The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 8 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 205 230 278
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +48
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 292 259 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.52% 1.26% 0.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.14% 4.23% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 275 231 141
Average salary £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.50%
Windows 8
England

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

Operating Systems Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5681 6127 5607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.49% 29.80% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4963 5112 4595
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Windows 8 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows 8
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Windows 8 Salary Trend in the South East

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows 8 across the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Windows 8 Salary Histogram in the South East

Windows 8
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
Surrey +51 100 £27,500 +7.84% 10
Hampshire -2 67 £35,500 +29.09% 10
Kent +7 36 £42,500 +54.54% 5
Oxfordshire +4 24 £25,000 -16.66% 7
West Sussex +6 19 £32,500 +44.44%
Buckinghamshire 0 15 £30,000 +33.33% 3
East Sussex +24 14 £18,500 -19.56% 1
Berkshire -21 14 £33,000 +20.00% 5
Middlesex - 2 £30,000 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 643 (100.00%) Windows
2 388 (60.34%) Microsoft
3 379 (58.94%) Windows 7
4 376 (58.48%) Active Directory
5 339 (52.72%) Windows Server
6 272 (42.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 261 (40.59%) MS Excel
8 259 (40.28%) MS Exchange
9 254 (39.50%) MS Office
10 253 (39.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 243 (37.79%) Windows XP
12 185 (28.77%) VMware
13 165 (25.66%) Citrix
14 157 (24.42%) Firewall
15 156 (24.26%) Microsoft Certification
16 135 (21.00%) TCP/IP
17 127 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2010
18 124 (19.28%) Windows Server 2003
19 119 (18.51%) Windows 10
20 117 (18.20%) Office 365
21 110 (17.11%) ITIL
22 108 (16.80%) DNS
22 108 (16.80%) VMware Infrastructure
22 108 (16.80%) Exchange Server 2013
23 102 (15.86%) SLA
24 98 (15.24%) Cisco
25 95 (14.77%) SQL Server
26 88 (13.69%) DHCP
27 86 (13.37%) Blackberry
28 84 (13.06%) Hyper-V

