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

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 113 119
Rank change year-on-year -18 +6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 221 245 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.23% 2.39% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.74% 11.51% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 175 224 239
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £33,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £24,000 £20,575 £22,600
90th Percentile £47,500 £49,425 £47,500
England median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -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 2,057 2,129 2,191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.80% 20.77% 19.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,712 1,834 1,860
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 February 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 February 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 +8 87 £40,000 +14.29% 6
Shropshire +21 27 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Warwickshire -22 25 £33,500 - 3
Coventry -10 23 £39,000 +6.85% 7
Staffordshire +3 14 £35,500 +5.19% 9
Worcestershire +12 13 £35,000 +45.83% 3
Solihull 0 12 £37,500 +16.28% 1
Sutton Coldfield +4 6 £31,500 +57.50% 2
West Bromwich +6 5 £50,000 +44.93% 2
Walsall -8 5 £30,500 -6.15%
Wolverhampton -14 5 £30,500 -10.29% 2
Herefordshire +14 3 £35,000 +27.27%
Windows Server 2012
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 221 (100.00%) Windows
2 159 (71.95%) Microsoft
3 154 (69.68%) Active Directory
3 154 (69.68%) Windows Server
4 149 (67.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 143 (64.71%) VMware
6 92 (41.63%) Citrix
7 85 (38.46%) Hyper-V
8 84 (38.01%) Office 365
9 81 (36.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 69 (31.22%) DNS
11 62 (28.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 52 (23.53%) SAN
12 52 (23.53%) MS Exchange
12 52 (23.53%) Windows 10
13 50 (22.62%) SQL Server
14 48 (21.72%) ITIL
14 48 (21.72%) Data Centre
15 46 (20.81%) SQL
16 41 (18.55%) Firewall
16 41 (18.55%) XenApp
16 41 (18.55%) Windows 7
17 39 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
18 38 (17.19%) TCP/IP
19 37 (16.74%) MCSE
19 37 (16.74%) Exchange Server 2010
20 36 (16.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 35 (15.84%) Citrix Certification
21 35 (15.84%) Microsoft Azure
22 34 (15.38%) DHCP

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 52 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 37 (16.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (12.67%) IIS
4 16 (7.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (7.24%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.52%) Apache
6 5 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.81%) SAS
8 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.45%) nginx
10 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.36%) Sage 1000
3 3 (1.36%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 84 (38.01%) Office 365
2 35 (15.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (1.81%) IaaS
6 3 (1.36%) PaaS
6 3 (1.36%) SaaS
7 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.90%) Yammer
8 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 69 (31.22%) DNS
2 52 (23.53%) SAN
3 41 (18.55%) Firewall
4 38 (17.19%) TCP/IP
5 34 (15.38%) DHCP
6 21 (9.50%) LAN
7 17 (7.69%) WAN
8 16 (7.24%) VPN
9 15 (6.79%) NAS
10 12 (5.43%) NetScaler
11 10 (4.52%) DDNS
11 10 (4.52%) Remote Desktop
12 9 (4.07%) VLAN
13 5 (2.26%) iSCSI
13 5 (2.26%) SSH
13 5 (2.26%) VoIP
13 5 (2.26%) Wireless
14 3 (1.36%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (1.36%) Network Security
14 3 (1.36%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (6.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (4.52%) MySQL
4 10 (4.52%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (2.26%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.26%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.81%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.36%) MS Access
8 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (4.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (1.81%) InstallShield
2 4 (1.81%) MSI
3 3 (1.36%) Toad
4 1 (0.45%) Chocolatey
General
1 19 (8.60%) Finance
2 10 (4.52%) Manufacturing
2 10 (4.52%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.62%) Retail
4 3 (1.36%) Marketing
5 2 (0.90%) Automotive
5 2 (0.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (19.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (17.19%) Support Engineer
3 35 (15.84%) IT Engineer
4 32 (14.48%) Analyst
5 22 (9.95%) Consultant
6 17 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 17 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 17 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 16 (7.24%) Architect
7 16 (7.24%) IT Support
8 15 (6.79%) Administrator
8 15 (6.79%) IT Support Engineer
9 14 (6.33%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (5.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (5.43%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (4.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 10 (4.52%) Server Engineer
13 9 (4.07%) Developer
14 8 (3.62%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.81%) .NET
1 4 (1.81%) CSS
1 4 (1.81%) HTML
2 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.36%) WSH
3 1 (0.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 48 (21.72%) Data Centre
2 25 (11.31%) Clustering
3 9 (4.07%) Private Cloud
4 7 (3.17%) PKI
5 6 (2.71%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (2.71%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.71%) Replication
6 5 (2.26%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.26%) Fintech
6 5 (2.26%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.81%) CMDB
7 4 (1.81%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.36%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.36%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.36%) PDA
9 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.90%) EPoS
9 2 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.90%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.45%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 221 (100.00%) Windows
2 154 (69.68%) Windows Server
3 149 (67.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (23.53%) Windows 10
5 41 (18.55%) Windows 7
6 26 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (10.86%) Linux
8 20 (9.05%) Windows 8
9 13 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.71%) CentOS
11 5 (2.26%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.26%) Unix
12 4 (1.81%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.81%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.36%) Debian
13 3 (1.36%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.36%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.90%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.72%) ITIL
2 17 (7.69%) Line Management
2 17 (7.69%) Presales
3 16 (7.24%) Project Management
4 15 (6.79%) Application Packaging
5 14 (6.33%) Customer Requirements
5 14 (6.33%) Time Management
6 12 (5.43%) Migration
7 11 (4.98%) Business Development
8 7 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (2.26%) BCP
9 5 (2.26%) Configuration Management
9 5 (2.26%) Data Centre Operations
9 5 (2.26%) DNA
9 5 (2.26%) Expense Management
9 5 (2.26%) Hardware Maintenance
9 5 (2.26%) ITSM
9 5 (2.26%) Mentoring
10 4 (1.81%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (1.81%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (20.81%) SQL
2 21 (9.50%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.07%) T-SQL
4 7 (3.17%) VBScript
5 4 (1.81%) C
5 4 (1.81%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.36%) C#
6 3 (1.36%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.45%) PHP
8 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (28.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (16.74%) MCSE
3 36 (16.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 35 (15.84%) Citrix Certification
5 24 (10.86%) Degree
6 23 (10.41%) CCA
7 20 (9.05%) MCSA
7 20 (9.05%) Security Cleared
8 16 (7.24%) MCITP
9 10 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (4.07%) SC Cleared
11 8 (3.62%) CCNA
12 6 (2.71%) CCNP
12 6 (2.71%) DV Cleared
12 6 (2.71%) VCP5
13 5 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (2.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (1.36%) CompTIA Security+
15 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.90%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.33%) SLA
2 5 (2.26%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) GDPR
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 154 (69.68%) Active Directory
2 85 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 81 (36.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (18.55%) XenApp
5 23 (10.41%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (7.69%) XenDesktop
7 15 (6.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (4.98%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (4.98%) vSphere
9 8 (3.62%) Terminal Services
10 6 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (2.71%) VirtualBox
11 5 (2.26%) Squid
12 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.90%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.45%) Postfix
14 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (9.50%) SCCM
2 16 (7.24%) WSUS
3 15 (6.79%) SCOrch
4 11 (4.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 11 (4.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 11 (4.98%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (4.07%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.71%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (2.26%) SCOM
8 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 3 (1.36%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.90%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.45%) Puppet
11 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.45%) Simpana
11 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 159 (71.95%) Microsoft
2 143 (64.71%) VMware
3 92 (41.63%) Citrix
4 26 (11.76%) Cisco
5 18 (8.14%) HP
5 18 (8.14%) SolarWinds
6 15 (6.79%) Veeam
7 14 (6.33%) Red Hat
8 12 (5.43%) NetApp
9 11 (4.98%) Apple
9 11 (4.98%) NVIDIA
10 9 (4.07%) Remedy
11 8 (3.62%) Nimble Storage
12 7 (3.17%) IBM
12 7 (3.17%) Oracle
13 6 (2.71%) Fortinet
14 5 (2.26%) BT
14 5 (2.26%) Dell
14 5 (2.26%) Sage
14 5 (2.26%) Symantec