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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
UK / Wales
Rank 11 9 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 173 219 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.97% 15.76% 21.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.62% 56.01% 68.43%
Number of salaries quoted 149 175 230
Median salary £35,000 £30,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.75% -15.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,594 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -1.36% +1.38%  

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 235 391 415
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 21.70% 28.13% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 206 336 338
Median salary £35,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,584
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £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 26 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 26 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 -2 141 £35,000 +14.75% 12
West Wales +2 19 £40,000 +113.33% 1
North Wales +3 9 £25,000 -23.07%
Mid Wales - 2 £39,000 - 1
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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.

1 185 (52.26%) Microsoft
2 133 (37.57%) Active Directory
3 132 (37.29%) VMware
3 132 (37.29%) Windows Server
4 120 (33.90%) SQL Server
5 110 (31.07%) SQL
6 99 (27.97%) MS Excel
7 88 (24.86%) C#
8 85 (24.01%) .NET
9 82 (23.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 77 (21.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 76 (21.47%) Linux
12 75 (21.19%) Office 365
13 72 (20.34%) Hyper-V
14 57 (16.10%) HTML
15 55 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
15 55 (15.54%) Firewall
15 55 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
16 54 (15.25%) Degree
16 54 (15.25%) ASP.NET
17 52 (14.69%) Microsoft Azure
18 51 (14.41%) ITIL
18 51 (14.41%) MS Exchange
19 47 (13.28%) Cisco
19 47 (13.28%) Windows Server 2008
20 41 (11.58%) MCSE
21 40 (11.30%) LAN
22 39 (11.02%) MS Office
22 39 (11.02%) Amazon AWS
23 37 (10.45%) SAN

Windows
Top Related 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 51 (14.41%) MS Exchange
2 34 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 23 (6.50%) IIS
4 18 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (3.11%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.82%) Apache
7 10 (2.82%) Tomcat
8 9 (2.54%) JBoss
9 5 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.13%) nginx
10 4 (1.13%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.85%) CMS
11 3 (0.85%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.85%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.85%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.56%) FileNet
12 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 99 (27.97%) MS Excel
2 39 (11.02%) MS Office
3 5 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.85%) MS Project
5 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.54%) Sage 200
1 9 (2.54%) Sage 50
2 5 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.85%) 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 75 (21.19%) Office 365
2 52 (14.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (11.02%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (5.08%) IaaS
5 15 (4.24%) PaaS
6 14 (3.95%) SaaS
7 3 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.85%) 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 55 (15.54%) Firewall
2 40 (11.30%) LAN
3 37 (10.45%) SAN
4 30 (8.47%) WAN
5 29 (8.19%) DNS
6 26 (7.34%) TCP/IP
7 18 (5.08%) Internet
8 13 (3.67%) DHCP
9 12 (3.39%) VoIP
9 12 (3.39%) VPN
10 11 (3.11%) Broadband
11 8 (2.26%) NAS
11 8 (2.26%) VLAN
12 7 (1.98%) Ethernet
12 7 (1.98%) Wireless
13 6 (1.69%) IPsec
13 6 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.41%) iSCSI
14 5 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (33.90%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.39%) MySQL
4 12 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.26%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.85%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.56%) Ingres
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (7.63%) Visual Studio
2 20 (5.65%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (4.24%) Mercurial
4 15 (4.24%) Subversion
5 8 (2.26%) MSTest
5 8 (2.26%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (1.98%) Moq
6 7 (1.98%) NUnit
6 7 (1.98%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (1.13%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.13%) Selenium
8 3 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.85%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.56%) Firebug
9 2 (0.56%) JIRA
9 2 (0.56%) Maven
10 1 (0.28%) Ant
10 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.28%) TestDirector
General
1 27 (7.63%) Finance
2 16 (4.52%) Advertising
3 13 (3.67%) Manufacturing
3 13 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.54%) Games
5 7 (1.98%) Marketing
5 7 (1.98%) Retail
6 3 (0.85%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.85%) Back Office
6 3 (0.85%) Law
7 2 (0.56%) Legal
7 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.56%) Welsh Language
8 1 (0.28%) Automotive
8 1 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 65 (18.36%) Developer
2 63 (17.80%) Analyst
3 46 (12.99%) Support Engineer
4 35 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (9.32%) Support Analyst
6 31 (8.76%) IT Support
7 28 (7.91%) .NET Developer
8 26 (7.34%) C# Developer
9 24 (6.78%) IT Engineer
10 21 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
11 20 (5.65%) Systems Engineer
12 19 (5.37%) Applications Support
13 18 (5.08%) Consultant
14 17 (4.80%) IT Manager
15 16 (4.52%) Senior Analyst
16 15 (4.24%) IT Support Engineer
17 14 (3.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 14 (3.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 14 (3.95%) Applications Support Analyst
17 14 (3.95%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (24.01%) .NET
2 57 (16.10%) HTML
3 54 (15.25%) ASP.NET
4 33 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (9.04%) WCF
6 31 (8.76%) .NET Framework
7 29 (8.19%) XML
8 27 (7.63%) Web Services
9 24 (6.78%) WPF
10 23 (6.50%) CSS
11 19 (5.37%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (5.37%) Entity Framework
12 15 (4.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 15 (4.24%) NHibernate
12 15 (4.24%) RESTful
13 14 (3.95%) WinForms
14 9 (2.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (2.26%) XSLT
16 7 (1.98%) iOS SDK
16 7 (1.98%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 17 (4.80%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.67%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (1.98%) NHS
8 6 (1.69%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.69%) Replication
8 6 (1.69%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.13%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.85%) AS400
10 3 (0.85%) Clustering
10 3 (0.85%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.85%) Fintech
10 3 (0.85%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.85%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.56%) CMDB
11 2 (0.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 132 (37.29%) Windows Server
2 77 (21.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 76 (21.47%) Linux
4 47 (13.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (9.32%) Windows 7
6 29 (8.19%) Unix
7 27 (7.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (5.37%) Android
8 19 (5.37%) Apple iOS
9 17 (4.80%) Windows 10
10 14 (3.95%) Windows 8
11 10 (2.82%) Mac OS X
12 7 (1.98%) CentOS
13 6 (1.69%) Mac OS
13 6 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.69%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.56%) OpenBSD
14 2 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (15.54%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (14.41%) ITIL
3 37 (10.45%) MVC
4 36 (10.17%) OO
5 30 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (8.47%) Scrum
6 28 (7.91%) Web Development
7 22 (6.21%) Kanban
7 22 (6.21%) MVVM
8 20 (5.65%) Software Engineering
9 19 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (5.37%) OOP
9 19 (5.37%) Project Management
10 16 (4.52%) Use Case
11 15 (4.24%) Automated Testing
11 15 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (4.24%) TDD
12 14 (3.95%) Configuration Management
13 13 (3.67%) High Availability
13 13 (3.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (31.07%) SQL
2 88 (24.86%) C#
3 33 (9.32%) JavaScript
4 29 (8.19%) VB.NET
5 23 (6.50%) C++
6 22 (6.21%) PowerShell
7 15 (4.24%) Java
8 13 (3.67%) Python
8 13 (3.67%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.82%) C
10 7 (1.98%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.69%) Embedded C
11 6 (1.69%) Embedded C++
12 5 (1.41%) PHP
12 5 (1.41%) VB
13 4 (1.13%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.85%) ABAP
15 2 (0.56%) COBOL
15 2 (0.56%) Perl
15 2 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (15.25%) Degree
3 41 (11.58%) MCSE
4 27 (7.63%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (7.34%) CCNA
6 25 (7.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (5.08%) CCA
7 18 (5.08%) Citrix Certification
8 15 (4.24%) MCSA
9 10 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (2.82%) Security Cleared
10 9 (2.54%) MCITP
11 5 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.13%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (0.85%) RHCE
13 3 (0.85%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.56%) CCNP
14 2 (0.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.60%) SLA
2 4 (1.13%) 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
1 133 (37.57%) Active Directory
2 82 (23.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (20.34%) Hyper-V
4 18 (5.08%) XenApp
5 13 (3.67%) vSphere
5 13 (3.67%) XenServer
6 10 (2.82%) VMware ESX
7 9 (2.54%) Firmware
8 6 (1.69%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.85%) Docker
11 2 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.56%) vCloud
11 2 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (3.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 9 (2.54%) NetBackup
2 9 (2.54%) SCCM
3 7 (1.98%) ServiceCenter
4 5 (1.41%) SCSM
5 4 (1.13%) WSUS
6 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.56%) Ansible
7 2 (0.56%) Nagios
7 2 (0.56%) Terraform
7 2 (0.56%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.56%) vRealize
7 2 (0.56%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.28%) QRadar
8 1 (0.28%) yum
Vendors
1 185 (52.26%) Microsoft
2 132 (37.29%) VMware
3 47 (13.28%) Cisco
4 35 (9.89%) Oracle
5 30 (8.47%) Citrix
6 21 (5.93%) Dell
7 19 (5.37%) Avaya
8 15 (4.24%) Veeam
9 13 (3.67%) HP
10 11 (3.11%) Apple
11 10 (2.82%) Sage
12 9 (2.54%) IBM
13 8 (2.26%) F5
13 8 (2.26%) Red Hat
13 8 (2.26%) SAP
14 7 (1.98%) Xamarin
15 6 (1.69%) 3PAR
15 6 (1.69%) Intel Security
16 5 (1.41%) Veritas
17 4 (1.13%) Splunk
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Premier IT
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brecon, Powys
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance/Car, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29241.00 - £42991.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago