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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 20 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 31.25% 20.83% 17.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 90.91% 100.00% 81.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 22
Average salary £36,000 £33,000 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +38.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £29,150 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £36,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
22 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 34.38% 20.83% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 27
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +62.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,050 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £32,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bridgend

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) C++
2 12 (48.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 10 (40.00%) .NET
3 10 (40.00%) STL
4 8 (32.00%) MVC
4 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (24.00%) Build Automation
5 6 (24.00%) Scrum
5 6 (24.00%) Python
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle
5 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.00%) SLA
6 5 (20.00%) VMware
6 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.00%) REST
7 4 (16.00%) JSON
7 4 (16.00%) SDLC
7 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (16.00%) Clustering
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (12.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) DHCP
1 3 (12.00%) DNS
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) IPsec
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.00%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.00%) DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Server Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support
5 1 (4.00%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) .NET
1 10 (40.00%) STL
1 10 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (16.00%) REST
2 4 (16.00%) JSON
3 2 (8.00%) Bottle
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Life Science
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (48.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (32.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (32.00%) MVC
3 6 (24.00%) Build Automation
3 6 (24.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) SDLC
4 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (8.00%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Database Tuning
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) C++
2 12 (48.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) MCP
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) CCNP
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) Juniper
5 2 (8.00%) Remedy
5 2 (8.00%) Intel
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) McAfee
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.00%) Mitel
6 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
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