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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 200 275 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 15.50% 20.25% 13.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.95% 70.15% 56.10%
Number of salaries quoted 170 210 132
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
364 392 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.22% 28.87% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 328 310 222
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 0 187 £30,000 -20.00% 30
West Wales -8 10 £19,000 +5.55%
North Wales -4 3 £43,000 +32.30% 1
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 190 (44.81%) Windows Server
2 188 (44.34%) Active Directory
3 186 (43.87%) Microsoft
4 158 (37.26%) VMware
5 105 (24.76%) SQL
6 96 (22.64%) Linux
6 96 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 92 (21.70%) ITIL
8 91 (21.46%) MS Excel
9 85 (20.05%) MS Exchange
9 85 (20.05%) Firewall
10 80 (18.87%) SQL Server
11 77 (18.16%) Cisco
12 73 (17.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 72 (16.98%) DNS
14 70 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
15 62 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
16 58 (13.68%) SAN
16 58 (13.68%) DHCP
17 56 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
18 55 (12.97%) Unix
19 50 (11.79%) MS Office
20 49 (11.56%) .NET
21 46 (10.85%) TCP/IP
22 45 (10.61%) Finance
23 44 (10.38%) JavaScript
23 44 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
24 42 (9.91%) Windows 7
25 40 (9.43%) C#
26 38 (8.96%) SLA

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 85 (20.05%) MS Exchange
2 34 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (5.42%) IIS
6 20 (4.72%) Apache
7 9 (2.12%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (1.89%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.65%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.18%) Skype for Business
10 5 (1.18%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.71%) Drupal
11 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.47%) JBoss
13 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.24%) GroupWise
Applications
1 91 (21.46%) MS Excel
2 50 (11.79%) MS Office
3 15 (3.54%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.42%) Office 365
2 18 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.30%) SaaS
4 13 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.94%) GitHub
7 3 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (20.05%) Firewall
2 72 (16.98%) DNS
3 58 (13.68%) DHCP
3 58 (13.68%) SAN
4 46 (10.85%) TCP/IP
5 19 (4.48%) Internet
5 19 (4.48%) NAS
5 19 (4.48%) VoIP
6 16 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (3.54%) VPN
8 14 (3.30%) WAN
9 13 (3.07%) LAN
10 7 (1.65%) iSCSI
11 6 (1.42%) HTTP
11 6 (1.42%) IP Telephony
12 5 (1.18%) FCoE
12 5 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (1.18%) FTP
12 5 (1.18%) PBX
13 4 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.01%) MySQL
4 11 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (1.65%) MS Access
7 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.42%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.71%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (2.83%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.59%) Subversion
4 5 (1.18%) JIRA
4 5 (1.18%) JMeter
4 5 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (1.18%) Selenium
4 5 (1.18%) SoapUI
4 5 (1.18%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.94%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.71%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.24%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.24%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
General
1 45 (10.61%) Finance
2 20 (4.72%) Advertising
3 15 (3.54%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.30%) Retail
5 12 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.42%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.18%) Marketing
8 4 (0.94%) Banking
9 3 (0.71%) Electronics
9 3 (0.71%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.47%) Games
10 2 (0.47%) Law
10 2 (0.47%) Legal
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.24%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 111 (26.18%) Analyst
2 59 (13.92%) Support Engineer
3 56 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 45 (10.61%) Support Analyst
5 42 (9.91%) Developer
6 38 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support
7 29 (6.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 29 (6.84%) Administrator
8 25 (5.90%) IT Support
8 25 (5.90%) Systems Administrator
9 24 (5.66%) Technical Support
10 23 (5.42%) Software Engineer
11 22 (5.19%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 21 (4.95%) IT Engineer
12 21 (4.95%) Technical Analyst
13 20 (4.72%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 20 (4.72%) Server Engineer
13 20 (4.72%) Server Support
14 19 (4.48%) Service Analyst
14 19 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (11.56%) .NET
2 36 (8.49%) HTML
3 28 (6.60%) Web Services
4 27 (6.37%) CSS
5 25 (5.90%) ASP.NET
6 19 (4.48%) WinForms
7 18 (4.25%) HTML5
7 18 (4.25%) XML
8 16 (3.77%) SOAP
9 15 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (3.30%) Ajax
11 13 (3.07%) jQuery
12 12 (2.83%) CSS3
12 12 (2.83%) JSON
13 11 (2.59%) RESTful
13 11 (2.59%) WCF
14 7 (1.65%) iOS SDK
15 6 (1.42%) COM
16 5 (1.18%) MSMQ
16 5 (1.18%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.90%) Clustering
3 22 (5.19%) Data Centre
4 12 (2.83%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.83%) EqualLogic
5 9 (2.12%) AS400
5 9 (2.12%) Blackberry
5 9 (2.12%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (1.65%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.65%) Mathematics
6 7 (1.65%) Replication
6 7 (1.65%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (1.42%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.18%) FMCG
8 5 (1.18%) Streaming Video
9 4 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (0.94%) DTV
9 4 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.94%) iPhone
9 4 (0.94%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 190 (44.81%) Windows Server
2 96 (22.64%) Linux
2 96 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (17.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 62 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (12.97%) Unix
6 42 (9.91%) Windows 7
7 16 (3.77%) Windows 8
8 14 (3.30%) Android
9 12 (2.83%) Apple iOS
10 11 (2.59%) Mac OS X
11 10 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.42%) Mac OS
12 6 (1.42%) Solaris
12 6 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (1.18%) OS/400
13 5 (1.18%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.94%) AIX
15 1 (0.24%) HPUX
15 1 (0.24%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (21.70%) ITIL
2 44 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (8.02%) MVC
4 32 (7.55%) Software Engineering
5 21 (4.95%) Scrum
6 20 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (4.72%) Waterfall
7 17 (4.01%) Coaching
8 14 (3.30%) OOP
9 13 (3.07%) Configuration Management
9 13 (3.07%) Problem Management
9 13 (3.07%) Web Design
9 13 (3.07%) Web Development
10 12 (2.83%) OO
10 12 (2.83%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (2.83%) SDLC
10 12 (2.83%) Service Management
10 12 (2.83%) Software Testing
11 11 (2.59%) High Availability
11 11 (2.59%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 105 (24.76%) SQL
2 44 (10.38%) JavaScript
3 40 (9.43%) C#
4 32 (7.55%) Java
5 21 (4.95%) C++
5 21 (4.95%) VB.NET
6 19 (4.48%) PHP
7 13 (3.07%) T-SQL
8 12 (2.83%) PowerShell
8 12 (2.83%) VB
9 11 (2.59%) C
10 8 (1.89%) Python
11 6 (1.42%) VBA
12 5 (1.18%) Perl
12 5 (1.18%) R
12 5 (1.18%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.71%) COBOL
13 3 (0.71%) VB6
14 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 56 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (7.78%) Degree
3 23 (5.42%) CCNA
3 23 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (4.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (3.77%) MCSE
6 15 (3.54%) MCSA
7 13 (3.07%) MCITP
8 12 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (2.36%) CCNP
9 10 (2.36%) Security Cleared
10 9 (2.12%) ISEB
10 9 (2.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 9 (2.12%) SC Cleared
10 9 (2.12%) VCP5
11 8 (1.89%) MCP
12 7 (1.65%) A+ Certification
13 6 (1.42%) CCA
13 6 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
13 6 (1.42%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.96%) SLA
2 19 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.59%) QA
4 10 (2.36%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.94%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.94%) ISO22301
6 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.24%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.24%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.24%) MISRA
7 1 (0.24%) MISRA C
System Software
1 188 (44.34%) Active Directory
2 70 (16.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (6.84%) vSphere
4 18 (4.25%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.25%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (1.65%) Terminal Services
5 7 (1.65%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.42%) Firmware
6 6 (1.42%) VMware ESX
6 6 (1.42%) XenServer
7 5 (1.18%) XenApp
8 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.94%) vCloud
9 3 (0.71%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.71%) Snort
9 3 (0.71%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.36%) WSUS
2 8 (1.89%) NetBackup
3 7 (1.65%) Ansible
3 7 (1.65%) HP Data Protector
3 7 (1.65%) SCCM
3 7 (1.65%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.18%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.18%) Nagios
4 5 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.94%) yum
6 3 (0.71%) Puppet
7 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.47%) Nessus
8 1 (0.24%) BMC Marimba
8 1 (0.24%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.24%) OpenView
8 1 (0.24%) OPNET
8 1 (0.24%) SCOM
8 1 (0.24%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 186 (43.87%) Microsoft
2 158 (37.26%) VMware
3 77 (18.16%) Cisco
4 36 (8.49%) Oracle
5 29 (6.84%) HP
5 29 (6.84%) IBM
6 28 (6.60%) Citrix
7 20 (4.72%) Dell
7 20 (4.72%) Red Hat
8 17 (4.01%) NetApp
9 14 (3.30%) 3PAR
10 13 (3.07%) Adobe
11 10 (2.36%) Avaya
11 10 (2.36%) SAP
12 9 (2.12%) Veritas
13 8 (1.89%) Sage
14 7 (1.65%) Symantec
15 6 (1.42%) SolarWinds
15 6 (1.42%) Veeam
16 5 (1.18%) Apple
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21990 per annum + Flexitime and other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21990 per annum + Flexitime and other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Spencer Rose
Salary: £75,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits Scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Peopleworks
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum £60,000 to £65,000 + Bonus + Excelle
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wales
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wales
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Send
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £47000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
FT Select
Salary: circa £40K + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 10%, pension, 4x life assurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Resource Management
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago