Period
to 24 May 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 13 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 176 144 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 12.30% 11.00% 16.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.32% 51.43% 70.25%
Number of salaries quoted 164 132 229
South Wales median annual salary £36,000 £30,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +4.62%
10th Percentile £22,000 £18,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £51,000 £47,250 £48,350
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -11.76% +4.62%

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 287 280 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.06% 21.39% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 256 246 327
South Wales median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,500 £22,150
90th Percentile £55,625 £52,500 £50,100
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -1.30% +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 2019.

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 2019. 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 +1 107 £36,000 +44.00% 8
Newport +7 41 £40,000 +3.56% 6
Caerphilly +5 11 £33,000 -14.29%
Torfaen +4 6 £33,750 -25.00% 1
Bridgend -3 5 £40,000 - 1
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £28,000 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £47,500 -
Windows
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 76 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 73 (41.48%) Active Directory
3 57 (32.39%) Windows Server
4 47 (26.70%) VMware
5 43 (24.43%) Windows 10
6 42 (23.86%) ITIL
7 41 (23.30%) Linux
8 38 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (18.75%) MS Exchange
10 32 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (15.91%) Windows 7
11 28 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
12 24 (13.64%) Office 365
13 23 (13.07%) DevOps
13 23 (13.07%) Microsoft Office
13 23 (13.07%) Degree
14 22 (12.50%) Finance
15 21 (11.93%) SQL Server
15 21 (11.93%) Microsoft Azure
16 20 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 20 (11.36%) Data Centre
17 18 (10.23%) .NET
17 18 (10.23%) SharePoint
17 18 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (9.66%) Windows Server 2012
18 17 (9.66%) VoIP
18 17 (9.66%) DNS
19 16 (9.09%) Cisco
19 16 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
20 15 (8.52%) Disaster Recovery

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 33 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 18 (10.23%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.39%) IIS
4 5 (2.84%) Apache
5 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.70%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.14%) SAS
7 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (13.07%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Q-Pulse
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.64%) Office 365
2 21 (11.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.14%) Datadog
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.57%) G Suite
7 1 (0.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.66%) DNS
1 17 (9.66%) VoIP
2 15 (8.52%) DHCP
2 15 (8.52%) Firewall
3 14 (7.95%) LAN
3 14 (7.95%) VPN
4 11 (6.25%) WAN
5 9 (5.11%) SAN
5 9 (5.11%) Wireless
6 7 (3.98%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.84%) Internet
7 5 (2.84%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (2.84%) VSAT
8 4 (2.27%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.27%) Skype
8 4 (2.27%) SNMP
8 4 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.70%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.70%) MPLS
9 3 (1.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.70%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.57%) QlikView
4 1 (0.57%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (5.68%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.11%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (3.41%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.70%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.70%) JIRA
4 3 (1.70%) Travis CI
5 2 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.14%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.14%) Grunt
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.14%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.57%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.57%) Hudson
6 1 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (12.50%) Finance
2 13 (7.39%) Advertising
3 8 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.98%) Electronics
5 6 (3.41%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.27%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.70%) Games
7 3 (1.70%) Welsh Language
8 2 (1.14%) Marketing
9 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.57%) Back Office
9 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (22.73%) Analyst
2 27 (15.34%) Developer
3 19 (10.80%) 2nd Line Support
3 19 (10.80%) Support Analyst
3 19 (10.80%) Support Engineer
4 16 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (8.52%) IT Engineer
6 14 (7.95%) IT Support
7 13 (7.39%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 12 (6.82%) Consultant
9 11 (6.25%) .NET Developer
9 11 (6.25%) Junior
9 11 (6.25%) Junior Developer
9 11 (6.25%) Security Analyst
9 11 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
10 10 (5.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 9 (5.11%) Infrastructure Support
11 9 (5.11%) IT Analyst
11 9 (5.11%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.23%) .NET
2 7 (3.98%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.41%) AngularJS
3 6 (3.41%) React
4 5 (2.84%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.84%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.70%) Node.js
5 3 (1.70%) WinForms
5 3 (1.70%) XML
6 2 (1.14%) .NET Core
6 2 (1.14%) CSS
6 2 (1.14%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.14%) HTML
6 2 (1.14%) jQuery
6 2 (1.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.14%) WPF
6 2 (1.14%) XSLT
7 1 (0.57%) Code First Entity Framework
7 1 (0.57%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.98%) CCTV
3 7 (3.98%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.70%) NHS
5 2 (1.14%) AS400
5 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.14%) iSeries
5 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.57%) Clustering
6 1 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.57%) Fintech
6 1 (0.57%) LIMS
6 1 (0.57%) PKI
6 1 (0.57%) Replication
6 1 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (32.39%) Windows Server
2 43 (24.43%) Windows 10
3 41 (23.30%) Linux
4 28 (15.91%) Windows 7
5 18 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (9.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.84%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.27%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.27%) Unix
8 4 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.27%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.14%) CentOS
10 2 (1.14%) DC/OS
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.57%) AIX
11 1 (0.57%) Debian
11 1 (0.57%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.86%) ITIL
2 38 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (13.07%) DevOps
5 20 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 15 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (8.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (7.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (6.25%) Information Security
9 10 (5.68%) Mentoring
9 10 (5.68%) Migration
10 9 (5.11%) Scrum
11 8 (4.55%) SDLC
12 7 (3.98%) Business Continuity
12 7 (3.98%) Coaching
12 7 (3.98%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.98%) OWASP
12 7 (3.98%) TOGAF
13 6 (3.41%) Project Management
13 6 (3.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.52%) PowerShell
2 12 (6.82%) C#
3 11 (6.25%) SQL
4 10 (5.68%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.98%) Python
6 4 (2.27%) Java
6 4 (2.27%) PHP
7 3 (1.70%) C++
8 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.14%) C
8 2 (1.14%) CFML
8 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.14%) Ruby
8 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.57%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.57%) Fortran
9 1 (0.57%) Go
9 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (13.07%) Degree
2 16 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (7.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (3.98%) MCSE
5 5 (2.84%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.84%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.27%) MCSA
7 3 (1.70%) MCITP
7 3 (1.70%) MCP
8 2 (1.14%) CCNA
8 2 (1.14%) CEH
8 2 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.14%) CISMP
8 2 (1.14%) CISSP
8 2 (1.14%) LPIC
8 2 (1.14%) OCA
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.57%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.39%) SLA
2 10 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.98%) QA
4 1 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.57%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.57%) GDPR
4 1 (0.57%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.57%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.57%) MISRA
4 1 (0.57%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.57%) PMO
System Software
1 73 (41.48%) Active Directory
2 32 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.25%) vSphere
5 6 (3.41%) Docker
6 5 (2.84%) XenApp
7 2 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.14%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.14%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.57%) vCloud
8 1 (0.57%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (7.95%) SCCM
2 6 (3.41%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.84%) Ansible
3 5 (2.84%) SCOM
4 4 (2.27%) Terraform
5 3 (1.70%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (1.70%) Packer
6 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.14%) Puppet
6 2 (1.14%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.57%) Mesos
7 1 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 76 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 47 (26.70%) VMware
3 16 (9.09%) Cisco
4 13 (7.39%) Citrix
5 7 (3.98%) IBM
6 6 (3.41%) Oracle
7 5 (2.84%) Avaya
7 5 (2.84%) Dell
7 5 (2.84%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.27%) Google
8 4 (2.27%) Ivanti
8 4 (2.27%) Veeam
9 3 (1.70%) Draytek
9 3 (1.70%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.70%) SAP
10 2 (1.14%) Apple
10 2 (1.14%) HP
10 2 (1.14%) NetApp
10 2 (1.14%) New Relic
10 2 (1.14%) Splunk