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 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 10 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 31 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 15.35% 6.82% 11.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.09% 42.86% 51.52%
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 16
Average salary £34,000 £35,500 £33,896
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.22% +4.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,300 £42,500 £43,000
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 Newport region.

Operating Systems Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
43 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 21.29% 15.91% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37 21 32
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £43,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Newport

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 46 (50.55%) VMware
2 37 (40.66%) Microsoft
3 36 (39.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (37.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (36.26%) Active Directory
6 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
7 23 (25.27%) Linux
8 22 (24.18%) MS Exchange
8 22 (24.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (23.08%) Degree
10 20 (21.98%) Exchange Server 2013
11 18 (19.78%) MS Excel
12 17 (18.68%) Hyper-V
13 15 (16.48%) Cisco
14 14 (15.38%) SAN
14 14 (15.38%) .NET
14 14 (15.38%) Finance
15 13 (14.29%) Firewall
15 13 (14.29%) SQL
16 11 (12.09%) C#
16 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2003
17 10 (10.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 10 (10.99%) Java
17 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET
17 10 (10.99%) Dell
17 10 (10.99%) IBM
17 10 (10.99%) AS400
18 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
18 9 (9.89%) OS/400

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (24.18%) MS Exchange
2 20 (21.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (9.89%) IIS
5 5 (5.49%) Apache
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.10%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (19.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.38%) SAN
2 13 (14.29%) Firewall
3 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
3 9 (9.89%) HTTP
4 8 (8.79%) iSCSI
5 7 (7.69%) VoIP
6 5 (5.49%) DHCP
6 5 (5.49%) DNS
7 1 (1.10%) IPv4
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.10%) SNMP
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) MySQL
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) JMeter
1 2 (2.20%) Selenium
2 1 (1.10%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.10%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Advertising
4 2 (2.20%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (17.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (15.38%) Administrator
4 13 (14.29%) Developer
4 13 (14.29%) Analyst
5 12 (13.19%) Support Engineer
5 12 (13.19%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (9.89%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (8.79%) .NET Developer
8 7 (7.69%) Support Analyst
9 6 (6.59%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (5.49%) DBA
10 5 (5.49%) SQL DBA
10 5 (5.49%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (5.49%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 4 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 4 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (4.40%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.38%) .NET
2 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET
3 9 (9.89%) XML
4 8 (8.79%) JSON
4 8 (8.79%) HTML
5 3 (3.30%) COM
6 1 (1.10%) Web Services
6 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.10%) OpenCV
6 1 (1.10%) XSD
6 1 (1.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) AS400
2 8 (8.79%) EqualLogic
2 8 (8.79%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (4.40%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.30%) Clustering
4 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.20%) Replication
5 2 (2.20%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.10%) DTV
6 1 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.10%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 36 (39.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 34 (37.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (25.27%) Linux
5 9 (9.89%) OS/400
6 6 (6.59%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.49%) Windows Vista
7 5 (5.49%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.40%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.30%) UNIX
10 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.10%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.89%) ITIL
1 9 (9.89%) Software Engineering
2 7 (7.69%) Time Management
3 6 (6.59%) Scrum
4 4 (4.40%) SDLC
5 3 (3.30%) Coaching
5 3 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.20%) TDD
6 2 (2.20%) Test-First Development
6 2 (2.20%) Service Management
6 2 (2.20%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.20%) SOA
6 2 (2.20%) OOP
6 2 (2.20%) Workflow
6 2 (2.20%) BDD
6 2 (2.20%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.20%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.10%) Product Management
7 1 (1.10%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.29%) SQL
2 11 (12.09%) C#
3 10 (10.99%) Java
4 9 (9.89%) C++
5 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.20%) C
7 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (23.08%) Degree
2 10 (10.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (9.89%) VCP5
4 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.30%) MCSE
7 3 (3.30%) CCNA
8 2 (2.20%) MCP
8 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.10%) MCDBA
9 1 (1.10%) CCNP
9 1 (1.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (36.26%) Active Directory
2 22 (24.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (18.68%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.40%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.20%) SCCM
3 1 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.10%) Nessus
3 1 (1.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (50.55%) VMware
2 37 (40.66%) Microsoft
3 15 (16.48%) Cisco
4 10 (10.99%) IBM
4 10 (10.99%) Dell
5 8 (8.79%) Dell Compellent
6 5 (5.49%) Oracle
6 5 (5.49%) Veeam
7 3 (3.30%) CommVault
7 3 (3.30%) HP
8 2 (2.20%) Red Gate
8 2 (2.20%) Acronis
9 1 (1.10%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.10%) Coverity
9 1 (1.10%) Qualys
9 1 (1.10%) Lotus
9 1 (1.10%) Red Hat