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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 46 50 66
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 23 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.52% 2.17% 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.86% 10.09% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 5
Average salary £42,500 £31,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.09% +19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
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
166 109 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.42% 21.46% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 141 97 96
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
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 1 April 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (87.23%) VMware
3 36 (76.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (74.47%) Microsoft
5 28 (59.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (51.06%) MS Exchange
7 23 (48.94%) Active Directory
8 22 (46.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (38.30%) Linux
9 18 (38.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
10 16 (34.04%) OS/400
10 16 (34.04%) HTTP
10 16 (34.04%) IBM
10 16 (34.04%) AS400
10 16 (34.04%) Finance
10 16 (34.04%) IBM HTTP Server
10 16 (34.04%) WebSphere
10 16 (34.04%) VCP5
11 15 (31.91%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (29.79%) Cisco
12 14 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (23.40%) Firewall
14 10 (21.28%) Citrix
14 10 (21.28%) SAN
14 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2003
14 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (21.28%) Hyper-V
14 10 (21.28%) Office 365
15 9 (19.15%) MS Excel

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 24 (51.06%) MS Exchange
2 22 (46.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (34.04%) IBM HTTP Server
3 16 (34.04%) WebSphere
4 15 (31.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (29.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (14.89%) Lync
8 6 (12.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (12.77%) IIS
9 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) HTTP
2 11 (23.40%) Firewall
3 10 (21.28%) SAN
4 6 (12.77%) DNS
5 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
5 5 (10.64%) LAN
5 5 (10.64%) WAN
6 4 (8.51%) DHCP
7 3 (6.38%) Internet
8 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) 3rd Line Support
1 18 (38.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
2 5 (10.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (6.38%) Server Support Engineer
3 3 (6.38%) Server Engineer
3 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (6.38%) Server Support
3 3 (6.38%) Architect
3 3 (6.38%) Analyst
4 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support
4 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
4 2 (4.26%) Consultant
4 2 (4.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Project Engineer
4 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (2.13%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) AS400
2 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (76.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (59.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (38.30%) Linux
5 16 (34.04%) OS/400
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.64%) ITIL
2 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.13%) Migration
4 1 (2.13%) Project Management
4 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (34.04%) VCP5
3 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (12.77%) MCSE
4 6 (12.77%) MCSA
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.38%) CCNA
6 3 (6.38%) MCITP
7 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 23 (48.94%) Active Directory
2 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (21.28%) Hyper-V
3 7 (14.89%) Terminal Services
4 5 (10.64%) VMware ESX
5 4 (8.51%) vSphere
6 3 (6.38%) XenApp
7 2 (4.26%) XenServer
7 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.26%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) WSUS
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
1 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (87.23%) VMware
2 35 (74.47%) Microsoft
3 16 (34.04%) IBM
4 14 (29.79%) Cisco
5 10 (21.28%) Citrix
6 4 (8.51%) NetApp
7 3 (6.38%) LANDesk
7 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.26%) HP
9 1 (2.13%) Apple
9 1 (2.13%) Avaya
9 1 (2.13%) McAfee
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