The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 16 4
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 13 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 33.33% 5.56% 24.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 92.86% 30.77% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 15
Median salary £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £18,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,025 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Windows
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 North Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 35.90% 18.06% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 15
Median salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the North Wales region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

Windows
Salary Trend in North Wales

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

Windows Salary Trend in North Wales

Windows
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wrexham +5 5 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Flintshire - 5 £34,500 -
Gwynedd -1 2 - - 3
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North Wales region with a requirement for Windows.

1 14 (93.33%) Windows Server
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
5 6 (40.00%) VLAN
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) LAN
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) ERP
6 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 5 (33.33%) Office 365
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (26.67%) Dell
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) Citrix
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
9 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
9 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
9 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
9 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
9 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
9 2 (13.33%) Apple
9 2 (13.33%) Sage
9 2 (13.33%) Project Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) LAN
1 6 (40.00%) VLAN
1 6 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) IT Support
2 7 (46.67%) IT Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (20.00%) IT Support Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Support Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support
6 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
6 1 (6.67%) Project Support Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Ajax
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Extraction
1 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ERP
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) BCP
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.67%) VBA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Dell
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) Apple
6 2 (13.33%) Sage
7 1 (6.67%) Veeam
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