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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 63 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 8 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.31% 0.65% 1.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.04% 2.04% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 14
Median salary £26,250 £23,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.70% -36.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £38,200 £41,700
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
198 245 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 32.35% 31.86% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 186 195 180
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (88.24%) MS Office
3 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 13 (76.47%) Windows 7
4 9 (52.94%) Dell
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
6 7 (41.18%) VPN
6 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
7 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
7 5 (29.41%) Avaya
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
7 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
7 5 (29.41%) SonicWALL
7 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
8 4 (23.53%) Skype for Business
8 4 (23.53%) Service Management
8 4 (23.53%) Remedy
8 4 (23.53%) Dell Certification
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL
9 3 (17.65%) DNS
9 3 (17.65%) ADSL
9 3 (17.65%) VoIP
9 3 (17.65%) DHCP
9 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
9 3 (17.65%) Internet
9 3 (17.65%) Biotechnology
9 3 (17.65%) Office 365

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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Skype for Business
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (88.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) VPN
2 3 (17.65%) ADSL
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 3 (17.65%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) IT Support
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) IT Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (11.76%) IT Technician
4 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows 7
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
1 4 (23.53%) Service Management
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 3 (17.65%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) Dell Certification
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Dell
3 5 (29.41%) Avaya
3 5 (29.41%) SonicWALL
4 4 (23.53%) Remedy