The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 14 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 23.33% 16.36% 32.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 81.82% 65.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 16
Average salary £27,500 £30,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.83% +12.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,450 £25,100 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £31,900 £31,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 23.33% 20.00% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 25
Average salary £27,500 £30,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.83% +8.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,500 £22,850 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Wales

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
Salary Histogram in North Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the North Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram 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 25 July 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
Wrexham -3 7 £27,500 -5.98% 3
Gwynedd - 3 £35,000 -
Flintshire +4 2 £15,000 -50.81%
Conwy - 2 £62,500 -
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) Degree
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) .NET
4 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
4 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
5 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
5 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
6 5 (21.74%) VMware
6 5 (21.74%) IIS
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco
7 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
7 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (13.04%) Hudson
8 3 (13.04%) Lync
8 3 (13.04%) .NET Compact Framework
8 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
8 3 (13.04%) Web Development
8 3 (13.04%) VB6
8 3 (13.04%) Data Management
8 3 (13.04%) WCF
8 3 (13.04%) WinForms
8 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) IIS
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (13.04%) Lync
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) RIP
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) VLAN
3 1 (4.35%) VPLS
3 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.35%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (4.35%) CTI
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) MPLS
3 1 (4.35%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Hudson
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) IT Support
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Graduate
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Delphi Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior IT Support
5 2 (8.70%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) ADO.NET
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) XML
2 3 (13.04%) WinForms
2 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
2 3 (13.04%) WCF
2 3 (13.04%) .NET Compact Framework
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Firmware
3 1 (4.35%) DTV
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Android
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) OO
1 3 (13.04%) OOD
1 3 (13.04%) Data Management
1 3 (13.04%) Web Development
2 2 (8.70%) CAD
2 2 (8.70%) Project Management
2 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.35%) System Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Time Management
3 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
2 3 (13.04%) VB
2 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
2 3 (13.04%) C#
2 3 (13.04%) VB6
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) C++
3 2 (8.70%) Delphi
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) CCIE
3 1 (4.35%) CCSP
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) CCIP
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) CCDA
3 1 (4.35%) CCDP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) Juniper
4 2 (8.70%) Embarcadero
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) Mitel
5 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
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