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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 108 86 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.36% 14.10% 12.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.23% 61.43% 64.04%
Number of salaries quoted 86 78 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 £24,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £42,950 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £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
156 140 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.64% 22.95% 19.22%
Number of salaries quoted 127 122 107
Average salary £35,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.57% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

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 1 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 127 (55.46%) Microsoft
2 101 (44.10%) VMware
3 87 (37.99%) Active Directory
4 83 (36.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 65 (28.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (26.20%) MS Excel
7 55 (24.02%) Linux
8 53 (23.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 47 (20.52%) Finance
10 45 (19.65%) MS Exchange
11 42 (18.34%) HTTP
11 42 (18.34%) C#
12 40 (17.47%) SQL Server
13 37 (16.16%) DNS
14 36 (15.72%) VMware Infrastructure
15 35 (15.28%) Firewall
16 34 (14.85%) SQL
17 33 (14.41%) Cisco
18 31 (13.54%) IBM
18 31 (13.54%) .NET
19 30 (13.10%) DHCP
20 29 (12.66%) ITIL
20 29 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
21 28 (12.23%) AS400
21 28 (12.23%) IIS
21 28 (12.23%) WebSphere
22 27 (11.79%) QA
22 27 (11.79%) Exchange Server 2013
23 26 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2010
24 25 (10.92%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 45 (19.65%) MS Exchange
2 28 (12.23%) IIS
2 28 (12.23%) WebSphere
3 27 (11.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (8.73%) IBM HTTP Server
6 16 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (6.55%) Lync
8 12 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (3.93%) SharePoint
10 7 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (2.62%) Apache
11 6 (2.62%) Tomcat
12 5 (2.18%) JBoss
12 5 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (1.75%) Umbraco
13 4 (1.75%) CMS
13 4 (1.75%) WebLogic
14 3 (1.31%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 60 (26.20%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.99%) Office 365
2 10 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.18%) SaaS
4 3 (1.31%) IaaS
5 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.44%) GitHub
6 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 42 (18.34%) HTTP
2 37 (16.16%) DNS
3 35 (15.28%) Firewall
4 30 (13.10%) DHCP
5 22 (9.61%) SAN
6 18 (7.86%) TCP/IP
7 13 (5.68%) Internet
8 6 (2.62%) WAN
8 6 (2.62%) LAN
9 4 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.75%) RFID
9 4 (1.75%) VoIP
10 3 (1.31%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.44%) VPN
11 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.44%) SNMP
11 1 (0.44%) Broadband
11 1 (0.44%) MPLS
11 1 (0.44%) OSPF
11 1 (0.44%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.80%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.37%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.62%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (2.62%) MySQL
6 5 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.75%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.31%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.44%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.18%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.75%) MSTest
3 4 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.31%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.44%) JUnit
5 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
General
1 47 (20.52%) Finance
2 20 (8.73%) Advertising
3 10 (4.37%) Automotive
4 8 (3.49%) Welsh Language
5 5 (2.18%) Back Office
5 5 (2.18%) Electronics
6 3 (1.31%) Law
7 2 (0.87%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (18.78%) Analyst
2 38 (16.59%) Developer
3 29 (12.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (8.30%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (6.55%) Support Analyst
6 14 (6.11%) .NET Developer
7 13 (5.68%) Windows Mobile Developer
7 13 (5.68%) Mobile Developer
8 12 (5.24%) VMware Engineer
8 12 (5.24%) Wintel Engineer
8 12 (5.24%) Architect
9 11 (4.80%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.80%) Consultant
10 10 (4.37%) Network Engineer
11 9 (3.93%) Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (3.93%) Technical Support
11 9 (3.93%) Technical Consultant
11 9 (3.93%) Service Analyst
11 9 (3.93%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.49%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.54%) .NET
2 21 (9.17%) REST
3 14 (6.11%) HTML
4 13 (5.68%) ASP.NET
5 9 (3.93%) WCF
6 8 (3.49%) CSS
7 7 (3.06%) WinForms
7 7 (3.06%) Entity Framework
7 7 (3.06%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.62%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.62%) Android SDK
8 6 (2.62%) WPF
8 6 (2.62%) iOS SDK
8 6 (2.62%) XML
9 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (1.75%) Silverlight
9 4 (1.75%) LAMP
9 4 (1.75%) Ajax
10 3 (1.31%) LINQ
11 2 (0.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.23%) AS400
2 15 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.06%) Clustering
3 7 (3.06%) iSeries
3 7 (3.06%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.18%) Replication
4 5 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (1.75%) Web 2.0
6 3 (1.31%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.44%) EPoS
7 1 (0.44%) NHS
7 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 83 (36.24%) Windows Server 2003
2 65 (28.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (24.02%) Linux
4 53 (23.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (10.04%) Apple iOS
6 20 (8.73%) OS/400
7 19 (8.30%) Windows Mobile
7 19 (8.30%) Windows 7
8 14 (6.11%) Android
9 10 (4.37%) UNIX
10 9 (3.93%) Windows XP
11 7 (3.06%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.18%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (2.18%) CentOS
12 5 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.18%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.75%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.31%) Solaris
15 2 (0.87%) AIX
16 1 (0.44%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (12.66%) ITIL
2 20 (8.73%) MVVM
3 19 (8.30%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (8.30%) Mentoring
4 14 (6.11%) Mobile Development
5 13 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (4.37%) Scrum
6 10 (4.37%) Software Engineering
7 9 (3.93%) Project Management
7 9 (3.93%) Coaching
8 8 (3.49%) Line Management
8 8 (3.49%) Android Development
8 8 (3.49%) iOS Development
8 8 (3.49%) CRM
9 7 (3.06%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.06%) Unit Testing
10 6 (2.62%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (2.62%) Load Balancing
10 6 (2.62%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (2.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (18.34%) C#
2 34 (14.85%) SQL
3 21 (9.17%) Objective-C
4 18 (7.86%) Java
5 17 (7.42%) XAML
6 14 (6.11%) JavaScript
7 11 (4.80%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.93%) Perl
9 8 (3.49%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.06%) Python
10 7 (3.06%) Ruby
11 5 (2.18%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.18%) C
11 5 (2.18%) C++
12 4 (1.75%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.75%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.31%) PHP
13 3 (1.31%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (9.61%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (9.17%) CCNA
4 20 (8.73%) Degree
5 19 (8.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (6.99%) VCP5
6 16 (6.99%) MCSE
7 11 (4.80%) MCSA
8 10 (4.37%) MCITP
9 9 (3.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (2.18%) CCNP
11 4 (1.75%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.75%) ISEB
12 3 (1.31%) MCDST
13 2 (0.87%) MCTS
13 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.87%) Security+ Certification
13 2 (0.87%) CEH
13 2 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.79%) QA
2 12 (5.24%) SLA
3 7 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 87 (37.99%) Active Directory
2 36 (15.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.42%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.93%) vSphere
5 5 (2.18%) ISA Server
5 5 (2.18%) XenServer
6 4 (1.75%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.75%) Firmware
6 4 (1.75%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.31%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.31%) XenApp
8 2 (0.87%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (5.24%) SCCM
2 7 (3.06%) WSUS
3 6 (2.62%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (2.62%) Nessus
3 6 (2.62%) Tivoli
3 6 (2.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (2.18%) SCOM
5 2 (0.87%) Puppet
5 2 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.44%) Nagios
6 1 (0.44%) Nmap
6 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.44%) Ansible
6 1 (0.44%) Graphite
Vendors
1 127 (55.46%) Microsoft
2 101 (44.10%) VMware
3 33 (14.41%) Cisco
4 31 (13.54%) IBM
5 25 (10.92%) Citrix
6 20 (8.73%) Oracle
7 13 (5.68%) HP
8 8 (3.49%) SolarWinds
9 7 (3.06%) McAfee
10 6 (2.62%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.62%) NetApp
11 5 (2.18%) Avaya
11 5 (2.18%) WatchGuard
12 4 (1.75%) LexisNexis
12 4 (1.75%) LogRhythm
12 4 (1.75%) Qualys
12 4 (1.75%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.31%) Lotus
13 3 (1.31%) Blue Coat
13 3 (1.31%) Verint
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