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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 280 180 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.04% 14.68% 17.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.80% 63.38% 68.93%
Number of salaries quoted 238 164 197
Average salary £36,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £44,600 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £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
407 284 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.13% 23.16% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 345 259 284
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,640 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +5 260 £36,000 +10.76% 29
North Wales -5 12 £24,000 -36.00% 3
West Wales +2 6 £31,027 +12.82%
Mid Wales - 1 £19,500 -
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 243 (45.68%) Microsoft
2 204 (38.35%) VMware
3 189 (35.53%) Active Directory
4 143 (26.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 141 (26.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 116 (21.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 112 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 111 (20.86%) MS Exchange
9 101 (18.98%) Linux
10 97 (18.23%) VMware Infrastructure
11 91 (17.11%) Cisco
12 89 (16.73%) SQL Server
13 86 (16.17%) Finance
14 78 (14.66%) Firewall
15 76 (14.29%) .NET
16 74 (13.91%) Exchange Server 2013
17 73 (13.72%) C#
18 72 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
19 68 (12.78%) SQL
20 67 (12.59%) C++
21 66 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification
22 65 (12.22%) DNS
22 65 (12.22%) ITIL
23 64 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2010
24 58 (10.90%) HTTP
24 58 (10.90%) SAN
25 56 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
26 55 (10.34%) C
27 54 (10.15%) TCP/IP
27 54 (10.15%) Degree

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 111 (20.86%) MS Exchange
2 74 (13.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 64 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 56 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 53 (9.96%) IIS
6 33 (6.20%) WebSphere
7 27 (5.08%) SharePoint
8 24 (4.51%) Lync
9 21 (3.95%) Apache
10 20 (3.76%) IBM HTTP Server
11 18 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 12 (2.26%) CMS
13 9 (1.69%) Tomcat
14 8 (1.50%) Commerce Server
15 7 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2000
16 6 (1.13%) JBoss
17 5 (0.94%) WebLogic
18 4 (0.75%) Umbraco
18 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 112 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 43 (8.08%) MS Office
3 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) SyteLine
3 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.51%) Office 365
2 16 (3.01%) PaaS
3 15 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.50%) Mimecast
6 5 (0.94%) SaaS
7 4 (0.75%) IaaS
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.19%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 78 (14.66%) Firewall
2 65 (12.22%) DNS
3 58 (10.90%) SAN
3 58 (10.90%) HTTP
4 54 (10.15%) TCP/IP
5 49 (9.21%) DHCP
6 46 (8.65%) Internet
7 21 (3.95%) LAN
8 20 (3.76%) WAN
9 19 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (3.01%) VoIP
10 16 (3.01%) DVB
11 15 (2.82%) Cisco PIX
12 10 (1.88%) iSCSI
13 9 (1.69%) RFID
14 8 (1.50%) NetScaler
15 7 (1.32%) VPN
16 5 (0.94%) Ethernet
16 5 (0.94%) OSPF
16 5 (0.94%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (16.73%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (3.01%) MySQL
3 16 (3.01%) Big Data
4 15 (2.82%) Data Mining
5 11 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.88%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.88%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.13%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.94%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.94%) Redis
11 5 (0.94%) Couchbase
12 4 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (2.26%) JIRA
2 12 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.07%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.32%) Subversion
4 7 (1.32%) MSTest
5 6 (1.13%) JUnit
6 5 (0.94%) Ant
6 5 (0.94%) MSI
6 5 (0.94%) Maven
6 5 (0.94%) EasyMock
6 5 (0.94%) Mockito
6 5 (0.94%) WiX
7 4 (0.75%) MSBuild
7 4 (0.75%) NUnit
8 3 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (0.56%) Moq
9 2 (0.38%) Selenium
10 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 86 (16.17%) Finance
2 42 (7.89%) Advertising
3 22 (4.14%) Marketing
4 18 (3.38%) Electronics
4 18 (3.38%) Manufacturing
5 16 (3.01%) Multimedia
6 14 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.26%) Back Office
8 10 (1.88%) Automotive
9 8 (1.50%) Welsh Language
10 3 (0.56%) Law
10 3 (0.56%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) German Language
11 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.19%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (16.17%) Analyst
2 75 (14.10%) Developer
3 65 (12.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 40 (7.52%) Architect
5 33 (6.20%) 3rd Line Support
6 30 (5.64%) Support Engineer
7 29 (5.45%) Support Analyst
7 29 (5.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (4.70%) Administrator
9 20 (3.76%) C# Developer
10 19 (3.57%) Technical Support
10 19 (3.57%) IT Support
11 18 (3.38%) Team Leader
12 17 (3.20%) Senior Developer
12 17 (3.20%) Test Analyst
12 17 (3.20%) Consultant
13 16 (3.01%) Systems Administrator
13 16 (3.01%) Network Engineer
13 16 (3.01%) Technical Analyst
13 16 (3.01%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (14.29%) .NET
2 32 (6.02%) HTML
3 30 (5.64%) WinForms
4 26 (4.89%) CSS
5 25 (4.70%) .NET Framework
6 22 (4.14%) REST
7 20 (3.76%) WPF
7 20 (3.76%) ASP.NET
8 15 (2.82%) Ajax
9 11 (2.07%) XML
10 9 (1.69%) WCF
10 9 (1.69%) jQuery
10 9 (1.69%) Entity Framework
11 8 (1.50%) GStreamer
11 8 (1.50%) OpenGL
12 7 (1.32%) COM
12 7 (1.32%) Silverlight
13 6 (1.13%) AngularJS
13 6 (1.13%) Android SDK
13 6 (1.13%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (6.95%) AS400
3 34 (6.39%) Computer Science
4 23 (4.32%) Clustering
5 20 (3.76%) iPad
6 19 (3.57%) DTV
7 17 (3.20%) IPTV
8 16 (3.01%) Cryptography
9 15 (2.82%) iPhone
10 12 (2.26%) Streaming Video
11 11 (2.07%) Enterprise Storage
11 11 (2.07%) Management Information System
11 11 (2.07%) EqualLogic
12 9 (1.69%) Digital Media
12 9 (1.69%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.69%) Web 2.0
12 9 (1.69%) Blackberry
13 8 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.50%) Over-the-Top Content
14 7 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 143 (26.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 141 (26.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 116 (21.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 101 (18.98%) Linux
5 45 (8.46%) Windows 7
6 44 (8.27%) Apple iOS
7 42 (7.89%) Android
8 41 (7.71%) Mac OS
9 40 (7.52%) UNIX
10 29 (5.45%) Windows XP
11 24 (4.51%) OS/400
12 23 (4.32%) Windows Mobile
12 23 (4.32%) Windows 8
13 17 (3.20%) Windows 2000 Server
13 17 (3.20%) Mac OS X
14 11 (2.07%) Windows Vista
15 9 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (1.32%) Solaris
17 5 (0.94%) CentOS
18 3 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (12.22%) ITIL
3 49 (9.21%) Software Engineering
4 36 (6.77%) Mentoring
5 32 (6.02%) OO
5 32 (6.02%) MVC
6 27 (5.08%) OOP
7 23 (4.32%) OOD
8 22 (4.14%) Service Delivery
8 22 (4.14%) MVVM
9 21 (3.95%) E-Commerce
10 19 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (3.57%) Migration
10 19 (3.57%) Scrum
11 18 (3.38%) Load Balancing
11 18 (3.38%) Coaching
11 18 (3.38%) Line Management
12 17 (3.20%) Change Management
13 16 (3.01%) DRM
13 16 (3.01%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 73 (13.72%) C#
2 68 (12.78%) SQL
3 67 (12.59%) C++
4 55 (10.34%) C
5 40 (7.52%) JavaScript
6 39 (7.33%) Java
7 32 (6.02%) Objective-C
8 17 (3.20%) XAML
8 17 (3.20%) PowerShell
9 16 (3.01%) Python
9 16 (3.01%) Embedded C
9 16 (3.01%) T-SQL
10 14 (2.63%) Perl
11 12 (2.26%) Embedded C++
11 12 (2.26%) Ruby
12 11 (2.07%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.94%) VBA
13 5 (0.94%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.75%) VB
15 3 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 66 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (10.15%) Degree
3 49 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (7.14%) CCNA
5 34 (6.39%) MCSE
6 32 (6.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 27 (5.08%) MCITP
7 27 (5.08%) VCP5
8 21 (3.95%) MCSA
9 20 (3.76%) CCNP
10 14 (2.63%) MCP
11 12 (2.26%) SAP Certification
12 9 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 9 (1.69%) Security Cleared
13 7 (1.32%) ISEB
14 6 (1.13%) ISTQB
15 4 (0.75%) SC Cleared
16 3 (0.56%) MCDST
16 3 (0.56%) CISSP
17 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.39%) QA
2 26 (4.89%) SLA
3 25 (4.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (2.82%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.94%) GAMP
6 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.19%) COBIT
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 189 (35.53%) Active Directory
2 97 (18.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (8.83%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.01%) vSphere
5 15 (2.82%) Firmware
6 10 (1.88%) XenApp
7 8 (1.50%) Terminal Services
8 7 (1.32%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.94%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.94%) XenServer
10 4 (0.75%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.56%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.38%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.38%) Xen
12 2 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (2.82%) SCCM
2 9 (1.69%) Nessus
3 8 (1.50%) WSUS
4 6 (1.13%) SCOM
4 6 (1.13%) HP Data Protector
4 6 (1.13%) Puppet
4 6 (1.13%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.13%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (0.94%) Ansible
6 2 (0.38%) Nagios
6 2 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.19%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.19%) SCSM
7 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.19%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.19%) Graphite
Vendors
1 243 (45.68%) Microsoft
2 204 (38.35%) VMware
3 91 (17.11%) Cisco
4 51 (9.59%) Citrix
5 42 (7.89%) IBM
6 35 (6.58%) HP
7 31 (5.83%) Oracle
8 22 (4.14%) Apple
9 19 (3.57%) SAP
10 18 (3.38%) Xamarin
11 17 (3.20%) Dell
12 15 (2.82%) Red Hat
13 14 (2.63%) CheckPoint
14 13 (2.44%) McAfee
15 12 (2.26%) Perforce
16 11 (2.07%) NetApp
17 10 (1.88%) Google
18 9 (1.69%) Veritas
19 8 (1.50%) Qualys
19 8 (1.50%) Blue Coat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits healthcare, pension, bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group (UK) Ltd
Salary: Pension & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Centric Resource
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wales
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Based on experience +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Salary: MARKET RATE
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Blaenau Gwent
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Prestatyn, Clwyd
Networking People
Salary: company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + £225pm car allowance,bonus,pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Chepstow, Gwent
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits extensive - see ad
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago