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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 57 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 11 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.68% 1.35% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.75% 5.63% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 10
Average salary £26,500 £31,750 £28,752
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.53% +10.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,500 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -
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
163 160 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.96% 23.99% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 139 130 110
Average salary £36,239 £35,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.08% +7.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £26,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £48,400 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

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 28 April 2016.

Windows 7 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
3 20 (68.97%) Windows Server
4 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (37.93%) Windows 8
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (27.59%) VMware
7 8 (27.59%) ITIL
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
9 6 (20.69%) Advertising
9 6 (20.69%) MS Office
10 5 (17.24%) SLA
10 5 (17.24%) Citrix
10 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (13.79%) Contingency Planning
11 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
11 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
11 4 (13.79%) QMS
11 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
11 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
12 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
13 2 (6.90%) Change Management
13 2 (6.90%) LAN
13 2 (6.90%) CCNA
13 2 (6.90%) DHCP
13 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (3.45%) SAN
14 1 (3.45%) Blackberry

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) DHCP
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VLAN
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
General
1 6 (20.69%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Service Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 7 (24.14%) Support Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Team Leader
4 5 (17.24%) IT Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) IT Operations Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Operations Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Support
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Supervisor
7 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Support Technician
8 1 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Windows Server
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (37.93%) Windows 8
5 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.45%) Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Contingency Planning
2 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
2 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
2 4 (13.79%) QMS
2 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
2 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) CCNA
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) VMware
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix