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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 100 100 89
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.45% 0.80% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.64% 2.76% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 4
Average salary £22,500 £34,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.82% +10.56%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
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
365 398 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.59% 29.05% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 329 315 220
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
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 10 February 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
(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 +2 6 £22,500 -33.82%
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) MS Office
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL
5 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (31.25%) Advertising
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (25.00%) iPhone
7 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
8 3 (18.75%) IBM
8 3 (18.75%) VMware
9 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 2 (12.50%) Finance
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (12.50%) SLA
9 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (12.50%) Change Management
9 2 (12.50%) CCNA
9 2 (12.50%) SAN
10 1 (6.25%) Sophos
10 1 (6.25%) Firewall
10 1 (6.25%) AS400

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
General
1 5 (31.25%) Advertising
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) IT Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (25.00%) iPhone
2 1 (6.25%) AS400
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) iSeries
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (6.25%) Linux
8 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
8 1 (6.25%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Sophos