The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 55 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 30.05% 14.07% 9.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.88% 76.00% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 50 19 10
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £29,700 £28,405
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,600 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £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 Newport region.

Operating Systems Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
68 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 37.16% 18.52% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 61 24 19
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £32,050 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Windows
Salary Trend in Newport

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

Windows Salary Trend in Newport

Windows
Salary Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Newport region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Newport

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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 66 (65.35%) VMware
2 58 (57.43%) Active Directory
3 56 (55.45%) Microsoft
4 52 (51.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 48 (47.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (45.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (42.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 37 (36.63%) MS Exchange
9 36 (35.64%) Exchange Server 2013
10 28 (27.72%) Exchange Server 2010
10 28 (27.72%) Exchange Server 2007
11 25 (24.75%) Cisco
12 24 (23.76%) SQL Server
13 22 (21.78%) MS Excel
14 21 (20.79%) SAN
14 21 (20.79%) Hyper-V
15 19 (18.81%) Firewall
16 17 (16.83%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (15.84%) Finance
17 16 (15.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 15 (14.85%) VCP5
19 14 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
19 14 (13.86%) Linux
19 14 (13.86%) SQL
20 13 (12.87%) Dell
20 13 (12.87%) IBM
20 13 (12.87%) AS400
20 13 (12.87%) Enterprise Storage
20 13 (12.87%) EqualLogic
20 13 (12.87%) iSCSI

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Newport 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 37 (36.63%) MS Exchange
2 36 (35.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 28 (27.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (27.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (7.92%) IIS
5 5 (4.95%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.96%) Apache
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.99%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (21.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.79%) SAN
2 19 (18.81%) Firewall
3 13 (12.87%) iSCSI
4 12 (11.88%) DNS
4 12 (11.88%) DHCP
4 12 (11.88%) TCP/IP
5 10 (9.90%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (9.90%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (8.91%) VoIP
7 2 (1.98%) WAN
7 2 (1.98%) LAN
7 2 (1.98%) SNMP
8 1 (0.99%) VPN
8 1 (0.99%) HTTP
8 1 (0.99%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.99%) IPv4
8 1 (0.99%) Internet
8 1 (0.99%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (23.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.97%) MySQL
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) JMeter
1 2 (1.98%) Selenium
2 1 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.99%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (15.84%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Advertising
3 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.96%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (25.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (22.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (13.86%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (13.86%) Support Engineer
4 13 (12.87%) Administrator
5 11 (10.89%) Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) Project Engineer
7 9 (8.91%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Technical Support
9 5 (4.95%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (4.95%) Consultant
9 5 (4.95%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (3.96%) Operations Manager
10 4 (3.96%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) DBA
10 4 (3.96%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.91%) .NET
2 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET
2 5 (4.95%) COM
3 3 (2.97%) WPF
3 3 (2.97%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.99%) HTML
4 1 (0.99%) Web Services
4 1 (0.99%) XML
4 1 (0.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) AS400
1 13 (12.87%) EqualLogic
1 13 (12.87%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (3.96%) IPTV
2 4 (3.96%) DTV
3 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.98%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.99%) Replication
5 1 (0.99%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 52 (51.49%) Windows Server 2003
2 48 (47.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (45.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (13.86%) Linux
5 10 (9.90%) Windows 2000 Server
6 8 (7.92%) OS/400
7 6 (5.94%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.95%) Windows Vista
8 5 (4.95%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.95%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.96%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.98%) UNIX
11 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.90%) ITIL
2 7 (6.93%) OOP
3 5 (4.95%) Service Delivery
3 5 (4.95%) Software Engineering
3 5 (4.95%) Mentoring
4 4 (3.96%) People Management
4 4 (3.96%) Scrum
4 4 (3.96%) OO
4 4 (3.96%) OOD
5 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2
5 3 (2.97%) Time Management
5 3 (2.97%) MVC
6 2 (1.98%) Workflow
6 2 (1.98%) BDD
6 2 (1.98%) Test Automation
6 2 (1.98%) SDLC
6 2 (1.98%) SOA
6 2 (1.98%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (1.98%) TDD
6 2 (1.98%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.86%) SQL
2 5 (4.95%) C
2 5 (4.95%) C++
3 4 (3.96%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.96%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.97%) VBA
4 3 (2.97%) Java
4 3 (2.97%) C#
5 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (16.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (15.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (14.85%) VCP5
4 14 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (9.90%) MCITP
6 8 (7.92%) CCNP
7 6 (5.94%) CCNA
7 6 (5.94%) Degree
8 4 (3.96%) MCSE
9 2 (1.98%) MCP
10 1 (0.99%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 58 (57.43%) Active Directory
2 43 (42.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (20.79%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.95%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.98%) SCCM
2 1 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.99%) Nagios
Vendors
1 66 (65.35%) VMware
2 56 (55.45%) Microsoft
3 25 (24.75%) Cisco
4 13 (12.87%) IBM
4 13 (12.87%) Dell
5 9 (8.91%) Citrix
6 6 (5.94%) Oracle
7 3 (2.97%) HP
8 2 (1.98%) Juniper
8 2 (1.98%) CommVault
8 2 (1.98%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.98%) Red Gate
8 2 (1.98%) Veeam
9 1 (0.99%) Coverity
9 1 (0.99%) Nortel
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