Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Windows Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows Server over the 6 months to 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 40 34
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 111 117 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.93% 6.10% 6.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.98% 26.53% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 103 91 124
Wales median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% +7.69% +12.07%
10th Percentile £25,150 £25,000 £21,075
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Windows Server 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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 383 441 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.45% 22.98% 24.26%
Number of salaries quoted 322 376 472
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,625
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.91% +7.29%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £54,922 £57,901
UK median annual salary £45,100 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.05% +5.56% -

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Windows Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Wales

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows Server in Wales.

Salary trend for Windows Server in Wales

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows Server in Wales over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows Server in Wales

Windows Server
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows Server within the Wales region over the 6 months to 22 August 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
South Wales 0 95 £39,500 +21.54% 25
North Wales +7 10 £27,125 -27.67% 9
West Wales +7 6 £40,000 -0.52% 2
Windows Server
UK

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, IT jobs citing Windows Server 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 111 (100.00%) Windows
2 77 (69.37%) Microsoft
3 76 (68.47%) VMware
4 67 (60.36%) Active Directory
5 49 (44.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 39 (35.14%) Linux
7 36 (32.43%) DNS
8 35 (31.53%) ITIL
9 31 (27.93%) MS Exchange
9 31 (27.93%) Azure
10 29 (26.13%) Office 365
10 29 (26.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 26 (23.42%) SAN
12 25 (22.52%) PowerShell
13 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (20.72%) AWS
14 22 (19.82%) DHCP
15 20 (18.02%) Hyper-V
15 20 (18.02%) Firewall
16 18 (16.22%) Finance
16 18 (16.22%) VPN
16 18 (16.22%) LAN
16 18 (16.22%) Python
16 18 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (15.32%) Patch Management
17 17 (15.32%) WAN
17 17 (15.32%) Advertising
18 16 (14.41%) HTTP
18 16 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (14.41%) SQL

Windows Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 31 (27.93%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (9.91%) IBM HTTP Server
2 11 (9.91%) WebSphere
3 9 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (5.41%) IIS
5 6 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.41%) Skype for Business
6 5 (4.50%) Apache
6 5 (4.50%) nginx
7 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.90%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) assyst
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (27.93%) Azure
2 29 (26.13%) Office 365
3 23 (20.72%) AWS
4 5 (4.50%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.60%) Yammer
6 2 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.80%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.90%) Datadog
7 1 (0.90%) G Suite
7 1 (0.90%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 36 (32.43%) DNS
2 26 (23.42%) SAN
3 22 (19.82%) DHCP
4 20 (18.02%) Firewall
5 18 (16.22%) LAN
5 18 (16.22%) VPN
6 17 (15.32%) WAN
7 16 (14.41%) HTTP
8 15 (13.51%) TCP/IP
9 11 (9.91%) SMTP
10 7 (6.31%) Internet
11 6 (5.41%) Network Security
11 6 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (5.41%) Skype
12 5 (4.50%) NAS
12 5 (4.50%) SNMP
13 4 (3.60%) IP Telephony
13 4 (3.60%) MPLS
13 4 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (3.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.50%) MySQL
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.80%) Power BI
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.90%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.90%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (16.22%) Finance
2 17 (15.32%) Advertising
3 7 (6.31%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.60%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.60%) Welsh Language
5 3 (2.70%) Legal
5 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.80%) Games
6 2 (1.80%) Social Housing
7 1 (0.90%) Back Office
7 1 (0.90%) French Language
7 1 (0.90%) German Language
7 1 (0.90%) Housing Association
7 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (19.82%) Consultant
2 21 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (18.92%) Technical Consultant
3 17 (15.32%) Analyst
3 17 (15.32%) IT Engineer
4 15 (13.51%) Support Engineer
5 13 (11.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (10.81%) IT Support
7 11 (9.91%) IT Analyst
8 10 (9.01%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (8.11%) IT Security Analyst
9 9 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (8.11%) Security Analyst
9 9 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (7.21%) Operations Analyst
10 8 (7.21%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (6.31%) Middleware Consultant
12 6 (5.41%) Operational Security Analyst
12 6 (5.41%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.91%) Middleware
2 6 (5.41%) .NET
3 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.50%) LAMP
3 5 (4.50%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (3.60%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.80%) MAPI
5 2 (1.80%) Web Services
6 1 (0.90%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.90%) COM
6 1 (0.90%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.90%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.01%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.11%) iSeries
4 8 (7.21%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (4.50%) Clustering
5 5 (4.50%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (3.60%) BBC
6 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.60%) PKI
7 3 (2.70%) Replication
8 2 (1.80%) AS400
8 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.80%) Wiki
9 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.90%) Fibre Optics
9 1 (0.90%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 111 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (35.14%) Linux
3 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (9.91%) OS/400
6 8 (7.21%) Windows 7
7 7 (6.31%) CentOS
7 7 (6.31%) Windows 10
8 5 (4.50%) Ubuntu
9 4 (3.60%) Unix
10 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.90%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.90%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.53%) ITIL
2 29 (26.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 17 (15.32%) Patch Management
4 14 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (10.81%) Project Management
6 10 (9.01%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (9.01%) Information Security
7 9 (8.11%) OWASP
7 9 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (8.11%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (7.21%) Analytics
8 8 (7.21%) Behavioural Analytics
8 8 (7.21%) Security Operations
8 8 (7.21%) Tech Ops
9 7 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (6.31%) Data Privacy
9 7 (6.31%) Incident Management
9 7 (6.31%) ITIL V3
10 6 (5.41%) Change Management
10 6 (5.41%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.52%) PowerShell
2 18 (16.22%) Python
3 16 (14.41%) SQL
4 15 (13.51%) Shell Script
5 12 (10.81%) Bash Shell
6 11 (9.91%) Perl
7 5 (4.50%) PHP
7 5 (4.50%) Ruby
8 1 (0.90%) C
8 1 (0.90%) C#
8 1 (0.90%) Java
8 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.31%) Degree
2 7 (6.31%) IBM Certification
2 7 (6.31%) MCSA
3 6 (5.41%) MCSE
4 4 (3.60%) AWS Certification
4 4 (3.60%) CCNA
4 4 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.60%) HND
5 3 (2.70%) LPIC
6 2 (1.80%) MCP
6 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.90%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.90%) OCA
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 67 (60.36%) Active Directory
2 49 (44.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (18.02%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.50%) Docker
4 5 (4.50%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (4.50%) VirtualBox
4 5 (4.50%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (4.50%) XenApp
5 4 (3.60%) KVM
5 4 (3.60%) Samba
5 4 (3.60%) vSphere
6 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) SCCM
2 5 (4.50%) Ansible
2 5 (4.50%) cPanel
2 5 (4.50%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.50%) Plesk
3 4 (3.60%) Proxmox
4 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.70%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.80%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.80%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.80%) Puppet
6 1 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.90%) Packer
6 1 (0.90%) Terraform
6 1 (0.90%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (69.37%) Microsoft
2 76 (68.47%) VMware
3 14 (12.61%) Cisco
3 14 (12.61%) IBM
4 12 (10.81%) Citrix
5 9 (8.11%) Rapid7
6 6 (5.41%) Avaya
6 6 (5.41%) Veeam
7 5 (4.50%) Dell
7 5 (4.50%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.60%) Apple
8 4 (3.60%) BT
8 4 (3.60%) Draytek
8 4 (3.60%) HP
8 4 (3.60%) Palo Alto
8 4 (3.60%) Remedy
9 3 (2.70%) EMC
9 3 (2.70%) NetApp
10 2 (1.80%) Forcepoint
10 2 (1.80%) Oracle