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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 8.33% 24.66% 20.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 81.82% 92.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 13
Average salary £43,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.30% -14.47%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
12 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 33.33% 30.14% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 13
Average salary £24,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 9 February 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
(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
Denbighshire - 2 - -
Flintshire +1 1 £43,000 +13.15%
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) SLA
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) AS400
5 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
5 3 (21.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) COBOL
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (21.43%) SAN
5 3 (21.43%) Internet
5 3 (21.43%) Unix
5 3 (21.43%) MCSE
5 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
5 3 (21.43%) VoIP
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) FMCG
5 3 (21.43%) Open Source
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
1 3 (21.43%) VoIP
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) AccuRev
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Service Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Lead Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Systems Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Leader
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) IT Support
5 2 (14.29%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) AS400
1 3 (21.43%) FMCG
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) COBOL
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCSE
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) HNC
3 1 (7.14%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) SAP
3 2 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Red Gate
3 2 (14.29%) Veeam
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
Wrexham, Clwyd
FT Select
Salary: circa £40K + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago