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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
North West / Cheshire
Rank 57 66 90
Rank change year-on-year +9 +24  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 36 36 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.37% 2.77% 1.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.22% 11.58% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 32
Median salary £32,000 £29,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.47% -9.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +1.42%  

Windows Server 2012 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 209 311 401
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 19.57% 23.92% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 151 278 335
Median salary £35,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.23% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield 0 7 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Knutsford +5 5 £22,500 -21.73%
Crewe - 5 £40,000 -
Warrington -3 4 £26,500 +20.45% 3
Chester +5 3 £38,250 +4.79% 1
Northwich - 3 £32,000 - 1
Runcorn - 3 £25,500 - 1
Sandbach - 3 £30,000 -
Windows Server 2012
North West

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (69.12%) Windows Server
3 42 (61.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 40 (58.82%) Active Directory
5 31 (45.59%) VMware
6 24 (35.29%) Hyper-V
7 23 (33.82%) Windows 7
8 22 (32.35%) Office 365
8 22 (32.35%) Windows 8
9 21 (30.88%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
10 19 (27.94%) SQL
11 18 (26.47%) Firewall
12 17 (25.00%) MS Exchange
12 17 (25.00%) Cisco
13 14 (20.59%) DNS
13 14 (20.59%) DHCP
14 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
15 12 (17.65%) ITIL
15 12 (17.65%) Citrix
16 11 (16.18%) Finance
17 10 (14.71%) SAN
17 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
17 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
18 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
18 9 (13.24%) VPN
19 8 (11.76%) MS Office
19 8 (11.76%) VoIP

Windows Server 2012
Top Related 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 17 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.41%) IIS
4 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 22 (32.35%) Office 365
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.47%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (1.47%) G Suite
4 1 (1.47%) IaaS
4 1 (1.47%) PaaS
4 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.47%) Firewall
2 14 (20.59%) DHCP
2 14 (20.59%) DNS
3 10 (14.71%) SAN
4 9 (13.24%) VPN
5 8 (11.76%) VoIP
6 7 (10.29%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (10.29%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (8.82%) Skype
8 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
8 5 (7.35%) VLAN
9 3 (4.41%) MPLS
10 2 (2.94%) DMZ
10 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.94%) WLAN
11 1 (1.47%) Broadband
11 1 (1.47%) Internet
11 1 (1.47%) LAN
11 1 (1.47%) WAN
11 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.82%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.47%) DocumentDB
8 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.47%) Power BI
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.47%) Maven
General
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Marketing
3 3 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.94%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 14 (20.59%) IT Support
3 12 (17.65%) IT Engineer
4 11 (16.18%) IT Support Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (10.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 7 (10.29%) Help Desk Support
8 6 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) DBA
8 6 (8.82%) Server Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 5 (7.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) .NET
2 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.47%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (1.47%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) EMC VNX
1 6 (8.82%) iPad
1 6 (8.82%) iPhone
2 3 (4.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.94%) Replication
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.47%) EPoS
4 1 (1.47%) Fintech
4 1 (1.47%) NHS
4 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.47%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (69.12%) Windows Server
3 42 (61.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (33.82%) Windows 7
5 22 (32.35%) Windows 8
6 7 (10.29%) Linux
6 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (8.82%) Mac OS X
7 6 (8.82%) Windows 10
8 5 (7.35%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.41%) VMS
10 2 (2.94%) Android
10 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.47%) CentOS
11 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.47%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) ITIL
2 4 (5.88%) Change Management
2 4 (5.88%) High Availability
2 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
2 4 (5.88%) Migration
2 4 (5.88%) Patch Management
2 4 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (4.41%) CRM
3 3 (4.41%) Direct Marketing
3 3 (4.41%) Information Management
3 3 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (4.41%) Service Management
4 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (2.94%) Case Management
4 2 (2.94%) Configuration Management
4 2 (2.94%) Data Protection
4 2 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (2.94%) ITIL V2
4 2 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.94%) SQL
2 7 (10.29%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.35%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.88%) VBScript
5 3 (4.41%) VBA
6 2 (2.94%) VB
7 1 (1.47%) C#
7 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.29%) MCP
3 6 (8.82%) MCSA
3 6 (8.82%) MCSE
4 4 (5.88%) DBS Check
4 4 (5.88%) MCITP
5 3 (4.41%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.94%) MCTS
7 1 (1.47%) CCNA
7 1 (1.47%) CCNP
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 24 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 21 (30.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
4 8 (11.76%) vSphere
5 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (5.88%) VMware ESX
6 4 (5.88%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.94%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.94%) XenApp
8 1 (1.47%) Docker
8 1 (1.47%) KVM
8 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.88%) SCCM
2 4 (5.88%) SCOM
3 3 (4.41%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) MobiControl
5 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 31 (45.59%) VMware
3 17 (25.00%) Cisco
4 12 (17.65%) Citrix
5 6 (8.82%) Apple
5 6 (8.82%) EMC
5 6 (8.82%) HP
5 6 (8.82%) Oracle
5 6 (8.82%) Palo Alto
6 5 (7.35%) IBM
7 4 (5.88%) SonicWALL
8 3 (4.41%) NetApp
9 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.94%) Dell
9 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.94%) Wyse
10 1 (1.47%) Samsung
10 1 (1.47%) SOTI
10 1 (1.47%) Tableau
10 1 (1.47%) Veeam
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Cheshire
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Salary: £30000 per annum
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Chester
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Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
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