The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 88 88
Rank change year-on-year +10 0  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 14 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.40% 0.61% 1.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.96% 2.53% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 13
Median salary £24,000 £30,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.31% -17.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £28,800 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,500 £37,400
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.63%  

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

Operating System Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 235 316 387
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 23.55% 24.12% 27.62%
Number of salaries quoted 221 269 334
Median salary £36,116 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.18% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £44,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Wales

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Wales

Windows 8
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +28 14 £24,000 -22.58% 1
Windows 8
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Windows 7
3 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
4 16 (72.73%) Windows 10
5 15 (68.18%) Windows Server
6 13 (59.09%) Office 365
7 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
7 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (45.45%) Hyper-V
8 10 (45.45%) VMware
8 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (45.45%) MS Exchange
9 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (40.91%) VirtualBox
9 9 (40.91%) ITIL
10 5 (22.73%) XenApp
10 5 (22.73%) XenDesktop
10 5 (22.73%) Finance
10 5 (22.73%) Citrix
10 5 (22.73%) SQL
11 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
12 3 (13.64%) Sage 200
12 3 (13.64%) Sage 50
12 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (13.64%) Degree

Windows 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Sage 200
1 3 (13.64%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DHCP
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
1 2 (9.09%) PBX
1 2 (9.09%) VoIP
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) IT Support
2 10 (45.45%) IT Engineer
3 7 (31.82%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (31.82%) IT Support Technician
3 7 (31.82%) IT Technician
3 7 (31.82%) Support Technician
4 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 4 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
8 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (9.09%) Analyst
8 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
9 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Windows 7
3 16 (72.73%) Windows 10
4 15 (68.18%) Windows Server
5 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 3 (13.64%) CRM
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.64%) ERP
4 2 (9.09%) CAD
4 2 (9.09%) Stress Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) A+ Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 10 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (40.91%) VirtualBox
4 5 (22.73%) XenApp
4 5 (22.73%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) Sage
5 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) LANDesk
5 2 (9.09%) Lotus
5 2 (9.09%) McAfee
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