The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 48 39 71
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +32
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 17 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.38% 4.33% 1.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.24% 12.20% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 13
Average salary £31,500 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
Windows 8
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Operating Systems Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
184 164 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 36.58% 35.50% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 172 133 228
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Windows 7
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
4 16 (76.19%) Windows 10
4 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
5 14 (66.67%) MS Exchange
5 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 13 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (47.62%) SQL
8 9 (42.86%) C#
8 9 (42.86%) Legal
9 8 (38.10%) ITIL
10 7 (33.33%) MCP
11 4 (19.05%) A+ Certification
11 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (14.29%) MCDST
12 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
12 3 (14.29%) VoIP
12 3 (14.29%) VMware
13 2 (9.52%) Military
13 2 (9.52%) Citrix
14 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
14 1 (4.76%) MS Office
14 1 (4.76%) SAP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 8. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 13 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) VoIP
General
1 9 (42.86%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Support Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) IT Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) IT Support
2 10 (47.62%) IT Support Engineer
3 9 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (42.86%) Infrastructure Support
3 9 (42.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 9 (42.86%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) IT Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Service Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (4.76%) Administrator
8 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
8 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (95.24%) Windows 7
2 20 (95.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (76.19%) Windows 10
3 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) MCP
2 4 (19.05%) A+ Certification
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (14.29%) MCDST
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
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