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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 7 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Permanent jobs citing Windows 97 118 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.12% 17.80% 7.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.58% 71.52% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 84 99 26
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,800 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
155 165 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.56% 24.89% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 138 144 68
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 5 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 100 (48.78%) Windows Server
2 92 (44.88%) Microsoft
3 91 (44.39%) Active Directory
4 82 (40.00%) VMware
5 58 (28.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (27.80%) ITIL
7 53 (25.85%) Linux
8 49 (23.90%) MS Exchange
9 48 (23.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 46 (22.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 42 (20.49%) Cisco
12 41 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 37 (18.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 35 (17.07%) Windows 7
15 33 (16.10%) Firewall
16 32 (15.61%) SQL
16 32 (15.61%) DNS
16 32 (15.61%) SAN
17 30 (14.63%) Unix
18 28 (13.66%) DHCP
19 25 (12.20%) Finance
19 25 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
20 24 (11.71%) Exchange Server 2013
20 24 (11.71%) SQL Server
20 24 (11.71%) MS Office
21 23 (11.22%) vSphere
21 23 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2010
22 22 (10.73%) Web Services
22 22 (10.73%) HTML
22 22 (10.73%) JavaScript

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 49 (23.90%) MS Exchange
2 24 (11.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 23 (11.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (7.32%) Apache
6 9 (4.39%) IIS
7 8 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (3.41%) OpenStack
8 7 (3.41%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.98%) JBoss
9 2 (0.98%) Lync
9 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.49%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 24 (11.71%) MS Office
3 11 (5.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) GoldMine
2 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.90%) SaaS
3 7 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.41%) Office 365
4 4 (1.95%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.10%) Firewall
2 32 (15.61%) DNS
2 32 (15.61%) SAN
3 28 (13.66%) DHCP
4 13 (6.34%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (5.85%) VPN
6 10 (4.88%) Internet
6 10 (4.88%) TCP/IP
7 8 (3.90%) VoIP
8 7 (3.41%) WAN
9 6 (2.93%) IP Telephony
10 5 (2.44%) LAN
11 4 (1.95%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (1.46%) NAS
12 3 (1.46%) SSL
13 2 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.98%) FTP
13 2 (0.98%) HTTP
13 2 (0.98%) IPsec
14 1 (0.49%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 8 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.95%) MySQL
5 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.49%) DB2
8 1 (0.49%) OLAP
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 12 (5.85%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.37%) Subversion
3 9 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (2.44%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.95%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.95%) JIRA
5 4 (1.95%) JMeter
5 4 (1.95%) Selenium
5 4 (1.95%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.46%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (12.20%) Finance
2 10 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.39%) Advertising
4 6 (2.93%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.44%) Retail
6 4 (1.95%) Banking
7 3 (1.46%) Electronics
7 3 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.46%) Marketing
8 2 (0.98%) Law
8 2 (0.98%) Legal
9 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.49%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 55 (26.83%) Analyst
2 28 (13.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (12.68%) Administrator
4 24 (11.71%) Systems Administrator
5 20 (9.76%) Developer
6 19 (9.27%) Support Analyst
7 14 (6.83%) Support Engineer
8 13 (6.34%) Technical Support
9 12 (5.85%) Service Analyst
9 12 (5.85%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (5.85%) Web Developer
10 10 (4.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.88%) PHP Developer
10 10 (4.88%) PHP Web Developer
10 10 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.88%) Team Leader
10 10 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (4.39%) VMware Engineer
11 9 (4.39%) Windows Engineer
12 8 (3.90%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.73%) HTML
1 22 (10.73%) Web Services
2 21 (10.24%) CSS
3 17 (8.29%) HTML5
4 15 (7.32%) SOAP
4 15 (7.32%) XML
5 13 (6.34%) Ajax
6 12 (5.85%) CSS3
6 12 (5.85%) jQuery
6 12 (5.85%) JSON
7 11 (5.37%) RESTful
8 6 (2.93%) .NET
9 5 (2.44%) iOS SDK
9 5 (2.44%) WebRTC
10 4 (1.95%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.95%) WCF
11 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.46%) WinForms
12 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (0.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.37%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.39%) Clustering
4 7 (3.41%) EqualLogic
4 7 (3.41%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (2.93%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.44%) Streaming Video
7 4 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.95%) iPhone
7 4 (1.95%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.46%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (0.98%) AS400
9 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.98%) iSeries
9 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.98%) Replication
9 2 (0.98%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 100 (48.78%) Windows Server
2 58 (28.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (25.85%) Linux
4 46 (22.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (18.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (17.07%) Windows 7
7 30 (14.63%) Unix
8 15 (7.32%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.41%) Android
10 5 (2.44%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.44%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (2.44%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.95%) AIX
12 3 (1.46%) Solaris
13 2 (0.98%) OS/400
14 1 (0.49%) HPUX
14 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.49%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (27.80%) ITIL
2 25 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (8.78%) Waterfall
4 16 (7.80%) MVC
5 13 (6.34%) Web Development
6 12 (5.85%) OO
6 12 (5.85%) OOP
6 12 (5.85%) Scrum
7 11 (5.37%) Coaching
7 11 (5.37%) Problem Management
7 11 (5.37%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (5.37%) Web Design
8 10 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (4.88%) Service Delivery
8 10 (4.88%) Service Management
9 9 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (4.39%) Performance Management
9 9 (4.39%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (4.39%) Software Engineering
10 8 (3.90%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (15.61%) SQL
2 22 (10.73%) JavaScript
3 12 (5.85%) Java
3 12 (5.85%) PHP
4 7 (3.41%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.93%) C#
6 3 (1.46%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.46%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.98%) VB
8 1 (0.49%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.49%) C
8 1 (0.49%) C++
8 1 (0.49%) Fortran
8 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.49%) Perl
8 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.49%) Python
8 1 (0.49%) RPG
8 1 (0.49%) Ruby
8 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (6.83%) Degree
3 10 (4.88%) CCNA
3 10 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (2.93%) MCSA
6 5 (2.44%) MCSE
7 4 (1.95%) ISEB
8 3 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.46%) MCITP
8 3 (1.46%) MCP
8 3 (1.46%) MCTS
9 2 (0.98%) CCNP
9 2 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.49%) CCDA
10 1 (0.49%) HNC
10 1 (0.49%) HND
10 1 (0.49%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.49%) PhD
10 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.76%) SLA
2 5 (2.44%) QA
3 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.49%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.49%) MISRA
4 1 (0.49%) MISRA C
System Software
1 91 (44.39%) Active Directory
2 48 (23.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (11.22%) vSphere
4 8 (3.90%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.41%) Terminal Services
6 6 (2.93%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.93%) XenServer
7 5 (2.44%) XenApp
8 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (1.46%) Snort
9 3 (1.46%) vCloud
10 2 (0.98%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.49%) Firmware
11 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (4.39%) WSUS
2 7 (3.41%) HP Data Protector
2 7 (3.41%) Tivoli
2 7 (3.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.44%) Nagios
3 5 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.44%) SCCM
4 4 (1.95%) Ansible
4 4 (1.95%) yum
5 3 (1.46%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.46%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.49%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.49%) OpenView
6 1 (0.49%) OPNET
6 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.49%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 92 (44.88%) Microsoft
2 82 (40.00%) VMware
3 42 (20.49%) Cisco
4 22 (10.73%) Citrix
5 16 (7.80%) IBM
6 12 (5.85%) HP
6 12 (5.85%) Oracle
6 12 (5.85%) Red Hat
7 11 (5.37%) Adobe
8 9 (4.39%) Avaya
9 8 (3.90%) Dell
9 8 (3.90%) NetApp
10 7 (3.41%) 3PAR
11 6 (2.93%) Symantec
12 4 (1.95%) AppDynamics
12 4 (1.95%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.95%) New Relic
12 4 (1.95%) Novell
12 4 (1.95%) Rackspace
13 3 (1.46%) Nexenta
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CPS Group UK
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Peopleworks
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum £60,000 to £65,000 + Bonus + Excelle
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Intapeople
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Posted: Yesterday
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Premier IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
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Send
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + training + benefits
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Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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