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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 56 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 38 23 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.35% 2.01% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.84% 8.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 33 22 0
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -17.64%
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
296 281 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 26.13% 24.50% 24.50%
Number of salaries quoted 273 259 204
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +18 22 £28,500 -1.72% 9
Newport +24 12 £44,000 +12.82% 2
Bridgend +12 2 £33,500 -4.28%
Monmouthshire - 1 £22,000 -
Gwent - 1 £22,000 -
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Wales

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (79.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (76.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 64 (76.19%) VMware
3 64 (76.19%) MS Exchange
4 55 (65.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 49 (58.33%) Microsoft
6 40 (47.62%) Cisco
7 39 (46.43%) Active Directory
8 37 (44.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 34 (40.48%) Exchange Server 2003
10 33 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 29 (34.52%) Firewall
12 28 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (32.14%) Office 365
14 21 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 21 (25.00%) SQL Server
15 20 (23.81%) Citrix
15 20 (23.81%) SAN
16 19 (22.62%) SQL
16 19 (22.62%) MS Excel
16 19 (22.62%) Hyper-V
16 19 (22.62%) Terminal Services
17 16 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
17 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
18 13 (15.48%) IIS
18 13 (15.48%) TCP/IP
19 12 (14.29%) CCNA
20 11 (13.10%) VMware ESX
20 11 (13.10%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 64 (76.19%) MS Exchange
2 55 (65.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 37 (44.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 34 (40.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 33 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (15.48%) IIS
7 9 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
9 4 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (3.57%) Lync
11 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
12 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (22.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.19%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 27 (32.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.52%) Firewall
2 20 (23.81%) SAN
3 13 (15.48%) TCP/IP
4 8 (9.52%) DNS
5 6 (7.14%) LAN
5 6 (7.14%) WAN
6 4 (4.76%) VoIP
6 4 (4.76%) HTTP
6 4 (4.76%) Internet
7 3 (3.57%) IP Telephony
7 3 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (3.57%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.38%) SNMP
8 2 (2.38%) DHCP
9 1 (1.19%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.19%) MySQL
General
1 5 (5.95%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Advertising
4 2 (2.38%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (44.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (14.29%) Analyst
4 9 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Server Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (8.33%) Consultant
6 7 (8.33%) Server Support
7 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Wintel Consultant
9 4 (4.76%) Project Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Administrator
10 3 (3.57%) IT Support
11 2 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 2 (2.38%) Server Analyst
11 2 (2.38%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
11 2 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (2.38%) DBA
11 2 (2.38%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) XML
1 2 (2.38%) XSD
1 2 (2.38%) XSLT
2 1 (1.19%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Clustering
2 5 (5.95%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) AS400
3 4 (4.76%) Replication
4 3 (3.57%) EqualLogic
4 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.19%) FMCG
5 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (79.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (76.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (13.10%) Linux
5 5 (5.95%) UNIX
6 4 (4.76%) OS/400
6 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (7.14%) ITIL
1 6 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (5.95%) Change Control
3 4 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 4 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (3.57%) Project Management
4 3 (3.57%) E-Commerce
4 3 (3.57%) ERP
4 3 (3.57%) Database Tuning
5 2 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (2.38%) Logistics
5 2 (2.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (2.38%) Data Architecture
6 1 (1.19%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.19%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.19%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.19%) CRM
6 1 (1.19%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.62%) SQL
2 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.19%) C#
3 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (14.29%) CCNA
4 7 (8.33%) MCSE
4 7 (8.33%) VCP5
5 5 (5.95%) MCP
5 5 (5.95%) CCA
5 5 (5.95%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (4.76%) CCNP
6 4 (4.76%) MCITP
7 3 (3.57%) MCSA
8 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.19%) Degree
9 1 (1.19%) MCSD
9 1 (1.19%) HND
9 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 39 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 28 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (22.62%) Hyper-V
3 19 (22.62%) Terminal Services
4 11 (13.10%) VMware ESX
5 6 (7.14%) XenApp
6 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (3.57%) BMC Performance Manager
2 2 (2.38%) SCOM
2 2 (2.38%) SCDPM
2 2 (2.38%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 64 (76.19%) VMware
2 49 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 40 (47.62%) Cisco
4 20 (23.81%) Citrix
5 7 (8.33%) IBM
6 5 (5.95%) Oracle
7 4 (4.76%) Dell
7 4 (4.76%) LANDesk
7 4 (4.76%) NetApp
8 3 (3.57%) BMC
9 2 (2.38%) IPFX
9 2 (2.38%) Veeam
9 2 (2.38%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.19%) Red Gate
10 1 (1.19%) Lotus
10 1 (1.19%) Apple
10 1 (1.19%) Cognos
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