Period
to 3 August 2021

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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
UK > Wales
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 36 38 43
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 91 66 91
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 6.51% 6.06% 5.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.40% 29.07% 24.33%
Number of salaries quoted 82 60 88
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,000 £24,700
25th Percentile £30,750 £28,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £36,250 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.45% -5.84% +10.00%
75th Percentile £43,750 £40,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,250 £47,575
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 250 227 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.88% 20.84% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 210 193 318
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,000 £22,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
75th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £60,880 £49,900 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

Windows Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows Server in Wales

Windows Server
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows Server in Wales.

Salary trend for Windows Server in Wales

Windows Server
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows Server in Wales over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

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 3 August 2021. 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 -9 57 £36,500 +2.82% 18
West Wales -2 23 £35,000 -6.67% 1
North Wales - 7 £31,500 - 4
Mid Wales -15 4 - -
Windows Server
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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 84 (92.31%) Windows
2 75 (82.42%) Active Directory
3 57 (62.64%) Microsoft 365
4 54 (59.34%) Azure
5 51 (56.04%) Microsoft
6 41 (45.05%) VMware
7 38 (41.76%) Linux
8 33 (36.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 32 (35.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (34.07%) Firewall
11 28 (30.77%) Azure Active Directory
12 25 (27.47%) WAN
12 25 (27.47%) PowerShell
13 22 (24.18%) LAN
14 21 (23.08%) Red Hat
15 19 (20.88%) ITIL
15 19 (20.88%) CentOS
16 17 (18.68%) Advertising
16 17 (18.68%) Social Skills
17 15 (16.48%) Finance
17 15 (16.48%) DNS
17 15 (16.48%) Hyper-V
17 15 (16.48%) DevOps
18 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (15.38%) Cisco
18 14 (15.38%) TCP/IP
19 13 (14.29%) SAN
19 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
19 13 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
19 13 (14.29%) vSphere

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 8 (8.79%) Apache
2 7 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 7 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (7.69%) IIS
2 7 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.30%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.20%) Confluence
5 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.20%) FileNet
5 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.10%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.10%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.40%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) assyst
1 2 (2.20%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 57 (62.64%) Microsoft 365
2 54 (59.34%) Azure
3 28 (30.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (7.69%) AWS
4 7 (7.69%) OpenShift
5 3 (3.30%) IaaS
5 3 (3.30%) PaaS
5 3 (3.30%) SaaS
6 2 (2.20%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.10%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 31 (34.07%) Firewall
2 25 (27.47%) WAN
3 22 (24.18%) LAN
4 15 (16.48%) DNS
5 14 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 13 (14.29%) SAN
7 12 (13.19%) DHCP
7 12 (13.19%) VPN
8 7 (7.69%) NetScaler
8 7 (7.69%) VoIP
9 5 (5.49%) Network Security
10 4 (4.40%) Kerberos
10 4 (4.40%) NAS
10 4 (4.40%) SD-WAN
10 4 (4.40%) Skype
11 3 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.30%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (3.30%) iSCSI
11 3 (3.30%) VLAN
11 3 (3.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.10%) Big Data
2 1 (1.10%) MySQL
2 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.20%) Artifactory
2 2 (2.20%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.20%) JIRA
2 2 (2.20%) Maven
2 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (18.68%) Advertising
1 17 (18.68%) Social Skills
2 15 (16.48%) Finance
3 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.20%) Games
6 2 (2.20%) Retail
6 2 (2.20%) Welsh Language
7 1 (1.10%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (13.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (12.09%) Project Engineer
4 10 (10.99%) IT Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (8.79%) Consultant
5 8 (8.79%) IT Support
5 8 (8.79%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (7.69%) Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) IT Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Platform Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 5 (5.49%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
8 5 (5.49%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.69%) JMS
2 4 (4.40%) SAML
3 2 (2.20%) JSON
4 1 (1.10%) .NET
4 1 (1.10%) COM
4 1 (1.10%) EDI
4 1 (1.10%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.79%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (7.69%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.40%) User Experience
5 3 (3.30%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.30%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.20%) AS400
7 1 (1.10%) FMCG
7 1 (1.10%) Legacy Systems
7 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 84 (92.31%) Windows
2 38 (41.76%) Linux
3 19 (20.88%) CentOS
4 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2019
6 11 (12.09%) Windows 10
7 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.49%) Unix
8 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.30%) VMS
9 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.20%) AIX
10 2 (2.20%) HPUX
10 2 (2.20%) Solaris
10 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (20.88%) ITIL
3 15 (16.48%) DevOps
4 13 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (14.29%) Project Delivery
5 11 (12.09%) Patch Management
5 11 (12.09%) Service Management
6 10 (10.99%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (10.99%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 10 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (10.99%) Project Management
7 9 (9.89%) Capacity Management
7 9 (9.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (9.89%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.79%) High Availability
8 8 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.69%) Business Continuity
9 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (7.69%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.47%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.89%) SQL
3 7 (7.69%) Python
4 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.20%) Assembly Language
5 2 (2.20%) C
5 2 (2.20%) C#
5 2 (2.20%) C++
5 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.10%) Groovy
6 1 (1.10%) Java
6 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.99%) Degree
3 9 (9.89%) MCP
4 7 (7.69%) A+ Certification
4 7 (7.69%) RHCE
5 5 (5.49%) Master's Degree
5 5 (5.49%) MCSA
5 5 (5.49%) MCSE
6 4 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.30%) MCITP
7 3 (3.30%) MCTS
8 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.10%) AWS Certification
9 1 (1.10%) NCDA
9 1 (1.10%) NCIE
9 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.10%) PMP
9 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.20%) IEC 62304
2 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 75 (82.42%) Active Directory
2 32 (35.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (16.48%) Hyper-V
4 13 (14.29%) vSphere
5 9 (9.89%) XenApp
6 8 (8.79%) Docker
7 7 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (7.69%) XenDesktop
8 5 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.40%) Shibboleth
10 2 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (2.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (13.19%) SCCM
2 8 (8.79%) Kubernetes
3 7 (7.69%) Ansible
3 7 (7.69%) Puppet
4 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (4.40%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 4 (4.40%) WSUS
6 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (3.30%) SCOM
7 2 (2.20%) QRadar
8 1 (1.10%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 51 (56.04%) Microsoft
2 41 (45.05%) VMware
3 21 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 14 (15.38%) Cisco
5 10 (10.99%) Sophos
6 9 (9.89%) Brocade
6 9 (9.89%) SonicWALL
7 7 (7.69%) Clearswift
7 7 (7.69%) F5
7 7 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 7 (7.69%) WatchGuard
8 6 (6.59%) Veeam
9 4 (4.40%) Darktrace
10 3 (3.30%) Acme Packet
10 3 (3.30%) Aruba
10 3 (3.30%) BT
10 3 (3.30%) GENBAND
10 3 (3.30%) HP
10 3 (3.30%) Nimble Storage
10 3 (3.30%) Sonus