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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
UK / Wales
Rank 85 102 96
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 8 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.77% 0.51% 0.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.42% 1.82% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 12
Median salary £24,000 £22,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -32.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £21,100 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,400 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -

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
234 384 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 22.46% 27.93% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 208 341 310
Median salary £35,000 £33,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +11 7 £28,250 +25.55% 2
West Wales - 1 £23,000 -
Windows 8
UK

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (58.33%) MS Office
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (50.00%) Degree
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (33.33%) MCSE
7 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (33.33%) ERP
7 4 (33.33%) LAN
7 4 (33.33%) WAN
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 4 (33.33%) Office 365
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (25.00%) Sage 200
8 3 (25.00%) Sage 50
8 3 (25.00%) vSphere
8 3 (25.00%) SAN
8 3 (25.00%) Sage
8 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (25.00%) SLA

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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Sage 200
1 3 (25.00%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) IaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) PaaS
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) NAS
3 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (8.33%) PABX
4 1 (8.33%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) IT Support
2 4 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
2 4 (33.33%) IT Technician
2 4 (33.33%) Support Technician
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) AS400
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) EPoS
1 1 (8.33%) iSeries
1 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ERP
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) MCSE
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (16.67%) MCITP
3 2 (16.67%) RHCE
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Sage
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Hemmersbach UK
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Deeside
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 19 days ago