Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 12 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 85 193 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 10.29% 14.12% 15.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.14% 55.62% 62.91%
Number of salaries quoted 82 175 215
Cardiff median annual salary £34,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,550 £19,350 £19,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £43,517
South Wales median annual salary £31,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 157 347 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 19.01% 25.38% 24.78%
Number of salaries quoted 146 309 343
Cardiff median annual salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £21,050
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Cardiff

Windows
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Windows in Cardiff

Windows
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Cardiff over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 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.

1 44 (51.76%) Microsoft
2 42 (49.41%) Windows Server
3 38 (44.71%) VMware
4 33 (38.82%) Active Directory
4 33 (38.82%) Cisco
5 31 (36.47%) Linux
5 31 (36.47%) Firewall
6 28 (32.94%) ITIL
7 25 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (28.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (24.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (24.71%) VPN
10 18 (21.18%) Finance
10 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
10 18 (21.18%) SAN
11 15 (17.65%) Office 365
12 14 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (16.47%) Data Centre
12 14 (16.47%) Unix
13 13 (15.29%) .NET
13 13 (15.29%) C#
13 13 (15.29%) LAN
13 13 (15.29%) WAN
13 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (14.12%) SQL
15 11 (12.94%) IIS
15 11 (12.94%) Hyper-V
15 11 (12.94%) vSphere
16 10 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
16 10 (11.76%) DevOps

Windows
Co-occurring 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 11 (12.94%) IIS
2 8 (9.41%) CMS
3 6 (7.06%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.35%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.35%) JBoss
6 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.18%) Apache
7 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.18%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.18%) Chatbot
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.65%) Office 365
2 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.35%) PaaS
4 2 (2.35%) SaaS
5 1 (1.18%) Google Drive
5 1 (1.18%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 31 (36.47%) Firewall
2 21 (24.71%) VPN
3 18 (21.18%) SAN
4 13 (15.29%) LAN
4 13 (15.29%) WAN
5 9 (10.59%) TCP/IP
5 9 (10.59%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (9.41%) DNS
6 8 (9.41%) VoIP
7 5 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (5.88%) DHCP
8 4 (4.71%) Ethernet
8 4 (4.71%) H.323
8 4 (4.71%) NAS
9 3 (3.53%) BGP
9 3 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.53%) Internet
9 3 (3.53%) OSPF
9 3 (3.53%) SNMP
9 3 (3.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.88%) MySQL
4 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.18%) DB2
6 1 (1.18%) GIS
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.18%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.18%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.18%) MSTest
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.18%) PVCS
3 1 (1.18%) Selenium
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Games
3 3 (3.53%) Welsh Language
4 2 (2.35%) Law
4 2 (2.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Billing
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (22.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (14.12%) Developer
3 10 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (8.24%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.24%) Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) IT Support
6 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 6 (7.06%) Team Leader
7 5 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) IT Support Technician
8 4 (4.71%) IT Technician
8 4 (4.71%) Support Technician
8 4 (4.71%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.29%) .NET
2 9 (10.59%) Web Services
3 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.88%) CSS
4 5 (5.88%) HTML
5 4 (4.71%) WinForms
5 4 (4.71%) XML
6 3 (3.53%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (3.53%) jQuery
6 3 (3.53%) LINQ
6 3 (3.53%) XSLT
7 2 (2.35%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.35%) SOAP
7 2 (2.35%) WebRTC
8 1 (1.18%) ADSI
8 1 (1.18%) JSON
8 1 (1.18%) LAMP
8 1 (1.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (16.47%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (3.53%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.53%) NHS
4 2 (2.35%) Replication
4 2 (2.35%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.18%) Clustering
5 1 (1.18%) CMDB
5 1 (1.18%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.18%) Fintech
5 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (49.41%) Windows Server
2 31 (36.47%) Linux
3 24 (28.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (24.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (16.47%) Unix
6 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (7.06%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.06%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.71%) CentOS
8 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.71%) Solaris
8 4 (4.71%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.35%) Debian
9 2 (2.35%) VMS
10 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.94%) ITIL
2 10 (11.76%) DevOps
3 9 (10.59%) Change Management
4 8 (9.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (8.24%) MVC
5 7 (8.24%) Performance Management
5 7 (8.24%) Project Management
5 7 (8.24%) Service Management
6 6 (7.06%) Coaching
6 6 (7.06%) TDD
7 5 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.71%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.71%) Migration
8 4 (4.71%) Open Source
8 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.29%) C#
2 12 (14.12%) SQL
3 9 (10.59%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.06%) PHP
4 6 (7.06%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.88%) Java
6 4 (4.71%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.18%) ABAP
8 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.18%) C++
8 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.24%) Degree
3 6 (7.06%) CCNA
3 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.88%) CCNP
4 5 (5.88%) MCSE
5 4 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.35%) MCITP
8 1 (1.18%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.18%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (1.18%) CCENT
8 1 (1.18%) CISM
8 1 (1.18%) CISSP
8 1 (1.18%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.18%) MCSA
8 1 (1.18%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.35%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (38.82%) Active Directory
2 25 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.94%) Hyper-V
3 11 (12.94%) vSphere
4 4 (4.71%) Terminal Services
4 4 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.53%) Puppet
1 3 (3.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.35%) WSUS
3 1 (1.18%) Ansible
3 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.18%) Grafana
3 1 (1.18%) SCCM
3 1 (1.18%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 44 (51.76%) Microsoft
2 38 (44.71%) VMware
3 33 (38.82%) Cisco
4 10 (11.76%) Avaya
5 9 (10.59%) Red Hat
6 7 (8.24%) Citrix
6 7 (8.24%) Oracle
7 6 (7.06%) Dell
8 5 (5.88%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.53%) EMC
9 3 (3.53%) F5
10 2 (2.35%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (2.35%) SAP
11 1 (1.18%) Adobe
11 1 (1.18%) Apple
11 1 (1.18%) HP
11 1 (1.18%) Juniper
11 1 (1.18%) Serena
11 1 (1.18%) Sybase
11 1 (1.18%) WSO2