The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 42 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 55 36 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.53% 3.23% 3.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.28% 11.43% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 52 33 35
Average salary £35,750 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,448 £39,800 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -7.33%
Windows Server 2012
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 South Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
360 315 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.68% 28.25% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 311 282 230
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in South Wales

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in South Wales

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -4 28 £35,500 +18.33% 3
Newport +10 19 £36,000 -4.00%
Bridgend - 4 £35,000 - 3
Caerphilly - 1 £45,000 -
Torfaen - 1 £27,500 -
Blaenau Gwent - 1 £37,500 -
Windows Server 2012
Wales

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (77.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 89 (75.42%) VMware
4 88 (74.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 80 (67.80%) Microsoft
6 71 (60.17%) Active Directory
7 62 (52.54%) MS Exchange
8 54 (45.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 44 (37.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 41 (34.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 41 (34.75%) Exchange Server 2010
11 40 (33.90%) SAN
12 32 (27.12%) SQL Server
13 28 (23.73%) Linux
13 28 (23.73%) Hyper-V
14 27 (22.88%) Cisco
15 26 (22.03%) Firewall
15 26 (22.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 23 (19.49%) Finance
16 23 (19.49%) MS Excel
17 22 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
18 21 (17.80%) TCP/IP
18 21 (17.80%) VCP5
19 18 (15.25%) AS400
19 18 (15.25%) IBM
19 18 (15.25%) OS/400
20 17 (14.41%) Dell
20 17 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2003
20 17 (14.41%) Windows 7
21 16 (13.56%) ITIL

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 62 (52.54%) MS Exchange
2 54 (45.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 41 (34.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (34.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (12.71%) SharePoint
6 12 (10.17%) IIS
6 12 (10.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (8.47%) Lync
8 9 (7.63%) IBM HTTP Server
8 9 (7.63%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.85%) Node.js
9 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (19.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) Office 365
2 4 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.54%) PaaS
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (33.90%) SAN
2 26 (22.03%) Firewall
3 21 (17.80%) TCP/IP
4 15 (12.71%) DNS
5 13 (11.02%) iSCSI
6 12 (10.17%) DHCP
7 9 (7.63%) HTTP
7 9 (7.63%) Internet
8 6 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (5.08%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (2.54%) VoIP
10 2 (1.69%) WAN
10 2 (1.69%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.85%) ADSL
11 1 (0.85%) LAN
11 1 (0.85%) VPN
11 1 (0.85%) Junos
11 1 (0.85%) Wireless
11 1 (0.85%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.12%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.39%) MySQL
4 3 (2.54%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.54%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.54%) Big Data
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
General
1 23 (19.49%) Finance
2 13 (11.02%) Advertising
3 3 (2.54%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Welsh Language
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Local Government
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (40.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (20.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (16.95%) 3rd Line Support
4 17 (14.41%) Support Engineer
4 17 (14.41%) Administrator
5 13 (11.02%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (9.32%) Server Support
6 11 (9.32%) Project Engineer
6 11 (9.32%) Server Engineer
7 9 (7.63%) Server Support Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) UNIX Engineer
11 3 (2.54%) SQL DBA
11 3 (2.54%) Server Administrator
11 3 (2.54%) Database Engineer
11 3 (2.54%) Senior Database Engineer
11 3 (2.54%) SQL Server DBA
11 3 (2.54%) Network Engineer
11 3 (2.54%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) COM
1 1 (0.85%) XML
1 1 (0.85%) XSD
1 1 (0.85%) XSLT
1 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.25%) AS400
2 13 (11.02%) EqualLogic
2 13 (11.02%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (5.93%) Clustering
4 3 (2.54%) Replication
5 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 118 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (77.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 88 (74.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (23.73%) Linux
5 18 (15.25%) OS/400
6 17 (14.41%) Windows 7
7 15 (12.71%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.93%) UNIX
9 6 (5.08%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (3.39%) Solaris
11 3 (2.54%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.56%) ITIL
2 12 (10.17%) Load Balancing
3 6 (5.08%) Database Tuning
3 6 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (5.08%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (3.39%) Resilience Testing
4 4 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (3.39%) Asset Management
4 4 (3.39%) Server Building
5 3 (2.54%) E-Commerce
5 3 (2.54%) ETL
5 3 (2.54%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (2.54%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (2.54%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (2.54%) Mobile Marketing
6 2 (1.69%) Project Management
6 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2
7 1 (0.85%) Service Delivery
7 1 (0.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (0.85%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.63%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.08%) SQL
3 3 (2.54%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.54%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (22.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 22 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (17.80%) VCP5
4 13 (11.02%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (9.32%) MCITP
5 11 (9.32%) MCSA
6 8 (6.78%) CCNA
7 7 (5.93%) MCSE
8 4 (3.39%) CCNP
8 4 (3.39%) SAP Certification
9 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.54%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.39%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.69%) SLA
3 2 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (60.17%) Active Directory
2 44 (37.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (23.73%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.63%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.24%) XenApp
5 5 (4.24%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.39%) VMware Server
6 4 (3.39%) Firmware
6 4 (3.39%) vSphere
6 4 (3.39%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.69%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) SCCM
1 4 (3.39%) Puppet
1 4 (3.39%) Ansible
2 3 (2.54%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.69%) SCOM
4 1 (0.85%) SCSM
4 1 (0.85%) WSUS
4 1 (0.85%) Nagios
4 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 89 (75.42%) VMware
2 80 (67.80%) Microsoft
3 27 (22.88%) Cisco
4 18 (15.25%) IBM
5 17 (14.41%) Dell
6 15 (12.71%) Citrix
7 13 (11.02%) Dell Compellent
8 10 (8.47%) SolarWinds
9 7 (5.93%) Oracle
10 6 (5.08%) HP
11 5 (4.24%) NetApp
12 4 (3.39%) Veritas
12 4 (3.39%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.39%) SAP
12 4 (3.39%) 3PAR
13 3 (2.54%) CommVault
13 3 (2.54%) ProCurve
13 3 (2.54%) Veeam
14 2 (1.69%) Avaya
14 2 (1.69%) CheckPoint
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