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 259 (40.28%) MS Exchange
2 127 (19.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 108 (16.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 71 (11.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 50 (7.78%) SharePoint
6 48 (7.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 42 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2000
8 33 (5.13%) IIS
9 29 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (2.02%) Skype for Business
11 10 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (1.24%) Apache
13 7 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.47%) CMS
15 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
16 1 (0.16%) nginx
16 1 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 261 (40.59%) MS Excel
2 254 (39.50%) MS Office
3 4 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) GoldMine
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 117 (18.20%) Office 365
2 25 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.64%) Google Apps
4 10 (1.56%) SaaS
5 5 (0.78%) Google Drive
6 3 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.16%) Route 53
8 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 157 (24.42%) Firewall
2 135 (21.00%) TCP/IP
3 108 (16.80%) DNS
4 88 (13.69%) DHCP
5 65 (10.11%) SAN
6 37 (5.75%) Internet
6 37 (5.75%) VPN
7 36 (5.60%) Wireless
8 30 (4.67%) WAN
9 28 (4.35%) LAN
10 22 (3.42%) VoIP
11 18 (2.80%) VLAN
12 16 (2.49%) SSL
13 14 (2.18%) Intranet
14 13 (2.02%) Remote Desktop
15 10 (1.56%) iSCSI
15 10 (1.56%) Wireshark
16 9 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
17 8 (1.24%) ADSL
17 8 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 21 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.93%) MySQL
6 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.31%) DB2
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 11 (1.71%) ReSharper
4 10 (1.56%) LINQPad
5 8 (1.24%) Selenium
6 2 (0.31%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.16%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.16%) Fiddler
General
1 50 (7.78%) Finance
2 23 (3.58%) Retail
3 13 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (2.02%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.24%) Back Office
5 8 (1.24%) Electronics
5 8 (1.24%) Legal
6 6 (0.93%) French Language
7 4 (0.62%) German Language
7 4 (0.62%) Marketing
8 3 (0.47%) Advertising
8 3 (0.47%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.47%) Russian Language
8 3 (0.47%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.31%) Banking
9 2 (0.31%) Front Office
9 2 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 193 (30.02%) Support Engineer
2 163 (25.35%) IT Support
3 161 (25.04%) Analyst
4 116 (18.04%) Support Analyst
5 106 (16.49%) 2nd Line Support
6 85 (13.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 75 (11.66%) IT Engineer
8 74 (11.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 72 (11.20%) IT Support Engineer
10 66 (10.26%) Desktop Support
10 66 (10.26%) Windows Engineer
11 61 (9.49%) Exchange Support
12 58 (9.02%) 3rd Line Support
13 56 (8.71%) 1st Line Support
13 56 (8.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 51 (7.93%) Exchange Engineer
14 51 (7.93%) IT Analyst
15 50 (7.78%) Developer
15 50 (7.78%) Windows Support Engineer
16 49 (7.62%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (8.24%) .NET
2 39 (6.07%) ASP.NET
3 38 (5.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 35 (5.44%) jQuery
5 29 (4.51%) CSS
6 26 (4.04%) HTML
7 20 (3.11%) KnockoutJS
8 17 (2.64%) .NET Framework
9 11 (1.71%) Middleware
9 11 (1.71%) XML
10 10 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 10 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 10 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (0.93%) LAMP
11 6 (0.93%) Web Services
12 4 (0.62%) WCF
13 3 (0.47%) X-Windows
14 2 (0.31%) Entity Framework
14 2 (0.31%) WAP
15 1 (0.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 86 (13.37%) Blackberry
2 37 (5.75%) Driving Licence
3 29 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.73%) iPhone
5 20 (3.11%) Mobile App
6 18 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.49%) iPad
8 14 (2.18%) AS400
8 14 (2.18%) Handset
9 13 (2.02%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.87%) Inversion of Control
11 8 (1.24%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.24%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.09%) FMCG
13 6 (0.93%) Biotechnology
14 4 (0.62%) Chip and PIN
14 4 (0.62%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.62%) Device Driver
14 4 (0.62%) EPoS
15 3 (0.47%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 643 (100.00%) Windows
2 379 (58.94%) Windows 7
3 339 (52.72%) Windows Server
4 272 (42.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 253 (39.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 243 (37.79%) Windows XP
7 124 (19.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 119 (18.51%) Windows 10
9 82 (12.75%) Mac OS X
10 58 (9.02%) Android
11 47 (7.31%) Windows 2000 Server
12 45 (7.00%) Apple iOS
13 40 (6.22%) Linux
14 30 (4.67%) Windows Vista
15 15 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
16 11 (1.71%) Unix
17 5 (0.78%) Windows Phone
17 5 (0.78%) Windows Phone 8
18 3 (0.47%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (17.11%) ITIL
2 59 (9.18%) Mentoring
3 38 (5.91%) MVC
4 32 (4.98%) Problem Management
5 31 (4.82%) Service Management
6 29 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (4.04%) Asset Management
8 22 (3.42%) TDD
9 21 (3.27%) Scrum
10 20 (3.11%) MVVM
11 19 (2.95%) Kalman Filter
11 19 (2.95%) Presales
12 18 (2.80%) Service Delivery
13 17 (2.64%) Project Management
13 17 (2.64%) Web Filtering
14 15 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (2.33%) Email Filtering
14 15 (2.33%) OO
14 15 (2.33%) Pair Programming
14 15 (2.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 70 (10.89%) SQL
2 45 (7.00%) C#
3 43 (6.69%) JavaScript
4 35 (5.44%) PowerShell
5 16 (2.49%) T-SQL
6 15 (2.33%) C++
7 13 (2.02%) VBScript
8 6 (0.93%) PHP
8 6 (0.93%) VB.NET
9 5 (0.78%) Java
10 3 (0.47%) C
10 3 (0.47%) VBA
11 2 (0.31%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.31%) Python
11 2 (0.31%) VB
12 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 156 (24.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (12.29%) MCSE
3 65 (10.11%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (9.49%) CCNA
5 50 (7.78%) MCITP
6 44 (6.84%) Degree
7 39 (6.07%) MCSA
8 29 (4.51%) MCP
9 22 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (2.64%) Security Cleared
11 14 (2.18%) CCA
11 14 (2.18%) Citrix Certification
11 14 (2.18%) MCDST
12 13 (2.02%) A+ Certification
12 13 (2.02%) SC Cleared
13 8 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.24%) Network+ Certification
14 7 (1.09%) MCTS
15 6 (0.93%) DBS Check
15 6 (0.93%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (15.86%) SLA
2 16 (2.49%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.16%) QA
3 1 (0.16%) RMADS
System Software
1 376 (58.48%) Active Directory
2 108 (16.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (13.06%) Hyper-V
4 52 (8.09%) vSphere
5 49 (7.62%) XenApp
6 42 (6.53%) XenDesktop
7 17 (2.64%) Terminal Services
8 16 (2.49%) VMware Workstation
9 11 (1.71%) VMware ESX
10 8 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (1.24%) XenServer
11 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.93%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (0.62%) vCloud
15 2 (0.31%) VirtualBox
16 1 (0.16%) DFS Replication
16 1 (0.16%) Firmware
16 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 46 (7.15%) Backup Exec
2 44 (6.84%) SCCM
3 15 (2.33%) SCOM
4 7 (1.09%) EdgeSight
5 4 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.47%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.47%) WSUS
7 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.31%) Puppet
8 1 (0.16%) Nagios
8 1 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.16%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.16%) SCSM
Vendors
1 388 (60.34%) Microsoft
2 185 (28.77%) VMware
3 165 (25.66%) Citrix
4 98 (15.24%) Cisco
5 79 (12.29%) Avaya
6 76 (11.82%) Apple
7 35 (5.44%) HP
8 30 (4.67%) Dell
9 25 (3.89%) SonicWALL
10 23 (3.58%) IBM
11 20 (3.11%) Google
12 19 (2.95%) Oracle
13 16 (2.49%) Symantec
14 12 (1.87%) Veeam
15 11 (1.71%) LANDesk
16 10 (1.56%) Red Gate
16 10 (1.56%) WatchGuard
17 9 (1.40%) Remedy
18 8 (1.24%) AppSense
18 8 (1.24%) NetApp
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £70000 per annum + Benefits
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