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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 192 256 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 16.90% 21.49% 16.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.53% 65.47% 64.91%
Number of salaries quoted 157 214 168
Median salary £36,000 £35,250 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.12% +6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,750 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +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
293 391 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 25.79% 32.83% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 253 340 257
Median salary £36,000 £36,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,950 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -2 88 £35,689 +1.96% 8
Bridgend +8 46 £24,000 -33.33% 5
Newport -12 29 £41,500 +22.05% 1
Caerphilly +9 8 £32,500 -27.77%
Torfaen -6 7 £60,000 +40.35% 2
Monmouthshire 0 4 £19,000 -52.50%
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £27,500 -
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Windows.

1 167 (43.26%) Active Directory
2 165 (42.75%) Windows Server
3 160 (41.45%) VMware
4 149 (38.60%) Microsoft
5 124 (32.12%) ITIL
6 100 (25.91%) Firewall
7 91 (23.58%) Linux
8 89 (23.06%) Cisco
9 86 (22.28%) SQL
10 85 (22.02%) VMware Infrastructure
11 81 (20.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 81 (20.98%) SQL Server
11 81 (20.98%) MS Exchange
12 74 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 71 (18.39%) MS Excel
14 65 (16.84%) SAN
15 61 (15.80%) Microsoft Certification
15 61 (15.80%) Unix
16 60 (15.54%) DNS
17 53 (13.73%) SLA
18 49 (12.69%) Oracle
19 48 (12.44%) Citrix
20 44 (11.40%) Office 365
21 43 (11.14%) MS Office
22 42 (10.88%) DHCP
22 42 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
23 37 (9.59%) NAS
23 37 (9.59%) Windows 7
23 37 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
24 36 (9.33%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 81 (20.98%) MS Exchange
2 25 (6.48%) IIS
3 20 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (4.40%) OpenStack
6 12 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (3.11%) Tornado
7 7 (1.81%) Apache
8 6 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.78%) CMS
10 3 (0.78%) Commerce Server
11 2 (0.52%) Confluence
11 2 (0.52%) SAS
11 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.52%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.26%) JBoss
12 1 (0.26%) Moodle
Applications
1 71 (18.39%) MS Excel
2 43 (11.14%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (3.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (11.40%) Office 365
2 37 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.81%) GitHub
4 7 (1.81%) IaaS
5 6 (1.55%) SaaS
6 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (25.91%) Firewall
2 65 (16.84%) SAN
3 60 (15.54%) DNS
4 42 (10.88%) DHCP
5 37 (9.59%) NAS
6 36 (9.33%) TCP/IP
7 27 (6.99%) Internet
8 23 (5.96%) VoIP
9 21 (5.44%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
10 18 (4.66%) VPN
11 14 (3.63%) LAN
12 10 (2.59%) iSCSI
13 9 (2.33%) PBX
13 9 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (2.07%) FTP
14 8 (2.07%) WAN
15 6 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (1.55%) VLAN
16 5 (1.30%) FCoE
16 5 (1.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (20.98%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (4.15%) MySQL
4 15 (3.89%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (3.63%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (3.37%) RDBMS
6 13 (3.37%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (3.11%) SQLite
8 9 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (2.07%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (2.07%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (3.37%) JIRA
2 11 (2.85%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.59%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.55%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.04%) Selenium
5 4 (1.04%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.78%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.78%) Subversion
6 3 (0.78%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.52%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.52%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.52%) Hudson
7 2 (0.52%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.52%) NuGet
8 1 (0.26%) Gradle
8 1 (0.26%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.26%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 34 (8.81%) Finance
2 22 (5.70%) Advertising
3 7 (1.81%) Manufacturing
3 7 (1.81%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.55%) Multimedia
5 4 (1.04%) Banking
5 4 (1.04%) Electronics
5 4 (1.04%) Local Government
5 4 (1.04%) Retail
6 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.78%) Games
6 3 (0.78%) Marketing
7 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.52%) Law
7 2 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 66 (17.10%) Analyst
2 61 (15.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 60 (15.54%) Support Engineer
4 32 (8.29%) IT Support
5 28 (7.25%) IT Engineer
5 28 (7.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 26 (6.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 24 (6.22%) Administrator
7 24 (6.22%) DBA
7 24 (6.22%) IT Support Engineer
8 23 (5.96%) Software Engineer
8 23 (5.96%) Support Analyst
9 20 (5.18%) 3rd Line Support
10 18 (4.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 18 (4.66%) Infrastructure Support
11 17 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support
11 17 (4.40%) Developer
11 17 (4.40%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 16 (4.15%) Service Analyst
12 16 (4.15%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.99%) .NET
2 14 (3.63%) CGI
3 13 (3.37%) COM
4 12 (3.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 12 (3.11%) Flask
4 12 (3.11%) Middleware
4 12 (3.11%) OAuth
4 12 (3.11%) ZeroMQ
5 10 (2.59%) MSMQ
6 8 (2.07%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 8 (2.07%) Oracle Streams
7 7 (1.81%) ELK Stack
7 7 (1.81%) HTML
8 5 (1.30%) HTML5
8 5 (1.30%) SOAP
9 4 (1.04%) CSS
9 4 (1.04%) Web Services
10 3 (0.78%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.96%) Data Centre
3 21 (5.44%) Clustering
4 15 (3.89%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.63%) EqualLogic
5 14 (3.63%) Informatics
5 14 (3.63%) Mathematics
6 12 (3.11%) Life Science
7 10 (2.59%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.81%) Replication
9 7 (1.81%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.55%) Health Informatics
11 5 (1.30%) Fintech
11 5 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (1.04%) DTV
12 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.04%) IPTV
12 4 (1.04%) Online Banking
12 4 (1.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 165 (42.75%) Windows Server
2 91 (23.58%) Linux
3 81 (20.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 74 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (15.80%) Unix
6 37 (9.59%) Windows 7
7 30 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (3.89%) Mac OS X
8 15 (3.89%) Windows 8
9 11 (2.85%) Windows 10
10 7 (1.81%) Android
10 7 (1.81%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.55%) Mac OS
11 6 (1.55%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.30%) Solaris
12 5 (1.30%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.26%) AIX
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (32.12%) ITIL
2 42 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (9.33%) High Availability
4 30 (7.77%) DevOps
5 29 (7.51%) Software Engineering
6 28 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
7 23 (5.96%) Configuration Management
8 18 (4.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (4.40%) Coaching
10 16 (4.15%) ITSM
11 14 (3.63%) Performance Monitoring
11 14 (3.63%) Project Management
11 14 (3.63%) Service Management
12 13 (3.37%) Analytics
12 13 (3.37%) Incident Management
12 13 (3.37%) Scrum
13 12 (3.11%) Cross-Platform Development
13 12 (3.11%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (3.11%) SIEM
14 10 (2.59%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 86 (22.28%) SQL
2 32 (8.29%) PowerShell
3 25 (6.48%) C++
4 20 (5.18%) C
5 17 (4.40%) Python
6 15 (3.89%) C#
7 14 (3.63%) PL/SQL
8 12 (3.11%) Shell Script
9 11 (2.85%) Java
10 10 (2.59%) R
11 7 (1.81%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.30%) JavaScript
13 4 (1.04%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.04%) Embedded C++
13 4 (1.04%) Perl
14 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.52%) Ruby
14 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.52%) VBScript
15 1 (0.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 61 (15.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (7.77%) MCSE
3 27 (6.99%) Degree
4 26 (6.74%) MCSA
5 25 (6.48%) Security Cleared
6 20 (5.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (4.15%) CCNA
8 16 (4.15%) SC Cleared
9 15 (3.89%) DV Cleared
10 14 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (3.37%) MCITP
12 11 (2.85%) MCP
13 8 (2.07%) A+ Certification
13 8 (2.07%) DBS Check
14 7 (1.81%) CISMP
14 7 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (1.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (1.81%) MCTS
15 5 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (13.73%) SLA
2 31 (8.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (4.40%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.07%) QA
5 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.26%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.26%) MISRA
6 1 (0.26%) MISRA C
System Software
1 167 (43.26%) Active Directory
2 85 (22.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (6.99%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.18%) vSphere
5 18 (4.66%) XenDesktop
6 14 (3.63%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (3.11%) XenApp
8 9 (2.33%) vCloud
9 8 (2.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (2.07%) Oracle Clusterware
9 8 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (2.07%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.81%) XenServer
11 5 (1.30%) MetaFrame
12 4 (1.04%) Docker
12 4 (1.04%) Firmware
13 3 (0.78%) Snort
13 3 (0.78%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (4.92%) WSUS
2 14 (3.63%) NetBackup
3 10 (2.59%) HP Data Protector
4 9 (2.33%) Nagios
5 8 (2.07%) Data Guard
5 8 (2.07%) Oracle Flashback
5 8 (2.07%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (2.07%) Oracle Statspack
6 7 (1.81%) Ansible
6 7 (1.81%) Backup Exec
6 7 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.81%) yum
7 6 (1.55%) Kibana
7 6 (1.55%) logstash
8 5 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.30%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (1.04%) AppManager
9 4 (1.04%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 160 (41.45%) VMware
2 149 (38.60%) Microsoft
3 89 (23.06%) Cisco
4 49 (12.69%) Oracle
5 48 (12.44%) Citrix
6 33 (8.55%) HP
7 26 (6.74%) Remedy
8 20 (5.18%) Dell
9 19 (4.92%) NetApp
10 14 (3.63%) Sage
10 14 (3.63%) Symantec
11 13 (3.37%) 3PAR
12 12 (3.11%) SolarWinds
13 11 (2.85%) Avaya
13 11 (2.85%) Brocade
14 9 (2.33%) AppDynamics
14 9 (2.33%) Atlassian
14 9 (2.33%) Dell Compellent
14 9 (2.33%) New Relic
15 8 (2.07%) Rackspace
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
SCC
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + £5.5k bonus, 10% pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ds Smith Plc
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Bonus Up To 10%
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
JGR Recruitment Group
Salary: From £16,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £16000 - £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
JGR Recruitment Group
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: c.£40K + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £24000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
South Wales
General Dynamics
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Nagra Media UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago