The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 64 98 109
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 57 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.53% 1.50% 0.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.96% 6.09% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 50 25 10
Average salary £33,750 £27,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £20,200 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £40,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Windows Server 2012
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
381 427 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.58% 24.58% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 300 317 432
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,650 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Cheshire region.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in Cheshire

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +22 27 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Knutsford - 10 £34,000 -
Chester +12 6 £26,041 +9.64% 5
Runcorn 0 4 - - 2
Crewe - 3 £40,000 -
Widnes - 2 £20,750 - 1
Wilmslow - 2 £35,500 - 3
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012.

1 88 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (76.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (70.45%) Microsoft
4 60 (68.18%) Active Directory
5 52 (59.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (56.82%) MS Exchange
7 49 (55.68%) VMware
8 40 (45.45%) MCSE
9 34 (38.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 33 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 33 (37.50%) MCITP
11 32 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 32 (36.36%) Windows 7
11 32 (36.36%) Cisco
12 30 (34.09%) DNS
13 29 (32.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (31.82%) TCP/IP
14 28 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
14 28 (31.82%) ITIL
15 27 (30.68%) SQL
15 27 (30.68%) DHCP
15 27 (30.68%) MCTS
16 26 (29.55%) MCSA
17 24 (27.27%) CCNA
17 24 (27.27%) Hyper-V
18 23 (26.14%) PowerShell
18 23 (26.14%) Degree
18 23 (26.14%) MS Excel
19 21 (23.86%) MCP
20 19 (21.59%) Office 365

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 50 (56.82%) MS Exchange
2 34 (38.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (7.95%) IIS
5 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.55%) Lync
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle 9iAS
6 3 (3.41%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 23 (26.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.50%) MS Office
3 3 (3.41%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Primavera
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.59%) Office 365
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (34.09%) DNS
2 28 (31.82%) TCP/IP
3 27 (30.68%) DHCP
4 18 (20.45%) VPN
4 18 (20.45%) SAN
5 14 (15.91%) Firewall
6 13 (14.77%) VLAN
7 12 (13.64%) ADSL
8 11 (12.50%) VDSL
8 11 (12.50%) NAS
9 10 (11.36%) LAN
10 9 (10.23%) WAN
11 3 (3.41%) ATM
11 3 (3.41%) Wireless
12 2 (2.27%) SSL
12 2 (2.27%) VoIP
13 1 (1.14%) WLAN
13 1 (1.14%) IPv4
13 1 (1.14%) Internet
13 1 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.41%) MySQL
5 2 (2.27%) SSDT
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 8 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Publishing
5 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.14%) Back Office
5 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (22.73%) Support Engineer
2 17 (19.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (18.18%) Administrator
4 13 (14.77%) IT Support
5 11 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (12.50%) IT Manager
6 10 (11.36%) DBA
7 9 (10.23%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (9.09%) .NET Developer
8 8 (9.09%) Developer
9 7 (7.95%) C# Developer
9 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (7.95%) Team Leader
9 7 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (7.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (7.95%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (5.68%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (5.68%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) .NET
1 10 (11.36%) .NET Framework
2 8 (9.09%) LINQ
2 8 (9.09%) jQuery
2 8 (9.09%) RESTful
2 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 8 (9.09%) CSS
2 8 (9.09%) Web Services
2 8 (9.09%) Ajax
2 8 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 8 (9.09%) Modernizr
2 8 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
2 8 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 8 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (9.09%) HTML
3 3 (3.41%) WebCenter
4 2 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Clustering
2 11 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.68%) Fat Client
3 5 (5.68%) Thin Client
4 4 (4.55%) Tandem
4 4 (4.55%) EPoS
5 3 (3.41%) Life Science
5 3 (3.41%) Replication
5 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.27%) Statistics
7 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.14%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.14%) User Experience
7 1 (1.14%) Celerra
7 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 88 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (76.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 29 (32.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (19.32%) Windows 8
6 7 (7.95%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.41%) UNIX
7 3 (3.41%) Linux
8 2 (2.27%) Solaris
9 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) ITIL
2 12 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (13.64%) Problem Management
2 12 (13.64%) Mobile Device Management
3 11 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 11 (12.50%) Change Management
4 10 (11.36%) MVC
5 9 (10.23%) Migration
5 9 (10.23%) Service Delivery
6 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.09%) TDD
6 8 (9.09%) OO
6 8 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 8 (9.09%) SDLC
7 7 (7.95%) Time Management
8 5 (5.68%) Security Management
8 5 (5.68%) Open Source
8 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.55%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.68%) SQL
2 23 (26.14%) PowerShell
3 13 (14.77%) T-SQL
4 10 (11.36%) C#
5 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.55%) VBScript
6 4 (4.55%) VB
7 3 (3.41%) Prolog
7 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (59.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (45.45%) MCSE
3 33 (37.50%) MCITP
4 28 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (30.68%) MCTS
6 26 (29.55%) MCSA
7 24 (27.27%) CCNA
8 23 (26.14%) Degree
9 21 (23.86%) MCP
10 11 (12.50%) JNCIA
11 7 (7.95%) HND
12 5 (5.68%) CCDP
12 5 (5.68%) CCIE
12 5 (5.68%) CCENT
13 4 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (3.41%) OCP
14 3 (3.41%) Oracle Certification
15 1 (1.14%) Avaya Certification
15 1 (1.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 60 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 32 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.36%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.55%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.27%) vSphere
6 2 (2.27%) XenApp
7 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.41%) SCCM
3 1 (1.14%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.14%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 62 (70.45%) Microsoft
2 49 (55.68%) VMware
3 32 (36.36%) Cisco
4 17 (19.32%) HP
5 16 (18.18%) Dell
5 16 (18.18%) Citrix
6 11 (12.50%) Juniper
6 11 (12.50%) IBM
7 5 (5.68%) Oracle
7 5 (5.68%) Business Objects
7 5 (5.68%) EMC
8 3 (3.41%) CommVault
8 3 (3.41%) Mitel
9 2 (2.27%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.14%) Avaya
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car/car allowance
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Including Car Allowance +Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + inc 5K Car Allow + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + excellent flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance, pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + inc 5K Car Allow + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Including Car Allowance +Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
Widnes
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Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
1 Green Place
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,500 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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