The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 20 2 16
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 40 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 8.08% 33.06% 5.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 49.38% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 28 3
Average salary £22,500 £33,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.33% -33.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
Windows
South 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 Torfaen region.

Operating Systems Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
40 81 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 40.40% 66.94% 49.02%
Number of salaries quoted 38 57 25
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Windows
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Windows Salary Trend in Torfaen

Windows
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
Cwmbran -18 8 £22,500 -32.33%
Windows
South Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 9 (37.50%) Oracle
5 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (33.33%) Unix
6 7 (29.17%) Linux
6 7 (29.17%) SaaS
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (20.83%) ITIL
8 5 (20.83%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (20.83%) C#
9 4 (16.67%) C++
9 4 (16.67%) Perl
9 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
9 4 (16.67%) .NET
9 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 4 (16.67%) SAN
9 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
9 4 (16.67%) Python
9 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 4 (16.67%) DTV
9 4 (16.67%) Clustering
9 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (16.67%) Mac OS
9 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
9 4 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) SaaS
2 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) HTTP
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 3 (12.50%) Neo4j
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 10 (41.67%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
1 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) WCF
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) WinForms
2 3 (12.50%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) XSD
3 2 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.67%) Clustering
1 4 (16.67%) DTV
2 3 (12.50%) IPTV
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Unix
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Data Entry
4 3 (12.50%) MVC
4 3 (12.50%) SDLC
4 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Line Management
5 2 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Defect Management
6 1 (4.17%) OOD
6 1 (4.17%) OOP
6 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) C++
4 4 (16.67%) Perl
4 4 (16.67%) Python
4 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) C
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat