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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 233 243 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.62% 18.79% 18.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.30% 69.63% 68.10%
Number of salaries quoted 208 229 218
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 £21,500 £21,900 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £43,975 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
374 349 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 26.68% 26.99% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 328 320 322
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £52,500 £42,500
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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -2 214 £36,000 +5.88% 26
North Wales 0 7 £27,500 -21.42% 1
West Wales -5 5 £25,500 +24.39%
Mid Wales +8 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 214 (41.96%) Microsoft
2 198 (38.82%) VMware
3 174 (34.12%) Active Directory
4 148 (29.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 140 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 123 (24.12%) Linux
7 117 (22.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 104 (20.39%) SQL
8 104 (20.39%) SQL Server
9 97 (19.02%) .NET
9 97 (19.02%) MS Excel
10 94 (18.43%) C#
10 94 (18.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 88 (17.25%) Finance
12 82 (16.08%) MS Exchange
13 79 (15.49%) Degree
14 77 (15.10%) DNS
15 75 (14.71%) Firewall
16 71 (13.92%) SAN
17 69 (13.53%) DHCP
18 66 (12.94%) ITIL
19 64 (12.55%) Cisco
20 63 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
21 62 (12.16%) TCP/IP
22 60 (11.76%) IIS
23 50 (9.80%) C++
23 50 (9.80%) Java
24 49 (9.61%) Exchange Server 2013
25 48 (9.41%) ASP.NET
26 46 (9.02%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 82 (16.08%) MS Exchange
2 60 (11.76%) IIS
3 49 (9.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 44 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 42 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 29 (5.69%) SharePoint
7 23 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (2.35%) Apache
9 12 (2.35%) Lync
10 6 (1.18%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2000
11 5 (0.98%) JBoss
12 4 (0.78%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.78%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.59%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (0.59%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 97 (19.02%) MS Excel
2 40 (7.84%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.20%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.35%) Office 365
3 7 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.18%) SaaS
5 3 (0.59%) PaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.20%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 77 (15.10%) DNS
2 75 (14.71%) Firewall
3 71 (13.92%) SAN
4 69 (13.53%) DHCP
5 62 (12.16%) TCP/IP
6 31 (6.08%) Internet
7 29 (5.69%) HTTP
8 20 (3.92%) VoIP
9 13 (2.55%) WAN
10 11 (2.16%) LAN
11 10 (1.96%) VPN
12 9 (1.76%) iSCSI
13 8 (1.57%) DVB
14 6 (1.18%) SNMP
15 5 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
16 4 (0.78%) Ethernet
16 4 (0.78%) SSL
17 3 (0.59%) Intranet
17 3 (0.59%) HTTPS
17 3 (0.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (20.39%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 22 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (3.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 15 (2.94%) MySQL
5 14 (2.75%) Oracle Database
6 11 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (1.96%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.76%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.37%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.59%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.59%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (0.59%) MS Access
12 3 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 18 (3.53%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.98%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.78%) JIRA
4 4 (0.78%) MSBuild
5 3 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.39%) Selenium
6 2 (0.39%) MSTest
6 2 (0.39%) JMeter
7 1 (0.20%) NUnit
7 1 (0.20%) Subversion
7 1 (0.20%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.20%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.20%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.20%) Moq
7 1 (0.20%) Ranorex
General
1 88 (17.25%) Finance
2 34 (6.67%) Advertising
3 19 (3.73%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.73%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.94%) Marketing
5 13 (2.55%) Electronics
6 8 (1.57%) Back Office
7 5 (0.98%) Games
7 5 (0.98%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.39%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.39%) Military
8 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.20%) Retail
9 1 (0.20%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.20%) German Language
9 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 78 (15.29%) Analyst
2 73 (14.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 66 (12.94%) Developer
4 62 (12.16%) Administrator
5 46 (9.02%) Systems Administrator
5 46 (9.02%) Support Analyst
6 43 (8.43%) Support Engineer
7 35 (6.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 35 (6.86%) .NET Developer
8 33 (6.47%) Software Engineer
9 30 (5.88%) C# Developer
10 27 (5.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 23 (4.51%) Architect
12 22 (4.31%) C# .NET Developer
13 21 (4.12%) Technical Support
13 21 (4.12%) Server Engineer
14 18 (3.53%) Technical Analyst
15 17 (3.33%) DBA
16 16 (3.14%) Technical Support Analyst
17 14 (2.75%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (19.02%) .NET
2 48 (9.41%) ASP.NET
3 46 (9.02%) HTML
4 35 (6.86%) XML
5 21 (4.12%) WinForms
6 18 (3.53%) AngularJS
7 16 (3.14%) Web Services
7 16 (3.14%) JSON
8 15 (2.94%) WPF
9 14 (2.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 14 (2.75%) WCF
9 14 (2.75%) STL
10 12 (2.35%) CSS
10 12 (2.35%) PlayReady
11 11 (2.16%) REST
11 11 (2.16%) .NET Framework
12 10 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (1.37%) COM
14 6 (1.18%) Ajax
15 5 (0.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.71%) Data Centre
3 22 (4.31%) Clustering
4 20 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.94%) AS400
6 13 (2.55%) DTV
6 13 (2.55%) EqualLogic
7 12 (2.35%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (1.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (1.57%) iPad
9 8 (1.57%) iPhone
9 8 (1.57%) Cryptography
9 8 (1.57%) Replication
10 6 (1.18%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.98%) Streaming Video
11 5 (0.98%) GIS
12 4 (0.78%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.78%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.78%) IPTV
12 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 148 (29.02%) Windows Server 2008
2 140 (27.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 123 (24.12%) Linux
4 117 (22.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (8.04%) Windows 7
6 40 (7.84%) UNIX
7 26 (5.10%) Android
8 25 (4.90%) Windows 8
9 18 (3.53%) Apple iOS
10 16 (3.14%) Mac OS
11 14 (2.75%) OS/400
12 11 (2.16%) Mac OS X
12 11 (2.16%) Solaris
12 11 (2.16%) Windows XP
13 10 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
14 9 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (1.57%) AIX
16 7 (1.37%) Windows Vista
17 6 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
18 3 (0.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (12.94%) ITIL
2 63 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (8.63%) Software Engineering
4 33 (6.47%) MVC
5 26 (5.10%) Scrum
6 21 (4.12%) CRM
7 19 (3.73%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (3.53%) SDLC
9 16 (3.14%) OO
9 16 (3.14%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (2.94%) OOP
11 14 (2.75%) Project Management
11 14 (2.75%) Information Security
11 14 (2.75%) Software Testing
11 14 (2.75%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (2.55%) Time Management
13 12 (2.35%) Load Balancing
13 12 (2.35%) Service Delivery
13 12 (2.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (20.39%) SQL
2 94 (18.43%) C#
3 50 (9.80%) C++
3 50 (9.80%) Java
4 44 (8.63%) JavaScript
5 33 (6.47%) T-SQL
6 20 (3.92%) PowerShell
7 19 (3.73%) C
8 16 (3.14%) Python
9 14 (2.75%) VB.NET
10 10 (1.96%) Objective-C
11 9 (1.76%) Perl
12 6 (1.18%) PHP
12 6 (1.18%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.98%) Embedded C
13 5 (0.98%) VB
14 3 (0.59%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.59%) Embedded C++
14 3 (0.59%) Ruby
15 2 (0.39%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 79 (15.49%) Degree
2 44 (8.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (6.47%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (6.08%) CCNA
5 27 (5.29%) MCSE
6 23 (4.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (3.92%) MCSA
8 19 (3.73%) Security Cleared
9 13 (2.55%) VCP5
9 13 (2.55%) SC Cleared
10 12 (2.35%) MCITP
11 10 (1.96%) SAP Certification
11 10 (1.96%) CCNP
12 5 (0.98%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.78%) A+ Certification
13 4 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (0.59%) MCP
15 2 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.04%) SLA
2 27 (5.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.55%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.37%) QA
5 2 (0.39%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.39%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 174 (34.12%) Active Directory
2 94 (18.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (7.84%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.33%) vSphere
5 16 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (2.35%) Firmware
7 9 (1.76%) XenApp
8 8 (1.57%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.18%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.18%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.78%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.78%) XenServer
11 3 (0.59%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (1.96%) Nessus
2 7 (1.37%) SCCM
3 6 (1.18%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.98%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (0.78%) SCOM
5 4 (0.78%) Puppet
5 4 (0.78%) Ansible
6 3 (0.59%) Nagios
7 2 (0.39%) WSUS
8 1 (0.20%) BMC Performance Manager
8 1 (0.20%) Nmap
8 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.20%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.20%) OPNET
8 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 214 (41.96%) Microsoft
2 198 (38.82%) VMware
3 64 (12.55%) Cisco
4 45 (8.82%) Oracle
5 37 (7.25%) IBM
6 35 (6.86%) HP
6 35 (6.86%) Citrix
7 20 (3.92%) Dell
8 18 (3.53%) SAP
9 15 (2.94%) Veeam
10 14 (2.75%) NetApp
10 14 (2.75%) Red Hat
11 13 (2.55%) Apple
11 13 (2.55%) SolarWinds
11 13 (2.55%) Xamarin
12 9 (1.76%) LogRhythm
12 9 (1.76%) 3PAR
12 9 (1.76%) Qualys
13 8 (1.57%) Dell Compellent
13 8 (1.57%) Avaya
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wales
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
National Museum of Wales
Salary: £21,234.84 - £27,348.44 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £34000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £24k - 28k per year + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £23k - 27k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £23000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £21000 - £33500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago