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 22 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
UK / Wales
3 months to
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 7 5
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 126 221 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.82% 17.03% 19.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.43% 68.00% 65.64%
Number of salaries quoted 113 179 236
Median salary £35,000 £36,189 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.28% +3.39%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,450 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,350 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

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 212 325 422
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 21.57% 25.04% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 194 276 370
Median salary £36,116 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.32% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,039 £45,000 £48,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -5 109 £34,000 -5.55% 22
West Wales +5 11 £45,000 +47.54%
North Wales -3 6 £26,250 -19.23% 5
Windows
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 156 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 134 (42.95%) VMware
3 129 (41.35%) Windows Server
4 107 (34.29%) Active Directory
5 99 (31.73%) SQL Server
6 89 (28.53%) SQL
7 87 (27.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 85 (27.24%) Office 365
9 84 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 79 (25.32%) Linux
11 74 (23.72%) Hyper-V
12 67 (21.47%) .NET
13 63 (20.19%) C#
14 59 (18.91%) Firewall
15 56 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
16 50 (16.03%) ITIL
16 50 (16.03%) Degree
17 48 (15.38%) Cisco
18 47 (15.06%) MS Exchange
18 47 (15.06%) Windows Server 2008
19 46 (14.74%) MCSE
20 45 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
21 44 (14.10%) SAN
22 43 (13.78%) Agile Software Development
23 41 (13.14%) HTML
24 38 (12.18%) Microsoft Office
25 37 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2013
26 36 (11.54%) ASP.NET
27 35 (11.22%) Oracle
27 35 (11.22%) Finance

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 47 (15.06%) MS Exchange
2 37 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (6.09%) IIS
5 13 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (3.85%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.92%) CMS
8 5 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.60%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.28%) JBoss
9 4 (1.28%) nginx
9 4 (1.28%) OpenStack
9 4 (1.28%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.96%) Apache
10 3 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.64%) Documentum
11 2 (0.64%) FileNet
11 2 (0.64%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (12.18%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.60%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.88%) Sage 200
1 9 (2.88%) Sage 50
2 3 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) assyst
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 85 (27.24%) Office 365
2 45 (14.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (5.45%) IaaS
5 16 (5.13%) SaaS
6 15 (4.81%) PaaS
7 4 (1.28%) G Suite
8 3 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 59 (18.91%) Firewall
2 44 (14.10%) SAN
3 32 (10.26%) LAN
4 28 (8.97%) TCP/IP
5 25 (8.01%) WAN
6 23 (7.37%) DNS
7 20 (6.41%) VPN
8 17 (5.45%) Internet
9 11 (3.53%) NAS
10 10 (3.21%) Broadband
10 10 (3.21%) Wireless
11 9 (2.88%) DHCP
11 9 (2.88%) VLAN
12 8 (2.56%) iSCSI
12 8 (2.56%) VoIP
13 6 (1.92%) IPsec
14 5 (1.60%) SSL
15 4 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (1.28%) IPv6
15 4 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (31.73%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (5.13%) MySQL
5 10 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.56%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.92%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.60%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.28%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 22 (7.05%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (4.81%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.88%) Subversion
5 8 (2.56%) MSTest
6 7 (2.24%) Mercurial
6 7 (2.24%) Moq
6 7 (2.24%) NUnit
6 7 (2.24%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (1.60%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.64%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.64%) JIRA
9 2 (0.64%) Selenium
9 2 (0.64%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.32%) Ant
10 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.32%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
General
1 35 (11.22%) Finance
2 12 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.21%) Advertising
5 9 (2.88%) Games
6 8 (2.56%) Retail
7 7 (2.24%) Marketing
8 5 (1.60%) Law
9 4 (1.28%) Military
9 4 (1.28%) Welsh Language
10 3 (0.96%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.64%) Automotive
11 2 (0.64%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Billing
12 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (15.38%) Developer
2 46 (14.74%) Analyst
3 38 (12.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (12.18%) Support Engineer
4 31 (9.94%) IT Support
5 25 (8.01%) Support Analyst
6 24 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 24 (7.69%) IT Engineer
7 21 (6.73%) Consultant
8 17 (5.45%) Administrator
8 17 (5.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 16 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 16 (5.13%) C# Developer
9 16 (5.13%) IT Manager
10 15 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (4.81%) IT Support Engineer
11 14 (4.49%) Applications Support
11 14 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
12 13 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (3.21%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (21.47%) .NET
2 41 (13.14%) HTML
3 36 (11.54%) ASP.NET
4 22 (7.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (6.41%) CSS
5 20 (6.41%) XML
6 18 (5.77%) WCF
6 18 (5.77%) Web Services
7 17 (5.45%) WPF
8 15 (4.81%) .NET Framework
9 13 (4.17%) WinForms
10 9 (2.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (2.88%) Entity Framework
11 7 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (2.24%) Castle Windsor
11 7 (2.24%) iOS SDK
11 7 (2.24%) Ninject
11 7 (2.24%) RESTful
11 7 (2.24%) Spring.NET
11 7 (2.24%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.88%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.92%) Clustering
8 6 (1.92%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.92%) Replication
9 5 (1.60%) NHS
9 5 (1.60%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.28%) CMDB
11 3 (0.96%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.96%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.96%) Fintech
11 3 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (0.96%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.64%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 129 (41.35%) Windows Server
2 87 (27.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 79 (25.32%) Linux
4 47 (15.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (9.62%) Windows 7
7 29 (9.29%) Unix
8 22 (7.05%) Windows 10
9 17 (5.45%) Windows 8
10 14 (4.49%) Android
10 14 (4.49%) Apple iOS
11 9 (2.88%) CentOS
12 8 (2.56%) Mac OS X
13 7 (2.24%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.92%) Windows XP
15 5 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.96%) OpenBSD
16 3 (0.96%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (16.03%) ITIL
2 43 (13.78%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (8.01%) MVC
4 22 (7.05%) Project Management
5 21 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 20 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (6.41%) Scrum
7 18 (5.77%) Web Development
8 16 (5.13%) DevOps
8 16 (5.13%) OO
8 16 (5.13%) Software Engineering
9 14 (4.49%) E-Commerce
9 14 (4.49%) ERP
9 14 (4.49%) Kanban
9 14 (4.49%) MVVM
9 14 (4.49%) Test Automation
10 12 (3.85%) TDD
11 11 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (3.53%) Incident Management
11 11 (3.53%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 89 (28.53%) SQL
2 63 (20.19%) C#
3 26 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 22 (7.05%) VB.NET
5 20 (6.41%) PowerShell
6 16 (5.13%) C++
7 13 (4.17%) Python
8 12 (3.85%) Java
9 10 (3.21%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.24%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.92%) PHP
11 6 (1.92%) VB
12 2 (0.64%) ABAP
12 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.64%) C
12 2 (0.64%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.32%) Perl
13 1 (0.32%) Ruby
13 1 (0.32%) VB6
13 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (16.03%) Degree
3 46 (14.74%) MCSE
4 32 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (9.62%) CCNA
6 26 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (6.41%) CCA
7 20 (6.41%) Citrix Certification
8 14 (4.49%) MCSA
9 10 (3.21%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.24%) MCITP
11 6 (1.92%) CCNP
11 6 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.92%) Security Cleared
12 4 (1.28%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.96%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.96%) Network+ Certification
14 2 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.64%) MCP
15 1 (0.32%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.65%) SLA
2 4 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.96%) QA
4 1 (0.32%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.32%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.32%) MISRA
4 1 (0.32%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 107 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 84 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (23.72%) Hyper-V
4 19 (6.09%) XenApp
5 12 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (2.88%) Firmware
6 9 (2.88%) XenServer
7 8 (2.56%) vSphere
8 5 (1.60%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.28%) Docker
9 4 (1.28%) pfSense
9 4 (1.28%) Snort
9 4 (1.28%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.64%) vCloud
11 2 (0.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.88%) NetBackup
2 7 (2.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 7 (2.24%) ServiceCenter
3 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
3 5 (1.60%) SCCM
4 3 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.96%) Terraform
5 2 (0.64%) Ansible
5 2 (0.64%) Grafana
5 2 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.64%) Nagios
5 2 (0.64%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.64%) vRealize
5 2 (0.64%) WSUS
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.32%) SCSM
6 1 (0.32%) yum
Vendors
1 156 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 134 (42.95%) VMware
3 48 (15.38%) Cisco
4 35 (11.22%) Oracle
5 26 (8.33%) Citrix
6 20 (6.41%) Dell
7 15 (4.81%) Veeam
8 10 (3.21%) HP
8 10 (3.21%) Sage
9 8 (2.56%) Apple
10 5 (1.60%) Avaya
10 5 (1.60%) SAP
10 5 (1.60%) Splunk
11 4 (1.28%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.28%) EqualLogic
11 4 (1.28%) Google
11 4 (1.28%) Juniper
11 4 (1.28%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.28%) Veritas
11 4 (1.28%) Xamarin
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
South Wales
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27668 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Supertemps
Salary: £0 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Deeside
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Flintshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
People Source Consulting
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Church In Wales
Salary: From £31,474 to £35,610 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Hi-Lex Cable System co.,Ltd
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Blackwood, Gwent
General Dynamics
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago