The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 88 91 77
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 11 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.11% 0.74% 1.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.09% 2.17% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 13
Median salary £26,500 £21,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.19% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,000 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.17%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
356 322 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 36.03% 34.15% 36.80%
Number of salaries quoted 291 262 278
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +3 7 £40,000 +90.47%
Cheltenham -5 3 £18,000 -62.10%
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Citrix
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (77.78%) Windows 7
3 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
4 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
5 10 (55.56%) DNS
6 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (50.00%) VMware
6 9 (50.00%) XenApp
7 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (44.44%) SCCM
7 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
7 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (38.89%) Internet
8 7 (38.89%) Windows 10
9 6 (33.33%) DHCP
10 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
10 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
10 5 (27.78%) vSphere
11 4 (22.22%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
11 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
11 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
11 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
11 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
11 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (22.22%) Skype for Business
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Google Apps
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
2 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (38.89%) Internet
4 6 (33.33%) DHCP
5 4 (22.22%) Intranet
5 4 (22.22%) Skype
6 3 (16.67%) Firewall
6 3 (16.67%) LAN
6 3 (16.67%) SAN
6 3 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (16.67%) WAN
7 2 (11.11%) VPN
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Integration Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Integration Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) 1st Line Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) IT Support
5 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) Handset
3 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Windows 7
2 14 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
4 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (38.89%) Windows 10
7 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
8 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 1 (5.56%) Linux
9 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (22.22%) Defect Management
1 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (22.22%) SDLC
1 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
1 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
1 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) XenApp
3 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
4 5 (27.78%) vSphere
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
5 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
6 2 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) SCCM
2 4 (22.22%) AirWatch
2 4 (22.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Citrix
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Altiris
4 4 (22.22%) Veritas
5 3 (16.67%) IBM
6 2 (11.11%) AppSense
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) Veeam
7 1 (5.56%) Apple
7 1 (5.56%) Google
7 1 (5.56%) Intel Security
7 1 (5.56%) Symantec