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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 28 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 43.08% 9.62% 4.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.78% 20.83% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 5 2
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
36 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 55.38% 46.15% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 19
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £38,000
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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +13 28 £40,000 +5.26% 4
Windows
South Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 16 (50.00%) C++
1 16 (50.00%) DTV
1 16 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 14 (43.75%) IPTV
3 12 (37.50%) Multimedia
3 12 (37.50%) OOD
4 11 (34.38%) OOP
4 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
4 11 (34.38%) HTTP
5 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 10 (31.25%) C
6 9 (28.13%) Wireshark
7 8 (25.00%) SQL
7 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (21.88%) Change Management
9 6 (18.75%) Content Management
9 6 (18.75%) IIS
9 6 (18.75%) UNIX
10 5 (15.63%) Oracle
10 5 (15.63%) Linux
10 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
10 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
10 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
10 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
11 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (12.50%) Python
11 4 (12.50%) Perl
11 4 (12.50%) Degree

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (18.75%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) Confluence
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) HTTP
2 9 (28.13%) Wireshark
3 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.38%) VPN
4 3 (9.38%) DVB
5 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
5 2 (6.25%) SSL
5 2 (6.25%) SMTP
5 2 (6.25%) VoIP
5 2 (6.25%) Firewall
5 2 (6.25%) FTP
6 1 (3.13%) IPsec
6 1 (3.13%) VLAN
6 1 (3.13%) DNS
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
6 1 (3.13%) ADSL
6 1 (3.13%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
1 3 (9.38%) Fiddler
1 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (37.50%) Multimedia
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Developer
1 8 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Software Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) C++ Software Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Software Integration Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Data Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
1 3 (9.38%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) XSD
2 2 (6.25%) XSLT
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (50.00%) DTV
2 14 (43.75%) IPTV
3 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.38%) Replication
4 3 (9.38%) Digital Media
5 2 (6.25%) Clustering
6 1 (3.13%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 6 (18.75%) UNIX
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) CentOS
6 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) OOD
2 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
2 11 (34.38%) OOP
3 7 (21.88%) Change Management
4 6 (18.75%) Content Management
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Test Management
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.38%) Database Tuning
6 3 (9.38%) Product Management
6 3 (9.38%) BDD
6 3 (9.38%) Bug Management
6 3 (9.38%) Cyber Security
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.38%) TDD
6 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
6 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.38%) DRM
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) C++
2 10 (31.25%) C
3 8 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) Python
4 4 (12.50%) Perl
4 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (9.38%) Ruby
5 3 (9.38%) Korn
5 3 (9.38%) Embedded C
6 2 (6.25%) Embedded C++
6 2 (6.25%) C#
7 1 (3.13%) AWK
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.13%) CCNP
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Nokia
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