Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 81 84
Rank change year-on-year -35 +3 +46
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 69 60 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.06% 2.80% 3.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.27% 12.07% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 58 59 80
Cheshire median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.73% +1.57%
10th Percentile £20,525 £18,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £37,075 £40,000 £45,000
North West median annual salary £31,500 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% -

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 834 497 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 24.94% 23.22% 24.98%
Number of salaries quoted 570 389 617
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,700 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £49,200 £53,750
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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Wilmslow +24 17 £34,000 +61.90% 1
Warrington 0 17 £27,500 +4.76% 6
Macclesfield +5 12 £26,500 +6.00% 1
Crewe -3 5 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Sandbach -1 2 - -
Knutsford -44 2 £33,500 +50.56%
Ellesmere Port - 2 £22,750 - 1
Runcorn -6 1 - - 2
Daresbury - 1 £19,000 -
Windows Server 2012
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (79.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (68.12%) Active Directory
4 36 (52.17%) Office 365
5 35 (50.72%) Windows Server
6 32 (46.38%) Microsoft
7 28 (40.58%) Firewall
8 27 (39.13%) VMware
9 26 (37.68%) Windows 7
10 24 (34.78%) MS Exchange
11 23 (33.33%) DNS
12 22 (31.88%) Exchange Server 2013
13 20 (28.99%) Hyper-V
13 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (27.54%) DHCP
14 19 (27.54%) Windows 10
15 18 (26.09%) Citrix
16 16 (23.19%) Cisco
17 15 (21.74%) MCSA
17 15 (21.74%) PowerShell
17 15 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (20.29%) Skype for Business
18 14 (20.29%) MCSE
18 14 (20.29%) MCP
19 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
19 12 (17.39%) WAN
19 12 (17.39%) VPN
20 11 (15.94%) ITIL
20 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
21 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2007

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 24 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 22 (31.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (20.29%) Skype for Business
5 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (5.80%) IIS
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 36 (52.17%) Office 365
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) G Suite
3 1 (1.45%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (40.58%) Firewall
2 23 (33.33%) DNS
3 19 (27.54%) DHCP
4 12 (17.39%) VPN
4 12 (17.39%) WAN
5 9 (13.04%) LAN
5 9 (13.04%) VoIP
6 7 (10.14%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (8.70%) IPsec
8 5 (7.25%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (7.25%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (7.25%) DMVPN
8 5 (7.25%) Ethernet
8 5 (7.25%) IP Telephony
8 5 (7.25%) Network Security
8 5 (7.25%) SNMP
8 5 (7.25%) SSL
8 5 (7.25%) Wireless
8 5 (7.25%) Wireshark
8 5 (7.25%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MSI
General
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Games
2 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.90%) Local Government
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Law
4 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Support Engineer
2 15 (21.74%) IT Support
3 14 (20.29%) Analyst
4 12 (17.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 11 (15.94%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (15.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (14.49%) IT Engineer
7 9 (13.04%) IT Support Engineer
7 9 (13.04%) Service Analyst
7 9 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (11.59%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (11.59%) Active Directory Analyst
9 7 (10.14%) Office 365 Engineer
10 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) Active Directory Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) Network Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
11 4 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Driving Licence
2 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.35%) Life Science
3 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) PKI
3 2 (2.90%) Replication
4 1 (1.45%) EPoS
4 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.45%) iPad
4 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (79.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (50.72%) Windows Server
4 26 (37.68%) Windows 7
5 19 (27.54%) Windows 10
6 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (14.49%) Windows 8
8 9 (13.04%) Mac OS X
9 3 (4.35%) Linux
10 1 (1.45%) CentOS
10 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.45%) Unix
10 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) ITIL
2 5 (7.25%) ITIL V3
2 5 (7.25%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (7.25%) Load Balancing
2 5 (7.25%) Service Management
3 4 (5.80%) ITSM
4 3 (4.35%) Asset Management
4 3 (4.35%) Migration
4 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 3 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.90%) Break/Fix
5 2 (2.90%) Case Management
5 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.90%) Hardware Maintenance
5 2 (2.90%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.90%) Software Deployment
5 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.90%) Time Management
6 1 (1.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.70%) SQL
3 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (21.74%) MCSA
3 14 (20.29%) MCP
3 14 (20.29%) MCSE
4 9 (13.04%) MCITP
5 7 (10.14%) Degree
6 6 (8.70%) CCNP
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.35%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.90%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.45%) CCA
9 1 (1.45%) CCNA
9 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (68.12%) Active Directory
2 20 (28.99%) Hyper-V
3 9 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.25%) XenApp
5 3 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.90%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.90%) vSphere
7 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) SCCM
1 3 (4.35%) WSUS
2 2 (2.90%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.90%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.90%) SCOM
2 2 (2.90%) SmoothWall
3 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (46.38%) Microsoft
2 27 (39.13%) VMware
3 18 (26.09%) Citrix
4 16 (23.19%) Cisco
5 9 (13.04%) Apple
6 8 (11.59%) IBM
7 5 (7.25%) F5
7 5 (7.25%) Riverbed
8 3 (4.35%) Avaya
8 3 (4.35%) Dell
8 3 (4.35%) Veeam
9 2 (2.90%) Facebook
9 2 (2.90%) HP
9 2 (2.90%) McAfee
9 2 (2.90%) NETGEAR
9 2 (2.90%) Oracle
9 2 (2.90%) Wyse
10 1 (1.45%) Google
10 1 (1.45%) Remedy
10 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow