The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.76% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.24% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £26,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £32,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -31.57%
Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
185 181 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 23.36% 18.55% 21.83%
Number of salaries quoted 169 154 121
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows 8
Oxfordshire

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 11 July 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Oxford

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 20 (74.07%) Windows 7
4 18 (66.67%) SQL
5 17 (62.96%) Apple
6 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 15 (55.56%) MS Exchange
7 12 (44.44%) Degree
7 12 (44.44%) Office 365
7 12 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (40.74%) DHCP
9 10 (37.04%) DNS
9 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
9 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (33.33%) iSCSI
10 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 9 (33.33%) XenApp
10 9 (33.33%) XenDesktop
10 9 (33.33%) Fujitsu
10 9 (33.33%) WSUS
10 9 (33.33%) Lync
10 9 (33.33%) SAS
10 9 (33.33%) HP
10 9 (33.33%) Dell
10 9 (33.33%) Citrix
10 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (33.33%) SAN
10 9 (33.33%) VMware

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 15 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 12 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (37.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (33.33%) SAS
4 9 (33.33%) Lync
5 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (7.41%) Moodle
7 2 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
7 2 (7.41%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.93%) MS Office
3 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) DHCP
2 10 (37.04%) DNS
3 9 (33.33%) SAN
3 9 (33.33%) iSCSI
4 6 (22.22%) VLAN
5 5 (18.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) NUnit
General
1 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Support
2 5 (18.52%) Account Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Account Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Manager
2 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (14.81%) IT Graduate
3 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Graduate
3 4 (14.81%) Junior
4 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Field Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) IT Support
4 3 (11.11%) Junior IT Support
4 3 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Junior Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Head of Infrastructure
5 2 (7.41%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Head of Service Delivery
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) COM
1 1 (3.70%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.41%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) Windows 7
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (22.22%) Mac OS
6 2 (7.41%) Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Change Management
4 1 (3.70%) MVC
4 1 (3.70%) UML
4 1 (3.70%) OO
4 1 (3.70%) TDD
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) MCSE
2 6 (22.22%) CCNP
2 6 (22.22%) CCDP
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (22.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 9 (33.33%) XenApp
2 9 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 8 (29.63%) vSphere
4 2 (7.41%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) WSUS
2 8 (29.63%) SCCM
3 4 (14.81%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Apple
2 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) HP
3 9 (33.33%) Dell
3 9 (33.33%) Citrix
3 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 9 (33.33%) Fujitsu
4 8 (29.63%) Cisco
5 4 (14.81%) Symantec
6 2 (7.41%) IBM
6 2 (7.41%) Lotus
6 2 (7.41%) Cognos
7 1 (3.70%) Veeam