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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 85 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 13 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.23% 1.39% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.28% 4.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 0
Average salary £21,000 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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 Gloucestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
396 287 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 37.39% 30.63% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 316 256 282
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 May 2015. 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
Gloucester -13 8 £21,000 +40.00% 2
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (50.00%) SCCM
5 10 (50.00%) Citrix
6 9 (45.00%) ITIL
6 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (35.00%) VMware
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (30.00%) DHCP
9 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
10 5 (25.00%) MS Office
10 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
11 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
12 3 (15.00%) SAN
12 3 (15.00%) Symantec
12 3 (15.00%) Sophos
12 3 (15.00%) Intranet
12 3 (15.00%) Internet
12 3 (15.00%) DNS
12 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (15.00%) Firewall
12 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
12 3 (15.00%) Wireless

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) Intranet
2 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) Wireless
3 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (10.00%) Bluetooth
3 2 (10.00%) VoIP
3 2 (10.00%) 3G
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Desktop Support
2 11 (55.00%) Support Engineer
3 9 (45.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 9 (45.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) IT Support
5 4 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (20.00%) Support Technician
6 3 (15.00%) Field Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Technician
7 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Desktop Support
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Technician
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Citrix
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Symantec
4 3 (15.00%) Sophos
5 1 (5.00%) Avaya
5 1 (5.00%) Apple
Gloucester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago