The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 90 89 85
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 8 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.67% 0.92% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.49% 3.01% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 5
Median salary £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £18,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
Windows 8
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 South Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
321 366 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.07% 30.73% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 279 319 228
Median salary £35,000 £37,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +12.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,598 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales 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 South Wales

Windows 8
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the South Wales region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in South Wales

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in South Wales

Windows 8
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +3 5 £26,500 -28.37% 2
Windows 8
Wales

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
5 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 6 (42.86%) MS Office
7 5 (35.71%) ITIL
8 4 (28.57%) SQL
8 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
9 3 (21.43%) .NET
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 3 (21.43%) IIS
9 3 (21.43%) C#
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
9 3 (21.43%) QA
9 3 (21.43%) Finance
9 3 (21.43%) VMware
9 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
10 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
10 2 (14.29%) Change Management
10 2 (14.29%) Electronics
10 2 (14.29%) Telecoms

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (21.43%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) VLAN
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) QA Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 2 (14.29%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) SAP