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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 47 40 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 22 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.18% 1.80% 0.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.43% 7.87% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 4
Average salary £42,500 £28,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.12% +9.61%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -17.64%
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
177 89 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.62% 22.94% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 155 76 69
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 March 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (90.91%) VMware
3 33 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
6 27 (61.36%) MS Exchange
7 26 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (45.45%) Cisco
9 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
10 17 (38.64%) Linux
11 16 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (34.09%) Exchange Server 2003
12 15 (34.09%) Office 365
13 14 (31.82%) Firewall
14 13 (29.55%) AS400
14 13 (29.55%) Finance
14 13 (29.55%) WebSphere
14 13 (29.55%) IBM HTTP Server
14 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
14 13 (29.55%) IBM
14 13 (29.55%) HTTP
14 13 (29.55%) OS/400
14 13 (29.55%) VCP5
15 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
15 11 (25.00%) Citrix
15 11 (25.00%) Terminal Services
16 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
17 8 (18.18%) Hyper-V
17 8 (18.18%) MS Excel

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 27 (61.36%) MS Exchange
2 26 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (34.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (29.55%) WebSphere
4 13 (29.55%) IBM HTTP Server
5 11 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (9.09%) IIS
8 2 (4.55%) Lync
9 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.09%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) Firewall
2 13 (29.55%) HTTP
3 7 (15.91%) SAN
4 6 (13.64%) LAN
4 6 (13.64%) WAN
5 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.82%) DHCP
7 2 (4.55%) DNS
7 2 (4.55%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) IT Support
7 1 (2.27%) Designer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) AS400
2 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 30 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (38.64%) Linux
5 13 (29.55%) OS/400
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.09%) ITIL
2 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.27%) Migration
3 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (2.27%) Project Management
3 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (29.55%) VCP5
3 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (11.36%) MCSE
4 5 (11.36%) CCNA
5 3 (6.82%) MCSA
6 1 (2.27%) CCA
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.27%) MCITP
6 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) VCP4
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 6 (13.64%) VMware ESX
6 4 (9.09%) XenServer
7 3 (6.82%) XenApp
8 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
8 2 (4.55%) DFS Replication
8 2 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) WSUS
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
1 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (90.91%) VMware
2 28 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 20 (45.45%) Cisco
4 13 (29.55%) IBM
5 11 (25.00%) Citrix
6 5 (11.36%) NetApp
7 4 (9.09%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.27%) Apple
8 1 (2.27%) McAfee