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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 72 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.28% 1.35% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.14% 5.39% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 7
Median salary £21,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-42.46% +4.28%
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.17%
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
176 204 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.38% 25.03% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 152 166 175
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +7.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £41,980
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 8 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 8.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
5 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) MS Office
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Office 365
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 2 (28.57%) VLAN
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) LAN
6 2 (28.57%) VoIP
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (14.29%) SAN
7 1 (14.29%) Firewall
7 1 (14.29%) Finance
7 1 (14.29%) Advertising
7 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (14.29%) SLA

Windows 8
Top Related 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate 1st Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco