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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 38 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 33.93% 9.76% 19.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 16.00% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 16
Average salary £33,250 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.50% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +1.38%
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
76 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 67.86% 60.98% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 52 25 34
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 5 March 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 5 March 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 +13 38 £33,250 -33.50%
Windows
South Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 35 (66.04%) C++
2 33 (62.26%) C
3 24 (45.28%) Mac OS
4 14 (26.42%) IPTV
5 13 (24.53%) Software Engineering
5 13 (24.53%) OOP
5 13 (24.53%) OOD
6 12 (22.64%) Data Mining
6 12 (22.64%) E-Commerce
6 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
6 12 (22.64%) Advertising
6 12 (22.64%) Marketing
6 12 (22.64%) Degree
6 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
6 12 (22.64%) PaaS
6 12 (22.64%) Big Data
6 12 (22.64%) Mobile Marketing
7 11 (20.75%) Digital Media
7 11 (20.75%) JIRA
7 11 (20.75%) Google
7 11 (20.75%) Manual Testing
7 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (20.75%) Multimedia
7 11 (20.75%) DTV
7 11 (20.75%) Apple
7 11 (20.75%) HTTP
7 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
7 11 (20.75%) Linux
8 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
9 8 (15.09%) Internet

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 6 (11.32%) Apache
1 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
1 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) Confluence
2 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) HTTP
1 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
2 8 (15.09%) Internet
2 8 (15.09%) DVB
3 3 (5.66%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.77%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.77%) IGRP
4 2 (3.77%) PPTP
4 2 (3.77%) OSPF
4 2 (3.77%) BGP
4 2 (3.77%) SAN
4 2 (3.77%) SNMP
4 2 (3.77%) VPN
4 2 (3.77%) DNS
4 2 (3.77%) ADSL
4 2 (3.77%) ISDN
4 2 (3.77%) LAN
4 2 (3.77%) WAN
4 2 (3.77%) DHCP
4 2 (3.77%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) Data Mining
1 12 (22.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) JIRA
2 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.66%) TestLink
2 3 (5.66%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (22.64%) Advertising
1 12 (22.64%) Marketing
2 11 (20.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Analyst
2 11 (20.75%) Test Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (15.09%) Software Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Developer
3 8 (15.09%) C++ Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Administrator
4 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Architect
4 4 (7.55%) Operations Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Team Leader
4 4 (7.55%) Multimedia Developer
4 4 (7.55%) C Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Desktop Team Leader
5 3 (5.66%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) IT Operations Manager
5 3 (5.66%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.77%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) OpenGL
1 4 (7.55%) HTML
1 4 (7.55%) WebKit
1 4 (7.55%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) IPTV
2 12 (22.64%) Computer Science
3 11 (20.75%) Digital Media
3 11 (20.75%) DTV
4 8 (15.09%) Cryptography
4 8 (15.09%) Streaming Video
4 8 (15.09%) Over-the-Top Content
5 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (7.55%) iPhone
6 4 (7.55%) Video on Demand
6 4 (7.55%) iPad
7 3 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) Mac OS
2 11 (20.75%) Linux
3 8 (15.09%) Mac OS X
3 8 (15.09%) Windows 8
3 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
4 7 (13.21%) Apple iOS
5 4 (7.55%) Android
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.66%) CentOS
6 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.66%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Software Engineering
1 13 (24.53%) OOP
1 13 (24.53%) OOD
2 12 (22.64%) E-Commerce
2 12 (22.64%) Mobile Marketing
3 11 (20.75%) Manual Testing
3 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.09%) OO
4 8 (15.09%) DRM
4 8 (15.09%) Web Application Development
4 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
4 8 (15.09%) Coaching
5 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.55%) UML
6 4 (7.55%) Change Management
6 4 (7.55%) Migration
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (7.55%) Operations Management
6 4 (7.55%) Line Management
7 3 (5.66%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (66.04%) C++
2 33 (62.26%) C
3 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.32%) Embedded C
5 4 (7.55%) Embedded C++
5 4 (7.55%) Java
5 4 (7.55%) Objective-C
6 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.66%) Korn
6 3 (5.66%) Ruby
6 3 (5.66%) Perl
6 3 (5.66%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) CCNP
2 2 (3.77%) CCNA
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.77%) MCSE
2 2 (3.77%) MCSA
2 2 (3.77%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) Firmware
3 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (3.77%) Xen
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Google
1 11 (20.75%) Apple
2 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.09%) Perforce
4 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.55%) VMware
6 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.77%) Dell
6 2 (3.77%) EMC
6 2 (3.77%) Nokia
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco
6 2 (3.77%) IBM
6 2 (3.77%) Brocade