Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 28 21
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 28 20 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 12.67% 7.35% 16.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.11% 28.17% 75.61%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 29
West Wales median annual salary £35,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.15% +10.00% +50.00%
10th Percentile £17,000 £19,200 £18,500
90th Percentile £44,250 £57,946 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £36,000 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -3.08%

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 West Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 90 71 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 40.72% 26.10% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 78 71 34
West Wales median annual salary £35,000 £49,039 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.63% +26.55% +47.62%
10th Percentile £23,000 £34,000 £18,500
90th Percentile £54,844 £57,946 £46,750
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in West Wales

Windows
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in West Wales.

Salary trend for Windows in West Wales

Windows
Salary Histogram in West Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in West Wales over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in West Wales

Windows
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Swansea +9 25 £35,750 -13.33% 14
Pembrokeshire - 2 £35,000 -
Carmarthenshire - 1 £24,500 -
Windows
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Windows.

1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (46.43%) VMware
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
4 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
5 10 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (32.14%) Windows 10
6 9 (32.14%) Linux
6 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
6 9 (32.14%) SLA
7 8 (28.57%) ITIL
7 8 (28.57%) DevOps
8 7 (25.00%) IIS
8 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
9 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
9 6 (21.43%) SQL
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco
9 6 (21.43%) SAN
9 6 (21.43%) Firewall
10 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (17.86%) Replication
10 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
10 5 (17.86%) DNS
10 5 (17.86%) DHCP
10 5 (17.86%) Veeam
10 5 (17.86%) NAS
10 5 (17.86%) Office 365
10 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (17.86%) QA

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.00%) IIS
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (14.29%) nginx
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
1 6 (21.43%) SAN
2 5 (17.86%) DHCP
2 5 (17.86%) DNS
2 5 (17.86%) NAS
3 4 (14.29%) LAN
3 4 (14.29%) MPLS
3 4 (14.29%) VPN
3 4 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.57%) Network Security
5 1 (3.57%) PABX
5 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.86%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.57%) GitLab
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (14.29%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 4 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
2 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 3 (10.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) IT Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) IT Support
3 3 (10.71%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) IT Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 4 (14.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Replication
2 4 (14.29%) e-Learning
2 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 4 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.57%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
2 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Windows 10
3 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.71%) Android
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (28.57%) DevOps
2 8 (28.57%) ITIL
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
5 4 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 4 (14.29%) Change Management
5 4 (14.29%) Coaching
5 4 (14.29%) Data Governance
5 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 4 (14.29%) MVC
5 4 (14.29%) Server Management
5 4 (14.29%) Service Management
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
5 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Line Management
6 3 (10.71%) Systems Thinking
7 2 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
3 4 (14.29%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) CoffeeScript
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Fortran
5 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) MCP
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) SLA
2 5 (17.86%) QA
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) Docker
2 4 (14.29%) Varnish
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Grafana
2 1 (3.57%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (46.43%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco
4 5 (17.86%) Veeam
5 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.29%) NetApp
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix
6 2 (7.14%) Sophos
7 1 (3.57%) Clearswift
7 1 (3.57%) F5
7 1 (3.57%) HP