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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 85 91 98
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 11 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.86% 1.21% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.43% 3.99% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 10
Median salary £31,000 £35,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.67% +5.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £18,000 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
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
321 426 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.12% 30.43% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 271 373 291
Median salary £36,000 £36,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the 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 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 29 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
South Wales -2 8 £31,250 -11.97% 1
West Wales -10 2 £30,500 +52.50%
North Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
4 9 (47.37%) Windows 10
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
5 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
6 6 (31.58%) VMware
6 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) C#
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) IIS
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (31.58%) Test Planning
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (31.58%) QA
7 5 (26.32%) Usability Testing
7 5 (26.32%) MS Office
7 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 5 (26.32%) DHCP
8 4 (21.05%) LAN
8 4 (21.05%) VPN
8 4 (21.05%) DNS
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
8 4 (21.05%) VLAN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in 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 6 (31.58%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) VLAN
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) QA Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) IT Support
3 4 (21.05%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Support Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Extraction
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server
3 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (47.37%) Windows 10
5 2 (10.53%) Linux
6 1 (5.26%) Unix
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) Test Planning
2 5 (26.32%) Usability Testing
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (10.53%) ERP
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) BCP
6 1 (5.26%) Coaching
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CCNA
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Sage
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Veeam