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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 43 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 15 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.30% 1.44% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.47% 3.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 0
Average salary £22,000 £33,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.32% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £28,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -17.85%
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
177 294 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 38.99% 38.58% 43.87%
Number of salaries quoted 147 219 241
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 3 August 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (87.88%) Active Directory
2 29 (87.88%) Windows 7
3 27 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (78.79%) Microsoft
5 24 (72.73%) MS Exchange
6 15 (45.45%) Windows XP
7 13 (39.39%) MS Excel
8 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (30.30%) ITIL
9 10 (30.30%) Citrix
10 9 (27.27%) DHCP
10 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
10 9 (27.27%) DNS
11 8 (24.24%) SLA
11 8 (24.24%) Linux
11 8 (24.24%) UNIX
11 8 (24.24%) MOS
11 8 (24.24%) XenApp
12 7 (21.21%) Unified Communications
12 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (21.21%) Software Deployment
12 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
12 7 (21.21%) NAS
12 7 (21.21%) Windows Vista
12 7 (21.21%) Life Science
12 7 (21.21%) Performance Management
12 7 (21.21%) iSCSI
12 7 (21.21%) Video Conferencing

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 24 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (39.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.21%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) DHCP
1 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 9 (27.27%) DNS
2 7 (21.21%) Ethernet
2 7 (21.21%) VoIP
2 7 (21.21%) iSCSI
2 7 (21.21%) NAS
2 7 (21.21%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) Wireless
3 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MySQL
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (21.21%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Law
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Analyst
1 22 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 20 (60.61%) Desktop Support
3 18 (54.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 18 (54.55%) Desktop Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (18.18%) IT Support
6 5 (15.15%) Support Technician
6 5 (15.15%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (12.12%) Technical Support
8 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) IT Support Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) IT Technician
9 1 (3.03%) Service Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Help Desk Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Life Science
1 7 (21.21%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (15.15%) Fat Client
2 5 (15.15%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (87.88%) Windows 7
3 27 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (45.45%) Windows XP
5 8 (24.24%) Linux
5 8 (24.24%) UNIX
6 7 (21.21%) Windows Vista
7 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Performance Management
2 7 (21.21%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.03%) Project Management
3 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
1 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) MOS
2 7 (21.21%) MCSA
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (24.24%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (87.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) XenApp
3 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.03%) WSUS
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Citrix
3 7 (21.21%) Oracle
4 6 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) McAfee
5 1 (3.03%) 3Com
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) HP