The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 58 59 60
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 8 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.44% 2.15% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.11% 8.88% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 10
Median salary £25,500 £26,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.92% +6.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £19,000 £20,450
10% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £27,100 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year - +3.77%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 131 169 172
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 23.65% 24.25% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 116 144 147
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Cardiff

Windows 7
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Windows 7 in Cardiff

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
6 4 (33.33%) MS Office
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) CRM
7 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (25.00%) ERP
7 3 (25.00%) SLA
7 3 (25.00%) Sage
7 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (25.00%) Visualfiles
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) Sage 200
7 3 (25.00%) Sage 50
7 3 (25.00%) Office 365
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (16.67%) iManage
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) VMware
8 2 (16.67%) Finance

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Sage 200
1 3 (25.00%) Sage 50
1 3 (25.00%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (50.00%) IT Support
3 5 (41.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 5 (41.67%) IT Support Technician
3 5 (41.67%) IT Technician
3 5 (41.67%) Support Technician
4 3 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
6 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (25.00%) CRM
1 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (8.33%) Case Management
2 1 (8.33%) Document Management
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Firmware
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Sage
3 2 (16.67%) iManage
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) HP