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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 72 67 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 2 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.27% 2.19% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.86% 9.30% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 3
Average salary £23,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.83% +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
232 215 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 30.93% 23.55% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 182 176 254
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Advertising
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Apache
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 4 (44.44%) PMI
3 4 (44.44%) PMI Certification
3 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) CentOS
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Lync
4 3 (33.33%) VLAN
4 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) Novell
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (22.22%) Android
6 1 (11.11%) Avionics
6 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
6 1 (11.11%) New Media

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (44.44%) Apache
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
1 4 (44.44%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) VLAN
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Advertising
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Games
3 1 (11.11%) Military
3 1 (11.11%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) IT Support
3 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Support
5 1 (11.11%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Developer
5 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Cocoa
1 1 (11.11%) WinForms
1 1 (11.11%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) PMI
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 1 (11.11%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
2 4 (44.44%) CentOS
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 2 (22.22%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Scrum
1 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (11.11%) Android Development
1 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Novell
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
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Salary: to £47,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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