Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 9 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 259 316 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.57% 15.47% 14.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 59.40% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 231 286 339
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £32,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +1.59% -8.52%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,000 £18,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -

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 518 532 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.13% 26.04% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 435 482 525
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,510
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +8.42% +1.46%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £54,844 £48,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 -5 208 £32,500 +3.17% 42
West Wales +4 31 £36,250 -12.12% 5
Mid Wales +1 12 - -
North Wales -5 6 £41,000 +49.09% 4
Windows
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Windows.

1 145 (55.98%) Active Directory
2 124 (47.88%) Windows Server
3 122 (47.10%) Microsoft
4 114 (44.02%) VMware
5 85 (32.82%) Office 365
6 71 (27.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 68 (26.25%) Linux
8 57 (22.01%) Problem-Solving
9 56 (21.62%) MS Exchange
10 54 (20.85%) ITIL
11 53 (20.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 51 (19.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 49 (18.92%) Windows 7
14 48 (18.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 46 (17.76%) DNS
16 45 (17.37%) SQL Server
16 45 (17.37%) LAN
17 44 (16.99%) Hyper-V
18 42 (16.22%) Windows 10
19 41 (15.83%) PowerShell
19 41 (15.83%) Firewall
20 40 (15.44%) DHCP
20 40 (15.44%) SLA
21 37 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
21 37 (14.29%) SAN
21 37 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
21 37 (14.29%) C#
21 37 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
22 36 (13.90%) .NET
23 34 (13.13%) JavaScript

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 56 (21.62%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.72%) IIS
3 18 (6.95%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (6.18%) SharePoint
6 14 (5.41%) nginx
7 10 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.93%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.54%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.54%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.16%) SAS
12 2 (0.77%) OpenEdge
13 1 (0.39%) Apache
13 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.39%) assyst
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.39%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 85 (32.82%) Office 365
2 37 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (8.88%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (1.93%) Mimecast
4 5 (1.93%) PaaS
5 4 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.16%) IaaS
7 2 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.39%) Datadog
8 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.39%) SaaS
8 1 (0.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 46 (17.76%) DNS
2 45 (17.37%) LAN
3 41 (15.83%) Firewall
4 40 (15.44%) DHCP
5 37 (14.29%) SAN
6 28 (10.81%) WAN
7 19 (7.34%) VoIP
7 19 (7.34%) VPN
8 11 (4.25%) ADSL
9 10 (3.86%) TCP/IP
9 10 (3.86%) WLAN
10 8 (3.09%) Network Security
10 8 (3.09%) VLAN
10 8 (3.09%) Wireless
11 7 (2.70%) HTTP
11 7 (2.70%) NAS
12 5 (1.93%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (1.93%) NetScaler
13 4 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (1.54%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (17.37%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.18%) MongoDB
3 7 (2.70%) MySQL
4 5 (1.93%) Power BI
4 5 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.54%) Data Mart
5 4 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.54%) Snowflake Schema
5 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.16%) Big Data
7 2 (0.77%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (0.77%) HPCC
7 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.39%) HBase
8 1 (0.39%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.02%) TeamCity
3 5 (1.93%) JIRA
4 4 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.54%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.16%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.77%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.77%) Travis CI
6 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 1 (0.39%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.39%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.39%) RSpec
7 1 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (8.49%) Finance
2 9 (3.47%) Advertising
3 4 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.54%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.16%) Games
5 2 (0.77%) Electronics
5 2 (0.77%) Marketing
5 2 (0.77%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (16.60%) Support Engineer
2 40 (15.44%) Analyst
3 38 (14.67%) Developer
4 37 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (9.65%) IT Support
5 25 (9.65%) Support Analyst
6 18 (6.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 18 (6.95%) Software Developer
6 18 (6.95%) Systems Engineer
7 17 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (6.56%) Consultant
7 17 (6.56%) IT Analyst
7 17 (6.56%) IT Support Analyst
7 17 (6.56%) Technical Consultant
8 16 (6.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 14 (5.41%) .NET Developer
9 14 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (4.63%) 1st Line Support
10 12 (4.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (4.63%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.90%) .NET
2 18 (6.95%) AngularJS
3 13 (5.02%) KnockoutJS
3 13 (5.02%) Node.js
3 13 (5.02%) React
4 12 (4.63%) ASP.NET
5 11 (4.25%) HTML
6 7 (2.70%) REST
6 7 (2.70%) SOAP
7 5 (1.93%) Web Services
8 4 (1.54%) XML
9 3 (1.16%) COM
9 3 (1.16%) CSS
9 3 (1.16%) jQuery
9 3 (1.16%) SAML
9 3 (1.16%) Swagger
10 2 (0.77%) J2EE
10 2 (0.77%) JSP
11 1 (0.39%) Elastic Stack
11 1 (0.39%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.65%) User Experience
2 21 (8.11%) Replication
3 18 (6.95%) Data Centre
3 18 (6.95%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.63%) e-Learning
7 11 (4.25%) Clustering
8 10 (3.86%) Computer Science
9 9 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.70%) Fat Client
10 7 (2.70%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.54%) Fintech
12 3 (1.16%) Driving Licence
12 3 (1.16%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 124 (47.88%) Windows Server
2 68 (26.25%) Linux
3 53 (20.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (19.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (18.92%) Windows 7
6 42 (16.22%) Windows 10
7 21 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (4.63%) CentOS
9 9 (3.47%) Ubuntu
10 8 (3.09%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.32%) Unix
12 4 (1.54%) Android
12 4 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.16%) AIX
13 3 (1.16%) Debian
14 2 (0.77%) DC/OS
14 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.39%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (22.01%) Problem-Solving
2 54 (20.85%) ITIL
3 48 (18.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 37 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (11.97%) DevOps
6 21 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 20 (7.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (7.34%) Problem Management
8 19 (7.34%) Project Management
9 17 (6.56%) High Availability
9 17 (6.56%) Service Delivery
10 16 (6.18%) Service Management
11 15 (5.79%) Mentoring
12 14 (5.41%) Capacity Management
12 14 (5.41%) Unit Testing
13 13 (5.02%) MVC
14 12 (4.63%) Coaching
14 12 (4.63%) Server Management
15 10 (3.86%) Change Management
15 10 (3.86%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 41 (15.83%) PowerShell
2 37 (14.29%) C#
3 34 (13.13%) JavaScript
4 22 (8.49%) SQL
5 12 (4.63%) CoffeeScript
5 12 (4.63%) Java
5 12 (4.63%) Ruby
6 10 (3.86%) C
7 9 (3.47%) C++
8 6 (2.32%) Python
9 5 (1.93%) PHP
10 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.77%) Perl
10 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.39%) Delphi
11 1 (0.39%) Java 8
11 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (11.20%) Degree
2 24 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (6.18%) Security Cleared
4 15 (5.79%) SC Cleared
5 14 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (3.86%) MCITP
7 7 (2.70%) MCSE
8 6 (2.32%) MCSA
9 4 (1.54%) Postgraduate
10 3 (1.16%) CCNA
10 3 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.77%) MCP
12 1 (0.39%) CCNP
12 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (15.44%) SLA
2 15 (5.79%) QA
3 4 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 145 (55.98%) Active Directory
2 71 (27.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (16.99%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.79%) Docker
5 12 (4.63%) Varnish
6 10 (3.86%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (3.86%) XenApp
7 7 (2.70%) Terminal Services
8 6 (2.32%) vSphere
9 3 (1.16%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.77%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.77%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.39%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.39%) LXC
11 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (9.65%) SCCM
2 16 (6.18%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.09%) SCOM
4 6 (2.32%) Puppet
4 6 (2.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (1.93%) Nagios
5 5 (1.93%) SCOrch
5 5 (1.93%) Terraform
6 4 (1.54%) Ansible
6 4 (1.54%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (1.54%) SCSM
7 3 (1.16%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.16%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.77%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.77%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.77%) Packer
Vendors
1 122 (47.10%) Microsoft
2 114 (44.02%) VMware
3 30 (11.58%) Citrix
4 21 (8.11%) Cisco
5 17 (6.56%) Veeam
6 13 (5.02%) Apple
7 9 (3.47%) HP
7 9 (3.47%) Oracle
8 8 (3.09%) Dell
9 7 (2.70%) Avaya
9 7 (2.70%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.32%) Freshdesk
10 6 (2.32%) NetApp
11 4 (1.54%) Actifio
11 4 (1.54%) Dell Compellent
11 4 (1.54%) EqualLogic
11 4 (1.54%) F5
11 4 (1.54%) Nexenta
11 4 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.54%) SAP