The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 11 31 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 22.92% 22.96% 15.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 91.67% 96.88% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 30 6
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,650 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,150 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Windows
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Operating Systems Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 32 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 25.00% 23.70% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 9
Average salary £36,500 £34,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.79% +7.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,200 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Windows
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Bridgend region.

Windows Salary Trend in Bridgend

Windows
Salary Histogram in Bridgend

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Bridgend region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 8 (33.33%) .NET
3 8 (33.33%) C#
3 8 (33.33%) HTML
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (33.33%) MS Office
3 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco
3 8 (33.33%) Juniper
3 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 8 (33.33%) Firewall
4 7 (29.17%) WinForms
4 7 (29.17%) MVC
4 7 (29.17%) Scrum
4 7 (29.17%) Websense
4 7 (29.17%) OSPF
4 7 (29.17%) McAfee
4 7 (29.17%) BGP
4 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
4 7 (29.17%) CCNP
4 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
4 7 (29.17%) CSS
4 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
4 7 (29.17%) VB.NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Joomla!
3 1 (4.17%) Drupal
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) OSPF
2 7 (29.17%) BGP
2 7 (29.17%) LAN
2 7 (29.17%) WAN
2 7 (29.17%) RIP
2 7 (29.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (29.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco PIX
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) .NET Developer
2 7 (29.17%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (29.17%) Escalation Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Wintel Architect
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Change Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
1 8 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (29.17%) WinForms
2 7 (29.17%) CSS
2 7 (29.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
2 7 (29.17%) WCF
3 1 (4.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
1 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.33%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) MVC
1 7 (29.17%) Scrum
1 7 (29.17%) Network Design
1 7 (29.17%) Data Analysis
2 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.17%) SIEM
4 1 (4.17%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) C#
1 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
2 7 (29.17%) VB.NET
3 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (29.17%) CCNP
1 7 (29.17%) CCSE
1 7 (29.17%) JNCIS
2 4 (16.67%) MCP
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) GIAC
4 1 (4.17%) GCIA
4 1 (4.17%) GCFW
4 1 (4.17%) GCWN
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 4 (16.67%) XenApp
3 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.50%) Terminal Services
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.17%) vCloud
6 1 (4.17%) vSphere
6 1 (4.17%) XenServer
6 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.17%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) WSUS
1 1 (4.17%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) Juniper
2 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 7 (29.17%) Websense
3 7 (29.17%) McAfee
3 7 (29.17%) Aruba
3 7 (29.17%) F5
3 7 (29.17%) Lumension
3 7 (29.17%) Blue Coat
3 7 (29.17%) SonicWALL
4 5 (20.83%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Apple
5 2 (8.33%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) Sourcefire
6 1 (4.17%) WatchGuard
6 1 (4.17%) Trend Micro
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle