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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 186 239 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 14.17% 16.80% 18.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.98% 61.28% 71.76%
Number of salaries quoted 166 218 229
Median salary £31,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +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
305 390 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.23% 27.41% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 265 351 310
Median salary £35,000 £36,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +11.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -4 151 £31,000 -11.42% 22
North Wales +3 15 £17,856 -35.06%
Mid Wales -15 8 £40,000 +14.28%
West Wales -21 5 £28,500 +14.00% 5
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 205 (51.38%) Microsoft
2 193 (48.37%) Windows Server
3 152 (38.10%) Active Directory
4 151 (37.84%) VMware
5 125 (31.33%) ITIL
6 94 (23.56%) SQL Server
7 88 (22.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 86 (21.55%) Linux
9 83 (20.80%) MS Exchange
10 80 (20.05%) Firewall
11 78 (19.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 76 (19.05%) Cisco
12 76 (19.05%) SQL
13 75 (18.80%) MS Excel
14 70 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 59 (14.79%) Oracle
15 59 (14.79%) SLA
16 55 (13.78%) Office 365
17 52 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
18 49 (12.28%) Citrix
18 49 (12.28%) Unix
19 47 (11.78%) .NET
20 43 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
21 42 (10.53%) SAN
22 41 (10.28%) IIS
23 40 (10.03%) Finance
24 39 (9.77%) PowerShell
25 36 (9.02%) Hyper-V
25 36 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
25 36 (9.02%) MS Office

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 83 (20.80%) MS Exchange
2 41 (10.28%) IIS
3 26 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (3.76%) OpenStack
7 13 (3.26%) Apache
8 12 (3.01%) Tornado
9 9 (2.26%) SAS
9 9 (2.26%) SharePoint
9 9 (2.26%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
11 6 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.00%) JBoss
12 4 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 3 (0.75%) Confluence
13 3 (0.75%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.75%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 75 (18.80%) MS Excel
2 36 (9.02%) MS Office
3 3 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.75%) MS Project
3 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.25%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.25%) InDesign
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.25%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 7 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (13.78%) Office 365
2 35 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.75%) GitHub
5 3 (0.75%) IaaS
6 2 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.25%) PaaS
7 1 (0.25%) SaaS
7 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 80 (20.05%) Firewall
2 42 (10.53%) SAN
3 36 (9.02%) DNS
4 34 (8.52%) LAN
5 29 (7.27%) Internet
6 27 (6.77%) VPN
7 24 (6.02%) WAN
8 22 (5.51%) VoIP
9 18 (4.51%) DHCP
9 18 (4.51%) TCP/IP
10 16 (4.01%) NAS
11 10 (2.51%) VLAN
12 7 (1.75%) FTP
12 7 (1.75%) HTTP
12 7 (1.75%) SNMP
13 6 (1.50%) Ethernet
13 6 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.25%) BGP
14 5 (1.25%) Network Security
14 5 (1.25%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (23.56%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (5.26%) MySQL
3 21 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 20 (5.01%) RDBMS
5 16 (4.01%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.01%) SQLite
7 10 (2.51%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.51%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.75%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.75%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.75%) SQLPlus
12 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (2.51%) JIRA
2 10 (2.51%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.01%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.75%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.50%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.00%) Selenium
7 4 (1.00%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.75%) Subversion
9 2 (0.50%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.50%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.50%) Hudson
9 2 (0.50%) MorphX
9 2 (0.50%) NuGet
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.50%) PVCS
9 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.25%) Maven
General
1 40 (10.03%) Finance
2 18 (4.51%) Advertising
3 15 (3.76%) Welsh Language
4 9 (2.26%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.25%) Local Government
5 5 (1.25%) Retail
6 4 (1.00%) Electronics
7 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.50%) Legal
7 2 (0.50%) Marketing
7 2 (0.50%) Military
7 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (12.53%) Support Engineer
2 48 (12.03%) Analyst
3 45 (11.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 42 (10.53%) IT Support
5 40 (10.03%) Administrator
6 31 (7.77%) Systems Administrator
7 29 (7.27%) Developer
8 28 (7.02%) IT Engineer
9 25 (6.27%) Support Analyst
10 23 (5.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 22 (5.51%) IT Support Engineer
12 21 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
13 18 (4.51%) .NET Developer
14 17 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 17 (4.26%) Software Engineer
15 16 (4.01%) DevOps Engineer
16 15 (3.76%) Consultant
16 15 (3.76%) IT Technician
16 15 (3.76%) Technical Engineer
17 14 (3.51%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (11.78%) .NET
2 20 (5.01%) HTML
3 17 (4.26%) CSS
4 12 (3.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 12 (3.01%) Flask
4 12 (3.01%) Middleware
4 12 (3.01%) OAuth
4 12 (3.01%) ZeroMQ
5 11 (2.76%) CGI
6 9 (2.26%) ELK Stack
7 8 (2.01%) ASP.NET
7 8 (2.01%) XML
8 7 (1.75%) COM
9 6 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (1.50%) WCF
9 6 (1.50%) WinForms
10 5 (1.25%) .NET Framework
10 5 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (1.25%) Web Services
10 5 (1.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.51%) Driving Licence
3 18 (4.51%) Informatics
4 17 (4.26%) Clustering
5 15 (3.76%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.01%) Data Centre
6 12 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.01%) Life Science
7 9 (2.26%) User Experience
8 7 (1.75%) iSeries
9 6 (1.50%) NHS
9 6 (1.50%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.25%) Fintech
10 5 (1.25%) Health Informatics
10 5 (1.25%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.00%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.00%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.75%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 193 (48.37%) Windows Server
2 88 (22.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 86 (21.55%) Linux
4 78 (19.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (12.28%) Unix
6 36 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (8.77%) Windows 7
8 21 (5.26%) Windows 10
9 14 (3.51%) Windows 8
10 12 (3.01%) Mac OS X
10 12 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.50%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.25%) Android
12 5 (1.25%) Solaris
13 4 (1.00%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (1.00%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.75%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.75%) VyOS
15 2 (0.50%) CentOS
15 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (31.33%) ITIL
2 52 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (9.02%) DevOps
4 34 (8.52%) High Availability
5 26 (6.52%) Project Management
6 23 (5.76%) Mentoring
7 20 (5.01%) Coaching
7 20 (5.01%) Service Management
7 20 (5.01%) Software Engineering
8 17 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (4.26%) Incident Management
8 17 (4.26%) ITSM
8 17 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (4.01%) OO
9 16 (4.01%) Service Delivery
10 15 (3.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (3.51%) Problem Management
12 13 (3.26%) Analytics
12 13 (3.26%) MVC
12 13 (3.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 76 (19.05%) SQL
2 39 (9.77%) PowerShell
3 35 (8.77%) C#
4 29 (7.27%) C++
5 22 (5.51%) Python
6 18 (4.51%) Java
7 14 (3.51%) T-SQL
8 10 (2.51%) JavaScript
8 10 (2.51%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.26%) C
10 8 (2.01%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.01%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.50%) Perl
12 5 (1.25%) Embedded C
12 5 (1.25%) Embedded C++
12 5 (1.25%) R
13 4 (1.00%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.00%) PHP
13 4 (1.00%) VB
13 4 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (7.52%) Degree
3 25 (6.27%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (5.76%) Security Cleared
5 22 (5.51%) ITIL Certification
6 20 (5.01%) MCSE
7 15 (3.76%) CCNA
7 15 (3.76%) MCITP
7 15 (3.76%) SC Cleared
8 13 (3.26%) A+ Certification
9 12 (3.01%) MCSA
10 11 (2.76%) CCNP
10 11 (2.76%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (2.26%) Oracle Certification
13 8 (2.01%) DV Cleared
13 8 (2.01%) MCP
14 7 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (1.75%) MCTS
15 5 (1.25%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (14.79%) SLA
2 22 (5.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.76%) QA
4 8 (2.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 152 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 70 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (9.02%) Hyper-V
4 27 (6.77%) vSphere
5 25 (6.27%) XenDesktop
6 20 (5.01%) XenApp
7 14 (3.51%) XenServer
8 11 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (2.26%) vCloud
10 8 (2.01%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (1.50%) Firmware
11 6 (1.50%) MetaFrame
11 6 (1.50%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (1.00%) Docker
13 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (1.00%) VMware ESX
14 3 (0.75%) Oracle Clusterware
14 3 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (5.51%) NetBackup
2 15 (3.76%) HP Data Protector
2 15 (3.76%) WSUS
3 12 (3.01%) SCCM
4 11 (2.76%) Backup Exec
5 10 (2.51%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (2.51%) Nagios
6 9 (2.26%) Failover Clustering
7 8 (2.01%) Data Guard
7 8 (2.01%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (1.50%) AppManager
8 6 (1.50%) HP SiteScope
8 6 (1.50%) Kibana
8 6 (1.50%) logstash
8 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (1.50%) Tivoli
8 6 (1.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 205 (51.38%) Microsoft
2 151 (37.84%) VMware
3 76 (19.05%) Cisco
4 59 (14.79%) Oracle
5 49 (12.28%) Citrix
6 26 (6.52%) HP
7 23 (5.76%) Avaya
8 22 (5.51%) Remedy
9 21 (5.26%) Dell
10 19 (4.76%) Apple
11 15 (3.76%) Red Hat
12 11 (2.76%) Symantec
12 11 (2.76%) Veritas
13 10 (2.51%) Sage
13 10 (2.51%) Veeam
14 8 (2.01%) IBM
15 6 (1.50%) Intel
15 6 (1.50%) Intel Security
15 6 (1.50%) NetApp
15 6 (1.50%) NetIQ
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £29000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Llaneli, South Wales
Totec Recruitment
Salary: £34,140 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, life insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Liga Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Port Talbot
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible working, 25 days holiday
Posted: 7 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + pension, excellent training opps
Posted: 5 days ago
Port Talbot
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000 per annum + Great Benefits + Greenfield
Posted: 8 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Oxford Computer Group
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Port Talbot
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Negotiable + Greenfield Project
Posted: 7 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Mid Glamorgan
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago