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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
England / West Midlands
Rank 111 112 103
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 106 140 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.28% 2.30% 2.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.87% 11.60% 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 95 136 107
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.38% +2.85%  

Windows Server 2012 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 975 1207 1208
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.93% 19.83% 24.12%
Number of salaries quoted 847 1020 1025
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% +2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,843 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 34 £42,500 +14.86% 5
Warwickshire +42 32 £36,250 +20.83% 4
Shropshire -1 10 £35,000 +11.11% 3
Staffordshire -3 7 £35,000 +12.90% 2
Coventry +13 5 £31,000 -4.61% 3
Worcestershire -11 5 £45,000 +60.71% 1
Solihull -6 3 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Brierley Hill - 2 £27,250 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
England

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 236 (100.00%) Windows
2 181 (76.69%) Windows Server
3 173 (73.31%) Active Directory
4 154 (65.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 151 (63.98%) Microsoft
6 145 (61.44%) VMware
7 116 (49.15%) MS Exchange
8 80 (33.90%) VMware Infrastructure
9 76 (32.20%) Windows 7
10 73 (30.93%) Citrix
11 69 (29.24%) Hyper-V
12 68 (28.81%) MS Excel
13 61 (25.85%) DNS
13 61 (25.85%) Exchange Server 2010
14 60 (25.42%) Cisco
15 58 (24.58%) SQL Server
15 58 (24.58%) Firewall
16 57 (24.15%) Exchange Server 2013
17 56 (23.73%) Office 365
17 56 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
18 54 (22.88%) SAN
19 50 (21.19%) SQL
20 47 (19.92%) Windows 8
21 42 (17.80%) Windows 10
22 39 (16.53%) Microsoft Certification
23 38 (16.10%) ITIL
23 38 (16.10%) DHCP
24 34 (14.41%) TCP/IP
24 34 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
25 32 (13.56%) IIS

Windows Server 2012
Top Related 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
1 116 (49.15%) MS Exchange
2 61 (25.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (24.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (13.56%) IIS
5 19 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (7.20%) SharePoint
7 11 (4.66%) Apache
8 7 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.97%) Skype for Business
9 5 (2.12%) Site Server
10 3 (1.27%) SAS
11 2 (0.85%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.85%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 68 (28.81%) MS Excel
2 31 (13.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (23.73%) Office 365
2 34 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.12%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.85%) G Suite
5 2 (0.85%) PaaS
6 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 61 (25.85%) DNS
2 58 (24.58%) Firewall
3 54 (22.88%) SAN
4 38 (16.10%) DHCP
5 34 (14.41%) TCP/IP
6 25 (10.59%) Remote Desktop
7 24 (10.17%) NAS
8 18 (7.63%) LAN
9 17 (7.20%) IPv4
10 16 (6.78%) WAN
11 13 (5.51%) VLAN
12 11 (4.66%) DDNS
13 10 (4.24%) IPsec
13 10 (4.24%) VoIP
14 9 (3.81%) iSCSI
15 7 (2.97%) Network Security
16 6 (2.54%) Skype
16 6 (2.54%) VPN
17 5 (2.12%) Wireless
18 4 (1.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (24.58%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (8.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (7.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (5.51%) MySQL
6 9 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.97%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.85%) DB2
11 1 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Ant
1 1 (0.42%) Grunt
1 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (12.29%) Finance
2 14 (5.93%) Retail
3 9 (3.81%) Advertising
4 4 (1.69%) Games
5 2 (0.85%) French Language
5 2 (0.85%) Publishing
6 1 (0.42%) Back Office
6 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (23.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (16.53%) Support Engineer
3 34 (14.41%) IT Support
4 29 (12.29%) IT Engineer
5 26 (11.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 26 (11.02%) Analyst
6 24 (10.17%) IT Technician
7 21 (8.90%) IT Manager
8 18 (7.63%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (7.63%) Support Analyst
8 18 (7.63%) Technical Engineer
9 17 (7.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 17 (7.20%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (6.36%) Support Technician
11 14 (5.93%) IT Support Technician
11 14 (5.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (5.93%) Technical Support
12 13 (5.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 13 (5.51%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.12%) .NET
1 5 (2.12%) HTML
2 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.85%) CSS
2 2 (0.85%) XML
3 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.42%) COM
3 1 (0.42%) HTML5
3 1 (0.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.17%) Clustering
2 21 (8.90%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.51%) Driving Licence
4 10 (4.24%) HP StoreVirtual
5 7 (2.97%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.12%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.69%) Fintech
8 3 (1.27%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.27%) FMCG
8 3 (1.27%) Online Games
8 3 (1.27%) Replication
8 3 (1.27%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.85%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.85%) Handset
10 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.42%) Photography
10 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 236 (100.00%) Windows
2 181 (76.69%) Windows Server
3 154 (65.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 76 (32.20%) Windows 7
5 56 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (19.92%) Windows 8
7 42 (17.80%) Windows 10
8 20 (8.47%) Linux
9 6 (2.54%) Android
10 5 (2.12%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.69%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.69%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (16.10%) ITIL
2 21 (8.90%) Server Building
3 17 (7.20%) Migration
4 12 (5.08%) Project Management
5 10 (4.24%) Load Balancing
5 10 (4.24%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (3.39%) Line Management
6 8 (3.39%) Server Virtualisation
7 7 (2.97%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (2.97%) ERP
7 7 (2.97%) Incident Management
7 7 (2.97%) Service Management
8 6 (2.54%) Operations Management
8 6 (2.54%) PRINCE2
8 6 (2.54%) Server Patching
9 5 (2.12%) Mentoring
9 5 (2.12%) Patch Management
9 5 (2.12%) Presales
9 5 (2.12%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (21.19%) SQL
2 11 (4.66%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.27%) Java
3 3 (1.27%) PHP
3 3 (1.27%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.27%) VB
4 2 (0.85%) C#
4 2 (0.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.42%) C
5 1 (0.42%) Perl
5 1 (0.42%) Python
5 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.42%) VBA
5 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (16.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (11.02%) MCSE
3 16 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (4.66%) MCSA
5 9 (3.81%) CCNA
5 9 (3.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (2.97%) MCITP
8 6 (2.54%) DBS Check
8 6 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.54%) RHCE
9 5 (2.12%) Degree
9 5 (2.12%) RHCA
9 5 (2.12%) RHCSA
10 4 (1.69%) MCP
11 3 (1.27%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.85%) PMP
13 1 (0.42%) CCA
13 1 (0.42%) CCNP
13 1 (0.42%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.47%) SLA
2 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 173 (73.31%) Active Directory
2 80 (33.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (29.24%) Hyper-V
4 26 (11.02%) vSphere
5 19 (8.05%) Terminal Services
6 17 (7.20%) Forefront TMG
7 9 (3.81%) VMware ESX
7 9 (3.81%) XenApp
8 8 (3.39%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (2.54%) Terminal Server
11 5 (2.12%) XenDesktop
12 3 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.85%) vCloud
14 1 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (8.47%) SCCM
2 10 (4.24%) Backup Exec
3 7 (2.97%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (2.54%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (2.54%) ZABBIX
5 5 (2.12%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.69%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (1.69%) SCOM
7 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.85%) vMotion
7 2 (0.85%) WSUS
8 1 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.42%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.42%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.42%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.42%) Simpana
Vendors
1 151 (63.98%) Microsoft
2 145 (61.44%) VMware
3 73 (30.93%) Citrix
4 60 (25.42%) Cisco
5 25 (10.59%) HP
6 23 (9.75%) SonicWALL
7 22 (9.32%) SolarWinds
8 20 (8.47%) Dell
8 20 (8.47%) NetApp
9 18 (7.63%) CheckPoint
10 12 (5.08%) Veeam
11 11 (4.66%) Symantec
12 9 (3.81%) Red Hat
13 7 (2.97%) Cognos
14 6 (2.54%) Intel Security
14 6 (2.54%) New Relic
14 6 (2.54%) Sophos
15 5 (2.12%) Acronis
15 5 (2.12%) Cyberoam
15 5 (2.12%) Proofpoint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + MORE
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + BONUS + Paid for Certifications
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwickshire
Experian
Posted: 12 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37500 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum + £5000 car allowance + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Webrecruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brierley Hill
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
The SmartList
Posted: 22 days ago