The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 62 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.55% 0.34% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% 1.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £18,000 £28,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -1.58%
Windows 8
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
129 83 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 23.80% 28.62% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 100 77 58
Average salary £27,250 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.15% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £20,800 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Devon

Windows 8
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) IIS
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) Terminal Services
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Vista
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (62.50%) Office 365
4 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 5 (62.50%) IIS
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (37.50%) PC Support
2 3 (37.50%) Help Desk Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) PC Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) PC Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support
2 3 (37.50%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Field Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Vista
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
1 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft