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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 61 74 64
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.09% 0.57% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.65% 2.34% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Median salary £26,000 £25,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -62.96%  
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year -7.40% -1.81%  

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 129 171 165
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 23.45% 24.43% 25.46%
Number of salaries quoted 114 147 141
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
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

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 March 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
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
5 4 (44.44%) MS Office
5 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (33.33%) Sage 200
6 3 (33.33%) Sage 50
6 3 (33.33%) Office 365
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) vSphere
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (33.33%) CRM
6 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (33.33%) ERP
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) MCSE
6 3 (33.33%) SLA
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 8
Top Related 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Sage 200
1 3 (33.33%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
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 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) IT Support
1 5 (55.56%) IT Support Technician
1 5 (55.56%) IT Technician
1 5 (55.56%) Support Technician
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
7 1 (11.11%) Android
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 3 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) RHCE
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (11.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Sage
2 3 (33.33%) VMware