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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 253 147 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 21.08% 14.61% 16.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.65% 61.00% 67.33%
Number of salaries quoted 217 132 159
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,912 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,900 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
374 241 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.17% 23.96% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 321 216 235
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +3 114 £35,000 +6.06% 15
Newport +8 55 £34,750 -0.71% 3
Torfaen +9 38 £43,000 -14.00% 2
Caerphilly -2 19 £41,750 +39.16%
Monmouthshire 0 10 £40,000 +70.21% 1
Glamorgan -2 7 £36,250 -
Bridgend -7 4 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Blaenau Gwent - 1 £37,500 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 - - 1
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 231 (48.23%) Microsoft
2 204 (42.59%) VMware
3 181 (37.79%) Active Directory
4 139 (29.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 139 (29.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 112 (23.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 107 (22.34%) MS Exchange
7 104 (21.71%) MS Excel
8 96 (20.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 91 (19.00%) Linux
10 87 (18.16%) Cisco
11 84 (17.54%) Finance
12 80 (16.70%) SQL Server
13 77 (16.08%) Firewall
14 73 (15.24%) Exchange Server 2013
15 69 (14.41%) .NET
16 65 (13.57%) C#
16 65 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
16 65 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
17 64 (13.36%) DNS
17 64 (13.36%) Exchange Server 2010
18 61 (12.73%) ITIL
19 58 (12.11%) HTTP
20 57 (11.90%) C++
21 56 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2007
22 54 (11.27%) SQL
23 53 (11.06%) TCP/IP
23 53 (11.06%) SAN
24 51 (10.65%) Citrix
24 51 (10.65%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 107 (22.34%) MS Exchange
2 73 (15.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 64 (13.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 56 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 51 (10.65%) IIS
6 33 (6.89%) WebSphere
7 24 (5.01%) Lync
8 23 (4.80%) SharePoint
9 20 (4.18%) IBM HTTP Server
10 17 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2003
11 16 (3.34%) Apache
12 12 (2.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 12 (2.51%) CMS
13 9 (1.88%) Tomcat
14 8 (1.67%) Commerce Server
15 7 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2000
16 6 (1.25%) JBoss
16 6 (1.25%) WebLogic
17 4 (0.84%) Umbraco
18 3 (0.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 104 (21.71%) MS Excel
2 33 (6.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.80%) Office 365
2 16 (3.34%) PaaS
3 15 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.67%) Mimecast
6 5 (1.04%) SaaS
7 4 (0.84%) IaaS
8 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 77 (16.08%) Firewall
2 64 (13.36%) DNS
3 58 (12.11%) HTTP
4 53 (11.06%) TCP/IP
4 53 (11.06%) SAN
5 48 (10.02%) DHCP
6 41 (8.56%) Internet
7 19 (3.97%) LAN
8 18 (3.76%) WAN
8 18 (3.76%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (3.34%) DVB
10 14 (2.92%) VoIP
10 14 (2.92%) Cisco PIX
11 10 (2.09%) iSCSI
12 8 (1.67%) NetScaler
13 7 (1.46%) VPN
14 5 (1.04%) Ethernet
14 5 (1.04%) NAS
15 4 (0.84%) OSPF
15 4 (0.84%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (16.70%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.34%) Big Data
3 15 (3.13%) Data Mining
4 12 (2.51%) MySQL
4 12 (2.51%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.30%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.04%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (2.51%) JIRA
3 11 (2.30%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.46%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.46%) MSTest
5 4 (0.84%) MSBuild
5 4 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (0.84%) NUnit
6 3 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (0.63%) Moq
7 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.21%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.21%) Subversion
7 1 (0.21%) JMeter
7 1 (0.21%) JUnit
7 1 (0.21%) Selenium
7 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 84 (17.54%) Finance
2 42 (8.77%) Advertising
3 22 (4.59%) Marketing
4 16 (3.34%) Multimedia
5 13 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.51%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.51%) Electronics
7 10 (2.09%) Automotive
8 8 (1.67%) Welsh Language
9 5 (1.04%) Back Office
10 3 (0.63%) Law
10 3 (0.63%) Legal
11 2 (0.42%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (15.66%) Analyst
2 66 (13.78%) Developer
3 64 (13.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 33 (6.89%) Architect
5 31 (6.47%) 3rd Line Support
6 29 (6.05%) Support Engineer
7 28 (5.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 24 (5.01%) Support Analyst
8 24 (5.01%) Administrator
9 21 (4.38%) C# Developer
10 18 (3.76%) Senior Developer
10 18 (3.76%) Team Leader
11 17 (3.55%) Test Analyst
11 17 (3.55%) Consultant
12 16 (3.34%) Technical Support
12 16 (3.34%) Network Engineer
12 16 (3.34%) Project Engineer
13 15 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
13 15 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
14 14 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (14.41%) .NET
2 30 (6.26%) WinForms
3 24 (5.01%) .NET Framework
4 22 (4.59%) REST
5 21 (4.38%) ASP.NET
6 19 (3.97%) HTML
6 19 (3.97%) WPF
7 11 (2.30%) CSS
8 9 (1.88%) WCF
9 8 (1.67%) OpenGL
9 8 (1.67%) GStreamer
9 8 (1.67%) Entity Framework
10 7 (1.46%) Silverlight
10 7 (1.46%) COM
11 6 (1.25%) XML
11 6 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (1.25%) iOS SDK
11 6 (1.25%) Android SDK
12 4 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (0.84%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.72%) AS400
3 23 (4.80%) Clustering
4 22 (4.59%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.97%) DTV
6 17 (3.55%) IPTV
7 16 (3.34%) Cryptography
8 15 (3.13%) iPhone
8 15 (3.13%) iPad
9 12 (2.51%) Streaming Video
10 11 (2.30%) Management Information System
10 11 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (2.30%) EqualLogic
11 9 (1.88%) Digital Media
11 9 (1.88%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.67%) Over-the-Top Content
13 7 (1.46%) iSeries
13 7 (1.46%) Replication
14 6 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 139 (29.02%) Windows Server 2003
1 139 (29.02%) Windows Server 2008
2 112 (23.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 91 (19.00%) Linux
4 43 (8.98%) Apple iOS
5 39 (8.14%) Windows 7
6 37 (7.72%) Android
7 35 (7.31%) Mac OS
8 28 (5.85%) UNIX
9 24 (5.01%) OS/400
10 21 (4.38%) Windows 8
11 20 (4.18%) Windows XP
11 20 (4.18%) Windows Mobile
12 16 (3.34%) Windows 2000 Server
12 16 (3.34%) Mac OS X
13 11 (2.30%) Windows Vista
14 9 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (1.46%) Solaris
16 5 (1.04%) CentOS
17 3 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (12.73%) ITIL
3 43 (8.98%) Software Engineering
4 36 (7.52%) Mentoring
5 28 (5.85%) OOP
6 26 (5.43%) OO
7 25 (5.22%) MVC
8 23 (4.80%) OOD
8 23 (4.80%) MVVM
9 21 (4.38%) Service Delivery
10 19 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (3.76%) Load Balancing
11 18 (3.76%) Coaching
12 17 (3.55%) Scrum
13 16 (3.34%) Migration
13 16 (3.34%) Change Management
13 16 (3.34%) DRM
13 16 (3.34%) E-Commerce
13 16 (3.34%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (3.34%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (13.57%) C#
2 57 (11.90%) C++
3 54 (11.27%) SQL
4 45 (9.39%) C
5 31 (6.47%) Java
5 31 (6.47%) Objective-C
6 27 (5.64%) JavaScript
7 17 (3.55%) XAML
8 12 (2.51%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.30%) T-SQL
9 11 (2.30%) Embedded C
10 10 (2.09%) VB.NET
10 10 (2.09%) Python
11 9 (1.88%) Perl
12 7 (1.46%) Embedded C++
12 7 (1.46%) Ruby
13 6 (1.25%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.04%) VBA
15 3 (0.63%) VB
15 3 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 65 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (10.23%) Degree
3 48 (10.02%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (7.93%) CCNA
5 34 (7.10%) MCSE
6 32 (6.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 27 (5.64%) MCITP
7 27 (5.64%) VCP5
8 20 (4.18%) MCSA
9 19 (3.97%) CCNP
10 13 (2.71%) MCP
11 12 (2.51%) SAP Certification
12 9 (1.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (1.67%) Security Cleared
14 7 (1.46%) ISEB
15 6 (1.25%) ISTQB
16 3 (0.63%) MCDST
16 3 (0.63%) SC Cleared
17 2 (0.42%) MCTS
17 2 (0.42%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.05%) QA
2 25 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (4.38%) SLA
4 15 (3.13%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 181 (37.79%) Active Directory
2 96 (20.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (9.60%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.34%) vSphere
5 10 (2.09%) XenApp
5 10 (2.09%) Firmware
6 8 (1.67%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.46%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.25%) XenServer
9 5 (1.04%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.84%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.84%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.42%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.42%) Xen
11 2 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.21%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (3.13%) SCCM
2 10 (2.09%) Nessus
3 7 (1.46%) WSUS
4 6 (1.25%) SCOM
4 6 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (1.25%) Puppet
4 6 (1.25%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.25%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (1.04%) Ansible
6 2 (0.42%) Nagios
6 2 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.21%) Nmap
7 1 (0.21%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.21%) SCSM
7 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.21%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 231 (48.23%) Microsoft
2 204 (42.59%) VMware
3 87 (18.16%) Cisco
4 51 (10.65%) Citrix
5 42 (8.77%) IBM
6 35 (7.31%) HP
7 29 (6.05%) Oracle
8 22 (4.59%) Apple
9 18 (3.76%) SAP
9 18 (3.76%) Xamarin
10 17 (3.55%) Dell
11 15 (3.13%) Red Hat
12 13 (2.71%) CheckPoint
13 12 (2.51%) McAfee
13 12 (2.51%) Perforce
14 11 (2.30%) NetApp
15 10 (2.09%) Google
16 9 (1.88%) Veritas
17 8 (1.67%) LogRhythm
17 8 (1.67%) Blue Coat
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Salary: £40k - £45k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
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Newport, Gwent
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Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & 10% bonus
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits healthcare, pension, bonus
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