The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Poole region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 45 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 0.57% 1.41% 0.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.32% 4.35% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £20,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
Windows 8
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Poole region.

Operating Systems Category
Poole
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
76 46 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 43.43% 32.39% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 72 43 29
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -27.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Poole region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Poole

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Poole region.

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Poole

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Poole 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
1 6 (100.00%) SCOM
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (100.00%) SCSM
2 5 (83.33%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (83.33%) UAG
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) NAS
4 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 3 (50.00%) XenServer
4 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Poole 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 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) NAS
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (83.33%) UAG
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (50.00%) XenServer
3 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
1 6 (100.00%) SCOM
1 6 (100.00%) SCSM
2 2 (33.33%) SCVMM
2 2 (33.33%) SCOrch
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) VMware