The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Windows Server 2012 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server 2012 over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Wales / South Wales
Rank 36 69 54
Rank change year-on-year +33 -15  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 54 30 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.27% 2.42% 4.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.55% 8.04% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 54 29 41
Median salary £36,500 £29,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.72% -30.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £22,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,800 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +2.85%  

Windows Server 2012 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 196 373 370
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 22.76% 30.03% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 170 333 307
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Windows Server 2012 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server 2012 in South Wales

Windows Server 2012
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in South Wales

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in South Wales over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in South Wales

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +24 30 £34,250 +24.54%
Newport +15 15 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Caerphilly - 4 £28,750 -
Bridgend - 2 £36,500 -
Gwent - 1 £40,500 -
Windows Server 2012
Wales

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (88.57%) VMware
3 40 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 39 (55.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (54.29%) Microsoft
6 37 (52.86%) Office 365
7 34 (48.57%) Active Directory
7 34 (48.57%) Hyper-V
7 34 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 32 (45.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (40.00%) MS Exchange
9 28 (40.00%) MCSE
10 27 (38.57%) SAN
11 22 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2013
12 21 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
14 18 (25.71%) CCA
14 18 (25.71%) Citrix Certification
14 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
15 15 (21.43%) SQL
15 15 (21.43%) MS Excel
15 15 (21.43%) Cisco
16 14 (20.00%) DNS
16 14 (20.00%) Linux
16 14 (20.00%) ITIL
16 14 (20.00%) Citrix
16 14 (20.00%) Firewall
16 14 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
17 13 (18.57%) XenApp

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 28 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 22 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (14.29%) IIS
5 5 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.43%) Apache
6 1 (1.43%) JBoss
6 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 37 (52.86%) Office 365
2 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.86%) IaaS
4 2 (2.86%) PaaS
5 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (38.57%) SAN
2 14 (20.00%) DNS
2 14 (20.00%) Firewall
3 9 (12.86%) LAN
4 8 (11.43%) WAN
5 6 (8.57%) NAS
5 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.14%) DHCP
6 5 (7.14%) VLAN
6 5 (7.14%) VPN
7 4 (5.71%) iSCSI
8 3 (4.29%) VoIP
9 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.43%) IPsec
10 1 (1.43%) SSL
10 1 (1.43%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.29%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.43%) Ant
General
1 3 (4.29%) Finance
1 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (18.57%) Consultant
1 13 (18.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 13 (18.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (17.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 10 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) IT Manager
5 7 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Support Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Technical Support
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) HTML
2 1 (1.43%) LAMP
2 1 (1.43%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Replication
2 3 (4.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Fintech
4 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 39 (55.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (20.00%) Linux
6 8 (11.43%) Unix
7 6 (8.57%) Windows 7
8 5 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.29%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) ITIL
2 8 (11.43%) Project Management
3 3 (4.29%) High Availability
3 3 (4.29%) Migration
3 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (2.86%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (2.86%) DevOps
4 2 (2.86%) ERP
4 2 (2.86%) Mentoring
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile First
4 2 (2.86%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (1.43%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.43%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.43%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.43%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.43%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.43%) Python
3 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (45.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (40.00%) MCSE
3 21 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (25.71%) CCA
4 18 (25.71%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (15.71%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (14.29%) CCNA
6 10 (14.29%) MCSA
7 3 (4.29%) Degree
8 2 (2.86%) CCNP
8 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.86%) MCITP
8 2 (2.86%) RHCE
9 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (48.57%) Active Directory
1 34 (48.57%) Hyper-V
1 34 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (18.57%) XenApp
3 5 (7.14%) vSphere
4 4 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.86%) vCloud
6 1 (1.43%) Firmware
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.29%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 62 (88.57%) VMware
2 38 (54.29%) Microsoft
3 15 (21.43%) Cisco
4 14 (20.00%) Citrix
5 7 (10.00%) Oracle
5 7 (10.00%) Veeam
6 5 (7.14%) HP
7 4 (5.71%) Dell
7 4 (5.71%) EqualLogic
8 3 (4.29%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.86%) EMC
9 2 (2.86%) NetApp
9 2 (2.86%) Symantec
9 2 (2.86%) Veritas
10 1 (1.43%) Avaya
10 1 (1.43%) Meraki
10 1 (1.43%) SAP
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago