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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 121 107 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.66% 16.02% 13.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.35% 66.05% 74.00%
Number of salaries quoted 89 96 68
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £41,980 £44,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
172 162 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.11% 24.25% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 133 143 94
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 130 (53.50%) Microsoft
2 101 (41.56%) VMware
3 87 (35.80%) Active Directory
4 83 (34.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 68 (27.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (25.93%) MS Excel
7 54 (22.22%) Linux
8 53 (21.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 48 (19.75%) Finance
10 46 (18.93%) SQL Server
11 42 (17.28%) HTTP
12 40 (16.46%) C#
13 38 (15.64%) DNS
14 36 (14.81%) MS Exchange
14 36 (14.81%) SQL
14 36 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
15 34 (13.99%) DHCP
16 33 (13.58%) ITIL
17 32 (13.17%) Windows 7
18 31 (12.76%) IIS
19 30 (12.35%) .NET
19 30 (12.35%) IBM
19 30 (12.35%) Firewall
19 30 (12.35%) QA
20 28 (11.52%) WebSphere
20 28 (11.52%) AS400
21 27 (11.11%) Apple iOS
22 26 (10.70%) Cisco
22 26 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
23 25 (10.29%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 36 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 31 (12.76%) IIS
3 28 (11.52%) WebSphere
4 23 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (8.23%) IBM HTTP Server
6 19 (7.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (5.35%) Lync
9 12 (4.94%) SharePoint
10 9 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2000
12 5 (2.06%) Tomcat
13 4 (1.65%) Apache
14 3 (1.23%) WebLogic
14 3 (1.23%) JBoss
14 3 (1.23%) IBM Notes
14 3 (1.23%) Umbraco
14 3 (1.23%) CMS
15 1 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 63 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.05%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.70%) Office 365
3 5 (2.06%) SaaS
4 3 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.41%) GitHub
6 1 (0.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (17.28%) HTTP
2 38 (15.64%) DNS
3 34 (13.99%) DHCP
4 30 (12.35%) Firewall
5 25 (10.29%) SAN
6 17 (7.00%) TCP/IP
7 13 (5.35%) Internet
8 4 (1.65%) VoIP
8 4 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.65%) RFID
9 3 (1.23%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.23%) WAN
9 3 (1.23%) LAN
10 2 (0.82%) SNMP
11 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.41%) Broadband
11 1 (0.41%) MPLS
11 1 (0.41%) OSPF
11 1 (0.41%) BGP
11 1 (0.41%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (18.93%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.35%) Oracle Database
3 12 (4.94%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 9 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (2.47%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.65%) MySQL
8 3 (1.23%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.41%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.41%) Big Data
9 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.47%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.23%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.23%) MSTest
4 3 (1.23%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.41%) JUnit
General
1 48 (19.75%) Finance
2 22 (9.05%) Advertising
3 10 (4.12%) Automotive
4 6 (2.47%) Back Office
4 6 (2.47%) Welsh Language
5 5 (2.06%) Electronics
6 2 (0.82%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.82%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (17.28%) Analyst
2 40 (16.46%) Developer
3 27 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 16 (6.58%) .NET Developer
6 15 (6.17%) Support Analyst
7 13 (5.35%) Wintel Engineer
7 13 (5.35%) VMware Engineer
7 13 (5.35%) Mobile Developer
7 13 (5.35%) Windows Mobile Developer
8 11 (4.53%) Senior Developer
8 11 (4.53%) Architect
8 11 (4.53%) Network Engineer
9 9 (3.70%) Technical Support
9 9 (3.70%) Consultant
9 9 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (3.70%) Service Analyst
9 9 (3.70%) C# Developer
9 9 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.35%) .NET
2 21 (8.64%) REST
3 16 (6.58%) HTML
4 15 (6.17%) ASP.NET
5 9 (3.70%) XML
5 9 (3.70%) WCF
5 9 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 7 (2.88%) CSS
7 6 (2.47%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.47%) Android SDK
7 6 (2.47%) Entity Framework
7 6 (2.47%) iOS SDK
8 5 (2.06%) WPF
9 4 (1.65%) Ajax
10 3 (1.23%) LAMP
10 3 (1.23%) WinForms
10 3 (1.23%) Silverlight
10 3 (1.23%) LINQ
10 3 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.52%) AS400
2 12 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.29%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.88%) iSeries
4 7 (2.88%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.47%) Clustering
6 5 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.65%) Performance Metrics
7 4 (1.65%) Web 2.0
7 4 (1.65%) Replication
8 3 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.41%) EPoS
9 1 (0.41%) NHS
9 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 83 (34.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 68 (27.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (22.22%) Linux
4 53 (21.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (13.17%) Windows 7
6 27 (11.11%) Apple iOS
7 23 (9.47%) Windows Mobile
8 20 (8.23%) OS/400
9 18 (7.41%) Android
10 15 (6.17%) Windows 8
11 13 (5.35%) UNIX
12 6 (2.47%) Windows XP
12 6 (2.47%) CentOS
13 5 (2.06%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (1.65%) Mac OS
15 3 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.23%) Windows Vista
15 3 (1.23%) AIX
15 3 (1.23%) Solaris
16 2 (0.82%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (13.58%) ITIL
2 19 (7.82%) MVVM
3 18 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (6.58%) Mentoring
5 14 (5.76%) Mobile Development
6 12 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (4.53%) Software Engineering
8 9 (3.70%) Scrum
8 9 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 9 (3.70%) CRM
9 8 (3.29%) Project Management
9 8 (3.29%) Coaching
9 8 (3.29%) Android Development
9 8 (3.29%) iOS Development
9 8 (3.29%) User Stories
10 7 (2.88%) Change Management
10 7 (2.88%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (2.88%) Information Security
10 7 (2.88%) Web Development
10 7 (2.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 40 (16.46%) C#
2 36 (14.81%) SQL
3 24 (9.88%) Objective-C
4 19 (7.82%) Java
5 16 (6.58%) JavaScript
5 16 (6.58%) XAML
6 15 (6.17%) T-SQL
7 11 (4.53%) PowerShell
8 10 (4.12%) Perl
9 8 (3.29%) Python
10 7 (2.88%) Ruby
11 6 (2.47%) C
11 6 (2.47%) PHP
12 5 (2.06%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.06%) C++
12 5 (2.06%) Embedded C
13 4 (1.65%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.23%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (9.47%) Degree
3 22 (9.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (7.82%) CCNA
6 17 (7.00%) VCP5
7 16 (6.58%) MCSE
8 10 (4.12%) MCSA
9 9 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 8 (3.29%) MCITP
11 5 (2.06%) CCNP
12 4 (1.65%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.65%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.82%) MCTS
13 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.82%) Security+ Certification
13 2 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.82%) CISSP
13 2 (0.82%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.35%) QA
2 11 (4.53%) SLA
3 7 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 87 (35.80%) Active Directory
2 36 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.17%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.88%) vSphere
6 5 (2.06%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.06%) XenApp
6 5 (2.06%) Firmware
6 5 (2.06%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.23%) XenServer
8 2 (0.82%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.41%) KVM
9 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (4.94%) SCCM
2 6 (2.47%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (2.47%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (2.06%) WSUS
3 5 (2.06%) Nessus
4 4 (1.65%) SCOM
5 2 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.82%) Puppet
6 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.41%) Ansible
6 1 (0.41%) Graphite
6 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.41%) Nagios
6 1 (0.41%) Nmap
Vendors
1 130 (53.50%) Microsoft
2 101 (41.56%) VMware
3 30 (12.35%) IBM
4 26 (10.70%) Cisco
5 24 (9.88%) Citrix
6 20 (8.23%) Oracle
7 12 (4.94%) HP
8 8 (3.29%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.06%) WatchGuard
9 5 (2.06%) McAfee
10 4 (1.65%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.65%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.65%) Avaya
10 4 (1.65%) Qualys
10 4 (1.65%) LogRhythm
11 3 (1.23%) LexisNexis
11 3 (1.23%) Lotus
11 3 (1.23%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.23%) NetApp
12 2 (0.82%) Apple
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