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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 84 98 86
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 18 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.35% 0.62% 1.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.42% 2.52% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 13
Average salary £35,500 £31,250 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.60% +45.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £28,050 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £34,500
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
407 318 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 30.42% 24.56% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 358 292 284
Average salary £36,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £48,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +17 17 £35,500 +18.33% 2
West Wales - 1 £20,000 -
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 15 (50.00%) Advertising
4 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (43.33%) VMware
7 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
8 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
9 8 (26.67%) Data Mining
9 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
9 8 (26.67%) Marketing
9 8 (26.67%) Mobile Marketing
9 8 (26.67%) Big Data
9 8 (26.67%) PaaS
10 7 (23.33%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (23.33%) Windows XP
10 7 (23.33%) SAN
11 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 5 (16.67%) Windows Vista
12 5 (16.67%) DHCP
13 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (13.33%) A+ Certification
13 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
13 4 (13.33%) MCSE
13 4 (13.33%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) PaaS
2 1 (3.33%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) SAN
2 5 (16.67%) DHCP
3 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.33%) Wireless
5 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Data Mining
1 8 (26.67%) Big Data
General
1 15 (50.00%) Advertising
2 8 (26.67%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
1 9 (30.00%) Administrator
2 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) IT Support
4 5 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (13.33%) Support Specialist
5 4 (13.33%) IT Support Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.33%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (23.33%) Windows XP
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
1 8 (26.67%) Mobile Marketing
2 3 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (13.33%) A+ Certification
1 4 (13.33%) MCSE
1 4 (13.33%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (3.33%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.67%) DFS Replication
4 2 (6.67%) XenApp
4 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 2 (6.67%) Xen
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) VMware
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe
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