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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 53 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.23% 1.12% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.68% 5.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £22,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -6.15%
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 56 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 32.88% 20.97% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 123 50 74
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 28 November 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) Dell
6 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 2 (28.57%) VBA
6 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
6 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 2 (28.57%) ERP
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (28.57%) XenApp
6 2 (28.57%) Network Security
6 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (14.29%) Office 365
7 1 (14.29%) CCENT
7 1 (14.29%) Telecoms

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MS Access
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Technician
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Support
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ERP
1 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCTS
1 1 (14.29%) CCENT
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco