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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 80 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 46 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.37% 0.31% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.54% 1.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 37 3 0
Average salary £31,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
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
482 437 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.87% 27.47% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 372 376 468
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £53,500
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -5 19 £23,500 -36.05% 3
Chester +1 8 £38,750 -22.50%
Knutsford - 4 £52,500 - 1
Runcorn - 4 £46,000 -
Crewe +3 1 £26,500 -47.00% 2
Nantwich - 1 - -
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (77.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (74.67%) Microsoft
4 49 (65.33%) MS Exchange
5 36 (48.00%) TCP/IP
5 36 (48.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (45.33%) Active Directory
8 32 (42.67%) Windows 7
9 31 (41.33%) VMware
10 30 (40.00%) DNS
10 30 (40.00%) Hyper-V
11 29 (38.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 29 (38.67%) Exchange Server 2007
11 29 (38.67%) MS Excel
12 28 (37.33%) VPN
13 26 (34.67%) MS Office
14 25 (33.33%) MCSE
14 25 (33.33%) MCSA
15 23 (30.67%) MCTS
16 22 (29.33%) MCP
16 22 (29.33%) MCITP
17 21 (28.00%) Finance
18 20 (26.67%) Windows XP
18 20 (26.67%) SAN
18 20 (26.67%) DHCP
19 19 (25.33%) ITIL
20 17 (22.67%) Linux
21 16 (21.33%) Exchange Server 2013
22 15 (20.00%) Citrix

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 49 (65.33%) MS Exchange
2 29 (38.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 29 (38.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (21.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (10.67%) SharePoint
4 8 (10.67%) IIS
5 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.00%) Apache
6 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.67%) Lync
8 1 (1.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 29 (38.67%) MS Excel
2 26 (34.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (48.00%) TCP/IP
2 30 (40.00%) DNS
3 28 (37.33%) VPN
4 20 (26.67%) SAN
4 20 (26.67%) DHCP
5 8 (10.67%) NAS
5 8 (10.67%) SMTP
5 8 (10.67%) LAN
6 7 (9.33%) WAN
7 5 (6.67%) Firewall
8 4 (5.33%) ADSL
9 3 (4.00%) Broadband
9 3 (4.00%) Internet
10 2 (2.67%) VoIP
11 1 (1.33%) WLAN
11 1 (1.33%) Network Security
11 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (24.00%) Support Engineer
3 13 (17.33%) IT Support
4 11 (14.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (10.67%) Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) Messaging Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Exchange Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Support Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) Consultant
9 5 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Technical Support
10 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 3 (4.00%) Help Desk Technician
11 3 (4.00%) Team Leader
11 3 (4.00%) Technical Support Consultant
11 3 (4.00%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.33%) COM
2 1 (1.33%) CSS
2 1 (1.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Clustering
2 13 (17.33%) Management Information System
3 8 (10.67%) Fat Client
3 8 (10.67%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.00%) EPoS
5 1 (1.33%) CCTV
5 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (77.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (42.67%) Windows 7
5 20 (26.67%) Windows XP
6 17 (22.67%) Linux
7 13 (17.33%) UNIX
8 7 (9.33%) Windows 8
9 5 (6.67%) Windows 2000
10 3 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (2.67%) CentOS
12 1 (1.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) ITIL
2 12 (16.00%) Problem Management
3 10 (13.33%) Change Management
4 8 (10.67%) Incident Management
5 7 (9.33%) Load Balancing
5 7 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.00%) Service Management
6 6 (8.00%) Migration
7 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.00%) High Availability
8 3 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.33%) Security Management
9 1 (1.33%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.33%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.33%) Project Management
9 1 (1.33%) Scrum
9 1 (1.33%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.33%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.67%) SQL
2 7 (9.33%) Perl
2 7 (9.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.33%) Ruby
4 1 (1.33%) PHP
4 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.33%) VBScript
4 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (48.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (33.33%) MCSE
2 25 (33.33%) MCSA
3 23 (30.67%) MCTS
4 22 (29.33%) MCITP
4 22 (29.33%) MCP
5 8 (10.67%) Degree
6 3 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.33%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.33%) CCNA
7 1 (1.33%) ISEB
7 1 (1.33%) CCA
7 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
1 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (45.33%) Active Directory
2 30 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 13 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (17.33%) vSphere
4 11 (14.67%) XenApp
5 4 (5.33%) Terminal Server
6 3 (4.00%) Terminal Services
6 3 (4.00%) XenServer
7 2 (2.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.33%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (6.67%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.33%) Legato
3 1 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.33%) SCCM
3 1 (1.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (74.67%) Microsoft
2 31 (41.33%) VMware
3 15 (20.00%) HP
3 15 (20.00%) Citrix
4 9 (12.00%) Dell
5 7 (9.33%) Cisco
5 7 (9.33%) Symantec
5 7 (9.33%) McAfee
6 5 (6.67%) SAP
7 3 (4.00%) NetApp
8 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.67%) Infor
9 1 (1.33%) Mitel
9 1 (1.33%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.33%) EMC
9 1 (1.33%) IBM
9 1 (1.33%) Sun
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