The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
UK / Wales
Rank 10 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 180 196 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.31% 14.31% 20.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.92% 51.31% 69.50%
Number of salaries quoted 157 162 215
Median salary £34,000 £28,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.29% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
234 382 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.50% 27.88% 28.88%
Number of salaries quoted 208 339 314
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Windows
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Windows Salary Trend in Wales

Windows
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wales

Windows
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 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 February 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 -4 138 £35,000 +21.73% 17
West Wales 0 21 £40,000 +110.52% 1
North Wales +11 12 £24,500 - 5
Mid Wales - 5 £39,000 - 1
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 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.

1 190 (54.44%) Microsoft
2 136 (38.97%) Windows Server
3 131 (37.54%) Active Directory
4 121 (34.67%) SQL Server
4 121 (34.67%) VMware
5 112 (32.09%) SQL
6 97 (27.79%) MS Excel
7 94 (26.93%) C#
8 88 (25.21%) .NET
9 72 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 64 (18.34%) Linux
11 62 (17.77%) HTML
12 61 (17.48%) Hyper-V
12 61 (17.48%) Office 365
13 60 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 57 (16.33%) ASP.NET
15 54 (15.47%) ITIL
15 54 (15.47%) MS Exchange
16 51 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
17 50 (14.33%) Firewall
18 48 (13.75%) Degree
19 45 (12.89%) OO
20 44 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure
21 43 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
22 40 (11.46%) LAN
22 40 (11.46%) MVC
23 39 (11.17%) Oracle
23 39 (11.17%) MS Office
24 38 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008
25 37 (10.60%) Cisco

Windows
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 54 (15.47%) MS Exchange
2 33 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 28 (8.02%) IIS
4 20 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (3.15%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.58%) SharePoint
8 8 (2.29%) Apache
9 7 (2.01%) JBoss
10 5 (1.43%) Skype for Business
11 4 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (1.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.86%) CMS
12 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.86%) NetWeaver
12 3 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.86%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.57%) FileNet
13 2 (0.57%) nginx
Applications
1 97 (27.79%) MS Excel
2 39 (11.17%) MS Office
3 4 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.57%) MS Project
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.29%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.29%) InDesign
5 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.29%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 9 (2.58%) Sage 200
1 9 (2.58%) Sage 50
2 5 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.86%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.29%) assyst
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 61 (17.48%) Office 365
2 44 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (4.01%) IaaS
5 11 (3.15%) PaaS
6 10 (2.87%) SaaS
7 3 (0.86%) G Suite
8 2 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 50 (14.33%) Firewall
2 40 (11.46%) LAN
3 33 (9.46%) SAN
4 31 (8.88%) WAN
5 26 (7.45%) DNS
6 21 (6.02%) TCP/IP
7 17 (4.87%) Internet
8 14 (4.01%) VoIP
9 13 (3.72%) DHCP
9 13 (3.72%) VPN
10 10 (2.87%) Broadband
11 8 (2.29%) VLAN
12 7 (2.01%) Ethernet
12 7 (2.01%) NAS
12 7 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (1.72%) Wireless
14 5 (1.43%) IPsec
14 5 (1.43%) SSL
15 4 (1.15%) HTTP
15 4 (1.15%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (34.67%) SQL Server
2 31 (8.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (3.72%) MySQL
4 13 (3.72%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.58%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.72%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.86%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.57%) Ingres
11 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (8.02%) Visual Studio
2 23 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (5.44%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.30%) Mercurial
4 15 (4.30%) Subversion
5 9 (2.58%) MSTest
5 9 (2.58%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (2.01%) Moq
6 7 (2.01%) NUnit
6 7 (2.01%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (1.43%) Selenium
8 3 (0.86%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.86%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.57%) Firebug
9 2 (0.57%) Maven
10 1 (0.29%) Ant
10 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 34 (9.74%) Finance
2 18 (5.16%) Advertising
3 16 (4.58%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.72%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.29%) Games
5 8 (2.29%) Retail
6 7 (2.01%) Marketing
7 3 (0.86%) Back Office
8 2 (0.57%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.57%) Legal
8 2 (0.57%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.29%) Law
9 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 71 (20.34%) Developer
2 64 (18.34%) Analyst
3 44 (12.61%) Support Engineer
4 33 (9.46%) .NET Developer
4 33 (9.46%) IT Support
4 33 (9.46%) Support Analyst
5 31 (8.88%) C# Developer
5 31 (8.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (5.73%) Administrator
6 20 (5.73%) IT Engineer
7 19 (5.44%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (5.44%) Applications Support
7 19 (5.44%) Junior
8 17 (4.87%) IT Manager
9 16 (4.58%) Consultant
9 16 (4.58%) IT Analyst
10 15 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
10 15 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
11 14 (4.01%) Applications Support Analyst
12 13 (3.72%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (25.21%) .NET
2 62 (17.77%) HTML
3 57 (16.33%) ASP.NET
4 36 (10.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 35 (10.03%) WCF
6 34 (9.74%) .NET Framework
7 31 (8.88%) XML
8 29 (8.31%) CSS
9 26 (7.45%) Web Services
10 23 (6.59%) WPF
11 19 (5.44%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (5.44%) Entity Framework
12 17 (4.87%) WinForms
13 15 (4.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 15 (4.30%) NHibernate
13 15 (4.30%) RESTful
14 12 (3.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 11 (3.15%) XSLT
16 7 (2.01%) Spring.NET
16 7 (2.01%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (5.73%) Management Information System
3 18 (5.16%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.44%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.87%) NHS
6 6 (1.72%) Clustering
6 6 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.72%) Fat Client
6 6 (1.72%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.43%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.15%) AS400
9 3 (0.86%) Fintech
9 3 (0.86%) Replication
10 2 (0.57%) EPoS
10 2 (0.57%) mHealth
10 2 (0.57%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.57%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 136 (38.97%) Windows Server
2 64 (18.34%) Linux
3 60 (17.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (8.88%) Unix
6 30 (8.60%) Windows 7
7 19 (5.44%) Android
8 18 (5.16%) Apple iOS
8 18 (5.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (3.72%) Windows 10
10 12 (3.44%) Windows 8
11 9 (2.58%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.43%) CentOS
13 5 (1.43%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.15%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.57%) Solaris
15 2 (0.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 2 (0.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (15.47%) ITIL
2 51 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (12.89%) OO
4 40 (11.46%) MVC
5 30 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (8.02%) Scrum
6 28 (8.02%) Web Development
7 22 (6.30%) Kanban
7 22 (6.30%) MVVM
8 21 (6.02%) Software Engineering
9 19 (5.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (5.44%) OOP
10 18 (5.16%) TDD
11 16 (4.58%) High Availability
12 15 (4.30%) Automated Testing
12 15 (4.30%) Coaching
12 15 (4.30%) Incident Management
12 15 (4.30%) Use Case
13 14 (4.01%) Configuration Management
14 13 (3.72%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (32.09%) SQL
2 94 (26.93%) C#
3 35 (10.03%) JavaScript
4 31 (8.88%) VB.NET
5 27 (7.74%) C++
6 26 (7.45%) PowerShell
7 17 (4.87%) Java
8 14 (4.01%) T-SQL
9 12 (3.44%) C
9 12 (3.44%) Python
10 9 (2.58%) Embedded C
10 9 (2.58%) Embedded C++
11 7 (2.01%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.43%) PHP
12 5 (1.43%) VB
13 4 (1.15%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.86%) ABAP
14 3 (0.86%) Perl
15 2 (0.57%) COBOL
15 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (13.75%) Degree
2 43 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (8.88%) MCSE
4 18 (5.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (4.30%) CCNA
7 14 (4.01%) CCA
7 14 (4.01%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (3.44%) MCSA
8 12 (3.44%) Security Cleared
9 10 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.58%) MCITP
11 3 (0.86%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.86%) MCP
11 3 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.86%) RHCE
12 2 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.29%) MCTS
13 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.17%) SLA
2 4 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.57%) QA
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 131 (37.54%) Active Directory
2 72 (20.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (17.48%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.73%) XenApp
5 19 (5.44%) vSphere
6 17 (4.87%) XenServer
7 10 (2.87%) XenDesktop
8 9 (2.58%) Firmware
8 9 (2.58%) VMware ESX
9 4 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.57%) vCloud
11 2 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (3.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 10 (2.87%) NetBackup
3 8 (2.29%) SCCM
4 6 (1.72%) ServiceCenter
5 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (1.43%) SCSM
5 5 (1.43%) WSUS
6 4 (1.15%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.57%) Nagios
7 2 (0.57%) vRealize
7 2 (0.57%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.29%) Ansible
8 1 (0.29%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.29%) QRadar
8 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.29%) yum
Vendors
1 190 (54.44%) Microsoft
2 121 (34.67%) VMware
3 39 (11.17%) Oracle
4 37 (10.60%) Cisco
5 32 (9.17%) Citrix
6 26 (7.45%) Avaya
7 18 (5.16%) Dell
8 13 (3.72%) Apple
9 11 (3.15%) HP
10 10 (2.87%) IBM
10 10 (2.87%) Sage
11 9 (2.58%) Red Hat
11 9 (2.58%) Veeam
12 8 (2.29%) F5
12 8 (2.29%) SAP
13 7 (2.01%) Aastra
13 7 (2.01%) Xamarin
14 6 (1.72%) 3PAR
14 6 (1.72%) Veritas
15 5 (1.43%) OpenText
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wrexham, Clwyd
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18,000 - 24,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Additional package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
S4C
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
FT Select
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Denbigh, Clwyd
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
The SmartList
Posted: 16 days ago
Deeside
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
AM Recruitment
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Negotiable DOE + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 23 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
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Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago