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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 124 37 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.02% 9.34% 6.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.89% 40.66% 43.42%
Number of salaries quoted 108 30 28
Average salary £38,000 £34,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.94% +5.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £24,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.40%
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
180 91 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.16% 22.98% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 158 77 65
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
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 4 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 113 (50.90%) Microsoft
2 95 (42.79%) VMware
3 79 (35.59%) Active Directory
4 67 (30.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 56 (25.23%) MS Excel
6 53 (23.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (22.52%) Linux
8 48 (21.62%) Finance
9 46 (20.72%) MS Exchange
9 46 (20.72%) Cisco
10 43 (19.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 39 (17.57%) HTTP
12 38 (17.12%) SQL Server
13 35 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (15.32%) SQL
15 32 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2013
16 30 (13.51%) DNS
16 30 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
17 29 (13.06%) C#
17 29 (13.06%) Firewall
18 28 (12.61%) IBM
19 26 (11.71%) DHCP
19 26 (11.71%) ITIL
20 25 (11.26%) AS400
20 25 (11.26%) WebSphere
21 24 (10.81%) QA
22 23 (10.36%) Apple iOS
22 23 (10.36%) Windows 7
22 23 (10.36%) IIS
23 22 (9.91%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 46 (20.72%) MS Exchange
2 32 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 25 (11.26%) WebSphere
4 23 (10.36%) IIS
5 19 (8.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (7.66%) IBM HTTP Server
6 17 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.70%) Lync
8 6 (2.70%) Apache
8 6 (2.70%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.25%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.25%) JBoss
10 4 (1.80%) Umbraco
10 4 (1.80%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.80%) CMS
11 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 56 (25.23%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.56%) Office 365
2 9 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.25%) SaaS
4 3 (1.35%) IaaS
5 1 (0.45%) GitHub
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.57%) HTTP
2 30 (13.51%) DNS
3 29 (13.06%) Firewall
4 26 (11.71%) DHCP
5 19 (8.56%) SAN
6 12 (5.41%) TCP/IP
7 11 (4.95%) LAN
8 10 (4.50%) VoIP
8 10 (4.50%) WAN
9 9 (4.05%) Internet
10 4 (1.80%) NAS
10 4 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (1.35%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.90%) VPN
12 2 (0.90%) IP Telephony
13 1 (0.45%) Wireless
13 1 (0.45%) SMTP
13 1 (0.45%) FTP
13 1 (0.45%) WLAN
13 1 (0.45%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.12%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (3.15%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.25%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.80%) MySQL
4 4 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.45%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (2.25%) MSTest
1 5 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.45%) JUnit
2 1 (0.45%) Selenium
2 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 48 (21.62%) Finance
2 18 (8.11%) Advertising
3 10 (4.50%) Automotive
4 8 (3.60%) Welsh Language
5 3 (1.35%) Law
5 3 (1.35%) Back Office
6 2 (0.90%) Electronics
6 2 (0.90%) Banking
6 2 (0.90%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (24.32%) Analyst
2 26 (11.71%) Developer
3 23 (10.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (7.66%) 3rd Line Support
5 16 (7.21%) Administrator
6 13 (5.86%) Windows Mobile Developer
6 13 (5.86%) Mobile Developer
6 13 (5.86%) Architect
7 12 (5.41%) Consultant
7 12 (5.41%) Support Analyst
8 11 (4.95%) Service Analyst
8 11 (4.95%) Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (4.95%) IT Support
9 9 (4.05%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (4.05%) Support Engineer
9 9 (4.05%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.15%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (3.15%) Technical Support
10 7 (3.15%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.46%) REST
2 16 (7.21%) .NET
3 6 (2.70%) Android SDK
3 6 (2.70%) iOS SDK
3 6 (2.70%) HTML
3 6 (2.70%) LAMP
3 6 (2.70%) WinForms
4 5 (2.25%) CSS
5 4 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (1.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (1.80%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.80%) WCF
5 4 (1.80%) WPF
5 4 (1.80%) Silverlight
5 4 (1.80%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.45%) Ajax
6 1 (0.45%) J2EE
6 1 (0.45%) SOAP
6 1 (0.45%) Web Services
6 1 (0.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.26%) AS400
2 17 (7.66%) Clustering
3 16 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.70%) iSeries
5 5 (2.25%) Replication
5 5 (2.25%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.80%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.90%) iPhone
8 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.45%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.45%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.45%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (30.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 53 (23.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (22.52%) Linux
4 43 (19.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (10.36%) Apple iOS
5 23 (10.36%) Windows 7
6 19 (8.56%) Windows Mobile
7 17 (7.66%) Android
7 17 (7.66%) OS/400
8 16 (7.21%) Windows XP
9 10 (4.50%) UNIX
10 5 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.25%) Windows Vista
10 5 (2.25%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.35%) CentOS
12 2 (0.90%) Solaris
13 1 (0.45%) AIX
13 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (11.71%) ITIL
2 18 (8.11%) Mentoring
3 17 (7.66%) MVVM
4 13 (5.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (4.95%) Line Management
6 10 (4.50%) Software Engineering
7 9 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (4.05%) Coaching
8 8 (3.60%) Android Development
8 8 (3.60%) iOS Development
8 8 (3.60%) Project Management
8 8 (3.60%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.15%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (2.25%) Scrum
11 5 (2.25%) Migration
11 5 (2.25%) Change Management
11 5 (2.25%) Service Management
11 5 (2.25%) Manual Testing
11 5 (2.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (15.32%) SQL
2 29 (13.06%) C#
3 21 (9.46%) Objective-C
4 18 (8.11%) Java
5 17 (7.66%) XAML
6 7 (3.15%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.70%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.25%) Perl
8 5 (2.25%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.80%) Ruby
10 3 (1.35%) Python
11 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.90%) PHP
11 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.90%) C
11 2 (0.90%) C++
12 1 (0.45%) VB
12 1 (0.45%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.45%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (9.91%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (9.46%) CCNA
4 18 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (7.66%) Degree
5 17 (7.66%) MCSE
6 13 (5.86%) VCP5
7 10 (4.50%) MCITP
8 8 (3.60%) MCSA
9 7 (3.15%) VCP4
9 7 (3.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (2.70%) ISEB
10 6 (2.70%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.80%) CCNP
11 4 (1.80%) MCTS
12 3 (1.35%) MCDST
12 3 (1.35%) CISSP
13 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.90%) MCP
13 2 (0.90%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.81%) QA
2 8 (3.60%) SLA
3 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (35.59%) Active Directory
2 35 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.86%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.41%) Terminal Services
5 8 (3.60%) vSphere
6 6 (2.70%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.25%) XenServer
8 3 (1.35%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.35%) XenApp
9 2 (0.90%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.90%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.45%) Firmware
10 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (4.95%) SCCM
2 9 (4.05%) WSUS
3 4 (1.80%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (1.80%) SCOM
3 4 (1.80%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.35%) Nessus
5 2 (0.90%) Puppet
5 2 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.45%) OPNET
6 1 (0.45%) OpenView
6 1 (0.45%) Nagios
6 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 113 (50.90%) Microsoft
2 95 (42.79%) VMware
3 46 (20.72%) Cisco
4 28 (12.61%) IBM
5 22 (9.91%) Citrix
6 18 (8.11%) HP
7 12 (5.41%) Oracle
8 9 (4.05%) NetApp
9 6 (2.70%) McAfee
9 6 (2.70%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.70%) Dell
10 4 (1.80%) LexisNexis
10 4 (1.80%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.80%) LANDesk
10 4 (1.80%) Lotus
10 4 (1.80%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.35%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.35%) WatchGuard
11 3 (1.35%) 3PAR
12 2 (0.90%) Xamarin
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