Period
to 17 November 2018

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

Microsoft Windows Server
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 29 33
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 119 161 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.79% 7.87% 6.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.84% 30.26% 29.08%
Number of salaries quoted 106 141 159
Wales median annual salary £36,000 £30,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +3.45% -15.94%
10th Percentile £24,125 £21,000 £16,800
90th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £39,479 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.32% +5.28% -1.32%

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 521 532 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.33% 26.01% 23.20%
Number of salaries quoted 440 482 531
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,625 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.91% +10.36% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £54,844 £50,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 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
South Wales -20 95 £36,000 +24.14% 20
West Wales +12 12 £35,000 -12.50%
Mid Wales -3 7 - -
North Wales - 4 £41,000 -
Windows Server
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 88 (73.95%) VMware
3 82 (68.91%) Active Directory
4 75 (63.03%) Microsoft
5 55 (46.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 44 (36.97%) ITIL
6 44 (36.97%) Office 365
7 40 (33.61%) MS Exchange
7 40 (33.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (31.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (30.25%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (29.41%) DNS
10 35 (29.41%) Linux
11 32 (26.89%) DHCP
11 32 (26.89%) PowerShell
12 30 (25.21%) Hyper-V
13 29 (24.37%) SAN
14 28 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 27 (22.69%) LAN
16 26 (21.85%) Firewall
17 25 (21.01%) SLA
18 24 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
19 20 (16.81%) Microsoft Certification
19 20 (16.81%) WAN
19 20 (16.81%) Microsoft Office
19 20 (16.81%) SQL Server
20 19 (15.97%) Disaster Recovery
21 18 (15.13%) Windows Server 2003
21 18 (15.13%) Windows 7
22 16 (13.45%) High Availability

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 40 (33.61%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.08%) IIS
3 12 (10.08%) SharePoint
4 10 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.20%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.52%) SAS
8 2 (1.68%) nginx
8 2 (1.68%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (16.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.84%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 44 (36.97%) Office 365
2 24 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (4.20%) PaaS
5 4 (3.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.52%) IaaS
6 3 (2.52%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.84%) Datadog
8 1 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (29.41%) DNS
2 32 (26.89%) DHCP
3 29 (24.37%) SAN
4 27 (22.69%) LAN
5 26 (21.85%) Firewall
6 20 (16.81%) WAN
7 10 (8.40%) WLAN
8 9 (7.56%) TCP/IP
8 9 (7.56%) VoIP
9 8 (6.72%) VPN
10 7 (5.88%) HTTP
10 7 (5.88%) NAS
11 4 (3.36%) MPLS
11 4 (3.36%) Wireless
12 3 (2.52%) Kerberos
12 3 (2.52%) Skype
12 3 (2.52%) SSL
13 2 (1.68%) ADSL
13 2 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.68%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (1.68%) MySQL
2 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.68%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.84%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.84%) JIRA
3 1 (0.84%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.84%) RSpec
3 1 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.84%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (10.08%) Finance
2 10 (8.40%) Advertising
3 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (19.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (16.81%) Support Engineer
3 17 (14.29%) Consultant
3 17 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 15 (12.61%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (9.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 11 (9.24%) IT Support
6 10 (8.40%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (6.72%) Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Administrator
8 7 (5.88%) IT Engineer
8 7 (5.88%) Systems Support
8 7 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) IT Analyst
9 6 (5.04%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (5.04%) Support Analyst
9 6 (5.04%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.04%) Technical Support
9 6 (5.04%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.52%) .NET
1 3 (2.52%) COM
1 3 (2.52%) REST
1 3 (2.52%) SAML
1 3 (2.52%) SOAP
1 3 (2.52%) Swagger
2 2 (1.68%) HTML
3 1 (0.84%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.84%) Apache Axis
3 1 (0.84%) CGI
3 1 (0.84%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.84%) JSON
3 1 (0.84%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.84%) Web Services
3 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.61%) Replication
2 14 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.40%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.40%) User Experience
4 6 (5.04%) Clustering
5 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.36%) Fat Client
6 4 (3.36%) Fintech
6 4 (3.36%) Thin Client
7 3 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.52%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.84%) CESG
9 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.84%) PKI
9 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (33.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (31.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (29.41%) Linux
5 18 (15.13%) Windows 7
5 18 (15.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (10.08%) Windows 10
7 9 (7.56%) Ubuntu
8 8 (6.72%) CentOS
8 8 (6.72%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.52%) AIX
9 3 (2.52%) Android
9 3 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.68%) DC/OS
10 2 (1.68%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.84%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.84%) Unix
11 1 (0.84%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.97%) ITIL
2 36 (30.25%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 19 (15.97%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (13.45%) High Availability
6 13 (10.92%) Mentoring
6 13 (10.92%) Problem Management
6 13 (10.92%) Project Management
7 12 (10.08%) Capacity Management
7 12 (10.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (10.08%) Service Management
8 11 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (9.24%) Service Delivery
9 10 (8.40%) Change Management
10 9 (7.56%) Coaching
10 9 (7.56%) Customer Engagement
11 7 (5.88%) Decision-Making
11 7 (5.88%) DevOps
11 7 (5.88%) Proactive Management
11 7 (5.88%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.89%) PowerShell
2 12 (10.08%) SQL
3 3 (2.52%) C
4 2 (1.68%) C#
4 2 (1.68%) Java
4 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.68%) Python
4 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.84%) Perl
5 1 (0.84%) PHP
5 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (16.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (12.61%) Degree
3 9 (7.56%) MCITP
4 7 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (5.04%) MCSE
6 4 (3.36%) MCSA
6 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.68%) CCNA
7 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.68%) MCP
8 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.84%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (21.01%) SLA
2 3 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 82 (68.91%) Active Directory
2 55 (46.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (25.21%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.88%) Terminal Services
5 6 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (5.04%) vSphere
5 6 (5.04%) XenApp
6 3 (2.52%) Docker
6 3 (2.52%) Shibboleth
7 2 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.68%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.84%) LXC
8 1 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.84%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (13.45%) SCCM
2 5 (4.20%) Nagios
3 4 (3.36%) Ansible
3 4 (3.36%) SCOM
3 4 (3.36%) SCOrch
4 3 (2.52%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (2.52%) Puppet
4 3 (2.52%) SCSM
4 3 (2.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.68%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (1.68%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.68%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.68%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.68%) Terraform
6 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.84%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.84%) Packer
Vendors
1 88 (73.95%) VMware
2 75 (63.03%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.61%) Citrix
3 15 (12.61%) Veeam
4 11 (9.24%) Cisco
5 5 (4.20%) Apple
5 5 (4.20%) Avaya
5 5 (4.20%) Dell
5 5 (4.20%) HP
5 5 (4.20%) NetApp
6 4 (3.36%) Dell Compellent
6 4 (3.36%) EqualLogic
6 4 (3.36%) Freshdesk
6 4 (3.36%) Nexenta
6 4 (3.36%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.52%) Actifio
7 3 (2.52%) Draytek
7 3 (2.52%) Sage
7 3 (2.52%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.68%) CheckPoint