The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 75 112 135
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +23
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 46 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.60% 0.40% 0.087%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.77% 1.36% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 41 4 2
Average salary £27,000 £30,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.47% -49.16%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -37.50%
Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
427 514 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.18% 29.59% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 332 440 557
Average salary £33,926 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows Server 2012
North West

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 24 £23,500 - 1
Chester - 11 £27,000 - 2
Knutsford - 3 £52,500 -
Runcorn - 3 - - 1
Nantwich - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (76.39%) Microsoft
4 47 (65.28%) MS Exchange
5 37 (51.39%) VMware
6 34 (47.22%) Active Directory
6 34 (47.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (43.06%) Exchange Server 2010
8 28 (38.89%) Windows 7
8 28 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (37.50%) MCSE
10 26 (36.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 25 (34.72%) MS Excel
11 25 (34.72%) Finance
12 24 (33.33%) MCSA
13 23 (31.94%) MS Office
13 23 (31.94%) VPN
14 22 (30.56%) TCP/IP
15 21 (29.17%) ITIL
15 21 (29.17%) MCP
15 21 (29.17%) MCITP
16 20 (27.78%) Hyper-V
16 20 (27.78%) Windows XP
17 19 (26.39%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (23.61%) DNS
19 16 (22.22%) MCTS
19 16 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
20 15 (20.83%) Citrix
21 14 (19.44%) SAN
22 12 (16.67%) Linux

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 47 (65.28%) MS Exchange
2 31 (43.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (36.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 9 (12.50%) IIS
6 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (5.56%) Apache
8 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.78%) Lync
10 1 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 25 (34.72%) MS Excel
2 23 (31.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (31.94%) VPN
2 22 (30.56%) TCP/IP
3 17 (23.61%) DNS
4 14 (19.44%) SAN
5 11 (15.28%) DHCP
6 7 (9.72%) WAN
6 7 (9.72%) LAN
7 5 (6.94%) Firewall
7 5 (6.94%) NAS
8 4 (5.56%) ADSL
8 4 (5.56%) SMTP
9 3 (4.17%) Broadband
10 2 (2.78%) VoIP
10 2 (2.78%) Wireless
10 2 (2.78%) Internet
11 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 4 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (34.72%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (34.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 11 (15.28%) 1st Line Support
4 10 (13.89%) IT Support
5 9 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 7 (9.72%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
8 5 (6.94%) Exchange Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Messaging Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (6.94%) Consultant
9 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Technical Support
9 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Help Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) .NET
2 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.17%) XML
2 3 (4.17%) XSL
2 3 (4.17%) jQuery
2 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.39%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 8 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 6 (8.33%) Clustering
4 3 (4.17%) EPoS
5 1 (1.39%) CCTV
5 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (38.89%) Windows 7
4 20 (27.78%) Windows XP
5 12 (16.67%) Linux
6 9 (12.50%) UNIX
7 7 (9.72%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.78%) CentOS
9 1 (1.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) ITIL
2 7 (9.72%) Change Management
3 6 (8.33%) Service Management
4 5 (6.94%) Incident Management
4 5 (6.94%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.17%) OOP
6 3 (4.17%) OO
6 3 (4.17%) MVC
6 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.78%) Scrum
7 2 (2.78%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.39%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.39%) CRM
8 1 (1.39%) Pair Programming
8 1 (1.39%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.39%) Logistics
8 1 (1.39%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.50%) SQL
2 7 (9.72%) VB.NET
3 4 (5.56%) Perl
4 3 (4.17%) C#
4 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.39%) Ruby
6 1 (1.39%) VBScript
6 1 (1.39%) VB
6 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (47.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (37.50%) MCSE
3 24 (33.33%) MCSA
4 21 (29.17%) MCP
4 21 (29.17%) MCITP
5 16 (22.22%) MCTS
6 11 (15.28%) Degree
7 7 (9.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.39%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.39%) CCNA
8 1 (1.39%) ISEB
8 1 (1.39%) CCA
8 1 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
1 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (47.22%) Active Directory
2 20 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 19 (26.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (16.67%) vSphere
5 11 (15.28%) XenApp
6 4 (5.56%) Terminal Server
7 3 (4.17%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.17%) XenServer
8 2 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.39%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.39%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) SCOM
2 1 (1.39%) Legato
Vendors
1 55 (76.39%) Microsoft
2 37 (51.39%) VMware
3 15 (20.83%) Citrix
4 10 (13.89%) HP
5 9 (12.50%) Cisco
6 5 (6.94%) McAfee
7 4 (5.56%) Symantec
7 4 (5.56%) Dell
8 3 (4.17%) NetApp
9 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.78%) Infor
10 1 (1.39%) SAP
10 1 (1.39%) Mitel
10 1 (1.39%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.39%) EMC
10 1 (1.39%) IBM
10 1 (1.39%) Sun
Chester, Cheshire
Steria
Posted: 19 hours ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Cheshire, Altrincham, Stockport,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
Posted: 8 days ago
Nantwich
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + £2.1K On Call
Posted: 9 days ago
Tarporley, Cheshire
Tarporley High School and Sixth Form College
Salary: From £15,598 to £16,998 per annum 37 Hours per week - full school year
Posted: 11 days ago
Frodsham
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Runcorn
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Salary: £Competitive salary dependant on skill
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