The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 101 102 87
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.50% 0.15% 0.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.86% 0.56% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 12
Average salary £37,000 £23,750 £24,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.78% -3.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,100 £19,950 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £27,550 £38,350
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
Windows 8
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
377 355 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.12% 27.27% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 332 320 322
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,950 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Wales

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Wales

Windows 8
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
South Wales -9 7 £37,000 +55.78% 2
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (56.00%) VMware
4 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (52.00%) Advertising
6 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
7 10 (40.00%) SAN
7 10 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (36.00%) Finance
9 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
9 6 (24.00%) DHCP
10 5 (20.00%) MCSE
10 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Vista
11 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (16.00%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (16.00%) SLA
11 4 (16.00%) A+ Certification
12 3 (12.00%) IBM
13 2 (8.00%) MS Office
13 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
14 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
14 1 (4.00%) DNS
14 1 (4.00%) HNC
14 1 (4.00%) HND
14 1 (4.00%) MS Excel

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) SAN
2 6 (24.00%) DHCP
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
General
1 13 (52.00%) Advertising
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) IT Support
3 4 (16.00%) Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) IT Support Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Support Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (20.00%) MCSE
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.00%) A+ Certification
3 4 (16.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (4.00%) VCP5
4 1 (4.00%) HNC
4 1 (4.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago