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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 35 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 27.78% 3.70% 10.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.21% 8.33% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 26 2 9
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
81 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 64.29% 44.44% 35.23%
Number of salaries quoted 63 24 30
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,500 £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 30 January 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 January 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 +11 35 £32,500 -35.00%
Windows
South Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (67.27%) C++
2 31 (56.36%) C
3 25 (45.45%) Mac OS
4 17 (30.91%) DTV
4 17 (30.91%) IPTV
5 15 (27.27%) OOP
5 15 (27.27%) OOD
6 14 (25.45%) Multimedia
7 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (23.64%) Degree
7 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
7 13 (23.64%) HTTP
7 13 (23.64%) TCP/IP
8 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
8 12 (21.82%) JIRA
9 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (18.18%) Digital Media
10 10 (18.18%) Manual Testing
10 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
10 10 (18.18%) Linux
10 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
10 10 (18.18%) Google
11 9 (16.36%) Apple
12 8 (14.55%) UNIX
12 8 (14.55%) Change Management
13 7 (12.73%) Advertising
13 7 (12.73%) Wireshark
13 7 (12.73%) Marketing
13 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (10.91%) Confluence
2 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) HTTP
1 13 (23.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.73%) Wireshark
3 6 (10.91%) DVB
3 6 (10.91%) Internet
4 2 (3.64%) ADSL
4 2 (3.64%) ISDN
4 2 (3.64%) LAN
4 2 (3.64%) VoIP
4 2 (3.64%) WAN
4 2 (3.64%) DHCP
4 2 (3.64%) Ethernet
4 2 (3.64%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.64%) IGRP
4 2 (3.64%) PPTP
4 2 (3.64%) OSPF
4 2 (3.64%) BGP
4 2 (3.64%) SAN
4 2 (3.64%) VPN
4 2 (3.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) Data Mining
1 7 (12.73%) Big Data
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) JIRA
2 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.91%) TestLink
2 6 (10.91%) Fiddler
General
1 14 (25.45%) Multimedia
2 7 (12.73%) Advertising
2 7 (12.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Analyst
2 10 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 10 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) C++ Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Administrator
3 7 (12.73%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (12.73%) Software Developer
4 6 (10.91%) C Software Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Test Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Desktop Team Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Multimedia Developer
7 3 (5.45%) C Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) WebKit
1 3 (5.45%) GStreamer
1 3 (5.45%) OpenGL
1 3 (5.45%) HTML
2 2 (3.64%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) XML
2 2 (3.64%) XSD
2 2 (3.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) DTV
1 17 (30.91%) IPTV
2 13 (23.64%) Computer Science
3 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (18.18%) Digital Media
5 6 (10.91%) Over-the-Top Content
5 6 (10.91%) Cryptography
5 6 (10.91%) Streaming Video
6 3 (5.45%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (5.45%) iPhone
6 3 (5.45%) Video on Demand
6 3 (5.45%) iPad
7 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (45.45%) Mac OS
2 10 (18.18%) Linux
3 8 (14.55%) UNIX
4 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
4 7 (12.73%) Windows 8
5 6 (10.91%) Apple iOS
5 6 (10.91%) CentOS
5 6 (10.91%) Mac OS X
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) OOP
1 15 (27.27%) OOD
2 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.18%) Manual Testing
3 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 8 (14.55%) Change Management
5 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
5 7 (12.73%) Mobile Marketing
6 6 (10.91%) Bug Management
6 6 (10.91%) Web Application Development
6 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.91%) Coaching
6 6 (10.91%) Product Management
6 6 (10.91%) BDD
6 6 (10.91%) Test Management
6 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.91%) DRM
6 6 (10.91%) OO
6 6 (10.91%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (67.27%) C++
2 31 (56.36%) C
3 6 (10.91%) Bash Shell
3 6 (10.91%) Python
3 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.91%) Perl
3 6 (10.91%) Korn
3 6 (10.91%) Ruby
4 5 (9.09%) SQL
4 5 (9.09%) Embedded C
5 3 (5.45%) Objective-C
5 3 (5.45%) Embedded C++
5 3 (5.45%) Java
6 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) MCSE
2 2 (3.64%) MCSA
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.64%) CCNP
2 2 (3.64%) CCNA
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) Firmware
3 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.64%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (3.64%) Xen
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) Google
3 9 (16.36%) Apple
4 6 (10.91%) Red Hat
4 6 (10.91%) Perforce
5 5 (9.09%) Oracle
6 4 (7.27%) VMware
7 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco
7 2 (3.64%) IBM
7 2 (3.64%) Nokia
7 2 (3.64%) Dell
7 2 (3.64%) EMC
7 2 (3.64%) Brocade