Windows Jobs in Wales

Microsoft Windows
UK > Wales

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 6 months to 6 December 2023 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
6 Dec 2023
Same period 2022 Same period 2021
Rank 21 39 17
Rank change year-on-year +18 -22 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 124 102 196
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 11.15% 6.28% 12.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.76% 57.63% 63.43%
Number of salaries quoted 64 67 176
10th Percentile £29,475 £27,750 £23,375
25th Percentile £32,750 £33,250 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.44% +20.00% -
75th Percentile £48,125 £47,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £65,163 £50,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £44,400 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -1.33% +3.45% -3.33%

All Operating Systems
Wales

Windows 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 183 177 309
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 16.46% 10.91% 19.36%
Number of salaries quoted 81 113 273
10th Percentile £29,250 £30,000 £24,800
25th Percentile £32,750 £35,000 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -8.05%
75th Percentile £58,750 £54,295 £50,000
90th Percentile £72,433 £61,250 £61,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Wales

Windows
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in Wales.

Salary trend for Windows in Wales

Windows
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in Wales over the 6 months to 6 December 2023.

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 6 months to 6 December 2023. 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
Jobs
South Wales +13 95 £40,000 -11.11% 35
North Wales +18 10 £33,500 -16.25% 8
Mid Wales 0 8 £33,500 -
West Wales +6 6 £33,000 +7.32% 8
Dyfed +4 2 £38,750 -
Windows
UK

Windows
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (21.77%) IIS
2 23 (18.55%) WebLogic
3 12 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.42%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.42%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.81%) SAS
5 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 44 (35.48%) Azure
2 37 (29.84%) Microsoft 365
3 14 (11.29%) SaaS
4 13 (10.48%) Entra ID
5 11 (8.87%) IaaS
6 10 (8.06%) AWS
6 10 (8.06%) PaaS
7 6 (4.84%) GitHub
8 5 (4.03%) Azure DevOps
9 4 (3.23%) Amazon EKS
9 4 (3.23%) Azure AKS
9 4 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (3.23%) GitHub Actions
9 4 (3.23%) OpenShift
10 3 (2.42%) OneDrive
11 2 (1.61%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.81%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.81%) GCP
12 1 (0.81%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.32%) DNS
2 13 (10.48%) SAN
3 12 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 12 (9.68%) WAN
4 10 (8.06%) Firewall
4 10 (8.06%) LAN
5 7 (5.65%) VPN
6 6 (4.84%) DHCP
7 5 (4.03%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (4.03%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (2.42%) HTTP
8 3 (2.42%) VLAN
8 3 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.61%) Intranet
9 2 (1.61%) NAS
9 2 (1.61%) Wireless
10 1 (0.81%) FTP
10 1 (0.81%) Internet
10 1 (0.81%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.81%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 24 (19.35%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (5.65%) RDBMS
3 7 (5.65%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.84%) MySQL
5 2 (1.61%) GIS
6 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.81%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.81%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.81%) MySQL Workbench
6 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (20.16%) JIRA
2 24 (19.35%) GitLab
3 23 (18.55%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.42%) Git
6 1 (0.81%) DBeaver
6 1 (0.81%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
General
1 41 (33.06%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (30.65%) Social Skills
3 18 (14.52%) Finance
4 14 (11.29%) Legal
5 10 (8.06%) Presentation Skills
6 9 (7.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 9 (7.26%) Local Government
6 9 (7.26%) Police
7 7 (5.65%) Organisational Skills
7 7 (5.65%) Public Sector
8 6 (4.84%) Law
9 5 (4.03%) Games
10 3 (2.42%) Aerospace
10 3 (2.42%) Manufacturing
10 3 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (1.61%) Advertising
11 2 (1.61%) Billing
12 1 (0.81%) Banking
12 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (24.19%) Analyst
2 26 (20.97%) Support Analyst
3 24 (19.35%) Applications Support
3 24 (19.35%) Applications Support Analyst
3 24 (19.35%) Senior
4 18 (14.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.87%) Architect
7 9 (7.26%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (6.45%) IT Engineer
8 8 (6.45%) IT Support
8 8 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) IT Technician
10 6 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.84%) ICT Specialist
10 6 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.03%) Administrator
11 5 (4.03%) Senior Manager
11 5 (4.03%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.77%) .NET
2 23 (18.55%) J2EE
2 23 (18.55%) Java EE
2 23 (18.55%) Spring
3 2 (1.61%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.61%) CSS
3 2 (1.61%) HTML
3 2 (1.61%) jQuery
3 2 (1.61%) JSON
3 2 (1.61%) Laravel
3 2 (1.61%) React
3 2 (1.61%) RESTful
3 2 (1.61%) XML
3 2 (1.61%) YAML
4 1 (0.81%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.81%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.48%) Data Centre
1 13 (10.48%) Public Cloud
2 11 (8.87%) Virtual Team
3 10 (8.06%) Driving Licence
4 8 (6.45%) Private Cloud
5 6 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.84%) Smartphone
6 5 (4.03%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (2.42%) FMCG
7 3 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.61%) CMDB
8 2 (1.61%) Cyber Threat
9 1 (0.81%) Culture of Ownership
9 1 (0.81%) Distributed Systems
9 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (27.42%) Windows Server
2 32 (25.81%) Linux
2 32 (25.81%) Unix
3 26 (20.97%) Android
4 22 (17.74%) Windows 10
5 8 (6.45%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (4.03%) Ubuntu
9 4 (3.23%) CentOS
10 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.42%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.29%) Actionable Insight
2 42 (33.87%) Customer Service
3 41 (33.06%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (29.84%) ITIL
5 32 (25.81%) Incident Management
6 30 (24.19%) Containerisation
7 28 (22.58%) Impact Assessments
8 23 (18.55%) Enterprise Architecture
8 23 (18.55%) Information Management
8 23 (18.55%) Systems Analysis
9 21 (16.94%) Project Management
10 20 (16.13%) Agile
11 19 (15.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 17 (13.71%) Infrastructure as Code
12 17 (13.71%) Service Management
13 16 (12.90%) Mentoring
14 12 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (9.68%) DevOps
15 11 (8.87%) Security Management
16 9 (7.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 43 (34.68%) PowerShell
2 30 (24.19%) Java
3 26 (20.97%) C#
4 23 (18.55%) SQL
5 13 (10.48%) Bash
6 9 (7.26%) Python
7 4 (3.23%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.61%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.81%) C++
9 1 (0.81%) Groovy
9 1 (0.81%) Perl
9 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (30.65%) SC Cleared
1 38 (30.65%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.29%) Degree
3 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.03%) CISM
4 5 (4.03%) CISSP
4 5 (4.03%) SSCP
5 4 (3.23%) MCP
5 4 (3.23%) MCSA
5 4 (3.23%) MCSE
6 2 (1.61%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.61%) OCP
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (24.19%) SLA
2 10 (8.06%) GDPR
3 7 (5.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.61%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 39 (31.45%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.26%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.65%) Docker
4 6 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.42%) vSphere
7 1 (0.81%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.81%) Firmware
7 1 (0.81%) KVM
7 1 (0.81%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 23 (18.55%) AirWatch
1 23 (18.55%) OpenSSO
1 23 (18.55%) Single Sign-On
2 16 (12.90%) Terraform
3 14 (11.29%) Ansible
4 10 (8.06%) Kubernetes
5 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (4.03%) Grafana
7 4 (3.23%) Puppet
8 3 (2.42%) SCCM
9 2 (1.61%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.81%) Autotask
10 1 (0.81%) Malwarebytes
10 1 (0.81%) Progress Chef
10 1 (0.81%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 76 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 32 (25.81%) Oracle
3 15 (12.10%) VMware
4 7 (5.65%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.23%) Citrix
5 4 (3.23%) New Relic
6 3 (2.42%) Cisco
6 3 (2.42%) Dell
6 3 (2.42%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.61%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (1.61%) ESRI
7 2 (1.61%) Google
7 2 (1.61%) HP
7 2 (1.61%) IBM
7 2 (1.61%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.61%) SAP
7 2 (1.61%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.61%) Snow
7 2 (1.61%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.81%) Meraki