The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 1.37% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.33% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £15,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Windows 8
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Operating Systems Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30 12 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 41.10% 24.49% 23.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 29
Average salary £34,250 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £34,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Bridgend region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Bridgend

Windows 8
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HNC
1 1 (100.00%) HND
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft