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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 115 52 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.75% 10.38% 9.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.12% 48.15% 51.96%
Number of salaries quoted 97 45 49
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £25,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
164 108 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.31% 21.56% 18.58%
Number of salaries quoted 139 96 92
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
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 31 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 120 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 99 (43.42%) VMware
3 83 (36.40%) Active Directory
4 76 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 58 (25.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (24.12%) MS Excel
7 54 (23.68%) Linux
8 50 (21.93%) Finance
9 47 (20.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 45 (19.74%) MS Exchange
11 42 (18.42%) HTTP
12 41 (17.98%) Cisco
13 37 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
14 36 (15.79%) DNS
14 36 (15.79%) SQL Server
15 35 (15.35%) C#
16 33 (14.47%) Firewall
17 32 (14.04%) IBM
18 31 (13.60%) SQL
19 29 (12.72%) ITIL
19 29 (12.72%) DHCP
20 28 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
20 28 (12.28%) AS400
20 28 (12.28%) WebSphere
20 28 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2013
21 27 (11.84%) QA
22 26 (11.40%) IIS
23 24 (10.53%) Citrix
24 23 (10.09%) Apple iOS
24 23 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 45 (19.74%) MS Exchange
2 28 (12.28%) WebSphere
2 28 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 26 (11.40%) IIS
4 23 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (8.77%) IBM HTTP Server
6 15 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (4.39%) Lync
9 7 (3.07%) Apache
9 7 (3.07%) Tomcat
9 7 (3.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (2.63%) JBoss
11 5 (2.19%) SharePoint
11 5 (2.19%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (1.75%) Umbraco
12 4 (1.75%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.75%) CMS
13 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 55 (24.12%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.02%) Office 365
2 10 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.19%) SaaS
4 3 (1.32%) IaaS
5 1 (0.44%) GitHub
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (18.42%) HTTP
2 36 (15.79%) DNS
3 33 (14.47%) Firewall
4 29 (12.72%) DHCP
5 19 (8.33%) SAN
6 15 (6.58%) TCP/IP
7 13 (5.70%) Internet
8 10 (4.39%) LAN
9 9 (3.95%) WAN
10 6 (2.63%) VoIP
11 4 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.75%) RFID
12 3 (1.32%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.88%) VPN
14 1 (0.44%) Wireless
14 1 (0.44%) OSPF
14 1 (0.44%) BGP
14 1 (0.44%) VRRP
14 1 (0.44%) WLAN
14 1 (0.44%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.51%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.07%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.19%) MySQL
5 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.44%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.75%) MSTest
3 1 (0.44%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.44%) JUnit
3 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
General
1 50 (21.93%) Finance
2 18 (7.89%) Advertising
3 10 (4.39%) Automotive
4 8 (3.51%) Welsh Language
5 5 (2.19%) Electronics
6 4 (1.75%) Back Office
7 3 (1.32%) Law
8 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (23.68%) Analyst
2 28 (12.28%) Developer
3 22 (9.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 16 (7.02%) Support Analyst
6 13 (5.70%) Administrator
6 13 (5.70%) Mobile Developer
6 13 (5.70%) Windows Mobile Developer
7 12 (5.26%) Architect
7 12 (5.26%) Consultant
8 10 (4.39%) Service Analyst
8 10 (4.39%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (3.95%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (3.95%) Support Engineer
9 9 (3.95%) Technical Support
9 9 (3.95%) Senior Developer
9 9 (3.95%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (3.95%) Wintel Engineer
9 9 (3.95%) VMware Engineer
10 8 (3.51%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.21%) .NET
1 21 (9.21%) REST
2 9 (3.95%) HTML
3 8 (3.51%) CSS
4 7 (3.07%) WinForms
5 6 (2.63%) WCF
5 6 (2.63%) LAMP
5 6 (2.63%) Android SDK
5 6 (2.63%) iOS SDK
6 5 (2.19%) Entity Framework
6 5 (2.19%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.19%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.75%) Ajax
7 4 (1.75%) WPF
7 4 (1.75%) Silverlight
7 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.44%) LINQ
8 1 (0.44%) Apache CXF
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.28%) AS400
2 14 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.26%) Clustering
4 7 (3.07%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.63%) iSeries
6 5 (2.19%) Replication
7 4 (1.75%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.75%) Web 2.0
7 4 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.44%) User Experience
9 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.44%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.44%) iPhone
9 1 (0.44%) EPoS
9 1 (0.44%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 76 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 58 (25.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (23.68%) Linux
4 47 (20.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (10.09%) Apple iOS
6 20 (8.77%) Windows 7
6 20 (8.77%) Windows Mobile
6 20 (8.77%) OS/400
7 16 (7.02%) Android
8 13 (5.70%) Windows XP
9 10 (4.39%) UNIX
10 5 (2.19%) Windows Vista
10 5 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.75%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.75%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.32%) CentOS
12 3 (1.32%) Solaris
13 1 (0.44%) AIX
13 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (12.72%) ITIL
2 18 (7.89%) MVVM
2 18 (7.89%) Mentoring
3 16 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (6.14%) Mobile Development
5 12 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (4.82%) Line Management
7 10 (4.39%) Software Engineering
8 9 (3.95%) Coaching
9 8 (3.51%) Android Development
9 8 (3.51%) iOS Development
9 8 (3.51%) Scrum
9 8 (3.51%) Project Management
10 7 (3.07%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.07%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (3.07%) Load Balancing
11 6 (2.63%) Migration
11 6 (2.63%) Change Management
12 5 (2.19%) Service Management
12 5 (2.19%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 35 (15.35%) C#
2 31 (13.60%) SQL
3 21 (9.21%) Objective-C
4 19 (8.33%) Java
5 17 (7.46%) XAML
6 9 (3.95%) Perl
7 8 (3.51%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.51%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.07%) Python
8 7 (3.07%) Ruby
9 5 (2.19%) C
9 5 (2.19%) C++
10 4 (1.75%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.75%) Embedded C
10 4 (1.75%) Embedded C++
11 3 (1.32%) PHP
11 3 (1.32%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.44%) Erlang
13 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (8.33%) Degree
3 18 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (7.46%) CCNA
5 16 (7.02%) VCP5
6 15 (6.58%) MCSE
7 12 (5.26%) MCITP
8 9 (3.95%) MCSA
9 8 (3.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (2.63%) ISEB
10 6 (2.63%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.75%) CCNP
12 3 (1.32%) MCDST
12 3 (1.32%) MCTS
13 2 (0.88%) Security+ Certification
13 2 (0.88%) CISSP
13 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.44%) CCENT
14 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.84%) QA
2 12 (5.26%) SLA
3 4 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 83 (36.40%) Active Directory
2 37 (16.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.46%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.39%) vSphere
5 8 (3.51%) Terminal Services
6 5 (2.19%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.75%) ISA Server
7 4 (1.75%) Firmware
8 3 (1.32%) XenApp
8 3 (1.32%) XenServer
9 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.88%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (5.26%) SCCM
2 9 (3.95%) WSUS
3 5 (2.19%) SCOM
3 5 (2.19%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (2.19%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.75%) Nessus
5 2 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.88%) Puppet
6 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.44%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.44%) Ansible
6 1 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.44%) OPNET
6 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.44%) OpenView
6 1 (0.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 120 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 99 (43.42%) VMware
3 41 (17.98%) Cisco
4 32 (14.04%) IBM
5 24 (10.53%) Citrix
6 18 (7.89%) HP
7 15 (6.58%) Oracle
8 9 (3.95%) NetApp
9 8 (3.51%) SolarWinds
10 7 (3.07%) McAfee
11 6 (2.63%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.19%) Business Objects
12 5 (2.19%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.75%) Lotus
13 4 (1.75%) WatchGuard
13 4 (1.75%) Dell
13 4 (1.75%) LexisNexis
14 3 (1.32%) LogRhythm
14 3 (1.32%) Avaya
14 3 (1.32%) Qualys
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