The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bridgend with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South Wales / Bridgend
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 1 7
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1 36 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bridgend 6.67% 46.75% 23.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 92.31% 88.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 24 12
Median salary £27,500 £23,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.56% -36.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bridgend with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Bridgend
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 7 39 17
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bridgend 46.67% 50.65% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 27 14
Median salary £37,500 £23,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.04% -36.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £18,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Bridgend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bridgend citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Bridgend

Windows
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

Salary trend for Windows in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bridgend region with a requirement for Windows.

1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam