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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 70 85 69
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 5 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.76% 0.69% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.91% 2.82% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 1
Median salary £19,500 £38,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-48.68% +100.00%
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £28,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +1.81%
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
172 213 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.10% 24.60% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 156 194 158
Median salary £34,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £25,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 24 September 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 September 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%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) MS Office
4 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) VoIP
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) Change Management
6 2 (28.57%) Advertising
6 2 (28.57%) IBM
6 2 (28.57%) AS400
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (28.57%) CCNA
6 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Retail
6 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 2 (28.57%) VLAN

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 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Advertising
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) IT Support
2 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) IT Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Operations Team Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate 1st Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) AS400
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) iSeries
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco