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

Microsoft Windows Server
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 38 32
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 112 130 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.17% 6.24% 6.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.57% 27.84% 25.93%
Number of salaries quoted 69 119 159
Wales median annual salary £32,500 £34,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.41% +23.64% -22.54%
10th Percentile £24,950 £22,500 £18,500
90th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £42,650
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 438 467 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.12% 22.40% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 350 422 612
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £36,058 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +0.16% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £22,025 £21,000
90th Percentile £54,844 £52,475 £53,750
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +4.65% +1.18%

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 May 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 May 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 -3 69 £32,000 -5.88% 18
Mid Wales +2 31 - -
West Wales +4 9 £40,210 +0.52% 2
Windows Server
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (73.21%) Microsoft
3 71 (63.39%) Active Directory
4 62 (55.36%) VMware
5 53 (47.32%) ITIL
6 49 (43.75%) Hyper-V
6 49 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (41.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 44 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 40 (35.71%) MS Exchange
10 39 (34.82%) DNS
10 39 (34.82%) SLA
10 39 (34.82%) Problem-Solving
11 38 (33.93%) Degree
11 38 (33.93%) Office 365
12 37 (33.04%) Windows Server 2008
13 36 (32.14%) Service Delivery
14 35 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
15 33 (29.46%) Linux
16 32 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
16 32 (28.57%) Service Management
17 31 (27.68%) ITSM
17 31 (27.68%) Windows 7
17 31 (27.68%) Decision-Making
17 31 (27.68%) Proactive Management
17 31 (27.68%) Enterprise Software
17 31 (27.68%) User Experience
18 30 (26.79%) Microsoft Azure
18 30 (26.79%) PowerShell
19 28 (25.00%) Microsoft Office

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 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.46%) IIS
4 5 (4.46%) NetWeaver
5 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 38 (33.93%) Office 365
2 30 (26.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (13.39%) IaaS
4 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.89%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (34.82%) DNS
2 24 (21.43%) Firewall
2 24 (21.43%) LAN
3 20 (17.86%) DHCP
4 16 (14.29%) SAN
5 9 (8.04%) ADSL
6 8 (7.14%) WAN
7 7 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.36%) Wireless
9 5 (4.46%) WLAN
10 1 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.89%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.89%) Skype
10 1 (0.89%) VoIP
10 1 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.36%) JIRA
2 5 (4.46%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (14.29%) Finance
2 15 (13.39%) Advertising
3 6 (5.36%) Automotive
3 6 (5.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (16.96%) Support Engineer
3 13 (11.61%) IT Engineer
4 11 (9.82%) Consultant
4 11 (9.82%) IT Support
5 10 (8.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (8.04%) Analyst
7 8 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (5.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Backup Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Desktop Support
9 6 (5.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Developer
9 6 (5.36%) IT Technician
9 6 (5.36%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Support
10 5 (4.46%) Operations Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.36%) .NET
2 5 (4.46%) SAP Basis
3 4 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (0.89%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (27.68%) Enterprise Software
1 31 (27.68%) User Experience
2 23 (20.54%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.46%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.46%) PKI
4 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.79%) Clustering
5 2 (1.79%) Replication
6 1 (0.89%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.89%) iSeries
6 1 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (33.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (29.46%) Linux
5 31 (27.68%) Windows 7
6 16 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 8 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.57%) Android
9 4 (3.57%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.89%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (47.32%) ITIL
2 39 (34.82%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (32.14%) Service Delivery
4 35 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 32 (28.57%) Service Management
5 32 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (27.68%) Decision-Making
6 31 (27.68%) ITSM
6 31 (27.68%) Proactive Management
7 24 (21.43%) Incident Management
8 18 (16.07%) Problem Management
9 17 (15.18%) TOGAF
10 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (9.82%) Data Protection
12 9 (8.04%) High Availability
12 9 (8.04%) Runbook
13 8 (7.14%) Coaching
13 8 (7.14%) Mentoring
13 8 (7.14%) Project Management
14 6 (5.36%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.79%) PowerShell
2 9 (8.04%) SQL
3 6 (5.36%) VB
4 5 (4.46%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (41.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (33.93%) Degree
3 23 (20.54%) MCSE
4 16 (14.29%) MCITP
5 11 (9.82%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (8.04%) CCNA
6 9 (8.04%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (8.04%) MCSA
7 5 (4.46%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.89%) CCNP
8 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (34.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 71 (63.39%) Active Directory
2 49 (43.75%) Hyper-V
3 44 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (15.18%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.46%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (4.46%) XenApp
5 5 (4.46%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.57%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.57%) VirtualBox
6 4 (3.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (8.93%) SCOM
2 9 (8.04%) NetBackup
3 6 (5.36%) SCCM
3 6 (5.36%) SCOrch
4 4 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.68%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.89%) Nagios
6 1 (0.89%) SCSM
6 1 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 82 (73.21%) Microsoft
2 62 (55.36%) VMware
3 20 (17.86%) HP
4 19 (16.96%) Veeam
5 10 (8.93%) 3PAR
5 10 (8.93%) Cisco
5 10 (8.93%) Oracle
6 9 (8.04%) Veritas
7 8 (7.14%) Citrix
8 5 (4.46%) Apple
8 5 (4.46%) SAP
9 4 (3.57%) McAfee
9 4 (3.57%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.68%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.68%) Palo Alto
10 3 (2.68%) Sophos
10 3 (2.68%) Symantec
11 2 (1.79%) Dell
11 2 (1.79%) Meraki
12 1 (0.89%) NetApp