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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 112 74 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.95% 12.65% 12.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.50% 56.92% 51.09%
Number of salaries quoted 108 70 45
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,450 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
171 130 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.40% 22.22% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 156 122 84
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £70,000 £52,500
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 23 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 118 (50.21%) VMware
2 106 (45.11%) Microsoft
3 74 (31.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (30.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 68 (28.94%) Cisco
6 64 (27.23%) Linux
7 63 (26.81%) Active Directory
8 62 (26.38%) Firewall
9 57 (24.26%) MS Exchange
9 57 (24.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 54 (22.98%) VMware Infrastructure
11 53 (22.55%) MS Excel
12 52 (22.13%) Finance
13 46 (19.57%) SQL Server
14 45 (19.15%) SQL
14 45 (19.15%) ITIL
15 44 (18.72%) SAN
16 37 (15.74%) HP
16 37 (15.74%) TCP/IP
17 34 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
18 32 (13.62%) DNS
19 31 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2003
20 30 (12.77%) IIS
21 28 (11.91%) CCNA
21 28 (11.91%) Cisco Certification
22 26 (11.06%) Exchange Server 2013
23 25 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 23 (9.79%) Citrix
24 23 (9.79%) C#
25 22 (9.36%) Agile Software Development

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 57 (24.26%) MS Exchange
2 31 (13.19%) Exchange Server 2003
3 30 (12.77%) IIS
4 26 (11.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (3.40%) Lync
7 8 (3.40%) Apache
8 7 (2.98%) SharePoint
8 7 (2.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (2.55%) WebLogic
10 5 (2.13%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.70%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.28%) CMS
12 3 (1.28%) Commerce Server
13 2 (0.85%) WorkSite
13 2 (0.85%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 53 (22.55%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.98%) MS Office
3 6 (2.55%) MS Project
4 4 (1.70%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.43%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.94%) Office 365
2 20 (8.51%) SaaS
3 6 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 62 (26.38%) Firewall
2 44 (18.72%) SAN
3 37 (15.74%) TCP/IP
4 32 (13.62%) DNS
5 18 (7.66%) DHCP
6 14 (5.96%) Internet
7 12 (5.11%) NAS
8 11 (4.68%) LAN
8 11 (4.68%) VoIP
8 11 (4.68%) WAN
9 8 (3.40%) VLAN
10 6 (2.55%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (2.13%) Wireless
11 5 (2.13%) iSCSI
11 5 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (1.70%) Network Security
12 4 (1.70%) tcpdump
12 4 (1.70%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.70%) VPN
13 2 (0.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (3.40%) Oracle Database
2 8 (3.40%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (2.55%) MySQL
3 6 (2.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (1.70%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (0.85%) OLTP
6 2 (0.85%) OLAP
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (5.53%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.83%) Robotium
2 9 (3.83%) Calabash
2 9 (3.83%) eggPlant
3 8 (3.40%) Cucumber
4 7 (2.98%) SoapUI
4 7 (2.98%) Selenium
5 6 (2.55%) JBehave
6 4 (1.70%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.28%) JIRA
8 2 (0.85%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.43%) Maven
9 1 (0.43%) JUnit
9 1 (0.43%) MSTest
9 1 (0.43%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
General
1 52 (22.13%) Finance
2 16 (6.81%) Welsh Language
3 8 (3.40%) Advertising
4 6 (2.55%) French Language
4 6 (2.55%) German Language
4 6 (2.55%) Italian Language
4 6 (2.55%) Spanish Language
4 6 (2.55%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.13%) Law
6 4 (1.70%) Banking
7 3 (1.28%) Marketing
8 2 (0.85%) Retail
9 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (21.28%) Analyst
2 44 (18.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (7.66%) Administrator
4 16 (6.81%) Support Engineer
4 16 (6.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (5.96%) Service Analyst
6 13 (5.53%) Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (5.53%) Support Analyst
6 13 (5.53%) Systems Engineer
6 13 (5.53%) Server Engineer
7 12 (5.11%) DBA
7 12 (5.11%) Server Support
8 11 (4.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 10 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (4.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 10 (4.26%) Software Engineer
10 8 (3.40%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (3.40%) Test Engineer
11 7 (2.98%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (2.98%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.23%) .NET
2 13 (5.53%) Web Services
3 9 (3.83%) ASP.NET
4 8 (3.40%) SOAP
5 7 (2.98%) REST
5 7 (2.98%) WPF
6 6 (2.55%) HTML
6 6 (2.55%) CSS
6 6 (2.55%) jQuery
7 5 (2.13%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (2.13%) Middleware
8 3 (1.28%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.28%) XML
9 2 (0.85%) Lucene
10 1 (0.43%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.43%) WCF
10 1 (0.43%) RESTful
10 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.43%) HTML5
10 1 (0.43%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.81%) Blackberry
3 14 (5.96%) Clustering
4 6 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.70%) AS400
7 3 (1.28%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.28%) iPhone
7 3 (1.28%) iSeries
8 2 (0.85%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.43%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.43%) Open Source
9 1 (0.43%) iPad
9 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.43%) Statistics
9 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 74 (31.49%) Windows Server 2008
2 71 (30.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 64 (27.23%) Linux
4 57 (24.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (7.23%) Apple iOS
5 17 (7.23%) Android
5 17 (7.23%) UNIX
6 15 (6.38%) Windows 7
7 14 (5.96%) Windows XP
8 11 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (3.83%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (3.40%) CentOS
10 8 (3.40%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.40%) Solaris
11 6 (2.55%) AIX
12 5 (2.13%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.28%) Debian
14 2 (0.85%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.85%) NetWare
14 2 (0.85%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (19.15%) ITIL
2 22 (9.36%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (7.66%) Mentoring
4 16 (6.81%) TDD
4 16 (6.81%) Change Management
5 14 (5.96%) Project Management
6 13 (5.53%) Load Balancing
7 11 (4.68%) BDD
7 11 (4.68%) Line Management
8 10 (4.26%) Software Engineering
9 9 (3.83%) SOA
9 9 (3.83%) Time Management
9 9 (3.83%) Test Automation
10 8 (3.40%) Incident Management
11 6 (2.55%) Service Management
11 6 (2.55%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (2.55%) Competitive Intelligence
11 6 (2.55%) Network Design
11 6 (2.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (2.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 45 (19.15%) SQL
2 23 (9.79%) C#
3 19 (8.09%) Perl
4 13 (5.53%) Python
5 9 (3.83%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.98%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.55%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.55%) XAML
7 6 (2.55%) Java
8 5 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.70%) Ruby
10 3 (1.28%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.28%) C
10 3 (1.28%) C++
11 2 (0.85%) Groovy
12 1 (0.43%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.43%) VBScript
12 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (11.91%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (11.91%) CCNA
3 25 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (8.51%) MCSE
5 18 (7.66%) Degree
6 7 (2.98%) MCITP
6 7 (2.98%) CCNP
7 6 (2.55%) CCA
7 6 (2.55%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (2.55%) RHCE
8 5 (2.13%) MCP
8 5 (2.13%) MCSA
8 5 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.70%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.70%) CEH
9 4 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.28%) ISEB
10 3 (1.28%) CISSP
10 3 (1.28%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.70%) SLA
2 3 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.28%) QA
3 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 63 (26.81%) Active Directory
2 54 (22.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.36%) Hyper-V
4 16 (6.81%) Terminal Services
5 7 (2.98%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (2.98%) vSphere
6 5 (2.13%) XenServer
6 5 (2.13%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.85%) KVM
8 1 (0.43%) Nmap
8 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.40%) Tivoli
1 8 (3.40%) NetBackup
2 6 (2.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (2.13%) Puppet
3 5 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.70%) Nessus
5 3 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.85%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.85%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.85%) Ansible
6 2 (0.85%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.43%) OpenView
7 1 (0.43%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.43%) Netcool
7 1 (0.43%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (0.43%) OPNET
7 1 (0.43%) WSUS
7 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 118 (50.21%) VMware
2 106 (45.11%) Microsoft
3 68 (28.94%) Cisco
4 37 (15.74%) HP
5 23 (9.79%) Citrix
6 15 (6.38%) NetApp
6 15 (6.38%) IBM
6 15 (6.38%) Oracle
7 12 (5.11%) Dell
7 12 (5.11%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.98%) JBoss
9 5 (2.13%) Google
9 5 (2.13%) 3PAR
9 5 (2.13%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.28%) Blue Coat
10 3 (1.28%) Coverity
10 3 (1.28%) Wind River
10 3 (1.28%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.28%) Juniper
10 3 (1.28%) Novell
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