The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 54 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 23 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.88% 0.59% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.37% 2.04% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 4
Average salary £35,500 £17,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+102.85% -33.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,025 £15,000 £20,450
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £21,750 £37,100
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
Windows 7
South 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 Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
186 196 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.31% 29.04% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 144 173 72
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £29,150
10% offered a salary of more than £41,980 £52,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cardiff region.

Windows 7 Salary Trend in Cardiff

Windows 7
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Windows 7 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 7.

1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (48.57%) Advertising
3 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (45.71%) Windows 8
5 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (37.14%) VMware
7 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (34.29%) Finance
8 9 (25.71%) SAN
8 9 (25.71%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (22.86%) Degree
10 7 (20.00%) DHCP
11 5 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (11.43%) MCSE
12 4 (11.43%) ITIL
12 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (11.43%) A+ Certification
12 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
12 4 (11.43%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
13 3 (8.57%) Change Management
14 2 (5.71%) SLA
14 2 (5.71%) Citrix
14 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 2 (5.71%) DFS Replication
14 2 (5.71%) XenApp
14 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
14 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (5.71%) vSphere

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Windows 7 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 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) SAN
2 7 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
General
1 17 (48.57%) Advertising
2 12 (34.29%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Local Government
3 1 (2.86%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Analyst
1 12 (34.29%) Support Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 10 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Technical Support Analyst
3 9 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) IT Support
4 4 (11.43%) IT Support Specialist
4 4 (11.43%) Support Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix Architect
6 1 (2.86%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (45.71%) Windows 8
4 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.43%) ITIL
2 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
2 3 (8.57%) Change Management
3 1 (2.86%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (2.86%) QMS
3 1 (2.86%) Service Management
3 1 (2.86%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (11.43%) MCSE
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.43%) A+ Certification
3 4 (11.43%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.86%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.71%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) XenApp
3 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.71%) DFS Replication
3 2 (5.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) VMware
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) Lotus