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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 168 224 309
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +85
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 347 283 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.67% 1.24% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.74% 4.37% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 318 250 118
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
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
6050 6482 6475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.15% 28.34% 29.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5153 5402 5591
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £57,050
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +50 85 £37,500 +29.31% 5
Berkshire +1 71 £27,000 -1.81% 8
Hampshire -24 52 £25,000 -18.03% 6
Kent +1 39 £30,000 -25.92% 4
West Sussex +26 38 £47,500 +90.00% 4
Oxfordshire +29 31 £26,000 +10.63% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 27 £23,500 +30.55% 5
Middlesex +11 4 £25,000 -28.57%
Home Counties - 2 £65,000 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 612 (100.00%) Windows
2 401 (65.52%) Microsoft
3 363 (59.31%) Active Directory
3 363 (59.31%) Windows 7
4 267 (43.63%) MS Exchange
5 255 (41.67%) MS Office
6 245 (40.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 240 (39.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 225 (36.76%) MS Excel
9 188 (30.72%) Windows XP
10 179 (29.25%) VMware
11 145 (23.69%) Firewall
12 139 (22.71%) Microsoft Certification
13 136 (22.22%) Cisco
14 130 (21.24%) ITIL
15 128 (20.92%) SQL Server
16 127 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
17 124 (20.26%) VMware Infrastructure
18 121 (19.77%) TCP/IP
19 110 (17.97%) DNS
20 102 (16.67%) SLA
21 98 (16.01%) Hyper-V
22 95 (15.52%) SQL
23 91 (14.87%) Linux
23 91 (14.87%) Exchange Server 2010
24 90 (14.71%) Citrix
25 88 (14.38%) Office 365
26 87 (14.22%) Apple
26 87 (14.22%) MCSE
27 82 (13.40%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 267 (43.63%) MS Exchange
2 91 (14.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (9.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 52 (8.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 47 (7.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 47 (7.68%) Exchange Server 2000
6 45 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 37 (6.05%) IIS
7 37 (6.05%) SharePoint
8 14 (2.29%) Lync
9 12 (1.96%) Apache
9 12 (1.96%) Lotus Domino
10 10 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.16%) Confluence
14 1 (0.16%) FileNet
14 1 (0.16%) Node.js
Applications
1 255 (41.67%) MS Office
2 225 (36.76%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.65%) MS Project
4 4 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.49%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.49%) MFGPRO
1 3 (0.49%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.33%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.16%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 88 (14.38%) Office 365
2 10 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.49%) IaaS
4 2 (0.33%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) PaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 145 (23.69%) Firewall
2 121 (19.77%) TCP/IP
3 110 (17.97%) DNS
4 82 (13.40%) DHCP
5 76 (12.42%) WAN
6 65 (10.62%) LAN
7 54 (8.82%) VPN
8 48 (7.84%) SAN
9 36 (5.88%) VoIP
10 31 (5.07%) Wireless
10 31 (5.07%) Internet
11 30 (4.90%) VLAN
12 22 (3.59%) NAS
13 18 (2.94%) SMTP
14 11 (1.80%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (1.80%) SSL
15 10 (1.63%) Unified Communications
15 10 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (1.63%) DMZ
15 10 (1.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (20.92%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (2.29%) MySQL
4 11 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.65%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.33%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.16%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.16%) QlikView
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.16%) DB2
10 1 (0.16%) OLAP
10 1 (0.16%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 34 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (4.58%) Visual Studio
3 27 (4.41%) ReSharper
4 20 (3.27%) LINQPad
5 6 (0.98%) Fiddler
6 5 (0.82%) Apache Ivy
7 4 (0.65%) Yeoman
8 3 (0.49%) InstallShield
9 2 (0.33%) JIRA
10 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.16%) FishEye
General
1 49 (8.01%) Finance
2 19 (3.10%) Telecoms
3 11 (1.80%) Retail
4 10 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.31%) Aerospace
6 7 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (0.98%) Law
7 6 (0.98%) Legal
8 4 (0.65%) Front Office
8 4 (0.65%) Marketing
9 3 (0.49%) Advertising
10 1 (0.16%) German Language
10 1 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 186 (30.39%) Support Engineer
2 139 (22.71%) Analyst
3 110 (17.97%) 2nd Line Support
4 100 (16.34%) Support Analyst
5 84 (13.73%) IT Support
6 65 (10.62%) Desktop Support
7 60 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 58 (9.48%) Service Desk Analyst
9 57 (9.31%) Service Analyst
10 51 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
11 49 (8.01%) Developer
12 47 (7.68%) Technical Support
13 39 (6.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 32 (5.23%) .NET Developer
14 32 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support
15 31 (5.07%) IT Support Engineer
16 30 (4.90%) Technical Engineer
16 30 (4.90%) Help Desk Support
17 29 (4.74%) Technical Support Engineer
18 28 (4.58%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (8.50%) .NET
2 41 (6.70%) ASP.NET
3 37 (6.05%) CSS
4 35 (5.72%) HTML
4 35 (5.72%) jQuery
5 34 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (4.41%) KnockoutJS
7 18 (2.94%) .NET Framework
8 17 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (1.80%) XML
10 10 (1.63%) JSON
11 9 (1.47%) MAPI
11 9 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 8 (1.31%) Web Services
12 8 (1.31%) HTML5
13 7 (1.14%) Application Packaging
13 7 (1.14%) EDI
13 7 (1.14%) CSS3
13 7 (1.14%) AngularJS
14 6 (0.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.95%) Blackberry
2 30 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.08%) Fat Client
3 25 (4.08%) Thin Client
4 23 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 22 (3.59%) iPhone
6 18 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
7 15 (2.45%) PDA
8 13 (2.12%) iPad
8 13 (2.12%) Replication
9 11 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (1.31%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.14%) Life Science
11 7 (1.14%) Statistics
12 5 (0.82%) Clustering
13 4 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.65%) PMI
13 4 (0.65%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.65%) HP Storage
14 3 (0.49%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 612 (100.00%) Windows
2 363 (59.31%) Windows 7
3 245 (40.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 240 (39.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 188 (30.72%) Windows XP
6 127 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 91 (14.87%) Linux
8 66 (10.78%) Mac OS X
9 61 (9.97%) Windows 2000 Server
10 51 (8.33%) Android
11 47 (7.68%) Windows Vista
12 21 (3.43%) Apple iOS
13 19 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (2.61%) Mac OS
15 13 (2.12%) UNIX
16 4 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.49%) Fedora
18 2 (0.33%) Windows Phone
19 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
19 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (21.24%) ITIL
2 61 (9.97%) Problem Management
3 41 (6.70%) MVC
3 41 (6.70%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (5.72%) Scrum
5 31 (5.07%) Project Management
6 28 (4.58%) TDD
7 27 (4.41%) MVVM
8 26 (4.25%) Incident Management
9 23 (3.76%) Kalman Filter
10 21 (3.43%) CRM
11 20 (3.27%) Service Delivery
11 20 (3.27%) Pair Programming
11 20 (3.27%) Kanban
12 18 (2.94%) Asset Management
13 17 (2.78%) Time Management
13 17 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (2.61%) Configuration Management
15 15 (2.45%) Mentoring
15 15 (2.45%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 95 (15.52%) SQL
2 46 (7.52%) JavaScript
3 44 (7.19%) C#
4 41 (6.70%) PowerShell
5 16 (2.61%) T-SQL
6 13 (2.12%) VB.NET
6 13 (2.12%) Java
7 7 (1.14%) VB
8 6 (0.98%) TypeScript
9 3 (0.49%) VBScript
9 3 (0.49%) PHP
10 2 (0.33%) XAML
11 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.16%) Perl
11 1 (0.16%) C++
11 1 (0.16%) C
Qualifications
1 139 (22.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (14.22%) MCSE
3 80 (13.07%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (12.91%) CCNA
5 75 (12.25%) MCITP
6 50 (8.17%) MCP
7 28 (4.58%) Security Cleared
8 26 (4.25%) MCSA
8 26 (4.25%) SC Cleared
9 18 (2.94%) MCTS
10 17 (2.78%) A+ Certification
11 12 (1.96%) Degree
12 11 (1.80%) Network+ Certification
13 8 (1.31%) MOS
14 7 (1.14%) CCNP
15 6 (0.98%) CISA
15 6 (0.98%) CISM
15 6 (0.98%) CISSP
15 6 (0.98%) DV Cleared
16 5 (0.82%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (16.67%) SLA
2 6 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) QA
System Software
1 363 (59.31%) Active Directory
2 124 (20.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (16.01%) Hyper-V
4 27 (4.41%) XenApp
5 20 (3.27%) Terminal Services
6 17 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (1.96%) vSphere
9 11 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
10 10 (1.63%) VMware ESX
11 8 (1.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (1.14%) ISA Server
13 6 (0.98%) XenServer
13 6 (0.98%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.49%) Firmware
15 2 (0.33%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.33%) UAG
15 2 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
16 1 (0.16%) MDaemon
16 1 (0.16%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 73 (11.93%) SCCM
2 27 (4.41%) Backup Exec
3 13 (2.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (1.47%) WSUS
5 8 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (1.14%) SCOM
7 4 (0.65%) EdgeSight
8 3 (0.49%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.16%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.16%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 401 (65.52%) Microsoft
2 179 (29.25%) VMware
3 136 (22.22%) Cisco
4 90 (14.71%) Citrix
5 87 (14.22%) Apple
6 53 (8.66%) Avaya
7 40 (6.54%) HP
8 29 (4.74%) Symantec
8 29 (4.74%) Dell
9 21 (3.43%) Veeam
10 20 (3.27%) Red Gate
11 19 (3.10%) Red Hat
12 18 (2.94%) Adobe
12 18 (2.94%) Oracle
13 15 (2.45%) 3Com
14 14 (2.29%) McAfee
14 14 (2.29%) NETGEAR
15 12 (1.96%) Remedy
15 12 (1.96%) Draytek
16 10 (1.63%) NetApp
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Uplift, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-65k Dependant on EXP
Posted: 9 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-50k Dependant on EXP
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
NES IT
Salary: Good salary
Posted: 11 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Life assurance, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £48,000 + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £28000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago