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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 27 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 12.50% 22.69% 28.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 84.38% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 27 15
Average salary £30,277 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.09% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,150 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,055 £37,500 £39,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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 32 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 12.50% 26.89% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 32 16
Average salary £18,500 £27,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.48% -22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,055 £40,300 £37,500
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
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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +1 5 £42,055 +52.92%
Carmarthenshire +1 1 £18,000 -32.07%
Windows
Wales

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 6 (42.86%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (28.57%) Back Office
4 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) MCSA
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) LAN
6 1 (7.14%) VoIP
6 1 (7.14%) WAN
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (28.57%) Back Office
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Electronics
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Technical Support
1 3 (21.43%) IT Technician
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Graduate
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Security Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) IT Security Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
1 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
1 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (7.14%) Information Security
2 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) ERP
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Service Management
2 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.14%) Change Management
2 1 (7.14%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix