Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 99 133
Rank change year-on-year -3 +34 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.44% 1.32% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.11% 5.82% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 10
South Wales median annual salary £24,500 £24,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.08% -21.31% -14.08%
10th Percentile £18,000 £21,000 £21,725
90th Percentile £38,375 £29,500 £34,250
Wales median annual salary £26,750 £24,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year +11.46% -21.31% -12.23%

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 285 361 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.86% 22.76% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 249 323 573
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.78% -
10th Percentile £21,200 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £53,550
Wales median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.67% +7.14% -2.78%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +4 5 £24,000 -2.04% 3
Newport +5 1 £45,000 +55.17%
Windows 8
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) WSUS
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix