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

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 128 126 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.37% 18.86% 10.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.95% 62.38% 67.06%
Number of salaries quoted 97 113 48
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,025 £22,500 £26,625
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,150
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
183 202 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.40% 30.24% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 142 175 71
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,980 £52,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 8 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 8 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.

1 132 (53.44%) Microsoft
2 101 (40.89%) Active Directory
3 97 (39.27%) VMware
4 84 (34.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 79 (31.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (25.51%) MS Excel
7 56 (22.67%) Linux
8 53 (21.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (20.24%) SQL Server
10 46 (18.62%) SQL
11 45 (18.22%) DNS
11 45 (18.22%) Finance
12 43 (17.41%) DHCP
13 40 (16.19%) MS Exchange
13 40 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
14 39 (15.79%) C#
15 37 (14.98%) .NET
16 35 (14.17%) Windows 7
16 35 (14.17%) Degree
17 34 (13.77%) ITIL
18 31 (12.55%) IIS
18 31 (12.55%) Firewall
19 30 (12.15%) MS Office
20 29 (11.74%) Citrix
21 28 (11.34%) SAN
22 27 (10.93%) Exchange Server 2010
23 25 (10.12%) Cisco
23 25 (10.12%) Advertising
24 24 (9.72%) HTML
24 24 (9.72%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 8 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 40 (16.19%) MS Exchange
2 31 (12.55%) IIS
3 27 (10.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (9.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (9.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (5.67%) SharePoint
6 13 (5.26%) Lync
7 12 (4.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (4.05%) WebSphere
9 8 (3.24%) IBM HTTP Server
10 6 (2.43%) Tomcat
11 5 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (1.62%) JBoss
12 4 (1.62%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.62%) Apache
13 3 (1.21%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 1 (0.40%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 63 (25.51%) MS Excel
2 30 (12.15%) MS Office
3 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.64%) Office 365
2 6 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.21%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 45 (18.22%) DNS
2 43 (17.41%) DHCP
3 31 (12.55%) Firewall
4 28 (11.34%) SAN
5 24 (9.72%) TCP/IP
6 17 (6.88%) HTTP
7 16 (6.48%) Internet
8 7 (2.83%) LAN
8 7 (2.83%) WAN
9 4 (1.62%) VoIP
9 4 (1.62%) RFID
9 4 (1.62%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.21%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.21%) SNMP
11 2 (0.81%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.81%) Broadband
11 2 (0.81%) OSPF
11 2 (0.81%) BGP
11 2 (0.81%) VRRP
12 1 (0.40%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (20.24%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.48%) SQL Server 2000
3 13 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 12 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (4.05%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.83%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.43%) MySQL
8 6 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.21%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.40%) Big Data
13 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (4.45%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (2.02%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.21%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.40%) JUnit
5 1 (0.40%) MSTest
General
1 45 (18.22%) Finance
2 25 (10.12%) Advertising
3 6 (2.43%) Back Office
4 5 (2.02%) Electronics
4 5 (2.02%) Automotive
5 4 (1.62%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.81%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.40%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.40%) Local Government
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (20.65%) Analyst
2 37 (14.98%) Developer
3 31 (12.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (9.72%) .NET Developer
5 23 (9.31%) Support Analyst
6 18 (7.29%) Administrator
7 16 (6.48%) C# Developer
7 16 (6.48%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (6.07%) 3rd Line Support
8 15 (6.07%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (5.26%) Architect
9 13 (5.26%) Support Engineer
9 13 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
10 12 (4.86%) Technical Support Analyst
10 12 (4.86%) Server Engineer
10 12 (4.86%) Technical Support
10 12 (4.86%) Network Engineer
11 11 (4.45%) Server Support
11 11 (4.45%) VMware Engineer
11 11 (4.45%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.98%) .NET
2 24 (9.72%) HTML
3 23 (9.31%) ASP.NET
4 18 (7.29%) XML
5 16 (6.48%) AngularJS
6 13 (5.26%) REST
7 9 (3.64%) WCF
8 8 (3.24%) CSS
9 7 (2.83%) Web Services
10 6 (2.43%) SOAP
10 6 (2.43%) WinForms
11 5 (2.02%) WPF
12 4 (1.62%) Ajax
12 4 (1.62%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.62%) Entity Framework
13 3 (1.21%) LAMP
13 3 (1.21%) LINQ
14 2 (0.81%) JSON
14 2 (0.81%) iOS SDK
14 2 (0.81%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.05%) AS400
3 9 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.24%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.43%) Clustering
6 4 (1.62%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.21%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.21%) Replication
8 2 (0.81%) iSeries
8 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.40%) EPoS
9 1 (0.40%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 84 (34.01%) Windows Server 2003
2 79 (31.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (22.67%) Linux
4 53 (21.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (14.17%) Windows 7
6 17 (6.88%) Windows 8
6 17 (6.88%) UNIX
7 14 (5.67%) Windows Mobile
7 14 (5.67%) Apple iOS
8 10 (4.05%) Android
9 8 (3.24%) OS/400
10 7 (2.83%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.43%) AIX
11 6 (2.43%) Solaris
12 5 (2.02%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.62%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.62%) CentOS
14 2 (0.81%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.81%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (13.77%) ITIL
2 16 (6.48%) CRM
3 14 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (4.86%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (4.05%) Load Balancing
6 9 (3.64%) MVVM
6 9 (3.64%) Service Delivery
6 9 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (3.24%) Project Management
7 8 (3.24%) OO
7 8 (3.24%) Information Security
7 8 (3.24%) User Stories
8 7 (2.83%) OOP
8 7 (2.83%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (2.43%) SDLC
9 6 (2.43%) Scrum
9 6 (2.43%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (2.43%) Software Engineering
9 6 (2.43%) Incident Management
9 6 (2.43%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (18.62%) SQL
2 39 (15.79%) C#
3 23 (9.31%) T-SQL
4 21 (8.50%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.67%) Java
6 12 (4.86%) PowerShell
7 11 (4.45%) Objective-C
8 9 (3.64%) Perl
9 8 (3.24%) Python
10 7 (2.83%) PHP
10 7 (2.83%) C
11 6 (2.43%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.43%) Ruby
11 6 (2.43%) XAML
12 5 (2.02%) Embedded C
12 5 (2.02%) C++
13 4 (1.62%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.62%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (14.17%) Degree
2 23 (9.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (7.29%) CCNA
5 16 (6.48%) MCSE
6 14 (5.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (3.64%) MCSA
7 9 (3.64%) VCP5
8 8 (3.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (2.83%) MCITP
10 5 (2.02%) CCNP
11 4 (1.62%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.62%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.81%) Security+ Certification
12 2 (0.81%) MCTS
12 2 (0.81%) CISSP
12 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.81%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.29%) QA
2 14 (5.67%) SLA
3 7 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 101 (40.89%) Active Directory
2 40 (16.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.86%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (4.05%) vSphere
5 10 (4.05%) XenApp
6 8 (3.24%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.02%) Firmware
7 5 (2.02%) ISA Server
8 4 (1.62%) XenServer
9 2 (0.81%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.81%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (3.24%) SCCM
2 6 (2.43%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (2.43%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (2.02%) Nessus
4 4 (1.62%) SCOM
4 4 (1.62%) WSUS
5 2 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.40%) Nagios
6 1 (0.40%) Nmap
6 1 (0.40%) Puppet
6 1 (0.40%) Ansible
6 1 (0.40%) Graphite
Vendors
1 132 (53.44%) Microsoft
2 97 (39.27%) VMware
3 29 (11.74%) Citrix
4 25 (10.12%) Cisco
5 21 (8.50%) IBM
6 20 (8.10%) Oracle
7 14 (5.67%) HP
8 11 (4.45%) SolarWinds
9 6 (2.43%) WatchGuard
9 6 (2.43%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.02%) Avaya
10 5 (2.02%) NetApp
11 4 (1.62%) Business Objects
11 4 (1.62%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.62%) McAfee
11 4 (1.62%) Qualys
11 4 (1.62%) LogRhythm
12 3 (1.21%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.21%) Lotus
12 3 (1.21%) Apple
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