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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 21 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 9 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 10.71% 21.88% 13.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.75% 53.85% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 7
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +11.84%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
61 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 72.62% 40.63% 45.28%
Number of salaries quoted 61 25 23
Average salary £32,500 £35,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.80% -4.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £38,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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 -12 9 £27,500 -35.29%
Windows
South Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 21 (46.67%) C++
2 17 (37.78%) Degree
3 16 (35.56%) C
4 15 (33.33%) PlayReady
5 13 (28.89%) HTTP
6 12 (26.67%) Apple
6 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 12 (26.67%) IIS
6 12 (26.67%) Linux
6 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (22.22%) Cryptography
7 10 (22.22%) Migration
7 10 (22.22%) Marketing
7 10 (22.22%) Mac OS
7 10 (22.22%) Web Application Development
7 10 (22.22%) OO
7 10 (22.22%) Mac OS X
7 10 (22.22%) Internet
7 10 (22.22%) DRM
7 10 (22.22%) DVB
7 10 (22.22%) Data Centre
8 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 8 (17.78%) Advertising
9 8 (17.78%) Mobile Marketing
9 8 (17.78%) Big Data
9 8 (17.78%) PaaS
9 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
9 8 (17.78%) OOD
9 8 (17.78%) Data Mining

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 12 (26.67%) IIS
2 7 (15.56%) Apache
3 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.22%) Node.js
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.22%) JBoss
5 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) PaaS
2 2 (4.44%) SaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) HTTP
2 10 (22.22%) Internet
2 10 (22.22%) DVB
3 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.67%) VPN
3 3 (6.67%) HTTPS
3 3 (6.67%) SSL
3 3 (6.67%) SMTP
3 3 (6.67%) FTP
4 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.22%) VoIP
5 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) Data Mining
2 8 (17.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) SSDT
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) JIRA
2 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.22%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.22%) Ranorex
General
1 10 (22.22%) Marketing
2 8 (17.78%) Advertising
3 5 (11.11%) Finance
4 4 (8.89%) Multimedia
5 3 (6.67%) Electronics
6 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Analyst
2 5 (11.11%) Architect
2 5 (11.11%) Operations Manager
2 5 (11.11%) Team Leader
2 5 (11.11%) Desktop Team Leader
3 4 (8.89%) IT Operations Manager
3 4 (8.89%) Software Architect
3 4 (8.89%) Systems Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 3 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Release Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (4.44%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Developer
5 2 (4.44%) C++ Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) PlayReady
2 5 (11.11%) Widevine
2 5 (11.11%) HTML
2 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) OpenGL
2 5 (11.11%) GStreamer
3 4 (8.89%) XML
4 3 (6.67%) XSD
4 3 (6.67%) XSLT
5 1 (2.22%) COM+
5 1 (2.22%) WebKit
5 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Cryptography
1 10 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.33%) Streaming Video
4 5 (11.11%) iPad
4 5 (11.11%) DTV
4 5 (11.11%) iPhone
5 4 (8.89%) IPTV
5 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.44%) Digital Media
6 2 (4.44%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (2.22%) PlayStation
7 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.22%) Video on Demand
7 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Linux
2 10 (22.22%) Mac OS X
2 10 (22.22%) Mac OS
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.33%) Apple iOS
5 5 (11.11%) Android
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.89%) UNIX
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.22%) SUSE
8 1 (2.22%) Solaris
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) DRM
2 10 (22.22%) OO
2 10 (22.22%) Migration
2 10 (22.22%) Web Application Development
3 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
4 8 (17.78%) OOD
4 8 (17.78%) OOP
4 8 (17.78%) Mobile Marketing
5 7 (15.56%) Operations Management
5 7 (15.56%) Line Management
6 5 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.11%) ITIL
6 5 (11.11%) UML
6 5 (11.11%) Change Management
7 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.89%) Software Deployment
8 3 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) C++
2 16 (35.56%) C
3 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.11%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) Java
4 5 (11.11%) Objective-C
5 3 (6.67%) Embedded C
6 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.44%) C#
7 1 (2.22%) VBScript
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
7 1 (2.22%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Apple
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.33%) Perforce
3 6 (13.33%) VMware
4 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.44%) Google
5 2 (4.44%) SAP
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) Borland
6 1 (2.22%) Telerik