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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 211 194 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.52% 16.75% 13.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.57% 66.44% 44.78%
Number of salaries quoted 205 179 111
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,900 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
299 292 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.66% 25.22% 29.19%
Number of salaries quoted 278 273 242
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
Cardiff +3 115 £32,500 +3.17% 15
Torfaen +13 31 £38,750 +8.39% 4
Newport +12 18 £35,400 +4.88% 4
Monmouthshire 0 11 £30,000 -25.00%
Bridgend -1 11 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Caerphilly -1 8 £34,500 -33.17% 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff -4 3 £36,000 -4.00%
Merthyr Tydfil 0 1 £21,000 -29.70% 1
Gwent - 1 £45,000 -
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 170 (42.18%) Microsoft
2 139 (34.49%) VMware
3 105 (26.05%) Cisco
4 101 (25.06%) SQL
5 96 (23.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 94 (23.33%) SQL Server
7 92 (22.83%) Linux
8 90 (22.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 89 (22.08%) Active Directory
10 87 (21.59%) MS Excel
10 87 (21.59%) Firewall
11 76 (18.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 70 (17.37%) .NET
13 67 (16.63%) ITIL
13 67 (16.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 66 (16.38%) C#
14 66 (16.38%) MS Exchange
15 62 (15.38%) TCP/IP
16 60 (14.89%) SAN
17 58 (14.39%) Finance
18 57 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
19 54 (13.40%) HP
20 52 (12.90%) IIS
21 47 (11.66%) Microsoft Certification
22 44 (10.92%) DNS
22 44 (10.92%) Cisco Certification
23 41 (10.17%) Oracle
24 39 (9.68%) Degree
25 38 (9.43%) UNIX
25 38 (9.43%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 66 (16.38%) MS Exchange
2 52 (12.90%) IIS
3 37 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 32 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (3.47%) Apache
8 13 (3.23%) SharePoint
9 12 (2.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (2.48%) WebLogic
11 9 (2.23%) Lync
12 8 (1.99%) CMS
13 7 (1.74%) Tomcat
13 7 (1.74%) Commerce Server
14 6 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2000
15 5 (1.24%) Umbraco
15 5 (1.24%) Confluence
16 4 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 87 (21.59%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.20%) MS Office
3 6 (1.49%) MS Project
4 5 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Line 500
1 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.25%) GoldMine
2 1 (0.25%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.46%) Office 365
2 20 (4.96%) SaaS
3 12 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.50%) IaaS
5 2 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (21.59%) Firewall
2 62 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 60 (14.89%) SAN
4 44 (10.92%) DNS
5 27 (6.70%) Internet
6 23 (5.71%) DHCP
6 23 (5.71%) WAN
6 23 (5.71%) NAS
7 21 (5.21%) LAN
8 17 (4.22%) HTTP
9 16 (3.97%) VPN
10 13 (3.23%) VoIP
10 13 (3.23%) Wireshark
11 10 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (2.48%) Cisco PIX
12 9 (2.23%) OSPF
12 9 (2.23%) BGP
12 9 (2.23%) VLAN
13 7 (1.74%) RIP
13 7 (1.74%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.22%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (2.48%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.48%) MySQL
6 8 (1.99%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (1.74%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.50%) OLAP
9 2 (0.50%) OLTP
10 1 (0.25%) Ingres
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (4.96%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.23%) JIRA
2 9 (2.23%) eggPlant
2 9 (2.23%) Calabash
2 9 (2.23%) Robotium
2 9 (2.23%) Cucumber
3 8 (1.99%) Selenium
4 7 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.74%) SoapUI
4 7 (1.74%) MSTest
4 7 (1.74%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (1.49%) Moq
5 6 (1.49%) JBehave
5 6 (1.49%) NUnit
6 5 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (1.24%) Fiddler
7 4 (0.99%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.74%) Subversion
9 2 (0.50%) Maven
General
1 58 (14.39%) Finance
2 17 (4.22%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.97%) Welsh Language
3 16 (3.97%) Multimedia
4 15 (3.72%) Legal
5 10 (2.48%) Advertising
6 7 (1.74%) French Language
6 7 (1.74%) Italian Language
7 6 (1.49%) Spanish Language
7 6 (1.49%) German Language
8 5 (1.24%) Electronics
8 5 (1.24%) Games
8 5 (1.24%) Law
8 5 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.24%) Retail
9 4 (0.99%) Banking
10 3 (0.74%) Marketing
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 73 (18.11%) Analyst
2 60 (14.89%) Developer
3 48 (11.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (6.20%) Administrator
4 25 (6.20%) .NET Developer
5 24 (5.96%) Support Engineer
6 21 (5.21%) Support Analyst
6 21 (5.21%) Software Engineer
7 20 (4.96%) DBA
8 16 (3.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (3.97%) Service Analyst
9 15 (3.72%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (3.72%) Consultant
9 15 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (3.72%) Software Developer
9 15 (3.72%) Service Desk Analyst
10 14 (3.47%) Test Engineer
11 13 (3.23%) Server Engineer
12 12 (2.98%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (17.37%) .NET
2 28 (6.95%) HTML
2 28 (6.95%) ASP.NET
3 27 (6.70%) .NET Framework
4 23 (5.71%) WinForms
5 22 (5.46%) CSS
6 21 (5.21%) WCF
7 18 (4.47%) Web Services
8 16 (3.97%) XML
9 13 (3.23%) WPF
9 13 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 11 (2.73%) REST
11 9 (2.23%) SOAP
12 7 (1.74%) jQuery
12 7 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (1.49%) Unity DI Container
13 6 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (1.49%) HTML5
13 6 (1.49%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.19%) Clustering
2 30 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.21%) Blackberry
3 21 (5.21%) DTV
4 19 (4.71%) IPTV
5 12 (2.98%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.73%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.48%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.23%) Replication
8 9 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (1.49%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.99%) iPhone
10 4 (0.99%) AS400
11 3 (0.74%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.74%) iSeries
11 3 (0.74%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.74%) Over-the-Top Content
12 2 (0.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 96 (23.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 92 (22.83%) Linux
3 90 (22.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 76 (18.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (9.43%) UNIX
6 28 (6.95%) Windows 7
7 27 (6.70%) Windows XP
8 23 (5.71%) Android
8 23 (5.71%) Apple iOS
9 22 (5.46%) Mac OS
10 14 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (3.23%) CentOS
12 12 (2.98%) Windows 8
12 12 (2.98%) Solaris
13 10 (2.48%) Windows 2000 Server
14 9 (2.23%) Windows Phone
15 8 (1.99%) AIX
16 7 (1.74%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.74%) Debian
18 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (16.63%) ITIL
2 57 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (8.44%) Change Management
4 30 (7.44%) MVC
5 28 (6.95%) TDD
5 28 (6.95%) Scrum
6 25 (6.20%) Project Management
7 23 (5.71%) OOD
8 20 (4.96%) Configuration Management
8 20 (4.96%) Mentoring
8 20 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
9 17 (4.22%) Software Engineering
9 17 (4.22%) Load Balancing
10 16 (3.97%) BDD
10 16 (3.97%) Time Management
10 16 (3.97%) OOP
11 14 (3.47%) Change Control
11 14 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (3.23%) Network Design
13 12 (2.98%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (25.06%) SQL
2 66 (16.38%) C#
3 31 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 27 (6.70%) C++
5 26 (6.45%) Perl
6 22 (5.46%) T-SQL
7 20 (4.96%) Python
7 20 (4.96%) C
8 17 (4.22%) PowerShell
9 14 (3.47%) VB
9 14 (3.47%) VB.NET
10 9 (2.23%) Ruby
10 9 (2.23%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.99%) Java
12 6 (1.49%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.49%) XAML
13 5 (1.24%) Korn
14 3 (0.74%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.74%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 47 (11.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (10.92%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (9.68%) Degree
4 33 (8.19%) CCNA
5 32 (7.94%) MCSE
6 30 (7.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (4.47%) MCP
8 17 (4.22%) CCNP
9 15 (3.72%) Security Cleared
10 11 (2.73%) SC Cleared
11 8 (1.99%) MCITP
11 8 (1.99%) CCA
11 8 (1.99%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (1.99%) MCSA
12 7 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.74%) CCSE
12 7 (1.74%) JNCIS
13 6 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (1.49%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.49%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.72%) SLA
2 12 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.74%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.74%) QA
4 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) GxP
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 89 (22.08%) Active Directory
2 67 (16.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (9.43%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.47%) Terminal Services
5 13 (3.23%) VMware ESX
5 13 (3.23%) vSphere
6 9 (2.23%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (1.49%) XenApp
7 6 (1.49%) XenServer
8 5 (1.24%) ISA Server
8 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.74%) NFS
11 2 (0.50%) KVM
11 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.25%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.25%) Nmap
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (2.98%) NetBackup
2 8 (1.99%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.49%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.24%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (1.24%) BladeLogic
4 5 (1.24%) SCOM
4 5 (1.24%) BMC Performance Manager
4 5 (1.24%) Puppet
4 5 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.99%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.99%) Nessus
6 3 (0.74%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.50%) Ansible
7 2 (0.50%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.50%) WSUS
7 2 (0.50%) SCCM
8 1 (0.25%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.25%) OpenView
Vendors
1 170 (42.18%) Microsoft
2 139 (34.49%) VMware
3 105 (26.05%) Cisco
4 54 (13.40%) HP
5 41 (10.17%) Oracle
6 32 (7.94%) Citrix
7 20 (4.96%) CheckPoint
7 20 (4.96%) Red Hat
8 19 (4.71%) IBM
8 19 (4.71%) Juniper
8 19 (4.71%) NetApp
9 12 (2.98%) Dell
10 10 (2.48%) Blue Coat
11 9 (2.23%) SAP
11 9 (2.23%) 3PAR
12 8 (1.99%) F5
12 8 (1.99%) SonicWALL
12 8 (1.99%) Google
13 7 (1.74%) JBoss
13 7 (1.74%) Sage
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22500.00 - £26500.00 per annum + plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 to £47000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £21K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000-36,000 + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bonus+ben
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £35 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Newport
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cwmbran
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £25000 + Benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago
Merthyr Tydfil
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 20 days ago