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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 74 113 137
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +24
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 51 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.84% 0.35% 0.087%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.78% 1.19% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 43 3 2
Average salary £27,000 £23,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.89% -60.83%
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
433 505 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.15% 29.45% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 339 429 548
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £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 28 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 28 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 0 24 £23,500 - 1
Chester - 13 £27,000 - 1
Knutsford - 4 £52,500 -
Runcorn - 3 - -
Nantwich - 1 - - 2
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (79.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 48 (62.34%) MS Exchange
5 39 (50.65%) Active Directory
6 37 (48.05%) VMware
7 36 (46.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (40.26%) Exchange Server 2010
9 29 (37.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (36.36%) Windows 7
11 27 (35.06%) Exchange Server 2007
11 27 (35.06%) TCP/IP
11 27 (35.06%) MCSE
12 26 (33.77%) Finance
13 25 (32.47%) MS Excel
14 24 (31.17%) MCSA
14 24 (31.17%) Hyper-V
15 23 (29.87%) MCITP
15 23 (29.87%) MS Office
15 23 (29.87%) VPN
16 22 (28.57%) DNS
16 22 (28.57%) ITIL
17 21 (27.27%) MCP
18 20 (25.97%) Windows XP
19 19 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
20 18 (23.38%) MCTS
21 17 (22.08%) Exchange Server 2013
21 17 (22.08%) SAN
22 15 (19.48%) DHCP
22 15 (19.48%) Citrix

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 48 (62.34%) MS Exchange
2 31 (40.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (35.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (22.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (11.69%) IIS
5 9 (11.69%) SharePoint
6 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (5.19%) Apache
8 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.60%) Lync
10 1 (1.30%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 25 (32.47%) MS Excel
2 23 (29.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Office 365
2 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (35.06%) TCP/IP
2 23 (29.87%) VPN
3 22 (28.57%) DNS
4 17 (22.08%) SAN
5 15 (19.48%) DHCP
6 7 (9.09%) LAN
6 7 (9.09%) WAN
7 6 (7.79%) NAS
8 5 (6.49%) Firewall
8 5 (6.49%) SMTP
9 4 (5.19%) ADSL
10 3 (3.90%) Broadband
11 2 (2.60%) VoIP
11 2 (2.60%) Wireless
11 2 (2.60%) Internet
12 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
1 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (33.77%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (3.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (32.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (20.78%) Support Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 10 (12.99%) IT Support
5 9 (11.69%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Exchange Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Messaging Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
8 5 (6.49%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Technical Support
10 3 (3.90%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) .NET
2 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (3.90%) jQuery
2 3 (3.90%) XML
2 3 (3.90%) XSL
2 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.30%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 11 (14.29%) Clustering
2 8 (10.39%) Thin Client
2 8 (10.39%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.90%) EPoS
4 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.30%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (79.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (37.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (36.36%) Windows 7
5 20 (25.97%) Windows XP
6 12 (15.58%) Linux
7 9 (11.69%) UNIX
8 7 (9.09%) Windows 8
9 4 (5.19%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.60%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.60%) CentOS
11 1 (1.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) ITIL
2 9 (11.69%) Problem Management
3 8 (10.39%) Change Management
4 6 (7.79%) Service Management
4 6 (7.79%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.49%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.49%) Migration
5 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
7 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.90%) MVC
7 3 (3.90%) OOP
7 3 (3.90%) OO
8 2 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.60%) Scrum
8 2 (2.60%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.60%) High Availability
9 1 (1.30%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) SQL
2 8 (10.39%) VB.NET
3 5 (6.49%) Perl
4 3 (3.90%) C#
4 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.30%) Ruby
6 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.30%) VBScript
6 1 (1.30%) VB
6 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (46.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (35.06%) MCSE
3 24 (31.17%) MCSA
4 23 (29.87%) MCITP
5 21 (27.27%) MCP
6 18 (23.38%) MCTS
7 11 (14.29%) Degree
8 7 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.30%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.30%) ISEB
9 1 (1.30%) CCA
9 1 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.30%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (50.65%) Active Directory
2 24 (31.17%) Hyper-V
3 19 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (15.58%) vSphere
5 11 (14.29%) XenApp
6 4 (5.19%) Terminal Server
7 3 (3.90%) XenServer
7 3 (3.90%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.30%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (5.19%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.30%) SCCM
3 1 (1.30%) SCOM
3 1 (1.30%) Legato
Vendors
1 56 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 37 (48.05%) VMware
3 15 (19.48%) Citrix
4 14 (18.18%) HP
5 9 (11.69%) Cisco
6 8 (10.39%) Dell
7 6 (7.79%) McAfee
8 5 (6.49%) Symantec
9 4 (5.19%) SAP
10 3 (3.90%) NetApp
11 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.60%) Infor
12 1 (1.30%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.30%) Mitel
12 1 (1.30%) EMC
12 1 (1.30%) IBM
12 1 (1.30%) Sun
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Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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