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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 91 98 95
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 4 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.36% 0.65% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.49% 2.36% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 2
Median salary £19,500 £37,250 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-47.65% +56.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,050 £17,325 £19,950
10% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £39,000 £27,550
UK excluding London median salary £26,750 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-2.72% -
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
269 339 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 24.02% 27.36% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 235 303 295
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £44,750
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +4 4 £19,500 -49.01%
Windows 8
Wales

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (50.00%) Finance
5 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
6 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 5 (41.67%) MS Office
7 4 (33.33%) IIS
7 4 (33.33%) .NET
7 4 (33.33%) C#
7 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 4 (33.33%) QA
7 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (25.00%) Usability Testing
8 3 (25.00%) DHCP
8 3 (25.00%) VPN
9 2 (16.67%) DNS
9 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP

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 4 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) VLAN
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) IT Support
2 4 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate 1st Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) AS400
2 1 (8.33%) iSeries
2 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (8.33%) Linux
7 1 (8.33%) Unix
7 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) IBM