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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 266 212 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.88% 16.37% 17.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.36% 66.67% 74.09%
Number of salaries quoted 226 196 209
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £41,000 £48,100
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
407 318 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 30.42% 24.56% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 358 292 284
Average salary £36,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £48,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
South Wales +2 242 £35,500 +7.57% 34
West Wales +9 11 £20,000 -20.00% 2
North Wales -7 11 £24,000 -31.42% 1
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 239 (43.93%) Microsoft
2 207 (38.05%) VMware
3 186 (34.19%) Active Directory
4 155 (28.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 153 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 120 (22.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 110 (20.22%) Linux
8 107 (19.67%) MS Excel
9 106 (19.49%) SQL Server
10 104 (19.12%) MS Exchange
11 91 (16.73%) VMware Infrastructure
12 87 (15.99%) Finance
13 81 (14.89%) SQL
13 81 (14.89%) .NET
14 79 (14.52%) Cisco
15 78 (14.34%) C#
16 72 (13.24%) Firewall
17 71 (13.05%) Agile Software Development
18 68 (12.50%) ITIL
19 66 (12.13%) DNS
19 66 (12.13%) Exchange Server 2013
20 63 (11.58%) C++
20 63 (11.58%) IIS
21 62 (11.40%) HTTP
21 62 (11.40%) Microsoft Certification
22 59 (10.85%) Degree
23 57 (10.48%) SAN
23 57 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
24 54 (9.93%) Windows 7
24 54 (9.93%) C

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 104 (19.12%) MS Exchange
2 66 (12.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 63 (11.58%) IIS
4 57 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 52 (9.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 33 (6.07%) WebSphere
7 29 (5.33%) SharePoint
8 21 (3.86%) Apache
9 20 (3.68%) IBM HTTP Server
9 20 (3.68%) Lync
10 18 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
11 14 (2.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (2.02%) CMS
13 8 (1.47%) Tomcat
13 8 (1.47%) Commerce Server
13 8 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2000
14 6 (1.10%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.92%) JBoss
16 3 (0.55%) Umbraco
16 3 (0.55%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 107 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 42 (7.72%) MS Office
3 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) SyteLine
3 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.13%) Office 365
2 16 (2.94%) PaaS
3 15 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.29%) Mimecast
6 5 (0.92%) SaaS
7 2 (0.37%) IaaS
7 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.18%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 72 (13.24%) Firewall
2 66 (12.13%) DNS
3 62 (11.40%) HTTP
4 57 (10.48%) SAN
5 53 (9.74%) TCP/IP
6 52 (9.56%) DHCP
7 44 (8.09%) Internet
8 17 (3.13%) VoIP
9 16 (2.94%) DVB
10 14 (2.57%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (2.39%) iSCSI
12 12 (2.21%) WAN
12 12 (2.21%) LAN
12 12 (2.21%) Cisco PIX
13 10 (1.84%) VPN
14 9 (1.65%) RFID
15 8 (1.47%) NetScaler
16 6 (1.10%) SNMP
17 5 (0.92%) Ethernet
18 4 (0.74%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (19.49%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (2.94%) Big Data
4 15 (2.76%) MySQL
4 15 (2.76%) Data Mining
5 14 (2.57%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (2.21%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (1.65%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.10%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.74%) Redis
14 4 (0.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (2.39%) Visual Studio
1 13 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (2.21%) JIRA
3 11 (2.02%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.10%) MSTest
5 5 (0.92%) Subversion
5 5 (0.92%) MSI
5 5 (0.92%) JUnit
5 5 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (0.92%) WiX
6 4 (0.74%) MSBuild
6 4 (0.74%) EasyMock
6 4 (0.74%) Mockito
6 4 (0.74%) Ant
6 4 (0.74%) NUnit
6 4 (0.74%) Maven
7 3 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (0.55%) Moq
8 2 (0.37%) JMeter
8 2 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 87 (15.99%) Finance
2 43 (7.90%) Advertising
3 20 (3.68%) Marketing
4 15 (2.76%) Electronics
5 14 (2.57%) Back Office
6 13 (2.39%) Multimedia
6 13 (2.39%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.84%) Automotive
9 6 (1.10%) Welsh Language
10 2 (0.37%) Law
10 2 (0.37%) Legal
10 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (15.81%) Analyst
2 77 (14.15%) Developer
3 63 (11.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 39 (7.17%) Architect
5 33 (6.07%) Support Analyst
6 31 (5.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 31 (5.70%) Administrator
6 31 (5.70%) Support Engineer
7 28 (5.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 24 (4.41%) C# Developer
9 22 (4.04%) .NET Developer
10 21 (3.86%) Technical Support
11 20 (3.68%) Technical Analyst
12 19 (3.49%) IT Support
13 18 (3.31%) Systems Administrator
14 17 (3.13%) Team Leader
14 17 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
15 16 (2.94%) Senior Developer
15 16 (2.94%) Software Engineer
15 16 (2.94%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (14.89%) .NET
2 38 (6.99%) HTML
3 29 (5.33%) ASP.NET
4 25 (4.60%) REST
5 21 (3.86%) .NET Framework
6 20 (3.68%) CSS
6 20 (3.68%) WinForms
7 19 (3.49%) XML
8 17 (3.13%) WPF
9 15 (2.76%) AngularJS
10 14 (2.57%) Ajax
11 10 (1.84%) WCF
12 8 (1.47%) Entity Framework
12 8 (1.47%) GStreamer
12 8 (1.47%) OpenGL
13 7 (1.29%) jQuery
13 7 (1.29%) COM
14 6 (1.10%) iOS SDK
14 6 (1.10%) Android SDK
14 6 (1.10%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.35%) AS400
3 36 (6.62%) Computer Science
4 24 (4.41%) Clustering
5 17 (3.13%) DTV
6 16 (2.94%) iPad
6 16 (2.94%) Cryptography
7 15 (2.76%) IPTV
8 13 (2.39%) EqualLogic
8 13 (2.39%) Enterprise Storage
9 12 (2.21%) Streaming Video
9 12 (2.21%) iPhone
10 11 (2.02%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.65%) Web 2.0
11 9 (1.65%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.47%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.47%) Over-the-Top Content
12 8 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 155 (28.49%) Windows Server 2003
2 153 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 120 (22.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 110 (20.22%) Linux
5 54 (9.93%) Windows 7
6 48 (8.82%) Apple iOS
7 43 (7.90%) Android
8 42 (7.72%) UNIX
9 35 (6.43%) Mac OS
10 30 (5.51%) Windows 8
11 27 (4.96%) Windows Mobile
11 27 (4.96%) OS/400
12 25 (4.60%) Windows XP
13 18 (3.31%) Mac OS X
14 17 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
15 11 (2.02%) Windows Vista
16 8 (1.47%) Solaris
17 7 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 6 (1.10%) CentOS
19 4 (0.74%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (13.05%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (12.50%) ITIL
3 48 (8.82%) Software Engineering
4 33 (6.07%) Mentoring
5 32 (5.88%) OO
6 31 (5.70%) MVC
7 25 (4.60%) OOP
7 25 (4.60%) Scrum
8 23 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 22 (4.04%) MVVM
10 21 (3.86%) Service Delivery
11 20 (3.68%) E-Commerce
12 19 (3.49%) Load Balancing
12 19 (3.49%) OOD
13 17 (3.13%) Coaching
14 16 (2.94%) Web Application Development
14 16 (2.94%) Change Management
14 16 (2.94%) Project Management
14 16 (2.94%) DRM
15 15 (2.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 81 (14.89%) SQL
2 78 (14.34%) C#
3 63 (11.58%) C++
4 54 (9.93%) C
5 48 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 44 (8.09%) Java
7 32 (5.88%) Objective-C
8 27 (4.96%) T-SQL
9 21 (3.86%) Python
10 18 (3.31%) PowerShell
11 16 (2.94%) Embedded C
11 16 (2.94%) Perl
11 16 (2.94%) XAML
12 12 (2.21%) VB.NET
12 12 (2.21%) Ruby
13 11 (2.02%) Embedded C++
14 6 (1.10%) PHP
14 6 (1.10%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.92%) VB
16 4 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (11.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (10.85%) Degree
3 44 (8.09%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (7.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 34 (6.25%) CCNA
6 32 (5.88%) MCSE
7 31 (5.70%) VCP5
8 24 (4.41%) MCITP
9 21 (3.86%) MCSA
10 17 (3.13%) CCNP
11 13 (2.39%) MCP
12 12 (2.21%) SAP Certification
12 12 (2.21%) Security Cleared
13 9 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (1.29%) SC Cleared
15 4 (0.74%) A+ Certification
15 4 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
16 3 (0.55%) DV Cleared
16 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.62%) QA
2 28 (5.15%) SLA
3 27 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (2.76%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.92%) GAMP
6 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 186 (34.19%) Active Directory
2 91 (16.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (9.19%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.94%) Firmware
5 14 (2.57%) vSphere
6 11 (2.02%) XenApp
7 8 (1.47%) Terminal Services
8 7 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.92%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.74%) XenServer
10 4 (0.74%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.74%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.74%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.37%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.37%) Xen
12 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (2.76%) SCCM
2 9 (1.65%) Nessus
3 7 (1.29%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.10%) Puppet
4 6 (1.10%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (1.10%) WSUS
4 6 (1.10%) HP Data Protector
5 5 (0.92%) SCOM
5 5 (0.92%) Ansible
6 3 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.37%) Nagios
7 2 (0.37%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.18%) BMC Performance Manager
8 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.18%) Nmap
8 1 (0.18%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.18%) Graphite
Vendors
1 239 (43.93%) Microsoft
2 207 (38.05%) VMware
3 79 (14.52%) Cisco
4 50 (9.19%) Citrix
5 44 (8.09%) IBM
6 37 (6.80%) Oracle
7 32 (5.88%) HP
8 23 (4.23%) Apple
9 19 (3.49%) Dell
10 16 (2.94%) Xamarin
10 16 (2.94%) SAP
11 13 (2.39%) Red Hat
12 12 (2.21%) Perforce
13 10 (1.84%) CheckPoint
14 9 (1.65%) Veritas
15 8 (1.47%) LogRhythm
15 8 (1.47%) NetApp
15 8 (1.47%) Google
15 8 (1.47%) Qualys
16 7 (1.29%) Symantec
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £250.00 - £380.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £33684.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
South Wales
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30k - 38k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Salary: Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff University
Salary: From £39,685 to £45,954 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 42k per year + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £18k - 25k per year + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25k - 28k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago