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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Rank 42 76 79
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 66 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.80% 2.03% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.79% 8.31% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 56 25 20
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,100 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £36,100 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Windows Server 2012
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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
393 301 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.56% 24.41% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 340 276 279
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 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
South Wales +40 62 £37,000 +12.12% 7
West Wales +20 3 £20,000 -22.33% 1
North Wales -10 1 £27,500 -15.38%
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (80.00%) VMware
3 90 (78.26%) Microsoft
4 89 (77.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 87 (75.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (61.74%) Active Directory
7 65 (56.52%) MS Exchange
8 57 (49.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 50 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
10 48 (41.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 45 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2007
12 40 (34.78%) SAN
13 33 (28.70%) SQL Server
14 32 (27.83%) Linux
14 32 (27.83%) MS Excel
15 31 (26.96%) Cisco
16 30 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 28 (24.35%) VCP5
18 27 (23.48%) Hyper-V
18 27 (23.48%) Firewall
19 24 (20.87%) Microsoft Certification
20 22 (19.13%) Finance
21 21 (18.26%) AS400
21 21 (18.26%) IBM
21 21 (18.26%) OS/400
22 20 (17.39%) Citrix
23 19 (16.52%) Cisco Certification
24 16 (13.91%) HTTP
24 16 (13.91%) TCP/IP
24 16 (13.91%) IBM HTTP Server

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 65 (56.52%) MS Exchange
2 57 (49.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 48 (41.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 45 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (13.91%) IBM HTTP Server
5 16 (13.91%) WebSphere
6 12 (10.43%) Lync
7 11 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (9.57%) SharePoint
8 8 (6.96%) IIS
9 7 (6.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 32 (27.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.70%) Office 365
2 4 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.61%) PaaS
4 1 (0.87%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.87%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (34.78%) SAN
2 27 (23.48%) Firewall
3 16 (13.91%) HTTP
3 16 (13.91%) TCP/IP
4 10 (8.70%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (8.70%) iSCSI
4 10 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (7.83%) DNS
6 6 (5.22%) DHCP
7 5 (4.35%) Internet
8 3 (2.61%) LAN
8 3 (2.61%) VoIP
8 3 (2.61%) WAN
9 2 (1.74%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (28.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) MySQL
3 3 (2.61%) Big Data
3 3 (2.61%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 22 (19.13%) Finance
2 8 (6.96%) Advertising
3 3 (2.61%) Marketing
4 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (44.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (20.87%) 3rd Line Support
2 24 (20.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (13.04%) Project Engineer
4 13 (11.30%) Support Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) Administrator
6 8 (6.96%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.22%) Server Support
8 5 (4.35%) Server Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Server Support Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Analyst
9 4 (3.48%) UNIX Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) IT Support
10 3 (2.61%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.61%) Network Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) Architect
11 2 (1.74%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.87%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.26%) AS400
2 10 (8.70%) Enterprise Storage
2 10 (8.70%) EqualLogic
3 5 (4.35%) Clustering
4 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 115 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (77.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 87 (75.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (27.83%) Linux
5 21 (18.26%) OS/400
6 12 (10.43%) Windows 7
7 11 (9.57%) Windows 8
7 11 (9.57%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (4.35%) UNIX
9 4 (3.48%) Solaris
10 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.30%) ITIL
2 8 (6.96%) Load Balancing
3 4 (3.48%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (3.48%) Asset Management
3 4 (3.48%) Resilience Testing
4 3 (2.61%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (2.61%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (2.61%) Mobile Marketing
4 3 (2.61%) E-Commerce
5 2 (1.74%) Project Management
5 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2
5 2 (1.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (1.74%) Migration
6 1 (0.87%) Service Delivery
6 1 (0.87%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.48%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 28 (24.35%) VCP5
3 24 (20.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (16.52%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (13.91%) MCITP
6 13 (11.30%) MCSA
7 10 (8.70%) CCNA
8 8 (6.96%) CCNP
9 6 (5.22%) MCSE
10 4 (3.48%) SAP Certification
11 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.48%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (61.74%) Active Directory
2 50 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (23.48%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.09%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.48%) Firmware
5 4 (3.48%) VMware Server
5 4 (3.48%) XenApp
5 4 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.48%) vSphere
6 3 (2.61%) XenServer
6 3 (2.61%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.74%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.74%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) SCCM
1 4 (3.48%) Puppet
1 4 (3.48%) Ansible
2 2 (1.74%) SCOM
3 1 (0.87%) SCSM
3 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.87%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (0.87%) WSUS
3 1 (0.87%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.87%) Nagios
Vendors
1 92 (80.00%) VMware
2 90 (78.26%) Microsoft
3 31 (26.96%) Cisco
4 21 (18.26%) IBM
5 20 (17.39%) Citrix
6 14 (12.17%) Dell
7 6 (5.22%) HP
7 6 (5.22%) NetApp
8 4 (3.48%) Veritas
8 4 (3.48%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.48%) SAP
8 4 (3.48%) Oracle
8 4 (3.48%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.48%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.61%) ProCurve
10 2 (1.74%) Avaya
10 2 (1.74%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.87%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.87%) Adobe
11 1 (0.87%) McAfee
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