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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 52 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 4 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.19% 2.18% 1.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.44% 6.19% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 3
Average salary £47,500 £29,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.01% +31.11%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
90 97 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 26.87% 35.27% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 77 81 40
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £42,500
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 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
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Advertising
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) Line Management
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Back Office
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) LAN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) SMTP
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) IPv4
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (100.00%) Advertising
2 3 (75.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (75.00%) Line Management
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Dell