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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 56 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.05% 0.71% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.65% 1.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £28,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- -12.69%
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
137 202 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 28.78% 36.07% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 117 159 225
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,060 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
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
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 6 March 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
Taunton - 2 - -
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
4 10 (43.48%) Windows XP
4 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
6 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
7 7 (30.43%) VPN
7 7 (30.43%) Firewall
8 5 (21.74%) Revenue Management
8 5 (21.74%) Games
9 4 (17.39%) Xcode
9 4 (17.39%) Android
9 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
9 4 (17.39%) GitHub
9 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (17.39%) Digital Media
9 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
10 3 (13.04%) Advertising
10 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (13.04%) WSUS
10 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (13.04%) SCCM
10 3 (13.04%) Office 365
10 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) GitHub
2 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
2 7 (30.43%) VPN
2 7 (30.43%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Xcode
General
1 5 (21.74%) Games
2 3 (13.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) IT Support
2 5 (21.74%) Installations Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Android Developer
5 2 (8.70%) iOS Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Digital Media
2 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
2 2 (8.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 7
3 10 (43.48%) Windows XP
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (17.39%) Android
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Revenue Management
2 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
3 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Android Development
4 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) MCSE
1 3 (13.04%) MCSA
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) WSUS
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Adobe
3 2 (8.70%) Apple