Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 40 31
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 137 130 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.12% 5.56% 6.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.42% 24.12% 25.27%
Number of salaries quoted 104 119 171
Wales median annual salary £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -18.57%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,500 £19,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £43,150 £39,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 482 539 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.04% 23.05% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 393 474 656
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £21,050 £21,650 £20,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £49,625 £50,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,211
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.67% +1.67%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +18 104 £31,500 +5.00% 17
Mid Wales -3 27 - - 3
West Wales +7 3 £23,500 -41.25% 2
Windows Server
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 135 (98.54%) Windows
2 92 (67.15%) Microsoft
3 79 (57.66%) ITIL
4 77 (56.20%) Active Directory
5 74 (54.01%) VMware
6 62 (45.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 61 (44.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 57 (41.61%) Hyper-V
9 55 (40.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 46 (33.58%) Office 365
11 43 (31.39%) Linux
12 40 (29.20%) SLA
12 40 (29.20%) MS Exchange
13 38 (27.74%) Windows 10
14 34 (24.82%) Microsoft Certification
14 34 (24.82%) Windows 7
15 30 (21.90%) Service Management
16 29 (21.17%) DNS
16 29 (21.17%) Windows 8
16 29 (21.17%) Continuous Improvement
17 28 (20.44%) Exchange Server 2013
18 27 (19.71%) Degree
19 26 (18.98%) VirtualBox
19 26 (18.98%) Exchange Server 2010
19 26 (18.98%) ITSM
20 25 (18.25%) Stakeholder Management
20 25 (18.25%) Service Delivery
21 24 (17.52%) User Experience
21 24 (17.52%) Enterprise Software
21 24 (17.52%) Incident Management

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 (29.20%) MS Exchange
2 28 (20.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 26 (18.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (7.30%) IBM HTTP Server
4 10 (7.30%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.84%) IIS
6 4 (2.92%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.19%) NetWeaver
7 3 (2.19%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.73%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 46 (33.58%) Office 365
2 22 (16.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (11.68%) IaaS
4 7 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.73%) G Suite
5 1 (0.73%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (21.17%) DNS
2 20 (14.60%) DHCP
3 17 (12.41%) SAN
4 10 (7.30%) HTTP
4 10 (7.30%) LAN
5 8 (5.84%) Firewall
6 6 (4.38%) WAN
7 5 (3.65%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.92%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.19%) Skype
9 3 (2.19%) VPN
10 2 (1.46%) VoIP
10 2 (1.46%) WLAN
11 1 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.73%) IPsec
11 1 (0.73%) NAS
11 1 (0.73%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.73%) PABX
11 1 (0.73%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.46%) MySQL
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (3.65%) JIRA
1 5 (3.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (15.33%) Advertising
2 18 (13.14%) Finance
3 16 (11.68%) Retail
4 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (21.90%) IT Engineer
2 28 (20.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (18.25%) IT Support
4 17 (12.41%) Analyst
5 16 (11.68%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (11.68%) Support Engineer
6 15 (10.95%) Consultant
7 14 (10.22%) IT Support Engineer
8 12 (8.76%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (5.84%) Support Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (5.11%) Technical Support
11 6 (4.38%) IT Supervisor
11 6 (4.38%) Support Supervisor
11 6 (4.38%) Technical Engineer
11 6 (4.38%) WebSphere Consultant
11 6 (4.38%) WebSphere Engineer
12 5 (3.65%) Backup Engineer
12 5 (3.65%) IT Analyst
12 5 (3.65%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.30%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (5.84%) Middleware
3 6 (4.38%) XML
4 5 (3.65%) .NET
4 5 (3.65%) Web Services
5 4 (2.92%) SAP Basis
6 2 (1.46%) HTML
7 1 (0.73%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.52%) Enterprise Software
1 24 (17.52%) User Experience
2 12 (8.76%) iSeries
2 12 (8.76%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.38%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.46%) AS400
5 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.46%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.46%) Replication
5 2 (1.46%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (1.46%) VLE
6 1 (0.73%) Clustering
6 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.73%) PKI
6 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 135 (98.54%) Windows
2 62 (45.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 55 (40.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (31.39%) Linux
5 38 (27.74%) Windows 10
6 34 (24.82%) Windows 7
7 29 (21.17%) Windows 8
8 15 (10.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (7.30%) OS/400
10 4 (2.92%) Unix
11 2 (1.46%) AIX
11 2 (1.46%) CentOS
11 2 (1.46%) Solaris
12 1 (0.73%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.73%) Debian
12 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.73%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (57.66%) ITIL
2 30 (21.90%) Service Management
3 29 (21.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 26 (18.98%) ITSM
5 25 (18.25%) Service Delivery
5 25 (18.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (17.52%) Incident Management
6 24 (17.52%) Proactive Management
7 18 (13.14%) Problem Management
8 14 (10.22%) DevOps
9 12 (8.76%) Mentoring
10 11 (8.03%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (8.03%) TOGAF
11 9 (6.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (6.57%) Project Management
12 7 (5.11%) Coaching
13 6 (4.38%) Data Transformation
13 6 (4.38%) ERP
14 5 (3.65%) Collaborative Working
14 5 (3.65%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.87%) PowerShell
1 19 (13.87%) SQL
2 13 (9.49%) Shell Script
3 10 (7.30%) Bash Shell
3 10 (7.30%) Python
4 5 (3.65%) VB
4 5 (3.65%) VB.NET
5 4 (2.92%) Java
6 1 (0.73%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 34 (24.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (19.71%) Degree
3 23 (16.79%) MCSE
4 10 (7.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (6.57%) MCITP
6 8 (5.84%) VCP5
7 7 (5.11%) CCNA
7 7 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.92%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.19%) MCSA
10 2 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.73%) CCNP
11 1 (0.73%) MCP
11 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (29.20%) SLA
2 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 77 (56.20%) Active Directory
2 61 (44.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (41.61%) Hyper-V
4 26 (18.98%) VirtualBox
5 16 (11.68%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (11.68%) XenApp
5 16 (11.68%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) NetBackup
1 4 (2.92%) SCCM
2 3 (2.19%) Nagios
2 3 (2.19%) WSUS
3 2 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.46%) SCOM
4 1 (0.73%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.73%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.73%) SCSM
Vendors
1 92 (67.15%) Microsoft
2 74 (54.01%) VMware
3 19 (13.87%) Citrix
4 11 (8.03%) IBM
4 11 (8.03%) Splunk
5 9 (6.57%) Veeam
6 8 (5.84%) Cisco
6 8 (5.84%) Oracle
7 6 (4.38%) HP
8 4 (2.92%) 3PAR
8 4 (2.92%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.92%) SAP
8 4 (2.92%) Veritas
9 3 (2.19%) NetApp
10 2 (1.46%) Avaya
10 2 (1.46%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.46%) Dell
10 2 (1.46%) McAfee
10 2 (1.46%) Sage
11 1 (0.73%) EMC