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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 224 211 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.45% 16.60% 13.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.57% 63.36% 55.89%
Number of salaries quoted 187 191 133
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,150 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £44,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
322 333 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.08% 26.20% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 281 298 245
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +4 197 £32,500 - 29
North Wales 0 15 £32,500 -7.14% 3
West Wales -7 9 £20,000 -35.48% 1
Mid Wales - 2 £18,000 -
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 191 (41.08%) Microsoft
2 148 (31.83%) VMware
3 137 (29.46%) Active Directory
4 119 (25.59%) Cisco
5 104 (22.37%) MS Excel
6 101 (21.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 100 (21.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 95 (20.43%) MS Exchange
9 91 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 88 (18.92%) SQL
11 86 (18.49%) SQL Server
12 85 (18.28%) Firewall
13 81 (17.42%) Linux
14 80 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
15 62 (13.33%) Finance
15 62 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
16 60 (12.90%) SAN
17 58 (12.47%) TCP/IP
17 58 (12.47%) Microsoft Certification
18 56 (12.04%) .NET
18 56 (12.04%) ITIL
19 54 (11.61%) C#
20 50 (10.75%) DNS
21 48 (10.32%) C++
22 47 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2007
23 46 (9.89%) Cisco Certification
23 46 (9.89%) Windows 7
24 45 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
25 44 (9.46%) Windows XP
26 43 (9.25%) Degree

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 95 (20.43%) MS Exchange
2 62 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 47 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 42 (9.03%) IIS
5 41 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 36 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (3.23%) WebSphere
8 14 (3.01%) Apache
9 13 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (2.37%) SharePoint
11 10 (2.15%) CMS
12 9 (1.94%) Tomcat
13 8 (1.72%) WebLogic
13 8 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
14 7 (1.51%) Confluence
14 7 (1.51%) Lync
15 6 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2000
15 6 (1.29%) Commerce Server
15 6 (1.29%) JBoss
16 5 (1.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 104 (22.37%) MS Excel
2 42 (9.03%) MS Office
3 2 (0.43%) MS Project
3 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.43%) Line 500
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.67%) Office 365
2 14 (3.01%) SaaS
3 13 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.08%) PaaS
6 3 (0.65%) IaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (18.28%) Firewall
2 60 (12.90%) SAN
3 58 (12.47%) TCP/IP
4 50 (10.75%) DNS
5 34 (7.31%) LAN
6 32 (6.88%) WAN
7 31 (6.67%) DHCP
7 31 (6.67%) HTTP
8 27 (5.81%) Internet
9 24 (5.16%) NAS
10 21 (4.52%) VoIP
11 19 (4.09%) VPN
12 17 (3.66%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (3.23%) Cisco PIX
14 14 (3.01%) Wireshark
15 10 (2.15%) VLAN
15 10 (2.15%) IP Telephony
16 9 (1.94%) OSPF
16 9 (1.94%) BGP
17 7 (1.51%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (18.49%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (2.15%) MySQL
5 8 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.29%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.08%) Big Data
8 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.08%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.08%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.86%) Couchbase
9 4 (0.86%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (2.80%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.72%) JIRA
2 8 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.51%) TestLink
3 7 (1.51%) Subversion
3 7 (1.51%) Fiddler
4 6 (1.29%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.08%) Maven
5 5 (1.08%) MSTest
6 4 (0.86%) Mockito
6 4 (0.86%) EasyMock
6 4 (0.86%) Ant
6 4 (0.86%) JUnit
7 3 (0.65%) MSI
7 3 (0.65%) Selenium
7 3 (0.65%) WiX
8 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.43%) NCover
8 2 (0.43%) NUnit
General
1 62 (13.33%) Finance
2 23 (4.95%) Advertising
3 21 (4.52%) Multimedia
3 21 (4.52%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.30%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.01%) Welsh Language
6 12 (2.58%) Electronics
7 10 (2.15%) Retail
8 9 (1.94%) Back Office
8 9 (1.94%) Marketing
9 8 (1.72%) Legal
10 6 (1.29%) Games
11 4 (0.86%) Law
12 3 (0.65%) Automotive
13 2 (0.43%) Banking
14 1 (0.22%) Local Government
14 1 (0.22%) French Language
14 1 (0.22%) German Language
14 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 99 (21.29%) Analyst
2 53 (11.40%) Developer
2 53 (11.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 37 (7.96%) Administrator
4 32 (6.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 30 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 23 (4.95%) Software Engineer
6 23 (4.95%) Support Analyst
7 21 (4.52%) Service Analyst
8 20 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
8 20 (4.30%) Service Desk Analyst
9 19 (4.09%) DBA
10 18 (3.87%) Architect
11 17 (3.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (3.44%) Test Analyst
12 16 (3.44%) Consultant
13 15 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 15 (3.23%) IT Support
14 14 (3.01%) C# Developer
14 14 (3.01%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (12.04%) .NET
2 21 (4.52%) HTML
2 21 (4.52%) CSS
2 21 (4.52%) WinForms
3 20 (4.30%) .NET Framework
4 15 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 12 (2.58%) REST
6 11 (2.37%) XML
6 11 (2.37%) WPF
7 10 (2.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (1.72%) jQuery
8 8 (1.72%) Ajax
9 6 (1.29%) WCF
10 5 (1.08%) Application Packaging
10 5 (1.08%) JPA
10 5 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (1.08%) Middleware
11 4 (0.86%) JDBC
11 4 (0.86%) Silverlight
11 4 (0.86%) JDO
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (7.31%) Clustering
3 28 (6.02%) DTV
4 27 (5.81%) IPTV
5 19 (4.09%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.01%) AS400
7 12 (2.58%) Blackberry
7 12 (2.58%) iPad
8 10 (2.15%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.94%) Replication
9 9 (1.94%) iPhone
10 8 (1.72%) Digital Media
11 7 (1.51%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.29%) Performance Metrics
13 5 (1.08%) EqualLogic
13 5 (1.08%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.86%) EPoS
14 4 (0.86%) Wiki
14 4 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.86%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 101 (21.72%) Windows Server 2008
2 100 (21.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 91 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 81 (17.42%) Linux
5 46 (9.89%) Windows 7
6 44 (9.46%) Windows XP
7 41 (8.82%) UNIX
8 37 (7.96%) Mac OS
9 24 (5.16%) Android
10 16 (3.44%) Apple iOS
11 15 (3.23%) Windows 8
12 13 (2.80%) CentOS
13 8 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (1.72%) OS/400
14 6 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (1.08%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.22%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (12.04%) ITIL
2 45 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (6.45%) Software Engineering
4 28 (6.02%) Change Management
5 26 (5.59%) Configuration Management
6 23 (4.95%) OOP
6 23 (4.95%) OOD
7 19 (4.09%) Mentoring
8 18 (3.87%) MVC
9 16 (3.44%) TDD
9 16 (3.44%) Project Management
9 16 (3.44%) Time Management
10 15 (3.23%) Load Balancing
10 15 (3.23%) Service Delivery
10 15 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (2.80%) E-Commerce
11 13 (2.80%) Manual Testing
11 13 (2.80%) Line Management
11 13 (2.80%) Change Control
12 12 (2.58%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 88 (18.92%) SQL
2 54 (11.61%) C#
3 48 (10.32%) C++
4 35 (7.53%) C
5 22 (4.73%) JavaScript
6 20 (4.30%) Perl
6 20 (4.30%) PowerShell
7 17 (3.66%) Java
7 17 (3.66%) Python
8 16 (3.44%) T-SQL
9 15 (3.23%) Ruby
10 13 (2.80%) Objective-C
11 12 (2.58%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.94%) XAML
13 8 (1.72%) Embedded C
14 7 (1.51%) Embedded C++
14 7 (1.51%) VB
14 7 (1.51%) Korn
15 6 (1.29%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (12.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (9.89%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (9.25%) Degree
4 32 (6.88%) CCNA
5 30 (6.45%) MCSE
5 30 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 20 (4.30%) MCP
7 19 (4.09%) CCNP
8 17 (3.66%) Security Cleared
9 15 (3.23%) MCITP
10 11 (2.37%) MCSA
11 10 (2.15%) ISEB
11 10 (2.15%) ISTQB
12 9 (1.94%) VCP5
12 9 (1.94%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.29%) CCSE
13 6 (1.29%) JNCIS
13 6 (1.29%) CCA
13 6 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (1.29%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.52%) SLA
2 17 (3.66%) QA
3 12 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.51%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.65%) GAMP
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 137 (29.46%) Active Directory
2 80 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (7.53%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.73%) Terminal Services
5 18 (3.87%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.72%) XenApp
6 8 (1.72%) XenServer
7 6 (1.29%) Firmware
8 5 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.86%) vSphere
9 4 (0.86%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.65%) KVM
10 3 (0.65%) NFS
11 2 (0.43%) Xen
11 2 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (1.94%) WSUS
2 8 (1.72%) SCCM
3 6 (1.29%) Puppet
3 6 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.08%) SCOM
5 4 (0.86%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.65%) BMC Performance Manager
6 3 (0.65%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.65%) Nessus
6 3 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.43%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.43%) Ansible
7 2 (0.43%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.22%) Nagios
8 1 (0.22%) OPNET
8 1 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 191 (41.08%) Microsoft
2 148 (31.83%) VMware
3 119 (25.59%) Cisco
4 39 (8.39%) HP
5 33 (7.10%) Citrix
6 24 (5.16%) CheckPoint
7 23 (4.95%) Oracle
8 21 (4.52%) IBM
8 21 (4.52%) Juniper
9 17 (3.66%) Dell
10 15 (3.23%) NetApp
11 14 (3.01%) Google
12 12 (2.58%) Red Hat
12 12 (2.58%) McAfee
13 11 (2.37%) SAP
13 11 (2.37%) Blue Coat
14 9 (1.94%) 3PAR
14 9 (1.94%) Nortel
15 7 (1.51%) Sage
15 7 (1.51%) Symantec
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