Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 128 112
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 241 218 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.57% 2.24% 2.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.57% 10.47% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 195 203 287
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £36,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.34% +0.69% +10.77%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,700 £23,200
90th Percentile £47,000 £51,050 £47,700
England median annual salary £36,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.00% - -

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 1,917 2,082 2,353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.45% 21.40% 19.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,526 1,800 1,975
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,125 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 +22 102 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Shropshire +30 22 £26,000 -25.71% 3
Coventry -9 21 £45,000 +23.29% 4
Warwickshire -18 21 £33,500 - 1
Worcestershire +39 20 £29,000 -35.56% 5
Staffordshire +1 14 £35,500 +9.23% 2
Solihull +15 11 £38,000 +27.73% 1
Wolverhampton -14 11 £30,500 -7.58%
Sutton Coldfield - 9 £31,500 -
Herefordshire +28 6 £35,000 -
Walsall 0 3 £37,750 -5.63%
West Bromwich +12 2 £30,500 -
Dudley -8 1 £52,500 +61.54%
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 241 (100.00%) Windows
2 183 (75.93%) Windows Server
3 175 (72.61%) Active Directory
4 146 (60.58%) Microsoft
5 137 (56.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 131 (54.36%) VMware
7 116 (48.13%) Office 365
8 96 (39.83%) Hyper-V
9 84 (34.85%) Citrix
10 75 (31.12%) Windows 10
11 71 (29.46%) DNS
12 68 (28.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 58 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
14 57 (23.65%) SQL
15 56 (23.24%) Firewall
16 54 (22.41%) MS Exchange
17 49 (20.33%) ITIL
18 46 (19.09%) SQL Server
18 46 (19.09%) TCP/IP
18 46 (19.09%) Windows 7
19 45 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
20 44 (18.26%) MCSE
21 42 (17.43%) Cisco
22 41 (17.01%) DHCP
23 34 (14.11%) SAN
23 34 (14.11%) XenApp
23 34 (14.11%) Data Centre
24 33 (13.69%) Microsoft Office
25 32 (13.28%) Exchange Server 2010
26 28 (11.62%) Windows 8

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 54 (22.41%) MS Exchange
2 32 (13.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (8.30%) IIS
4 19 (7.88%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.07%) Apache
7 4 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 2 (0.83%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 33 (13.69%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Sage 1000
1 3 (1.24%) Sage 500
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 116 (48.13%) Office 365
2 45 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (8.71%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.07%) IaaS
4 5 (2.07%) SaaS
4 5 (2.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.24%) PaaS
6 2 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.83%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 71 (29.46%) DNS
2 56 (23.24%) Firewall
3 46 (19.09%) TCP/IP
4 41 (17.01%) DHCP
5 34 (14.11%) SAN
6 23 (9.54%) LAN
7 18 (7.47%) WAN
8 17 (7.05%) VPN
9 16 (6.64%) VLAN
10 14 (5.81%) VoIP
11 12 (4.98%) NAS
12 11 (4.56%) NetScaler
13 10 (4.15%) Network Security
14 6 (2.49%) DDNS
14 6 (2.49%) Remote Desktop
15 5 (2.07%) SSH
15 5 (2.07%) Wireless
16 4 (1.66%) Fibre Channel
16 4 (1.66%) Internet
16 4 (1.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (4.15%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (2.07%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (2.07%) MySQL
4 3 (1.24%) MS Access
4 3 (1.24%) QlikView
4 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.83%) Chocolatey
General
1 16 (6.64%) Manufacturing
2 15 (6.22%) Finance
3 9 (3.73%) Retail
4 6 (2.49%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.24%) Law
6 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (21.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (17.84%) Analyst
3 33 (13.69%) IT Engineer
4 32 (13.28%) Support Engineer
5 27 (11.20%) Support Analyst
6 23 (9.54%) Architect
6 23 (9.54%) IT Support
7 17 (7.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (6.22%) Consultant
9 14 (5.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 14 (5.81%) Administrator
9 14 (5.81%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (5.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (4.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 12 (4.98%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (4.56%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (4.15%) Desktop Support
13 10 (4.15%) IT Analyst
13 10 (4.15%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (3.73%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.90%) WSH
2 4 (1.66%) .NET
3 3 (1.24%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.24%) CSS
3 3 (1.24%) HTML
4 2 (0.83%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.41%) COM
5 1 (0.41%) Flash
5 1 (0.41%) LAMP
5 1 (0.41%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.11%) Data Centre
2 27 (11.20%) Clustering
3 13 (5.39%) Private Cloud
4 7 (2.90%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.49%) PKI
6 5 (2.07%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.07%) Fintech
6 5 (2.07%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.66%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.24%) PDA
8 3 (1.24%) Replication
8 3 (1.24%) Tandem
9 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.41%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 241 (100.00%) Windows
2 183 (75.93%) Windows Server
3 137 (56.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 75 (31.12%) Windows 10
5 46 (19.09%) Windows 7
6 28 (11.62%) Windows 8
7 27 (11.20%) Linux
8 25 (10.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (4.56%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.07%) CentOS
11 5 (2.07%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.07%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.07%) Unix
12 4 (1.66%) Debian
13 3 (1.24%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.24%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.83%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.83%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.33%) ITIL
2 23 (9.54%) Presales
3 22 (9.13%) Project Management
4 21 (8.71%) Customer Requirements
5 18 (7.47%) Migration
6 15 (6.22%) Line Management
7 12 (4.98%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (4.98%) Time Management
8 10 (4.15%) Application Packaging
8 10 (4.15%) Business Development
8 10 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (4.15%) Server Virtualisation
9 9 (3.73%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (3.32%) Programme Management
10 8 (3.32%) Vendor Relationship Management
11 6 (2.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (2.07%) BCP
12 5 (2.07%) Data Security
12 5 (2.07%) Expense Management
12 5 (2.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 57 (23.65%) SQL
2 26 (10.79%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.32%) T-SQL
3 8 (3.32%) VBScript
4 4 (1.66%) C
5 3 (1.24%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.24%) C#
5 3 (1.24%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (18.26%) MCSE
3 26 (10.79%) Degree
4 24 (9.96%) MCSA
5 21 (8.71%) Security Cleared
5 21 (8.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (7.05%) Citrix Certification
7 16 (6.64%) MCITP
8 12 (4.98%) CCA
8 12 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (4.56%) CCNA
9 11 (4.56%) MCP
10 9 (3.73%) DV Cleared
11 5 (2.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (1.66%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.24%) CCNP
13 3 (1.24%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (1.24%) MCTS
13 3 (1.24%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.64%) SLA
2 5 (2.07%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.83%) GDPR
3 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 175 (72.61%) Active Directory
2 96 (39.83%) Hyper-V
3 68 (28.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (14.11%) XenApp
5 24 (9.96%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (8.71%) XenDesktop
7 12 (4.98%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (3.73%) VirtualBox
9 8 (3.32%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (3.32%) vSphere
10 5 (2.07%) Squid
10 5 (2.07%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.66%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (7.47%) SCCM
1 18 (7.47%) WSUS
2 10 (4.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 10 (4.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 10 (4.15%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (4.15%) SCOrch
3 9 (3.73%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.66%) PowerCLI
5 2 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.83%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.83%) Puppet
5 2 (0.83%) SCOM
5 2 (0.83%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.83%) Terraform
6 1 (0.41%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 146 (60.58%) Microsoft
2 131 (54.36%) VMware
3 84 (34.85%) Citrix
4 42 (17.43%) Cisco
5 20 (8.30%) HP
6 14 (5.81%) NetApp
6 14 (5.81%) Red Hat
6 14 (5.81%) SolarWinds
7 10 (4.15%) Apple
7 10 (4.15%) NVIDIA
7 10 (4.15%) Veeam
8 9 (3.73%) Dell
8 9 (3.73%) IBM
9 8 (3.32%) Nimble Storage
10 7 (2.90%) WatchGuard
11 5 (2.07%) Atlassian
11 5 (2.07%) BT
11 5 (2.07%) CA
11 5 (2.07%) Fortinet
11 5 (2.07%) Sage