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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 52 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 26 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.43% 1.33% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.24% 5.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 0
Average salary £26,000 £26,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
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
254 171 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 33.47% 22.71% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 217 160 156
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Oxford

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
1 31 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 22 (70.97%) Active Directory
3 17 (54.84%) MS Office
3 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (38.71%) Server Building
4 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
5 11 (35.48%) IIS
5 11 (35.48%) Asset Management
5 11 (35.48%) PowerShell
5 11 (35.48%) Software Delivery
6 8 (25.81%) DNS
7 7 (22.58%) WAN
7 7 (22.58%) LAN
8 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
8 6 (19.35%) Firewall
8 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
8 6 (19.35%) VMware
8 6 (19.35%) VLAN
9 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.90%) ITIL
10 4 (12.90%) VoIP
10 4 (12.90%) DHCP
10 4 (12.90%) Sage
10 4 (12.90%) Sony
10 4 (12.90%) Fujitsu
10 4 (12.90%) Office 365
10 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (35.48%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (54.84%) MS Office
2 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) DNS
2 7 (22.58%) LAN
2 7 (22.58%) WAN
3 6 (19.35%) Firewall
3 6 (19.35%) VLAN
4 4 (12.90%) VoIP
4 4 (12.90%) DHCP
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 12 (38.71%) IT Support
1 12 (38.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Trainer
3 3 (9.68%) IT Trainer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Junior IT Support
5 1 (3.23%) Junior
5 1 (3.23%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) IT Support Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
1 31 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Server Building
2 11 (35.48%) Asset Management
2 11 (35.48%) Software Delivery
3 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) PowerShell
System Software
1 22 (70.97%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) WSUS
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Fujitsu
3 4 (12.90%) Sage
3 4 (12.90%) Sony
4 2 (6.45%) Novell
5 1 (3.23%) NetApp
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