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

Microsoft Windows
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 15 7
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 226 257 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 16.63% 13.19% 16.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.27% 57.49% 57.95%
Number of salaries quoted 212 247 346
South Wales median annual salary £31,500 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +1.54% -4.41%
10th Percentile £20,525 £21,150 £19,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £43,750
Wales median annual salary £31,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year - -3.08% -1.52%

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 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
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 16 January 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 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 +10 122 £31,500 -21.25% 8
Cardiff -3 77 £30,000 -3.23% 18
Caerphilly +1 10 £35,000 -9.68%
Monmouthshire +1 6 £30,750 -27.65%
Torfaen -5 4 £34,000 +25.93% 2
Bridgend +4 1 £24,500 -11.71% 3
Neath Port Talbot +3 1 £20,500 -45.33%
Vale of Glamorgan +2 1 £20,500 -18.00% 3
Merthyr Tydfil 0 1 £17,000 -24.03%
Gwent -2 1 £45,000 +11.11% 2
Windows
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 134 (59.29%) Microsoft
2 113 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 103 (45.58%) Windows Server
4 101 (44.69%) VMware
5 88 (38.94%) ITIL
6 83 (36.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 82 (36.28%) Office 365
8 81 (35.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 73 (32.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 62 (27.43%) Hyper-V
11 60 (26.55%) Windows 10
12 55 (24.34%) Exchange Server 2013
13 52 (23.01%) Windows 7
14 44 (19.47%) SAN
15 43 (19.03%) Citrix
16 41 (18.14%) Linux
17 40 (17.70%) MS Exchange
18 37 (16.37%) XenApp
19 36 (15.93%) Microsoft Office
19 36 (15.93%) SQL
20 35 (15.49%) Windows 8
21 31 (13.72%) Cisco
22 30 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2010
23 29 (12.83%) VirtualBox
23 29 (12.83%) SLA
23 29 (12.83%) Microsoft Certification
23 29 (12.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 28 (12.39%) MCSE
25 26 (11.50%) Firewall
26 25 (11.06%) SQL Server

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 55 (24.34%) Exchange Server 2013
2 40 (17.70%) MS Exchange
3 30 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (5.75%) WebSphere
5 10 (4.42%) IBM HTTP Server
5 10 (4.42%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.54%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.21%) IIS
8 4 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.33%) CMS
10 2 (0.88%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle 10gAS
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (15.93%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.42%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 82 (36.28%) Office 365
2 14 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.65%) IaaS
4 6 (2.65%) PaaS
5 4 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.88%) G Suite
6 2 (0.88%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.88%) SaaS
7 1 (0.44%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 44 (19.47%) SAN
2 26 (11.50%) Firewall
3 20 (8.85%) DNS
4 19 (8.41%) DHCP
4 19 (8.41%) LAN
5 16 (7.08%) VPN
6 15 (6.64%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (5.75%) WAN
8 12 (5.31%) Internet
9 11 (4.87%) TCP/IP
10 10 (4.42%) HTTP
11 9 (3.98%) Modbus
11 9 (3.98%) Skype
11 9 (3.98%) VoIP
12 5 (2.21%) NAS
13 4 (1.77%) H.323
14 3 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (1.33%) NetScaler
14 3 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.21%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.33%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.44%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.44%) GIS
7 1 (0.44%) Ingres
7 1 (0.44%) MS Access
7 1 (0.44%) MySQL
7 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.65%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.33%) Moq
2 3 (1.33%) MSTest
2 3 (1.33%) NUnit
2 3 (1.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.44%) PVCS
4 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (10.18%) Finance
2 22 (9.73%) Retail
3 18 (7.96%) Advertising
4 5 (2.21%) Electronics
4 5 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.88%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.44%) Legal
6 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (19.03%) IT Engineer
2 42 (18.58%) IT Support
3 37 (16.37%) Support Engineer
4 34 (15.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 27 (11.95%) Consultant
5 27 (11.95%) Desktop Support
6 25 (11.06%) Analyst
6 25 (11.06%) IT Support Engineer
7 20 (8.85%) Team Leader
8 19 (8.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 18 (7.96%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (6.19%) Support Team Leader
11 11 (4.87%) Desktop Engineer
11 11 (4.87%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 11 (4.87%) Desktop Support Team Leader
11 11 (4.87%) Desktop Team Leader
11 11 (4.87%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.98%) Administrator
12 9 (3.98%) Technical Consultant
12 9 (3.98%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.87%) .NET
2 10 (4.42%) ASP.NET
2 10 (4.42%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (3.98%) Web Services
4 8 (3.54%) .NET Framework
4 8 (3.54%) Middleware
5 4 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (1.77%) WinForms
6 3 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (1.33%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (1.33%) Ninject
6 3 (1.33%) REST
6 3 (1.33%) Spring.NET
6 3 (1.33%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (1.33%) WCF
6 3 (1.33%) WPF
7 2 (0.88%) CSS
7 2 (0.88%) HTML
7 2 (0.88%) RESTful
7 2 (0.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.96%) iSeries
2 17 (7.52%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.10%) AS400
5 6 (2.65%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.21%) LPAR
6 5 (2.21%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.21%) Replication
6 5 (2.21%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.77%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.33%) EMC Centera
8 3 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.88%) PKI
10 1 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.44%) NHS
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.44%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 103 (45.58%) Windows Server
2 81 (35.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 73 (32.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (26.55%) Windows 10
5 52 (23.01%) Windows 7
6 41 (18.14%) Linux
7 35 (15.49%) Windows 8
8 18 (7.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (6.64%) OS/400
10 13 (5.75%) Unix
11 9 (3.98%) Android
12 6 (2.65%) Apple iOS
13 5 (2.21%) AIX
13 5 (2.21%) CentOS
14 4 (1.77%) Solaris
15 3 (1.33%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.88%) Debian
17 1 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.44%) VyOS
17 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (38.94%) ITIL
2 22 (9.73%) Problem Management
3 14 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (5.75%) DevOps
4 13 (5.75%) Project Management
5 11 (4.87%) Change Management
5 11 (4.87%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (3.54%) Software Engineering
8 7 (3.10%) Incident Management
8 7 (3.10%) People Management
8 7 (3.10%) Performance Management
8 7 (3.10%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (2.65%) Android Development
9 6 (2.65%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (2.65%) Data Transformation
9 6 (2.65%) iOS Development
9 6 (2.65%) Mentoring
9 6 (2.65%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (15.93%) SQL
2 20 (8.85%) C#
3 15 (6.64%) Shell Script
4 11 (4.87%) C
5 10 (4.42%) Bash Shell
5 10 (4.42%) Python
6 9 (3.98%) C++
7 6 (2.65%) Embedded C
7 6 (2.65%) Embedded C++
7 6 (2.65%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.33%) Java
8 3 (1.33%) RPG
9 2 (0.88%) PHP
9 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.44%) ABAP
10 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.44%) VB
10 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (12.83%) Microsoft Certification
1 29 (12.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 28 (12.39%) MCSE
3 18 (7.96%) CCA
3 18 (7.96%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (4.87%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.42%) CCENT
5 10 (4.42%) Network+ Certification
6 8 (3.54%) VCP5
7 7 (3.10%) A+ Certification
8 6 (2.65%) CCNA
9 5 (2.21%) Degree
10 4 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.88%) MCITP
12 2 (0.88%) MCP
12 2 (0.88%) MCSA
12 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.83%) SLA
2 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 113 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 83 (36.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (27.43%) Hyper-V
4 37 (16.37%) XenApp
5 29 (12.83%) VirtualBox
6 17 (7.52%) XenDesktop
7 7 (3.10%) Firmware
8 6 (2.65%) vSphere
9 3 (1.33%) NFS
9 3 (1.33%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (3.54%) SCCM
2 5 (2.21%) Nagios
3 4 (1.77%) WSUS
4 3 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.33%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.33%) SCOM
5 2 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.44%) Ansible
6 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.44%) Puppet
6 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 134 (59.29%) Microsoft
2 101 (44.69%) VMware
3 43 (19.03%) Citrix
4 31 (13.72%) Cisco
5 19 (8.41%) IBM
6 14 (6.19%) Splunk
7 10 (4.42%) Avaya
7 10 (4.42%) Intel
8 9 (3.98%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.21%) EMC
9 5 (2.21%) Oracle
9 5 (2.21%) Sage
10 4 (1.77%) Dell
11 3 (1.33%) Apple
11 3 (1.33%) Brocade
11 3 (1.33%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.33%) Google
11 3 (1.33%) Hitachi
11 3 (1.33%) McAfee
11 3 (1.33%) NetApp