Period
to 19 July 2019

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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 15 12
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 237 231 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 13.28% 12.10% 14.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.53% 51.11% 62.58%
Number of salaries quoted 217 184 279
Wales median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -13.04% +1.79%
10th Percentile £19,980 £19,825 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,700 £48,750 £47,500
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 379 452 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 21.24% 23.68% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 323 371 452
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £54,844 £57,375
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 0 187 £36,000 +20.00% 78
West Wales +12 29 £30,000 -20.00% 7
North Wales +19 18 £20,355 -32.15% 15
Mid Wales +1 2 - - 2
Windows
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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.

1 106 (44.73%) Active Directory
2 97 (40.93%) Microsoft
3 85 (35.86%) Windows Server
4 62 (26.16%) Linux
4 62 (26.16%) VMware
5 56 (23.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 51 (21.52%) ITIL
7 50 (21.10%) Windows 10
8 48 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
10 41 (17.30%) Office 365
11 40 (16.88%) Problem-Solving
12 39 (16.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 39 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
13 35 (14.77%) DNS
13 35 (14.77%) MS Exchange
14 34 (14.35%) Firewall
15 33 (13.92%) Disaster Recovery
15 33 (13.92%) Windows 7
16 32 (13.50%) Degree
17 31 (13.08%) Microsoft Office
17 31 (13.08%) PowerShell
18 28 (11.81%) SAN
19 25 (10.55%) Microsoft Certification
20 24 (10.13%) DevOps
21 23 (9.70%) Analytics
21 23 (9.70%) SLA
21 23 (9.70%) Finance
22 22 (9.28%) SQL
23 21 (8.86%) TCP/IP

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 35 (14.77%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.33%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.80%) IIS
4 6 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.11%) Apache
5 5 (2.11%) nginx
5 5 (2.11%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (13.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) assyst
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.42%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.42%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 56 (23.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (17.30%) Office 365
4 5 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.27%) Yammer
6 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.84%) IaaS
6 2 (0.84%) PaaS
6 2 (0.84%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.42%) Datadog
7 1 (0.42%) G Suite
7 1 (0.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.77%) DNS
2 34 (14.35%) Firewall
3 28 (11.81%) SAN
4 21 (8.86%) DHCP
4 21 (8.86%) LAN
4 21 (8.86%) TCP/IP
5 20 (8.44%) VoIP
6 18 (7.59%) Network Security
6 18 (7.59%) VPN
7 15 (6.33%) WAN
8 12 (5.06%) Wireless
9 10 (4.22%) SMTP
10 7 (2.95%) Internet
11 6 (2.53%) HTTP
11 6 (2.53%) Skype
11 6 (2.53%) SNMP
12 5 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (2.11%) VSAT
13 4 (1.69%) NAS
13 4 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.80%) GIS
3 5 (2.11%) MySQL
4 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.84%) Power BI
5 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.42%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.42%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.42%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.42%) QlikView
6 1 (0.42%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (7.17%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.91%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.80%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (1.27%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.84%) JIRA
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.84%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.42%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.42%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.42%) GitLab
6 1 (0.42%) Hudson
6 1 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.42%) Rational Quality Manager
6 1 (0.42%) Rational Team Concert
6 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (9.70%) Finance
2 16 (6.75%) Advertising
3 13 (5.49%) Automotive
4 11 (4.64%) Welsh Language
5 7 (2.95%) Electronics
6 6 (2.53%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.11%) Games
7 5 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.69%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.27%) Legal
10 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.42%) Avionics
10 1 (0.42%) French Language
10 1 (0.42%) German Language
10 1 (0.42%) Marketing
10 1 (0.42%) Publishing
10 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (19.41%) Analyst
2 33 (13.92%) Support Engineer
3 29 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (11.81%) IT Support
5 25 (10.55%) Developer
6 22 (9.28%) IT Engineer
7 17 (7.17%) Administrator
8 16 (6.75%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (6.75%) IT Support Engineer
8 16 (6.75%) Security Analyst
8 16 (6.75%) Support Analyst
8 16 (6.75%) Support Technician
9 15 (6.33%) Junior
10 14 (5.91%) IT Administrator
11 13 (5.49%) IT Analyst
11 13 (5.49%) Linux Engineer
11 13 (5.49%) Network Administrator
12 12 (5.06%) Junior Developer
13 11 (4.64%) Desktop Support
13 11 (4.64%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.44%) .NET
2 10 (4.22%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.11%) .NET Framework
3 5 (2.11%) LAMP
3 5 (2.11%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (1.69%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.69%) HTML
4 4 (1.69%) Qt
4 4 (1.69%) React
4 4 (1.69%) REST
4 4 (1.69%) Web Services
5 3 (1.27%) CSS
5 3 (1.27%) DirectX
5 3 (1.27%) HTML5
5 3 (1.27%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (1.27%) OpenGL
6 2 (0.84%) WinForms
6 2 (0.84%) WPF
7 1 (0.42%) Ajax
7 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.33%) Driving Licence
3 13 (5.49%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.95%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.53%) AS400
5 6 (2.53%) Clustering
5 6 (2.53%) iSeries
6 5 (2.11%) CCTV
6 5 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.69%) BBC
7 4 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.69%) PKI
7 4 (1.69%) Replication
8 3 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.84%) User Experience
9 2 (0.84%) Wiki
10 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.42%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 85 (35.86%) Windows Server
2 62 (26.16%) Linux
3 50 (21.10%) Windows 10
4 33 (13.92%) Windows 7
5 20 (8.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.22%) Windows 8
8 6 (2.53%) Android
8 6 (2.53%) CentOS
9 4 (1.69%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.69%) Unix
9 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.27%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.84%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.42%) AIX
12 1 (0.42%) Debian
12 1 (0.42%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (21.52%) ITIL
2 48 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (16.88%) Problem-Solving
4 39 (16.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 33 (13.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (10.13%) DevOps
7 23 (9.70%) Analytics
8 20 (8.44%) Business Continuity
9 17 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (6.75%) Information Security
10 16 (6.75%) Patch Management
11 15 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (6.33%) Data Protection
12 13 (5.49%) Data Analysis
12 13 (5.49%) Data Security
12 13 (5.49%) DNA
12 13 (5.49%) Innovative Thinking
12 13 (5.49%) OWASP
12 13 (5.49%) Predictive Analytics
13 11 (4.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (13.08%) PowerShell
2 22 (9.28%) SQL
3 15 (6.33%) Python
4 14 (5.91%) C#
5 12 (5.06%) C++
6 9 (3.80%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.95%) C
7 7 (2.95%) Java
7 7 (2.95%) Ruby
8 6 (2.53%) PHP
9 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.69%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.27%) Fortran
10 3 (1.27%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.42%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.42%) Go
12 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 32 (13.50%) Degree
2 25 (10.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (5.06%) MCSE
5 8 (3.38%) MCSA
5 8 (3.38%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.38%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.95%) CCNA
6 7 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.69%) HND
7 4 (1.69%) MCP
8 3 (1.27%) LPIC
9 2 (0.84%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.84%) CEH
9 2 (0.84%) CISMP
9 2 (0.84%) CISSP
9 2 (0.84%) MCITP
9 2 (0.84%) OCA
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.70%) SLA
2 14 (5.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.80%) QA
4 1 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.42%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.42%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.42%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.42%) MISRA
4 1 (0.42%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.42%) PMO
System Software
1 106 (44.73%) Active Directory
2 39 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.02%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.80%) vSphere
5 7 (2.95%) Docker
6 6 (2.53%) XenApp
7 5 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (2.11%) VirtualBox
7 5 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.11%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.69%) KVM
8 4 (1.69%) Samba
9 1 (0.42%) vCloud
9 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.42%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (5.49%) SCCM
2 7 (2.95%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.53%) Ansible
4 5 (2.11%) cPanel
4 5 (2.11%) Plesk
5 4 (1.69%) Proxmox
5 4 (1.69%) SCOM
6 3 (1.27%) Terraform
6 3 (1.27%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.84%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.84%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.84%) Packer
7 2 (0.84%) Puppet
8 1 (0.42%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.42%) Mesos
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.42%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 97 (40.93%) Microsoft
2 62 (26.16%) VMware
3 18 (7.59%) Citrix
4 17 (7.17%) Cisco
5 12 (5.06%) IBM
6 8 (3.38%) Rapid7
7 7 (2.95%) Dell
7 7 (2.95%) HP
8 6 (2.53%) Avaya
8 6 (2.53%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.53%) Veeam
9 5 (2.11%) BT
9 5 (2.11%) Oracle
9 5 (2.11%) Palo Alto
10 4 (1.69%) Draytek
10 4 (1.69%) NetApp
11 3 (1.27%) Apple
11 3 (1.27%) EMC
11 3 (1.27%) Remedy
11 3 (1.27%) Sophos