Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 228 301 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 11.90% 14.20% 16.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.70% 58.45% 67.13%
Number of salaries quoted 196 277 366
Wales median annual salary £30,000 £34,000 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -2.16% -0.71%
10th Percentile £20,750 £22,094 £18,500
90th Percentile £50,875 £48,750 £50,250
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 441 515 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.02% 24.30% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 376 476 546
Wales median annual salary £37,750 £38,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.66% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £54,844 £57,723 £51,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -1 162 £30,000 -7.69% 27
West Wales +4 36 £36,250 -19.44% 5
Mid Wales 0 28 £27,500 - 1
North Wales -11 2 £34,500 +25.45% 2
Windows
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 141 (61.84%) Active Directory
2 138 (60.53%) Microsoft
3 117 (51.32%) Windows Server
4 91 (39.91%) Office 365
5 90 (39.47%) VMware
6 72 (31.58%) ITIL
7 61 (26.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 60 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
9 57 (25.00%) Linux
9 57 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 55 (24.12%) DNS
10 55 (24.12%) Microsoft Office
10 55 (24.12%) Firewall
11 53 (23.25%) SQL Server
11 53 (23.25%) Hyper-V
12 50 (21.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 50 (21.93%) LAN
13 49 (21.49%) Windows 7
13 49 (21.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 48 (21.05%) SLA
15 45 (19.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 43 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (18.86%) PowerShell
16 43 (18.86%) Degree
17 42 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
18 38 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
18 38 (16.67%) User Experience
19 36 (15.79%) DHCP
20 33 (14.47%) SAN
20 33 (14.47%) Management Information System

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 57 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.46%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (5.26%) nginx
4 11 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (4.82%) IIS
5 6 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.75%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.88%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.88%) SAS
8 1 (0.44%) Apache
8 1 (0.44%) Confluence
8 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 55 (24.12%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.44%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) assyst
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 91 (39.91%) Office 365
2 38 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.19%) Mimecast
4 5 (2.19%) PaaS
5 4 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.75%) IaaS
6 3 (1.32%) SaaS
7 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.44%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (24.12%) DNS
1 55 (24.12%) Firewall
2 50 (21.93%) LAN
3 36 (15.79%) DHCP
4 33 (14.47%) SAN
5 23 (10.09%) ADSL
6 19 (8.33%) WAN
7 11 (4.82%) WLAN
8 10 (4.39%) TCP/IP
9 9 (3.95%) Wireless
10 8 (3.51%) VLAN
11 7 (3.07%) VoIP
11 7 (3.07%) VPN
12 6 (2.63%) NAS
12 6 (2.63%) Network Security
13 4 (1.75%) HTTP
13 4 (1.75%) Internet
14 3 (1.32%) Kerberos
14 3 (1.32%) SMS
14 3 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (23.25%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.14%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.07%) Power BI
4 6 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.19%) MySQL
6 4 (1.75%) Data Mart
6 4 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.75%) Snowflake Schema
6 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.88%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (0.88%) Ingres
8 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (5.70%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 5 (2.19%) JIRA
4 3 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.88%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.88%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.44%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.44%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.44%) RSpec
6 1 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.44%) Travis CI
General
1 15 (6.58%) Finance
2 11 (4.82%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.39%) Advertising
4 6 (2.63%) Automotive
5 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.88%) Local Government
7 1 (0.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (20.61%) Support Engineer
2 32 (14.04%) Analyst
3 31 (13.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (12.28%) IT Support
5 22 (9.65%) Developer
6 18 (7.89%) IT Engineer
7 16 (7.02%) Support Analyst
7 16 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
8 15 (6.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 14 (6.14%) Consultant
9 14 (6.14%) IT Support Engineer
9 14 (6.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (5.70%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (5.70%) Desktop Support
10 13 (5.70%) Software Developer
11 12 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 12 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
12 11 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (4.82%) IT Analyst
12 11 (4.82%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.21%) .NET
2 12 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 12 (5.26%) Node.js
3 6 (2.63%) REST
3 6 (2.63%) SOAP
4 5 (2.19%) Web Services
5 4 (1.75%) COM
6 3 (1.32%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.32%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.32%) SAML
7 2 (0.88%) CSS
7 2 (0.88%) HTML
7 2 (0.88%) Middleware
7 2 (0.88%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.88%) Swagger
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Axis
8 1 (0.44%) Java EE
8 1 (0.44%) JSON
8 1 (0.44%) Spring
8 1 (0.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.67%) User Experience
2 33 (14.47%) Management Information System
3 22 (9.65%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.70%) Mobile App
4 13 (5.70%) Replication
5 12 (5.26%) e-Learning
6 10 (4.39%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (3.07%) Clustering
8 7 (3.07%) PKI
9 6 (2.63%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.63%) Fat Client
9 6 (2.63%) Thin Client
10 5 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (1.32%) iPhone
13 2 (0.88%) Fintech
13 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 117 (51.32%) Windows Server
2 57 (25.00%) Linux
3 50 (21.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (21.49%) Windows 7
4 49 (21.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (14.04%) Windows 10
6 12 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.95%) Android
7 9 (3.95%) Unix
8 6 (2.63%) Mac OS X
8 6 (2.63%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.88%) CentOS
11 1 (0.44%) CatOS
11 1 (0.44%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.44%) SUSE
11 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (31.58%) ITIL
2 60 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
3 45 (19.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 43 (18.86%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (14.47%) Continuous Improvement
6 30 (13.16%) DevOps
6 30 (13.16%) Problem Management
6 30 (13.16%) Service Management
7 28 (12.28%) Service Delivery
8 25 (10.96%) Project Management
9 21 (9.21%) Decision-Making
9 21 (9.21%) ITSM
9 21 (9.21%) Proactive Management
9 21 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (8.33%) TOGAF
11 18 (7.89%) High Availability
12 17 (7.46%) Customer Engagement
13 16 (7.02%) Runbook
14 14 (6.14%) Data Protection
14 14 (6.14%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (18.86%) PowerShell
2 24 (10.53%) C#
3 18 (7.89%) SQL
4 15 (6.58%) JavaScript
5 12 (5.26%) CoffeeScript
5 12 (5.26%) Ruby
6 6 (2.63%) C
7 5 (2.19%) C++
8 3 (1.32%) VB
9 2 (0.88%) Java
9 2 (0.88%) Python
10 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.44%) Java 8
10 1 (0.44%) Perl
10 1 (0.44%) PHP
10 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (18.86%) Degree
2 42 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (10.09%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (7.89%) MCITP
5 14 (6.14%) MCSA
6 12 (5.26%) Security Cleared
7 8 (3.51%) CCNA
7 8 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.07%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.63%) MCSE
10 4 (1.75%) Postgraduate
11 3 (1.32%) CISA
11 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.88%) CCNP
12 2 (0.88%) CISSP
12 2 (0.88%) GIAC
12 2 (0.88%) GISP
12 2 (0.88%) MCDST
13 1 (0.44%) HNC
13 1 (0.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (21.05%) SLA
2 12 (5.26%) QA
3 4 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 141 (61.84%) Active Directory
2 61 (26.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (23.25%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.14%) Docker
5 12 (5.26%) Varnish
6 11 (4.82%) Terminal Services
7 9 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (2.19%) VMware Server
9 4 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.32%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.88%) vSphere
12 1 (0.44%) pfSense
12 1 (0.44%) Snort
12 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.44%) XenApp
12 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (8.33%) SCCM
2 16 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (6.58%) SCOM
4 11 (4.82%) NetBackup
5 9 (3.95%) SCOrch
6 7 (3.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.75%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (1.75%) SCSM
9 3 (1.32%) Ansible
9 3 (1.32%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.32%) HAProxy
9 3 (1.32%) Puppet
9 3 (1.32%) QRadar
9 3 (1.32%) Terraform
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (0.88%) PTC Integrity
11 1 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 138 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 90 (39.47%) VMware
3 26 (11.40%) HP
4 25 (10.96%) Cisco
4 25 (10.96%) Veeam
5 21 (9.21%) Oracle
6 13 (5.70%) Citrix
7 11 (4.82%) 3PAR
8 10 (4.39%) Apple
8 10 (4.39%) Veritas
9 6 (2.63%) Palo Alto
9 6 (2.63%) ServiceNow
10 5 (2.19%) McAfee
11 4 (1.75%) Actifio
11 4 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.75%) Sophos
12 3 (1.32%) AlienVault
12 3 (1.32%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.32%) LogRhythm
12 3 (1.32%) Splunk