 68 (68.00%) Windows Server
5 52 (52.00%) Azure
6 45 (45.00%) VMware
7 42 (42.00%) DHCP
8 37 (37.00%) MS Exchange
9 35 (35.00%) Windows 10
10 34 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 34 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (32.00%) Hyper-V
12 29 (29.00%) DNS
13 26 (26.00%) Linux
14 25 (25.00%) TCP/IP
15 24 (24.00%) Cisco
15 24 (24.00%) LAN
16 23 (23.00%) Microsoft Office
16 23 (23.00%) Azure Active Directory
17 21 (21.00%) ITIL
17 21 (21.00%) SQL Server
17 21 (21.00%) WAN
17 21 (21.00%) Microsoft Intune
17 21 (21.00%) Exchange Server 2013
18 20 (20.00%) VPN
18 20 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 19 (19.00%) PowerShell
20 18 (18.00%) Citrix
21 17 (17.00%) 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 37 (37.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (21.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (13.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.00%) Apache
5 5 (5.00%) IIS
5 5 (5.00%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.00%) nginx
7 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (23.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.00%) Windchill
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 74 (74.00%) Office 365
2 52 (52.00%) Azure
3 23 (23.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (12.00%) AWS
5 11 (11.00%) OneDrive
6 4 (4.00%) Mimecast
7 2 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.00%) SaaS
8 1 (1.00%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 42 (42.00%) DHCP
2 29 (29.00%) DNS
3 25 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 24 (24.00%) LAN
5 21 (21.00%) WAN
6 20 (20.00%) VPN
7 17 (17.00%) SAN
8 13 (13.00%) Firewall
9 10 (10.00%) Wireless
10 6 (6.00%) Skype
10 6 (6.00%) VLAN
11 5 (5.00%) NAS
11 5 (5.00%) Unified Communications
12 3 (3.00%) VoIP
13 2 (2.00%) Broadband
13 2 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (2.00%) Intranet
13 2 (2.00%) NetScaler
13 2 (2.00%) SMTP
13 2 (2.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.00%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.00%) MS Access
5 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (8.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Retail
3 3 (3.00%) Local Government
3 3 (3.00%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (28.00%) Support Engineer
2 21 (21.00%) IT Engineer
3 20 (20.00%) IT Support
4 19 (19.00%) Analyst
5 16 (16.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 15 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (13.00%) Support Analyst
8 12 (12.00%) Implementation Engineer
8 12 (12.00%) Office 365 Engineer
9 11 (11.00%) Azure Engineer
10 8 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (8.00%) Technical Support
10 8 (8.00%) Technical Support Analyst
11 6 (6.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 5 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (5.00%) Applications Support
12 5 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
13 4 (4.00%) IT Manager
13 4 (4.00%) Server Support
13 4 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.00%) Data Centre
1 11 (11.00%) Device Driver
2 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.00%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.00%) Replication
4 3 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.00%) CMDB
5 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.00%) Handset
5 2 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.00%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.00%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.00%) EPoS
6 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.00%) User Experience
6 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (68.00%) Windows Server
3 35 (35.00%) Windows 10
4 34 (34.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (26.00%) Linux
6 13 (13.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (13.00%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.00%) Android
8 3 (3.00%) CentOS
8 3 (3.00%) Fedora
9 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.00%) ITIL
2 20 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 12 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (11.00%) Change Management
5 9 (9.00%) Preventative Maintenance
6 8 (8.00%) Break/Fix
6 8 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.00%) Asset Management
7 7 (7.00%) Facilities Management
8 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Automation
8 6 (6.00%) Project Management
8 6 (6.00%) Task Automation
8 6 (6.00%) Technical Leadership
9 5 (5.00%) Analytical Thinking
9 5 (5.00%) Business Continuity
9 5 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (5.00%) Migration
10 4 (4.00%) Coaching
10 4 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.00%) SQL
3 6 (6.00%) VBScript
4 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (11.00%) DBS Check
2 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.00%) MCSE
4 6 (6.00%) MCSA
5 3 (3.00%) MCP
6 2 (2.00%) CISM
6 2 (2.00%) CISSP
6 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.00%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.00%) CCNA
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.00%) MCITP
7 1 (1.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.00%) GDPR
3 2 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 72 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 34 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (32.00%) Hyper-V
4 17 (17.00%) XenApp
5 15 (15.00%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.00%) Terminal Services
6 5 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.00%) vSphere
8 3 (3.00%) BitLocker
8 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (3.00%) Postfix
8 3 (3.00%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.00%) Docker
10 1 (1.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (21.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 15 (15.00%) SCCM
3 11 (11.00%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.00%) Nagios
5 4 (4.00%) WSUS
6 3 (3.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (3.00%) SCOM
7 2 (2.00%) Terraform
8 1 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.00%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.00%) Puppet
8 1 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 74 (74.00%) Microsoft
2 45 (45.00%) VMware
3 24 (24.00%) Cisco
4 18 (18.00%) Citrix
5 16 (16.00%) Symantec
6 12 (12.00%) NetApp
6 12 (12.00%) Red Hat
6 12 (12.00%) Veeam
7 9 (9.00%) HP
8 8 (8.00%) Dell
8 8 (8.00%) EMC
8 8 (8.00%) SolarWinds
9 5 (5.00%) Apple
10 4 (4.00%) CommVault
10 4 (4.00%) Meraki
10 4 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (4.00%) ServiceNow
10 4 (4.00%) Sophos
11 3 (3.00%) Palo Alto
11 3 (3.00%) Ubiquiti