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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 68 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 10 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.39% 0.21% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.29% 0.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 0
Average salary £26,000 £21,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.93% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £35,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -10.82%
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
159 228 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 22.08% 23.73% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 147 195 169
Average salary £32,959 £43,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.79% +23.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,050 £50,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 20 August 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Oxford

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 15 (68.18%) Apple
4 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 13 (59.09%) SQL
6 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
6 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
7 11 (50.00%) DNS
8 10 (45.45%) DHCP
9 9 (40.91%) Office 365
9 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (36.36%) Degree
11 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
11 7 (31.82%) Cisco
11 7 (31.82%) MCSE
11 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
11 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
11 7 (31.82%) ITIL
12 5 (22.73%) IBM Notes
12 5 (22.73%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (22.73%) Linux
12 5 (22.73%) SAS
12 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
12 5 (22.73%) Windows XP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (22.73%) IBM Notes
3 5 (22.73%) Lotus Domino
3 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
3 5 (22.73%) SAS
3 5 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (22.73%) Lync
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (9.09%) IIS
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Moodle
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
3 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) DNS
2 10 (45.45%) DHCP
3 5 (22.73%) SAN
3 5 (22.73%) VLAN
3 5 (22.73%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) NUnit
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Support Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Support
2 5 (22.73%) Account Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Account Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Manager
2 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (9.09%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Head of IT
3 2 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Head of Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) IT Support
3 2 (9.09%) Head of Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) Operations Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.55%) COM
1 1 (4.55%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (22.73%) Mac OS
5 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
1 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
2 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.09%) Analytics
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.55%) TDD
4 1 (4.55%) MVC
4 1 (4.55%) UML
4 1 (4.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 7 (31.82%) MCSE
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (22.73%) MCITP
3 5 (22.73%) CCDP
3 5 (22.73%) CCNP
4 2 (9.09%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) MCT
4 2 (9.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
2 5 (22.73%) XenApp
2 5 (22.73%) XenDesktop
2 5 (22.73%) DFS Replication
3 4 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) WSUS
2 4 (18.18%) SCCM
3 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Apple
2 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco
4 5 (22.73%) IBM
4 5 (22.73%) HP
4 5 (22.73%) Dell
4 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 5 (22.73%) Lotus
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) Fujitsu
5 2 (9.09%) Cognos
5 2 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) Veeam
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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