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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 4 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 10.81% 20.00% 32.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 80.95% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 29
Average salary £26,000 £20,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.82% -19.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £19,950 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,200 £26,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
4 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 10.81% 24.71% 34.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 31
Average salary £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £29,000 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Swansea

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Swansea region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Swansea

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Android
4 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (13.33%) Android Development
4 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) MS Office
4 2 (13.33%) SLA
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Technical Support
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) IT Support
5 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Junior
6 1 (6.67%) Developer
6 1 (6.67%) DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) XSLT
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Android
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (13.33%) Android Development
1 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
1 2 (13.33%) Scrum
2 1 (6.67%) Information Security
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.67%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
2 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL V2
2 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Service Management
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) CCENT
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) COBIT
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Veeam
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe