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 28 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
28 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 22 31 32
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 -19
Permanent jobs citing Windows 143 126 142
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 6.61% 7.47% 7.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.07% 58.88% 44.51%
Number of salaries quoted 118 62 101
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,100 £29,250
25th Percentile £26,500 £28,875 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% -17.65% +21.43%
75th Percentile £42,500 £47,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £54,125 £52,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -10.11% +1.14% -2.22%

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 280 214 319
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 12.94% 12.69% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 192 89 137
10th Percentile £24,775 £25,000 £29,250
25th Percentile £28,290 £26,250 £34,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.71% -22.22% +20.00%
75th Percentile £52,500 £49,600 £50,000
90th Percentile £60,875 £57,500 £60,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +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 28 May 2024.

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 28 May 2024. 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 +9 98 £30,000 - 25
North Wales +10 26 £33,750 +5.47% 8
West Wales +4 16 £51,000 +23.64% 1
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 22 (15.38%) Microsoft Exchange
2 13 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.90%) Confluence
3 7 (4.90%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.50%) Apache
5 3 (2.10%) Jupyter
6 2 (1.40%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (19.58%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (11.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 77 (53.85%) Microsoft 365
2 64 (44.76%) Azure
3 25 (17.48%) Entra ID
4 15 (10.49%) OneDrive
5 14 (9.79%) AWS
6 7 (4.90%) Nutanix
7 5 (3.50%) Amazon S3
7 5 (3.50%) Azure Monitor
7 5 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.10%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (2.10%) GCP
8 3 (2.10%) OpenShift
8 3 (2.10%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.40%) SaaS
10 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Purview
10 1 (0.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 32 (22.38%) Firewall
2 31 (21.68%) DNS
3 24 (16.78%) DHCP
4 16 (11.19%) Internet
4 16 (11.19%) Remote Desktop
5 13 (9.09%) SAN
6 11 (7.69%) LAN
6 11 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 11 (7.69%) WAN
6 11 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (6.99%) VoIP
7 10 (6.99%) VPN
8 5 (3.50%) Extranet
8 5 (3.50%) IPsec
8 5 (3.50%) SNMP
8 5 (3.50%) Unified Communications
9 4 (2.80%) MPLS
9 4 (2.80%) Network Security
10 3 (2.10%) Bluetooth
10 3 (2.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.59%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.50%) MySQL
3 5 (3.50%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.10%) Big Data
4 3 (2.10%) Metabase
4 3 (2.10%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (5.59%) JIRA
2 3 (2.10%) IBM UrbanCode
2 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.10%) Visual Studio Code
3 1 (0.70%) Git
3 1 (0.70%) GitLab
General
1 40 (27.97%) Social Skills
2 31 (21.68%) Finance
3 11 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 10 (6.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 10 (6.99%) Local Government
4 10 (6.99%) Police
5 6 (4.20%) Advertising
5 6 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.20%) Law
6 3 (2.10%) Banking
6 3 (2.10%) Documentation Skills
6 3 (2.10%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (2.10%) Retail
6 3 (2.10%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.70%) Electronics
7 1 (0.70%) Games
7 1 (0.70%) Health Technology
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (19.58%) Support Engineer
2 27 (18.88%) Senior
3 26 (18.18%) IT Support
4 20 (13.99%) IT Technician
5 14 (9.79%) Analyst
5 14 (9.79%) IT Engineer
6 13 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
6 13 (9.09%) Desktop Support
6 13 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 11 (7.69%) DBA
8 10 (6.99%) ICT Engineer
8 10 (6.99%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 10 (6.99%) Technical Engineer
9 9 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (6.29%) IT Support Engineer
10 8 (5.59%) Consultant
11 7 (4.90%) IT Support Specialist
11 7 (4.90%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 7 (4.90%) SQL DBA
11 7 (4.90%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.50%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (3.50%) YAML
2 3 (2.10%) .NET
2 3 (2.10%) COM
2 3 (2.10%) SAML
2 3 (2.10%) WinForms
3 1 (0.70%) REST
3 1 (0.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.99%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.59%) Driving Licence
3 6 (4.20%) Onboarding
4 5 (3.50%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.50%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.80%) Clustering
5 4 (2.80%) EPoS
5 4 (2.80%) Replication
6 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.10%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.10%) Raspberry Pi
6 3 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.40%) iPad
8 1 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.70%) Life Science
8 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (39.86%) Windows Server
2 37 (25.87%) Linux
3 23 (16.08%) Windows 10
4 11 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.59%) Android
5 8 (5.59%) Mac OS
6 7 (4.90%) Unix
6 7 (4.90%) Windows Server 2019
7 6 (4.20%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.50%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (2.10%) VMS
9 3 (2.10%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.17%) Customer Service
2 28 (19.58%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (17.48%) ITIL
4 15 (10.49%) Project Management
4 15 (10.49%) Service Delivery
5 14 (9.79%) Break/Fix
6 13 (9.09%) Ticket Management
7 12 (8.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 11 (7.69%) Actionable Insight
8 11 (7.69%) Agile
9 10 (6.99%) Problem Management
10 9 (6.29%) Change Management
10 9 (6.29%) CI/CD
11 8 (5.59%) Storage Management
12 7 (4.90%) Agile Project Management
12 7 (4.90%) Hardware Maintenance
12 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Maintenance
12 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Management
13 6 (4.20%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (4.20%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.08%) SQL
2 9 (6.29%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.20%) Python
4 4 (2.80%) C#
5 3 (2.10%) Groovy
5 3 (2.10%) VB
6 1 (0.70%) C++
6 1 (0.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (17.48%) Degree
2 10 (6.99%) CCNA
2 10 (6.99%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (6.99%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.59%) A+ Certification
3 8 (5.59%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.59%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.80%) MCP
5 2 (1.40%) CCNP
5 2 (1.40%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.40%) PMP
6 1 (0.70%) HNC
6 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.39%) SLA
2 9 (6.29%) GDPR
3 4 (2.80%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (47.55%) Active Directory
2 21 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.39%) Docker
4 9 (6.29%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.20%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.10%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (18.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 15 (10.49%) Ansible
3 14 (9.79%) Kubernetes
3 14 (9.79%) SCCM
4 6 (4.20%) Terraform
5 5 (3.50%) Progress Chef
5 5 (3.50%) Prometheus
5 5 (3.50%) SCOM
5 5 (3.50%) vCenter Server
6 3 (2.10%) Perfmon
6 3 (2.10%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.40%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.70%) PaperCut
8 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (60.84%) Microsoft
2 33 (23.08%) VMware
3 10 (6.99%) NetApp
3 10 (6.99%) Veeam
4 8 (5.59%) Cisco
4 8 (5.59%) Citrix
5 6 (4.20%) HP
5 6 (4.20%) Meraki
6 5 (3.50%) AppDynamics
6 5 (3.50%) Apple
6 5 (3.50%) Oracle
6 5 (3.50%) Palo Alto
6 5 (3.50%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.50%) SolidFire
6 5 (3.50%) Sophos
7 4 (2.80%) Acronis
7 4 (2.80%) Aruba
7 4 (2.80%) Datto
7 4 (2.80%) IBM
7 4 (2.80%) Mitel