Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
UK > Wales
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 31 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 153 167 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.46% 6.44% 7.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.44% 28.11% 29.20%
Number of salaries quoted 133 153 193
Wales median annual salary £30,000 £29,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.84% -12.50% +4.62%
10th Percentile £21,000 £16,200 £19,250
90th Percentile £46,000 £42,500 £40,250
UK median annual salary £39,479 £37,500 £38,066
% change year-on-year +5.28% -1.49% +1.51%

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 538 594 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 26.22% 22.90% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 482 518 627
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £54,844 £48,750 £48,450
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +4.76%

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017. 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 +14 124 £29,000 -3.33% 2
West Wales +1 16 £40,000 +48.15%
Mid Wales +2 11 - -
Windows Server
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT jobs citing Windows Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Windows Server.

1 151 (98.69%) Windows
2 100 (65.36%) Active Directory
3 97 (63.40%) VMware
4 87 (56.86%) Microsoft
5 82 (53.59%) ITIL
6 80 (52.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 76 (49.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 73 (47.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 65 (42.48%) Office 365
10 52 (33.99%) Hyper-V
11 50 (32.68%) Linux
12 47 (30.72%) Windows 10
13 45 (29.41%) MS Exchange
14 43 (28.10%) Windows 7
15 40 (26.14%) Windows 8
16 38 (24.84%) Exchange Server 2013
17 37 (24.18%) Cisco
18 34 (22.22%) DNS
18 34 (22.22%) Firewall
19 31 (20.26%) VirtualBox
19 31 (20.26%) Exchange Server 2010
19 31 (20.26%) Problem Management
20 30 (19.61%) Citrix
21 29 (18.95%) SAN
21 29 (18.95%) DHCP
22 28 (18.30%) SQL Server
23 24 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
24 22 (14.38%) SLA
25 21 (13.73%) SQL
25 21 (13.73%) Retail

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 45 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 38 (24.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 31 (20.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (11.76%) IIS
5 10 (6.54%) IBM HTTP Server
5 10 (6.54%) WebSphere
6 8 (5.23%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.61%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.96%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.31%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.31%) CMS
10 2 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.31%) JBoss
10 2 (1.31%) NetWeaver
10 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.65%) Apache
11 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 65 (42.48%) Office 365
2 13 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.92%) Mimecast
4 3 (1.96%) G Suite
4 3 (1.96%) SaaS
5 2 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.31%) IaaS
5 2 (1.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (22.22%) DNS
1 34 (22.22%) Firewall
2 29 (18.95%) DHCP
2 29 (18.95%) SAN
3 20 (13.07%) VPN
4 12 (7.84%) VoIP
5 11 (7.19%) HTTP
5 11 (7.19%) LAN
5 11 (7.19%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (5.88%) WAN
7 8 (5.23%) VLAN
8 6 (3.92%) Internet
8 6 (3.92%) iSCSI
8 6 (3.92%) Network Security
9 5 (3.27%) PABX
10 4 (2.61%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (2.61%) NAS
10 4 (2.61%) NetScaler
10 4 (2.61%) Skype
11 3 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.92%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.31%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.31%) MySQL
4 2 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.65%) MS Access
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 21 (13.73%) Retail
2 13 (8.50%) Advertising
3 10 (6.54%) Finance
4 4 (2.61%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.96%) Automotive
6 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) Law
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (30.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (24.84%) IT Engineer
3 35 (22.88%) IT Support
4 28 (18.30%) Support Engineer
5 19 (12.42%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (12.42%) IT Support Engineer
6 17 (11.11%) Analyst
7 11 (7.19%) Consultant
7 11 (7.19%) Support Analyst
8 10 (6.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (5.88%) IT Manager
9 9 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (4.58%) IT Analyst
10 7 (4.58%) IT Supervisor
10 7 (4.58%) Support Supervisor
10 7 (4.58%) Team Leader
11 6 (3.92%) Technical Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) WebSphere Consultant
11 6 (3.92%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.54%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (5.23%) Middleware
3 6 (3.92%) Web Services
4 3 (1.96%) SAP Basis
5 2 (1.31%) HTML
5 2 (1.31%) WebRTC
5 2 (1.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.50%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.84%) iSeries
3 11 (7.19%) Data Centre
4 10 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.92%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.61%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.61%) Replication
6 4 (2.61%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.61%) User Experience
7 3 (1.96%) PKI
8 2 (1.31%) AS400
8 2 (1.31%) Clustering
8 2 (1.31%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.31%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.31%) Video\Live Streaming
8 2 (1.31%) VLE
9 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 151 (98.69%) Windows
2 80 (52.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (47.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (32.68%) Linux
5 47 (30.72%) Windows 10
6 43 (28.10%) Windows 7
7 40 (26.14%) Windows 8
8 17 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (9.15%) Unix
10 10 (6.54%) CentOS
10 10 (6.54%) OS/400
11 6 (3.92%) AIX
12 5 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (2.61%) Solaris
14 3 (1.96%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.96%) Windows XP
15 2 (1.31%) Debian
16 1 (0.65%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.65%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (53.59%) ITIL
2 31 (20.26%) Problem Management
3 20 (13.07%) Service Management
4 19 (12.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (8.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (8.50%) DevOps
5 13 (8.50%) Project Management
6 12 (7.84%) Incident Management
7 11 (7.19%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (6.54%) Capacity Management
9 9 (5.88%) Performance Management
10 8 (5.23%) E-Commerce
10 8 (5.23%) ERP
11 6 (3.92%) Business Continuity
11 6 (3.92%) Change Management
11 6 (3.92%) Data Transformation
11 6 (3.92%) Information Security
11 6 (3.92%) ITSM
11 6 (3.92%) Migration
11 6 (3.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.73%) SQL
2 12 (7.84%) Shell Script
3 11 (7.19%) Bash Shell
3 11 (7.19%) Python
4 7 (4.58%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.92%) Java
6 1 (0.65%) ABAP
6 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.65%) PHP
6 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (15.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (7.84%) MCSA
3 9 (5.88%) MCSE
3 9 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (5.23%) VCP5
5 7 (4.58%) Degree
5 7 (4.58%) MCITP
6 6 (3.92%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.27%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.27%) MCP
8 4 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.61%) DBS Check
8 4 (2.61%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.96%) CCNA
9 3 (1.96%) GNVQ
9 3 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.65%) CCNP
10 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.38%) SLA
2 6 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 100 (65.36%) Active Directory
2 76 (49.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (33.99%) Hyper-V
4 31 (20.26%) VirtualBox
5 21 (13.73%) XenApp
5 21 (13.73%) XenDesktop
6 13 (8.50%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (5.23%) vSphere
8 4 (2.61%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.96%) Snort
10 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (4.58%) SCOM
2 6 (3.92%) SCCM
3 4 (2.61%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.61%) SCOrch
3 4 (2.61%) SCSM
3 4 (2.61%) WSUS
4 2 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.31%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.31%) Nagios
4 2 (1.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.65%) Ansible
5 1 (0.65%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.65%) Puppet
5 1 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 97 (63.40%) VMware
2 87 (56.86%) Microsoft
3 37 (24.18%) Cisco
4 30 (19.61%) Citrix
5 13 (8.50%) Red Hat
5 13 (8.50%) Splunk
6 12 (7.84%) Oracle
7 11 (7.19%) IBM
8 10 (6.54%) HP
9 8 (5.23%) Avaya
10 5 (3.27%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.27%) Dell
10 5 (3.27%) McAfee
11 4 (2.61%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.61%) AppDynamics
11 4 (2.61%) Veeam
11 4 (2.61%) Veritas
12 3 (1.96%) Google
12 3 (1.96%) Lotus
12 3 (1.96%) SAP