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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 91 98 89
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 9 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.70% 0.97% 0.093%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.84% 3.76% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 1
Average salary £27,500 £31,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% +46.51%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -6.15%
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
317 346 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 24.67% 25.74% 25.49%
Number of salaries quoted 282 314 254
Average salary £35,000 £32,625 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% -13.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 December 2014.

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 December 2014. 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 +8 8 £27,500 -16.66%
West Wales +3 1 £27,500 +14.58%
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
4 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
6 5 (35.71%) Advertising
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) MS Office
7 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
7 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 4 (28.57%) Data Mining
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (28.57%) VMware
7 4 (28.57%) Marketing
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) PaaS
7 4 (28.57%) Big Data
7 4 (28.57%) Mobile Marketing
8 3 (21.43%) MCSA
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
8 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (21.43%) Android
8 3 (21.43%) iPhone
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) PaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) VLAN
2 2 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Data Mining
1 4 (28.57%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 5 (35.71%) Advertising
2 4 (28.57%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) iPhone
1 3 (21.43%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (21.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCSA
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) MCSD
3 1 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Xen
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Dell
3 2 (14.29%) ProCurve
4 1 (7.14%) Cognos
4 1 (7.14%) Lotus