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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 239 239 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 18.67% 17.70% 12.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.99% 68.88% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 224 220 125
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £23,950 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
332 347 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.94% 25.70% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 302 324 263
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 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +3 209 £33,000 +1.53% 35
West Wales +1 22 £21,000 -16.00% 16
Mid Wales - 5 £23,000 - 1
North Wales -5 2 £22,500 -28.57%
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 200 (42.83%) Microsoft
2 148 (31.69%) VMware
3 117 (25.05%) SQL
4 114 (24.41%) SQL Server
5 113 (24.20%) Cisco
6 110 (23.55%) Active Directory
7 104 (22.27%) MS Excel
7 104 (22.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 102 (21.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 101 (21.63%) Linux
10 91 (19.49%) Firewall
11 87 (18.63%) .NET
11 87 (18.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 80 (17.13%) C#
13 75 (16.06%) MS Exchange
14 72 (15.42%) ITIL
14 72 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
15 70 (14.99%) Finance
16 65 (13.92%) SAN
17 63 (13.49%) TCP/IP
17 63 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
18 60 (12.85%) IIS
19 58 (12.42%) HP
20 50 (10.71%) Degree
20 50 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
21 47 (10.06%) Oracle
22 46 (9.85%) Cisco Certification
23 45 (9.64%) UNIX
23 45 (9.64%) DNS
24 43 (9.21%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 75 (16.06%) MS Exchange
2 60 (12.85%) IIS
3 37 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 34 (7.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (4.07%) SharePoint
8 14 (3.00%) Apache
9 12 (2.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (2.57%) Lync
10 10 (2.14%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.71%) CMS
12 7 (1.50%) Commerce Server
12 7 (1.50%) Tomcat
13 6 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2000
13 6 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (1.07%) Confluence
14 5 (1.07%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 104 (22.27%) MS Excel
2 34 (7.28%) MS Office
3 6 (1.28%) MS Project
3 6 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Lawson
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) Line 500
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.21%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.21%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (4.71%) Office 365
3 20 (4.28%) SaaS
4 5 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.43%) PaaS
5 2 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (19.49%) Firewall
2 65 (13.92%) SAN
3 63 (13.49%) TCP/IP
4 45 (9.64%) DNS
5 29 (6.21%) Internet
6 26 (5.57%) WAN
7 25 (5.35%) NAS
8 24 (5.14%) LAN
8 24 (5.14%) DHCP
9 20 (4.28%) VoIP
10 19 (4.07%) HTTP
11 16 (3.43%) VPN
12 13 (2.78%) VLAN
12 13 (2.78%) Wireshark
13 12 (2.57%) IP Telephony
14 10 (2.14%) Cisco PIX
14 10 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (2.14%) OSPF
14 10 (2.14%) BGP
15 9 (1.93%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (24.41%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.28%) Relational Database
3 16 (3.43%) Oracle Database
3 16 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (3.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (3.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.14%) MySQL
6 10 (2.14%) RDBMS
7 9 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.43%) OLAP
11 2 (0.43%) OLTP
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (6.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.36%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (1.93%) NUnit
3 9 (1.93%) JIRA
3 9 (1.93%) MSTest
3 9 (1.93%) Cucumber
3 9 (1.93%) Robotium
3 9 (1.93%) Calabash
3 9 (1.93%) eggPlant
4 8 (1.71%) Selenium
4 8 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.50%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.50%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (1.50%) Moq
5 7 (1.50%) SoapUI
6 6 (1.28%) Mercurial
6 6 (1.28%) JBehave
7 5 (1.07%) Fiddler
8 4 (0.86%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 70 (14.99%) Finance
2 26 (5.57%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.43%) Multimedia
3 16 (3.43%) Legal
3 16 (3.43%) Welsh Language
4 15 (3.21%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.36%) Retail
6 9 (1.93%) Advertising
7 7 (1.50%) Back Office
7 7 (1.50%) French Language
7 7 (1.50%) Italian Language
8 6 (1.28%) Spanish Language
8 6 (1.28%) German Language
8 6 (1.28%) Electronics
9 5 (1.07%) Law
9 5 (1.07%) Games
10 4 (0.86%) Banking
10 4 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 96 (20.56%) Analyst
2 71 (15.20%) Developer
3 51 (10.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 36 (7.71%) Support Analyst
5 32 (6.85%) Support Engineer
6 31 (6.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 31 (6.64%) .NET Developer
7 25 (5.35%) Administrator
8 23 (4.93%) DBA
8 23 (4.93%) Software Engineer
9 19 (4.07%) Software Developer
10 18 (3.85%) Service Analyst
10 18 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 17 (3.64%) C# Developer
11 17 (3.64%) Service Desk Analyst
11 17 (3.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (3.43%) 3rd Line Support
12 16 (3.43%) Consultant
13 15 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
13 15 (3.21%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (18.63%) .NET
2 38 (8.14%) ASP.NET
3 37 (7.92%) HTML
3 37 (7.92%) .NET Framework
4 34 (7.28%) WinForms
5 31 (6.64%) CSS
5 31 (6.64%) WCF
6 26 (5.57%) XML
7 22 (4.71%) WPF
8 21 (4.50%) Web Services
9 19 (4.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 15 (3.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (2.36%) REST
12 9 (1.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (1.93%) XSLT
12 9 (1.93%) SOAP
13 8 (1.71%) jQuery
13 8 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 7 (1.50%) Razor View Engine
14 7 (1.50%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (7.71%) Clustering
3 27 (5.78%) Blackberry
4 22 (4.71%) DTV
5 20 (4.28%) IPTV
6 18 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.57%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.36%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.93%) Replication
10 7 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (1.28%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.28%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.28%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.28%) GIS
12 4 (0.86%) AS400
12 4 (0.86%) iPhone
12 4 (0.86%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.64%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 104 (22.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 102 (21.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 101 (21.63%) Linux
4 87 (18.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (9.64%) UNIX
6 36 (7.71%) Windows 7
7 35 (7.49%) Windows XP
8 31 (6.64%) Android
9 29 (6.21%) Apple iOS
10 23 (4.93%) Mac OS
11 16 (3.43%) Windows 8
12 14 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (2.78%) CentOS
14 12 (2.57%) Solaris
15 10 (2.14%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (1.93%) Windows Phone
17 8 (1.71%) AIX
18 7 (1.50%) Windows 2000
19 3 (0.64%) Debian
20 2 (0.43%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (15.42%) ITIL
2 63 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (7.92%) MVC
4 34 (7.28%) Change Management
5 30 (6.42%) TDD
5 30 (6.42%) Project Management
6 28 (6.00%) Scrum
7 26 (5.57%) OOD
8 23 (4.93%) Configuration Management
9 22 (4.71%) Mentoring
10 20 (4.28%) Performance Tuning
10 20 (4.28%) Software Engineering
11 17 (3.64%) Load Balancing
11 17 (3.64%) iOS Development
12 16 (3.43%) Android Development
12 16 (3.43%) Time Management
12 16 (3.43%) BDD
12 16 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (3.43%) OOP
13 14 (3.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 117 (25.05%) SQL
2 80 (17.13%) C#
3 40 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 29 (6.21%) C++
5 26 (5.57%) Perl
6 25 (5.35%) T-SQL
7 22 (4.71%) C
8 21 (4.50%) Python
9 18 (3.85%) VB
9 18 (3.85%) PowerShell
10 17 (3.64%) VB.NET
11 9 (1.93%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.93%) Ruby
12 8 (1.71%) Java
13 6 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.28%) XAML
14 5 (1.07%) Korn
15 3 (0.64%) VB6
15 3 (0.64%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.64%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 50 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 50 (10.71%) Degree
2 46 (9.85%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (7.49%) CCNA
4 34 (7.28%) MCSE
5 31 (6.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 22 (4.71%) Security Cleared
7 19 (4.07%) MCP
7 19 (4.07%) CCNP
8 12 (2.57%) SC Cleared
9 9 (1.93%) MCITP
9 9 (1.93%) MCSA
10 8 (1.71%) CCA
10 8 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
11 7 (1.50%) JNCIS
11 7 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.50%) CCSE
12 6 (1.28%) ISTQB
12 6 (1.28%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.43%) SLA
2 12 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.93%) QA
4 7 (1.50%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) GxP
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 110 (23.55%) Active Directory
2 72 (15.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (9.21%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.85%) Terminal Services
5 13 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 13 (2.78%) vSphere
6 9 (1.93%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (1.28%) XenApp
7 6 (1.28%) XenServer
8 5 (1.07%) ISA Server
8 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.64%) NFS
11 2 (0.43%) KVM
11 2 (0.43%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.21%) vCloud
12 1 (0.21%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (2.57%) NetBackup
2 8 (1.71%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (1.07%) SCOM
4 5 (1.07%) Puppet
4 5 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.07%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (1.07%) BladeLogic
4 5 (1.07%) BMC Performance Manager
5 4 (0.86%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.86%) Nessus
6 3 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.64%) SCDPM
6 3 (0.64%) WSUS
6 3 (0.64%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.43%) SCCM
7 2 (0.43%) Ansible
8 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.21%) OpenView
Vendors
1 200 (42.83%) Microsoft
2 148 (31.69%) VMware
3 113 (24.20%) Cisco
4 58 (12.42%) HP
5 47 (10.06%) Oracle
6 34 (7.28%) Citrix
7 21 (4.50%) Juniper
8 20 (4.28%) NetApp
8 20 (4.28%) Red Hat
9 19 (4.07%) CheckPoint
10 18 (3.85%) IBM
11 15 (3.21%) Dell
12 10 (2.14%) SAP
12 10 (2.14%) Blue Coat
13 9 (1.93%) Google
13 9 (1.93%) 3PAR
13 9 (1.93%) Nortel
14 8 (1.71%) F5
14 8 (1.71%) SonicWALL
15 7 (1.50%) Lumension
Newport, Gwent
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £24k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lampeter, Dyfed
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Rhondda Cynon Taff
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bonus+ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £30K
Posted: 4 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22500.00 - £26500.00 per annum + plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 to £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £21K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago