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 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 2 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 24 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 41.38% 7.50% 6.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.86% 23.08% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 3 2
Average salary £34,000 £31,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.93% -33.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £28,300 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
37 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 63.79% 32.50% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 33 13 10
Average salary £34,000 £31,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.93% -25.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram 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 21 October 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
Cwmbran +14 24 £34,000 +7.93%
Windows
South Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 22 (62.86%) C++
2 19 (54.29%) Mac OS
3 18 (51.43%) DTV
4 16 (45.71%) C
4 16 (45.71%) IPTV
5 13 (37.14%) Multimedia
5 13 (37.14%) HTTP
6 12 (34.29%) OOP
6 12 (34.29%) OOD
6 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (34.29%) Wireshark
7 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
8 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (22.86%) SQL
9 8 (22.86%) UNIX
10 7 (20.00%) Linux
10 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (20.00%) Change Management
10 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
11 6 (17.14%) Confluence
11 6 (17.14%) BDD
11 6 (17.14%) CentOS
11 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (17.14%) Fiddler
11 6 (17.14%) Test Management
11 6 (17.14%) Korn
11 6 (17.14%) JIRA
11 6 (17.14%) Ruby

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 6 (17.14%) Confluence
2 4 (11.43%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) HTTP
2 12 (34.29%) Wireshark
3 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.57%) DVB
5 2 (5.71%) VPN
5 2 (5.71%) VoIP
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.86%) VLAN
6 1 (2.86%) WAN
6 1 (2.86%) SMTP
6 1 (2.86%) DHCP
6 1 (2.86%) FTP
6 1 (2.86%) ADSL
6 1 (2.86%) ISDN
6 1 (2.86%) LAN
6 1 (2.86%) DNS
6 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Fiddler
1 6 (17.14%) JIRA
1 6 (17.14%) TestLink
1 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (37.14%) Multimedia
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Software Engineer
1 9 (25.71%) Developer
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
1 9 (25.71%) C++ Developer
2 6 (17.14%) C Software Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) C++ Software Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Test Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Software Test Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Software Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 3 (8.57%) C Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Software Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) XML
1 2 (5.71%) XSD
1 2 (5.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (51.43%) DTV
2 16 (45.71%) IPTV
3 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
4 4 (11.43%) Digital Media
5 3 (8.57%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (8.57%) Replication
6 2 (5.71%) Clustering
7 1 (2.86%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Mac OS
2 8 (22.86%) UNIX
3 7 (20.00%) Linux
4 6 (17.14%) CentOS
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) OOP
1 12 (34.29%) OOD
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
3 7 (20.00%) Change Management
4 6 (17.14%) BDD
4 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.14%) Test Management
4 6 (17.14%) TDD
4 6 (17.14%) Content Management
4 6 (17.14%) Scrum
4 6 (17.14%) Regression Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Product Management
4 6 (17.14%) Bug Management
5 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Manual Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Cyber Security
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.57%) Database Tuning
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) C++
2 16 (45.71%) C
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (17.14%) Korn
5 6 (17.14%) Ruby
5 6 (17.14%) Python
5 6 (17.14%) Perl
6 3 (8.57%) Embedded C
6 3 (8.57%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.86%) AWK
7 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) CCNP
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) Google
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Nokia
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint