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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 114 32 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.48% 7.92% 7.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.81% 38.10% 44.29%
Number of salaries quoted 97 27 28
Average salary £32,500 £29,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% +0.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,800 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,700 £40,150
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
161 84 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.69% 20.79% 16.24%
Number of salaries quoted 144 72 63
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +10.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £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 23 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 114 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 102 (44.74%) VMware
3 80 (35.09%) Active Directory
4 71 (31.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 67 (29.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (25.88%) Cisco
7 53 (23.25%) MS Excel
8 52 (22.81%) Finance
9 51 (22.37%) Linux
10 48 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 47 (20.61%) MS Exchange
12 45 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
13 41 (17.98%) SQL Server
14 39 (17.11%) Firewall
15 37 (16.23%) Exchange Server 2013
16 36 (15.79%) SQL
17 34 (14.91%) DNS
18 33 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
19 31 (13.60%) HTTP
20 29 (12.72%) DHCP
20 29 (12.72%) ITIL
21 28 (12.28%) IBM
21 28 (12.28%) SAN
22 26 (11.40%) C#
23 25 (10.96%) IIS
23 25 (10.96%) Windows 7
24 24 (10.53%) Office 365
24 24 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
25 23 (10.09%) CCNA
25 23 (10.09%) AS400

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 47 (20.61%) MS Exchange
2 37 (16.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 25 (10.96%) IIS
4 23 (10.09%) WebSphere
5 22 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 20 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (5.70%) IBM HTTP Server
9 9 (3.95%) WebLogic
10 7 (3.07%) Apache
11 6 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (2.19%) Tomcat
12 5 (2.19%) JBoss
12 5 (2.19%) Lync
13 3 (1.32%) CMS
13 3 (1.32%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.88%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 53 (23.25%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.46%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) MS Project
4 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.53%) Office 365
2 10 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.39%) SaaS
3 5 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.32%) IaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.11%) Firewall
2 34 (14.91%) DNS
3 31 (13.60%) HTTP
4 29 (12.72%) DHCP
5 28 (12.28%) SAN
6 21 (9.21%) TCP/IP
7 13 (5.70%) LAN
8 12 (5.26%) WAN
9 11 (4.82%) VoIP
10 10 (4.39%) NAS
10 10 (4.39%) Internet
11 5 (2.19%) Wireless
12 4 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.75%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.32%) VLAN
14 2 (0.88%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.88%) Network Security
14 2 (0.88%) VPN
15 1 (0.44%) SSH
15 1 (0.44%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.51%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.07%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (3.07%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.75%) MySQL
6 4 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.44%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (1.75%) MSTest
1 4 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.44%) Selenium
2 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 52 (22.81%) Finance
2 21 (9.21%) Advertising
3 13 (5.70%) Welsh Language
4 7 (3.07%) Automotive
5 3 (1.32%) Law
6 2 (0.88%) Banking
6 2 (0.88%) Retail
7 1 (0.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (23.68%) Analyst
2 32 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (10.09%) Administrator
4 20 (8.77%) Developer
5 15 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (6.14%) Service Analyst
6 14 (6.14%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (5.70%) Consultant
8 12 (5.26%) IT Support
8 12 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.26%) DBA
9 11 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (4.82%) Architect
9 11 (4.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 10 (4.39%) Windows Mobile Developer
10 10 (4.39%) Mobile Developer
10 10 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (4.39%) Technical Consultant
11 9 (3.95%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.95%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.46%) REST
2 15 (6.58%) .NET
3 6 (2.63%) Android SDK
3 6 (2.63%) iOS SDK
3 6 (2.63%) WinForms
4 5 (2.19%) LAMP
4 5 (2.19%) Middleware
4 5 (2.19%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (1.75%) HTML
6 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.32%) CSS
6 3 (1.32%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.32%) WCF
6 3 (1.32%) WPF
6 3 (1.32%) Silverlight
6 3 (1.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.44%) Web Services
7 1 (0.44%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.44%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.09%) AS400
2 20 (8.77%) Clustering
3 15 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.63%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.19%) iSeries
6 4 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.75%) iPhone
7 3 (1.32%) Replication
7 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.44%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.44%) iPad
9 1 (0.44%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (31.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 67 (29.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (22.37%) Linux
4 48 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (10.96%) Windows 7
6 18 (7.89%) Apple iOS
6 18 (7.89%) Windows XP
7 14 (6.14%) Android
8 13 (5.70%) OS/400
9 12 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
10 11 (4.82%) UNIX
11 6 (2.63%) CentOS
11 6 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.19%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.75%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.88%) Solaris
15 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.44%) AIX
15 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (12.72%) ITIL
2 19 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 13 (5.70%) MVVM
4 11 (4.82%) Line Management
5 10 (4.39%) Time Management
6 9 (3.95%) Change Management
6 9 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (3.95%) Coaching
7 8 (3.51%) Android Development
7 8 (3.51%) iOS Development
7 8 (3.51%) Load Balancing
7 8 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (3.07%) Software Engineering
9 6 (2.63%) Incident Management
10 5 (2.19%) Service Delivery
10 5 (2.19%) Service Management
10 5 (2.19%) Project Management
10 5 (2.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (2.19%) Resilience Testing
11 4 (1.75%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 36 (15.79%) SQL
2 26 (11.40%) C#
3 17 (7.46%) Objective-C
4 14 (6.14%) Java
5 13 (5.70%) XAML
6 10 (4.39%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.95%) Perl
8 7 (3.07%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.63%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.63%) Python
10 5 (2.19%) Ruby
11 4 (1.75%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.88%) VB
13 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (10.09%) CCNA
4 21 (9.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (6.14%) MCSE
6 13 (5.70%) Degree
7 11 (4.82%) VCP5
8 10 (4.39%) MCITP
9 6 (2.63%) ISEB
9 6 (2.63%) ISTQB
10 5 (2.19%) MCSA
11 4 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.32%) CEH
12 3 (1.32%) MCDST
13 2 (0.88%) CCENT
13 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.88%) CCA
13 2 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.88%) CISSP
13 2 (0.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.02%) QA
2 9 (3.95%) SLA
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 80 (35.09%) Active Directory
2 45 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.46%) Terminal Services
4 14 (6.14%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.07%) XenServer
6 6 (2.63%) vSphere
6 6 (2.63%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.19%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (1.75%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.88%) KVM
9 2 (0.88%) XenApp
10 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.44%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (3.07%) SCCM
2 6 (2.63%) Puppet
2 6 (2.63%) WSUS
3 5 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.32%) Nessus
4 3 (1.32%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.32%) SCOM
4 3 (1.32%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (1.32%) Ansible
5 2 (0.88%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.44%) OPNET
6 1 (0.44%) OpenView
6 1 (0.44%) Nagios
6 1 (0.44%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 114 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 102 (44.74%) VMware
3 59 (25.88%) Cisco
4 28 (12.28%) IBM
5 21 (9.21%) HP
6 16 (7.02%) Citrix
7 15 (6.58%) Oracle
8 11 (4.82%) NetApp
9 9 (3.95%) Dell
10 6 (2.63%) SolarWinds
10 6 (2.63%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.19%) Google
11 5 (2.19%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.75%) LANDesk
13 3 (1.32%) Business Objects
13 3 (1.32%) McAfee
13 3 (1.32%) LexisNexis
14 2 (0.88%) IPFX
14 2 (0.88%) Xamarin
14 2 (0.88%) Rackspace
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