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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 230 200 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 18.71% 17.94% 16.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.89% 64.10% 68.15%
Number of salaries quoted 191 184 156
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
360 312 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.29% 27.98% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 310 282 227
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -1 131 £35,000 +7.69% 12
Newport +15 51 £34,000 -2.85% 3
Bridgend +6 20 £36,000 +9.09% 5
Torfaen -4 10 £31,250 -10.71%
Monmouthshire +2 7 £40,000 - 1
Caerphilly -3 2 £60,000 +53.84%
Rhondda Cynon Taff -2 1 £43,750 +94.44%
Glamorgan - 1 £40,000 -
Blaenau Gwent - 1 £37,500 -
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 221 (43.76%) Microsoft
2 198 (39.21%) VMware
3 182 (36.04%) Active Directory
4 149 (29.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 149 (29.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 117 (23.17%) Linux
5 117 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 100 (19.80%) SQL Server
7 96 (19.01%) MS Exchange
8 95 (18.81%) MS Excel
9 89 (17.62%) Finance
10 88 (17.43%) .NET
11 87 (17.23%) C#
12 85 (16.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 81 (16.04%) SQL
14 79 (15.64%) Degree
15 70 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
16 68 (13.47%) DNS
17 67 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2013
18 65 (12.87%) DHCP
19 62 (12.28%) Firewall
20 61 (12.08%) Cisco
21 60 (11.88%) ITIL
22 56 (11.09%) C++
22 56 (11.09%) TCP/IP
22 56 (11.09%) Exchange Server 2010
23 54 (10.69%) IIS
24 51 (10.10%) SAN
25 50 (9.90%) HTTP
25 50 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 96 (19.01%) MS Exchange
2 67 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 56 (11.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 54 (10.69%) IIS
5 50 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 25 (4.95%) SharePoint
7 22 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 20 (3.96%) Lync
9 19 (3.76%) WebSphere
10 17 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 16 (3.17%) Apache
12 10 (1.98%) IBM HTTP Server
13 7 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2000
14 6 (1.19%) Tomcat
14 6 (1.19%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.99%) JBoss
16 3 (0.59%) IBM Notes
17 2 (0.40%) Oracle Application Server
17 2 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
17 2 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 95 (18.81%) MS Excel
2 46 (9.11%) MS Office
3 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.17%) Office 365
2 15 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.18%) PaaS
4 7 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.19%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.59%) SaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.20%) GitHub
7 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (13.47%) DNS
2 65 (12.87%) DHCP
3 62 (12.28%) Firewall
4 56 (11.09%) TCP/IP
5 51 (10.10%) SAN
6 50 (9.90%) HTTP
7 35 (6.93%) Internet
8 16 (3.17%) DVB
9 15 (2.97%) VoIP
10 13 (2.57%) iSCSI
11 10 (1.98%) WAN
12 9 (1.78%) LAN
13 8 (1.58%) NetScaler
14 7 (1.39%) VPN
14 7 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (1.19%) Cisco PIX
15 6 (1.19%) Ethernet
16 5 (0.99%) SNMP
17 4 (0.79%) SSL
17 4 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (19.80%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
2 16 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (2.97%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.38%) MySQL
5 11 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (2.18%) Big Data
6 10 (1.98%) Data Mining
6 10 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (1.58%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.19%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (3.37%) Visual Studio
2 15 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.38%) JIRA
4 10 (1.98%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.79%) NUnit
6 4 (0.79%) MSTest
6 4 (0.79%) MSBuild
7 3 (0.59%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (0.59%) Moq
8 2 (0.40%) Selenium
8 2 (0.40%) JMeter
9 1 (0.20%) JUnit
9 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.20%) Subversion
9 1 (0.20%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.20%) Ranorex
General
1 89 (17.62%) Finance
2 43 (8.51%) Advertising
3 18 (3.56%) Marketing
4 16 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.77%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.57%) Electronics
7 10 (1.98%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.19%) Back Office
8 6 (1.19%) Automotive
9 2 (0.40%) Games
9 2 (0.40%) Military
9 2 (0.40%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.20%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
10 1 (0.20%) Retail
10 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 79 (15.64%) Analyst
2 75 (14.85%) Developer
3 64 (12.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 39 (7.72%) Support Analyst
5 36 (7.13%) Administrator
5 36 (7.13%) .NET Developer
6 34 (6.73%) Support Engineer
6 34 (6.73%) Architect
7 33 (6.53%) 3rd Line Support
7 33 (6.53%) C# Developer
8 29 (5.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 27 (5.35%) Systems Administrator
10 21 (4.16%) Software Engineer
10 21 (4.16%) C# .NET Developer
11 20 (3.96%) Technical Support
12 17 (3.37%) Technical Analyst
12 17 (3.37%) Team Leader
13 15 (2.97%) Technical Support Analyst
13 15 (2.97%) Software Developer
13 15 (2.97%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (17.43%) .NET
2 46 (9.11%) ASP.NET
3 41 (8.12%) HTML
4 28 (5.54%) XML
5 26 (5.15%) WinForms
6 24 (4.75%) PlayReady
7 20 (3.96%) REST
8 18 (3.56%) AngularJS
9 15 (2.97%) WPF
10 13 (2.57%) JSON
11 11 (2.18%) .NET Framework
12 10 (1.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 10 (1.98%) WCF
12 10 (1.98%) STL
13 8 (1.58%) CSS
13 8 (1.58%) OpenGL
13 8 (1.58%) GStreamer
13 8 (1.58%) Widevine
14 7 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.54%) AS400
3 26 (5.15%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.96%) Clustering
5 18 (3.56%) Data Centre
6 16 (3.17%) Cryptography
6 16 (3.17%) DTV
6 16 (3.17%) Enterprise Storage
7 13 (2.57%) EqualLogic
7 13 (2.57%) iPad
7 13 (2.57%) iPhone
8 12 (2.38%) Streaming Video
9 8 (1.58%) Over-the-Top Content
9 8 (1.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (1.39%) IPTV
10 7 (1.39%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.99%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.99%) Replication
13 4 (0.79%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 149 (29.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 149 (29.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 117 (23.17%) Linux
2 117 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 47 (9.31%) Windows 7
4 37 (7.33%) UNIX
5 35 (6.93%) Apple iOS
6 31 (6.14%) Android
7 27 (5.35%) Windows 8
8 21 (4.16%) Mac OS
9 19 (3.76%) OS/400
10 17 (3.37%) Mac OS X
11 16 (3.17%) Windows XP
11 16 (3.17%) Windows Mobile
12 11 (2.18%) Windows 2000 Server
12 11 (2.18%) Solaris
13 9 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (1.58%) Windows Vista
15 7 (1.39%) AIX
16 4 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (11.88%) ITIL
3 42 (8.32%) Software Engineering
4 30 (5.94%) MVC
5 27 (5.35%) OO
6 24 (4.75%) Scrum
7 23 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 21 (4.16%) OOP
9 19 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (3.56%) CRM
10 18 (3.56%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (3.37%) Service Delivery
12 16 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (3.17%) DRM
12 16 (3.17%) Migration
12 16 (3.17%) Web Application Development
13 15 (2.97%) SDLC
13 15 (2.97%) Load Balancing
14 14 (2.77%) Project Management
14 14 (2.77%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 87 (17.23%) C#
2 81 (16.04%) SQL
3 56 (11.09%) C++
4 45 (8.91%) Java
5 42 (8.32%) JavaScript
6 35 (6.93%) C
7 26 (5.15%) T-SQL
8 21 (4.16%) Objective-C
9 19 (3.76%) PowerShell
10 16 (3.17%) Python
11 13 (2.57%) VB.NET
12 10 (1.98%) Perl
13 8 (1.58%) Embedded C
14 7 (1.39%) PHP
14 7 (1.39%) XAML
15 6 (1.19%) Ruby
16 5 (0.99%) Embedded C++
16 5 (0.99%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.99%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 79 (15.64%) Degree
2 45 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (7.13%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (6.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 31 (6.14%) CCNA
6 24 (4.75%) MCSE
7 23 (4.55%) VCP5
8 19 (3.76%) MCITP
9 17 (3.37%) MCSA
10 16 (3.17%) Security Cleared
11 10 (1.98%) CCNP
12 8 (1.58%) SAP Certification
12 8 (1.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 8 (1.58%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.99%) MCP
14 4 (0.79%) A+ Certification
14 4 (0.79%) Network+ Certification
14 4 (0.79%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.40%) Security+ Certification
15 2 (0.40%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.95%) SLA
2 22 (4.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (4.16%) QA
4 11 (2.18%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 182 (36.04%) Active Directory
2 85 (16.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (7.52%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.37%) XenApp
5 15 (2.97%) vSphere
6 11 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.78%) Firmware
8 8 (1.58%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.99%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.99%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.99%) XenServer
10 4 (0.79%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.59%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.40%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (1.98%) SCCM
2 9 (1.78%) Nessus
3 6 (1.19%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (0.99%) Puppet
4 5 (0.99%) Ansible
5 4 (0.79%) SCOM
5 4 (0.79%) WSUS
6 3 (0.59%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.59%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.40%) Nagios
7 2 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.20%) Nmap
8 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.20%) Graphite
8 1 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.20%) SCSM
Vendors
1 221 (43.76%) Microsoft
2 198 (39.21%) VMware
3 61 (12.08%) Cisco
4 46 (9.11%) Citrix
5 40 (7.92%) IBM
5 40 (7.92%) Oracle
6 27 (5.35%) HP
7 24 (4.75%) Apple
8 18 (3.56%) Dell
9 17 (3.37%) Xamarin
10 15 (2.97%) SAP
10 15 (2.97%) Red Hat
11 13 (2.57%) Dell Compellent
12 12 (2.38%) Perforce
13 11 (2.18%) SolarWinds
14 9 (1.78%) Avaya
14 9 (1.78%) NetApp
15 8 (1.58%) Qualys
15 8 (1.58%) LogRhythm
16 7 (1.39%) 3PAR
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chepstow, Gwent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cas-gwent
People Source
Salary: £20000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Westek Recruitment
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £30k-35k+ Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £24k - 28k per year + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £17k - 19k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol, Newport, United Kingdom
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £25-30,000 + Bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £60k - 75k per year + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ThinkProductivity
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 24 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £18k - 25k per year + pension & training
Posted: 25 days ago