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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 12 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 15.00% 12.77% 31.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 80.00% 91.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 28
Average salary £20,000 £23,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% -12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £21,250 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £26,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
6 15 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 15.00% 15.96% 35.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 31
Average salary £20,000 £26,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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
Salary Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram 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 29 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
Swansea +4 6 £20,000 -14.89% 2
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) SLA
4 2 (15.38%) MS Office
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) IIS
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) MCSA
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) WAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Support Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Support
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) IT Support
5 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Junior
6 1 (7.69%) DBA
6 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Problem Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Security Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (15.38%) Scrum
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security
2 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL V2
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) COBIT
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe
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