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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 179 211 330
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +119
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 337 284 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.64% 1.26% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.72% 4.37% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 316 246 99
Average salary £28,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
5888 6500 6156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.73% 28.81% 28.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5041 5353 5321
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 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
Surrey +58 97 £31,500 +12.50% 8
Hampshire -18 46 £26,000 -17.06% 4
West Sussex +32 45 £47,500 +90.00% 4
Kent +15 45 £30,000 -22.07% 4
Berkshire -19 39 £27,500 - 8
Oxfordshire +16 33 £26,750 +2.88% 6
Buckinghamshire +4 31 £25,625 +42.36% 7
Middlesex +4 5 £25,000 -28.57%
Home Counties - 2 £65,000 -
East Sussex +16 1 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

1 642 (100.00%) Windows
2 425 (66.20%) Microsoft
3 371 (57.79%) Windows 7
4 358 (55.76%) Active Directory
5 285 (44.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 272 (42.37%) MS Exchange
7 271 (42.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 256 (39.88%) MS Office
9 247 (38.47%) MS Excel
10 194 (30.22%) VMware
11 186 (28.97%) Windows XP
12 160 (24.92%) Firewall
13 151 (23.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 150 (23.36%) ITIL
15 136 (21.18%) SQL Server
16 133 (20.72%) Cisco
17 132 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
18 131 (20.40%) TCP/IP
19 127 (19.78%) Windows Server 2003
20 110 (17.13%) SQL
21 109 (16.98%) DNS
22 107 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
23 99 (15.42%) Hyper-V
24 97 (15.11%) Office 365
25 94 (14.64%) Citrix
26 91 (14.17%) SLA
27 88 (13.71%) Apple
27 88 (13.71%) Linux
28 84 (13.08%) MCSE
28 84 (13.08%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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
1 272 (42.37%) MS Exchange
2 107 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (9.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 53 (8.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 53 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 50 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 49 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2000
7 44 (6.85%) IIS
8 38 (5.92%) SharePoint
9 14 (2.18%) Apache
10 12 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.25%) Lotus Domino
12 7 (1.09%) Lync
13 6 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
16 1 (0.16%) FileNet
16 1 (0.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 256 (39.88%) MS Office
2 247 (38.47%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.62%) MS Project
5 4 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.47%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.47%) MFGPRO
1 3 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.47%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.31%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.16%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 97 (15.11%) Office 365
2 8 (1.25%) Google Apps
3 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.47%) IaaS
5 2 (0.31%) Google Drive
5 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 160 (24.92%) Firewall
2 131 (20.40%) TCP/IP
3 109 (16.98%) DNS
4 81 (12.62%) WAN
5 80 (12.46%) DHCP
6 66 (10.28%) LAN
7 54 (8.41%) VPN
8 48 (7.48%) SAN
9 40 (6.23%) VoIP
10 36 (5.61%) Wireless
11 34 (5.30%) Internet
12 30 (4.67%) VLAN
13 22 (3.43%) NAS
14 15 (2.34%) SMTP
15 13 (2.02%) Intranet
15 13 (2.02%) iSCSI
16 12 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (1.71%) Cisco IOS
18 9 (1.40%) IMAP
18 9 (1.40%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 18 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (2.49%) MySQL
4 9 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.31%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.16%) DB2
9 1 (0.16%) OLAP
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.16%) QlikView
9 1 (0.16%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.16%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 45 (7.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (5.30%) Visual Studio
3 33 (5.14%) ReSharper
4 30 (4.67%) LINQPad
5 5 (0.78%) Apache Ivy
6 4 (0.62%) Yeoman
6 4 (0.62%) InstallShield
7 3 (0.47%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.31%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.16%) JIRA
9 1 (0.16%) FishEye
General
1 72 (11.21%) Finance
2 22 (3.43%) Telecoms
3 12 (1.87%) Retail
4 10 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.25%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.09%) Legal
7 5 (0.78%) Law
8 4 (0.62%) Front Office
8 4 (0.62%) Advertising
8 4 (0.62%) Marketing
9 2 (0.31%) Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Back Office
10 1 (0.16%) French Language
10 1 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 189 (29.44%) Support Engineer
2 139 (21.65%) Analyst
3 106 (16.51%) 2nd Line Support
4 102 (15.89%) Support Analyst
5 91 (14.17%) IT Support
6 76 (11.84%) Desktop Support
7 61 (9.50%) Developer
8 56 (8.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 54 (8.41%) Service Desk Analyst
10 53 (8.26%) Service Analyst
11 48 (7.48%) 1st Line Support
12 42 (6.54%) .NET Developer
13 41 (6.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 41 (6.39%) Technical Support
14 39 (6.07%) C# Developer
15 38 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support
16 37 (5.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 37 (5.76%) C# .NET Developer
17 35 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
18 32 (4.98%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (9.50%) .NET
2 53 (8.26%) ASP.NET
3 47 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 45 (7.01%) jQuery
5 44 (6.85%) CSS
6 39 (6.07%) KnockoutJS
7 30 (4.67%) HTML
7 30 (4.67%) .NET Framework
8 27 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 9 (1.40%) Application Packaging
11 8 (1.25%) JSON
11 8 (1.25%) Web Services
11 8 (1.25%) XML
11 8 (1.25%) MAPI
12 6 (0.93%) WinForms
12 6 (0.93%) HTML5
13 5 (0.78%) CSS3
13 5 (0.78%) EDI
14 4 (0.62%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 84 (13.08%) Blackberry
2 33 (5.14%) iPhone
3 28 (4.36%) Management Information System
4 26 (4.05%) iPad
5 25 (3.89%) Inversion of Control
6 24 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (2.18%) Fat Client
7 14 (2.18%) AS400
7 14 (2.18%) Thin Client
7 14 (2.18%) PDA
8 12 (1.87%) Replication
8 12 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (1.56%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.25%) Life Science
11 7 (1.09%) Statistics
12 5 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.78%) PMI
13 4 (0.62%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.62%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.62%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 642 (100.00%) Windows
2 371 (57.79%) Windows 7
3 285 (44.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 271 (42.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 186 (28.97%) Windows XP
6 127 (19.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 88 (13.71%) Linux
8 68 (10.59%) Mac OS X
9 60 (9.35%) Windows 2000 Server
10 47 (7.32%) Android
11 44 (6.85%) Windows Vista
12 20 (3.12%) Apple iOS
13 19 (2.96%) Windows Mobile
14 17 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (2.49%) UNIX
16 15 (2.34%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.62%) Fedora
18 1 (0.16%) Windows CE
18 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (23.36%) ITIL
2 56 (8.72%) Problem Management
3 53 (8.26%) MVC
3 53 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (6.70%) Scrum
5 39 (6.07%) MVVM
6 38 (5.92%) TDD
7 36 (5.61%) Project Management
8 30 (4.67%) Pair Programming
8 30 (4.67%) Incident Management
9 28 (4.36%) Kanban
10 27 (4.21%) Asset Management
11 23 (3.58%) Service Delivery
11 23 (3.58%) Service Management
12 22 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (3.12%) Time Management
13 20 (3.12%) Kalman Filter
14 19 (2.96%) CRM
15 15 (2.34%) Configuration Management
15 15 (2.34%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 110 (17.13%) SQL
2 54 (8.41%) JavaScript
3 51 (7.94%) C#
4 45 (7.01%) PowerShell
5 21 (3.27%) T-SQL
6 14 (2.18%) Java
7 9 (1.40%) VB.NET
8 8 (1.25%) VB
9 6 (0.93%) C++
10 5 (0.78%) VBScript
11 4 (0.62%) PHP
12 3 (0.47%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.47%) C
12 3 (0.47%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.31%) Python
14 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.16%) VBA
14 1 (0.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 151 (23.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (13.08%) MCSE
3 72 (11.21%) MCITP
4 70 (10.90%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (10.75%) CCNA
6 60 (9.35%) MCP
7 38 (5.92%) MCSA
8 26 (4.05%) Degree
9 25 (3.89%) Security Cleared
10 22 (3.43%) SC Cleared
11 15 (2.34%) A+ Certification
12 14 (2.18%) MCTS
13 9 (1.40%) MOS
13 9 (1.40%) Network+ Certification
14 8 (1.25%) CCA
14 8 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (1.09%) CCNP
16 6 (0.93%) CISA
16 6 (0.93%) CISM
16 6 (0.93%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (14.17%) SLA
2 6 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) QA
System Software
1 358 (55.76%) Active Directory
2 132 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (15.42%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.58%) XenApp
5 18 (2.80%) Terminal Services
6 16 (2.49%) vSphere
6 16 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (2.18%) VMware ESX
9 10 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
10 8 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (1.25%) XenServer
10 8 (1.25%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.78%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.47%) Xen
13 2 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.31%) UAG
13 2 (0.31%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.16%) MDaemon
14 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 68 (10.59%) SCCM
2 23 (3.58%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.25%) SCOM
3 8 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (0.93%) WSUS
4 6 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.78%) EdgeSight
6 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 425 (66.20%) Microsoft
2 194 (30.22%) VMware
3 133 (20.72%) Cisco
4 94 (14.64%) Citrix
5 88 (13.71%) Apple
6 63 (9.81%) Avaya
7 37 (5.76%) HP
8 30 (4.67%) Dell
8 30 (4.67%) Red Gate
9 22 (3.43%) Oracle
10 21 (3.27%) Symantec
11 20 (3.12%) Veeam
12 18 (2.80%) Adobe
13 17 (2.65%) Red Hat
14 16 (2.49%) 3Com
15 15 (2.34%) NETGEAR
16 14 (2.18%) McAfee
17 13 (2.02%) Remedy
18 12 (1.87%) SonicWALL
19 11 (1.71%) Draytek
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Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £190 - £250 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Life assurance, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life assurance, bonus +
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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