Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 32 39
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 116 127 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.03% 6.61% 6.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.34% 26.62% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 109 104 134
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £29,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% +5.44% -3.63%
10th Percentile £26,200 £21,000 £16,075
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,750 £42,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -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 497 477 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.82% 24.82% 23.30%
Number of salaries quoted 423 407 487
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,150 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £54,844 £50,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +1.15%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 -6 94 £37,500 +21.95% 21
West Wales +8 11 £35,000 -15.15% 1
North Wales - 6 £42,000 - 3
Mid Wales +15 3 - -
Windows Server
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (69.83%) VMware
3 77 (66.38%) Active Directory
4 69 (59.48%) Microsoft
5 51 (43.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 48 (41.38%) Linux
7 45 (38.79%) MS Exchange
8 41 (35.34%) ITIL
9 40 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (31.90%) DNS
11 36 (31.03%) DHCP
12 35 (30.17%) PowerShell
13 33 (28.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 31 (26.72%) Office 365
15 25 (21.55%) Problem-Solving
16 21 (18.10%) SAN
16 21 (18.10%) Microsoft Azure
17 20 (17.24%) Data Centre
18 19 (16.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 19 (16.38%) Hyper-V
18 19 (16.38%) SCCM
18 19 (16.38%) LAN
19 18 (15.52%) SQL Server
19 18 (15.52%) Firewall
20 17 (14.66%) SharePoint
20 17 (14.66%) Mentoring
21 16 (13.79%) Advertising
22 15 (12.93%) Disaster Recovery
23 14 (12.07%) IIS
23 14 (12.07%) WAN

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 (38.79%) MS Exchange
2 17 (14.66%) SharePoint
3 14 (12.07%) IIS
4 13 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.31%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.45%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.59%) Apache
9 2 (1.72%) nginx
9 2 (1.72%) OpenEdge
9 2 (1.72%) SAS
9 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.86%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.86%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 31 (26.72%) Office 365
2 21 (18.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (6.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (4.31%) PaaS
6 3 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.59%) Datadog
6 3 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.59%) IaaS
7 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (31.90%) DNS
2 36 (31.03%) DHCP
3 21 (18.10%) SAN
4 19 (16.38%) LAN
5 18 (15.52%) Firewall
6 14 (12.07%) WAN
7 12 (10.34%) VPN
8 11 (9.48%) TCP/IP
9 7 (6.03%) HTTP
9 7 (6.03%) NAS
10 6 (5.17%) VoIP
10 6 (5.17%) Wireless
11 5 (4.31%) Internet
11 5 (4.31%) MPLS
12 3 (2.59%) Network Security
12 3 (2.59%) Skype
12 3 (2.59%) SSL
12 3 (2.59%) VLAN
13 2 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.72%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.72%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (1.72%) MySQL
2 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (2.59%) Travis CI
2 3 (2.59%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.86%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.86%) JIRA
3 1 (0.86%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.86%) RSpec
3 1 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (13.79%) Advertising
2 13 (11.21%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (20.69%) Consultant
1 24 (20.69%) Technical Consultant
2 16 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (12.93%) Support Engineer
4 13 (11.21%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (9.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 11 (9.48%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (9.48%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 11 (9.48%) IT Support
5 11 (9.48%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
6 10 (8.62%) IT Engineer
7 9 (7.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 9 (7.76%) Analyst
7 9 (7.76%) Support Consultant
7 9 (7.76%) Technical Support
7 9 (7.76%) Technical Support Consultant
8 7 (6.03%) Administrator
8 7 (6.03%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
8 7 (6.03%) Systems Support
8 7 (6.03%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) .NET
1 3 (2.59%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (2.59%) REST
1 3 (2.59%) SOAP
1 3 (2.59%) Swagger
2 2 (1.72%) HTML
3 1 (0.86%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.86%) Apache Axis
3 1 (0.86%) CGI
3 1 (0.86%) JSON
3 1 (0.86%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.86%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.86%) SAML
3 1 (0.86%) Web Services
3 1 (0.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.03%) Replication
3 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.17%) User Experience
4 4 (3.45%) Clustering
4 4 (3.45%) Fintech
4 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.59%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.86%) CESG
7 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.86%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.86%) PKI
7 1 (0.86%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (41.38%) Linux
3 40 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (28.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (12.07%) Windows 10
6 11 (9.48%) Windows 7
6 11 (9.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (8.62%) Ubuntu
8 9 (7.76%) CentOS
9 6 (5.17%) Windows 8
10 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.59%) AIX
11 3 (2.59%) Android
11 3 (2.59%) DC/OS
12 2 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.86%) Unix
13 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.34%) ITIL
2 25 (21.55%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (16.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 17 (14.66%) Mentoring
5 15 (12.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.62%) Change Management
6 10 (8.62%) High Availability
7 9 (7.76%) Coaching
8 8 (6.90%) Business Continuity
8 8 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (6.90%) DevOps
8 8 (6.90%) Project Management
8 8 (6.90%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.03%) Capacity Management
10 6 (5.17%) Technical Leadership
11 5 (4.31%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.31%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (4.31%) Problem Management
12 4 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.17%) PowerShell
2 13 (11.21%) SQL
3 4 (3.45%) Python
4 3 (2.59%) Java
4 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.72%) C#
5 2 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.86%) C
6 1 (0.86%) Perl
6 1 (0.86%) PHP
6 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.62%) Degree
3 6 (5.17%) MCITP
4 4 (3.45%) MCSE
4 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.72%) MCP
7 1 (0.86%) CCNA
7 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.86%) MCSA
7 1 (0.86%) OCA
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.07%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 77 (66.38%) Active Directory
2 51 (43.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (16.38%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.17%) XenApp
5 5 (4.31%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (4.31%) vSphere
6 4 (3.45%) Docker
7 3 (2.59%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.86%) LXC
9 1 (0.86%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.86%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (16.38%) SCCM
2 5 (4.31%) Ansible
2 5 (4.31%) Nagios
3 4 (3.45%) Puppet
3 4 (3.45%) Terraform
4 3 (2.59%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (2.59%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.59%) Packer
5 2 (1.72%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.72%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.86%) SCOM
6 1 (0.86%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (69.83%) VMware
2 69 (59.48%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.34%) Citrix
4 10 (8.62%) Cisco
5 9 (7.76%) Veeam
6 8 (6.90%) NetApp
7 5 (4.31%) Apple
7 5 (4.31%) Avaya
7 5 (4.31%) Dell
8 4 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.45%) Dell Compellent
8 4 (3.45%) EqualLogic
8 4 (3.45%) Freshdesk
8 4 (3.45%) Nexenta
8 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.59%) Google
9 3 (2.59%) New Relic
9 3 (2.59%) Sage
9 3 (2.59%) Splunk
10 2 (1.72%) Progress