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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 58 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 11 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.68% 1.05% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.01% 4.88% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 6
Average salary £25,000 £23,750 £20,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £16,000 £18,375
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £27,939 £29,750
% change year-on-year
-6.94% -6.08%
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
183 123 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.02% 21.43% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 168 115 89
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £70,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 15 September 2014.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Advertising
4 5 (33.33%) MS Office
4 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (20.00%) VoIP
6 3 (20.00%) DHCP
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (13.33%) SCDPM
7 2 (13.33%) Veeam
7 2 (13.33%) Lync
7 2 (13.33%) IPFX
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) MCSE
7 2 (13.33%) IBM
7 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
7 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (13.33%) CCNA

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (13.33%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) VoIP
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (6.67%) Softswitch
3 1 (6.67%) ISDN
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Advertising
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) IT Support
6 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) iPhone
1 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) Android
6 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
1 2 (13.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) MCP
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCDPM
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Veeam
3 2 (13.33%) IPFX
4 1 (6.67%) Sonus
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Apple