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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 226 108 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.22% 11.75% 11.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.26% 52.94% 48.10%
Number of salaries quoted 192 100 92
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,800 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £44,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
336 204 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.57% 22.20% 23.54%
Number of salaries quoted 295 183 192
Average salary £38,250 £32,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.79% -6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +18 114 £32,500 +10.16% 18
Newport +19 39 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Torfaen +16 32 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Caerphilly +12 14 £38,400 +34.73% 1
Monmouthshire -2 9 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Bridgend -1 5 £43,750 +41.12% 1
Vale of Glamorgan +3 1 £18,000 -44.61%
Neath Port Talbot +2 1 £32,000 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff 0 1 £36,000 +60.00%
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 198 (45.52%) Microsoft
2 154 (35.40%) VMware
3 144 (33.10%) Active Directory
4 113 (25.98%) Cisco
5 99 (22.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 98 (22.53%) MS Excel
6 98 (22.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 86 (19.77%) MS Exchange
7 86 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 81 (18.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 78 (17.93%) Linux
10 77 (17.70%) Firewall
11 76 (17.47%) SQL Server
12 70 (16.09%) SQL
13 67 (15.40%) Exchange Server 2013
14 63 (14.48%) Finance
15 61 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
16 59 (13.56%) ITIL
17 54 (12.41%) SAN
17 54 (12.41%) TCP/IP
18 51 (11.72%) .NET
18 51 (11.72%) Windows 7
19 49 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2007
19 49 (11.26%) C#
19 49 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2010
20 48 (11.03%) DNS
21 46 (10.57%) Cisco Certification
21 46 (10.57%) C++
22 43 (9.89%) HTTP
23 40 (9.20%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 86 (19.77%) MS Exchange
2 67 (15.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 49 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 49 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 38 (8.74%) IIS
5 29 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 23 (5.29%) WebSphere
7 13 (2.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 13 (2.99%) IBM HTTP Server
8 12 (2.76%) CMS
9 11 (2.53%) SharePoint
9 11 (2.53%) Lync
10 9 (2.07%) WebLogic
10 9 (2.07%) Apache
11 8 (1.84%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.84%) Commerce Server
12 6 (1.38%) Confluence
12 6 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2000
13 5 (1.15%) JBoss
14 4 (0.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 98 (22.53%) MS Excel
2 36 (8.28%) MS Office
3 2 (0.46%) MS Project
4 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.46%) Line 500
2 2 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.21%) Office 365
2 12 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.30%) SaaS
4 7 (1.61%) PaaS
5 5 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.69%) IaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (17.70%) Firewall
2 54 (12.41%) SAN
2 54 (12.41%) TCP/IP
3 48 (11.03%) DNS
4 43 (9.89%) HTTP
5 34 (7.82%) DHCP
6 32 (7.36%) LAN
7 30 (6.90%) WAN
7 30 (6.90%) Internet
8 20 (4.60%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (4.60%) NAS
9 17 (3.91%) VPN
10 16 (3.68%) Cisco PIX
11 15 (3.45%) VoIP
12 10 (2.30%) iSCSI
13 9 (2.07%) Wireshark
14 7 (1.61%) BGP
14 7 (1.61%) OSPF
15 6 (1.38%) Wireless
16 5 (1.15%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (17.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.84%) Relational Database
2 8 (1.84%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (1.61%) Data Mining
3 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (1.61%) Big Data
4 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (0.92%) MySQL
6 4 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.69%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.23%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (2.53%) JIRA
2 9 (2.07%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.38%) TestLink
4 6 (1.38%) Fiddler
5 4 (0.92%) MSTest
5 4 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.92%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.46%) Selenium
7 1 (0.23%) JMeter
7 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.23%) Maven
7 1 (0.23%) Subversion
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
General
1 63 (14.48%) Finance
2 30 (6.90%) Advertising
3 19 (4.37%) Multimedia
4 13 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.99%) Welsh Language
5 11 (2.53%) Marketing
6 9 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.61%) Automotive
8 6 (1.38%) Electronics
8 6 (1.38%) Games
9 5 (1.15%) Legal
10 3 (0.69%) Law
10 3 (0.69%) Retail
11 2 (0.46%) Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 89 (20.46%) Analyst
2 53 (12.18%) Developer
3 49 (11.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (8.05%) Administrator
5 23 (5.29%) Support Engineer
6 22 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 21 (4.83%) Service Analyst
7 21 (4.83%) 2nd Line Support
7 21 (4.83%) Architect
7 21 (4.83%) Service Desk Analyst
8 20 (4.60%) Consultant
8 20 (4.60%) Support Analyst
9 19 (4.37%) Software Engineer
10 18 (4.14%) Senior Developer
11 17 (3.91%) Test Analyst
11 17 (3.91%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (3.68%) IT Support
12 16 (3.68%) Systems Administrator
13 15 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 15 (3.45%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.72%) .NET
2 20 (4.60%) WinForms
2 20 (4.60%) .NET Framework
3 19 (4.37%) REST
4 12 (2.76%) ASP.NET
5 11 (2.53%) HTML
6 10 (2.30%) WPF
7 8 (1.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 8 (1.84%) CSS
8 6 (1.38%) iOS SDK
8 6 (1.38%) Android SDK
8 6 (1.38%) Silverlight
9 5 (1.15%) Middleware
9 5 (1.15%) LAMP
9 5 (1.15%) XML
9 5 (1.15%) COM
9 5 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.69%) OpenGL
10 3 (0.69%) MFC
10 3 (0.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.05%) Clustering
2 31 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (5.98%) DTV
4 24 (5.52%) IPTV
5 23 (5.29%) AS400
6 15 (3.45%) Blackberry
7 14 (3.22%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.53%) iPhone
9 10 (2.30%) Digital Media
9 10 (2.30%) iPad
9 10 (2.30%) Management Information System
10 9 (2.07%) EqualLogic
11 8 (1.84%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (1.38%) Replication
14 5 (1.15%) iSeries
14 5 (1.15%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.92%) Over-the-Top Content
15 4 (0.92%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 99 (22.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 98 (22.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 81 (18.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 78 (17.93%) Linux
5 51 (11.72%) Windows 7
6 35 (8.05%) Windows XP
7 32 (7.36%) Mac OS
8 30 (6.90%) Android
9 29 (6.67%) Apple iOS
10 28 (6.44%) UNIX
11 14 (3.22%) Windows 8
12 13 (2.99%) OS/400
13 12 (2.76%) CentOS
13 12 (2.76%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (1.84%) Windows Vista
14 8 (1.84%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.92%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.69%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (13.56%) ITIL
2 38 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (7.13%) Software Engineering
4 29 (6.67%) Change Management
5 28 (6.44%) Mentoring
6 24 (5.52%) OOP
7 22 (5.06%) OOD
8 18 (4.14%) Service Delivery
9 17 (3.91%) Configuration Management
10 16 (3.68%) Load Balancing
10 16 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (3.45%) MVC
11 15 (3.45%) Manual Testing
11 15 (3.45%) Time Management
12 13 (2.99%) Coaching
12 13 (2.99%) Line Management
12 13 (2.99%) MVVM
13 12 (2.76%) Scrum
13 12 (2.76%) Project Management
14 11 (2.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 70 (16.09%) SQL
2 49 (11.26%) C#
3 46 (10.57%) C++
4 34 (7.82%) C
5 23 (5.29%) Objective-C
6 20 (4.60%) Java
7 16 (3.68%) PowerShell
8 15 (3.45%) JavaScript
8 15 (3.45%) Perl
9 13 (2.99%) XAML
9 13 (2.99%) Python
10 12 (2.76%) T-SQL
11 11 (2.53%) Ruby
12 9 (2.07%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.61%) VB
14 6 (1.38%) Korn
14 6 (1.38%) Embedded C
14 6 (1.38%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.92%) VBA
16 3 (0.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 61 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (10.57%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (8.74%) Degree
4 34 (7.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 29 (6.67%) CCNA
5 29 (6.67%) MCSE
6 21 (4.83%) MCP
6 21 (4.83%) CCNP
7 19 (4.37%) MCITP
8 18 (4.14%) VCP5
9 10 (2.30%) MCSA
10 8 (1.84%) ISTQB
10 8 (1.84%) Security Cleared
11 7 (1.61%) ISEB
12 5 (1.15%) SAP Certification
12 5 (1.15%) JNCIS
12 5 (1.15%) CCSE
13 4 (0.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.92%) SC Cleared
13 4 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.60%) SLA
2 19 (4.37%) QA
3 10 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.15%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 144 (33.10%) Active Directory
2 86 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (8.74%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.14%) Terminal Services
5 17 (3.91%) VMware ESX
6 12 (2.76%) XenApp
7 9 (2.07%) vSphere
8 7 (1.61%) XenServer
9 5 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.92%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.46%) KVM
11 2 (0.46%) Xen
11 2 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.46%) Firmware
12 1 (0.23%) NFS
12 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.23%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (2.30%) SCCM
2 6 (1.38%) Puppet
2 6 (1.38%) WSUS
2 6 (1.38%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.92%) SCOM
5 3 (0.69%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.69%) Nessus
5 3 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (0.69%) Ansible
6 2 (0.46%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.23%) Nagios
7 1 (0.23%) OPNET
7 1 (0.23%) OpenView
7 1 (0.23%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.23%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.23%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 198 (45.52%) Microsoft
2 154 (35.40%) VMware
3 113 (25.98%) Cisco
4 40 (9.20%) Citrix
5 36 (8.28%) HP
6 30 (6.90%) IBM
7 23 (5.29%) CheckPoint
8 22 (5.06%) Oracle
9 21 (4.83%) Juniper
10 19 (4.37%) Dell
11 15 (3.45%) Google
12 14 (3.22%) Apple
13 13 (2.99%) Red Hat
13 13 (2.99%) NetApp
14 12 (2.76%) McAfee
15 10 (2.30%) Blue Coat
15 10 (2.30%) SAP
16 9 (2.07%) Xamarin
17 7 (1.61%) Sage
17 7 (1.61%) 3PAR
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K
Posted: 2 days ago
Chepstow, Gwent
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £35K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £25K
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 - £48,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £19000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago