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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 84 95 122
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +27
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 33 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.90% 1.40% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.51% 5.65% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 31 22 7
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
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
388 425 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.35% 24.74% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 323 339 439
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +23 23 £30,000 -20.00% 5
Knutsford - 7 £33,500 - 1
Alderley Edge - 2 £35,000 - 2
Chester - 1 £60,000 -
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (76.32%) Microsoft
4 45 (59.21%) VMware
5 43 (56.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (51.32%) Active Directory
7 38 (50.00%) MCSE
7 38 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 33 (43.42%) TCP/IP
9 32 (42.11%) MS Excel
10 30 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (38.16%) MCITP
12 28 (36.84%) Windows 7
13 26 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2010
14 25 (32.89%) MCSA
15 24 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (30.26%) Exchange Server 2013
16 23 (30.26%) ITIL
17 22 (28.95%) Cisco
17 22 (28.95%) Hyper-V
18 21 (27.63%) PowerShell
19 20 (26.32%) VPN
19 20 (26.32%) SAN
19 20 (26.32%) MCP
20 18 (23.68%) MCTS
20 18 (23.68%) Problem Management
21 17 (22.37%) Citrix
21 17 (22.37%) Cisco Certification
22 16 (21.05%) DNS
22 16 (21.05%) DHCP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 38 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 26 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (30.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
4 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 16 (21.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.16%) Office 365
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (43.42%) TCP/IP
2 20 (26.32%) VPN
2 20 (26.32%) SAN
3 16 (21.05%) DNS
3 16 (21.05%) DHCP
4 9 (11.84%) LAN
4 9 (11.84%) VLAN
5 8 (10.53%) Firewall
6 7 (9.21%) NAS
6 7 (9.21%) WAN
7 6 (7.89%) ADSL
7 6 (7.89%) VDSL
8 3 (3.95%) Wireless
8 3 (3.95%) ATM
9 2 (2.63%) WLAN
9 2 (2.63%) Internet
9 2 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.32%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.63%) SSDT
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.63%) Publishing
4 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (23.68%) Support Engineer
2 15 (19.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (19.74%) IT Support
3 8 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) IT Manager
4 6 (7.89%) Administrator
5 5 (6.58%) Team Leader
5 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (6.58%) Support Team Leader
5 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) ICT Technician
6 4 (5.26%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) .NET
2 5 (6.58%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.95%) CSS
4 3 (3.95%) Web Services
4 3 (3.95%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (3.95%) LINQ
4 3 (3.95%) jQuery
4 3 (3.95%) RESTful
4 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.95%) Entity Framework
4 3 (3.95%) Modernizr
4 3 (3.95%) Ajax
4 3 (3.95%) HTML
5 2 (2.63%) NHibernate
5 2 (2.63%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Clustering
2 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) EPoS
3 3 (3.95%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.95%) Tandem
3 3 (3.95%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.63%) Celerra
4 2 (2.63%) User Experience
4 2 (2.63%) Statistics
4 2 (2.63%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (39.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (36.84%) Windows 7
5 15 (19.74%) Windows 8
6 12 (15.79%) Windows XP
7 7 (9.21%) Linux
8 5 (6.58%) UNIX
9 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) ITIL
2 18 (23.68%) Problem Management
3 10 (13.16%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (9.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
6 6 (7.89%) Change Management
7 5 (6.58%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (6.58%) Security Management
7 5 (6.58%) MVC
8 4 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.95%) TDD
9 3 (3.95%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.95%) Time Management
9 3 (3.95%) OO
9 3 (3.95%) Build Automation
9 3 (3.95%) Scrum
9 3 (3.95%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.47%) SQL
3 10 (13.16%) VBScript
3 10 (13.16%) VB
4 6 (7.89%) C#
5 5 (6.58%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (56.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (50.00%) MCSE
3 29 (38.16%) MCITP
4 25 (32.89%) MCSA
5 20 (26.32%) MCP
6 18 (23.68%) MCTS
7 17 (22.37%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (19.74%) CCNA
9 7 (9.21%) Degree
10 6 (7.89%) JNCIA
11 4 (5.26%) CCENT
11 4 (5.26%) CCDP
11 4 (5.26%) CCIE
12 3 (3.95%) HND
12 3 (3.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (2.63%) Avaya Certification
14 1 (1.32%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 39 (51.32%) Active Directory
2 24 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (28.95%) Hyper-V
4 12 (15.79%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.26%) VMware Server
6 3 (3.95%) XenApp
7 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.63%) vSphere
7 2 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.63%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 58 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 45 (59.21%) VMware
3 22 (28.95%) Cisco
4 17 (22.37%) Citrix
5 13 (17.11%) EMC
6 12 (15.79%) HP
7 10 (13.16%) Dell
8 6 (7.89%) IBM
8 6 (7.89%) Juniper
9 2 (2.63%) Avaya
10 1 (1.32%) Symantec
10 1 (1.32%) Sophos
10 1 (1.32%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.32%) SonicWALL
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, healthcare
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + £2.1K On Call
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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