The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 181 213 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 14.74% 17.12% 17.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.51% 68.93% 54.78%
Number of salaries quoted 164 197 156
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £48,000 £43,950
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
285 309 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.21% 24.84% 32.13%
Number of salaries quoted 259 284 274
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales 0 143 £32,500 - 28
West Wales -2 26 £27,500 -21.42% 9
North Wales +10 9 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 207 (59.31%) Microsoft
2 151 (43.27%) VMware
3 116 (33.24%) Active Directory
4 108 (30.95%) SQL Server
5 105 (30.09%) .NET
6 101 (28.94%) MS Excel
7 91 (26.07%) Cisco
8 90 (25.79%) SQL
9 85 (24.36%) Citrix
10 83 (23.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 82 (23.50%) MS Exchange
12 79 (22.64%) C#
13 76 (21.78%) Hyper-V
14 73 (20.92%) ITIL
15 68 (19.48%) TCP/IP
16 67 (19.20%) DNS
17 66 (18.91%) Firewall
18 64 (18.34%) Windows Server 2008
19 63 (18.05%) HP
20 57 (16.33%) SAN
21 55 (15.76%) Windows Server 2003
22 54 (15.47%) Symantec
23 53 (15.19%) Clustering
23 53 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
23 53 (15.19%) IIS
24 52 (14.90%) Windows Server 2012
25 51 (14.61%) Security Cleared
26 50 (14.33%) NetBackup
27 48 (13.75%) Terminal Services
27 48 (13.75%) ASP.NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 82 (23.50%) MS Exchange
2 53 (15.19%) IIS
3 37 (10.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (9.74%) SharePoint
4 34 (9.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (8.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 27 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 22 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2000
8 17 (4.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (4.01%) Lync
10 13 (3.72%) Commerce Server
10 13 (3.72%) CMS
11 8 (2.29%) Apache
12 6 (1.72%) WebSphere
13 5 (1.43%) Tomcat
14 4 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.57%) GroupWise
15 2 (0.57%) WorkSite
16 1 (0.29%) Mule
Applications
1 101 (28.94%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) ImageReady
3 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.43%) Office 365
3 4 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (19.48%) TCP/IP
2 67 (19.20%) DNS
3 66 (18.91%) Firewall
4 57 (16.33%) SAN
5 45 (12.89%) DHCP
6 30 (8.60%) Internet
7 23 (6.59%) NAS
8 21 (6.02%) LAN
9 17 (4.87%) WAN
9 17 (4.87%) VPN
10 10 (2.87%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (2.87%) Ethernet
11 9 (2.58%) VoIP
12 8 (2.29%) Wireless
12 8 (2.29%) SNMP
13 6 (1.72%) RFID
13 6 (1.72%) MPLS
13 6 (1.72%) iSCSI
14 5 (1.43%) DWDM
14 5 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (4.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (2.58%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (2.58%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.15%) MS Access
9 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.29%) DB2
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.29%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 14 (4.01%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.87%) MSTest
2 10 (2.87%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (2.87%) Moq
2 10 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (2.87%) NUnit
3 9 (2.58%) Mercurial
3 9 (2.58%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.15%) Xcode
4 4 (1.15%) JIRA
5 3 (0.86%) Selenium
5 3 (0.86%) Hudson
5 3 (0.86%) JBehave
5 3 (0.86%) WebDriver
5 3 (0.86%) eggPlant
5 3 (0.86%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.29%) Subversion
6 1 (0.29%) MSI
General
1 27 (7.74%) Finance
1 27 (7.74%) Legal
2 22 (6.30%) Local Government
3 10 (2.87%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.72%) Electronics
5 5 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.15%) Advertising
7 3 (0.86%) Banking
7 3 (0.86%) Retail
8 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.57%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.57%) Marketing
9 1 (0.29%) Billing
9 1 (0.29%) French Language
9 1 (0.29%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.29%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 68 (19.48%) Developer
2 67 (19.20%) Analyst
3 41 (11.75%) .NET Developer
4 32 (9.17%) Support Analyst
5 30 (8.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 29 (8.31%) Support Engineer
7 24 (6.88%) C# Developer
8 21 (6.02%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (6.02%) Wintel Engineer
9 19 (5.44%) Technical Support
10 17 (4.87%) Systems Engineer
11 16 (4.58%) Architect
11 16 (4.58%) Service Analyst
11 16 (4.58%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 16 (4.58%) Service Desk Analyst
12 15 (4.30%) Wintel Support
12 15 (4.30%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (3.72%) Wintel Support Engineer
13 13 (3.72%) 2nd Line Support
14 11 (3.15%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (30.09%) .NET
2 48 (13.75%) ASP.NET
3 47 (13.47%) WinForms
4 43 (12.32%) WPF
5 40 (11.46%) .NET Framework
6 32 (9.17%) WCF
7 29 (8.31%) CSS
8 28 (8.02%) HTML
9 25 (7.16%) XML
10 17 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 16 (4.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (2.87%) Unity DI Container
12 10 (2.87%) Castle Windsor
12 10 (2.87%) Ninject
12 10 (2.87%) Razor View Engine
12 10 (2.87%) XSLT
12 10 (2.87%) Silverlight
12 10 (2.87%) Spring.NET
13 9 (2.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.19%) Clustering
2 28 (8.02%) Blackberry
3 19 (5.44%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.87%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.87%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (2.58%) GIS
7 6 (1.72%) Firmware
7 6 (1.72%) EqualLogic
8 5 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.43%) DTV
9 4 (1.15%) CLARiiON
9 4 (1.15%) iPad
9 4 (1.15%) iPhone
10 3 (0.86%) STB
10 3 (0.86%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.86%) Replication
10 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 64 (18.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 55 (15.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 52 (14.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (12.03%) UNIX
4 42 (12.03%) Linux
5 33 (9.46%) Windows 7
6 25 (7.16%) Android
7 15 (4.30%) Apple iOS
8 13 (3.72%) Windows XP
9 11 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (3.15%) Windows 8
10 9 (2.58%) Windows 2000 Server
11 8 (2.29%) AIX
12 6 (1.72%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.15%) Solaris
14 3 (0.86%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.57%) i5/OS
16 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (20.92%) ITIL
2 38 (10.89%) MVC
3 27 (7.74%) Scrum
4 26 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (6.02%) TDD
5 21 (6.02%) Load Balancing
6 20 (5.73%) OO
6 20 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (4.58%) Dependency Injection
7 16 (4.58%) Kanban
7 16 (4.58%) Web Application Development
8 15 (4.30%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (3.15%) Software Engineering
9 11 (3.15%) Change Management
9 11 (3.15%) Android Development
9 11 (3.15%) iOS Development
10 10 (2.87%) Problem Management
10 10 (2.87%) MVVM
10 10 (2.87%) Incident Management
11 9 (2.58%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 90 (25.79%) SQL
2 79 (22.64%) C#
3 45 (12.89%) PowerShell
4 29 (8.31%) VB.NET
5 25 (7.16%) JavaScript
6 24 (6.88%) T-SQL
7 19 (5.44%) VB
8 17 (4.87%) VBScript
8 17 (4.87%) Java
9 14 (4.01%) Perl
10 11 (3.15%) C
11 9 (2.58%) Python
11 9 (2.58%) C++
12 8 (2.29%) Objective-C
13 7 (2.01%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.15%) PHP
14 4 (1.15%) VB6
15 3 (0.86%) Delphi
16 2 (0.57%) VC++
16 2 (0.57%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 53 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (14.61%) Security Cleared
3 37 (10.60%) MCSE
4 31 (8.88%) MCP
5 30 (8.60%) SC Cleared
6 25 (7.16%) DV Cleared
7 22 (6.30%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (6.02%) Degree
9 19 (5.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (5.44%) CCNA
10 16 (4.58%) Oracle Certification
11 13 (3.72%) SAP Certification
12 12 (3.44%) MCSA
13 10 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (2.29%) MCITP
15 6 (1.72%) VCP5
15 6 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (1.72%) CCNP
16 5 (1.43%) CCA
17 3 (0.86%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.30%) QA
2 14 (4.01%) SLA
3 12 (3.44%) ISO 9001
3 12 (3.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) GxP
System Software
1 116 (33.24%) Active Directory
2 83 (23.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (21.78%) Hyper-V
4 48 (13.75%) Terminal Services
5 46 (13.18%) vSphere
6 26 (7.45%) XenApp
7 25 (7.16%) MetaFrame
8 19 (5.44%) XenDesktop
8 19 (5.44%) VMware ESX
9 17 (4.87%) XenServer
10 16 (4.58%) vCloud
11 10 (2.87%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (2.29%) UAG
13 3 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 50 (14.33%) NetBackup
2 40 (11.46%) Norton AntiVirus
3 38 (10.89%) Backup Exec
4 19 (5.44%) HP Data Protector
5 18 (5.16%) SCCM
6 17 (4.87%) ARCserve
7 9 (2.58%) WSUS
8 8 (2.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (2.29%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (2.01%) MIMEsweeper
10 5 (1.43%) SCOM
10 5 (1.43%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.15%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.86%) Nagios
12 3 (0.86%) SCDPM
13 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (0.57%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 207 (59.31%) Microsoft
2 151 (43.27%) VMware
3 91 (26.07%) Cisco
4 85 (24.36%) Citrix
5 63 (18.05%) HP
6 54 (15.47%) Symantec
7 37 (10.60%) Oracle
8 35 (10.03%) Remedy
9 23 (6.59%) McAfee
9 23 (6.59%) Sophos
10 14 (4.01%) Red Hat
11 13 (3.72%) SAP
11 13 (3.72%) IBM
12 12 (3.44%) Dell
13 10 (2.87%) Veritas
14 9 (2.58%) NetApp
15 8 (2.29%) Intel
16 7 (2.01%) Avaya
16 7 (2.01%) Sybase
16 7 (2.01%) Websense
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Roc Search
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Upto 25,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Wrexham
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Salary: £28000.00 - £31000.00 per annum
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Wrexham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Car/Car Allowance + Benefits
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