The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 67 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 1 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.15% 0.91% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.52% 5.26% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Average salary £22,500 £31,500 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +61.53%
UK excluding London average salary £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
194 95 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.61% 17.30% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 172 80 86
Average salary £33,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,947 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -
Windows 7
South Wales

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (50.00%) MS Office
3 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (25.00%) MCP
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) MCSE
7 2 (16.67%) LAN
7 2 (16.67%) WAN
7 2 (16.67%) WAP
7 2 (16.67%) DHCP
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) SLA
7 2 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
7 2 (16.67%) Apple
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (16.67%) Lync

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (16.67%) Lync
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) Softswitch
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
2 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) WAP
2 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Time Management
1 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCP
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Apple
3 2 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Sonus
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam
4 1 (8.33%) Sage
4 1 (8.33%) Lotus