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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 228 238 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 18.08% 17.44% 12.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 73.79% 70.00% 47.59%
Number of salaries quoted 214 214 139
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,250 £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
309 340 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.50% 24.91% 26.97%
Number of salaries quoted 285 316 290
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 £21,350 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 20 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 20 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% 30
West Wales 0 16 £20,500 -18.81% 9
Mid Wales - 4 £23,000 -
North Wales 0 2 £22,500 -22.41% 3
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 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.

1 186 (40.52%) Microsoft
2 135 (29.41%) VMware
3 118 (25.71%) Cisco
4 109 (23.75%) Active Directory
5 108 (23.53%) SQL
6 98 (21.35%) SQL Server
6 98 (21.35%) MS Excel
7 97 (21.13%) Linux
7 97 (21.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 95 (20.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 86 (18.74%) Firewall
10 85 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 79 (17.21%) MS Exchange
12 71 (15.47%) .NET
12 71 (15.47%) Finance
13 66 (14.38%) C#
14 62 (13.51%) ITIL
14 62 (13.51%) SAN
15 59 (12.85%) IIS
15 59 (12.85%) TCP/IP
16 58 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
16 58 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
17 52 (11.33%) Microsoft Certification
18 51 (11.11%) HP
19 46 (10.02%) Degree
20 45 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
21 44 (9.59%) DNS
22 43 (9.37%) Windows XP
23 42 (9.15%) UNIX
24 41 (8.93%) MS Office

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 79 (17.21%) MS Exchange
2 59 (12.85%) IIS
3 40 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 38 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 32 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (3.49%) SharePoint
8 14 (3.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (2.83%) Apache
10 11 (2.40%) Lync
11 10 (2.18%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.53%) Tomcat
12 7 (1.53%) JBoss
12 7 (1.53%) Confluence
12 7 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2000
13 6 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (1.09%) Umbraco
14 5 (1.09%) CMS
15 4 (0.87%) Commerce Server
15 4 (0.87%) Site Server
Applications
1 98 (21.35%) MS Excel
2 41 (8.93%) MS Office
3 6 (1.31%) MS Project
3 6 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Lawson
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) 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 24 (5.23%) Office 365
2 21 (4.58%) SaaS
3 18 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.44%) PaaS
5 2 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (18.74%) Firewall
2 62 (13.51%) SAN
3 59 (12.85%) TCP/IP
4 44 (9.59%) DNS
5 30 (6.54%) WAN
6 29 (6.32%) LAN
7 26 (5.66%) DHCP
8 25 (5.45%) NAS
9 23 (5.01%) Internet
10 21 (4.58%) VPN
10 21 (4.58%) VoIP
11 20 (4.36%) HTTP
12 15 (3.27%) Wireshark
13 12 (2.61%) IP Telephony
13 12 (2.61%) VLAN
14 11 (2.40%) Cisco PIX
14 11 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (2.40%) OSPF
14 11 (2.40%) BGP
15 9 (1.96%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (21.35%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.36%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (2.61%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.18%) RDBMS
6 10 (2.18%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (2.18%) MySQL
7 8 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (0.44%) OLTP
11 2 (0.44%) OLAP
11 2 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.22%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 22 (4.79%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.40%) JIRA
3 9 (1.96%) Cucumber
3 9 (1.96%) Robotium
3 9 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.96%) Calabash
3 9 (1.96%) eggPlant
4 8 (1.74%) Selenium
5 7 (1.53%) Fiddler
5 7 (1.53%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (1.53%) SoapUI
5 7 (1.53%) TestLink
6 6 (1.31%) NUnit
6 6 (1.31%) JBehave
6 6 (1.31%) MSTest
7 4 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (0.87%) Moq
7 4 (0.87%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 71 (15.47%) Finance
2 25 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.70%) Multimedia
4 16 (3.49%) Welsh Language
5 15 (3.27%) Legal
5 15 (3.27%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.40%) Advertising
6 11 (2.40%) Retail
7 7 (1.53%) Back Office
8 6 (1.31%) Electronics
8 6 (1.31%) French Language
8 6 (1.31%) German Language
8 6 (1.31%) Italian Language
8 6 (1.31%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.09%) Law
9 5 (1.09%) Games
10 4 (0.87%) Banking
11 2 (0.44%) Marketing
12 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 99 (21.57%) Analyst
2 58 (12.64%) Developer
3 49 (10.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (6.75%) Support Engineer
4 31 (6.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 31 (6.75%) Administrator
5 29 (6.32%) Support Analyst
6 24 (5.23%) Service Analyst
7 23 (5.01%) Service Desk Analyst
7 23 (5.01%) Software Engineer
8 21 (4.58%) DBA
9 20 (4.36%) .NET Developer
10 17 (3.70%) Software Developer
11 16 (3.49%) Test Engineer
11 16 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support
12 15 (3.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 15 (3.27%) Consultant
13 14 (3.05%) Systems Engineer
13 14 (3.05%) C# Developer
13 14 (3.05%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (15.47%) .NET
2 28 (6.10%) HTML
3 26 (5.66%) ASP.NET
4 25 (5.45%) .NET Framework
5 23 (5.01%) WinForms
6 21 (4.58%) CSS
7 19 (4.14%) Web Services
8 18 (3.92%) XML
