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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 65 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 14 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.79% 1.02% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.53% 3.63% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 2
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £30,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £35,000 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -13.84%
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
186 193 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.82% 28.18% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 145 171 75
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,013 £24,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,980 £49,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows 7
3 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
3 13 (76.47%) VMware
4 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (52.94%) Advertising
7 9 (52.94%) SAN
7 9 (52.94%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (41.18%) DHCP
9 5 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (23.53%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (23.53%) Finance
10 4 (23.53%) MCSE
10 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (23.53%) A+ Certification
11 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
12 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
12 2 (11.76%) Citrix
12 2 (11.76%) XenApp
12 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
12 2 (11.76%) DFS Replication
12 2 (11.76%) vSphere
12 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
12 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
13 1 (5.88%) VCP5
13 1 (5.88%) SCCM
13 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
13 1 (5.88%) Windows XP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) SAN
2 7 (41.18%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
General
1 9 (52.94%) Advertising
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Support Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) IT Support Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Windows 7
3 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (23.53%) MCSE
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) A+ Certification
2 4 (23.53%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (5.88%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 9 (52.94%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.76%) XenApp
3 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
3 2 (11.76%) DFS Replication
3 2 (11.76%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £34000.00 - £39000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago