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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 219 284 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.14% 20.29% 16.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.22% 66.67% 68.32%
Number of salaries quoted 176 240 201
Median salary £36,428 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.07% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,250 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
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
321 426 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.12% 30.43% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 271 373 291
Median salary £36,000 £36,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -2 191 £36,000 +1.40% 24
North Wales +11 10 £31,500 +31.25% 1
West Wales -18 4 £30,500 +52.50% 3
Mid Wales - 2 - -
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 185 (44.05%) Windows Server
2 179 (42.62%) Active Directory
3 165 (39.29%) VMware
4 164 (39.05%) Microsoft
5 125 (29.76%) ITIL
6 100 (23.81%) Firewall
7 95 (22.62%) SQL
8 93 (22.14%) Cisco
9 89 (21.19%) SQL Server
9 89 (21.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 88 (20.95%) Linux
11 83 (19.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 82 (19.52%) MS Exchange
13 75 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
14 72 (17.14%) MS Excel
14 72 (17.14%) SAN
15 64 (15.24%) DNS
16 61 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
17 60 (14.29%) Unix
18 51 (12.14%) SLA
18 51 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
19 50 (11.90%) Citrix
19 50 (11.90%) Oracle
20 48 (11.43%) TCP/IP
20 48 (11.43%) Office 365
21 45 (10.71%) DHCP
22 43 (10.24%) MS Office
22 43 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
23 40 (9.52%) Windows 7
24 39 (9.29%) Analytical Skills

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 (19.52%) MS Exchange
2 29 (6.90%) IIS
3 19 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (4.05%) OpenStack
6 12 (2.86%) Tornado
7 11 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.67%) Apache
8 7 (1.67%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.71%) CMS
11 3 (0.71%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.48%) Confluence
12 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.24%) JBoss
13 1 (0.24%) Moodle
13 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 72 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 43 (10.24%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (11.43%) Office 365
2 43 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.67%) GitHub
4 7 (1.67%) IaaS
5 6 (1.43%) SaaS
6 3 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (23.81%) Firewall
2 72 (17.14%) SAN
3 64 (15.24%) DNS
4 48 (11.43%) TCP/IP
5 45 (10.71%) DHCP
6 35 (8.33%) NAS
7 26 (6.19%) Internet
8 23 (5.48%) VoIP
9 21 (5.00%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
10 20 (4.76%) VPN
11 17 (4.05%) LAN
12 12 (2.86%) WAN
13 11 (2.62%) VLAN
14 10 (2.38%) iSCSI
14 10 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (2.14%) PBX
16 8 (1.90%) FTP
17 6 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
18 5 (1.19%) FCoE
18 5 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (21.19%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (3.81%) MySQL
5 15 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 15 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 13 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (3.10%) RDBMS
8 12 (2.86%) SQLite
9 9 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.90%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (1.90%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (2.86%) JIRA
2 10 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (2.38%) TeamCity
3 5 (1.19%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.95%) Selenium
4 4 (0.95%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.95%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.71%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.48%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.48%) NuGet
6 2 (0.48%) Subversion
7 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.24%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.24%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.24%) Maven
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.24%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.24%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (8.33%) Finance
2 21 (5.00%) Advertising
3 11 (2.62%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.38%) Retail
5 7 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.43%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.19%) Electronics
8 4 (0.95%) Banking
8 4 (0.95%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.95%) Local Government
9 3 (0.71%) Games
9 3 (0.71%) Marketing
10 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.48%) Law
10 2 (0.48%) Legal
11 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 87 (20.71%) Analyst
2 70 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 68 (16.19%) Support Engineer
4 38 (9.05%) IT Support
5 32 (7.62%) IT Engineer
6 31 (7.38%) Support Analyst
7 28 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
7 28 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 27 (6.43%) Infrastructure Support
9 26 (6.19%) Administrator
9 26 (6.19%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 24 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 24 (5.71%) DBA
11 23 (5.48%) Software Engineer
11 23 (5.48%) Technical Analyst
12 20 (4.76%) Technical Support
13 19 (4.52%) 2nd Line Support
14 18 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
14 18 (4.29%) Developer
14 18 (4.29%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.10%) .NET
2 14 (3.33%) CGI
3 13 (3.10%) COM
4 12 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 12 (2.86%) Flask
4 12 (2.86%) Middleware
4 12 (2.86%) OAuth
4 12 (2.86%) ZeroMQ
5 10 (2.38%) MSMQ
6 8 (1.90%) HTML
6 8 (1.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 8 (1.90%) Oracle Streams
6 8 (1.90%) WinForms
7 7 (1.67%) ELK Stack
8 5 (1.19%) HTML5
8 5 (1.19%) SOAP
8 5 (1.19%) Web Services
9 4 (0.95%) CSS
10 3 (0.71%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.48%) Data Centre
3 21 (5.00%) Clustering
4 15 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.33%) EqualLogic
5 14 (3.33%) Informatics
5 14 (3.33%) Mathematics
6 12 (2.86%) Life Science
7 10 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.14%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.67%) Replication
9 7 (1.67%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.43%) Health Informatics
11 5 (1.19%) Fintech
11 5 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (0.95%) DTV
12 4 (0.95%) IPTV
12 4 (0.95%) Online Banking
12 4 (0.95%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.71%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 185 (44.05%) Windows Server
2 88 (20.95%) Linux
3 83 (19.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 75 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (14.29%) Unix
6 40 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 29 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (5.00%) Windows 10
9 19 (4.52%) Windows 8
10 13 (3.10%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.67%) Android
11 7 (1.67%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.43%) Mac OS
12 6 (1.43%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.19%) Solaris
13 5 (1.19%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.24%) AIX
16 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (29.76%) ITIL
2 51 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (8.33%) High Availability
4 29 (6.90%) DevOps
4 29 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 28 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 23 (5.48%) Configuration Management
7 20 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (4.52%) Coaching
8 19 (4.52%) Scrum
9 17 (4.05%) ITSM
10 16 (3.81%) Project Management
11 15 (3.57%) Service Management
12 14 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
13 13 (3.10%) Analytics
13 13 (3.10%) Kanban
13 13 (3.10%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (2.86%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (2.86%) Incident Management
14 12 (2.86%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 95 (22.62%) SQL
2 31 (7.38%) PowerShell
3 26 (6.19%) C++
4 20 (4.76%) C
5 19 (4.52%) C#
6 16 (3.81%) Python
7 14 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 11 (2.62%) Shell Script
9 10 (2.38%) Java
9 10 (2.38%) R
10 9 (2.14%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.43%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.95%) Embedded C
12 4 (0.95%) Embedded C++
13 3 (0.71%) Perl
13 3 (0.71%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.48%) Ruby
15 1 (0.24%) Groovy
15 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 61 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (6.90%) MCSE
3 26 (6.19%) Degree
3 26 (6.19%) MCSA
4 25 (5.95%) Security Cleared
5 20 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (3.81%) CCNA
7 16 (3.81%) SC Cleared
8 15 (3.57%) DV Cleared
9 13 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (3.10%) MCITP
10 11 (2.62%) MCP
11 8 (1.90%) DBS Check
12 7 (1.67%) A+ Certification
12 7 (1.67%) CISMP
12 7 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (1.67%) MCTS
13 6 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (12.14%) SLA
2 31 (7.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (4.05%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.62%) QA
5 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.24%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.24%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.24%) MISRA
6 1 (0.24%) MISRA C
System Software
1 179 (42.62%) Active Directory
2 89 (21.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (6.43%) Hyper-V
4 23 (5.48%) vSphere
5 17 (4.05%) XenDesktop
6 14 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (2.62%) XenApp
8 9 (2.14%) vCloud
9 8 (1.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (1.90%) Oracle Clusterware
9 8 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (1.90%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.67%) XenServer
11 5 (1.19%) Firmware
11 5 (1.19%) MetaFrame
12 4 (0.95%) Docker
13 3 (0.71%) Snort
13 3 (0.71%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (4.52%) WSUS
2 14 (3.33%) NetBackup
3 10 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
4 9 (2.14%) Nagios
4 9 (2.14%) SCCM
5 8 (1.90%) Data Guard
5 8 (1.90%) Oracle Flashback
5 8 (1.90%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (1.90%) Oracle Statspack
6 7 (1.67%) Ansible
6 7 (1.67%) Backup Exec
6 7 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.67%) yum
7 6 (1.43%) Kibana
7 6 (1.43%) logstash
7 6 (1.43%) Windows Intune
8 5 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.19%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 165 (39.29%) VMware
2 164 (39.05%) Microsoft
3 93 (22.14%) Cisco
4 50 (11.90%) Citrix
4 50 (11.90%) Oracle
5 33 (7.86%) HP
6 26 (6.19%) Remedy
7 22 (5.24%) Dell
8 19 (4.52%) NetApp
9 14 (3.33%) Sage
9 14 (3.33%) Symantec
10 13 (3.10%) 3PAR
11 12 (2.86%) Avaya
11 12 (2.86%) SolarWinds
12 11 (2.62%) Brocade
13 9 (2.14%) AppDynamics
13 9 (2.14%) Atlassian
13 9 (2.14%) Dell Compellent
13 9 (2.14%) New Relic
14 8 (1.90%) Rackspace
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + £5.5k bonus, 10% pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
JGR Recruitment Group
Salary: From £16,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ds Smith Plc
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Bonus Up To 10%
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
JGR Recruitment Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£40K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
SCC
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £16000 - £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £0 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Attenda
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Private healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35383 - £37571 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rhyl, Clwyd
Supertemps
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £24000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
South Wales
General Dynamics
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Nagra Media UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago