The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 102 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 29 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.54% 0.54% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.44% 1.87% -
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 0
Average salary £37,000 £33,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.62% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 -
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -
Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
450 535 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 23.96% 29.11% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 370 496 359
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows 8
South East

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +12 20 £37,000 +5.71% 1
Wantage - 4 £22,500 -
Abingdon - 3 £27,500 - 1
Bicester - 2 £22,750 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (79.17%) Windows 7
3 36 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 30 (62.50%) MS Exchange
5 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
6 26 (54.17%) SQL
7 21 (43.75%) VMware
7 21 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (41.67%) Hyper-V
9 19 (39.58%) DHCP
10 18 (37.50%) DNS
10 18 (37.50%) Apple
10 18 (37.50%) Office 365
11 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (35.42%) Degree
12 16 (33.33%) HP
13 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
14 13 (27.08%) Citrix
14 13 (27.08%) XenApp
15 12 (25.00%) XenDesktop
15 12 (25.00%) Lync
15 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
15 12 (25.00%) SAN
15 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
15 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
16 11 (22.92%) Fujitsu
16 11 (22.92%) WSUS
16 11 (22.92%) SCCM
16 11 (22.92%) VLAN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (25.00%) Lync
2 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (22.92%) SAS
4 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
5 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (16.67%) IIS
7 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 11 (22.92%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (37.50%) Office 365
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) DHCP
2 18 (37.50%) DNS
3 12 (25.00%) SAN
4 11 (22.92%) VLAN
4 11 (22.92%) iSCSI
5 10 (20.83%) Wireless
6 8 (16.67%) Network Security
6 8 (16.67%) Firewall
7 6 (12.50%) VPN
8 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (6.25%) SNMP
9 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
9 3 (6.25%) LAN
9 3 (6.25%) WAN
10 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) NUnit
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Automotive
3 1 (2.08%) Military
3 1 (2.08%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Support Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) IT Support
3 11 (22.92%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (20.83%) Junior
5 7 (14.58%) Graduate
5 7 (14.58%) IT Graduate
6 6 (12.50%) Junior IT Support
6 6 (12.50%) Junior Support Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Technical Support
7 5 (10.42%) Technical Manager
7 5 (10.42%) Technical Account Manager
7 5 (10.42%) Network Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Account Manager
7 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (6.25%) Field Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Software Tester
9 3 (6.25%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.25%) XML
3 3 (6.25%) XML Schema
3 3 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) WinForms
4 1 (2.08%) NHibernate
4 1 (2.08%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.08%) iPhone
2 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (79.17%) Windows 7
3 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (35.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (14.58%) Windows XP
6 6 (12.50%) Mac OS
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Vista
8 3 (6.25%) UNIX
9 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.08%) Android
9 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) Migration
2 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (10.42%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 3 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
4 3 (6.25%) Manual Testing
4 3 (6.25%) System Testing
4 3 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.08%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.08%) MVC
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL
5 1 (2.08%) UML
5 1 (2.08%) OO
5 1 (2.08%) TDD
5 1 (2.08%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.08%) Scrum
5 1 (2.08%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Degree
2 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (22.92%) MCSE
3 9 (18.75%) MCITP
4 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (12.50%) CCNP
4 6 (12.50%) CCDP
5 3 (6.25%) ISEB
5 3 (6.25%) CISSP
5 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.08%) MCP
6 1 (2.08%) MCSA
6 1 (2.08%) CCA
6 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.08%) MCTS
6 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 36 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (41.67%) Hyper-V
4 13 (27.08%) XenApp
5 12 (25.00%) XenDesktop
6 11 (22.92%) vSphere
7 6 (12.50%) XenServer
8 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) WSUS
1 11 (22.92%) SCCM
2 9 (18.75%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.08%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 21 (43.75%) VMware
3 18 (37.50%) Apple
4 16 (33.33%) HP
5 13 (27.08%) Citrix
6 11 (22.92%) Dell
6 11 (22.92%) Fujitsu
7 10 (20.83%) Symantec
8 6 (12.50%) Cisco
9 1 (2.08%) AppSense
9 1 (2.08%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.08%) Veeam
Abingdon
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago