Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 82 94
Rank change year-on-year -36 +12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 55 77 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.77% 3.12% 2.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 13.68% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 36 64 48
Cheshire median annual salary £29,500 £32,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.81% +4.07% -8.21%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £37,125 £47,125 £44,500
North West median annual salary £32,500 £31,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -10.71% +7.69%

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 715 563 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.95% 22.82% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 509 401 480
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% +12.31% -13.33%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £20,250
90th Percentile £62,750 £55,000 £52,850
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 17 June 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 17 June 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 -6 23 £29,000 -3.33%
Wilmslow - 10 £34,000 -
Crewe -10 4 £40,000 +3.23% 1
Runcorn +10 2 £22,500 -11.76%
Sandbach -1 2 - -
Macclesfield -15 2 £27,500 -
Ellesmere Port - 2 £22,750 -
Daresbury -3 1 £30,000 +66.67%
Nantwich -17 1 - -
Knutsford -21 1 £35,000 +55.56% 1
Lymm - 1 £29,000 -
Windows Server 2012
North West

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 42 (76.36%) Windows Server
4 41 (74.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (61.82%) Microsoft
6 28 (50.91%) Office 365
7 25 (45.45%) SQL Server
7 25 (45.45%) VMware
8 21 (38.18%) Citrix
8 21 (38.18%) Hyper-V
9 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (36.36%) MS Exchange
10 19 (34.55%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (32.73%) MCSE
12 17 (30.91%) Firewall
13 16 (29.09%) MCP
13 16 (29.09%) Network Security
13 16 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2013
14 15 (27.27%) Cisco
15 13 (23.64%) DNS
16 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
16 12 (21.82%) PowerShell
17 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
17 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
17 11 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
17 11 (20.00%) Presales
17 11 (20.00%) Vendor Relationship Management
17 11 (20.00%) Project Management

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 20 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 16 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (16.36%) Skype for Business
5 5 (9.09%) IIS
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 28 (50.91%) Office 365
2 19 (34.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.82%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.82%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.91%) Firewall
2 16 (29.09%) Network Security
3 13 (23.64%) DNS
4 10 (18.18%) DHCP
4 10 (18.18%) LAN
4 10 (18.18%) WAN
5 9 (16.36%) SAN
6 8 (14.55%) VPN
7 5 (9.09%) BGP
7 5 (9.09%) EIGRP
7 5 (9.09%) MPLS
7 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 5 (9.09%) VoIP
8 3 (5.45%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.64%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (3.64%) VLAN
9 2 (3.64%) Wireless
10 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.82%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (7.27%) Retail
1 4 (7.27%) Retail Banking
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Games
3 2 (3.64%) Local Government
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Support Engineer
2 15 (27.27%) IT Support
3 11 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) Architect
3 11 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 8 (14.55%) IT Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Server Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.27%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) DBA
8 3 (5.45%) Network Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Server Support
8 3 (5.45%) Server Support Technician
8 3 (5.45%) SQL DBA
8 3 (5.45%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.82%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.27%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.45%) Clustering
3 3 (5.45%) Replication
4 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.64%) PKI
4 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.82%) EPoS
5 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.82%) iPhone
5 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (76.36%) Windows Server
3 41 (74.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.91%) Linux
5 6 (10.91%) Windows 10
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (7.27%) CentOS
7 4 (7.27%) SUSE
8 3 (5.45%) Mac OS X
8 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
1 11 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 11 (20.00%) Presales
1 11 (20.00%) Programme Management
1 11 (20.00%) Project Management
1 11 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 11 (20.00%) Vendor Relationship Management
2 5 (9.09%) ITIL
2 5 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 4 (7.27%) Change Control
3 4 (7.27%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.27%) High Availability
3 4 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.45%) Microservices
4 3 (5.45%) Migration
4 3 (5.45%) Patch Management
4 3 (5.45%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (5.45%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (5.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.73%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (32.73%) MCSE
3 16 (29.09%) MCP
4 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (12.73%) MCSA
6 3 (5.45%) Degree
6 3 (5.45%) MCITP
7 1 (1.82%) CCNP
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) GDPR
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 21 (38.18%) Hyper-V
3 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.27%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (3.64%) Terminal Server
5 2 (3.64%) vSphere
5 2 (3.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Backup Exec
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Sentry
2 2 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.64%) SCOM
2 2 (3.64%) SmoothWall
2 2 (3.64%) WSUS
3 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (61.82%) Microsoft
2 25 (45.45%) VMware
3 21 (38.18%) Citrix
4 15 (27.27%) Cisco
5 7 (12.73%) IBM
6 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.45%) AppDynamics
7 3 (5.45%) Apple
7 3 (5.45%) Avaya
7 3 (5.45%) Dell
7 3 (5.45%) McAfee
7 3 (5.45%) RedGate
8 2 (3.64%) HP
8 2 (3.64%) NetApp
8 2 (3.64%) Veeam
8 2 (3.64%) Wyse
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle
9 1 (1.82%) Pegasus
9 1 (1.82%) Symantec
9 1 (1.82%) WatchGuard