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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 132 117 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.00% 17.33% 11.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.08% 60.31% 66.32%
Number of salaries quoted 110 106 54
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,023 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,198 £43,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
206 194 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.97% 28.74% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 172 172 80
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,448 £52,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 136 (55.28%) Microsoft
2 103 (41.87%) Active Directory
3 101 (41.06%) VMware
4 85 (34.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 82 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (24.39%) MS Excel
7 55 (22.36%) Linux
8 54 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 49 (19.92%) SQL Server
10 48 (19.51%) DNS
10 48 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 45 (18.29%) SQL
11 45 (18.29%) DHCP
11 45 (18.29%) Finance
12 41 (16.67%) MS Exchange
13 38 (15.45%) .NET
14 37 (15.04%) C#
15 36 (14.63%) ITIL
16 35 (14.23%) Degree
17 33 (13.41%) SAN
18 32 (13.01%) Firewall
19 31 (12.60%) Windows 7
20 30 (12.20%) Citrix
21 29 (11.79%) Cisco
21 29 (11.79%) IIS
21 29 (11.79%) Exchange Server 2010
22 28 (11.38%) Advertising
23 27 (10.98%) MS Office
24 26 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2007
25 25 (10.16%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 41 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 29 (11.79%) IIS
2 29 (11.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (5.69%) SharePoint
6 13 (5.28%) Lync
7 12 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.85%) WebSphere
9 7 (2.85%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (1.63%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.22%) JBoss
12 3 (1.22%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.22%) Apache
13 2 (0.81%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 1 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 60 (24.39%) MS Excel
2 27 (10.98%) MS Office
3 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.66%) Office 365
2 7 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 48 (19.51%) DNS
2 45 (18.29%) DHCP
3 33 (13.41%) SAN
4 32 (13.01%) Firewall
5 25 (10.16%) TCP/IP
6 16 (6.50%) Internet
7 12 (4.88%) HTTP
8 10 (4.07%) WAN
9 9 (3.66%) LAN
10 6 (2.44%) VoIP
11 5 (2.03%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.63%) RFID
13 3 (1.22%) SNMP
14 2 (0.81%) Ethernet
14 2 (0.81%) Broadband
14 2 (0.81%) OSPF
14 2 (0.81%) BGP
14 2 (0.81%) VRRP
14 2 (0.81%) Wireshark
14 2 (0.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (19.92%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 12 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (4.47%) Oracle Database
5 10 (4.07%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.85%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.44%) MySQL
9 5 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.22%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.41%) Ingres
13 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (4.47%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.03%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (2.03%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.22%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.41%) MSTest
5 1 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.41%) JUnit
5 1 (0.41%) AdminStudio
General
1 45 (18.29%) Finance
2 28 (11.38%) Advertising
3 6 (2.44%) Back Office
4 4 (1.63%) Electronics
4 4 (1.63%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.81%) Automotive
5 2 (0.81%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.41%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Local Government
6 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 45 (18.29%) Analyst
2 36 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (13.01%) Developer
4 25 (10.16%) Administrator
5 24 (9.76%) .NET Developer
6 22 (8.94%) Systems Administrator
7 20 (8.13%) Support Analyst
8 16 (6.50%) Support Engineer
8 16 (6.50%) C# Developer
8 16 (6.50%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (5.28%) Server Engineer
11 12 (4.88%) Network Engineer
12 11 (4.47%) Technical Support
12 11 (4.47%) Server Support
12 11 (4.47%) Technical Support Analyst
12 11 (4.47%) Technical Analyst
13 10 (4.07%) Architect
14 9 (3.66%) Server Support Engineer
14 9 (3.66%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.45%) .NET
2 25 (10.16%) HTML
3 23 (9.35%) ASP.NET
4 19 (7.72%) XML
5 16 (6.50%) AngularJS
6 9 (3.66%) WCF
7 8 (3.25%) Web Services
7 8 (3.25%) CSS
7 8 (3.25%) REST
8 6 (2.44%) SOAP
8 6 (2.44%) WPF
8 6 (2.44%) WinForms
9 5 (2.03%) Ajax
10 4 (1.63%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.63%) Entity Framework
11 3 (1.22%) JSON
11 3 (1.22%) LINQ
12 2 (0.81%) LAMP
12 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (4.07%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.66%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.85%) AS400
4 6 (2.44%) Clustering
5 4 (1.63%) Web 2.0
5 4 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.22%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.22%) Replication
7 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.81%) iSeries
8 1 (0.41%) User Experience
8 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.41%) EPoS
8 1 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 85 (34.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 82 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (22.36%) Linux
4 54 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (12.60%) Windows 7
6 16 (6.50%) Windows 8
7 15 (6.10%) UNIX
8 8 (3.25%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (2.85%) AIX
9 7 (2.85%) OS/400
10 6 (2.44%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.44%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.03%) Android
11 5 (2.03%) Solaris
11 5 (2.03%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.63%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.22%) CentOS
14 2 (0.81%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (14.63%) ITIL
2 16 (6.50%) CRM
3 12 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (4.07%) Service Delivery
5 9 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (3.66%) Project Management
5 9 (3.66%) Load Balancing
6 8 (3.25%) OO
6 8 (3.25%) Information Security
7 7 (2.85%) Scrum
7 7 (2.85%) OOP
7 7 (2.85%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (2.85%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (2.44%) SDLC
8 6 (2.44%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (2.44%) Release Management
8 6 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (2.44%) MVVM
9 5 (2.03%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 45 (18.29%) SQL
2 37 (15.04%) C#
3 23 (9.35%) T-SQL
4 22 (8.94%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.28%) Java
5 13 (5.28%) PowerShell
6 9 (3.66%) Perl
7 8 (3.25%) C
7 8 (3.25%) Python
8 6 (2.44%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.44%) C++
8 6 (2.44%) PHP
9 5 (2.03%) Embedded C
9 5 (2.03%) Objective-C
9 5 (2.03%) Ruby
10 4 (1.63%) Embedded C++
11 3 (1.22%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.22%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.22%) XAML
12 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (14.23%) Degree
2 24 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (6.91%) CCNA
5 16 (6.50%) MCSE
6 14 (5.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (3.66%) MCSA
8 8 (3.25%) VCP5
8 8 (3.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (2.85%) MCITP
10 5 (2.03%) CCNP
11 4 (1.63%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.63%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (1.22%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.22%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.81%) Security+ Certification
13 2 (0.81%) MCTS
13 2 (0.81%) CISSP
14 1 (0.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.72%) SLA
2 11 (4.47%) QA
3 7 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) DO-178B
System Software
1 103 (41.87%) Active Directory
2 48 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.69%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (5.28%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.66%) XenApp
5 9 (3.66%) vSphere
6 6 (2.44%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.03%) Firmware
7 5 (2.03%) ISA Server
8 4 (1.63%) XenServer
9 2 (0.81%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (3.66%) SCCM
2 6 (2.44%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (2.44%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.03%) Nessus
3 5 (2.03%) WSUS
4 4 (1.63%) SCOM
5 2 (0.81%) Nagios
5 2 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.41%) OPNET
6 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.41%) OpenView
6 1 (0.41%) Nmap
6 1 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.41%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.41%) SCSM
6 1 (0.41%) Graphite
Vendors
1 136 (55.28%) Microsoft
2 101 (41.06%) VMware
3 30 (12.20%) Citrix
4 29 (11.79%) Cisco
5 22 (8.94%) IBM
6 18 (7.32%) HP
6 18 (7.32%) Oracle
7 12 (4.88%) SolarWinds
8 7 (2.85%) NetApp
9 6 (2.44%) WatchGuard
10 5 (2.03%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.03%) Avaya
11 4 (1.63%) Dell
11 4 (1.63%) Qualys
11 4 (1.63%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.63%) McAfee
11 4 (1.63%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.63%) LogRhythm
12 3 (1.22%) Apple
13 2 (0.81%) Lotus
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