The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 109 80 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.11% 14.39% 11.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.15% 57.97% 58.75%
Number of salaries quoted 102 74 45
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,650 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +2.11%
Windows
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
147 138 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.42% 24.82% 19.95%
Number of salaries quoted 137 130 77
Average salary £29,110 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.82% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £67,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Windows
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows Salary Trend in Cardiff

Windows
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Windows 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.

1 101 (45.09%) VMware
2 98 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 71 (31.70%) Cisco
4 68 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 64 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 59 (26.34%) MS Exchange
7 55 (24.55%) Firewall
8 54 (24.11%) MS Excel
9 51 (22.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 50 (22.32%) SQL
11 49 (21.88%) Linux
11 49 (21.88%) Finance
12 47 (20.98%) SQL Server
13 43 (19.20%) SAN
14 36 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
15 34 (15.18%) Exchange Server 2003
15 34 (15.18%) Microsoft Certification
16 33 (14.73%) DNS
17 32 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
18 31 (13.84%) HP
18 31 (13.84%) ITIL
19 30 (13.39%) IIS
20 29 (12.95%) TCP/IP
21 26 (11.61%) CCNA
21 26 (11.61%) Cisco Certification
22 24 (10.71%) Office 365
23 22 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2007
23 22 (9.82%) Citrix
24 20 (8.93%) Analytical Skills

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Windows 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 59 (26.34%) MS Exchange
2 34 (15.18%) Exchange Server 2003
3 32 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (13.39%) IIS
5 22 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (3.57%) Lync
7 8 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (3.13%) Apache
8 7 (3.13%) WebLogic
9 6 (2.68%) SharePoint
10 5 (2.23%) JBoss
11 4 (1.79%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.79%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.89%) CMS
12 2 (0.89%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.89%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.89%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.45%) uiautomator
13 1 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 54 (24.11%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.70%) MS Office
3 4 (1.79%) MS Project
4 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.45%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.71%) Office 365
2 17 (7.59%) SaaS
3 5 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (24.55%) Firewall
2 43 (19.20%) SAN
3 33 (14.73%) DNS
4 29 (12.95%) TCP/IP
5 19 (8.48%) DHCP
6 14 (6.25%) Internet
7 13 (5.80%) VoIP
7 13 (5.80%) NAS
8 12 (5.36%) LAN
9 11 (4.91%) WAN
10 6 (2.68%) Wireless
11 5 (2.23%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (2.23%) VLAN
11 5 (2.23%) VPN
12 4 (1.79%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.34%) tcpdump
14 2 (0.89%) Network Security
14 2 (0.89%) iSCSI
14 2 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (20.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (2.68%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.68%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.79%) MySQL
4 4 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (4.02%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.57%) eggPlant
3 7 (3.13%) Calabash
3 7 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 7 (3.13%) Robotium
4 6 (2.68%) SoapUI
4 6 (2.68%) Selenium
5 5 (2.23%) JBehave
6 3 (1.34%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.89%) JIRA
7 2 (0.89%) Appium
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.45%) JUnit
8 1 (0.45%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.45%) Maven
8 1 (0.45%) MSTest
8 1 (0.45%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (21.88%) Finance
2 12 (5.36%) Welsh Language
3 10 (4.46%) Advertising
4 5 (2.23%) Law
4 5 (2.23%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.79%) French Language
5 4 (1.79%) German Language
5 4 (1.79%) Italian Language
5 4 (1.79%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.34%) Banking
7 2 (0.89%) Retail
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (23.66%) Analyst
2 36 (16.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (10.71%) Administrator
4 15 (6.70%) Support Engineer
5 14 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 13 (5.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 13 (5.80%) DBA
6 13 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (5.36%) Server Engineer
7 12 (5.36%) Server Support
8 10 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (4.02%) Support Technician
9 9 (4.02%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.02%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.02%) IT Support
10 8 (3.57%) SQL DBA
11 7 (3.13%) SQL Server DBA
11 7 (3.13%) Architect
11 7 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.25%) .NET
2 10 (4.46%) Web Services
3 8 (3.57%) SOAP
4 7 (3.13%) REST
5 6 (2.68%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.23%) Middleware
6 5 (2.23%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (1.79%) WPF
7 4 (1.79%) HTML
8 3 (1.34%) CSS
8 3 (1.34%) jQuery
8 3 (1.34%) WinForms
9 2 (0.89%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.89%) LAMP
9 2 (0.89%) XML
10 1 (0.45%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.45%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.48%) Clustering
3 18 (8.04%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.23%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.23%) iPhone
4 5 (2.23%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.79%) AS400
6 3 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.34%) iSeries
7 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.45%) Replication
8 1 (0.45%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.45%) User Experience
8 1 (0.45%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 68 (30.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 64 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 51 (22.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (21.88%) Linux
5 17 (7.59%) Windows 7
6 16 (7.14%) Windows XP
6 16 (7.14%) Android
7 15 (6.70%) UNIX
8 13 (5.80%) Apple iOS
9 7 (3.13%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.23%) CentOS
11 3 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.34%) AIX
11 3 (1.34%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.89%) NetWare
12 2 (0.89%) Debian
13 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.84%) ITIL
2 16 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (5.80%) Project Management
4 12 (5.36%) TDD
4 12 (5.36%) Load Balancing
5 9 (4.02%) Change Management
5 9 (4.02%) BDD
5 9 (4.02%) Mentoring
6 8 (3.57%) Line Management
6 8 (3.57%) Test Automation
6 8 (3.57%) Time Management
7 6 (2.68%) Resilience Testing
7 6 (2.68%) SOA
7 6 (2.68%) Incident Management
7 6 (2.68%) Software Engineering
8 4 (1.79%) Service Delivery
8 4 (1.79%) PRINCE2
8 4 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (1.79%) Coaching
8 4 (1.79%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (22.32%) SQL
2 19 (8.48%) C#
3 14 (6.25%) Perl
4 11 (4.91%) T-SQL
5 9 (4.02%) Python
6 8 (3.57%) Java
7 6 (2.68%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.68%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.79%) Ruby
8 4 (1.79%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.34%) C++
9 3 (1.34%) C
9 3 (1.34%) XAML
9 3 (1.34%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.89%) VB
10 2 (0.89%) Groovy
11 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (15.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (11.61%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (11.61%) CCNA
3 19 (8.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (8.04%) MCSE
5 16 (7.14%) Degree
6 9 (4.02%) MCITP
7 7 (3.13%) CCNP
8 6 (2.68%) CCA
8 6 (2.68%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (2.23%) MCSA
9 5 (2.23%) ISEB
10 4 (1.79%) MCP
10 4 (1.79%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.79%) CEH
11 3 (1.34%) VCP5
11 3 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.34%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.34%) CISSP
12 2 (0.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.79%) SLA
2 3 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.89%) QA
3 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 64 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 36 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.48%) Terminal Services
4 17 (7.59%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.68%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (2.23%) ISA Server
6 5 (2.23%) XenServer
7 3 (1.34%) vSphere
7 3 (1.34%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.89%) KVM
9 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.45%) Nmap
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.23%) Tivoli
1 5 (2.23%) Puppet
1 5 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (1.79%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.79%) Nessus
3 3 (1.34%) WSUS
3 3 (1.34%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.89%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.89%) Ansible
5 1 (0.45%) OpenView
5 1 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.45%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.45%) Nagios
5 1 (0.45%) OPNET
Vendors
1 101 (45.09%) VMware
2 98 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 71 (31.70%) Cisco
4 31 (13.84%) HP
5 22 (9.82%) Citrix
6 15 (6.70%) Dell
7 13 (5.80%) IBM
8 10 (4.46%) Oracle
9 9 (4.02%) NetApp
10 7 (3.13%) 3PAR
11 5 (2.23%) Google
12 3 (1.34%) LANDesk
12 3 (1.34%) Blue Coat
12 3 (1.34%) Coverity
12 3 (1.34%) Novell
12 3 (1.34%) Juniper
12 3 (1.34%) Business Objects
12 3 (1.34%) SAP
12 3 (1.34%) Wind River
12 3 (1.34%) SolarWinds
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Intapeople
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Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + bonus,training, pension
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Roc Search
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Colston Consulting
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Pertemps ERP
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