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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 53 76 114
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +38
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 70 47 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.08% 2.63% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.84% 10.98% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 53 42 4
Average salary £34,000 £27,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% -11.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £19,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £52,250 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
442 428 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.74% 23.96% 29.49%
Number of salaries quoted 360 336 438
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +15 34 £35,000 +48.93% 3
Runcorn 0 9 £27,500 -
Chester -8 7 £26,041 -3.55%
Wilmslow - 6 £33,000 -
Crewe - 3 £41,750 -
Knutsford -4 2 £34,000 -35.23% 1
Macclesfield - 2 £32,000 -
Widnes - 2 £20,750 -
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 83 (76.15%) Microsoft
3 74 (67.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (61.47%) Active Directory
5 58 (53.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 55 (50.46%) MS Exchange
7 47 (43.12%) MCSE
8 46 (42.20%) Windows 7
9 45 (41.28%) VMware
10 43 (39.45%) DNS
10 43 (39.45%) Cisco
11 42 (38.53%) Exchange Server 2013
12 41 (37.61%) Exchange Server 2010
12 41 (37.61%) Cisco Certification
13 39 (35.78%) DHCP
14 38 (34.86%) SQL
15 37 (33.94%) TCP/IP
15 37 (33.94%) VMware Infrastructure
16 36 (33.03%) MCITP
17 35 (32.11%) MCSA
18 34 (31.19%) ITIL
18 34 (31.19%) MCTS
19 32 (29.36%) CCNA
20 31 (28.44%) Degree
21 30 (27.52%) MS Excel
22 29 (26.61%) Hyper-V
23 28 (25.69%) MCP
24 27 (24.77%) VPN
25 25 (22.94%) Windows Server 2003
26 23 (21.10%) SQL Server

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 42 (38.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 41 (37.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (7.34%) IIS
5 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.67%) Lync
7 3 (2.75%) Oracle 9iAS
7 3 (2.75%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (27.52%) MS Excel
2 18 (16.51%) MS Office
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 19 (17.43%) Office 365
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.92%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 43 (39.45%) DNS
2 39 (35.78%) DHCP
3 37 (33.94%) TCP/IP
4 27 (24.77%) VPN
5 22 (20.18%) Firewall
6 19 (17.43%) WAN
6 19 (17.43%) LAN
7 14 (12.84%) SAN
8 12 (11.01%) VLAN
8 12 (11.01%) NAS
8 12 (11.01%) ADSL
9 11 (10.09%) VDSL
10 8 (7.34%) Wireless
10 8 (7.34%) SSL
10 8 (7.34%) VoIP
11 7 (6.42%) iSCSI
12 6 (5.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (5.50%) DMVPN
12 6 (5.50%) xDSL
12 6 (5.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.10%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.59%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.75%) MySQL
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.83%) SSDT
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (14.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (11.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (16.51%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.42%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.92%) Legal
4 1 (0.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (22.02%) Support Engineer
2 22 (20.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (20.18%) IT Support
3 21 (19.27%) Administrator
4 16 (14.68%) .NET Developer
4 16 (14.68%) Developer
5 15 (13.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 13 (11.93%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (10.09%) IT Manager
7 11 (10.09%) C# Developer
7 11 (10.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (10.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (9.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (9.17%) DBA
9 9 (8.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 8 (7.34%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (6.42%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (6.42%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 7 (6.42%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (6.42%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.51%) .NET Framework
1 18 (16.51%) .NET
2 16 (14.68%) HTML
2 16 (14.68%) ASP.NET
2 16 (14.68%) CSS
2 16 (14.68%) Web Services
2 16 (14.68%) LINQ
2 16 (14.68%) jQuery
2 16 (14.68%) Ajax
2 16 (14.68%) Modernizr
2 16 (14.68%) KnockoutJS
2 16 (14.68%) AngularJS
2 16 (14.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 16 (14.68%) ASP.NET Web API
2 16 (14.68%) RESTful
2 16 (14.68%) Entity Framework
3 15 (13.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 13 (11.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (5.50%) 802.1X
6 3 (2.75%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.26%) Thin Client
2 9 (8.26%) Fat Client
3 8 (7.34%) Clustering
4 7 (6.42%) EPoS
5 6 (5.50%) Life Science
6 5 (4.59%) Tandem
7 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.75%) Replication
7 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.83%) Statistics
8 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (67.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (42.20%) Windows 7
4 25 (22.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (19.27%) Windows 8
6 15 (13.76%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.75%) UNIX
8 2 (1.83%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.83%) Solaris
9 1 (0.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.19%) ITIL
2 15 (13.76%) MVC
3 14 (12.84%) Mentoring
4 12 (11.01%) TDD
4 12 (11.01%) Unit Testing
4 12 (11.01%) OO
4 12 (11.01%) SDLC
5 11 (10.09%) Service Delivery
5 11 (10.09%) Change Management
5 11 (10.09%) Mobile Device Management
6 10 (9.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (8.26%) Service Management
7 9 (8.26%) Migration
7 9 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.42%) OOP
8 7 (6.42%) Problem Management
8 7 (6.42%) Time Management
9 6 (5.50%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (5.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (5.50%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 38 (34.86%) SQL
2 21 (19.27%) PowerShell
2 21 (19.27%) T-SQL
3 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
4 15 (13.76%) C#
5 3 (2.75%) Prolog
5 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.92%) VB
6 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (53.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (43.12%) MCSE
3 41 (37.61%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (33.03%) MCITP
5 35 (32.11%) MCSA
6 34 (31.19%) MCTS
7 32 (29.36%) CCNA
8 31 (28.44%) Degree
9 28 (25.69%) MCP
10 11 (10.09%) JNCIA
11 10 (9.17%) HND
12 7 (6.42%) CCIE
12 7 (6.42%) CCNP
12 7 (6.42%) CCDP
12 7 (6.42%) CCENT
12 7 (6.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (2.75%) OCP
13 3 (2.75%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (61.47%) Active Directory
2 37 (33.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (26.61%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.59%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.75%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.83%) vSphere
7 1 (0.92%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.92%) Xen
7 1 (0.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.67%) SCCM
3 1 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.92%) SCOM
3 1 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (76.15%) Microsoft
2 45 (41.28%) VMware
3 43 (39.45%) Cisco
4 17 (15.60%) HP
5 16 (14.68%) Dell
6 11 (10.09%) Citrix
6 11 (10.09%) IBM
6 11 (10.09%) Juniper
7 5 (4.59%) Oracle
8 3 (2.75%) CommVault
8 3 (2.75%) Mitel
9 2 (1.83%) WatchGuard
10 1 (0.92%) Sophos
10 1 (0.92%) NetApp
10 1 (0.92%) Symantec
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago