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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 79 81 111
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +30
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 52 46 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.96% 2.38% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.21% 9.56% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 39 37 3
Average salary £32,000 £31,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -38.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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
464 481 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.39% 24.86% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 396 369 379
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +14 27 £35,000 +48.93% 2
Runcorn -1 6 £25,000 -45.65% 2
Knutsford +2 5 £32,000 -39.04%
Wilmslow - 5 £40,000 - 1
Chester -9 3 £51,250 +32.25% 1
Macclesfield - 2 £32,000 -
Crewe -6 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (77.98%) Microsoft
3 74 (67.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (56.88%) Active Directory
5 56 (51.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 55 (50.46%) MS Exchange
7 47 (43.12%) MCSE
7 47 (43.12%) Windows 7
8 46 (42.20%) DNS
9 43 (39.45%) VMware
10 42 (38.53%) Cisco
10 42 (38.53%) DHCP
11 39 (35.78%) Cisco Certification
11 39 (35.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 39 (35.78%) Exchange Server 2010
12 38 (34.86%) Exchange Server 2013
13 37 (33.94%) TCP/IP
14 35 (32.11%) SQL
15 34 (31.19%) MCSA
15 34 (31.19%) Degree
16 33 (30.28%) MCITP
17 32 (29.36%) MS Excel
18 31 (28.44%) MCTS
19 29 (26.61%) Firewall
20 28 (25.69%) VPN
20 28 (25.69%) CCNA
21 27 (24.77%) ITIL
21 27 (24.77%) Hyper-V
22 26 (23.85%) MCP
22 26 (23.85%) WAN

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 55 (50.46%) MS Exchange
2 39 (35.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (34.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (10.09%) IIS
5 8 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (4.59%) Lync
8 3 (2.75%) Oracle 9iAS
8 3 (2.75%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 32 (29.36%) MS Excel
2 19 (17.43%) MS Office
3 3 (2.75%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.75%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Primavera
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.76%) Office 365
2 3 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.92%) SaaS
3 1 (0.92%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 46 (42.20%) DNS
2 42 (38.53%) DHCP
3 37 (33.94%) TCP/IP
4 29 (26.61%) Firewall
5 28 (25.69%) VPN
6 26 (23.85%) WAN
7 25 (22.94%) LAN
8 13 (11.93%) Wireless
9 10 (9.17%) SSL
9 10 (9.17%) SAN
9 10 (9.17%) VoIP
10 9 (8.26%) ADSL
10 9 (8.26%) NAS
10 9 (8.26%) VLAN
10 9 (8.26%) iSCSI
11 8 (7.34%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (7.34%) 802.11
11 8 (7.34%) MPLS
11 8 (7.34%) TACACS
11 8 (7.34%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.02%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.59%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.75%) MySQL
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (13.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (10.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (21.10%) Finance
2 9 (8.26%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.42%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.67%) Marketing
5 2 (1.83%) Back Office
5 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (22.94%) Support Engineer
2 22 (20.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (20.18%) IT Support
3 18 (16.51%) Administrator
4 17 (15.60%) IT Support Engineer
5 15 (13.76%) .NET Developer
5 15 (13.76%) Developer
6 11 (10.09%) IT Manager
6 11 (10.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (9.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (9.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 9 (8.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (8.26%) C# Developer
9 8 (7.34%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (7.34%) Network Engineer
9 8 (7.34%) DBA
9 8 (7.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (6.42%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (5.50%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (5.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.76%) HTML
1 15 (13.76%) .NET
1 15 (13.76%) ASP.NET
1 15 (13.76%) CSS
1 15 (13.76%) Web Services
1 15 (13.76%) Ajax
1 15 (13.76%) .NET Framework
1 15 (13.76%) LINQ
1 15 (13.76%) jQuery
1 15 (13.76%) RESTful
1 15 (13.76%) Entity Framework
1 15 (13.76%) Modernizr
1 15 (13.76%) KnockoutJS
1 15 (13.76%) AngularJS
1 15 (13.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 15 (13.76%) ASP.NET Web API
2 14 (12.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (7.34%) 802.1X
5 3 (2.75%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Thin Client
1 10 (9.17%) Fat Client
2 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.34%) Life Science
3 8 (7.34%) Clustering
4 7 (6.42%) EPoS
5 4 (3.67%) Tandem
6 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.75%) Replication
6 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (67.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (43.12%) Windows 7
4 22 (20.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (18.35%) Windows 8
6 17 (15.60%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.75%) UNIX
7 3 (2.75%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.83%) Solaris
8 2 (1.83%) Linux
9 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.77%) ITIL
2 13 (11.93%) Mentoring
3 12 (11.01%) MVC
4 11 (10.09%) OO
4 11 (10.09%) Service Management
4 11 (10.09%) Service Delivery
4 11 (10.09%) TDD
4 11 (10.09%) Unit Testing
4 11 (10.09%) SDLC
5 9 (8.26%) Change Management
5 9 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (7.34%) Migration
6 8 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (7.34%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (7.34%) WAN Optimisation
6 8 (7.34%) Security Patching
6 8 (7.34%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (7.34%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (7.34%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (6.42%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.11%) SQL
2 22 (20.18%) PowerShell
3 18 (16.51%) T-SQL
4 15 (13.76%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.01%) C#
6 3 (2.75%) Prolog
6 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.92%) VB
7 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (51.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (43.12%) MCSE
3 39 (35.78%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (31.19%) MCSA
4 34 (31.19%) Degree
5 33 (30.28%) MCITP
6 31 (28.44%) MCTS
7 28 (25.69%) CCNA
8 26 (23.85%) MCP
9 10 (9.17%) HND
10 8 (7.34%) CCNP
10 8 (7.34%) JNCIA
11 7 (6.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (5.50%) CCENT
12 6 (5.50%) CCDP
12 6 (5.50%) CCIE
13 3 (2.75%) OCP
13 3 (2.75%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (56.88%) Active Directory
2 39 (35.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (24.77%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.75%) vSphere
5 3 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.92%) vCloud
6 1 (0.92%) XenApp
6 1 (0.92%) Xen
6 1 (0.92%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (5.50%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.59%) SCCM
3 4 (3.67%) WSUS
4 1 (0.92%) SCOM
4 1 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 85 (77.98%) Microsoft
2 43 (39.45%) VMware
3 42 (38.53%) Cisco
4 14 (12.84%) HP
5 13 (11.93%) Dell
6 8 (7.34%) Juniper
6 8 (7.34%) IBM
7 5 (4.59%) Oracle
7 5 (4.59%) Citrix
8 3 (2.75%) CommVault
8 3 (2.75%) Mitel
9 2 (1.83%) WatchGuard
10 1 (0.92%) NetApp
10 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.92%) Apple
10 1 (0.92%) Symantec
10 1 (0.92%) Sophos
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Northwich
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive salary/benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Winsford
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £7 - £8 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago
Runcorn
Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago