The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
UK / Wales
Rank 45 74 49
Rank change year-on-year +29 -25  
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 2012 60 30 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.54% 2.16% 4.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.53% 7.67% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 60 29 48
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 £23,400 £22,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,800 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.40% +1.42%  

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 235 391 415
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 21.70% 28.13% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 206 336 338
Median salary £35,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,584
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows Server 2012
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 in Wales.

Salary trend for Windows Server 2012 in Wales

Windows Server 2012
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server 2012 in Wales over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows Server 2012 in Wales

Windows Server 2012
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 26 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
South Wales +34 55 £36,500 +23.72% 3
West Wales - 4 £40,000 - 1
North Wales - 1 £45,000 -
Windows Server 2012
UK

Windows Server 2012
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server 2012.

1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (88.31%) VMware
3 46 (59.74%) Windows Server
4 42 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
6 39 (50.65%) Office 365
7 38 (49.35%) Active Directory
8 35 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 35 (45.45%) Hyper-V
9 33 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (37.66%) MCSE
10 29 (37.66%) MS Exchange
11 28 (36.36%) SAN
12 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
13 22 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
14 21 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
16 18 (23.38%) Cisco
16 18 (23.38%) CCA
16 18 (23.38%) Citrix Certification
17 17 (22.08%) Linux
17 17 (22.08%) DNS
17 17 (22.08%) Firewall
18 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
18 16 (20.78%) SQL
19 14 (18.18%) ITIL
19 14 (18.18%) Citrix
19 14 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
20 13 (16.88%) XenApp

Windows Server 2012
Top Related IT Skills in 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 29 (37.66%) MS Exchange
2 22 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (15.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (12.99%) IIS
6 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.30%) Apache
7 1 (1.30%) JBoss
7 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 39 (50.65%) Office 365
2 22 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.90%) IaaS
4 3 (3.90%) PaaS
5 2 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (36.36%) SAN
2 17 (22.08%) DNS
2 17 (22.08%) Firewall
3 9 (11.69%) LAN
3 9 (11.69%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.39%) WAN
5 7 (9.09%) NAS
6 6 (7.79%) DHCP
7 5 (6.49%) VLAN
7 5 (6.49%) VPN
8 4 (5.19%) iSCSI
8 4 (5.19%) VoIP
9 2 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.30%) IPsec
10 1 (1.30%) PABX
10 1 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.30%) SSL
10 1 (1.30%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.30%) Ant
2 1 (1.30%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (6.49%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Advertising
2 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (16.88%) Consultant
2 13 (16.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 12 (15.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Support Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) IT Manager
7 7 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) IT Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (7.79%) Support Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Senior Support Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Technical Support
9 5 (6.49%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Web Services
2 1 (1.30%) .NET
2 1 (1.30%) HTML
2 1 (1.30%) LAMP
2 1 (1.30%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Replication
2 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.60%) Fintech
4 1 (1.30%) Clustering
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (59.74%) Windows Server
3 42 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (22.08%) Linux
6 8 (10.39%) Unix
6 8 (10.39%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.79%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.19%) Windows 10
9 3 (3.90%) CentOS
10 2 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) ITIL
2 10 (12.99%) Project Management
3 4 (5.19%) High Availability
4 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (3.90%) ERP
4 3 (3.90%) Migration
4 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2
4 3 (3.90%) SIEM
5 2 (2.60%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (2.60%) DevOps
5 2 (2.60%) E-Commerce
5 2 (2.60%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.60%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (2.60%) Mobile First
5 2 (2.60%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (2.60%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (1.30%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.30%) Defect Management
6 1 (1.30%) Multichannel Retail
6 1 (1.30%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.19%) Python
4 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.30%) VB
5 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (37.66%) MCSE
3 21 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (23.38%) CCA
4 18 (23.38%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (15.58%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (14.29%) CCNA
7 10 (12.99%) MCSA
8 3 (3.90%) Degree
9 2 (2.60%) CCNP
9 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.60%) MCITP
9 2 (2.60%) RHCE
10 1 (1.30%) CEH
10 1 (1.30%) CISSP
10 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (49.35%) Active Directory
2 35 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 35 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (16.88%) XenApp
4 7 (9.09%) vSphere
5 4 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.60%) vCloud
7 1 (1.30%) Firmware
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.30%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.90%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.30%) QRadar
3 1 (1.30%) SCCM
3 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (88.31%) VMware
2 41 (53.25%) Microsoft
3 18 (23.38%) Cisco
4 14 (18.18%) Citrix
5 7 (9.09%) Oracle
5 7 (9.09%) Veeam
6 5 (6.49%) HP
7 4 (5.19%) Dell
7 4 (5.19%) EqualLogic
8 3 (3.90%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.90%) Splunk
8 3 (3.90%) Veritas
9 2 (2.60%) Clearswift
9 2 (2.60%) EMC
9 2 (2.60%) NetApp
9 2 (2.60%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.60%) Symantec
10 1 (1.30%) AlienVault
10 1 (1.30%) Meraki
10 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Premier IT
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29241.00 - £42991.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago