Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 31 31
Rank change year-on-year -11 0 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 69 110 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.04% 6.92% 6.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.88% 30.47% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 62 97 145
South Wales median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.17% -16.90%
10th Percentile £23,050 £21,250 £19,700
90th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £44,200
Wales median annual salary £34,500 £34,000 £29,750
% change year-on-year +1.47% +14.29% -15.00%

Windows Server 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 South Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 289 361 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.13% 22.72% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 252 322 557
South Wales median annual salary £38,625 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.36% -2.78% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £53,150
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% -2.78%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in South Wales

Windows Server
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Windows Server in South Wales

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in South Wales over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in South Wales

Windows Server
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 25 June 2018. 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
Cardiff -11 37 £27,750 -18.38% 4
Newport +2 17 £39,375 +35.78% 4
Caerphilly -4 7 £38,500 +26.23% 2
Torfaen 0 4 £40,000 +45.45%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 3 £27,500 -
Bridgend - 1 £70,000 - 4
Windows Server
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 45 (65.22%) Microsoft
4 34 (49.28%) Office 365
5 33 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (46.38%) MS Exchange
7 31 (44.93%) VMware
8 27 (39.13%) LAN
8 27 (39.13%) Microsoft Office
9 26 (37.68%) Windows 7
10 24 (34.78%) Firewall
11 22 (31.88%) Hyper-V
12 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (26.09%) DNS
14 17 (24.64%) ITIL
14 17 (24.64%) SAN
15 15 (21.74%) Finance
16 14 (20.29%) DHCP
17 13 (18.84%) Advertising
17 13 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
19 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
19 11 (15.94%) SLA
19 11 (15.94%) PowerShell
19 11 (15.94%) Windows 10
20 10 (14.49%) Customer Engagement
20 10 (14.49%) WAN
20 10 (14.49%) ADSL
21 9 (13.04%) HP
21 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 32 (46.38%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.80%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (39.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 34 (49.28%) Office 365
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 27 (39.13%) LAN
2 24 (34.78%) Firewall
3 18 (26.09%) DNS
4 17 (24.64%) SAN
5 14 (20.29%) DHCP
6 10 (14.49%) ADSL
6 10 (14.49%) WAN
7 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
7 7 (10.14%) WLAN
8 6 (8.70%) Wireless
9 1 (1.45%) Internet
9 1 (1.45%) NAS
9 1 (1.45%) VoIP
9 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.45%) Travis CI
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 13 (18.84%) Advertising
3 6 (8.70%) Automotive
3 6 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Support Engineer
2 17 (24.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) IT Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) IT Support
4 8 (11.59%) IT Support Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (10.14%) Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Desktop Support
5 7 (10.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Support
7 5 (7.25%) IT Technician
7 5 (7.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) .NET
2 4 (5.80%) XML
3 1 (1.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.25%) PKI
3 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (37.68%) Windows 7
4 20 (28.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (15.94%) Windows 10
5 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (11.59%) Linux
7 6 (8.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.45%) CentOS
8 1 (1.45%) DC/OS
8 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) ITIL
2 10 (14.49%) Customer Engagement
3 6 (8.70%) Patch Management
3 6 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (8.70%) Problem Management
3 6 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (7.25%) DevOps
4 5 (7.25%) High Availability
5 3 (4.35%) Break/Fix
5 3 (4.35%) ERP
5 3 (4.35%) Migration
5 3 (4.35%) Project Management
5 3 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.45%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.45%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.25%) SQL
2 5 (7.25%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.59%) MCSA
3 6 (8.70%) CCNA
3 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.70%) Degree
4 5 (7.25%) MCSE
5 1 (1.45%) CCNP
5 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 22 (31.88%) Hyper-V
3 13 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (10.14%) Terminal Services
5 5 (7.25%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.45%) Docker
6 1 (1.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (7.25%) SCOM
1 5 (7.25%) SCOrch
2 3 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.45%) Ansible
3 1 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.45%) Nagios
3 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.45%) Puppet
3 1 (1.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 31 (44.93%) VMware
3 9 (13.04%) HP
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco
5 6 (8.70%) Veeam
6 3 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.35%) Citrix
6 3 (4.35%) Palo Alto
6 3 (4.35%) Sophos
6 3 (4.35%) Symantec
7 2 (2.90%) Dell
7 2 (2.90%) Meraki
8 1 (1.45%) Apple
8 1 (1.45%) NetApp
8 1 (1.45%) Sage