Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 49 36
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 52 34 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.69% 4.19% 5.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.14% 21.52% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 50 33 77
Cardiff median annual salary £30,375 £32,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.54% +12.07% -22.15%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,150 £18,650
90th Percentile £45,450 £47,500 £43,750
South Wales median annual salary £37,000 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +25.42% -1.67% -11.76%

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 246 158 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 22.18% 19.46% 24.74%
Number of salaries quoted 211 144 300
Cardiff median annual salary £36,000 £34,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.60% -0.71% -2.78%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £50,250
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

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 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (65.38%) VMware
3 30 (57.69%) Active Directory
4 26 (50.00%) Office 365
5 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
6 22 (42.31%) Linux
7 19 (36.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (28.85%) Firewall
10 15 (28.85%) DNS
11 14 (26.92%) DHCP
11 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
11 14 (26.92%) Hyper-V
11 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 12 (23.08%) LAN
12 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (19.23%) WAN
13 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
13 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
14 9 (17.31%) Veeam
14 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
14 9 (17.31%) ITIL
15 8 (15.38%) SLA
15 8 (15.38%) Citrix
15 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
15 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
16 7 (13.46%) Degree

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 14 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.62%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.77%) IIS
5 2 (3.85%) OpenEdge
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.92%) nginx
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 26 (50.00%) Office 365
2 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (5.77%) PaaS
6 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) DNS
1 15 (28.85%) Firewall
2 14 (26.92%) DHCP
3 12 (23.08%) LAN
4 10 (19.23%) WAN
5 7 (13.46%) HTTP
5 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
6 6 (11.54%) SAN
6 6 (11.54%) WLAN
7 5 (9.62%) VoIP
8 3 (5.77%) Skype
8 3 (5.77%) SSL
9 1 (1.92%) ADSL
9 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.92%) Network Security
9 1 (1.92%) SSH
9 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
1 1 (1.92%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.92%) RSpec
1 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.85%) Advertising
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Support Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Systems Support
3 7 (13.46%) Systems Support Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) IT Support
5 5 (9.62%) Administrator
5 5 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.69%) Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) IT Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) IT Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) .NET
1 3 (5.77%) REST
1 3 (5.77%) SOAP
1 3 (5.77%) Swagger
2 2 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.92%) Apache Axis
3 1 (1.92%) JSON
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Replication
2 3 (5.77%) Fintech
2 3 (5.77%) User Experience
3 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.85%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.92%) CESG
4 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.92%) iPhone
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) PKI
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (42.31%) Linux
3 19 (36.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.69%) CentOS
7 4 (7.69%) Ubuntu
7 4 (7.69%) Windows 10
7 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (17.31%) ITIL
3 7 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (11.54%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.69%) Application Packaging
5 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (7.69%) DevOps
5 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.69%) Project Management
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (7.69%) Workload Management
6 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.77%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.77%) Task Automation
7 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.85%) Network Virtualisation
7 2 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (3.85%) C#
3 2 (3.85%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.92%) C
4 1 (1.92%) Perl
4 1 (1.92%) Python
4 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) MCITP
3 2 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (1.92%) CCNA
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 16 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (26.92%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.62%) Terminal Services
5 4 (7.69%) XenApp
6 2 (3.85%) vSphere
7 1 (1.92%) Docker
7 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Nagios
2 2 (3.85%) Ansible
2 2 (3.85%) HAProxy
2 2 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) Puppet
3 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 34 (65.38%) VMware
2 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.31%) Veeam
4 8 (15.38%) Citrix
5 5 (9.62%) Apple
5 5 (9.62%) Avaya
5 5 (9.62%) Cisco
5 5 (9.62%) Dell
6 4 (7.69%) Dell Compellent
6 4 (7.69%) EqualLogic
6 4 (7.69%) Freshdesk
6 4 (7.69%) Nexenta
7 3 (5.77%) Draytek
7 3 (5.77%) SonicWALL
8 2 (3.85%) Progress
8 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.85%) Sage
9 1 (1.92%) HP
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle
9 1 (1.92%) Remedy