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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 218 236 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 17.22% 17.11% 13.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.91% 69.21% 48.71%
Number of salaries quoted 204 210 144
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.11%
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
299 341 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.62% 24.73% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 278 312 294
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £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 31 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 31 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 +5 195 £32,500 - 40
West Wales -1 16 £20,000 -20.79% 6
Mid Wales - 4 £23,000 -
North Wales +1 2 £22,500 -22.07% 3
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 180 (40.18%) Microsoft
2 127 (28.35%) VMware
3 117 (26.12%) Cisco
4 112 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 106 (23.66%) SQL
6 102 (22.77%) MS Excel
7 93 (20.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 92 (20.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 89 (19.87%) SQL Server
10 87 (19.42%) Linux
11 85 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 82 (18.30%) MS Exchange
12 82 (18.30%) Firewall
13 66 (14.73%) Finance
14 62 (13.84%) .NET
15 59 (13.17%) C#
16 58 (12.95%) SAN
17 57 (12.72%) ITIL
17 57 (12.72%) TCP/IP
18 54 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
19 53 (11.83%) IIS
20 50 (11.16%) Microsoft Certification
21 49 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
22 48 (10.71%) Degree
23 46 (10.27%) Cisco Certification
23 46 (10.27%) HP
24 45 (10.04%) MS Office
25 44 (9.82%) Windows XP
26 43 (9.60%) DNS
26 43 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 82 (18.30%) MS Exchange
2 53 (11.83%) IIS
3 43 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 42 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 36 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 30 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (3.35%) SharePoint
8 14 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (2.68%) Apache
10 11 (2.46%) WebLogic
10 11 (2.46%) Lync
11 7 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2000
11 7 (1.56%) Confluence
12 6 (1.34%) Tomcat
13 5 (1.12%) JBoss
13 5 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.89%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.89%) CMS
14 4 (0.89%) Site Server
14 4 (0.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 102 (22.77%) MS Excel
2 45 (10.04%) MS Office
3 4 (0.89%) MS Project
3 4 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Lawson
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) 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 26 (5.80%) Office 365
2 17 (3.79%) SaaS
3 15 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.45%) PaaS
5 2 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (18.30%) Firewall
2 58 (12.95%) SAN
3 57 (12.72%) TCP/IP
4 43 (9.60%) DNS
5 29 (6.47%) WAN
6 28 (6.25%) LAN
7 25 (5.58%) DHCP
8 24 (5.36%) Internet
9 23 (5.13%) NAS
10 21 (4.69%) VPN
10 21 (4.69%) VoIP
11 20 (4.46%) HTTP
12 15 (3.35%) Wireshark
13 12 (2.68%) Cisco PIX
13 12 (2.68%) IP Telephony
13 12 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (2.68%) OSPF
13 12 (2.68%) BGP
14 10 (2.23%) RIP
14 10 (2.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (19.87%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.79%) Relational Database
3 13 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (2.23%) RDBMS
6 9 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (2.01%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.79%) MySQL
8 7 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.22%) Ingres
13 1 (0.22%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 19 (4.24%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.23%) JIRA
3 9 (2.01%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.79%) eggPlant
4 8 (1.79%) Cucumber
5 7 (1.56%) Calabash
5 7 (1.56%) Robotium
5 7 (1.56%) TestLink
5 7 (1.56%) Selenium
5 7 (1.56%) Fiddler
6 6 (1.34%) SoapUI
7 5 (1.12%) JBehave
7 5 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.89%) NUnit
8 4 (0.89%) MSTest
9 3 (0.67%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.67%) Subversion
10 2 (0.45%) Maven
10 2 (0.45%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
General
1 66 (14.73%) Finance
2 25 (5.58%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.24%) Multimedia
4 16 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.90%) Legal
6 12 (2.68%) Advertising
6 12 (2.68%) Welsh Language
7 11 (2.46%) Retail
8 7 (1.56%) Back Office
9 6 (1.34%) Electronics
9 6 (1.34%) Games
10 5 (1.12%) Law
11 4 (0.89%) French Language
11 4 (0.89%) German Language
11 4 (0.89%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.89%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.67%) Banking
13 2 (0.45%) Marketing
14 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 98 (21.88%) Analyst
2 50 (11.16%) Developer
3 45 (10.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 32 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 31 (6.92%) Administrator
6 29 (6.47%) 2nd Line Support
7 27 (6.03%) Support Analyst
8 23 (5.13%) Software Engineer
8 23 (5.13%) Service Analyst
9 22 (4.91%) Service Desk Analyst
10 21 (4.69%) DBA
11 16 (3.57%) .NET Developer
11 16 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
12 15 (3.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 15 (3.35%) Software Developer
12 15 (3.35%) Consultant
13 14 (3.13%) Test Engineer
13 14 (3.13%) SQL DBA
13 14 (3.13%) IT Support
14 13 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (13.84%) .NET
2 22 (4.91%) HTML
3 21 (4.69%) WinForms
4 20 (4.46%) .NET Framework
5 19 (4.24%) ASP.NET
6 16 (3.57%) CSS
6 16 (3.57%) XML
7 15 (3.35%) Web Services
8 12 (2.68%) WCF
9 10 (2.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (2.23%) REST
10 9 (2.01%) WPF
10 9 (2.01%) SOAP
11 7 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (1.12%) Middleware
12 5 (1.12%) Application Packaging
12 5 (1.12%) jQuery
12 5 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (0.89%) HTML5
13 4 (0.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (8.04%) Clustering
3 25 (5.58%) Blackberry
4 24 (5.36%) DTV
5 21 (4.69%) IPTV
6 14 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.01%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.34%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.34%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.34%) Replication
9 6 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.34%) iPhone
10 5 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (0.89%) iPad
11 4 (0.89%) EPoS
11 4 (0.89%) AS400
11 4 (0.89%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.67%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.67%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 93 (20.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 92 (20.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (19.42%) Linux
4 85 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (9.82%) Windows XP
6 42 (9.38%) UNIX
6 42 (9.38%) Windows 7
7 28 (6.25%) Android
8 27 (6.03%) Mac OS
9 19 (4.24%) Apple iOS
10 15 (3.35%) Windows 8
11 12 (2.68%) CentOS
12 6 (1.34%) Windows Phone
13 5 (1.12%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.89%) Solaris
15 3 (0.67%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.67%) AIX
16 2 (0.45%) Debian
16 2 (0.45%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (12.72%) ITIL
2 49 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (6.25%) Change Management
4 27 (6.03%) Project Management
5 25 (5.58%) OOD
6 23 (5.13%) Configuration Management
6 23 (5.13%) TDD
7 19 (4.24%) Software Engineering
7 19 (4.24%) OOP
8 17 (3.79%) MVC
8 17 (3.79%) Scrum
9 16 (3.57%) BDD
9 16 (3.57%) Mentoring
10 15 (3.35%) Change Control
11 14 (3.13%) Time Management
11 14 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (2.90%) Load Balancing
13 12 (2.68%) Line Management
14 11 (2.46%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 106 (23.66%) SQL
2 59 (13.17%) C#
3 33 (7.37%) C++
4 26 (5.80%) C
5 23 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 21 (4.69%) Perl
7 17 (3.79%) T-SQL
7 17 (3.79%) Python
8 14 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.46%) Bash Shell
9 11 (2.46%) Ruby
9 11 (2.46%) VB
10 10 (2.23%) Java
11 7 (1.56%) Korn
12 6 (1.34%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.12%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.89%) Embedded C
14 4 (0.89%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.67%) XAML
16 2 (0.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 50 (11.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (10.71%) Degree
3 46 (10.27%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (7.37%) CCNA
5 29 (6.47%) MCSE
6 26 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (4.69%) CCNP
8 18 (4.02%) MCP
8 18 (4.02%) Security Cleared
9 12 (2.68%) MCITP
10 9 (2.01%) CCSE
10 9 (2.01%) JNCIS
10 9 (2.01%) MCSA
10 9 (2.01%) SC Cleared
11 8 (1.79%) ISEB
11 8 (1.79%) CCA
11 8 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (1.79%) ISTQB
12 5 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.12%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.79%) SLA
2 9 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.79%) QA
4 4 (0.89%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) GxP
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 112 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 54 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (6.92%) Hyper-V
4 20 (4.46%) Terminal Services
5 12 (2.68%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (1.56%) XenApp
8 6 (1.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (1.12%) ISA Server
9 5 (1.12%) XenServer
9 5 (1.12%) vSphere
10 3 (0.67%) NFS
10 3 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.45%) Firmware
11 2 (0.45%) KVM
12 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.22%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 7 (1.56%) NetBackup
2 5 (1.12%) SCOM
2 5 (1.12%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.12%) BMC PATROL
2 5 (1.12%) BladeLogic
2 5 (1.12%) WSUS
2 5 (1.12%) BMC Performance Manager
2 5 (1.12%) Puppet
2 5 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (0.89%) Nessus
4 3 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (0.67%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.45%) SCCM
5 2 (0.45%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.45%) Ansible
6 1 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.22%) Nagios
6 1 (0.22%) OPNET
Vendors
1 180 (40.18%) Microsoft
2 127 (28.35%) VMware
3 117 (26.12%) Cisco
4 46 (10.27%) HP
5 33 (7.37%) Citrix
5 33 (7.37%) Oracle
6 23 (5.13%) Juniper
7 21 (4.69%) CheckPoint
8 17 (3.79%) Dell
9 13 (2.90%) IBM
9 13 (2.90%) NetApp
10 12 (2.68%) Blue Coat
11 11 (2.46%) 3PAR
12 10 (2.23%) F5
12 10 (2.23%) Red Hat
13 9 (2.01%) McAfee
13 9 (2.01%) Websense
13 9 (2.01%) SAP
13 9 (2.01%) Nortel
13 9 (2.01%) Lumension
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Supertemps
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum plus £3750 shift allowance and benef
Posted: 5 hours ago
South Wales
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £23000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Deeside, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chepstow
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great pension, flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + bonus,training, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Neath, West Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £32K + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £22000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abergavenny
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cwmbran
CPS Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Caerphilly
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 3 days ago