Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 13 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 327 373 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.77% 14.21% 16.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.45% 61.05% 62.72%
Number of salaries quoted 297 343 416
Wales median annual salary £32,000 £31,500 £34,184
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.59% -7.85% +5.18%
10th Percentile £21,000 £18,550 £19,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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.

All Operating Systems
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 550 611 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 26.52% 23.28% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 499 527 654
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £54,844 £48,750 £48,025
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +7 254 £31,500 -3.08% 19
West Wales +3 48 £41,250 +25.00%
North Wales -11 14 £27,500 +54.01%
Mid Wales +1 11 - -
Windows
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 176 (53.82%) Microsoft
2 166 (50.76%) Windows Server
3 165 (50.46%) VMware
4 147 (44.95%) Active Directory
5 137 (41.90%) ITIL
6 133 (40.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 107 (32.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 96 (29.36%) Office 365
9 95 (29.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 90 (27.52%) Hyper-V
11 79 (24.16%) Linux
11 79 (24.16%) Cisco
12 68 (20.80%) Windows 10
13 67 (20.49%) Windows 7
14 66 (20.18%) Firewall
15 63 (19.27%) Citrix
16 60 (18.35%) Microsoft Certification
16 60 (18.35%) Exchange Server 2013
17 58 (17.74%) SAN
18 54 (16.51%) SQL
19 52 (15.90%) MS Exchange
20 50 (15.29%) Windows 8
21 48 (14.68%) SQL Server
22 46 (14.07%) DNS
23 43 (13.15%) XenApp
24 38 (11.62%) DHCP
24 38 (11.62%) Microsoft Office
24 38 (11.62%) C#
25 37 (11.31%) MCSE
25 37 (11.31%) Problem Management

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 60 (18.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 52 (15.90%) MS Exchange
3 34 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (7.65%) IIS
5 14 (4.28%) SharePoint
6 13 (3.98%) WebSphere
7 10 (3.06%) IBM HTTP Server
8 8 (2.45%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.83%) CMS
10 5 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.92%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.61%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.61%) JBoss
12 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle 10gAS
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 38 (11.62%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.75%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.31%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.61%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 96 (29.36%) Office 365
2 36 (11.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (8.87%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.75%) G Suite
5 7 (2.14%) Mimecast
5 7 (2.14%) PaaS
6 6 (1.83%) SaaS
7 5 (1.53%) IaaS
8 2 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.61%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.31%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 66 (20.18%) Firewall
2 58 (17.74%) SAN
3 46 (14.07%) DNS
4 38 (11.62%) DHCP
5 33 (10.09%) VPN
6 23 (7.03%) VoIP
7 22 (6.73%) LAN
8 18 (5.50%) WAN
9 17 (5.20%) Internet
10 15 (4.59%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (3.98%) Network Security
12 12 (3.67%) TCP/IP
12 12 (3.67%) VLAN
13 11 (3.36%) HTTP
14 10 (3.06%) iSCSI
15 9 (2.75%) NAS
15 9 (2.75%) Skype
16 7 (2.14%) WLAN
17 6 (1.83%) Modbus
17 6 (1.83%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.14%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.83%) MySQL
5 5 (1.53%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.22%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.61%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.61%) Ingres
8 2 (0.61%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (3.98%) Jenkins
1 13 (3.98%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.92%) Moq
3 3 (0.92%) MSTest
3 3 (0.92%) NUnit
3 3 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (0.92%) Subversion
3 3 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.31%) PVCS
4 1 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.31%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (7.34%) Finance
1 24 (7.34%) Retail
2 20 (6.12%) Advertising
3 12 (3.67%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.53%) Military
6 4 (1.22%) Automotive
6 4 (1.22%) Electronics
7 3 (0.92%) Games
7 3 (0.92%) Marketing
7 3 (0.92%) Welsh Language
8 2 (0.61%) Legal
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Law
9 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 65 (19.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 48 (14.68%) Support Engineer
3 46 (14.07%) IT Support
4 44 (13.46%) IT Engineer
5 30 (9.17%) Team Leader
6 29 (8.87%) Consultant
7 28 (8.56%) Analyst
8 25 (7.65%) IT Support Engineer
9 24 (7.34%) Developer
10 21 (6.42%) Desktop Support
11 19 (5.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 19 (5.81%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (5.81%) Support Analyst
12 17 (5.20%) Infrastructure Team Leader
13 14 (4.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (3.98%) IT Technician
15 11 (3.36%) .NET Developer
15 11 (3.36%) Support Team Leader
16 10 (3.06%) Desktop Engineer
16 10 (3.06%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.79%) .NET
2 19 (5.81%) ASP.NET
3 15 (4.59%) Web Services
4 14 (4.28%) .NET Framework
4 14 (4.28%) HTML
5 12 (3.67%) CSS
6 10 (3.06%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (3.06%) WinForms
7 8 (2.45%) jQuery
7 8 (2.45%) Middleware
7 8 (2.45%) XML
8 6 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (1.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (1.83%) WCF
9 4 (1.22%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.22%) HTML5
9 4 (1.22%) REST
9 4 (1.22%) RESTful
9 4 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.95%) Data Centre
2 23 (7.03%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.20%) iSeries
4 11 (3.36%) Driving Licence
5 9 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.75%) User Experience
6 8 (2.45%) Replication
7 7 (2.14%) AS400
7 7 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.14%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (2.14%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.14%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.53%) LPAR
8 5 (1.53%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.53%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.22%) EMC Centera
10 3 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.92%) PKI
11 2 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 166 (50.76%) Windows Server
2 107 (32.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 95 (29.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 79 (24.16%) Linux
5 68 (20.80%) Windows 10
6 67 (20.49%) Windows 7
7 50 (15.29%) Windows 8
8 33 (10.09%) Unix
9 22 (6.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (4.59%) OS/400
11 10 (3.06%) Android
11 10 (3.06%) CentOS
11 10 (3.06%) Windows XP
12 8 (2.45%) Apple iOS
13 7 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.83%) AIX
15 4 (1.22%) Solaris
16 3 (0.92%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.61%) Debian
17 2 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (41.90%) ITIL
2 37 (11.31%) Problem Management
3 27 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 22 (6.73%) Project Management
5 22 (6.73%) Service Management
6 20 (6.12%) DevOps
7 16 (4.89%) Change Management
7 16 (4.89%) Incident Management
8 15 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (4.59%) Migration
8 15 (4.59%) MVC
8 15 (4.59%) Performance Management
9 12 (3.67%) Capacity Management
9 12 (3.67%) CRM
9 12 (3.67%) TDD
10 11 (3.36%) Business Transformation
10 11 (3.36%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (3.36%) Server Virtualisation
10 11 (3.36%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 54 (16.51%) SQL
2 38 (11.62%) C#
3 15 (4.59%) JavaScript
3 15 (4.59%) Shell Script
4 12 (3.67%) PowerShell
5 11 (3.36%) Bash Shell
5 11 (3.36%) C++
5 11 (3.36%) Python
6 10 (3.06%) C
7 9 (2.75%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.45%) Java
9 6 (1.83%) PHP
10 5 (1.53%) Embedded C
10 5 (1.53%) Embedded C++
10 5 (1.53%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.92%) RPG
12 1 (0.31%) ABAP
12 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.31%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (18.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (11.31%) MCSE
3 28 (8.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 23 (7.03%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (6.12%) Degree
6 18 (5.50%) CCA
6 18 (5.50%) Citrix Certification
7 17 (5.20%) MCP
8 16 (4.89%) A+ Certification
8 16 (4.89%) MCSA
9 14 (4.28%) CCNA
10 13 (3.98%) Network+ Certification
11 12 (3.67%) CCENT
11 12 (3.67%) DBS Check
12 11 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (3.06%) CCNP
13 10 (3.06%) Security Cleared
14 8 (2.45%) MCITP
14 8 (2.45%) SC Cleared
14 8 (2.45%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.17%) SLA
2 10 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.22%) QA
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 147 (44.95%) Active Directory
2 133 (40.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (27.52%) Hyper-V
4 43 (13.15%) XenApp
5 33 (10.09%) VirtualBox
6 23 (7.03%) XenDesktop
7 15 (4.59%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (3.67%) vSphere
9 6 (1.83%) Firmware
10 5 (1.53%) Snort
11 4 (1.22%) NFS
11 4 (1.22%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.31%) pfSense
12 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (4.89%) SCCM
2 14 (4.28%) Puppet
3 12 (3.67%) Ansible
4 11 (3.36%) Tivoli
4 11 (3.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 8 (2.45%) NetBackup
5 8 (2.45%) SCOM
5 8 (2.45%) SCSM
6 5 (1.53%) Nagios
6 5 (1.53%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.22%) WSUS
8 3 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.31%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 176 (53.82%) Microsoft
2 165 (50.46%) VMware
3 79 (24.16%) Cisco
4 63 (19.27%) Citrix
5 23 (7.03%) Avaya
6 21 (6.42%) IBM
7 18 (5.50%) Oracle
8 15 (4.59%) Red Hat
8 15 (4.59%) Splunk
9 14 (4.28%) HP
10 11 (3.36%) Nortel
11 10 (3.06%) Google
12 8 (2.45%) Dell
13 7 (2.14%) CheckPoint
13 7 (2.14%) McAfee
14 6 (1.83%) EMC
14 6 (1.83%) Intel
15 5 (1.53%) 3PAR
15 5 (1.53%) Sage
15 5 (1.53%) SAP