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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 61 69 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 5 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.75% 0.50% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.21% 2.08% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 4
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
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
156 144 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.53% 23.80% 19.09%
Number of salaries quoted 127 127 106
Average salary £36,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (57.14%) Advertising
3 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) DFS Replication
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) SCCM
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
General
1 4 (57.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 2 (28.57%) DFS Replication
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
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Posted: 5 days ago
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