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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 55 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 20 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.56% 1.46% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.26% 4.94% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 0
Average salary £24,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
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
216 162 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 27.62% 29.62% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 185 148 167
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 September 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 September 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 -9 16 £29,250 -16.42% 3
Taunton - 2 £23,000 -
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Xcode
2 14 (48.28%) Android
2 14 (48.28%) Apple iOS
2 14 (48.28%) Digital Media
2 14 (48.28%) GitHub
3 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
4 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
5 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
6 7 (24.14%) SAN
6 7 (24.14%) Apple
6 7 (24.14%) iPad
6 7 (24.14%) Smartphone
6 7 (24.14%) Android Development
6 7 (24.14%) iOS Development
7 6 (20.69%) DNS
7 6 (20.69%) DHCP
8 5 (17.24%) LAN
8 5 (17.24%) WAN
8 5 (17.24%) SQL
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
8 5 (17.24%) IIS
8 5 (17.24%) HP
8 5 (17.24%) Citrix
8 5 (17.24%) Intranet
8 5 (17.24%) Internet
8 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
8 5 (17.24%) Firewall

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
1 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) Lync
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (48.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) SAN
2 6 (20.69%) DHCP
2 6 (20.69%) DNS
3 5 (17.24%) LAN
3 5 (17.24%) WAN
3 5 (17.24%) Intranet
3 5 (17.24%) Internet
3 5 (17.24%) Firewall
4 4 (13.79%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (6.90%) VPN
6 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Xcode
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Android Developer
2 7 (24.14%) iOS Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) IT Support
7 1 (3.45%) Junior IT Support
7 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Digital Media
2 7 (24.14%) Smartphone
2 7 (24.14%) iPad
3 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.45%) Tandem
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Android
2 14 (48.28%) Apple iOS
3 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) Linux
5 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Android Development
1 7 (24.14%) iOS Development
2 4 (13.79%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.45%) Project Management
3 1 (3.45%) Data Security
3 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.45%) Information Security
3 1 (3.45%) Data Management
3 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.79%) XenServer
4 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Apple
3 5 (17.24%) HP
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Veeam
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