The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 20 25 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 23.81% 35.21% 11.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 80.65% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 4
Average salary £21,000 £25,000 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £24,150 £18,975
10% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £38,500 £25,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Windows
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 31 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 29.76% 43.66% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 6
Average salary £26,000 £25,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,100 £18,000 £19,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Windows
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the West Wales region.

Windows Salary Trend in West Wales

Windows
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Swansea 0 17 £21,250 -15.00% 8
Carmarthenshire +1 2 £22,000 -37.14%
Pembrokeshire - 1 £18,000 -
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) Finance
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
3 7 (24.14%) C#
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 7 (24.14%) .NET
4 6 (20.69%) UNIX
4 6 (20.69%) VoIP
4 6 (20.69%) Nortel
4 6 (20.69%) Mainframe
4 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
4 6 (20.69%) Retail
4 6 (20.69%) IP Telephony
4 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
4 6 (20.69%) Fujitsu
5 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
5 5 (17.24%) WCF
5 5 (17.24%) WPF
5 5 (17.24%) Silverlight
5 5 (17.24%) LINQ
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (17.24%) Android
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (17.24%) Mercurial
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
5 5 (17.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) VoIP
1 6 (20.69%) IP Telephony
2 3 (10.34%) VLAN
3 2 (6.90%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (17.24%) Mercurial
2 2 (6.90%) NCover
2 2 (6.90%) NUnit
2 2 (6.90%) CruiseControl
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.69%) Retail
3 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
4 3 (10.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Analyst
2 12 (41.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (34.48%) Support Analyst
3 10 (34.48%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
4 5 (17.24%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) QA Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Technician
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
2 5 (17.24%) CSS
2 5 (17.24%) XML
2 5 (17.24%) XSLT
2 5 (17.24%) WinForms
2 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
2 5 (17.24%) WCF
2 5 (17.24%) WPF
2 5 (17.24%) Silverlight
2 5 (17.24%) LINQ
2 5 (17.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
3 4 (13.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Mainframe
2 5 (17.24%) GIS
2 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) Derivative
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) UNIX
2 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (17.24%) Android
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
2 5 (17.24%) MVC
2 5 (17.24%) Android Development
2 5 (17.24%) iOS Development
3 4 (13.79%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.90%) Content Management
4 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) C#
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Nortel
2 6 (20.69%) Fujitsu
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) Dell
5 2 (6.90%) ProCurve
5 2 (6.90%) VMware
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