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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 68 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 11 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.34% 1.02% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.39% 3.45% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 3
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +59.09%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
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
204 203 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.88% 29.59% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 169 179 74
Average salary £35,500 £33,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.97% -6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,292 £52,500 £41,000
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 26 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Windows 7
3 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (75.00%) VMware
4 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (62.50%) SAN
5 10 (62.50%) Advertising
5 10 (62.50%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (37.50%) DHCP
7 5 (31.25%) MCSE
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (25.00%) A+ Certification
8 4 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 1 (6.25%) ITIL
10 1 (6.25%) DNS
10 1 (6.25%) SLA
10 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
10 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
10 1 (6.25%) SCCM
10 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (6.25%) VCP5

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) SAN
2 6 (37.50%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
General
1 10 (62.50%) Advertising
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) IT Support Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) IT Support
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Windows 7
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (31.25%) MCSE
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (25.00%) A+ Certification
3 4 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (6.25%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
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