Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server 2012
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 100 98
Rank change year-on-year -28 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 28 81 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.17% 2.59% 2.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.73% 10.34% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 17 72 55
Cheshire median annual salary £31,000 £25,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.57% -7.27% -14.06%
10th Percentile £24,750 £18,025 £17,700
90th Percentile £48,750 £39,975 £38,750
North West median annual salary £35,000 £29,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +18.64% -15.71% +6.06%

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 489 783 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.41% 25.05% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 338 561 454
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,125 £20,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £48,375
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 12 December 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 12 December 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 13 £28,500 +17.53% 2
Nantwich - 3 £28,500 - 4
Chester +18 2 £38,750 -6.06%
Macclesfield +13 2 £28,750 +12.75% 1
Crewe +7 2 £48,750 +39.29%
Daresbury -6 2 £30,000 +62.16%
Runcorn - 1 £38,000 - 1
Windows Server 2012
North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 21 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
5 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (57.14%) VMware
7 15 (53.57%) Office 365
8 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (39.29%) LAN
8 11 (39.29%) DNS
9 10 (35.71%) Citrix
9 10 (35.71%) SAN
9 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
10 9 (32.14%) WAN
11 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
11 8 (28.57%) Windows 10
12 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
12 7 (25.00%) VPN
12 7 (25.00%) SQL
12 7 (25.00%) MCSE
13 6 (21.43%) DHCP
13 6 (21.43%) Network Security
13 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (21.43%) Windows 8
13 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
14 5 (17.86%) GDPR
14 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (17.86%) MCP
14 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office

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 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (53.57%) Office 365
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) DNS
1 11 (39.29%) LAN
2 10 (35.71%) SAN
3 9 (32.14%) WAN
4 7 (25.00%) VPN
5 6 (21.43%) DHCP
5 6 (21.43%) Network Security
6 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.71%) IP Telephony
8 2 (7.14%) BGP
8 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
8 2 (7.14%) MPLS
8 2 (7.14%) VoIP
9 1 (3.57%) Firewall
9 1 (3.57%) VLAN
9 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
4 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix Support
5 3 (10.71%) Citrix Team Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) IT Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) IT Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 6 (21.43%) Windows 8
6 4 (14.29%) Android
7 2 (7.14%) CentOS
7 2 (7.14%) Linux
7 2 (7.14%) SUSE
8 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (14.29%) Change Control
2 4 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (14.29%) Presales
2 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 4 (14.29%) Project Management
2 4 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (14.29%) Vendor Relationship Management
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (10.71%) Server Management
3 3 (10.71%) Software Licensing
4 2 (7.14%) Data Encryption
4 2 (7.14%) High Availability
4 2 (7.14%) Microservices
4 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.00%) MCSE
3 5 (17.86%) MCP
4 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) MCSA
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) MCITP
6 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) GDPR
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
6 2 (7.14%) vSphere
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Sentry
3 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
3 1 (3.57%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 10 (35.71%) Citrix
4 4 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) McAfee
5 3 (10.71%) Mitel
5 3 (10.71%) WatchGuard
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.14%) RedGate
7 1 (3.57%) AppDynamics
7 1 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (3.57%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.57%) SOTI
7 1 (3.57%) Sun