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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank - 51 44
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon - 0.29% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.99% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £19,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
94 101 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 25.97% 29.71% 35.05%
Number of salaries quoted 65 91 97
Average salary £35,000 £22,950 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.50% -30.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,250 £23,475
10% offered a salary of more than £52,875 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (57.14%) VoIP
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (42.86%) SCCM
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) MCP
5 3 (42.86%) MCSA
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (14.29%) VMware
7 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (14.29%) Office 365
7 1 (14.29%) VPN
7 1 (14.29%) Cisco
7 1 (14.29%) CCNA
7 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 1 (14.29%) SharePoint

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (42.86%) Help Desk Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCP
1 3 (42.86%) MCSA
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco