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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 208 205 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 18.76% 17.58% 14.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.45% 66.78% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 199 190 111
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £53,250 £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
313 307 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.22% 26.33% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 289 285 233
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +2 111 £33,000 +1.53% 22
Torfaen +12 25 £42,500 +11.84% 3
Caerphilly 0 17 £35,000 -30.00%
Monmouthshire 0 12 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Bridgend 0 11 £36,500 +12.30%
Newport 0 5 £42,500 +33.68% 6
Rhondda Cynon Taff -3 5 £34,000 +100.00% 1
Gwent - 1 £45,000 -
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 179 (46.49%) Microsoft
2 142 (36.88%) VMware
3 100 (25.97%) Cisco
4 97 (25.19%) SQL Server
5 94 (24.42%) SQL
5 94 (24.42%) Linux
6 91 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 89 (23.12%) MS Excel
8 88 (22.86%) Active Directory
9 84 (21.82%) Firewall
10 82 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 71 (18.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 71 (18.44%) .NET
12 70 (18.18%) ITIL
13 67 (17.40%) SAN
14 66 (17.14%) C#
15 64 (16.62%) Windows Server 2012
16 63 (16.36%) MS Exchange
17 62 (16.10%) HP
18 58 (15.06%) IIS
19 57 (14.81%) TCP/IP
20 50 (12.99%) Finance
21 47 (12.21%) Microsoft Certification
22 45 (11.69%) DNS
23 43 (11.17%) Hyper-V
24 42 (10.91%) Oracle
25 38 (9.87%) UNIX
26 36 (9.35%) Cisco Certification
27 35 (9.09%) Degree
28 33 (8.57%) Clustering

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 63 (16.36%) MS Exchange
2 58 (15.06%) IIS
3 30 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2003
4 25 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (6.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 23 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (4.16%) SharePoint
7 16 (4.16%) Apache
8 12 (3.12%) CMS
9 11 (2.86%) Commerce Server
10 9 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (2.34%) Lync
11 7 (1.82%) Tomcat
11 7 (1.82%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.30%) Umbraco
13 5 (1.30%) WebSphere
13 5 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2000
13 5 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (1.04%) Site Server
Applications
1 89 (23.12%) MS Excel
2 27 (7.01%) MS Office
3 5 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.30%) MS Project
4 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Line 500
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.26%) GoldMine
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.94%) SaaS
2 17 (4.42%) Office 365
3 11 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.52%) IaaS
5 2 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (21.82%) Firewall
2 67 (17.40%) SAN
3 57 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 45 (11.69%) DNS
5 30 (7.79%) Internet
6 25 (6.49%) WAN
6 25 (6.49%) NAS
7 22 (5.71%) LAN
8 20 (5.19%) DHCP
9 15 (3.90%) HTTP
10 11 (2.86%) Wireshark
10 11 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (2.60%) Cisco PIX
12 9 (2.34%) VLAN
12 9 (2.34%) VPN
12 9 (2.34%) BGP
12 9 (2.34%) OSPF
13 8 (2.08%) Wireless
14 7 (1.82%) RIP
14 7 (1.82%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (25.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.90%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.60%) MySQL
7 8 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.52%) OLTP
10 2 (0.52%) OLAP
10 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.26%) QlikView
11 1 (0.26%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (5.19%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.34%) Cucumber
2 9 (2.34%) Robotium
2 9 (2.34%) eggPlant
2 9 (2.34%) Calabash
3 7 (1.82%) Selenium
3 7 (1.82%) JIRA
3 7 (1.82%) SoapUI
3 7 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.56%) JBehave
4 6 (1.56%) MSTest
4 6 (1.56%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (1.56%) Moq
4 6 (1.56%) NUnit
5 5 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.30%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.04%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.78%) Fiddler
7 3 (0.78%) Subversion
8 2 (0.52%) ClearQuest
General
1 50 (12.99%) Finance
2 17 (4.42%) Welsh Language
3 15 (3.90%) Legal
4 14 (3.64%) Multimedia
5 11 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.34%) Electronics
7 7 (1.82%) French Language
7 7 (1.82%) Italian Language
7 7 (1.82%) Advertising
8 6 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.56%) Spanish Language
8 6 (1.56%) German Language
9 5 (1.30%) Law
10 4 (1.04%) Games
11 3 (0.78%) Marketing
11 3 (0.78%) Retail
12 2 (0.52%) Back Office
12 2 (0.52%) Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 68 (17.66%) Analyst
2 57 (14.81%) Developer
3 43 (11.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (6.49%) .NET Developer
4 25 (6.49%) Support Analyst
5 20 (5.19%) Systems Engineer
5 20 (5.19%) Support Engineer
5 20 (5.19%) Administrator
6 19 (4.94%) Software Engineer
7 17 (4.42%) DBA
7 17 (4.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 15 (3.90%) Service Analyst
9 14 (3.64%) Software Developer
9 14 (3.64%) Service Desk Analyst
10 13 (3.38%) Consultant
11 12 (3.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 12 (3.12%) Test Engineer
11 12 (3.12%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (18.44%) .NET
2 31 (8.05%) .NET Framework
3 30 (7.79%) ASP.NET
4 28 (7.27%) HTML
5 23 (5.97%) CSS
5 23 (5.97%) WinForms
6 22 (5.71%) WCF
7 20 (5.19%) XML
8 17 (4.42%) Web Services
9 14 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 14 (3.64%) WPF
10 13 (3.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 10 (2.60%) REST
12 9 (2.34%) SOAP
13 7 (1.82%) jQuery
13 7 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 6 (1.56%) Unity DI Container
14 6 (1.56%) Spring.NET
14 6 (1.56%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.57%) Clustering
2 22 (5.71%) DTV
3 19 (4.94%) Blackberry
4 17 (4.42%) IPTV
5 16 (4.16%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.64%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.86%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.60%) Replication
9 9 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (1.56%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.04%) iPhone
11 4 (1.04%) Firmware
11 4 (1.04%) AS400
12 3 (0.78%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.78%) STB
12 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.78%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.78%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.78%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 94 (24.42%) Linux
2 91 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 82 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 64 (16.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (9.87%) UNIX
6 29 (7.53%) Windows 7
7 24 (6.23%) Android
8 23 (5.97%) Mac OS
8 23 (5.97%) Apple iOS
9 21 (5.45%) Windows XP
10 19 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (3.38%) AIX
12 12 (3.12%) Solaris
13 11 (2.86%) CentOS
13 11 (2.86%) Windows 8
14 10 (2.60%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (2.34%) Windows 2000
15 9 (2.34%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.78%) Debian
17 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (18.18%) ITIL
2 32 (8.31%) MVC
3 31 (8.05%) Change Management
4 27 (7.01%) Scrum
5 26 (6.75%) TDD
6 23 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (5.71%) Project Management
7 22 (5.71%) OOD
8 21 (5.45%) Load Balancing
9 20 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (4.42%) Configuration Management
11 16 (4.16%) Software Engineering
12 14 (3.64%) BDD
12 14 (3.64%) OOP
12 14 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (3.64%) Time Management
13 13 (3.38%) Network Design
14 12 (3.12%) OO
15 11 (2.86%) iOS Development
16 10 (2.60%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (24.42%) SQL
2 66 (17.14%) C#
3 29 (7.53%) JavaScript
3 29 (7.53%) Perl
4 23 (5.97%) Python
5 22 (5.71%) C++
6 21 (5.45%) T-SQL
7 16 (4.16%) C
8 15 (3.90%) VB.NET
8 15 (3.90%) PowerShell
9 14 (3.64%) VB
10 7 (1.82%) Ruby
10 7 (1.82%) Java
10 7 (1.82%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.56%) XAML
11 6 (1.56%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.04%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.78%) Korn
13 3 (0.78%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.52%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 47 (12.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (9.35%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (9.09%) Degree
4 32 (8.31%) MCSE
5 27 (7.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 25 (6.49%) CCNA
7 22 (5.71%) MCP
8 16 (4.16%) Security Cleared
9 15 (3.90%) CCNP
10 12 (3.12%) SC Cleared
11 9 (2.34%) SAP Certification
12 8 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (2.08%) MCITP
13 7 (1.82%) JNCIS
13 7 (1.82%) CCSE
14 6 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (1.56%) DV Cleared
14 6 (1.56%) RHCE
14 6 (1.56%) CCA
14 6 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.38%) SLA
2 12 (3.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.60%) ISO 9001
4 9 (2.34%) QA
5 1 (0.26%) GxP
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 88 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 71 (18.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (11.17%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.90%) Terminal Services
5 14 (3.64%) VMware ESX
6 13 (3.38%) vSphere
7 7 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (1.56%) XenApp
9 5 (1.30%) ISA Server
9 5 (1.30%) XenServer
10 4 (1.04%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.78%) NFS
12 2 (0.52%) KVM
12 2 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.26%) Nmap
13 1 (0.26%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (3.38%) NetBackup
2 9 (2.34%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (1.56%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (1.30%) SCOM
4 5 (1.30%) BMC Performance Manager
4 5 (1.30%) BladeLogic
4 5 (1.30%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (1.30%) Puppet
4 5 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.04%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.78%) SCCM
6 3 (0.78%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.78%) Nessus
6 3 (0.78%) Nagios
6 3 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.52%) Ansible
7 2 (0.52%) WSUS
8 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.26%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 179 (46.49%) Microsoft
2 142 (36.88%) VMware
3 100 (25.97%) Cisco
4 62 (16.10%) HP
5 42 (10.91%) Oracle
6 33 (8.57%) Citrix
7 23 (5.97%) IBM
7 23 (5.97%) Red Hat
8 19 (4.94%) NetApp
9 17 (4.42%) Dell
10 14 (3.64%) CheckPoint
11 12 (3.12%) SAP
11 12 (3.12%) Juniper
12 10 (2.60%) 3PAR
12 10 (2.60%) Blue Coat
13 9 (2.34%) SonicWALL
13 9 (2.34%) Symantec
13 9 (2.34%) Veritas
14 8 (2.08%) F5
14 8 (2.08%) Google
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000-36,000 + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Pack
Posted: 2 days ago
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + bonus,training, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000 plus Pension, Bonus, Healthcare, Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chepstow, Gwent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Eurofoods Group LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £21,000 - £31,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago