Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 22 30
Rank change year-on-year -16 +8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 89 115 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.90% 7.99% 6.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.28% 32.67% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 85 107 133
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - -14.29%
10th Percentile £24,700 £21,000 £18,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £46,000
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.62% -15.33%

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 352 352 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 23.33% 24.44% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 310 323 464
South Wales median annual salary £37,750 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.86% -5.41% +2.78%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,050 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £50,175
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,750 £36,428
% change year-on-year -3.23% +6.38% +2.61%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 60 £30,000 -13.04% 6
Newport -12 15 £40,000 +50.94% 3
Caerphilly +9 11 £36,000 +10.77% 1
Bridgend - 1 £70,000 - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £27,500 -
Windows Server
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 89 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (69.66%) Microsoft
2 62 (69.66%) Active Directory
3 54 (60.67%) VMware
4 46 (51.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (46.07%) Office 365
6 38 (42.70%) MS Exchange
7 35 (39.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (34.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (34.83%) DNS
9 29 (32.58%) LAN
9 29 (32.58%) Firewall
10 28 (31.46%) ITIL
11 27 (30.34%) DHCP
12 26 (29.21%) Microsoft Office
13 25 (28.09%) Linux
13 25 (28.09%) Windows 7
13 25 (28.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 22 (24.72%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (24.72%) Hyper-V
14 22 (24.72%) SAN
15 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (17.98%) PowerShell
16 16 (17.98%) WAN
17 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (16.85%) Customer Engagement
18 14 (15.73%) Degree
19 13 (14.61%) SLA
20 12 (13.48%) Veeam
20 12 (13.48%) High Availability

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 (42.70%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.49%) IIS
7 2 (2.25%) SAS
7 2 (2.25%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (29.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 41 (46.07%) Office 365
2 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (3.37%) PaaS
5 1 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (34.83%) DNS
2 29 (32.58%) Firewall
2 29 (32.58%) LAN
3 27 (30.34%) DHCP
4 22 (24.72%) SAN
5 16 (17.98%) WAN
6 9 (10.11%) ADSL
6 9 (10.11%) WLAN
7 7 (7.87%) HTTP
7 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
8 6 (6.74%) VoIP
9 3 (3.37%) NAS
9 3 (3.37%) Wireless
10 2 (2.25%) Skype
10 2 (2.25%) SSL
10 2 (2.25%) VPN
11 1 (1.12%) Internet
11 1 (1.12%) MPLS
11 1 (1.12%) SSH
11 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.12%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.12%) JIRA
2 1 (1.12%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.12%) RSpec
2 1 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.12%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (7.87%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Automotive
2 6 (6.74%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.49%) Advertising
4 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (30.34%) Support Engineer
2 16 (17.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (14.61%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) Consultant
4 11 (12.36%) Technical Consultant
5 10 (11.24%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (10.11%) IT Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) IT Support
7 8 (8.99%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Desktop Support
7 8 (8.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Systems Support
7 8 (8.99%) Systems Support Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Administrator
8 7 (7.87%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (6.74%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (5.62%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) REST
1 3 (3.37%) SOAP
1 3 (3.37%) Swagger
2 2 (2.25%) .NET
2 2 (2.25%) COM
3 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.12%) Apache Axis
3 1 (1.12%) JSON
3 1 (1.12%) Web Services
3 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.87%) Replication
3 6 (6.74%) PKI
4 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.37%) Fintech
6 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.25%) User Experience
7 1 (1.12%) CESG
7 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.12%) iPhone
7 1 (1.12%) NHS
7 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 89 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (51.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (39.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (28.09%) Linux
4 25 (28.09%) Windows 7
5 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.11%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.74%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.49%) CentOS
8 4 (4.49%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.12%) DC/OS
10 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) ITIL
2 25 (28.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (24.72%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (16.85%) Customer Engagement
5 12 (13.48%) High Availability
6 9 (10.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (10.11%) Project Management
7 8 (8.99%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.74%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.74%) Patch Management
8 6 (6.74%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (6.74%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.62%) Capacity Management
9 5 (5.62%) Change Management
9 5 (5.62%) Coaching
10 4 (4.49%) DevOps
11 3 (3.37%) Application Packaging
11 3 (3.37%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (3.37%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.98%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.11%) SQL
3 2 (2.25%) C
4 1 (1.12%) C#
4 1 (1.12%) Java
4 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (15.73%) Degree
3 8 (8.99%) MCSA
4 4 (4.49%) MCSE
5 3 (3.37%) MCITP
6 2 (2.25%) CCNA
6 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.12%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.61%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (69.66%) Active Directory
2 31 (34.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (24.72%) Hyper-V
4 10 (11.24%) Terminal Services
5 5 (5.62%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (4.49%) XenApp
7 3 (3.37%) vSphere
8 2 (2.25%) Docker
8 2 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) SCCM
1 5 (5.62%) SCOM
1 5 (5.62%) SCOrch
2 3 (3.37%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.37%) Nagios
2 3 (3.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.25%) Ansible
3 2 (2.25%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.12%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.12%) Puppet
4 1 (1.12%) Terraform
4 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (69.66%) Microsoft
2 54 (60.67%) VMware
3 12 (13.48%) Veeam
4 8 (8.99%) Cisco
4 8 (8.99%) HP
5 7 (7.87%) Citrix
6 4 (4.49%) Apple
6 4 (4.49%) Dell
7 3 (3.37%) Avaya
7 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.37%) Dell Compellent
7 3 (3.37%) EqualLogic
7 3 (3.37%) Freshdesk
7 3 (3.37%) Nexenta
7 3 (3.37%) Sophos
7 3 (3.37%) Symantec
8 2 (2.25%) Draytek
8 2 (2.25%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.12%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (1.12%) Palo Alto