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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 108 102 107
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 10 29 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.67% 1.55% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.23% 6.46% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 6
Average salary £24,500 £37,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.78% +9.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,207 £22,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £33,150 £39,900 £35,000
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
449 449 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.30% 24.04% 29.16%
Number of salaries quoted 352 370 506
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £24,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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
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 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
Abingdon +7 3 £33,250 +20.90% 2
Bicester +18 1 £30,000 +31.86%
Oxford -6 1 £23,500 -36.48% 7
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £25,500 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (52.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (36.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (32.00%) DNS
5 7 (28.00%) DHCP
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (24.00%) VMware
6 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (20.00%) Android
7 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
7 5 (20.00%) Apple
7 5 (20.00%) SAN
7 5 (20.00%) LAN
7 5 (20.00%) MS Office
7 5 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (16.00%) WAN
8 4 (16.00%) Linux
8 4 (16.00%) Apache
8 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.00%) PMI
8 4 (16.00%) PMI Certification
8 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (16.00%) Mac OS X

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (16.00%) Apache
1 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (16.00%) Lync
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.00%) IIS
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) DNS
2 7 (28.00%) DHCP
3 5 (20.00%) LAN
3 5 (20.00%) SAN
4 4 (16.00%) WAN
5 3 (12.00%) VLAN
6 2 (8.00%) Internet
6 2 (8.00%) Firewall
6 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.00%) Wireless
7 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Advertising
2 3 (12.00%) Military
2 3 (12.00%) Avionics
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Support Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Network Support
5 3 (12.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Support
5 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Server Support
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
1 3 (12.00%) Cocoa
1 3 (12.00%) WinForms
1 3 (12.00%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) PMI
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.00%) New Media
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (36.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 5 (20.00%) Android
6 4 (16.00%) Linux
6 4 (16.00%) Mac OS X
6 4 (16.00%) CentOS
6 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (4.00%) Windows CE
8 1 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (12.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Scrum
3 3 (12.00%) Information Security
3 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Test Management
3 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (12.00%) System Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Android Development
3 3 (12.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (4.00%) Use Case
4 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (12.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
2 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (24.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.00%) Apple
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Novell
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) McAfee
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