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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 86 89 84
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 14 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.01% 0.41% 1.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.43% 1.78% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 12
Average salary £26,250 £27,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +25.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,300 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,350 £30,900 £34,750
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
408 281 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.48% 23.26% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 345 256 285
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
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
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +7 13 £32,500 +17.11% 4
West Wales +18 1 £20,000 -16.66%
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 15 (68.18%) Windows 7
3 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (50.00%) Advertising
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
6 8 (36.36%) Data Mining
6 8 (36.36%) E-Commerce
6 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
6 8 (36.36%) Marketing
6 8 (36.36%) Mobile Marketing
6 8 (36.36%) PaaS
6 8 (36.36%) Big Data
7 7 (31.82%) VMware
7 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
8 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
9 5 (22.73%) Windows Vista
10 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
11 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (9.09%) MCSE
12 2 (9.09%) MCSA
12 2 (9.09%) IBM
12 2 (9.09%) DHCP
12 2 (9.09%) Citrix
12 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (9.09%) SAN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) DHCP
2 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Data Mining
1 8 (36.36%) Big Data
General
1 11 (50.00%) Advertising
2 8 (36.36%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Administrator
1 8 (36.36%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (22.73%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Windows 7
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Vista
6 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) E-Commerce
1 8 (36.36%) Mobile Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.55%) Line Management
3 1 (4.55%) ERP
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) MCSA
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Xen
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) XenApp
2 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
2 2 (9.09%) DFS Replication
2 2 (9.09%) vSphere
2 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe
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