Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 7 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 216 246 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 13.63% 17.37% 13.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.24% 61.96% 57.52%
Number of salaries quoted 201 229 272
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.08% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,950 £21,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -3.08%

Windows 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 391 397 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 24.67% 28.04% 23.56%
Number of salaries quoted 336 353 443
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,000 £21,300
90th Percentile £60,000 £49,750 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in South Wales

Windows
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Windows in South Wales

Windows
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in South Wales over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in South Wales

Windows
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 within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 19 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 +9 135 £30,000 - 32
Newport -5 49 £38,500 +22.22% 17
Caerphilly +1 15 £36,000 +2.86% 1
Torfaen +9 6 £37,500 +63.04% 3
Bridgend -2 5 £43,250 +101.16% 5
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £37,250 -
Merthyr Tydfil -1 1 £26,095 +53.50%
Windows
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT jobs citing Windows 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.

1 134 (62.04%) Active Directory
2 100 (46.30%) Microsoft
2 100 (46.30%) Windows Server
3 94 (43.52%) VMware
4 68 (31.48%) Office 365
5 59 (27.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 54 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 50 (23.15%) Linux
7 50 (23.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 47 (21.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 47 (21.76%) Problem-Solving
9 43 (19.91%) Windows 7
10 41 (18.98%) PowerShell
11 40 (18.52%) Windows 10
12 38 (17.59%) ITIL
13 35 (16.20%) DNS
14 32 (14.81%) DHCP
15 31 (14.35%) LAN
16 29 (13.43%) Hyper-V
17 28 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 28 (12.96%) Firewall
18 26 (12.04%) SAN
18 26 (12.04%) SCCM
19 24 (11.11%) Data Centre
19 24 (11.11%) .NET
20 23 (10.65%) JavaScript
20 23 (10.65%) SLA
20 23 (10.65%) Microsoft Azure
21 22 (10.19%) Microsoft Office
21 22 (10.19%) Agile Software Development

Windows
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 54 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (6.48%) IIS
3 14 (6.48%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.31%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.85%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.85%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.39%) SAS
9 2 (0.93%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.46%) Apache
10 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.46%) nginx
10 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (10.19%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.31%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 68 (31.48%) Office 365
2 23 (10.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (2.31%) PaaS
6 4 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.39%) IaaS
8 2 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.93%) Datadog
8 2 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.46%) SaaS
9 1 (0.46%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 35 (16.20%) DNS
2 32 (14.81%) DHCP
3 31 (14.35%) LAN
4 28 (12.96%) Firewall
5 26 (12.04%) SAN
6 21 (9.72%) VoIP
6 21 (9.72%) WAN
7 15 (6.94%) VPN
8 9 (4.17%) VLAN
8 9 (4.17%) Wireless
9 8 (3.70%) Network Security
9 8 (3.70%) WLAN
10 7 (3.24%) HTTP
10 7 (3.24%) TCP/IP
11 5 (2.31%) ADSL
11 5 (2.31%) Skype
12 4 (1.85%) Intranet
13 3 (1.39%) Internet
13 3 (1.39%) SMS
13 3 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.85%) MongoDB
2 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.39%) Big Data
4 2 (0.93%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (0.93%) HPCC
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.46%) HBase
5 1 (0.46%) MySQL
5 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.46%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.31%) JIRA
2 4 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (1.85%) Bugzilla
2 4 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.93%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.93%) Travis CI
3 2 (0.93%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 1 (0.46%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.46%) Grunt
4 1 (0.46%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.46%) RSpec
4 1 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (9.72%) Finance
2 13 (6.02%) Advertising
3 6 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.39%) Electronics
5 3 (1.39%) Games
5 3 (1.39%) Marketing
6 2 (0.93%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.46%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 39 (18.06%) Analyst
2 32 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 26 (12.04%) Support Analyst
4 22 (10.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (9.72%) Consultant
5 21 (9.72%) Developer
5 21 (9.72%) IT Support
5 21 (9.72%) Technical Consultant
6 18 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 17 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support
7 17 (7.87%) Systems Engineer
8 16 (7.41%) IT Analyst
9 14 (6.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 14 (6.48%) IT Support Analyst
10 13 (6.02%) .NET Developer
11 12 (5.56%) Technical Support
12 11 (5.09%) 1st Line Support
12 11 (5.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (5.09%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.11%) .NET
2 18 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 13 (6.02%) KnockoutJS
3 13 (6.02%) React
4 11 (5.09%) HTML
5 4 (1.85%) CSS
5 4 (1.85%) jQuery
5 4 (1.85%) XML
6 3 (1.39%) COM
6 3 (1.39%) REST
6 3 (1.39%) SOAP
6 3 (1.39%) Swagger
7 2 (0.93%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.93%) J2EE
7 2 (0.93%) JSP
7 2 (0.93%) Node.js
8 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.46%) RESTful
8 1 (0.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.94%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.17%) Replication
5 5 (2.31%) Clustering
5 5 (2.31%) User Experience
6 4 (1.85%) Fintech
6 4 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.39%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.93%) CCTV
8 2 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.93%) NHS
8 2 (0.93%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.46%) CESG
9 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.46%) PKI
9 1 (0.46%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 100 (46.30%) Windows Server
2 50 (23.15%) Linux
2 50 (23.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (21.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (19.91%) Windows 7
5 40 (18.52%) Windows 10
6 16 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (5.09%) CentOS
8 8 (3.70%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.31%) Unix
9 5 (2.31%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.85%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.39%) Debian
11 3 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.93%) AIX
12 2 (0.93%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.76%) Problem-Solving
2 38 (17.59%) ITIL
3 28 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 22 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (7.87%) Mentoring
6 16 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (7.41%) High Availability
7 15 (6.94%) DevOps
8 11 (5.09%) Coaching
9 10 (4.63%) Project Management
10 9 (4.17%) Break/Fix
10 9 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (4.17%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.70%) Capacity Management
11 8 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (3.24%) Change Management
12 7 (3.24%) Problem Management
13 6 (2.78%) Application Packaging
13 6 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (2.78%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 41 (18.98%) PowerShell
2 23 (10.65%) JavaScript
3 21 (9.72%) C#
4 16 (7.41%) SQL
5 12 (5.56%) Java
6 6 (2.78%) Python
7 5 (2.31%) C
7 5 (2.31%) PHP
8 3 (1.39%) C++
8 3 (1.39%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.93%) Perl
10 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.46%) CFML
10 1 (0.46%) Java 8
10 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (6.02%) Degree
1 13 (6.02%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.24%) MCSE
4 5 (2.31%) MCITP
5 4 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.93%) CCNA
6 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.46%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.46%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.46%) MCSA
7 1 (0.46%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.65%) SLA
2 4 (1.85%) QA
3 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 134 (62.04%) Active Directory
2 59 (27.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (13.43%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.17%) XenApp
5 5 (2.31%) Terminal Services
5 5 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.31%) vSphere
6 4 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.39%) Docker
8 2 (0.93%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.46%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (12.04%) SCCM
2 5 (2.31%) Nagios
2 5 (2.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.85%) Ansible
3 4 (1.85%) Puppet
3 4 (1.85%) Terraform
4 3 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (1.39%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.39%) Packer
4 3 (1.39%) SCOM
5 2 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.93%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 100 (46.30%) Microsoft
2 94 (43.52%) VMware
3 21 (9.72%) Citrix
4 15 (6.94%) Cisco
5 13 (6.02%) Apple
6 12 (5.56%) Veeam
7 7 (3.24%) Avaya
7 7 (3.24%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.78%) Dell
8 6 (2.78%) Freshdesk
9 5 (2.31%) NetApp
10 4 (1.85%) Dell Compellent
10 4 (1.85%) EqualLogic
10 4 (1.85%) Ivanti
10 4 (1.85%) Nexenta
10 4 (1.85%) Oracle
11 3 (1.39%) Draytek
11 3 (1.39%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (1.39%) SAP
11 3 (1.39%) SonicWALL