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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 212 214 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 16.91% 19.63% 17.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.99% 68.81% 64.45%
Number of salaries quoted 191 207 179
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
342 311 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.27% 28.53% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 306 290 279
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -7 124 £37,500 +15.38% 16
Newport +6 31 £34,000 -4.22%
Bridgend +5 30 £27,500 -24.65% 7
Torfaen -10 10 £29,500 -28.48% 1
Monmouthshire -1 7 £50,000 +66.66%
Caerphilly -1 4 £37,000 +5.71%
Rhondda Cynon Taff +2 1 £43,750 +25.00%
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 203 (43.38%) Microsoft
2 190 (40.60%) VMware
3 160 (34.19%) Active Directory
4 143 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 135 (28.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 118 (25.21%) Linux
7 113 (24.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 93 (19.87%) SQL
9 91 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 90 (19.23%) .NET
11 89 (19.02%) SQL Server
12 85 (18.16%) C#
13 84 (17.95%) MS Excel
14 81 (17.31%) Finance
15 74 (15.81%) MS Exchange
16 73 (15.60%) DNS
17 71 (15.17%) Degree
18 70 (14.96%) DHCP
19 68 (14.53%) Firewall
20 64 (13.68%) SAN
21 61 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
22 58 (12.39%) ITIL
23 57 (12.18%) TCP/IP
24 56 (11.97%) Cisco
24 56 (11.97%) IIS
25 51 (10.90%) C++
26 48 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
27 46 (9.83%) Java
27 46 (9.83%) ASP.NET
28 43 (9.19%) Oracle

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 74 (15.81%) MS Exchange
2 56 (11.97%) IIS
3 48 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 43 (9.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 41 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 24 (5.13%) SharePoint
7 21 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (2.56%) Apache
9 12 (2.56%) Lync
10 6 (1.28%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.07%) JBoss
12 4 (0.85%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.85%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2000
13 3 (0.64%) IBM HTTP Server
14 2 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.21%) CMS
Applications
1 84 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 37 (7.91%) MS Office
3 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.35%) Office 365
3 6 (1.28%) SaaS
4 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.64%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 73 (15.60%) DNS
2 70 (14.96%) DHCP
3 68 (14.53%) Firewall
4 64 (13.68%) SAN
5 57 (12.18%) TCP/IP
6 29 (6.20%) HTTP
7 22 (4.70%) Internet
8 14 (2.99%) VoIP
9 10 (2.14%) WAN
9 10 (2.14%) VPN
10 8 (1.71%) DVB
10 8 (1.71%) LAN
10 8 (1.71%) iSCSI
11 6 (1.28%) SNMP
12 5 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.85%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.85%) SSL
13 4 (0.85%) RFID
14 3 (0.64%) NAS
14 3 (0.64%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (19.02%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.42%) SQL Server 2000
2 16 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (3.21%) MySQL
4 14 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.56%) Oracle Database
6 11 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (2.14%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.92%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.50%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.64%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.64%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.07%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.85%) JIRA
4 4 (0.85%) MSBuild
5 3 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.43%) Selenium
6 2 (0.43%) MSTest
6 2 (0.43%) JMeter
7 1 (0.21%) NUnit
7 1 (0.21%) Subversion
7 1 (0.21%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.21%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.21%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.21%) Moq
7 1 (0.21%) Ranorex
General
1 81 (17.31%) Finance
2 34 (7.26%) Advertising
3 18 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.63%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.78%) Electronics
6 12 (2.56%) Marketing
7 5 (1.07%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.85%) Back Office
9 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.43%) Games
9 2 (0.43%) Military
9 2 (0.43%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.21%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (15.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 69 (14.74%) Analyst
3 58 (12.39%) Developer
4 56 (11.97%) Administrator
5 46 (9.83%) Systems Administrator
6 41 (8.76%) Support Engineer
7 40 (8.55%) Support Analyst
8 34 (7.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 33 (7.05%) .NET Developer
10 30 (6.41%) Software Engineer
11 28 (5.98%) C# Developer
12 27 (5.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 21 (4.49%) Server Engineer
13 21 (4.49%) Architect
14 20 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
15 17 (3.63%) Technical Support
16 15 (3.21%) DBA
16 15 (3.21%) Technical Analyst
17 13 (2.78%) Technical Support Analyst
17 13 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (19.23%) .NET
2 46 (9.83%) ASP.NET
3 41 (8.76%) HTML
4 35 (7.48%) XML
5 20 (4.27%) WinForms
6 17 (3.63%) AngularJS
7 16 (3.42%) JSON
8 14 (2.99%) WPF
8 14 (2.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 14 (2.99%) STL
9 13 (2.78%) WCF
10 12 (2.56%) PlayReady
10 12 (2.56%) Web Services
11 11 (2.35%) CSS
11 11 (2.35%) REST
12 9 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (1.71%) .NET Framework
14 7 (1.50%) COM
15 6 (1.28%) Ajax
16 5 (1.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.06%) Clustering
3 17 (3.63%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.21%) AS400
6 13 (2.78%) DTV
6 13 (2.78%) EqualLogic
7 12 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (1.71%) iPad
9 8 (1.71%) iPhone
9 8 (1.71%) Cryptography
9 8 (1.71%) Replication
10 5 (1.07%) Streaming Video
11 4 (0.85%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.85%) IPTV
11 4 (0.85%) Web 2.0
11 4 (0.85%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 143 (30.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 135 (28.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 118 (25.21%) Linux
4 113 (24.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (8.12%) Windows 7
6 34 (7.26%) UNIX
7 24 (5.13%) Windows 8
8 16 (3.42%) Android
9 14 (2.99%) Mac OS
9 14 (2.99%) OS/400
10 12 (2.56%) Apple iOS
11 11 (2.35%) Solaris
12 10 (2.14%) Windows XP
12 10 (2.14%) Mac OS X
13 9 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (1.71%) AIX
15 7 (1.50%) Windows Vista
16 6 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (12.39%) ITIL
3 40 (8.55%) Software Engineering
4 31 (6.62%) MVC
5 24 (5.13%) Scrum
6 21 (4.49%) CRM
7 18 (3.85%) SDLC
8 17 (3.63%) OO
9 16 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (3.21%) OOP
10 15 (3.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (3.21%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (2.99%) Software Testing
11 14 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (2.78%) Information Security
13 12 (2.56%) Service Delivery
13 12 (2.56%) Project Management
13 12 (2.56%) Time Management
13 12 (2.56%) Load Balancing
14 11 (2.35%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 93 (19.87%) SQL
2 85 (18.16%) C#
3 51 (10.90%) C++
4 46 (9.83%) Java
5 39 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 29 (6.20%) T-SQL
7 20 (4.27%) C
7 20 (4.27%) PowerShell
8 17 (3.63%) Python
9 12 (2.56%) VB.NET
10 10 (2.14%) Perl
11 7 (1.50%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.28%) PHP
12 6 (1.28%) Embedded C
12 6 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.85%) Embedded C++
13 4 (0.85%) Ruby
14 3 (0.64%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.64%) VB
15 2 (0.43%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 71 (15.17%) Degree
2 39 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (5.13%) CCNA
5 21 (4.49%) MCSE
5 21 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (3.85%) Security Cleared
7 15 (3.21%) MCSA
8 13 (2.78%) MCITP
8 13 (2.78%) VCP5
9 12 (2.56%) SC Cleared
10 10 (2.14%) SAP Certification
11 5 (1.07%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.85%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.85%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (0.85%) CCNP
13 3 (0.64%) MCP
14 2 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.91%) SLA
2 26 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.78%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.71%) QA
5 2 (0.43%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.43%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 160 (34.19%) Active Directory
2 91 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (6.84%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.63%) vSphere
5 16 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.14%) Firmware
7 9 (1.92%) XenApp
8 6 (1.28%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.28%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.07%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.85%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.85%) XenServer
11 3 (0.64%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (2.14%) Nessus
2 7 (1.50%) SCCM
3 5 (1.07%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.07%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (1.07%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (0.85%) Ansible
4 4 (0.85%) SCOM
4 4 (0.85%) Puppet
5 3 (0.64%) Nagios
6 2 (0.43%) WSUS
7 1 (0.21%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.21%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.21%) SCSM
7 1 (0.21%) OPNET
7 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.21%) Nmap
Vendors
1 203 (43.38%) Microsoft
2 190 (40.60%) VMware
3 56 (11.97%) Cisco
4 43 (9.19%) Oracle
5 37 (7.91%) IBM
6 32 (6.84%) Citrix
7 30 (6.41%) HP
8 20 (4.27%) Dell
9 18 (3.85%) SAP
10 14 (2.99%) NetApp
10 14 (2.99%) Red Hat
11 13 (2.78%) Apple
12 12 (2.56%) SolarWinds
12 12 (2.56%) Xamarin
13 9 (1.92%) LogRhythm
13 9 (1.92%) Qualys
13 9 (1.92%) 3PAR
13 9 (1.92%) Veeam
14 8 (1.71%) Dell Compellent
14 8 (1.71%) Avaya
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
National Museum of Wales
Salary: £21,234.84 - £27,348.44 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £34000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £24k - 28k per year + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £23k - 27k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £23000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £21000 - £33500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago