Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 18 14
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 127 71 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 12.06% 9.34% 12.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.95% 47.02% 54.77%
Number of salaries quoted 119 70 148
Cardiff median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.00% +2.46%
10th Percentile £21,850 £18,750 £19,925
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £45,000
South Wales median annual salary £36,000 £31,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +4.76%

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 227 151 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 21.56% 19.87% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 198 136 259
Cardiff median annual salary £36,750 £34,625 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.14% -1.07% -
10th Percentile £22,700 £20,500 £22,450
90th Percentile £56,250 £51,250 £52,750
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £34,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year +7.91% -4.79% +4.29%

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 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 60 (47.24%) Active Directory
2 42 (33.07%) VMware
2 42 (33.07%) Windows Server
3 41 (32.28%) Office 365
3 41 (32.28%) Microsoft
4 30 (23.62%) Windows 10
5 29 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (22.83%) Linux
6 28 (22.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (21.26%) .NET
8 24 (18.90%) C#
8 24 (18.90%) JavaScript
8 24 (18.90%) Windows 7
9 22 (17.32%) MS Exchange
10 21 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (14.96%) AngularJS
11 19 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (14.17%) Microsoft Azure
12 18 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (14.17%) DNS
13 17 (13.39%) Citrix
13 17 (13.39%) DHCP
14 15 (11.81%) Firewall
14 15 (11.81%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (11.81%) React
15 14 (11.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 14 (11.02%) Hyper-V
15 14 (11.02%) LAN
15 14 (11.02%) SQL
16 13 (10.24%) SQL Server

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 22 (17.32%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.09%) IIS
4 6 (4.72%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.94%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.15%) Apache Solr
6 4 (3.15%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.57%) Apache
7 2 (1.57%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.79%) nginx
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 41 (32.28%) Office 365
2 18 (14.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.36%) PaaS
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.79%) IaaS
6 1 (0.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.17%) DNS
2 17 (13.39%) DHCP
3 15 (11.81%) Firewall
4 14 (11.02%) LAN
5 10 (7.87%) WAN
6 8 (6.30%) VoIP
7 7 (5.51%) HTTP
7 7 (5.51%) TCP/IP
8 6 (4.72%) Skype
9 5 (3.94%) Network Security
9 5 (3.94%) VLAN
10 4 (3.15%) SAN
11 3 (2.36%) ADSL
11 3 (2.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (2.36%) IPsec
11 3 (2.36%) NetScaler
11 3 (2.36%) SMS
11 3 (2.36%) SNMP
11 3 (2.36%) SSL
11 3 (2.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.15%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.36%) Big Data
3 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.57%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (1.57%) HPCC
4 2 (1.57%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.79%) HBase
5 1 (0.79%) MySQL
5 1 (0.79%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) JIRA
1 5 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.15%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.57%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.57%) Grunt
3 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 1 (0.79%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.79%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.79%) RSpec
4 1 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (7.87%) Finance
2 4 (3.15%) Games
2 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.36%) Electronics
3 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.36%) Marketing
4 2 (1.57%) Advertising
4 2 (1.57%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.57%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 31 (24.41%) Analyst
2 23 (18.11%) Support Analyst
3 22 (17.32%) Developer
4 15 (11.81%) .NET Developer
4 15 (11.81%) IT Support
5 14 (11.02%) C# Developer
5 14 (11.02%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.66%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (7.87%) IT Analyst
7 10 (7.87%) IT Support Analyst
8 9 (7.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 9 (7.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (7.09%) Full Stack Developer
8 9 (7.09%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) Service Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) 1st Line Support
10 7 (5.51%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) Administrator
10 7 (5.51%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.26%) .NET
2 19 (14.96%) AngularJS
3 15 (11.81%) KnockoutJS
3 15 (11.81%) React
4 11 (8.66%) HTML
5 5 (3.94%) CSS
5 5 (3.94%) jQuery
5 5 (3.94%) XML
6 3 (2.36%) Node.js
6 3 (2.36%) REST
6 3 (2.36%) SOAP
6 3 (2.36%) Swagger
7 2 (1.57%) .NET Core
7 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.57%) J2EE
7 2 (1.57%) JSP
7 2 (1.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.57%) WinForms
7 2 (1.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.09%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (6.30%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.36%) Fintech
3 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.36%) Replication
3 3 (2.36%) User Experience
4 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.57%) CCTV
4 2 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.57%) NHS
4 2 (1.57%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.79%) CESG
5 1 (0.79%) Clustering
5 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.79%) PKI
5 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (33.07%) Windows Server
2 30 (23.62%) Windows 10
3 29 (22.83%) Linux
3 29 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (22.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (18.90%) Windows 7
6 9 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.51%) CentOS
8 4 (3.15%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.15%) Unix
9 3 (2.36%) Debian
9 3 (2.36%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (11.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 12 (9.45%) ITIL
5 11 (8.66%) DevOps
6 8 (6.30%) Mentoring
7 7 (5.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (4.72%) Application Packaging
8 6 (4.72%) Coaching
8 6 (4.72%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (3.94%) Deployment Automation
10 4 (3.15%) Case Management
10 4 (3.15%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 4 (3.15%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (3.15%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (3.15%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (3.15%) Proactive Monitoring
10 4 (3.15%) Test Planning
10 4 (3.15%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.90%) C#
1 24 (18.90%) JavaScript
2 14 (11.02%) SQL
3 11 (8.66%) Java
4 10 (7.87%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.72%) PHP
6 3 (2.36%) C
6 3 (2.36%) Python
7 2 (1.57%) C++
7 2 (1.57%) CFML
8 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.79%) Perl
8 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (8.66%) Degree
2 4 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.36%) MCSE
3 3 (2.36%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.57%) MCITP
5 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.79%) CCNA
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.79%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.79%) MCSA
5 1 (0.79%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.87%) SLA
2 4 (3.15%) QA
System Software
1 60 (47.24%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.02%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.09%) XenApp
5 3 (2.36%) vSphere
6 1 (0.79%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.79%) Docker
6 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.15%) Nagios
1 4 (3.15%) SCCM
2 3 (2.36%) SCOM
3 2 (1.57%) Ansible
3 2 (1.57%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.57%) Puppet
3 2 (1.57%) Terraform
4 1 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.79%) Packer
Vendors
1 42 (33.07%) VMware
2 41 (32.28%) Microsoft
3 17 (13.39%) Citrix
4 12 (9.45%) Apple
5 9 (7.09%) Cisco
6 7 (5.51%) Avaya
7 6 (4.72%) Dell
7 6 (4.72%) Freshdesk
8 5 (3.94%) Oracle
8 5 (3.94%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.15%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (3.15%) EqualLogic
9 4 (3.15%) Nexenta
10 3 (2.36%) EMC
10 3 (2.36%) Nimble Storage
10 3 (2.36%) SAP
11 2 (1.57%) Progress
11 2 (1.57%) Sage
11 2 (1.57%) Veeam
12 1 (0.79%) Aruba