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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 204 173 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 18.02% 15.00% 13.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.62% 61.35% 53.88%
Number of salaries quoted 185 161 107
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
293 282 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 25.88% 24.46% 24.47%
Number of salaries quoted 271 260 204
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +9 112 £31,500 -7.35% 27
Newport +27 30 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Torfaen +11 17 £34,000 +7.93% 2
Monmouthshire 0 9 £45,000 +38.46%
Bridgend -1 8 £39,000 +25.80% 1
Caerphilly 0 7 £38,400 +34.73% 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff +1 4 £28,750 -4.16%
Vale of Glamorgan +4 2 £17,500 -46.15%
Glamorgan - 2 £34,250 -
Gwent 0 1 £22,000 -37.14%
Neath Port Talbot -1 1 £32,000 -7.24%
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 182 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 149 (35.90%) VMware
3 124 (29.88%) Active Directory
4 119 (28.67%) Cisco
5 103 (24.82%) MS Excel
6 96 (23.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 96 (23.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 91 (21.93%) MS Exchange
8 85 (20.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 84 (20.24%) Firewall
10 78 (18.80%) SQL
10 78 (18.80%) SQL Server
11 76 (18.31%) Linux
12 75 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
13 61 (14.70%) Exchange Server 2013
14 59 (14.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 56 (13.49%) Finance
16 55 (13.25%) SAN
16 55 (13.25%) TCP/IP
17 54 (13.01%) ITIL
18 51 (12.29%) DNS
19 48 (11.57%) Cisco Certification
19 48 (11.57%) .NET
20 47 (11.33%) C#
21 46 (11.08%) Exchange Server 2007
22 43 (10.36%) Windows 7
22 43 (10.36%) Exchange Server 2010
23 42 (10.12%) C++
24 41 (9.88%) IIS
25 38 (9.16%) HP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 91 (21.93%) MS Exchange
2 61 (14.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 46 (11.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 43 (10.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 41 (9.88%) IIS
6 38 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (3.86%) WebSphere
8 12 (2.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (2.41%) Apache
9 10 (2.41%) SharePoint
10 9 (2.17%) Tomcat
10 9 (2.17%) CMS
10 9 (2.17%) Lync
11 8 (1.93%) IBM HTTP Server
11 8 (1.93%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.69%) Confluence
13 6 (1.45%) JBoss
13 6 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2000
14 5 (1.20%) Umbraco
14 5 (1.20%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 103 (24.82%) MS Excel
2 34 (8.19%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) MS Project
3 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.48%) Line 500
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.47%) Office 365
2 13 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.13%) SaaS
3 6 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.96%) PaaS
5 3 (0.72%) IaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (20.24%) Firewall
2 55 (13.25%) SAN
2 55 (13.25%) TCP/IP
3 51 (12.29%) DNS
4 34 (8.19%) LAN
5 33 (7.95%) DHCP
6 32 (7.71%) WAN
7 30 (7.23%) HTTP
8 27 (6.51%) Internet
9 22 (5.30%) NAS
10 19 (4.58%) VPN
11 17 (4.10%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (3.61%) Cisco PIX
12 15 (3.61%) VoIP
13 14 (3.37%) Wireshark
14 10 (2.41%) OSPF
14 10 (2.41%) BGP
15 7 (1.69%) VLAN
15 7 (1.69%) LDAP
15 7 (1.69%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (1.93%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.45%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.45%) MySQL
4 6 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.20%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.96%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.96%) Big Data
7 3 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.93%) JIRA
2 8 (1.93%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.69%) TestLink
3 7 (1.69%) Fiddler
4 4 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.96%) MSTest
5 2 (0.48%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.48%) Selenium
5 2 (0.48%) Subversion
6 1 (0.24%) Maven
6 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.24%) JMeter
6 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 56 (13.49%) Finance
2 21 (5.06%) Advertising
2 21 (5.06%) Multimedia
3 16 (3.86%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.37%) Welsh Language
5 11 (2.65%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.17%) Electronics
7 8 (1.93%) Marketing
8 7 (1.69%) Legal
9 6 (1.45%) Law
9 6 (1.45%) Games
10 5 (1.20%) Retail
11 3 (0.72%) Automotive
12 2 (0.48%) Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Local Government
13 1 (0.24%) French Language
13 1 (0.24%) German Language
13 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (18.55%) Analyst
2 51 (12.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 45 (10.84%) Developer
4 36 (8.67%) Administrator
5 24 (5.78%) Support Engineer
6 22 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
6 22 (5.30%) Software Engineer
7 19 (4.58%) Service Analyst
8 18 (4.34%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (4.34%) DBA
8 18 (4.34%) Service Desk Analyst
9 16 (3.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (3.86%) Consultant
9 16 (3.86%) Test Analyst
10 13 (3.13%) Architect
10 13 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (3.13%) Support Analyst
10 13 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 13 (3.13%) C++ Developer
10 13 (3.13%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (11.57%) .NET
2 18 (4.34%) WinForms
3 17 (4.10%) .NET Framework
4 14 (3.37%) ASP.NET
5 11 (2.65%) REST
6 10 (2.41%) HTML
7 9 (2.17%) CSS
7 9 (2.17%) WPF
8 8 (1.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (1.20%) Middleware
9 5 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (1.20%) XML
10 4 (0.96%) Silverlight
10 4 (0.96%) WCF
11 3 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.72%) LAMP
11 3 (0.72%) MFC
12 2 (0.48%) XSD
12 2 (0.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.95%) Clustering
2 31 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.75%) DTV
4 27 (6.51%) IPTV
5 14 (3.37%) AS400
6 11 (2.65%) Blackberry
7 10 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.41%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.17%) iPhone
8 9 (2.17%) Replication
9 8 (1.93%) iPad
9 8 (1.93%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.20%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (1.20%) iSeries
11 4 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.96%) EPoS
11 4 (0.96%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.72%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 96 (23.13%) Windows Server 2003
1 96 (23.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 85 (20.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 76 (18.31%) Linux
4 43 (10.36%) Windows 7
5 34 (8.19%) Mac OS
5 34 (8.19%) Windows XP
6 27 (6.51%) UNIX
7 22 (5.30%) Android
8 14 (3.37%) Apple iOS
9 13 (3.13%) CentOS
10 11 (2.65%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.93%) OS/400
12 7 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.20%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.72%) AIX
16 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.48%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (13.01%) ITIL
2 35 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (6.99%) Change Management
4 24 (5.78%) Software Engineering
5 23 (5.54%) Configuration Management
5 23 (5.54%) OOP
5 23 (5.54%) OOD
6 19 (4.58%) Mentoring
7 17 (4.10%) Line Management
7 17 (4.10%) Time Management
8 16 (3.86%) Project Management
9 15 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (3.61%) Load Balancing
10 13 (3.13%) Manual Testing
10 13 (3.13%) Change Control
11 12 (2.89%) MVC
11 12 (2.89%) Service Delivery
12 11 (2.65%) Scrum
12 11 (2.65%) ERP
12 11 (2.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 78 (18.80%) SQL
2 47 (11.33%) C#
3 42 (10.12%) C++
4 28 (6.75%) C
5 17 (4.10%) Perl
6 15 (3.61%) PowerShell
7 13 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 13 (3.13%) Java
8 12 (2.89%) JavaScript
8 12 (2.89%) Python
8 12 (2.89%) Bash Shell
8 12 (2.89%) Objective-C
8 12 (2.89%) Ruby
9 8 (1.93%) XAML
10 7 (1.69%) VB
10 7 (1.69%) Korn
11 6 (1.45%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.20%) Embedded C
13 4 (0.96%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (14.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (11.57%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (8.67%) Degree
4 34 (8.19%) CCNA
5 31 (7.47%) MCSE
6 29 (6.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 19 (4.58%) MCP
7 19 (4.58%) CCNP
8 16 (3.86%) MCITP
9 10 (2.41%) MCSA
10 8 (1.93%) ISEB
10 8 (1.93%) ISTQB
10 8 (1.93%) VCP5
11 7 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (1.69%) Security Cleared
11 7 (1.69%) CCSE
11 7 (1.69%) JNCIS
12 6 (1.45%) CCA
12 6 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (1.20%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.06%) SLA
2 12 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (2.89%) QA
3 6 (1.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 124 (29.88%) Active Directory
2 75 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (7.71%) Hyper-V
4 22 (5.30%) Terminal Services
5 18 (4.34%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.93%) XenServer
7 7 (1.69%) XenApp
8 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.96%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.96%) vSphere
10 3 (0.72%) KVM
10 3 (0.72%) NFS
11 2 (0.48%) Xen
11 2 (0.48%) Firmware
11 2 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (1.93%) SCCM
2 7 (1.69%) WSUS
3 6 (1.45%) Puppet
3 6 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.45%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (1.20%) SCOM
5 4 (0.96%) Nessus
6 3 (0.72%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.72%) BMC Performance Manager
7 2 (0.48%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.48%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.48%) Ansible
8 1 (0.24%) OpenView
8 1 (0.24%) Nagios
8 1 (0.24%) OPNET
8 1 (0.24%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 182 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 149 (35.90%) VMware
3 119 (28.67%) Cisco
4 38 (9.16%) HP
5 33 (7.95%) Citrix
6 25 (6.02%) CheckPoint
7 22 (5.30%) Juniper
7 22 (5.30%) IBM
8 19 (4.58%) Oracle
9 15 (3.61%) Dell
9 15 (3.61%) NetApp
10 14 (3.37%) Google
11 13 (3.13%) McAfee
12 12 (2.89%) Red Hat
12 12 (2.89%) Blue Coat
13 11 (2.65%) SAP
14 10 (2.41%) 3PAR
15 8 (1.93%) SonicWALL
15 8 (1.93%) F5
16 7 (1.69%) Lumension
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: healthcare, pension, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 Depending on Experience + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 - £48,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + on call + shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + on call + shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K
Posted: 4 days ago