The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Windows 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 70 60
Rank change year-on-year +11 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 3 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.61% 0.29% 1.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.30% 1.23% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 10
Median salary £24,000 £28,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -24.32%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.63%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 91 163 186
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 18.65% 23.83% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 83 141 144
Median salary £34,000 £37,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.10% +4.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,025
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £41,980 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Cardiff

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
5 4 (44.44%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
6 3 (33.33%) SLA
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) Sage 200
6 3 (33.33%) Sage 50
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Sage
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (33.33%) CRM
6 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (33.33%) ERP
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (22.22%) Office 365
8 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (11.11%) vSphere
8 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (11.11%) MCITP

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Sage 200
1 3 (33.33%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) IT Support
1 7 (77.78%) IT Support Technician
1 7 (77.78%) IT Technician
1 7 (77.78%) Support Technician
2 5 (55.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) ERP
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Sage
3 1 (11.11%) VMware