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

Microsoft Windows Server
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 39 26
Rank change year-on-year +14 -13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 105 112 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 7.73% 5.75% 7.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.00% 25.06% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 105 108 171
South Wales median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £44,500 £42,500 £40,250
Wales median annual salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -7.69% -7.14%

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 375 447 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.59% 22.93% 28.04%
Number of salaries quoted 331 401 601
South Wales median annual salary £34,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,378 £20,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £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 January 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 January 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
Newport +20 65 £30,000 -13.04% 2
Cardiff -3 30 £30,500 +1.67% 10
Monmouthshire -2 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Caerphilly -3 3 £27,500 -11.29% 1
Torfaen +4 1 £23,000 -23.33%
Merthyr Tydfil +2 1 £17,000 -40.35%
Bridgend - 1 £24,500 - 2
Windows Server
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Windows Server 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 103 (98.10%) Windows
2 71 (67.62%) Active Directory
3 66 (62.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (59.05%) VMware
5 57 (54.29%) ITIL
6 56 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 55 (52.38%) Microsoft
8 52 (49.52%) Office 365
9 51 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 39 (37.14%) Hyper-V
10 39 (37.14%) Windows 10
11 36 (34.29%) MS Exchange
12 35 (33.33%) Windows 8
13 34 (32.38%) Exchange Server 2013
13 34 (32.38%) Windows 7
14 29 (27.62%) VirtualBox
14 29 (27.62%) Exchange Server 2010
15 26 (24.76%) Linux
16 20 (19.05%) Citrix
17 19 (18.10%) Cisco
18 18 (17.14%) DHCP
18 18 (17.14%) DNS
18 18 (17.14%) SAN
19 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2003
19 17 (16.19%) SQL
20 16 (15.24%) Retail
20 16 (15.24%) Firewall
20 16 (15.24%) SQL Server
20 16 (15.24%) SLA
20 16 (15.24%) XenApp

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 36 (34.29%) MS Exchange
2 34 (32.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 29 (27.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (9.52%) IBM HTTP Server
4 10 (9.52%) WebSphere
5 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.81%) IIS
6 4 (3.81%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.90%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.90%) CMS
7 2 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.95%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 52 (49.52%) Office 365
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.90%) G Suite
4 2 (1.90%) IaaS
4 2 (1.90%) PaaS
5 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.14%) DHCP
1 18 (17.14%) DNS
1 18 (17.14%) SAN
2 16 (15.24%) Firewall
3 11 (10.48%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (9.52%) HTTP
4 10 (9.52%) LAN
4 10 (9.52%) VPN
5 8 (7.62%) WAN
6 4 (3.81%) Skype
6 4 (3.81%) VoIP
7 2 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.90%) H.323
7 2 (1.90%) Internet
7 2 (1.90%) IPsec
7 2 (1.90%) NAS
7 2 (1.90%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.90%) VLAN
8 1 (0.95%) PBX
8 1 (0.95%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.95%) MS Access
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 16 (15.24%) Retail
2 11 (10.48%) Advertising
3 10 (9.52%) Finance
4 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 31 (29.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (28.57%) IT Support
4 20 (19.05%) Support Engineer
5 18 (17.14%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (16.19%) IT Support Engineer
7 9 (8.57%) Analyst
7 9 (8.57%) Consultant
7 9 (8.57%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (7.62%) Technical Support
9 7 (6.67%) IT Supervisor
9 7 (6.67%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.67%) Support Supervisor
9 7 (6.67%) Team Leader
10 6 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (5.71%) WebSphere Consultant
10 6 (5.71%) WebSphere Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Administrator
11 4 (3.81%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (7.62%) Middleware
3 5 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (0.95%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) iSeries
2 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.90%) AS400
4 2 (1.90%) PKI
4 2 (1.90%) Replication
5 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 103 (98.10%) Windows
2 66 (62.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (37.14%) Windows 10
5 35 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 34 (32.38%) Windows 7
7 26 (24.76%) Linux
8 17 (16.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (9.52%) OS/400
10 9 (8.57%) Unix
11 5 (4.76%) AIX
11 5 (4.76%) CentOS
12 4 (3.81%) Solaris
13 3 (2.86%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.90%) Debian
15 1 (0.95%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.95%) VyOS
15 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (54.29%) ITIL
2 16 (15.24%) Problem Management
3 11 (10.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (10.48%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (9.52%) DevOps
5 7 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (5.71%) Data Transformation
6 6 (5.71%) E-Commerce
6 6 (5.71%) ERP
6 6 (5.71%) Project Management
7 5 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 5 (4.76%) Performance Management
7 5 (4.76%) Service Management
8 4 (3.81%) Change Management
8 4 (3.81%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.86%) Multichannel Retail
10 2 (1.90%) Capacity Management
10 2 (1.90%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (1.90%) High Availability
10 2 (1.90%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.19%) SQL
2 12 (11.43%) Shell Script
3 10 (9.52%) Bash Shell
3 10 (9.52%) Python
4 3 (2.86%) Java
5 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.95%) ABAP
6 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (7.62%) VCP5
3 7 (6.67%) MCSE
4 4 (3.81%) CCNA
4 4 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.90%) MCITP
6 2 (1.90%) MCSA
6 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.95%) CCNP
7 1 (0.95%) Degree
7 1 (0.95%) MCP
7 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.24%) SLA
2 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 71 (67.62%) Active Directory
2 51 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (37.14%) Hyper-V
4 29 (27.62%) VirtualBox
5 16 (15.24%) XenApp
5 16 (15.24%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.76%) vSphere
7 3 (2.86%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) WSUS
2 3 (2.86%) SCOM
3 2 (1.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.90%) Nagios
3 2 (1.90%) SCCM
4 1 (0.95%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 62 (59.05%) VMware
2 55 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 20 (19.05%) Citrix
4 19 (18.10%) Cisco
5 13 (12.38%) Splunk
6 11 (10.48%) IBM
7 9 (8.57%) Red Hat
8 6 (5.71%) Avaya
9 3 (2.86%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.86%) Dell
9 3 (2.86%) McAfee
10 2 (1.90%) EMC
10 2 (1.90%) Google
10 2 (1.90%) NetApp
10 2 (1.90%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (1.90%) Sage
11 1 (0.95%) Epicor
11 1 (0.95%) HP
11 1 (0.95%) Intel
11 1 (0.95%) Lotus