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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 113 62 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.37% 12.50% 10.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.83% 53.91% 61.97%
Number of salaries quoted 100 56 39
Average salary £31,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.35% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £21,750 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,600 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -1.11%
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
151 115 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.55% 23.19% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 135 102 64
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,700 £68,000
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 19 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 111 (49.33%) Microsoft
2 109 (48.44%) VMware
3 77 (34.22%) Active Directory
4 72 (32.00%) Cisco
4 72 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 71 (31.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 62 (27.56%) MS Exchange
7 57 (25.33%) MS Excel
8 54 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 51 (22.67%) Firewall
10 48 (21.33%) Linux
11 46 (20.44%) SQL Server
11 46 (20.44%) Finance
12 42 (18.67%) SQL
13 41 (18.22%) Exchange Server 2013
13 41 (18.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 37 (16.44%) DNS
14 37 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
15 31 (13.78%) SAN
15 31 (13.78%) Exchange Server 2003
16 30 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
16 30 (13.33%) ITIL
16 30 (13.33%) Office 365
17 29 (12.89%) CCNA
18 28 (12.44%) IIS
19 27 (12.00%) DHCP
20 26 (11.56%) TCP/IP
21 24 (10.67%) C#
21 24 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2007
21 24 (10.67%) HP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 62 (27.56%) MS Exchange
2 41 (18.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 31 (13.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 28 (12.44%) IIS
5 24 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (9.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (7.11%) WebSphere
8 8 (3.56%) WebLogic
8 8 (3.56%) IBM HTTP Server
9 7 (3.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (3.11%) Apache
10 6 (2.67%) JBoss
11 5 (2.22%) Tomcat
11 5 (2.22%) Lync
12 3 (1.33%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.33%) CMS
12 3 (1.33%) OpenStack
12 3 (1.33%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.44%) nginx
13 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 57 (25.33%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.67%) MS Office
3 2 (0.89%) MS Project
3 2 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 30 (13.33%) Office 365
2 14 (6.22%) SaaS
3 10 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.33%) IaaS
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (22.67%) Firewall
2 37 (16.44%) DNS
3 31 (13.78%) SAN
4 27 (12.00%) DHCP
5 26 (11.56%) TCP/IP
6 17 (7.56%) HTTP
7 15 (6.67%) Internet
8 14 (6.22%) LAN
9 13 (5.78%) WAN
10 12 (5.33%) VoIP
11 10 (4.44%) NAS
12 6 (2.67%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (2.22%) Wireless
14 4 (1.78%) IP Telephony
14 4 (1.78%) VLAN
15 3 (1.33%) VPN
16 2 (0.89%) MPLS
16 2 (0.89%) Ethernet
16 2 (0.89%) Network Security
17 1 (0.44%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.11%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.67%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.78%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.78%) MySQL
5 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.78%) Visual Studio
1 4 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (1.78%) MSTest
2 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.44%) Selenium
General
1 46 (20.44%) Finance
2 15 (6.67%) Advertising
3 14 (6.22%) Welsh Language
4 6 (2.67%) Law
5 3 (1.33%) Automotive
6 2 (0.89%) Banking
6 2 (0.89%) Retail
7 1 (0.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) French Language
7 1 (0.44%) German Language
7 1 (0.44%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (21.78%) Analyst
2 38 (16.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (11.56%) Administrator
4 15 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 14 (6.22%) DBA
6 13 (5.78%) Service Analyst
7 12 (5.33%) Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (4.89%) Server Engineer
8 11 (4.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 11 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (4.89%) Developer
8 11 (4.89%) IT Support
9 10 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (4.00%) Consultant
10 9 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.56%) SQL DBA
11 8 (3.56%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.56%) Architect
12 7 (3.11%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.11%) .NET
2 8 (3.56%) REST
3 6 (2.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.67%) WinForms
4 5 (2.22%) Middleware
4 5 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (1.78%) WPF
5 4 (1.78%) HTML
6 3 (1.33%) WCF
6 3 (1.33%) LAMP
6 3 (1.33%) Silverlight
6 3 (1.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (1.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.33%) CSS
