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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 60 98 107
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 42 32 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.22% 1.75% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.50% 7.08% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 39 25 13
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% -20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,100 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +2.85%
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
311 452 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.87% 24.70% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 268 396 341
Average salary £31,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.62% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 +8 16 £22,000 -26.66% 2
Knutsford +9 5 £28,750 +12.74% 1
Macclesfield +24 3 £24,000 - 3
Chester -1 2 £45,000 -14.28%
Wilmslow - 2 £20,500 - 1
Runcorn +8 1 - -
Congleton - 1 £17,500 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 - - 1
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (83.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (70.59%) VMware
4 58 (68.24%) Microsoft
5 57 (67.06%) Active Directory
5 57 (67.06%) MS Exchange
6 51 (60.00%) Windows Server
7 47 (55.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 44 (51.76%) Cisco
9 43 (50.59%) TCP/IP
9 43 (50.59%) MS Excel
10 42 (49.41%) DNS
11 41 (48.24%) DHCP
12 40 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
12 40 (47.06%) MS Office
12 40 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
13 38 (44.71%) Hyper-V
13 38 (44.71%) Windows 7
14 36 (42.35%) Exchange Server 2013
15 35 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
16 32 (37.65%) CCNA
16 32 (37.65%) VPN
16 32 (37.65%) MCSE
16 32 (37.65%) MCP
17 31 (36.47%) Windows XP
18 26 (30.59%) Firewall
18 26 (30.59%) MCSA
19 24 (28.24%) Windows Server 2003
20 23 (27.06%) MCITP
21 22 (25.88%) MCTS

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 57 (67.06%) MS Exchange
2 40 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (42.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (8.24%) IIS
7 4 (4.71%) JBoss
7 4 (4.71%) WebLogic
8 3 (3.53%) IBM Notes
9 2 (2.35%) Apache
9 2 (2.35%) Skype for Business
9 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 43 (50.59%) MS Excel
2 40 (47.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) Office 365
2 6 (7.06%) SaaS
3 4 (4.71%) PaaS
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.35%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (2.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.18%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 43 (50.59%) TCP/IP
2 42 (49.41%) DNS
3 41 (48.24%) DHCP
4 32 (37.65%) VPN
5 26 (30.59%) Firewall
6 22 (25.88%) LAN
7 21 (24.71%) WAN
8 11 (12.94%) SAN
8 11 (12.94%) Wireless
9 7 (8.24%) VoIP
10 5 (5.88%) Network Security
11 4 (4.71%) Broadband
11 4 (4.71%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (4.71%) iSCSI
12 3 (3.53%) Internet
12 3 (3.53%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (2.35%) 802.11
13 2 (2.35%) IPsec
13 2 (2.35%) MPLS
13 2 (2.35%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (18.82%) Finance
2 9 (10.59%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.06%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.88%) Marketing
5 2 (2.35%) Back Office
5 2 (2.35%) Law
5 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 30 (35.29%) Support Engineer
2 27 (31.76%) IT Support
3 25 (29.41%) IT Engineer
4 24 (28.24%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 24 (28.24%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (27.06%) IT Support Engineer
6 11 (12.94%) Analyst
7 8 (9.41%) Technical Analyst
7 8 (9.41%) Technical Support
8 6 (7.06%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (7.06%) IT Manager
8 6 (7.06%) Support Manager
9 5 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Consultant
9 5 (5.88%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Systems Manager
10 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
10 4 (4.71%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
10 4 (4.71%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) .NET
2 5 (5.88%) LINQ
3 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (4.71%) Entity Framework
3 4 (4.71%) HTML
3 4 (4.71%) jQuery
3 4 (4.71%) Middleware
4 3 (3.53%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.35%) 802.1X
5 2 (2.35%) Ajax
5 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.35%) CSS
5 2 (2.35%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (2.35%) Modernizr
5 2 (2.35%) RESTful
5 2 (2.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Fat Client
1 8 (9.41%) Thin Client
2 6 (7.06%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.88%) Life Science
4 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.53%) Tandem
5 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.35%) Clustering
5 2 (2.35%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.35%) iPad
5 2 (2.35%) iPhone
5 2 (2.35%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 85 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (83.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 38 (44.71%) Windows 7
5 31 (36.47%) Windows XP
6 24 (28.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (18.82%) Windows 8
8 9 (10.59%) Linux
9 7 (8.24%) Windows Vista
10 4 (4.71%) Unix
10 4 (4.71%) Windows 10
11 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.18%) CentOS
12 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (9.41%) Data Security
2 8 (9.41%) Incident Management
2 8 (9.41%) ITIL
3 5 (5.88%) Network Management
3 5 (5.88%) Problem Management
3 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.71%) Mentoring
4 4 (4.71%) MVC
4 4 (4.71%) Project Management
4 4 (4.71%) Supplier Management
4 4 (4.71%) TDD
4 4 (4.71%) Unit Testing
5 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.53%) Change Management
5 3 (3.53%) Security Patching
6 2 (2.35%) Business Continuity
6 2 (2.35%) OO
6 2 (2.35%) Scrum
6 2 (2.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.41%) SQL
2 7 (8.24%) C#
3 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.35%) Java
6 1 (1.18%) VB
6 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (37.65%) CCNA
3 32 (37.65%) MCP
3 32 (37.65%) MCSE
4 26 (30.59%) MCSA
5 23 (27.06%) MCITP
6 22 (25.88%) MCTS
7 13 (15.29%) Degree
8 2 (2.35%) CCNP
8 2 (2.35%) HNC
9 1 (1.18%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) SLA
2 5 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (67.06%) Active Directory
2 47 (55.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (44.71%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.06%) vSphere
5 4 (4.71%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.53%) vCloud
7 2 (2.35%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.18%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) SCCM
2 2 (2.35%) vRealize
3 1 (1.18%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.18%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (70.59%) VMware
2 58 (68.24%) Microsoft
3 44 (51.76%) Cisco
4 10 (11.76%) Apple
5 8 (9.41%) Citrix
6 6 (7.06%) Intel Security
6 6 (7.06%) NetApp
6 6 (7.06%) Oracle
7 4 (4.71%) Sophos
8 3 (3.53%) CommVault
8 3 (3.53%) Lotus
8 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.53%) Symantec
9 2 (2.35%) Avaya
9 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.35%) GFI Software
10 1 (1.18%) Dell
10 1 (1.18%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.18%) HP
10 1 (1.18%) Sun
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