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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 80 98 137
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +39
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 36 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.03% 1.12% 0.093%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.63% 4.20% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 2
Average salary £43,750 £42,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.33% +17.12%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -15.29%
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
472 429 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.62% 26.76% 25.04%
Number of salaries quoted 417 357 461
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Chester - 11 £52,500 -
Warrington +5 9 £28,000 -32.53% 1
Runcorn - 4 - - 1
Northwich - 2 - - 1
Knutsford - 2 £25,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (82.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 35 (54.69%) TCP/IP
5 34 (53.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (48.44%) MCSE
8 30 (46.88%) Active Directory
9 29 (45.31%) MS Excel
9 29 (45.31%) VMware
10 27 (42.19%) MS Exchange
11 23 (35.94%) MCITP
12 22 (34.38%) Windows 7
13 20 (31.25%) MCSA
13 20 (31.25%) MS Office
14 19 (29.69%) VPN
15 18 (28.13%) Finance
16 17 (26.56%) DNS
16 17 (26.56%) Hyper-V
17 16 (25.00%) SAN
18 15 (23.44%) Linux
18 15 (23.44%) Windows XP
18 15 (23.44%) Problem Management
18 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2007
18 15 (23.44%) PowerShell
19 14 (21.88%) Clustering
19 14 (21.88%) DHCP
19 14 (21.88%) MCP
20 13 (20.31%) EMC
21 12 (18.75%) ITIL

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 27 (42.19%) MS Exchange
2 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.56%) CMS
6 1 (1.56%) IIS
6 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (45.31%) MS Excel
2 20 (31.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (54.69%) TCP/IP
2 19 (29.69%) VPN
3 17 (26.56%) DNS
4 16 (25.00%) SAN
5 14 (21.88%) DHCP
6 11 (17.19%) LAN
7 9 (14.06%) WAN
8 3 (4.69%) VLAN
8 3 (4.69%) Wireless
8 3 (4.69%) SMTP
8 3 (4.69%) Internet
8 3 (4.69%) NAS
9 2 (3.13%) WLAN
9 2 (3.13%) Firewall
9 2 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.56%) Network Security
10 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (28.13%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.13%) Publishing
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) IT Support
2 13 (20.31%) Support Engineer
3 12 (18.75%) Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Support Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Service Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Server Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (7.81%) Windows Support Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) ICT Technician
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) jQuery
2 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.56%) CSS
2 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Clustering
2 3 (4.69%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.69%) EPoS
2 3 (4.69%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.13%) Celerra
3 2 (3.13%) User Experience
3 2 (3.13%) E-Learning
3 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (82.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (34.38%) Windows 7
5 15 (23.44%) Linux
5 15 (23.44%) Windows XP
6 11 (17.19%) UNIX
7 9 (14.06%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.69%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Problem Management
2 12 (18.75%) ITIL
3 10 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (3.13%) Change Control
5 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.13%) Change Management
5 2 (3.13%) Migration
5 2 (3.13%) Network Design
5 2 (3.13%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.56%) Resource Management
6 1 (1.56%) Web Development
6 1 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.56%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.56%) Scrum
6 1 (1.56%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.63%) VBScript
2 10 (15.63%) VB
3 4 (6.25%) SQL
4 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.56%) C#
5 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (53.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (48.44%) MCSE
3 23 (35.94%) MCITP
4 20 (31.25%) MCSA
5 14 (21.88%) MCP
6 12 (18.75%) MCTS
7 4 (6.25%) Degree
8 3 (4.69%) HND
8 3 (4.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.13%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
1 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 30 (46.88%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.56%) Hyper-V
3 12 (18.75%) VMware ESX
4 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.69%) vSphere
5 3 (4.69%) XenApp
6 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.13%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 48 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (45.31%) VMware
3 13 (20.31%) EMC
4 11 (17.19%) Citrix
5 6 (9.38%) Cisco
6 4 (6.25%) HP
7 3 (4.69%) Symantec
8 2 (3.13%) McAfee
8 2 (3.13%) Avaya
8 2 (3.13%) Dell
9 1 (1.56%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.56%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.56%) SAP
9 1 (1.56%) Sophos
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Microsoft Certs / Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
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Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
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