Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Microsoft Windows 8
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 133 127
Rank change year-on-year +60 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 40 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.80% 0.41% 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.03% 1.74% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 40 9 17
South Wales median annual salary £23,750 £30,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% -15.49% +42.00%
10th Percentile £21,000 £18,200 £17,800
90th Percentile £33,250 £34,800 £39,000
Wales median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% -15.49% +37.86%

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 399 516 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.96% 23.79% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 362 451 607
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +4.48%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 33 £29,000 -27.50%
Cardiff +32 4 £38,250 +27.50%
Torfaen - 3 £23,000 -
Windows 8
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (97.50%) Active Directory
2 39 (97.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 39 (97.50%) Windows 10
2 39 (97.50%) Windows Server
3 36 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (90.00%) VMware
4 35 (87.50%) Windows 7
5 34 (85.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 33 (82.50%) VirtualBox
6 33 (82.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 33 (82.50%) Office 365
6 33 (82.50%) Hyper-V
6 33 (82.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 33 (82.50%) ITIL
6 33 (82.50%) MS Exchange
7 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
8 18 (45.00%) Citrix
9 17 (42.50%) XenApp
9 17 (42.50%) XenDesktop
9 17 (42.50%) SQL
10 5 (12.50%) DHCP
10 5 (12.50%) DNS
11 3 (7.50%) Cisco
11 3 (7.50%) McAfee
11 3 (7.50%) CAD
11 3 (7.50%) VPN
11 3 (7.50%) PBX
11 3 (7.50%) VoIP
11 3 (7.50%) IBM Notes

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 33 (82.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 33 (82.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 33 (82.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 33 (82.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) DHCP
1 5 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) PBX
2 3 (7.50%) VoIP
2 3 (7.50%) VPN
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) NAS
3 2 (5.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (82.50%) IT Engineer
2 19 (47.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (47.50%) Support Engineer
3 18 (45.00%) IT Support
4 17 (42.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 1 (2.50%) Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) IT Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) IT Support Technician
8 1 (2.50%) IT Technician
8 1 (2.50%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (97.50%) Windows 10
2 39 (97.50%) Windows Server
2 39 (97.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (87.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (82.50%) ITIL
2 3 (7.50%) CAD
2 3 (7.50%) Stress Analysis
3 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.50%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 39 (97.50%) Active Directory
2 34 (85.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (82.50%) Hyper-V
3 33 (82.50%) VirtualBox
4 17 (42.50%) XenApp
4 17 (42.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (90.00%) VMware
2 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
3 18 (45.00%) Citrix
4 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco
4 3 (7.50%) LANDesk
4 3 (7.50%) Lotus
4 3 (7.50%) McAfee