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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 206 193 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 18.02% 17.51% 15.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.80% 69.42% 51.42%
Number of salaries quoted 192 180 112
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
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
328 278 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.70% 25.23% 29.87%
Number of salaries quoted 298 256 216
Average salary £33,500 £36,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.94% +5.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
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 29 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 29 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 +7 120 £32,500 - 17
Caerphilly -2 19 £35,000 -33.49% 3
Torfaen +5 14 £42,500 +11.84% 7
Newport -7 9 £37,500 +17.95% 2
Monmouthshire +1 8 £26,250 -25.00% 1
Bridgend -1 8 £36,500 +12.30% 2
Rhondda Cynon Taff -3 4 £22,500 +32.35%
Gwent - 1 £45,000 -
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 180 (49.72%) Microsoft
2 143 (39.50%) VMware
3 100 (27.62%) SQL Server
4 99 (27.35%) Cisco
5 90 (24.86%) MS Excel
6 89 (24.59%) SQL
7 88 (24.31%) Active Directory
8 83 (22.93%) Linux
8 83 (22.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 78 (21.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 77 (21.27%) Firewall
11 72 (19.89%) ITIL
12 69 (19.06%) .NET
13 68 (18.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 67 (18.51%) MS Exchange
15 65 (17.96%) HP
16 62 (17.13%) C#
16 62 (17.13%) IIS
16 62 (17.13%) SAN
17 59 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
18 57 (15.75%) TCP/IP
19 51 (14.09%) Microsoft Certification
20 45 (12.43%) Finance
20 45 (12.43%) Hyper-V
21 42 (11.60%) DNS
22 41 (11.33%) Citrix
22 41 (11.33%) Oracle
23 37 (10.22%) Cisco Certification
24 36 (9.94%) MCSE
25 35 (9.67%) UNIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 67 (18.51%) MS Exchange
2 62 (17.13%) IIS
3 25 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2003
4 22 (6.08%) SharePoint
4 22 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (4.14%) Apache
8 11 (3.04%) Commerce Server
8 11 (3.04%) CMS
8 11 (3.04%) Lync
9 10 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.93%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.38%) Site Server
12 5 (1.38%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (1.10%) Umbraco
13 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 90 (24.86%) MS Excel
2 26 (7.18%) MS Office
3 5 (1.38%) MS Project
3 5 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) ImageReady
4 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.28%) GoldMine
1 1 (0.28%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.14%) SaaS
2 13 (3.59%) Office 365
3 8 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.55%) PaaS
4 2 (0.55%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 77 (21.27%) Firewall
2 62 (17.13%) SAN
3 57 (15.75%) TCP/IP
4 42 (11.60%) DNS
5 26 (7.18%) Internet
6 24 (6.63%) WAN
7 21 (5.80%) LAN
7 21 (5.80%) NAS
8 18 (4.97%) DHCP
9 12 (3.31%) VPN
9 12 (3.31%) HTTP
10 10 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (2.49%) Cisco PIX
12 8 (2.21%) VLAN
12 8 (2.21%) Wireshark
12 8 (2.21%) OSPF
12 8 (2.21%) BGP
12 8 (2.21%) SNMP
13 6 (1.66%) DVB
13 6 (1.66%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (27.62%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (3.87%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.49%) MySQL
8 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.66%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.38%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.55%) OLTP
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (0.55%) OLAP
11 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.28%) MaxDB
12 1 (0.28%) DB2
12 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 17 (4.70%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.49%) Cucumber
2 9 (2.49%) Robotium
2 9 (2.49%) Calabash
2 9 (2.49%) eggPlant
3 7 (1.93%) SoapUI
3 7 (1.93%) Selenium
3 7 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.66%) JBehave
4 6 (1.66%) MSTest
4 6 (1.66%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (1.66%) Moq
4 6 (1.66%) NUnit
5 5 (1.38%) JIRA
5 5 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.10%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.83%) Subversion
7 3 (0.83%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.55%) Maven
8 2 (0.55%) ClearQuest
General
1 45 (12.43%) Finance
2 18 (4.97%) Legal
3 14 (3.87%) Welsh Language
4 11 (3.04%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.49%) Electronics
5 9 (2.49%) Multimedia
6 7 (1.93%) French Language
6 7 (1.93%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.93%) Italian Language
7 6 (1.66%) Spanish Language
7 6 (1.66%) German Language
8 5 (1.38%) Law
9 3 (0.83%) Advertising
9 3 (0.83%) Retail
10 2 (0.55%) Back Office
10 2 (0.55%) Banking
10 2 (0.55%) Local Government
10 2 (0.55%) Marketing
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (16.30%) Analyst
2 49 (13.54%) Developer
3 44 (12.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (6.91%) Support Analyst
5 23 (6.35%) .NET Developer
6 22 (6.08%) Support Engineer
7 19 (5.25%) Systems Engineer
8 16 (4.42%) Software Engineer
8 16 (4.42%) Administrator
8 16 (4.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (3.87%) Service Analyst
9 14 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support
10 13 (3.59%) Service Desk Analyst
10 13 (3.59%) DBA
11 12 (3.31%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (3.31%) Server Engineer
12 11 (3.04%) Architect
13 10 (2.76%) Consultant
13 10 (2.76%) Test Engineer
13 10 (2.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (19.06%) .NET
2 31 (8.56%) ASP.NET
3 30 (8.29%) .NET Framework
4 28 (7.73%) HTML
5 24 (6.63%) CSS
6 22 (6.08%) WCF
7 21 (5.80%) WinForms
8 19 (5.25%) XML
9 18 (4.97%) Web Services
10 15 (4.14%) WPF
11 14 (3.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (3.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 9 (2.49%) SOAP
13 9 (2.49%) REST
14 7 (1.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (1.93%) jQuery
15 6 (1.66%) Castle Windsor
15 6 (1.66%) Ninject
15 6 (1.66%) Spring.NET
15 6 (1.66%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.56%) Clustering
2 17 (4.70%) Blackberry
3 16 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.87%) DTV
5 13 (3.59%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.76%) IPTV
6 10 (2.76%) Replication
6 10 (2.76%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.66%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.38%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.38%) Firmware
10 4 (1.10%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.83%) STB
11 3 (0.83%) EqualLogic
11 3 (0.83%) iPhone
11 3 (0.83%) iSeries
11 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.55%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 83 (22.93%) Linux
1 83 (22.93%) Windows Server 2003
2 78 (21.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (9.67%) UNIX
5 28 (7.73%) Windows 7
6 24 (6.63%) Android
7 21 (5.80%) Apple iOS
8 18 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (4.70%) Mac OS
9 17 (4.70%) Windows XP
10 14 (3.87%) AIX
11 12 (3.31%) Solaris
12 11 (3.04%) Windows 2000 Server
12 11 (3.04%) Windows 8
13 9 (2.49%) Windows 2000
14 8 (2.21%) Windows Phone
15 6 (1.66%) CentOS
16 3 (0.83%) Debian
17 2 (0.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (19.89%) ITIL
2 33 (9.12%) MVC
3 27 (7.46%) Scrum
4 24 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (6.63%) TDD
5 21 (5.80%) Project Management
6 20 (5.52%) Change Management
6 20 (5.52%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (5.25%) Load Balancing
8 18 (4.97%) OOD
9 15 (4.14%) OO
9 15 (4.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (4.14%) Software Engineering
10 12 (3.31%) Network Design
10 12 (3.31%) SOA
10 12 (3.31%) BDD
11 11 (3.04%) Configuration Management
12 10 (2.76%) Service Management
12 10 (2.76%) E-Commerce
12 10 (2.76%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 89 (24.59%) SQL
2 62 (17.13%) C#
3 26 (7.18%) JavaScript
4 23 (6.35%) Perl
5 19 (5.25%) T-SQL
5 19 (5.25%) Python
6 15 (4.14%) VB.NET
7 14 (3.87%) C
8 13 (3.59%) C++
9 12 (3.31%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.76%) VB
11 9 (2.49%) Java
12 6 (1.66%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.66%) XAML
13 3 (0.83%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.55%) Ruby
14 2 (0.55%) Groovy
14 2 (0.55%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.55%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.55%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 51 (14.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (10.22%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (9.94%) MCSE
4 28 (7.73%) CCNA
5 27 (7.46%) Degree
6 22 (6.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (6.08%) MCP
7 20 (5.52%) Security Cleared
8 14 (3.87%) SC Cleared
8 14 (3.87%) CCNP
9 10 (2.76%) SAP Certification
10 9 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (2.21%) MCITP
12 7 (1.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (1.66%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.66%) JNCIS
13 6 (1.66%) CCSE
13 6 (1.66%) RHCE
13 6 (1.66%) CCA
13 6 (1.66%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.59%) SLA
2 12 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.04%) QA
4 10 (2.76%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.55%) GxP
6 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 88 (24.31%) Active Directory
2 68 (18.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (12.43%) Hyper-V
4 16 (4.42%) Terminal Services
4 16 (4.42%) vSphere
5 12 (3.31%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.66%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.38%) XenApp
7 5 (1.38%) XenServer
7 5 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (1.10%) MetaFrame
8 4 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.83%) NFS
9 3 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.83%) vCloud
10 2 (0.55%) UAG
10 2 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.55%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.28%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 17 (4.70%) NetBackup
2 10 (2.76%) Tivoli
3 9 (2.49%) HP Data Protector
4 7 (1.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (1.66%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.66%) SCOM
6 5 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.38%) BladeLogic
6 5 (1.38%) BMC Performance Manager
6 5 (1.38%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (1.10%) SCCM
7 4 (1.10%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.83%) WSUS
8 3 (0.83%) Nagios
9 2 (0.55%) Nessus
10 1 (0.28%) MIMEsweeper
10 1 (0.28%) OPNET
10 1 (0.28%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.28%) OpenView
Vendors
1 180 (49.72%) Microsoft
2 143 (39.50%) VMware
3 99 (27.35%) Cisco
4 65 (17.96%) HP
5 41 (11.33%) Citrix
5 41 (11.33%) Oracle
6 21 (5.80%) Red Hat
7 20 (5.52%) IBM
8 16 (4.42%) NetApp
9 15 (4.14%) Dell
10 13 (3.59%) SAP
10 13 (3.59%) Symantec
11 12 (3.31%) CheckPoint
12 11 (3.04%) Juniper
13 9 (2.49%) Veritas
13 9 (2.49%) Blue Coat
13 9 (2.49%) SonicWALL
14 8 (2.21%) 3PAR
15 7 (1.93%) F5
15 7 (1.93%) Websense
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 Per Annum Negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000 plus Pension, Bonus, Healthcare, Flexible Working
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Acorn
Salary: £17500 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Chepstow, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 to 27,000
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Acorn
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Acorn
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Attractive Benefits, Bonus & Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Acorn
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago