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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 91 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 20 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.32% 0.18% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.01% 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 0
Average salary £26,000 £21,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.93% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
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
333 470 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 21.92% 27.84% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 285 414 373
Average salary £32,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 +9 10 £26,000 +20.93% 2
Henley-on-Thames +4 4 £26,500 +3.92%
Banbury - 4 £20,000 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
3 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 21 (47.73%) Windows 7
5 19 (43.18%) SQL
6 18 (40.91%) MS Excel
6 18 (40.91%) DNS
6 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
8 16 (36.36%) MS Exchange
8 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (31.82%) Hyper-V
9 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (29.55%) Apple
11 12 (27.27%) VMware
11 12 (27.27%) Degree
11 12 (27.27%) Windows XP
11 12 (27.27%) DHCP
11 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (25.00%) MCSE
12 11 (25.00%) IIS
13 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
13 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (20.45%) MS Office
14 9 (20.45%) Cisco
15 8 (18.18%) SAN
15 8 (18.18%) .NET
15 8 (18.18%) Office 365

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 16 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 11 (25.00%) IIS
3 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
3 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (11.36%) IBM Notes
5 5 (11.36%) Lotus Domino
5 5 (11.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (9.09%) Lync
6 4 (9.09%) SAS
6 4 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (4.55%) Moodle
7 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.45%) MS Office
3 5 (11.36%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Office 365
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.91%) DNS
2 12 (27.27%) DHCP
3 8 (18.18%) SAN
4 7 (15.91%) iSCSI
4 7 (15.91%) VPN
4 7 (15.91%) Firewall
5 4 (9.09%) Network Security
5 4 (9.09%) Wireless
5 4 (9.09%) VLAN
5 4 (9.09%) LAN
5 4 (9.09%) WAN
5 4 (9.09%) Internet
5 4 (9.09%) FTP
5 4 (9.09%) SNMP
5 4 (9.09%) IPv4
6 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (6.82%) NAS
7 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.82%) Ant
3 1 (2.27%) NUnit
General
1 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Automotive
2 2 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (2.27%) Military
3 1 (2.27%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Analyst
1 13 (29.55%) Support Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) IT Support
2 9 (20.45%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Support
5 4 (9.09%) Account Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Account Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Graduate
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Software Tester
6 3 (6.82%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.09%) HTML
3 4 (9.09%) XML
3 4 (9.09%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.27%) COM
4 1 (2.27%) NHibernate
4 1 (2.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Blackberry
1 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.82%) Clustering
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (47.73%) Windows 7
3 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (27.27%) Windows XP
7 7 (15.91%) Linux
7 7 (15.91%) Windows Vista
8 4 (9.09%) Mac OS
8 4 (9.09%) UNIX
9 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) ITIL
1 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
2 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
2 4 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (6.82%) Data Management
3 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
3 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
3 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.82%) Regression Testing
3 3 (6.82%) Analytics
3 3 (6.82%) Manual Testing
3 3 (6.82%) System Testing
3 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
4 2 (4.55%) Game Development
4 2 (4.55%) Change Management
4 2 (4.55%) Workflow
4 2 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (2.27%) UML
5 1 (2.27%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.09%) VBScript
3 2 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
2 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (25.00%) MCSE
3 7 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (11.36%) MCP
5 4 (9.09%) MCITP
5 4 (9.09%) CISSP
5 4 (9.09%) CCDP
5 4 (9.09%) CCNP
6 3 (6.82%) CCNA
6 3 (6.82%) ISEB
6 3 (6.82%) MCT
6 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
7 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
2 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.82%) Hyper-V
3 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.36%) DFS Replication
4 5 (11.36%) XenApp
5 4 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (9.09%) Terminal Server
6 3 (6.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) WSUS
2 3 (6.82%) SCCM
2 3 (6.82%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
2 13 (29.55%) Apple
3 12 (27.27%) VMware
4 9 (20.45%) Cisco
5 6 (13.64%) IBM
6 5 (11.36%) Lotus
6 5 (11.36%) Citrix
7 4 (9.09%) Fujitsu
7 4 (9.09%) HP
7 4 (9.09%) Dell
8 3 (6.82%) Symantec
9 2 (4.55%) Cognos
10 1 (2.27%) Veeam
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