Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 10 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 161 223 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 11.08% 14.85% 16.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.60% 62.46% 64.32%
Number of salaries quoted 156 205 314
South Wales median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £20,625 £21,494 £19,825
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £30,000 £34,125 £34,750
% change year-on-year -12.09% -1.80% -0.71%

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 312 357 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.47% 23.77% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 279 327 494
South Wales median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% -5.41% +2.78%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,150 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,500 £55,500 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,625 £36,000
% change year-on-year -2.91% +7.29% +2.86%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 0 109 £27,000 -20.59% 15
Newport -6 25 £40,000 +26.98% 6
Caerphilly +1 14 £37,250 +14.62% 1
Bridgend -2 4 £60,000 +160.87% 2
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 3 £27,500 -
Torfaen -5 2 £38,750 +40.91% 1
Merthyr Tydfil -1 1 £26,095 +53.50%
Windows
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 106 (65.84%) Active Directory
2 96 (59.63%) Microsoft
3 82 (50.93%) Windows Server
4 76 (47.20%) Office 365
5 56 (34.78%) VMware
6 49 (30.43%) LAN
7 47 (29.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (28.57%) Firewall
9 45 (27.95%) MS Exchange
9 45 (27.95%) Microsoft Office
10 44 (27.33%) Windows 7
11 37 (22.98%) ITIL
12 35 (21.74%) Linux
13 34 (21.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 33 (20.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 33 (20.50%) DNS
15 30 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
16 28 (17.39%) Hyper-V
17 27 (16.77%) Windows 10
18 26 (16.15%) DHCP
19 24 (14.91%) SAN
19 24 (14.91%) Problem-Solving
20 23 (14.29%) ADSL
21 22 (13.66%) SLA
21 22 (13.66%) PowerShell
22 21 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
23 19 (11.80%) Cisco
24 18 (11.18%) WAN
25 17 (10.56%) DevOps
25 17 (10.56%) Customer Engagement

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 45 (27.95%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.21%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (3.73%) IIS
4 5 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.86%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.24%) SAS
8 1 (0.62%) Apache
8 1 (0.62%) Confluence
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (27.95%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.73%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.62%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.62%) Autodesk Inventor
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 76 (47.20%) Office 365
2 21 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.11%) PaaS
5 3 (1.86%) IaaS
6 2 (1.24%) SaaS
7 1 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.62%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (30.43%) LAN
2 46 (28.57%) Firewall
3 33 (20.50%) DNS
4 26 (16.15%) DHCP
5 24 (14.91%) SAN
6 23 (14.29%) ADSL
7 18 (11.18%) WAN
8 11 (6.83%) WLAN
9 9 (5.59%) TCP/IP
9 9 (5.59%) Wireless
10 7 (4.35%) VLAN
11 6 (3.73%) VPN
12 5 (3.11%) NAS
12 5 (3.11%) Network Security
13 4 (2.48%) HTTP
13 4 (2.48%) Internet
13 4 (2.48%) VoIP
14 3 (1.86%) SMS
14 3 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (1.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.24%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (1.24%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.24%) Ingres
3 2 (1.24%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.24%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.62%) MySQL
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.24%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.24%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.24%) JIRA
2 2 (1.24%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.62%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.62%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.62%) RSpec
3 1 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.62%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (6.83%) Finance
2 9 (5.59%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.97%) Advertising
4 6 (3.73%) Automotive
5 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.24%) Local Government
7 1 (0.62%) Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (24.22%) Support Engineer
2 29 (18.01%) Analyst
3 27 (16.77%) IT Support
4 19 (11.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (11.18%) IT Engineer
6 16 (9.94%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
7 14 (8.70%) Support Analyst
8 12 (7.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 12 (7.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (7.45%) Desktop Support
9 11 (6.83%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (6.83%) Consultant
9 11 (6.83%) Technical Consultant
10 10 (6.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (6.21%) IT Analyst
10 10 (6.21%) IT Support Analyst
11 9 (5.59%) Desktop Engineer
11 9 (5.59%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.97%) .NET
2 3 (1.86%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.86%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.24%) COM
3 2 (1.24%) CSS
3 2 (1.24%) HTML
3 2 (1.24%) Middleware
3 2 (1.24%) REST
3 2 (1.24%) SOAP
3 2 (1.24%) Swagger
4 1 (0.62%) Apache Axis
4 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.62%) Java EE
4 1 (0.62%) JSON
4 1 (0.62%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (0.62%) React
4 1 (0.62%) Spring
4 1 (0.62%) WCF
4 1 (0.62%) Web Services
4 1 (0.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (5.59%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.97%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (4.35%) Replication
4 6 (3.73%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.73%) PKI
5 5 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.48%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.48%) User Experience
7 3 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.86%) iPhone
8 2 (1.24%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.24%) Fintech
8 2 (1.24%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.24%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.62%) NHS
9 1 (0.62%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 82 (50.93%) Windows Server
2 47 (29.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (27.33%) Windows 7
4 35 (21.74%) Linux
5 34 (21.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (16.77%) Windows 10
7 12 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (5.59%) Unix
9 5 (3.11%) Android
10 4 (2.48%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.24%) CentOS
12 2 (1.24%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.62%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.98%) ITIL
2 33 (20.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 24 (14.91%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (10.56%) Customer Engagement
4 17 (10.56%) DevOps
5 14 (8.70%) High Availability
6 11 (6.83%) Project Management
7 10 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (4.97%) Break/Fix
8 8 (4.97%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (4.97%) Problem Management
8 8 (4.97%) Software Engineering
9 7 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.73%) Patch Management
10 6 (3.73%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (3.11%) Change Management
11 5 (3.11%) ERP
11 5 (3.11%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (3.11%) Threat Intelligence
12 4 (2.48%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.66%) PowerShell
2 14 (8.70%) SQL
3 11 (6.83%) C#
4 6 (3.73%) C
5 5 (3.11%) C++
6 3 (1.86%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.24%) Java
7 2 (1.24%) Python
8 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.62%) Java 8
8 1 (0.62%) Perl
8 1 (0.62%) PHP
8 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (10.56%) Degree
1 17 (10.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.21%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.97%) MCSA
4 7 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.11%) CCNA
5 5 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.48%) MCSE
7 3 (1.86%) CISA
8 2 (1.24%) CISSP
8 2 (1.24%) GIAC
8 2 (1.24%) GISP
8 2 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.24%) MCDST
8 2 (1.24%) MCITP
9 1 (0.62%) CCNP
9 1 (0.62%) CEH
9 1 (0.62%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.62%) OSCP
9 1 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.66%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) PMO
System Software
1 106 (65.84%) Active Directory
2 30 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (17.39%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.83%) Terminal Services
5 5 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.24%) Docker
7 2 (1.24%) vSphere
8 1 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.62%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (5.59%) SCCM
2 6 (3.73%) SCOM
2 6 (3.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (3.11%) SCOrch
4 4 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.86%) Ansible
5 3 (1.86%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.86%) Puppet
5 3 (1.86%) QRadar
5 3 (1.86%) Terraform
6 2 (1.24%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.24%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (1.24%) PTC Integrity
7 1 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.62%) Grafana
7 1 (0.62%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (59.63%) Microsoft
2 56 (34.78%) VMware
3 19 (11.80%) Cisco
4 12 (7.45%) Veeam
5 9 (5.59%) HP
6 7 (4.35%) Citrix
7 6 (3.73%) Apple
7 6 (3.73%) Palo Alto
8 4 (2.48%) Oracle
9 3 (1.86%) AlienVault
9 3 (1.86%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.86%) Juniper
9 3 (1.86%) LogRhythm
9 3 (1.86%) Sophos
9 3 (1.86%) Splunk
9 3 (1.86%) Symantec
10 2 (1.24%) Actian
10 2 (1.24%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.24%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.24%) ServiceNow