The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wrexham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank - 4 4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wrexham - 37.50% 28.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £31,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +65.78%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Windows
North 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 Wrexham region.

Operating Systems Category
Wrexham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wrexham - 37.50% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £31,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +65.78%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Wrexham

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Wrexham

Windows
Salary Trend in Wrexham

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

Windows Salary Trend in Wrexham

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wrexham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wrexham 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 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (27.27%) Lync
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) IIS
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Juniper
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) CAD
6 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wrexham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wrexham 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 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (27.27%) Lync
4 2 (18.18%) IIS
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
2 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) VPLS
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) OSPF
2 1 (9.09%) BGP
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) RIP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) IT Support Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior IT Support
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior IT Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) DTV
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
1 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (18.18%) CAD
1 2 (18.18%) People Management
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Management
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) CCIE
2 1 (9.09%) CCSP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CCIP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCDA
2 1 (9.09%) CCDP
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 1 (9.09%) Mitel
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) SAP