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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 83 100 117
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +17
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 33 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.20% 1.32% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.52% 6.04% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 32 19 3
Average salary £26,750 £26,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.88% +20.93%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
439 331 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.31% 21.88% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 335 284 414
Average salary £40,000 £32,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.13% -18.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 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 28 August 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 +9 24 £26,500 +1.92% 1
Abingdon - 3 £25,500 - 1
Banbury -12 2 £24,500 +22.50%
Bicester - 1 - -
Thame - 1 £32,500 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (92.16%) Windows 7
3 35 (68.63%) Active Directory
4 30 (58.82%) Microsoft
5 29 (56.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (50.98%) MS Office
7 24 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
9 17 (33.33%) IIS
10 16 (31.37%) PowerShell
11 15 (29.41%) Server Building
12 14 (27.45%) DNS
12 14 (27.45%) Software Delivery
12 14 (27.45%) VMware
12 14 (27.45%) Asset Management
13 12 (23.53%) DHCP
14 9 (17.65%) Firewall
14 9 (17.65%) WAN
14 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
14 9 (17.65%) ITIL
14 9 (17.65%) LAN
15 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
16 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (13.73%) Office 365
16 7 (13.73%) Fujitsu
16 7 (13.73%) VoIP
16 7 (13.73%) Sony
17 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
17 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
17 6 (11.76%) VLAN

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (50.98%) MS Office
2 18 (35.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) DNS
2 12 (23.53%) DHCP
3 9 (17.65%) LAN
3 9 (17.65%) Firewall
3 9 (17.65%) WAN
4 7 (13.73%) VoIP
5 6 (11.76%) VLAN
6 4 (7.84%) Wireless
7 3 (5.88%) SAN
8 2 (3.92%) Intranet
8 2 (3.92%) Internet
8 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.96%) VPN
9 1 (1.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.96%) Legal
2 1 (1.96%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 15 (29.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (27.45%) IT Support
3 12 (23.53%) Analyst
4 11 (21.57%) Support Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) IT Trainer
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.88%) Trainer
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Customer Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Customer Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (92.16%) Windows 7
3 29 (56.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.92%) Linux
7 2 (3.92%) Android
7 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.96%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Server Building
2 14 (27.45%) Software Delivery
2 14 (27.45%) Asset Management
3 9 (17.65%) ITIL
4 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.96%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.96%) Project Management
6 1 (1.96%) Process Management
6 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.96%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.96%) Use Case
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (1.96%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.96%) PHP
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) CCNA
1 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
1 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (68.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
3 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) WSUS
2 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 14 (27.45%) VMware
3 7 (13.73%) Fujitsu
3 7 (13.73%) Sony
4 4 (7.84%) Sage
5 3 (5.88%) Apple
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco
6 2 (3.92%) Novell
6 2 (3.92%) Citrix
7 1 (1.96%) NetApp
7 1 (1.96%) Dell
7 1 (1.96%) McAfee
7 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL
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