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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 8
Rank 207 288 423
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +135
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 281 142 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.30% 0.67% 0.100%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.38% 2.40% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 258 123 23
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-9.83% -6.15%
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
6419 5908 6848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.79% 27.90% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5253 4944 6090
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Surrey +49 80 £28,000 +15.46% 6
Hampshire +28 74 £35,000 +20.68% 7
Berkshire +29 53 £28,000 -23.28% 6
Kent +8 31 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 20 £30,500 -35.78% 4
Oxfordshire +4 16 £27,500 +19.56% 3
West Sussex -7 2 £25,000 -9.09%
East Sussex - 2 £25,500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £29,000 -
Windows 8
England

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 552 (100.00%) Windows
2 424 (76.81%) Microsoft
3 379 (68.66%) Windows 7
4 269 (48.73%) Active Directory
5 237 (42.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 236 (42.75%) MS Office
7 227 (41.12%) MS Exchange
8 201 (36.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 166 (30.07%) Windows XP
10 156 (28.26%) Firewall
11 155 (28.08%) SQL
12 148 (26.81%) MS Excel
12 148 (26.81%) VMware
13 144 (26.09%) SQL Server
14 133 (24.09%) VMware Infrastructure
15 122 (22.10%) Microsoft Certification
16 114 (20.65%) Cisco
17 111 (20.11%) Citrix
18 109 (19.75%) Windows Server 2003
19 108 (19.57%) DNS
20 105 (19.02%) ITIL
21 98 (17.75%) TCP/IP
21 98 (17.75%) Hyper-V
22 95 (17.21%) MCSE
23 94 (17.03%) Exchange Server 2010
24 90 (16.30%) XenApp
25 82 (14.86%) WAN
25 82 (14.86%) SLA
26 81 (14.67%) SharePoint
26 81 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 227 (41.12%) MS Exchange
2 94 (17.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 81 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 81 (14.67%) SharePoint
4 73 (13.22%) IIS
5 67 (12.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 35 (6.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 34 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 31 (5.62%) Oracle Workflow
9 16 (2.90%) Lync
10 15 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2000
11 10 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (1.27%) IBM Notes
14 6 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.91%) Lotus Domino
16 4 (0.72%) Tomcat
16 4 (0.72%) CMS
17 2 (0.36%) Apache
Applications
1 236 (42.75%) MS Office
2 148 (26.81%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.54%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.36%) Cognos Controller
3 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) Agresso
4 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 50 (9.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (7.97%) Office 365
3 6 (1.09%) IaaS
3 6 (1.09%) SaaS
4 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 156 (28.26%) Firewall
2 108 (19.57%) DNS
3 98 (17.75%) TCP/IP
4 82 (14.86%) WAN
5 75 (13.59%) LAN
6 69 (12.50%) DHCP
7 61 (11.05%) SAN
7 61 (11.05%) Internet
8 58 (10.51%) VPN
9 24 (4.35%) VLAN
10 22 (3.99%) VoIP
11 21 (3.80%) Wireless
12 15 (2.72%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (2.72%) NAS
13 13 (2.36%) iSCSI
14 12 (2.17%) SSL
15 10 (1.81%) Network Security
16 9 (1.63%) IPv4
16 9 (1.63%) FTP
16 9 (1.63%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.27%) MySQL
6 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (0.91%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.72%) MS Access
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 47 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (6.88%) Visual Studio
3 35 (6.34%) WiX
3 35 (6.34%) MSBuild
4 34 (6.16%) NuGet
4 34 (6.16%) Ranorex
4 34 (6.16%) NUnit
4 34 (6.16%) MSTest
5 8 (1.45%) Ant
6 5 (0.91%) JIRA
7 4 (0.72%) Selenium
8 3 (0.54%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.54%) MSI
9 2 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.36%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.36%) JMeter
9 2 (0.36%) Xcode
9 2 (0.36%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.36%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.18%) AdminStudio
General
1 45 (8.15%) Finance
2 12 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 5 (0.91%) Advertising
3 5 (0.91%) Marketing
4 4 (0.72%) French Language
4 4 (0.72%) German Language
4 4 (0.72%) Spanish Language
4 4 (0.72%) Banking
4 4 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.54%) Legal
5 3 (0.54%) Retail
5 3 (0.54%) Avionics
5 3 (0.54%) Military
6 2 (0.36%) Publishing
6 2 (0.36%) Games
6 2 (0.36%) Electronics
6 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.18%) Front Office
7 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 191 (34.60%) Support Engineer
2 99 (17.93%) Analyst
3 91 (16.49%) 2nd Line Support
4 64 (11.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 60 (10.87%) IT Support
6 52 (9.42%) Support Analyst
7 44 (7.97%) Service Analyst
8 43 (7.79%) Service Desk Analyst
8 43 (7.79%) Technical Support
9 39 (7.07%) Developer
10 32 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 32 (5.80%) Senior Support Engineer
11 29 (5.25%) Automation Engineer
12 28 (5.07%) IT Support Engineer
12 28 (5.07%) Technical Engineer
13 27 (4.89%) Technical Support Engineer
14 26 (4.71%) 1st Line Support
15 24 (4.35%) Administrator
16 23 (4.17%) .NET Developer
16 23 (4.17%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (14.13%) HTML
2 75 (13.59%) CSS
3 52 (9.42%) .NET
4 37 (6.70%) ASP.NET
4 37 (6.70%) X-Windows
5 27 (4.89%) jQuery
6 14 (2.54%) WPF
7 13 (2.36%) AngularJS
8 10 (1.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (1.63%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (1.45%) Application Packaging
10 8 (1.45%) Ajax
11 7 (1.27%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (1.09%) HTML5
12 6 (1.09%) WCF
13 5 (0.91%) MAPI
14 4 (0.72%) SAML
14 4 (0.72%) LAMP
14 4 (0.72%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.78%) Management Information System
2 49 (8.88%) Thin Client
2 49 (8.88%) Blackberry
2 49 (8.88%) Fat Client
3 35 (6.34%) Clustering
4 29 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 20 (3.62%) iPhone
7 10 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.45%) iPad
8 8 (1.45%) User Experience
9 7 (1.27%) Kindle
9 7 (1.27%) Life Science
10 5 (0.91%) PDA
10 5 (0.91%) CCTV
10 5 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.91%) EPoS
10 5 (0.91%) Open Source
11 3 (0.54%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 552 (100.00%) Windows
2 379 (68.66%) Windows 7
3 237 (42.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 201 (36.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 166 (30.07%) Windows XP
6 109 (19.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 47 (8.51%) Windows Vista
8 42 (7.61%) Windows 2000 Server
9 35 (6.34%) Apple iOS
10 33 (5.98%) Linux
11 32 (5.80%) Android
12 29 (5.25%) Mac OS X
13 8 (1.45%) UNIX
13 8 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.54%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.36%) CentOS
15 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.18%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (19.02%) ITIL
2 59 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (10.33%) Kalman Filter
4 42 (7.61%) Workflow
5 38 (6.88%) Project Management
5 38 (6.88%) Service Delivery
6 36 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (6.34%) MVC
7 35 (6.34%) DevOps
8 25 (4.53%) Mentoring
9 24 (4.35%) Change Management
9 24 (4.35%) Problem Management
10 21 (3.80%) CRM
11 20 (3.62%) TOGAF
12 14 (2.54%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (1.99%) Service Management
14 10 (1.81%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (1.63%) Information Security
15 9 (1.63%) Data Management
16 8 (1.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 155 (28.08%) SQL
2 74 (13.41%) JavaScript
3 55 (9.96%) PowerShell
3 55 (9.96%) C#
4 23 (4.17%) Objective-C
5 20 (3.62%) VB.NET
6 16 (2.90%) T-SQL
7 12 (2.17%) Java
8 9 (1.63%) VBScript
9 3 (0.54%) VB
9 3 (0.54%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.54%) XAML
10 2 (0.36%) Python
11 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.18%) Perl
11 1 (0.18%) C
11 1 (0.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 122 (22.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 95 (17.21%) MCSE
3 68 (12.32%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (11.78%) CCNA
5 46 (8.33%) MCITP
6 32 (5.80%) Degree
7 30 (5.43%) MCTS
8 27 (4.89%) Security Cleared
9 26 (4.71%) MCSA
9 26 (4.71%) MCP
10 24 (4.35%) SC Cleared
11 20 (3.62%) DV Cleared
12 12 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (1.81%) A+ Certification
13 10 (1.81%) HND
14 8 (1.45%) CCNP
15 7 (1.27%) MCT
16 6 (1.09%) CISSP
17 5 (0.91%) CCA
17 5 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (14.86%) SLA
2 14 (2.54%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.72%) QA
5 3 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 269 (48.73%) Active Directory
2 133 (24.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (17.75%) Hyper-V
4 90 (16.30%) XenApp
5 65 (11.78%) Terminal Services
6 15 (2.72%) vSphere
7 10 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.63%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.45%) Terminal Server
10 5 (0.91%) DFS Replication
10 5 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (0.91%) XenServer
11 4 (0.72%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.72%) UAG
12 3 (0.54%) Firmware
13 2 (0.36%) pfSense
14 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 64 (11.59%) Backup Exec
2 59 (10.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 42 (7.61%) SCVMM
4 23 (4.17%) SCCM
5 19 (3.44%) SCOM
6 11 (1.99%) SCDPM
7 5 (0.91%) WSUS
8 4 (0.72%) XenMobile
9 3 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.36%) DameWare
11 1 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 1 (0.18%) Nagios
11 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.18%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 424 (76.81%) Microsoft
2 148 (26.81%) VMware
3 114 (20.65%) Cisco
4 111 (20.11%) Citrix
5 73 (13.22%) Symantec
6 55 (9.96%) HP
7 49 (8.88%) Oracle
8 46 (8.33%) Veeam
9 42 (7.61%) Apple
10 38 (6.88%) Avaya
11 18 (3.26%) SonicWALL
12 17 (3.08%) Kaseya
13 15 (2.72%) LANDesk
14 14 (2.54%) Remedy
14 14 (2.54%) Dell
15 12 (2.17%) CheckPoint
16 11 (1.99%) TOWER Software
17 7 (1.27%) McAfee
17 7 (1.27%) Lotus
17 7 (1.27%) Draytek
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits+Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wantage, Oxfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40 - 60k
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, life
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £29000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits Depending on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Blue Town Online
Salary: £17k - 24.5k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
Blue Town Online
Salary: Grade 6
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Aylesbury
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Travel Expenses
Posted: 9 days ago
Sunbury
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits: Depending on Experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Eden Lea
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago