The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 20 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 71 70 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.87% 11.97% 17.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.20% 62.50% 60.16%
Number of salaries quoted 61 65 64
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £20,150
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
131 112 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.91% 19.15% 28.41%
Number of salaries quoted 113 102 113
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
South Wales

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 18 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 61 (57.55%) VMware
2 51 (48.11%) Microsoft
3 43 (40.57%) Cisco
4 37 (34.91%) Active Directory
5 34 (32.08%) MS Exchange
6 32 (30.19%) ITIL
6 32 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 31 (29.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (29.25%) MS Excel
8 26 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (23.58%) Firewall
10 22 (20.75%) HP
10 22 (20.75%) TCP/IP
11 21 (19.81%) DNS
12 20 (18.87%) Citrix
12 20 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (18.87%) Hyper-V
12 20 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (17.92%) Linux
14 18 (16.98%) DHCP
15 17 (16.04%) Windows 7
16 15 (14.15%) SQL
16 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
16 15 (14.15%) Cisco Certification
17 13 (12.26%) MS Office
18 12 (11.32%) WAN
18 12 (11.32%) MCSE
18 12 (11.32%) CCNA
19 11 (10.38%) SAN
19 11 (10.38%) LAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (32.08%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.38%) IIS
3 10 (9.43%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.72%) Apache
5 5 (4.72%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.72%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.77%) Lync
6 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.89%) CMS
7 2 (1.89%) Commerce Server
7 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.89%) WorkSite
7 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.94%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.94%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 31 (29.25%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) ImageReady
3 1 (0.94%) MS Project
3 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (23.58%) Firewall
2 22 (20.75%) TCP/IP
3 21 (19.81%) DNS
4 18 (16.98%) DHCP
5 12 (11.32%) WAN
6 11 (10.38%) SAN
6 11 (10.38%) LAN
7 8 (7.55%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (6.60%) Internet
8 7 (6.60%) VPN
9 6 (5.66%) VoIP
9 6 (5.66%) SNMP
9 6 (5.66%) RFID
10 5 (4.72%) MPLS
10 5 (4.72%) Ethernet
11 4 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.83%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.83%) NAS
12 3 (2.83%) FTP
12 3 (2.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.94%) MaxDB
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.94%) DB2
3 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.83%) eggPlant
2 3 (2.83%) JBehave
2 3 (2.83%) WebDriver
2 3 (2.83%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.83%) Selenium
2 3 (2.83%) JIRA
3 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 6 (5.66%) Electronics
1 6 (5.66%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (0.94%) Banking
3 1 (0.94%) Advertising
3 1 (0.94%) Back Office
3 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (21.70%) Analyst
2 19 (17.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (8.49%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (7.55%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.60%) Service Analyst
5 7 (6.60%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.66%) Software Development Manager
6 6 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (5.66%) Development Manager
6 6 (5.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Software Manager
6 6 (5.66%) Software Test Manager
6 6 (5.66%) Test Manager
7 4 (3.77%) Technical Support
7 4 (3.77%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Architect
7 4 (3.77%) Software Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Developer
7 4 (3.77%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.60%) .NET
2 4 (3.77%) HTML
2 4 (3.77%) CSS
2 4 (3.77%) Web Services
3 3 (2.83%) WPF
3 3 (2.83%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.89%) jQuery
4 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.89%) WAP
4 2 (1.89%) XML
5 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.94%) RESTful
5 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.94%) HTML5
5 1 (0.94%) Sass
5 1 (0.94%) LESS
5 1 (0.94%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.94%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Clustering
1 8 (7.55%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.66%) Firmware
3 4 (3.77%) CLARiiON
4 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.83%) EqualLogic
4 3 (2.83%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.94%) CMDB
6 1 (0.94%) Statistics
6 1 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (29.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 26 (24.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (17.92%) Linux
5 17 (16.04%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.66%) Mac OS
7 5 (4.72%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (4.72%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.77%) Solaris
8 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.83%) Android
9 3 (2.83%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.83%) UNIX
10 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.94%) AIX
11 1 (0.94%) i5/OS
11 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.94%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.19%) ITIL
2 7 (6.60%) Problem Management
3 6 (5.66%) Change Management
3 6 (5.66%) OO
3 6 (5.66%) Build Automation
3 6 (5.66%) Waterfall
3 6 (5.66%) Automation Testing
4 5 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (4.72%) Service Management
5 4 (3.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (3.77%) TDD
5 4 (3.77%) SOA
6 3 (2.83%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (2.83%) Test Automation
6 3 (2.83%) BDD
6 3 (2.83%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (2.83%) Change Control
6 3 (2.83%) Competitive Intelligence
6 3 (2.83%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (2.83%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.15%) SQL
2 5 (4.72%) C#
3 3 (2.83%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.89%) Java
4 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.94%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.94%) Python
5 1 (0.94%) C
5 1 (0.94%) ABAP
5 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.94%) VBScript
5 1 (0.94%) Perl
5 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.94%) RPG
5 1 (0.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (14.15%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (11.32%) MCSE
3 12 (11.32%) CCNA
4 7 (6.60%) MCP
4 7 (6.60%) Degree
4 7 (6.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (5.66%) MCSA
6 4 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.83%) RHCE
8 2 (1.89%) MCITP
8 2 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.89%) VCP5
8 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.94%) CCAA
9 1 (0.94%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.94%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.94%) CCNP
9 1 (0.94%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) QA
2 5 (4.72%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (34.91%) Active Directory
2 32 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (18.87%) Hyper-V
4 11 (10.38%) vSphere
5 6 (5.66%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.83%) XenApp
7 2 (1.89%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.89%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.94%) XenServer
8 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.94%) UAG
8 1 (0.94%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) NetBackup
2 5 (4.72%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.72%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.77%) SCCM
4 3 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.83%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (2.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.83%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.89%) SCOM
6 1 (0.94%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.94%) Netcool
6 1 (0.94%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.94%) OpenView
6 1 (0.94%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (57.55%) VMware
2 51 (48.11%) Microsoft
3 43 (40.57%) Cisco
4 22 (20.75%) HP
5 20 (18.87%) Citrix
6 8 (7.55%) NetApp
7 7 (6.60%) Dell
8 6 (5.66%) Intel
9 5 (4.72%) EMC
9 5 (4.72%) Avaya
9 5 (4.72%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.72%) JBoss
10 4 (3.77%) IBM
10 4 (3.77%) Veeam
11 3 (2.83%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.83%) Symantec
11 3 (2.83%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.83%) Oracle
11 3 (2.83%) WatchGuard
11 3 (2.83%) SonicWALL
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