The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 6 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 186 246 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 15.86% 20.28% 10.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.36% 67.96% 49.47%
Number of salaries quoted 164 202 88
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £24,000 £25,850
10% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £47,250 £50,000
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 South Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
336 362 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.64% 29.84% 21.35%
Number of salaries quoted 309 302 169
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Windows
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Windows Salary Trend in South Wales

Windows
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in South Wales

Windows
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 11 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
Cardiff -5 101 £29,000 -17.14% 14
Newport -4 34 £37,500 - 1
Bridgend +9 28 £20,500 -54.44% 5
Torfaen -17 8 £22,500 -32.33%
Caerphilly -6 6 £40,000 +4.16% 1
Glamorgan +2 1 £18,000 -52.00% 3
Monmouthshire -1 1 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the South 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.

1 182 (47.15%) Windows Server
2 174 (45.08%) Microsoft
3 172 (44.56%) Active Directory
4 152 (39.38%) VMware
5 94 (24.35%) Linux
5 94 (24.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 93 (24.09%) SQL
7 90 (23.32%) ITIL
8 86 (22.28%) MS Excel
9 82 (21.24%) MS Exchange
10 80 (20.73%) Firewall
11 75 (19.43%) Cisco
12 74 (19.17%) SQL Server
13 70 (18.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 69 (17.88%) VMware Infrastructure
15 68 (17.62%) DNS
16 59 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
17 55 (14.25%) DHCP
18 53 (13.73%) SAN
19 52 (13.47%) Microsoft Certification
20 51 (13.21%) Unix
21 47 (12.18%) MS Office
22 43 (11.14%) Finance
23 41 (10.62%) TCP/IP
24 39 (10.10%) Windows 7
25 38 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
26 37 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
27 34 (8.81%) Oracle
28 33 (8.55%) .NET
28 33 (8.55%) JavaScript

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the South 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 82 (21.24%) MS Exchange
2 32 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (5.70%) IIS
6 20 (5.18%) Apache
7 8 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.07%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.07%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.81%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.30%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.30%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.78%) Drupal
10 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.52%) JBoss
12 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.26%) GroupWise
Applications
1 86 (22.28%) MS Excel
2 47 (12.18%) MS Office
3 15 (3.89%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.96%) Office 365
2 18 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.89%) SaaS
4 13 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.04%) GitHub
7 3 (0.78%) IaaS
8 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (20.73%) Firewall
2 68 (17.62%) DNS
3 55 (14.25%) DHCP
4 53 (13.73%) SAN
5 41 (10.62%) TCP/IP
6 19 (4.92%) NAS
7 16 (4.15%) Internet
7 16 (4.15%) VoIP
7 16 (4.15%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (3.89%) VPN
9 13 (3.37%) WAN
10 12 (3.11%) LAN
11 6 (1.55%) HTTP
11 6 (1.55%) IP Telephony
11 6 (1.55%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.30%) FCoE
12 5 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (1.30%) FTP
12 5 (1.30%) PBX
13 4 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.40%) MySQL
4 9 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (1.81%) MS Access
7 6 (1.55%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.78%) Neo4j
9 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (3.11%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.85%) Subversion
4 5 (1.30%) JMeter
4 5 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (1.30%) Selenium
4 5 (1.30%) SoapUI
4 5 (1.30%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.04%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.04%) JIRA
6 3 (0.78%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.26%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.26%) Vagrant
General
1 43 (11.14%) Finance
2 20 (5.18%) Advertising
3 11 (2.85%) Manufacturing
3 11 (2.85%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.07%) Retail
5 6 (1.55%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.04%) Banking
7 3 (0.78%) Electronics
7 3 (0.78%) Marketing
7 3 (0.78%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.52%) Law
8 2 (0.52%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.26%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 93 (24.09%) Analyst
2 58 (15.03%) Support Engineer
3 55 (14.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 43 (11.14%) Support Analyst
5 36 (9.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 32 (8.29%) Developer
7 27 (6.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 26 (6.74%) Administrator
9 24 (6.22%) IT Support
9 24 (6.22%) Systems Administrator
10 22 (5.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (5.70%) Technical Support
11 21 (5.44%) IT Engineer
12 20 (5.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (5.18%) Software Engineer
13 19 (4.92%) Server Engineer
13 19 (4.92%) Server Support
14 16 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support
14 16 (4.15%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
14 16 (4.15%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.55%) .NET
2 29 (7.51%) HTML
3 25 (6.48%) Web Services
4 24 (6.22%) CSS
5 18 (4.66%) XML
6 16 (4.15%) ASP.NET
6 16 (4.15%) HTML5
6 16 (4.15%) SOAP
7 13 (3.37%) Ajax
7 13 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (3.11%) CSS3
8 12 (3.11%) jQuery
8 12 (3.11%) JSON
9 11 (2.85%) RESTful
10 8 (2.07%) WCF
10 8 (2.07%) WinForms
11 6 (1.55%) COM
12 5 (1.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 5 (1.30%) MSMQ
12 5 (1.30%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.22%) Clustering
3 20 (5.18%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.11%) EqualLogic
5 10 (2.59%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (2.07%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.81%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.81%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.81%) Replication
8 7 (1.81%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (1.55%) AS400
10 4 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.04%) DTV
10 4 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.04%) iPhone
10 4 (1.04%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.04%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.04%) Streaming Video
11 3 (0.78%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 182 (47.15%) Windows Server
2 94 (24.35%) Linux
2 94 (24.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (18.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 59 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (13.21%) Unix
6 39 (10.10%) Windows 7
7 15 (3.89%) Windows 8
8 10 (2.59%) Mac OS X
8 10 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.55%) Android
9 6 (1.55%) Mac OS
9 6 (1.55%) Solaris
10 5 (1.30%) AIX
10 5 (1.30%) OS/400
10 5 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (1.30%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.04%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.26%) HPUX
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (23.32%) ITIL
2 38 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (8.29%) MVC
4 27 (6.99%) Software Engineering
5 20 (5.18%) Waterfall
6 19 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (4.40%) Coaching
8 15 (3.89%) Scrum
9 14 (3.63%) OOP
10 13 (3.37%) Configuration Management
10 13 (3.37%) Problem Management
10 13 (3.37%) Web Design
10 13 (3.37%) Web Development
11 12 (3.11%) High Availability
11 12 (3.11%) OO
11 12 (3.11%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (3.11%) SDLC
11 12 (3.11%) Service Management
12 11 (2.85%) Information Security
12 11 (2.85%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 93 (24.09%) SQL
2 33 (8.55%) JavaScript
3 29 (7.51%) C#
4 27 (6.99%) Java
5 19 (4.92%) PHP
6 18 (4.66%) C++
6 18 (4.66%) VB.NET
7 13 (3.37%) PowerShell
8 11 (2.85%) C
8 11 (2.85%) T-SQL
8 11 (2.85%) VB
9 9 (2.33%) Python
10 6 (1.55%) VBA
11 5 (1.30%) Perl
11 5 (1.30%) R
11 5 (1.30%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.52%) VB6
13 1 (0.26%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.26%) Fortran
13 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (13.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (7.51%) Degree
3 20 (5.18%) CCNA
3 20 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (4.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (3.37%) MCITP
5 13 (3.37%) MCSA
6 12 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (3.11%) MCSE
7 11 (2.85%) Security Cleared
8 9 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (2.33%) SC Cleared
8 9 (2.33%) VCP5
9 8 (2.07%) CCNP
9 8 (2.07%) MCP
10 7 (1.81%) A+ Certification
11 6 (1.55%) CCA
11 6 (1.55%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (1.55%) ISEB
11 6 (1.55%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.03%) SLA
2 19 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.59%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.59%) QA
4 4 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.04%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.26%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.26%) MISRA
6 1 (0.26%) MISRA C
System Software
1 172 (44.56%) Active Directory
2 69 (17.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (7.25%) vSphere
4 18 (4.66%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (3.89%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.81%) Terminal Services
6 7 (1.81%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.55%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.55%) XenServer
8 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (1.30%) XenApp
9 4 (1.04%) Firmware
9 4 (1.04%) vCloud
10 3 (0.78%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.78%) Snort
10 3 (0.78%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (2.85%) WSUS
2 8 (2.07%) NetBackup
3 7 (1.81%) Ansible
3 7 (1.81%) HP Data Protector
3 7 (1.81%) SCCM
3 7 (1.81%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.30%) Nagios
4 5 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.04%) yum
6 3 (0.78%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.78%) Puppet
7 2 (0.52%) Nessus
8 1 (0.26%) BMC Marimba
8 1 (0.26%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.26%) OpenView
8 1 (0.26%) OPNET
8 1 (0.26%) SCOM
8 1 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 174 (45.08%) Microsoft
2 152 (39.38%) VMware
3 75 (19.43%) Cisco
4 34 (8.81%) Oracle
5 28 (7.25%) Citrix
6 27 (6.99%) HP
7 25 (6.48%) IBM
8 21 (5.44%) Red Hat
9 19 (4.92%) Dell
10 17 (4.40%) NetApp
11 14 (3.63%) 3PAR
12 13 (3.37%) Adobe
13 10 (2.59%) Avaya
14 9 (2.33%) Veritas
15 8 (2.07%) Sage
16 7 (1.81%) SAP
16 7 (1.81%) Symantec
17 6 (1.55%) SolarWinds
18 5 (1.30%) Apple
18 5 (1.30%) Brocade
Monmouth, Gwent
Monmouth School
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £23000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glamorgan, Wales
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £30,000 + excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Shares
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21990 per annum + Flexitime and other benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21990 per annum + Flexitime and other benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Spencer Rose
Salary: £75,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits Scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Peopleworks
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum £60,000 to £65,000 + Bonus + Excelle
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago