Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 13 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 283 383 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.46% 14.44% 17.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.83% 61.28% 62.39%
Number of salaries quoted 256 340 421
Wales median annual salary £32,000 £32,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.29% -6.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,000 £18,500 £19,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £43,750
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 498 625 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.45% 23.56% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 455 534 681
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £35,255 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% +0.73% +6.06%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £57,000 £48,750 £47,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.38%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +3 208 £31,500 -4.55% 16
West Wales +11 53 £45,000 +47.54%
North Wales -9 12 £27,500 +54.01% 2
Mid Wales +8 10 - -
Windows
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 146 (51.59%) Windows Server
2 139 (49.12%) Microsoft
3 129 (45.58%) VMware
4 121 (42.76%) Active Directory
5 118 (41.70%) ITIL
6 103 (36.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 87 (30.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 85 (30.04%) Cisco
9 79 (27.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 78 (27.56%) Linux
11 72 (25.44%) Office 365
12 69 (24.38%) Hyper-V
12 69 (24.38%) Firewall
13 53 (18.73%) SQL
14 52 (18.37%) SQL Server
15 49 (17.31%) SAN
16 48 (16.96%) Windows 7
17 46 (16.25%) Microsoft Certification
17 46 (16.25%) Windows 10
18 43 (15.19%) Citrix
19 42 (14.84%) Windows 8
20 39 (13.78%) Exchange Server 2013
21 38 (13.43%) VPN
21 38 (13.43%) DNS
22 37 (13.07%) MS Exchange
23 36 (12.72%) .NET
23 36 (12.72%) Unix
23 36 (12.72%) Microsoft Azure
24 35 (12.37%) C#
25 32 (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 39 (13.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 37 (13.07%) MS Exchange
3 26 (9.19%) IIS
4 24 (8.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (4.24%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.18%) CMS
7 4 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.41%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.06%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.06%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.71%) JBoss
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.71%) WordPress
10 1 (0.35%) Apache
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (10.60%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.35%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.71%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 72 (25.44%) Office 365
2 36 (12.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (10.25%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.53%) G Suite
5 8 (2.83%) SaaS
6 7 (2.47%) Mimecast
6 7 (2.47%) PaaS
7 5 (1.77%) IaaS
8 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.71%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.35%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 69 (24.38%) Firewall
2 49 (17.31%) SAN
3 38 (13.43%) DNS
3 38 (13.43%) VPN
4 29 (10.25%) DHCP
5 25 (8.83%) VoIP
6 21 (7.42%) LAN
7 19 (6.71%) WAN
8 16 (5.65%) Network Security
8 16 (5.65%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (4.95%) TCP/IP
10 13 (4.59%) iSCSI
10 13 (4.59%) VLAN
11 10 (3.53%) Internet
11 10 (3.53%) NAS
12 9 (3.18%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (2.47%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (2.47%) IPv6
14 6 (2.12%) NetScaler
14 6 (2.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.83%) MySQL
3 8 (2.83%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.12%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.77%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.06%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.06%) Ingres
7 3 (1.06%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.06%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.71%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (5.30%) Visual Studio
2 13 (4.59%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.47%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.77%) Subversion
6 3 (1.06%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.35%) MSTest
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.35%) PVCS
7 1 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.35%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.35%) Selenium
7 1 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (8.48%) Finance
2 11 (3.89%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.18%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.47%) Military
5 5 (1.77%) Retail
5 5 (1.77%) Welsh Language
6 4 (1.41%) Automotive
7 3 (1.06%) Electronics
7 3 (1.06%) Games
7 3 (1.06%) Legal
7 3 (1.06%) Marketing
8 2 (0.71%) Advertising
8 2 (0.71%) Law
8 2 (0.71%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.35%) Billing
9 1 (0.35%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 61 (21.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 40 (14.13%) Support Engineer
3 39 (13.78%) IT Support
4 32 (11.31%) IT Engineer
5 23 (8.13%) Developer
6 22 (7.77%) Analyst
7 19 (6.71%) Team Leader
8 18 (6.36%) IT Support Engineer
9 17 (6.01%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 15 (5.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (4.95%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (4.59%) Consultant
12 13 (4.59%) IT Technician
13 12 (4.24%) Support Analyst
14 11 (3.89%) .NET Developer
14 11 (3.89%) 2nd Line Support
14 11 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support
15 10 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 10 (3.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
15 10 (3.53%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.72%) .NET
2 19 (6.71%) ASP.NET
3 17 (6.01%) HTML
4 16 (5.65%) Web Services
5 15 (5.30%) CSS
6 12 (4.24%) XML
7 11 (3.89%) .NET Framework
8 10 (3.53%) WinForms
9 7 (2.47%) jQuery
10 6 (2.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (2.12%) REST
11 5 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (1.77%) MFC
12 4 (1.41%) HTML5
12 4 (1.41%) XSLT
13 3 (1.06%) AngularJS
13 3 (1.06%) CSS3
13 3 (1.06%) LESS
13 3 (1.06%) RESTful
13 3 (1.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.54%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.42%) Management Information System
3 20 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.18%) Driving Licence
5 8 (2.83%) Replication
6 7 (2.47%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (2.47%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.47%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.12%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.77%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.77%) User Experience
9 4 (1.41%) Clustering
9 4 (1.41%) EMC Centera
9 4 (1.41%) NHS
9 4 (1.41%) PKI
9 4 (1.41%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.06%) Social Media
11 2 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 146 (51.59%) Windows Server
2 87 (30.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 79 (27.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 78 (27.56%) Linux
5 48 (16.96%) Windows 7
6 46 (16.25%) Windows 10
7 42 (14.84%) Windows 8
8 36 (12.72%) Unix
9 12 (4.24%) CentOS
10 11 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (3.53%) Windows XP
12 8 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.47%) AIX
14 5 (1.77%) Android
14 5 (1.77%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.41%) Solaris
16 3 (1.06%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.71%) Debian
17 2 (0.71%) VMS
18 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (41.70%) ITIL
2 32 (11.31%) Problem Management
3 23 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (7.77%) Service Management
5 21 (7.42%) Project Management
6 20 (7.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (5.65%) DevOps
8 16 (5.65%) Incident Management
8 16 (5.65%) Migration
9 15 (5.30%) MVC
9 15 (5.30%) Performance Management
10 14 (4.95%) Capacity Management
10 14 (4.95%) Change Management
11 12 (4.24%) CRM
12 11 (3.89%) Business Transformation
12 11 (3.89%) Server Virtualisation
13 10 (3.53%) Release Management
13 10 (3.53%) Software Engineering
13 10 (3.53%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 53 (18.73%) SQL
2 35 (12.37%) C#
3 19 (6.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.53%) C++
4 10 (3.53%) Java
4 10 (3.53%) PowerShell
4 10 (3.53%) T-SQL
5 8 (2.83%) VB.NET
6 7 (2.47%) PHP
7 4 (1.41%) C
8 2 (0.71%) Embedded C
8 2 (0.71%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.35%) ABAP
9 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.35%) Python
9 1 (0.35%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (16.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (8.83%) MCSE
3 23 (8.13%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (7.07%) Degree
5 17 (6.01%) MCP
6 16 (5.65%) A+ Certification
6 16 (5.65%) MCSA
7 14 (4.95%) CCNA
8 12 (4.24%) CCNP
8 12 (4.24%) DBS Check
8 12 (4.24%) Security Cleared
9 10 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (3.53%) SC Cleared
9 10 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (3.18%) CCA
10 9 (3.18%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (2.83%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (2.47%) CCENT
12 7 (2.47%) MCITP
13 6 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.13%) SLA
2 8 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.77%) QA
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 121 (42.76%) Active Directory
2 103 (36.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (24.38%) Hyper-V
4 26 (9.19%) XenApp
5 23 (8.13%) VirtualBox
6 16 (5.65%) XenDesktop
7 15 (5.30%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (4.95%) vSphere
9 8 (2.83%) Snort
10 4 (1.41%) NFS
10 4 (1.41%) pfSense
10 4 (1.41%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.71%) Firmware
12 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (4.95%) Puppet
2 12 (4.24%) Ansible
3 11 (3.89%) Tivoli
3 11 (3.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 10 (3.53%) SCCM
5 8 (2.83%) SCOM
5 8 (2.83%) SCSM
6 7 (2.47%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.77%) SCOrch
8 4 (1.41%) WSUS
9 3 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.71%) Grafana
10 2 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 139 (49.12%) Microsoft
2 129 (45.58%) VMware
3 85 (30.04%) Cisco
4 43 (15.19%) Citrix
5 23 (8.13%) Avaya
6 22 (7.77%) Oracle
7 16 (5.65%) Red Hat
8 13 (4.59%) HP
9 11 (3.89%) Google
9 11 (3.89%) Nortel
10 8 (2.83%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.47%) Dell
11 7 (2.47%) EMC
11 7 (2.47%) McAfee
12 6 (2.12%) Splunk
13 5 (1.77%) AppDynamics
13 5 (1.77%) F5
13 5 (1.77%) IBM
13 5 (1.77%) SAP
13 5 (1.77%) Veeam