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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 104 97 128
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +31
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 15 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.07% 1.34% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.84% 4.69% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 3
Average salary £28,750 £23,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.34% -27.69%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.11%
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
391 448 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.93% 28.68% 28.74%
Number of salaries quoted 321 355 527
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -13 6 £30,000 -25.00%
Henley-on-Thames - 3 £25,500 -
Wantage - 2 £49,500 -
Abingdon - 1 £50,000 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
3 18 (51.43%) DNS
3 18 (51.43%) Windows 7
4 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (42.86%) IIS
4 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (37.14%) MS Office
6 12 (34.29%) SQL
6 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
7 11 (31.43%) SAN
8 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
9 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
9 9 (25.71%) Windows Vista
10 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
10 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (22.86%) VMware
10 8 (22.86%) Wireless
10 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
10 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
10 8 (22.86%) IPv4
10 8 (22.86%) FTP
10 8 (22.86%) VBScript
10 8 (22.86%) Terminal Server
11 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (20.00%) Firewall
11 7 (20.00%) NAS
12 6 (17.14%) Degree

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 15 (42.86%) IIS
2 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
4 4 (11.43%) Apache
4 4 (11.43%) Lync
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.86%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) DNS
2 11 (31.43%) SAN
3 8 (22.86%) Wireless
3 8 (22.86%) IPv4
3 8 (22.86%) FTP
4 7 (20.00%) Firewall
4 7 (20.00%) NAS
5 6 (17.14%) iSCSI
5 6 (17.14%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (8.57%) DHCP
7 2 (5.71%) LAN
7 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.71%) VLAN
7 2 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.86%) Internet
8 1 (2.86%) WAN
8 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Ant
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (11.43%) Advertising
2 3 (8.57%) Avionics
2 3 (8.57%) Military
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Analyst
1 14 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (25.71%) IT Support
4 7 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Server Support
7 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Support Technician
7 2 (5.71%) Junior
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Network Support
7 2 (5.71%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (5.71%) Software Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Cocoa Touch
1 3 (8.57%) Cocoa
1 3 (8.57%) WinForms
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
1 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
1 6 (17.14%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) PMI
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.86%) New Media
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) GIS
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Windows 7
3 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Vista
5 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
6 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (14.29%) Linux
8 4 (11.43%) Android
8 4 (11.43%) CentOS
8 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
9 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (17.14%) Data Management
1 6 (17.14%) ITIL
2 4 (11.43%) Analytics
3 3 (8.57%) Android Development
3 3 (8.57%) iOS Development
3 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
3 3 (8.57%) System Testing
3 3 (8.57%) Test Management
3 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
3 3 (8.57%) Scrum
3 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
3 3 (8.57%) Information Security
3 3 (8.57%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
3 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
3 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.86%) Software License Management
4 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) PowerShell
2 8 (22.86%) VBScript
3 3 (8.57%) Objective-C
3 3 (8.57%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.14%) MCP
2 6 (17.14%) MCSE
2 6 (17.14%) MCT
2 6 (17.14%) CCNA
3 4 (11.43%) PMI Certification
4 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
3 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (22.86%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) Apple
4 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.43%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Draytek
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Lotus
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
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