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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 65 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 12 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.70% 0.44% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.55% 1.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 0
Average salary £26,000 £21,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.93% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
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
159 284 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 22.52% 31.21% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 146 245 210
Average salary £29,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £25,238 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Oxford

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 11 (64.71%) DNS
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) MS Office
4 8 (47.06%) ITIL
4 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
5 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
5 7 (41.18%) DHCP
5 7 (41.18%) Apple
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
7 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
7 5 (29.41%) DFS Replication
7 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
7 5 (29.41%) Lotus
7 5 (29.41%) Data Management
7 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
7 5 (29.41%) IIS
7 5 (29.41%) MCP
7 5 (29.41%) Linux
7 5 (29.41%) IBM Notes
7 5 (29.41%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (29.41%) MCSE
7 5 (29.41%) MCT
7 5 (29.41%) Blackberry

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (29.41%) IIS
1 5 (29.41%) IBM Notes
1 5 (29.41%) Lotus Domino
1 5 (29.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.76%) SAS
3 2 (11.76%) Moodle
3 2 (11.76%) Lync
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Office
2 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
3 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) DNS
2 7 (41.18%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Support Analyst
1 13 (76.47%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) IT Support
2 6 (35.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Head of IT
3 2 (11.76%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Head of Service Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Operations Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Head of Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Blackberry
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
3 5 (29.41%) Data Management
3 5 (29.41%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) MCP
1 5 (29.41%) MCSE
1 5 (29.41%) MCT
1 5 (29.41%) CCNA
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) DFS Replication
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) XenApp
3 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) WSUS
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Apple
3 5 (29.41%) IBM
3 5 (29.41%) Lotus
4 3 (17.65%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) Cognos
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Fujitsu
6 1 (5.88%) Veeam
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec