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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 69 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.44% - 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.67% - 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £67,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
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
180 91 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.16% 22.98% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 158 77 65
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows 8
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Android
4 2 (40.00%) iPhone
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) DFS Replication
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (20.00%) SCCM

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iPhone
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (40.00%) DFS Replication
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix