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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 44 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 13 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.96% 2.60% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.29% 6.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 0
Average salary £22,250 £33,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
140 299 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 31.89% 40.96% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 120 215 228
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £60,500
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 28 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 28 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (84.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (81.25%) Active Directory
5 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 24 (75.00%) MS Exchange
6 14 (43.75%) Windows XP
7 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
9 11 (34.38%) DHCP
9 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
9 11 (34.38%) DNS
10 10 (31.25%) Citrix
10 10 (31.25%) ITIL
11 9 (28.13%) SLA
12 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (25.00%) SQL
12 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 8 (25.00%) Linux
12 8 (25.00%) UNIX
12 8 (25.00%) MOS
12 8 (25.00%) VMware
13 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
13 7 (21.88%) Life Science
13 7 (21.88%) Windows Vista
13 7 (21.88%) Performance Management
13 7 (21.88%) iSCSI
13 7 (21.88%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (21.88%) Software Deployment

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) DHCP
1 11 (34.38%) DNS
1 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
2 7 (21.88%) iSCSI
2 7 (21.88%) NAS
2 7 (21.88%) Unified Communications
2 7 (21.88%) Ethernet
2 7 (21.88%) VoIP
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) Wireless
4 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (21.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Law
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Desktop Support
2 21 (65.63%) Analyst
2 21 (65.63%) Support Analyst
3 18 (56.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 18 (56.25%) Desktop Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (15.63%) IT Support
6 4 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Support Technician
6 4 (12.50%) Technical Support
7 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Technical Support Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Service Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Life Science
1 7 (21.88%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 4 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 28 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (84.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (43.75%) Windows XP
5 8 (25.00%) Linux
5 8 (25.00%) UNIX
6 7 (21.88%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Performance Management
2 7 (21.88%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.13%) Project Management
3 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (25.00%) MOS
2 7 (21.88%) MCSA
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCITP
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) DCSE
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.75%) XenApp
4 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (9.38%) Xen
6 1 (3.13%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
6 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.25%) WSUS
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (31.25%) Citrix
3 8 (25.00%) VMware
4 7 (21.88%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) Symantec
6 1 (3.13%) Remedy
6 1 (3.13%) McAfee
6 1 (3.13%) 3Com
6 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds