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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 54 76 107
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +31
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 70 39 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.02% 2.23% 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.36% 9.01% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 55 38 7
Average salary £35,000 £26,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £19,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £42,500 £53,000
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
428 433 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.56% 24.77% 29.71%
Number of salaries quoted 345 335 463
Average salary £37,500 £33,852 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.77% -5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £50,000
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 1 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 1 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 +16 33 £36,250 +54.25% 4
Runcorn -2 9 £27,500 -
Chester +1 7 £26,041 -3.55% 2
Crewe - 4 £40,000 -
Knutsford - 4 £34,000 -
Wilmslow - 4 £41,250 - 1
Widnes - 2 £20,750 -
Macclesfield - 1 £35,000 -
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (73.08%) Microsoft
3 69 (66.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (64.42%) Active Directory
5 55 (52.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 53 (50.96%) MS Exchange
7 46 (44.23%) VMware
8 43 (41.35%) MCSE
9 42 (40.38%) Windows 7
10 40 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 40 (38.46%) Cisco
11 38 (36.54%) DNS
11 38 (36.54%) Cisco Certification
12 37 (35.58%) SQL
12 37 (35.58%) Exchange Server 2010
13 35 (33.65%) VMware Infrastructure
13 35 (33.65%) TCP/IP
14 34 (32.69%) DHCP
14 34 (32.69%) ITIL
14 34 (32.69%) MCITP
15 32 (30.77%) MCTS
15 32 (30.77%) MCSA
16 31 (29.81%) CCNA
16 31 (29.81%) Degree
17 29 (27.88%) MS Excel
18 26 (25.00%) Hyper-V
19 25 (24.04%) MCP
19 25 (24.04%) Windows Server 2003
20 24 (23.08%) VPN
21 23 (22.12%) SQL Server

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 53 (50.96%) MS Exchange
2 40 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 37 (35.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (7.69%) IIS
5 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.85%) Lync
7 3 (2.88%) Oracle 9iAS
7 3 (2.88%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (27.88%) MS Excel
2 16 (15.38%) MS Office
3 3 (2.88%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Primavera
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (18.27%) Office 365
2 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.96%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 38 (36.54%) DNS
2 35 (33.65%) TCP/IP
3 34 (32.69%) DHCP
4 24 (23.08%) VPN
5 19 (18.27%) Firewall
6 17 (16.35%) LAN
6 17 (16.35%) WAN
7 16 (15.38%) SAN
8 12 (11.54%) ADSL
8 12 (11.54%) VLAN
9 11 (10.58%) VDSL
9 11 (10.58%) NAS
10 6 (5.77%) VoIP
10 6 (5.77%) SSL
10 6 (5.77%) Wireless
11 5 (4.81%) iSCSI
12 4 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (3.85%) Cisco PIX
12 4 (3.85%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.12%) SQL Server
2 22 (21.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.88%) MySQL
6 2 (1.92%) SSDT
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (11.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (19.23%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.96%) Back Office
5 1 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 21 (20.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (19.23%) Administrator
3 20 (19.23%) IT Support
4 16 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 16 (15.38%) Developer
5 14 (13.46%) IT Support Engineer
6 13 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (10.58%) C# Developer
7 11 (10.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (10.58%) IT Manager
7 11 (10.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (9.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (9.62%) DBA
9 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 7 (6.73%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 7 (6.73%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 7 (6.73%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (6.73%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (6.73%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.31%) .NET
1 18 (17.31%) .NET Framework
2 16 (15.38%) LINQ
2 16 (15.38%) jQuery
2 16 (15.38%) RESTful
2 16 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 16 (15.38%) CSS
2 16 (15.38%) Web Services
2 16 (15.38%) Ajax
2 16 (15.38%) Entity Framework
2 16 (15.38%) Modernizr
2 16 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
2 16 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 16 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 16 (15.38%) HTML
2 16 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 15 (14.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 13 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.88%) WebCenter
6 2 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.65%) Fat Client
2 9 (8.65%) Thin Client
2 9 (8.65%) Clustering
3 7 (6.73%) EPoS
4 5 (4.81%) Tandem
4 5 (4.81%) Life Science
5 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.88%) Replication
6 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.92%) Statistics
6 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (66.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (40.38%) Windows 7
4 25 (24.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (17.31%) Windows 8
6 14 (13.46%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.92%) UNIX
7 2 (1.92%) Solaris
8 1 (0.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.69%) ITIL
2 15 (14.42%) MVC
3 13 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 12 (11.54%) SDLC
4 12 (11.54%) OO
4 12 (11.54%) TDD
4 12 (11.54%) Unit Testing
5 11 (10.58%) Service Delivery
5 11 (10.58%) Change Management
5 11 (10.58%) Mobile Device Management
6 10 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (8.65%) Migration
7 9 (8.65%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.65%) Problem Management
8 8 (7.69%) Time Management
9 7 (6.73%) Service Management
9 7 (6.73%) OOP
10 5 (4.81%) Security Management
10 5 (4.81%) Scrum
10 5 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 37 (35.58%) SQL
2 22 (21.15%) PowerShell
3 21 (20.19%) T-SQL
4 16 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 15 (14.42%) C#
6 3 (2.88%) Prolog
6 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.92%) VB
8 1 (0.96%) VBA
8 1 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (52.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (41.35%) MCSE
3 38 (36.54%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (32.69%) MCITP
5 32 (30.77%) MCSA
5 32 (30.77%) MCTS
6 31 (29.81%) CCNA
6 31 (29.81%) Degree
7 25 (24.04%) MCP
8 11 (10.58%) JNCIA
9 10 (9.62%) HND
10 7 (6.73%) CCDP
10 7 (6.73%) CCIE
10 7 (6.73%) CCENT
10 7 (6.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (4.81%) CCNP
12 3 (2.88%) OCP
12 3 (2.88%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (64.42%) Active Directory
2 35 (33.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.77%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.85%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.92%) vSphere
7 1 (0.96%) XenApp
7 1 (0.96%) Xen
7 1 (0.96%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (9.62%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (0.96%) SCOM
3 1 (0.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 46 (44.23%) VMware
3 40 (38.46%) Cisco
4 17 (16.35%) HP
5 16 (15.38%) Dell
6 14 (13.46%) Citrix
7 11 (10.58%) Juniper
7 11 (10.58%) IBM
8 5 (4.81%) Oracle
8 5 (4.81%) Business Objects
9 3 (2.88%) CommVault
9 3 (2.88%) Mitel
10 2 (1.92%) WatchGuard
11 1 (0.96%) NetApp
11 1 (0.96%) Sophos
11 1 (0.96%) EMC
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car, Pension + more
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 6 days ago
Sandbach
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + + Car (or Allowance) + Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Northwich
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £21000 - £32000 per annum + Certified training
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago