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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 42 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.74% 1.05% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.15% 5.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £29,500 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
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
97 35 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 33.68% 18.42% 32.38%
Number of salaries quoted 83 35 106
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £16,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) MS Office
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (25.00%) XenApp
6 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) Marketing
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Network Security
6 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) VBA
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) ERP
7 1 (12.50%) MS Access
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) Dell

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Support Technician
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) IT Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Dell