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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 87 83 80
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.77% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.66% 1.48% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 2
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,600 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £35,800 £31,400
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
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
338 203 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.89% 22.38% 22.58%
Number of salaries quoted 296 182 187
Average salary £38,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Torfaen - 7 £34,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £67,500 - 2
Windows 8
Wales

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows 7
3 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
4 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
5 8 (53.33%) Advertising
6 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
6 7 (46.67%) Data Mining
6 7 (46.67%) Marketing
6 7 (46.67%) PaaS
6 7 (46.67%) Big Data
6 7 (46.67%) Mobile Marketing
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 4 (26.67%) VMware
9 4 (26.67%) MS Office
10 3 (20.00%) MCSA
10 3 (20.00%) DHCP
10 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
10 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (20.00%) Android
10 3 (20.00%) iPhone
10 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (13.33%) vSphere
11 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
11 2 (13.33%) DFS Replication

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) PaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Data Mining
1 7 (46.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (53.33%) Advertising
2 7 (46.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Administrator
2 7 (46.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (20.00%) iPhone
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Android
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) E-Commerce
1 7 (46.67%) Mobile Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCSA
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) MCSD
3 1 (6.67%) HND
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Xen
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
2 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (13.33%) DFS Replication
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos
4 1 (6.67%) Lotus
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