Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 12 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 144 255 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 11.00% 16.12% 16.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.43% 70.25% 58.89%
Number of salaries quoted 132 229 325
South Wales median annual salary £30,000 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +4.62% -9.72%
10th Percentile £18,750 £22,500 £19,350
90th Percentile £47,250 £48,350 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £30,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% +4.62% -9.09%

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 280 363 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.39% 22.95% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 246 327 575
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% -0.69%
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,150 £21,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,100 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.94% - -

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -1 85 £25,000 -26.47% 15
Newport -1 33 £38,625 +3.00% 8
Caerphilly -5 11 £38,500 +24.19% 1
Torfaen -2 7 £45,000 +56.52% 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 3 £27,500 -
Gwent -1 1 £45,000 +11.11% 5
Bridgend -3 1 - - 4
Windows
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 92 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 87 (60.42%) Active Directory
3 66 (45.83%) Windows Server
4 60 (41.67%) Office 365
5 50 (34.72%) Microsoft Office
6 39 (27.08%) LAN
7 38 (26.39%) MS Exchange
8 37 (25.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (24.31%) ITIL
9 35 (24.31%) Windows 7
10 32 (22.22%) VMware
11 31 (21.53%) Firewall
12 30 (20.83%) Windows 10
13 26 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (17.36%) DNS
15 24 (16.67%) Hyper-V
16 23 (15.97%) Linux
17 22 (15.28%) ADSL
18 21 (14.58%) SLA
19 20 (13.89%) Finance
20 18 (12.50%) SAN
20 18 (12.50%) DHCP
20 18 (12.50%) TCP/IP
21 17 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
22 16 (11.11%) Advertising
23 15 (10.42%) PowerShell
24 14 (9.72%) Cisco
24 14 (9.72%) .NET
24 14 (9.72%) Customer Engagement
25 13 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure

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 38 (26.39%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.47%) IIS
5 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.08%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.69%) Confluence
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 50 (34.72%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.69%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.69%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 60 (41.67%) Office 365
2 13 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.39%) IaaS
4 2 (1.39%) PaaS
4 2 (1.39%) SaaS
5 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.69%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 39 (27.08%) LAN
2 31 (21.53%) Firewall
3 25 (17.36%) DNS
4 22 (15.28%) ADSL
5 18 (12.50%) DHCP
5 18 (12.50%) SAN
5 18 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 9 (6.25%) WAN
6 9 (6.25%) Wireless
7 4 (2.78%) VLAN
7 4 (2.78%) VPN
7 4 (2.78%) WLAN
8 3 (2.08%) Internet
8 3 (2.08%) Modbus
8 3 (2.08%) NAS
9 2 (1.39%) HTTP
9 2 (1.39%) SMS
10 1 (0.69%) Broadband
10 1 (0.69%) DMZ
10 1 (0.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.39%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.39%) Ingres
4 2 (1.39%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.39%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.39%) Rational Quality Manager
2 2 (1.39%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (1.39%) Rational Team Concert
3 1 (0.69%) Gatling
3 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.69%) JMeter
3 1 (0.69%) Selenium
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (13.89%) Finance
2 16 (11.11%) Advertising
3 7 (4.86%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.17%) Automotive
5 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.08%) Electronics
6 3 (2.08%) Retail
7 2 (1.39%) Local Government
8 1 (0.69%) Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (22.92%) Analyst
1 33 (22.92%) Support Engineer
2 21 (14.58%) Desktop Support
3 20 (13.89%) IT Engineer
4 18 (12.50%) IT Support
5 17 (11.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (10.42%) IT Support Engineer
7 14 (9.72%) Desktop Engineer
7 14 (9.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 13 (9.03%) Service Analyst
8 13 (9.03%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (6.25%) Developer
9 9 (6.25%) Service Desk Technician
10 8 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (5.56%) Consultant
10 8 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.56%) Support Analyst
11 7 (4.86%) IT Technician
11 7 (4.86%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (4.17%) Operations Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.72%) .NET
2 5 (3.47%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.78%) XML
4 3 (2.08%) Middleware
5 2 (1.39%) COM
5 2 (1.39%) CSS
5 2 (1.39%) HTML
5 2 (1.39%) LINQ
5 2 (1.39%) REST
6 1 (0.69%) Angular 2
6 1 (0.69%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.69%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.69%) Express
6 1 (0.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.47%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.47%) PKI
4 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.39%) iPhone
5 2 (1.39%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.39%) User Experience
6 1 (0.69%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.69%) iSeries
6 1 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.69%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 66 (45.83%) Windows Server
2 37 (25.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (24.31%) Windows 7
4 30 (20.83%) Windows 10
5 26 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (15.97%) Linux
7 7 (4.86%) Android
7 7 (4.86%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.17%) Unix
8 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.47%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.31%) ITIL
2 14 (9.72%) Customer Engagement
3 13 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (6.94%) DevOps
5 8 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (4.86%) Project Management
7 6 (4.17%) Patch Management
7 6 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (4.17%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.47%) High Availability
8 5 (3.47%) SIEM
8 5 (3.47%) Software Engineering
8 5 (3.47%) Threat Intelligence
8 5 (3.47%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (2.78%) ERP
9 4 (2.78%) Information Security
9 4 (2.78%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.78%) Scrum
10 3 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.42%) PowerShell
2 11 (7.64%) C#
2 11 (7.64%) SQL
3 7 (4.86%) VB.NET
4 4 (2.78%) C++
4 4 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.08%) C
6 2 (1.39%) Java
6 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.69%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.69%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.69%) Python
7 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (7.64%) Degree
4 10 (6.94%) CCNA
5 8 (5.56%) MCSA
5 8 (5.56%) MCSE
6 7 (4.86%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.78%) CCNP
7 4 (2.78%) CISSP
7 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.08%) CISA
8 3 (2.08%) CISM
8 3 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.39%) CCA
9 2 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.39%) GIAC
9 2 (1.39%) GISP
9 2 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.39%) MCDST
9 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.58%) SLA
2 2 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 87 (60.42%) Active Directory
2 24 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 13 (9.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (3.47%) XenApp
6 4 (2.78%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.08%) VirtualBox
7 3 (2.08%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.69%) Firmware
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) SCCM
2 5 (3.47%) SCOM
2 5 (3.47%) SCOrch
3 3 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.08%) QRadar
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (1.39%) PTC Integrity
4 2 (1.39%) Puppet
5 1 (0.69%) Ansible
5 1 (0.69%) Grafana
5 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.69%) Nagios
5 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.69%) Terraform
5 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 92 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 32 (22.22%) VMware
3 14 (9.72%) Cisco
4 10 (6.94%) Citrix
5 9 (6.25%) HP
6 7 (4.86%) Apple
7 6 (4.17%) Palo Alto
8 4 (2.78%) IBM
8 4 (2.78%) Symantec
8 4 (2.78%) Veeam
9 3 (2.08%) AlienVault
9 3 (2.08%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.08%) Dell
9 3 (2.08%) Intel
9 3 (2.08%) Juniper
9 3 (2.08%) LogRhythm
9 3 (2.08%) Meraki
9 3 (2.08%) Sophos
9 3 (2.08%) Splunk
10 2 (1.39%) Actian