The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 194 169 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.52% 15.53% 15.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.78% 65.00% 52.59%
Number of salaries quoted 179 157 114
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,800 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,400 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
309 260 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.91% 23.90% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 277 239 216
Average salary £33,000 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Wales

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 10 July 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 10 July 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 +11 124 £33,000 +0.76% 18
Caerphilly -2 14 £35,000 -32.69% 1
Newport -1 10 £36,250 +2.41%
Bridgend +2 8 £36,250 +38.09%
Torfaen -1 7 £37,500 -1.31% 4
Monmouthshire +2 6 £27,500 -18.51% 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 4 £22,500 -
Gwent +2 1 £45,000 -
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

1 172 (51.50%) Microsoft
2 131 (39.22%) VMware
3 93 (27.84%) SQL Server
4 90 (26.95%) Cisco
5 84 (25.15%) Active Directory
5 84 (25.15%) MS Excel
6 81 (24.25%) SQL
7 74 (22.16%) Linux
8 73 (21.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 73 (21.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 72 (21.56%) Firewall
10 71 (21.26%) ITIL
10 71 (21.26%) .NET
11 66 (19.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 63 (18.86%) C#
13 62 (18.56%) MS Exchange
14 60 (17.96%) HP
15 55 (16.47%) SAN
15 55 (16.47%) IIS
15 55 (16.47%) Windows Server 2012
16 48 (14.37%) TCP/IP
17 47 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
18 46 (13.77%) Hyper-V
19 43 (12.87%) Citrix
20 41 (12.28%) Finance
21 40 (11.98%) Oracle
22 35 (10.48%) DNS
23 34 (10.18%) UNIX
23 34 (10.18%) MVC
24 33 (9.88%) Cisco Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 62 (18.56%) MS Exchange
2 55 (16.47%) IIS
3 23 (6.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 22 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (6.29%) SharePoint
6 16 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (3.89%) Apache
9 11 (3.29%) Commerce Server
9 11 (3.29%) CMS
9 11 (3.29%) Lync
10 9 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2000
12 5 (1.50%) Site Server
13 4 (1.20%) Tomcat
13 4 (1.20%) WebLogic
13 4 (1.20%) Umbraco
13 4 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 84 (25.15%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.89%) MS Office
3 5 (1.50%) MS Project
3 5 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) ImageReady
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.30%) GoldMine
1 1 (0.30%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.59%) SaaS
2 10 (2.99%) Office 365
3 8 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.60%) PaaS
4 2 (0.60%) IaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 72 (21.56%) Firewall
2 55 (16.47%) SAN
3 48 (14.37%) TCP/IP
4 35 (10.48%) DNS
5 24 (7.19%) Internet
6 21 (6.29%) WAN
7 18 (5.39%) LAN
8 16 (4.79%) DHCP
8 16 (4.79%) NAS
9 14 (4.19%) VPN
10 10 (2.99%) HTTP
11 9 (2.69%) SNMP
11 9 (2.69%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (1.80%) Wireless
12 6 (1.80%) VLAN
12 6 (1.80%) Wireshark
12 6 (1.80%) DVB
12 6 (1.80%) OSPF
12 6 (1.80%) BGP
13 5 (1.50%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (27.84%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (3.59%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.69%) MySQL
5 7 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.50%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.90%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.60%) OLAP
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (0.60%) OLTP
10 1 (0.30%) MaxDB
10 1 (0.30%) QlikView
10 1 (0.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (4.79%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.69%) Robotium
2 9 (2.69%) Calabash
2 9 (2.69%) eggPlant
3 8 (2.40%) Cucumber
4 7 (2.10%) SoapUI
4 7 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.80%) JBehave
5 6 (1.80%) Selenium
5 6 (1.80%) MSTest
5 6 (1.80%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (1.80%) Moq
5 6 (1.80%) NUnit
6 5 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (1.20%) JIRA
7 4 (1.20%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.60%) Subversion
8 2 (0.60%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 41 (12.28%) Finance
2 16 (4.79%) Legal
3 12 (3.59%) Welsh Language
4 10 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.40%) Electronics
6 7 (2.10%) French Language
6 7 (2.10%) Italian Language
7 6 (1.80%) Spanish Language
7 6 (1.80%) German Language
8 5 (1.50%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.50%) Law
9 3 (0.90%) Advertising
9 3 (0.90%) Local Government
10 2 (0.60%) Marketing
10 2 (0.60%) Banking
10 2 (0.60%) Back Office
11 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 59 (17.66%) Analyst
2 45 (13.47%) Developer
3 40 (11.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (8.08%) Support Analyst
5 22 (6.59%) .NET Developer
6 20 (5.99%) Support Engineer
6 20 (5.99%) Systems Engineer
7 15 (4.49%) Software Engineer
8 14 (4.19%) Service Analyst
8 14 (4.19%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (3.89%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (3.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (3.59%) Architect
11 11 (3.29%) Server Engineer
12 10 (2.99%) Consultant
12 10 (2.99%) C# Developer
12 10 (2.99%) Administrator
12 10 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 9 (2.69%) IT Support
13 9 (2.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (21.26%) .NET
2 32 (9.58%) .NET Framework
3 31 (9.28%) ASP.NET
4 27 (8.08%) HTML
5 23 (6.89%) WinForms
6 22 (6.59%) CSS
6 22 (6.59%) WCF
7 19 (5.69%) Web Services
7 19 (5.69%) XML
8 17 (5.09%) WPF
9 14 (4.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (3.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (2.69%) REST
11 9 (2.69%) SOAP
12 7 (2.10%) jQuery
12 7 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (1.80%) Spring.NET
13 6 (1.80%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (1.80%) Castle Windsor
13 6 (1.80%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.38%) Clustering
2 18 (5.39%) Blackberry
3 16 (4.79%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.59%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.69%) DTV
7 7 (2.10%) Replication
8 6 (1.80%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.50%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.50%) Firmware
9 5 (1.50%) IPTV
10 4 (1.20%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.90%) STB
11 3 (0.90%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.90%) iPhone
11 3 (0.90%) iSeries
11 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.60%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.60%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 74 (22.16%) Linux
2 73 (21.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 73 (21.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (16.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (10.18%) UNIX
5 26 (7.78%) Windows 7
6 25 (7.49%) Android
7 21 (6.29%) Apple iOS
8 18 (5.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (4.49%) Windows XP
10 14 (4.19%) AIX
11 12 (3.59%) Solaris
12 11 (3.29%) Windows 2000 Server
12 11 (3.29%) Mac OS
12 11 (3.29%) Windows 8
13 9 (2.69%) Windows 2000
14 8 (2.40%) Windows Phone
15 6 (1.80%) CentOS
16 3 (0.90%) Debian
17 2 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (21.26%) ITIL
2 34 (10.18%) MVC
3 27 (8.08%) Scrum
4 24 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (7.19%) TDD
5 18 (5.39%) Project Management
6 17 (5.09%) Load Balancing
6 17 (5.09%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (4.79%) OO
8 15 (4.49%) Change Management
9 14 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (3.89%) OOD
10 13 (3.89%) SOA
10 13 (3.89%) Software Engineering
11 12 (3.59%) BDD
12 11 (3.29%) Service Management
12 11 (3.29%) Configuration Management
13 10 (2.99%) Network Design
13 10 (2.99%) Test Automation
13 10 (2.99%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (24.25%) SQL
2 63 (18.86%) C#
3 26 (7.78%) JavaScript
4 22 (6.59%) Perl
5 17 (5.09%) T-SQL
5 17 (5.09%) Python
6 16 (4.79%) VB.NET
7 15 (4.49%) PowerShell
8 10 (2.99%) C
8 10 (2.99%) Java
9 9 (2.69%) VB
10 7 (2.10%) C++
11 6 (1.80%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.80%) XAML
12 3 (0.90%) VBScript
12 3 (0.90%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.60%) Groovy
13 2 (0.60%) Ruby
13 2 (0.60%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.30%) AWK
Qualifications
1 47 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (9.58%) MCSE
4 26 (7.78%) CCNA
5 22 (6.59%) Degree
6 21 (6.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (5.99%) MCP
7 20 (5.99%) Security Cleared
8 14 (4.19%) SC Cleared
9 12 (3.59%) CCNP
10 9 (2.69%) SAP Certification
10 9 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (2.10%) MCITP
11 7 (2.10%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.80%) RHCE
13 5 (1.50%) CCA
13 5 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (1.50%) MCSA
14 4 (1.20%) MCSD
14 4 (1.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.19%) SLA
2 11 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.29%) QA
3 9 (2.69%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.60%) GxP
5 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 84 (25.15%) Active Directory
2 66 (19.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (13.77%) Hyper-V
4 21 (6.29%) vSphere
5 16 (4.79%) Terminal Services
6 11 (3.29%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.10%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.80%) XenApp
8 6 (1.80%) XenServer
9 5 (1.50%) MetaFrame
10 4 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (1.20%) vCloud
11 3 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.60%) UAG
13 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.30%) KVM
13 1 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 21 (6.29%) NetBackup
2 10 (2.99%) HP Data Protector
3 9 (2.69%) Backup Exec
3 9 (2.69%) Tivoli
4 7 (2.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (2.10%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (1.80%) SCCM
5 6 (1.80%) SCOM
6 5 (1.50%) BMC Performance Manager
6 5 (1.50%) BladeLogic
6 5 (1.50%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (1.20%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.90%) Nagios
8 3 (0.90%) WSUS
9 2 (0.60%) Nessus
9 2 (0.60%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.60%) Puppet
9 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 172 (51.50%) Microsoft
2 131 (39.22%) VMware
3 90 (26.95%) Cisco
4 60 (17.96%) HP
5 43 (12.87%) Citrix
6 40 (11.98%) Oracle
7 22 (6.59%) Red Hat
8 20 (5.99%) IBM
9 16 (4.79%) Symantec
10 14 (4.19%) Dell
11 12 (3.59%) SAP
11 12 (3.59%) NetApp
12 11 (3.29%) CheckPoint
13 9 (2.69%) Juniper
13 9 (2.69%) Remedy
13 9 (2.69%) Veritas
14 7 (2.10%) Sybase
14 7 (2.10%) SonicWALL
15 6 (1.80%) Blue Coat
15 6 (1.80%) Xamarin
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Acorn
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chepstow, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18,000 to 25,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ARM Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £38000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £42000 per annum - healthcare, pension,
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cwmbran
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Cardiff, Wales
Optimum Credit
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 25 days ago