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 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 8 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 13.46% 9.68% 12.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.18% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 7
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
17 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 32.69% 9.68% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 7
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +39.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,050 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £31,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the North Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gwynedd - 5 £27,500 -
Denbighshire - 2 £16,500 -
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (44.44%) Internet
4 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
5 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 6 (33.33%) SAN
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) VoIP
6 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
6 5 (27.78%) CCNP
6 5 (27.78%) CCNA
6 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
6 5 (27.78%) DNS
6 5 (27.78%) HP
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) MCSE
6 5 (27.78%) MCSA
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 5 (27.78%) Veeam
6 5 (27.78%) Red Gate
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
6 5 (27.78%) Barracuda Networks

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
3 3 (16.67%) IIS
3 3 (16.67%) ArcGIS
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SyteLine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Internet
2 6 (33.33%) SAN
3 5 (27.78%) Firewall
3 5 (27.78%) VoIP
3 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 5 (27.78%) DNS
4 3 (16.67%) Intranet
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (16.67%) MS Access
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Administrator
1 5 (27.78%) Network Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.56%) WPF
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (16.67%) GIS
3 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Android
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) ERP
2 1 (5.56%) Project Management
2 1 (5.56%) MVC
2 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
2 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 4 (22.22%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) MCSE
1 5 (27.78%) MCSA
1 5 (27.78%) CCNP
1 5 (27.78%) CCNA
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
1 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) HP
2 5 (27.78%) Barracuda Networks
2 5 (27.78%) Veeam
2 5 (27.78%) Red Gate
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) ESRI
4 1 (5.56%) Infor