The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Caerphilly region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 18 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 35.29% 28.26% 17.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.00% 92.86% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 7
Average salary £41,750 £30,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.16% -42.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £20,000 £49,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £38,200 £57,900
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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 Caerphilly region.

Operating Systems Category
Caerphilly
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 49.02% 30.43% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 8
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £20,000 £49,100
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £58,600 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Caerphilly

Windows
Salary Trend in Caerphilly

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

Windows Salary Trend in Caerphilly

Windows
Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Caerphilly region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Caerphilly 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 28 (84.85%) VMware
2 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
3 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
3 17 (51.52%) HP
4 15 (45.45%) Cisco
4 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (42.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (42.42%) ISO 9001
6 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
7 12 (36.36%) SAP
7 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 12 (36.36%) SAP Certification
7 12 (36.36%) Load Balancing
7 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (33.33%) Clustering
8 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (33.33%) Citrix
8 11 (33.33%) .NET
8 11 (33.33%) ITIL
8 11 (33.33%) MCSE
8 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (30.30%) UNIX
9 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
9 10 (30.30%) DNS
9 10 (30.30%) Firewall
10 9 (27.27%) MCP
10 9 (27.27%) IIS
10 9 (27.27%) Product Management
10 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Caerphilly 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 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 9 (27.27%) IIS
3 8 (24.24%) Commerce Server
3 8 (24.24%) CMS
4 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (18.18%) Lync
5 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (15.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.21%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.18%) Mimecast
3 5 (15.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) DNS
1 10 (30.30%) Firewall
2 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
2 8 (24.24%) Internet
3 6 (18.18%) SAN
4 5 (15.15%) NAS
4 5 (15.15%) NetScaler
5 2 (6.06%) DHCP
5 2 (6.06%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) NUnit
1 3 (9.09%) MSTest
1 3 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (9.09%) Moq
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Architect
2 7 (21.21%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (18.18%) UNIX Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Security Architect
5 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
3 3 (9.09%) WPF
3 3 (9.09%) Spring.NET
3 3 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
3 3 (9.09%) Ninject
3 3 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (9.09%) WinForms
4 2 (6.06%) COM
5 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Clustering
1 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
3 6 (18.18%) Blackberry
4 3 (9.09%) Social Network
4 3 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
6 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (30.30%) UNIX
3 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.12%) Solaris
5 1 (3.03%) OS/2
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) Load Balancing
3 11 (33.33%) ITIL
4 9 (27.27%) Product Management
5 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
5 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.12%) Information Security
5 4 (12.12%) Resilience Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
6 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.09%) Kanban
6 3 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (9.09%) MVVM
7 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) VB
2 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
2 3 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) SAP Certification
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (33.33%) MCSE
3 9 (27.27%) MCP
4 2 (6.06%) MCITP
4 2 (6.06%) MCSA
4 2 (6.06%) CCNA
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) ISO 9001
1 14 (42.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 7 (21.21%) XenApp
4 6 (18.18%) vSphere
4 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (12.12%) VMware Server
5 4 (12.12%) Firmware
6 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) NetBackup
2 4 (12.12%) Nessus
2 4 (12.12%) Puppet
2 4 (12.12%) Ansible
3 1 (3.03%) SCSM
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) VMware
2 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
3 17 (51.52%) HP
4 15 (45.45%) Cisco
5 12 (36.36%) SAP
6 11 (33.33%) Citrix
7 8 (24.24%) Veritas
8 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
8 4 (12.12%) Symantec
8 4 (12.12%) NetApp
8 4 (12.12%) Oracle
8 4 (12.12%) Dell
8 4 (12.12%) LogRhythm
8 4 (12.12%) 3PAR
8 4 (12.12%) Qualys
9 3 (9.09%) Facebook
9 3 (9.09%) Twitter
10 2 (6.06%) Veeam
10 2 (6.06%) Fortinet