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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 94 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 22 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.50% 0.30% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.71% 0.99% -
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 0
Average salary £26,000 £21,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.93% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
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
328 504 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 22.30% 29.79% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 290 432 439
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
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
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 1 October 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 +20 10 £26,000 +20.93% 1
Henley-on-Thames +2 7 £29,500 +15.68%
Witney - 2 £26,000 -
Banbury - 2 £22,000 -
Bicester - 1 £29,000 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 21 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (48.72%) DNS
5 17 (43.59%) IIS
5 17 (43.59%) Windows 7
5 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (38.46%) MS Office
7 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (33.33%) SQL
8 13 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
9 12 (30.77%) Windows XP
10 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
10 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
10 11 (28.21%) Degree
11 10 (25.64%) Windows Vista
11 10 (25.64%) MCSE
11 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (23.08%) MCP
12 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
12 9 (23.08%) Firewall
13 8 (20.51%) VMware
13 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (20.51%) ITIL
14 7 (17.95%) MCT
14 7 (17.95%) FTP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 17 (43.59%) IIS
2 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
3 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
6 5 (12.82%) IBM Notes
6 5 (12.82%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (12.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (5.13%) Moodle
9 1 (2.56%) SAS
9 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (38.46%) MS Office
2 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
3 5 (12.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (48.72%) DNS
2 9 (23.08%) Firewall
3 7 (17.95%) FTP
3 7 (17.95%) IPv4
3 7 (17.95%) Wireless
4 6 (15.38%) iSCSI
4 6 (15.38%) DHCP
4 6 (15.38%) SAN
5 5 (12.82%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (12.82%) NAS
6 4 (10.26%) Internet
6 4 (10.26%) VPN
6 4 (10.26%) LAN
6 4 (10.26%) WAN
7 3 (7.69%) SNMP
7 3 (7.69%) Network Security
8 2 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Ant
2 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (5.13%) Games
1 2 (5.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Analyst
1 17 (43.59%) Support Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) IT Support
3 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) IT Support Technician
5 4 (10.26%) Junior
5 4 (10.26%) Support Technician
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Graduate
6 3 (7.69%) Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Software Tester
6 3 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) IT Technician
7 2 (5.13%) Head of Service Delivery
7 2 (5.13%) Junior IT Support
7 2 (5.13%) Head of Infrastructure
7 2 (5.13%) Graduate Software Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) HTML
2 3 (7.69%) XML
2 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.69%) XML Schema
3 1 (2.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.82%) Blackberry
3 5 (12.82%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) GIS
4 1 (2.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (43.59%) Windows 7
3 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (30.77%) Windows XP
6 10 (25.64%) Windows Vista
7 7 (17.95%) Linux
8 3 (7.69%) UNIX
9 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) Data Management
2 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
3 5 (12.82%) Analytics
4 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
4 3 (7.69%) System Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.13%) Game Development
5 2 (5.13%) Workflow
5 2 (5.13%) Change Management
5 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.56%) Migration
6 1 (2.56%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) VBScript
2 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Degree
2 10 (25.64%) MCSE
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (23.08%) MCP
4 7 (17.95%) MCT
4 7 (17.95%) CCNA
4 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.69%) ISEB
5 3 (7.69%) CISSP
5 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
6 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
2 4 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 13 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (17.95%) Terminal Server
5 5 (12.82%) DFS Replication
6 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.56%) XenApp
7 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.56%) WSUS
2 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) VMware
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco
4 6 (15.38%) Apple
4 6 (15.38%) IBM
5 5 (12.82%) Lotus
6 2 (5.13%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) Dell
6 2 (5.13%) Cognos
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (2.56%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.56%) Draytek
7 1 (2.56%) Veeam