Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 22 36
Rank change year-on-year -10 +14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 100 118 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.31% 8.32% 6.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.51% 29.72% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 96 114 128
South Wales median annual salary £37,000 £29,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.42% -1.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £44,375 £43,750 £43,750
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -7.69%

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 392 397 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 24.73% 27.98% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 337 354 446
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £22,300 £21,075 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +3 52 £30,375 -6.54% 7
Newport -13 28 £40,000 +35.59% 4
Caerphilly +7 12 £36,000 +21.01% 1
Bridgend -3 3 £62,500 +155.10% 2
Torfaen +6 2 £40,000 +73.91% 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £37,250 -
Windows Server
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (74.00%) VMware
3 70 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 58 (58.00%) Microsoft
5 48 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 38 (38.00%) MS Exchange
7 37 (37.00%) Linux
7 37 (37.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (34.00%) ITIL
9 33 (33.00%) Office 365
10 32 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (31.00%) PowerShell
12 29 (29.00%) DNS
13 28 (28.00%) DHCP
14 24 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
15 23 (23.00%) SAN
16 22 (22.00%) Hyper-V
17 19 (19.00%) LAN
18 17 (17.00%) Firewall
18 17 (17.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 16 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
19 16 (16.00%) SCCM
19 16 (16.00%) Data Centre
20 15 (15.00%) High Availability
20 15 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
21 14 (14.00%) Finance
21 14 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
22 13 (13.00%) Mentoring
22 13 (13.00%) Advertising
22 13 (13.00%) SharePoint

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 38 (38.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (13.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (6.00%) IIS
6 5 (5.00%) Skype for Business
7 3 (3.00%) SAS
8 2 (2.00%) OpenEdge
9 1 (1.00%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.00%) nginx
9 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (13.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 33 (33.00%) Office 365
2 16 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (6.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (5.00%) PaaS
6 3 (3.00%) IaaS
7 2 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.00%) Datadog
7 2 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.00%) DNS
2 28 (28.00%) DHCP
3 23 (23.00%) SAN
4 19 (19.00%) LAN
5 17 (17.00%) Firewall
6 13 (13.00%) WAN
7 8 (8.00%) VoIP
7 8 (8.00%) WLAN
8 7 (7.00%) HTTP
8 7 (7.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (5.00%) VPN
10 4 (4.00%) Wireless
11 3 (3.00%) NAS
11 3 (3.00%) Skype
11 3 (3.00%) SSL
12 2 (2.00%) iSCSI
12 2 (2.00%) VLAN
13 1 (1.00%) Network Security
13 1 (1.00%) SSH
13 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.00%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.00%) MySQL
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.00%) Travis CI
2 2 (2.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.00%) JIRA
3 1 (1.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.00%) RSpec
3 1 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (14.00%) Finance
2 13 (13.00%) Advertising
3 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (21.00%) Consultant
1 21 (21.00%) Technical Consultant
2 14 (14.00%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (13.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (13.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (13.00%) Support Engineer
4 12 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (8.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 8 (8.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 8 (8.00%) Support Consultant
5 8 (8.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 8 (8.00%) Technical Support
5 8 (8.00%) Technical Support Consultant
6 7 (7.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (7.00%) IT Support
6 7 (7.00%) Systems Support
6 7 (7.00%) Systems Support Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) .NET
1 3 (3.00%) REST
1 3 (3.00%) SOAP
1 3 (3.00%) Swagger
2 2 (2.00%) COM
2 2 (2.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (1.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.00%) Apache Axis
3 1 (1.00%) CGI
3 1 (1.00%) JSON
3 1 (1.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.00%) Replication
3 4 (4.00%) Fintech
4 3 (3.00%) Clustering
4 3 (3.00%) User Experience
5 2 (2.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.00%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.00%) CESG
6 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.00%) iPhone
6 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) NHS
6 1 (1.00%) PKI
6 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (37.00%) Linux
2 37 (37.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (13.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (11.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.00%) CentOS
6 8 (8.00%) Ubuntu
7 6 (6.00%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.00%) AIX
10 2 (2.00%) DC/OS
11 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.00%) ITIL
2 24 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (17.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 15 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (15.00%) High Availability
5 13 (13.00%) Mentoring
6 10 (10.00%) Project Management
7 8 (8.00%) Capacity Management
8 7 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (7.00%) Change Management
8 7 (7.00%) Coaching
9 6 (6.00%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (6.00%) DevOps
10 5 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.00%) Application Packaging
11 4 (4.00%) Configuration Management
11 4 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (4.00%) Workload Management
12 3 (3.00%) Task Automation
12 3 (3.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.00%) SQL
3 3 (3.00%) C
3 3 (3.00%) Python
3 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.00%) C#
4 2 (2.00%) Java
4 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.00%) Perl
5 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.00%) Degree
3 6 (6.00%) MCSE
4 5 (5.00%) MCITP
5 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.00%) CCNA
6 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.00%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.00%) MCSA
7 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.00%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 48 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (22.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.00%) Terminal Services
4 5 (5.00%) vSphere
4 5 (5.00%) XenApp
5 4 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.00%) Docker
6 3 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.00%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (16.00%) SCCM
2 5 (5.00%) Nagios
3 4 (4.00%) Ansible
4 3 (3.00%) Puppet
4 3 (3.00%) Terraform
5 2 (2.00%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (2.00%) HAProxy
5 2 (2.00%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.00%) Packer
5 2 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 74 (74.00%) VMware
2 58 (58.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.00%) Citrix
3 12 (12.00%) Veeam
4 8 (8.00%) Cisco
5 5 (5.00%) Apple
5 5 (5.00%) Avaya
5 5 (5.00%) Dell
6 4 (4.00%) Dell Compellent
6 4 (4.00%) EqualLogic
6 4 (4.00%) Freshdesk
6 4 (4.00%) NetApp
6 4 (4.00%) Nexenta
6 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.00%) Draytek
7 3 (3.00%) SonicWALL
8 2 (2.00%) New Relic
8 2 (2.00%) Progress
8 2 (2.00%) Sage
8 2 (2.00%) Splunk