The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - 40 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 1.87% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 8.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
Windows 8
Gloucestershire

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

Operating Systems Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
146 61 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 32.09% 22.76% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 131 55 56
Average salary £32,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) CCENT
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) PBX
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCENT
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Dell