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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 71 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 3 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.45% 1.48% 0.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.96% 6.62% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 2
Median salary £30,000 £22,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% +15.78%
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -1.78%
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
153 151 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.15% 22.37% 22.34%
Number of salaries quoted 142 139 120
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 9 December 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) MS Office
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) VoIP
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) IBM
6 2 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) MCSE
6 2 (25.00%) Unix
6 2 (25.00%) Advertising
6 2 (25.00%) Change Management
6 2 (25.00%) AS400
6 2 (25.00%) CCNA
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) RHCE
6 2 (25.00%) Retail

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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Advertising
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Operations Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) AS400
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) iSeries
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) RHCE
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco