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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 73 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.28% 2.31% 1.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.05% 9.18% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 11
Median salary £28,000 £41,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.70% +57.69%
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £28,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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
190 196 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 26.95% 25.16% 22.52%
Number of salaries quoted 173 127 146
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +49.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 29 September 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (50.00%) Dell
5 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Remedy
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
5 2 (33.33%) Dell Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Service Management
6 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
6 1 (16.67%) Web Design
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) CSS3
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) Web 2.0
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
6 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) CCNA
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

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 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
1 1 (16.67%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Dell Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL