Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 39 35
Rank change year-on-year -8 -4 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 41 57 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.17% 5.49% 5.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.93% 25.91% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 40 53 65
Cardiff median annual salary £29,500 £34,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.24% +15.25% -15.71%
10th Percentile £23,450 £22,550 £18,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £49,500
South Wales median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year - +12.07% -17.14%

Windows Server is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 187 220 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 19.00% 21.17% 25.04%
Number of salaries quoted 168 198 295
Cardiff median annual salary £33,185 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.19% -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £60,000 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £35,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +9.22% +0.71% -2.78%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Cardiff

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in Cardiff

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Cardiff over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (87.80%) Active Directory
3 27 (65.85%) Office 365
4 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
5 25 (60.98%) Windows 7
6 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (56.10%) Firewall
8 22 (53.66%) LAN
9 19 (46.34%) Hyper-V
10 18 (43.90%) MS Exchange
11 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Office
11 17 (41.46%) VMware
12 14 (34.15%) SLA
12 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (31.71%) Customer Engagement
14 12 (29.27%) WAN
15 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (26.83%) Veeam
16 10 (24.39%) SAN
16 10 (24.39%) DNS
16 10 (24.39%) ADSL
16 10 (24.39%) ITIL
17 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (21.95%) Windows 10
17 9 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
18 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
19 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
19 7 (17.07%) MCSA
19 7 (17.07%) Terminal Services
20 6 (14.63%) DHCP

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (43.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (65.85%) Office 365
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (56.10%) Firewall
2 22 (53.66%) LAN
3 12 (29.27%) WAN
4 10 (24.39%) ADSL
4 10 (24.39%) DNS
4 10 (24.39%) SAN
5 6 (14.63%) DHCP
5 6 (14.63%) WLAN
6 3 (7.32%) Wireless
7 1 (2.44%) Internet
7 1 (2.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (14.63%) Automotive
2 4 (9.76%) Advertising
3 3 (7.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Desktop Support
3 7 (17.07%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) IT Technician
6 4 (9.76%) Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) IT Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) IT Support
6 4 (9.76%) Operations Technician
6 4 (9.76%) Service Desk Technician
6 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Field Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Field Support Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) IT Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
2 6 (14.63%) Replication
3 5 (12.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Windows 7
3 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (21.95%) Windows 10
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (12.20%) Linux
7 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Customer Engagement
2 10 (24.39%) ITIL
3 9 (21.95%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (14.63%) Patch Management
4 6 (14.63%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (14.63%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.07%) MCSA
3 6 (14.63%) Degree
4 4 (9.76%) CCNA
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.76%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (87.80%) Active Directory
2 19 (46.34%) Hyper-V
3 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (17.07%) Terminal Services
5 5 (12.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) SCOM
1 5 (12.20%) SCOrch
2 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 17 (41.46%) VMware
3 11 (26.83%) Veeam
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco
4 5 (12.20%) HP
5 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.32%) Sophos
5 3 (7.32%) Symantec
6 2 (4.88%) Citrix
6 2 (4.88%) Draytek
6 2 (4.88%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.44%) Apple
7 1 (2.44%) Meraki
7 1 (2.44%) Sage