Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in North Wales with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 14 13
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 14 8 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in North Wales 18.92% 14.81% 15.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 9
10th Percentile £29,450 £23,200 £16,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £20,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +8.11% +2.07%
75th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £44,000 £48,000
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year -1.32% +2.70% +17.46%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in North Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 18.92% 14.81% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 10
10th Percentile £29,450 £23,200 £16,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £20,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +3.90% -3.75%
75th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £44,000 £47,750
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -1.32%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in North Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in North Wales

Windows
Salary Trend in North Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in North Wales.

Salary trend for Windows in North Wales

Windows
Salary Histogram in North Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in North Wales over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Windows in North Wales

Windows
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the North Wales region over the 6 months to 13 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Flintshire +11 9 £36,000 -15.29% 3
Denbighshire +1 3 £30,000 +50.00%
Wrexham - 2 £50,000 -
Windows
Wales

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North Wales region with a requirement for Windows.

1 7 (50.00%) SQL
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Azure
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Logistics
3 4 (28.57%) Marketing
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Wireframes
4 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) Line Management
4 3 (21.43%) User Experience
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Retail
4 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
5 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) WAN

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in North 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:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Azure
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (14.29%) IaaS
2 2 (14.29%) PaaS
2 2 (14.29%) SaaS
3 1 (7.14%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 4 (28.57%) Marketing
3 3 (21.43%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Business Systems Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Server Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) OAuth
1 2 (14.29%) SAML
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) Spring Boot
2 1 (7.14%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) iSeries
2 2 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (28.57%) Logistics
1 4 (28.57%) SDLC
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Line Management
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
2 3 (21.43%) Wireframes
3 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (14.29%) Data Security
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) RPG
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Java 8
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) BitLocker
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Nessus
1 2 (14.29%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) CA
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Acronis
4 1 (7.14%) Draytek
4 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL
4 1 (7.14%) Veeam