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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 64 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 13 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.74% 0.80% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.35% 3.21% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 2
Average salary £25,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.43% +5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
243 218 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 32.49% 24.94% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 200 193 168
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 2 June 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Oxford

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows 7
3 9 (50.00%) MS Office
3 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (22.22%) Lync
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (22.22%) CentOS
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (22.22%) PMI
6 4 (22.22%) PMI Certification
6 4 (22.22%) SAN
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) Apache
6 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 4 (22.22%) Advertising
6 4 (22.22%) Server Building
7 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (16.67%) IIS
7 3 (16.67%) LAN
7 3 (16.67%) WAN
7 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
7 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 4 (22.22%) Lync
1 4 (22.22%) Apache
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Advertising
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Military
3 1 (5.56%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) IT Support
3 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Trainer
5 3 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) IT Trainer
6 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Support Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Cocoa
1 1 (5.56%) WinForms
1 1 (5.56%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (22.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) CentOS
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Android
5 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (22.22%) Server Building
3 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.56%) Android Development
4 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
2 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) Novell
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp