Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 14 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 274 344 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.23% 14.71% 15.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.85% 63.82% 56.46%
Number of salaries quoted 217 317 366
Wales median annual salary £31,500 £33,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -10.45%
10th Percentile £20,300 £21,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £45,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +3.90%

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 482 539 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.04% 23.05% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 393 474 656
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £21,050 £21,650 £20,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £49,625 £50,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,211
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.67% +1.67%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +5 215 £31,500 -5.97% 56
Mid Wales +3 35 - - 5
West Wales -12 11 £23,500 -41.25% 5
North Wales -17 10 £30,000 +22.45% 7
Windows
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 177 (64.60%) Microsoft
2 135 (49.27%) Windows Server
3 124 (45.26%) Active Directory
4 115 (41.97%) ITIL
5 105 (38.32%) VMware
6 87 (31.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 86 (31.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 81 (29.56%) Office 365
9 77 (28.10%) Hyper-V
10 68 (24.82%) Windows 10
10 68 (24.82%) SLA
11 65 (23.72%) Linux
12 63 (22.99%) Microsoft Certification
12 63 (22.99%) Windows Server 2008
13 58 (21.17%) Windows 7
14 45 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2013
14 45 (16.42%) MS Exchange
15 43 (15.69%) MCSE
15 43 (15.69%) Citrix
16 41 (14.96%) SQL
16 41 (14.96%) Service Management
17 40 (14.60%) Degree
18 39 (14.23%) Continuous Improvement
18 39 (14.23%) Service Delivery
19 38 (13.87%) Microsoft Office
20 37 (13.50%) SQL Server
20 37 (13.50%) SAN
21 35 (12.77%) User Experience
21 35 (12.77%) PowerShell
21 35 (12.77%) ITSM

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 45 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2013
1 45 (16.42%) MS Exchange
2 27 (9.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (4.74%) WebSphere
4 10 (3.65%) IBM HTTP Server
5 9 (3.28%) IIS
6 8 (2.92%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.55%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.09%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (13.87%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.38%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 81 (29.56%) Office 365
2 33 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (8.03%) IaaS
4 10 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (2.55%) PaaS
6 4 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.73%) G Suite
8 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.50%) SAN
2 34 (12.41%) DNS
3 23 (8.39%) DHCP
4 21 (7.66%) Firewall
5 16 (5.84%) LAN
6 13 (4.74%) TCP/IP
7 12 (4.38%) HTTP
8 9 (3.28%) Internet
8 9 (3.28%) Modbus
9 8 (2.92%) Skype
9 8 (2.92%) WAN
10 7 (2.55%) VPN
11 5 (1.82%) SMS
11 5 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.46%) ADSL
12 4 (1.46%) VLAN
12 4 (1.46%) VoIP
13 3 (1.09%) Hyperconnected
13 3 (1.09%) Network Security
13 3 (1.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.01%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (3.28%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.92%) Power BI
4 8 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.09%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.73%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.73%) MySQL
8 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.36%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.36%) Ingres
9 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (4.74%) JIRA
2 10 (3.65%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.09%) Moq
3 3 (1.09%) MSTest
3 3 (1.09%) NUnit
3 3 (1.09%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (0.73%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.73%) Rational Quality Manager
4 2 (0.73%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (0.36%) Gatling
5 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.36%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.36%) JMeter
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.36%) PVCS
5 1 (0.36%) Selenium
General
1 30 (10.95%) Finance
2 29 (10.58%) Advertising
3 22 (8.03%) Retail
4 5 (1.82%) Electronics
5 4 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (13.50%) Analyst
1 37 (13.50%) IT Engineer
2 35 (12.77%) Support Engineer
3 34 (12.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 34 (12.41%) IT Support
4 31 (11.31%) Consultant
5 27 (9.85%) Desktop Support
6 21 (7.66%) IT Support Engineer
7 18 (6.57%) Team Leader
8 17 (6.20%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 16 (5.84%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (5.47%) Support Analyst
11 14 (5.11%) Support Team Leader
12 13 (4.74%) Developer
13 12 (4.38%) Technical Consultant
14 11 (4.01%) Desktop Engineer
14 11 (4.01%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 11 (4.01%) Desktop Support Team Leader
14 11 (4.01%) Service Analyst
14 11 (4.01%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.20%) .NET
2 10 (3.65%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (3.28%) Middleware
4 8 (2.92%) .NET Framework
4 8 (2.92%) Web Services
5 7 (2.55%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.19%) XML
7 4 (1.46%) HTML
7 4 (1.46%) SAP Basis
7 4 (1.46%) WCF
7 4 (1.46%) WinForms
8 3 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (1.09%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (1.09%) Ninject
8 3 (1.09%) Spring.NET
8 3 (1.09%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (1.09%) WPF
9 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.77%) User Experience
2 32 (11.68%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (6.93%) iSeries
4 17 (6.20%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.28%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.92%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.55%) AS400
8 5 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.82%) LPAR
9 3 (1.09%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.73%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.73%) Replication
10 2 (0.73%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.73%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (0.73%) VLE
11 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 135 (49.27%) Windows Server
2 86 (31.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 68 (24.82%) Windows 10
4 65 (23.72%) Linux
5 63 (22.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (21.17%) Windows 7
7 31 (11.31%) Windows 8
8 16 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (5.47%) OS/400
10 10 (3.65%) Android
11 7 (2.55%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.19%) Unix
13 2 (0.73%) AIX
13 2 (0.73%) CentOS
13 2 (0.73%) Solaris
14 1 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.36%) Debian
14 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.36%) VyOS
14 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (41.97%) ITIL
2 41 (14.96%) Service Management
3 39 (14.23%) Continuous Improvement
3 39 (14.23%) Service Delivery
4 35 (12.77%) Incident Management
4 35 (12.77%) ITSM
5 33 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (11.68%) Proactive Management
7 24 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (8.39%) Problem Management
9 16 (5.84%) DevOps
10 14 (5.11%) Mentoring
10 14 (5.11%) Project Management
11 13 (4.74%) Collaborative Working
12 11 (4.01%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (4.01%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (4.01%) TOGAF
13 10 (3.65%) Business Continuity
14 9 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (3.28%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (14.96%) SQL
2 35 (12.77%) PowerShell
3 21 (7.66%) C#
4 17 (6.20%) Shell Script
5 13 (4.74%) VB
6 11 (4.01%) C
6 11 (4.01%) Python
7 10 (3.65%) Bash Shell
7 10 (3.65%) C++
8 6 (2.19%) Embedded C
8 6 (2.19%) Embedded C++
8 6 (2.19%) Java
8 6 (2.19%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.09%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.09%) RPG
10 1 (0.36%) ABAP
10 1 (0.36%) PHP
10 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 63 (22.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (15.69%) MCSE
3 40 (14.60%) Degree
4 27 (9.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 20 (7.30%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (5.84%) CCA
6 16 (5.84%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (4.38%) CCENT
7 12 (4.38%) Network+ Certification
8 11 (4.01%) CCNA
8 11 (4.01%) MCSA
9 9 (3.28%) MCITP
10 8 (2.92%) A+ Certification
10 8 (2.92%) VCP5
11 6 (2.19%) Security Cleared
12 5 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.46%) CCNP
14 3 (1.09%) CISM
14 3 (1.09%) CISSP
14 3 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (24.82%) SLA
2 5 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 124 (45.26%) Active Directory
2 87 (31.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (28.10%) Hyper-V
4 34 (12.41%) XenApp
5 26 (9.49%) VirtualBox
6 17 (6.20%) XenDesktop
7 16 (5.84%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.55%) Firmware
9 2 (0.73%) pfSense
9 2 (0.73%) Snort
9 2 (0.73%) vSphere
10 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (4.74%) SCCM
2 6 (2.19%) Nagios
3 5 (1.82%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.09%) WSUS
5 2 (0.73%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.73%) Puppet
5 2 (0.73%) SCOM
5 2 (0.73%) SCSM
6 1 (0.36%) Ansible
6 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.36%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 177 (64.60%) Microsoft
2 105 (38.32%) VMware
3 43 (15.69%) Citrix
4 18 (6.57%) Cisco
4 18 (6.57%) IBM
4 18 (6.57%) Oracle
5 12 (4.38%) Splunk
6 11 (4.01%) Veeam
7 10 (3.65%) Intel
8 8 (2.92%) HP
9 5 (1.82%) SAP
9 5 (1.82%) Veritas
10 4 (1.46%) 3PAR
10 4 (1.46%) NetApp
10 4 (1.46%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.46%) Sage
11 3 (1.09%) Dell
11 3 (1.09%) McAfee
11 3 (1.09%) Vyatta
12 2 (0.73%) Sophos