8 18 (3.92%) WCF
9 13 (2.83%) WPF
10 12 (2.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 11 (2.40%) REST
12 10 (2.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (1.96%) SOAP
14 7 (1.53%) jQuery
15 5 (1.09%) Application Packaging
15 5 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
15 5 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (1.09%) HTML5
15 5 (1.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.06%) Clustering
1 37 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.10%) Blackberry
3 24 (5.23%) DTV
4 21 (4.58%) IPTV
5 16 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.40%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.53%) Replication
9 6 (1.31%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.31%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.31%) iPhone
10 5 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (1.09%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.87%) EPoS
11 4 (0.87%) AS400
11 4 (0.87%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (0.87%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 97 (21.13%) Linux
1 97 (21.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 95 (20.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (9.37%) Windows XP
5 42 (9.15%) UNIX
6 41 (8.93%) Windows 7
7 34 (7.41%) Android
8 25 (5.45%) Apple iOS
9 24 (5.23%) Mac OS
10 16 (3.49%) Windows 8
11 15 (3.27%) CentOS
12 10 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (1.96%) Windows Phone
14 8 (1.74%) Solaris
15 6 (1.31%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (1.31%) AIX
15 6 (1.31%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.65%) Debian
16 3 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (13.51%) ITIL
2 58 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (6.75%) Change Management
4 29 (6.32%) TDD
4 29 (6.32%) Project Management
5 26 (5.66%) OOD
6 25 (5.45%) MVC
7 23 (5.01%) Configuration Management
7 23 (5.01%) Scrum
8 21 (4.58%) Mentoring
9 18 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (3.92%) BDD
9 18 (3.92%) Software Engineering
10 17 (3.70%) OOP
11 16 (3.49%) Load Balancing
12 15 (3.27%) Change Control
13 14 (3.05%) Time Management
13 14 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (2.83%) iOS Development
15 12 (2.61%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 108 (23.53%) SQL
2 66 (14.38%) C#
3 31 (6.75%) C++
4 30 (6.54%) JavaScript
5 26 (5.66%) Perl
6 25 (5.45%) C
7 21 (4.58%) Python
8 19 (4.14%) T-SQL
9 15 (3.27%) PowerShell
10 14 (3.05%) VB
11 11 (2.40%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.40%) Ruby
12 9 (1.96%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.96%) Java
13 7 (1.53%) Korn
14 6 (1.31%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.09%) XAML
16 3 (0.65%) Embedded C
16 3 (0.65%) Embedded C++
17 2 (0.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 52 (11.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (10.02%) Degree
3 45 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (7.19%) CCNA
5 30 (6.54%) MCSE
6 29 (6.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (4.36%) CCNP
8 19 (4.14%) Security Cleared
9 18 (3.92%) MCP
10 12 (2.61%) MCITP
11 10 (2.18%) SC Cleared
12 9 (1.96%) MCSA
13 8 (1.74%) JNCIS
13 8 (1.74%) CCA
13 8 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
13 8 (1.74%) CCSE
14 6 (1.31%) ISEB
14 6 (1.31%) ISTQB
15 5 (1.09%) MCSD
15 5 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.92%) SLA
2 10 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.96%) QA
4 5 (1.09%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) GxP
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 109 (23.75%) Active Directory
2 58 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (6.97%) Hyper-V
4 19 (4.14%) Terminal Services
5 11 (2.40%) VMware ESX
6 9 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (1.53%) XenApp
8 6 (1.31%) vSphere
8 6 (1.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (1.09%) ISA Server
9 5 (1.09%) XenServer
10 4 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.65%) NFS
12 2 (0.44%) KVM
12 2 (0.44%) Firmware
13 1 (0.22%) Nmap
13 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (1.74%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.09%) SCOM
2 5 (1.09%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (1.09%) BladeLogic
2 5 (1.09%) WSUS
2 5 (1.09%) BMC Performance Manager
2 5 (1.09%) Puppet
2 5 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (0.87%) Nessus
3 4 (0.87%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.44%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.44%) Ansible
5 2 (0.44%) SCCM
6 1 (0.22%) Nagios
6 1 (0.22%) OPNET
6 1 (0.22%) OpenView
Vendors
1 186 (40.52%) Microsoft
2 135 (29.41%) VMware
3 118 (25.71%) Cisco
4 51 (11.11%) HP
5 40 (8.71%) Oracle
6 32 (6.97%) Citrix
7 22 (4.79%) Juniper
8 20 (4.36%) CheckPoint
9 17 (3.70%) Red Hat
9 17 (3.70%) Dell
10 16 (3.49%) NetApp
11 15 (3.27%) IBM
12 11 (2.40%) Blue Coat
12 11 (2.40%) 3PAR
13 9 (1.96%) F5
13 9 (1.96%) Google
13 9 (1.96%) SAP
13 9 (1.96%) Nortel
14 8 (1.74%) McAfee
14 8 (1.74%) Websense
Neath, West Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £32K + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 to £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £21000 to £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ewloe, Flintshire
Unilever Professional Hidden Page - Singapore
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: up to £25,000 p.a. plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 to £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South Queensferry, West Lothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Monmouthshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £27500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000-36,000 + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £27k - 30k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago