The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 4 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 14 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 17.72% 36.07% 14.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.64% 70.97% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 7
Average salary £20,000 £25,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,900 £24,300 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £35,000 £30,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Windows
West 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 Swansea region.

Operating Systems Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
22 31 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 27.85% 50.82% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 9
Average salary £26,500 £25,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.92% +10.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Windows
Salary Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Swansea region.

Windows Salary Trend in Swansea

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (28.00%) Finance
5 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
5 6 (24.00%) Retail
5 6 (24.00%) IP Telephony
5 6 (24.00%) VoIP
5 6 (24.00%) Nortel
5 6 (24.00%) Mainframe
5 6 (24.00%) UNIX
5 6 (24.00%) Fujitsu
5 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (20.00%) Asset Management
7 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.00%) C#
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) .NET
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (16.00%) Application Packaging
7 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (8.00%) GIS
9 2 (8.00%) MVC
9 2 (8.00%) WinForms

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 2 (8.00%) IIS
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) IP Telephony
1 6 (24.00%) VoIP
2 2 (8.00%) VLAN
2 2 (8.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (8.00%) NCover
1 2 (8.00%) NUnit
1 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (24.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Analyst
2 12 (48.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 10 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
1 4 (16.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (8.00%) WinForms
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) XSLT
2 2 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (8.00%) LINQ
2 2 (8.00%) WCF
2 2 (8.00%) WPF
2 2 (8.00%) Silverlight
2 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.00%) GIS
2 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) UNIX
2 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Android
3 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (8.00%) MVC
3 2 (8.00%) Content Management
3 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Android Development
3 2 (8.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (8.00%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C#
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Nortel
2 6 (24.00%) Fujitsu
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) Dell
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) ProCurve
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