Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Windows Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 86 105
Rank change year-on-year -34 +19 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 46 90 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.66% 3.19% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.99% 12.95% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 24 80 31
Cheshire median annual salary £31,750 £27,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.45% -3.51% -16.18%
10th Percentile £21,625 £17,750 £18,000
90th Percentile £51,375 £47,500 £43,750
North West median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% +9.38%

Windows Server 2012 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 576 695 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.77% 24.61% 22.78%
Number of salaries quoted 418 505 423
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +8.82% -8.11%
10th Percentile £21,425 £20,750 £20,000
90th Percentile £63,250 £55,000 £50,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Windows Server 2012 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 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 in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in Cheshire

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Cheshire

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -18 26 £29,000 +5.45% 3
Crewe +8 4 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Wilmslow -3 3 £34,000 +58.14% 1
Daresbury -6 2 £30,000 +66.67%
Chester -9 2 £38,750 -11.43% 1
Nantwich -10 2 £21,500 +16.22%
Runcorn +11 1 £22,500 -
Macclesfield +4 1 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Knutsford +1 1 £35,000 -2.78%
Lymm - 1 £29,000 -
Windows Server 2012
North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (93.48%) Windows Server
3 40 (86.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (80.43%) Active Directory
5 36 (78.26%) Microsoft
6 26 (56.52%) Office 365
7 25 (54.35%) SQL Server
8 23 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 21 (45.65%) Network Security
9 21 (45.65%) Citrix
10 20 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (41.30%) VMware
12 17 (36.96%) MCSE
13 16 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
14 15 (32.61%) Enterprise Architecture
14 15 (32.61%) Programme Management
14 15 (32.61%) MCP
14 15 (32.61%) Project Management
14 15 (32.61%) Presales
14 15 (32.61%) Server Virtualisation
14 15 (32.61%) Customer Requirements
14 15 (32.61%) Vendor Relationship Management
15 13 (28.26%) DNS
16 12 (26.09%) Cisco
16 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
16 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
17 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (23.91%) LAN
17 11 (23.91%) WAN

Windows Server 2012
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.52%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 26 (56.52%) Office 365
2 23 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (45.65%) Network Security
2 13 (28.26%) DNS
3 11 (23.91%) LAN
3 11 (23.91%) SAN
3 11 (23.91%) WAN
4 10 (21.74%) DHCP
5 9 (19.57%) VPN
6 8 (17.39%) Firewall
6 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 6 (13.04%) BGP
7 6 (13.04%) EIGRP
7 6 (13.04%) MPLS
8 2 (4.35%) Wireless
9 1 (2.17%) 4G
9 1 (2.17%) DSL
9 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.17%) VLAN
9 1 (2.17%) VoIP
9 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (54.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (8.70%) Retail
1 4 (8.70%) Retail Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Architect
1 15 (32.61%) Technical Architect
2 11 (23.91%) Support Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (15.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Server Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) IT Support
7 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) IT Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) DBA
8 3 (6.52%) IT Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Server Support
8 3 (6.52%) SQL Server DBA
8 3 (6.52%) Support Technician
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.52%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) iPhone
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (93.48%) Windows Server
3 40 (86.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (17.39%) Windows 10
4 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 7 (15.22%) Linux
6 6 (13.04%) CentOS
6 6 (13.04%) SUSE
7 5 (10.87%) Android
7 5 (10.87%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Customer Requirements
1 15 (32.61%) Enterprise Architecture
1 15 (32.61%) Presales
1 15 (32.61%) Programme Management
1 15 (32.61%) Project Management
1 15 (32.61%) Server Virtualisation
1 15 (32.61%) Vendor Relationship Management
2 7 (15.22%) Server Management
3 6 (13.04%) Data Protection
3 6 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.87%) Change Control
4 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (8.70%) High Availability
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.52%) Microservices
6 3 (6.52%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (6.52%) Release Management
6 3 (6.52%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (36.96%) MCSE
3 15 (32.61%) MCP
3 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) MCSA
5 1 (2.17%) MCITP
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) GDPR
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (80.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
3 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.87%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Sentry
2 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 21 (45.65%) Citrix
3 19 (41.30%) VMware
4 12 (26.09%) Cisco
5 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.70%) McAfee
7 3 (6.52%) AppDynamics
7 3 (6.52%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (6.52%) IBM
7 3 (6.52%) RedGate
8 2 (4.35%) HP
8 2 (4.35%) NetApp
9 1 (2.17%) Avaya
9 1 (2.17%) Mitel
9 1 (2.17%) Pegasus
9 1 (2.17%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.17%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (2.17%) Sun
9 1 (2.17%) Symantec
9 1 (2.17%) WatchGuard