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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 252 184 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.27% 16.88% 18.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.12% 65.48% 75.58%
Number of salaries quoted 212 167 182
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £41,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
387 281 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 32.66% 25.78% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 338 254 243
Average salary £36,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £50,000 £41,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +1 124 £35,000 +6.06% 11
Newport +7 58 £34,000 -2.85% 5
Torfaen +10 30 £42,750 +31.53% 1
Caerphilly -6 13 £45,000 +42.85%
Bridgend -3 10 £36,000 +20.00% 4
Monmouthshire 0 6 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Glamorgan - 3 £35,000 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff -3 1 - -
Blaenau Gwent - 1 £37,500 -
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 234 (46.52%) Microsoft
2 208 (41.35%) VMware
3 179 (35.59%) Active Directory
4 154 (30.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 147 (29.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 120 (23.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 105 (20.87%) Linux
8 100 (19.88%) SQL Server
9 99 (19.68%) MS Excel
9 99 (19.68%) MS Exchange
10 89 (17.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 87 (17.30%) Finance
12 77 (15.31%) .NET
13 73 (14.51%) C#
13 73 (14.51%) Cisco
14 72 (14.31%) SQL
15 69 (13.72%) Firewall
15 69 (13.72%) ITIL
16 67 (13.32%) Agile Software Development
16 67 (13.32%) Exchange Server 2013
17 66 (13.12%) DNS
18 64 (12.72%) HTTP
19 61 (12.13%) IIS
20 60 (11.93%) Degree
21 59 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
22 58 (11.53%) Exchange Server 2010
23 55 (10.93%) C++
24 54 (10.74%) SAN
25 53 (10.54%) DHCP
25 53 (10.54%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 99 (19.68%) MS Exchange
2 67 (13.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 61 (12.13%) IIS
4 58 (11.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 52 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 33 (6.56%) WebSphere
7 26 (5.17%) SharePoint
8 20 (3.98%) IBM HTTP Server
8 20 (3.98%) Lync
9 19 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2003
10 17 (3.38%) Apache
11 15 (2.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (2.19%) CMS
13 8 (1.59%) Commerce Server
14 7 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2000
15 6 (1.19%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.99%) WebLogic
17 4 (0.80%) JBoss
18 3 (0.60%) Umbraco
18 3 (0.60%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 99 (19.68%) MS Excel
2 36 (7.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.18%) Office 365
1 16 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.78%) PaaS
3 11 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.19%) Mimecast
5 5 (0.99%) SaaS
6 2 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.20%) GitHub
7 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (13.72%) Firewall
2 66 (13.12%) DNS
3 64 (12.72%) HTTP
4 54 (10.74%) SAN
5 53 (10.54%) DHCP
5 53 (10.54%) TCP/IP
6 40 (7.95%) Internet
7 16 (3.18%) DVB
8 15 (2.98%) iSCSI
8 15 (2.98%) VoIP
9 13 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (2.19%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (1.59%) NetScaler
11 8 (1.59%) VPN
11 8 (1.59%) LAN
11 8 (1.59%) WAN
12 5 (0.99%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.99%) SNMP
13 4 (0.80%) SSL
13 4 (0.80%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (19.88%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (2.98%) Oracle Database
3 14 (2.78%) Big Data
4 13 (2.58%) Data Mining
4 13 (2.58%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.19%) MySQL
6 10 (1.99%) SQL Server 2000
6 10 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.39%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.99%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (2.58%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.39%) JIRA
4 9 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.19%) MSTest
6 5 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.80%) MSBuild
7 4 (0.80%) NUnit
8 3 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (0.60%) Moq
9 2 (0.40%) JMeter
9 2 (0.40%) Selenium
10 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.20%) Subversion
10 1 (0.20%) StarTeam
10 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.20%) JUnit
10 1 (0.20%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
General
1 87 (17.30%) Finance
2 42 (8.35%) Advertising
3 19 (3.78%) Marketing
4 13 (2.58%) Multimedia
5 10 (1.99%) Automotive
5 10 (1.99%) Electronics
5 10 (1.99%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.19%) Back Office
7 5 (0.99%) Welsh Language
8 2 (0.40%) Law
8 2 (0.40%) Legal
8 2 (0.40%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.20%) Retail
9 1 (0.20%) Games
9 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 74 (14.71%) Analyst
2 70 (13.92%) Developer
3 65 (12.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 33 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 32 (6.36%) Architect
6 30 (5.96%) Administrator
6 30 (5.96%) Support Engineer
7 29 (5.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 28 (5.57%) Support Analyst
9 25 (4.97%) C# Developer
10 23 (4.57%) .NET Developer
11 18 (3.58%) Systems Administrator
11 18 (3.58%) Team Leader
12 17 (3.38%) Software Engineer
12 17 (3.38%) Technical Support
13 16 (3.18%) Senior Developer
13 16 (3.18%) Project Engineer
14 15 (2.98%) Wintel Engineer
14 15 (2.98%) 2nd Line Support
15 14 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (15.31%) .NET
2 31 (6.16%) ASP.NET
3 28 (5.57%) HTML
4 27 (5.37%) REST
5 24 (4.77%) PlayReady
6 20 (3.98%) WinForms
7 19 (3.78%) .NET Framework
8 16 (3.18%) WPF
9 15 (2.98%) XML
10 12 (2.39%) AngularJS
11 10 (1.99%) WCF
12 8 (1.59%) GStreamer
12 8 (1.59%) Widevine
12 8 (1.59%) OpenGL
13 7 (1.39%) COM
13 7 (1.39%) CSS
14 6 (1.19%) iOS SDK
14 6 (1.19%) Entity Framework
14 6 (1.19%) Android SDK
14 6 (1.19%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.15%) AS400
2 40 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.77%) Computer Science
4 22 (4.37%) Clustering
5 18 (3.58%) DTV
6 17 (3.38%) Data Centre
7 16 (3.18%) Cryptography
8 15 (2.98%) IPTV
8 15 (2.98%) Enterprise Storage
8 15 (2.98%) EqualLogic
9 12 (2.39%) iPad
9 12 (2.39%) Streaming Video
9 12 (2.39%) iPhone
10 11 (2.19%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.59%) Over-the-Top Content
11 8 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (1.59%) Replication
11 8 (1.59%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.39%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 154 (30.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 147 (29.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 120 (23.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 105 (20.87%) Linux
5 48 (9.54%) Windows 7
6 47 (9.34%) Apple iOS
7 38 (7.55%) Android
8 35 (6.96%) UNIX
9 30 (5.96%) Mac OS
10 28 (5.57%) OS/400
11 27 (5.37%) Windows 8
12 24 (4.77%) Windows Mobile
13 17 (3.38%) Mac OS X
14 16 (3.18%) Windows XP
15 15 (2.98%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (1.79%) Windows Vista
17 8 (1.59%) Solaris
18 7 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 6 (1.19%) CentOS
20 4 (0.80%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (13.72%) ITIL
2 67 (13.32%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (8.55%) Software Engineering
4 31 (6.16%) Mentoring
5 26 (5.17%) OO
5 26 (5.17%) MVC
6 25 (4.97%) Scrum
6 25 (4.97%) OOP
7 22 (4.37%) MVVM
8 21 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 20 (3.98%) Load Balancing
10 19 (3.78%) OOD
11 17 (3.38%) Coaching
12 16 (3.18%) Web Application Development
12 16 (3.18%) DRM
12 16 (3.18%) Migration
12 16 (3.18%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (2.98%) Change Management
14 14 (2.78%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (14.51%) C#
2 72 (14.31%) SQL
3 55 (10.93%) C++
4 44 (8.75%) C
5 38 (7.55%) Java
6 37 (7.36%) JavaScript
7 32 (6.36%) Objective-C
8 23 (4.57%) T-SQL
9 16 (3.18%) XAML
9 16 (3.18%) PowerShell
10 15 (2.98%) Python
11 12 (2.39%) VB.NET
12 11 (2.19%) Perl
12 11 (2.19%) Embedded C
13 7 (1.39%) Ruby
14 6 (1.19%) Embedded C++
14 6 (1.19%) PHP
14 6 (1.19%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.80%) VBA
15 4 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (11.93%) Degree
2 59 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (8.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 34 (6.76%) CCNA
6 32 (6.36%) VCP5
7 31 (6.16%) MCSE
8 24 (4.77%) MCITP
9 18 (3.58%) MCSA
10 16 (3.18%) CCNP
11 13 (2.58%) Security Cleared
12 12 (2.39%) SAP Certification
12 12 (2.39%) MCP
13 9 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (1.39%) SC Cleared
15 4 (0.80%) A+ Certification
15 4 (0.80%) Network+ Certification
16 3 (0.60%) DV Cleared
17 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
17 2 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.16%) QA
2 25 (4.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (4.17%) SLA
4 15 (2.98%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 179 (35.59%) Active Directory
2 89 (17.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (9.54%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.78%) vSphere
5 12 (2.39%) XenApp
6 10 (1.99%) Firmware
7 8 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.19%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.99%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.99%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.80%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.80%) XenServer
11 2 (0.40%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.40%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (2.78%) SCCM
2 9 (1.79%) Nessus
3 6 (1.19%) Puppet
3 6 (1.19%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (1.19%) NetBackup
3 6 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (0.99%) Ansible
5 4 (0.80%) WSUS
5 4 (0.80%) SCOM
6 3 (0.60%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.40%) Nagios
8 1 (0.20%) BMC Performance Manager
8 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.20%) Nmap
8 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 234 (46.52%) Microsoft
2 208 (41.35%) VMware
3 73 (14.51%) Cisco
4 47 (9.34%) Citrix
5 43 (8.55%) IBM
6 35 (6.96%) Oracle
7 31 (6.16%) HP
8 23 (4.57%) Apple
9 20 (3.98%) Dell
10 17 (3.38%) SAP
11 16 (3.18%) Xamarin
12 13 (2.58%) Red Hat
13 12 (2.39%) Perforce
14 9 (1.79%) Veritas
15 8 (1.59%) LogRhythm
15 8 (1.59%) CheckPoint
15 8 (1.59%) Google
15 8 (1.59%) Qualys
15 8 (1.59%) SolarWinds
16 7 (1.39%) Avaya
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Wales, Wales
Cardiff University
Salary: £31,342 - £37,394 per annum (Grade 6), plus attractive defined-benefits pension and 37 days per annum holiday entitlement
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Salary: MARKET RATE
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chepstow, Gwent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + great pension, flexible working
Posted: 4 days ago
Cas-gwent
People Source
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + great pension, flexible working
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff University
Salary: From £39,685 to £45,954 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 42k per year + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £18k - 25k per year + pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £28k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 28k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago