The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 39 53 62
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 28 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.14% 2.69% 1.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.18% 12.31% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 7
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% +26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £25,250 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,750 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Windows Server 2012
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
163 130 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.11% 21.85% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 132 113 106
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Cardiff region.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in Cardiff

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012.

1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (83.33%) VMware
3 42 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (72.22%) Microsoft
5 32 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (55.56%) Active Directory
7 22 (40.74%) MS Exchange
8 20 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 19 (35.19%) Linux
10 18 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 17 (31.48%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
11 17 (31.48%) SAN
12 16 (29.63%) IBM
12 16 (29.63%) OS/400
12 16 (29.63%) HTTP
12 16 (29.63%) IBM HTTP Server
12 16 (29.63%) AS400
12 16 (29.63%) Finance
12 16 (29.63%) VCP5
12 16 (29.63%) WebSphere
13 15 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
14 12 (22.22%) Hyper-V
14 12 (22.22%) Lync
15 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (20.37%) Cisco
16 10 (18.52%) Citrix
16 10 (18.52%) Firewall
16 10 (18.52%) Office 365
17 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows Server 2012. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (40.74%) MS Exchange
2 20 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (31.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (29.63%) IBM HTTP Server
4 16 (29.63%) WebSphere
5 15 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (22.22%) Lync
7 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
8 7 (12.96%) IIS
8 7 (12.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (31.48%) SAN
2 16 (29.63%) HTTP
3 10 (18.52%) Firewall
4 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.96%) DNS
5 5 (9.26%) Internet
6 4 (7.41%) LAN
6 4 (7.41%) WAN
6 4 (7.41%) DHCP
7 2 (3.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Server Support
4 5 (9.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Server Support Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Project Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Server Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.70%) Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) AS400
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.85%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (35.19%) Linux
5 16 (29.63%) OS/400
6 6 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 6 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.96%) ITIL
2 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
3 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (1.85%) Migration
4 1 (1.85%) Project Management
4 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (29.63%) VCP5
3 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (14.81%) MCSA
5 6 (11.11%) MCSE
5 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (9.26%) CCNA
7 3 (5.56%) MCITP
8 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 30 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.41%) Terminal Services
4 4 (7.41%) VMware ESX
4 4 (7.41%) vSphere
4 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.56%) XenApp
6 2 (3.70%) XenServer
6 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.70%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) WSUS
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
1 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (83.33%) VMware
2 39 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 16 (29.63%) IBM
4 11 (20.37%) Cisco
5 10 (18.52%) Citrix
6 4 (7.41%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.56%) NetApp
8 2 (3.70%) Avaya
8 2 (3.70%) HP
8 2 (3.70%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.85%) McAfee
9 1 (1.85%) Apple