The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 19 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 2.86% 3.80% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.52% 6.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £27,000 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -6.15%
Windows 8
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 45 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 30.00% 56.96% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 11
Average salary £26,500 £30,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.11% +32.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Windows 8
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the West Wales region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in West Wales

Windows 8
Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
Swansea +1 2 £27,000 +12.50%
Windows 8
Wales

Windows 8
Top 18 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Structured Cabling

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the West 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Structured Cabling
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) ProCurve