The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 245 236 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 18.76% 18.50% 14.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.01% 68.60% 50.34%
Number of salaries quoted 230 217 135
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £22,800 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Windows
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
355 344 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.18% 26.96% 29.39%
Number of salaries quoted 322 318 267
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Windows
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Wales region.

Windows Salary Trend in Wales

Windows
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wales

Windows
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
South Wales +2 216 £34,000 - 34
West Wales +3 19 £20,500 -19.60% 6
North Wales +1 7 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Mid Wales - 1 £42,500 - 3
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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.

1 213 (46.41%) Microsoft
2 155 (33.77%) VMware
3 122 (26.58%) SQL Server
4 119 (25.93%) SQL
5 115 (25.05%) Cisco
6 110 (23.97%) Active Directory
7 105 (22.88%) MS Excel
8 102 (22.22%) Linux
9 100 (21.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 97 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 96 (20.92%) .NET
12 93 (20.26%) Firewall
13 87 (18.95%) C#
14 80 (17.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 77 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
16 75 (16.34%) MS Exchange
17 73 (15.90%) ITIL
18 72 (15.69%) SAN
19 66 (14.38%) IIS
19 66 (14.38%) TCP/IP
20 65 (14.16%) HP
21 64 (13.94%) Finance
22 54 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
23 52 (11.33%) Oracle
24 51 (11.11%) Hyper-V
25 50 (10.89%) DNS
26 49 (10.68%) Degree
27 47 (10.24%) UNIX
28 45 (9.80%) .NET Framework
29 43 (9.37%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 75 (16.34%) MS Exchange
2 66 (14.38%) IIS
3 34 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 31 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (5.01%) SharePoint
7 16 (3.49%) Apache
8 13 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (2.61%) CMS
9 12 (2.61%) Lync
10 11 (2.40%) Commerce Server
11 9 (1.96%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2000
13 7 (1.53%) Tomcat
14 6 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (1.09%) Umbraco
15 5 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.87%) Confluence
16 4 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 105 (22.88%) MS Excel
2 32 (6.97%) MS Office
3 6 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.09%) MS Project
5 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Lawson
2 2 (0.44%) Line 500
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (4.36%) Office 365
3 19 (4.14%) SaaS
4 5 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.44%) PaaS
5 2 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (20.26%) Firewall
2 72 (15.69%) SAN
3 66 (14.38%) TCP/IP
4 50 (10.89%) DNS
5 36 (7.84%) Internet
6 28 (6.10%) WAN
7 26 (5.66%) NAS
8 25 (5.45%) LAN
9 24 (5.23%) DHCP
10 18 (3.92%) HTTP
11 16 (3.49%) VoIP
12 13 (2.83%) VPN
13 12 (2.61%) Wireshark
14 11 (2.40%) VLAN
14 11 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (2.18%) IP Telephony
15 10 (2.18%) Cisco PIX
15 10 (2.18%) OSPF
15 10 (2.18%) BGP
16 9 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (26.58%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 17 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (3.49%) Oracle Database
4 16 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (3.05%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (2.18%) MySQL
9 9 (1.96%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.44%) OLAP
13 2 (0.44%) OLTP
13 2 (0.44%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.22%) QlikView
14 1 (0.22%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 29 (6.32%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.61%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (2.40%) NUnit
4 10 (2.18%) MSTest
5 9 (1.96%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (1.96%) Moq
5 9 (1.96%) Cucumber
5 9 (1.96%) Robotium
5 9 (1.96%) Calabash
5 9 (1.96%) eggPlant
5 9 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.74%) JIRA
7 7 (1.53%) Selenium
7 7 (1.53%) Mercurial
7 7 (1.53%) SoapUI
8 6 (1.31%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.31%) JBehave
9 4 (0.87%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.87%) Xcode
9 4 (0.87%) Fiddler
General
1 64 (13.94%) Finance
2 24 (5.23%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.70%) Legal
4 16 (3.49%) Welsh Language
5 14 (3.05%) Multimedia
6 11 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.96%) Advertising
7 9 (1.96%) Retail
8 8 (1.74%) Electronics
9 7 (1.53%) French Language
9 7 (1.53%) Italian Language
10 6 (1.31%) Spanish Language
10 6 (1.31%) German Language
11 5 (1.09%) Law
11 5 (1.09%) Games
12 4 (0.87%) Back Office
12 4 (0.87%) Marketing
13 2 (0.44%) Banking
13 2 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 92 (20.04%) Analyst
2 77 (16.78%) Developer
3 48 (10.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 41 (8.93%) Support Analyst
5 35 (7.63%) .NET Developer
6 29 (6.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 28 (6.10%) Support Engineer
8 21 (4.58%) DBA
8 21 (4.58%) Software Engineer
8 21 (4.58%) Software Developer
8 21 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 20 (4.36%) Systems Engineer
9 20 (4.36%) Administrator
10 18 (3.92%) Service Analyst
11 17 (3.70%) C# Developer
11 17 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
11 17 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (3.27%) 3rd Line Support
12 15 (3.27%) Consultant
13 14 (3.05%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (20.92%) .NET
2 45 (9.80%) .NET Framework
3 43 (9.37%) HTML
3 43 (9.37%) ASP.NET
4 38 (8.28%) CSS
4 38 (8.28%) WinForms
5 36 (7.84%) WCF
6 32 (6.97%) XML
7 26 (5.66%) WPF
8 21 (4.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 20 (4.36%) Web Services
10 17 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (2.18%) REST
12 10 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 10 (2.18%) XSLT
13 9 (1.96%) SOAP
13 9 (1.96%) Spring.NET
13 9 (1.96%) Unity DI Container
13 9 (1.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.50%) Clustering
2 29 (6.32%) Blackberry
3 24 (5.23%) DTV
4 22 (4.79%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.70%) IPTV
5 17 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.40%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.18%) Replication
8 9 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.96%) Inversion of Control
9 7 (1.53%) GIS
10 6 (1.31%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.31%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.87%) AS400
11 4 (0.87%) iPhone
12 3 (0.65%) iSeries
12 3 (0.65%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.65%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 102 (22.22%) Linux
2 100 (21.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 97 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 80 (17.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (10.24%) UNIX
6 37 (8.06%) Android
7 34 (7.41%) Windows 7
8 30 (6.54%) Apple iOS
9 25 (5.45%) Windows XP
10 21 (4.58%) Mac OS
11 19 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (2.83%) AIX
13 12 (2.61%) Solaris
13 12 (2.61%) CentOS
13 12 (2.61%) Windows 8
14 10 (2.18%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (1.96%) Windows Phone
16 8 (1.74%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.65%) Debian
18 2 (0.44%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (15.90%) ITIL
2 42 (9.15%) MVC
3 33 (7.19%) Change Management
4 31 (6.75%) Scrum
4 31 (6.75%) TDD
5 27 (5.88%) Project Management
6 25 (5.45%) OOD
6 25 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (4.79%) Load Balancing
8 20 (4.36%) Configuration Management
8 20 (4.36%) Performance Tuning
9 19 (4.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (3.92%) Software Engineering
10 18 (3.92%) iOS Development
11 17 (3.70%) Android Development
12 16 (3.49%) Time Management
13 15 (3.27%) BDD
14 14 (3.05%) OOP
15 13 (2.83%) OO
15 13 (2.83%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 119 (25.93%) SQL
2 87 (18.95%) C#
3 41 (8.93%) JavaScript
4 34 (7.41%) Perl
5 28 (6.10%) C++
6 25 (5.45%) T-SQL
6 25 (5.45%) VB.NET
7 24 (5.23%) Python
8 20 (4.36%) VB
9 19 (4.14%) PowerShell
10 17 (3.70%) C
11 12 (2.61%) Java
12 8 (1.74%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.74%) Ruby
13 6 (1.31%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.31%) XAML
14 5 (1.09%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.09%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.87%) Korn
15 4 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (10.68%) Degree
3 42 (9.15%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (7.84%) MCSE
5 29 (6.32%) CCNA
5 29 (6.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (5.23%) MCP
6 24 (5.23%) Security Cleared
7 18 (3.92%) CCNP
8 12 (2.61%) SC Cleared
9 10 (2.18%) MCITP
10 9 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (1.96%) SAP Certification
11 8 (1.74%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.53%) CCSE
12 7 (1.53%) JNCIS
13 6 (1.31%) ISTQB
13 6 (1.31%) ISEB
13 6 (1.31%) CCA
13 6 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.70%) SLA
2 13 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.18%) QA
3 10 (2.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.22%) GxP
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 110 (23.97%) Active Directory
2 77 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.92%) Terminal Services
5 15 (3.27%) VMware ESX
5 15 (3.27%) vSphere
6 9 (1.96%) XenApp
7 8 (1.74%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (1.09%) ISA Server
8 5 (1.09%) XenServer
9 4 (0.87%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.65%) NFS
10 3 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.44%) KVM
12 1 (0.22%) Nmap
12 1 (0.22%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 15 (3.27%) NetBackup
2 8 (1.74%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (1.31%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (1.09%) SCOM
4 5 (1.09%) Puppet
4 5 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (1.09%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.09%) BladeLogic
4 5 (1.09%) BMC Performance Manager
5 4 (0.87%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.65%) SCDPM
6 3 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.65%) SCCM
6 3 (0.65%) WSUS
6 3 (0.65%) Nessus
6 3 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.65%) Nagios
7 2 (0.44%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 213 (46.41%) Microsoft
2 155 (33.77%) VMware
3 115 (25.05%) Cisco
4 65 (14.16%) HP
5 52 (11.33%) Oracle
6 38 (8.28%) Citrix
7 24 (5.23%) Red Hat
7 24 (5.23%) IBM
8 20 (4.36%) NetApp
9 18 (3.92%) CheckPoint
9 18 (3.92%) Juniper
10 17 (3.70%) Dell
11 13 (2.83%) SAP
12 11 (2.40%) Symantec
13 10 (2.18%) Blue Coat
13 10 (2.18%) 3PAR
14 9 (1.96%) SonicWALL
14 9 (1.96%) McAfee
14 9 (1.96%) Veritas
15 8 (1.74%) Nortel
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Llandovery, Dyfed
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Lampeter, Dyfed
Robert Walters
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Lampeter, Dyfed
Robert Walters
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £36 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wrexham, Clwyd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + company health, pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + bonus,training, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Xchanging
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South Queensferry, West Lothian
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Eurofoods Group LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago