The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
UK / Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 7 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 176 224 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.96% 16.02% 21.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.03% 57.00% 69.54%
Number of salaries quoted 151 183 235
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -9.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,994 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.81%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 241 393 417
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 21.85% 28.11% 31.35%
Number of salaries quoted 211 341 339
Median salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.42% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Wales

Windows
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Wales.

Salary trend for Windows in Wales

Windows
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Wales over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Wales

Windows
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 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -3 145 £35,000 +12.90% 15
West Wales +11 20 £40,000 +113.33%
North Wales +6 8 £24,750 -23.84%
Mid Wales - 2 £39,000 - 1
Windows
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 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.

1 188 (52.81%) Microsoft
2 136 (38.20%) Active Directory
3 135 (37.92%) VMware
3 135 (37.92%) Windows Server
4 121 (33.99%) SQL Server
5 110 (30.90%) SQL
6 102 (28.65%) MS Excel
7 88 (24.72%) C#
8 86 (24.16%) .NET
9 83 (23.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 80 (22.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 78 (21.91%) Office 365
12 76 (21.35%) Linux
13 72 (20.22%) Hyper-V
14 58 (16.29%) HTML
15 57 (16.01%) Agile Software Development
16 56 (15.73%) Firewall
17 55 (15.45%) ASP.NET
17 55 (15.45%) Microsoft Certification
18 54 (15.17%) Degree
19 53 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
20 52 (14.61%) ITIL
20 52 (14.61%) MS Exchange
21 48 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
22 47 (13.20%) Cisco
23 42 (11.80%) MCSE
24 40 (11.24%) MS Office
24 40 (11.24%) LAN
25 39 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
26 38 (10.67%) MVC

Windows
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 52 (14.61%) MS Exchange
2 34 (9.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (6.18%) IIS
4 19 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (3.37%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.81%) Apache
7 10 (2.81%) Tomcat
8 9 (2.53%) JBoss
9 5 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.12%) nginx
11 3 (0.84%) CMS
11 3 (0.84%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.84%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.84%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.84%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.84%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.56%) FileNet
Applications
1 102 (28.65%) MS Excel
2 40 (11.24%) MS Office
3 5 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.84%) MS Project
5 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.53%) Sage 200
1 9 (2.53%) Sage 50
2 5 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.84%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.28%) assyst
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 78 (21.91%) Office 365
2 53 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (5.06%) IaaS
5 15 (4.21%) PaaS
6 14 (3.93%) SaaS
7 3 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.84%) G Suite
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 56 (15.73%) Firewall
2 40 (11.24%) LAN
3 37 (10.39%) SAN
4 30 (8.43%) DNS
4 30 (8.43%) WAN
5 26 (7.30%) TCP/IP
6 18 (5.06%) Internet
7 14 (3.93%) DHCP
8 12 (3.37%) VPN
9 11 (3.09%) Broadband
9 11 (3.09%) VoIP
10 9 (2.53%) NAS
11 8 (2.25%) VLAN
12 7 (1.97%) Ethernet
12 7 (1.97%) Wireless
13 6 (1.69%) IPsec
13 6 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.40%) iSCSI
14 5 (1.40%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (1.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (33.99%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (3.65%) MySQL
5 11 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.25%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.84%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.84%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.56%) Ingres
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (7.87%) Visual Studio
2 20 (5.62%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (4.21%) Mercurial
3 15 (4.21%) Subversion
4 8 (2.25%) MSTest
5 7 (1.97%) Moq
5 7 (1.97%) NUnit
5 7 (1.97%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (1.97%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (1.12%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.12%) Selenium
7 3 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.84%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.56%) Firebug
8 2 (0.56%) JIRA
8 2 (0.56%) Maven
8 2 (0.56%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.28%) Ant
9 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (7.58%) Finance
2 16 (4.49%) Advertising
3 13 (3.65%) Manufacturing
3 13 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.25%) Games
5 7 (1.97%) Marketing
5 7 (1.97%) Retail
6 4 (1.12%) Law
7 3 (0.84%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.84%) Back Office
8 2 (0.56%) Legal
8 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.56%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 65 (18.26%) Developer
2 64 (17.98%) Analyst
3 49 (13.76%) Support Engineer
4 35 (9.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (9.27%) Support Analyst
6 31 (8.71%) IT Support
7 29 (8.15%) .NET Developer
8 27 (7.58%) C# Developer
9 24 (6.74%) IT Engineer
10 21 (5.90%) 2nd Line Support
11 19 (5.34%) Applications Support
11 19 (5.34%) Systems Engineer
12 18 (5.06%) Consultant
13 17 (4.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 16 (4.49%) IT Manager
14 16 (4.49%) Senior Analyst
15 15 (4.21%) IT Support Engineer
16 14 (3.93%) Applications Support Analyst
17 13 (3.65%) Administrator
17 13 (3.65%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (24.16%) .NET
2 58 (16.29%) HTML
3 55 (15.45%) ASP.NET
4 34 (9.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (8.99%) WCF
6 31 (8.71%) .NET Framework
7 30 (8.43%) XML
8 27 (7.58%) Web Services
9 24 (6.74%) CSS
9 24 (6.74%) WPF
10 19 (5.34%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (5.34%) Entity Framework
11 15 (4.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 15 (4.21%) NHibernate
11 15 (4.21%) RESTful
11 15 (4.21%) WinForms
12 9 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (2.53%) XSLT
13 7 (1.97%) iOS SDK
13 7 (1.97%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (5.34%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.06%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.65%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.25%) NHS
8 7 (1.97%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.97%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.69%) Replication
10 4 (1.12%) Clustering
10 4 (1.12%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.12%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.84%) AS400
11 3 (0.84%) CMDB
11 3 (0.84%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.84%) Fintech
11 3 (0.84%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 135 (37.92%) Windows Server
2 80 (22.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 76 (21.35%) Linux
4 48 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (9.55%) Windows 7
6 30 (8.43%) Unix
7 29 (8.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (5.34%) Android
8 19 (5.34%) Apple iOS
9 17 (4.78%) Windows 10
10 14 (3.93%) Windows 8
11 11 (3.09%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.97%) CentOS
12 7 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.69%) Mac OS
13 6 (1.69%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.56%) OpenBSD
14 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 2 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (16.01%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (14.61%) ITIL
3 38 (10.67%) MVC
4 35 (9.83%) OO
5 30 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (8.43%) Scrum
6 28 (7.87%) Web Development
7 22 (6.18%) Kanban
7 22 (6.18%) MVVM
8 20 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (5.62%) Project Management
9 19 (5.34%) OOP
9 19 (5.34%) Software Engineering
10 16 (4.49%) TDD
10 16 (4.49%) Use Case
11 15 (4.21%) Automated Testing
11 15 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (3.93%) Configuration Management
13 13 (3.65%) E-Commerce
13 13 (3.65%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (30.90%) SQL
2 88 (24.72%) C#
3 34 (9.55%) JavaScript
4 30 (8.43%) VB.NET
5 22 (6.18%) C++
5 22 (6.18%) PowerShell
6 15 (4.21%) Java
7 14 (3.93%) T-SQL
8 13 (3.65%) Python
9 9 (2.53%) C
10 7 (1.97%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.40%) Embedded C
11 5 (1.40%) Embedded C++
11 5 (1.40%) PHP
11 5 (1.40%) VB
12 4 (1.12%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.84%) ABAP
14 2 (0.56%) COBOL
14 2 (0.56%) Perl
14 2 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (15.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (15.17%) Degree
3 42 (11.80%) MCSE
4 28 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (7.30%) CCNA
6 25 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (5.06%) CCA
7 18 (5.06%) Citrix Certification
8 14 (3.93%) MCSA
9 11 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.53%) MCITP
10 9 (2.53%) Security Cleared
11 5 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.12%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.84%) CCNP
13 3 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (0.84%) RHCE
13 3 (0.84%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.11%) SLA
2 3 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.56%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.28%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.28%) MISRA
4 1 (0.28%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 136 (38.20%) Active Directory
2 83 (23.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (20.22%) Hyper-V
4 18 (5.06%) XenApp
5 13 (3.65%) XenServer
6 12 (3.37%) vSphere
7 10 (2.81%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.53%) Firmware
9 6 (1.69%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.84%) Docker
11 3 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.56%) vCloud
12 2 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.56%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (3.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 10 (2.81%) NetBackup
3 9 (2.53%) SCCM
4 7 (1.97%) ServiceCenter
5 5 (1.40%) SCSM
6 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (1.12%) WSUS
7 3 (0.84%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.56%) Ansible
8 2 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.56%) Nagios
8 2 (0.56%) Terraform
8 2 (0.56%) vRealize
8 2 (0.56%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.28%) QRadar
9 1 (0.28%) yum
Vendors
1 188 (52.81%) Microsoft
2 135 (37.92%) VMware
3 47 (13.20%) Cisco
4 37 (10.39%) Oracle
5 30 (8.43%) Citrix
6 20 (5.62%) Dell
7 19 (5.34%) Avaya
8 15 (4.21%) Veeam
9 13 (3.65%) HP
10 12 (3.37%) Apple
11 10 (2.81%) Sage
12 8 (2.25%) F5
12 8 (2.25%) IBM
12 8 (2.25%) SAP
13 7 (1.97%) Intel Security
13 7 (1.97%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.97%) Xamarin
14 6 (1.69%) 3PAR
14 6 (1.69%) Veritas
15 4 (1.12%) Splunk
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
Reed Technology
Salary: Great benefits, inc bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Premier IT
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff DT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brecon, Powys
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance/Car, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 6 days ago