Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 18 12
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 136 80 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 11.77% 9.78% 14.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.31% 50.96% 56.41%
Number of salaries quoted 130 78 179
Cardiff median annual salary £30,000 £32,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.40% +9.17% -14.29%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,850 £19,700
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £45,000
South Wales median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +3.17% -3.08% -5.44%

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 260 157 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 22.51% 19.19% 24.98%
Number of salaries quoted 225 146 311
Cardiff median annual salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.39% +2.86% -2.10%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,625 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,000 £53,750 £52,500
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.78% +2.86%

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Windows.

1 74 (54.41%) Active Directory
2 62 (45.59%) Office 365
3 57 (41.91%) Windows Server
4 50 (36.76%) Microsoft
5 49 (36.03%) VMware
6 38 (27.94%) Windows 7
7 33 (24.26%) Linux
8 32 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (22.79%) LAN
9 31 (22.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (22.06%) Windows 10
11 28 (20.59%) Firewall
12 27 (19.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 26 (19.12%) MS Exchange
13 26 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
14 25 (18.38%) Microsoft Office
15 23 (16.91%) .NET
15 23 (16.91%) DNS
16 22 (16.18%) C#
16 22 (16.18%) Hyper-V
17 20 (14.71%) JavaScript
17 20 (14.71%) DHCP
18 19 (13.97%) WAN
18 19 (13.97%) SLA
19 18 (13.24%) AngularJS
20 17 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
20 17 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
20 17 (12.50%) Citrix
21 16 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
22 15 (11.03%) Agile Software Development

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 26 (19.12%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.15%) IIS
4 6 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.68%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.94%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.94%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.47%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.74%) nginx
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (18.38%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.74%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 62 (45.59%) Office 365
2 17 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.21%) PaaS
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.74%) IaaS
6 1 (0.74%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 31 (22.79%) LAN
2 28 (20.59%) Firewall
3 23 (16.91%) DNS
4 20 (14.71%) DHCP
5 19 (13.97%) WAN
6 11 (8.09%) SAN
7 10 (7.35%) ADSL
8 8 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 8 (5.88%) WLAN
9 7 (5.15%) HTTP
9 7 (5.15%) Network Security
9 7 (5.15%) VoIP
10 5 (3.68%) VLAN
11 4 (2.94%) Skype
12 3 (2.21%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (2.21%) IPsec
12 3 (2.21%) NetScaler
12 3 (2.21%) SMS
12 3 (2.21%) SSL
12 3 (2.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.21%) Big Data
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.47%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (1.47%) HPCC
4 2 (1.47%) MySQL
4 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.74%) HBase
5 1 (0.74%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) JIRA
2 3 (2.21%) Bugzilla
2 3 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.47%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.47%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.47%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 1 (0.74%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.74%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.74%) RSpec
4 1 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (5.15%) Finance
2 3 (2.21%) Games
2 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.47%) Advertising
3 2 (1.47%) Electronics
3 2 (1.47%) Marketing
3 2 (1.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (22.06%) Analyst
2 21 (15.44%) Support Engineer
3 19 (13.97%) Developer
3 19 (13.97%) IT Support
3 19 (13.97%) Support Analyst
4 16 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (9.56%) .NET Developer
5 13 (9.56%) IT Analyst
5 13 (9.56%) IT Support Analyst
6 11 (8.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 11 (8.09%) Service Analyst
7 10 (7.35%) 1st Line Support
7 10 (7.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 10 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (7.35%) C# Developer
7 10 (7.35%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (6.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (6.62%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (5.15%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.91%) .NET
2 18 (13.24%) AngularJS
3 13 (9.56%) KnockoutJS
3 13 (9.56%) React
4 10 (7.35%) HTML
5 3 (2.21%) CSS
5 3 (2.21%) jQuery
5 3 (2.21%) REST
5 3 (2.21%) SOAP
5 3 (2.21%) Swagger
5 3 (2.21%) XML
6 2 (1.47%) J2EE
6 2 (1.47%) JSP
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Axis
7 1 (0.74%) JSON
7 1 (0.74%) LDAP
7 1 (0.74%) Node.js
7 1 (0.74%) RESTful
7 1 (0.74%) WCF
7 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.35%) Replication
1 10 (7.35%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.21%) Fintech
3 3 (2.21%) User Experience
4 2 (1.47%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.47%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.74%) CESG
5 1 (0.74%) Clustering
5 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.74%) iPhone
5 1 (0.74%) PKI
5 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 57 (41.91%) Windows Server
2 38 (27.94%) Windows 7
3 33 (24.26%) Linux
4 32 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (22.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (22.06%) Windows 10
7 16 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (5.15%) CentOS
9 5 (3.68%) Unix
9 5 (3.68%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.94%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.21%) Debian
12 2 (1.47%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 17 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (9.56%) DevOps
4 13 (9.56%) ITIL
5 9 (6.62%) Customer Engagement
6 7 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (5.15%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (4.41%) Application Packaging
7 6 (4.41%) Break/Fix
7 6 (4.41%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (3.68%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (3.68%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.68%) Software Engineering
9 4 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (2.94%) Proactive Monitoring
9 4 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.94%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.18%) C#
2 20 (14.71%) JavaScript
3 12 (8.82%) SQL
4 11 (8.09%) Java
4 11 (8.09%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.68%) C
6 4 (2.94%) C++
6 4 (2.94%) PHP
7 3 (2.21%) Python
8 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.74%) Java 8
9 1 (0.74%) Perl
9 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (8.82%) Degree
2 6 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.21%) MCSE
5 2 (1.47%) MCITP
5 2 (1.47%) MCSA
6 1 (0.74%) CCNA
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.97%) SLA
2 3 (2.21%) QA
System Software
1 74 (54.41%) Active Directory
2 26 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (16.18%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.15%) Terminal Services
4 7 (5.15%) XenApp
5 2 (1.47%) vSphere
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.74%) Docker
6 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) SCCM
2 4 (2.94%) Nagios
3 2 (1.47%) Ansible
3 2 (1.47%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.47%) Puppet
3 2 (1.47%) Terraform
4 1 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.74%) Packer
4 1 (0.74%) SCOM
4 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (36.76%) Microsoft
2 49 (36.03%) VMware
3 17 (12.50%) Citrix
4 13 (9.56%) Apple
5 10 (7.35%) Cisco
5 10 (7.35%) Veeam
6 7 (5.15%) Avaya
7 6 (4.41%) Dell
7 6 (4.41%) Freshdesk
8 5 (3.68%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.94%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (2.94%) EqualLogic
9 4 (2.94%) Nexenta
10 3 (2.21%) Draytek
10 3 (2.21%) EMC
10 3 (2.21%) Nimble Storage
10 3 (2.21%) Oracle
10 3 (2.21%) Sage
10 3 (2.21%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.47%) SAP