Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 197 208 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 12.48% 15.12% 14.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.12% 60.82% 58.46%
Number of salaries quoted 186 193 286
South Wales median annual salary £30,425 £31,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% -4.55% -5.71%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,000 £19,625
90th Percentile £55,625 £47,500 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £31,500 £32,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year -1.56% -2.29% -6.43%

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 378 342 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 23.94% 24.85% 24.48%
Number of salaries quoted 324 312 472
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £34,625 £35,255
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.30% -1.79% +0.73%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,025 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £48,750
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,255
% change year-on-year -2.60% +9.20% +0.73%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +6 143 £30,000 -11.76% 19
Newport -8 32 £40,000 +37.93% 15
Caerphilly +2 14 £36,000 -7.10% 1
Bridgend -1 4 £60,000 +160.87% 3
Merthyr Tydfil -1 1 £26,095 +53.50% 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £32,000 -
Windows
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 116 (58.88%) Active Directory
2 97 (49.24%) Microsoft
3 92 (46.70%) Windows Server
4 77 (39.09%) Office 365
4 77 (39.09%) VMware
5 56 (28.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (25.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 49 (24.87%) MS Exchange
8 47 (23.86%) Windows 7
9 46 (23.35%) Linux
10 44 (22.34%) LAN
11 43 (21.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 40 (20.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 39 (19.80%) DNS
14 37 (18.78%) Firewall
14 37 (18.78%) Microsoft Office
15 35 (17.77%) ITIL
15 35 (17.77%) Windows 10
16 34 (17.26%) DHCP
17 29 (14.72%) SAN
18 28 (14.21%) Problem-Solving
18 28 (14.21%) PowerShell
18 28 (14.21%) Hyper-V
19 24 (12.18%) WAN
20 23 (11.68%) SLA
20 23 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
21 22 (11.17%) SQL
22 20 (10.15%) C#
22 20 (10.15%) Citrix
23 19 (9.64%) .NET

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 49 (24.87%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (4.57%) IIS
4 8 (4.06%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.54%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.52%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.52%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.02%) SAS
10 1 (0.51%) Apache
10 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (18.78%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.05%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.51%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 77 (39.09%) Office 365
2 23 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.52%) PaaS
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.51%) IaaS
6 1 (0.51%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 44 (22.34%) LAN
2 39 (19.80%) DNS
3 37 (18.78%) Firewall
4 34 (17.26%) DHCP
5 29 (14.72%) SAN
6 24 (12.18%) WAN
7 15 (7.61%) ADSL
8 12 (6.09%) TCP/IP
9 10 (5.08%) VoIP
9 10 (5.08%) VPN
10 9 (4.57%) VLAN
10 9 (4.57%) WLAN
11 7 (3.55%) HTTP
12 6 (3.05%) Network Security
13 5 (2.54%) Skype
14 3 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (1.52%) Internet
14 3 (1.52%) NAS
14 3 (1.52%) NetScaler
14 3 (1.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.52%) Big Data
3 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.02%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (1.02%) HPCC
4 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.51%) HBase
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.51%) MySQL
5 1 (0.51%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.03%) JIRA
2 3 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.52%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.02%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.02%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.51%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.51%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.51%) RSpec
4 1 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.51%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (6.60%) Finance
2 6 (3.05%) Advertising
2 6 (3.05%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.54%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.52%) Automotive
4 3 (1.52%) Games
5 1 (0.51%) Electronics
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 39 (19.80%) Support Engineer
2 31 (15.74%) Analyst
3 24 (12.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (11.68%) IT Support
5 19 (9.64%) Support Analyst
6 17 (8.63%) Developer
7 16 (8.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 16 (8.12%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (7.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 13 (6.60%) IT Engineer
10 12 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (6.09%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (6.09%) IT Analyst
10 12 (6.09%) IT Support Analyst
11 11 (5.58%) .NET Developer
11 11 (5.58%) Consultant
11 11 (5.58%) Technical Consultant
11 11 (5.58%) Windows Engineer
12 10 (5.08%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 10 (5.08%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.64%) .NET
2 15 (7.61%) AngularJS
3 11 (5.58%) KnockoutJS
3 11 (5.58%) React
4 6 (3.05%) HTML
5 3 (1.52%) REST
5 3 (1.52%) SOAP
5 3 (1.52%) Swagger
5 3 (1.52%) XML
6 2 (1.02%) COM
6 2 (1.02%) CSS
6 2 (1.02%) J2EE
6 2 (1.02%) jQuery
6 2 (1.02%) JSP
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Axis
7 1 (0.51%) Django
7 1 (0.51%) Java EE
7 1 (0.51%) JSON
7 1 (0.51%) Spring
7 1 (0.51%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.58%) Replication
2 10 (5.08%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.57%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.54%) User Experience
7 4 (2.03%) Clustering
7 4 (2.03%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.52%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.52%) Fintech
8 3 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.52%) PKI
9 2 (1.02%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.02%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.02%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.51%) CESG
10 1 (0.51%) NHS
10 1 (0.51%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 92 (46.70%) Windows Server
2 56 (28.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (25.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 47 (23.86%) Windows 7
5 46 (23.35%) Linux
6 35 (17.77%) Windows 10
7 16 (8.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (4.57%) CentOS
9 7 (3.55%) Unix
10 6 (3.05%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.54%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.52%) Debian
12 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.02%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.51%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 35 (17.77%) ITIL
3 28 (14.21%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (7.61%) DevOps
5 15 (7.61%) High Availability
6 14 (7.11%) Customer Engagement
7 12 (6.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (5.58%) Mentoring
9 9 (4.57%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (4.57%) Project Management
9 9 (4.57%) Software Engineering
10 8 (4.06%) Break/Fix
10 8 (4.06%) Coaching
11 7 (3.55%) Capacity Management
12 6 (3.05%) Application Packaging
12 6 (3.05%) Change Management
12 6 (3.05%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (3.05%) Technical Architecture
13 5 (2.54%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.21%) PowerShell
2 22 (11.17%) SQL
3 20 (10.15%) C#
4 15 (7.61%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.57%) Java
6 8 (4.06%) C
6 8 (4.06%) C++
7 4 (2.03%) Python
8 3 (1.52%) PHP
9 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.51%) Java 8
10 1 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (9.14%) Degree
2 13 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 8 (4.06%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.54%) MCSA
5 5 (2.54%) MCSE
6 4 (2.03%) MCITP
7 3 (1.52%) CCNA
7 3 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.51%) CISA
9 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.68%) SLA
2 2 (1.02%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 116 (58.88%) Active Directory
2 43 (21.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (14.21%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.08%) Terminal Services
5 8 (4.06%) XenApp
6 4 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.03%) vSphere
7 3 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.02%) Docker
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (5.08%) SCCM
2 6 (3.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.03%) Nagios
3 4 (2.03%) Puppet
3 4 (2.03%) SCOM
3 4 (2.03%) Terraform
4 3 (1.52%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.02%) Ansible
5 2 (1.02%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.02%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.02%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.51%) Packer
6 1 (0.51%) QRadar
Vendors
1 97 (49.24%) Microsoft
2 77 (39.09%) VMware
3 20 (10.15%) Citrix
4 15 (7.61%) Cisco
4 15 (7.61%) Veeam
5 12 (6.09%) Apple
6 7 (3.55%) Avaya
6 7 (3.55%) Dell
6 7 (3.55%) HP
7 6 (3.05%) Freshdesk
8 4 (2.03%) Dell Compellent
8 4 (2.03%) EqualLogic
8 4 (2.03%) Nexenta
8 4 (2.03%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.52%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.52%) EMC
9 3 (1.52%) Sage
9 3 (1.52%) SonicWALL
9 3 (1.52%) Sophos
9 3 (1.52%) Symantec