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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Wales / North Wales
Rank 5 8 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 25.71% 10.81% 14.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 33.33% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 4
Median salary £25,000 £32,500 £27,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.07% +19.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £32,500 £16,050
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £44,750
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -1.36% +1.38%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
North Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9 12 18
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in North Wales 25.71% 32.43% 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 7
Median salary £25,000 £32,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.07% +47.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £13,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £44,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Wales citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in North Wales

Windows
Salary Trend in North Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in North Wales.

Salary trend for Windows in North Wales

Windows
Salary Histogram in North Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in North Wales over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 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
Denbighshire +1 7 £25,000 -
Flintshire -4 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Wrexham - 1 £21,000 -
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 North Wales region with a requirement for Windows.

1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 13 (56.52%) Internet
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
4 10 (43.48%) Office 365
4 10 (43.48%) MS Office
5 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
5 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
5 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
6 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (34.78%) Server Virtualisation
6 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
6 8 (34.78%) XenServer
6 8 (34.78%) Broadband
6 8 (34.78%) LAN
6 8 (34.78%) WAN
6 8 (34.78%) Dell
6 8 (34.78%) MySQL
6 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (34.78%) VMware
6 8 (34.78%) Web Design
7 7 (30.43%) C#
8 6 (26.09%) .NET
8 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
8 6 (26.09%) MVC
9 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
9 5 (21.74%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
10 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development

Windows
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Office
2 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) Internet
2 8 (34.78%) Broadband
2 8 (34.78%) LAN
2 8 (34.78%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) MySQL
3 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Moq
1 4 (17.39%) MSTest
1 4 (17.39%) NUnit
1 4 (17.39%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
1 1 (4.35%) Automotive
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) IT Support
2 8 (34.78%) IT Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) IT Support Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Server Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Server Support
2 8 (34.78%) Support Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Systems Support
2 8 (34.78%) Systems Support Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Graduate
4 4 (17.39%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Graduate Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Junior
4 4 (17.39%) Junior .NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Junior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
1 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
2 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 4 (17.39%) Castle Windsor
2 4 (17.39%) Ninject
2 4 (17.39%) Spring.NET
2 4 (17.39%) Unity DI Container
2 4 (17.39%) WCF
2 4 (17.39%) WinForms
2 4 (17.39%) WPF
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) AS400
2 2 (8.70%) FMCG
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (34.78%) Server Virtualisation
1 8 (34.78%) Web Design
2 6 (26.09%) MVC
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (17.39%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (17.39%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (17.39%) Kanban
3 4 (17.39%) MVVM
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
3 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Open Source
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) COBOL
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (34.78%) XenServer
2 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Dell
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) SAP
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco