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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 107 185 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 14.52% 16.46% 19.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.69% 66.55% 65.00%
Number of salaries quoted 97 154 208
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -1.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,900 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 168 278 380
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 22.80% 24.73% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 156 240 331
Median salary £32,500 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.72% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -7 60 £33,750 -3.57% 6
Newport +10 23 £29,000 -31.76% 3
Caerphilly -2 5 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Monmouthshire -1 4 - -
Torfaen 0 3 £27,500 -29.03% 1
Bridgend -7 1 £27,500 +19.56%
Windows
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 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.

1 122 (49.39%) Microsoft
2 117 (47.37%) VMware
3 109 (44.13%) Windows Server
4 90 (36.44%) Active Directory
5 87 (35.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (28.74%) Office 365
6 71 (28.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 67 (27.13%) Linux
8 64 (25.91%) SQL
9 63 (25.51%) Hyper-V
10 62 (25.10%) SQL Server
11 56 (22.67%) ITIL
12 53 (21.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 48 (19.43%) Firewall
14 45 (18.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 43 (17.41%) .NET
16 41 (16.60%) Cisco
17 40 (16.19%) MS Exchange
18 39 (15.79%) C#
19 38 (15.38%) SAN
20 36 (14.57%) MCSE
21 34 (13.77%) Degree
21 34 (13.77%) Windows 7
22 33 (13.36%) Exchange Server 2013
22 33 (13.36%) Cisco Certification
22 33 (13.36%) Windows Server 2003
23 31 (12.55%) CCNA
23 31 (12.55%) Microsoft Azure
24 30 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
24 30 (12.15%) 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 40 (16.19%) MS Exchange
2 33 (13.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (6.07%) IIS
5 14 (5.67%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.43%) CMS
7 6 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.62%) Apache
8 4 (1.62%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.21%) JBoss
9 3 (1.21%) nginx
9 3 (1.21%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.81%) WordPress
11 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.64%) Sage 200
1 9 (3.64%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 71 (28.74%) Office 365
2 31 (12.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (4.45%) SaaS
5 10 (4.05%) PaaS
6 9 (3.64%) IaaS
7 3 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.21%) G Suite
8 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 48 (19.43%) Firewall
2 38 (15.38%) SAN
3 21 (8.50%) DNS
4 19 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 18 (7.29%) LAN
6 14 (5.67%) VPN
6 14 (5.67%) WAN
7 11 (4.45%) Wireless
8 8 (3.24%) DHCP
8 8 (3.24%) NAS
9 7 (2.83%) Internet
10 5 (2.02%) iSCSI
10 5 (2.02%) VLAN
10 5 (2.02%) VoIP
11 3 (1.21%) Broadband
11 3 (1.21%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.21%) Network Security
11 3 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.81%) HTTP
12 2 (0.81%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (25.10%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (4.45%) MySQL
4 9 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.02%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.62%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.21%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (6.48%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (3.24%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.02%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.62%) MSTest
5 4 (1.62%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (1.62%) Subversion
6 3 (1.21%) Moq
6 3 (1.21%) NUnit
6 3 (1.21%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.81%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.40%) JIRA
8 1 (0.40%) Selenium
8 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (11.74%) Finance
2 13 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.45%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.64%) Games
5 8 (3.24%) Military
6 6 (2.43%) Advertising
6 6 (2.43%) Law
6 6 (2.43%) Marketing
7 4 (1.62%) Automotive
7 4 (1.62%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.62%) Welsh Language
8 3 (1.21%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.81%) Electronics
10 1 (0.40%) Billing
10 1 (0.40%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.40%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (14.57%) Support Engineer
2 35 (14.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (13.36%) Analyst
4 30 (12.15%) Developer
5 22 (8.91%) IT Support
6 21 (8.50%) .NET Developer
7 18 (7.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 18 (7.29%) IT Engineer
7 18 (7.29%) Support Analyst
8 17 (6.88%) Consultant
9 16 (6.48%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (5.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 13 (5.26%) Administrator
11 13 (5.26%) Network Engineer
12 12 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (4.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (4.45%) IT Manager
14 9 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
14 9 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
14 9 (3.64%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.41%) .NET
2 19 (7.69%) HTML
3 15 (6.07%) ASP.NET
4 11 (4.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (4.05%) Web Services
6 9 (3.64%) CSS
6 9 (3.64%) WinForms
6 9 (3.64%) XML
7 6 (2.43%) WPF
8 5 (2.02%) XSLT
9 4 (1.62%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (1.62%) iOS SDK
9 4 (1.62%) jQuery
9 4 (1.62%) MFC
10 3 (1.21%) Castle Windsor
10 3 (1.21%) JSON
10 3 (1.21%) Ninject
10 3 (1.21%) Spring.NET
10 3 (1.21%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.29%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.83%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (2.43%) Replication
6 5 (2.02%) CMDB
6 5 (2.02%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.02%) NHS
6 5 (2.02%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.62%) Fintech
7 4 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.21%) Clustering
8 3 (1.21%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.21%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.21%) Social Media
9 2 (0.81%) BBC
9 2 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.81%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.81%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.40%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 109 (44.13%) Windows Server
2 87 (35.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 67 (27.13%) Linux
4 53 (21.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (13.77%) Windows 7
6 33 (13.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (12.15%) Windows 10
8 28 (11.34%) Unix
9 21 (8.50%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.83%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.83%) CentOS
10 7 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.43%) Android
11 6 (2.43%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.02%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.62%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.21%) OpenBSD
14 3 (1.21%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.81%) VMS
16 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (22.67%) ITIL
2 30 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (7.29%) Project Management
4 17 (6.88%) DevOps
5 15 (6.07%) MVC
5 15 (6.07%) Software Engineering
6 13 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 13 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (4.86%) E-Commerce
8 11 (4.45%) TDD
8 11 (4.45%) Web Development
9 10 (4.05%) CRM
10 9 (3.64%) Mentoring
10 9 (3.64%) Open Source
10 9 (3.64%) Scrum
11 8 (3.24%) Change Management
11 8 (3.24%) Release Management
11 8 (3.24%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.24%) Service Management
11 8 (3.24%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 64 (25.91%) SQL
2 39 (15.79%) C#
3 19 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 15 (6.07%) VB.NET
5 13 (5.26%) C++
6 10 (4.05%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.64%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.24%) Java
8 8 (3.24%) PHP
9 7 (2.83%) Python
10 6 (2.43%) VB
11 4 (1.62%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.21%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.81%) C
14 1 (0.40%) ABAP
14 1 (0.40%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.40%) Fortran
14 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.40%) Perl
14 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (18.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (14.57%) MCSE
3 34 (13.77%) Degree
4 33 (13.36%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (12.55%) CCNA
6 23 (9.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (6.88%) CCA
7 17 (6.88%) Citrix Certification
8 13 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
9 11 (4.45%) MCSA
10 9 (3.64%) Security Cleared
11 7 (2.83%) CCNP
11 7 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.43%) SC Cleared
13 5 (2.02%) MCP
13 5 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (1.62%) DBS Check
14 4 (1.62%) GNVQ
15 3 (1.21%) A+ Certification
15 3 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.53%) SLA
2 5 (2.02%) QA
3 4 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.40%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.40%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.40%) MISRA
4 1 (0.40%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 90 (36.44%) Active Directory
2 71 (28.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (25.51%) Hyper-V
4 19 (7.69%) XenApp
5 9 (3.64%) VirtualBox
6 7 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.83%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.43%) Firmware
8 4 (1.62%) Docker
8 4 (1.62%) vSphere
9 2 (0.81%) vCloud
10 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (3.64%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.62%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.21%) Puppet
3 3 (1.21%) SCCM
3 3 (1.21%) Terraform
4 2 (0.81%) Ansible
4 2 (0.81%) Grafana
4 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.81%) vRealize
5 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.40%) Nagios
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 122 (49.39%) Microsoft
2 117 (47.37%) VMware
3 41 (16.60%) Cisco
4 30 (12.15%) Oracle
5 26 (10.53%) Citrix
6 17 (6.88%) Dell
7 16 (6.48%) Veeam
8 10 (4.05%) Sage
9 8 (3.24%) HP
10 6 (2.43%) Apple
11 5 (2.02%) Juniper
11 5 (2.02%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.62%) EqualLogic
12 4 (1.62%) SAP
13 3 (1.21%) Avaya
13 3 (1.21%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.21%) EMC
13 3 (1.21%) F5
13 3 (1.21%) Google
13 3 (1.21%) SolarWinds
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Caldicot, Gwent
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
Networkers
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, flexi time
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle It Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + £30-£40 base + Double OTE + Car
Posted: 3 days ago