Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows Server
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 31 27
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows Server 116 140 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.05% 6.65% 7.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.36% 27.29% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 90 125 171
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +12.07% -17.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,100 £17,000
90th Percentile £47,625 £47,500 £45,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 440 513 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.94% 24.38% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 376 474 546
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,625 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.91% +7.29% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £54,922 £57,812 £51,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -8 82 £32,500 +8.33% 8
Mid Wales -9 18 - -
West Wales +11 15 £40,210 -5.39% 3
North Wales +1 1 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Windows Server
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 89 (76.72%) Microsoft
3 87 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 79 (68.10%) VMware
5 56 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 50 (43.10%) Office 365
6 50 (43.10%) ITIL
7 46 (39.66%) MS Exchange
7 46 (39.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (39.66%) Problem-Solving
8 43 (37.07%) Hyper-V
8 43 (37.07%) DNS
9 42 (36.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 37 (31.90%) Firewall
10 37 (31.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 36 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 35 (30.17%) PowerShell
13 32 (27.59%) SLA
13 32 (27.59%) LAN
14 31 (26.72%) Microsoft Office
15 30 (25.86%) SQL Server
15 30 (25.86%) Problem Management
15 30 (25.86%) Windows 7
16 29 (25.00%) Degree
17 27 (23.28%) Management Information System
17 27 (23.28%) DHCP
17 27 (23.28%) SAN
17 27 (23.28%) Microsoft Azure
18 24 (20.69%) Veeam
19 23 (19.83%) HP

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 46 (39.66%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 11 (9.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (6.90%) IIS
5 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.72%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.72%) SAS
8 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (26.72%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 50 (43.10%) Office 365
2 27 (23.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.45%) Mimecast
5 3 (2.59%) PaaS
6 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.86%) IaaS
6 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (37.07%) DNS
2 37 (31.90%) Firewall
3 32 (27.59%) LAN
4 27 (23.28%) DHCP
4 27 (23.28%) SAN
5 15 (12.93%) WAN
6 11 (9.48%) WLAN
7 10 (8.62%) ADSL
8 6 (5.17%) Wireless
9 4 (3.45%) HTTP
9 4 (3.45%) NAS
9 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.45%) VoIP
10 3 (2.59%) Kerberos
11 2 (1.72%) SSL
11 2 (1.72%) VPN
12 1 (0.86%) Internet
12 1 (0.86%) MPLS
12 1 (0.86%) PABX
12 1 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.72%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.72%) JIRA
2 1 (0.86%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.86%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.86%) RSpec
2 1 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.86%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (6.90%) Finance
1 8 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.17%) Advertising
2 6 (5.17%) Automotive
3 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (25.86%) Support Engineer
2 29 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (11.21%) Consultant
3 13 (11.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (10.34%) IT Engineer
4 12 (10.34%) IT Support
5 11 (9.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 11 (9.48%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (9.48%) Technical Consultant
6 10 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (7.76%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Administrator
8 7 (6.03%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Desktop Support
8 7 (6.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Systems Support
8 7 (6.03%) Systems Support Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.31%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) COM
1 3 (2.59%) SAML
2 2 (1.72%) .NET
2 2 (1.72%) REST
2 2 (1.72%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.72%) SOAP
2 2 (1.72%) Swagger
3 1 (0.86%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.86%) Apache Axis
3 1 (0.86%) JSON
3 1 (0.86%) Web Services
3 1 (0.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.28%) Management Information System
2 18 (15.52%) User Experience
3 15 (12.93%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (10.34%) Replication
5 10 (8.62%) Data Centre
6 6 (5.17%) PKI
7 5 (4.31%) Clustering
8 4 (3.45%) Fat Client
8 4 (3.45%) Thin Client
9 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.72%) Fintech
10 2 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.86%) CESG
11 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.86%) iPhone
11 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 116 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (39.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (36.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (25.86%) Windows 7
5 21 (18.10%) Linux
6 11 (9.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (7.76%) Windows 10
8 7 (6.03%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.31%) Mac OS X
10 4 (3.45%) Android
11 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.86%) CentOS
12 1 (0.86%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.86%) SUSE
12 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (43.10%) ITIL
2 46 (39.66%) Problem-Solving
3 37 (31.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 30 (25.86%) Problem Management
5 23 (19.83%) Service Delivery
5 23 (19.83%) Service Management
6 22 (18.97%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (15.52%) Decision-Making
8 18 (15.52%) ITSM
8 18 (15.52%) Proactive Management
8 18 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (14.66%) High Availability
9 17 (14.66%) TOGAF
10 16 (13.79%) Project Management
10 16 (13.79%) Runbook
11 14 (12.07%) Customer Engagement
11 14 (12.07%) Data Protection
11 14 (12.07%) Storage Management
12 11 (9.48%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.17%) PowerShell
2 11 (9.48%) SQL
3 2 (1.72%) C
4 1 (0.86%) C#
4 1 (0.86%) Java
4 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.86%) VB
4 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (25.00%) Degree
3 18 (15.52%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (14.66%) MCITP
5 12 (10.34%) MCSA
6 4 (3.45%) MCSE
7 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.72%) CCNA
8 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.72%) MCP
9 1 (0.86%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (27.59%) SLA
2 4 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 87 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 56 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (37.07%) Hyper-V
4 11 (9.48%) Terminal Services
5 7 (6.03%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.31%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (4.31%) VMware Server
7 4 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.59%) Shibboleth
9 2 (1.72%) Docker
9 2 (1.72%) vSphere
10 1 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.86%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.86%) XenApp
10 1 (0.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (11.21%) SCOM
2 11 (9.48%) SCCM
3 10 (8.62%) NetBackup
4 9 (7.76%) SCOrch
5 4 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (3.45%) SCSM
5 4 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.59%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.72%) Ansible
7 2 (1.72%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.86%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.86%) Puppet
8 1 (0.86%) Terraform
8 1 (0.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (76.72%) Microsoft
2 79 (68.10%) VMware
3 24 (20.69%) Veeam
4 23 (19.83%) HP
5 13 (11.21%) Cisco
6 11 (9.48%) 3PAR
6 11 (9.48%) Oracle
7 10 (8.62%) Veritas
8 8 (6.90%) Citrix
9 5 (4.31%) Apple
10 4 (3.45%) Actifio
10 4 (3.45%) McAfee
10 4 (3.45%) ServiceNow
11 3 (2.59%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.59%) Palo Alto
11 3 (2.59%) Sophos
11 3 (2.59%) Symantec
12 2 (1.72%) Draytek
12 2 (1.72%) SAP
12 2 (1.72%) SonicWALL