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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 264 143 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 19.83% 13.43% 12.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.39% 57.20% 52.47%
Number of salaries quoted 205 135 121
Average salary £36,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
386 250 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.00% 23.47% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 315 225 236
Average salary £38,325 £33,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.40% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +12 235 £37,500 +20.96% 35
North Wales 0 18 £32,500 -13.90% 1
West Wales -4 6 £18,000 -41.93%
Mid Wales -1 3 £18,000 -52.00%
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 206 (42.74%) Microsoft
2 157 (32.57%) Active Directory
3 152 (31.54%) VMware
4 108 (22.41%) Cisco
5 106 (21.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 103 (21.37%) MS Excel
7 100 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 95 (19.71%) MS Exchange
9 86 (17.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 85 (17.63%) VMware Infrastructure
11 83 (17.22%) Linux
12 79 (16.39%) SQL Server
13 77 (15.98%) SQL
14 74 (15.35%) Firewall
15 69 (14.32%) Exchange Server 2013
16 66 (13.69%) Finance
17 59 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
18 58 (12.03%) .NET
18 58 (12.03%) C++
18 58 (12.03%) ITIL
19 57 (11.83%) C#
20 55 (11.41%) SAN
21 54 (11.20%) Windows 7
22 51 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2010
22 51 (10.58%) TCP/IP
22 51 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2007
23 47 (9.75%) Degree
23 47 (9.75%) C
24 46 (9.54%) MS Office
24 46 (9.54%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 95 (19.71%) MS Exchange
2 69 (14.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 51 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 35 (7.26%) IIS
5 28 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 24 (4.98%) WebSphere
7 14 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (2.90%) Apache
8 13 (2.70%) IBM HTTP Server
9 12 (2.49%) Lync
9 12 (2.49%) CMS
10 11 (2.28%) SharePoint
11 8 (1.66%) Commerce Server
11 8 (1.66%) WebLogic
12 7 (1.45%) Tomcat
13 6 (1.24%) Confluence
13 6 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2000
14 5 (1.04%) JBoss
15 4 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 103 (21.37%) MS Excel
2 46 (9.54%) MS Office
3 2 (0.41%) MS Project
4 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.41%) Line 500
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.60%) Office 365
2 12 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.66%) SaaS
4 7 (1.45%) PaaS
5 5 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.62%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (15.35%) Firewall
2 55 (11.41%) SAN
3 51 (10.58%) TCP/IP
4 46 (9.54%) DNS
5 45 (9.34%) HTTP
6 34 (7.05%) DHCP
7 31 (6.43%) Internet
7 31 (6.43%) LAN
8 29 (6.02%) WAN
9 19 (3.94%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (3.73%) VoIP
11 17 (3.53%) NAS
11 17 (3.53%) VPN
12 14 (2.90%) Cisco PIX
13 10 (2.07%) iSCSI
14 8 (1.66%) Wireshark
15 7 (1.45%) IP Telephony
16 6 (1.24%) NetScaler
16 6 (1.24%) BGP
16 6 (1.24%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.87%) MySQL
3 8 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.45%) Data Mining
4 7 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.45%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.45%) Big Data
5 6 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.04%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.04%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.04%) Redis
6 5 (1.04%) Couchbase
7 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (2.49%) JIRA
2 11 (2.28%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.07%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.24%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.24%) TestLink
4 6 (1.24%) Fiddler
4 6 (1.24%) Subversion
5 5 (1.04%) Maven
5 5 (1.04%) Ant
5 5 (1.04%) JUnit
5 5 (1.04%) MSI
5 5 (1.04%) WiX
5 5 (1.04%) Mockito
5 5 (1.04%) EasyMock
5 5 (1.04%) MSTest
6 2 (0.41%) Selenium
7 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.21%) Bugzilla
General
1 66 (13.69%) Finance
2 32 (6.64%) Advertising
3 19 (3.94%) Multimedia
4 18 (3.73%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.28%) Marketing
6 11 (2.28%) Welsh Language
6 11 (2.28%) Electronics
7 9 (1.87%) Back Office
8 8 (1.66%) Automotive
9 5 (1.04%) Games
10 4 (0.83%) Legal
11 3 (0.62%) Retail
11 3 (0.62%) Law
12 2 (0.41%) Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 101 (20.95%) Analyst
2 62 (12.86%) Developer
3 49 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 32 (6.64%) Administrator
5 30 (6.22%) Architect
6 28 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
7 27 (5.60%) Support Engineer
8 25 (5.19%) Support Analyst
9 23 (4.77%) Service Analyst
9 23 (4.77%) Service Desk Analyst
10 21 (4.36%) 3rd Line Support
11 20 (4.15%) Software Engineer
11 20 (4.15%) Consultant
12 19 (3.94%) Senior Developer
13 18 (3.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (3.73%) Test Analyst
13 18 (3.73%) IT Support
14 16 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
14 16 (3.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 16 (3.32%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (12.03%) .NET
2 24 (4.98%) HTML
3 23 (4.77%) WinForms
4 22 (4.56%) .NET Framework
5 21 (4.36%) CSS
6 20 (4.15%) REST
7 13 (2.70%) ASP.NET
8 12 (2.49%) XML
8 12 (2.49%) WPF
9 11 (2.28%) Ajax
10 10 (2.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (1.87%) jQuery
12 6 (1.24%) iOS SDK
12 6 (1.24%) Android SDK
12 6 (1.24%) Silverlight
13 5 (1.04%) JDO
13 5 (1.04%) Spring
13 5 (1.04%) WCF
13 5 (1.04%) JPA
13 5 (1.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.85%) Clustering
3 30 (6.22%) Computer Science
4 26 (5.39%) DTV
5 24 (4.98%) AS400
6 23 (4.77%) IPTV
7 16 (3.32%) Blackberry
8 15 (3.11%) iPad
9 11 (2.28%) iPhone
10 10 (2.07%) Digital Media
10 10 (2.07%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.87%) EqualLogic
12 8 (1.66%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (1.24%) Over-the-Top Content
14 6 (1.24%) Streaming Video
14 6 (1.24%) Cryptography
15 5 (1.04%) Web 2.0
15 5 (1.04%) Wiki
15 5 (1.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 106 (21.99%) Windows Server 2008
2 100 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 86 (17.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 83 (17.22%) Linux
5 54 (11.20%) Windows 7
6 44 (9.13%) Windows XP
7 37 (7.68%) Mac OS
7 37 (7.68%) UNIX
8 35 (7.26%) Android
8 35 (7.26%) Apple iOS
9 18 (3.73%) Windows 8
10 16 (3.32%) Windows Mobile
11 13 (2.70%) OS/400
12 12 (2.49%) CentOS
13 8 (1.66%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (1.66%) Windows Vista
14 6 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.24%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (12.03%) ITIL
2 43 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (8.71%) Software Engineering
4 31 (6.43%) Mentoring
5 26 (5.39%) Change Management
6 24 (4.98%) OOP
7 23 (4.77%) MVC
8 22 (4.56%) OOD
9 19 (3.94%) Service Delivery
10 18 (3.73%) Configuration Management
11 17 (3.53%) OO
12 16 (3.32%) Manual Testing
13 15 (3.11%) TDD
13 15 (3.11%) Load Balancing
13 15 (3.11%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (3.11%) Coaching
14 14 (2.90%) MVVM
14 14 (2.90%) Time Management
15 13 (2.70%) Line Management
16 12 (2.49%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 77 (15.98%) SQL
2 58 (12.03%) C++
3 57 (11.83%) C#
4 47 (9.75%) C
5 29 (6.02%) JavaScript
6 25 (5.19%) Java
6 25 (5.19%) Objective-C
7 21 (4.36%) PowerShell
8 18 (3.73%) Python
8 18 (3.73%) Perl
9 16 (3.32%) Ruby
10 14 (2.90%) XAML
10 14 (2.90%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.07%) Embedded C
12 9 (1.87%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.66%) Embedded C++
14 6 (1.24%) VB
14 6 (1.24%) Korn
15 5 (1.04%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (9.75%) Degree
3 45 (9.34%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (7.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 29 (6.02%) CCNA
6 28 (5.81%) MCSE
7 20 (4.15%) MCP
7 20 (4.15%) CCNP
8 18 (3.73%) MCITP
8 18 (3.73%) VCP5
9 12 (2.49%) Security Cleared
10 10 (2.07%) MCSA
11 7 (1.45%) ISTQB
11 7 (1.45%) SC Cleared
11 7 (1.45%) ISEB
12 4 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.83%) SAP Certification
12 4 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.83%) JNCIS
12 4 (0.83%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.60%) QA
2 21 (4.36%) SLA
3 9 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.04%) GAMP
5 4 (0.83%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 157 (32.57%) Active Directory
2 85 (17.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (7.68%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.53%) Terminal Services
5 16 (3.32%) VMware ESX
6 14 (2.90%) XenApp
7 11 (2.28%) vSphere
8 8 (1.66%) Firmware
9 7 (1.45%) XenServer
10 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.62%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.41%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.41%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.41%) KVM
13 2 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.41%) Xen
14 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (2.07%) SCCM
2 7 (1.45%) WSUS
3 6 (1.24%) Puppet
3 6 (1.24%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.83%) SCOM
6 3 (0.62%) Nessus
6 3 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (0.62%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.62%) Ansible
7 2 (0.41%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.21%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.21%) BMC Performance Manager
8 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.21%) OpenView
8 1 (0.21%) Nagios
8 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.21%) OPNET
8 1 (0.21%) SCSM
Vendors
1 206 (42.74%) Microsoft
2 152 (31.54%) VMware
3 108 (22.41%) Cisco
4 41 (8.51%) Citrix
5 35 (7.26%) HP
6 31 (6.43%) IBM
7 25 (5.19%) Oracle
8 22 (4.56%) CheckPoint
9 20 (4.15%) Dell
9 20 (4.15%) Juniper
10 15 (3.11%) Google
10 15 (3.11%) Apple
11 13 (2.70%) Red Hat
12 11 (2.28%) NetApp
12 11 (2.28%) McAfee
13 10 (2.07%) Xamarin
14 9 (1.87%) Blue Coat
14 9 (1.87%) SAP
15 6 (1.24%) SolarWinds
15 6 (1.24%) Perforce
Chepstow
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great pension, flexible working
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & 10% bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bridgend
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £14000.00 - £15000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £25K
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Supertemps
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + on call + shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: 40 - 45k + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Arts Council of Wales
Salary: From £29,749 to £39,093 per annum - Grade D
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly
IntaPeople
Salary: £0 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago