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

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 210 250 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.63% 20.94% 14.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.83% 67.39% 60.91%
Number of salaries quoted 175 214 133
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,745 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,050 £45,800
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -
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
329 371 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.62% 31.07% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 286 318 215
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +12.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 April 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 28 April 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 -3 96 £34,000 -2.85% 6
Bridgend +12 46 £24,000 -43.52% 8
Newport -11 31 £42,000 +21.73% 4
Torfaen -11 13 £35,500 -17.44% 2
Caerphilly +7 6 £41,000 -1.79%
Monmouthshire 0 4 £32,500 -18.75%
Merthyr Tydfil - 2 £21,495 -
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £27,500 -
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 162 (43.09%) Active Directory
2 160 (42.55%) Windows Server
3 157 (41.76%) VMware
4 142 (37.77%) Microsoft
5 111 (29.52%) ITIL
6 94 (25.00%) Firewall
7 90 (23.94%) Cisco
8 88 (23.40%) Linux
9 82 (21.81%) SQL
9 82 (21.81%) SQL Server
10 78 (20.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 76 (20.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 76 (20.21%) MS Exchange
12 75 (19.95%) MS Excel
13 64 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
14 62 (16.49%) DNS
15 59 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
16 56 (14.89%) SAN
16 56 (14.89%) Unix
17 50 (13.30%) DHCP
18 45 (11.97%) SLA
18 45 (11.97%) Oracle
19 44 (11.70%) MS Office
20 40 (10.64%) Citrix
20 40 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
21 39 (10.37%) Finance
22 38 (10.11%) Windows 7
23 35 (9.31%) TCP/IP
23 35 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
24 34 (9.04%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 76 (20.21%) MS Exchange
2 23 (6.12%) IIS
3 20 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (4.52%) OpenStack
6 11 (2.93%) Tornado
7 10 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.86%) Apache
9 5 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (1.33%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.06%) Skype for Business
10 4 (1.06%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.80%) CMS
11 3 (0.80%) Commerce Server
11 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.53%) Confluence
13 1 (0.27%) JBoss
13 1 (0.27%) Moodle
13 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 75 (19.95%) MS Excel
2 44 (11.70%) MS Office
3 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (8.24%) Office 365
3 28 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.13%) SaaS
5 7 (1.86%) GitHub
6 6 (1.60%) IaaS
7 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (25.00%) Firewall
2 62 (16.49%) DNS
3 56 (14.89%) SAN
4 50 (13.30%) DHCP
5 35 (9.31%) TCP/IP
6 30 (7.98%) NAS
7 24 (6.38%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 22 (5.85%) VoIP
9 20 (5.32%) Internet
10 16 (4.26%) VPN
11 13 (3.46%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (2.66%) LAN
13 9 (2.39%) iSCSI
13 9 (2.39%) PBX
14 8 (2.13%) WAN
15 6 (1.60%) IP Telephony
16 5 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (1.33%) FCoE
16 5 (1.33%) FTP
16 5 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (21.81%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (4.26%) MySQL
3 16 (4.26%) Oracle Database
4 14 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (3.46%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (3.46%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.19%) RDBMS
7 11 (2.93%) SQLite
8 9 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (2.39%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (2.13%) Oracle9i Database
10 7 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.93%) JIRA
2 10 (2.66%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (2.66%) TeamCity
3 9 (2.39%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.86%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.06%) Selenium
5 4 (1.06%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.80%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.80%) Subversion
6 3 (0.80%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.53%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.53%) NuGet
8 1 (0.27%) Gradle
8 1 (0.27%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.27%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.27%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.27%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
General
1 39 (10.37%) Finance
2 22 (5.85%) Advertising
3 8 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.86%) Retail
4 7 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.60%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.33%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.06%) Banking
7 4 (1.06%) Electronics
8 3 (0.80%) Games
8 3 (0.80%) Legal
8 3 (0.80%) Marketing
9 2 (0.53%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 72 (19.15%) Analyst
2 62 (16.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 59 (15.69%) Support Engineer
4 30 (7.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 26 (6.91%) IT Support
5 26 (6.91%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (6.91%) Support Analyst
6 25 (6.65%) 3rd Line Support
7 24 (6.38%) Administrator
8 22 (5.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (5.85%) Developer
8 22 (5.85%) IT Engineer
8 22 (5.85%) Software Engineer
9 21 (5.59%) DBA
10 19 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 19 (5.05%) Infrastructure Support
10 19 (5.05%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 18 (4.79%) IT Support Engineer
12 17 (4.52%) Service Analyst
12 17 (4.52%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.18%) .NET
2 12 (3.19%) COM
3 11 (2.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 11 (2.93%) Flask
3 11 (2.93%) HTML
3 11 (2.93%) Middleware
3 11 (2.93%) OAuth
3 11 (2.93%) ZeroMQ
4 9 (2.39%) MSMQ
4 9 (2.39%) Web Services
5 8 (2.13%) CGI
5 8 (2.13%) CSS
5 8 (2.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 8 (2.13%) Oracle Streams
6 7 (1.86%) HTML5
6 7 (1.86%) SOAP
7 6 (1.60%) ELK Stack
8 4 (1.06%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.06%) XML
9 3 (0.80%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 18 (4.79%) Clustering
4 16 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.72%) EqualLogic
5 14 (3.72%) Mathematics
6 12 (3.19%) Informatics
7 11 (2.93%) Life Science
8 10 (2.66%) Enterprise Storage
8 10 (2.66%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.66%) Replication
9 6 (1.60%) AS400
9 6 (1.60%) Fintech
9 6 (1.60%) Health Informatics
9 6 (1.60%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (1.06%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.06%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (0.80%) Cyber Attack
11 3 (0.80%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.80%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 160 (42.55%) Windows Server
2 88 (23.40%) Linux
3 76 (20.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (14.89%) Unix
6 38 (10.11%) Windows 7
7 34 (9.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (3.99%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.39%) Mac OS X
10 7 (1.86%) Android
10 7 (1.86%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.86%) Solaris
11 6 (1.60%) Windows 10
11 6 (1.60%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.33%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.06%) OS/400
14 2 (0.53%) AIX
14 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.53%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (29.52%) ITIL
2 40 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (8.51%) High Availability
4 30 (7.98%) Software Engineering
5 26 (6.91%) Performance Tuning
6 25 (6.65%) DevOps
7 22 (5.85%) Configuration Management
7 22 (5.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (5.59%) Coaching
9 17 (4.52%) ITSM
9 17 (4.52%) Service Management
10 14 (3.72%) Scrum
11 12 (3.19%) Analytics
11 12 (3.19%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (3.19%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (2.93%) Cross-Platform Development
12 11 (2.93%) Incident Management
12 11 (2.93%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (2.93%) SIEM
13 10 (2.66%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (21.81%) SQL
2 28 (7.45%) PowerShell
3 24 (6.38%) C++
4 20 (5.32%) C
5 17 (4.52%) Python
6 16 (4.26%) C#
7 15 (3.99%) PL/SQL
8 13 (3.46%) Shell Script
9 12 (3.19%) Java
10 9 (2.39%) JavaScript
10 9 (2.39%) R
11 5 (1.33%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.06%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.06%) Embedded C++
12 4 (1.06%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.80%) PHP
14 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.53%) Perl
14 2 (0.53%) Ruby
14 2 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (7.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 27 (7.18%) Degree
4 26 (6.91%) MCSE
5 25 (6.65%) MCSA
6 20 (5.32%) CCNA
6 20 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (4.79%) Security Cleared
8 15 (3.99%) MCITP
9 13 (3.46%) SC Cleared
10 12 (3.19%) DV Cleared
11 11 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (2.66%) MCTS
13 8 (2.13%) CCA
13 8 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (2.13%) MCP
14 7 (1.86%) A+ Certification
14 7 (1.86%) CCNP
14 7 (1.86%) CISMP
14 7 (1.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (11.97%) SLA
2 30 (7.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (4.26%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.13%) QA
5 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.27%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.27%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.27%) MISRA
6 1 (0.27%) MISRA C
System Software
1 162 (43.09%) Active Directory
2 78 (20.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.85%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.52%) vSphere
5 13 (3.46%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (2.93%) XenApp
6 11 (2.93%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.13%) Oracle Clusterware
7 8 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.06%) Docker
9 4 (1.06%) Firmware
9 4 (1.06%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.06%) vCloud
10 3 (0.80%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.80%) Snort
10 3 (0.80%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.80%) XenServer
11 2 (0.53%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (5.05%) WSUS
2 9 (2.39%) Nagios
2 9 (2.39%) NetBackup
3 8 (2.13%) Data Guard
3 8 (2.13%) Oracle Flashback
3 8 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (2.13%) Oracle Statspack
4 7 (1.86%) Ansible
4 7 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.86%) yum
5 6 (1.60%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (1.60%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (1.33%) Kibana
6 5 (1.33%) logstash
6 5 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.06%) SCCM
8 2 (0.53%) AppManager
8 2 (0.53%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.53%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 157 (41.76%) VMware
2 142 (37.77%) Microsoft
3 90 (23.94%) Cisco
4 45 (11.97%) Oracle
5 40 (10.64%) Citrix
6 29 (7.71%) HP
7 20 (5.32%) NetApp
8 19 (5.05%) Dell
9 18 (4.79%) Remedy
10 15 (3.99%) IBM
11 14 (3.72%) 3PAR
12 12 (3.19%) SolarWinds
13 11 (2.93%) Avaya
13 11 (2.93%) Brocade
14 9 (2.39%) AppDynamics
14 9 (2.39%) Atlassian
14 9 (2.39%) New Relic
14 9 (2.39%) Red Hat
14 9 (2.39%) Symantec
15 8 (2.13%) Dell Compellent
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
South Wales
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Flexi Time, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £24000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £17000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £40000 per annum + (neg.)
Posted: 14 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Nagra Media UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Deloitte
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago