The table below looks at the statistics for Windows Server 2012 skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 47 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 54 28 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.17% 2.13% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.61% 8.07% -
Number of salaries quoted 52 25 0
Average salary £28,000 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
Windows Server 2012
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
346 347 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 26.72% 26.45% 28.84%
Number of salaries quoted 314 324 272
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

Windows Server 2012
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Windows Server 2012 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Windows Server 2012 Salary Trend in Wales

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Windows Server 2012 Salary Histogram in Wales

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
South Wales +33 50 £29,250 -7.14% 2
West Wales +1 3 £26,000 -5.45% 6
North Wales - 1 £27,500 - 1
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (75.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (74.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 57 (66.28%) VMware
5 47 (54.65%) MS Exchange
6 43 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 37 (43.02%) Cisco
8 31 (36.05%) Exchange Server 2013
9 30 (34.88%) SQL
10 29 (33.72%) Active Directory
10 29 (33.72%) Exchange Server 2003
11 27 (31.40%) Firewall
12 25 (29.07%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
13 22 (25.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 22 (25.58%) SQL Server
14 21 (24.42%) Office 365
14 21 (24.42%) Hyper-V
15 20 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2007
16 19 (22.09%) IIS
16 19 (22.09%) SAN
17 18 (20.93%) ITIL
18 17 (19.77%) Linux
18 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (19.77%) Citrix
19 16 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
19 16 (18.60%) CCNA
20 14 (16.28%) TCP/IP
20 14 (16.28%) Terminal Services
20 14 (16.28%) MS Excel

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 47 (54.65%) MS Exchange
2 31 (36.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 29 (33.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 22 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (23.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (22.09%) IIS
7 9 (10.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (9.30%) Lync
9 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
10 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (1.16%) WorkSite
11 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.16%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 21 (24.42%) Office 365
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.40%) Firewall
2 19 (22.09%) SAN
3 14 (16.28%) TCP/IP
4 11 (12.79%) DNS
5 5 (5.81%) IP Telephony
5 5 (5.81%) SNMP
6 4 (4.65%) VoIP
6 4 (4.65%) Internet
7 3 (3.49%) NAS
7 3 (3.49%) WAN
7 3 (3.49%) LAN
7 3 (3.49%) DHCP
8 2 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.16%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.16%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.16%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.16%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) ClearQuest
1 2 (2.33%) CruiseControl
1 2 (2.33%) NUnit
1 2 (2.33%) NCover
2 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (4.65%) Legal
2 3 (3.49%) Retail
2 3 (3.49%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.33%) Advertising
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 30 (34.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (18.60%) Analyst
3 13 (15.12%) Server Engineer
4 11 (12.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (12.79%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Server Support
5 7 (8.14%) Server Support Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) QA Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Administrator
7 4 (4.65%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) IT Support
7 4 (4.65%) Wintel Consultant
8 3 (3.49%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (2.33%) XML
2 2 (2.33%) XSD
2 2 (2.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Clustering
2 5 (5.81%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.65%) Replication
4 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.16%) FMCG
5 1 (1.16%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (75.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (74.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (19.77%) Linux
5 10 (11.63%) Windows 7
6 9 (10.47%) Windows 2000 Server
7 8 (9.30%) UNIX
7 8 (9.30%) Solaris
8 7 (8.14%) Windows 8
8 7 (8.14%) Windows XP
9 6 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.93%) ITIL
2 10 (11.63%) Change Management
2 10 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (6.98%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (6.98%) Competitive Intelligence
4 6 (6.98%) Software Testing
4 6 (6.98%) Service Management
4 6 (6.98%) Line Management
4 6 (6.98%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.81%) Change Control
6 4 (4.65%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (4.65%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.49%) Database Tuning
7 3 (3.49%) Project Management
7 3 (3.49%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.33%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.88%) SQL
2 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.65%) C#
4 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (25.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (18.60%) CCNA
4 11 (12.79%) MCSE
5 10 (11.63%) Degree
6 6 (6.98%) CCA
6 6 (6.98%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (6.98%) RHCE
6 6 (6.98%) MCP
7 5 (5.81%) CCNP
8 4 (4.65%) ISEB
8 4 (4.65%) ISTQB
9 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.49%) MCSA
10 1 (1.16%) VCP5
10 1 (1.16%) MCITP
10 1 (1.16%) MCSD
10 1 (1.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (33.72%) Active Directory
2 25 (29.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (24.42%) Hyper-V
4 14 (16.28%) Terminal Services
5 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (5.81%) XenApp
6 4 (4.65%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.33%) XenServer
8 1 (1.16%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) BMC Performance Manager
1 5 (5.81%) SCOM
1 5 (5.81%) BladeLogic
1 5 (5.81%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (3.49%) SCDPM
2 3 (3.49%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 57 (66.28%) VMware
2 43 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 37 (43.02%) Cisco
4 17 (19.77%) Citrix
5 9 (10.47%) HP
6 8 (9.30%) Red Hat
6 8 (9.30%) NetApp
6 8 (9.30%) Oracle
7 7 (8.14%) Dell
8 5 (5.81%) BMC
9 3 (3.49%) IBM
9 3 (3.49%) Juniper
10 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.33%) Veeam
10 2 (2.33%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.33%) IPFX
11 1 (1.16%) ProCurve
11 1 (1.16%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.16%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.16%) Red Gate
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