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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 225 269 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.77% 19.49% 16.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.03% 67.93% 67.01%
Number of salaries quoted 186 229 182
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,794 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
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
346 396 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.78% 28.70% 23.96%
Number of salaries quoted 298 343 266
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
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 4 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 4 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 -2 206 £34,500 -4.16% 28
North Wales +6 4 £32,500 +32.65%
West Wales -23 1 £30,500 +52.50% 1
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 175 (42.58%) Windows Server
2 174 (42.34%) Active Directory
3 162 (39.42%) VMware
4 155 (37.71%) Microsoft
5 116 (28.22%) ITIL
6 95 (23.11%) Firewall
7 91 (22.14%) Cisco
8 90 (21.90%) Linux
8 90 (21.90%) SQL
9 86 (20.92%) SQL Server
10 82 (19.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 79 (19.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 78 (18.98%) MS Exchange
13 74 (18.00%) MS Excel
14 68 (16.55%) DNS
15 66 (16.06%) Microsoft Certification
16 63 (15.33%) SAN
16 63 (15.33%) Windows Server 2012
17 60 (14.60%) Unix
18 53 (12.90%) DHCP
19 49 (11.92%) SLA
20 48 (11.68%) Oracle
21 47 (11.44%) Agile Software Development
22 45 (10.95%) TCP/IP
23 42 (10.22%) Citrix
23 42 (10.22%) MS Office
24 40 (9.73%) Windows 7
25 39 (9.49%) Finance
26 38 (9.25%) Microsoft Azure
26 38 (9.25%) 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 78 (18.98%) MS Exchange
2 23 (5.60%) IIS
3 20 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (3.89%) OpenStack
6 12 (2.92%) Tornado
7 10 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.46%) Apache
8 6 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.22%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.22%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.97%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.73%) CMS
11 3 (0.73%) Commerce Server
11 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.49%) Confluence
13 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.24%) Moodle
13 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 74 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 42 (10.22%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (3.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (8.76%) Office 365
3 33 (8.03%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.95%) SaaS
5 7 (1.70%) GitHub
6 6 (1.46%) IaaS
7 4 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (23.11%) Firewall
2 68 (16.55%) DNS
3 63 (15.33%) SAN
4 53 (12.90%) DHCP
5 45 (10.95%) TCP/IP
6 30 (7.30%) NAS
7 23 (5.60%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
7 23 (5.60%) VoIP
8 19 (4.62%) Internet
9 18 (4.38%) VPN
10 12 (2.92%) LAN
10 12 (2.92%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (2.43%) WAN
12 9 (2.19%) iSCSI
12 9 (2.19%) PBX
13 7 (1.70%) VLAN
14 6 (1.46%) IP Telephony
15 5 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (1.22%) FCoE
15 5 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (20.92%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.14%) MySQL
4 16 (3.89%) Oracle Database
5 14 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 14 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (3.16%) RDBMS
7 12 (2.92%) SQLite
8 11 (2.68%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.95%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (1.95%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.46%) SQLPlus
13 5 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.68%) JIRA
2 10 (2.43%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (2.43%) TeamCity
3 9 (2.19%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.46%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.97%) Selenium
5 4 (0.97%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.97%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.73%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.49%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.49%) NuGet
7 2 (0.49%) Subversion
8 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.24%) JMeter
8 1 (0.24%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.24%) Maven
8 1 (0.24%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.24%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.24%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (9.49%) Finance
2 22 (5.35%) Advertising
3 13 (3.16%) Retail
4 10 (2.43%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.46%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.22%) Electronics
7 5 (1.22%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.97%) Banking
8 4 (0.97%) Games
8 4 (0.97%) Marketing
9 3 (0.73%) Legal
10 2 (0.49%) Law
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 90 (21.90%) Analyst
2 67 (16.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 61 (14.84%) Support Engineer
4 33 (8.03%) Support Analyst
5 28 (6.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 28 (6.81%) IT Support
6 27 (6.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (6.08%) Technical Analyst
7 25 (6.08%) Technical Support
8 24 (5.84%) 3rd Line Support
8 24 (5.84%) Administrator
8 24 (5.84%) Software Engineer
9 23 (5.60%) DBA
9 23 (5.60%) Developer
9 23 (5.60%) Infrastructure Support
9 23 (5.60%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 22 (5.35%) IT Engineer
11 21 (5.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (4.87%) Consultant
13 19 (4.62%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.52%) .NET
2 13 (3.16%) HTML
3 12 (2.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 12 (2.92%) COM
3 12 (2.92%) Flask
3 12 (2.92%) Middleware
3 12 (2.92%) OAuth
3 12 (2.92%) ZeroMQ
4 10 (2.43%) WinForms
5 9 (2.19%) CGI
5 9 (2.19%) MSMQ
5 9 (2.19%) Web Services
6 8 (1.95%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 8 (1.95%) Oracle Streams
7 7 (1.70%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.70%) CSS
7 7 (1.70%) ELK Stack
8 6 (1.46%) HTML5
8 6 (1.46%) SOAP
9 4 (0.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.84%) Data Centre
3 21 (5.11%) Clustering
4 17 (4.14%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.41%) Mathematics
6 13 (3.16%) EqualLogic
6 13 (3.16%) Informatics
7 12 (2.92%) Life Science
8 10 (2.43%) Enterprise Storage
8 10 (2.43%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.43%) Replication
9 7 (1.70%) AS400
10 6 (1.46%) Fintech
10 6 (1.46%) Health Informatics
10 6 (1.46%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (0.97%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (0.73%) DTV
12 3 (0.73%) IPTV
12 3 (0.73%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 175 (42.58%) Windows Server
2 90 (21.90%) Linux
3 79 (19.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (15.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (14.60%) Unix
6 40 (9.73%) Windows 7
7 35 (8.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (3.89%) Windows 8
9 15 (3.65%) Windows 10
10 9 (2.19%) Mac OS X
11 8 (1.95%) Android
11 8 (1.95%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.70%) Solaris
13 5 (1.22%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.22%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.22%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.73%) OS/400
15 2 (0.49%) AIX
15 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (28.22%) ITIL
2 47 (11.44%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (8.27%) High Availability
4 32 (7.79%) Software Engineering
5 27 (6.57%) Performance Tuning
6 26 (6.33%) DevOps
7 22 (5.35%) Configuration Management
7 22 (5.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (5.11%) Coaching
9 20 (4.87%) Scrum
10 17 (4.14%) ITSM
10 17 (4.14%) Service Management
11 14 (3.41%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (3.16%) Analytics
12 13 (3.16%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (3.16%) Kanban
12 13 (3.16%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (2.92%) Cross-Platform Development
13 12 (2.92%) SIEM
14 11 (2.68%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 90 (21.90%) SQL
2 28 (6.81%) C++
2 28 (6.81%) PowerShell
3 21 (5.11%) C#
4 20 (4.87%) C
5 18 (4.38%) Python
6 15 (3.65%) PL/SQL
7 14 (3.41%) Java
8 13 (3.16%) Shell Script
9 11 (2.68%) JavaScript
10 9 (2.19%) R
11 8 (1.95%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.22%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.97%) Embedded C
13 4 (0.97%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.49%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.49%) COBOL
14 2 (0.49%) Perl
14 2 (0.49%) PHP
14 2 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 66 (16.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (6.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 27 (6.57%) Degree
3 27 (6.57%) MCSE
4 26 (6.33%) MCSA
5 20 (4.87%) CCNA
5 20 (4.87%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (4.87%) Security Cleared
6 15 (3.65%) MCITP
6 15 (3.65%) SC Cleared
7 14 (3.41%) DV Cleared
8 11 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (2.43%) MCTS
10 9 (2.19%) MCP
11 8 (1.95%) CCA
11 8 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (1.70%) A+ Certification
12 7 (1.70%) CISMP
12 7 (1.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (1.70%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (11.92%) SLA
2 30 (7.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (3.89%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.19%) QA
5 2 (0.49%) 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
1 174 (42.34%) Active Directory
2 82 (19.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.11%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.38%) vSphere
5 13 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.43%) XenApp
6 10 (2.43%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.95%) Oracle Clusterware
7 8 (1.95%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (1.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (1.22%) Firmware
10 4 (0.97%) Docker
10 4 (0.97%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.97%) vCloud
10 4 (0.97%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.73%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.73%) Snort
12 2 (0.49%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (4.87%) WSUS
2 10 (2.43%) SCCM
3 9 (2.19%) Nagios
3 9 (2.19%) NetBackup
4 8 (1.95%) Data Guard
4 8 (1.95%) Oracle Flashback
4 8 (1.95%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (1.95%) Oracle Statspack
5 7 (1.70%) Ansible
5 7 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.70%) yum
6 6 (1.46%) HP Data Protector
6 6 (1.46%) Kibana
6 6 (1.46%) logstash
6 6 (1.46%) Tivoli
6 6 (1.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (1.46%) Windows Intune
7 5 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.73%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.49%) OpenView
Vendors
1 162 (39.42%) VMware
2 155 (37.71%) Microsoft
3 91 (22.14%) Cisco
4 48 (11.68%) Oracle
5 42 (10.22%) Citrix
6 30 (7.30%) HP
7 21 (5.11%) Remedy
8 20 (4.87%) NetApp
9 19 (4.62%) Dell
10 16 (3.89%) IBM
11 14 (3.41%) 3PAR
12 12 (2.92%) SolarWinds
13 11 (2.68%) Avaya
13 11 (2.68%) Brocade
14 10 (2.43%) Sage
14 10 (2.43%) Symantec
15 9 (2.19%) Atlassian
15 9 (2.19%) New Relic
15 9 (2.19%) Red Hat
15 9 (2.19%) Veritas
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000 - £25000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £16000 - £20000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Pontoon
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cwmbran, Wales
AWD online
Salary: £25,000 - £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £24000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £17000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40000 per annum + (neg.)
Posted: 20 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Nagra Media UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago