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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 188 223 314
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +91
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 300 264 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.44% 1.12% 0.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.90% 4.09% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 252 252 124
Average salary £27,500 £29,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.77% -15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
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
6123 6447 6531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.39% 27.44% 29.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5145 5449 5626
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 May 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 May 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
Berkshire +34 69 £27,000 +8.00% 7
Hampshire -12 63 £26,500 -11.66% 9
Surrey +57 55 £37,250 +37.96% 4
Kent +15 45 £30,000 -18.36% 1
West Sussex -6 32 £27,000 +8.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 19 £27,500 +7.84% 9
Oxfordshire +4 18 £25,000 -9.90% 4
Middlesex +11 1 £30,000 +27.65% 1
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 574 (100.00%) Windows
2 397 (69.16%) Microsoft
3 351 (61.15%) Windows 7
4 306 (53.31%) Active Directory
5 247 (43.03%) MS Office
5 247 (43.03%) MS Exchange
6 207 (36.06%) MS Excel
7 197 (34.32%) Windows XP
8 195 (33.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 195 (33.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 155 (27.00%) VMware
10 128 (22.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 125 (21.78%) SQL Server
12 124 (21.60%) Cisco
12 124 (21.60%) Windows Server 2003
13 122 (21.25%) Firewall
14 120 (20.91%) VMware Infrastructure
15 118 (20.56%) ITIL
16 111 (19.34%) TCP/IP
17 98 (17.07%) Citrix
18 94 (16.38%) SLA
19 90 (15.68%) MCSE
19 90 (15.68%) Exchange Server 2010
20 88 (15.33%) Hyper-V
21 85 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
22 83 (14.46%) CCNA
23 80 (13.94%) SQL
24 79 (13.76%) Linux
25 78 (13.59%) Apple
26 77 (13.41%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 247 (43.03%) MS Exchange
2 90 (15.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 64 (11.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 53 (9.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 53 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 50 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 38 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2000
7 37 (6.45%) SharePoint
8 28 (4.88%) IIS
9 27 (4.70%) Lync
10 14 (2.44%) Apache
11 13 (2.26%) Lotus Domino
12 7 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.52%) Node.js
15 1 (0.17%) FileNet
15 1 (0.17%) CMS
Applications
1 247 (43.03%) MS Office
2 207 (36.06%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.70%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.35%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 66 (11.50%) Office 365
2 16 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) PaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.17%) IaaS
4 1 (0.17%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 122 (21.25%) Firewall
2 111 (19.34%) TCP/IP
3 77 (13.41%) DNS
4 69 (12.02%) VPN
5 62 (10.80%) DHCP
6 54 (9.41%) WAN
7 51 (8.89%) LAN
8 45 (7.84%) SAN
9 36 (6.27%) Wireless
10 28 (4.88%) Internet
11 26 (4.53%) VoIP
12 25 (4.36%) VLAN
13 22 (3.83%) SMTP
14 17 (2.96%) SSL
14 17 (2.96%) IMAP
15 16 (2.79%) DMZ
16 14 (2.44%) NAS
17 11 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (1.92%) HTTP
17 11 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (21.78%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (2.26%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.87%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.70%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.52%) MySQL
8 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 28 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 23 (4.01%) ReSharper
3 18 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (1.92%) LINQPad
5 9 (1.57%) Fiddler
6 5 (0.87%) Apache Ivy
7 4 (0.70%) Yeoman
7 4 (0.70%) Ranorex
7 4 (0.70%) NuGet
7 4 (0.70%) MSBuild
7 4 (0.70%) WiX
7 4 (0.70%) MSTest
7 4 (0.70%) NUnit
8 3 (0.52%) JIRA
8 3 (0.52%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.35%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.35%) Selenium
9 2 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.35%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.35%) MSI
General
1 38 (6.62%) Finance
2 11 (1.92%) Telecoms
2 11 (1.92%) Retail
3 8 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (1.39%) Advertising
4 7 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.05%) Legal
6 5 (0.87%) Aerospace
6 5 (0.87%) Marketing
7 4 (0.70%) Law
7 4 (0.70%) Front Office
8 3 (0.52%) Military
8 3 (0.52%) Avionics
9 2 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
10 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 190 (33.10%) Support Engineer
2 128 (22.30%) Analyst
3 93 (16.20%) 2nd Line Support
4 77 (13.41%) Support Analyst
5 69 (12.02%) Service Desk Analyst
5 69 (12.02%) Service Analyst
6 63 (10.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 57 (9.93%) IT Support
8 49 (8.54%) Developer
9 46 (8.01%) Technical Support
10 42 (7.32%) Desktop Support
11 39 (6.79%) 1st Line Support
12 33 (5.75%) Help Desk Support
13 31 (5.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 26 (4.53%) .NET Developer
14 26 (4.53%) Technical Support Engineer
14 26 (4.53%) Technical Engineer
15 23 (4.01%) IT Support Engineer
16 22 (3.83%) Help Desk Analyst
17 21 (3.66%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (10.45%) .NET
2 58 (10.10%) HTML
3 50 (8.71%) CSS
4 38 (6.62%) ASP.NET
5 25 (4.36%) jQuery
6 23 (4.01%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (2.96%) AngularJS
8 16 (2.79%) MAPI
8 16 (2.79%) KnockoutJS
9 15 (2.61%) .NET Framework
10 13 (2.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (2.09%) WPF
11 12 (2.09%) XML
12 11 (1.92%) JSON
12 11 (1.92%) Application Packaging
13 9 (1.57%) WinForms
13 9 (1.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (1.39%) HTML5
14 8 (1.39%) CSS3
14 8 (1.39%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 74 (12.89%) Blackberry
2 51 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (6.45%) iPhone
4 33 (5.75%) Thin Client
4 33 (5.75%) Fat Client
5 27 (4.70%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.31%) PDA
7 15 (2.61%) iPad
8 13 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
9 12 (2.09%) Replication
10 11 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
11 8 (1.39%) PMI
12 7 (1.22%) Clustering
13 6 (1.05%) Statistics
13 6 (1.05%) Computer Science
13 6 (1.05%) CMDB
14 5 (0.87%) Life Science
14 5 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.87%) Data Centre
15 4 (0.70%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 574 (100.00%) Windows
2 351 (61.15%) Windows 7
3 197 (34.32%) Windows XP
4 195 (33.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 195 (33.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 124 (21.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 79 (13.76%) Linux
7 65 (11.32%) Android
8 60 (10.45%) Windows Vista
9 56 (9.76%) Windows 2000 Server
10 54 (9.41%) Mac OS X
11 33 (5.75%) Apple iOS
12 21 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (3.31%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.05%) Windows Phone
14 6 (1.05%) UNIX
15 5 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.70%) CentOS
17 3 (0.52%) Windows 2000
18 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (20.56%) ITIL
2 49 (8.54%) Problem Management
3 42 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (6.27%) MVC
5 28 (4.88%) CRM
5 28 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
6 25 (4.36%) Mentoring
7 24 (4.18%) Project Management
8 23 (4.01%) Scrum
9 21 (3.66%) Incident Management
10 19 (3.31%) Migration
11 18 (3.14%) Service Delivery
12 17 (2.96%) TDD
13 14 (2.44%) Time Management
13 14 (2.44%) SDLC
14 13 (2.26%) Configuration Management
15 12 (2.09%) PRINCE2
15 12 (2.09%) Service Management
15 12 (2.09%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (1.92%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 80 (13.94%) SQL
2 46 (8.01%) C#
2 46 (8.01%) JavaScript
3 40 (6.97%) PowerShell
4 22 (3.83%) VB.NET
5 18 (3.14%) T-SQL
5 18 (3.14%) Java
6 9 (1.57%) TypeScript
7 8 (1.39%) VB
7 8 (1.39%) Objective-C
8 4 (0.70%) XAML
9 3 (0.52%) VBScript
10 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.35%) Python
11 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.17%) C
Qualifications
1 128 (22.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 90 (15.68%) MCSE
3 85 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (14.46%) CCNA
5 72 (12.54%) MCITP
6 37 (6.45%) MCP
7 29 (5.05%) MCSA
8 25 (4.36%) MCTS
9 24 (4.18%) Security Cleared
10 21 (3.66%) SC Cleared
11 14 (2.44%) A+ Certification
12 11 (1.92%) Degree
13 10 (1.74%) Network+ Certification
14 8 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (1.39%) PMI Certification
15 6 (1.05%) DV Cleared
15 6 (1.05%) CCA
15 6 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (1.05%) CCNP
16 5 (0.87%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (16.38%) SLA
2 9 (1.57%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 306 (53.31%) Active Directory
2 120 (20.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (15.33%) Hyper-V
4 47 (8.19%) XenApp
5 24 (4.18%) Terminal Services
6 20 (3.48%) vSphere
7 18 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (2.44%) XenDesktop
8 14 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
10 10 (1.74%) VMware ESX
11 6 (1.05%) XenServer
12 5 (0.87%) Firmware
12 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.70%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.52%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.17%) BlackBerry Internet Service
15 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.17%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 63 (10.98%) SCCM
2 44 (7.67%) Backup Exec
3 24 (4.18%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (1.92%) WSUS
4 11 (1.92%) SCOM
5 7 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (1.05%) DameWare
7 5 (0.87%) EdgeSight
8 4 (0.70%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.70%) BladeLogic
8 4 (0.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.35%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.17%) Nagios
10 1 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 397 (69.16%) Microsoft
2 155 (27.00%) VMware
3 124 (21.60%) Cisco
4 98 (17.07%) Citrix
5 78 (13.59%) Apple
6 48 (8.36%) Symantec
7 46 (8.01%) HP
8 45 (7.84%) Avaya
9 30 (5.23%) Veeam
10 23 (4.01%) Red Hat
10 23 (4.01%) Dell
11 21 (3.66%) Draytek
12 16 (2.79%) McAfee
13 15 (2.61%) Adobe
13 15 (2.61%) Oracle
14 13 (2.26%) NetApp
15 11 (1.92%) Red Gate
15 11 (1.92%) Remedy
16 10 (1.74%) NETGEAR
16 10 (1.74%) 3Com
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k DOE
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 23k per year + Pension and BUPA
Posted: 12 hours ago
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Premier IT
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £12.00 - £14.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Atech Support
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stott and May
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Forest Row, East Sussex
Vadis People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £26-30k depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000 + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago