The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 78 102 119
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 32 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.20% 1.20% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.51% 5.18% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 2
Average salary £26,000 £24,750 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.05% -12.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,700 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,100 £30,450
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
Windows 8
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
426 367 425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.30% 23.21% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 359 320 367
Average salary £40,000 £32,980 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.28% -17.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Oxfordshire region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +14 26 £26,000 - 1
Abingdon +16 3 £25,500 -15.00%
Thame - 2 £32,500 -
Bicester - 1 - -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (90.91%) Windows 7
3 32 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
5 25 (56.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (45.45%) MS Office
7 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (36.36%) DNS
9 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
10 12 (27.27%) Server Building
10 12 (27.27%) IIS
10 12 (27.27%) DHCP
11 11 (25.00%) VMware
11 11 (25.00%) Software Delivery
11 11 (25.00%) Asset Management
11 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
12 10 (22.73%) LAN
12 10 (22.73%) WAN
13 9 (20.45%) ITIL
14 8 (18.18%) Firewall
15 7 (15.91%) Sony
15 7 (15.91%) VoIP
15 7 (15.91%) Fujitsu
15 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
15 7 (15.91%) Office 365
16 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (13.64%) VLAN
16 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
16 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
16 6 (13.64%) Management Information System

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 12 (27.27%) IIS
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (45.45%) MS Office
2 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) DNS
2 12 (27.27%) DHCP
3 10 (22.73%) LAN
3 10 (22.73%) WAN
4 8 (18.18%) Firewall
5 7 (15.91%) VoIP
6 6 (13.64%) VLAN
7 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.27%) VPN
7 1 (2.27%) Wireless
7 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Analyst
1 13 (29.55%) IT Support
2 12 (27.27%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (27.27%) Support Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 4 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Trainer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) IT Trainer
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (90.91%) Windows 7
3 25 (56.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.55%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.27%) Windows CE
8 1 (2.27%) Linux
8 1 (2.27%) Android
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Server Building
2 11 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 11 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 9 (20.45%) ITIL
4 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.27%) Project Management
5 1 (2.27%) Process Management
5 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.27%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.27%) Use Case
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.27%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.27%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) CCNA
1 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) WSUS
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) VMware
3 7 (15.91%) Fujitsu
3 7 (15.91%) Sony
4 4 (9.09%) Sage
5 3 (6.82%) Apple
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco
6 2 (4.55%) Novell
7 1 (2.27%) NetApp
7 1 (2.27%) McAfee
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