Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 14 7
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 255 297 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 17.77% 13.59% 17.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.59% 57.67% 62.82%
Number of salaries quoted 237 277 375
South Wales median annual salary £31,500 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.08% -4.41% +4.62%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,000 £19,350
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £43,750
Wales median annual salary £32,000 £31,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +1.59% -7.35% +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 401 515 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.94% 23.57% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 362 451 601
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £22,275 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +4.48%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +16 126 £31,500 -20.25% 1
Cardiff -3 83 £32,500 +8.33% 12
Caerphilly +2 13 £37,500 -3.23%
Monmouthshire - 12 £30,750 -
Torfaen -1 5 £23,000 -23.33% 1
Bridgend -1 3 £24,500 +8.89%
Neath Port Talbot +4 1 £20,500 -45.33%
Vale of Glamorgan +1 1 £20,500 -18.00%
Merthyr Tydfil 0 1 £17,000 -33.17%
Windows
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 151 (59.22%) Microsoft
2 131 (51.37%) Windows Server
3 123 (48.24%) VMware
4 122 (47.84%) Active Directory
5 102 (40.00%) ITIL
6 100 (39.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 97 (38.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 87 (34.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 84 (32.94%) Office 365
10 70 (27.45%) Hyper-V
11 65 (25.49%) Windows 10
12 58 (22.75%) Exchange Server 2013
12 58 (22.75%) Windows 7
13 57 (22.35%) Linux
14 49 (19.22%) Citrix
15 47 (18.43%) SAN
16 45 (17.65%) MS Exchange
17 44 (17.25%) Cisco
18 40 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
18 40 (15.69%) SQL
19 39 (15.29%) Firewall
20 38 (14.90%) Windows 8
21 37 (14.51%) XenApp
22 33 (12.94%) SQL Server
22 33 (12.94%) Microsoft Office
23 32 (12.55%) MCSE
23 32 (12.55%) Exchange Server 2010
24 31 (12.16%) VirtualBox
24 31 (12.16%) C#
25 28 (10.98%) SLA

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 58 (22.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 45 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 32 (12.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (5.10%) SharePoint
4 13 (5.10%) WebSphere
5 12 (4.71%) IIS
6 10 (3.92%) IBM HTTP Server
7 8 (3.14%) Skype for Business
8 6 (2.35%) CMS
9 5 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.18%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.78%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.78%) JBoss
11 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.39%) Oracle 10gAS
12 1 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 33 (12.94%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.75%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 84 (32.94%) Office 365
2 19 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.14%) PaaS
5 6 (2.35%) IaaS
6 5 (1.96%) SaaS
7 3 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.18%) G Suite
8 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.78%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.39%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 47 (18.43%) SAN
2 39 (15.29%) Firewall
3 26 (10.20%) DNS
4 23 (9.02%) DHCP
4 23 (9.02%) VPN
5 22 (8.63%) LAN
6 18 (7.06%) WAN
7 16 (6.27%) Internet
8 15 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (5.49%) VoIP
10 12 (4.71%) TCP/IP
11 11 (4.31%) HTTP
12 9 (3.53%) NAS
12 9 (3.53%) Skype
13 6 (2.35%) Modbus
13 6 (2.35%) Network Security
14 4 (1.57%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (1.57%) Ethernet
14 4 (1.57%) Fibre Channel
14 4 (1.57%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.57%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.57%) MySQL
4 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.78%) Couchbase
5 2 (0.78%) Ingres
5 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.39%) GIS
6 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.39%) MS Access
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (2.75%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.18%) Moq
2 3 (1.18%) MSTest
2 3 (1.18%) NUnit
2 3 (1.18%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (1.18%) Subversion
3 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.39%) PVCS
4 1 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.39%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (9.41%) Finance
2 19 (7.45%) Advertising
2 19 (7.45%) Retail
3 9 (3.53%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.96%) Military
6 4 (1.57%) Electronics
7 3 (1.18%) Automotive
7 3 (1.18%) Games
7 3 (1.18%) Marketing
7 3 (1.18%) Welsh Language
8 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.39%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 49 (19.22%) Support Engineer
2 46 (18.04%) IT Support
3 43 (16.86%) IT Engineer
4 38 (14.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (10.98%) Consultant
6 25 (9.80%) IT Support Engineer
7 23 (9.02%) Desktop Support
8 21 (8.24%) Analyst
9 19 (7.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 18 (7.06%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (6.67%) Team Leader
12 14 (5.49%) Developer
13 13 (5.10%) Support Analyst
14 11 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
14 11 (4.31%) Support Team Leader
15 10 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
15 10 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 10 (3.92%) Desktop Engineer
15 10 (3.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 10 (3.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.63%) .NET
2 14 (5.49%) ASP.NET
3 13 (5.10%) Web Services
4 11 (4.31%) .NET Framework
5 10 (3.92%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (3.14%) Middleware
7 5 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.96%) WinForms
8 4 (1.57%) REST
9 3 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (1.18%) Castle Windsor
9 3 (1.18%) CSS
9 3 (1.18%) jQuery
9 3 (1.18%) LINQ
9 3 (1.18%) MFC
9 3 (1.18%) Ninject
9 3 (1.18%) Spring.NET
9 3 (1.18%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (1.18%) WCF
9 3 (1.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.45%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.06%) iSeries
3 14 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.75%) AS400
5 7 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.75%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (2.35%) Replication
7 5 (1.96%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.96%) LPAR
7 5 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.96%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.57%) EMC Centera
9 3 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.18%) PKI
10 2 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.78%) NHS
11 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 131 (51.37%) Windows Server
2 97 (38.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 87 (34.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (25.49%) Windows 10
5 58 (22.75%) Windows 7
6 57 (22.35%) Linux
7 38 (14.90%) Windows 8
8 22 (8.63%) Unix
8 22 (8.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (5.88%) OS/400
10 9 (3.53%) Android
11 6 (2.35%) AIX
11 6 (2.35%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.35%) CentOS
12 4 (1.57%) Solaris
12 4 (1.57%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.18%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.78%) Debian
14 2 (0.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (40.00%) ITIL
2 25 (9.80%) Problem Management
3 19 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (7.06%) DevOps
5 15 (5.88%) Change Management
5 15 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (5.49%) Project Management
7 11 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (4.31%) Software Engineering
8 10 (3.92%) CRM
9 9 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (3.14%) E-Commerce
10 8 (3.14%) MVC
10 8 (3.14%) TDD
10 8 (3.14%) Virtual Environments
11 7 (2.75%) Incident Management
11 7 (2.75%) Migration
11 7 (2.75%) Mobile Device Management
11 7 (2.75%) Performance Management
11 7 (2.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.69%) SQL
2 31 (12.16%) C#
3 15 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 11 (4.31%) Bash Shell
4 11 (4.31%) C++
4 11 (4.31%) Python
5 9 (3.53%) C
6 8 (3.14%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.35%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.35%) PHP
8 5 (1.96%) Embedded C
8 5 (1.96%) Embedded C++
9 4 (1.57%) Java
10 3 (1.18%) RPG
10 3 (1.18%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.39%) ABAP
12 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (12.55%) MCSE
3 28 (10.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (7.06%) CCA
4 18 (7.06%) Citrix Certification
5 16 (6.27%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (4.31%) Network+ Certification
7 10 (3.92%) CCENT
7 10 (3.92%) Degree
8 9 (3.53%) CCNA
8 9 (3.53%) MCSA
8 9 (3.53%) Security Cleared
9 8 (3.14%) A+ Certification
9 8 (3.14%) MCP
9 8 (3.14%) SC Cleared
9 8 (3.14%) VCP5
10 7 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.35%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.98%) SLA
2 4 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.78%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 122 (47.84%) Active Directory
2 100 (39.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (27.45%) Hyper-V
4 37 (14.51%) XenApp
5 31 (12.16%) VirtualBox
6 17 (6.67%) XenDesktop
7 11 (4.31%) vSphere
8 6 (2.35%) Firmware
9 5 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.57%) NFS
10 4 (1.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (3.53%) SCCM
2 5 (1.96%) Nagios
3 4 (1.57%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.57%) WSUS
4 3 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.18%) Puppet
4 3 (1.18%) SCOM
4 3 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.39%) Ansible
6 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.39%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.39%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 151 (59.22%) Microsoft
2 123 (48.24%) VMware
3 49 (19.22%) Citrix
4 44 (17.25%) Cisco
5 21 (8.24%) IBM
6 15 (5.88%) Splunk
7 11 (4.31%) Red Hat
8 10 (3.92%) Avaya
9 8 (3.14%) Dell
10 7 (2.75%) CheckPoint
10 7 (2.75%) Intel
10 7 (2.75%) Oracle
11 6 (2.35%) EMC
12 5 (1.96%) McAfee
12 5 (1.96%) Sage
13 4 (1.57%) Brocade
13 4 (1.57%) Google
13 4 (1.57%) Hitachi
13 4 (1.57%) SAP
13 4 (1.57%) SolidFire