6 3 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.89%) Android SDK
7 2 (0.89%) iOS SDK
8 1 (0.44%) Web Services
8 1 (0.44%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.00%) Clustering
2 16 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.22%) AS400
4 6 (2.67%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.22%) iSeries
6 4 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.78%) iPhone
7 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.33%) Replication
7 3 (1.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.44%) User Experience
9 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.44%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.44%) iPad
9 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.44%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 72 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 71 (31.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (21.33%) Linux
5 19 (8.44%) Windows 7
6 16 (7.11%) Windows XP
7 10 (4.44%) UNIX
8 9 (4.00%) Apple iOS
8 9 (4.00%) Android
9 8 (3.56%) OS/400
10 7 (3.11%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (2.67%) CentOS
12 5 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.33%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.33%) AIX
14 1 (0.44%) Debian
14 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (13.33%) ITIL
2 15 (6.67%) Line Management
3 14 (6.22%) Mentoring
4 12 (5.33%) Time Management
5 10 (4.44%) Load Balancing
6 9 (4.00%) Change Management
6 9 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (3.56%) Project Management
7 8 (3.56%) MVVM
7 8 (3.56%) Coaching
8 6 (2.67%) Resilience Testing
8 6 (2.67%) Incident Management
8 6 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (2.22%) Service Delivery
9 5 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (1.78%) Android Development
10 4 (1.78%) iOS Development
10 4 (1.78%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (1.78%) Software Engineering
10 4 (1.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 42 (18.67%) SQL
2 24 (10.67%) C#
3 10 (4.44%) Perl
3 10 (4.44%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.00%) Java
4 9 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (3.56%) XAML
5 8 (3.56%) Objective-C
6 6 (2.67%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.22%) Ruby
7 5 (2.22%) Python
8 4 (1.78%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.78%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.89%) VB
10 1 (0.44%) VBScript
10 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (12.89%) CCNA
4 21 (9.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (7.56%) MCSE
6 13 (5.78%) Degree
7 12 (5.33%) MCITP
8 7 (3.11%) ISEB
9 6 (2.67%) ISTQB
9 6 (2.67%) VCP5
9 6 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (2.22%) CCA
10 5 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (2.22%) MCSA
11 3 (1.33%) CCNP
11 3 (1.33%) CCENT
11 3 (1.33%) CEH
12 2 (0.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 2 (0.89%) MCP
12 2 (0.89%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.56%) SLA
1 8 (3.56%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 77 (34.22%) Active Directory
2 41 (18.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (9.33%) Terminal Services
4 16 (7.11%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.56%) XenServer
6 6 (2.67%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (1.78%) ISA Server
8 4 (1.78%) vSphere
9 3 (1.33%) KVM
10 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.44%) XenApp
10 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.67%) Tivoli
1 6 (2.67%) WSUS
1 6 (2.67%) SCCM
1 6 (2.67%) Puppet
1 6 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (1.33%) SCOM
3 3 (1.33%) Nessus
4 2 (0.89%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.89%) Ansible
5 1 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.44%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.44%) OpenView
5 1 (0.44%) Nagios
5 1 (0.44%) OPNET
Vendors
1 111 (49.33%) Microsoft
2 109 (48.44%) VMware
3 72 (32.00%) Cisco
4 24 (10.67%) HP
5 20 (8.89%) IBM
6 19 (8.44%) Citrix
7 11 (4.89%) NetApp
8 10 (4.44%) Oracle
8 10 (4.44%) Dell
9 6 (2.67%) Google
9 6 (2.67%) SolarWinds
9 6 (2.67%) 3PAR
10 4 (1.78%) LANDesk
10 4 (1.78%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.33%) McAfee
11 3 (1.33%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.33%) Avaya
11 3 (1.33%) LexisNexis
12 2 (0.89%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.89%) Xamarin
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: healthcare, pension, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 Depending on Experience + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 - £48,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + on call + shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + on call + shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £45K
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Online Resourcing
Salary: Substantial, sector-leading rewards package
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Natural Resources Wales
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £36,000 - £40,000 + Benefits Package
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