Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 123 128
Rank change year-on-year +49 +5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 35 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.58% 0.46% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.33% 2.01% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 35 9 18
South Wales median annual salary £29,000 £30,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +33.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £21,000 £18,750 £18,000
90th Percentile £33,250 £35,200 £39,000
Wales median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +33.33% -16.67%

Windows 8 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 375 447 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.59% 22.93% 28.04%
Number of salaries quoted 331 401 601
South Wales median annual salary £34,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,378 £20,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in South Wales

Windows 8
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in South Wales

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in South Wales over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in South Wales

Windows 8
Job Locations in South 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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +30 29 £31,500 -21.25% 1
Cardiff +26 5 £23,500 -21.67% 1
Torfaen - 1 £23,000 -
Windows 8
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 35 (100.00%) Windows
1 35 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 35 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 34 (97.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 34 (97.14%) Active Directory
3 33 (94.29%) Windows 10
4 32 (91.43%) VMware
5 30 (85.71%) Windows 7
5 30 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (82.86%) Hyper-V
6 29 (82.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (82.86%) VirtualBox
6 29 (82.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (82.86%) Office 365
6 29 (82.86%) ITIL
6 29 (82.86%) MS Exchange
7 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
8 17 (48.57%) Citrix
9 16 (45.71%) SQL
9 16 (45.71%) XenApp
9 16 (45.71%) XenDesktop
10 3 (8.57%) DNS
10 3 (8.57%) DHCP
11 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
11 2 (5.71%) SAN
11 2 (5.71%) Firewall
11 2 (5.71%) WSUS
11 2 (5.71%) NAS
12 1 (2.86%) Patch Management
12 1 (2.86%) Smartphone

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 29 (82.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 29 (82.86%) Exchange Server 2013
1 29 (82.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (82.86%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) DHCP
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) NAS
2 2 (5.71%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) PBX
3 1 (2.86%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) IT Engineer
2 18 (51.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (45.71%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (40.00%) IT Support
4 14 (40.00%) Support Engineer
5 13 (37.14%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) 1st Line Technical Support
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) IT Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
1 35 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 35 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 34 (97.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (94.29%) Windows 10
4 30 (85.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) ITIL
2 1 (2.86%) CAD
2 1 (2.86%) Patch Management
2 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
2 1 (2.86%) Stress Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 34 (97.14%) Active Directory
2 30 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (82.86%) Hyper-V
3 29 (82.86%) VirtualBox
4 16 (45.71%) XenApp
4 16 (45.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) VMware
2 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
3 17 (48.57%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Ivanti
4 1 (2.86%) Lotus
4 1 (2.86%) McAfee