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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 17 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 2 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 3.03% 12.28% 27.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 12
Average salary £22,500 £31,500 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +15.59%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
2 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 3.03% 12.28% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 12
Average salary £22,500 £30,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.22% +8.92%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014. 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
Flintshire +8 2 £22,500 -26.22% 1
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 9 (40.91%) Degree
4 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 7 (31.82%) .NET
5 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
6 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 6 (27.27%) IIS
7 5 (22.73%) VMware
8 4 (18.18%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) WinForms
8 4 (18.18%) Cisco
8 4 (18.18%) WCF
8 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
8 4 (18.18%) C#
8 4 (18.18%) HTML
8 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 4 (18.18%) CSS
8 4 (18.18%) XML
8 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
8 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.64%) Lync
9 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (27.27%) IIS
1 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) Lync
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) SAN
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (4.55%) RIP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) MPLS
3 1 (4.55%) OSPF
3 1 (4.55%) BGP
3 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.55%) VLAN
3 1 (4.55%) VPLS
3 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) MSTest
2 1 (4.55%) Hudson
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 4 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) IT Support
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Graduate
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) Operations Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Senior IT Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
2 4 (18.18%) XML
2 4 (18.18%) WinForms
2 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 4 (18.18%) WCF
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Compact Framework
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) ADO.NET
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) XSLT
4 1 (4.55%) WPF
4 1 (4.55%) LINQ
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.55%) PLINQ
4 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (4.55%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.55%) Firmware
4 1 (4.55%) DTV
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Android
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) OO
1 3 (13.64%) OOD
1 3 (13.64%) Web Development
1 3 (13.64%) Data Management
2 2 (9.09%) Line Management
2 2 (9.09%) People Management
2 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) CAD
2 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Process Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) UML
3 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.55%) MVC
3 1 (4.55%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 4 (18.18%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) VB
3 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
3 3 (13.64%) VB6
4 1 (4.55%) XPath
4 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) CCSP
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) CCIP
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) CCDA
3 1 (4.55%) CCDP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) Embarcadero
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) Mitel
5 1 (4.55%) Fortinet