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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 45 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 17 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.60% 2.07% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.67% 5.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 0
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -13.84%
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
196 288 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 41.53% 37.21% 43.70%
Number of salaries quoted 161 222 244
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 2 July 2015, 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (88.37%) Windows 7
3 34 (79.07%) Microsoft
3 34 (79.07%) Active Directory
4 30 (69.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (55.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (51.16%) MS Exchange
7 19 (44.19%) Windows XP
8 17 (39.53%) ITIL
9 14 (32.56%) MS Office
9 14 (32.56%) Citrix
10 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
10 13 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (25.58%) DNS
11 11 (25.58%) DHCP
12 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
12 10 (23.26%) XenApp
12 10 (23.26%) VMware
13 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (18.60%) Office 365
14 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
15 7 (16.28%) Mac OS X
15 7 (16.28%) SLA
15 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (13.95%) Linux
16 6 (13.95%) Oracle
16 6 (13.95%) Thin Client
16 6 (13.95%) Fat Client
17 5 (11.63%) MOS
17 5 (11.63%) SQL Server

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 22 (51.16%) MS Exchange
2 13 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (32.56%) MS Office
2 13 (30.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) DHCP
1 11 (25.58%) DNS
2 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.30%) VPN
3 4 (9.30%) iSCSI
3 4 (9.30%) NAS
3 4 (9.30%) Unified Communications
3 4 (9.30%) Ethernet
3 4 (9.30%) VoIP
4 2 (4.65%) WAN
5 1 (2.33%) SNMP
5 1 (2.33%) SAN
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) Wireless
5 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) WinDbg
General
1 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.65%) Law
2 2 (4.65%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Analyst
2 19 (44.19%) Support Analyst
3 17 (39.53%) Desktop Support
4 15 (34.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 15 (34.88%) Desktop Analyst
5 8 (18.60%) IT Support
6 7 (16.28%) IT Support Technician
6 7 (16.28%) Support Technician
7 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (9.30%) Service Analyst
8 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (9.30%) Technical Support
8 4 (9.30%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (9.30%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) IT Support Analyst
10 2 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 1 (2.33%) Legal Analyst
11 1 (2.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
1 1 (2.33%) Ajax
1 1 (2.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Thin Client
2 6 (13.95%) Fat Client
3 4 (9.30%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (9.30%) Life Science
3 4 (9.30%) CMDB
4 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (88.37%) Windows 7
3 30 (69.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (55.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (44.19%) Windows XP
6 7 (16.28%) Mac OS X
7 6 (13.95%) Linux
8 5 (11.63%) UNIX
9 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (9.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) ITIL
2 4 (9.30%) ITSM
2 4 (9.30%) Performance Management
2 4 (9.30%) Software Deployment
3 3 (6.98%) Line Management
3 3 (6.98%) Service Management
4 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.33%) CRM
4 1 (2.33%) Project Management
4 1 (2.33%) Server Building
4 1 (2.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
1 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.63%) MOS
2 5 (11.63%) MCSA
3 1 (2.33%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) MCTS
3 1 (2.33%) MCITP
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (79.07%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.26%) XenApp
3 8 (18.60%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.33%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.33%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.33%) Xen
5 1 (2.33%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) DameWare
2 2 (4.65%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.65%) WSUS
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (79.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (32.56%) Citrix
3 10 (23.26%) VMware
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco
5 2 (4.65%) McAfee
6 1 (2.33%) Sophos
6 1 (2.33%) 3Com
6 1 (2.33%) Symantec
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) AppSense
6 1 (2.33%) Aastra
6 1 (2.33%) Veeam
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
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