Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 131 118
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 196 220 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.47% 2.23% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.48% 10.66% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 145 174 227
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £35,250 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.64% +6.82% -5.71%
10th Percentile £22,206 £24,000 £20,650
90th Percentile £48,250 £47,500 £49,350
England median annual salary £38,250 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.38% -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 1,570 2,063 2,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.82% 20.88% 20.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,266 1,719 1,853
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,250 £21,200 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 +13 97 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Worcestershire 0 26 £35,000 - 7
Solihull +19 20 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Shropshire -17 13 £24,125 +7.22% 2
Coventry +11 10 £35,000 -14.63% 3
Warwickshire +9 7 £44,000 +31.34% 1
West Bromwich +11 6 £30,750 -38.50% 2
Staffordshire +14 5 £24,176 -31.90% 3
Herefordshire -5 4 £20,000 -42.86% 3
Wolverhampton +21 3 £26,000 -14.75%
Walsall 0 1 £18,500 -39.34% 1
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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.

1 196 (100.00%) Windows
2 155 (79.08%) Windows Server
3 148 (75.51%) Active Directory
4 142 (72.45%) Microsoft
5 115 (58.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 113 (57.65%) VMware
7 105 (53.57%) Office 365
8 81 (41.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 76 (38.78%) Microsoft Certification
10 68 (34.69%) MCSE
11 63 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
12 61 (31.12%) Hyper-V
13 58 (29.59%) SCCM
14 57 (29.08%) DNS
15 55 (28.06%) Microsoft Office
16 54 (27.55%) SQL Server
16 54 (27.55%) Windows 7
16 54 (27.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 51 (26.02%) DHCP
18 49 (25.00%) Citrix
19 47 (23.98%) MS Exchange
20 42 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
21 41 (20.92%) Data Centre
22 38 (19.39%) Windows 8
23 37 (18.88%) Network Security
23 37 (18.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 36 (18.37%) Windows 10
25 35 (17.86%) Security Cleared
25 35 (17.86%) Project Management
26 33 (16.84%) Firewall

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 47 (23.98%) MS Exchange
2 27 (13.78%) SharePoint
3 20 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (3.06%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.53%) IIS
Applications
1 55 (28.06%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.51%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 105 (53.57%) Office 365
2 63 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.51%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 57 (29.08%) DNS
2 51 (26.02%) DHCP
3 37 (18.88%) Network Security
4 33 (16.84%) Firewall
5 27 (13.78%) SAN
6 26 (13.27%) TCP/IP
7 22 (11.22%) LAN
8 21 (10.71%) WAN
9 11 (5.61%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (5.61%) Remote Desktop
10 10 (5.10%) VLAN
11 9 (4.59%) VoIP
12 8 (4.08%) VPN
12 8 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (3.57%) Wireless
14 6 (3.06%) DDNS
14 6 (3.06%) Skype
15 3 (1.53%) IPsec
15 3 (1.53%) PuTTY
16 2 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (27.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.51%) Power BI
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.53%) Toad
General
1 13 (6.63%) Finance
2 9 (4.59%) Retail
3 6 (3.06%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.04%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.51%) Automotive
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Military
6 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 41 (20.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (16.33%) Architect
3 31 (15.82%) Technical Architect
4 23 (11.73%) IT Engineer
5 20 (10.20%) Team Leader
6 18 (9.18%) Support Engineer
7 17 (8.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 16 (8.16%) Analyst
8 16 (8.16%) Wintel Engineer
9 14 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (7.14%) Technical Leader
10 13 (6.63%) IT Support
11 12 (6.12%) Technical Engineer
12 11 (5.61%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (5.61%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (5.10%) Senior IT Engineer
14 9 (4.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 9 (4.59%) Infrastructure Team Leader
15 8 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 8 (4.08%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.57%) Web Services
2 6 (3.06%) WSH
3 1 (0.51%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.92%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.16%) Clustering
3 15 (7.65%) Driving Licence
4 11 (5.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (5.61%) Replication
5 6 (3.06%) PKI
6 5 (2.55%) AS400
6 5 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.53%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.02%) iPhone
9 1 (0.51%) CCTV
9 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.51%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 196 (100.00%) Windows
2 155 (79.08%) Windows Server
3 115 (58.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (27.55%) Windows 7
5 38 (19.39%) Windows 8
6 36 (18.37%) Windows 10
7 22 (11.22%) Linux
8 21 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (3.06%) Unix
10 5 (2.55%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.04%) Android
12 1 (0.51%) AIX
12 1 (0.51%) CentOS
12 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (27.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 35 (17.86%) Project Management
3 33 (16.84%) ITIL
3 33 (16.84%) Presales
4 31 (15.82%) Customer Requirements
5 27 (13.78%) Data Protection
6 24 (12.24%) Enterprise Architecture
6 24 (12.24%) Programme Management
6 24 (12.24%) Server Virtualisation
6 24 (12.24%) Vendor Relationship Management
7 17 (8.67%) ITIL V3
7 17 (8.67%) Service Delivery
8 15 (7.65%) Service Management
9 14 (7.14%) ITSM
9 14 (7.14%) Server Management
10 13 (6.63%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (6.12%) Application Packaging
11 12 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (6.12%) Release Management
12 11 (5.61%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.76%) PowerShell
2 22 (11.22%) SQL
3 8 (4.08%) VBScript
4 5 (2.55%) PL/SQL
4 5 (2.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 76 (38.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (34.69%) MCSE
3 37 (18.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 35 (17.86%) Security Cleared
5 31 (15.82%) MCSA
6 28 (14.29%) MCP
7 24 (12.24%) MCITP
8 20 (10.20%) Degree
9 9 (4.59%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (2.04%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.53%) CCA
12 2 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.02%) MCTS
13 1 (0.51%) CCNA
13 1 (0.51%) CCNP
13 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.51%) VCP4
13 1 (0.51%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (15.82%) GDPR
2 16 (8.16%) SLA
3 5 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.51%) IASME
5 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 148 (75.51%) Active Directory
2 81 (41.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (31.12%) Hyper-V
4 19 (9.69%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (8.16%) vSphere
6 11 (5.61%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (5.10%) XenDesktop
8 9 (4.59%) XenApp
9 8 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.04%) BitLocker
11 3 (1.53%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.53%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.02%) Docker
12 2 (1.02%) Firmware
12 2 (1.02%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.51%) Squid
13 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 58 (29.59%) SCCM
2 31 (15.82%) WSUS
3 14 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 10 (5.10%) SCOM
5 8 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 7 (3.57%) SCOrch
7 4 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.04%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.53%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 3 (1.53%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.02%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.02%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.02%) vMotion
10 1 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.51%) Puppet
10 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 142 (72.45%) Microsoft
2 113 (57.65%) VMware
3 49 (25.00%) Citrix
4 24 (12.24%) Cisco
5 22 (11.22%) NetApp
6 20 (10.20%) Nimble Storage
7 14 (7.14%) Veeam
8 13 (6.63%) HP
9 11 (5.61%) McAfee
10 7 (3.57%) Ivanti
10 7 (3.57%) Symantec
10 7 (3.57%) WatchGuard
11 6 (3.06%) CheckPoint
11 6 (3.06%) Oracle
11 6 (3.06%) Sophos
12 5 (2.55%) Dell
12 5 (2.55%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.04%) CyberArk
13 4 (2.04%) Mitel
14 3 (1.53%) Altiris