The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 68 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.87% 0.30% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.75% 1.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £22,500 £67,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-66.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
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 Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
160 166 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.29% 24.63% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 141 145 68
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Cardiff

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows 7
3 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) MS Office
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) Advertising
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (26.67%) iPhone
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (20.00%) VMware
8 3 (20.00%) IBM
8 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (13.33%) SLA
9 2 (13.33%) CCNA
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (13.33%) Change Management
9 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (13.33%) Finance
9 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
9 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (6.67%) iSeries
10 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
10 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (6.67%) Sophos

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Office
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
General
1 5 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Service Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (26.67%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) AS400
2 1 (6.67%) iSeries
2 1 (6.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
7 1 (6.67%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Change Management
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Sophos