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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 8 7
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 60 95 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 11.88% 13.79% 17.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.61% 57.23% 73.48%
Number of salaries quoted 54 79 100
Median salary £33,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,198
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35%  

Windows 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 99 166 181
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 19.60% 24.09% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 91 143 140
Median salary £34,500 £37,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.75% +4.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £41,980 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 65 (43.62%) Microsoft
2 63 (42.28%) VMware
3 57 (38.26%) Windows Server
4 52 (34.90%) Active Directory
5 48 (32.21%) SQL Server
6 45 (30.20%) Linux
7 43 (28.86%) SQL
8 39 (26.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (23.49%) Office 365
10 32 (21.48%) Hyper-V
11 31 (20.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (20.81%) Firewall
12 30 (20.13%) VMware Infrastructure
13 29 (19.46%) .NET
14 28 (18.79%) C#
15 27 (18.12%) Cisco
15 27 (18.12%) Cisco Certification
16 25 (16.78%) Finance
16 25 (16.78%) CCNA
16 25 (16.78%) ITIL
16 25 (16.78%) Microsoft Azure
17 24 (16.11%) Degree
17 24 (16.11%) Oracle
17 24 (16.11%) Microsoft Certification
18 22 (14.77%) Windows Server 2003
18 22 (14.77%) Amazon AWS
19 21 (14.09%) MCSE
20 20 (13.42%) MS Exchange
20 20 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (12.75%) JavaScript

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 20 (13.42%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.40%) IIS
3 10 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.70%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.03%) CMS
6 6 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.34%) WordPress
9 1 (0.67%) Apache
9 1 (0.67%) Confluence
9 1 (0.67%) Documentum
9 1 (0.67%) FileNet
9 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (11.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.04%) Sage 200
1 9 (6.04%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (23.49%) Office 365
2 25 (16.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (14.77%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.01%) PaaS
5 2 (1.34%) SaaS
6 1 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (20.81%) Firewall
2 18 (12.08%) SAN
3 16 (10.74%) DNS
4 12 (8.05%) LAN
5 11 (7.38%) VPN
6 9 (6.04%) TCP/IP
6 9 (6.04%) Wireless
7 8 (5.37%) WAN
8 5 (3.36%) iSCSI
9 4 (2.68%) DHCP
9 4 (2.68%) VLAN
9 4 (2.68%) VoIP
10 3 (2.01%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.01%) NAS
11 2 (1.34%) ADSL
11 2 (1.34%) BGP
11 2 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.34%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.34%) HTTP
11 2 (1.34%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (32.21%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (7.38%) MySQL
4 9 (6.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.36%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.68%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (2.01%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.01%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.34%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.34%) Big Data
8 2 (1.34%) Redis
8 2 (1.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (10.74%) Visual Studio
2 12 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.36%) Bitbucket
4 4 (2.68%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.67%) JIRA
5 1 (0.67%) MSTest
5 1 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.67%) Selenium
5 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (16.78%) Finance
2 8 (5.37%) Games
3 7 (4.70%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.03%) Law
5 5 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.68%) Marketing
7 3 (2.01%) Advertising
7 3 (2.01%) Welsh Language
8 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.67%) Billing
8 1 (0.67%) Electronics
8 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.67%) Legal
8 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (17.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (16.78%) Developer
3 18 (12.08%) .NET Developer
3 18 (12.08%) Support Engineer
4 15 (10.07%) Analyst
5 13 (8.72%) IT Support
6 11 (7.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (6.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (6.71%) Network Engineer
8 9 (6.04%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (6.04%) IT Engineer
9 7 (4.70%) Administrator
9 7 (4.70%) IT Support Technician
9 7 (4.70%) IT Technician
9 7 (4.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.70%) Support Technician
10 6 (4.03%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (4.03%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Developer
10 6 (4.03%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.46%) .NET
2 17 (11.41%) HTML
3 14 (9.40%) ASP.NET
4 11 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (6.04%) CSS
6 8 (5.37%) XML
7 6 (4.03%) Web Services
7 6 (4.03%) WinForms
8 5 (3.36%) XSLT
9 4 (2.68%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (2.68%) jQuery
10 3 (2.01%) iOS SDK
10 3 (2.01%) JSON
10 3 (2.01%) LINQ
11 2 (1.34%) CakePHP
11 2 (1.34%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (1.34%) REST
11 2 (1.34%) WPF
11 2 (1.34%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.05%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.36%) CMDB
5 5 (3.36%) NHS
5 5 (3.36%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.68%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.68%) Replication
7 3 (2.01%) Clustering
7 3 (2.01%) Fintech
7 3 (2.01%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.34%) BBC
8 2 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.67%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.67%) iPad
9 1 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (38.26%) Windows Server
2 45 (30.20%) Linux
3 39 (26.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (20.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (14.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (12.08%) Unix
7 12 (8.05%) Windows 7
8 9 (6.04%) Windows 8
9 7 (4.70%) CentOS
9 7 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (4.03%) Windows 10
11 5 (3.36%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.01%) Android
12 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.34%) VMS
13 2 (1.34%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.78%) ITIL
2 17 (11.41%) DevOps
3 15 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (10.07%) MVC
4 13 (8.72%) Project Management
5 11 (7.38%) Web Development
6 10 (6.71%) E-Commerce
7 9 (6.04%) Open Source
8 8 (5.37%) Change Management
8 8 (5.37%) Configuration Management
8 8 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (5.37%) Mentoring
8 8 (5.37%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.37%) TDD
9 6 (4.03%) Service Management
9 6 (4.03%) Software Engineering
10 5 (3.36%) Coaching
10 5 (3.36%) ERP
10 5 (3.36%) OOP
10 5 (3.36%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 43 (28.86%) SQL
2 28 (18.79%) C#
3 19 (12.75%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.71%) VB.NET
5 9 (6.04%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.37%) PHP
6 8 (5.37%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.70%) Java
8 6 (4.03%) C++
9 3 (2.01%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.34%) Python
11 1 (0.67%) ABAP
11 1 (0.67%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.67%) C
11 1 (0.67%) Fortran
11 1 (0.67%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.67%) Perl
11 1 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (18.12%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (16.78%) CCNA
3 24 (16.11%) Degree
3 24 (16.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (14.09%) MCSE
5 9 (6.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (5.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.36%) CCA
7 5 (3.36%) CCNP
7 5 (3.36%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (3.36%) MCSA
8 3 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.34%) MCITP
9 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.67%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.67%) PhD
10 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.08%) SLA
2 2 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.34%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.67%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.67%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.67%) MISRA
3 1 (0.67%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (34.90%) Active Directory
2 32 (21.48%) Hyper-V
3 30 (20.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.68%) Firmware
5 4 (2.68%) vSphere
6 2 (1.34%) vCloud
6 2 (1.34%) XenApp
6 2 (1.34%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.67%) Docker
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (6.04%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.68%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.01%) Puppet
3 3 (2.01%) SCCM
4 2 (1.34%) Ansible
4 2 (1.34%) Grafana
4 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.67%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 65 (43.62%) Microsoft
2 63 (42.28%) VMware
3 27 (18.12%) Cisco
4 24 (16.11%) Oracle
5 14 (9.40%) Dell
6 11 (7.38%) Veeam
7 10 (6.71%) Sage
8 6 (4.03%) Apple
9 5 (3.36%) Citrix
9 5 (3.36%) Juniper
10 4 (2.68%) EqualLogic
10 4 (2.68%) HP
11 3 (2.01%) EMC
11 3 (2.01%) F5
11 3 (2.01%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.34%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.34%) NetApp
12 2 (1.34%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.34%) Symantec
12 2 (1.34%) Veritas
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