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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 102 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 29 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.47% 0.49% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.87% 1.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 0
Average salary £23,500 £21,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,022 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.06% -22.17%
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
494 404 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.96% 24.68% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 412 340 440
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,100 £50,744
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 -4 8 £23,500 -53.00% 3
Daresbury - 4 £18,500 -
Chester +1 3 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Crewe -3 2 £24,750 -50.50%
Knutsford - 2 £52,500 - 1
Runcorn - 2 £46,000 -
Macclesfield +11 1 £14,500 -57.97% 1
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (79.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (72.60%) Microsoft
4 48 (65.75%) MS Exchange
5 44 (60.27%) TCP/IP
6 36 (49.32%) VPN
6 36 (49.32%) Windows 7
7 33 (45.21%) Active Directory
7 33 (45.21%) MS Excel
8 32 (43.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (43.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (39.73%) DNS
9 29 (39.73%) Hyper-V
10 28 (38.36%) MS Office
11 26 (35.62%) MCSA
12 25 (34.25%) MCTS
12 25 (34.25%) Exchange Server 2007
13 24 (32.88%) Exchange Server 2010
13 24 (32.88%) MCP
14 22 (30.14%) Windows XP
14 22 (30.14%) MCSE
14 22 (30.14%) VMware
15 21 (28.77%) DHCP
16 20 (27.40%) MCITP
17 19 (26.03%) Linux
18 18 (24.66%) SAN
19 17 (23.29%) ITIL
20 16 (21.92%) UNIX
20 16 (21.92%) HP
20 16 (21.92%) Finance

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 48 (65.75%) MS Exchange
2 25 (34.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 24 (32.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.37%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) Lync
Applications
1 33 (45.21%) MS Excel
2 28 (38.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (60.27%) TCP/IP
2 36 (49.32%) VPN
3 29 (39.73%) DNS
4 21 (28.77%) DHCP
5 18 (24.66%) SAN
6 13 (17.81%) LAN
7 11 (15.07%) WAN
8 8 (10.96%) NAS
8 8 (10.96%) SMTP
9 5 (6.85%) Firewall
10 4 (5.48%) ADSL
11 3 (4.11%) Broadband
11 3 (4.11%) Internet
12 2 (2.74%) VoIP
12 2 (2.74%) WLAN
13 1 (1.37%) VLAN
13 1 (1.37%) Wireless
13 1 (1.37%) Network Security
13 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (21.92%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Retail
2 3 (4.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.74%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (24.66%) Support Engineer
2 18 (24.66%) IT Support
3 14 (19.18%) 1st Line Support
4 13 (17.81%) Analyst
5 11 (15.07%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (13.70%) Support Analyst
7 7 (9.59%) Messaging Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) Exchange Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Service Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) Team Leader
11 3 (4.11%) Help Desk Technician
11 3 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) .NET
2 1 (1.37%) CSS
2 1 (1.37%) Web Services
2 1 (1.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Clustering
2 13 (17.81%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.96%) Fat Client
3 8 (10.96%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.11%) EPoS
5 1 (1.37%) CCTV
5 1 (1.37%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (79.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (49.32%) Windows 7
4 32 (43.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (30.14%) Windows XP
6 19 (26.03%) Linux
7 16 (21.92%) UNIX
8 8 (10.96%) Windows 8
9 6 (8.22%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.37%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) ITIL
2 12 (16.44%) Problem Management
3 10 (13.70%) Change Management
4 8 (10.96%) Incident Management
5 7 (9.59%) Load Balancing
5 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.22%) Service Management
6 6 (8.22%) Migration
7 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.11%) High Availability
10 2 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (1.37%) Resource Management
11 1 (1.37%) Web Development
11 1 (1.37%) Asset Management
11 1 (1.37%) Network Design
11 1 (1.37%) Logistics
11 1 (1.37%) Software Testing
11 1 (1.37%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.59%) VB.NET
1 7 (9.59%) Perl
2 3 (4.11%) SQL
3 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.37%) VBScript
3 1 (1.37%) VB
3 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (43.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (35.62%) MCSA
3 25 (34.25%) MCTS
4 24 (32.88%) MCP
5 22 (30.14%) MCSE
6 20 (27.40%) MCITP
7 8 (10.96%) Degree
8 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.37%) ISEB
9 1 (1.37%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.37%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (1.37%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (45.21%) Active Directory
2 29 (39.73%) Hyper-V
3 14 (19.18%) vSphere
4 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (9.59%) XenApp
6 3 (4.11%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.74%) XenServer
8 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (6.85%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.37%) Legato
3 1 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.37%) SCCM
3 1 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 53 (72.60%) Microsoft
2 22 (30.14%) VMware
3 16 (21.92%) HP
4 10 (13.70%) Citrix
5 9 (12.33%) Dell
6 7 (9.59%) Symantec
6 7 (9.59%) McAfee
7 6 (8.22%) Cisco
8 5 (6.85%) SAP
9 2 (2.74%) EMC
10 1 (1.37%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.37%) Mitel
10 1 (1.37%) Avaya
10 1 (1.37%) IBM
10 1 (1.37%) NetApp
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