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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 236 202 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.00% 17.86% 16.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.11% 62.73% 67.04%
Number of salaries quoted 200 188 168
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £22,500 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £41,982 £42,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
380 322 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.60% 28.47% 24.79%
Number of salaries quoted 330 292 248
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 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
Cardiff -5 134 £35,000 +6.06% 18
Newport +14 47 £34,000 -9.33% 5
Bridgend +8 29 £35,000 -4.10% 7
Monmouthshire 0 9 £40,000 +77.77% 2
Torfaen -7 9 £27,500 -33.33%
Rhondda Cynon Taff +1 1 £43,750 +94.44%
Caerphilly 0 1 £27,500 -21.42%
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

1 211 (43.42%) Microsoft
2 192 (39.51%) VMware
3 171 (35.19%) Active Directory
4 146 (30.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 141 (29.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 112 (23.05%) Linux
6 112 (23.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 95 (19.55%) SQL Server
8 89 (18.31%) .NET
9 88 (18.11%) MS Excel
9 88 (18.11%) MS Exchange
10 87 (17.90%) C#
10 87 (17.90%) SQL
10 87 (17.90%) Finance
11 86 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
12 79 (16.26%) Degree
13 71 (14.61%) DNS
14 68 (13.99%) DHCP
15 66 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
16 65 (13.37%) Firewall
17 60 (12.35%) ITIL
18 58 (11.93%) Cisco
19 55 (11.32%) TCP/IP
19 55 (11.32%) C++
19 55 (11.32%) IIS
19 55 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2013
20 54 (11.11%) SAN
21 47 (9.67%) ASP.NET
21 47 (9.67%) Exchange Server 2010
22 44 (9.05%) Microsoft Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 88 (18.11%) MS Exchange
2 55 (11.32%) IIS
2 55 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 47 (9.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 43 (8.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (4.94%) SharePoint
6 23 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (3.09%) Lync
7 15 (3.09%) Apache
8 14 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (2.47%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.44%) IBM HTTP Server
10 7 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2000
11 5 (1.03%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.82%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.82%) JBoss
13 2 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 88 (18.11%) MS Excel
2 41 (8.44%) MS Office
3 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.88%) Office 365
3 9 (1.85%) PaaS
4 7 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.23%) SaaS
6 2 (0.41%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.21%) GitHub
7 1 (0.21%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 71 (14.61%) DNS
2 68 (13.99%) DHCP
3 65 (13.37%) Firewall
4 55 (11.32%) TCP/IP
5 54 (11.11%) SAN
6 38 (7.82%) HTTP
7 29 (5.97%) Internet
8 15 (3.09%) VoIP
9 12 (2.47%) WAN
9 12 (2.47%) DVB
10 10 (2.06%) iSCSI
10 10 (2.06%) LAN
11 8 (1.65%) VPN
12 5 (1.03%) SNMP
12 5 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.82%) RFID
13 4 (0.82%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.82%) SSL
14 3 (0.62%) SMTP
14 3 (0.62%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (19.55%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 15 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (2.88%) Oracle Database
5 13 (2.67%) MySQL
5 13 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.26%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.85%) Big Data
9 8 (1.65%) Data Mining
9 8 (1.65%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.44%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.65%) JIRA
3 8 (1.65%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (0.82%) NUnit
5 4 (0.82%) MSTest
5 4 (0.82%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.62%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (0.62%) Moq
7 2 (0.41%) Selenium
7 2 (0.41%) JMeter
7 2 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.21%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.21%) JUnit
8 1 (0.21%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 87 (17.90%) Finance
2 42 (8.64%) Advertising
3 17 (3.50%) Marketing
4 16 (3.29%) Manufacturing
4 16 (3.29%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.67%) Electronics
6 6 (1.23%) Multimedia
6 6 (1.23%) Back Office
7 3 (0.62%) Automotive
8 2 (0.41%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.41%) Retail
8 2 (0.41%) Military
8 2 (0.41%) Games
9 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.21%) Local Government
9 1 (0.21%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 72 (14.81%) Analyst
2 71 (14.61%) Developer
3 67 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 42 (8.64%) Administrator
5 37 (7.61%) Support Engineer
6 36 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 35 (7.20%) Support Analyst
8 34 (7.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 33 (6.79%) C# Developer
10 31 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
11 29 (5.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 25 (5.14%) Software Engineer
12 25 (5.14%) Architect
13 22 (4.53%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (3.91%) Technical Support
15 18 (3.70%) Server Engineer
16 16 (3.29%) Software Developer
17 15 (3.09%) DBA
17 15 (3.09%) Technical Analyst
17 15 (3.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (18.31%) .NET
2 47 (9.67%) ASP.NET
3 40 (8.23%) HTML
4 32 (6.58%) XML
5 26 (5.35%) WinForms
6 18 (3.70%) PlayReady
6 18 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 17 (3.50%) WPF
8 15 (3.09%) REST
8 15 (3.09%) JSON
9 11 (2.26%) STL
9 11 (2.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 11 (2.26%) .NET Framework
9 11 (2.26%) WCF
10 9 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (1.85%) Web Services
11 8 (1.65%) CSS
12 6 (1.23%) OpenGL
12 6 (1.23%) SOAP
12 6 (1.23%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.73%) Computer Science
3 21 (4.32%) AS400
4 20 (4.12%) Data Centre
5 18 (3.70%) Clustering
6 14 (2.88%) Enterprise Storage
7 13 (2.67%) EqualLogic
7 13 (2.67%) DTV
8 12 (2.47%) iPhone
8 12 (2.47%) Cryptography
8 12 (2.47%) iPad
9 8 (1.65%) Streaming Video
9 8 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (1.44%) Replication
11 5 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.03%) IPTV
12 4 (0.82%) Web 2.0
12 4 (0.82%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.82%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.82%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 146 (30.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 141 (29.01%) Windows Server 2003
3 112 (23.05%) Linux
3 112 (23.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (8.44%) Windows 7
5 33 (6.79%) UNIX
6 25 (5.14%) Windows 8
7 23 (4.73%) Android
8 20 (4.12%) Apple iOS
9 17 (3.50%) Mac OS
10 16 (3.29%) OS/400
11 14 (2.88%) Windows XP
12 13 (2.67%) Mac OS X
13 11 (2.26%) Windows Mobile
14 10 (2.06%) Solaris
15 9 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (1.65%) Windows Vista
16 8 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (1.44%) AIX
18 3 (0.62%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (12.35%) ITIL
3 41 (8.44%) Software Engineering
4 31 (6.38%) MVC
5 25 (5.14%) Scrum
6 22 (4.53%) OO
7 19 (3.91%) CRM
7 19 (3.91%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (3.50%) SDLC
8 17 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (3.50%) OOP
9 16 (3.29%) Migration
9 16 (3.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (3.09%) Mentoring
10 15 (3.09%) Service Delivery
10 15 (3.09%) Project Management
11 14 (2.88%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (2.67%) E-Commerce
12 13 (2.67%) Load Balancing
13 12 (2.47%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 87 (17.90%) C#
1 87 (17.90%) SQL
2 55 (11.32%) C++
3 43 (8.85%) Java
4 39 (8.02%) JavaScript
5 29 (5.97%) C
6 27 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 19 (3.91%) PowerShell
8 16 (3.29%) Python
9 12 (2.47%) VB.NET
9 12 (2.47%) Objective-C
10 10 (2.06%) Perl
11 8 (1.65%) Embedded C
12 6 (1.23%) PHP
13 5 (1.03%) Embedded C++
13 5 (1.03%) Ruby
14 4 (0.82%) XAML
14 4 (0.82%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.82%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 79 (16.26%) Degree
2 44 (9.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (5.97%) CCNA
5 27 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 23 (4.73%) MCSE
7 18 (3.70%) MCSA
8 17 (3.50%) VCP5
8 17 (3.50%) MCITP
8 17 (3.50%) Security Cleared
9 10 (2.06%) SC Cleared
10 8 (1.65%) SAP Certification
10 8 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.23%) CCNP
12 4 (0.82%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.82%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (0.82%) MCP
12 4 (0.82%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.41%) MCTS
13 2 (0.41%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.97%) SLA
2 23 (4.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.67%) QA
4 11 (2.26%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.21%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
System Software
1 171 (35.19%) Active Directory
2 86 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (6.79%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (2.67%) vSphere
6 11 (2.26%) XenApp
7 9 (1.85%) Firmware
8 6 (1.23%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.23%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.03%) ISA Server
9 5 (1.03%) XenServer
10 4 (0.82%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.62%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (2.26%) SCCM
2 9 (1.85%) Nessus
3 6 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (1.23%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.03%) SCOM
4 5 (1.03%) WSUS
5 4 (0.82%) Puppet
5 4 (0.82%) Ansible
6 3 (0.62%) Nagios
6 3 (0.62%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.21%) Graphite
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.21%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.21%) SCSM
8 1 (0.21%) OpenView
8 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 211 (43.42%) Microsoft
2 192 (39.51%) VMware
3 58 (11.93%) Cisco
4 40 (8.23%) Citrix
5 39 (8.02%) Oracle
6 36 (7.41%) IBM
7 29 (5.97%) HP
8 18 (3.70%) Dell
9 17 (3.50%) Xamarin
9 17 (3.50%) Apple
10 16 (3.29%) SAP
11 13 (2.67%) Red Hat
12 12 (2.47%) SolarWinds
13 11 (2.26%) NetApp
14 10 (2.06%) Dell Compellent
15 8 (1.65%) Qualys
15 8 (1.65%) Perforce
15 8 (1.65%) Avaya
15 8 (1.65%) LogRhythm
15 8 (1.65%) 3PAR
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Monmouth, Gwent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 42k per year + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Monmouthshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
NHS Wales
Salary: From £21,692 to £47,559 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago