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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 245 234 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.69% 17.40% 18.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.87% 64.82% 70.52%
Number of salaries quoted 210 214 215
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,150 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,982 £44,250 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
396 361 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.59% 26.84% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 342 325 303
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,980 £53,250 £43,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -2 230 £35,000 - 30
West Wales 0 4 £32,500 +38.29% 1
North Wales -6 4 £27,500 - 3
Mid Wales +7 2 - - 2
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 224 (42.91%) Microsoft
2 198 (37.93%) VMware
3 184 (35.25%) Active Directory
4 155 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 147 (28.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 119 (22.80%) Linux
7 118 (22.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 108 (20.69%) SQL Server
9 101 (19.35%) MS Excel
10 98 (18.77%) SQL
11 94 (18.01%) .NET
11 94 (18.01%) MS Exchange
12 93 (17.82%) C#
13 91 (17.43%) Finance
14 90 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
15 81 (15.52%) Degree
16 75 (14.37%) DNS
17 69 (13.22%) Firewall
17 69 (13.22%) DHCP
18 68 (13.03%) ITIL
19 66 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
20 64 (12.26%) Cisco
21 60 (11.49%) SAN
22 59 (11.30%) TCP/IP
22 59 (11.30%) IIS
23 56 (10.73%) Exchange Server 2013
24 53 (10.15%) C++
25 49 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2010
26 48 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
27 47 (9.00%) ASP.NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 94 (18.01%) MS Exchange
2 59 (11.30%) IIS
3 56 (10.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 49 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 45 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 29 (5.56%) SharePoint
7 24 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (2.87%) Lync
8 15 (2.87%) Apache
8 15 (2.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (2.11%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2000
11 7 (1.34%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (0.96%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.77%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.77%) JBoss
14 3 (0.57%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.38%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 101 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 45 (8.62%) MS Office
3 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.68%) Office 365
3 9 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.72%) PaaS
4 6 (1.15%) SaaS
5 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.19%) GitHub
6 1 (0.19%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 75 (14.37%) DNS
2 69 (13.22%) DHCP
2 69 (13.22%) Firewall
3 60 (11.49%) SAN
4 59 (11.30%) TCP/IP
5 35 (6.70%) HTTP
6 34 (6.51%) Internet
7 21 (4.02%) VoIP
8 14 (2.68%) WAN
9 12 (2.30%) LAN
10 10 (1.92%) DVB
10 10 (1.92%) iSCSI
11 8 (1.53%) VPN
12 5 (0.96%) SNMP
12 5 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.77%) RFID
13 4 (0.77%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.77%) Intranet
13 4 (0.77%) SSL
14 3 (0.57%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (3.07%) Oracle Database
4 16 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (3.07%) SQL Server 2000
5 13 (2.49%) MySQL
6 11 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.72%) Big Data
8 9 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.53%) Data Mining
9 8 (1.53%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.34%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 15 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.34%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.15%) JIRA
5 5 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (0.77%) NUnit
6 4 (0.77%) MSTest
6 4 (0.77%) MSBuild
7 3 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (0.57%) Moq
8 2 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.38%) Selenium
8 2 (0.38%) JMeter
9 1 (0.19%) JUnit
9 1 (0.19%) Subversion
9 1 (0.19%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.19%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 91 (17.43%) Finance
2 41 (7.85%) Advertising
3 20 (3.83%) Marketing
4 17 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.68%) Electronics
6 10 (1.92%) Back Office
7 5 (0.96%) Games
7 5 (0.96%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.38%) Automotive
8 2 (0.38%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.38%) Military
8 2 (0.38%) Retail
9 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.19%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.19%) German Language
9 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 80 (15.33%) Analyst
2 73 (13.98%) Developer
3 69 (13.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 47 (9.00%) Administrator
5 42 (8.05%) Support Analyst
6 39 (7.47%) Support Engineer
7 36 (6.90%) .NET Developer
8 34 (6.51%) 3rd Line Support
9 32 (6.13%) Systems Administrator
9 32 (6.13%) C# Developer
10 30 (5.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 29 (5.56%) Software Engineer
12 26 (4.98%) Architect
13 22 (4.21%) Technical Support
13 22 (4.21%) C# .NET Developer
14 18 (3.45%) DBA
14 18 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
14 18 (3.45%) Server Engineer
15 17 (3.26%) Technical Support Analyst
16 16 (3.07%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (18.01%) .NET
2 47 (9.00%) ASP.NET
3 43 (8.24%) HTML
4 32 (6.13%) XML
5 25 (4.79%) WinForms
6 18 (3.45%) WPF
6 18 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 15 (2.87%) PlayReady
7 15 (2.87%) JSON
8 14 (2.68%) REST
9 12 (2.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 12 (2.30%) .NET Framework
9 12 (2.30%) STL
9 12 (2.30%) Web Services
10 11 (2.11%) WCF
11 9 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (1.72%) CSS
12 6 (1.15%) SOAP
13 5 (0.96%) COM
13 5 (0.96%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.79%) Data Centre
3 23 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 22 (4.21%) Clustering
5 20 (3.83%) AS400
6 14 (2.68%) Enterprise Storage
7 13 (2.49%) EqualLogic
8 12 (2.30%) DTV
9 11 (2.11%) iPad
9 11 (2.11%) iPhone
10 10 (1.92%) Cryptography
11 8 (1.53%) Replication
11 8 (1.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (1.15%) Streaming Video
13 5 (0.96%) IPTV
13 5 (0.96%) GIS
13 5 (0.96%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.77%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.77%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 155 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 147 (28.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 119 (22.80%) Linux
4 118 (22.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (8.62%) Windows 7
6 39 (7.47%) UNIX
7 27 (5.17%) Android
8 26 (4.98%) Windows 8
9 19 (3.64%) Apple iOS
9 19 (3.64%) Mac OS
10 18 (3.45%) Windows XP
11 16 (3.07%) OS/400
12 12 (2.30%) Mac OS X
12 12 (2.30%) Windows Mobile
13 10 (1.92%) Solaris
13 10 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
14 9 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (1.53%) Windows Vista
16 7 (1.34%) AIX
17 3 (0.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (13.03%) ITIL
2 66 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (8.05%) Software Engineering
4 32 (6.13%) MVC
5 27 (5.17%) Scrum
6 20 (3.83%) OO
7 19 (3.64%) CRM
7 19 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (3.45%) Project Management
8 18 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (3.26%) SDLC
10 16 (3.07%) OOP
10 16 (3.07%) Migration
11 15 (2.87%) Service Delivery
12 13 (2.49%) Information Security
12 13 (2.49%) E-Commerce
12 13 (2.49%) Load Balancing
12 13 (2.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 98 (18.77%) SQL
2 93 (17.82%) C#
3 53 (10.15%) C++
4 46 (8.81%) Java
5 40 (7.66%) JavaScript
6 32 (6.13%) T-SQL
7 26 (4.98%) C
8 20 (3.83%) PowerShell
9 16 (3.07%) Python
10 13 (2.49%) VB.NET
10 13 (2.49%) Objective-C
11 10 (1.92%) Perl
12 8 (1.53%) Embedded C
13 6 (1.15%) PHP
13 6 (1.15%) VB
14 5 (0.96%) Embedded C++
14 5 (0.96%) Ruby
15 4 (0.77%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.77%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 81 (15.52%) Degree
2 48 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (6.51%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (6.13%) CCNA
5 28 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (4.98%) MCSE
7 22 (4.21%) MCSA
8 19 (3.64%) Security Cleared
9 17 (3.26%) VCP5
9 17 (3.26%) MCITP
10 12 (2.30%) SC Cleared
11 9 (1.72%) CCNP
12 8 (1.53%) SAP Certification
12 8 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.96%) MCP
14 4 (0.77%) A+ Certification
14 4 (0.77%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
15 3 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.28%) SLA
2 24 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.30%) QA
4 11 (2.11%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.19%) DO-178B
System Software
1 184 (35.25%) Active Directory
2 90 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (7.47%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (2.49%) vSphere
6 12 (2.30%) Firmware
7 11 (2.11%) XenApp
8 7 (1.34%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.15%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.96%) XenServer
10 5 (0.96%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.77%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.77%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (2.11%) SCCM
2 9 (1.72%) Nessus
3 6 (1.15%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (0.96%) SCOM
4 5 (0.96%) WSUS
5 4 (0.77%) Ansible
5 4 (0.77%) Puppet
6 3 (0.57%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.57%) Nagios
6 3 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.38%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.19%) Nmap
8 1 (0.19%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.19%) BMC Performance Manager
8 1 (0.19%) OpenView
8 1 (0.19%) OPNET
8 1 (0.19%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 224 (42.91%) Microsoft
2 198 (37.93%) VMware
3 64 (12.26%) Cisco
4 43 (8.24%) Citrix
5 42 (8.05%) Oracle
6 35 (6.70%) IBM
7 32 (6.13%) HP
8 18 (3.45%) Dell
9 16 (3.07%) SAP
9 16 (3.07%) Xamarin
10 15 (2.87%) Apple
11 13 (2.49%) Red Hat
12 12 (2.30%) NetApp
12 12 (2.30%) SolarWinds
13 10 (1.92%) Veeam
13 10 (1.92%) Dell Compellent
14 8 (1.53%) LogRhythm
14 8 (1.53%) 3PAR
14 8 (1.53%) Qualys
14 8 (1.53%) Avaya
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Prestatyn, Clwyd
Networking People
Posted: 22 hours ago
Monmouthshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Monmouth, Gwent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group
Salary: £20k - 35k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Wales
Airbus
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago