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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 37 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 32 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.10% 1.56% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.50% 7.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 30 7 0
Average salary £26,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
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
173 128 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.59% 22.15% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 158 120 85
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £70,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (92.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (84.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 48 (84.21%) VMware
4 39 (68.42%) MS Exchange
5 33 (57.89%) Cisco
6 26 (45.61%) Firewall
7 25 (43.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
10 20 (35.09%) Office 365
11 19 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 18 (31.58%) ITIL
13 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
13 17 (29.82%) SAN
14 15 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (26.32%) CCNA
14 15 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
15 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2010
15 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (24.56%) SQL
15 14 (24.56%) Terminal Services
16 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
17 11 (19.30%) Hyper-V
17 11 (19.30%) Citrix
17 11 (19.30%) Linux
18 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
18 10 (17.54%) IIS
18 10 (17.54%) Change Management

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 39 (68.42%) MS Exchange
2 25 (43.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (17.54%) IIS
7 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
8 5 (8.77%) Lync
9 4 (7.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.75%) WorkSite
10 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (35.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (45.61%) Firewall
2 17 (29.82%) SAN
3 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
4 8 (14.04%) DNS
5 4 (7.02%) Internet
6 3 (5.26%) IP Telephony
6 3 (5.26%) NAS
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.51%) VoIP
8 1 (1.75%) OSPF
8 1 (1.75%) BGP
8 1 (1.75%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.75%) WAN
8 1 (1.75%) ADSL
8 1 (1.75%) LAN
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (3.51%) Banking
1 2 (3.51%) Finance
1 2 (3.51%) Advertising
2 1 (1.75%) Welsh Language
2 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) Server Engineer
3 11 (19.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Support Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Server Support
5 7 (12.28%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Server Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Server Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Project Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Wintel Server Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) IT Support
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (92.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (84.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (19.30%) Linux
5 9 (15.79%) Windows 2000 Server
6 8 (14.04%) Solaris
7 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) ITIL
2 10 (17.54%) Change Management
3 6 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (10.53%) Competitive Intelligence
3 6 (10.53%) Line Management
3 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 6 (10.53%) Service Management
4 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.51%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.75%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (26.32%) CCNA
3 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (15.79%) MCSE
5 8 (14.04%) Degree
6 6 (10.53%) CCA
6 6 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (10.53%) RHCE
7 5 (8.77%) CCNP
8 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
8 2 (3.51%) ISEB
8 2 (3.51%) MCSA
9 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.75%) CCDP
9 1 (1.75%) MCITP
9 1 (1.75%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (29.82%) Active Directory
3 14 (24.56%) Terminal Services
4 11 (19.30%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.51%) XenServer
6 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.51%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 48 (84.21%) VMware
2 33 (57.89%) Cisco
3 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 11 (19.30%) Citrix
5 8 (14.04%) NetApp
5 8 (14.04%) Red Hat
6 7 (12.28%) HP
7 5 (8.77%) Dell
8 3 (5.26%) IBM
9 2 (3.51%) Veeam
9 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.51%) IPFX
9 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.75%) Juniper
10 1 (1.75%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.75%) SonicWALL