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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 80 99 113
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 40 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.33% 1.45% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.72% 5.82% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 38 24 10
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,200 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £45,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
373 447 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.69% 24.96% 30.75%
Number of salaries quoted 301 341 444
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 £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
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 28 April 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 April 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 25 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Knutsford - 9 £34,000 - 1
Alderley Edge - 2 £35,000 -
Crewe -5 1 £37,500 +56.25% 1
Chester - 1 £22,500 - 3
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (80.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (74.36%) Microsoft
4 50 (64.10%) VMware
5 45 (57.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (55.13%) MS Exchange
7 42 (53.85%) Active Directory
8 40 (51.28%) MCSE
9 33 (42.31%) MCITP
10 31 (39.74%) Exchange Server 2010
10 31 (39.74%) TCP/IP
11 30 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (37.18%) Windows 7
12 29 (37.18%) Exchange Server 2013
13 28 (35.90%) MS Excel
14 27 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
15 25 (32.05%) Hyper-V
15 25 (32.05%) MCSA
15 25 (32.05%) ITIL
16 24 (30.77%) Cisco
16 24 (30.77%) PowerShell
17 22 (28.21%) SAN
17 22 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
18 21 (26.92%) MCP
19 20 (25.64%) CCNA
19 20 (25.64%) DNS
19 20 (25.64%) DHCP
19 20 (25.64%) MCTS
20 19 (24.36%) Finance
20 19 (24.36%) VPN

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 43 (55.13%) MS Exchange
2 31 (39.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (37.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.56%) IIS
7 1 (1.28%) CMS
7 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (35.90%) MS Excel
2 12 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.95%) Office 365
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (39.74%) TCP/IP
2 22 (28.21%) SAN
3 20 (25.64%) DNS
3 20 (25.64%) DHCP
4 19 (24.36%) VPN
5 10 (12.82%) ADSL
5 10 (12.82%) Firewall
5 10 (12.82%) VLAN
6 9 (11.54%) VDSL
6 9 (11.54%) NAS
7 6 (7.69%) LAN
8 5 (6.41%) WAN
9 3 (3.85%) ATM
9 3 (3.85%) Wireless
10 2 (2.56%) SSL
11 1 (1.28%) Internet
11 1 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.28%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.56%) SSDT
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
1 5 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (24.36%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.56%) Publishing
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Support Engineer
2 16 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) IT Support
4 10 (12.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) IT Manager
6 8 (10.26%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Administrator
7 6 (7.69%) Team Leader
8 5 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.41%) Developer
8 5 (6.41%) .NET Developer
8 5 (6.41%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.41%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (6.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Support Team Leader
8 5 (6.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) .NET
2 7 (8.97%) .NET Framework
3 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.41%) CSS
4 5 (6.41%) Web Services
4 5 (6.41%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
4 5 (6.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (6.41%) LINQ
4 5 (6.41%) jQuery
4 5 (6.41%) RESTful
4 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (6.41%) Entity Framework
4 5 (6.41%) Modernizr
4 5 (6.41%) Ajax
4 5 (6.41%) HTML
5 2 (2.56%) NHibernate
5 2 (2.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Clustering
2 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.13%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.85%) Tandem
4 3 (3.85%) EPoS
5 2 (2.56%) E-Learning
5 2 (2.56%) Statistics
5 2 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (80.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (37.18%) Windows 7
5 15 (19.23%) Windows 8
6 10 (12.82%) Windows XP
7 6 (7.69%) Linux
8 4 (5.13%) UNIX
9 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) ITIL
2 18 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 11 (14.10%) Mobile Device Management
4 10 (12.82%) Performance Monitoring
5 9 (11.54%) Change Management
5 9 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 8 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (8.97%) MVC
8 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.41%) TDD
9 5 (6.41%) Security Management
9 5 (6.41%) OO
9 5 (6.41%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (6.41%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.13%) Time Management
10 4 (5.13%) Migration
11 3 (3.85%) Scrum
11 3 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.85%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 15 (19.23%) SQL
3 10 (12.82%) VBScript
3 10 (12.82%) VB
4 8 (10.26%) C#
5 7 (8.97%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 45 (57.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (51.28%) MCSE
3 33 (42.31%) MCITP
4 25 (32.05%) MCSA
5 22 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (26.92%) MCP
7 20 (25.64%) CCNA
7 20 (25.64%) MCTS
8 10 (12.82%) Degree
9 9 (11.54%) JNCIA
10 4 (5.13%) CCENT
10 4 (5.13%) CCDP
10 4 (5.13%) HND
10 4 (5.13%) CCIE
11 3 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.28%) Avaya Certification
12 1 (1.28%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 42 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 27 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (32.05%) Hyper-V
4 12 (15.38%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.13%) VMware Server
5 4 (5.13%) XenApp
6 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.56%) vSphere
6 2 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.56%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) XenMobile
2 2 (2.56%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 58 (74.36%) Microsoft
2 50 (64.10%) VMware
3 24 (30.77%) Cisco
4 17 (21.79%) Citrix
5 15 (19.23%) HP
6 14 (17.95%) Dell
7 11 (14.10%) EMC
8 9 (11.54%) IBM
8 9 (11.54%) Juniper
9 2 (2.56%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.56%) Mitel
9 2 (2.56%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.28%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.28%) Symantec
10 1 (1.28%) Sophos
10 1 (1.28%) Avaya
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warrington
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Widnes
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 Per Annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension + more
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + company car
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Including Car Allowance+bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £23 - £24 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + inc 5K Car Allow + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago