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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 133 213 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 13.38% 16.60% 18.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.60% 69.16% 65.68%
Number of salaries quoted 121 178 224
Median salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.85% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £48,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 235 308 405
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 23.64% 24.01% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 220 263 352
Median salary £36,116 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.18% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -4 105 £32,500 -7.14% 14
West Wales -1 23 £45,000 +47.54% 8
North Wales -6 5 £27,500 +4.76% 2
Windows
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 155 (50.16%) Microsoft
2 145 (46.93%) VMware
3 138 (44.66%) Windows Server
4 107 (34.63%) Active Directory
5 97 (31.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 94 (30.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 85 (27.51%) Linux
8 83 (26.86%) Office 365
9 81 (26.21%) SQL
10 80 (25.89%) SQL Server
11 75 (24.27%) Hyper-V
12 67 (21.68%) ITIL
13 62 (20.06%) Firewall
14 59 (19.09%) .NET
15 56 (18.12%) Microsoft Certification
16 55 (17.80%) Windows Server 2008
17 54 (17.48%) C#
18 53 (17.15%) Cisco
19 50 (16.18%) MS Exchange
20 47 (15.21%) Microsoft Azure
21 43 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
22 42 (13.59%) Windows 7
23 41 (13.27%) Microsoft Office
24 39 (12.62%) SAN
25 38 (12.30%) MCSE
25 38 (12.30%) Amazon AWS
25 38 (12.30%) Degree
25 38 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2013
26 35 (11.33%) Finance
26 35 (11.33%) Windows Server 2003

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 50 (16.18%) MS Exchange
2 38 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (7.77%) IIS
4 14 (4.53%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.59%) CMS
7 6 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.29%) Apache
8 4 (1.29%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.97%) JBoss
9 3 (0.97%) nginx
9 3 (0.97%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.97%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.65%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.65%) WordPress
11 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (13.27%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.91%) Sage 200
1 9 (2.91%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 83 (26.86%) Office 365
2 47 (15.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (12.30%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (4.85%) SaaS
5 12 (3.88%) PaaS
6 11 (3.56%) IaaS
7 3 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.97%) G Suite
7 3 (0.97%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (20.06%) Firewall
2 39 (12.62%) SAN
3 29 (9.39%) DNS
4 23 (7.44%) LAN
5 22 (7.12%) TCP/IP
6 21 (6.80%) VPN
7 19 (6.15%) WAN
8 15 (4.85%) DHCP
8 15 (4.85%) Internet
9 12 (3.88%) VoIP
10 11 (3.56%) iSCSI
10 11 (3.56%) Network Security
10 11 (3.56%) Wireless
11 8 (2.59%) Broadband
11 8 (2.59%) NAS
11 8 (2.59%) VLAN
12 7 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (1.62%) IPv6
14 3 (0.97%) Ethernet
14 3 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (25.89%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (5.18%) MySQL
4 9 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.62%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.62%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.29%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.29%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (7.77%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (4.53%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.59%) Subversion
5 7 (2.27%) MSTest
6 6 (1.94%) Moq
6 6 (1.94%) NUnit
6 6 (1.94%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (1.62%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.29%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.29%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.29%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.65%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.65%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.32%) JIRA
10 1 (0.32%) Selenium
10 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (11.33%) Finance
2 16 (5.18%) Manufacturing
3 14 (4.53%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.91%) Games
5 8 (2.59%) Advertising
5 8 (2.59%) Military
6 6 (1.94%) Law
6 6 (1.94%) Marketing
7 5 (1.62%) Automotive
8 4 (1.29%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.29%) Welsh Language
9 3 (0.97%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.97%) Retail
10 2 (0.65%) Electronics
11 1 (0.32%) Billing
11 1 (0.32%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (14.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (13.92%) Support Engineer
3 42 (13.59%) Developer
4 38 (12.30%) Analyst
5 30 (9.71%) IT Support
6 28 (9.06%) .NET Developer
7 25 (8.09%) IT Engineer
8 21 (6.80%) Support Analyst
9 18 (5.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 18 (5.83%) Consultant
10 16 (5.18%) 2nd Line Support
11 14 (4.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 14 (4.53%) IT Support Engineer
11 14 (4.53%) Network Engineer
11 14 (4.53%) Systems Engineer
12 13 (4.21%) Administrator
12 13 (4.21%) C# Developer
13 12 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
13 12 (3.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (19.09%) .NET
2 32 (10.36%) HTML
3 31 (10.03%) ASP.NET
4 19 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (5.83%) CSS
5 18 (5.83%) XML
6 14 (4.53%) Web Services
6 14 (4.53%) WinForms
7 13 (4.21%) .NET Framework
7 13 (4.21%) WPF
8 11 (3.56%) WCF
9 8 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (2.27%) jQuery
11 6 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (1.94%) Castle Windsor
11 6 (1.94%) Entity Framework
11 6 (1.94%) Ninject
11 6 (1.94%) Spring.NET
11 6 (1.94%) Unity DI Container
12 5 (1.62%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.12%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.21%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.59%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.27%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (2.27%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.27%) Replication
6 7 (2.27%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.94%) Clustering
8 5 (1.62%) CMDB
8 5 (1.62%) NHS
8 5 (1.62%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.29%) Fintech
9 4 (1.29%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (0.97%) Social Media
11 2 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 138 (44.66%) Windows Server
2 97 (31.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 85 (27.51%) Linux
4 55 (17.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (13.59%) Windows 7
6 35 (11.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (11.00%) Windows 10
8 31 (10.03%) Unix
9 22 (7.12%) Windows 8
10 11 (3.56%) CentOS
11 9 (2.91%) Apple iOS
12 8 (2.59%) Android
12 8 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.27%) Mac OS X
13 7 (2.27%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.29%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.97%) OpenBSD
15 3 (0.97%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.65%) VMS
16 2 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (21.68%) ITIL
2 43 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (8.74%) MVC
3 27 (8.74%) Project Management
4 21 (6.80%) DevOps
5 18 (5.83%) Scrum
5 18 (5.83%) Web Development
6 16 (5.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (5.18%) Software Engineering
7 14 (4.53%) Configuration Management
7 14 (4.53%) E-Commerce
7 14 (4.53%) TDD
8 13 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (3.88%) ERP
9 12 (3.88%) Test Automation
10 11 (3.56%) MVVM
10 11 (3.56%) Service Management
10 11 (3.56%) Virtual Environments
11 10 (3.24%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 81 (26.21%) SQL
2 54 (17.48%) C#
3 28 (9.06%) JavaScript
4 17 (5.50%) VB.NET
5 15 (4.85%) PowerShell
6 13 (4.21%) C++
6 13 (4.21%) Python
7 11 (3.56%) T-SQL
8 9 (2.91%) Java
9 8 (2.59%) PHP
10 6 (1.94%) VB
11 4 (1.29%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.97%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.65%) C
14 1 (0.32%) ABAP
14 1 (0.32%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.32%) Fortran
14 1 (0.32%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.32%) Perl
14 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (18.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (12.30%) Degree
2 38 (12.30%) MCSE
3 33 (10.68%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (10.03%) CCNA
5 23 (7.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (5.50%) CCA
6 17 (5.50%) Citrix Certification
7 16 (5.18%) MCSA
8 13 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (3.88%) Security Cleared
10 8 (2.59%) MCP
10 8 (2.59%) SC Cleared
11 7 (2.27%) CCNP
11 7 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (1.62%) DBS Check
14 4 (1.29%) GNVQ
15 3 (0.97%) A+ Certification
15 3 (0.97%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.39%) SLA
2 7 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.62%) QA
4 1 (0.32%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.32%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.32%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.32%) MISRA
4 1 (0.32%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 107 (34.63%) Active Directory
2 94 (30.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (24.27%) Hyper-V
4 21 (6.80%) XenApp
5 11 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (2.91%) VirtualBox
6 9 (2.91%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.59%) vSphere
8 6 (1.94%) Firmware
8 6 (1.94%) Snort
8 6 (1.94%) XenServer
9 4 (1.29%) Docker
9 4 (1.29%) pfSense
10 3 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.65%) vCloud
11 2 (0.65%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (3.24%) SCCM
2 9 (2.91%) NetBackup
3 6 (1.94%) Puppet
4 5 (1.62%) Ansible
4 5 (1.62%) SCSM
4 5 (1.62%) ServiceCenter
4 5 (1.62%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.97%) SCOM
6 3 (0.97%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.97%) Terraform
7 2 (0.65%) Grafana
7 2 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.65%) vRealize
7 2 (0.65%) WSUS
8 1 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 155 (50.16%) Microsoft
2 145 (46.93%) VMware
3 53 (17.15%) Cisco
4 32 (10.36%) Citrix
5 30 (9.71%) Oracle
6 22 (7.12%) Dell
7 16 (5.18%) Veeam
8 11 (3.56%) HP
9 10 (3.24%) Sage
10 8 (2.59%) Apple
11 6 (1.94%) Avaya
11 6 (1.94%) McAfee
11 6 (1.94%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.62%) Juniper
12 5 (1.62%) SAP
13 4 (1.29%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.29%) EqualLogic
13 4 (1.29%) Splunk
13 4 (1.29%) Veritas
14 3 (0.97%) F5
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c. £16K
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Additional benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £19000 - £21600 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Flintshire
Recann
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Caldicot, Gwent
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, flexi time
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
Networkers
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle It Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + £30-£40 base + Double OTE + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: Yesterday