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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 87 76 65
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.77% 0.66% 2.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.26% 2.22% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 8
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £42,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
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
265 225 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 33.84% 29.61% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 213 198 172
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
1 36 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 36 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 29 (80.56%) Microsoft
3 27 (75.00%) MS Office
4 25 (69.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (52.78%) Windows Server
6 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (38.89%) DHCP
7 14 (38.89%) PowerShell
8 12 (33.33%) IIS
9 11 (30.56%) Internet
10 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
10 10 (27.78%) Software Delivery
10 10 (27.78%) Server Building
10 10 (27.78%) Asset Management
11 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Office Automation
11 8 (22.22%) Office Automation
11 8 (22.22%) Office 365
11 8 (22.22%) ADSL
11 8 (22.22%) VoIP
11 8 (22.22%) Windows XP
11 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
11 8 (22.22%) VPN
11 8 (22.22%) DNS
12 7 (19.44%) Avaya
13 6 (16.67%) Citrix
13 6 (16.67%) Intranet
13 6 (16.67%) Wireless
13 6 (16.67%) VMware

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (33.33%) IIS
2 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
3 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (75.00%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) DHCP
2 11 (30.56%) Internet
3 8 (22.22%) ADSL
3 8 (22.22%) DNS
3 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 8 (22.22%) VoIP
3 8 (22.22%) VPN
4 6 (16.67%) Intranet
4 6 (16.67%) SAN
4 6 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) IT Support
2 14 (38.89%) Support Engineer
3 12 (33.33%) IT Engineer
3 12 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 10 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Engineer
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (19.44%) Analyst
5 7 (19.44%) Support Analyst
6 5 (13.89%) Windows Support Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (8.33%) IT Technician
7 3 (8.33%) Support Technician
8 2 (5.56%) Customer Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Customer Support Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) IT Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Exchange Support
9 1 (2.78%) Exchange Technician
9 1 (2.78%) Printer Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Biotechnology
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
1 36 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 25 (69.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (52.78%) Windows Server
4 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Asset Management
1 10 (27.78%) Server Building
1 10 (27.78%) Software Delivery
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 8 (22.22%) Office Automation
3 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) DBS Check
System Software
1 36 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Avaya
3 6 (16.67%) Apple
3 6 (16.67%) Citrix
3 6 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) Dell
4 4 (11.11%) SonicWALL
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