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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 50 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 18 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.70% 1.22% 1.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.84% 4.94% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 6
Average salary £35,500 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.91% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,368 £15,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
166 162 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.92% 24.70% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 130 142 97
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,500 £47,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Active Directory
3 15 (48.39%) VMware
4 14 (45.16%) Windows 8
5 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (38.71%) Advertising
7 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
10 7 (22.58%) Change Management
10 7 (22.58%) Finance
10 7 (22.58%) SAN
10 7 (22.58%) ITIL
10 7 (22.58%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (16.13%) Service Management
12 5 (16.13%) DHCP
12 5 (16.13%) SCCM
12 5 (16.13%) Degree
12 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (12.90%) Line Management
13 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
13 4 (12.90%) Coaching
13 4 (12.90%) Welsh Language
13 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (12.90%) A+ Certification
13 4 (12.90%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
15 2 (6.45%) NetScaler

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) SAN
2 5 (16.13%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
General
1 12 (38.71%) Advertising
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
3 4 (12.90%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
1 8 (25.81%) Support Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Technical Support Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Technical Support
4 5 (16.13%) SCCM Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) IT Support
5 4 (12.90%) IT Support Specialist
5 4 (12.90%) Support Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.23%) Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows 8
3 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Change Management
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Service Management
3 4 (12.90%) Line Management
3 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
3 4 (12.90%) Coaching
3 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) A+ Certification
2 4 (12.90%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (6.45%) MCSE
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (67.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) vSphere
4 2 (6.45%) DFS Replication
4 2 (6.45%) XenApp
4 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) VMware
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) Lotus
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 5 days ago