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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
Wales / South Wales
Rank 9 7 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 141 201 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 16.40% 16.30% 22.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.21% 55.37% 68.22%
Number of salaries quoted 119 169 220
Median salary £35,000 £30,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.75% -15.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -1.36% +1.38%  

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 198 363 387
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 23.02% 29.44% 32.85%
Number of salaries quoted 173 322 323
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +4 90 £34,000 +17.24% 7
Newport -5 22 £40,000 +11.11% 4
Caerphilly 0 13 £27,500 -49.07% 1
Torfaen +13 9 £28,750 +27.77%
Bridgend -5 2 £36,500 +52.08%
Gwent - 1 £40,500 -
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 132 (47.48%) Microsoft
2 113 (40.65%) Active Directory
3 112 (40.29%) VMware
4 105 (37.77%) Windows Server
5 85 (30.58%) SQL Server
6 72 (25.90%) SQL
6 72 (25.90%) MS Excel
7 71 (25.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 68 (24.46%) Linux
9 67 (24.10%) VMware Infrastructure
10 64 (23.02%) Office 365
11 57 (20.50%) Hyper-V
12 54 (19.42%) C#
13 53 (19.06%) .NET
14 47 (16.91%) Firewall
15 46 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
15 46 (16.55%) Degree
16 44 (15.83%) Windows Server 2008
16 44 (15.83%) Cisco
17 41 (14.75%) ITIL
17 41 (14.75%) MS Exchange
18 40 (14.39%) MCSE
19 36 (12.95%) SAN
20 32 (11.51%) LAN
20 32 (11.51%) Oracle
21 30 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
22 29 (10.43%) VB.NET
22 29 (10.43%) HTML
23 28 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
24 27 (9.71%) Unix

Windows
Top Related 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 41 (14.75%) MS Exchange
2 26 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (7.19%) IIS
4 17 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (3.96%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.60%) Apache
7 10 (3.60%) Tomcat
8 9 (3.24%) JBoss
9 5 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.44%) nginx
10 4 (1.44%) Skype for Business
11 3 (1.08%) NetWeaver
11 3 (1.08%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.72%) Documentum
12 2 (0.72%) FileNet
12 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 72 (25.90%) MS Excel
2 25 (8.99%) MS Office
3 4 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.72%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.24%) Sage 200
1 9 (3.24%) Sage 50
2 3 (1.08%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.36%) assyst
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (23.02%) Office 365
2 30 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (6.12%) IaaS
5 14 (5.04%) PaaS
6 12 (4.32%) SaaS
7 3 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.08%) G Suite
8 2 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 47 (16.91%) Firewall
2 36 (12.95%) SAN
3 32 (11.51%) LAN
4 25 (8.99%) DNS
5 22 (7.91%) WAN
6 21 (7.55%) TCP/IP
7 12 (4.32%) VPN
8 11 (3.96%) DHCP
8 11 (3.96%) VoIP
9 8 (2.88%) VLAN
10 7 (2.52%) Ethernet
10 7 (2.52%) NAS
10 7 (2.52%) Wireless
11 6 (2.16%) IPsec
11 6 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (1.80%) Internet
12 5 (1.80%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.80%) SSL
13 4 (1.44%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (1.08%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (30.58%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (6.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.44%) MySQL
6 4 (1.44%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.44%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.08%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.72%) Ingres
8 2 (0.72%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (7.19%) Visual Studio
2 17 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.88%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.44%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.44%) MSTest
4 4 (1.44%) Selenium
5 3 (1.08%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.08%) Moq
5 3 (1.08%) NUnit
5 3 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.08%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (1.08%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.72%) Firebug
6 2 (0.72%) JIRA
6 2 (0.72%) Maven
7 1 (0.36%) Ant
7 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (7.19%) Finance
2 15 (5.40%) Advertising
3 12 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.24%) Games
4 9 (3.24%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.52%) Marketing
6 6 (2.16%) Retail
7 3 (1.08%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.08%) Back Office
7 3 (1.08%) Law
8 2 (0.72%) Legal
8 2 (0.72%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.72%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (17.27%) Analyst
2 40 (14.39%) Developer
3 34 (12.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (11.15%) Support Engineer
5 29 (10.43%) Support Analyst
6 21 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 20 (7.19%) .NET Developer
8 19 (6.83%) IT Support
9 18 (6.47%) Consultant
10 17 (6.12%) IT Manager
11 16 (5.76%) Applications Support
12 14 (5.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 14 (5.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 14 (5.04%) IT Engineer
13 13 (4.68%) Applications Support Analyst
13 13 (4.68%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 13 (4.68%) Senior Analyst
14 12 (4.32%) Administrator
14 12 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
15 10 (3.60%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (19.06%) .NET
2 29 (10.43%) HTML
3 22 (7.91%) ASP.NET
4 14 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (4.32%) CSS
5 12 (4.32%) Web Services
6 11 (3.96%) XML
7 10 (3.60%) WinForms
8 8 (2.88%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.88%) WCF
8 8 (2.88%) XSLT
9 7 (2.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (2.52%) iOS SDK
10 5 (1.80%) WPF
11 3 (1.08%) Apache Flex
11 3 (1.08%) Castle Windsor
11 3 (1.08%) LAMP
11 3 (1.08%) Ninject
11 3 (1.08%) Spring.NET
11 3 (1.08%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (2.52%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.52%) NHS
5 6 (2.16%) Replication
6 3 (1.08%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.08%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.08%) Fintech
6 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.72%) Clustering
7 2 (0.72%) CMDB
7 2 (0.72%) EPoS
7 2 (0.72%) mHealth
7 2 (0.72%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.72%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 105 (37.77%) Windows Server
2 71 (25.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 68 (24.46%) Linux
4 44 (15.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (9.71%) Unix
6 26 (9.35%) Windows 7
6 26 (9.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (5.40%) Android
7 15 (5.40%) Apple iOS
8 13 (4.68%) Windows 8
9 10 (3.60%) Windows 10
10 9 (3.24%) Mac OS X
11 6 (2.16%) Mac OS
11 6 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.80%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.44%) CentOS
14 2 (0.72%) OpenBSD
14 2 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (14.75%) ITIL
2 28 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (7.19%) OO
4 19 (6.83%) Software Engineering
5 17 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (5.40%) Project Management
7 14 (5.04%) MVC
8 13 (4.68%) Configuration Management
8 13 (4.68%) Incident Management
9 12 (4.32%) High Availability
10 11 (3.96%) Coaching
10 11 (3.96%) E-Commerce
10 11 (3.96%) TDD
10 11 (3.96%) Web Development
11 9 (3.24%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (3.24%) Data Analysis
11 9 (3.24%) DevOps
11 9 (3.24%) Information Security
11 9 (3.24%) Mentoring
11 9 (3.24%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (25.90%) SQL
2 54 (19.42%) C#
3 29 (10.43%) VB.NET
4 20 (7.19%) C++
4 20 (7.19%) JavaScript
5 18 (6.47%) PowerShell
6 13 (4.68%) T-SQL
7 11 (3.96%) Java
8 10 (3.60%) C
9 7 (2.52%) Objective-C
10 6 (2.16%) Embedded C
10 6 (2.16%) Embedded C++
10 6 (2.16%) Python
11 5 (1.80%) PHP
11 5 (1.80%) VB
12 4 (1.44%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.08%) ABAP
14 2 (0.72%) Perl
14 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (16.55%) Degree
1 46 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (14.39%) MCSE
3 27 (9.71%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (9.35%) CCNA
5 25 (8.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (6.47%) CCA
6 18 (6.47%) Citrix Certification
7 14 (5.04%) MCSA
8 9 (3.24%) Security Cleared
9 8 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.08%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.08%) MCITP
11 3 (1.08%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (1.08%) RHCE
12 2 (0.72%) CCNP
12 2 (0.72%) MCP
12 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.71%) SLA
2 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.72%) QA
4 1 (0.36%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.36%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.36%) MISRA
4 1 (0.36%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 113 (40.65%) Active Directory
2 67 (24.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (20.50%) Hyper-V
4 18 (6.47%) XenApp
5 10 (3.60%) VMware ESX
5 10 (3.60%) vSphere
6 9 (3.24%) Firmware
7 6 (2.16%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.80%) XenServer
9 4 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.08%) Docker
11 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.72%) vCloud
11 2 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (4.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 7 (2.52%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.08%) SCCM
3 3 (1.08%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (1.08%) WSUS
4 2 (0.72%) Ansible
4 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.72%) Nagios
4 2 (0.72%) Terraform
4 2 (0.72%) vRealize
4 2 (0.72%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.36%) yum
Vendors
1 132 (47.48%) Microsoft
2 112 (40.29%) VMware
3 44 (15.83%) Cisco
4 32 (11.51%) Oracle
5 25 (8.99%) Citrix
6 19 (6.83%) Avaya
7 13 (4.68%) Dell
7 13 (4.68%) Veeam
8 10 (3.60%) Apple
8 10 (3.60%) Sage
9 8 (2.88%) F5
9 8 (2.88%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.52%) HP
10 7 (2.52%) IBM
11 4 (1.44%) EqualLogic
11 4 (1.44%) SAP
11 4 (1.44%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.08%) Blue Coat
12 3 (1.08%) Google
12 3 (1.08%) hybris
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Premier IT
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance/Car, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago