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 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 54 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 10 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.99% 0.82% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.85% 2.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
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
113 209 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 22.51% 34.38% 38.82%
Number of salaries quoted 102 169 257
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £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
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 30 January 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
Bath +4 7 £30,000 - 1
Taunton - 3 - -
Windows 8
South West

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows 7
3 14 (42.42%) Apple iOS
3 14 (42.42%) Digital Media
3 14 (42.42%) GitHub
3 14 (42.42%) Xcode
3 14 (42.42%) Android
4 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
5 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
6 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
7 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
8 7 (21.21%) VPN
8 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
8 7 (21.21%) Apple
8 7 (21.21%) Smartphone
8 7 (21.21%) Firewall
8 7 (21.21%) Android Development
8 7 (21.21%) iOS Development
8 7 (21.21%) iPad
9 5 (15.15%) Revenue Management
9 5 (15.15%) Games
9 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
9 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
10 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
10 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (9.09%) Office 365
11 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
1 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) GitHub
2 3 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
2 7 (21.21%) VPN
2 7 (21.21%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) WAN
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Xcode
General
1 5 (15.15%) Games
2 3 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) iOS Developer
2 7 (21.21%) IT Support
2 7 (21.21%) Android Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Installations Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Digital Media
2 7 (21.21%) Smartphone
2 7 (21.21%) iPad
3 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows 7
3 14 (42.42%) Apple iOS
3 14 (42.42%) Android
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Android Development
1 7 (21.21%) iOS Development
2 5 (15.15%) Revenue Management
3 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Apple
Wiltshire/Somerset
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago