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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 59 65 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 24 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.06% 1.50% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.21% 6.83% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 2
Average salary £26,500 £26,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% +20.93%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
235 161 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 29.94% 22.02% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 174 148 220
Average salary £41,000 £32,750 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.19% -25.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 2 September 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Oxford

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
1 37 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
3 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
4 22 (59.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (56.76%) MS Office
6 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (40.54%) Server Building
7 15 (40.54%) IIS
7 15 (40.54%) PowerShell
8 14 (37.84%) Asset Management
8 14 (37.84%) Software Delivery
9 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
10 8 (21.62%) DNS
10 8 (21.62%) VMware
11 7 (18.92%) LAN
11 7 (18.92%) WAN
12 6 (16.22%) DHCP
12 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
12 6 (16.22%) Firewall
12 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
12 6 (16.22%) VLAN
13 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
14 4 (10.81%) ITIL
14 4 (10.81%) VoIP
14 4 (10.81%) Sage
14 4 (10.81%) Fujitsu
14 4 (10.81%) Office 365
14 4 (10.81%) Sony
14 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 15 (40.54%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (56.76%) MS Office
2 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) DNS
2 7 (18.92%) WAN
2 7 (18.92%) LAN
3 6 (16.22%) Firewall
3 6 (16.22%) VLAN
3 6 (16.22%) DHCP
4 4 (10.81%) VoIP
5 2 (5.41%) Wireless
5 2 (5.41%) SAN
5 2 (5.41%) Intranet
5 2 (5.41%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 15 (40.54%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (35.14%) IT Support
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Trainer
4 3 (8.11%) IT Trainer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.41%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Customer Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Junior IT Support
6 1 (2.70%) Support Technician
6 1 (2.70%) Junior
6 1 (2.70%) Support Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
1 37 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 22 (59.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Server Building
2 14 (37.84%) Software Delivery
2 14 (37.84%) Asset Management
3 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL
5 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
System Software
1 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) WSUS
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) Fujitsu
3 4 (10.81%) Sage
3 4 (10.81%) Sony
4 2 (5.41%) Novell
4 2 (5.41%) Apple
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) NetApp
5 1 (2.70%) Dell
5 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
Oxford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago