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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
UK / Wales
Rank 12 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 182 189 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.43% 15.07% 18.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.27% 54.94% 67.88%
Number of salaries quoted 167 164 193
Median salary £32,000 £30,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -15.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,378 £20,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,800 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
259 344 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.38% 27.43% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 231 312 302
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £48,500
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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -4 128 £34,000 +13.33% 13
West Wales +4 24 £40,000 +110.52% 1
North Wales +7 19 £24,500 -43.02% 3
Mid Wales - 6 £39,000 -
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 192 (55.33%) Microsoft
2 149 (42.94%) Windows Server
3 131 (37.75%) Active Directory
4 110 (31.70%) SQL Server
5 103 (29.68%) SQL
6 101 (29.11%) VMware
7 99 (28.53%) MS Excel
8 86 (24.78%) C#
9 80 (23.05%) .NET
10 64 (18.44%) ITIL
11 63 (18.16%) VMware Infrastructure
12 62 (17.87%) Linux
13 60 (17.29%) HTML
14 53 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
15 51 (14.70%) ASP.NET
15 51 (14.70%) Cisco
16 50 (14.41%) MS Exchange
17 49 (14.12%) OO
18 46 (13.26%) Firewall
19 45 (12.97%) Hyper-V
20 44 (12.68%) Degree
20 44 (12.68%) Office 365
21 42 (12.10%) LAN
22 41 (11.82%) Oracle
23 38 (10.95%) MS Office
24 37 (10.66%) WCF
24 37 (10.66%) Windows Server 2012
25 36 (10.37%) MVC
26 34 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
26 34 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008

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 50 (14.41%) MS Exchange
2 26 (7.49%) IIS
3 24 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (4.03%) Tomcat
6 13 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.59%) Apache
7 9 (2.59%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.02%) JBoss
9 5 (1.44%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (1.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (1.44%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.86%) NetWeaver
10 3 (0.86%) nginx
10 3 (0.86%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.58%) Documentum
11 2 (0.58%) FileNet
11 2 (0.58%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 99 (28.53%) MS Excel
2 38 (10.95%) MS Office
3 5 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.58%) MS Project
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.29%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.29%) InDesign
6 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.29%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (1.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.86%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.58%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.58%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.29%) assyst
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.68%) Office 365
2 34 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (7.49%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.75%) IaaS
5 11 (3.17%) PaaS
6 9 (2.59%) SaaS
7 3 (0.86%) G Suite
8 2 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 46 (13.26%) Firewall
2 42 (12.10%) LAN
3 33 (9.51%) WAN
4 28 (8.07%) DNS
5 23 (6.63%) SAN
6 20 (5.76%) Internet
7 18 (5.19%) TCP/IP
7 18 (5.19%) VoIP
8 15 (4.32%) DHCP
9 13 (3.75%) VPN
10 9 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (2.31%) NAS
12 7 (2.02%) Broadband
12 7 (2.02%) Ethernet
12 7 (2.02%) HTTP
12 7 (2.02%) VLAN
13 6 (1.73%) SSL
14 5 (1.44%) IPsec
14 5 (1.44%) Remote Desktop
15 4 (1.15%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (31.70%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.03%) MySQL
3 14 (4.03%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.31%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.02%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.86%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.58%) Ingres
11 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (5.76%) Visual Studio
2 18 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (4.61%) Git (software)
4 14 (4.03%) Mercurial
4 14 (4.03%) Subversion
5 9 (2.59%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (1.73%) MSTest
7 5 (1.44%) NUnit
7 5 (1.44%) Selenium
8 4 (1.15%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.15%) Moq
8 4 (1.15%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (1.15%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.58%) Firebug
10 2 (0.58%) JIRA
10 2 (0.58%) Maven
11 1 (0.29%) Ant
11 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (9.80%) Finance
2 21 (6.05%) Advertising
3 16 (4.61%) Welsh Language
4 15 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.17%) Retail
6 9 (2.59%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.44%) Games
7 5 (1.44%) Marketing
8 4 (1.15%) Legal
9 3 (0.86%) Back Office
10 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.58%) Electronics
10 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 68 (19.60%) Developer
2 67 (19.31%) Analyst
3 42 (12.10%) Support Engineer
4 35 (10.09%) IT Support
5 33 (9.51%) Support Analyst
6 31 (8.93%) C# Developer
7 28 (8.07%) .NET Developer
8 27 (7.78%) Administrator
9 23 (6.63%) Systems Administrator
10 22 (6.34%) Junior
11 21 (6.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (5.48%) IT Engineer
13 18 (5.19%) Applications Support
14 16 (4.61%) IT Analyst
15 15 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support
15 15 (4.32%) IT Support Engineer
15 15 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
16 14 (4.03%) Applications Support Analyst
16 14 (4.03%) C# .NET Developer
16 14 (4.03%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (23.05%) .NET
2 60 (17.29%) HTML
3 51 (14.70%) ASP.NET
4 37 (10.66%) WCF
5 33 (9.51%) .NET Framework
5 33 (9.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (9.51%) CSS
6 29 (8.36%) XML
7 24 (6.92%) Web Services
8 21 (6.05%) WPF
9 17 (4.90%) WinForms
10 16 (4.61%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (4.61%) Entity Framework
11 14 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 14 (4.03%) NHibernate
11 14 (4.03%) RESTful
12 13 (3.75%) XSLT
13 12 (3.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (2.02%) jQuery
15 6 (1.73%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.20%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (6.92%) Management Information System
3 20 (5.76%) Driving Licence
4 17 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.90%) Mobile App
5 16 (4.61%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.46%) Informatics
6 12 (3.46%) NHS
7 9 (2.59%) Clustering
8 7 (2.02%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.73%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.73%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.73%) User Experience
10 5 (1.44%) AS400
10 5 (1.44%) iSeries
11 4 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.86%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (0.86%) Statistics
13 2 (0.58%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 149 (42.94%) Windows Server
2 62 (17.87%) Linux
3 37 (10.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (8.65%) Unix
4 30 (8.65%) Windows 7
4 30 (8.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (4.03%) Android
6 13 (3.75%) Apple iOS
6 13 (3.75%) Windows 10
7 12 (3.46%) Windows 8
7 12 (3.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.02%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.15%) CentOS
10 4 (1.15%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.15%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.58%) Solaris
11 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.58%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (18.44%) ITIL
2 53 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (14.12%) OO
4 36 (10.37%) MVC
5 26 (7.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (6.34%) Coaching
7 22 (6.34%) Scrum
8 21 (6.05%) Problem Management
9 20 (5.76%) Web Development
10 19 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (5.48%) High Availability
10 19 (5.48%) Software Engineering
11 18 (5.19%) Incident Management
11 18 (5.19%) Kanban
11 18 (5.19%) MVVM
11 18 (5.19%) OOP
12 17 (4.90%) Service Management
12 17 (4.90%) TDD
13 15 (4.32%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (29.68%) SQL
2 86 (24.78%) C#
3 30 (8.65%) VB.NET
4 29 (8.36%) JavaScript
4 29 (8.36%) PowerShell
5 28 (8.07%) C++
6 22 (6.34%) Java
7 16 (4.61%) T-SQL
8 12 (3.46%) C
9 9 (2.59%) Embedded C
9 9 (2.59%) Embedded C++
9 9 (2.59%) Python
10 5 (1.44%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.15%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.15%) VB
12 3 (0.86%) ABAP
12 3 (0.86%) Perl
12 3 (0.86%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.58%) COBOL
13 2 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (12.68%) Degree
2 34 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.61%) ITIL Certification
3 16 (4.61%) MCSE
4 14 (4.03%) Security Cleared
5 13 (3.75%) MCITP
6 12 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (3.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (2.59%) CCNA
7 9 (2.59%) MCSA
8 7 (2.02%) CCA
8 7 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (1.44%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.15%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.86%) CCNP
11 3 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.86%) RHCE
12 2 (0.58%) CEH
12 2 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.58%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.51%) SLA
2 7 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 131 (37.75%) Active Directory
2 63 (18.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (12.97%) Hyper-V
4 19 (5.48%) vSphere
5 16 (4.61%) XenServer
6 15 (4.32%) XenApp
7 10 (2.88%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.59%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.73%) Firmware
10 4 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (4.03%) NetBackup
2 13 (3.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 8 (2.31%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (2.31%) SCCM
4 5 (1.44%) Data Guard
4 5 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (1.44%) SCSM
4 5 (1.44%) WSUS
5 4 (1.15%) Nagios
5 4 (1.15%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.58%) Ansible
6 2 (0.58%) Nessus
6 2 (0.58%) Nmap
6 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.58%) vRealize
6 2 (0.58%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.29%) Puppet
7 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.29%) yum
Vendors
1 192 (55.33%) Microsoft
2 101 (29.11%) VMware
3 51 (14.70%) Cisco
4 41 (11.82%) Oracle
5 28 (8.07%) Avaya
6 26 (7.49%) Citrix
7 22 (6.34%) Apple
8 17 (4.90%) HP
9 16 (4.61%) Dell
10 14 (4.03%) Red Hat
11 13 (3.75%) IBM
12 12 (3.46%) 3PAR
12 12 (3.46%) Veritas
13 11 (3.17%) Veeam
14 9 (2.59%) SAP
15 8 (2.31%) OpenText
16 7 (2.02%) Aastra
16 7 (2.02%) F5
17 5 (1.44%) Blue Coat
17 5 (1.44%) Xamarin
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Spring Technology
Salary: £27000 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + competitive bonus package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Supertemps
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Acorn Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckley, Clwyd
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Radyr, Cardiff
Prosys Computing
Posted: 6 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Denbigh, Clwyd
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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