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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 202 311 455
Rank change year-on-year
+109 +144
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 281 131 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.30% 0.62% 0.009%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.45% 2.18% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 246 116 2
Average salary £27,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.11% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
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
6310 6009 6825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.26% 28.27% 30.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5192 5172 5991
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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
Hampshire +49 82 £32,500 - 8
Surrey +38 80 £28,000 - 12
Berkshire +37 58 £27,500 - 7
Oxfordshire +22 22 £26,000 +20.93% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 20 £18,000 -48.57% 7
Kent +7 12 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Middlesex - 3 £35,000 -
West Sussex -19 2 £20,500 -59.00%
East Sussex -20 2 £30,250 +16.34% 1
Isle of Wight - 2 £41,500 -
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 591 (100.00%) Windows
2 447 (75.63%) Microsoft
3 370 (62.61%) Windows 7
4 293 (49.58%) Active Directory
5 285 (48.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 271 (45.85%) MS Exchange
7 231 (39.09%) MS Office
8 202 (34.18%) SQL Server
9 190 (32.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 182 (30.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 178 (30.12%) MS Excel
12 171 (28.93%) Windows XP
12 171 (28.93%) SQL
13 166 (28.09%) Microsoft Certification
14 156 (26.40%) Firewall
15 147 (24.87%) VMware
16 131 (22.17%) DNS
17 128 (21.66%) Cisco
18 112 (18.95%) Exchange Server 2010
19 108 (18.27%) Citrix
20 107 (18.10%) VMware Infrastructure
21 106 (17.94%) MCSE
22 99 (16.75%) TCP/IP
23 97 (16.41%) DHCP
24 92 (15.57%) Exchange Server 2013
25 86 (14.55%) SharePoint
26 81 (13.71%) IIS
26 81 (13.71%) VPN
27 79 (13.37%) SLA
27 79 (13.37%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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
1 271 (45.85%) MS Exchange
2 112 (18.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 92 (15.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 86 (14.55%) SharePoint
5 81 (13.71%) IIS
6 75 (12.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 49 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 45 (7.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 29 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2000
10 23 (3.89%) Tomcat
11 22 (3.72%) SharePoint 2013
12 21 (3.55%) BizTalk Server
13 18 (3.05%) Oracle Workflow
13 18 (3.05%) Lync
14 12 (2.03%) SharePoint Server
15 10 (1.69%) IBM Notes
16 8 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (1.18%) Lotus Domino
18 2 (0.34%) Moodle
18 2 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 231 (39.09%) MS Office
2 178 (30.12%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.51%) Agresso
4 2 (0.34%) Cognos Controller
4 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (8.29%) Office 365
2 47 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.86%) SaaS
4 10 (1.69%) IaaS
5 6 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 156 (26.40%) Firewall
2 131 (22.17%) DNS
3 99 (16.75%) TCP/IP
4 97 (16.41%) DHCP
5 81 (13.71%) VPN
6 73 (12.35%) WAN
7 71 (12.01%) LAN
8 52 (8.80%) SAN
9 40 (6.77%) Internet
10 36 (6.09%) VoIP
11 27 (4.57%) Wi-Fi
12 24 (4.06%) Network Security
13 22 (3.72%) FTP
14 21 (3.55%) Cisco IOS
15 15 (2.54%) NAS
16 14 (2.37%) iSCSI
16 14 (2.37%) DMZ
16 14 (2.37%) Wireless
17 11 (1.86%) SSL
17 11 (1.86%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (34.18%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 30 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (4.74%) MySQL
5 27 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (1.69%) MS Access
8 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.68%) Pentaho
9 4 (0.68%) QlikView
9 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.51%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 38 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (5.75%) Visual Studio
3 20 (3.38%) WiX
3 20 (3.38%) MSBuild
4 19 (3.21%) Ranorex
4 19 (3.21%) NuGet
4 19 (3.21%) NUnit
4 19 (3.21%) MSTest
5 9 (1.52%) Xcode
6 7 (1.18%) SoapUI
6 7 (1.18%) Subversion
7 5 (0.85%) Ant
8 4 (0.68%) ReSharper
8 4 (0.68%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.17%) JMeter
9 1 (0.17%) MSI
General
1 32 (5.41%) Finance
2 22 (3.72%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.52%) Legal
4 6 (1.02%) Games
5 5 (0.85%) Marketing
6 4 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.51%) Law
8 2 (0.34%) Banking
8 2 (0.34%) Retail
8 2 (0.34%) French Language
8 2 (0.34%) German Language
8 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.34%) Electronics
8 2 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) Front Office
9 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 158 (26.73%) Support Engineer
2 114 (19.29%) Analyst
3 103 (17.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 81 (13.71%) Support Analyst
5 72 (12.18%) IT Support
6 60 (10.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 39 (6.60%) Desktop Support
8 38 (6.43%) 3rd Line Support
9 37 (6.26%) Developer
10 35 (5.92%) Service Analyst
10 35 (5.92%) IT Support Engineer
11 34 (5.75%) Service Desk Analyst
11 34 (5.75%) Technical Support
12 33 (5.58%) 1st Line Support
13 30 (5.08%) Team Leader
14 29 (4.91%) Administrator
15 28 (4.74%) .NET Developer
15 28 (4.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 25 (4.23%) Consultant
16 25 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (12.69%) HTML
2 70 (11.84%) .NET
3 66 (11.17%) CSS
4 43 (7.28%) ASP.NET
5 34 (5.75%) jQuery
6 25 (4.23%) Web Services
7 23 (3.89%) LAMP
8 20 (3.38%) X-Windows
8 20 (3.38%) WCF
9 14 (2.37%) HTML5
10 13 (2.20%) XML
11 10 (1.69%) Cocoa
11 10 (1.69%) Cocoa Touch
12 8 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (1.35%) AngularJS
13 7 (1.18%) CSS3
13 7 (1.18%) MFC
13 7 (1.18%) SOAP
13 7 (1.18%) LINQ
14 6 (1.02%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.48%) Blackberry
2 50 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (8.12%) Management Information System
4 36 (6.09%) Clustering
5 34 (5.75%) Fat Client
5 34 (5.75%) Thin Client
6 28 (4.74%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.88%) iPhone
8 15 (2.54%) iPad
9 14 (2.37%) Kindle
10 13 (2.20%) User Experience
11 12 (2.03%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.86%) Open Source
13 10 (1.69%) Mathematics
13 10 (1.69%) CESG
14 5 (0.85%) EPoS
14 5 (0.85%) NHS
14 5 (0.85%) Life Science
14 5 (0.85%) EqualLogic
15 3 (0.51%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 591 (100.00%) Windows
2 370 (62.61%) Windows 7
3 285 (48.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 190 (32.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 182 (30.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 171 (28.93%) Windows XP
7 69 (11.68%) Windows Vista
8 54 (9.14%) Linux
9 38 (6.43%) Windows 2000 Server
9 38 (6.43%) Android
9 38 (6.43%) Apple iOS
10 34 (5.75%) Mac OS X
11 20 (3.38%) Windows Phone
12 12 (2.03%) UNIX
13 2 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.17%) BlackBerry OS
14 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (13.37%) ITIL
2 43 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (6.94%) MVC
4 38 (6.43%) Kalman Filter
5 30 (5.08%) Problem Management
5 30 (5.08%) Workflow
6 29 (4.91%) Project Management
7 22 (3.72%) Software Engineering
8 20 (3.38%) Service Delivery
8 20 (3.38%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (3.38%) Mentoring
8 20 (3.38%) DevOps
9 17 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (2.37%) CRM
11 12 (2.03%) Data Management
12 11 (1.86%) SOA
12 11 (1.86%) Service Management
12 11 (1.86%) Ethical Hacking
13 10 (1.69%) Risk Management
13 10 (1.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 171 (28.93%) SQL
2 65 (11.00%) JavaScript
3 51 (8.63%) C#
4 40 (6.77%) PowerShell
5 33 (5.58%) Objective-C
6 25 (4.23%) VB.NET
7 21 (3.55%) C++
8 14 (2.37%) VB
9 11 (1.86%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.69%) VBScript
10 10 (1.69%) Java
11 9 (1.52%) C
12 8 (1.35%) XAML
13 4 (0.68%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.51%) R
15 2 (0.34%) PHP
15 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.34%) Python
16 1 (0.17%) VC++
16 1 (0.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 166 (28.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 106 (17.94%) MCSE
3 63 (10.66%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (10.15%) CCNA
5 59 (9.98%) Degree
5 59 (9.98%) MCITP
6 53 (8.97%) MCP
7 41 (6.94%) MCSA
8 28 (4.74%) MCTS
9 15 (2.54%) A+ Certification
10 14 (2.37%) CISSP
11 11 (1.86%) CEH
11 11 (1.86%) Security Cleared
12 10 (1.69%) MCDST
12 10 (1.69%) CISM
13 9 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (1.35%) SC Cleared
14 8 (1.35%) CCA
14 8 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (1.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (13.37%) SLA
2 15 (2.54%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.18%) QA
4 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 293 (49.58%) Active Directory
2 107 (18.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (12.86%) Hyper-V
4 68 (11.51%) XenApp
5 45 (7.61%) Terminal Services
6 27 (4.57%) XenDesktop
7 21 (3.55%) vSphere
8 16 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (2.20%) Terminal Server
10 11 (1.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (1.52%) XenServer
12 7 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
13 6 (1.02%) UAG
13 6 (1.02%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.85%) DFS Replication
15 4 (0.68%) Xen
16 1 (0.17%) pfSense
16 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
16 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (7.45%) Backup Exec
2 33 (5.58%) Norton AntiVirus
3 26 (4.40%) SCVMM
4 18 (3.05%) SCCM
5 10 (1.69%) SCOM
6 6 (1.02%) SCDPM
7 5 (0.85%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.51%) DameWare
8 3 (0.51%) WSUS
9 1 (0.17%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.17%) Nagios
9 1 (0.17%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 447 (75.63%) Microsoft
2 147 (24.87%) VMware
3 128 (21.66%) Cisco
4 108 (18.27%) Citrix
5 63 (10.66%) Symantec
6 52 (8.80%) Oracle
7 51 (8.63%) HP
8 48 (8.12%) Apple
9 32 (5.41%) Avaya
10 31 (5.25%) Veeam
11 17 (2.88%) SonicWALL
12 16 (2.71%) Dell
13 13 (2.20%) Sage
13 13 (2.20%) Draytek
14 12 (2.03%) Kaseya
14 12 (2.03%) Cognos
15 11 (1.86%) Sophos
16 10 (1.69%) AppSense
16 10 (1.69%) IBM
16 10 (1.69%) Lotus
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £52000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £20 - £27 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - Pension, Health plan and Life Assurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £31000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SAI Global
Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago