The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 71 68 84
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 7 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.09% 1.62% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.48% 5.02% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 12
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -32.43%
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
Windows 8
Oxfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
201 239 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.21% 32.34% 24.83%
Number of salaries quoted 178 192 197
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +18.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford 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 Oxford

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Oxford

Windows 8
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Dell
2 9 (90.00%) MS Office
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (50.00%) SonicWALL
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) Remedy
5 4 (40.00%) Service Management
5 4 (40.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (40.00%) Skype for Business
5 4 (40.00%) Dell Certification
6 1 (10.00%) SCCM
6 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (10.00%) Avaya

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 4 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) Dell Certification
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Dell
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) SonicWALL
4 4 (40.00%) Remedy
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya