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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 207 255 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 15.52% 18.40% 17.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.56% 62.81% 64.47%
Number of salaries quoted 172 214 206
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,980 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Windows
UK

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
311 406 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.31% 29.29% 26.66%
Number of salaries quoted 264 346 313
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £41,980
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 180 £35,000 - 18
North Wales +15 13 £26,250 -4.54% 5
West Wales -14 9 £30,500 +52.50% 1
Mid Wales -17 3 £40,000 -
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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.

1 194 (45.01%) Windows Server
2 190 (44.08%) Microsoft
3 173 (40.14%) Active Directory
4 171 (39.68%) VMware
5 122 (28.31%) ITIL
6 105 (24.36%) Firewall
7 101 (23.43%) SQL Server
8 93 (21.58%) Linux
8 93 (21.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 92 (21.35%) Cisco
10 90 (20.88%) SQL
11 87 (20.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 82 (19.03%) MS Exchange
13 78 (18.10%) VMware Infrastructure
14 75 (17.40%) MS Excel
15 64 (14.85%) SAN
16 59 (13.69%) Unix
16 59 (13.69%) Office 365
17 58 (13.46%) Oracle
18 57 (13.23%) Citrix
19 54 (12.53%) SLA
20 53 (12.30%) Microsoft Certification
21 52 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
22 51 (11.83%) DNS
23 42 (9.74%) TCP/IP
24 41 (9.51%) High Availability
25 40 (9.28%) MS Office
25 40 (9.28%) Windows Server 2003
26 38 (8.82%) .NET
26 38 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure

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 82 (19.03%) MS Exchange
2 36 (8.35%) IIS
3 24 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (3.71%) Apache
6 15 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (3.48%) OpenStack
7 14 (3.25%) Tornado
8 9 (2.09%) SAS
8 9 (2.09%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.16%) JBoss
11 3 (0.70%) CMS
11 3 (0.70%) Commerce Server
11 3 (0.70%) Confluence
11 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.70%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle 10gAS
12 2 (0.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 75 (17.40%) MS Excel
2 40 (9.28%) MS Office
3 5 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.70%) MS Project
5 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (13.69%) Office 365
2 38 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.16%) IaaS
6 4 (0.93%) SaaS
7 3 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.70%) GitHub
8 2 (0.46%) PaaS
9 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 105 (24.36%) Firewall
2 64 (14.85%) SAN
3 51 (11.83%) DNS
4 42 (9.74%) TCP/IP
5 35 (8.12%) Internet
6 33 (7.66%) DHCP
7 29 (6.73%) NAS
8 28 (6.50%) LAN
8 28 (6.50%) VoIP
8 28 (6.50%) VPN
9 19 (4.41%) WAN
10 15 (3.48%) VLAN
11 14 (3.25%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
12 8 (1.86%) SNMP
13 7 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (1.62%) Ethernet
13 7 (1.62%) FTP
13 7 (1.62%) PBX
14 6 (1.39%) BGP
14 6 (1.39%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (23.43%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.87%) MySQL
2 21 (4.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (4.64%) Oracle Database
4 18 (4.18%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.94%) RDBMS
6 16 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (3.25%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (3.25%) SQLite
8 13 (3.02%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (2.32%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (1.86%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (1.86%) Oracle9i Database
12 7 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.16%) SQLPlus
14 4 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (2.55%) JIRA
2 9 (2.09%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.62%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (1.39%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.16%) Selenium
5 5 (1.16%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.70%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.70%) Subversion
7 2 (0.46%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.46%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.46%) Hudson
7 2 (0.46%) MorphX
7 2 (0.46%) NuGet
7 2 (0.46%) PVCS
7 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.23%) TestComplete
General
1 30 (6.96%) Finance
2 17 (3.94%) Advertising
3 9 (2.09%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.62%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.39%) Electronics
5 6 (1.39%) Multimedia
6 5 (1.16%) Local Government
7 3 (0.70%) Games
7 3 (0.70%) Marketing
8 2 (0.46%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.23%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 73 (16.94%) Support Engineer
2 68 (15.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 59 (13.69%) Analyst
4 45 (10.44%) IT Support
5 34 (7.89%) IT Engineer
6 30 (6.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 29 (6.73%) Administrator
8 28 (6.50%) Support Analyst
9 27 (6.26%) Infrastructure Support
10 26 (6.03%) IT Support Engineer
11 25 (5.80%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 24 (5.57%) Developer
12 24 (5.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 23 (5.34%) 3rd Line Support
14 22 (5.10%) DBA
14 22 (5.10%) Software Engineer
15 21 (4.87%) 2nd Line Support
15 21 (4.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 20 (4.64%) Technical Engineer
17 19 (4.41%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.82%) .NET
2 15 (3.48%) CGI
3 14 (3.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 14 (3.25%) Flask
3 14 (3.25%) Middleware
3 14 (3.25%) OAuth
3 14 (3.25%) ZeroMQ
4 12 (2.78%) COM
5 9 (2.09%) HTML
6 8 (1.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 8 (1.86%) Oracle Streams
7 7 (1.62%) ELK Stack
7 7 (1.62%) MSMQ
7 7 (1.62%) SOAP
8 6 (1.39%) HTML5
9 5 (1.16%) Web Services
10 4 (0.93%) CSS
10 4 (0.93%) XML
11 3 (0.70%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.70%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.64%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.94%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.71%) Clustering
4 16 (3.71%) Informatics
5 14 (3.25%) Life Science
6 12 (2.78%) EqualLogic
7 11 (2.55%) Mathematics
8 10 (2.32%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.62%) Fintech
9 7 (1.62%) Replication
10 6 (1.39%) Health Informatics
10 6 (1.39%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (0.93%) Digital TV
12 4 (0.93%) IPTV
12 4 (0.93%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 194 (45.01%) Windows Server
2 93 (21.58%) Linux
2 93 (21.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 87 (20.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (13.69%) Unix
5 40 (9.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 37 (8.58%) Windows 7
7 23 (5.34%) Windows 10
8 16 (3.71%) Windows 8
9 13 (3.02%) Mac OS X
10 9 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.86%) Android
12 6 (1.39%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.39%) Mac OS
12 6 (1.39%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.16%) Solaris
13 5 (1.16%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.46%) AIX
15 2 (0.46%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (28.31%) ITIL
2 52 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (9.51%) High Availability
4 35 (8.12%) DevOps
5 27 (6.26%) Project Management
5 27 (6.26%) Software Engineering
6 22 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (3.71%) ITSM
8 15 (3.48%) Analytics
8 15 (3.48%) Configuration Management
8 15 (3.48%) Incident Management
8 15 (3.48%) Performance Monitoring
9 14 (3.25%) Cross-Platform Development
9 14 (3.25%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (3.25%) SIEM
10 13 (3.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (3.02%) Mentoring
11 12 (2.78%) Coaching
11 12 (2.78%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (2.78%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 90 (20.88%) SQL
2 33 (7.66%) PowerShell
3 29 (6.73%) C++
4 24 (5.57%) C#
5 21 (4.87%) Python
6 17 (3.94%) C
7 16 (3.71%) PL/SQL
8 14 (3.25%) Shell Script
9 13 (3.02%) Java
10 11 (2.55%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.62%) R
12 5 (1.16%) JavaScript
12 5 (1.16%) Perl
12 5 (1.16%) PHP
13 4 (0.93%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.93%) Embedded C
13 4 (0.93%) Embedded C++
14 3 (0.70%) Delphi
15 2 (0.46%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (12.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (7.89%) Degree
2 34 (7.89%) MCSE
3 29 (6.73%) Security Cleared
4 23 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (4.41%) MCSA
5 19 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 19 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (3.25%) CCNA
7 14 (3.25%) DV Cleared
7 14 (3.25%) MCITP
8 13 (3.02%) MCP
9 11 (2.55%) A+ Certification
9 11 (2.55%) CCNP
9 11 (2.55%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (2.09%) Oracle Certification
11 8 (1.86%) DBS Check
12 7 (1.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (1.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (12.53%) SLA
2 22 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.55%) QA
4 10 (2.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 173 (40.14%) Active Directory
2 78 (18.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (8.35%) Hyper-V
4 24 (5.57%) vSphere
4 24 (5.57%) XenDesktop
5 16 (3.71%) XenApp
6 11 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (2.09%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (2.09%) vCloud
7 9 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (2.09%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (2.09%) XenServer
8 8 (1.86%) Oracle Clusterware
9 7 (1.62%) Firmware
9 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (1.39%) MetaFrame
10 6 (1.39%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.16%) Docker
11 5 (1.16%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (4.18%) WSUS
2 16 (3.71%) HP Data Protector
3 13 (3.02%) SCCM
4 11 (2.55%) Backup Exec
4 11 (2.55%) NetBackup
5 9 (2.09%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (1.86%) Data Guard
6 8 (1.86%) Oracle Flashback
6 8 (1.86%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (1.86%) Oracle Statspack
7 7 (1.62%) AppManager
7 7 (1.62%) HP SiteScope
7 7 (1.62%) Nagios
7 7 (1.62%) Tivoli
7 7 (1.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (1.39%) Kibana
8 6 (1.39%) logstash
8 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 190 (44.08%) Microsoft
2 171 (39.68%) VMware
3 92 (21.35%) Cisco
4 58 (13.46%) Oracle
5 57 (13.23%) Citrix
6 32 (7.42%) HP
7 29 (6.73%) Remedy
8 26 (6.03%) Dell
9 18 (4.18%) Avaya
10 14 (3.25%) Symantec
11 13 (3.02%) Sage
12 12 (2.78%) NetApp
12 12 (2.78%) SolarWinds
13 9 (2.09%) Red Hat
14 7 (1.62%) Dell Compellent
14 7 (1.62%) Intel Security
14 7 (1.62%) NetIQ
15 6 (1.39%) 3PAR
15 6 (1.39%) AppDynamics
15 6 (1.39%) IBM
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