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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 79 75 95
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 8 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.84% 0.50% 0.093%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.64% 2.03% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 1
Average salary £27,350 £24,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.63% +8.88%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -3.17%
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
303 197 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.83% 24.66% 36.51%
Number of salaries quoted 241 174 343
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,150 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,200 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.80% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 4 £27,250 - 1
Cirencester - 3 £27,350 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £27,500 - 1
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 17 (70.83%) MS Office
5 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (50.00%) Cisco
7 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (45.83%) ITIL
7 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
8 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
9 9 (37.50%) Windows XP
9 9 (37.50%) SQL
9 9 (37.50%) Office 365
10 8 (33.33%) HP
11 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 6 (25.00%) Citrix
11 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 5 (20.83%) Firewall
12 5 (20.83%) VMware
12 5 (20.83%) Symantec
12 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (16.67%) Degree
13 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (16.67%) Backup Exec
13 4 (16.67%) Linux
14 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
14 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
14 3 (12.50%) CSS
14 3 (12.50%) VB.NET

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (70.83%) MS Office
2 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (8.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) DHCP
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security
3 2 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Automotive
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Help Desk Technician
3 3 (12.50%) Support Technician
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 2 (8.33%) Graduate
5 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (12.50%) CSS
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (37.50%) Windows XP
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (16.67%) Linux
7 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (8.33%) CRM
2 2 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (4.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 3 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) VBScript
3 2 (8.33%) VBA
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) MCITP
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (8.33%) MCSE
3 2 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCENT
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
3 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (33.33%) HP
4 6 (25.00%) Citrix
5 5 (20.83%) VMware
5 5 (20.83%) Symantec
6 2 (8.33%) Sage
6 2 (8.33%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) TOWER Software
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago