Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 82 127
Rank change year-on-year -26 +45 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.46% 1.95% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.98% 7.98% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 28 10
South Wales median annual salary £28,500 £23,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -20.83% -18.92%
10th Percentile £23,300 £21,000 £18,475
90th Percentile £41,800 £33,250 £33,250
Wales median annual salary £31,750 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +15.45% -8.33% -18.92%

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 354 351 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 23.30% 24.48% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 313 324 468
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £34,625 £36,739
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.19% -5.75% +2.05%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,901 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £50,075
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £38,750 £36,378
% change year-on-year -3.23% +6.52% +3.94%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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
Cardiff -10 6 £26,750 +11.46%
Newport -4 1 £45,000 +104.55%
Windows 8
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (71.43%) Office 365
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) SLA
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 2 (28.57%) LAN
6 2 (28.57%) WAN
6 2 (28.57%) MCITP
6 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
6 2 (28.57%) vSphere
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (28.57%) Task Automation
6 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Task Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCITP
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix