Period
to 17 October 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 33 35
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 62 44 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.40% 5.24% 6.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.94% 27.33% 24.21%
Number of salaries quoted 60 43 78
Cardiff median annual salary £30,000 £34,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% -24.32%
10th Percentile £24,950 £24,800 £17,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £48,500 £45,375
South Wales median annual salary £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +12.07% -3.33% -14.29%

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 259 161 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 22.56% 19.17% 25.18%
Number of salaries quoted 226 149 307
Cardiff median annual salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% -2.10%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,900 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £50,000
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £34,625 £35,255
% change year-on-year +8.30% -1.79% +0.73%

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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (67.74%) Active Directory
3 38 (61.29%) VMware
4 37 (59.68%) Microsoft
5 34 (54.84%) Office 365
6 30 (48.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (38.71%) Firewall
7 24 (38.71%) MS Exchange
7 24 (38.71%) Linux
8 22 (35.48%) LAN
8 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (35.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 21 (33.87%) DNS
10 19 (30.65%) Windows 7
11 18 (29.03%) Microsoft Office
11 18 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (29.03%) Hyper-V
12 17 (27.42%) DHCP
13 15 (24.19%) WAN
13 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (22.58%) ITIL
15 13 (20.97%) Veeam
15 13 (20.97%) Customer Engagement
16 12 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
17 11 (17.74%) SLA
17 11 (17.74%) SAN
18 10 (16.13%) Degree
19 9 (14.52%) Citrix
19 9 (14.52%) SQL

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 24 (38.71%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.45%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.23%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (29.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 34 (54.84%) Office 365
2 15 (24.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (4.84%) PaaS
6 1 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (38.71%) Firewall
2 22 (35.48%) LAN
3 21 (33.87%) DNS
4 17 (27.42%) DHCP
5 15 (24.19%) WAN
6 11 (17.74%) SAN
7 8 (12.90%) WLAN
8 7 (11.29%) HTTP
8 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
9 6 (9.68%) ADSL
10 5 (8.06%) VoIP
11 3 (4.84%) Skype
12 2 (3.23%) SSL
13 1 (1.61%) Internet
13 1 (1.61%) NAS
13 1 (1.61%) SSH
13 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.61%) JIRA
1 1 (1.61%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.61%) RSpec
1 1 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (4.84%) Automotive
2 2 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Support Engineer
2 13 (20.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Administrator
3 7 (11.29%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (11.29%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Systems Support
3 7 (11.29%) Systems Support Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Desktop Support
4 6 (9.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) IT Support
5 5 (8.06%) IT Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (4.84%) IT Technician
7 3 (4.84%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) REST
1 3 (4.84%) SOAP
1 3 (4.84%) Swagger
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Axis
3 1 (1.61%) JSON
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Replication
2 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.84%) Fintech
3 3 (4.84%) PKI
3 3 (4.84%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.23%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.61%) CESG
5 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.61%) iPhone
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (48.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (38.71%) Linux
4 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (30.65%) Windows 7
6 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (9.68%) Windows 10
7 6 (9.68%) Windows 8
8 4 (6.45%) CentOS
8 4 (6.45%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (22.58%) ITIL
3 13 (20.97%) Customer Engagement
4 12 (19.35%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.45%) Application Packaging
6 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.45%) Project Management
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (6.45%) Workload Management
7 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.84%) DevOps
7 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.84%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (4.84%) Patch Management
7 3 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.84%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.61%) C#
3 1 (1.61%) Java
3 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Degree
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.06%) MCSA
4 2 (3.23%) MCITP
4 2 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (1.61%) CCNA
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.74%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (67.74%) Active Directory
2 18 (29.03%) Hyper-V
2 18 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.29%) Terminal Services
4 4 (6.45%) XenApp
5 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.23%) vSphere
6 1 (1.61%) Docker
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Nagios
2 3 (4.84%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.23%) HAProxy
3 2 (3.23%) SCCM
3 2 (3.23%) SCOM
3 2 (3.23%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.61%) Ansible
4 1 (1.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (61.29%) VMware
2 37 (59.68%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.97%) Veeam
4 9 (14.52%) Citrix
5 6 (9.68%) Apple
5 6 (9.68%) Cisco
6 5 (8.06%) Avaya
6 5 (8.06%) Dell
7 4 (6.45%) Dell Compellent
7 4 (6.45%) EqualLogic
7 4 (6.45%) Freshdesk
7 4 (6.45%) Nexenta
8 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.84%) Draytek
8 3 (4.84%) HP
8 3 (4.84%) Sage
8 3 (4.84%) SonicWALL
8 3 (4.84%) Sophos
8 3 (4.84%) Symantec
9 1 (1.61%) Mitel