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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 16.00% 32.00% 34.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 80.00% 90.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 28
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £21,250 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £75,000 £57,150
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
8 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Caerphilly 32.00% 40.00% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 30
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £21,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £57,500 £90,000
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 28 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Caerphilly

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Caerphilly

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
3 12 (70.59%) ISO 9001
3 12 (70.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (64.71%) UNIX
5 10 (58.82%) SAP
5 10 (58.82%) HP
5 10 (58.82%) SAP Certification
5 10 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (47.06%) Cisco
7 7 (41.18%) Firewall
7 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (35.29%) Linux
9 5 (29.41%) Oracle
9 5 (29.41%) Information Security
9 5 (29.41%) Nessus
9 5 (29.41%) Qualys
9 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (29.41%) Product Management
9 5 (29.41%) LogRhythm
9 5 (29.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (23.53%) Server Building
10 4 (23.53%) Resilience Testing
10 4 (23.53%) Ansible
10 4 (23.53%) Puppet
10 4 (23.53%) 3PAR
10 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
10 4 (23.53%) VMware Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Caerphilly by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) NAS
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) NUnit
1 1 (5.88%) MSTest
1 1 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (5.88%) Moq
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) UNIX Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Security Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Database Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) COM
2 1 (5.88%) WinForms
2 1 (5.88%) WPF
2 1 (5.88%) Spring.NET
2 1 (5.88%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (5.88%) Ninject
2 1 (5.88%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (23.53%) Clustering
4 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
5 1 (5.88%) Social Network
5 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) UNIX
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (23.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Product Management
2 5 (29.41%) Information Security
3 4 (23.53%) Server Building
3 4 (23.53%) Resilience Testing
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
3 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Software License Management
5 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.88%) MVVM
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) SAP Certification
2 3 (17.65%) MCITP
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) MCSE
3 2 (11.76%) MCSA
3 2 (11.76%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) ISO 9001
1 12 (70.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (23.53%) Firmware
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Server
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Nessus
2 4 (23.53%) Puppet
2 4 (23.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) HP
3 10 (58.82%) SAP
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco
5 5 (29.41%) Qualys
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) LogRhythm
6 4 (23.53%) 3PAR
6 4 (23.53%) Dell
6 4 (23.53%) NetApp
6 4 (23.53%) Veritas
6 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
7 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
7 2 (11.76%) Veeam
8 1 (5.88%) Facebook
8 1 (5.88%) Twitter