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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 74 60
Rank change year-on-year +5 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 46 14 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.16% 1.46% 3.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.17% 6.19% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 36 9 53
Median salary £30,000 £28,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -18.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £23,100 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £41,600
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 378 226 425
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 26.00% 23.49% 25.03%
Number of salaries quoted 267 197 345
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -9.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Warrington +14 27 £28,750 -32.35% 6
Macclesfield 0 4 £40,000 +45.45%
Chester +7 2 £43,750 +124.35%
Runcorn -7 2 - -
Sandbach - 2 £30,000 -
Daresbury - 2 £18,000 -
Knutsford - 1 - - 2
Nantwich - 1 £18,500 -
Windows Server 2012
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (67.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 45 (56.25%) Windows Server
5 42 (52.50%) Microsoft
6 36 (45.00%) VMware
7 26 (32.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (28.75%) VPN
9 22 (27.50%) SQL Server
10 21 (26.25%) MS Exchange
11 20 (25.00%) DHCP
11 20 (25.00%) DNS
12 19 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (22.50%) Citrix
13 18 (22.50%) SAN
13 18 (22.50%) ITIL
14 17 (21.25%) WAN
14 17 (21.25%) Cisco
15 16 (20.00%) LAN
15 16 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
16 15 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
16 15 (18.75%) Hyper-V
16 15 (18.75%) Windows XP
16 15 (18.75%) SQL
16 15 (18.75%) Firewall
17 14 (17.50%) Service Management
17 14 (17.50%) Windows 8
17 14 (17.50%) Office 365
18 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
18 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification

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 21 (26.25%) MS Exchange
2 16 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.50%) IIS
5 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (5.00%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.50%) Office 365
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.75%) IaaS
4 3 (3.75%) PaaS
4 3 (3.75%) SaaS
5 2 (2.50%) G Suite
6 1 (1.25%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.75%) VPN
2 20 (25.00%) DHCP
2 20 (25.00%) DNS
3 18 (22.50%) SAN
4 17 (21.25%) WAN
5 16 (20.00%) LAN
6 15 (18.75%) Firewall
7 11 (13.75%) VoIP
8 10 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (8.75%) Wireless
11 6 (7.50%) BGP
11 6 (7.50%) EIGRP
11 6 (7.50%) Ethernet
11 6 (7.50%) IPsec
11 6 (7.50%) MPLS
11 6 (7.50%) OSPF
11 6 (7.50%) SSL
11 6 (7.50%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.25%) MySQL
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.25%) DocumentDB
8 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.25%) Power BI
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.50%) Maven
General
1 11 (13.75%) Finance
1 11 (13.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (11.25%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.75%) Advertising
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) Support Engineer
2 14 (17.50%) Analyst
3 13 (16.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) IT Support
5 11 (13.75%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (13.75%) IT Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) Consultant
6 9 (11.25%) IT Support Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (8.75%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (8.75%) Technical Support
9 6 (7.50%) Coordinator
9 6 (7.50%) Network Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) Service Analyst
10 5 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (6.25%) Field Engineer
10 5 (6.25%) Field Support Engineer
10 5 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
1 3 (3.75%) EMC VNX
1 3 (3.75%) Virtual Team
2 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
2 2 (2.50%) EPoS
2 2 (2.50%) Life Science
2 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.50%) Replication
3 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (67.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (56.25%) Windows Server
4 26 (32.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (18.75%) Windows XP
6 14 (17.50%) Windows 8
7 6 (7.50%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.25%) Linux
8 5 (6.25%) Windows 10
8 5 (6.25%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.75%) Android
9 3 (3.75%) VMS
9 3 (3.75%) Windows 2000
9 3 (3.75%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (2.50%) AIX
10 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.50%) Solaris
10 2 (2.50%) Unix
11 1 (1.25%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) ITIL
2 14 (17.50%) Service Management
3 9 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (10.00%) ITSM
4 8 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (7.50%) High Availability
5 6 (7.50%) ITIL V3
5 6 (7.50%) Load Balancing
5 6 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (6.25%) Asset Management
6 5 (6.25%) Hardware Maintenance
6 5 (6.25%) Information Security
7 4 (5.00%) Change Management
7 4 (5.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (5.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.75%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.75%) Network Management
8 3 (3.75%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.75%) SQL
2 9 (11.25%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.75%) VBScript
4 6 (7.50%) VBA
5 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.00%) VB
6 2 (2.50%) Java
6 2 (2.50%) Perl
6 2 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (12.50%) MCSE
3 8 (10.00%) CCNP
3 8 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.50%) Degree
5 5 (6.25%) CCA
5 5 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (5.00%) DBS Check
7 3 (3.75%) A+ Certification
7 3 (3.75%) MCP
8 2 (2.50%) CCNA
8 2 (2.50%) MCSA
8 2 (2.50%) MCTS
9 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.75%) PMO
System Software
1 50 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 19 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 8 (10.00%) vSphere
4 8 (10.00%) XenApp
5 7 (8.75%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.75%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (3.75%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.50%) Docker
7 2 (2.50%) KVM
7 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.50%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.50%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (2.50%) Netcool
3 2 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.50%) SCCM
3 2 (2.50%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.25%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.25%) MobiControl
4 1 (1.25%) SCOM
4 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (52.50%) Microsoft
2 36 (45.00%) VMware
3 18 (22.50%) Citrix
4 17 (21.25%) Cisco
5 7 (8.75%) HP
5 7 (8.75%) SonicWALL
6 6 (7.50%) F5
6 6 (7.50%) Riverbed
7 5 (6.25%) NetApp
7 5 (6.25%) Oracle
8 4 (5.00%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.00%) Veeam
9 3 (3.75%) Dell
9 3 (3.75%) EMC
9 3 (3.75%) Google
9 3 (3.75%) Palo Alto
9 3 (3.75%) Samsung
9 3 (3.75%) Sophos
9 3 (3.75%) Symantec
10 2 (2.50%) Wyse
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