Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 71 136
Rank change year-on-year -43 +65 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 37 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.37% 2.60% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.51% 9.23% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 37 9
South Wales median annual salary £34,250 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.10% -3.33% +33.33%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,000 £18,200
90th Percentile £38,000 £33,250 £34,800
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +27.27% - +22.22%

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 398 401 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 24.80% 28.16% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 339 361 444
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £22,400 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £48,750 £49,625
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
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 10 December 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 -15 4 £30,500 -41.90%
Torfaen +6 2 £34,250 +48.91% 1
Windows 8
Wales

For the 6 months to 10 December 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
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (33.33%) MCITP
5 2 (33.33%) Ivanti
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (33.33%) vSphere
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) SLA
5 2 (33.33%) VoIP
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Lead Systems Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior IT Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCITP
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Ivanti
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix