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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 101 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 17 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.10% 0.50% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.45% 1.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 0
Average salary £26,000 £23,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.94% -5.38%
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
382 471 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 24.71% 26.11% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 324 407 491
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 November 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 +17 5 £26,000 -20.00%
Henley-on-Thames - 4 £26,500 -
Witney - 2 £26,000 -
Bicester -5 1 £29,000 +5.45%
Banbury - 1 £23,500 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
3 22 (59.46%) DNS
4 21 (56.76%) Windows 7
5 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
6 16 (43.24%) IIS
6 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (40.54%) MS Office
7 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
9 11 (29.73%) Hyper-V
9 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
10 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (27.03%) Degree
11 9 (24.32%) Windows Vista
11 9 (24.32%) SQL
11 9 (24.32%) ITIL
11 9 (24.32%) MCP
11 9 (24.32%) MCSE
11 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (21.62%) VBScript
12 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
12 8 (21.62%) IPv4
12 8 (21.62%) Cisco
12 8 (21.62%) FTP
12 8 (21.62%) Terminal Server
12 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
12 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (21.62%) PowerShell

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (43.24%) IIS
2 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
3 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (13.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (13.51%) IBM Notes
5 5 (13.51%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
6 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (5.41%) Moodle
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) MS Office
2 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
3 5 (13.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) DNS
2 8 (21.62%) IPv4
2 8 (21.62%) FTP
2 8 (21.62%) Wireless
3 7 (18.92%) Firewall
3 7 (18.92%) NAS
3 7 (18.92%) SAN
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (16.22%) iSCSI
4 6 (16.22%) DHCP
5 5 (13.51%) Internet
6 2 (5.41%) LAN
6 2 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (5.41%) VLAN
7 1 (2.70%) WAN
7 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Ant
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (5.41%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Analyst
1 16 (43.24%) Support Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) IT Support
3 8 (21.62%) IT Support Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Support Technician
6 4 (10.81%) Junior
6 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.81%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (8.11%) Server Support
7 3 (8.11%) Graduate
8 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (5.41%) Services Delivery Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Service Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Operations Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (5.41%) IT Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
3 6 (16.22%) Clustering
4 5 (13.51%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.70%) GIS
5 1 (2.70%) AS400
5 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.70%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) Windows 7
3 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (24.32%) Windows Vista
6 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
7 5 (13.51%) Linux
8 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.70%) Android
9 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
2 7 (18.92%) Data Management
3 5 (13.51%) Analytics
4 3 (8.11%) Information Security
4 3 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management
5 2 (5.41%) Workflow
6 1 (2.70%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.70%) Software License Management
6 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.70%) System Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) VBScript
2 8 (21.62%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
2 9 (24.32%) MCP
2 9 (24.32%) MCSE
3 7 (18.92%) MCT
3 7 (18.92%) CCNA
3 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (67.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (29.73%) Hyper-V
3 8 (21.62%) Terminal Server
4 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (13.51%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Cisco
3 7 (18.92%) Apple
4 6 (16.22%) IBM
5 5 (13.51%) VMware
5 5 (13.51%) Lotus
6 4 (10.81%) HP
7 2 (5.41%) Cognos
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle
8 1 (2.70%) Dell
8 1 (2.70%) Citrix
8 1 (2.70%) Draytek
8 1 (2.70%) Symantec