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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 233 229 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 18.22% 17.03% 13.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.81% 69.18% 50.84%
Number of salaries quoted 218 213 138
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £24,000 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
320 331 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.02% 24.61% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 291 314 271
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £50,250
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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +2 205 £33,000 +1.53% 31
West Wales +4 20 £21,000 -16.00% 9
Mid Wales - 5 £23,000 - 1
North Wales -4 2 £22,500 -22.41% 1
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 193 (41.59%) Microsoft
2 142 (30.60%) VMware
3 115 (24.78%) Cisco
4 113 (24.35%) SQL
5 110 (23.71%) Active Directory
6 109 (23.49%) SQL Server
7 101 (21.77%) MS Excel
8 98 (21.12%) Linux
8 98 (21.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 97 (20.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 89 (19.18%) Firewall
11 86 (18.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 82 (17.67%) .NET
13 78 (16.81%) MS Exchange
14 76 (16.38%) C#
15 71 (15.30%) Finance
16 65 (14.01%) ITIL
17 64 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
18 62 (13.36%) SAN
19 60 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
20 59 (12.72%) IIS
20 59 (12.72%) TCP/IP
21 53 (11.42%) HP
22 50 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
23 49 (10.56%) Degree
24 46 (9.91%) Cisco Certification
25 45 (9.70%) DNS
26 43 (9.27%) Oracle
27 41 (8.84%) UNIX
28 40 (8.62%) Windows 7

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 78 (16.81%) MS Exchange
2 59 (12.72%) IIS
3 39 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 37 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 30 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (4.09%) SharePoint
8 14 (3.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (2.80%) Apache
10 12 (2.59%) Lync
11 10 (2.16%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.51%) Tomcat
12 7 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2000
13 6 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.29%) CMS
14 5 (1.08%) Commerce Server
14 5 (1.08%) Confluence
14 5 (1.08%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.86%) Site Server
15 4 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 101 (21.77%) MS Excel
2 36 (7.76%) MS Office
3 6 (1.29%) MS Project
3 6 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Lawson
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) Line 500
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.22%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.22%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.74%) Office 365
2 21 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.53%) SaaS
3 5 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.43%) PaaS
4 2 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (19.18%) Firewall
2 62 (13.36%) SAN
3 59 (12.72%) TCP/IP
4 45 (9.70%) DNS
5 26 (5.60%) DHCP
5 26 (5.60%) WAN
6 25 (5.39%) Internet
6 25 (5.39%) NAS
7 24 (5.17%) LAN
8 20 (4.31%) VoIP
9 19 (4.09%) VPN
10 18 (3.88%) HTTP
11 13 (2.80%) VLAN
11 13 (2.80%) Wireshark
12 12 (2.59%) IP Telephony
13 10 (2.16%) Cisco PIX
13 10 (2.16%) OSPF
13 10 (2.16%) BGP
14 9 (1.94%) iSCSI
14 9 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (23.49%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.31%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 15 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (2.80%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.16%) MySQL
6 10 (2.16%) RDBMS
7 9 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.43%) OLAP
11 2 (0.43%) OLTP
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.22%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 26 (5.60%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (1.94%) JIRA
3 9 (1.94%) Cucumber
3 9 (1.94%) Robotium
3 9 (1.94%) Calabash
3 9 (1.94%) eggPlant
4 8 (1.72%) MSTest
4 8 (1.72%) Selenium
4 8 (1.72%) NUnit
5 7 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.51%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.51%) SoapUI
6 6 (1.29%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (1.29%) Moq
6 6 (1.29%) JBehave
7 5 (1.08%) Mercurial
7 5 (1.08%) Fiddler
7 5 (1.08%) TestLink
8 4 (0.86%) WebDriver
General
1 71 (15.30%) Finance
2 26 (5.60%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.66%) Multimedia
4 16 (3.45%) Legal
4 16 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 16 (3.45%) Welsh Language
5 11 (2.37%) Retail
6 10 (2.16%) Advertising
7 7 (1.51%) Back Office
8 6 (1.29%) Electronics
8 6 (1.29%) French Language
8 6 (1.29%) German Language
8 6 (1.29%) Italian Language
8 6 (1.29%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.08%) Law
9 5 (1.08%) Games
10 4 (0.86%) Banking
11 3 (0.65%) Marketing
12 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 97 (20.91%) Analyst
2 68 (14.66%) Developer
3 52 (11.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 34 (7.33%) Support Analyst
5 31 (6.68%) Support Engineer
5 31 (6.68%) 2nd Line Support
6 28 (6.03%) .NET Developer
7 27 (5.82%) Administrator
8 23 (4.96%) DBA
9 22 (4.74%) Software Engineer
10 20 (4.31%) Service Analyst
11 19 (4.09%) Service Desk Analyst
12 18 (3.88%) Software Developer
13 17 (3.66%) C# Developer
13 17 (3.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 16 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 15 (3.23%) SQL DBA
15 15 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
15 15 (3.23%) Consultant
16 14 (3.02%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (17.67%) .NET
2 34 (7.33%) HTML
2 34 (7.33%) ASP.NET
3 33 (7.11%) .NET Framework
4 32 (6.90%) WinForms
5 28 (6.03%) CSS
6 27 (5.82%) WCF
7 22 (4.74%) XML
8 20 (4.31%) Web Services
9 19 (4.09%) WPF
10 18 (3.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 14 (3.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (2.37%) REST
13 9 (1.94%) SOAP
14 8 (1.72%) XSLT
15 7 (1.51%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (1.51%) jQuery
15 7 (1.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 6 (1.29%) Unity DI Container
16 6 (1.29%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.97%) Clustering
1 37 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 22 (4.74%) DTV
4 21 (4.53%) IPTV
5 17 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.37%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.16%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.94%) Replication
8 9 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.29%) iPhone
9 6 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (1.29%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.29%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.29%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.08%) GIS
11 4 (0.86%) AS400
11 4 (0.86%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.65%) Over-the-Top Content
12 3 (0.65%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 98 (21.12%) Linux
1 98 (21.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 97 (20.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 86 (18.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (8.84%) UNIX
5 40 (8.62%) Windows 7
6 38 (8.19%) Windows XP
7 34 (7.33%) Android
8 28 (6.03%) Apple iOS
9 24 (5.17%) Mac OS
10 18 (3.88%) Windows 8
11 13 (2.80%) CentOS
12 11 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (2.16%) Solaris
14 9 (1.94%) Windows Phone
15 8 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
16 7 (1.51%) Windows 2000
17 6 (1.29%) AIX
18 3 (0.65%) Debian
19 2 (0.43%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (14.01%) ITIL
2 60 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (7.11%) Change Management
3 33 (7.11%) MVC
4 30 (6.47%) Project Management
5 29 (6.25%) TDD
6 27 (5.82%) OOD
7 26 (5.60%) Scrum
8 23 (4.96%) Configuration Management
9 22 (4.74%) Mentoring
10 20 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (4.09%) Software Engineering
12 17 (3.66%) OOP
13 16 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (3.45%) Load Balancing
13 16 (3.45%) iOS Development
13 16 (3.45%) Time Management
13 16 (3.45%) BDD
14 15 (3.23%) Change Control
14 15 (3.23%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 113 (24.35%) SQL
2 76 (16.38%) C#
3 37 (7.97%) JavaScript
4 30 (6.47%) C++
5 24 (5.17%) Perl
5 24 (5.17%) T-SQL
6 23 (4.96%) C
7 19 (4.09%) Python
8 18 (3.88%) PowerShell
9 17 (3.66%) VB
10 15 (3.23%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.94%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.94%) Ruby
12 8 (1.72%) Java
13 6 (1.29%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.08%) XAML
14 5 (1.08%) Korn
15 3 (0.65%) VB6
15 3 (0.65%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.65%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 50 (10.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (10.56%) Degree
3 46 (9.91%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (7.54%) CCNA
5 31 (6.68%) MCSE
5 31 (6.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (4.53%) Security Cleared
7 19 (4.09%) CCNP
8 17 (3.66%) MCP
9 12 (2.59%) SC Cleared
10 10 (2.16%) MCITP
11 8 (1.72%) MCSA
11 8 (1.72%) CCA
11 8 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (1.51%) JNCIS
12 7 (1.51%) CCSE
13 6 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.29%) ISEB
13 6 (1.29%) ISTQB
13 6 (1.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.88%) SLA
2 11 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.94%) QA
4 6 (1.29%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) GxP
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 110 (23.71%) Active Directory
2 64 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (8.19%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.88%) Terminal Services
5 14 (3.02%) VMware ESX
6 10 (2.16%) vSphere
7 9 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (1.51%) XenApp
9 6 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (1.08%) XenServer
10 5 (1.08%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.65%) NFS
13 2 (0.43%) KVM
13 2 (0.43%) Firmware
14 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.22%) Nmap
14 1 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (2.16%) NetBackup
2 8 (1.72%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.08%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (1.08%) BladeLogic
4 5 (1.08%) BMC Performance Manager
4 5 (1.08%) SCOM
4 5 (1.08%) Puppet
4 5 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (0.86%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.86%) Nessus
6 3 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.65%) SCDPM
6 3 (0.65%) WSUS
7 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.43%) SCCM
7 2 (0.43%) Ansible
8 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.22%) OPNET
Vendors
1 193 (41.59%) Microsoft
2 142 (30.60%) VMware
3 115 (24.78%) Cisco
4 53 (11.42%) HP
5 43 (9.27%) Oracle
6 34 (7.33%) Citrix
7 20 (4.31%) Juniper
8 18 (3.88%) NetApp
9 17 (3.66%) CheckPoint
10 16 (3.45%) Red Hat
11 15 (3.23%) Dell
11 15 (3.23%) IBM
12 10 (2.16%) Blue Coat
12 10 (2.16%) 3PAR
13 9 (1.94%) Google
13 9 (1.94%) SAP
13 9 (1.94%) Nortel
14 8 (1.72%) F5
15 7 (1.51%) Aruba
15 7 (1.51%) Lumension
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £30K
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + bonus,training, pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Barry, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum + Excellent benefits inc Trainig budget
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Blaenau Gwent
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £24000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + company car/car allowance, 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lampeter, Dyfed
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000-36,000 + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £17000 - £21000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wrexham, North Wales, Wales
Wrexham County Borough Council
Salary: £28,922 - £33,128 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £40000 per annum - healthcare, pension, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago