The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 58 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 15 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.49% 1.43% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.79% 4.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Average salary £23,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-8.19% -6.15%
Windows 8
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
139 213 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 23.05% 30.52% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 131 187 205
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in Somerset

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in Somerset

Windows 8
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Bath +3 8 £30,000 -
Taunton - 3 - -
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 18 (51.43%) Windows 7
3 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 14 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 14 (40.00%) Android
4 14 (40.00%) Xcode
4 14 (40.00%) Digital Media
4 14 (40.00%) GitHub
5 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
6 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
8 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
8 8 (22.86%) Firewall
8 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
9 7 (20.00%) Android Development
9 7 (20.00%) iOS Development
9 7 (20.00%) Apple
9 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 7 (20.00%) VPN
9 7 (20.00%) Smartphone
9 7 (20.00%) iPad
10 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
11 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (14.29%) Revenue Management
11 5 (14.29%) Games
12 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
12 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
13 3 (8.57%) MS Office
13 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) GitHub
2 3 (8.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
1 8 (22.86%) Firewall
2 7 (20.00%) VPN
3 3 (8.57%) SAN
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 2 (5.71%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) DNS
5 1 (2.86%) Intranet
5 1 (2.86%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Xcode
General
1 5 (14.29%) Games
2 3 (8.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) IT Support
2 7 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 7 (20.00%) iOS Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Installations Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Digital Media
2 7 (20.00%) Smartphone
2 7 (20.00%) iPad
3 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (51.43%) Windows 7
3 14 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 14 (40.00%) Android
4 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Android Development
1 7 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 5 (14.29%) Revenue Management
3 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix