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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 147 222 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 14.05% 16.93% 19.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.65% 60.99% 71.19%
Number of salaries quoted 137 204 204
Median salary £31,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,200 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +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
255 364 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.38% 27.77% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 226 334 274
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +4 102 £30,000 -14.28% 7
Newport +5 24 £36,000 +13.38% 4
Bridgend -10 7 £22,500 -18.18%
Caerphilly +4 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Torfaen -9 2 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £25,000 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £28,500 -
Glamorgan - 1 £35,000 - 1
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £37,500 - 4
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Windows.

1 168 (50.76%) Microsoft
2 149 (45.02%) Windows Server
3 130 (39.27%) VMware
4 128 (38.67%) Active Directory
5 111 (33.53%) ITIL
6 84 (25.38%) Linux
7 81 (24.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 76 (22.96%) MS Exchange
8 76 (22.96%) Firewall
9 71 (21.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 69 (20.85%) SQL Server
11 66 (19.94%) MS Excel
12 62 (18.73%) SQL
13 59 (17.82%) VMware Infrastructure
14 57 (17.22%) Cisco
15 52 (15.71%) SLA
16 48 (14.50%) Oracle
16 48 (14.50%) Unix
17 46 (13.90%) Citrix
17 46 (13.90%) Office 365
18 40 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
19 39 (11.78%) SAN
20 37 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
20 37 (11.18%) Finance
21 35 (10.57%) PowerShell
22 34 (10.27%) High Availability
23 33 (9.97%) Windows Server 2003
23 33 (9.97%) .NET
24 31 (9.37%) MS Office
24 31 (9.37%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 76 (22.96%) MS Exchange
2 25 (7.55%) IIS
3 24 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (6.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (4.53%) OpenStack
7 14 (4.23%) Apache
8 12 (3.63%) Tornado
9 9 (2.72%) SAS
10 7 (2.11%) Oracle Application Server
11 6 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.21%) JBoss
12 4 (1.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 3 (0.91%) Confluence
13 3 (0.91%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.91%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.60%) Oracle 10gAS
14 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 66 (19.94%) MS Excel
2 31 (9.37%) MS Office
3 3 (0.91%) MS Project
3 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.30%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.30%) InDesign
5 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.30%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 7 (2.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (13.90%) Office 365
2 27 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.91%) GitHub
4 3 (0.91%) IaaS
5 1 (0.30%) PaaS
5 1 (0.30%) SaaS
5 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 76 (22.96%) Firewall
2 39 (11.78%) SAN
3 30 (9.06%) LAN
4 28 (8.46%) DNS
5 27 (8.16%) VPN
6 25 (7.55%) Internet
7 20 (6.04%) VoIP
7 20 (6.04%) WAN
8 18 (5.44%) DHCP
9 15 (4.53%) NAS
10 13 (3.93%) TCP/IP
11 7 (2.11%) FTP
11 7 (2.11%) HTTP
11 7 (2.11%) SNMP
12 6 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.51%) BGP
13 5 (1.51%) OSPF
14 4 (1.21%) Ethernet
14 4 (1.21%) iSCSI
14 4 (1.21%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (20.85%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.65%) MySQL
3 21 (6.34%) Relational Database
4 20 (6.04%) RDBMS
5 15 (4.53%) Oracle Database
6 13 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (3.63%) SQLite
8 10 (3.02%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (3.02%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.91%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.91%) SQLPlus
12 2 (0.60%) DTS
12 2 (0.60%) GIS
12 2 (0.60%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (3.02%) JIRA
3 9 (2.72%) Visual Studio
4 8 (2.42%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.81%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.81%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (1.21%) Selenium
7 4 (1.21%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.91%) Subversion
9 2 (0.60%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.60%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.60%) Hudson
9 2 (0.60%) MorphX
9 2 (0.60%) NuGet
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.60%) PVCS
9 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.30%) Gradle
General
1 37 (11.18%) Finance
2 18 (5.44%) Advertising
3 9 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.51%) Local Government
4 5 (1.51%) Retail
5 4 (1.21%) Electronics
6 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.60%) Legal
7 2 (0.60%) Marketing
7 2 (0.60%) Military
7 2 (0.60%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.30%) Games
8 1 (0.30%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 41 (12.39%) Support Engineer
2 40 (12.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 39 (11.78%) Analyst
4 34 (10.27%) Administrator
4 34 (10.27%) IT Support
5 26 (7.85%) Systems Administrator
6 23 (6.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 22 (6.65%) Developer
7 22 (6.65%) Support Analyst
8 21 (6.34%) 3rd Line Support
8 21 (6.34%) IT Engineer
9 17 (5.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 17 (5.14%) Software Engineer
10 15 (4.53%) IT Support Engineer
11 14 (4.23%) DBA
12 12 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.63%) IT Analyst
12 12 (3.63%) Security Engineer
12 12 (3.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (3.32%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.97%) .NET
2 12 (3.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 12 (3.63%) Flask
2 12 (3.63%) HTML
2 12 (3.63%) Middleware
2 12 (3.63%) OAuth
2 12 (3.63%) ZeroMQ
3 11 (3.32%) CGI
4 10 (3.02%) CSS
5 7 (2.11%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.11%) COM
5 7 (2.11%) ELK Stack
5 7 (2.11%) XML
6 6 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (1.81%) WCF
6 6 (1.81%) WinForms
7 5 (1.51%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (1.51%) MSMQ
7 5 (1.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.74%) Informatics
3 18 (5.44%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.63%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.63%) Life Science
5 11 (3.32%) Clustering
6 10 (3.02%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.11%) iSeries
7 7 (2.11%) NHS
8 6 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.51%) Fintech
9 5 (1.51%) Health Informatics
10 4 (1.21%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.21%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.21%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.21%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.21%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.91%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.91%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 149 (45.02%) Windows Server
2 84 (25.38%) Linux
3 81 (24.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 71 (21.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (14.50%) Unix
6 33 (9.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (9.37%) Windows 7
8 12 (3.63%) Mac OS X
8 12 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (3.32%) Windows 10
10 10 (3.02%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.81%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.51%) Android
12 5 (1.51%) Solaris
13 4 (1.21%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (1.21%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.91%) VyOS
15 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (33.53%) ITIL
2 40 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (10.27%) High Availability
4 31 (9.37%) DevOps
5 21 (6.34%) Project Management
6 20 (6.04%) Mentoring
6 20 (6.04%) Software Engineering
7 17 (5.14%) Coaching
7 17 (5.14%) Incident Management
8 14 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (4.23%) Service Management
9 13 (3.93%) Analytics
9 13 (3.93%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (3.93%) MVC
9 13 (3.93%) SIEM
10 12 (3.63%) Cross-Platform Development
10 12 (3.63%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (3.32%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (3.02%) Change Control
12 10 (3.02%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 62 (18.73%) SQL
2 35 (10.57%) PowerShell
3 23 (6.95%) C#
3 23 (6.95%) C++
4 20 (6.04%) Python
5 14 (4.23%) T-SQL
6 12 (3.63%) Java
7 9 (2.72%) C
7 9 (2.72%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.72%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.42%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.11%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.81%) Perl
11 5 (1.51%) Embedded C
11 5 (1.51%) Embedded C++
11 5 (1.51%) PHP
11 5 (1.51%) R
12 4 (1.21%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.91%) VB
13 3 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (7.55%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (7.25%) Degree
4 23 (6.95%) Security Cleared
5 20 (6.04%) MCSE
6 16 (4.83%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (4.53%) CCNA
7 15 (4.53%) SC Cleared
8 13 (3.93%) A+ Certification
9 12 (3.63%) MCSA
10 11 (3.32%) CCNP
10 11 (3.32%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (2.72%) MCITP
12 9 (2.72%) Oracle Certification
13 8 (2.42%) DV Cleared
13 8 (2.42%) MCP
14 7 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (2.11%) MCTS
15 5 (1.51%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (15.71%) SLA
2 22 (6.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.42%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.51%) QA
System Software
1 128 (38.67%) Active Directory
2 59 (17.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (9.06%) Hyper-V
4 25 (7.55%) XenDesktop
5 24 (7.25%) vSphere
6 20 (6.04%) XenApp
7 14 (4.23%) XenServer
8 11 (3.32%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (2.72%) vCloud
10 8 (2.42%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (1.81%) MetaFrame
12 6 (1.81%) Terminal Services
13 5 (1.51%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (1.21%) Docker
14 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (1.21%) VMware ESX
15 3 (0.91%) Oracle Clusterware
15 3 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (4.83%) NetBackup
2 15 (4.53%) HP Data Protector
2 15 (4.53%) WSUS
3 11 (3.32%) Backup Exec
4 10 (3.02%) Nagios
5 9 (2.72%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (2.42%) Data Guard
6 8 (2.42%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (1.81%) AppManager
7 6 (1.81%) HP SiteScope
7 6 (1.81%) Kibana
7 6 (1.81%) logstash
7 6 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (1.81%) SCCM
7 6 (1.81%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (1.21%) Ansible
8 4 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 168 (50.76%) Microsoft
2 130 (39.27%) VMware
3 57 (17.22%) Cisco
4 48 (14.50%) Oracle
5 46 (13.90%) Citrix
6 23 (6.95%) Avaya
7 22 (6.65%) Remedy
8 20 (6.04%) HP
9 17 (5.14%) Dell
10 15 (4.53%) Red Hat
11 11 (3.32%) Symantec
12 10 (3.02%) Sage
13 8 (2.42%) IBM
14 6 (1.81%) AppDynamics
14 6 (1.81%) Atlassian
14 6 (1.81%) Intel
14 6 (1.81%) Intel Security
14 6 (1.81%) NetApp
14 6 (1.81%) NetIQ
15 5 (1.51%) New Relic
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, life insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Liga Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Llaneli, South Wales
Totec Recruitment
Salary: £34,140 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible working, 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + pension, excellent training opps
Posted: 3 days ago
Port Talbot
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £38000 per annum + Great Benefits + Greenfield
Posted: 5 days ago
Port Talbot
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Negotiable + Greenfield Project
Posted: 5 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Oxford Computer Group
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Mid Glamorgan
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago