Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows 8
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 146 140
Rank change year-on-year +53 -6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 47 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.32% 0.45% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.87% 1.97% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 47 12 17
Wales median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -15.49% +33.96%
10th Percentile £21,000 £18,750 £17,800
90th Percentile £33,250 £33,250 £39,000
UK median annual salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year - -1.79% -6.67%

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 530 610 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 26.11% 23.12% 26.93%
Number of salaries quoted 480 524 658
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.04%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £20,850
90th Percentile £54,844 £48,750 £47,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Windows 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Wales over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 18 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
South Wales +61 37 £23,500 -21.67% 1
North Wales - 6 £27,500 -
West Wales -12 4 £30,000 -1.64%
Windows 8
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 Wales region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (97.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 43 (91.49%) VMware
4 42 (89.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (89.36%) Active Directory
5 41 (87.23%) VMware Infrastructure
6 39 (82.98%) Windows Server
7 36 (76.60%) Windows 10
7 36 (76.60%) ITIL
7 36 (76.60%) Hyper-V
7 36 (76.60%) Windows 7
8 30 (63.83%) MS Exchange
8 30 (63.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 30 (63.83%) Office 365
8 30 (63.83%) VirtualBox
8 30 (63.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
10 16 (34.04%) Citrix
11 15 (31.91%) SQL
11 15 (31.91%) XenApp
11 15 (31.91%) XenDesktop
12 12 (25.53%) Firewall
13 11 (23.40%) DHCP
13 11 (23.40%) DNS
13 11 (23.40%) Cisco
14 9 (19.15%) Windows XP
15 7 (14.89%) VPN
15 7 (14.89%) VoIP
16 6 (12.77%) Time Management
16 6 (12.77%) Google

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 30 (63.83%) Exchange Server 2010
1 30 (63.83%) Exchange Server 2013
1 30 (63.83%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 30 (63.83%) Office 365
2 6 (12.77%) G Suite
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) Firewall
2 11 (23.40%) DHCP
2 11 (23.40%) DNS
3 7 (14.89%) VoIP
3 7 (14.89%) VPN
4 6 (12.77%) SAN
4 6 (12.77%) WLAN
5 3 (6.38%) iSCSI
5 3 (6.38%) PBX
5 3 (6.38%) VLAN
6 2 (4.26%) NAS
General
1 1 (2.13%) Advertising
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) IT Engineer
2 21 (44.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (38.30%) Support Engineer
4 17 (36.17%) IT Support
5 15 (31.91%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (31.91%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (14.89%) IT Technician
7 3 (6.38%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) VMware Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 1 (2.13%) Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) IT Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) IT Support Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) IT Support Technician
9 1 (2.13%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (97.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 42 (89.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (82.98%) Windows Server
5 36 (76.60%) Windows 10
5 36 (76.60%) Windows 7
6 9 (19.15%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.51%) Linux
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (76.60%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) ITIL V2
2 6 (12.77%) Time Management
3 3 (6.38%) CAD
3 3 (6.38%) Stress Analysis
4 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.13%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) A+ Certification
1 6 (12.77%) CCNA
1 6 (12.77%) CCNP
1 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (12.77%) DBS Check
1 6 (12.77%) MCP
1 6 (12.77%) MCSE
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 42 (89.36%) Active Directory
2 41 (87.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (76.60%) Hyper-V
4 30 (63.83%) VirtualBox
5 15 (31.91%) XenApp
5 15 (31.91%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (91.49%) VMware
2 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
3 16 (34.04%) Citrix
4 11 (23.40%) Cisco
5 6 (12.77%) Google
6 4 (8.51%) HP
7 3 (6.38%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.38%) LANDesk
7 3 (6.38%) Lotus
7 3 (6.38%) McAfee