The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford 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 72 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.00% - 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.66% - 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £51,250 - £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
Windows 8
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
263 223 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 37.68% 28.37% 31.04%
Number of salaries quoted 246 199 203
Average salary £37,500 £39,875 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.95% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Guildford

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Guildford

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (50.00%) Open Source
4 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) Dell
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) OO
6 3 (30.00%) NETGEAR
6 3 (30.00%) Android
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) jQuery
6 3 (30.00%) JIRA
6 3 (30.00%) ReSharper
6 3 (30.00%) WCF
6 3 (30.00%) WPF
6 3 (30.00%) LINQ

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
1 3 (30.00%) ReSharper
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Lead Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support
2 3 (30.00%) Lead .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) NHibernate
1 3 (30.00%) WCF
1 3 (30.00%) WPF
1 3 (30.00%) LINQ
1 3 (30.00%) jQuery
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (30.00%) REST
1 3 (30.00%) Backbone.js
1 3 (30.00%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Android
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) OO
1 3 (30.00%) MVC
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) TDD
1 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (30.00%) MVVM
1 3 (30.00%) Android Development
1 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) 3Com
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Dell
2 3 (30.00%) NETGEAR
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft