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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 82 86 96
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 12 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.17% 0.69% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.24% 2.17% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 2
Average salary £24,750 £24,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.02% -42.35%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
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
370 276 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 36.06% 31.80% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 291 247 281
Average salary £35,750 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.62% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
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 27 March 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +7 7 £24,000 +60.00% 1
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
4 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (52.94%) Citrix
6 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
6 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
7 7 (41.18%) DHCP
8 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
8 6 (35.29%) MS Office
8 6 (35.29%) VMware
9 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
10 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 4 (23.53%) DNS
10 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
10 4 (23.53%) SCCM
11 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (17.65%) Office 365
11 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
11 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
11 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
11 3 (17.65%) CSS
11 3 (17.65%) C#
11 3 (17.65%) HTML
11 3 (17.65%) SQL
11 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
11 3 (17.65%) .NET

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Lync
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (35.29%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) DHCP
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) Intranet
3 3 (17.65%) Internet
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) Wireless
4 2 (11.76%) VoIP
4 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (11.76%) 3G
4 2 (11.76%) SAN
4 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) Bluetooth
5 1 (5.88%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) IT Support
2 5 (29.41%) Desktop Support
3 4 (23.53%) Support Technician
3 4 (23.53%) IT Support Technician
3 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) Field Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Technician
6 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Technician
6 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) iPhone
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (64.71%) Windows 7
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
7 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) ERP
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C#
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
1 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
2 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCTS
2 1 (5.88%) CCENT
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
4 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Citrix
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Symantec
5 2 (11.76%) Sophos
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
6 1 (5.88%) Avaya
6 1 (5.88%) Apple
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago