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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 9.52% 33.33% 27.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 76.47% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 15
Average salary £18,000 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.93% -17.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
10 34 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 15.87% 43.59% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8 31 19
Average salary £18,000 £31,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.93% -1.58%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 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
Carmarthenshire +2 3 £18,000 -32.07%
Swansea -6 3 £27,500 -11.29%
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) MS Office
3 7 (31.82%) Manufacturing
4 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
4 6 (27.27%) Back Office
5 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
6 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco
7 3 (13.64%) VoIP
7 3 (13.64%) Nortel
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (13.64%) Finance
7 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (13.64%) VLAN
8 2 (9.09%) Degree
8 2 (9.09%) VMware
8 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (9.09%) ProCurve
8 2 (9.09%) SQL
8 2 (9.09%) HP
8 2 (9.09%) Dell
8 2 (9.09%) Structured Cabling

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) VoIP
1 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
1 3 (13.64%) VLAN
2 2 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
General
1 7 (31.82%) Manufacturing
2 6 (27.27%) Back Office
3 3 (13.64%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) IT Technician
3 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate
6 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) XML
1 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
2 1 (4.55%) ERP
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Nortel
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) ProCurve
3 2 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) Fujitsu