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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 214 196 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 19.80% 17.21% 14.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.81% 65.77% 49.25%
Number of salaries quoted 206 180 121
Average salary £33,500 £33,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.75% -11.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £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
311 298 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.77% 26.16% 29.84%
Number of salaries quoted 286 276 241
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,425
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 2 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 2 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 +2 115 £32,500 - 16
Torfaen +12 28 £40,000 +5.26% 4
Caerphilly +3 14 £35,000 -32.20%
Newport +5 12 £35,400 +4.88% 8
Monmouthshire 0 12 £30,000 -27.27% 1
Bridgend -2 10 £36,500 +12.30% 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff -6 4 £35,000 +105.88% 1
Gwent - 1 £45,000 -
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 185 (46.02%) Microsoft
2 146 (36.32%) VMware
3 109 (27.11%) Cisco
4 102 (25.37%) SQL
4 102 (25.37%) SQL Server
5 97 (24.13%) Linux
6 95 (23.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 93 (23.13%) MS Excel
8 92 (22.89%) Active Directory
9 91 (22.64%) Firewall
10 88 (21.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 74 (18.41%) ITIL
11 74 (18.41%) .NET
12 72 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
13 70 (17.41%) Windows Server 2012
14 69 (17.16%) SAN
15 68 (16.92%) C#
16 66 (16.42%) MS Exchange
17 65 (16.17%) TCP/IP
18 63 (15.67%) HP
19 60 (14.93%) IIS
20 53 (13.18%) Finance
21 51 (12.69%) Microsoft Certification
22 46 (11.44%) Oracle
23 45 (11.19%) DNS
24 43 (10.70%) Hyper-V
25 42 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
26 41 (10.20%) UNIX
27 38 (9.45%) Degree
28 36 (8.96%) Clustering

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (16.42%) MS Exchange
2 60 (14.93%) IIS
3 33 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 29 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (3.98%) Apache
7 16 (3.98%) SharePoint
8 12 (2.99%) CMS
9 11 (2.74%) Commerce Server
9 11 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (2.24%) WebLogic
10 9 (2.24%) Lync
11 7 (1.74%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2000
12 6 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.24%) Umbraco
13 5 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (1.00%) Confluence
14 4 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 93 (23.13%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.47%) MS Office
3 5 (1.24%) MS Project
3 5 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Line 500
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.73%) SaaS
1 19 (4.73%) Office 365
2 12 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.50%) PaaS
4 2 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (22.64%) Firewall
2 69 (17.16%) SAN
3 65 (16.17%) TCP/IP
4 45 (11.19%) DNS
5 31 (7.71%) Internet
6 26 (6.47%) NAS
7 24 (5.97%) WAN
8 21 (5.22%) LAN
9 19 (4.73%) DHCP
10 16 (3.98%) HTTP
11 14 (3.48%) VPN
12 12 (2.99%) Wireshark
13 11 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (2.49%) Cisco PIX
14 10 (2.49%) VoIP
15 9 (2.24%) OSPF
15 9 (2.24%) BGP
15 9 (2.24%) VLAN
16 8 (1.99%) Wireless
17 7 (1.74%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (25.37%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.73%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.49%) MySQL
7 9 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.24%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.49%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (0.50%) OLTP
11 2 (0.50%) OLAP
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (5.22%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.24%) Cucumber
2 9 (2.24%) Robotium
2 9 (2.24%) Calabash
2 9 (2.24%) eggPlant
3 8 (1.99%) JIRA
4 7 (1.74%) Selenium
4 7 (1.74%) SoapUI
4 7 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.49%) JBehave
5 6 (1.49%) MSTest
5 6 (1.49%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (1.49%) Moq
5 6 (1.49%) NUnit
5 6 (1.49%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (1.00%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.00%) Fiddler
8 3 (0.75%) Subversion
9 2 (0.50%) Maven
General
1 53 (13.18%) Finance
2 16 (3.98%) Telecoms
2 16 (3.98%) Welsh Language
3 15 (3.73%) Legal
4 14 (3.48%) Multimedia
5 10 (2.49%) Advertising
6 7 (1.74%) Electronics
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%) Law
8 5 (1.24%) Games
8 5 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.75%) Marketing
9 3 (0.75%) Retail
10 2 (0.50%) Banking
10 2 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 74 (18.41%) Analyst
2 59 (14.68%) Developer
3 45 (11.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (6.72%) Support Analyst
5 25 (6.22%) .NET Developer
6 21 (5.22%) Support Engineer
7 20 (4.98%) Administrator
7 20 (4.98%) Systems Engineer
7 20 (4.98%) Software Engineer
8 18 (4.48%) DBA
9 17 (4.23%) Service Analyst
9 17 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (4.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support
10 16 (3.98%) Service Desk Analyst
11 15 (3.73%) Software Developer
12 14 (3.48%) Consultant
13 13 (3.23%) Test Engineer
13 13 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 13 (3.23%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (18.41%) .NET
2 31 (7.71%) .NET Framework
3 30 (7.46%) ASP.NET
4 29 (7.21%) HTML
5 23 (5.72%) CSS
5 23 (5.72%) WinForms
6 22 (5.47%) WCF
7 21 (5.22%) XML
8 17 (4.23%) Web Services
9 14 (3.48%) WPF
9 14 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 13 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 11 (2.74%) REST
12 9 (2.24%) SOAP
13 7 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (1.74%) jQuery
14 6 (1.49%) HTML5
14 6 (1.49%) Spring.NET
14 6 (1.49%) Razor View Engine
14 6 (1.49%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.96%) Clustering
2 23 (5.72%) DTV
3 20 (4.98%) Blackberry
4 17 (4.23%) IPTV
5 16 (3.98%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.74%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.49%) Replication
9 9 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (1.49%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.00%) AS400
11 4 (1.00%) iPhone
12 3 (0.75%) iSeries
12 3 (0.75%) STB
12 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.75%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.75%) Over-the-Top Content
13 2 (0.50%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 97 (24.13%) Linux
2 95 (23.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 88 (21.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 70 (17.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (10.20%) UNIX
6 28 (6.97%) Windows 7
7 24 (5.97%) Android
8 23 (5.72%) Apple iOS
8 23 (5.72%) Windows XP
9 21 (5.22%) Mac OS
10 19 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (3.23%) AIX
12 12 (2.99%) Solaris
12 12 (2.99%) CentOS
13 11 (2.74%) Windows 8
14 10 (2.49%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (2.24%) Windows Phone
16 8 (1.99%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.75%) Debian
18 2 (0.50%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (18.41%) ITIL
2 33 (8.21%) Change Management
3 32 (7.96%) MVC
4 29 (7.21%) Scrum
5 27 (6.72%) TDD
6 23 (5.72%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (5.72%) Project Management
7 22 (5.47%) OOD
7 22 (5.47%) Load Balancing
8 20 (4.98%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (4.98%) Mentoring
9 19 (4.73%) Configuration Management
10 16 (3.98%) Software Engineering
11 15 (3.73%) Time Management
11 15 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (3.73%) BDD
12 14 (3.48%) OOP
13 13 (3.23%) Network Design
14 12 (2.99%) Change Control
14 12 (2.99%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (25.37%) SQL
2 68 (16.92%) C#
3 31 (7.71%) JavaScript
4 30 (7.46%) Perl
5 24 (5.97%) Python
6 23 (5.72%) C++
7 21 (5.22%) T-SQL
8 17 (4.23%) C
9 16 (3.98%) PowerShell
10 15 (3.73%) VB.NET
11 14 (3.48%) VB
12 8 (1.99%) Java
12 8 (1.99%) Ruby
12 8 (1.99%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.49%) XAML
13 6 (1.49%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.24%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.00%) Korn
16 3 (0.75%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 51 (12.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (9.45%) Degree
4 34 (8.46%) MCSE
5 29 (7.21%) CCNA
5 29 (7.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 23 (5.72%) MCP
7 17 (4.23%) CCNP
8 16 (3.98%) Security Cleared
9 12 (2.99%) SC Cleared
10 9 (2.24%) SAP Certification
10 9 (2.24%) MCITP
10 9 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.74%) CCSE
11 7 (1.74%) JNCIS
12 6 (1.49%) RHCE
12 6 (1.49%) CCA
12 6 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (1.49%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.73%) SLA
2 14 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.49%) ISO 9001
4 9 (2.24%) QA
5 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) GxP
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 92 (22.89%) Active Directory
2 72 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (10.70%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.98%) Terminal Services
5 15 (3.73%) VMware ESX
6 14 (3.48%) vSphere
7 8 (1.99%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (1.74%) XenApp
9 6 (1.49%) XenServer
10 5 (1.24%) ISA Server
11 4 (1.00%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.75%) NFS
12 3 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.50%) KVM
14 1 (0.25%) Nmap
14 1 (0.25%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (3.23%) NetBackup
2 8 (1.99%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (1.49%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (1.24%) SCOM
4 5 (1.24%) Puppet
4 5 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.24%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (1.24%) BladeLogic
4 5 (1.24%) BMC Performance Manager
5 4 (1.00%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.75%) SCCM
6 3 (0.75%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.75%) Nessus
6 3 (0.75%) Nagios
7 2 (0.50%) WSUS
7 2 (0.50%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.50%) Ansible
8 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 185 (46.02%) Microsoft
2 146 (36.32%) VMware
3 109 (27.11%) Cisco
4 63 (15.67%) HP
5 46 (11.44%) Oracle
6 35 (8.71%) Citrix
7 24 (5.97%) IBM
7 24 (5.97%) Red Hat
8 19 (4.73%) NetApp
8 19 (4.73%) CheckPoint
9 17 (4.23%) Juniper
10 16 (3.98%) Dell
11 12 (2.99%) SAP
12 10 (2.49%) Blue Coat
12 10 (2.49%) 3PAR
13 9 (2.24%) Symantec
13 9 (2.24%) SonicWALL
13 9 (2.24%) Veritas
14 8 (1.99%) Google
14 8 (1.99%) F5
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + bonus,training, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000 plus Pension, Bonus, Healthcare, Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000-36,000 + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £25000 + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £36 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newport
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago